Gemstones And Birthstone symbolism

Gemstones have been a fascinating and delight source for mankind for centuries. Their mysterious appeal, unique colors, the play of light within them self, their rarity and durability have made them valuable.

Gemstones and crystals are considered being part of the natural wonders of the Earth and have been thought to possess certain magical powers.

They were extensively used in numerous jewelry making, decorating ornaments or as talismans and amulets, as therapeutic aids, or religious rituals objects. Below are some information about some popular used gemstone for your reference.

January- Garnet
Garnets are deep red and look beautiful with silver jewelry. They represent strength, health, and deep

February- Amethyst
Amethyst ranges in color from pale violet to deep violet purple. Amethyst symbolizes peace, love, and

March- Aquamarine
Aquamarine varies in color from pale blue green to deep blue. Aquamarine is revered for symbolizing
courage and peace.

April- Diamond
Colorless diamonds are the most popular choices, but diamonds can range in a variety of colors.
Known for being a girl’s best friend, diamonds also symbolize strength, courage, and good fortune.

May- Emerald
Traditionally Emeralds are pure green but they may also be in yellowish tinted varieties. Emeralds
represent love, happiness in marriage, and loyalty.

June- Pearl
Fresh, saltwater, or cultured pearls vary in a variety of colors ranging from off white to black. Pearls
symbolize faithfulness, purity, innocence, and charity.

July- Ruby
Rubies are known for their beautiful red hues and can range in colors that feature the red spectrum.
They are known for symbolizing wisdom and a nurturing heart.

August- Peridot
Peridots range in colors but all have a greenish tint. They represent friendliness, relationships, and

September- Sapphire
Most recognizable for its blue color, sapphires may also be colorless, pink, or even orange. Sapphires
symbolize joy, peace, and beauty.

October- Opal
Opals display a wide range of colors when deflecting light. Opals signify a creative spirit, new
friendships, and healthy relationships.

November- Citrine
Citrine ranges in earthy tones from yellow to brown. It looks beautiful when paired with gold and
signifies comfort, wealth, and a creative spirit.

December- Turquoise
Turquoise ranges in color from aqua to deep robin’s egg blue. It looks best when paired with silver and it signifies valor, strength, and wisdom.

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