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Birthstones have been used since at least the first century as a way to give good luck on ones birthday. Gemstones are associated with each month and each precious stone has designated qualities associated with it. Birthstones are also a fun way to share... More »



Modern lists of birthstones have little to do with either the breastplate or the Foundation Stones of Christianity. Tastes, customs and confusing translations have ...

Birthstone | Birthstones | Birthstone by Month - American Gem Society


Did you know all traditional birthstones have a history? Learn which birthstone correlates to your birth month from American Gem Society.

Birthstones Guide by Month | Learn gemstone colors for birthdays


Birthstones are gemstones that accompany a birth month, each having a unique meaning and historical significance. The popularity of birthstones dates back to ...

When making jewelry, it’s always helpful to know the stones that related to people’s birth-month. Even if you can't afford the real stone, like ruby or emerald, you can often find the crystal beads that are the same color of the stone you wish to use, so you can use th... More »
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Birthstones - Amethyst Galleries' Mineral Gallery


Here are the modern (listed first) and traditional birthstones, and in some cases their commonly recognized substitutes. Also listed are some values each stone ...

Birthstone Chart By Month | Red C Jewels


Birthstones are a collection of precious and semi-precious gemstones, with each stone representing a month of the Gregorian calendar.

The Science and Legends of Birthstones | Burke Museum


The lure of birthstones The basic human need to own and wear materials we deem "sacred" or special is what drives us to collect rocks and minerals. Perhaps  ...

birthstone meanings birthday stone | The Old Farmer's Almanac


The birthstones we associate with certain months now are not necessarily the same ones as in ancient times. Once, color was the most important feature of a ...

Birthstones - International Colored Gemstone


Most gem scholars agree that the tradition of birthstones arose from the Breastplate of Aaron: a ceremonial religious garment set with twelve gemstones that ...

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Q: Why is there a birthstone?
A: I have NO idea. Good luck with that question buddy. x)) Read More »
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Q: What is birthstones?
A: Birthstones are gemstones that are associated with a particular month and customarily worn by persons born during that month. Read More »
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Q: What are the birthstones.
A: There is a birthstone for each month. Here: January= Garnet Color: Deep red. February= Amethyst Color: Purple. March= Aquamarine/Bloodstone Color. April= Diamon... Read More »
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Q: What is a birthstone.
A: A birthstone is a jewel/gem that represents the month on which you were born. Read More »
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A: October's birthstone is opal. Is this the month your looking for? If not text back the right month. Thanks for us... Read More »
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