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Spring is not quite here but you know it’s on its way when you look at the March calendar. St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and we here at Thomas Hunn Jewelers plan on celebrating! Whether it be a parade, festival, pub crawl or dance, March 17th is the day to dust off those party shoes and channel your inner leprechaun. 

There is a strong Irish connection in Colorado. The great silver rush brought tens of thousands to the Rockies between 1877 and 1890 in search of work and fortunes and many of those were Irish. But even if you’re not Irish, St. Patrick’s Day has become synonymous with fun and friends, so all that matters is that you don something green and get out there! 

Irish tradition and lore say that wearing green made one invisible to fairies and leprechauns and apparently, these mythical creatures have a penchant for pinching anyone they can see (those not wearing green). So if you want to avoid being pinched on St. Patrick’s Day, start planning your wardrobe now. We can help. 

Add an emerald to the mix. Although the traditional birthstone for March is aquamarine, we think that a well-placed emerald will add that finishing touch to your St. Paddy’s Day outfit. The deep, calming green color of emerald evokes everything Irish. Ireland is, after all, known as the “Emerald Isle”, mainly due to its lush green countryside.

Come into our Grand Junction store and check out our gorgeous collection of emerald jewelry or give us a call at 970-241-3399. We serve the 100-mile radius of Grand Junction, CO, including Meeker, CO, and our hours of operation are: TUE – FRI: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm, SAT: 9:30 am – 1:00 pm and MON: by appointment only.

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