January - Garnet
eternal friendship and trust
Egyptians used garnets as inlays jewelry.
February - Amethyst
clear-headed and quick-witted.
March - Aquamarine
protect sailorsa safe voyage.
cool the tempercalm and levelheaded
April - Diamond
As the April birthstone, diamonds are the ideal gift for a loved one, with more choices now than ever.
May - Emerald
foresight, good fortune, and youth.
Emerald, derived from the word smaragdus, meaning green in Greek, was mined in Egypt as early as 330 B.C.
June - Pearl, Alexandrite
For centuries, pearls have been used as an adornment., and were one of the favorite gem materials of the Roman Empire. Later in Tudor England, the 1500s were known as the pearl age.
Pearls are unique as they are the only gems from living sea creatures and require no faceting or polishing to reveal their natural beauty.
July - Ruby
health, wisdom, wealth and success in love.
August - Peridot
magical powershealing propertiesnightmarespower, influence, and a wonderful year.Pele
September - Sapphire
protect your loved ones from envy and harmheaven
October - Opal, Tourmaline
The name opal derives from the Greek Opallos, meaning "to see a change (of color)." Opals range in color from milky white to black with flashes of yellow, orange, green, red, and blue.
November - Topaz
Topaz is a gemstone available in a rich rainbow of colors. Prized for several thousands of years in antiquity, all yellow gems for a time were called topaz.
The most prized color of topaz is called Imperial topaz after the Russian Czars of the 1800s, and features a magnificent orange body color with pink undertones.
December - Turquoise, Zircon
The name turquoise, from the French expression Pierre tourques or Turkish stone, originated in the thirteenth century and describes one of the oldest known gemstones.