Gemstones have long been a popular way to adorn Jewelry and signify significant moments in our lives. From engagement rings to Anniversary gifts, Birthday gifts to push presents, there are countless occasions where Gemstones are used to celebrate life's milestones. One particular set of Gemstones has a special significance to those born in each month, known as Birthstones. In recent years, there has been a rise in popularity of using Birthstones as a way to personalize and elevate jewelry pieces. You can find our Birthstone Jewelry collection here.
There is a specific gemstone assigned to each month of the year based on their unique qualities and symbolism. Here is a breakdown of each Birthstone:
January - Garnet: This deep red stone is said to symbolize love, loyalty, and friendship. It is also believed to have healing properties, particularly for the heart and lungs.
February - Amethyst: This purple stone is associated with wisdom, clarity, and creativity. It is also said to promote calmness and balance in one's life, along with spiritual healing.
March - Aquamarine: This calming light blue stone is believed to represent happiness, wisdom, youth, and helps to seek out truth. It is also associated with courage and emotional clarity.
April - Diamond: This classic stone is associated with everlasting love, faithfulness, innocence and purity and is often used in engagement rings. It is also believed to have healing properties for the brain and cleanses and re-energizes energy centers. It is also one of the strongest materials in the world, representing fortitude and courage.
May - Emerald: This vibrant and soothing green stone is associated with new beginnings and growth, royalty, renewal, and fertility. It is also said to promote prosperity and success.
Emerald is the birthstone for the month of May, and it is often referred to as the “Stone of Prosperity”. Emerald is believed to invite good luck, abundance, and love into your life. Emerald is worn to invite better income opportunities, enhance your intellectual capacity, and promote calmness, peace, and vitality. Emerald is great for those in finance, banking, and public speaking.
June - Pearl or Alexandrite: Those born in June have two birthstones to choose from. Pearls are associated with purity, serenity, innocence, and loyalty. While alexandrite is a rare gemstone that changes color depending on the light, it symbolizes change and luck and encourages intuition and creativity.
July - Ruby: This bold red stone is associated with nobility, wealth, power, passion, love, and energy. It is also believed to have protective properties, shielding the wearer from negative energy.
August - Peridot: This green stone is often associated with prosperity and good fortune, and vitality. It is also said to promote restful sleep and balancing of the emotions and mind.
September - Sapphire: This deep blue stone is associated with wisdom, truth, royalty, and sincerity. It is said to attract blessings, social harmony, and intelligence. It is also believed to have protective properties, warding off evil spirits and bad energy.
October - Opal or Pink Tourmaline: Those born in October have two birthstones to choose from. Opal is associated with hope, magic, innocence, and purity. While Pink Tourmaline is said to promote a love of humanity, wisdom, power of voice, and encourages deep love.
November - Citrine: Citrine is believed to promote joy, positivity, and abundance. It has been referred to as the "Success Stone" or the "Money Stone" or the "Merchant Stone". It is also believed to help relieve stress, build confidence, and strengthen mental toughness.
It is believed to carry the energy of the sun to promote positive energy, manifestation, and wealth. It is a trusted Gemstone for trade, luck, and business. It’s warm yellow hue is an instant pick me up for those that believe in the power of Gemstones. Citrine is luckiest for business owners, and those looking to manifest financial abundance and opportunities.
December - Blue Zircon: Blue Zircon encourages clearing of the mind. It is known for promoting honor and wisdom to its owner. It is also believed to help build relationships, strengthen intellect, and often used in meditation to promote intuition.
Using Birthstones as a way to personalize jewelry is a timeless tradition that continues to grow in popularity. Whether you choose to incorporate your birthstone into an engagement ring, necklace, or bracelet, our Birthstone collection offer a unique and meaningful way to celebrate life's special moments.