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The Stones of Australia

One of my friends announced to me recently that she is going on vacation to Australia for three months. Crikey! Going on walkabout for three months! She’ll be a fair dinkum sheila by the time she gets back ! [ … ] Read More

Fall Colour 2017- Pantone

Hard to believe, but summer’s almost over. I know, I can hear you out there, but don’t blame me. Time marches on, and with it comes Pantone’s colours for fall. Whatever you may think about the coming season, one [ … ] Read More

Peridot-August

Peridot is one of those stones that we take for granted. It’s not expensive, it’s easily obtained and I have known August babies who think their birthstone is unattractive. “Why could’t I have been born in May or September?”, [ … ] Read More

Moonstone and Pearl-June

When I think of June, I think of the song, “By the Light of the Silvery Moon”, which is appropriate for a month that has both moonstone and pearl as its birthstones. Both stones have a long history of [ … ] Read More

Argentium

Answer the the following question: Is Argentium a) the name of a Roman emperor b) a lost city like Atlantis c) a Superhero If you answered c, you are right! Argentium is superhero sterling silver, capable of creating beautiful [ … ] Read More

Emerald and Agate-May

For May babies,(and everyone else!) there are two lovely stones-emerald and agate. Beautiful, green emeralds have been used in jewelry for thousands of years. They were considered to be a stone of Venus, the Roman goddess of love and [ … ] Read More

Diamond-April

Ever notice how many song titles have the word “diamond” or “diamonds” in them? “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”, “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes”, “Shine On You Crazy Diamond”, and of course, “Diamonds Are A Girl’s [ … ] Read More