BirthStones

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January – Garnet

The Garnet is known for stimulating success in business.  Put 3 or more Garnet stones on your desk if you wish to achieve your financial goals.  It is also believed  that the stone can help cure depression if placed under a pillow.

February – Amethyst

Amethysts are said to strengthen relationships and give its wearer courage.  Traditionally, it is known to guard against intoxication and instill a sober mind and spirit.  Amethysts are also believed to have powerful healing powers.  Keep the stone close to you if you are not feeling well or trying to fight an illness.

March – Aquamarine

The Aquamarine is often used in deep meditations as it is believed to bring peace and serenity and will help you be in touch with your spiritual being.  It is also known as the stone of sailors and will help protect them from the dangers of the ocean.

April – Diamond

Diamonds are known to symbolize eternal love.  It is often used in engagement rings.

May – Emerald

The Emerald is the sacred stone of Venus, the Goddess of Love.  It is used by wearers to heal the heart.  It has long been known as the symbol of love and hope.

June – Pearl

Pearl represents purity and innocence.  Early cultures believed that pearls were formed when a single raindrop fell from the heavens and became the heart of an oyster, which is also why it has been referred to as “teardrops of the moon”.

July – Ruby

The Ruby is often referred to as the most powerful gem in the universe.  It represents peace and contentment.  Today, the ruby’s deep-red color signifies love and passion.  Worn on the left hand, this gem will give the wearer liveliness and vitality.

August – Peridot

Peridot is a stone of lightness and beauty.  It symbolizes strength and morality.  When worn around the neck, it is believed to protect the wearer against negative emotions.

September – Sapphire

Sapphires contribute to mental clarity, stability, perception and can promote financial rewards.  Traditionally a favorite stone of priests and kings, the sapphire symbolizes purity and wisdom.

October – Opal

The Opal symbolizes faithfulness and confidence.  It is also believed to be many things including the stone with the most powerful healing power, the stone of hope, and the stone of love.

November – Topaz

Topaz symbolizes love and affection and is a promoter of truth and forgiveness.  It is believed to give the wearer increased strength and intellect.

December – Turquoise

Turquoise symbolizes friendship.  Give someone a Turquoise to bring them positive energy and good fortune.  It is believed to calm the mind and to protect its wearer from harm.