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Beautiful Crystals – the Mermaid’s Aquamarine

Aquamarine, the gem of the sea, is named with the Greek word for sea water. Aqua sparkles like the sea and its color is pale to medium blue, sometimes with a slight hint of green.

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Beautiful Paintings – The Divine Old Testament Trilogy

The Old Testament Trinity subject is best known from this famous icon painted by St Andrey Rublev

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Beautiful Thought – Tatanka Beat

Thunder, Thunder, Little Brother

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Beautiful Trees – The Rowan Tree

The European rowan (S. aucuparia) has a long tradition in European mythology and folklore. It was thought to be a magical tree and protection against malevolent beings.

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May Facts, Customs and Traditions

Gemstone: Emerald Flower: Lilly of the Valley May is named after the Greek goddess, Maia. The month is a time of great celebrations in the northern hemisphere. It is the time when flowers emerge and crops begin to sprout. The Anglo-Saxon name for May was Tri-Milchi, in recognition of the fact that with the lush […]

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