National Jewel Day on March 13th recognizes the makers, the jewelers and the special pieces that take our breath away. Each year, the day reminds us to wear those pieces and to appreciate the artisans who make them shine!
Jewelers offer a wide variety of gemstones. They provide their customers with custom designs and often help craft one-of-a-kind pieces. Selecting from precious and semi-precious stones takes time. Most jewelers collaborate with artisans who work with clients to bring their vision to life. They also repair and clean heirloom pieces, too.
Birthstones by Month
- January – Garnet
- February – Amethyst
- March – Aquamarine
- April – Diamond
- May – Emerald
- June – Pearl
- July – Ruby
- August – Peridot
- September – Sapphire
- October – Opal
- November – Yellow Topaz, Citrine
- December – Tanzanite, Zircon, Blue Topaz
While the birthstones listed above are traditional and very pretty, there is a large assortment of Jewelry worthy gemstones not listed.
A friend of mine has branched out into creating beautiful pieces. I got one for Valentines and a second for my anniversary. I love them, and get so many wonderful comments on them.
HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalJewelDay
If you have a special piece that’s been closed up in a jewelry box, bring it out for this celebration! It needs to see the light of day. Give a shout out to a jeweler who created that unique piece for you. Let others know about their talent, too. Pick out a new piece with your birthstone or the stone of someone important to you. Jewelry isn’t just for special occasions. Take it out for a spin and let it sparkle!
Buy some jewelry, make some yourself or sign up for a class to learn the art of jewelry making. Freshen up your everyday attire with a little bling and use #NationalJewelDay to post on social media.