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Gemstone Guide

January - Garnet

Garnet comes in virtually a rainbow of colors, from deep red to rich orange and golden hues, striking greens and petal-soft colors of violet and lavender.

February - Amethyst

Amethyst is a gemstone variety of quartz. Purple has long been considered a royal color, so it is not surprising that amethyst has been in demand throughout history.

March - Aquamarine

The very name aquamarine brings to mind the clear blue tint of the sea. Aquamarine was long thought to have a soothing influence on married couples, making it a good anniversary gift.

April - Diamond

Diamonds are prized for their brilliance, elegance, and purity, and have captivated our imaginations for thousands of years.

May - Emerald

Emerald, to many, symbolizes rebirth and the abundance of the life force. The rich green hue brings to mind the regeneration of life inspiring and hope of new possibilities.

June - Cultured Pearls

Pearls have been treasured for their lustrous, creamy texture and subtle iridescent reflections since the dawn of humankind

July - Ruby

Gem of passion, of smoldering desire, ruby has been treasured for thousands of years. Ruby was also associated with courage and power.

August - Peridot

Found in various shades of green, peridot is most desired in lime hues. It is the recommended gift for couples celebrating their 16th wedding anniversary.

September - Sapphire

A gift of a sapphire was a pledge of trust and loyalty. It is from this tradition that sapphire has long been a popular choice for engagement rings.

October - Opal

Opal is prized for its unique play of color, the ability to disperse light into flashes of rainbow color.

November - Citrine

Many citrines have a deep yellow color. Sunny and affordable, citrine can brighten almost any jewelry style, blending especially well with the yellow gleam of polished gold.

December - Tanzanite

Blue, once the most rare color of topaz, is today the most common, thanks to diffusion, a stable enhancement process that turns colorless topaz blue.


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