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November-Birthstones-Citrine-Topaz

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November 1, 2019

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Hello November! November Birthstones are Citrine & Topaz – The “Success Stone(s)” BRING Success & Prosperity Confused throughout history – for their interchangeable golden hues – Citrine and Golden Topaz possessed the same powers, including the abilities to manifest abundance, prosperity, success and personal power. As such, Citrine has many properties in common with Topaz, […]

Birthstones, Crystal Meanings, Crystals, Folklore, Gemstones, History, History of Gemstones, Zodiac

November Birthstone – Citrine & Topaz

October Birthstones Opal and Tourmaline

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Hello October! Fall has come!  October’s Birthstone is Opal & Tourmaline – “The Rainbow Stone(s)” Bring Times of Change Opal & Tourmaline both have the unique properties to show a spectrum of colors in one gem. Tourmaline can be solid, or a literal rainbow of color; from green, pink and gold, to red and yellow. […]

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October Birthstone – Opal & Tourmaline

September-Birthstone-Sapphire

Hello September! Autumn is almost here. September’s Birthstone is Sapphire – “The Celestial Stone” Bring Brilliance & Blessings Sapphire is a stone that is dear to my heart. Not only is one of my favorite gemstones for its incredibly rich blue color, it has such an incredible history and symbolism. It is the birthstone of […]

September Birthstone – Sapphire

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Conscious Consumerism - Slow Fashion

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Welcome back to the Conscious Consumerism intro series! Today, we present to you: Conscious Consumerism, Part 4 – Slow & Sustainable Fashion Solutions by Guest Blogger, Melody Duarte   In the last blog Jackie talked about how fast fashion is turning our earth into a wasteland (that of course among the many other pollutant and […]

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Conscious Consumerism: An Intro Series – Part 4 Slow Fashion Solutions

Conscious Consumerism - Fast Fashion vs Slow Fashion

Welcome back to the Conscious Consumerism intro series! Today, we present to you: Conscious Consumerism, Part 3 – Slow Fashion / Fast Fashion by Lore and Lotus Founder, Jackie Brink We mentioned briefly in Part 1 and 2 that the fashion industry was a cause of our concern of the conscious consumer and in its […]

Conscious Consumerism: An Intro Series – Part 3 Slow vs. Fast Fashion

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Conscious Consumerism Waste

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Welcome back to the Conscious Consumerism intro series! Today, we present to you: Conscious Consumerism, Part 2 – Waste by Lore and Lotus Founder Jackie Brink   Alright, grab yourself a wine (or tea), and get comfy, because this is gona be a fairly long read. In Part 1, Guest Blogger Melody Duarte briefly introduced […]

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Conscious Consumerism: An Intro Series – Part 2 Waste

Hello lovely readers! Welcome to the first post from Lore and Lotus (that wasn’t birthstone lore) in quite a while!  Thank you so much for perusing on over to our Journal. Today, we’re going to start our very first mini educational series: Conscious Consumerism This series will be published every other Friday, from today, July […]

Conscious Consumerism: An Intro Series

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