Amethyst is the February Birthstone

February Birthstone: Amethyst Astrological Sign: Pisces (February 20 – March 20) Color: Amethyst occurs in hues from light pinkish violet to deep purple and can have secondary hues of red and blue. Light to dark purple; most expensive is the deep royal purple; may show some noticeable color shift Origins: Brazil and Zambia are the primary …

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September Birthstone – Sapphire

September Birthstone: Sapphire Astrological Sign: Virgo (August 22 – September 23) Color: From pale blue to deep velvet indigo. A blue sapphire’s color is broken down into three components: hue, saturation and tone. Origins: Sapphires can be any color but red and the best known of the sapphire family is the blue stone. Sapphires are …

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August Birthstone – Peridot

August Birthstone: Peridot Astrological Sign: Leo (July 23 – August 23) Color: Light to dark greenish yellow or yellowish green. A bottle green color is called peridot, yellowish green is called chrysolite and an olive green is called olivine. Origins: Peridot is sometimes called the volcanic gem because it forms in the rocks created during volcanic …

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