A birthstone is communicating with you by saying” I will be your friend, companion to you. I am the best supporter throughout your life, I am here to boost your internal and external energies and I will assist you in problem-solving during the crisis.”
Birthstones (Gemstones by Birth Month) are also popularly known as lucky stones, which are masses of both precious and semiprecious stones that correspond to one’s birth month or zodiac sign. Every birthstone is unique in its way and brings the wearer Good luck, prosperity, money, and support during many kinds of crises.
Here’s the list of Gemstones by Birth Month:
Garnet for January:
The word garnet does not refer to single species, but it is the family of gemstones that are similar in chemical structure but differ in mineral composition. Though Red garnet is the most popular one, Garnets are also available in many colors like orange, pink, green, and yellow. The hardness of garnet is 6.5 to 7.5 on the Mohs scale.
Assists in: It is known as a protective stone, that keeps the wearer away from injury. Red garnets are famous for blood purification, in cleansing the negative energy.
Amethyst for February:
Amethyst stones are semi-precious ones that fall under the family of quartz. Amethyst exhibit no color in its purest form, upon treating and cutting, amethyst is available from pale to brighter purple color and shows a color range from violet to red-violet. Amethyst comes under hard stones its hardness is 7.0 on the Mohs scale.
Assists in: Amethyst stones are popular for maintaining a calm mind, promoting spirituality, and also in healing physical health.
Aquamarine for march:
Aquamarine is a semi-precious stone that belongs to the beryl family. The name aquamarine tells you that the color is aqua blue or some even show blue-green color. Its hardness is 7.5 to 8.0 on the Mohs scale.
Assist in: Some folks believe that aquamarine stone gives physical protection during sea travel. It helps in boosting the person’s intellect. It is popular for its calming effect on the wearer’s mind.
Diamond for April:
Diamonds are precious stones that are most popular in both jewelry and the land of gemstones. Most diamonds are colorless, some appear in rare red, some are brilliant blues, some are in pink, and some are in dazzling yellow. The hardness of the diamond is 10.0 on the Mohs scale. Because of their beauty, hardness, and durability, beauty lovers adore diamonds the most. Also, Black Rutile is the birthstone of the month of April.
Diamonds are famous for boosting positivity and confidence, bringing wealth to the wearer. It helps you to maintain good physical health and improves your spirituality.
Bright Emerald for the month may:
Emerald stones are precious stones that fall under the category of beryl.
Emeralds are known for their bright green color and mesmerizing beauty. Some may exhibit a blue shade. Normally found with inclusions, the price will be higher for stones having fewer inclusions. The hardness of emerald is 7.5 to 8.0.
Assists in :
Emerald promotes health and improves the wearer’s intellect by enhancing reasoning ability and creative skills.
It brings prosperity and some people think that the person wearing the emerald can predict the future.
Beautiful pearl for June:
Pearl is the only gemstone that is formed in the animal body and comes under the family of precious stones. Most commonly found pearls are white in color while the other shows a range of colors like black, green, gold, silver, and blue. The hardness of pearl is 2.5 to 4.5.
As a symbol of purity, honesty, and wisdom pearl promotes self-confidence and creates positive energy.
It helps the person to balance the wearer’s emotions and maintain a calm mind.
Elegant Ruby for July:
Ancient Asian people considered ruby as a symbol of high esteem. They used ruby in making ornaments, armors, and scabbards. Rubies fall under the family of precious stones, available in vibrant red color. Some rubies exhibit pink shades. The hardness of ruby is 9.0 on the Mohs scale.
Assist in: Ruby expresses Love, Divinity, and Courage. So, It serves as the best gift to your loved ones. It also improves cordial relationships with your family and other people around you. People think that it brings good fortune to the wearer. It helps in boosting self-confidence, and leadership qualities.
Peridot for August:
Peridot is one of the rare gemstones which is available in a single color that is Green. Peridot is a member of the Oblivion( silicate) group and belongs to the family of semi-precious stones. Gemologists often recommend it as the substitute for Emerald. The hardness of Peridot is 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale.
Assist in: It assists in cleansing the negative emotions from you. It is famous for pouring calmness and happiness into the wearer. It helps in elevating your vital strength.
Dazzling Sapphires for September:
Sapphires belong to the family of precious stones, adored by the people since ancient times. Blue sapphires are popular for their eye-capturing beauty in the world of gemstones. The other colors of the sapphires include yellow, purple, green, orange, black, and brown. The hardness of Sapphire is 9.0 on the Mohs scale.
People have thought that Sapphire has powerful healing properties, hence it can cure physical health. It protects the wearer from negative energies. Blue sapphire has the power to vanish misfortunes and gives the wearer the best opportunities in professional and personal life.
Ancient opal for October:
Opal has been used by the Roman people since 4000 B.C. Opals are unique with the mesmerizing play of colors or can say rainbow colors. Coming to colors opals exhibit colors diversity in two planes, namely background color and second is rainbow colors embedded within it.
Opals are available in different colors like orange, yellow, red, green, blue, purple, and black. Among these black opals are considered the rarest gems. The hardness of opal is 5.5 to 6.5.
Opal is a fortune stone that brings good health, wealth, and prosperity to the wearer. It enhances the creative and artistic skills of a person. It assists in the proper functioning of the immune system.
Citrine- the rarest for November:
Citrine is a semi-precious stone that falls under the family of quartz. Citrine is popular for its mesmerizing inclusions and its transparency. Some show hues of brown and orange color. The hardness of citrine is 7.0 on the Mohs Hardness Scale.
Citrine is also known as the money stone which draws money and prosperity to the wearer. It assists in building confidence and creativity.
Stone of peace, Blue topaz for December:
It is a semi-precious gemstone, that belongs to the Topaz mineral family.
The name itself indicates it shows blue color with different saturation levels resulting in different hues like swiss blue, sky blue, and London blue.
London blue has a greyish blue color, Swiss blue has a greenish-blue and sky blue shows pale blue hues. The hardness of Blue topaz is 8.0
It helps the wearer to maintain inner peace and stability of mind. It enhances communication skills, and intellectuality. It helps in decision-making. It cures the diseases of the throat and head.
The people who are born in the months of June, October, and December are lucky to have more than one birthstone! Yes, Apart from Pearl June has Alexandrite. October has a tourmaline along with opal. The month of December is famous for having three birthstones, Tanzanite and Blue Zircon along with blue topaz.
Whether you are looking for a better future or you want to maintain a good relationship with your loved ones, or maybe you are seeking good fortune and prosperity. whatever may be a problem is, wearing Gemstones by Birth Month is the best answer to solve all these problems.