My Favorite August Birthstone

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Peridot is my favorite of the traditional August birthstones.  I love the bright green color!  Peridot is one of the few gemstones that exists in only one color: a distinctive signature lime green although the color can vary from yellow green to olive green to brownish. Wearing peridot is said to bring the wearer magical…

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Symbols of Summer – Hummingbirds and My Favorite August Birthstone

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Symbols of Summer-Hummingbirds and My Favorite August Birthstone The Warrior Bird – Everyone loves hummingbirds. These tiny colorful creatures are definitely the perfect symbols of summer. I wanted to share something about hummingbirds that I enjoyed reading. The article is The Warrior Bird  and it’s a fascinating piece about hummingbirds from a recent New York Times issue.…

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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 range of colors and is believed to protect the owner from harm and soothe away…

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Birthstones and Website Updates

I’ve been doing a website refresher and it’s almost done – tell me what you think of the changes. You can link to my website at www.pearlandgemstonejewelry.com or with www.dianakirkpatrick.com. There’s an all new home page and now you can write a review of the products you’ve purchased and also include a rating. The traditional…

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