Emerald is the birthstone of May and celebrates the 35th wedding anniversary. Its main sources are Afghanistan, Brazil, Colombia, India, Pakistan, Russia, and Zimbabwe. Emerald is a stone that can be worn daily, and is easily cleanable with dish soap and warm water. However it avoid exposure to heat, chemicals, and harsh blows or scratches.
The blue sapphire is the September birthstone and celebrates the 45th wedding anniversary. It is an excellent stone for daily wear as it is rated one of the hardest gemstones, and is easily cleanable with dish soap and warm water. Its major sources are Australia, Cambodia, East Africa, India, Thailand, and the United States.
Ruby has been the one of the most sought after stones for thousands of years. It has long been the distinguished stone of the powerful and wealthy. The ruby is the birthstone of July and celebrates the 40th wedding anniversary. It is very durable and thus perfect for daily wear. It can be easily cleaned with dish soap and warm water. Its major sources are Afghanistan, Cambodia, India, Kenya, Madagascar, and Myanmar.
January - Garnet
February - Amethyst
March - Aquamarine, Bloodstone
April - Diamond
May - Emerald
June - Pearl, Moonsone, Alexandrite
July - Ruby
August - Peridot, Sardonxy, Spinel
September - Sapphire
October - Opal, Pink Tourmaline
November - Topaz, Citrine
December - Turquoise, Blue Zircon, Tanzanite