Birthday, a day which always reminds you who you are with a smile, a day which marks your presence in the world. There are birthdays and there are milestone birthdays, which are celebrated with zest and love and fervor by your loved ones. Birthdays are a once-in-a-year event, but here is what can be and travel with you through your entire journey reminding you of your uniqueness, and that is your Birthstone!
Birthstones have been in use widely amongst people and have been in existence from ancient times. Birthstones are either based on your Zodiac or on the month in which your birthdate falls.
Essentially, birthstones can surround you with positivity by accentuating your strengths and influencing good thoughts and actions in the wearer. Birthstones are known to bring good health, prosperity and negate the weaknesses and ill effects that you may encounter in your life. Each stone has a unique property and power to enhance your environment with positivity,
Here are some of the healing and positive effects of the various birthstones based on the English calendar months. Come along and check out with us your special stone that will be as unique as you are!
January Born : Garnet
Garnet is one of the oldest stones used in jewellery making from ancient times, It comes in a myriad of colours from a clear, fervent orange to greener shades. the most popular and widely worn stone is the red garnet,
Qualities: Garnet is a symbol of light, friendship, power, trust, and devotion. Wearing this stone will add the dash of light you may need in the path for a clear view.
February Born : Amethyst
Amethyst is a stone in existence from ancient times, and have been known to be the choice of Kings and queens of the past. It comes in wide shades of purple
Qualities : Amethyst signifies royalty, peace, and tranquility, It is often suggested that these qualities have healing power to calm a restless mind.
March born : Aquamarine
Aquamarine, is often referred to as the gem of the sea, the shades of blue from pale to deep blue give a variety of choices to you. The deep blue is eye-catching and is often chosen stone by many jewelry designers
Qualities : Aquamarine is known to be the gem of hope, health, and happiness. The hues of blue are a reminder of the vastness of the sea /it is known to have a calming effect, bring mental and clarity and often sort after to reawaken marital love, and to release your negative energies.
April born : Diamond
Diamonds are the stones for the April born, a stone that has the clarity of light and most sought after gemstones. Diamonds are precious stones and can be expensive so there can always be designs in a diamond that fit the pocket.
Qualities : Diamonds are the gem of purity, give clarity of light that stimulates a higher mind… it is a highly powerful stone that can trigger both positive as well and negative effects and so the stones should be chosen with care.
May born : Emerald
Emeralds are precious stones worn by royals from ancient times. It is the most prized greenstone, the hue range from light grass green to velvety green, Solid emeralds are highly treasured, the deep green tone of emerald being the most significantly powerful of them all.
Qualities : Emeralds have the power to heal the mind through the heart. It is known to be the gem of love, life, loyalty, and friendship. Emeralds are a good choice to surround yourself with a positive environment.
June born : Pearl
Pearls are nature’s gift from the sea. Authentic pearls are of two types natural pearls that originate from the sea and freshwater pearls that originate from rivers. It takes many years for a pearl to be formed and is a naturally precious gem
Qualities : Pearls are gems of purity, luck, and femininity .it is believed that pearls have the power to induce a sense of calm and patience, often helping control anger and project a dignified persona.
July Born : Ruby
Ruby is a magnificent stone that is most valued amongst the precious stones. Ruby stone colour ranges from a fine red to pale rose to deep red carmine. The value of the stone is decided by the colour of the stone.
Qualities : Ruby is said to be the gem of passion and desire. The fire within the ruby is said to bring out the eternal flame in its owner. Rubies are considered to protect and to negate negative energies. It is often observed to grow deeper in colour indicating an approaching danger or negativity.
August : Peridot
Peridot is a gorgeous green stone that has a unique lime green tone. Its colours range from lime green to olive green. It is also called the evening emerald.
Qualities : Peridot is the gem of spirit, trust, strength and upliftment, It has power to ward off lethargy , ward off worries and often tames fears . This is stone is usually helps to bring confidence and patience to face stressful situations
September : Sapphire
Sapphire is a majestic stone worn by Kings and royal priests. These are magnificent stones part of the Navratnas. They have a distinctive blue colour that varies in shades of pale violet, and dark blue.
Qualities : Sapphire is the gem of sincerity, charm, love, trust and dignity. It is also known as the wisdom stone that ca restore balance in all spheres of life.
October : Opal
Opal has a brilliance of its own which unique through its rainbow colours. Opal has a quality where each stone can even have a different colour
Qualities : Opal symbolizes hope, faith, brilliance, and good fortune. It is known to strengthen memory and the will to live.
November : Topaz
Topaz is the most desired and attractive gemstone. The orange imperial topaz is very unique and preferred stone colour.
Qualities : Topaz is known to be a gem of optimism and loyalty and is said to bring out your inner sense of love, passion, kindness, and empathy. It can restore a balance, eliminate stress and give the feeling of empowerment
December : Turquoise
Turquoise is the birthstone of December is a gorgeous gemstone. It has hues ranging from green to blue hues. Its shades vary from blue-green to yellow-green.
Qualities : Turquoise is known to be a gem of prosperity, happiness, clarity, and strength. It is believed to change colour when ill effects approach
These different birthstones are all uniquely beautiful and meaningful in many different forms. They all make great gifts for your loved ones, friends & family.
At Konika we strive to source the finest quality of gemstones and help you pick the gem that resonates the most with you, so you can use them along towards a happier and healthier life!