Jewelry History & Lore

Diamond Chart

  • Traditional Birthstones & Meaning

January Garnet Constancy
February Amethyst Sincerity
March Aquamarine, Bloodstone Wisdom
April Diamond Innocence
May Emerald Love
June Pearl, Moonstone, Alexandrite Wealth
July Ruby Freedom
August Peridot, Sardonyx Friendship
September Sapphire Truth
October Opal, Pink Tourmaline Hope
November Topaz, Citrine Loyalty
December Turquoise, Blue Zircon, Tanzanite Success

Traditional Anniversary Gift List

1 year -- Gold Jewelry
2 years -- Garnet (all colors)
3 years -- Pearls
4 years -- Blue Topaz
5 years -- Sapphire (all Colors)
6 years -- Amethyst
7 years -- Onyx
8 years--  Tourmaline (all Colors)
9 years -- Lapis
10 years -- Diamond Jewelry
11 years -- Turquoise
12 years -- Jade
13 years -- Citrine
14 years -- Opal
15 years -- Ruby
16 years -- Peridot
17 years -- Watches
18 years -- Cat's Eye
19 years -- Aquamarine
20 years -- Emerald
21 years -- Iolite
22 years -- Spinel (all colors)
23 years -- Imperial Topaz
24 years -- Tanzanite
25 years -- Silver Jubilee
30 years -- Pearl Jubilee
35 years -- Emerald
40 years -- Ruby
45 years -- Sapphire
50 years -- Golden Jubilee
55 years -- Alexandrite
60 years -- Diamond Jubilee