What is a Carbuncle?

Reading Time: 2 minutes If someone gives you the right kind of carbuncle, you will be happy. A deep-red gem, like a garnet, is a carbuncle. The red garnets are not the most expensive (that honor goes to green garnets), but they are nevertheless pretty. Carbuncles as Jewelry Pharaohs wore necklaces adorned with garnets, and the necklaces were entombed … Read more

What is Baccated?

Reading Time: < 1 minutes You could have a bowl baccated with berries or a bachated plate adorned with pearls. If you have the first, you might have been berry picking. If a plate is adorned with pearls, you could have a wealthy distant relative, and it might be time to research the ancestry tree.

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