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August Birthstone “Peridot”

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The Peridot gemstone, Augusts’ birthstone is a rare and most beautiful gemstone.  Thought for centuries to have the remarkable ability to help alleviate problems, cultivate good experiences and improve one’s rapport with others.  The complex unique green color tones reveal a beauty almost indescribable in words.  As Augusts’ birthstone Peridot was a gift from Mother Nature, providing multiple colors from ... Read More »

Famous Gems and Beaded Jewelry: The Curse of the Amber Room

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Earlier in my series about gems and beaded jewelry, I wrote about the Amber Room. If you missed that story, you can check it out here, but you don’t have to read that post to understand this one. The Amber Room was an entire room made of amber panels and beaded jewelry. During WWII, it was stolen from Russia by ... Read More »

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