January babies can be a dark bunch, at least when talking about January's birthstone hue. Garnet got its name from the Roman word “granatus” meaning “seed,” since the gems were thought to resemble pomegranate seeds.
It’s not uncommon to get the blues this time of year. The lack of sunlight and cold temperatures do it for many.
But, there's many things to be happy about December, especially if you’re a December baby! The December's birthstones are all about the blues with a gorgeous collection of gems from turquoise to zircon and tanzanite.
The dog days of summer are upon us and we’re keeping it cool with August's birthstone: the sublime Peridot. It's about as hardcore as a gemstone can get - it’s found in rocks created by volcanoes and even in meteors that fall to the earth.