Sneak Peek Sale now through May 28th!

We have a special just for our "Sneak Peekers" ▬► June Birthstones are 20% OFF now through May 28th and all other yummy stones in our shop ship for FREE!! Gems eligible for the 20% OFF sale are: Pearls, Moonstone, Agate and all white or purple color yummies. 
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How did the whole birthstones thing come to be?
Found this interesting info on
Most gem scholars agree that the tradition of birthstones arose from the Breastplate of Aaron: a ceremonial religious garment set with twelve gemstones that represented the twelve tribes of Israel and also corresponded with the twelve signs of the zodiac and the twelve months of the year.

Because ancient people did not always classify gemstones by mineral species like we do, there is some debate about which gemstones were set in the breastplate and why. Because of this, different cultures around the world have developed different birth stone lists. The modern day list that you know is only the most recent list: some older lists still exist. Some also argue that the proper way to assign gemstones is according to astrological sign and not month.

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