What is a birthstone?
A birthstone is a gemstone which has been designated to a specific month of the year, in some cases, there are multiple gemstones which can belong to one specific month; your birth month determines which gemstones apply to you. But a birthstone is more than that… it is a way for us to celebrate our birth into this world and our connection with the elements that gave us life.
Each of the twelve primary birthstones has distinct characteristics and qualities – just like we do – and wearing them reminds us of who we are and where we came from, as well as inspires us to be who we dream of being and to go to the places we dare to go.
Many historians tend to trace the concept of 12 birthstones back to Aaron’s Breastplate. During the 2nd millennium BCE, Aaron was the high…
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