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JULY Birthstone....the RUBY!

Ruby is the red variety of the mineral corundum, colored by the element chromium. All other colors of gem-quality corundum are called sapphire, which means color is key for this royal stone. Accordingly, the name “ruby” comes from rubeus, the Latin word for red. In ancient Sanskrit, ruby translated to ratnaraj, which meant “king of precious stones.” These fiery gems have been treasured throughout history for their vitality. The chromium that gives ruby its red color also causes fluorescence, which makes rubies glow like a fire from within. Paradoxically, chromium is also what makes this gem scarce because it can...


New Facebook Group Page

I know friends! I am terrible about keeping up this blog....ugh! Just not enough hours in a day! I try, I really do. I have started a group page on Facebook. Same name as my shop, but for all to share their one of a kind and unique finds. And for others to shop directly from that page if they like. Here is the link if you'd like to check it out...... https://business.facebook.com/groups/oneofakindhardtofind/ On another note, I have been madly listing.....trying to get more and more added every day for you to see and shop from. So check back frequently....