is Both Ancient and New
traditional holiday in a changing world. While most Americans honor their mother
and grandmother on Mother’s Day, more than 35 million stepfamilies enjoy their
own traditions. The celebration of motherhood is hardly new; it can be traced
back to the ancient Greek celebration of the Mother of the Gods. However, our
American Mother’s Day celebration is a much newer holiday. In 1907, Ana Jarvis
initiated the holiday to honor the anniversary of her mother’s death. The
holiday was so instantly popular that, by 1914, Woodrow Wilson declared it a
national holiday. This is a great occasion to remember Mom or Grandma with a
lasting gift of jewelry. A specially chosen charm, locket, or any piece of
jewelry set with birthstones of her children, is always a heartfelt gift.
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Save 25% on all Pearl Jewelry in the
month of May
We have drawer upon drawer of gorgeous strands
of luxurious cultured pearls.
Exotic Tahitian strands.
Vibrant Chinese strands.
In every shape, every size, and every skin
flattering color hue.
Plus pearl ear clips, rings and other cool things!
Emerald Green Sets the
Emerald, the birthstone of May, sets the standard for green. That’s why
gemologists and laypeople alike refer to emerald’s stunning color as “emerald
The name “emerald” was
derived from the Greek work, “smargdos,” which literally means “green stone."
Today, we know that emerald is the green member of the beryl family, a group of
gems that includes aquamarine as well as the many colors of beryl.
Only the finest qualities of
emerald are transparent. Most are clouded by internal inclusions called “jardin,”
as they resemble foliage under magnification. However a deep green
included emerald will be more valuable than a clear, pale stone of equal weight.
Often fashioned in “step” or
“emerald-cut,” the emerald makes a perfect May birthday gift and is also the
official gift for the 20th and 35th marriage anniversary.
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Just a reminder!!!
In a few weeks,
cell phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies and you will
start to receive sale calls. YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THESE CALLS... To prevent
this, call the following number from your cell phone only : 888/382-1222. It is
the National DO NOT CALL list. It will only take a minute of your time. It
blocks your number for five (5) years. Or go online at
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Curt Parker Jewelers is
forming a team for the
Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure®
Race Day is Saturday June 18,
Downtown St. Louis
Please join us in the race We
would love to walk with you!
Registration is easy. The cost is
$20 and you may register on-line at
www.komenstlouis.org and be sure to choose the the Curt Parker
Jewelers Team in the drop down box. Every Curt Parker Jewelers Team member will receive a race
t-shirt, bib number, back signs and a Curt Parker gift bag with a
pink pearl bracelet (to wear in the walk) and a few
other “pink” goodies. The Curt Parker Team will walk together in the
non-competitive 5k run/walk. There is also a competitive 5k run and a 1 mile fun
walk that team members may choose to participate in instead of the
non-competitive 5k run/walk. You may also join the team even if you are not able
Don’t delay! The deadline for
entering as part of the Curt Parker Jewelers Team on-line is May 31st at noon.
If you don’t have access to the internet, you may register at the store or call
us at (314) 989-9909 and we will be happy to mail a registration form to you.
T-shirts and gift bags can be
picked up at Curt Parker Jewelers on or after June 9th.
Grab your family, friends and
colleagues and sign up with our team. Let’s fight to find a cure for Breast