Monthly Archives: May 2013

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Pearls Vancouver

May 28, 2013

If your birthday is in June, you probably know your birthstone is the exquisite, translucent pearl. But, did you know that pearls were known in ancient times and became the subject of myth in ancient Greece where it was believed they were created by teardrops falling from the moon into the sea? Is that not […]

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Goldsmith Vancouver

May 8, 2013

I recently watched a TV program about the Roman conquest of Britain and was not at all surprised when the narrator displayed a gold coin from that era. I wasn’t surprised because  other cultures even further back, e.g., pharaonic Egypt, used gold extensively in their jewellery, ornaments, sculptures, and sarcophagi. Maybe because I have no […]

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