Know Your Birthstone

know your birthstone
What better way to celebrate a birthday than with a birthstone charm?

Usually found in the form of a ring or pendant, birthstones are associated with various qualities that symbolise the month of birth in the Gregorian calendar.

Emma & Roe by Michael Hill has a selection of colourful cubic zirconia birthstone charms for you to add to your collection – each with its very own special meaning.

JANUARY'S GARNET
January's garnet symbolises passionate devotion, friendship, vitality and balance and is often seen in its most popular reddish-brown colour.
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FEBRUARY'S AMETHYST
February's amethyst symbolises sincerity and security. Its rich colour - ranging from deep violet to pale lavender - is associated with royalty and nobility.
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MARCH'S AQUAMARINE
March's aquamarine symbolises loyalty, honesty and beauty and is most prized in its vivid aqua blue tone.
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APRIL'S DIAMOND
April's diamond has a place in the hearts of women the world over, and symbolises purity and strength.
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MAY'S EMERALD
May's emerald symbolises wisdom, faith, success in love and domestic bliss, and has been used in many cultures to ward off evil.
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JUNE'S PEARL
June's pearl symbolises success, happiness and love.
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JULY'S RUBY
July's ruby symbolises love and passion and is said to attract good luck.
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AUGUST'S PERIDOT
August's peridot symbolises strength with its olive green colour. Often called the 'evening emerald', peridot is said to protect the wearer from evil dreams if set in gold.
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SEPTEMBER'S SAPPHIRE
September's sapphire symbolises peace and serenity, purity, wisdom, loyalty and faith.
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OCTOBER'S TOURMALINE
October's pink tourmaline comes is one of the many colours in the tourmaline family, and symbolises love, friendship and creativity.
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NOVEMBER'S TOPAZ
November's topaz symbolises consistency, faithfulness and friendship, and is thought to have healing properties to help breathing disorders.
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DECEMBER'S BLUE TOPAZ
December's blue topaz symbolises strength, wealth, protection from harm, psychic sensitivity and connection to the spirit world - hence its use by many ancient cultures as a protection amulet.
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