Everyone gets curious as they hear about Birthstone and want to know what is their birthstone, how its proof beneficial for them and its affect. It is actually an interesting topic that how birthstone works.
Birthstones are connected with each month of the year, and each birthstone has a significance and special meaning. Birthstone is vary from January’s Garnet to December’s topaz. To learn more about the birthstones by month, please be with us!
You must be thinking that where are from birthstone originated? Right!!
But first, are you curious how birthstones originated? Some believe that birthstones can be traced back to the Bible.
The Breast Plate of Aaron which have 12 gemstones, each representing the 12 tribes of Israel. Aaron was the brother of Moses. The breast plate was a ceremonial, religious garment worn by the High Priest of the Israelites. The Jewish historian Josephus believed there was a connection between these twelve stones, the twelve months of the year and the 12 signs of the zodiac. It wasn’t until 1912 that an official birthstone chart was created by the National Association of Jewelers. It has remained unchanged ever since.
Now let’s talk about what is your Birthstone?
Garnet is a Birthstone who born in January month. The word garnet comes from the Latin word garnatus, which meaning “seed-like.” This is because garnet gemstones are often compared to pomegranate seeds. Garnet is believed to promote help you harness inner strength and strong relationships an also detoxifies the blood, and keeps the heart-healthy.
February Birthstone - Amethyst
Amethyst is a Violet verity of quartz. Amethyst is known as the “Jewel of the Gods.” This gem was often worn by royalty, as the color purple is associated with a regal status. Amethyst is believed to promote Stability, Courage, positivity and also reducing headaches and regulating hormones.
March Birthstone -Bloodstone and Aquamarine
Bloodstone is March birthstone. It is dark green with red specs, and is associated with enhancing Strength and energy. Aquamarine is also birthstone for who born in March. It’s believed to enhance communication and promote clarity. Aquamarine carries the powers to balance, stabilize and regulate the mental, emotional and physical aspect of its user.
Diamond is April birthstone, though white sapphire, a look-alike, is also tied to this month. Diamond is one of the hardest substance on earth, that’s why it indicates courage and strength and also a symbol for everlasting love. Wearing a diamond may offer you good luck and wealth, as well as boost your confidence.
May Birthstone - Emerald
Emerald is May birthstone. The word emerald comes from the Greek word smaragdus, which signify green stone. Highly saturated green color defines high quality emerald. Cleopatra was known for adorning herself in this stone. The emerald symbolizes abundance and love.
Pearl is the primary June birthstone. It symbol of purity and imagination, though its meaning can change based on the color of the gem. Alexandrite and moonstone are secondary June birthstones. strengthens the mind, and brings emotional balance in the life of a stressed human being.
July Birthstone – Ruby
Ruby is July birth stone. Rubies were discovered over 2000 years ago. Due to its association with the Sun, ruby gemstone is aptly called the king of gem. They are valued for their bright red color, gives mental strength, improves paternal relationships, represent passion, energy and love.
Peridot is August Birthstone. It is known for its bright green color, and is believed to bring good luck and help attract wealth. A natural Peridot stone offers many health benefits as well. It helps cure diseases related to lungs, breasts, intestinal tract, spleen and lymph.
Sapphire is September birthstone. Sapphires are known for their bright blue color. They represent royalty and wisdom. Sapphires are said to help bring learning, mental acuity, and spiritual healing. They can calm nerves which support in achieving mental clarity.
Tourmaline is the primary birthstone of August. Tourmaline comes in a variety of colors, but pink tourmaline is related with the October birthstone. It indicates humanitarianism and love. Protects you against negative energy. Enhance positive thinking and creativity.
Opal is the secondary birthstone of August. Represents faithfulness and confidence. It helps to find love, good luck, happiness, positivity. It enhances creativity, passion and strength. It provides stability in troubled marriage.
Citrine is the Primary Birthstone of November. Citrine is yellow color stone. It was named after the citrus fruit, which is similar to a lemon. Popularly known as the 'Success Stone'. It leads to psychic growth with enhanced clarity and self-confidence.
Topaz is the secondary birthstone of November. It comes in many colors including yellow. It helps cure liver problems, jaundice, chronic memory loss and insomnia this gemstone is linked with pride, sobriety, honesty, intelligence, dedication, kindness and sincerity.
December – Tanzanite & Turquoise
Tanzanite is extremely rare and only found in Tanzania. It is said to have calming and soothing properties. Some believe that it aids in detoxifying the body and improving vitality. It helps to get rid of bad luck and evil energy surrounding you. It helps in improving your relationship as it boosts understanding amongst partner. It also cures problems like depression, alcoholism, mental stress and high BP etc.
I am hoping now you know about all the birthstones and which one is your Birthstone, do you think they’re reflective of you, Your health and your loved ones?