June’s birthstone, moonstone, is such a gorgeous, romantic and unique gem! A gem prized since ancient times. Also, it’s one of three birthstones for the month of June. Your other two choices for June are Alexandrite and Pearl. Check out the rest of the official birthstone list here. Moonstone Birthstone Meanings & Properties Moonstone’s energy
December’s birthstone, turquoise, is one of the most versatile gems. You’ll find it in rustic southwestern jewelry as well as royal crowns. For over 5,000 years, humans all over the world have been attracted to turquoise. With a December birthday, you’re lucky, you have an option of three birthstones: turquoise, tanzanite, and zircon. Check out
The November birthstone Citrine is the top-selling yellow/gold colored gem. It’s from the quartz family and shares the qualities of both durability and affordability. Citrine is also the gem for the thirteenth wedding anniversary. November Birthstone Meaning Citrine is one of only two minerals that doesn’t accumulate or hold negative energy. It actually dissipates it.
The December birthstone, Blue Zircon, is the most popular among Zircon’s many colors. Because of the demand, it’s also the most expensive. However, this gemstone’s color palette is quite varied. If you’d prefer a yellow, green (the rarest form), red, or reddish-brown zircon we can help you find it. At Copeland Jewelers we’re excited to
December’s birthstone, tanzanite, is a rare stone that excited the gem world. It’s one of the world’s best modern discoveries. Known only in 5 square miles on the planet, they are rarer than diamonds and only recently found in 1967. In 1968, Tiffany & Co. became a major fan of the gem, launching it into
The October birthstone, tourmaline, comes in a rainbow of colors that few gems can match. It’s name comes from the Sinhalese word “toramalli”, meaning “stone with mixed colors.” This is because it can often have multiple colors within one crystal. People often gift tourmaline for the eighth wedding anniversary. Experts rank tourmaline at 7 to
June’s birthstone, Alexandrite is a very rare gem. Consequently, they can be very expensive. Plus, their price increases dramatically as they get to a full carat in size. Want a ballpark idea of its price? Fine-quality alexandrite up to one carat sells for $2500 to $15,000 per carat. And for sizes over one carat expect
Sapphire, the September Birthstone on the Offical Birthstone List, is a time-honored classic and a favorite among many. Sapphires and rubies are the hardest gems (other than diamonds). Therefore, this durability makes them great options for everyday wear, for rings, and especially wedding rings. Sapphires are one of our favorite gems at Copeland Jewelers! As
August’s Alternate Birthstone is the Spinel and is the newest addition to the Official Birthstone List. Modifications to the list have only occurred during three separate years since its inception in 1912. Spinel’s addition to the list in 2016 is an inclusion we are wholeheartedly behind. They are truly vivacious gems featuring a wide array
August’s birthstone peridot is alive with brilliance and light. A sight to behold when you get a chance to see a high-quality specimen. Known by the Romans as the “evening emerald”. Only occurring in limited shades of green. Some stones display hints of brownish and olive green but most commonly deliver a beautiful Springtime yellow-green.