Birthstones 

A birthstone is a gemstone that represents a person’s month of birth.

The first record of birthstones came at first during the 1st century. Jewish historian Josephus believed there was a connection between the twelve stones in Aaron’s breastplate (signifying the twelve tribes of Israel), the twelve months of the year, and the twelve signs of the zodiac.

The custom of wearing birthstones comes from eighteenth century. It was believed that during its month a stone utilize the most energy. However instead of each person wearing the stone for their birth month, everyone had 12 stones and wore each stone during its designated month.

Birthstones have widely different properties in spiritual healing, and it is believed that wearing your birthstone is a token of good fortune.

People still believe certain precious stones assigned to your birth month can affect your destiny and have a lots of beneficial qualities.

January

Garnet

Garnet Is A Symbol Of Faith &Love. It Has The Power To Prevent Nightmares And Can Provide Directional Guidance In Difficult Times. It May Increase Self-Image, Will Power And Energy Levels. Moreover, It Is Traditionally Believed That Garnets Help Keep Travelers Safe.

Garnet Is A Stone Of Energy And Revitalization. It Can Elevate The Energy Of An Entire System And Regenerate It.

Feburary

Amethyst

Amethyst Symbolize Protection And Has The Power To Overcome Difficulties. It Is Believed To Help A Restless Mind And Effect The Well-Being Emotionally And Mentally.

Amethyst Has The Power To Focus Energy And Is Often Worn By Healers. Amethyst Crystals Are Used To Keep Energy In The Home Clean And Positive. Garnet Is A Stone Of Energy And Revitalization. It Can Elevate The Energy Of An Entire System And Regenerate It.

March

Aquamarine

Aquamarine Gemstones Are Associated With Good Health, Love And Hope. Their Calming Energies Reduce Stress And Quiet The Mind, Making It A Great Use For Meditation. It Regulates Hormones And Strengths The Immune System.

April

Diamond

The Diamond Is A Symbol Of Everlasting Love. It Is An Energy Amplifier That Never Requires Recharging. It Will Enhance The Power Of Other Crystals, Will Strengthen All Energies.

May

Emerald

Cleopatra’s Favorite Gem. Emeralds Has Long Been Associated With Fertility And Love, And Thought That Symbolize Wisdom And Growth.

June

Pearl

Pearls Are Symbol Of Purity. It Is Known To Calm A Restless Mind And To Control Anger. Pearls Are Known To Improve The Skin, Increase Fertility And Ease Childbirth.

July

Ruby

Red Rubies Are Tokens Of Harmony And Peace. Their Beauty Speaks Of Strength And Nobility Of Character. It Is Believed That It Removes Negative Energies From Your Path.

August

Peridot

The Peridot Symbolizes Strength. It Strengthens The Immune System, Metabolism And Benefits The Skin.

September

Sapphire

Traditionally A Favorite Stone Of Kings, The Sapphire Symbolizes Purity, Wisdom, Loyalty, Faith And Dignity.

October

Opal, Tourmaline

The Opal Symbolizes Faithfulness And Confidence. The Word Comes From The Latin Opalus, Meaning “Precious Jewel.” It Is Known For Strengthen Memory , Ease Childbirth And Alleviate PMS.

November

Topaz, Citrine

Topaz Symbolizes Love. It Is Believed To Give An Increased Strength And Intellect. It Soothes Physical Pain, Promotes Peace And Calms Emotions. Topaz Also Discourages Negative Emotions.

December

Turquoise, Zircon, Tanzanite


Turquoise Has Been Traditionally Regarded As A Love Charm. It Represents A Happy Life Filled With Good Fortune. Ancient Practitioners Believed That Turquoise Would Actually Change Color When The Wearer Was Ill Or In Danger. It Contains Anti-Inflammatory And Detoxifying Effects, And Alleviates Cramps And Pain.

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