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Birthstones are colored gemstones traditionally associated with the twelve months of the year, and they are often associated with qualities we wish to emulate. Our birthstone jewelry is available with your choice of genuine or simulated gemstones or our exclusive Brilliance cubic zirconia.

January's Birthstones: Garnet

Garnet is the deep red birthstone that was worn by the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt. It is thought to bring wealth, happiness, and passion to its wearer. Red garnet is the most popular variety of the garnet gem group. Garnets are durable enough to wear every day. The best way to clean garnet is by using warm water combined with mild dish soap. It is important to use a soft brush and clean behind the stone where dust can collect.

February’s Birthstone: Amethyst

February’s regal birthstone with purple hues is perfect for the season of love! St. Valentine was recognized for wearing an amethyst ring with the image of Cupid carved into it. Known as the most valued mineral in the quartz gem group, amethyst is thought to bring strength, courage, and peace to its wearer. It is durable enough to wear every day. The best way to clean amethyst is by using warm water combined with mild dish soap. It is important to use a soft brush and clean behind the stone where dust can collect.

March’s Birthstone: Aquamarine

March’s serene and tranquil birthstone features a calming shade of blue that is reminiscent of the sea. The perfect not to spring, it complements any wardrobe and is associated with happiness, purification, and tranquility. As part of the beryl mineral group, aquamarine is durable enough to wear every day. The best way to clean aquamarine is by using warm water combined with mild dish soap. It is important to use a soft brush and clean behind the stone where dust can collect.

April's Birthstone: Diamond

Diamond is April’s sparkling birthstone and stands for brilliance, clarity, and eternity. Diamonds are formed deep within the earth under extreme heat and pressure. They are considered to be the hardest material on earth and one of nature’s most precious creations. It is recommended to clean diamond jewelry regularly for maximum sparkle. The best way to clean a diamond is by using warm water combined with mild dish soap. It is important to use a soft brush and clean behind the stone where dust can collect.

May’s Birthstone: Emerald

Emerald is May’s enchanting birthstone with rich green color. Prized for its beauty, it stands for hope, loyalty, and positivity. As part of the beryl mineral group, emerald is durable enough to wear every day. The best way to clean emeralds is by using warm water combined with mild dish soap. It is important to use a soft brush and clean behind the stone where dust can collect.

June’s Birthstones: Pearl, Alexandrite & Smokey Quartz

Pearl is June’s lustrous birthstone known for having a calming effect. Symbolic of hope, positivity, and purity, pearls are a classic and timeless addition to any wardrobe. Pearls have a beautiful, unique nature that requires a specific setting style for jewelry. We have created a collection of modern pearl jewelry, designed to showcase this shimmering birthstone. The best way to care for pearls is by gently wiping them with a soft clean cloth after each wear. To keep your pearl jewelry shimmering, occasionally clean using warm water and mild dish soap. 

Alexandrite is June’s rare and dynamic birthstone. It was discovered in Russia’s Ural Mountains and named after Emperor Alexander II. Alexandrite is part of the chrysoberyl mineral group and has qualities of awareness and enlightenment. Due to its extreme rarity and high cost, we only offer simulated alexandrite in our collection. Simulated alexandrite emulates the same beautiful characteristics of genuine alexandrite. Meaning that depending on the light, it will vary in color ranging from deep purple to deep green. The best way to clean alexandrite is by using warm water, mild dish soap, and a soft brush. To keep your alexandrite and smokey quartz jewelry sparkling, clean behind the stones where dust can collect.

Smokey Quartz is June's alternative birthstone which has a beautiful and warm earthy-brown color. Considered to be the national stone of Scotland, this modern gemstone is said to relieve tension and ward off negative thoughts. Smokey quartz is a silicon dioxide crystal that can be found scattered across the globe. The best way to clean smokey quartz is by using warm water, mild dish soap, and a soft brush. To keep your alexandrite and smokey quartz jewelry sparkling, clean behind the stones where dust can collect.

July's Birthstone: Ruby

Legendary ruby is the regal birthstone to those born in July. Its lush red color is a symbol of passion, love, and balance. Ruby is one of the most popular colored gemstones and is from the corundum mineral group. Rubies are extremely tough and are durable enough to wear every day. The best way to clean a ruby is by using warm water combined with mild dish soap. It is important to use a soft brush and to clean behind the stone where dust can collect.

August’s Birthstone: Peridot

Known for its vibrant green hue, peridot was first discovered by the Egyptians who called it “the gem of the sun.” This unique birthstone is symbolic of growth, success, and liveliness in all aspects of life. Peridot is durable enough to wear every day. The best way to clean peridot is by using warm water combined with mild dish soap. It is important to use a soft brush and clean behind the stone where dust can collect.

September’s Birthstone: Sapphire

Throughout ancient history, the sapphire was worn by royalty as protection from harm and envy. This noble birthstone with rich blue color is symbolic of wisdom, purity, and inspiration. Sapphire is one of the most popular colored gemstones and is from the corundum mineral group. Sapphire is extremely tough and is durable enough to wear every day. The best way to clean sapphire is by using warm water combined with mild dish soap. It is important to use a soft brush and clean behind the stone where dust can collect.

October’s Birthstones: Opal & Pink Tourmaline

Opal is October’s bewitching play-of-color birthstone that represents purity, hope, and love. Classified as a hydrated silica mineraloid, opal is unlike any other gemstone due to its composition and kaleidoscope of colors. The best way to clean opal is by using warm water combined with mild dish soap. It is important to use a soft brush and clean behind the stone where dust can collect. 

Pink tourmaline is October’s other birthstone. This stone has a vivid hue that embodies excitement, ambition, and creativity. As part of the tourmaline gem group, pink tourmaline is durable enough to wear every day. The best way to clean pink tourmaline is by using warm water combined with mild dish soap. It is important to use a soft brush and clean behind the stone where dust can collect.

November’s Birthstone: Citrine

Citrine is November’s exquisite birthstone with a warm, golden hue. This stone is associated with qualities of energy, joy, and generosity. As part of the quartz mineral group, citrine is considered to be the top-selling yellow-to-orange gem due to its durability and affordability. The best way to clean citrine is by using warm water combined with mild dish soap. It is important to use a soft brush and clean behind the stone where dust can collect.

December's Birthstone: Blue Topaz

December’s birthstone blue topaz has icy blue hues that represent inner peace through the connection of the mind, body, and soul. Blue topaz is thought to bring wisdom, success, and clarity to the wearer. As part of the topaz gem group, blue topaz is durable enough to wear every day. The best way to clean blue topaz is by using warm water combined with mild dish soap. It is important to use a soft brush and clean behind the stone where dust can collect.

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