Birthstone And Its Meaning
Traditionally, a birthstone is associated with each month of the year. Every month is represented by a beautiful birthstone. For example, the seductive ruby for a sizzling July, while lucky babies born in April get a diamond as their birthstone.
The popularity of birthstones dates back to ancient times when civilizations believed that gemstones had incredible powers such as luck, health and prosperity. Whether you’re treating yourself or someone special, birthstones can be incorporated into many beautiful jewellery pieces, making them an exceptional and very personal choice of gift. Gifts of gemstone jewelry with a loved one’s birthstone are very popular because of the desire to wear beautiful color as well as something which has personal significance.
Amethyst Birthstone for February
Amethyst is a symbol of protection and has the power to overcome difficulty. It encourages self control and strengthens the bond in a love relationship. Amethyst is also believed to help to steady a restless mind and bring mental and emotional well-being.
Aquamarine Birthstone for March
It has long been a symbol of youth, good health, love and hope. Wearing this gem may reawaken married love, build your courage and increase your happiness.
Diamond Birthstone for April
Birthstones meaning for diamonds is eternal and true love, strength and romance. It was once believed that they could also ward off insanity.
Emerald Birthstone for May
It has long been associated with fertility, rebirth, and love. They are thought to aid in recovery after infectious illness, improved eyesight.
Pearl Birthstone for June
Pearls suggest chastity, modesty and stable marriage relationships. They have long been a symbol of purity.It is believed that people who wear pearl can succeed in creative work and it is also linked with a successful married life.
Ruby Birthstone for July
The ruby is associated with harmony, protection, enthusiasm, contentment, success, integrity and strength. It was believed wearing a fine red Ruby bestowed good fortune on its owner.
Peridot Birthstone for August
Peridot is believed to instill power and influence as well as bring the wearer magical powers and properties that protect against nightmares.
Sapphire Birthstone for September
In the Middle Ages the gem was believed to protect those close to you from harm and also represented dignity, loyalty, serenity, faith, purity and wisdom..
Opal Birthstone for October
Represent hope, creativity and innocence. They also protect the wearer from envious, bad people.
Topaz Birthstone for November
These so-called apocalyptic stones are intended to serve in protection against enemies and as a symbol of beauty and splendour. Topaz is also linked with wisdom, strength, courage and serenity. It soothes physical pain, promotes peace and calms emotions. Topaz also promotes forgiveness and discourages negative emotions.
Tanzanite Birthstone for December
Represent a happy life that is filled with good fortune. Headaches may be relieved or prevented. Ancient practitioners believed that turquoise would actually change color when the wearer was ill or in danger.