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Aquamarine - March Birthstone

Christine King

Aquamarine - March Birthstone

Aquamarine - March Birthstone Hello, fellow mermaids and lovers of all things aquatic! March is here and with it the alluring Aquamarine; March birthstone, and gemstone of Piscis in the Zodiac. It is also the stone given for the 19th Wedding anniversary.  The subtly hued Aquamarine is the one that has always attracted me the mostout of all the"fancier" gemstones at gem and bead shows. It has a soothing and very appealing energy, especially when faceted into delicate briolettes or tiny rondelles. My preference is for the slightly more opaque varieties, although many of you may be more familiar with...

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February Birthstone - Amethyst

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February Birthstone - Amethyst

Do you remember the very first time you were seduced by a gemstone? For me, it was the Amethyst - February Birthstone associated with the sign of Pisces and the 6th Wedding Anniversary stone.

I was instantly smitten by this gorgeously hued lilac-purple quartz rock that has been called the “Queen of Gems”. It is often referred to as a beginner stone as it is widely known and extremely popular. It is used not only for jewelry but in home decor. I bet you have seen the stunning Amethyst Geode crystals that can be as small as to fit on a desk to large and spectacular sculpture-like geodes that can tower several feet from the floor.

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January Birthstone - Garnet

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January Birthstone - Garnet

January Birthstone - Garnet


Garnets balance our energies while also lighting the internal fires that help us bring our creative powers into focus. They help us gather our willpower and strengthen both our business and personal relationships

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Holiday Gift Guide - Small Biz & Handmade Directory

Christine King

Holiday Gift Guide - Small Biz & Handmade Directory

There really has never been a better time to shop from small businesses and artisans than right now in 2020. Thousands of people have reinvented themselves this year, lauching small creative online shops offering everythig from handmade pet products, soaps, candles, clothing, jewelry and much much more.

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It's true! I finally did it....

Christine King About Us Our Story Summer Indigo

It's true! I finally did it....

I finally did it! I committed to moving everything online and getting serious about the virtual version of Summer Indigo, which many of you knew as Luna Designs. When operations had to stop abruptly in March for an indefinite time, it was the only viable decision and one that I was excited about.After I closed the Luna Designs boutique in 2014 the business transitioned into Summer Indigo. For those of you who were loyal customers at Luna; it would be fantastic to reconnect with you again! To find out more about what I have been up to, continue reading below...

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