Opals are for October

opal pendant

Opals are for October – opal is the October birthstone.  The Ancient Greeks believed in the supernatural properties of this precious stone – not just for those born under this sign, but to anyone wearing it. It is no surprise … Continue reading

Birthstones and Alternatives for April and May

The idea of one gem for each month and the concept of wearing your “birth stone” started long ago – between the 16th and 18th centuries.The National Association of Jewelers released a list of so-called “modern birthstones” in 1912 in … Continue reading