My Lemons are Green — birthstone

OPAL OPALE

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OPAL OPALE

The name “opal” originates from the Greek word opallios, which meant “to see a change in color.” The Roman scholar Pliny used the word opalus when he wrote about this gemstone’s kaleidoscopic “play” of rainbow colors that could simulate shades of any stone. Opal’s characteristic “play-of-color” was explained in the 1960s, when scientists discovered that it’s composed of microscopic silica spheres that diffract light to display various colors of the rainbow. These flashy gemstones are called “precious opals.” Those without play-of-color are “common opals.” Dozens of opal varieties exist, but only a few, such as fire opal and boulder opal, are universally recognized....

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Aquamarine Acuamarina

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Aquamarine Acuamarina

An Aquamarine Tumbled Stone resonates with the calming energy of the ocean, helping you to connect with the natural energy and spirit of the element of water. In ancient tales, Aquamarine stones were believed to be the treasure of mermaids. All the Aquamarine stones will vary slightly in size, shape, color and pattern.  Aquamarine is a stone of courage. Work with it to dispel judgment and step into service for others. It encourages taking responsibility for oneself and aids in the creation of a dynamic and upright personality. Work with it to break old and self-defeating programs that no longer...

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