Birthstones have been connected to birthdays for thousands of years, and continue to be thoughtful and symbolic ambassadors for birthdays throughout the year. Birthstone bouquets convey the spirit of these precious gemstones through vibrant floral displays. From the garnet in the month of January to the turquoise stones of December, the magic of flowers captures the beauty and value of the birthstone. At Rose Hill Flowers, our floral experts have designed stunning bouquets you will be proud and excited to give to your family and friends on their special day.Here is a list of the modern birthstones by month, as well as some of the meaning behind them.
January – The garnet is a deeply vibrant red stone thought to endow its owner with creative energy.
February – The amethyst is a striking purple stone made of quartz, which is thought to heal and soothe.
March – The aquamarine’s ocean blue hue is associated with true love and new brides on their wedding day.
April – The diamond symbolizes eternal love, and is one of the most cherished stones on earth.
May – The emerald is actually green beryl, and gets its color from high concentrations of chromium. It is considered one of the rarest stones on Earth and signifies rebirth and renewal.
June – Cultivated in an oyster, the coveted pearl is a symbol of purity and sincerity.
July – The rich red ruby represents love and wisdom, and is actually a red variety of sapphire.
August – The peridot is a yellow or lime green stone which signifies peace and good fortune.
September – The sapphire is found in multiple colors, but the deep blue sapphire is the well known and loved.
The sapphire represents loyalty and confidence.October – The opal has a milky, iridescent white countenance which reveals many subtle colors. Each stone has a unique color scheme.
November – The topaz, like many of the birthstones, is found in many colors – but is most coveted in its bright orange state.
December – The turquoise is ocean blue in color and represents protection. Once known as the “stone of kings”, it has been revered since ancient times.
For the most beautiful creations in Nashville, trust the expertise of the floral designers at Rose Hill Flowers. Birthstone bouquets, anniversary flowers, or arrangements “just because”, you can trust our team to deliver a gorgeous result.