For centuries, birthstones have been a popular choice for jewellery, and it's not hard to see why. Not only do they make a great accessory, but they also have a special meaning that's unique to each person based on their birth month. In this guide, we'll take a closer look at the 12 birthstones and the jewellery associated with each stone.
January – Garnet
Garnet is a deep red stone that's said to represent love, trust, and loyalty. For example, jewellery that feature garnets can include earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. For instance, if you're looking for a timeless piece that you can wear for years to come, consider a pair of garnet stud earrings or a simple garnet pendant.
February Birthstone – Amethyst
Amethyst is a beautiful purple stone that's said to bring clarity and calmness to the mind. However, just because they bring clarity and calmness, does not mean they can't be eye catchingly beautiful. Jewellery featuring amethysts is often designed to showcase the stone's natural beauty. Some popular examples include some largeer statement rings, drop earrings, and bead bracelets as pictured below.
March – Aquamarine
Aquamarine is a light blue-green stone that's said to represent purity and serenity. Jewellery featuring aquamarine is often delicate and feminine, with designs that are meant to showcase the stone's natural beauty. Some popular examples include dainty necklaces, stud earrings, and simple rings.
April Birthstone – Diamond
Diamonds are one of the most popular gemstones in the world, and for good reason. They're said to represent strength, resilience, and eternal love. As you may already know, diamond jewellery is available in a variety of styles, from classic solitaire rings to statement necklaces and everything in between. Above all, if you're looking to learn more about these lovely stones, consider reading our 4 Cs blog.
May – Emerald
Emeralds are a stunning green stone that's said to represent rebirth and renewal. Jewellery featuring emeralds often has an elegant and timeless feel, with designs that showcase the stone's natural beauty. Some popular examples include drop earrings, delicate necklaces, and simple rings. On the other hand, there are always ways to make your emeralds a statement!
June Birthstone – Pearl
Pearls are a timeless classic that's said to represent purity and innocence. Jewellery featuring pearls often has a vintage feel, with designs that are elegant and feminine. Conversely, there are still some great ways to style your pearls with a modern look. Some popular examples include pearl stud earrings, simple pearl necklaces, and delicate pearl bracelets.
July – Ruby
Rubies are a bold and beautiful red stone that's said to represent passion and courage. Jewellery featuring rubies is often designed to make a statement, with designs that are bold and eye-catching. Some popular examples include cocktail rings, statement necklaces, and chunky bracelets.
August Birthstone – Peridot
Peridot is a light green stone that's said to represent strength and vitality. in addition, jeIellery featuring peridot often has a fresh and modern feel, with designs that are perfect for everyday wear. For example, we can take a look at delicate stud earrings, simple necklaces, and dainty rings.
September – Sapphire
Sapphires are a stunning blue stone that's said to represent wisdom and truth. Jewellery featuring sapphires often has a regal and elegant feel, with designs that showcase the stone's natural beauty. Some popular examples include drop earrings, statement rings, and simple necklaces.
October Birthstone – Opal
Opals are a unique and mysterious stone that's said to represent creativity and imagination. Jewellery featuring opals often has a bohemian feel, with designs that are eclectic and free-spirited. For instance, popular styles can include statement rings, drop earrings, and chunky bracelets.
November – Topaz
Topaz is a beautiful golden-orange stone that's said to represent abundance and good fortune. Jewellery featuring topaz often has a warm and inviting feel, with designs that showcase the stone's natural beauty. Some popular examples include drop earrings, simple necklaces, and statement rings.
December Birthstone – Turquoise
Turquoise is a stunning blue-green stone that's said to represent protection and prosperity. Jewellery featuring turquoise often has a bohemian feel, with designs that are earthy and natural. Some popular examples include chunky bracelets, statement necklaces, and drop earrings.
No matter which birthstone you were born under, there's a piece of jewellery out there that's perfect for you. Whether you prefer classic and timeless pieces or bold and eye-catching designs, there's something for everyone. So why not treat yourself to a special piece of jewellery that's as unique as you are?
At Bijouterie La Voûte, we have a wide variety of birthstone jewellery to choose from. Whether you're looking for a special gift for someone you love or a treat for yourself, we have something that's sure to fit the bill. So come visit us today and discover the beauty and meaning of birthstone jewellery.