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The custom of wearing birthstone jewelry became fashionable in Poland in the fifteenth or sixteenth century. But its origins, most gem scholars agree, is associated with the Breastplate of Aaron described in Exodus 28:15-20 of the Old Testament. The breastplate was a ceremonial priestly garment that was set with twelve gemstones, each assigned to one of the twelve tribes of Israel. The stones also corresponded with the twelve signs of the zodiac and were later modernized to represent the twelve months of the year. Today, the custom of wearing your birthstone in a piece jewelry invokes very real energies and magical properties corresponding to the month you were born.


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January

Traditional:

Garnet

Mystical:

Emerald

Ayurvedic:

Garnet

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February

Traditional:

Amethyst

Mystical:

Bloodstone

Ayurvedic:

Amethyst

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March

Traditional:

Aquamarine/ Bloodstone

Mystical:

Jade

Ayurvedic:

Bloodstone

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April

Traditional:

Diamond

Mystical:

Opal

Ayurvedic:

Diamond

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May

Traditional:

Emerald

Mystical:

Sapphire

Ayurvedic:

Agate

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June

Traditional:

Pearl/ Moonstone/ Alexandrite

Mystical:

Moonstone

Ayurvedic:

Pearl

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July

Traditional:

Ruby

Mystical:

Ruby

Ayurvedic:

Ruby

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August

Traditional:

Peridot/ Sardonyx

Mystical:

Diamond

Ayurvedic:

Sapphire

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September

Traditional:

Sapphire

Mystical:

Agate

Ayurvedic:

Moonstone

October

Traditional:

Opal/ Tourmaline

Mystical:

Jasper

Ayurvedic:

Opal

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November

Traditional:

(Yellow) Imperial Topaz/ Citrine

Mystical:

Citrine

Ayurvedic:

Pearl

December

Traditional:

Blue Topaz/ Turquoise/ Tanzanite/ Zircon/ Lapis Lazuli

Mystical:

Onyx

Ayurvedic:

Ruby


While it's said that a birthstone holds the strongest power for the person born in its month, anyone can wear the stones and benefit from their beauty and healing energies.

Birthstone by Zodiac sign:

Aries: March 21- April 20 Libra: September 24- October 23

Taurus: April 21- May 20 Scorpio: October 24- November 22

Gemini: May 21- June 21 Sagittarius: November 23- December 21

Cancer: June 22- July 22 Capricorn: December 22- January 20

Leo: July 23- August 23 Aquarius: January 21- February 19

Virgo: August 24- September 23 Pisces: February 20- March 20


Day

Sunday: Topaz/ Sunstone

Monday: Rock Crystal/ Pearl/ Moonstone

Tuesday: Ruby/ Emerald/ Star Sapphire

Wednesday: Amethyst/ Lodestone/ Star Ruby

Thursday: Sapphire/ Carnelian/ Cat’s Eye

Friday: Emerald/ Cat’s Eye/ Alexandrite

Saturday: Turquoise/ Diamond/ Labradorite

Season

Spring: Emerald

Summer: Ruby

Autumn: Sapphire

Winter: Diamond