Evergreens with twinkling white lights , freshly fallen snow
to the aromas of spiced cider and sugar cookies...its time for the
December gemstone of the month (birthstone):
is just as beautiful and colorful as the season.
(for a full list of birthstones
by month click here)
has been know since antiquity. The derivation of its name is uncertain.
In the middle ages, zircon was said to aid sleep,
bring prosperity, and promote honor and wisdom in its owner.
most popular color is blue; most blue zircon is of a pastel blue, but
some exceptional gems have a bright blue color.
Zircon is also available
in green, dark red, yellow, brown, and orange.
The alternate birthstones for December are
Turquoise, Tanzanite as well as Blue
Reuse, Recycle, Repair, Remount
Unique and Custom creations are Voyagers specialty -
unlike most jewelers,
we do all work in house and are able to work with existing pieces to
make them "new" again from a good cleaning and polishing to adding
stones or reusing a part of the old design to create a new piece. This
ability to create brand new from scratch, innovative designs, to reusing
and redesigning existing pieces allows Voyagers to be your personal and
full service jewelers. We do free estimates for any design.
always, we recommend that you regularly have your jewelry checked &
inspected. We can do that while you wait ... as well as keep
your jewelry sparkling & clean.....
After cleaning, we
will check for any missing stones; inspect each stone for
tightness; and look for chips, nicks and breakage.
Prongs, shanks and mountings will be inspected for wear and cracks.
If repairs are needed, we will make suggestions and discuss possible
options with you.
here for more
information on having your jewelry repaired.
here for more
information on having jewelry designed