September Birthstone: Sapphire

Ranging from deep, violet hues to the brightest blue, the sapphire has been admired and revered since the Middle Ages. It has been thought to attract blessings from heaven, protect from evil and envy, build peace between enemies and even protect chastity.

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August Birthstone: Peridot

Mined by Ancient Egyptians as early as 1500 BC, the brightly-hued peridot is most often formed deep in the earth before being drawn to the surface by volcanoes. Ancient Romans often referred to the gemstone as the “evening emerald” because of its vivid green hues, making it look like a deep green emerald under their lamplight.

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July Birthstone: Ruby

The value of the romantic ruby has been noted since the dawn of time, with even the Bible referencing its worth. From the silk roads in China from 200 BC to the swords of ancient Eastern warriors, the ruby serves its place in history with true decadence.

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June Birthstone: Pearl

Pearls are one of Mother Nature’s finest accomplishments, and have always been associated with glamour, affluence and classic elegance. If you were lucky enough to be born in June, then you have the perfect excuse to build your pearl collection.

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