You’ve just found the most amazing ring and you’re ready to dazzle your beloved with your good taste. As she opens the box, you say, “Surprise! I remembered blue is your birthstone!” And to your dismay, her face shrinks from wonder to worry. “But honey, these are sapphires,” she says. “I was born in December. My birthstone is blue topaz.” And with that, your amazing present turns into an embarrassing mistake. Don’t worry, it’s happened to the best of us. With this handy birthstone guide, you’ll never need to worry about it again!
Birthstones vary around the world, so it is important to make sure you know just which kinds of stones to use when creating personalised gifts for him or gifts for her. This chart will help you identify the most common NZ birthstones by month.
Custom Birthstone Jewellery
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