Birthstone jewelry is a wonderful connection to our past. The practice of wearing gemstones to attune to their vibratory powers is ancient. And associating specific gemstones with birth months goes back over 2000 years and has evolved along several separate cultural paths. This collection of beautiful handmade birthstone jewelry is based on the familiar modern United States standard that was created in 1912 (and updated in 1952, 2002, and 2016): Garnet (January), Amethyst (February), Aquamarine, Bloodstone (March), Diamond (April), Emerald (May), Pearl, Moonstone (June), Ruby (July), Peridot (August), Sapphire (September), Opal, Pink Tourmaline (October), Citrine (November), Turquoise, Zircon, Tanzanite (December).
This introductory page contains one selection from each month. Click the birthstone links above, or month buttons below, to see the complete collections of handpicked handmade birthstone jewelry.
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