Aquamarine – Birthstone for March March 1, 2019 – Posted in: Birthstones

Birthstone For March Is Aquamarine.   Aquamarine is the birthstone for the month of March and as the Name suggests the colour of the stone conjures up images of the Sea and the great blue ocean. In fact, the name Aquamarine is Latin for ‘Sea water’. Stones may vary from shades of a light almost transparent blue to a rich bright deep blue (most expensive) and also available in a greenish blue hue which is…

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The Birthstone For January Is A Garnet January 3, 2015 – Posted in: Birthstones

Congratulations and happy birthday all you January born people. Your birthstone is a Garnet – By her who in this month (January) is born No gem save garnets should be worn; They will ensure her constancy, True friendship, and fidelity The name ‘Garnet’ comes from the Latin medieval word for dark red which is granatum. It is thought it may have originated also from the word for red dye called granum. Although red is a…

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The Birthstone For December Is Turquoise. December 5, 2014 – Posted in: Birthstones

The birthstone for December is turquoise, Happy Birthday all you December born people. If cold December gave you birth, The month of snow and ice and mirth, Place on your hand turquoise blue; Success will bless whatever you do. The name Turquoise is derived from the French, pierre turquoise, meaning “Turkish stone, due to the fact that the trade routes from where it came all passed through Turkey in Ancient times.

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The Birthstone for November is Topaz November 6, 2014 – Posted in: Birthstones

The birthstone for November is Topaz, Happy Birthday all you November born people. Who first comes to this world below With drear November’s fog and snow, Should prize the Topaz’s amber hue, Emblem of friends and lovers true. Pure topaz is transparent and colourless but is more usually found tinted by impurities; commonly topaz is wine, yellow, pale gray, reddish-orange, or blue brown. It can also be made white, pale green, blue, gold, pink (rare), reddish-yellow.…

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The Birthstone For October Is Opal. October 14, 2014 – Posted in: Birthstones

The Birthstone For October Is Opal. Happy birthday all you October born folks. October’s child is born for woe, And life’s vicissitudes must know, But lay an Opal on her breast, And hope will lull those woes to rest. The name Opal comes from the Greek word Opallos which means to change colour. Opals have a huge range in colour from milky white to black with flashes of yellow, orange green or red throughout.  Most Opals…

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The September Birthstone Is Sapphire September 1, 2014 – Posted in: Birthstones

September Birthstone Is Sapphire Happy birthday all you September born Folks. Your September birthstone Is Sapphire A maiden born when September leaves Are rustling in September’s breeze, A sapphire on her brow should bind `Twill cure diseases of the mind. September born your birthstone is the Sapphire. Typically, sapphires appear as blue stones, ranging from very pale blue to deep indigo blue. This is due to the presence of small amounts of titanium and iron within the crystal…

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The Birthstone For August Is Peridot. August 5, 2014 – Posted in: Birthstones

August Birthstone Peridot Happy Birthday August born, August Birthstone Peridot. The Peridot stone is a lime green chartreuse or olive green colour. It is one of very few gemstones that exists in only one color. The properties a  Peridot is believed to possess are to instill power and influence as well as bring the wearer magical powers. It is also said that the Peridot may protect against possess properties that protect against nightmares. Wear a peridot…

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July Birthstone Ruby. August 4, 2014 – Posted in: Birthstones

July Birthstone Ruby The July Birthstone Ruby is the birthstone for the month of July and as such is said to be the symbol of rebirth. It is also believed to grant the owner  good fortune, foresight, youth, confidence, strength and vitality, wisdom and success in love. “The gleaming Ruby should adorn, All those who in July are born, For thus they’ll be exempt and free, From lovers doubts and anxiety.” The July Birthstone Ruby is…

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Emerald – the birthstone for May May 1, 2014 – Posted in: Birthstones

 Emerald is the birthstone for May. The emerald is the birthstone for the month of May and as such is said to be the symbol of rebirth and is believed to grant the owner foresight, good fortune and youth. “Who first beholds the light of day In spring’s sweet, flower month of May, And wears an Emerald all her life Shall be a loved and loving wife.”    Interesting facts on Emeralds – Most of…

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Happy Birthday April born – Your birthstone is a diamond. April 3, 2014 – Posted in: Birthstones

Birthstone for April – Diamond Happy Birthday April Born – Your birthstone is a Diamond. She who from April dates her years, Diamonds shall wear, lest bitter tears For vain repentance flow; this stone, Emblem of innocence, is known. The name ‘Diamond’ comes from the Greek word ‘adamas’ which means unbreakable or invincible. The Diamond is undeniably the most adored, sought and widely know Gemstone in the world. Its sparkle and scintillation have attracted admirers…

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