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Birth Stones

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Birth Stones

Birthstones are precious or semi-precious gemstones that are associated with each month. In each case they are considered lucky for their particular months and for those who believe in such things their healing powers are heightened during these times. Birthstones have been used since at least the first century as a way to give good luck on one's birthday. Gemstones are associated with each month and each precious stone has designated qualities associated with it. The Traditional Birthstone list contains older birthstones and is sometimes combined with the modern birthstone list. These stones reflect societal birthstone traditions, heralding back to...

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RHS Wisly, Craft and design Show hosted by Craft in focus

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RHS Wisly, Craft and design Show hosted by Craft in focus
Flash back to the fun of Wisley craft in focus design fair.

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Newbury Royal Berkshire Show

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The craft tent at the Royal Berkshire Agricultural Shownear Newbury  is one of the largest I attend. It is housed in three vast marquees which are joined together with the best crafts stalls displayed either side. If you love craft, and are not far away, this is a great event and family day out. I am finishing off the last bits of jewellery, and also starting to think about my Christmas packaging, as alas this is the time people  start to think ahead about presents. Praying for mild weather as I plan to camp in my tent this weekend. I...

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