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Jewellery, and Accessorising

Many people choose to wear jewellery which is decorated with their own personal birthstone. The stones make an attractive addition to a piece of jewellery, and they can have great significance for their owner as each one is thought to have its own unique meanings and connotations. They can be associated with certain personality traits and reflect individual characteristics, and people also believe that they can perform a function for their wearer, such as offering protection or ensuring good health.

Here is a brief summary of the birthstone for each month and its significance:

  • January – Garnet. Linked to friendship and trust.
  • February – Amethyst. Enables a balanced mind.
  • March – Aquamarine. Symbolises good health, youth and hope.
  • April – Diamond. Represents eternal love.
  • May – Emerald. A symbol of fertility, rebirth and love.
  • June – Pearl, Moonstone and Alexandrite. Symbolic of loyalty, purity and faithfulness.
  • July – Ruby. Worn by those of noble character, it reflects harmony and peace.
  • August – Peridot. Wards off evil.
  • September – Sapphire. Provides protection for those closest to you and embodies loyalty, serenity and dignity.
  • October – Tourmaline and Opal. Hope, creativity and innocence.
  • November – Topaz and Citrine. Strength and healing.
  • December – Tanzanite and Turquoise. Represents happiness and offers relief from symptoms of ill health.


Categories: Gemstones

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