The birthstone for March is the icy blue Aquamarine. The seawater color of aquamarine has given this gemstone its name as the name “aquamarine” is derived from the Latin word for seawater. The Greeks and the Romans knew the aquamarine as the sailor’s gem, ensuring the safe and prosperous passage across stormy seas. In Medieval times, the stone was thought to reawaken the love of married couples. To the Egyptians it was a symbol of happiness and everlasting youth.
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The birthstone for February is the stunning purple Amethyst. Amethyst is said to strengthen relationships and give its wearer courage. At one time, only royalty could wear the gem. According to old Roman myth, St. Valentine was a priest who travelled around performing marriages known for wearing an Amethyst ring carved with the image of cupid. This is how the tradition of Valentine’s Day started. This is the reason why Amethysts are regarded as symbols of love and are the designated February birthstone.
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The Birthstone for January is the gleaming garnet! The first birthstone of the year is called the ‘Gem of Faith’, a stone that has the power to bestow eternal happiness, health and wealth on the owner.
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The birthstone for September is the stunning Sapphire! Sapphire's are believed to represent the purity of the soul and is also said to focus the mind, encourage self-discipline and channel higher powers. Sapphire's can be purchased in all colours of the rainbow apart from red but are most commonly desired in it's pure royal blue colour.
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The Birthstone for August is the stunning pale green Peridot. Peridot is said to host magical powers and healing properties to protect against nightmares and to bring the wearer power, influence, and a wonderful year.
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As the birthstone for May, Emerald is a symbol of rebirth and is believed to grant the owner foresight, good fortune, and youth. Emerald is derived from the word smaragdus, meaning green in Greek, was mined in Egypt as early as 330 B.C.
This vibrant green stone is is the perfect birthday gift for May birthdays! Visit us in store to see our beautiful Emerald stone set collection!
Pearl, the birthstone of June, have been widely popular in jewellery for centuries because of their natural beauty, rarity and perfection. Pearls are the only gems produced by living sea creatures and require no faceting or polishing to reveal their natural beauty.
We offer a variety of pearls here at Knight Jewellers, suitable for all budgets. Cultured and Akoya Pearls available in earrings, bracelets and necklaces.