Birthstones.

Stone Month Description
Jan
January
Garnet
The vibrant color red is used for birthdays in the month of January. Garnet is the genuine stone and over the years has come to symbolize such things as Faith, Truth, Grace & Fidelity. Shades can vary from a brown red to a raspberry red.
Feb
February
Amethyst
Purple is the color used for birthdays in the month of February – the Greeks believed that the Amethyst protected them against drunkenness and passion. It also stands for the symbols of peace, protection & tranquility.
Mar
March
Aquamarine
Sky blue or Sea Blue is the color used for birthdays in the month of March. The genuine stone used for this month is Aquamarine – which gets its name from the Latin words “sea” of “water”. Aquamarine has been popular since Ancient Greek times and is believed to hold the essence and spirit of the sea
Apr AprilDiamond White is the color used for birthdays in the month of April – the diamond is the traditional stone while the cubic zirconium is the modern stone – it is also the traditional symbol of Love since Ancient Greek times. The word “diamond” came about from the Greek word “adamas” meaning unconquerable.
May May
Emerald
Pure grass green is the color used for birthdays in the month of May – since 4000 BC according to legend……wearing Emerald is said to soothe the eyes, cure low I.Q. and even infertility.
June June
Alexandrite, Pearl
A variegated purple-pinkish green red color is used for Birthdays in the month of June. Pearls are one of the traditional gemstones used while Alexandrite is another – exceedingly rare and expensive. The most valuable colors of Pearl are white cream, rose, black and brown. The higher degree of luster or “iridescence” – the higher priced the Pearl. They are always so classic & never seem to go out of style – can be worn at any occasion.
July July
Ruby
Red is the color used for birthdays in the month of July – Rubies are one of the most valuable gemstones in the world and are believed to have great powers…..thought to control one’s passions & thoughts – named after the Latin word “ruber”….. meaning red.
Aug August
Peridot
Lime Green is the color used for birthdays in the month of August. The genuine stone is Peridot – and has been favored by the Egyptian Kings of many years past – believed to be connected to superstition throughout the ages….it is also the anniversary gemstone for the 16th year of marriage.
Sep September
Blue Sapphire
Deep Blue is the color used for birthdays in the month of September – Blue Sapphire is honored above all other gems by Ancient priests & sorcerers for this stone enabled them to interpret oracles and foretell the future.
Oct October
Pink Tourmaline
Pink of green is the color used for birthdays in the month of October. Opals are a semi precious gem long valued for its play of colors & opalescence. It has symbolized hope, innocence and purity throughout the ages.
Nov November
Citrine, Yellow Topaz
A golden yellow color is used for birthdays in the month of November. The genuine stone is a topaz – which is associated with love, magic & romance. It has been believed for thousands of years to have the widest range of curative powers…..derived from the Greek word meaning “to shine” and “fire”. Citrine – with it’s honey amber color, a member of the quartz family is often used as an alternative – because it appears in many of the same colors as topaz.
Dec December
Blue Zircon, Blue Topaz, Tanzanit
Sea Blue is the color used for Birthdays in the month of December. The blue zircon and blue topaz are the genuine stones for this month. Zircon was worn during the Middle Ages as an amulet to ward off sickness, injury and insomnia … while Blue Topaz is said to make the wearer invisible in times of emergency.

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