Your Birthstone & What it Means
Birthstones are a fun way to begin learning about the study of gemology. History has left us with thousands of years worth of legends, beliefs, and magical ideas about what different stones might mean, represent, and what they can attract to the person who wears them!
While some months have multiple birthstones, we at Harry K have identified the most popular one for each month and researched the qualities that are believed to be associated with them.
Find yours below!
January / Garnet: this stone is said to bring a level of higher thinking and self empowerment to the one who wears it. It is a gem of strength and safety that encourages gratitude, attracts prosperity, and delivers service to others.
February / Amethyst: a spectacular purple gem that is believed to “open the third eye” or, to put it more simply; enhances wisdom. This stone is said to bring soothing dreams when sleeping and peace to the waking life.
March / Aquamarine: The name “aquamarine” means “water of the sea” and refers to the sparkling ocean-like color of this stone. This gem brings the wearer the peace and tranquility of the ocean. It is said to calm, soothe, cleanse and inspire to let go and trust the universe.
April / White Topaz: The April birthstone brings the energies of inspiration, peace, hope, and love. It can give you a self-confidence boost and also help you grow as a person! Back in ancient times, Romans believed White Topaz to be the stone of the Sun God, Helios, and it was thought to improve eye sight!
June / Pearl: Long associated with purity and innocence, this gem is said to offer the wearer protection and attract wealth and good luck. In ancient texts, pearls were said to bestow the wearer with a long life.
July / Ruby:This gem is a symbol for power and energy. It is believed that the ruby can be used to predict misfortune and is also useful in soothing anger. If you are quick-tempered, consider the ruby’s calming energy to balance you.
August / Peridot: This light green stone symbolizes strength and is known as the stone of compassion. It is believed to bring good health and sound sleep to the one who wears it. If you need balance in your relationships, wear this stone to level out your mind and emotions.
September / Blue Sapphire: This beautiful deep blue stone is thought to symbolize the height of faith and spirituality. It is believed to protect the wearer and deliver divine insight, good fortune, and power.
October / Opal: This is a highly emotional stone that reflects the mood of the wearer. This gem is believed to intensify emotions while also helping you to process and release them quicker. The Opal encourages freedom, independence, and consciousness.
November / Citrine: The color of this stone can vary from pale shades of yellow to intense amber. It is believed to be the most powerful gem for manifesting abundance and prosperity. Citrine is thought to lift the wearer to a higher vibration; elevating your mood and shifting you into a positive mindset.
December / Blue Topaz: This stone is a symbol for romantic love and loyal friendship. This gem is thought to represent deep emotional connection and helps the wearer connect with their feelings so they are able to practice honesty and open communication.
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