All About Birthstones – GemSelect Newsletter September 2019

What is a birthstone? A birthstone is a gemstone which has been designated to a specific month of the year, in some cases, there are multiple gemstones which can belong to one specific month; your birth month determines which gemstones apply to you. But a birthstone is more than that... it is a way for … Continue reading All About Birthstones – GemSelect Newsletter September 2019

Pharaoh’s Peridot – GemSelect Newsletter August 2019

Peridot is a well-known gemstone with a history that dates back to the Pharaohs of Egypt. Its color ranges from light green to deep olive green, and it often has a yellowish tint. The most beautiful peridot gemstones, ones fit for a Pharaoh, have a deep olive-green color with good color saturation and excellent clarity. … Continue reading Pharaoh’s Peridot – GemSelect Newsletter August 2019

March, April, May; Aquamarine, Diamonds, Emerald’s “Oh-My”

  March Gemstone of the Month: Aquamarine “EVERY BLONDE SHOULD GET ON SPEAKING TERMS WITH THE FAITHFUL AQUAMARINE. THERE IS NO PRETTIER COMBINATION THAN THE PALE BLUE OF THAT GEM AND THE GOLD OF THE NATURAL BLONDE. I SAY ‘NATURAL BLONDE,’ BUT IT MAKES NO DIFFERENCE TO ME WHETHER THE BLONDE BE NATURAL OR INTENTIONAL … Continue reading March, April, May; Aquamarine, Diamonds, Emerald’s “Oh-My”

February Birthstones – Zodiac Gemstones: Amethyst, Garnet, Sapphire, & more!

There is one gemstone that is on the modern birthstone list that connects with February, and it's Amethyst. Believed by the ancient Greeks to protect wearers of drunkenness and balance their minds amethyst is a beautiful gemstone that's affordability allows it to be worn by all. However, some February born individuals don't care much for … Continue reading February Birthstones – Zodiac Gemstones: Amethyst, Garnet, Sapphire, & more!

Taurus Full Moon, Releasing, Earthing, Trusting

Full Moon in Taurus: Wednesday, October 24th at 9:45 am PST (12:45 pm EST) Today I want to you pay attention to how you are feeling around 9:45 pm PST. 60 hours prior to the Full Moon we may notice her energy pulling on us in ways that help us to see what needs to be released. Even if … Continue reading Taurus Full Moon, Releasing, Earthing, Trusting

July Gemstone of the Month; Ruby

The ruby symbolizes the sensual, divine and spiritual love. It has long been associated with ardent, passionate feelings and wearing ruby brings a sense of vitality to one’s energy field. It can be used on the heart or root chakra. When used on the heart chakra, its focus is unconditional love for others and nature. … Continue reading July Gemstone of the Month; Ruby

Full Moon in Aquarius Full Lunar Eclipse

Today, Friday, July 27th at 1:20 pm PST (4:20 pm EST) the Moon will be Full under the sign of Aquarius. We also will be experiencing a Full Lunar Eclipse and if you would like more information on the Eclipse and other planetary movements you can read about them from a few of my favorite astrologists: Chani Nicholas or Pat Liles. … Continue reading Full Moon in Aquarius Full Lunar Eclipse

The Meaning and History of Aquamarine

Aquamarine is the birthstone for the month of March. The seawater color of aquamarine has given this gemstone its name as the name “aquamarine” is derived from the Latin word for seawater. The specific term “aquamarine” was apparently used in an important gemological work by Anselmus de Boodt in his Gemmarum et Lapidum Historiia,” published … Continue reading The Meaning and History of Aquamarine

Benefits of Amethyst Gemstone

Amethyst gemstone offers certain benefits for body detoxification and health. This gem provides benefits similar to tourmalines, such as far-infrared radiation and negative ion emission. While the benefits of the amethyst gemstone are controversial, many applications of this stone are beginning to regain popularity. If you’re wondering how amethyst can improve your health, then please read on! … Continue reading Benefits of Amethyst Gemstone

Six Stones for Aquarius

Using an ally, like a gemstone or crystal, is a good idea for this sign, as they are naturally empathetic to nature, and thrive best when in touch with their spirituality. Aquarius does well with stones that are light blue in color, as they are the water bearer, but can also incorporate red and yellow. … Continue reading Six Stones for Aquarius