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National Anthem

Dutch Poetry

My visit to Holland

Delftse Pauw Factory

Birdpark Avifauna
(Alphen a/d Rijn)

Gert Jan Veenstra
(Dutch painter)


Sinterklaas recipes

My International Cookbook

My Trinidad and Tobago Cookbook

My fabric and web designing page

Birthstones, Gemstones and Anniversary Gifts

Home Pages of my Cyber Pals





Birth Stones

Month and meaning

January  : Garnet (constancy) 

February : Amethyst (sincerity )

March : Bloodstone, Aquamarine (courage) 

April : Diamond (innocence ) 

May: Emerald (love, success )

June : Pearl, Moonstone or  Alexandrite (health and longevity)

July : Ruby (contentment )

August : Sardonyx, Peridot (married happiness)

September : Sapphire (clear thinking)

October : Opal, Tourmaline (hope)

November : Topaz (fidelity)

December : Turquoise, Zircon (prosperity)




January : Carnation, Snowdrop

February  : Violet, Primrose 

March : Jonquil, Daffodil

April  : Sweet Pea, Daisy

May : Lily of the Valley, Hawthorn

June : Rose, Honeysuckle

July : Larkspur, Water Lily

August : Poppy, Gladiolus

September : Aster, Morning Glory

October : Calendula , Cosmos

November : Chrysanthemum

December : Narcissus, Holly

Old and Modern Gifts

1st - Paper (Clocks)

2nd - Cotton (China)

3rd - Leather (Crystal, Glass)

4th - Linen, Silk (Electrical Appliances)

5th - Wood (Silverware)

6th - Iron (Wood)

7th - Wool, Copper , (Desk Sets, Pen -Pencil Sets)

8th - Bronze (Linen, Laces)

9th - Pottery, China (Leather)

10th - Tin, Aluminium (Diamond Jewellery)

11th - Steel (Fashion Jewellery, Accessories )

12th - Silk (Pearls, Coloured Gems)

13th - Lace (Textiles, Furs)

14th - Ivory (Gold Jewellery)

15th - Crystal (Watches)

20th - China (Platinum)

25th - Silver (Sterling Silver)

30th - Pearl (Diamond)

35th - Coral (Jade)

40th - Ruby (Ruby)

45th - Sapphire (Sapphire)

50th - Gold (Gold)

55th - Emerald (Emerald)

60th - Diamond (Diamond)


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