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November 2015 Birthstones

November Birthstone: Topaz
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Precious topaz is the other birthstone for November, while blue topaz is reserved for December babies. Topaz comes in a variety of colors as well as colorless (which is usually treated to be blue). Topaz has had a confusing history, but was clearly significant to certain people and their beliefs. Ancient Greeks held that this gemstone gave them strength and power. During the Renaissance, Europeans believed that it had the power to break magic spells. Eastern Indians have long believed that wearing topaz above their heart fuels long life, beauty, and intelligence. Let Hamilton work up something precious with this precious stone either alone or with another stone, such as diamonds or citrine.



November Birthstone: Citrine
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Citrine is one of the most popular gemstones around right now. It is an undoubtedly beautiful stone with a rich yellow-gold color putting it at the top end of value within the quartz family. The name ‘citrine’ comes from the French word for lemon, “citron.” Citrine has been treasured for thousands of years and was prized by royalty during the Victorian era. Contact Kailee to have her work this beautiful gemstone into a custom designed piece for you or someone you love!

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