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, and New Year’s Eve is 12/31.   I have a lot of Holiday Specials on…

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One of my Favorites Gemstones – Opal

Pink opal and moonstone necklace

One of my favorite gemstones is opal. People recognize opals by their characteristic play of rainbow like colors.  You need to be careful with opals because opal is a relatively soft (5.5-6.5) stone and they are sensitive to pressure, hard knocks, and heat.  Opals are 3-30% water and they can dehydrate if stored under improper…

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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 fascinated with the designs and the techniques used to create them.  I love old Czech…

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