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Know your birthstones: June- Alexandrite

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Know your birthstones: June- Alexandrite

It's June! Spring is dwindling, the trees have filled out, flowers blooming and colours everywhere! With the lengthening days, the promise of summer hangs in the air.  Tieing into the lush colours of the season, is this month's birthstone Alexandrite This stone does not disappoint in jaw dropping beauty and stands uniquely in it's own category with the ability to change colours depending on the nature of the lighting it's displayed under.Human vision is most sensitive to green light and least sensitive to red light. It therefore appears greenish in daylight and reddish in incandescent light which emits less green & blue.Stones...

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Know your Birthstones: March (Aquamarine)

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Know your Birthstones: March (Aquamarine)
 if you are a March baby, today is your lucky day! Here is some history on your birthstone

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Amethyst, the February Birthstone

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Amethyst, the February Birthstone
Traditionally, the beautiful purple stone amethyst has been used as the February birthstone in North America, but most people really don't know much about it. So I'm going to give you a bit of history on this beautiful stone.

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