A birthstone is a gemstone that represents a person’s month of birth. Birthstones are often worn as jewellery and as pendants. Attributable to gemstones of precious variety, birthstones encapsulate certain natural properties. Irrespective of various correlations, in general, they bring good luck and fortune.
Garnet, the birthstone of January is thought to keep the wearer safe during travel. symbolizes peace, prosperity and good health. Some say it even has the power to give the wearer eternal happiness, health, and wealth.
Amethyst, the birthstone of February is often associated with qualities of peace, courage, and stability. The gemstone Amethyst is also used to heal personal grief and losses. Amethyst is a beneficial stone when dealing with matters related to money or any legal issues.
Aquamarine, the birthstone of March was thought to cure heart, liver, and stomach diseases and all one had to do was to drink the water in which the gem had been soaking. Early sailors believed that aquamarine talismans, etched with the likeness of the sea god Neptune, protected them against ocean dangers and travels.
Diamond, the birthstone of April, is a symbol of everlasting love, was once thought to bring courage. In Sanskrit, the diamond is called “vajra,” which also means lightning; in Hindu mythology, Vajra was the weapon of Indra, the king of gods.
Emerald, the birthstone of May has thought that emeralds signify wisdom, growth, and patience. Helps to reduce fear and anxiety also Good for marital happiness and fidelity.
Pearl, the birthstone of June is thought to Serve to overcome unrest, tension and enhance mental power. It has long been a symbol of purity. The ancient Greeks believed that pearls were the hardened tears of joy from Aphrodite, the goddess of love.
Ruby, the birthstone of July is associated with Warding off evil influences, protective in nature and adds to the vitality. It is still regarded by ancient Hindus as the “king of gems.” It was believed to protect its wearer from evil. Today, the ruby’s deep-red color signifies love and passion.
Peridot, the birthstone of August is generally associated with Enhancing power, pelf, influence and serves to cure asthma. When set in gold, this gem was said to protect the wearer from nightmares.
Sapphire, which was once thought to guard against evil and poisoning. Also known to Enhancing knowledge, purity, wisdom, Protects against enemies and Serving to cure eye ailment and depression.
Opal, symbolizes faithfulness, confidence, creatively attuned, Rids depression and adds to the dynamism and strengthens memory. The word comes from the Latin opalus, meaning “precious jewel.” Necklaces with opals set in them were worn to repel evil and to protect eyesight.
Topaz, though to add to the clarity of thought and judgment also Helps to overcome depression. topaz symbolizes love and affection. It is believed to give the wearer increased strength and intellect.
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. Turquoise rings, in particular, are thought to keep away evil spirits.