Birthstones Basics

Traditionally, a birthstone is associated with each month of the year. However, not all of them are created equal. April’s designated birthstone is the diamond, the most coveted out of all the gemstones. There is also an exception to the gemstone rule, the pearl is what someone born in June might receive.

The origins of birthstones trace back to 1912 to the breastplate of Aaron, a ceremonial religious (more…)

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