Birthstone for December: Blue Topaz

Birthstone for December: Blue Topaz

December is  a very festive and colorful month full of celebrations.  Let's not forget it is also a frosty and chilly … Continue reading...

Birthstone for November: Topaz

Birthstone for November: Topaz

If your birthday falls in the chilly month of November you can seek warmth in your beautiful birthstone Topaz. The most … Continue reading...

Birthstone for October: Opal

Birthstone for October: Opal

Opal is one of my all time favorite gems. As valuable as ruby and emerald but worlds apart in appearance. Opals are an … Continue reading...

Birthstone for September: Sapphire

Birthstone for September: Sapphire

I am very excited to write about sapphire because it is the stone I use most in my work. The incredible sparkle and … Continue reading...

Birthstone for August: Peridot

Birthstone for August: Peridot

Pure and pretty peridot is a perpetual pleaser. It's palette is paler than precious emerald and tourmaline, however; by … Continue reading...

Birthstone for July: Ruby

Birthstone for July: Ruby - Dorothy & Snow White

Would Dorothy's shoes have been as powerful if they were lemon yellow? I think not. Snow White's lips against her "skin … Continue reading...

Birthstone for June: Pearl

Birthstone for June: Pearl

Cherished as symbols of purity and perfection, pearls are the ultimate symbol of good taste. I adore pearls. As a … Continue reading...

Birthstone for May: Emerald

Birthstone for May: Emerald

Are you green with envy? I am because emerald is not my birthstone. Don't get me wrong, I love garnet, my birthstone; … Continue reading...

Birthstone for April: Diamond

Birthstone for April: Diamond

The French are glad to die for love. They delight in fighting duels But I prefer a man that lives and gives expensive … Continue reading...

Birthstone for March: Aquamarine

Birthstone for March: Aquamarine

What a gorgeous gemstone. From the family of minerals called "beryl," it is one of the most stunning of earth's … Continue reading...

Birthstone for February: Amethyst

Birthstone for February: Amethyst

Why is it that you either love or hate amethyst? Is it what the color purple connotes? Do we associate purple with Donny … Continue reading...

Birthstone for January: Garnet

Birthstone for January: Garnet

My mom is gifted in many ways, her greatest being the joy she brings to everyone who knows her. Her kindness and love … Continue reading...

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