About Jewel Day
When is the Jewel Day? This holiday is always observed on March 13
We all love precious gems and certainly appreciate their value. Jewel Day is your chance to give or receive jewelry. Will you receive jewelry on this March 13 holiday today? Who knows? But one thing we can be certain about ……. jewelry stores love this holiday.
Yessiree! Today is a jewel of a day to receive jewelry. While most people think this is a day for the ladies, guys receive jewelry, too. It does not need to be expensive or elaborate. Just a simple, inexpensive piece of jewelry will be in good keeping with this special day.
Jewelry can be as simple as a gold or silver bracelet worn on the neck, wrist, or ankle. Gemstones of all kinds are often added to them. The most popular of course, are diamonds. The British Crown Jewels are the most elaborate. They comprise over 100 jewelry items and an amazing 23, 000 gemstones.
Some Big Jewels
They say, “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend”. And, there are some really big ones along with other gems like rubies and sapphires. Here are some of the biggest gems ever discovered:
Golden Jubilee – This is the largest cut and faceted diamond in the world. It is 545.7 carats. It came from the Premier mine in South Africa in 1985.
Cullinan Diamond – This is the largest uncut diamond ever found. It is clear and nearly flawless. It was discovered by Sir Thomas Cullinan in 1905. Originally weighing 3107 carats, it was cut into several smaller diamonds.
Hope Diamond – This blue diamond is 45.52 carats. You can see it at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. The 17th-century find came out of the Kollur mine in India.
Sergio Diamond – This rare black diamond is 3107 carats. It came from Brazil.
The Most Popular Gemstones
Here are the most popular gemstones, in order of popularity:
How to Celebrate the Jewel Day
Among the ways to celebrate today are:
- Wear your favorite jewelry.
- Buy jewelry.
- Give jewelry as a gift.
- Guys, put a diamond ring o her hand.
- Invest in jewelry and gemstones.
“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – – E.M. Forster
Bonus Quote for Today:
“Diamonds are a girl’s best friend”. – – Autor Unknown
History and Origin of Jewel Day
Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day.
We found no documentation in congressional records to confirm that this is truly a national day. Nor, did we find a presidential proclamation.
Definition of “National” Days – and why it is important to distinguish true National days.
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