Birthstones: find out which is yours and what's its meaning.

Did you know that you have a stone according to the month in which you were born? Discover which is yours and the symbolism of wearing a jewel with the ideal gem for you.

Birthstones are gems associated with the month we were born. Each of these precious stones has a color and symbolism that creates a special bond with the person who wears it. Some cultures associate wearing a birthstone with power and protection.

Its history goes back millions of years, in Biblical times, when it was a habit to use a different stone each month as a safeguard. The tradition changed to using only the gem linked to the month of birth.

This custom still continues to evolve and modernize overtime; the jewelry industry has made small modifications to include stones recently discovered or with a meaning adapted to today's way of living.

Here we present the most recent list of stones per month, their meaning, and what it symbolizes to wear it.

January - Garnet

Its name is due to the pomegranate seeds that are of intense red color. This stone is used to revitalize, purifying, and balancing energy. It also symbolizes friendship.

Garnet jewels come in different forms and despite the fact that this stone dates from before Christ, garments with this beautiful red gem usually have modern and timeless designs.

February - Amethyst

This beautiful violet stone has, for a long time, been a symbol of divinity. In some religions, it’s used as an amulet of protection and wisdom.

Amethyst is also associated with serenity and tranquility. Those born in the month of February can wear jewelry with this crystal in different designs. Amethyst is known for the peace it transfers to its wearer.

It’s used in a wide variety of jewelry, from diadems to rings.

March - Aquamarine

This stone with an incredible light blue color owes its name to the water and the sea. It is the gem of travelers. It helps protect those who begin a journey. For those born in March, Aquamarine is said to bring good luck and balancing energy when you have to have communication and dialogue.

The most common jewelry with Aquamarine are pendants and rings.

April - Diamond

Those born in April are lucky to have one of the most incredible birthstones of all. Diamond has always been the symbol of love, although it is also associated with strength and courage.

Diamonds are commonly used in engagement rings or as a gift of love since it symbolizes the eternal. This precious stone can even come in colors and its use in jewelry covers all types of designs.

May - Emerald

Its mesmerizing green color is a symbol of good fortune, rebirth, and youth. Its name derives from the Greek smaragdus which translates to "green".The emerald is an excellent option to give to those born in May. Its color brings life to any jewel. Among the most popular are teardrop pendants.

June - Pearl

For those born in June, pearls are their good luck charm. They’re the only ones that come from living beings and do not require human intervention to highlight their natural beauty.

Pearls have always symbolized purity, innocence, and humility. They have also been associated with the moon and the planet Venus. The pearl is "the Goddess who came from the sea".

This gem is a classic in all kinds of jewelry. The most popular and timeless are earrings and necklaces.

July - Ruby

Ruby is the gem of success. Its name comes from the Latin Rubeus which means "red".

The striking red color of ruby evokes joy and love. It’s after diamond, the hardest mineral known. Wearing a jewel with ruby sparks the imagination, gives wisdom, and grants good luck in love.

There’s a great variety of jewels with this gem as a centerpiece. Among the most popular are rubies rings and bracelets.

August - Peridot

Its particular name derives from the Arabic word faridat that translates to “gem”. It has been used in talismans for its healing properties and for the protection it gives to those who wear it. Its origin is in volcanoes. In Hawaii, they’re believed to be the tears of Pele, the Goddess of the volcano.

Wearing this luminous crystal on the chest is said to attract love, so wearing necklaces with a pendant of this gem is a good idea if you are looking for fortune in matters of the heart.

September - Sapphire

Those born in September have special luck because sapphire can be found in all the colors of the rainbow, except red. Its name comes from the Greek sappheiros which translates to "precious stone".

It symbolizes truth, fidelity, and sincerity. Wearing a jewel with this precious gem is believed to bring peace, intensify intuition, and inspiration.

Sapphires can be used in all types of jewelry, the versatility of having different colors makes it easy to match and gives those born in this month the opportunity to choose their favorite.

October - Opal

Opal gets its name from the Greek word opallios which translates to "change of color". It’s a gem associated with emotions and love. Using an opal is believed to help achieve dreams and maintain good health.

Due to its unique appearance, it can be the central piece of alternative and casual designs. The most common pieces are necklaces with an opal pendant and rings.

November - Citrine

Citrine striking almost golden color gives an air of joy and hope. It’s believed that those born in November can use this gem to open thoughts and balance concerns.

It is also known as “merchant's stone” as it attracts wealth and good luck in business.

Citrines for their extravagant color are used in a wide variety of jewelry. From earrings to gorgeous rings.

December - Tanzanite

Tanzanite was discovered in the 1960s in Tanzania. In the Masais tribe, it’s given to newborns to present them with good luck. Wearing this gem symbolizes fortune and beauty.

Its beautiful color and shine make it stand out in any jewel. Currently, it can be found in all types of jewelry from bracelets to luxurious earrings.

We hope this guide has been useful to you. Browse our store to find beautiful jewelry designs with your birthstone.