Monday, February 3, 2014

Birthstones for the Month of February

Birthstones-Month of February

The February-born shall find
Sincerity and peace of mind,
Freedom from passion and from care,
If they an amethyst will wear.

~ Tiffany & Co. published this poem and others for each month for the first time in a pamphlet in 1870.

February Birthstones in the raw. Pearl, hyacinth, amethyst, aquamarine, moonstone

Sun Signs: Aquarius-Amethyst     Pisces-Aquamarine
15th- 20th century-amethyst, hyacinth (zircon), pearl
U.S. (18th-19th century)-amethyst
U.S. (*modern)-amethyst
Britain (modern)-amethyst
Hindu-chandrakanta (moonstone)

February Birthstone jewelry. Pearl bead, hyacinth pendant, amethyst earrings, aquamarine pendant , moonstone ring

*The American, National Association of Jewelers met in Kansas and officially adopted a list which was and is used as the “modern” version of birthstones with very limited changes.

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