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FEBRUARY BIRTHSTONE MEANINGS – AMETHYST

Are You Drunk? Not If You're Wearing Amethyst The word amethyst is derived from the Greek word amethusthos, meaning "not intoxicated." Ancient legend explains that the wine god, Dionysus, got angry over an insult and announced that the next person he would meet would be devoured by his tigers. (He probably needs to chill, first and foremost.) The … Continue reading FEBRUARY BIRTHSTONE MEANINGS – AMETHYST

THE HISTORY OF BIRTHSTONES

Birthstones - chipped off the throne of God? When I sat down to research the history of birthstones, I wasn't expecting biblical origins. (The modern list of birthstones created with profit and marketability in mind came as less of a surprise.) Typically I hear people complain about not liking the color of their birthstone, or feeling … Continue reading THE HISTORY OF BIRTHSTONES