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Birthstone : Garnet
Colour : Deep Red
Birthstone symbolizes : Passion, Devotion, Vitality, Friendship & Balance
Garnets deposits are found all over the world, with the majority of Garnet deposits in Africa but deposits can also be found in the US, Canada, Spain, Thailand & Central Europe. Called 'granatus' buy the Greeks as the colours closely resemble the succulent pomegranate seed.
Birthstone : Amethyst
Colour : Purple
Birthstone symbolizes : Serenity, peace, temperance & royalty
The Amethyst Birthstone is violet & pale lavender in colour and deposits are mined in Africa & Central America. Amethyst is derived from the Ancient Greek terminology "amethystos" which means sober, it was common for wine to be drunk from Amethyst goblets to protect the patron from feeling the effects of drunkenness.
Birthstone : Aquamarine
Colour : Light Blue
Birthstone symbolizes : Loyalty, honesty and beauty
The Aquamarine Birthstone is light blue to pale blue and may contain a greenish tinge to it. The best Aquamarine deposits are found in Brazil. Aquamarine is derived from the Latin terminology 'aqua' which means water & 'mare' which means sea or sea water. The Aquamarine Birthstone is said to be the treasure of mermaids & has the power to protect sailors at sea.
Birthstone : Diamond
Colour : Clear
Birthstone symbolizes : Eternity of Love and invincibility
Diamonds are the most desired of all of the birthstones. Diamonds were discovered in India in 500 BC and the name diamond is derived from the Greek language ‘Adamus’ which means unconquerable. At Daughterspride.com we offer both diamonds and crystal quartz to help keep costs down - but they do look good.
Birthstone : Emerald
Colour : Green
Birthstone symbolizes : Wisdom, faith, success in love
Emeralds were found in Egypt in 2000 BC, also the Aztecs & Incas found Emeralds in Central & South America. To the Egyptians, Emeralds represent eternal youth, while the Indians revered Emeralds so much that they inscribed text on them to ward off evil spirits.
Birthstone : Rainbow Moonstone
Colour : creamy white with rainbow reflections or a pinkish tinge
Birthstone symbolizes : Happiness, love & success
Moonstone is found in Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Burma, Australia, India, and the United States. Moonstone was used in ancient times by the Romans, which used it in jewellery. During the Art Nouveau period it was a popular stone used by the jewellers of that time. In India, moonstone has been a sacred stone. Rainbow moonstone is a protection stone that helps deflect negative energies
Birthstone : Ruby
Colour : Deep Pink to Red
Birthstone symbolizes : Love & Passion
Ruby is an earth element stone. Like sapphires, rubies have been valued since ancient times and have been symbols of royalty, wealth, strength, and power. Ancient Hindus believed rubies were a sign of protection from evil. Major ruby deposits are found in rivers that drain corundum-bearing rocks; in Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, India, Australia Brazil and the United States.
Birthstone : Peridot
Colour : Naturally Olive Green
Birthstone symbolizes : Strength
Since ancient times, Peridot was seen as a symbol of the sun. It was worn as protection against terror and evil spirits, especially when set in gold. In England in the 13th century it was believed to bring wealth to the wearer if it was engraved with the symbol of a torchbearer. It is a stone of financial and spiritual abundance. It is useful to strengthen the blood and can be used to fight anemia and poor oxygenation. Peridot is an excellent stone to utilize in recovering from tobacco or inhalant addiction.
Birthstone : Blue Sapphire
Colour : Deep Blue
Birthstone symbolizes : Purity, Wisdom, Loyalty & Faith
Sapphires are mined in Australia, Sri Lanka, and Thailand with other deposits that can be found across the world. The Sapphire is the second hardest gemstone-behind Diamonds. A gift of Sapphire is known to represent sincerity and faithfulness.
Birthstone : Pink Tourmaline
Colour : Pink
Birthstone symbolizes : Love, Spirituality & Compassion
Is found in Pala, California and also in Brazil, Africa and Afghanistan. Pink tourmaline can assist in releasing stress, worries, depression and anxiety. Pink tourmaline also helps calm the heart, assisting with angina, irregular heartbeat, and recovery from heart attack.
Birthstone : Citrine
Colour : Yellow
Birthstone symbolizes : Success, Abundance, Personal Power
The name Citrine derives from the French word citron, meaning lemon. In ancient Greece it was used as a gem, made into rings and intaglios. Natural Citrine is a pale yellow colour. Natural Citrine is a premier stone of manifestation, imagination, and personal will. Carrying the power of the sun, it is warm and comforting, energizing and life giving. It stimulates the chakras like the sunlight of spring, clearing the mind and stirring the soul to action. Its frequency awakens creativity and imagination, and sustains the process of transforming dreams and wishes into tangible form. With its pure yellow energy, Citrine encourages fullness of life, fresh beginnings and new pursuits.
Birthstone : Tanzanite
Colour : Blue
Birthstone symbolizes : Spirituality
Tanzanite is calming and soothing. Even a tiny piece is beneficial for overcoming communication difficulties. Tanzanite aids in sharing spiritual information and knowledge from the heart perspective, making it an excellent crystal for counsellors or others in the position of intellectually interpreting emotional experiences. It also benefits empathetic individuals who form interpretations of emotional information they receive intuitively.