BIRTHSTONES GALOUR

What are birthstones?

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No matter what age you are, or gender, everyone has a birthstone! Birthstones can be related back to the month you were born in. There are 12 birthstones to match each month of the year. Each birthstone is special, just like you!

History of Birthstones

From the days of the 12 tribes of Israel, birthstones have been around. It is believed that the breastplate of Aaron contained 12 gemstones that represented the 12 different tribes of Israel. Legends of each of the birthstones may have healing and therapeutic powers. It is also believed wearing a gemstone during its certain month can bring out its true healing powers. (http://americangemsociety.org)

What is your birthstone?

Birthstones are assigned by the month of which you are born. Check out below and match your birthday to find your correct birthstone!

If you were born in…

January

Your birth stone is Garnet!

Garnet symbolizes prosperity, light, guidance and good health.

February

Your birth stone is Amethyst!

Amethyst symbolizes courage, stability and tranquility.

March

Your birth stone is Aquamarine!

Aquamarine promotes happiness, youth, and enhances health of the wearer.

April

Your birth stone is Diamond!

Diamond symbolizes clarity and strength.

May

Your birth stone is Emerald!

Emerald symbolizes love and life.

June

Your birth stone is Pearl & Alexandrite!

Alexandrite are considered the gems of luck and fortune. Pearls are gems that are created from a living animal.

July

Your birth stone is Ruby!

Ruby’s are a gem of desire and passion.

August

Your birth stone is Peridot!

Peridot is a gem of expression and spirit.

September

Your birth stone is Sapphire!

Sapphire gems are related to enabling trust and sincerity.

October

Your birth stone is Opal & Tourmaline!

Opal gem stones are related to mystery and brilliance.

November

Your birth stone is Citrine & Topaz!

Citrine and Topaz are gems of renewal and optimism.

December

Your birth stone is Tanzanite, Tourqoise, Blue Zircon!

Tanzanite or Blue Topaz are gems that promote strength and clarity.

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