Introducing an SB customisable staple, the Birthstone Disc Pendant is set with the gemstone of your choice, representing yours or your beloved's birth month. Incredibly personal, the 9KA measurement of the purity of gold alloyed with other metals, 9K gold is composed of 37.5% pure gold and the remainder alloy. yellow gold disc highlights the chosen gemstone in a beautiful gold setting. Part of the SB Modular edit, the pendant is designed to dangle from one of our Gold or Diamond Modular Connectors.
As this product is customisable, do contact us for lead times. Please note that the chain is sold separately.
- Metal: 9k Yellow Gold
- Disc: 17mm wide
- Stone: 4mm round
The birthstone for January, garnets are commonly associated with the colour red but can be found in almost every hue. The collective name for a closely related group of silicate minerals, the green stone tsavorite is one of the most popular and valuable varieties of garnet.
February: AMETHYST The world's most popular purple gem and the birthstone for February, amethyst is a lilac variety of the quartz family. Ranging from pale lilac to deep purple, amethysts have been worn as a form of adornment for thousands of years.
March: AQUAMARINE The birthstone for March, aquamarine is a beautiful, highly transparent pale-blue to light-green variety of beryl. Named for how closely its colour resembles the ocean, the fact that aquamarines are usually free of inclusions to the naked eye enhances their sparkle.
April: DIAMOND A precious mineral composed of pure carbon that formed deep within our planet millions of years ago, diamond is the hardest naturally occurring substance on earth. The birthstone for April, the word diamond derives from the Ancient Greek word ‘Adamas’, which means ‘unbreakable’. The most precious and enduring of all gemstones, diamond engagement rings are popular throughout the world as symbols of commitment and everlasting love.
May: EMERALD The birthstone of May, emerald is a variety of the mineral beryl that gets its rich green colour from trace amounts of chromium or vanadium. Revered for thousands of years, emeralds are among the more highly included of the precious stones, however their unique patterns of inclusions - known as ‘jardins’ and typically moss-like in appearance - are often viewed as desirable features. However, this does make them more brittle and vulnerable to cracking and chipping. With a hardness of 7.5–8 on the Mohs scale, because of their inherent inclusions emeralds are often treated with oils or resins to enhance their clarity.
June: PEARL The birthstone of June, pearls are one of just a handful of organic gems. The vast majority of pearls are cultured and created using human intervention, including freshwater pearls, which are produced by mussels in freshwater lakes and rivers.
July: RUBY A gem-quality variety of the mineral of corundum, the ruby has been revered since ancient times. Symbolic of passion, protection and prosperity, its intense red glow is unequalled in the world of gemstones. Known as the ‘King of Gemstones’, the ruby is the birthstone of July.
August: PERIDOT Known for its vibrant grass-green appearance, peridot - the gem-quality variety of olivine - is one of the oldest known gemstones. Prized by the Ancient Egyptians, who called it the “gem of the sun”, it is the birthstone of August.
September: SAPPHIRE Among the most treasured of all the gemstones, sapphires are a variety of the mineral corundum that are known for their exceptional beauty, hardness and durability. Best known as a blue gemstone, the sapphire actually comes in almost every colour of the rainbow. The birthstone of September, sapphires have been revered for centuries and feature heavily in the British Crown Jewels, earning them a regal status around the world.
October: TOURMALINE Scientifically, tourmaline is not a single mineral, but a group of minerals related in their physical and chemical properties. The birthstone of October and among the most colourful of all gemstones, it is a well-known gem with some fascinating varieties, including Sophie’s personal favourite, the watermelon tourmaline, which is pink at one end and green at the other.
November: TOPAZ The traditional November birthstone, topaz is a lustrous and brilliant semi-precious gem with a wide range of colours, including blue, green, yellow, orange, red, pink and purple, as well as colourless.
December: TANZANITE Tanzanite is December's birthstone, it is the blue and violet variety of the mineral zoisite which is only mined in Tanzania, hence its name.