January's garnet symbolizes passionate, devotion, friendship, vitality and balance and is often seen in its most popular reddish-brown color, although it's also available in shades of purple, pink, red, brown and even colorless.
February's amethyst symbolizes sincerity and security. Its rich color ranging from deep violet to pale lavender - is associated with royalty and nobility
March aquamarine symbolizes loyalty, honesty and beauty and is most prized in it's vivid aqua blue tone.
April's diamond has a place in the hearts of women the world over, and symbolizes purity and strength. The diamond color spectrum stretches many hues; however value is based on color and clarity
May's emerald symbolizes wisdom, faith, success in love and domestic bliss and has been used in many cultures to ward off evil. Best known in its brilliant green color, emeralds can also reveal blue or yellow hues.
June's pearl symbolize success, happiness and love, and is formed within the shell of an oyster or a mussel to produce the desired luster.
July's ruby symbolizes love and passion and is said to attract good luck. From the Latin word for red, rubber, some cultures also believe this pink to deep red gemstone can offer protection from evil.
August's peridot symbolizes strength with its naturally occurring olive green color. Often called the 'evening emerald', peridot is said to protect the wearer from evil dreams if set in gold.
September's sapphire symbolizes peace and serenity, purity, wisdom, loyalty and faith. Most commonly associated with a strong blue color, sapphires also come in pink, white or yellow.
October's opal symbolizes hope and innocence, with repeating patterns producing its renowned radiance. Derived from the Latin opalus, or stone, most opals are white but can be black or transparent with flecks of color.
November's topaz symbolizes consistency, faithfulness and friendship, and is thought to have healing properties to help breathing disorders, found in a variety colors, the prized imperial Topaz is orange with pink undertones
December's blue topaz symbolizes strength, wealth, protection from harm, psychic sensitivity and connection to the spirit world - hence its use by many ancient cultures as a protection amulet.