Your Birthstone Jewellery Guide
Dating back to ancient history birthstone jewellery still enjoys great popularity in today’s times. Throughout history people wished to adorn themselves with jewellery that was not only beautiful but also had meaning or even healing and protective powers. Today one example for this is birthstone jewellery. With this type jewellery the meaning of particular crystals can manifest itself in various ways including personal meaning, protection and luck properties in the form a talisman, and also other powers that are generally attributed to gemstones.
To find the perfect birthstone jewellery for you, the first decision to make it is what type of jewellery you would like to have. Birthstone jewellery comes in various different forms including necklaces, bracelets, bangles, earrings and rings with the most common birthstone jewellery types being rings and necklaces. So once you have made up your mind, the next step is to choose the gemstone.
We have created the below list that makes it a bit easier to find your own personal traditional birthstone according to your Zodiac sign.
Aries (March 21 to April 19) – Ruby, Diamond
Taurus (April 20 to May 20) – Emerald
Gemini (May 21 to June 20) – Agate, Pearl
Cancer (June 21 to July 22) – Ruby, Emerald
Leo (July 23 to August 22) – Peridot, Ruby, Turquoise
Virgo (August 23 to September 22) – Sapphire, Peridot, Carnelian
Libra (September 23 to October 22) – Lapis Lazuli, Sapphire, Opal
Scorpio (October 23 to November 21) – Turquoise, Malachite, Emerald, Topaz, Ruby, Opal, Citrine
Sagittarius (November 22 to December 21) – Lapis Lazuli, Blue Topaz, Turquoise, Citrine
Capricorn (December 22 to January 19) – Agate, Peridot, Garnet, Blue Topaz
Aquarius (January 20 to February 18) – Amethyst, Garnet
Pisces (February 19 to March 20) – Amethyst, Turquoise, Aquamarine
Now that you are given a few choices depending on your Zodiac sign, you could either simply choose the gemstone that you find most beautiful (could be a sigm that this particular cyrstal is indeed the best choice for you) or have one look closer at the additional properties that are attributed the crystals. Some gemstones are said to be perfect for luck, others are said to be great protection stones, while some crystals may have healing attributes. Especially gemstone earrings are a great way of wearing around your crystals but also necklaces are beautiful for this. While wearing gem earrings your crystals are close to the Third Eye and the Crown Chakras. If you wear a gemstone necklace, your chosen crystals will be closer to the Throat and the Heart Chakras.
In the end you should feel comfortable with the gemstone choice you have made. If you are very fond of your new piece of gemstone jewellery it is a good sign that you have made the right choice!
Send us your comments, if you have any tips as to how to find the perfect birthstone jewellery for yourself or for as special person!