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Interesting Facts About Jade

When jade is found it comes inside stones, rocks and even boulders, and the value cannot be seen but only guessed upon and in fact it may not contain jade at all. One method of knowing is to strike the stone with a hammer or sledgehammer since a jade stone …

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Palladium vs Platinum – The Better and The Best

Palladium and platinum are undeniably superior to any other white precious metal used in fine jewelry manufacturing. Plenty have been written about platinum and its properties as compared to the white gold alloys. I myself wrote short article a while ago. The newcomer palladium is described as very similar to …

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Chinese Wedding Custom 2 – Wedding Day

The Wedding Day! 大喜日 Fetching the bride 迎亲 If the bride’s family required a matchmaker 媒婆for the chinese wedding, she will accompany the groom to fetch the bride. The matchmaker, or Best man if there is no matchmaker, will carry a red tray containing a red packet with the bride’s …

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Green Amethyst – Prasiolite – Properties and Meaning

Green amethyst – prasiolite is getting very popular lately due to its visual appeal and the aggressive promotional marketing by the jewelry industry. However, green amethyst is not so different from its relative – the purple amethyst. In fact, artificial prasiolite is almost exclusively produced from purple amethyst, and that …

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Common Household Signs That Your Child May Be On Drugs

Do you ever find your ballpoint pens missing? What happened to those large plastic pop bottles that you thought you threw into the recycling bin? Why are so many spoons missing from your cutlery drawer in the kitchen? Have any of your kitchen or bathroom faucets lost their filters? What …

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How to Throw a Successful 21st Birthday Party

1. Set the Date, and Set it Early The key to any successful event is careful and timely planning. You should begin to plan your party at least two months in advance: make your venue and catering bookings early on so that you don’t miss out on the ones you …

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Patron Saint Medals: Which One Is Right For You

Sometimes it can be difficult to navigate through the temptations of day-to-day life. This is why we wear patron saint medals; to invoke the wisdom of the saints to help guide us past the pitfalls we might otherwise fall into. Each of us has our own set of problems and …

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The Top 3 Effects of Rejection on a Woman’s Life

A woman’s basic need is that of acceptance. A woman needs to feel unconditionally loved and cherished. When God created the woman, he did so from a man’s rib so that she would be acceptable to him. After God presented her to him, Adam said, “This is now bone of …

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Crystal Healing And Bruxism

Bruxism is a medical term used to describe clenching and grinding of the teeth. It affects both adults and children. There is no definite answer as to what causes Bruxism there are schools of thought that it could be due to lack of symmetry of the teeth, while others say …

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Embalming – Your Questions Answered

Heartthrob James Dean wanted to live fast, die young and leave a beautiful corpse. Well, it wouldn’t stay beautiful for long unless he made arrangements to have his body embalmed. This method of corpse conservation literally means to treat a dead body with special chemicals and preservatives to prevent decay. …

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Claddagh Rings 101: Tips On Giving And Wearing

Claddagh rings date all the way back to the 17th century and their meaning hasn’t changed much since then. More than just a pretty piece of Celtic jewelry, there isn’t just significance to wearing a Claddagh, there is meaning to giving one too. Read on to learn about the importance …

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