NEW CELTIC JEWELRY DESIGNS
November Birthstone: Topaz
While many of the birthstones we know today have been changed over the millennia, topaz is one gem that is almost universally accepted as November’s birthstone. It is the gem of the zodiac sign Sagittarius—a mutable fire sign always striving on a passionate quest, full of intellectual intensity. Topaz was one of the original gems on the Breastplate of the Second Temple, inscribed with the name of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. Read more > or view our Topaz Collection
The Reed: Celtic Tree Zodiac for November
The time of the reed corresponds to the Celtic New Year, which falls on October 31st. The separation between the end of one year and beginning of the next is a very thin line, like a reed. Lines create a boundary, and boundaries are necessary for us to live and function in community. It follows, then, that the beginning of any new endeavor, or New Year, starts with a line—a line that is seeking direction, or purpose, or has no purpose other than to be just itself. Read more >
Samhain: Why We Feel "Edgy"
We have reached the boundary between this Celtic year and the next, with the festival of Samhain, which is October 31. You may have heard this boundary expressed as the “veil” between worlds, which is said to be at its thinnest on this day, allowing many folks to feel a closer connection with the spirits of our ancestors. We can also feel this boundary as an edge between different spaces... Read more >