Why Even Celebrities Prefer To Wear Birthstones? January 25, 2017 – Posted in: Blog, Lifestyle – Tags: #birthstonesandmeanings, #birthstonesbymonth, birthstonecharm, birthstonechart, birthstonescolours
Birthstones are widely used in jewellery making. These stones are believed to have special healing and therapeutic powers, making them a perfect choice for the good health and prosperity of the wearer. Birthstones are ideal pieces of jewellery for you if you want something beautiful as well as personally significant in your jewellery collection.
Planning to get a gemstone ring made, or want to buy one as a gift for a friend or family member? Want to get your birthstone set in the ring instead of just any other precious stone? If you don’t know which stone is lucky for you, then here’s a helpful guide about all the birthstones for each month of the year.
The January birthstone is Garnet. This beautiful stone gets its name from the Latin word ‘Garanatus’, which means ‘seed like’, as it looks just like bright red pomegranate seeds. It’s also a wonderful symbol of friendship and trust, as well as a stone which celebrates a second wedding anniversary.
The birthstone of February is Amethyst. This is a variant of the Quartz stone, and has a lovely purple hue. It can go from deep violet and red, to a pretty lilac colour. The Greeks are thought to have said that this stone keeps the wearer from getting drunk, and also helps maintain a balanced thinking process.
Aquamarine is the March birthstone. With its rich pale to dark blue hue, it’s symbolic of the sea, which gives it the name aquamarine. It’s usually light, but can also be greenish blue or blue-green. This beautiful blue stone is a symbol of youth, as well as good health.
The birthstone of April is Diamond. If you are fortunate enough to be born in this month, then you get the diamond birthstone, which is the most prized of them all! It’s tough, rare in nature, sparkly, and has the most amount of lustre. It’s commonly associated with affection and love.
For those of you born in May, your birthstone is Emerald. Exhibiting a vivid green shade, this gorgeous stone symbolizes rebirth, fertility and prosperity, which is perfect for a summer baby born in May. This is also a rare precious stone, and is often preferred by the elite and rich as it makes a wonderful statement piece.
The birthstone of June is Pearl. A symbol of purity, it was believed to symbolize the hardened tears of joy from Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. Pearls have always been popular in jewellery due to their natural purity and beauty. They are not mined, but formed inside oysters in the sea.
The July birthstone is Ruby. Traditionally, rubies were considered to be lucky and protect the wearer from evil. In recent times, they have come to represent love and passion, as well. This deep red gemstone was also regarded as the king of gems by ancient Hindus, which makes it a beautiful as well as a royal choice.
The birthstone of August is Peridot. This light, olive green stone occurs in the same colour, unlike other gemstones which may be found in lighter or darker shades. It symbolizes strength, and is believed to protect the wearer from evil dreams. It’s also known as ‘the evening emerald’ due to its light green shade.
Born in September? Sapphire is your lucky birthstone. An elegant, rich blue stone, it’s also found in other colours such as pink and yellow, and these are called fancy sapphires. This precious gemstone is said to protect against evil, and it symbolizes serenity, wisdom, trust and peace.
The birthstone of October is Opal. This gemstone is a symbol of innocence and faithfulness. The name means ‘precious stone’, or ‘see a change in colour’ as opals are white with an iridescent look. They have a one-of-a-kind shade combination, which makes each opal unique.
The November birthstone is Topaz. It’s found in a lot of different colours such as pink and yellow, but the most popular one is the Imperial Topaz, which has an orange-pink hue. This soothing stone is said to have a healing effect on the wearer, and also represents love and affection.
Finally, for those who have their birthdays in the last month of the year, your birthstone is Turquoise. Carrying a lovely robin’s egg blue tone, this gemstone symbolizes December winters perfectly. The turquoise symbolizes success and fortune, and it’s said to have relaxing properties, calming the mind of a hot tempered person.
Now that you know the birthstones for each month of the year, go ahead and get a custom personalized birthstone rings made. It will add a unique personal touch to your jewellery, as well as help create the right energy field around you for better health and success in life. And what’s more? You can also surprise your loved ones with some of these incredible birthstone jewelleries as gifts. They’ll absolutely love it!