The December birthstone, turquoise, is regarded as a love charm. It is also a symbol of good fortune and success and is believed to relax the mind and to protect its wearer from harm. Turquoise rings, in particular, are thought to keep away evil spirits.
What does a birthstone symbolize?
Birthstones are gems that are associated with a birth month, each stone has a unique meaning and significance. Birthstones are a part of modern society and since ancient times it is widely believed that wearing your birthstone is a symbol of wellness and good fortune.
Can I wear my birthstone everyday?
First of all, you should make sure that your birthstone is hard enough to be worn on a daily basis and thats when the Mohs hardness scale comes in hand. Anything above 7.5 on the Mohs scale is good enough to be worn daily and anything below that should get special attention.
Are birthstones good luck?
The wearing of birthstones is thought to bring good luck, good health, and protection. Astrologers long ago attributed supernatural powers to certain gemstones.
What powers do birthstones have?
January Birthstone – Garnet. Birthstone Powers – Facilitates night vision, ensures success. February Birthstone – Amethyst. March Birthstone – Aquamarine. April Birthstone – Diamond. May Birthstone – Emerald. June Birthstone – Pearl. July Birthstone – Ruby. August Birthstone – Peridot.