JANUARY Garnet

Known to give energy to those who wear it and represents Love. Alternative is Tsavorite, known as the "green garnet"

Hardness 6.5-7.5 Moh’s Scale of Hardness
Origin Found predominantly in Brazil
Colour Reddish hue

FEBRUARY Amethyst

Symbolises luxury

Hardness 6.5-7.5 Moh’s Scale
Origin Mainly found in Brazil
Colour Purple hue

MARCH Aquamarine

Calming and soothing and evokes trust

Hardness 7.5-8 Moh’s Scale
Origin Found mainly in Brazil
Colour Blueish – Green hues

APRIL Diamond

A symbol of purity and innocence.

Hardness 10 on Moh’s scale
Colour White hue most popular but also comes in a variety of colours including yellow, pink and blue.

MAY Emerald

Known for invoking passion and nurturing the heart chakra.

Hardness 7.5-8 Moh’s Scale
Origin Found in Colombia and Zambia
Colour Green hue

JUNE Pearl

Objects of beauty for centuries and found in areas such as Tahiti and the South Pacific.

Hardness 2.5 Moh’s Scale
Origin Comes from a living organism

JULY Ruby

Represents passion, protection and prosperity

Hardness 9 Moh’s Scale
Origin Found in several locations including Thailand and Bhurma
Colour Red hues

AUGUST Peridot

The crystal of warmth and well-being

Hardness 6.5-7 Moh’s Scale
Origin Sourced from China, Pakistan and Arizona
Colour Green hue

SEPTEMBER Sapphire

Represents wisdom and royalty.

Hardness 9 on Moh’s Scale
Origin Found in several locations including Sri Lanka
Colour All the colours of the rainbow except red. Most common colour is Blue

OCTOBER Tourmaline

Represents courage and strength.

Hardness 7-7.5 Moh’s scale
Origin Mainly found in Brazil
Colour Green / Pink / Blue

NOVEMBER Citrine

Carries the power of the Sun so is warm and comforting.

Hardness 7 on Moh’s scale
Origin Found in Brazil
Colour Yellow to Orange hues

DECEMBER Tanzanite

Gives protection and safety

Hardness 6-6.5 Moh’s Scale
Origin Found only in Tanzania. Only discovered in 1967
Colour Bluish-Purple hues

DECEMBER Blue Zircon

Hardness 7.5 on Moh’s Scale
Origin Main source is Australia
Colour Blue Hues

DECEMBER Turquoise

Hardness 5-6 Moh’s Scale
Origin Sourced from Iran
Colour blue/ green hue with white streaks

Rose Quartz

The stone of universal love

Hardness 7 Moh’s Scale
Origin Found in Brazil
Colour Pink hues

Rutilated Quartz

Said to recharge energies and purify

Hardness 7 Moh’s Scale
Origin Found in Brazil
Colour Yellow Brown hues

Smokey Quartz

Neutralises negative vibrations.

Hardness 7 Moh’s Scale
Origin Found in Brazil
Colour Brown hues

Spinel

Restores trust and wonder.

Hardness 7.5-8 Moh’s Scale
Origin Found in Burma and Sri Lanka
Colour Found in several colours including black, red, blue

Onyx

Gives development of personal strength.

Hardness 7 Moh’s Scale
Origin Found in Burma and Sri Lanka
Colour Black colour

Tsavorite

Represents vitality and vigour.

Hardness 7 Moh’s Scale
Origin Found in Tanzania
Colour Green hues

Amazonite

Chakra balancing.

Hardness 6-6.5 Moh’s Scale
Origin Found mainly in Russia
Colour Green / Blue hues

Chalcedony

Promotes good will.

Hardness 6-7 Moh’s scale
Origin Found in the USA
Colour Whiteish grey

Labradorite

Wards off negative energy

Hardness 6-6.5 Moh’s Scale
Origin Found in several locations including Madagascar and Canada
Colour White/ grey-blueish hues

Ametrine

Helps keep focus.

Hardness 7 Moh’s scale
Origin Mined in Bolivia
Colour Mixture of Amethyst (purple) and Citrine (yellow / orange)

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