Birthstones make for fantastic jewellery and are said to enhance your personality while at the same time making you look good. Have you found yourself drawn to a particular stone without understanding what made it so attractive?
How about looking at different birthstones and wishing that they were yours. Or even wishing that you were born at another time so that you could wear the corresponding birthstone?
Here is the usual correspondence:
- Birthstone of Pisces (from 19th of February to 20th of March) is Aquamarine
- Birthstone of Aries (from 21st of March to 19th of April) is Diamond
- Birthstone of Taurus (from 20th of April to 20th of May) is Emerald
- Birthstone of Gemini (from 21st of May to 20th of June) is Pearl
- Birthstone of Cancer (from 21st of June to 22nd of July) is Ruby
- Birthstone of Leo (from 23rd of July to 22nd of August) is Peridot
- Birthstone of Virgo (from 23rd of August to 22nd of September) is Sapphire
- Birthstone of Libra (from 23d of September to 22nd of October) is Opal
- Birthstone of Scorpio (from 23rd of October to 21st of November) is Topaz
- Birthstone of Sagittarius (from 22nd of November to 21st of December) is Turquoise
- Birthstone of Capricorn (from 22nd of December to 19th of January) is Garnet
- Birthstone of Aquarius (from 20th of January to 18th of February) is Amethyst
The important thing about these birthstones is the following:
You could always wear birthstones that aren’t the one associated with the month or astrological sign you were born under. Yes, you can!
And if you feel attracted to a certain color or a certain stone, by all means, go for it!
Each birthstone has a personality trait attached to them, just like an astrological sign.
In this post we will explore these personalities, and rather than looking the month or Zodiac sign we were born in, we are going to see what kind of personality these stones are going to instill in us.
Let’s explore these personalities.
What Does Your Birthstone Say About Your Personality?
The use of birthstones could possibly date all the way back to biblical times. There are references that the breastplate of Aaron was adorned with twelve stones, representing the twelve Israeli tribes. Aaron was the brother of Moses and a High Priest of Israel.
Much like the color blue of aquamarine, aquamarine stone is associated with peace and calm. Who wouldn’t want peace and calm in their minds and hearts. Some also consider this birthstone to be lucky and to bring happiness and good health to those that wear it. Read more about the meanings of this birthstone of Pisces here.
Diamond is one of the hardest naturally occurring stone in the world and certainly the most valuable stones in the world. People with diamond as their birthstone are said to possess the strength of a diamond. The strength of their personality presents itself as the ability to overcome adversities and to express their true nature regardless of the outer circumstances.
It’s said that diamonds improve courage, offer good luck, and award victory. Diamonds are also a symbol of love and commitment, happiness, and forgiveness. Diamonds are also a sign of light, purity, spiritual enlightenment, and success. Read more about the metaphysical properties of this birthstone of Aires.
The green of emeralds is said to keep the wearer safe from evil. People who find themselves drawn to emeralds are said to be ambitious, great public speakers, and have good memories. Emeralds are also considered to be the gift of love, passion, honesty, wealth, and intelligence. Like diamonds, good quality emerald gems are rather expensive, which makes the even more valuable a gift. Read more about the properties of this birthstone of Taurus.
Pearls are said to offer health, protection, and long life to wearers. They represent loyalty, passion, and thoughtfulness. They add a touch of dignity to your personality. They are a mirror that will reflect the best qualities in you, like honesty, integrity, and purity.
Rubies are representative of courage, clarity, and insightfulness. Those who wear rubies are focused on achieving their goals and are action oriented. Rubies are stones that are capable of instilling strong passion and attraction toward someone and something. Have this in mind if you plan to buy rubies as a gift. Check more information about the meanings and properties of Rubies.
It is said that bright green peridots are symbols of happiness and hope. This stone is said to be the antidote to negativity and that it restores happiness following unhappy events. People wearing peridots are outgoing, energetic, and enthusiastic. People drawn to peridot not afraid to take risks.
Besides, peridot can heal and harmonize your relationships. If you need to reduce the amount of stress, anger, and jealousy, peridot can be the right stone for you. Check out this page for more info on this great stone.
Sapphires are connected to wisdom and honesty. Even though beauty is not exactly a personality trait, sapphires are said to improve beauty as well. They belong to the same mineral family as Rubies. The most common color is blue. The lighter blue color of sapphire can make people cheerful and joyful, but still well grounded. Here you can find more on the meanings of Sapphire.
Opal is the birthstone of Libra, meaning that it’s not always been the symbol of great fortunes it is today. During medieval times, opals were associated with casting spells, bad luck, poison, and death.
Opal wearers understand that the dancing colors of opal – reminiscent of the Aurora Borealis – are not related to bad luck at all. Opals represent the personality traits of intelligence, enthusiasm, and spontaneity. Read more about Opal birthstone.
Topaz is a stone associated with creativity, energy, peace of mind, and joy. Other traits associated with topaz are thoughtfulness, hopefulness, compassion, and mental strength.
Blue topaz can have amazing natural blue tones with incredible high vibrations one can be almost magnetically drawn to. Check the other personality treats and features related to Blue Topaz.
Turquoise is a well known birthstone of the month of December. Turquoise is the stone of peace, which is why most people that look at this bright blue birthstone feel calm and peaceful. The other personality characteristics connected to this stone are humility, generosity, and positive attitude toward life in general.
People drawn to garnet are passionate individuals with great ambition. They are brave, clever, and outgoing. Their ambition may seen a little bit too excessive at times, but they usually can manage it. Garnet is a very beneficial stone also for the other Zodiac signs as well and can match many different skin tones.
Amethyst is a birthstone associated with higher levels of spirituality, abstract thinking, superior protection, and positive transformation. The attractive purple shades of this crystal will certainly resonate with a lot of individuals. They will bring a good sense of peace and harmony, and this another example of birthstone suitable for everyone. Check out the full range of meanings and properties of Amethyst.
The Bottom Line
Don’t be afraid to explore each and every birthstone you are attracted to.
Even if it doesn’t belong to any birthstone chart related to your Astrological Sign.
If something inside of you tells you that some crystal or stone could be the right match for you, try it. It could bring exactly the energy you have been looking for.