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  • Dec012017

    December Birthstone

    December’s birthstones offer three ways to fight the winter blues: tanzanite, zircon and turquoise – all of them, appropriately, best known for beautiful shades of blue.…

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  • Nov012017

    November Birthstone

    Individuals born in November can choose between two sunny gemstones to brighten up this chilly month. November’s birthstones, topaz and citrine, are both known for their…

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  • Oct012017

    October Birthstone

    Individuals born in October get to choose between two birthstones—tourmaline and opal. Each gem then unveils nearly limitless possibilities, as each one comes in a rainbow…

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  • Sep012017

    September Birthstone

    September’s birthstone is the sapphire—a precious gem of wisdom, loyalty and nobility. This stone is said to focus the mind, encourage self-discipline and channel higher powers.…

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  • Aug012017

    August Birthstone

    We have a birthday present for those born in August: the stunning spinel has been added to your month’s birthstone lineup! August now joins June and…

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  • Jul112017

    July Birthstone

    Ruby, the king of precious gems, is the birthstone for fortunate folks born in July. Symbolic of the passion and energy associated with the color red,…

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