Holiday Prep: Knowing Your Birthstones for Optimum Gifting

by Lorna

Birthstone jewelry has become one of the most popular holiday gifts in recent years, so before the rush begins, let’s go over the basic precious and semi-precious birthstones so that everyone is calm and prepared.

gorgeous sparkling birthstone gemsfrom “Makeup is Art” (source: WGSN)

January: Garnet, Rose Quartz, Serpentine, Coral.

 beautiful garnet birthstone jewelry

February: Amethyst, Onyx.

March: Aquamarine, Bloodstone, Jasper.

April: Diamond, Quartz, White Sapphire, Cubic Zirconia.

 beaqutiful diamond and CZ april birthstone jewelry

May: Emerald, Agate, Jade.

June: Pearl, Alexandrite, Moonstone, Light Amethyst.

July: Ruby, Carnelian, Fuchsia.

August: Peridot, Green Topaz.

 pretty peridot gem body jewelry

September: Sapphire, Lapis Lazuli.

October: Tourmaline, Opal, Pink Sapphire, Pink Zircon, Rose.

November: Topaz, Citrine, Amber.

December: Tanzanite, Blue Zircon, Blue Topaz, Turquoise.

 pretty December birthstone jewelry

These are just the basic traditional, North American non-traditional, and crystal substituted birthstones that you’ll usually find in jewelry.  For customized birthstone items for mothers and couples, check out our selection here, and happy holiday shopping!

by Lorna

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