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Cleopatra's favourite gemstone.. The Emerald!

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Cleopatra's favourite gemstone.. The Emerald!

It's May! The days are warming, the sun lingers longer and the grass is now turning a rich luscious green! Another notable green worthy of recognition this month is May's birthstone, the Emerald. The Emerald is regarded as the traditional birthstone for May and the astrological sign of Cancer.16th Century historian Brantôme who referred to many impressive emeralds the Spanish under Cortez had brought back to Europe from Latin America. One of the most notable emeralds he had engraved to read INTERNATOS MULIERUM NON SURREXIT MAJOR (Among those born of women there hath not arisen a greater) This referred to John The BaptistThe...

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Common misconceptions about sterling silver

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Common misconceptions about sterling silver
Hey there! I wanted to answer some common FAQ about silver people ask me! So let's dive right into it!

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How to Keep your Diamonds Clean

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How to Keep your Diamonds Clean
 They say diamonds are forever, but it’s still a very good idea to give them a regular clean

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Diamonds are Forever

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Diamonds are Forever

~Diamonds Are Forever~ The Diamond is a solid form of the element Carbon. It has the highest hardness and thermal conductivity of ANY natural material and are used often in industrial applications like cutting & polishing. Only two impurities can contaminate it, Boron & Nitrogen causing colour defects like blue (Boron) and yellow (Nitrogen) Most Natural diamonds are incredibly old, aging between 1 billion and 3.5 billion years old! They are formed 150-250 kilometers in the Earth’s mantel. Volcanic eruptions carried them to the surface. The name diamond actually came from Ancient Greek ἀδάμας (adámas) 'Proper, unalterable, unbreakable, untamed' They are thought...

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Countdown to Geeked Out!

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Countdown to Geeked Out!
You will be given the opportunity to shop from over 100 booths, enter some amazing draws, socialize, #GetYourGameOn

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