Monday, December 16, 2013

November Birthstones

Birthstones-Month of November

Who first comes to this world below

 In dreary November's fog and snow,

 Should prize the topaz's amber hue,

 Emblem of friends and lovers true.


~ Tiffany & Co. published this poem and others for each month for the first time in a pamphlet in 1870. The author or authors are unknown.

Sun Signs of Scorpio (Beryl-also known as Aquamarine) and Sagittarius (Yellow Topaz, Turquoise)

15th- 20th century-Golden Topaz, Pearl     

U.S. (18th-19th century)-Golden Topaz  

U.S. (*modern)-Golden Topaz, Citrine

Britain (modern)-Golden Topaz, Citrine

Hindu-Cat’s Eye

Golden Topaz

*The American, National Association of Jewelers met in Kansas and officially adopted a list which was and is used as the “modern” version of birthstones with very limited changes.

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1 comment :

  1. I love the eternal cleansing energies of citrine and the look of any warm, golden stone. Lovely!


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