Tag: birthstone

  • Aquamarine: March’s Birthstone

    The gemstone Aquamarine is the modern day March birthstone.  It also is the suggested gem to give on the 19th wedding anniversary. Aquamarine is a member of the beryl family and ranges in color from an almost colorless pale blue to a blue/green.  The most sought after color is a deep blue/aqua color.  It is a 7.5-8 on the Mohs scale of hardness and gets…

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  • Amethyst, February’s Birthstone

    If you are fortunate enough to have Amethyst as your February birthstone, then you will be wearing a gemstone deeply steeped in history, myths, legends and folklore surrounding the magical properties of the birthstone that have been handed down through the ages. Coveted by royalty and treasured for thousands of years, Amethyst was once reserved for the powerful and wealthy.  It is said giving a piece of…

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