Birthstones


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Birthstones

amethyst
February. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319–320]
aquamarine
March alternate birthstone. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319]
bloodstone
March. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319–320]
diamond
April. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319–320]
emerald
May. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319–320]
garnet
January. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319–320]
moonstone
June alternate birthstone. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319]
opal
October. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319–320]
pearl
June. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319–320]
peridot
August alternate birthstone. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319]
ruby
July. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319–320]
sapphire
September. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319–320]
sardonyx
August. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319–320]
topaz
November. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319–320]
tourmaline
October alternate birthstone. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 320]
turquoise
December. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319–320]
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