Birthstone Basics

Birthstone

Believe it or not, birthstones have more meaning behind them than just what month you were born in. Each birthstone actually comes with its own powerful influence on a person’s life. If you wear your birthstone you may be surprised to learn that they may also bring you good fortune. Some months even have more than one stone to choose from, so which you decide to wear can be important. To find out what influence your birthstone has on your life locate it on the list below.


January birthstone

January birthstone

Garnet is named for its resemblance to the pomegranate seed. Garnet is best known for its metaphysical properties. It represents trust and long-lasting friendship and is thought to keep the wearer safe during travel. It can be helpful in aura purification, clairvoyance, transcendental meditation, and has powerful healing properties.


February birthstone

February birthstone

Amethyst bestows clarity and courage, and strengthens relationships as well as gives its wearer courage. Another option for February is Labradorite. Those born towards the end of February or beginning of March can find Labradorite beneficial for its protective and mystical powers.


March birthstone

March birthstone

Aquamarine’s level-headedness, once utilized by sailors to guarantee a safe voyage and was thought to cure heart, liver, and stomach disease.


April birthstone

April birthstone

Diamonds are the one and only birthstone in April. They signify courage and inner strength, and represents everlasting Love. If you are an Aries or Taurus then these valuable gems have extraordinary healing powers. Their purity can draw out poisonous toxins and emotions from the body wearing the stone.


May birthstone

May birthstone

Emeralds represent rebirth, wisdom, love and are believed to cure ailments as well as having magical properties.


June birthstone

June birthstone

Pearls which has been a symbol of purity, this stone is linked with a successful married life, as well as having a calming effect. Alternate birthstone’s for those born in June are moonstones. Moonstones are great from calming and soothing emotions. Be aware that moonstones can bring about lucid dreaming, especially under a full moon, so if you choose to wear this stone, it may be best to remove it if you need a good nights sleep.


July birthstone

July birthstone

Rubies bestowing wisdom, wealth, and love and protect its wearer from negative.


August birthstone

August birthstone

Peridot could bring power and influence to August born people, as well as ward of nightmares.


September birthstone

September birthstone

Sapphire is thought to guard against harmful energies and Clears the mind of unwanted thoughts strengthening spirituality.


October birthstone

October birthstone

Opal symbolizes faithfulness and confidence and is believed to have healing qualities. The 2nd birthstone: Pink Tourmaline stimulates the creativity and hope.


November birthstone

November birthstone

While citrine, which increases your self-esteem and energy as well as helps with clarity, is recognized as a November birthstone. Yellow Topaz, representing love and affection, as well as increasing focus, and reducing anxiety is the most venerated stone for November.


December birthstone

December birthstone

Turquoise is a symbol of good fortune and success and has the ability to cure weak vision and insomnia. The 2nd birthstone: Turquoise, Brings about good luck, keeping evil away. It symbolizes good friendships and happiness as well.