Entries by Sandy Jones

September Birthstone – Sapphire

What do you think of when you hear the word “Sapphire”? The picture of a royal blue stone may be what comes to mind.     Are you aware that Sapphires comes in all the colors of the rainbow (except red which is classified as Ruby)? Iron, titanium, copper, magnesium and chromium are the trace […]

June Birthstone – Pearls

  Pearls have long been considered the most stunning product of nature, but cannot be called a precious stone as they have their origins in living organisms. History recounts many stories of man’s fascination with Pearls. The most famous one is about Cleopatra and Marc Antony.     The Queen of Egypt wagered with Marc […]