All about; Opals

We already covered opals in a birthstone post, but this week we want to focus in on the more technical aspects of this unique stone: the different types, colours, and where in the world they can be found. Opal is made when rain soaks into very dry, desert-like ground, like you find in the outback […]

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Halloween; Bones, Spines and Jewellery

So finally, here in our corner of the world, the last vestiges of summer are over. The leaves are either gold or gone from the trees, that familiar chill is in the air… and Halloween is approaching. Sitting right on the cusp between autumn and winter, Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition, bordering […]

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It Gets Fiery with the October Birthstone; Opal

“Perhaps against no other gem has the bigotry of superstitious ignorance so prevailed as against the wonderful opal.” – Isidore Kozminsky, 1922, ‘The Magic and Science of Jewels and Stones’ Last week’s post covered the birthstones for Libra. This week, we want to focus in on one stone in particular: Opal. This stone is so […]

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Do you Librans know what your birthstones are?

You are a Libra if your birthday falls between September the 24th and October 23rd. As an Air sign, Libras tend to be high thinking people with a strong intellect and sharp mind. Libras tend to love discussion, a good book or thought provoking film, and great music. Libras are also known for being loving […]

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