November Topaz – Citrine

November Topaz – Citrine

Who first comes to this world below With drear November’s fog and snow Should prize the Topaz’s amber hue Emblem of friends and lovers true” Topaz                     My wedding colors was perfect for a November gemstone wedding ~ Blue/topaz and Yellow/citrine. But my...
October Birthstone

October Birthstone

October Birthstone “October’s child is born for woe A life’s vicissitudes must know It lay an Opal on her breast And hope will lull those foes to rest.” Opal What a lovely stone! If a gemstone can be called innocent, the opal would be it. Opals are the most delicate...
September Gem Stone

September Gem Stone

September A maiden born when autumn leavesAre rustling in September’s breezeA sapphire’s on her brow should bindTwill cure diseases of the mind Blue Sapphire Of all the gemstones, I think the blue sapphire is my favorite. Now, I do love my own birthstone – the diamond...
May The Emerald – What a gem of history

May The Emerald – What a gem of history

“Who beholds the light of day In spring’s sweet flowery month of May And wears an emerald all her life Shall be a loved and happy wife” May The Emerald What a gem of history!! “If the diamond is the king of gems, the emerald is the queen.” Emeralds were said to be...
Bloodstone and Aquamarine

Bloodstone and Aquamarine

Who in this world of our, her eyesIn March first opens, shall be wise.In days of Peril firm and braveAnd wear a bloodstone to her grave. BloodstoneWho ever heard of a bloodstone? Much less thought of it as a birthstone? Or this gem even related to March? Those were my...