Pearl Jewellery for June Birthdays

Pearls have been loved for all time and were worn by the ancient Greeks, ancient Egyptians and Romans. Colour – traditionally white, but now in a range of colours, the most coveted being the black pearl Pearls can be admired simply for their beauty but for those of you who believe in their spiritual properties, […]

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Aquarmarine Jewellery for March Birthdays

The early Greeks and the Romans used aquamarine in their jewellery with sailors regarding aquamarine charms as lucky omens against stormy seas.   If you are one the of many people who believe in the spiritual properties, aquamarine is deemed to be the stone of courage and is said to calm the mind and strengthen the […]

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Amethyst Jewellery for February Birthdays

Amethyst, probably one of the gemstones that people most readily recognise and one of the most popular, is the gemstone for February birthdays.  It’s early use in jewellery goes back to the Egyptians. Amethyst is also closely associated with Valentine’s Day – St Valentine himself was believed to have worn a ring with amethyst and […]

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Garnet for January Birthdays

Garnet is the gemstone for people born in January, with its history of being used as a gemstone going back to the Bronze Age. If you have a belief in the metaphysical and spiritual properties of gemstones, garnet is said to inspire love, is energising and stimulates the metabolism.

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Pantone Colour of the Year 2018

Pantone recently announced ultra violet as the colour of the year for 2018 and describe it as follows: “a dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future”. There are some stunning gemstones along the purple colour spectrum to complement ultra violet including:

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Corsham Creative Market 4 March 2017

Creations by Hands will be at Corsham Creative Market  on 4th March for the monthly craft market from 1100 to 1500.  If you are passing it would be great to see you. Beechfield Road Corsham SN13 9DN01249 468460  

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Topaz Jewellery for November Birthdays

Lustrous topaz is the birthstone for those born in November, a gemstone with a long history including being used as a talisman by the Romans. For those of you who have an interest in the healing properties of topaz, it is believed to be a soothing gemstone, providing re-motivation and directing its energy to where it is most needed. […]

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Opal Jewellery for October Birthdays

Born in October?  Opals, adored by the Romans in their jewellery, are the gemstones for your Birthday. Whilst not everyone shares a metaphysical belief in the healing properties of crystals, for those who do, or would like to believe, I will add only that opals are associated with picking up thoughts and feelings and an ability to purify the blood. […]

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Sapphire Jewellery for September Birthdays

Born in September?  Sapphire, loved by the Romans, revered by early Buddhists and popular with modern royalty,  is your birthstone.   Those with September birthdays are in that elite league who has a precious gemstone for their birthstone, the other three being diamonds, emeralds and rubies. A belief  in the healing properties of gemstones is highly personal but it is a phenomenon […]

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