What Does Your Birthstone Mean?

Recently on the subway I saw two women talking about gems and birthstones. One of them  was holding a bunch of crystals in her hand and looked really passionate about them.

I don’t know about you guys but knowing all about your birthstone used to be a really big deal back when I was in middle school. So I decided to finally do some research about ALL the birthstones& here’s what I found:

January- Garnet

You are a strong person inside & out. Garnet is a protective energy stone and is considered a stone of  commitment, honesty, hope, and faith.

February- Amethyst

You know who you are and you’re proud of it! Conforming is something you’ll never do.

March- Aquamarine

The aquamarine gemstone is associated with courage, loyalty,  and friendship.

April- Diamond

The diamond, in addition to being a symbol of everlasting love, also brings courage.

May- Emerald

The Emerald is a symbol of rebirth, and is believed to grant  foresight, good fortune, and youth.


Pearl signifies faithfulness, friendship and loyalty; and considered a symbol of purity, chastity and modesty.


Rubies are considered the king of gems and represent love, health and wisdom, and good fortune.

August- Peridot

The Peridot is the definition of strength. It also is associated with prosperity, growth, dignity and love.

September– Sapphire

Sapphire was thought to guard against evil, and symbolizes wisdom, faith, and power.

October- Opal

Opal symbolizes faithfulness and confidence. It is always known as the “peace stone.”

November- Topaz 


Topaz is known for its associated qualities of strength, tenacity, dedication and resilience. It is believed to balance emotions and thoughts for a harmonious lifestyle.

December– Turquoise

Turquoise is a symbol of wealth and prosperity& a symbol of good fortune and success, and it is believed to relax the mind.


4 thoughts on “What Does Your Birthstone Mean?

  1. Exactly a person’s fortunate gem is ascertained depending on the date and time, the soul entered the world. Birthstones, gems or fortunate rocks influence your body through their calculated radiations. Lucky stones by birthday increase the powers of an individual and ward off the ill-effects of planets. All jewels have good healing capacity and enormous uses.On wearing them you can feel yourself being blessed by cosmic forces. Keep the rocks in touch with the human body. Don’t lock them in a cupboard because this way you are depriving of its tremendous potential.

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