Fall not only brings beautiful hues as the leaves start to turn… it also means the gorgeous colors of the fall birthstones: sapphire, opal and citrine. We’ve talked about birthstone jewelry as a gift, but we didn’t delve into the stones beyond the summer months.
If you haven’t already, you’re sure to fall in love with this season’s beautiful birthstones:
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Sapphires have long reigned supreme among royalty. A popular alternative to a diamond engagement ring or wedding band, it can be your “something blue” on your big day! Hey, if it was good enough for Princess Diana…
In the Middle Ages, people believed opal brought the wearer good luck, although it’s thought to be bad luck to buy an opal for yourself unless you’re born in October. Better to give than to receive: the pink color makes opal jewelry a great gift for October baby girls and October moms-to-be.
Citrus fruits that share this gem’s warm, golden colors inspired its name. Citrine is charged with the ability to clear the mind and promote creativity. Show that special someone you’re on trend: citrine gems will make the perfect accessory when she’s decked out in fall’s muted jewel tones.