Astrology, Chinese Zodiac, birthstones having meaningful properties, these aren’t new concepts in the least but their timelessness should be demonstrative of how incredibly popular and unwavering these stones are. When birthstone earrings have meaning, the meaningful thing is tenfold more attractive. It’s one thing to like to sparkle; it’s another to attach meaning to a thing like the meaning behind engagement ring makes it infinitely more important than another piece of jewelry a woman could wear. With that being said the appeal of birthstone earrings lies in not only the beauty but the connotation.
January – Garnet: This stone is best for businesses, helpful in creating a successful business environment. Stone of purity and truth.
Healing Properties: Good for spleen and thyroid.
February – Amethyst: Helps reduce negative emotions like anger, jealousy, hatred, guilt. Overcoming addition especially alcohol addition. Good for stress, protection, and spirituality.
Healing Properties: Boosting hormones, balances moods, good for metabolism and general body balance.
March – Aquamarine: The stone is for safe travel so it may be an excellent gift for someone who boats. Releases anxiety, restlessness and combats depression.
Healing Properties: The thymus gland is associated with this stone, which helps reduce fluid retention.
April – Diamond: The meaning of diamonds outside of being symbolic of marriage is generally unknown. Diamonds are good for keeping a positive attitude, increase energy, slow down the aging process (albeit not a large amount).
Healing Properties: Diamonds are good for stomach ailments and memory loss. It also reduces physical tiredness.
May – Emerald: Good for a troubled mind, Emerald is a great ‘wisdom’ stone and faithfulness in love.
Healing Properties: Best for the heart.
June – Pearl: The oldest and formerly the most valuable birthstone, this ‘teardrop of the moon’ is the symbol of innocence and purity, often sewn onto garments worn by brides.
Healing Properties: Good to wear when having digestive issues. Relieves bloating and biliousness; also good for easing childbirth and increasing fertility.
July – Ruby: Apparently one of the most powerful gemstones in the universe, owners of rubies have a lot of contentment and peace.
Healing Properties: Blood circulations and removal of infections from bugs.
August – Peridot: Also known as chrysolite in the bible, Catholic Bishops in particular don this kind of crystal. Peridot is considered a gift from Mother Nature
Healing Properties: Good for the gall bladder and liver
September – Sapphire: Is symbolic of sincerity, truth, and faithfulness. Sapphire used to be the gemstone that was used in engagement rings.
Healing Properties: Thyroid and throat, good with the nervous system
October – Opal: Enhances ability to communicate your heart with words, overcoming harmful things, and maintaining a strong connection with the animals of the sea.
Healing Properties: Linked to the heart and stimulates the glands as well as regulates metabolism.
November – Topaz: White topaz is said to increase awareness of karmic deeds and thoughts, purify emotion, and remove stagnant energy.
Healing Properties: Ideal for those suffering from bulimia or anorexia.
December – Turquoise: One of the oldest types of protection amulets used, it protects against negative energy and brings good fortune. It’s also symbolic of friendship and peace in the home.
Healing Properties: Good for the immune system and regeneration of tissue. Anti-inflammatory and detoxifying.