Each of us has a birthstone, a gemstone that’s tied to our birth month. Birthstones are a beautiful way to add a personal touch to your jewelry— but did you know that they’re also said to represent our personality traits? Each birthstone is associated with different meanings and birthstone traits. Wondering what your birthstone represents? Read on to learn what your birthstone says about you!

A note that you might want to keep in mind – many people love to wear their own birthstone. But if you’re drawn to a gemstone that’s not your birthstone, try wearing that gemstone to add some of that stone’s energy to your own!

January: Garnet

Garnet is a deep red gemstone that gets its name from the latin word for “seed,” due to its resemblance to a pomegranate seed. Garnet is said to bring the wearer happiness, peace, health, and wealth! Those with the garnet birthstone are known to have a stable and positive energy, and they’re also known for being incredibly compassionate.

February: Amethyst

Amethyst is a beautiful purple gemstone that is said to bring the wearer spiritual protection, wisdom, and love. Those with the amethyst birthstone are known to be highly spiritual, gentle, intelligent, and kind.

March: Aquamarine

Aquamarine is a glittering light blue gemstone that has long been associated with the sea. Those with the aquamarine birthstone are said to be calm, inspiring, straightforward, and excellent at communication.

April: Diamond

Diamonds are a symbol of eternity, thanks to their incredible durability (diamonds are the hardest substance on earth!). Those with the diamond birthstone are said to be strong, much like the diamond itself. They’re also known to be brave, positive, pure, and lighthearted.

May: Emerald

Emeralds are deep green gemstones that are famous for their incredibly unique hue. Emeralds are said to bring the wearer wealth, true love, growth, and patience. Those with the emerald birthstone are known to be compassionate, empathetic, and ambitious. Because of their personality traits, those with the emerald birthstone are excellent at resolving conflicts and making love matches (so be sure to have your friend born in May set you up if you’re looking to find the one!).

June: Pearl

Pearls are beautiful rounded gemstones that come from the water and have a radiant natural luminescence. Pearls are said to bring the wearer protection, good health, and a clear mind. Those with the pearl birthstone are known to be patient, loyal, and thoughtful.

July: Ruby

The ruby is a regal red gemstone that has been favored by royals for thousands of years. Rubies are said to bring the wearer courage, strength, and protection from evil. Those with the ruby birthstone are known to be confident, passionate, and ambitious.

August: Peridot

Peridot is a vibrant green gemstone that has long been associated with hope, happiness, and high energy. Those with the Peridot birthstone are said to be positive, outgoing, enthusiastic, and unafraid to take risks.

September: Sapphire

Sapphire is a beautiful gemstone that comes in a rainbow of colors. Though, the most loved color of sapphire is the blue sapphire. Sapphires (and blue sapphires in particular) are said to bring the wearer wisdom, protect the wearer from harm, and to connect the wearer with a higher spirituality. Those with the sapphire birthstone are known to be intellectual, loyal, and calm, and they’re also known to be powerful leaders.

October: Pink Tourmaline

The pink tourmaline 1 is a stunning gemstone that features stunning pink hues. The pink tourmaline has been worn throughout the ages thought to possess healing powers. Those with the pink tourmaline birthstone are known to be intuitive, enthusiastic, spontaneous, and highly individual.

November: Citrine

Citrine is a gemstone with a lovely yellow-orange hue. This gemstone is thought to bring the wearer good luck, good health, and happiness. Those with the citrine birthstone are known to be positive, family-oriented, and hopeful.

December: Blue Topaz

Blue topaz is a lovely blue gemstone that is associated with calm energy, good sleep, and increased strength. Those with the blue topaz birthstone are known to be affectionate, calming, and perceptive.

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