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Birth Stones

Below is a list of birth months and their matching birth stones.
Along with the birth stone is a bit of lore regarding the properties
that have been attributed to these stones over time.

January ... Garnet
Deep red in color, Garnets are treasured for its power of healing, protection, and strength.
I use genuine Garnets when possible for birth stone jewelry.


February ... Amethyst
Purple with swirls of white, Amethyst was a mortal who was turned into a semi-precious stone
by a Greek god. Its powers include the promotion of dreams. It is a favorite gemstone,
said to protect one from thieves and the influence of wine.
I use genuine Garnets when possible for birth stone jewelry.


March ... Aquamarine
Palest blue in color, Aquamarines are the treasure of mermaids,
with the power to keep one safe at sea and through stormy waters.
Smooth Czech glass rounds are used for birth stone jewelry.


April ... Diamond
Diamonds are the hardest of all gems, rating 10 on the Mohs scale.
The very name Diamond means "unconquerable." It is the gem of love.
Faceted Crystals with Aurora Borealis finish are used for birth stone jewelry.


May ... Emerald
Deep, verdant green, Emeralds are the gem of Eternal Spring,
valued for the renewal of spirit and its soothing effects.
Smooth Czech glass rounds are used for birth stone jewelry.


June ... Pearl
Milky, pearlescent white nacre with glimmering prospects of iridescence.
Pearls are believed to give wisdom through experience, and offers the power of love.
The gift of choice between a knight and his lady.
The emblem of balance between Earth and Heaven.
I use genuine Pearls for birth stone jewelry.


July ... Ruby
Vivid, strong red, Rubies are thought to warn their owners of danger.
Dreams of Rubies are a herald of impending success.
Smooth Czech glass rounds are used for birth stone jewelry.


August ... Peridot
Luscious yellowy lime Peridots are thought to attract love and calm anger.
They dispel negative emotions, and bring the wearer success, peace, and good luck.
Known as the "evening emerald" because its color does not darken with the night.
I use Serpentine Peridot or smooth Czech glass rounds for birth stone jewelry.


September ... Sapphire
The blue of summer skies, Sapphires offer healing properties and bring spiritual elightenment.
Guardian of love, Sapphires banish envy and jealousy.
Smooth Czech glass rounds are used for birth stone jewelry.


October ... Opal
Milky white with shimmering color flashes under the surface, Opals are a gift of Heaven,
fallen in flashes of lightning, and are the symbol of hope and purity.
I use Opal Glass for birth stone jewelry.


November ... Citrine
Pale yellow, Citrine captures the light of the sun and protects its wearer against harm.
Citrine promotes creativity and personal clarity.
I use both genuine Citrine and smooth Czech glass rounds for birth stone jewelry.


December ... Turquoise
Blue or blue-green with black matrix, Turquoise is one of the oldest known gemstones.
They are used to protect against the "evil eye," to promote healing,
to bring courage, friendship, and luck to the wearer.
I use both genuine Turquoise and glass turquoise for birth stone jewelry.


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