Gemstones come in every color imaginable and their beauty can be breathtaking. Gathered from every corner of the world, each gemstone has a deep history and wonder. Sought by royalty through the ages, colored stones have meanings deeper than just their hue. Spicer Greene is proud to carry the widest selection of colored gemstones in the southeast. We specialize in fine quality gemstones from Alexandrite to zircon. Come let one of our jewelry professionals guide you through our selection!
Birthstones are precious stones that represent each month of the year. People wear their birthstones as a declaration of the month in which they celebrate their birthday, to represent the births of the people they love, or simply as a symbol of good luck or whimsy. The origin of stones having representational meaning is an ancient global concept, and historians believe the first written record of their use comes from the Old Testament of the Bible. Birthstones have evolved over time to the modern list of stones we use today, which has been in place since 1912.
January – Garnet
February – Amethyst
March – Aquamarine or Bloodstone
April – Diamond
May – Emerald
June – Pearl, Moonstone or Alexandrite
July – Ruby
August – Peridot or Sardonyx
September – Sapphire
October – Opal or Tourmalin
November – Topaz or Citrine
December – Turquoise, Blue Zircon or Tanzanite
For in-depth information on gemstones please visit AGTA.org
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