Thank you so much for your interest! Rebecca is unable to take on new work at this time due to her impending maternity leave. She hopes to work with you in the future!
Thank you so much for your interest! Rebecca is unable to take on new work at this time due to her impending maternity leave. She hopes to work with you in the future!
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Rebecca Zemans Jewelry Blog — Amethyst

Citrine - Stone of the Month

Citrine - Stone of the Month

Citrine is the birthstone for the month of November.  The name derives from the Latin citrina meaning "yellow" and is also the origin of the word "citron".  The stone can range in color from a pale yellow to brown.  A member of the Quartz family, citrine is closely related to amethyst, sometimes the two are even found together in the same crystal, called ametrine. Citrine, as well as other stones within the Quartz family, has a 7 on the Mohs Scale of Hardness.  Citrine jewelry can be brittle for everyday wear, however these stones bring beautiful color and are safe...

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Introducing the Family Jewelry Collection

Introducing the Family Jewelry Collection

Special occasions call for personalized design.  Jewelry is often a gift given to commemorate significant times in our lives - engagements, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, push presents, and other milestones.     Without needing to go fully bespoke in design, the Family Jewelry Collection is a selection of our most popular jewelry designs showcasing birthstones.  Featuring elegant pendants and modern stacking rings, this collection has something to represent all the meaningful people of your life. All of these designs are able to be tailored to the amount and variety of stones to suit you needs, and forged in the recycled metal of your choice.  Click here...

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Quartz - Stone of the Month

Considered the “Universal Crystal” all over the world because of its transparent and colorless nature, Crystal Quartz is the perfect alternative to the diamond, the traditional birthstone of April. The word "crystal" comes from the Greek word "krustallos", meaning ice. Quartz was believed to be ice formed by the Gods. Since the Middle Ages, crystal balls made of clear quartz have been used to predict the future. The English word "quartz" comes from the German word "Quarz". Another theory, by Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder, was that quartz is ice that has been permanently frozen after a great length of time....

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Amethyst - Stone of the Month

Hey Everyone, February is ALMOST over, but since it is a leap year I get one more day to post this new monthly blog series - The Stone of the Month. The birthstone for February is the amethyst, which is a crystalline quartz that comes in the colors of purple, lilac and mauve. The name of the stone comes from the Greek word 'amethystos' which means 'not intoxicated', and was given to the stone because the Greeks believed it helped against drunkenness and installed a sober and serious mind. The ancient Egyptians believed that the amethyst helped against guilty and fearful...

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