Monthly Birthstones/Gemstones & What They Mean
Just like your astrological sign, your birthstone also says a lot about who you are as a person. The month of which you were born can have an impact on your attitude, personality and many different characteristics that you give off to the world. Since each birthstone is a different gemstone, it can make for a very personalized piece of jewelry that will carries both sentimental and emotional value. For this exact reason, birthstone/gemstone jewelry can make an amazing gift to that special loved one on any special occasion.
For people born in January, they have Garnet as their birthstone. Though Garnet can be found in many colors, the most common stones come in fiery shades such as red, orange and yellow. Garnets have been used to boost the energy for whoever is wearing them and people with Garnet as their birthstone are usually protectors and are very supportive of their friends and family.
Amethyst usually stands out because of its beautiful purple color. Traditionally, amethysts have been thought to fight off evil and promote peace. People born in February, tend to be honest and courageous when dealing with people and the world around them.
Just like its name, the aquamarine stone derives their color from the ocean and are found in a range of different blue shades. Somethings associated with love this stone is also thought to have healing powers. For the people who have an aquamarine birthstone, they tend to prioritize family time.
Diamonds are associated with luxury and glamour, so diamonds are very common among all jewelry wearers. For April babies with a diamond birthstone, they tend to be more romantic in nature.
Just like diamonds, pearl jewelry is extremely common, even for those who don’t have a birthday in June. But for those that do have a June birthday, they get to appreciate it in a different way. Associated with modesty, pearls have also been thought to be a sign of a stable relationship, so those who have pearl as a birthstone are considered to be nurtures and tend to have a light hearted personality that will draw others to them.
Known as the “King of Gems”, Ruby’s are usually associated with royalty because of the richness in its color. Though most are a very blood red, the stone can also vary in softer shades of pink. It’s fitting that rubies are seen as a sign of power since they’re associated with royalty. The ruby birthstone helps make a bold statement so it’s no wonder as to why July people are considered to be charismatic and outgoing.
Used to keep evil and depression away, peridot may not be as well-known as some of the other birthstones. That makes it no less beautiful and unique though! Since peridot isn’t commonly incorporated into mainstream jewelry, this can make peridot jewelry that much more special, since it is rarely worn.
The brilliant blues of sapphire make them standout in jewelry, particularly against a silver or platinum setting. Though rarer, sapphires can also be found in shades of yellow, orange, purple, and green.
For those born in September, sapphires are associated with dignity and September babies usually exhibit traits of honesty and strength, without being overly emotional.
One of the more commonly used stones these days, opals are semi-precious and their luminescent quality is often what makes them stand out. As an actual birthstone, opals are linked with compassion and open-heartedness, and people who wear them exhibit enthusiasm towards the world around them.
NOVEMEBER: TOPAZ AND CITRINE
Both topaz and citrine stones are associated with November birthdays, and both are usually found in shades of yellow, orange and brown. These stones are meant to be good luck for those who wear them and people linked to these birthstones are considered to be fair-minded and friendly.
Closing out the birthstone calendar, Turquoise stones is known for its good fortune and positive energy. This is perfect timing for the season it lands in- often cold and dark, turquoise’s bright hues stand out.
Now that you know everything you need to know about birthstones, from its unique look and style to what it says about the individual wearing it, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test. Shop all of our stone jewelry right here at www.christina-greene.com.