Turquoise  ~  Zircon

Turquoise ~ Zircon

“If cold December gives you birthThe month of snow and ice and mirthPlace on your hand a Turquoise blueSuccess will bless whate’er you do” Turquoise           What could the earliest weapons have in common with December’s birthstone… Turquoise? It was Copper — believe...
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...
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...
Pearl  Moonstone and  Agate

Pearl Moonstone and Agate

“Who comes with summer to this Earth. And owes to June her hour of birth. With rings of Agate on her hand Can health, wealth, and long live command” Walker I bet when you thought of birthstones for June you thought of pearl. But I have a surprise for you. There are...
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...
February – Amethyst and Onyx

February – Amethyst and Onyx

The February-born shall find Sincerity and peace of mind Freedom from passion and from care If they the amethyst will wear. Oh, you are gonna love this. Amethustos in Greek means ‘sober’. Thus, Medieval kings and Romans drank from amethyst goblets to prevent...