Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Birthstones for the Month of July

Birthstones Month of July

The glowing ruby shall adorn,
Those who in July are born;
Then they'll be exempt and free
From love's doubts and anxiety..

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

Ruby in Zoisite cabachon, Star Ruby oval cut gemstone, Raw Ruby gemstone and Emerald cut ruby gemstone
Emerald Cut Peridot, Raw Turquoise, Pear cut sapphire, Tumbled carnelian agate, Black onyx cabachon

Sun Signs:  Cancer-Ruby   Leo-Peridot
15th- 20th century- Turquoise, Onyx
U.S. (18th-19th century)- Ruby
U.S. (*modern)- Ruby
Britain (modern)- Ruby, Carnelian
Hindu- Sapphire

*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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