Birthstones are the gems related to birth month, and each stone has a different meaning and importance. Wearing it brings good luck and health. These gems have supernatural powers that protect us from any evil.
Birthstone colors are one of the vital features of a stone means that ancient people didn’t distinguish between garnet and ruby. They are the part of modern society since old times. So, check out the birthstone and its purpose as well.
|April||Quartz or Diamond||Strength|
|June||Pearl or Alexandrite||Love|
1. January Birthstone- Garnet
Red garnets are the famous gemstone of the Roman Empire. It keeps the wearer safe during traveling to drive away any evil. You can gift the garnet to your loved one to make their future journeys safe.
2. February Birthstone- Amethyst
It strengthens relationships and also offers courage to the wearer. Ancient Greeks thought that this deep violet colored gem guard against drunkenness. Moreover, it comes from the Greek word ‘Amethystos’ which means ‘Sober.’
3. March Birthstone- Aquamarine
It treats liver, heart, and stomach disorders. Earlier sailors supposed that aquamarine talismans, craved with the resemblance of God Neptune guarded them against any ocean dangers.
In the old era, plenty of sailors bring the gem on their journeys for many calming purposes such as for a good night sleep by putting it under the pillow during night time or to ward off the poison and bad food by keeping it in their pocket while eating meals. It could be the perfect gift for mothers, newly brides, or for your friend who is planning to sail across the world.
4. April Birthstone- Diamond
Apart from symbolizing eternal love, it was once thought to bring Bravery. In Sanskrit, it is called as ‘Vajra’ which also means lightning, and even in the Hindu mythology, it was the weapon of Indra Dev-The King Of Gods.
5. May Birthstone- Emerald
It was once one of the favorite gems of Cleopatra. Emerald is related to rebirth, love, and fertility. Old Roman people went so far as to devote this stone to the Goddess of beauty and love-Venus. But at present, it symbolizes growth, wisdom, and patience.
This green colored gem is an ideal gift for someone who requires a reminder that winter last forever or for the one who is beginning a new chapter of their life.
6. June Birthstone- Pearl
Pearl symbolizes purity, and the ancient Greeks supposed that it was the hardened tears of joy from the goddess of love ‘Aphrodite.’
7. July Birthstone- Ruby
It was once said to the King of Gems by the ancient Hindus. But today, the deep red color of it signifies passion and love. Ruby could be a perfect gift for someone who is full of energy and life plus the one who has plenty to provide world near them.
8. August Birthstone- Peridot
Peridot signifies strength and sometimes it is also called the evening emerald due to its green color. It was once thought that green Peridot crystals found in the volcanic ashes were the tears of Pele-The volcano goddess. When fixed in gold, this gem guards the wearer against nightmares.
9. September Birthstone- Sapphire
Sapphire safeguards against any poisoning and evil. It was supposed that a deadly snake would die if put in a vessel made of sapphire. In the old days, it was the favorite stone of Kings and Priests. It symbolizes wisdom and purity.
10. October Birthstone- Opal
It signifies ‘confidence and faithfulness. The word ‘Opal comes from the Latin word ‘Opalus’ meaning ‘precious jewel.’ Necklaces set with opal repel evil and also guard eyesight.
11. November Birthstone-Topaz
It signifies affection and love. It is believed that Topaz gives intellect and strength to the wearer.
12. December Birthstone- Turquoise
Turquoise is called ‘love charm,’ and it also signifies success and fortune. It is supposed that it relaxes the mind and also guards the wearer against any harm. Rings made of this gem keep you away from any evil spirits.