Tag: garnet

Garnet, the Other Red Stone Birthstone Jewelry

How lucky can you get? If you or someone you know celebrates a January birthday, they can thank their lucky stars that they were born during this first month of the year. They share garnet as their birthstone, a gemstone that’s warm and bright, in contrast to the cold and nasty weather January brings to so many across the country. Predominantly red in color, garnets...

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Gift Ideas

Your wedding day was probably one of the best days of your life, but the anniversaries that follow are to be cherished as well. They are gentle reminders that your love grows stronger year after year, and there is no better way to commemorate this milestone than with a meaningful anniversary gift. You are no doubt familiar with anniversary milestones that include materials like paper...

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The Secret of the Tsavorite Garnet Birthstone Jewelry

  Ever wonder where the famous tsavorite got its name from? Tsavorite was discovered in the 1960s by a British geologist named Campbell R. Bridges in Tanzania. He stumbled upon this gem along the border of Tanzania and Kenya in Tsavo National Park. Because of the gemstone’s origin the proposed name of “tsavorite”, pronounced [tsah-vuh-rahyt, sah-], was formulated to identify this newly found gem. What is...

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