Birthstones

Birthstone Traditions

January

January’s birthstone, garnet, has been prized for centuries and is found naturally in every color other than blue.
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February

February’s birthstone, amethyst, was once considered as highly prized as diamonds and was seen as having the ability to prevent drunkenness.
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March

The aquamarine and bloodstone are both traditionally acceptable birthstones for March babies.
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April

Prized for thousands of years due to it’s durability and beauty, the diamond is the birthstone for lucky April babies.
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May

The beautiful emerald, known for it’s rich green is the traditional birthstone for May babies.
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June

June babies have lots of options! The pearl, alexandrite and moonstone are all appropriate birthstones for June.
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July

Known to symbolize passion and courage, the ruby is the birthstone for anyone born in July.
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August

August’s birthstone, peridot, is now believed to have made up a large portion of Empress Cleopatra’s famous emerald collection.
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September

Viewed as a symbol of truth, sincerity and faithfulness, September’s birthstone, the sapphire, can be naturally found in every color except red.
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October

October babies are lucky to choose between two of the most colorful birthstones: opal and tourmaline.
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November

Imperial topaz and citrine are the birthstone options for November babies.
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December

December babies have the most birthstone options! Tanzanite, turquoise, zircon and the blue form of topaz are all appropriate birthstones for those born in December. Click Here to learn more about tanzanite
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