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What's The Buzz About Bumble Bee 🐝 Jasper?

What's The Buzz About Bumble Bee 🐝 Jasper?

Have you seen or heard of Bumble Bee Jasper? A member of the chalcedony family, Bumble Bee Jasper is a beautiful gemstone popular for its distinctive yellow, orange and black bands, imitating bumblebees which is how it gets it's distinct name. The stripes come from the many inclusions that combine to create the stone. They are sulfur, Argonite, Calcium, Realgar, and Pyrite, respectively. Interestingly enough, Bumblebee Jasper isn’t a true form of Jasper at all. Rather, it’s a carbonate mineral. This stone is made up of several minerals that combine to create a truly magical appearance!  Also known as Eclipse Jasper, the gemstone...

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Out of this world

Out of this world

If you have Summer travel plans, I'd like to introduce you to some Inter-Galactic Travelers!  They traveled far and wide to find their destination and fulfill their destiny; that is to be beautiful jewelry. We don't know where they came from but, we do know where they ended up! This is our collection of meteorites entitled Out of this World!  MOLDAVITE Moldavite is perhaps the best known of all the meteorites that have struck the Earth. Moldavite has some pretty mysterious origins and scientists have different theories about how it was formed.  Moldavite has an extraterrestrial beginning, formed when a giant...

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Stones of Love

Stones of Love

Hey Cupid!💘 This Valentine's Day why not celebrate all the loves in your life.....of course, your spouse or partner, but also consider your children, parents, a cherished friend and yes, even yourself.  Did you know there are gemstones thought to have the power to heal, calm, and strengthen our ability to love? Here are some examples of our favorite Love Stones and what they're known for. Lets start with the February Birthstone, Amethyst.  AMETHYST Amethyst is the Stone of February and of true lovers, because as legend has it, St Valentine wore a ring of Amethyst with Cupid engraved on it....

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May Birthstones

May Birthstones

Traditionally, a gemstone is associated with each month of the year. This concept of birthstone gems is believed to date back to the Bible and the Breastplate of Aaron.There were 12 stones representing the 12 tribes of Israel, symbolizing the 12 months of the year and the 12 signs of the zodiac. There are other origins of birthstones, most notably of Tibetan origin and is over 1,000 years is the Mythical Birthstone List.  Also, the Ayurvedic Birthstone List which relates to Ayurvedic Indian medicine is over 1500 years old. There are many myths and legends that surround birthstones.  Some cultures...

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April Birthstones

April Birthstones

Traditionally, a gemstone is associated with each month of the year. This concept of birthstone gems is believed to date back to the Bible and the Breastplate of Aaron.There were 12 stones representing the 12 tribes of Israel, symbolizing the 12 months of the year and the 12 signs of the zodiac. There are other origins of birthstones, most notably of Tibetan origin and is over 1,000 years is the Mythical Birthstone List.  Also, the Ayurvedic Birthstone List which relates to Ayurvedic Indian medicine is over 1500 years old. There are many myths and legends that surround birthstones.  Some cultures...

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