Gift Ideas for December Occasions

December Holidays and occasion

Are you looking for gift ideas for December occasions? December has a number of holidays and special occasions and some of them might require a gift:  Hanukkah is 12/11-18, the Winter Solstice is 12/21, Christmas is 12/24-25, Kwanzaa is 12/26, … Continue reading

Enjoy Wearing Your Jewelry

Celebrate your Style - silver and gemstone jewelry

Take time to enjoy wearing your jewelry. Most of us aren’t doing a lot right now, but you can enjoy wearing your jewelry for yourself! Don’t leave your jewelry in a box or a drawer. You draw strength and comfort … Continue reading

November Birthstones are Topaz and Citrine

Fall color trees

  November has two birthstone choices – Topaz and Citrine   November Birthstones November birthstones are topaz and citrine.  At one time, topaz was a term used for any yellow gem; today, it describes the mineral fluoro-hydrozy silicate (the chemical … Continue reading

August is the Last Full Month of Summer

August heralds the coming of Autumn.  August is a month that claims multiple birthstones: Peridot, Sardonyx and Spinel.  Peridot, with it’s signature lime green color, is believed to instill power and influence in the wearer. Spinel is available in a brilliant … Continue reading

GEMSTONES I LOVE – SOME FACTS ABOUT TOURMALINE

Facts about Tourmaline: Tourmaline is a crystalline boron-silicate mineral with additional elements such as aluminium, iron, magnesium, sodium, lithium, or potassium. Tourmaline is classified as a semi-precious stone and the gemstone occurs in a wide variety of colors. Tourmaline is … Continue reading

IT’S JUNE AT DIANAKIRKPATRICK.COM

It’s June! It’s June!!  This is one of my favorite times of the year.  I love June and all it brings – summer flowers, vacation season, and the warm weather that comes with the season. You haven’t heard from me … Continue reading