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Precious Winter Cargo

A gem, precious, semi-precious…..a jewel!

So many beautiful words to describe gemstones. You likely feel the same way about that special someone in your life too.

Gemstones and the astrological zodiac have a long history together. The thought is that when you wear your birthstone, your body comes into balance, helping you cure emotional and physical ailments.

Here at VanScoy Diamonds, we make it easy for you to match your leading mate with a birthstone that’s just right for them.

In this post we’ll focus on the winter babies of December, January and February. Check back next week to see what blooms for spring.

December/Sagittarius – Turquoise
If cold December gave you birth,
The month of snow and ice and mirth,
Place on your hand a turquoise blue;
Success will bless whate’er you do.

Along with symbolizing friendship, turquoise is said to protect the wearer and help them to turn negative energy into positive. Turquoise jewelry takes on the characteristics of the person who wears it – spoil your Christmas baby with one of these precious gifts.

Turquoise Pendant, 14k










Turquoise and Sterling Silver Rosary Bracelet




14k Turquoise Cross Pendant









January/Capricorn – Garnet

By her who in this month (January) is born
No gem save garnets should be worn;
They will ensure her constancy,
True friendship, and fidelity.

The ultimate stone of love and romance, garnets enhance intimacy and help the wearer rid of stress in the mind and the body. Show your appreciation for your New Year’s love with one of these gifts:

Genuine Brazilian garnet and diamond pendant









For the male Capricorn, Mozambique Garnet Ring







February/Aquarius – Amethyst

The February-born shall find
Sincerity and peace of mind,
Freedom from passion and from care,
If they an amethyst will wear.

Associated with spiritual, mystical and psychic ability, amethyst represent intuition and feelings. They are also thought to turn negative energy into positive energy.

Amethyst and Diamond Pendant










Ladies Silver Amethyst Bracelet







Checkerboard Amethyst and Diamond Ring










Find the birthstone of your nearest and dearest in the chart below and then check out our wide selection of gemstone jewelry….just in time for the holidays.

January – Garnet
February – Amethyst
March – Aquamarine or Bloodstone
April – Diamond
May – Emerald
June – Pearl, Moonstone or Alexandrite
July – Ruby
August – Peridot
September – Sapphire
October – Opal or Tourmaline
November – Topaz or Citrine
December – Turquoise

*Gregorian Birthstone Poems: Unknown Author

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