by Carmen Skaggs
This web page was designed to fulfill an assignment for
ES567 Gemstones and Gemology, an online course from Emporia State University.
Gemstones have been adored and cherished for thousands of years. According to some, each
stone is associated with mythical lore and has magical powers. Gemstones have been used to predict the future, as theraputic aids, and as essential elements in some religious and pagan groups. To learn more about the various birthstones, click on the month of your choice below.
Matlins, A. & Bonanno, A. 1998. Comparing Diamond Prices and The Mystery
and Magic of Colored Gems. Jewelry & Gems The Buying Guide,
Schumann, W. 1997. Best Known Gemstones. Gemstones of the
World, p. 70-158
For more information regarding modern, traditional, or mystical birthstones,
Return to student presentations.
This page was created December 6, 2000.
copyright 2000 © Carmen Skaggs. All rights reserved.