Birthstones are represented by a different gem stone for every month of the year.
The origin of Birthstones can be traced back to the bible.
Moses is said to have given instructions for a special garment to be made for Aaron, the High Priest of the Hebrews.
The breastplate was to contain twelve precious gemstones, representing the twelve tribes of Israel.
Those gemstones represent the birthstones as we now know them.
It is believed that the time that you are born can shape your personality and therefore your destiny.
Birthstones are thought to have different properties in metaphysical healing and well being.
Wearing your birthstone can bring good fortune.
It is popular to have a pendant, bracelet or ring set with your birthstone.
However, the cost of these trinkets can differ greatly because of the cost of the different gemstones.
A Year of Birthstones
January – The Garnet is traditionally a symbol of faith, love and constancy.
February: Amethyst is known the symbol of strong relationships and courage.
March: Aquamarine is associated with good health, youth, love and hope.
April: The Diamond is a symbol of everlasting love, eternal and true love.
May: The Emerald will depicts fertility, rebirth, and love.
June: The Pearl suggest chastity, modesty and stable marriage relationships.
July: The ruby’s deep-red color signifies love and passion.
August: Peridot, Peridot symbolises strength and power.
September: Sapphires will guard against evil and symbolise purity and wisdom.
October: The Opal symbolises faithfulness and confidence.
November: Topaz is the symbol of love and affection.
December: Turquoise will bring good fortune and success