Spicing up My Life

pink opal earrings with long silver ear wires

There are two opportunities for gift giving in February: February birthdays and Valentine’s Day. The traditional birthstone for February is amethyst and also bloodstone as you get closer to March.  If you want more choices, the Zodiac signs of Aquarius and Pisces include thirteen stones: amethyst, garnet, moss agate, opal, sugilite, turquoise, jasper, aquamarine, bloodstone,…

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Carved Gemstone Earrings are Ideal for Back to School

carved flower earrings

It’s back to school time for teachers and students alike. August marks the unofficial end of summer as many prepare for a new school year. Whether you are a teacher or a student there’s lots to do to get ready for the new school year. Getting back into a schedule for the school year brings…

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February – Valentines Day and More

hot pink hearts

February – Valentine’s Day and Much More How did Valentine’s Day Begin? The origins of our modern Valentine’s Day are obscure. Perhaps Valentine’s Day began as a pagan festival or perhaps it was a liturgical feast in celebration of the deaths of martyrs.There were possibly several St. Valentines who died on Feb.14.  An order of…

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