And the Cat Jumped Over the Moonstone: or the Stories of Birthstones

Magnificent May Birthstones

Magnificent May Birthstones

Everyone knows that lucky May babies get the beautiful emerald as their birthstone. Who wouldn't want to adorn themselves with that lucious stone? But just in case emeralds are not...

Magnificent May Birthstones

Everyone knows that lucky May babies get the beautiful emerald as their birthstone. Who wouldn't want to adorn themselves with that lucious stone? But just in case emeralds are not...

Marvelous March Birthstones

Marvelous March Birthstones

Marverlous March Birthstones  Modern use of birthstones is generally agreed to have originated in the area of Germany and Poland in the 1500s, but specific stones and months varied regionally. In...

Marvelous March Birthstones

Marverlous March Birthstones  Modern use of birthstones is generally agreed to have originated in the area of Germany and Poland in the 1500s, but specific stones and months varied regionally. In...

Fabulous February Birthstones

Fabulous February Birthstones

The most commonly known birthstone for February is amethyst, but with astrological signs and different historical calendars, you February babies have at least five more to choose from!

Fabulous February Birthstones

The most commonly known birthstone for February is amethyst, but with astrological signs and different historical calendars, you February babies have at least five more to choose from!

January Gems

January Gems

Everybody knows garnet is January's birthstone, but if there are more, they should be red, right? Like the red zircon, a sparkly garnet substitute. But did you know that garnets...

January Gems

Everybody knows garnet is January's birthstone, but if there are more, they should be red, right? Like the red zircon, a sparkly garnet substitute. But did you know that garnets...

December Delights

December Delights

So many choices for December birthstones! Turquoise, Tanzanite, Blue Topaz, blue Zircon, Lapis Lazuli, Bloodstone and even Ruby! Why are there so many? How is it possible to choose just...

December Delights

So many choices for December birthstones! Turquoise, Tanzanite, Blue Topaz, blue Zircon, Lapis Lazuli, Bloodstone and even Ruby! Why are there so many? How is it possible to choose just...

Yellow November

Yellow November

While the commonly accepted birthstones for November are yellow topaz and citrine, yellow cat's eye and pearl also come to us from other historical roots. November birthstones do tend to...

Yellow November

While the commonly accepted birthstones for November are yellow topaz and citrine, yellow cat's eye and pearl also come to us from other historical roots. November birthstones do tend to...