As you know, each month of the year has a gemstone designated to represent it. But did you also know that each of those gemstones has a mystical designation as well?
Many believe gemstones have energies inside of them that can impact those who wear them. Here is a look at some of the more popular stones and their mystical meanings:
Garnet – Garnet is the birthstone for January and the gemstone for 2nd anniversaries. Its energies are said to be useful in love and business. From passion to inspiration and stamina, garnet is said to be a stone that can help give you a boost of energy and productivity towards success in your career or personal life.
Amethyst – Amethyst is the birthstone for February as well as the gemstone for the 6th anniversary. The energy from this stone is said to be a calming force in the lives of those who wear it. Amethyst is said to be a spiritual stone that allows you to think clearly, sooth your emotions and gain wisdom in your life.
Aquamarine – Aquamarine is the birthstone for the month of March as well as the gemstone representing the 19th anniversary. Lovers of the ocean are drawn to aquamarine. Its energies are said to feel much like that of the ocean, washing over you with relaxation or opening up a sea of creativity.
Diamond – Diamond is the birthstone for the month of April as well as representing the 10th , 60th and 75th anniversaries. The energies from diamonds are said to help one in achieving clarity of the mind and body.
Emerald - Emerald is the birthstone for the month of May and also represents the 20th and 35th anniversaries. The energies from emerald are said to help heal the body. Whether physical or emotional ailments, wearing an emerald can assist the body in building itself up and conquering the illness.
Pearl – Pearl is the birthstone for June as well as the gemstone for the 3rd and 30th anniversaries. When it comes to energies from this stone, pearls are healers. A person who is physically sick is advised to wear pearls. The stone also aids in keeping ones anger in check.
Ruby – Ruby is the birthstone for the month of July as well as the gemstone that represents the 15th , 40th , and 80th anniversaries. The energies of the red ruby are said to tie in to matters of the heart. If you need a little emotional boost and to feel the love of those around you, ruby is the gemstone you should be wearing.
Peridot – Peridot is the birthstone for the month of August, as well as the gemstone that represents the 16th anniversary. This green stone is said to be an aid in healing, and can also aid in warding off bad emotions.
Sapphire - Sapphire is the birthstone for the month of September as well as the gemstone of the 5th , 45th , and 70th anniversaries. The energies of sapphire are said to allow your mind to work more clearly and consistently, increasing your mental powers and abilities.
Opal – Opal is the birthstone for the month of October as well as the 14th anniversary. The energies inside of opals are said to help open the window of the mind to new possibilities. Those who want to be more creative and see more possibilities in the world should wear opal.
Citrine – Citrine is the birthstone of November as well as the gemstone for the 13th anniversary. Citrine is said to have the energies of giving happiness to those who wear it as well as sparking a little creativity in them. In many cultures is it also given to someone to ward off evil.
Blue Topaz – Blue Topaz is the birthstone of December as well as the gemstone that represents the 4th anniversary. When it comes to energies, topaz is said to be a mental aid, helping one focus and find clarity in their thoughts. Topaz can also lessen worries.