Learn about your Birthstone and it’s Healing Powers

Birthstones

Birthstones are precious or semi-precious gemstones associated with each month of the year. My birthstone for December is turquoise, while my lucky sister born in April gets a diamond as her birthstone. Depending on the culture a variety of gemstones have been identified as birthstones.  There is no universal agreement as to a single, particular birthstone for each month. In the United States, however, the National Association of Jewelers designated a modern birthstone list in 1912. Only recently have we seen two attempts to change it, both associated with the gemstone tanzanite. So lucky me, they added tanzanite as a birthstone for December, even though it already had two birthstones (turquoise and zircon). Now, I have one more excuse to buy jewelry.

Diamond Engagement Ring and Wedding Band Set 1.0 Carat (ctw) in 10K White Gold
Diamond Engagement Ring and Wedding Band Set 1.0 Carat (ctw) in 10K White Gold You can find here
Month Birthstone Picture
January Garnet garnet
February Amethyst amethyst
March Aquamarine aquamarine
April Diamond diamond
May Emerald emerald
June PearlMoonstone pearl
moonstone
July Ruby ruby
August Peridot peridot
September Sapphire sapphire
October OpalTourmaline opal
tourmaline
November Yellow TopazCitrine yellow topaz
citrine
December Turquoise Blue Topaz Tanzanite turquoise
blue topaz
tanzanite

The healing power of Gemstones

There are so many legends and myths about birthstone healing powers as well as their therapeutic influence. Wearing a gemstone during its assigned month heightened its healing powers. According to the legends for the full effect, you need  to own all twelve and alternate them monthly.

 

Aquamarine
Aquamarine

Aquamarine – Aids the liver, throat, stomach, jaw, teeth, eyes, and ears. Aquamarine is also known for releasing fear, calming nerves, and bringing mental clarity.

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Turquoise – A gemstone steeped in lore and tradition, Turquoise is a healing and balancing stone.

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Amber – Thought to aid memory loss, purify the body, alleviate headaches, and bone and heart problems, Amber is known for its stress relieving and calming properties.

Amethyst – Aids in the reduction of insomnia, arthritis, pain relief, and circulatory issues. Amethyst is considered the gemstone of meditation, peace, balance, courage, and inner strength.

Citrine
Citrine

Citrine – Considered the gemstone to provide greater or increased hearing, Citrine also promotes success, abundance, and clear thinking.

Topaz – One of the most powerful gemstones, Topaz facilitates the balance of emotions and provides protection from greed.

Lapis – Thought to aid in the alleviation of insomnia and depression, Lapis is also known for creating openness, truthfulness, and creativity.

Onyx – Associated with the root chakra, Onyx brings spiritual inspiration, and control over emotions.

Pearl
Pearl

Pearl – Known for its calming properties, the Pearl is said to aid purity, charity, integrity, truth, and loyalty in its wearer.

Ruby
Ruby

Ruby – Aiding the emotions is the Ruby’s calling card. Also known to increase integrity, devotion, and happiness.

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DELFINA DELETTREZ Ruby Mouth Ring You can find here

Peridot – Healing stress in relationships, lessening anger and jealousy, and slowing aging, the Peridot promotes abundance and prosperity.

Sapphire
Sapphire

 

Sapphire – The gemstone of creative expression and inner peace and meditation, the Sapphire also aids in personal expression and the alleviation of pain.

Garnet – Aids blood, heart, and lungs and is known to promote romantic love, passion, sensuality, and intimacy.

For more info- americangemsociety.org

I am a precious and semiprecious jewelry lover. What about you? Do you believe in the healing powers of stones?

Have a lovely Day!!!

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13 Comments
    1. It is so amazing that everyone is happy with their color… I love all shades of blue and I am turquoise.

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