“My object is not only a precious stone but it is precious to me too. Last year I was diagnosed with breast cancer and it was a really emotional time for me. Just before I started my chemotherapy, two very close and dear friends bought me this which is my birthstone, a stone that provides energy to the individual and keeps them well.

My friends also gave me a smaller version of this and every time I went to chemotherapy I took the smaller stone with me and felt that it gave me the extra strength and energy to get me through my journey.

I have now been cancer free a year. I have only had the stones for a short time, but I will always take them with me wherever I go for whenever I need that extra strength or support…”