BIRTHSTONES
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.


 
January

 
February

March

April

 
May

June

July 

August

 
September

October

November

 
December


All images above are from Seemall's Birthstone site with the exception of September's star sapphire, which is from Jewelry Central.

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This page was created December 6, 2000.

copyright 2000 © Carmen Skaggs. All rights reserved.