Discover Your True Self Through Your Birthstone

Did you know that historians believe the origin of birthstones date back to biblical times?

Here’s a passage from Exodus 28:17-20.

There were twelve stones, one for each of the names of the sons of Israel, each engraved like a seal with the name of one of the twelve tribes.

Birthstones and their vibrant colors is a way to connect your birth month with gemstones and it’s unique symbolism. 

Shall we get to know each of them?

Starting with a bang is garnet for January. It is typically known for its red color. But this stone comes in a range of gorgeous colors. There are even some that changes colors depending on the lighting. Many believe that it brings the wearer good health, wealth and happiness.

Once known as the gemstone for the monarchs. This can be found on collections of many royal families. Its lilac to deep purple hues is a symbol of power and wealth. The most perfect gift for the king or queen of your heart.

From deep green-blue to light, slightly greenish blue hues, the aquamarine birthstone evokes the colors of the sea just like its namesake. Its a reminder of the calming waters that symbolizes purity of spirit and soul. 

Diamond, one of the world’s most coveted gemstones. It’s a symbol of clarity and strength. Got its name from the Greek word “adamas,” meaning “invincible” or “unbreakable.” 

Its enchanting greens mirror the splendor of spring. Variations of this rich green color suggest soothing, lush gardens. Legend has it that emerald has the power to make its wearer more intelligent and quick-witted.

From the deepest oceans, lakes and rivers, are June’s birthstone, pearls. It is a classic staple of women of all ages. In its purest form, this is known to be a symbol of innocence and purity.

Ruby, the king of precious stones and a symbol of love and commitment. They are the perfect gift to profess one’s love to his significant other. The name is derived from the Latin word ruber, meaning “red” – the color of love and passion.  

Widely regarded as the “evening emerald”, peridot is predominantly natural light green in color.  Formed under extreme conditions, it is believed this holds the power of nature. It can be found in the hardened lava that carried it from deep within Earth’s mantle.

Sapphire, the September birthstone comes in all the colors of the rainbow – except red. It has been long associated with royalty and romance and are also said to symbolize fidelity and the soul.

Known for their endless color combinations, Opals, are believed to have been created from rainbows. Its name is believed to have originated in India where in Sanskrit it was called upala, a “precious stone.” 

Citrine is thought to come from the French word, citron, meaning lemon. This birthstone is the transparent yellow to brownish orange variety of quartz. They believed the gem could carry the power and energy of the Sun.

Last but certainly not the least is Topaz. This is the symbol of love and affection. It’s also is the stone for peace, calmness, and creativity. Many believe that this helps in the process of manifestation.

Did you have an awakening moment? Well, now you have more reasons to shop for your birthstone pieces. Check out the collection here.