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OPAL TRIPLET Oval 10x8
OPAL TRIPLET Oval 10x8
BEADS 16 inch Tumble GARNET
BEADS 16 inch Tumble GARNET
Hand Crafted 9ct Gold Pendant with Marine Opal.
Hand Crafted 9ct Gold Pendant with Marine Opal.
PERIDOT Rd 7.0mm
PERIDOT Rd 7.0mm
LARIMAR Cabochon 10mm Round AA
LARIMAR Cabochon 10mm Round AA
Ameritool 4/5inch Saw (220v) with 4inch Blade & Vice
Ameritool 4/5inch Saw (220v) with 4inch Blade & Vice
Cabochon 16x12 Oval LABRADORITE
Cabochon 16x12 Oval LABRADORITE
AMETHYST A-Grade  Rd 8.0mm
AMETHYST A-Grade Rd 8.0mm
GEM BOX WHITE Square 25x25x16mm
GEM BOX WHITE Square 25x25x16mm
GARNET Rd 4.0mm Rhodolite Pink
GARNET Rd 4.0mm Rhodolite Pink

Gemstones and Beads

Birthstone List

Birthstone List

## JANUARY - GARNET
The word is thought to originate from the Latin and refers to a possible resemblance to Pomegranate Seeds.

## FEBRUARY - AMETHYST
From the Greek word meaning 'Not Drunken'. According to mythology it inspires fairness and a sense of duty.

## MARCH - AQUAMARINE
Derived from sea-water and said to engender a spirit of hope and a promise of better things to come.

## APRIL - DIAMOND
From the Greek 'Adamas' meaning indomitable. Thought to protect the wearer from evil and ill health.

## MAY - EMERALD
Dedicated to Venus (The Goddess of Love) and said to protect seafarers from drowning.

## JUNE - PEARL (or Moonstone)
Emblems of nobility and thought by some Scotsmen to ensure a faithful lover when worn next to the heart.

## JULY - RUBY
Thought - by the King of Siam in the 13th Century - to prolong youth: he died in his 90’s with the unwrinkled complexion of a young man.

## AUGUST - PERIDOT
From the Arabic 'Faridat' meaning precious stone. Thought to cure mental and physical timidity and strengthen the nerves.

## SEPTEMBER - SAPPHIRE
Represents the purity of the soul and mirrors the blue of heaven. Thought to protect it’s owner from captivity.

## OCTOBER - OPAL
A symbol of hope and good luck. Thought to protect against poisoned food and to promote a good memory.

## NOVEMBER - TOPAZ (or Citrine)
(or Citrine)
Derived from Sanskrit 'Tapas' meaning fire. Thought to ward off epilepsy and asthma and to cure insomnia.

## DECEMBER - TURQUOISE
Popularised by it’s use in Egypt nearly 5,000 years ago. Said to guarantee the fidelity of those in love.

Our stock range, of around 8000 items, covers hobby and professional requirements for craft/workshop/therapy use. E & O E. Copyright: Manchester Minerals Ltd. April 2018