August Birthstone

August brings us to the birthstone of Peridot, also known as “the gem of the sun.” It is said to possess healing properties that protect against nightmares and evil, ensuring peace and happiness. Peridot is one of few stones that only comes in one sparkling color, though may vary from yellowish-green to olive to brownish-green. Visit us in Afton Village or our website www.grimsleysjewelry.com and “like” us on Facebook!

https://www.americangemsociety.org/en/peridot-history

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Carat, Karat or Carrot

Which does not refer to jewelry, karat, carat or carrot? A carat is a unit of weight used to describe diamonds and other precious gemstones. Karat on the other hand, is a measure of purity when referring to gold. And the correct answer is…. Carrot, which is the linear orange colored root that we eat as a vegetable. 🥕 🥕 Visit us in Afton Village or our website www.grimsleysjewelry.com and “like” us on Facebook!

 

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The infinity symbol looks like a sideways 8. When used to describe feelings, or space, or any other concept, it means limitless and boundless. The infinity symbol has been a popular trend in jewelry. Being given a piece of jewelry with the infinity symbol means forever and always, never ending possibilities, eternity. Visit us in Afton Village or our website www.grimsleysjewelry.com and “like” us on Facebook.

https://jewelryinfoplace.com/symbolism-in-jewelry/#2

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