What is a birthstone? Birthstone are gems that usually associated with the month of someone was born. The origin of birthstone believe was originated in Poland between the 16th and 18th centuries. Want to discover your type of birthstone? Let’s find it out!
1. January – Garnet
People who were born in January are associated with Garnet gems. The word garnet derived from the Latin word granatum, which means seed of pomegranate and later developed to garnet in 14th century where it means a deep red color. Hence, Garnet is commonly link with the red color. However, you can find these gemstones in any color now due to the popularity of this jewelry.
2. February – Amethyst
Amethyst is crystalline quartz in colors ranging from pale lilac to deep reddish purple. The deep purple of an amethyst gemstone meant to bring out wealth and power with its warm and cool color. Amethyst is a birthstone for those who were born in February. The word of Amethyst derived from Greek word ‘methustos’ which translated as intoxicated. The February birthstone makes a fine gem for any kind of jewelry.
3. March – Aquamarine
Here some interesting fact about Aquamarine, beside its a March birthstone, this gem is the type of beryl, a rare silicate mineral that is found in igneous and metamorphic rocks around the world. The word aquamarine is a combination of two words, aqua which means water, and marina, meaning the sea. Historically, this gem was used by sailors to give them good luck on the seas and to ensure a safe voyage.
4. April – Diamond
“Shine bright like a diamond” Rihanna once said. Diamond is a women’s friend and nothing can ever go wrong with diamond. Diamonds are one of the rarest gemstones in the world and certainly one of the most expensive. As for today, they are commonly given as engagement rings. Fun fact about diamond is that they are 58 times harder than any other mineral on Earth.
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