|January / Garnet||February / Amethyst||March / Aqua-Marine||April / Diamond||May / Emerald||June / Pearl|
|July / Ruby||August / Peridot||September / Sapphire||October / Opal||November / Citrine||December / Blue Topaz|
In ancient folklore, the deep red garnet was known to warn the wearer of danger with its changing colors and was believed to have magical properties, assuring the wearer of love.
Ancient Greece believed this quartz gemstone, varying in shades of purple, will protect one from the effects of wine. The amethyst is known to symbolize peace, protection and tranquility.
Reminiscent of the clear blue ocean, aquamarine meaning seawater, was known to give the wearer religious and mental inspiration, providing inner calm. Aquamarine belongs to the Beryl family which includes emeralds.
Originating from the Greek word "adamas", meaning indomitable, diamonds are designated to those fortunate to be born in the month of April. Diamonds were believed to offer protection and strength in the face of adversity. Diamonds are valued for their lack of colour and clearness referred to as clarity.
Sacred to the Goddess Venus, emerald has been linked to fertility and creativity and was thought to enable the wearer to predict the future. Emeralds evoke wonder for the natural world and are admired for their varying, bold green hues.
Derived from the Greek word "rhodon" or "rose", rhodolite garnets were used by ancient travelers to illuminate the night and to provide protection against evil. The natural mixture of red and violet hues of the rhodolite garnet makes it a beautiful and desirable gemstone.
Associated with royalty and the power of life, rubies can be more valuable than diamonds (over 1.00ct and of an exceptionally fine colour). Derived from the mineral corundum, rubies have been highly revered for thousands of years. Rubies are believed to promote passion, lasting love and contentment in marriage.
Associated with the sun and thought to be endowed with many mystical powers, peridots are worn to attract romance and has become a "love" stone. The vibrant green makes peridot ideal for radiant and exciting jewellery.
Considered a cousin to the ruby, the intoxicating blue of the sapphires associates vision, purity, and spiritual enlightenment. Some believe that it allows one to foretell the future and interpret oracles.
Sometimes referred to as a healing stone, pink tourmalines are believed to have the power to heal, comfort, and regain balance. Its natural pink hue promotes inner harmony and peaceful association with love and joy.
Originating from the Sanskrit "tapas" or "to glow", jewellery adorned with topaz does just that! Topaz connotes a sense of balance and well being. According to ancient folklore, the yellow topaz unites and gives one strength.
Happiness and good fortune are often associated with the bright blue topaz, which varies in shades of blue. Its powers are believed to provide friendship, love, courage, healing, money and protection.