Birthstone engagement rings are a new way to create a truly one-of-a-kind, personalized engagement ring—and it’s one of the breakout wedding trends of the year!
Here at Plante Jewelers, the most popular colored gemstone is the sapphire. For a September birthday or a 5th or 45th anniversary, it’s the perfect present. Sapphires can be worn by everyone, regardless of when you were born!
If you have a birthday in August, you are lucky to have three gorgeous birthstones to choose from: vibrant peridot, captivating sardonyx, and vivid spinel.
Ruby has long been known as the “King of Gems,” and for good reasons. It’s one of the four precious gemstones (including diamond, sapphire, and emerald), and it has a hardness that is second only to the diamond.
People with June birthdays have a range of gemstones to choose from: pearl, alexandrite, and moonstone. They are all fascinating, unusual gems with their own unique qualities. From the lustrous, organic pearl and the rare alexandrite to the mysterious moonstone, June’s birthstones are unique and meaningful.
Choosing a diamond is an exciting and thrilling experience. Whether the diamond is for an engagement, a personal milestone, or just because you’d like to own a beautiful gem, it’s a wonderful gem to own. However, choosing the right diamond can be somewhat intimidating.
If you were born in April, you have the most prized birthstone of all: the diamond. It is a gem of enduring symbolism and meaning, as well as a stunning fashion accent. The April birthstone has a long history as a gorgeous object of desire that goes back thousands of years. Representing power, beauty, wealth, and affluence, diamonds truly are extraordinary.
People born in March have two birthstones: aquamarine and bloodstone. These March birthstones look very different from each other, but they share a reputation for good health, healing, and hope.
When it comes to fine jewelry trends, the use of non-traditional stones has grown in popularity. More shoppers are looking for styles that are unique, offer healing benefits, and promote positive energy. Diamonds, rubies, sapphires, and emeralds (the traditional precious stones) remain in high demand, but interest has recently swelled for "the new precious.” This term is used to define semi-precious stones such as garnets, lapis, tiger’s eye, and tourmaline.
Those with December birthdays are lucky, as they have three gemstones to choose from: zircon, tanzanite, and turquoise. Each of these gemstones boasts their own unique blue tone as well as different qualities and meanings.
The Perfect gift for our local customers
Looking for special holiday gifts for someone who has everything? Consider giving your loved one a loose gemstone that he or she can bring into the shop and work with our designers to create the perfect piece. It’s a unique gift idea that will give the wearer pleasure every time it’s worn.
October people are lucky—they get two beautiful birthstones, opal and tourmaline. Choose one, or combine them. They can look beautiful when worn together, depending on the color of each and what you prefer.