February’s Bithstone: Amethyst

If gazing into the sparkling purple depths of an Amethyst suffuses you with a sense of powerful well being, this is only to be expected.  The ancient Greeks believed that this gemstone held many powers, among them protection against intoxication.  In fact, the word Amethyst comes from the Greek word “amethystos,” meaning sober.   In ancient…

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Garnet: January’s Birthstone

One glance at the deep red seeds nestled inside of a pomegranate fruit explains why the word “garnet” comes from the Latin word “granatus,” meaning “grain” or “seed.”  This name was given to the garnet because of its close resemblance to the succulent pomegranate seed First mined in Sri Lanka over 2,500 years ago, the…

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Bradley T. Harris on Auction Kings

Tune in to Auction Kings on Discovery Channel November 30th at 10pm . Brad will be evaluating a 238 carat sapphire! AUCTION KINGS showcases one of the country’s most storied auction houses, Gallery 63, and its owner Paul Brown. Delve into the world of unique items — from vampire-hunting kits to meteorites to jewel-encrusted pencils…

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Fall is in the air…

It’s September and whether its a birthday, anniversary, or just because, Sapphires are the perfect gemstone. Sapphires stand for truth, compatibility, commitment, love and devotion. There are known to bring wisdom and truth as well as help find peace of mind and serenity. Come into Bradley T. Harris Jewelers this September and look through our…

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