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Category: Know Your Jewelry

Garnet: Gem of Faith

January 4th, 2019
Posted In: Know Your Jewelry

Happy New Year! We are back in the studio and ready to make 2019 the best year ever. We are kicking it off by saying Happy Birthday to all the January babies out there along with a little history of your birthstone, the garnet. Garnet Origin…

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Topaz & Citrine - November Birthstone

November 5th, 2018
Posted In: Know Your Jewelry

Can you believe it is already November?! This month we recognize those born in the eleventh month of the year as well as their birth stones, Topaz and Citrine. Topaz Pure topaz is a colorless stone, measuring an 8 on the Mohs scale, but can be…

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Birthstone - October

October 5th, 2018
Posted In: Know Your Jewelry

Another month, another birthstone – or in October’s case we have 2! Opal and Tourmaline. These are 2 of the most colorful stones created naturally. According to legend these gems were created through rainbows. The opal coming from the sky and tourmaline through a rainbow in the earth’s core.

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September Birthstone - Sapphire

September 13th, 2018
Posted In: Know Your Jewelry

Sapphire; the protector from evil, the healer of eyes, the symbol of nobility and power and September’s birthstone. Summer has come to an end and it is time to celebrate September babies and learn some fun facts about sapphires.

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Peridot - August Birthstone & Gem of Light

August 15th, 2018
Posted In: Know Your Jewelry

Peridot. August birthstone and gemstone of light. Read on to learn more about this beautiful green stone.

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Ruby - Not Just A Birthstone

July 10th, 2018
Posted In: Know Your Jewelry

RUBY The Ruby is best known for being the birthstone of July and anniversary gift for 15 and 40 years of marriage, but that isn't where it ends. Rubies have been revered throughout history for thousands of years and are valued for their healing powers as…

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Pearls: How to Wear Them

June 22nd, 2018
Posted In: Know Your Jewelry

Here at Rebecca Lankford Designs, we love all kinds of pearls and have a blast accessorizing and designing jewelry with them! To begin, here is a brief explanation about the different pearl types and how you can distinguish each one from the rest.

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What Do You Know About Birthstones?

March 3rd, 2018
Posted In: Know Your Jewelry

Many of us already know what our birthstone is. Pete’s is Pearl for example, but what do we really know about the history of our jewelry heritage? Birthstones started as a kind of lucky charm, dating all the way back to the 1st century AD. The…

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