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THE MEANING OF YOUR BIRTHSTONE

These stones full of mesmerizing meanings should be your new way to express your personality. Your birthstone charges you with good luck and connects you with yourself and your loved ones. 

Are you curious about the explanation of your birthstone, or the birthstone of your loved one, friend or sister? Then read the explanation of all birthstones!

JANUARY - GARNET
The Garnet gemstone is the official January birthstone which actually comes with different colors including yellow, green, red and purple. This exquisitely sparkling beautiful gemstone can turn negative thoughts into positive ones. The stone stands for luck, health, loyalty and friendship to people who are born in this month.The spiritual meaning of Garnet is the embodiment of the energies of fire, passion, creativity and strength. It heals your feelings, emotions, body and spirit - the Garnet stone is a wise choice!

FEBRUARY - AMETHYST
The February birthstone, Amethyst brings passion, creativity and spirituality to people who are born in this month. This beautiful purple gemstone represents royalty, clarity and healing. Wearing it close by has a positive influence on creativity and enhances intuition. Its calming presence was thought to produce soothing dreams, producing clarity and peacefulness to the waking mind. 

MARCH - AQUAMARINE
The blue color of the Aquamarine fits perfectly into this season of our beloved water sign Pisces. Due to the fact that aquamarine is so frequently associated with the sea, the spiritual significance of the stone is one of cleansing. Aquamarine evokes the purity of crystal blue waters, and the relaxation and sense of calm that the sea brings. Spiritually, aquamarine is associated with trusting and letting go. It is also representative of clear communication straight from the heart.

APRIL - HERKIMER
If you’ve been bedazzled by a Herkimer Diamond before, you’ve felt the draw and you’ve seen the sparkle. No other Quartz crystal contains such a high frequency, and it will raise your vibration right along with it. Herkimer Diamond meaning is one that can be enjoyed by everyone, yet it has a special significance for those who were born in April. Either way, wearing this April birthstone jewelry can bring a significant boost to your vitality and wellbeing.

MAY - EMERALD
The May birthstone, Emerald, was one of Cleopatra’s favorite gems. It has long been associated with fertility, rebirth, and love. Ancient Romans went so far as to dedicate this stone to Venus, the goddess of love and beauty. Today, it is thought that emeralds signify wisdom, growth, and patience.
Emerald’s name is derived from the Greek word smaragdus, meaning “green gem.”

JUNE- MOONSTONE
Moonstone is the best-known gem of the feldspar group of minerals. It is renowned for its adularescence, the light that appears to billow across a gemstone, giving it a special glow. The finest moonstones show a blue sheen against a colorless background.

This June birthstone has been associated with both the Roman and Greek lunar deities. Hindu mythology claims that it is made of solidified moonbeams. Moonstone is often associated with love, passion and fertility; it is believed to bring great luck.

JULY - RUBY
July is the time for outdoor fun despite the heat, so it’s fitting that its birthstone is the blazing ruby. Rubies have been prized all throughout history for their bold and fiery appearance. The July birthstone ruby is a choice gemstone of royalty, which is why it is known as the “stone of kings.”

Rubies are often associated with wealth and prosperity. Many ancient crowns were decorated with rubies, because they represented good fortune and courage. The ruby's deep red color also has ties to love, passion, and raw emotion.

AUGUST - PERIDOT
The August birthstone, peridot, symbolizes strength. It is sometimes called the “evening emerald” for its light green color. It was once believed that the green peridot crystals found in volcanic ashes were the tears of the volcano goddess, Pele.

When set in gold, this gem was said to protect the wearer from nightmares. Peridot, the bright green color of nature, is associated with harmony, good health, restful sleep, and peacefulness.  Known as the stone of compassion, peridot calms anger by giving renewal to all things.

SEPTEMBER - SAPPHIRE
The September birthstone, sapphire, was once thought to guard against evil and poisoning. It was believed that a venomous snake would die if placed in a vessel made of sapphire. Sapphires are thought to ease pain and reduce stress. Traditionally a favorite stone of priests and kings, the sapphire symbolizes purity and wisdom.

OCTOBER - TOURMALINE
Tourmaline is the newer October birthstone. The name comes from the Sinhalese word toramalli, which means “stone with mixed colors,” because it often has multiple colors in one crystal. Tourmaline has been said to be good for keeping the digestive system healthy as well as strengthening teeth and bones. It is also recommended for the adrenal disorders and is used by modern practitioners to treat stress and trauma. 

NOVEMBER - CITRINE
The name for “Citrine” comes from the Latin root for “lemon,” and it’s no wonder that this sunny and golden stone has been thought to be a healing crystal that brings happiness, health, energy, and prosperity. For hundreds of years, citrine has also been thought to ground and remove negativity — so this is the perfect gemstone for those seeking good vibes only!

DECEMBER - TURQUOISE
The December birthstone, turquoise, is regarded as a love charm. It is also a symbol of good fortune and success, and it is believed to relax the mind and to protect its wearer from harm. Wearing turquoise will calm and balance emotions and will keep away evil spirits. A dream of turquoise means victory and success!

Sources: www.almanac.com, www.gia.edu, www.jewelsforme.com, www.brilliantearth.com

 

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