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Green Emerald BirthStone - gold over silver - May

The May birthstone, green emerald, was one of Cleopatra’s favorite gems. It has long been associated with fertility, rebirth, and love. Ancient Romans went so far as to dedicate this stone to Venus, the goddess of love and beauty. Today, it is thought that the green emerald signifies wisdom, growth, and patience.

Moonstone BirthStone - gold over silver - June

The June birthstone, moonstone, has long been a symbol of purity. The ancient Greeks believed that moonstones were the hardened tears of joy from Aphrodite, the goddess of love.

Blue Sapphire BirthStone - gold over silver - September

The September birthstone, sapphire, was once thought to guard against evil and poisoning. It was believed that a venomous snake would die if placed in a vessel made of sapphire. Traditionally a favorite stone of priests and kings, the sapphire symbolizes purity and wisdom.

Ruby BirthStone - gold over silver - July

The July birthstone, ruby, was regarded by ancient Hindus as the “king of gems.” It was believed to protect its wearer from evil. Today, the ruby’s deep-red color signifies love and passion.

Garnet BirthStone- gold over silver - January

The January birthstone, garnet, is thought to keep the wearer safe during travel. The word “garnet” is derived from a term that means “seed,” because the gem resembles the color and shape of a pomegranate seed.