May – Emerald

Birthstone: May Hardness: 7.5-8 Emerald has been prized for thousands of years for its lush green hues and rare beauty. Throughout the ancient world, emerald symbolized eternal hope, rebirth and the arrival of spring – and some cultures believed the gem rewarded...

February – Amethyst

Birthstone: February Hardness: 7 Amethyst has long been a favorite gem of kings and queens for its royal purple hues. The gem, the most precious member of the quartz family, exhibits color ranging from pale lilac to deep purple. Through the ages, various special...

November – Citrine

Birthstone: November Hardness: 7 Citrine is the most affordable of all the earth-toned gemstones, thanks to its durability and availability. Citrine, a form of quartz, derives its name from the French word for lemon, “citron.” It is available in a range of...

July – Ruby

Birthstone: July Hardness: 9 Perhaps no gemstone has been as prized throughout history as the ruby. Celebrated in the Bible and in ancient Sanskrit writings as the most precious of all gemstones, rubies have adorned emperors and kings and inspired countless legends...

April – Diamond

Birthstone: April Hardness: 10 Diamonds are among the most prized substances on earth. Their brilliance, elegance, durability and mystery have captivated our imagination for thousands of years. It has come to symbolize the ultimate gift of love and romance. Diamond is...

September – Sapphire

Birthstone: September Hardness: 9 Sapphire has been sought after for thousands of years as the ultimate blue gemstone. The ancient Persians believed that the earth rested on a giant sapphire that gave its blue reflection to the sky, hence the Latin name...
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