June Birthstone Alternatives

More June Magic!

So, you’ve got a birthday in June & pearls just aren’t your thing… No problem!  June is one of those wonderful months with not one-but TWO alternate birthstone options- Moonstone & Alexandrite!

June Birthstone

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June’s birthstone…The Pearl.coco chanel on pearls

Although this month sees two other gemstones (Alexandrite & Moonstone) that are sometimes referred to as the “June birthstone”, the Pearl is the classic choice for someone born in the month of June.

…Though you do not have to have a June birthday to be a pearl fan!  In fact, you are amongst some quite fashionable & fabulous fanatics!

Elizabeth Taylor, Coco Chanel, Jackie O, Grace Kelly, Lady Sarah Churchill, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe….

…the list goes on & on!

 

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May Birthstone: Emerald

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The May Birthstone

Emerald is the birthstone for the month of May.  Happy birthday to all the emerald May babies!

Emerald is found in the Southern hemisphere, primarily in two locations. The African stones are a bluer hue and typically contain black chromite inclusions. The Colombian / Brazilian stones span the borders of the two countries and more often contain White Calcite inclusions. Both typically have a “Jardin” or “garden” of flaws. Emerald is a gem from Biblical times and continues to remain popular today.

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Gift Guide for Mother’s Day ~ Part 1

Happy Mother's Day

That wonderful time of year when we celebrate our magical mothers is upon us again!


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Food For Thought: The Mother’s Day Calculator

A Mother’s Value…

1)Fill in your age.
2)Multiply by 52 weeks/year
3)Multiply by 7 days/week
4)Multiply by 24 hours/day
5)Multiply by $0.50/hour

Every mother has to be worth AT LEAST $0.50/hour.

That means, if you are 18 years old, your mother has $78,624.00 in unpaid back wages!

Now we know not everyone can afford to pay their Mom $0.50/hour, but we have deals to suit every budget this Mother’s Day!

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Spring has Sprung! : Spring Trends for Jewellery

Spring Trends

Spring has sprung!

The weather is finally coming around and I think it’s now safe to say that spring has sprung!  Happy FriYAY!  Time to celebrate spring trends in jewellery!!

Spring 2017 is slated to be full of fun, fresh jewellery trends, but we will also see that some of last year’s styles are here to stay.

Artsy earrings & mismatched styles are new on the scene, while chokers & “arm parties” aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. 😉

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