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A ‘birthstone’ for each month

A year of birthstones A birthstone is a gemstone that represents a person’s month of birth. The first century Jewish historian Josephus believed there was a connection between the twelve stones in the high priest’s breastplate (as described in the Book of Exodus) the twelve months of the year, and the twelve signs of the zodiac. Birthstones are often worn as jewellery, so Britain’s National […]