The Jewelry Insider

July 10, 2010

Buying Birthstone Jewelry For Men Can Be A Real Challenge.

Jewelry.Com’s Birthstone Jewelry Brief Helps You Find The Right Birthstone Jewelry For Men.

Garnet CufflinksMale jewelry has traditionally been limited in scope. In the past it was a pair of cufflinks, a gold or silver tiepin and perhaps a gold college pinkie ring. Nowadays men are broadening their ideals of jewelry accessories mainly through the modern day designs that utilize contemporary materials such as; Titanium, Black Titanium, Tungsten Carbide, Stainless Steel, Rubber and even Wood. These new design trends in the jewelry market make for exciting, stylish and strong
jewelry for men. Add to that the growing popularity of birthstone jewelry for men and you have an easy to remember combination that will pave the way for shopping and selecting just the right gem accessory for your guy.

Men’s birthstone rings with gems set in military, sport or college motifs, or men’s birthstone pendants with various commemorative engravings all the way to a traditional pair of men’s cufflinks set with their birthstone, demonstrate that birthstone jewelry for men are as diverse and stylish these days as any of their female counterparts.

Knowing your man’s birth month is all you need for a good jewelry retailer to guide you to selections of birthstone jewelry for men. Retail jewelers will also consult with you on the latest trends, anything from birthstone jewelry created in strong, scratch resistant and forever polished Tungsten Carbide or
super-strong, lightweight, Black Titanium. Designers in these metals combine innovative technology with timeless designs for birthstone jewelry for men.

In shopping for just the right birthstone jewelry for a man, one should always consider his lifestyle … is a birthstone ring really appropriate? Will larger stones perhaps get in the way should he be the athletic or works-with-his-hands type of guy? Is a birthstone pendant a better option? Does
he perhaps sport one (or even two) pierced ears making birthstone earrings an excellent option as a gift? Is gold or silver too soft for the ultra-active male hence Titanium or perhaps stainless steel is a better choice? In point of fact, Titanium is quickly becoming a staple in birthstone jewelry for men due to its durability, affordability and gunmetal gray color.

For today’s men keep it simple and practical. When choosing birthstone jewelry for men think durability and simplicity, as birthstone jewelry for men should be strong without making an overbearing fashion statement. The November BirthstoneCitrines are perfect for showing you care – Citrine pendants, men’s bracelets or men’s rings are top choices in birthstone jewelry for men born in November.

Remember, how often we are given random gifts from frustrated loved ones who never know how to shop or buy? A birthstone jewelry gift for men shows your BF, your fiance, your husband or your best buddy that you care, and since all you need to know is the birth month for the men in your life, birthstone jewelry for men is a no brainer for the shopping challenged. has a complete index of educational content to tell you everything you need to know about our present day birthstone jewelry calendar. Here are some quick links to our helpful guides on each stone broken down by months to help you properly shop for just the right birthstone jewelry for men.

Click on the stone name for complete information.

January: Garnet Get Info |
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February: Amethyst Get Info |
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March: Aquamarine Get Info |
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April: Diamond Get Info |
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May: Emerald Get Info |
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June: Pearl Get Info |
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July: Ruby Get Info |
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August: Peridot Get Info |
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September: Sapphire Get Info |
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October: Opal Get Info |
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November: Citrine Get Info |
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December: Blue Topaz Get Info |
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Remember, whether you ascribe zodiacal or mystic attributes to birthstone jewelry or you just want to give the men in your life something special, birthstone jewelry for men make beautiful and significant statements and are gifts they will prize forever.

Birthstone Jewelry Education, Trends Articles and Shopping

All About Birthstones

Gems by month, gems by the stars, gems by color or gems by power –’s guide to colored gems covers the many facets that make these jewels a fashion favorite.

All About Garnet Jewelry tells you all you need to know about the rich red January birthstone – from the garnet’s history and lore to its origins and care.

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All About Amethyst Jewelry gives you all you need to know about the brilliant February birthstone – from the amethyst’s mystical properties and lore to its regal origins and care.

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All About Aquamarine Jewelry educates you on all you need to know about the glowing March birthstone – from the pastel stone’s history and metaphysical properties to its origins and care.

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All About Diamond Jewelry tells you all you need to know about the glamorous April birthstone – from the diamond’s designation as the gift for the 10th, 60th and 75th wedding anniversaries to its proper and care and cleaning.

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All About Emerald Jewelry tells you all you need to know about the glittering May birthstone – from the emerald’s history and lore to its origins and care.

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All About Pearl Jewelry gives you the timeless, classic history of one of the most treasured of all gems; the lustrous June birthstone. From the pearl’s origins in the sea to its modern cultured creations.

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All About Ruby Jewelry gives you all you need to know about the radiant July birthstone – from the ruby’s rich red history and lore to its meanings and properties and care.

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All About Peridot Jewelry informs you of all you would want to know about the glowing August birthstone – from the peridot’s Hawaiian legends and lore to its most prized lime green hues and care.

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All About Sapphire Jewelry brings you all you need to know about the beautiful September birthstone – from the sapphire’s storied past to its prized position within the crown jewels of the world and its proper care.

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All About Opal Jewelry has education for you on all you need to know about the dazzling October birthstone – from the Opal’s history and revered mystical powers to its proper storage and care.

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All About Citrine Jewelry tells you all you need to know about the most affordable of all the earth-toned gemstones; the brilliant November birthstone – from the citrine’s origins and care to fashion/style recommendations.

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All About Blue Topaz Jewelry tells you why blue topaz has become one of the most popular gemstones on the market today and all you need to know about the glowing December birthstone.

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Anniversary Gift Themes

Make each anniversary as special as the day it commemorates.’s guide to anniversary jewelry makes sure each year your anniversary gem is as sparkling as the gift itself. From diamonds to anniversary gems, it’s all you need to know when it comes to perfect gift giving.

Alternative Engagement Rings

If you’re looking for an engagement ring that’s not quite the ‘norm’, there are some great ring finger alternatives to choose from.

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