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April Birthstone: Diamond

As the April birthstone, diamonds are the ideal gift for a loved one.   Diamonds were believed by the ancient Greeks to hold magical power. In fact, it was thought that they may be splinters of stars fallen to the earth, tears of the gods, or perhaps crystallized lightening. Diamonds were worn into battles by kings, as...
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March Birthstones: Aquamarine & Bloodstone

The name aquamarine is derived from the Latin word aqua, meaning water, and marina, meaning the sea.  This gemstone was believed to protect sailors, as well as to guarantee a safe voyage.  The serene color of aquamarine is said to cool the temper, allowing the wearer to remain calm and levelheaded.  Its pale, cool color beautifully complements spring and summer wardrobes.  Aquamarine is...
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Watches Are Complicated…What is Chronograph?

A chronograph is a multi-function sport watch with a stopwatch function. Most have two or three sub-dials or mini dials for measuring minutes and hours. When used in conjunction with specialized scales on the watch dial, it can perform many different functions, such as determining speed or distance. Some chronographs can time more than one...
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