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Traditionally, a birthstone is associated with each month of the year The origin of birthstones is believed to date back to the breastplate of Aaron which contained twelve gemstones representing the twelve tribes of Israel. The birthstones are classified by Month:

- January: Garnet

· February: Amethyst

· March: Aquamarine

· April: Diamond

· May: Emerald

· June: Pearl, Alexandrite

· July: Ruby

· August: Peridot

· September: Sapphire

· October: Tourmaline, Opal

· November: Topaz, Citrine

· December: Tanzanita, Zircon, Turquoise

There are many legends that said that birthstones have healing powers.

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