What Is Your Birthstone and What Does It Mean?
Every birthstone carries a unique meaning with extraordinary qualities. These are reflected in those who are born of that month. They also vary through different cultures. The icing on top of the cake is that they are also spectacularly gorgeous to look at. Who wouldn’t want a little sparkle of Amethyst in their lives? Find out what your birthstone is according to the month you are born, and why it should already be in your shopping cart.
January – Garnet
Garnets are beautiful fiery gemstones that are meant to protect the wearer from nightmares. If you are unable to sleep after watching a few episodes of Stranger Things, it is wise to hold onto a Garnet stone for dear life.
February – Amethyst
Amethyst in the modern world is known to provide courage and bravery to those who wear it while strengthening their relationships with others. However, in ancient Greece, the Amethyst was known to protect those who couldn’t handle their alcohol. The word “Amethystos” means “Sober,” which a lot of people can benefit from to retain their impeccable wit during happy hour.
March – Aquamarine
Aquamarine means seawater, but in a good way without pollution. The breathtaking color of this gemstone reflects the sky, water, and the Aquaman poster, with Jason Momoa being his beautiful self. Many people believe that this birthstone embodies eternal youth, which makes birthdays more fun when you are not plucking out gray hairs.
April – Diamond
Diamonds represent eternal love, which is why they cost so much. For a lot of people, love can be expensive. These birthstones last forever and can also embody healing powers because they are indestructible.
May – Emerald
An emerald represents love, fertility, and rebirth. It is one of the most feminine birthstones and was marketed by the ultimate influencer, Queen Cleopatra. These were her favorite gemstones, and mummies in Egypt were also buried in it because it was a status symbol for eternal youth. If you find that creepy, you will be thrilled to know that in the modern world, an emerald means patience, growth, and wisdom.
June – Alexandrite & Pearl
These gemstones represent magic and intuition. People born in June can be very creative and channel a lot of inspiration from their birthstones. The Greeks also believe that these stones are Aphrodite’s solidified tears, which can be very meaningful if you are a big fan.
July – Ruby
The burning red of a Ruby represents passion, love, and desire that is harder than anything you ever read in fifty shades of gray. Many believe that a ruby grants fortune, which can come in handy when you are buying lottery tickets.
August – Peridot
In ancient times, people believed that the peridot was a gift from Mother Nature herself. Could people born in August be any luckier? This gift was meant to celebrate the new world with healing and magic, that can protect you from nightmares. Always wear one of these while watching “You” on Netflix.
September – Sapphire
Sapphire means “Blue” in Greek, and it represents wisdom, purity, trust, and loyalty. Back in the day, they also protected people from getting poisoned by evil. It’s no wonder the old lady dropped it in the ocean at the end of Titanic.
October – Opal & Tourmaline
An Opal represents confidence and faithfulness. It is a precious jewel that is known to protect eyesight if you did not eat enough carrots as a child.
November – Topaz & Citrine
A Topaz is a symbol of strength, intelligence, love, and affection. The bright color of this birthstone channels the sun god for its ability to heal and protect. Citrine is also a gift from the sun with its fresh lemon color for prosperity and success.
December – Turquoise & Tanzanite
Aside from getting to celebrate birthdays and seasons greetings in the same month, December folks are also lucky to have two birthstones. Turquoise represents a charming love that leads to success and fortune. Tanzanite is for the adventurer at heart. It is derived from the base of Mount Kilimanjaro, so you can always have a piece of it without ever leaving home.
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