Garnet – January’s birthstone

The birthstone of January and a red quartz.  This stone was named in middle English from the word, “gernet”, which was the fruit of the pomegranate.  This gives a great hint to its known nature, that is, the depth of the redness of the stone.  It is known as blood red, claret and deep red, […]

Happy New Year! Planning and Doing

Hello and welcome to 2017!  After a time of quiet, due to lack of technology, I am back here on the website!  How are you all?  Although I was quiet here (and in real life, due to my voice going), I was really busy with Christmas fairs and commissions for Christmas presents and birthday presents.  […]