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Each month has its own gemstone, believed to have hidden mystical powers! Here’s a few facts about them and a little list of celeb’s that share your stone!


Garnet / January Garnet signifies eternal friendship and trust. Derived


from the word ‘granatum’ meaning seed, because of a garnet resemblance to a pomegranate seed. Kate Bosworth, Kate Middleton, Mischa Barton, Oprah Winfrey , Mary J. Blige, Abbey Clancy


Amethyst / February A stone believed by ancient Greeks to keep the wearer clear headed and quick-witted. In the middle ages it signified royalty.


Holly Willoughby, Shakira, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Isla Fisher, Rihanna, Jameela Jamil.


Aquamarine / March Believed by sailors to guarantee a safe voyage. The serene colour of Aquamarine is said to cool the temper and keep you level headed.


Elizabeth Jagger, Sarah Jessica Parker, Norah Jones, Peaches Geldof, Jessie J, Eva Longoria.


Diamond / April The most precious and expensive gemstone. For centuries regarded as the stone that symbolises true love, commitment and passion.


Coleen Rooney, Leona Lewis, Kristen Stewart, Eliza Doolittle, Jessica Alba, Kirsten Dunst.


Emerald / May May’s birthstone is believed to grant the owner foresight, good fortune and youth. Comes from the name Smaragdus, which means green in Greek.


Lily Allen, Adele Adkins, Zara Phillips, Denise van Outen, Megan Fox, Cher.


Pearl / June The only gems from living sea creatures. Pearls were a favourite of the Roman Empire and Tudor England, a period that became known as the pearl age.


Angelina Jolie, Elizabeth Hurley, Ashley Olsen, Nicole Scherzinger, Katherine Jenkins, Nicole Kidman.


Ruby / July Said to arouse the senses, stir the imagination and guarantee success in love. Rubies are harder than any gemstone apart from diamond. Tulisa Contostavlos, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lopez, Sandra Bullock, Hilary Swank, Lindsay Lohan.


Peridot / August Thought to protect against nightmares and bring power and influence. The stone forms deep inside the Earth and is brought to the surface by volcanoes. Halle Berry, Mila Kunis, Madonna, Kelis, Claudia Schiffer, Blake Lively.


Sapphire / September Said to protect loved ones from envy and harm. Worn by medieval clergy to symbolise heaven, Sapphire’s come in every colour of the rainbow. Fearne Cotton, Pink, Abi Titmuss, Billie Piper, Serena Williams, Hilary Duff.


Opal / October Said to impart hope and harmony, Opals range in colour from milky-white to black with flashes of yellow, orange, green, red and blue. Gwen Stefani , Nicola Roberts, Gemma Atkinson, Kim Kardashian, Cat Deeley, Katy Perry.


Kirsten Dunst - Diamond Topaz / November


An elegant symbol of beauty and splendour. Believed to bring long-life and fidelity to those born in the month of November. Emma Stone, Meg Ryan, Kimberley Walsh, Scarlett Johansson, Miley Cyrus, Katherine Heigl.


Turquoise / December A favourite in the American South-West. The name comes from the French for Turkish stone. Many cultures believe it to have spiritual powers that bring good health and peace. Britney Spears, Tyra Banks, Teri Hatcher, Taylor Swift, Christina Aguilera, Lara Stone.


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