Individuals born in October get to choose between two birthstones—tourmaline and opal. Each gem comes in a rainbow of shades and color combinations. Visit us in Afton Village or at www.GrimsleysJewelry.com and see the endless possibilities.
September’s birthstone is the sapphire—a precious gem of wisdom, loyalty and nobility. This stone is said to focus the mind, encourage self-discipline and channel higher powers. Visit us in Afton Village or at www.GrimsleysJewelry.com and “like” us on Facebook.
“Jewelry has been worn for adornment since the beginning of time. It has been made of many things, including beads, shells, and precious metals. They are sometimes worn as a sign of status, or to indicate membership in a certain religion or clan.” Take the quiz below and see if you can recognize some jewelry pieces. Visit us in Afton Village or our website www.grimsleysjewelry.com and “like” us on Facebook.
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!
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!