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June Alternative Birthstone: Pearl

June Alternative Birthstone: Pearl

Interestingly, the lustrous pearl is the alternative June birthstone, not the traditional June birthstone. Yet, most people think of the pearl as the June birthstone simply because the traditional gem for June babies is a scarce, obscure one – Alexandrite. Alexandrite is a young gemstone, and was only Read More

June 7, 2010 | By | Reply More
Origin of the Pearl

Origin of the Pearl

“This pearl has become my soul. . . . If I give it up, I shall lose my soul.” And such was the pronouncement inspired by the Pearl, in John Steinbeck’s 1947 novel of the same title. No other kind of gem or jewelry in history has inspired unfailing desire and to this extent, whether in fiction or in Read More

March 18, 2009 | By | Reply More
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