Birthstone is a gemstone associated with your birth date and wearing it brings good luck and health. Called a personal stone, its power protects you from bad energy. Some gemstones are believed to have supernatural powers and have a connection to the planets. These stones can be worn in the form of a necklace, earrings or a ring. Birthstones have their roots in ancient astrology. It is worth knowing your birthstone to charge yourself with positive energy and bestow extra protection.
Birthstones, based on calendar months, are described as follows:
Birthstone January – Onyx
In ancient times, wearing Onyx was believed to be a way to be invisible and hide from evil. Onyx symbolizes strength and power. This stone will allow you to become the master of your own destiny. It deepens your sense of control over your life, endows you with such qualities as determination, perseverance, courage, and firmness. It is also called the stone of wisdom. Onyx is characterized by great inner strength, resistance to stress and the ease of overcoming all adversities.
February birthstone – Amethyst
Amethyst is called the “stone of harmony and relaxation”. It brings peace and freedom of mind from negative thoughts. It helps to cope with emotions, adds patience, frees from daily fatigue and problems, which consequently after a hard day enables a strong and healthy sleep at night. It soothes our heads overloaded with thoughts and stimuli. It brings us to a higher state of spirituality. It helps calm our mind and further protects us from distractions.
March birthstone – Aquamarine
Aquamarine is called the “stone of courage”. It gives courage to shy people or those who find it difficult to express emotions, feelings and thoughts honestly and assertively. The energy of Aquamarine also helps in the smooth expression of thoughts and feelings, which has a great impact on positive contact with the environment and lasting relationships with other people. It sharpens intuition and opens up clairvoyance. It is wonderful for meditation, shielding the aura and aligning the chakras. It protects and brings good luck in travel.
April birthstone – Rose Quartz
Rose Quartz is called the “stone of love”. It helps people who have difficulty trusting others or who carry resentment, guilt or fear as a result of past experiences. Rose Quartz helps build harmonious and complete relationships with other people and nature. With its energy, we see the true intentions of others, become empathetic, and appreciate the beauty in the smallest things or events.
May birthstone – Emerald
Emerald brings happiness, peace and balance at the level of all the chakras, provided that the person who uses the power of the stone has a pure heart. It can also soothe any negative emotions such as anger, malice, hatred. It frees from weakness and gives its owner extraordinary strength and self-confidence. The gem also helps to get rid of feelings of despair and regret and allows one to enjoy life again.
June birthstone – Pearl
Pearls, due to their organic origin, balance the rhythm of our lives. Additionally, they deepen self-esteem, self-acceptance, add attractiveness and femininity. With Pearl accessories every woman will feel not only beautiful, but also appreciated and calmer. The magical properties of pearl will make you enjoy life and take full advantage of it. The stones also have a protective effect – they protect their owners from evil charms.
July birthstone – Amazonite
The ancients called it the stone of youth, as it was said to rejuvenate those who wore it. Amazonite is a stone that helps to deal with fear and worries, helps to regain calmness in difficult times, has a positive effect on the nervous system. It restores hope, faith and optimism when a person feels lonely. Amazonite urges a person to take responsibility for their life and become the creator of their own destiny, start making their dreams come true.
August birthstone – Moonstone
Many cultures consider it a sacred stone. It is believed that this stone is emotionally empowering and opens you to the subconscious, as well as clears your intuition so you can receive clear messages. It is also called the lover’s stone because it arouses feelings and intensifies feelings of love. When a woman has it in her possession, then she becomes more attractive to those around her. The energy of the Moonstone reveals the inner beauty and truth that we hide deep within our hearts.
September Birthstone – Sapphire
In the Middle Ages, this stone was believed to help ward off evil spirits and magical spells. Called the stone of wisdom or otherwise the stone of faith and peace of mind, the sapphire is both the strongest and most mysterious of all precious gems. Sapphire is also considered the epitome of consistency, purity, love, truth and a clear conscience. It is supposed to make sapphire wearers happy and courageous.
October birthstone – Opal
Unique and one of the most expensive stones in the world, it is considered an extremely lucky amulet that symbolizes faith and trust. Opal was once believed to be a gift from heaven that fell to earth in luminous flashes. It facilitates closing certain stages of life. It enables you to look objectively at past events and, if they were unpleasant, to free yourself from them. Opal energy helps to understand the phenomenon that everything in the world is interconnected. What we give to others comes back to us multiplied.
November birthstone – Smoky Quartz
In the past it was believed that Smoky Quartz guards against bad luck. Smoky Quartz has tremendous cleansing properties, it also has a protective and energy stabilizing effect. Smoky Quartz aids in finding one’s way in the material world and learning to manage material things. It is indicated for people who find it particularly difficult to make changes in their lives due to fear of the unknown. The energy of Smoky Quartz helps to overcome one’s own shyness and fear of change as it builds courage and self-esteem.
December Birthstone – Clear Quartz
Clear Quartz is particularly known for its high vibrations. By clearing the mind, body and spirit of all clutter, mountain stone can help you connect with your highest self and live at your highest potential. It absorbs, stores, releases and regulates energy. It is especially important for anyone who wants to establish and achieve new goals. This stone can help you drown out noise from the outside world or any internal distractions, so you can see your ideal life in your mind and work to make it a reality.