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Sapphire – September’s Birthstone

Ahhh, we love the deep blue color of sapphires!  As September's birthstone, sapphires represent nobility and faithfulness.  The Greeks named this gem "sapphereiros" meaning blue. Many ancient civilizations believed that the world was set upon an enormous blue sapphire, which made the sky blue with...

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April’s Birthstone – Diamonds

As the saying goes, "Diamonds are a girl's best."  This is certainly true if you are born in the month April.  April's birthstone is the spectacular diamond which has been revered throughout the ages.   Royalty would use diamonds to embellish their crowns, swords and...

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July’s Birthstone – Ruby

For thousands of years before Judy Garland clicked her ruby slipper heels together in The Wizard of Oz, we have been captivated by rubies.  As the birthstone for the month of July, rubies are known for their deep, rich red color and are considered to be...

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Amethyst – February’s Birthstone

  The birthstone for February is the beautiful and captivating amethyst.  This stone has a unique history and legend. It can be traced back as far as 25,000 years ago in France, where it was used as a decorative stone and has also been found...

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