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    Birthstone Jewelry

    Birthstone Jewelry

    Garnet is the birthstone for January. Garnet It has a burgundy red color and has been used in jewelry for 5000 years. Amethyst is the birthstone for February. Amethyst has a bright purple color and is widely available and popular. Auqamarine is the birthstone for March. Aquamarine is a light blue clear member of the beryl family. Sailors considered it good luck because it is the color of the sea. Diamond is the birthstone of April. Diamonds are about carat weight, cut, clarity and color, better known as the four c's. Emerald is the birthstone for May. The emerald is a gorgeous green and it is a form of beryl. It has been prozed for centuries, at one time costing more than diamonds. Pearl is the birthstone for June. Only certain specie of mollusks produce pearls and only one in twenty of them actually produce a true pearl and even fewer still produce commercial jewelry grade pearls.

    Ruby is the birthstone of July. The ruby is a fiery crimson red and is a form of corundum. Peridot is the birthstone for August. Peridot is bright green and has been used in jewelry for thousands of years. Sapphire is the birthstone of September. Sapphire is a wonderful dark blue and very valuable. Some pink varieties of Sapphire are also used in jewelry. Opal is the birthstone for October. Opals sport a fiery incandescence with flash. Citrine is the birthstone for November. Citrine is a yellow-orange and is a variety of quartz. Blue Topaz is the birthstone for December. The topaz has vibrant blue hues and has been used in jewelry for thousands for years.