When I was 7 years old, my mom got me a book which was filled with some stories and some informative articles; my favorite part was a section on birthstones. I didn’t even know birthstones existed until I got that book, and after that; boy, was I obsessed.
I remember asking every single guest who came to our house their birth month and then telling them what their stone was and what it said about them. It was just so fascinating at that time and it still holds some of that fascination for me.
Wouldn’t you like to know what your birthstone says about you?
January - Garnet
Garnet comes from the Greek word ‘granatum’ and means pomegranate seed, if you have seen a pomegranate seed you’ll understand why. This deep red gemstone symbolizes everlasting friendships and loyalty.
Considering what it stands for it’s the perfect gift for a friend or loved one. As someone who’s birthstone is the garnet not only are you a loyal friend but you are a very hardworking and determined person. Not only that, but, you also have a deep thirst for knowledge and spreading awareness.
February - Amethyst
Amethysts are the color of grape wine and ironically enough, in ancient times February’s deep purple birthstone was thought to ward off the stupor inducing powers of the wine god Bacchus. This gemstones signifies individuals who are bold and wilful.
Amethysts were also said to keep the wearer clear-headed and vigilant and so people with this birthstone are considered to be witty and very smart. So, if you need some help during an exam maybe borrowing your mom’s amethyst necklace would be a good idea. - Continue reading on next page