Garnet signifies eternal friendship and trust and is the perfect gift for a friend.
Amethyst, the gemstone believed by ancient Greeks and Romans to ward off the intoxicating powers of Bacchus, also is said to keep the wearer clear-headed and quick-witted.
Aquamarine was believed to protect sailors as well as to guarantee a safe voyage.
The second birthstone for March, bloodstone, was believed to have healing powers.