Tag Archives: gemstones

Zircon – A December Lovely

In the Middle ages, thought to bring sleep, and drive away evil. In Victorian times, used in English estate jewelry. Zircon – GORGEOUS Zircon, is the birthstone for December . . . and never to be confused with cubic zirconium … Continue reading

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July & August Birthstones

Ruby is the birthstone for July. It is also a corundum, like Sapphire, so it is a hard stone and durable – a 9 on the hardness scale. Highly prized for it’s color and rarity it is also a pricey … Continue reading

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Just a Bit on Alexandrite

Alexandrite is the birthstone for June. I have a couple of links for you to check out on this marvelous stone. To summarize: Alexandrite is the color change variety of Chrysoberyl. Legend has it that the man who discovered Alexandrite, … Continue reading

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Fun Facts About Emeralds

The Luxurious May Birthstone In March I talked about Aquamarine, which is a beryl.  Did you know that Emerald is also a Beryl and included in the top 4 list of precious stones? Emeralds are the green variety of beryl, … Continue reading

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RECAP

. . . of the last few weeks Made ’em ….delivered ’em Taught ’em Made it  . . . delivered it enjoyed the hail…as did my gnomes made it – in store made it – in store taught it working … Continue reading

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Magyk Gift

Here is your chance to have a piece of Phoenix Magyk Artistry for FREE. Go to Facebook and like my Phoenix Magyk page, if you have not already.  Once a month I’ll make a post: “Open To Ideas”.  In reply … Continue reading

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January….still is

AND the birthstone for January is Garnet! Generally purchased in it’s deep red color, did you know Garnet comes in other colors? In my own research, I’ve found something a little different in where the name comes from, among other … Continue reading

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The Value of a Talisman

Everything has energy and that energy can effect us in ways we may not appreciate, if we are not mindful. As is the case frequently, there is a lot going on. School started for many a child….and parent, politics are … Continue reading

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Risk Taking – The Worth of That

I’ve gotten some questions about the Magyk OnLine 8-Week program and I thought I’d answer them here. Life is full of risk and challenge and decisions . . . right?!?!.  I’m gonna share a couple of stories about risk taking … Continue reading

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October Birthstone

The highly underrated Opal is the true birthstone of October. Pink Tourmaline is the alternative, and we’ll get to that later. Opal is what many of us in the gem trade call, a “water stone” and yes, I just put … Continue reading

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