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For a colourful introduction to the world of gemstones, our selection of hypoallergenic birthstone earrings cannot be matched. Notwithstanding gender, age, or religion, the lore associated with birthstones reminds each one of us of our finest characteristics, and hints at secret attributes and powers unique to each stone. Part of the global appeal of birthstones is the promise of a therapeutic and metaphysical effect.
Excuse the pun, but the guide to birthstones is not set in stone!
Traditional birthstone lists hark back to the period between the 16th and 18th centuries and originate in Poland. In 1912, the American National Association of Jewellers released a list of modern birthstones that differed from the traditional list in that it included only transparent gems.
What Your Birthstone Earrings Reveal
Read on to find out what your birthstone is, what powers it wields, and what it tells us about you.
Both modern and traditional January birthstone earrings are garnet. Varying from orange to green, the traditional red shade – reminiscent of a pomegranate seed – inspired this gem’s name. Believed to replace negative feelings such as guilt and depression with goodwill, and happiness.
February birthstone earrings – from the ancient Greek word, amethustos, which means sober – amethyst was alleged to prevent wearers from getting drunk. This crystalline quartz is thought to increase creativity, humility, and relaxation.
March birthstone earrings are of either aquamarine (modern) or bloodstone (traditional). While their appearance is strikingly different, both are believed to protect the wearer’s well-being. In Latin aqua means water and marina means sea. Cooling aquamarine is linked to meditation, spirituality, and tranquillity, as well as healing respiratory ailments such as sinus and allergies.
April birthstone earrings may be the most dazzling of all. The internal illumination of diamonds makes them the most coveted gemstones, believed to boost longevity, strength, and joy.
Every Irish lady should own a pair of emerald May birthstone earrings – whether born in May or not! As early as 79 A.D., Roman author Pliny the Elder claimed that emeralds relieved the weariness of gem cutters’ eyes. Modern science has since proved that green relieves eye strain.
If variety is what you’re after, June birthstone earrings come in pearl (connected with purity and innocence), moonstone (made of solidified moonbeams according to Hindu mythology, and credited with great luck), and alexandrite (described by gem enthusiasts as “emerald by day, ruby by night”).
July birthstone earrings are the most sought-after rubies. With a hardness second only to diamonds, blood red rubies represent good health and passionate love.
Another month that offers a medley of options, August birthstone earrings can be peridot (long believed to be a protective talisman that wards off evil), sardonyx (increasing courage, happiness, and clear communication – associated with stable partnerships), and spinel (claimed to treat inflammatory ailments and blood loss while calming anger to boost harmony).
Indicative of royalty and romance, sapphire September birthstone earrings are a symbol of dependability and the soul.
October birthstone earrings can be opal or tourmaline. Compared to galaxies and fireworks by poets, opal symbolises purity, truth, and hope. Tourmaline, on the other hand, has different associations depending on its shade, for instance black for self-confidence and pink for compassion.
With modern or traditional November birthstone earrings from which to choose, topaz brings you strength to ward off magic spells and anger, intelligence, beauty, and longevity, while citrine has a soothing effect on bad tempers.
Tanzanite, turquoise, or zircon are December’s birthstone earrings – offering transformation and spirituality, athletic prowess and wealth, and sleep and prosperity, respectively.
Even if you scoff at the good luck and mystical aspects, this is an opportunity to learn about gems, and hypoallergenic birthstone earrings are a great gift idea. For a vast selection of hypoallergenic birthstone earrings in Ireland, shopping at Ear Sense’s online store can’t be beat. What are you waiting for? Buy now.