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 name for … Continue reading

Christmas in July and Making up for Lost Time

  Christmas in July sale runs through July 22. At checkout, use the CODE christmas in july. I’ve always been nuts about jewelry, but my interest in vintage jewelry really began when I inherited a few pieces.   I was … Continue reading

Making Progress

In June I had surgery for a badly torn rotator cuff on my left side.   Unfortunately for me, I am left handed, so I’ve had my share of anxiety about the injury and the recovery and how all of this … Continue reading