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The Legend of October’s Birthstone “The Opal”

“Opal“ October’s Birthstone October’s birthstone for centuries was considered to be none other than the Tourmaline gemstone. But, Tourmaline was known more in medieval times to be the desired birthstone of October.  Now in modern time, starting at or around the 18thcentury, the Opal gemstone has gained in popularity and is now referred to as October’s beloved birthstone. October’s gemstone, ... Read More »

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 »

Turquoise Jewelry Marks December Birthstone In Style

Turquoise Jewelry Marks December Birthstone In Style by Melanie Spark Turquoise is a semi-precious stone, which is commonly opaque (non-transparent) and features a sky-blue or greenish-blue color. Recognized as the birthstone for December, turquoise symbolizes prosperity, which means to succeed or flourish. Perhaps you choose to wear turquoise because of its relation to your birth month or maybe you enjoy ... Read More »

July’s Birthstone: Ruby Passions

July’s Birthstone: Ruby Passions written for SWCreations by Stephanie Dray July’s birthstone is ruby. Given that July is a month dedicated to Julius Caesar—a dictator who died in a pool of his own blood–the red gemstone seems somehow appropriate. But then, July has always been a month for red hot passions, whether murderous rages or ardent love affairs. In that ... Read More »

October’s Birthstone: Spooky Tales of Pink Tourmaline by Stephanie Dray

October’s Birthstone: Spooky Tales of Pink Tourmaline Opals and Pink Tourmaline written forSWCreations by Stephanie Dray There are two October birthstones: opals and pink tourmaline. But while opals are more famous and certainly have their charm, pink tourmaline’s spooky qualities make it the perfect birthstone for the month in which we revel in ghost stories and the supernatural. You see, ... Read More »

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