Brick Red is the color for the month of January. It is comprised of red and a brownish tint. Red is the color most commonly associated with love. Brown is associated with the home, comfort, and constancy.
Garnet , in all its various types, is the birthstone of the month of January and the gemstone for the 18th wedding anniversary. To receive a Garnet as a gift is considered good luck. Garnet is thought to be useful in warding off bad dreams and as protection from theft, to attract love and soul mates and to enhance creativity.
Purple is the color for the month of February and is commonly associated with royalty. The purple color symbolizes piety and faith. It denotes power, healing, wisdom and spirituality, and is commonly worn on Spirit Day.
Amethyst is the birthstone of the month of February and the gemstone for the 4th and 6th wedding anniversaries. Derived from a Greek word meaning "not to intoxicate," it was believed that drinking wine from an amethyst cup would prevent drunkenness. It is considered to be a surface cure for headaches and toothaches, and is also used to increase spirituality.
Sea Foam Blue is the color for the month of March. It represents youth and is associated with communication, confidence, and idealism. Sea-foam blue also helps seeing through the outer shell and increasing faith.
Aquamarine is the birthstone of the month of March and the gemstone for the 16th and the 19th wedding anniversaries. It is often used as a â€śgood luckâ€ť stone to bring feelings of peace, love, joy and happiness. Aquamarine is believed to increase rational thought and intelligence and make persons astute in business matters. It was thought to help ease depression and grief, and used to reawaken love in long marriages and signified the making of new friends.
Colorless is the color for the month of April. This clear color is associated with good fortune, assisting relationships, increasing inner strength, clear mind, balance and wealth. It represents the qualities of true love, commitment, and passion.
Diamond is the birthstone of the month of April and the gemstone for the 10th and 60th wedding anniversaries. Derived from Greek, meaning â€śunconquerable,â€ť it reflects recognition of diamonds superior hardness. The power of a diamond is diminished once it is bought, but it is preserved and enhanced when given as a gift. A diamond is a symbol of love, purity and faith to some; to others, it symbolizes ideas such as power, success and security.
Green is the color for the month of May. It is the color most commonly associated with nature and life, and with springtime, freshness, and hope. In China, green is associated with the east, with sunrise, and with life and growth.
Emerald is the birthstone of the month of May and the gemstone representing the 20th, 35th and 55th wedding anniversaries. A gift of Emerald is considered symbolic of love and devotion. Emeralds were known to strengthen the owner's memory, quicken intelligence, and assist in predicting the future, and also known as a symbol of rebirth and romance.
White is the color for the month of June. The white color is associated with innocence, cleansing, purity and peace. It symbolizes the moon, winter and snow. Wearing this color will provide the wearer with modesty and chastity.
Alexandrite is the birthstone of the month of June and the gemstone for the 45th and the 55th wedding anniversaries. Alexandrite is considered one of the world's most valuable gemstones. It is extremely rare, even more so than ruby or sapphire. Alexandrite is thought to reinforce self-esteem, and to broaden one's ability to experience joy.
Red is the color for the month of July. Red is the color most commonly associated with love. The symbolic color of the heart and the red rose, it is closely associated with romantic love or courtly love. In China, it is considered the color of good fortune and prosperity.
Ruby is the birthstone of the month of July and the gemstone representing the 15th and 40th wedding anniversaries. It is known as the stone of love and is capable of reconciling lovers' quarrels. Ruby is given as a symbol of success, devotion, integrity, health, and passion.
Lime Green is the color for the month of August. This yellowish green color is a symbol for regeneration of life. It is said to protect the wearer from negativity, reduces stress, and assists the wearer to relax.
Peridot is the birthstone of the month of August and the gemstone representing the 16th wedding anniversary. Peridots make for great gifts to be exchanged between friends, as it is known to bring an openness, warmth and happiness. Peridot is known for its healing powers and its ability to bring good luck. It was thought to help dreams become a reality, and was often given as a symbol of fame, dignity, and protection.
Royal Blue is the color for the month of September. Royal Blue is associated with healing, patience, confidence, happiness and loyalty, and it denotes stability and harmony. It also denotes tolerance and eloquence.
Sapphire is the birthstone of the month of September and the gemstone representing the 5th, 23rd and 45th wedding anniversaries. Sapphire is a longtime symbol and guardian of purity, and it represents truth, sincerity, and consistency. The calm blue sapphire evokes feelings of peace, faithfulness, and loyalty.
Pink is the color for the month of October. Pink is any of the colors between purple and red, of light to medium tone and of low to moderate saturation. Pink is symbolic of gentle emotions and is often associated with femininity. It is considered as "the color of love."
Tourmaline is the birthstone of the month of October and the gemstone representing the 8th wedding anniversary. It is known as the â€śpeace stone,â€ť believed to dispel fear and make its wearer calm. It was once believed that it protected the wearer against bad decisions, many dangers, and misfortune. It is also known to attract friends and lovers.
Golden Yellow is the color for the month of November. It is the color most associated with optimism and pleasure and designed to attract attention. Golden yellow also signifies intellect, philosophy, confidence, communication and expression, and it is the color of happiness, glory, and wisdom.
Citrine is the birthstone of the month of November and the gemstone representing the 13th and 17th wedding anniversaries. With its sunny color, citrine is said to symbolize happiness, hope, youth, health, and fidelity. Like the yellow rose, the citrine represents friendship, making it perfect for gift-giving occasions.
Sky Blue is the color for the month of December. Sky Blue is the color of the element of Water. It symbolizes the ocean, the sky, and twilight. The sky blue color represents happiness and optimism. It is also associated with emotional healing and protection and has a soothing affect.
Tanzanite is the birthstone of the month of December and the gemstone representing the 24th wedding anniversary. It has been recognized as helping one deal with change. Tanzanite is also known to uplift the spirit and open the heart. The blue and purple hues of tanzanite are associated with generosity and friendship.