Birthstones make beautiful adornments and are said to enhance certain features of your personality as well. Have you ever been drawn to a certain stone and you didn’t know why it was attractive to you? Have you admired a birthstone that was not your own and wished that you were born in a different month?
You can always choose to wear a birthstone that is not the stone associated with your birth month or astrological sign. Birthstones have personality traits associated with them, just like your astrological sign.
In this article we will explore the fascinating personality traits that are connected to the birthstones for each month.
Garnets have not only been used in jewelry for many years, but they were also carried by many explorers as talismans against danger. If the garnet is your gemstone, you are most likely a strong leader with many ambitions. Some people may think you are stubborn or hard-headed, but your confidence and high standards will help you go far in life.
Legend says that whoever wears this stone is protected from darkness and seduction. This compliments the virtues of the amethyst, which are purity and serenity. You have a spiritual, quiet side, but that doesn’t mean you are shy. You have an aura of royalty and intelligence that ignites respect for you. Your humility and gentle nature hold the potential to soothe others.
Aquamarine is the Latin word for ‘seawater’. It was considered a talisman to protect sailors from a storm. You seek balance, whether it’s in the physical realm or your mind. You are the peacemaker between people. Others trust you because of your unwavering integrity and your strong passion for justice. Your presence inspires honesty in others as well. Travel the world and notice the things only you can.
If diamond is your birthstone, you’re strong, good with people, and aggressive. You love attention and are brave and fearless. People with this birthstone tend to be loving, generous, and motivated.
If emerald is your stone, you’re stubborn, imaginative, and adventurous. You understand the feelings of others and have deep feelings yourself. People with this stone tend to be hard workers and bring happiness to those around them.
If you’re a June baby, you’re funny and talkative. People with this stone are great with people, show character and know how to make a point. You’re sensitive and polite but can take a long time to recover from being hurt.
If ruby is your stone, you’re spontaneous, fun-loving, and adventurous. You tend to hide your feelings, but are really an emotional person who cares deeply for others. You have a talent for defusing conflict with your upbeat personality.
Peridots are bright and often associated with the sun. Like so, you are sparkling with confidence and are outspoken for what you treasure. Tradition has used this stone to ward off evil and depression. You are a light to others. After unhappy events, you are the one to cheer everyone up.You are eloquent and can make friends even in the most unlikely of places.
If sapphire is your birthstone, you’re known for holding yourself to high standards and are always looking out for others. You have a creative streak and are innovative, which makes you great at bringing new ideas to the table. Your loyalty and desire to commit show in personal relationships.
Opals are one of the most fascinating gemstones, as well as one of the most visually interesting ones. They contain rainbow-colored specks that catch the light in a beautiful sparkly display. If the opal is your birthstone, you are friendly to everyone and you love chatting about anything and everything. You’re also very decisive and somewhat emotional. However, on the occasion that someone hurts your feelings, you’re able to quickly forgive and forget.
Topaz comes in many different colors including yellow, yellow-brown, honey-yellow, flax, brown, green, blue, light blue, red and pink. However, it’s yellow topaz that is specific to November birthdays. If your birthday is in November, you are patient and determined. You think about things in a different way from most of your peers and tend to keep to yourself. If there’s a will there’s a way, and you can always find it.
Those with the turquoise birthstone are quintessential “old souls.” Unflappable and unerringly wise, they seem to have the confidence of thousands of years, even as small children.
They are protective, strong individuals who support those around them, and often provide key advice that is usually spot-on.