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January
Garnet
Gem of light and guidance
January image Did you know that garnet is one of the oldest gemstones in human history, dating back to the Bronze age? Or that garnet is considered a gift of eternal love? Browse through our informative and entertaining library of information about the metaphysical and mystical properties of garnet and garnet jewelry. Read about garnet myths and legends, the history of garnet, as well as the physical properties of garnet and how to care for your garnet jewelry.
February
Amethyst
Gem of peace and tranquility
February image Have you read the Greek myth that gave amethyst its name? Did you know that amethyst is used in religious ceremonies and has been a favorite of kings and queens throughout the ages? Browse through our collection of information about amethyst and amethyst jewelry. Discover the mythological and religious history of amethyst, the metaphysical and mystical powers of amethyst, and the physical properties of amethyst gems, including how to take care of your amethyst jewelry.
Alternate Birthstones For February: Pearl, Zircon
March
Aquamarine
Gem of happiness and everlasting youth
March image Do you know why aquamarine is considered the gem of the sea? Or why aquamarine is one of the favorite gems of jewelry designers and gemstone artists? Explore our collection of information about aquamarine and aquamarine jewelry throughout history. Discover the cultural and religious history of aquamarine, the physical properties of aquamarine, and learn how to care for your aquamarine jewelry.
Alternate Birthstones For March: Bloodstone, Jasper
April
White Topaz
Gem of clarity and strength
April image Although Diamond is the official birthstone of April, many jewelers use white topaz as an affordable alternative. Have you heard of the magical powers topaz is said to have? Do you know how it protected emperors and kings throughout history? Browse through our collection of information about topaz and topaz jewelry. Discover the cultural and religious history of topaz, the physical properties of topaz, and learn how to take care of your white topaz jewelry.
Alternate Birthstones For April: Diamond, Sapphire
May
Emerald
Gem of love and life
May image Legends say that the Holy Grail was made from solid emerald - did you know that? Do you know how an emerald can protect you from unfaithfulness? Or why the Romans thought that emeralds need to ripen like a fruit? Browse through our collection of information about emeralds. Discover the mythological and religious history of emerald, the physical properties of emerald gems, and learn how to take care of your emerald jewelry.
Alternate Birthstones For May: Agate, Chrysoprase
June
Lab Alexandrite
Gem of luck and fortune
June image Do you know about the amazing color change properties of alexandrite? Do you know why lab-created alexandrite is more popular than the genuine gemstone? Learn all there is to know about alexandrite in our collection of information about this truly unique mineral. Read about the cultural and religious history of alexandrite, the physical properties of alexandrite, and learn how to care for your alexandrite jewelry.
Alternate Birthstones For June: Pearl, Moonstone, Turquoise, Agate
July
Ruby
Gem of passion and desire
July image Did you know that a ruby is really a sapphire in disguise? Do you know that ruby is considered the king of the gemstones? Learn all there is to know about ruby in our collection of information about this special gem. Read about the cultural and religious history of ruby, the physical properties of ruby, and learn how to care for your ruby jewelry.
Alternate Birthstones For July: Onyx, Carnelian, Turquoise
August
Peridot
Gem of spirit and expression
August image Peridot is the gem of spirit and expression - want to learn why? Browse our extensive library of information of peridot and peridot jewelry. Learn where peridot got its name, why the people of Hawaii treasure it, and what it has to do with the wisdom of King Solomon. Read about peridot legends, lore and healing powers. Discover the cultural and religious history of peridot, the physical properties of peridot as a mineral, and learn how to care for your peridot jewelry.
Alternate Birthstones For August: Moonstone, Carnelian, Topaz
September
Sapphire
Gem of sincerity and trust
September image Do you know which famous prince gave his beloved a sapphire engagement ring? Did you know that sapphire is significant to many of the world's religions? Learn all there is to know about sapphire in our collection of information about this beautiful blue stone. Read about the cultural and religious history of sapphire, the physical properties of sapphire, and how to care for your sapphire jewelry.
Alternate Birthstones For September: Lapis Lazuli, Chyrsolite (Peridot)
October
Opal
Gem of brilliance and mystery
October image Do you know what role opals played in the marriage of Napoleon and Josephine? Did you know that Shakespeare writes about opal in his plays? Explore our collection of information about opal and opal jewelry throughout history. Discover the cultural and religious history of opal, the physical properties of opal, and learn how to care for your opal jewelry.
Alternate Birthstones For October: Tourmaline, Aquamarine
November
Citrine
Gem of optimism and renewal
November image Did you know that a citrine is really an amethyst in disguise? Do you know why citrine is called "the merchant's stone"? Learn all there is to know about citrine in our collection of information about this beautiful golden stone. Read about the cultural and religious history of citrine, the physical properties of citrine, and learn how to care for your citrine jewelry.
Alternate Birthstones For November: Topaz, Pearl
December
Blue Topaz
Gem of clarity and strength
December image Have you heard of the magical powers blue topaz is said to have? Do you know how it protected emperors and kings throughout history? Browse through our collection of information about blue topaz and blue topaz jewelry. Discover the cultural and religious history of topaz, the physical properties of topaz, and learn how to take care of your blue topaz jewelry.
Alternate Birthstones For December: Tanzanite, Zircon, Turquoise, Bloodstone, Lapis Lazuli