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Three December birthstones: Blue, brilliant, and beautiful

Banish those winter blues with three beautiful, blue December birthstones: tanzanite, zircon, and turquoise. As the American Gem Society writes, “These gems range from the oldest on earth (zircon), to one of the first mined and used in jewelry (turquoise), to one of the most recently discovered (tanzanite).” Tanzanite To start with the newest, this […]

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The origin of birthstones and the meaning of fall’s gems

We all love hearing about our special birthday month’s birthstone. But did you ever wonder how the stone became associated with the month? And why they have special traits and healing qualities? Here’s some backstory on birthstones. Origin of monthly birthstones The origin of birthstones seems to stem from the bible, namely the twelve stones […]

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