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August

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The Peridot is one of the only gemstones that does not come in a range of colors. This is due to its high iron content which determines the concentration of green pigmentation. By contrast, the Sardonyx can be seen with lines of different shades of color, being as this gem is comprised of multiple types of stone welded together during formation. 

July

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The Ruby is the deep red & elegant birthstone for the month of July. These charming gemstones can be found throughout Thailand, Pakistan, Afghanistan, & Myanmar. The Rubies' red color has provoked a connection to blood, many believing the Ruby represents blood flow, and the power of life. The ruby is thought of as one of the most powerful gemstones, so if you need some self empowerment in your life, this fierce and passionate ruby is the way to go.

June

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The Pearl is the very unique and elegant birthstone for the month of June, being as it is the only gemstone gathered from a living organism. Most Pearls are found in pinctada maxima oysters which are found off the coast of Australia.

May

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As the gem of spring, the Emerald stuns in a gorgeous deep green and is known for bringing growth, renewal and a hopeful future. Emeralds are known to be very rare, often being more limited than diamonds. The first Emerald mines were found in Egypt around 330 BC and were often known as the mines of Cleopatra, the princess of Egypt. Cleopatra was known for her love of Emeralds.

April

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Diamonds are typically found in alluvial deposits, which are essentially sites of volcanic rock. These deposits are found worldwide, however most diamonds in the market today come from South Africa, Botswana, and Russia. This incredibly strong stone has also inspired its name: The word diamond stems from the greek word adamas, meaning unconquerable.