Birthstones have their origins in the legendary birthstones that represent people born in the twelve months.This guide will let you know the material and meaning of the birthstone earrings for different months.
Birthstones have a long and rich history, dating back to biblical times. In Exodus (28:17-20), it is said that the prophet Aaron's breastplate contained 12 stones, each representing the name of a son of Israel, all engraved with the names of one of the 12 tribes.
Over time, the stones were then associated with the 12 constellations and eventually with the 12 months. In the early 20th century, the National Association of Jewelers made the 12 birthstones official stones.
Birthstones are now a popular gift choice for birthdays, holidays, anniversaries and other celebrations. If you are considering a birthstone gift, our birthstone jewelry can help you. Each month's gemstone is said to have unique meanings and properties, which we will explore in depth below.
January Birthstone Earring: Garnet
The stone associated with January is garnet. Garnets come in many colors, but the birthstone is usually red and represents chastity, friendship and fidelity. It is also a second wedding anniversary stone.
Since January is the month of Capricorn and Aquarius, garnet is a good choice for both signs. Garnet helps you to firmly establish and honor your boundaries, while also helping to remove your inhibitions and obstacles so that you can feel safe and supported as you explore your soul's true desires.
February Birthstone Earring: Amethyst
Amethyst is the birthstone of February and is known for its striking purple color. One of the most common and oldest gemstones, the mineral name for crystal is quartz, which is a hard crystalline mineral composed of silica. Amethyst Aquarius and Pisces are related.
Amethyst has been prized since ancient times. In Japan, purple has been regarded as a noble color since ancient times. Amethyst earrings is known as the "stone of honesty", symbolizing honesty and peace of mind, and as a stone to commemorate the 17th wedding anniversary.
This stone is also considered a reminder to see your body and mind as a sacred temple and to make healthy choices and decisions.
March Birthstone Earring: Aquamarine
The birthstone for people born in March is the aquamarine. It is named after the sky blue to aquamarine color of beryl due to the Fe2+ content in it. Legend has it that this beautiful gemstone is produced at the bottom of the sea and is the essence of seawater. This is why mariners used it to pray to the god of the sea for safe sailing, calling it the "stone of the god of fortune". It is also known as the "March birthstone", symbolizing "composure and courage" and "happiness and longevity".
A blue mineral stone, aquamarine is a "go with the flow" crystal that encourages you to follow your curiosity, helping you to break out of boring routines, stereotypes and fearful thinking.
April Birthstone Earring: Diamond
Diamond is one of the most famous and expensive gemstones known to man, an April birthstone, a symbol of chastity and purity, and a 75th wedding anniversary gemstone. This is why the 75th wedding anniversary is called a diamond wedding.
The name diamond comes from the Greek word "adamas", which means invincible. These extraordinary crystals can help you to fulfill any wish.
May Birthstone Earring: Emerald
The birthstone of the month of May is emerald, a mineral with a stunning green color due to traces of the chemical element chromium or vanadium. It is the birthstone of Gemini and Taurus, the symbol of happiness and a gemstone gift for the fifty-fifth wedding anniversary.
Throughout the history of jewelry culture, emerald has been considered a symbol of love and life, representing springtime in all its fullness. Legend has it that it was also the favorite stone of Venus, the goddess of love, so the emerald earrings has connotations of success and guaranteed love, it gives the wearer honest, fond memories; and the mysterious light it shines with makes it one of the most precious stones.
June Birthstone Earring: Pearl
If you were born in June, your birthstone is the pearl, the only gemstone formed by living creatures. Throughout history, pearls have symbolized wealth, beauty, happiness and nobility.Pearls have always been beloved for their warmth, elegance and magnificence, and are known as the queen of jewelry.
Pearls shine as a reminder that it is often the most difficult things in life that make us most beautiful. But just as it takes a mollusk a lot of time and effort to turn a grain of sand into a pearl, it takes a lot of time and dedicated mind work to turn our greatest challenges into priceless brilliance.
July Birthstone Earring: Ruby
Those born in July have the striking red ruby as their birthstone. This gemstone is composed of transparent red corundum, a mineral form of aluminum oxide.
Ruby is a very powerful grounding and protective crystal. Resonating with our two lower chakras, it helps to clear deep-rooted issues related to self-worth, inadequacy and survival.
August Birthstone Earring: Peridot
Peridot is the birthstone of August. Peridot is an affordable and beautiful stone. It has a beautiful color that is pleasing to the eye and the ear, and is known as the "stone of happiness". It is the birthstone of August, a symbol of happiness and harmony for couples.
The bright green peridot is associated with the fierce Hawaiian fire goddess, Pele, and the volcano. Like a volcano or fire that burns everything, peridot can help clear any energy that is holding you back, such as jealousy, insecurity, or indecisiveness.
September Birthstone Earring: Sapphire
The birthstone for September is the deep blue sapphire. Sapphires symbolize loyalty, steadfastness, love and honesty. Also known as the "stone of destiny", the star sapphire blesses the wearer with peace and good fortune.
Respected since ancient times as the "stone of wisdom", sapphires help us connect with our higher selves and our inner resonance, allowing us to see things from a larger perspective.
October Birthstone Earring: Opal
Opal is the birthstone of October. It is a type of silica and is technically classified as a class mineral. This mysterious stone hides endless glittering rainbows in its milky depths, which helps us to remember to look at things through the surface. To look deeper, to see closer, to see people, places, ideas, yourself.
November Birthstone Earring: Citrine
Citrine, an aluminosilicate mineral containing fluorine. It is a sixteenth wedding anniversary stone and is worn to symbolize friendship and happiness.
Citrine is an ancient gemstone that vibrates with a very special 'noble' energy. By noble, I mean high moral principles and ideals, the kind of person who will choose to do the right thing and take the higher path whenever possible.
December Birthstone Earring: Turquoise
The birthstone of December is turquoise. A light green-blue mineral, turquoise is classified by the gemological community as the December birthstone, symbolizing victory, good luck and a guarantee of success.
Turquoise has an ancient and long history as a revered gemstone of folklore wisdom and natural magic. It reminds us that support and healing can be obtained from nature in times of need - all you have to do is ask.