The nice PR people at Jewelry Television (JTV), asked me if I would like to sponsor a special giveaway in honor of Galentine’s Day, which they declared as February 13th, the day before Valentine’s Day. “That’s gem-tastic,” I replied, as I quickly called my BFF L. “Come over quick,” I told L, “we need to pick out some jewelry!”
A Galentine’s Day Promotion
As part of the Galentine’s Day promotion, I get to pick a piece of jewelry for myself, give a piece to my BFF L, and use a third gem as a blog giveaway. While Marliyn Monroe said that “diamonds are a girl’s best friend,” my BFF L and I were glad to select from a host of colorful gems – rubies to citron, coral to ameythst, garnet to peridot, and a whole lot more beauties. There were several pretty necklaces, earrings, and bracelets that caught our eyes on the JTV website.
We found the jewelry fairly priced and when the gems arrived they were pretty true to spec. I selected Emerald Cut Lab Bixbite Sterling Silver Hoop Earrings. In researching this gem, I found that it is a red beryl stone offering properties of soothing and healing, often used to enhance creative energy. In fact, one site said “intuitive sources state that physically bixbite is good for healing problems associated with the heart, liver, lungs, mouth, throat, stomach, physical energy level, and digestive system.” (I really liked the pink color, little did I know the benefits of this gem!) Continue reading