Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is Brittanium?

American made pewter that is free of nickel, lead and cadmium.  Gold Brittanium is double plated with 24k and is very durable.

 

Are the Crystal and Gemstone Qualities accurate as listed on this website?

The gemstone and crystal qualities listed on this website are pulled from many different sources and are not intended as a substitute for advice or medical treatment from your doctor or any health specialist. 

 

What is my Birthstone and what is their origin?

According to the American Gem Society, the origin of birthstones is believed to have originated from the 12 stones on the breastplate of Aaron in the Old Testament of the Bible.  There was one stone for each of the 12 tribes of Israel and these stones indicated one's birth. 

 

This Birthstone chart is provided by the American Gem Society and can be found at their website AmericanGemSociety.org. 

January: Garnet

February: Amethyst

March: Aquamarine

April: Diamond

May: Emerald

June: Pearl or Alexandrite

July: Ruby

August: Peridot

September: Sapphire

October: Tourmaline or Opal

November: Topaz or Opal

December: Tanzanite, Zircon or Turquoise

 

What gemstone is associated with each Zodiac sign?

 

Stones allocated to the Zodiac signs are listed below.

 

Zodiac Sign

Birthdates

Ruling Stone

Aquarius

Jan. 20-Feb.17

Kunzite

Pisces

Feb. 18–March 19

Black Opal

Aries

March 20-April 19

Ruby

Taurus

April 20-May 20

Emerald

Gemini

May 21-June 20

Rock Crystal

Cancer

June 21-July22

Moonstone

Leo

July 23-August 22

Tiger’s Eye

Virgo

Aug. 23–Sept. 22

Rock Crystal

Libra

Sept. 23-Oct. 22

Chrysoprase

Scorpio

Oct. 23–Nov. 21

Serpentine

Sagittarius

Nov. 22-Dec. 21

Sapphire

Capricorn

Dec. 22-Jan. 19

Jet

 

HOW TO MEASURE YOUR WRIST:

 

Measure the wrist below the wrist bone, where you will wear your bracelet, using a strip of paper or soft tape measure.

Measure the paper strip with a ruler. This is your wrist size.

Increase the wrist measurement based on how you want the bracelet to fit:

a snug fit : add 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch

a comfort fit : add 3/4 inch to 1 inch

a loose fit : add 1 1/4 inch

 

 

Service Instructions:  To send your Leigh Forrester Designs jewelry for service, please email Repair@LeighForresterDesigns.com and include the following information:

Full Name

Email

Contact Number

Shipping Address

Detailed description of the repair

Receipt (if purchased within a year for warranty coverage)

Clear photo of item

 

Once you forward the above information to us, we will send you a packing slip.   Please be sure to print out your packing slip and include it with your jewelry.  We recommend insuring the package with FedEx or UPS and keeping the tracking number for your records.    Please note that repairs can take up to 3 weeks to complete.  If your purchase was outside the one-year warranty period, we will advise you of any cost associated with the repair.