Do you know what’s a birthstone? Birthstones are gemstones that represent a person’s month of birth, and superstition says that wearing the right birthstone, will bring a person good luck, fortune and ward off illnesses bad karma and other negative energies… For example, in the past, wearing a different birthstone other than the one designated to your birth month was believed to bring the wearer bad luck and misfortune.
So, today we want to enlighten you with our calendar of birthstone by month, in here you will find the perfect match to your wrist according to the birthstone superstition.
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January has a couple of stones associated with it, Garnet and Agate, we are going to focus on the second one. Red Agate stone properties are based in rebalancing body, mind and spirit. It enhances metal functions like improving concentration, perception and also analytical abilities. Agate helps calming and healing inner anger or tension and creates a sense of security and safety.
This stone is Astrologically linked to the sign of Geminis.
February is the month for Amethyst, this stone is known for strengthen relationships and give courage to the wearer. One of its most relevant properties, is related to fight against intoxication, ancient Greeks named this word after the Greek word “Amethystos”, that means “sober”.
Fun fact is that at one time, only royalty was allowed to wear this gem.
Amethyst is the birthstone gem for the zodiac sign of Aquarius.
Marh’s birthstone is Aquamarine, this stone properties ranges from healing of emotional trauma, relieves stress, brings peace, clears the mind, helps to get in touch with suppressed emotions, calms heart, and also helps cooling high temper and conflict and more.
The name Aquamarine means “Sea water” and is best known as a highly transparent blue stone.
Aquamarine’s zodiac sign is Pisces.
In the month of April stands out the birthstones of Diamond and Lava Stone.
Diamond properties provide the wearer balance, clarity and abundance, also thought to bring other benefits such as better relationships and increase inner strength.
Diamond’s zodiac sign is Aries.
Lava stone properties stands that strengthens one’s connection to mother earth, and most important, it provides strength and courage, allowing the wearer stability through times of change. Its says that is very useful in dissipating anger.
Lava Stone’s zodiac sign is Cancer.
Malachite, the birthstone for May, is an important protection stone. Its name comes from the Greek word “malakos”, that mean soft, but there is nothing weak or soft about it.
Malaquite properties absorbs negative energies and pollutants, picking them up from the atmosphere and from the body. In general, this is a stone with great number of attributes that make it a wonderful gem to be used for metaphysical purposes.
Malaquite’s zodiac sign is Taurus.
In the month of June, we have two protagonists, the Moon and the Tiger´s Eye Stone.
The Moon Stone properties include improving confidence, balance emotions, alleviates fear associated with change, promotes a calm mood, helps a person to become more passionate and also encourages peace, harmony and balance.
This gem’s zodiac sign is Cancer.
Tiger’s Eye Stone most important properties for those born in June is protection. This stone may also bring good luck and fortune to the wearer and it has the power to focus the mind, promoting mental clarity helping to resolve problems objectively and unclouded by empotions.
Tiger’s Eye is the birthstone gem for the zodiac sign of Geminis.
July is the month of Ruby. This gem has been associated with the improvement of concentration and energy, loyalty, creativity, compassion and honor. It is also said that Ruby is thought to be protective of home, possessions and family.
This gem is astrologically linked to the sign of Cancer.
In the month of August, the apatite stone is the one. Some properties of this birthstone ranges from clearing confusion and frustration to reducing irritability and awakening the inner self. Physically it is said that Apatite Stone aids in the absorption of calcium, helping cartilage, bones and teeth; healing bones and encouraging the formation of new cells.
Apatite is the birthstone gem for the zodiac sign of Geminis.
September is associated with Agate. This stone properties are based in rebalancing body, mind and spirit. It enhances metal functions like improving concentration, perception and also analytical abilities. Agate helps calming and healing inner anger or tension and creates a sense of security and safety.
This stone is astrologically linked to the sign of Geminis.
The opal birthstone meaning and symbolism for those born in October, has been traditionally associated with loyalty, faithfulness, purity, hope and confidence. It is believed to be imbued with beneficial properties relating to vision, both in terms of eyesight, and internal visualization, for instance, imagination and dreams.
This gem’s zodiac sign is Libra.
Quartz is one of the birthstones for the people born in November. Some properties of this stone that stands out is thar gently neutralizes negative vibrations and is detoxifying on all levels, prompting elimination of the digestive system and protecting against radiation and electromagnetic smog. Smokey Quartz disperses fear, lifts depression and negativity. It brings emotional calmness, relieving stress and anxiety.
Quartz stone is astrologically linked to the sign of Libra.
In the month of December, we have two protagonists, the Lapis Lazuli and the Onyx Stone.
Lapis lazuli is an intensely blue stone made of a deep blue lazurite, cloudy white calcite, sparkly pyrite and other minerals. Among the many properties ascribed to lapis lazuli are the energy of deep calm and a strong connection to cosmic wisdom. This connection helps one align with a universal quality of truth and integrity. The deep cobalt blue of lapis lazuli has a royal presence, powerful and mysterious.
Lapis Lazuli Stone’s zodiac sign is Libra.
Onyx’s is a birthstone that imparts self-confidence, helping you to have an easy experience in your surroundings. Its also enhances self-control and stimulates the power of wise decision-making. Onyx gives strength, promoting vigor, steadfastness and stamina.
Onyx Stone’s zodiac sign is Leo.