Saturday, March 1, 2014

March Birthstones

Birthstones Month of March

Bloodstone, diamond ring, bloodstone pendant, Shiva lingam, diamond,
bloodstone ring, porcelain jasper necklace, orbicular jasper

Who in this world of ours their eyes
 In March first open shall be wise,
 In days of peril firm and brave,
 And wear a bloodstone to their grave.

~ Tiffany & Co. published this poem and others for each month for the first time in a pamphlet in 1870.

Sun Signs: Pisces-Aquamarine      Aries-Diamond

15th- 20th century-**Heliotrope, Jasper
U.S. (18th-19th century)- **Heliotrope, Jasper
U.S. (*modern)- **Heliotrope, Aquamarine
Britain (modern)- **Heliotrope, Aquamarine
Hindu-Gold Sivalinga

**Heliotrope is also known more commonly as bloodstone.

*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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