Gemstones of April

Next up in the birthstone series - diamond - the birthstone for April and the astrological birthstone for those born under the zodiac sign of Taurus.   Derived from the Greek word 'adamastos' the word 'diamond'  means unbreakable. With…

Aquamarine for Aries

Happy Birthday to all those born in March! The next stone up in my birthstone series is  the gemstone Aquamarine. Aquamarine, the birthstone for March, is also the astrological birthstone for those born under the zodiac sign of Aries.   Derived…

Amethyst & Pisces

Happy Birthday to all those born in February!  The next stone up in my birthstone series is  the gemstone Amethyst. Amethyst, the birthstone for February, is also the astrological birthstone for those born under the zodiac sign of Pisces. The…

Garnet - The Protector

Being totally obsessed with gemstones, (and anything that sparkles for that matter) it seems only natural to start a blog post series on gemstones and their folklore.  So....here we go!   Garnet, the birthstone for January,  is also…

Thursday Studio Space

It is Thursday of my vacation week and I have been a busy bee working on my own biz all week.  Between sewing and catching up on my online class - it has been a full week of fun, but also a bit of overwhelm at times. I have, however, been…