Birthstone January - Garnet, red: this stone represents hope, love and stability. A garnet guides you through darkness and is a great stone for people who travel often.
Birthstone February - Amethyst, light purple: amethyst represents peace, serenity and loyalty. If you wear this February stone, it helps strengthen relationships and gives you courage when you need it.
Birthstone March - Aquamarine, aqua blue: this stone represents health and helps heal your heart. It also helps with liver and abdominal issues: a great way to benefit from it is drinking water that has an aquamarine gemstone in it.
Birthstone April - Diamond, silver: diamonds symbolise eternal love and invincibility. People who wear the stone have lots of courage and can overcome challenges.
Birthstone May - Emerald, green: this stone is often associated with fertility, rebirth and love. This stone is perfect for mothers and mothers-to-be. Nowadays, emeralds stand for wisdom, growth and patience.
Birthstone June - Pearl, white: pearls represent the idea of purity and marriage. Those who wear this gem will see their personal integrity grow.
Birthstone July - Ruby, red: rubies give strength and nobility. This protects the wearer from all the evil in the world. It represents love and passion, whilst also attracting good friendships and luck.
Birthstone August - Peridot, soft green: the peridot stone represents beauty, strength and morality. Peridot is found in the ashes of volcanoes. Some even believe that these stones are the tears of the volcano goddess, Pele.
Birthstone September - Sapphire, dark purple: the strength of sapphires is used as a shield against evil that poisons the body and spirit. This stone represents power and gives protection.
Birthstone October - Opal, light blue: this stone gives more confidence to those that wear it, but also gives more trust in others. Opals also protect against evil and your vision.
Birthstone November - Citrine, gold: citrine represents the body and mind. It stimulates good health, clears your mind and brings life into your soul.
Birthstone December - Topaz, blue: blue topaz can be used to enhance joy in your life and bring luck. It symbolises peace and relaxation, which makes it the perfect stone to prevent headaches and other suffering.