Kas A Designs

308 West Dunklin

Jefferson City, MO 65101

Kas A Designs

308 West Dunklin

Jefferson City, MO 65101

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July Birthstone: Ruby

 Photo of Elizabeth Taylor with Ruby ring, courtesy Angara. Article reprinted from American Gem Trade Association (AGTA). Celebrated in the Bible and in ancient Sanskrit writings as the most precious of all gemstones, rubies have been the prized possession of emperors and kings throughout the ages. Ruby’s inner fire has been the inspiration for innumerable… Continue Reading »

Get Stoned With Kas

Welcome to Get Stoned With Kas! In this blog we will have fun while we satisfy our gem and jewelry cravings! Together we will explore the wondrous, mysterious, and sometimes magical world of jewelry and gemstones. We will discover the meanings behind traditions like birthstones, the engagement ring, and the folklore attached to certain gems…. Continue Reading »

The Origin of “Birthstones”

      Nearly everyone has a piece of jewelry with their birthstone in it. Most people know what their birthstone is (or at least one of the stones assigned to their birth month), even if they don’t have any of it in a piece of jewelry. We generally accept, without question, the “assignment” of a… Continue Reading »