Get to know your Birthstone (and those of others…)
You might be already completely into your ‘stone of birth’ or you might not have a clue what we are talking about. No matter what. We just love to spark you with - hopefully - inspiring facts and stories about gemstones.
So, what about Birthstones?
Birthstones are gems associated with your birth month and therefore also your astrological sign. Knowing which gemstones are aligned with your zodiac sign can really nurture your everyday commitment for making positive affirmations and for balance and healing. So, here we go! The signs, their stones & the benefits – and pssssst: you don’t have to be that specific sign to experience the benefits ;-)
January ~ Garnet: this symbol of truth, purity and personal power support any commitment you want to make. Spiritually it ‘pops’ your heart open and helps to tap into deeper understanding
February ~ Amethyst: a calming and for certain the most spiritually, relaxing stone. It’s like having a spa around you or in your home. Amethyst helps to handle tough situations in a more thought through manner. It calms the mind and gives its wearer a clearer vision of the obstacles and path ahead.
March ~ Aquamarine & Bloodstone: Aquamarine helps to clear your mind and balance your emotions. This stone has a calming and soothing energy that helps to create overall balance in your life. Bloodstone literally get your blood pumping with the revitalizing energy of this stone has to offer. Let it fill your spirit with life force energy, confidence and courage so that you can enjoy living in the now.
April ~ Clear quartz: brings clarity to the mind, helping you focus and become clear on your dreams. Once you program or set your intention for your Clear Quartz stone, it will constantly put your intention out into the universe even when you are not thinking about it.
May ~ Emerald: wants nothing more than to make you feel the most glorious as possible, drawing all of the love, wealth and good fortune you could ever want into your life. Emerald is linked to the heart chakra, which it heals and opens up.
June ~ Moonstone: encourages a good your relationship with yourself. Moonstone helps to tune in with the essence of self-love and ‘softens’ those moments you notice you are hard on yourself.
July ~ Ruby: a powerful grounding and protective crystal that connects with the two lower chakras; helping to clear and heal deeply rooted issues related to self-worth and fear of failure. Next to that Ruby is an excellent stone to spice up your love life!
August ~ Peridot: known as the stone of balance and renewal, also rejuvenating your creativity. It attracts love and calms anger by giving renewal to all things, happening inside & outside of you.
September ~ Sapphire: helps to connect with your higher self, that one who sees the bigger picture and act more from a global point of view. It encourages you to be the change you wish to see in the world.
October ~ Opal & Green + Pink Tourmaline: Opal fills your aura with tranquility and peaceful energy. It is a stone to use for emotional healing, as well as keeping your emotions in balance. Green & Pink Tourmaline: gives your ‘inner child’ a boost. This joyful crystal encourages a childlike sense of open-hearted curiosity.
November ~ Topaz: supports you to walk through life with brilliance, grace, kindness and light(ness). It promotes openness and honesty, self-discipline and self-realization.December ~ Turquoise & Tanzanite: a master healer that brings powerful healing energies to your mind, body and spirit. It promotes energy flow throughout your body while aiding in the body's natural cycle of renewal and regeneration. When you need to prioritize a particular aspect of your well-being, connect with your Turquoise crystal. Tanzanite: is aligned with your third eye, throat and crown chakra, helping you to get crystal clear on the important questions in life. It supports you to stay true with your intuition.