A birthday gemstone is also called a birthstone and associated to the month of our birth. Birthday stones have been given as birthday gifts from ancient times. It is believed that wearing your birthday gemstones can bring you luck. You may want to wear your birthday gemstone for a month and see what kind of changes is doing on your life.
Birthday gemstones chart
January – Garnet
Facts about the birthstone garnet:
Garnet is a gemstone which was named after the seeds of a pomegranate. There is reference of the garnet in the Greek mythology. Garnet was also associated in some culture with illumination and fire. Aztecs used garnets to enhance the potency of fire and to heal and enlighten their people. Signifies eternal friendship and trust and is the perfect gift for a friend
Garnet is available in all color except in blue.
February – Amethyst
Facts about the birthstone amethyst :
Amethyst is a form of quartz. Amethyst is known to protect his wearer from intoxication especially from the effect of alcohol. This stone is known to bring peace and tranquility. Believed to keep the wearer clear-headed and quick-witted
Its color varies from pale lilac to dark purple.
March – Aquamarine
Facts about the birthstone aquamarine:
The aquamarine is supposed to protect sailors when they travel on the sea and bring luck and fortune to its wearer. The name of this stone has been derived from the Latin word ‘Aqua’ meaning water and ‘Mare’ or sea. Said to cool the temper, allowing the wearer to remain calm and levelheaded
The best aquamarine stones are those of blue sea color without any trace of other colors.
April – Diamond
Facts about the birthstone diamond:
The most solid of all stones on the planet. Diamonds are are composed of carbon. Long time the diamond was a symbol of strength and invincibility. These stones are linked to love, eternity and strength
May – Emerald
Facts about the birthstone emerald:
In the ancient time, people believed that the emerald improve eyesight and bring psychic power. The emerald is also known to protect its wearer during traveling. A symbol of rebirth, is believed to grant the owner foresight, good fortune, and youth. This stones is available in all shades of green.
June – Pearl
Facts about the birthstone pearl:
Pearl are formed of organic matter , it is the product oyster’s defense mechanism. It is formed when a foreign object enters into the mollusk’s shell. The mollusk secretes nacre, a lustrous substance, and as thousands of layers of nacre coat the intruder, a pearl is created. This process takes about eight years. Pearl is a symbol of chastity, modesty and purity. Linked with chastity and modesty, making it something of an angelic, pure birthstone
Pearls exist and variety of colors. But most of them will be of white color.
July – Ruby
Fact about the birthstone ruby:
Ruby is also a very durable stone, large rubies and rubies without inclusions are extremely rare. The ruby was known to be the lord of all gemstones in the Hindu culture. A stone traditionally linked with protection and harmony.
August – Peridot
Facts about the birthstone Peridot:
This stones is used for healing purposes , protect against nervousness and protect against against nightmares.
Colors for this stone varies from yellow green to brilliant light green under certain lighting condition the Peridot looks like an emerald. Linked with protection against evil and night terrors, as well enhancing the properties of healing drugs.
September – Sapphire
Facts about the birthstone sapphire:
The legend said that the ten commandments were written on sapphire. The ability to perceive the future was also attributed to this stone in the ancient times. Linked with faith and purity, as well as foresight
Sapphires exist in all color except in red, the most popular sapphires are deep blue.
October – Opal
Facts about the birthstone opal:
This stone is one of the most beautiful stones. Opal was known to be a symbol for purity and innocence. Linked to purity, hope, innocence and friendship. Opal comes from the word opalus (seeing jewel in Latin) or upala (stone in Sanskrit).
November – Yellow topaz
Facts about the birthstone yellow topaz:
The topaz was unknown from the ancient times. The properties of calming temper is known to yellow topaz. Linked with sanity, healing, and life, as well as being connected to strength
Topaz is a transparent gem, the most precious type is wine-yellow in color.
December – Turquoise
Facts about the birthstone Turquoise:
This stone is known to bring security and happiness to the person who wears it. This precious stone was once linked to happiness, fortune and luck, making it a very popular gem in centuries gone by
Turquoise is of the oldest gemstones. Turquoise colors range from sky blue to bluish-green to green.
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