Holly B.'s Journal

Ruby: July Birthstone

Birthstone Ruby

Ruby: July Birthstone

The ruby has captured hearts and minds for thousands of years.  Reverence for this “stone of God” dates back to biblical times, and was even referenced several times in the Bible.

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June Birthstone--Moonstone

Birthstone Moonstone

June Birthstone--Moonstone

June babies are lucky—they have three different birthstones to choose from: Pearl, Alexandrite, and Moonstone!  While I love a good set of pearls, and alexandrite is quite stunning, moonstone is my preferred stone to use.  Its energy feels the most relatable and energetically supportive of the three.

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May Birthstone: Emerald

Birthstone Emerald

May Birthstone: Emerald

It's no wonder that civilizations throughout the ages have regarded emeralds with expectations of youth, vitality and prosperity!  The green of an emerald holds all that is lush and vibrant; for this reason it has long been a stone gifted to a new bride to represent new love, compassion and fertility.

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Tektites: Touch a galaxy far, far away....

Libyan Desert Glass Moldavite Tektites

Tektites: Touch a galaxy far, far away....

I want to share about a few stones that have been coming up for me personally and in my business over the last two weeks, and why you might want to know about them too!

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April Birthstone: Herkimer Diamonds

Birthstone Herkimer Diamonds Quartz

April Birthstone: Herkimer Diamonds

Herkimer Diamonds are not a true diamond, but a variety of clear quartz found only in Herkimer, NY.  What makes them special is they are double-terminated (meaning a point on both ends) and are very clear and sparkly.

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