Monday, February 17, 2014

Know Your Birthstones

Birthstones seem to bring good luck for some and while these may seem irrelevant to others, knowing birthstones according to your birth month seems an interesting thing to do.In fact, some suggest that birthstones do have healing powers.

Birthstones are believed to have started even centuries old  linking birthstones with the zodiac signs. Wearing one birthstone per month has only few centuries old. But, various sources have different birthstones that to make the list more standardized in 1912 by the American National Association of Jewelers and later was updated in 2002.

The American Gem Society has posted too a list of birthstones per month. Read here for details.

As posted on Wikipedia, the following is the table for birthstones:

For zodiac sign - based, the following is the list of birthstones as seen on Wikipedia.

The next time you buy your jewelry, you may want to add into your collection, buy your birthstones from local stores or from  birthstone rings   for the thrill and luck!