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Do you know your Birthflower?

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Do you know your Birthflower?

What is a Birthflower? Just as we have birthstones which are gemstones associated with particular months, there are also flowers attached to the twelve months of the year, linking people’s birthday month with these flowers. The language of flowers was introduced to England in the early 18th century.  In this language, flowers have meanings attached to them and are linked to specific months so the two things have become merged. So which flowers are known as Birthflowers? As with gemstones, there is often more than one option and in the case of flowers it can depend on where you live.  ...

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Birthstone for June - Pearls

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Birthstone for June - Pearls
Also known as June's birthstone, the pearl Is not really a gemstone at all!  It is not a mineral like most gemstones because, like amber, it's composed of organic matter. However, when people think of jewellery, they often think of diamonds and pearls as being particularly desirable and valuable.

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Three Birthstones - beginning with "T"

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Three Birthstones - beginning with "T"

There are actually three birthstones associated with December: Blue Topaz, Tanzanite, and Turquoise. Apart from starting with the letter “T”, all three of these stones have something else in common, and that is the colour blue – different shades of blue, but blue is definitely December's colour! Blue topaz actually comes in different shades as well: Sky blue (the palest), Swiss blue and London blue (the deepest shade).  The question is often asked, is blue topaz a real gemstone? Natural blue topaz is quite rare, do colourless or pale material is heat treated and irradiated to produce the deeper blue colours described above. Tanzanite, is a purplish/deep...

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Peridot Jewellery – the perfect birthday or anniversary gift

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Peridot Jewellery – the perfect birthday or anniversary gift
Peridot is the bright apple green gemstone which is just right for the summer month of August.

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Birthstones

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Birthstones
Birthstones are gemstones associated with particular months of the year or zodiac signs. They are often made into items of jewellery. These can make wonderful gifts for people with birthdays in that particular month.

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