Let’s Be Aware Of Birthstones By Month

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A birthstone is a valuable material that signifies the month that a person was born. It is believed that they hold powers and personality traits that are distinctive to the person born under a particular zodiac sign. Wearing your birthstone can transfer powers to your body and mind. Classification: Birthstones by month; The twelve birthstones are :

1. January – Garnet

Garnet is thought to bring purity, truth, faithfulness and friendship. Garnets occur in various colours except blue. The gem is found in colours such as orange, green, purple, yellow, brown, black and even colourless. Garnets improve sexuality and sensuality. It is effective for lung, blood, heart and infection complications. It is found in Africa, India and Uruguay.

2. February – Amethyst

The amethyst is very beautiful and is considered to protect against evil spirits. It extends from a pale lilac to a deep, bright violet colour and is said to bring good luck. This stone has healing properties and is effective for conditions linked to withdrawal symptoms of any addiction. It is found in Brazil, Uruguay and Zambia.

3. March – Aquamarine

Aquamarine occurs in different shades of blue extending from light yellowish blue to deep shades of blue. It symbolizes sympathy, trust, harmony and friendship. It is successful for throat problems and illnesses brought on by stress. It is found in Brazil, Nigeria and Zambia.

4. April – Diamond

Diamond is the most valuable and most expensive gemstone. It is very rare and luminous. It is effective for brain disorders and to draw out toxins. Diamonds represent true love, passion and commitment. It is located in Australia, Ghana and Zaire.

5. May – Emerald

Emerald is green and represents loyalty, faith, love and friendship. It is successful for problems linked to the eyes, fertility, the spine and headaches. It is also used to improve mental capabilities. Emeralds are located in Colombia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Brazil.

6. June – Pearl

A pearl represents beauty, happiness, love and wealth. It is used to enhance personal integrity as well as for health disorders relating to the stomach, heart, spleen, intestines and also ulcer conditions. It is the only gemstone created through the biological activities of living organisms. Some places where pearls can be found are the Gulf or Mexico, Europe, Japan and Australia.

7. July – Ruby

The ruby is well-known for its radiant red colour which symbolizes blood, love, romance and passion. It is successful for health conditions connected to the blood and infection. It is also used to enhance energy and lead to success. The ruby can be found in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Kenya and India.

8. August – Peridot

The peridot signifies power and influence. In ancient days it was taken internally for asthma. It is effective for health disorders associated with the lungs, breasts and sinuses. Peridots can be found in the United States, China and Burma.

9. September – Sapphire

Sapphires are accessible in a variety colours. They represent clear thinking and wisdom. They can be found in Sri Lanka, Thailand, Kenya and Tanzania among other countries.

10. October – Opal

Opal is accessible in nearly every shade, from milky white to dark black. It passes on hope and harmony. It is successful for eye disorders and can be found in Australia, Mexico and the United States.

11. November – Topaz

Topaz are available in shades of brown and yellow. It is believed to bring long life and fidelity and signifies beauty, splendor and happiness. It is effective for asthma, blood diseases and sanity. Topaz is located in countries like Sri Lanka, Pakistan and China.

12. December – Turquoise

Turquoise is clear blue and is really dear. It is said to bring good health, fortune and peace. It is effective for throat, teeth and depression disorders. Turquoise can be found in countries such as Iran, United Sates and Africa.

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