January Garnet Birthstone
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January Garnet Birthstone

Garnet: January Birthstone The January garnet birthstone represents an especially important month, both as a delicious ruby-red  standout of a gemstone, and as a monument to a fresh new year. Ironically, the name of the delectable red garnet gemstone is taken from the Latin word, granatus, translated to English as pomegranate.   In ancient times, as…

October Birthstone – Green Tourmaline Stone
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October Birthstone – Green Tourmaline Stone

  Glimmering Green October’s green tourmaline gemstone, also known as chrome tourmaline, is a magnificent stone. Its name is derived from the term “tura mali,” meaning mixed colors because of its variegated nature, radiating with a beautiful harmony of multiple colors all in one crystal.  The Mohs scale of hardness places its durability in the…