Happy Friday! Welcome to the weekend. I think it’s time to have a little fun on the blog.
As many of you know when I first began the on line portion of the business, it was devoted to all things Birthday-ish, including zodiac signs, birthstones, charms, T-shirts. Well I am disappointed to say that went over like a ton of bricks. However many years later, and a lot wiser, we still offer those items, but have moved the focus of the business to jewelry that everybody can associate with, feel comfortable and beautiful in and wear with pride.
Let’s Talk Taurus
Taurus ~ April 19 ~ May 20 or April 21 to May 22 all depending on which book, Newspaper astrologist or other source you may read. However the constants remain the same:
Taurus is the Celestial Winged Bull, and the second sign of the Zodiac.
Element is Earth
Planet is Venus
Stone is Emerald
Plant is Lily
Lucky Number is 6
Special Day – Friday
Taurus’ are ~ Artistic, loyal, loving, sensual, steadfast, determined, practical, patient and reliable.
The Glyph ~
|Original Taurus Glyph, by Alixandra of The Alchemists Vessel|
Birthstone Fun Facts
The Stone of Success and Love
Aventurine (Green), A Crystal.
Interesting Fact: The name Aventurine is derived from the Italian ‘ventura’, meaning “a mistake”. In the 18th a speckled glass was created by accident in Venice. The stone was named for this glass due to its appearance. Sometimes mistakenly referred to as “Indian Jade”.
Catherine the Great
Ulysses S. Grant
Ho Chi Mihn
Harry S. Truman
We have items in the shops geared toward the Taurus, like these:
Genuine Malachite with gorgeous Azurite inclusions. Azurite is a beautiful blue stone, although too soft for jewelery-making on its own, it does appear on occasion in malachite, creating a lovely speckled appearance across the stones surface. Used here to created these absolutely stunning and unique pair of Sterling Silver Gemstone Earrings.
Beautiful deep green genuine Malachite beads hang in a lovely chevron pattern from Sterling Silver Hoops. Perfect for Boho fashions, hipster, rockers and a terrific accent for Office attire. About 2″ long.
Sterling Silver fully soldered hoops and genuine Malachite with Azurite inclusions beads with Sterling silver findings and accents beads. Suspended from Sterling Silver Fish Hook ear wires.
Arrives boxed ready for gift giving.
*Limited availability! Once these beauties are gone, they are gone!
Perfect for May Birthdays!
Gorgeous green, fresh and fun to wear. The stunning chainmaille bracelet is a colorful piece and just right for any occasion, a pop of color at the office, or for a casual weekend get away accessory. From the Captured Color Collection, this lovely piece is made in this year’s must have fashion color. Light weight and comfortable for extended wear.
8″ long including clasp. Silver plated wire and enameled aluminum jump rings are woven in an Inverted Round Maille pattern and finished with a strong magnetic clasp that holds well during everyday activities and movements.
Arrives boxed, ready for gift giving.
These charms were purchased at Silver Enchantments of Arizona, and are used in a number of jewelry pieces from earrings to charm bracelets they may be sold in sets or individually to add to your already existing pieces. They are tiny! Sterling Silver, and the back is even stamped 925. Custom creations are available.
We have all twelve Zodiac signs available. The original graphic (and 11others) was available on Cafe Press, but having no store views and little interest, I have closed that shop. Customized items are available. Please contact the shop with your requests. All questions are answered and quotes are free.
You can find our shop at either of the sites below, or find the fan page on face book. Did you know you can shop directly from the fan page? You can.
Thank you for stopping in and having a look.
The Alchemists Vessel would like to wish you a pleasant day.
*Various sources and books were used in the creation of this post. No one source was found to be more accurate than an other, please keep in mind that the Zodiac is different for different cultures all over the world, and that information not only varies from culture to culture, but from author to author or whatever material one may use as resource or research.