Astrologists believe that human beings can better understand their fate based on their zodiac signs. It is believed that a person can do many things to make his or her stars more favorable. Many times these things are not looked at in a serious manner, but there are some who choose to wear birthstone jewelry so that they can latch on to good luck.
However, before incorporating birthstones in jewelry, you need to have complete information about birthstones. This is necessary because every stone has its own relative value, and is meant only for people born in a specific month. For example, 'Garnet' is available in different colors and is suitable for a person born in January. It is available in different shapes and prices to suits the tastes and pockets of different individuals. 'Amethyst', a type of quartz, is available in different colors ranging from pale lilac to black purple and is meant for people born in February.
It is the symbol of peace and harmony, and can bring peace of mind to those who wear it. 'Aquamarine' comes in refreshing sea blue shades and is meant for people born in March. It is available in different sizes, but looks most striking in oval and rectangular shapes. 'Diamond', the most famous gemstone, is meant for people born in April. Although colorless diamonds are most popular, diamonds are also available in other shades such as green, red, pink, blue, yellow and amber. 'Emerald', meant for people born in May, is also referred to as the green stone due to its color. It is available in different shapes such as cabochon, dome, and carved.
'Pearl' is meant for people born in June and is valued according to the color, shape, and size. Though natural pearls are definitely preferred, artificial pearls are also popular and they are also cheaper. 'Ruby' is one of the most rare among all gemstones and is meant for people born in July. These are red in color and the most precious are Burmese rubies, which have light shades of blue. 'Peridot' is meant for people born in August and is available mostly in lime green shades. Some of these may also have shades of brown and olive.
'Sapphire' is meant for people born in September and is available in all colors except red. Jewelry made of pink, orange, green or gold sapphire look stunning in silver jewelry especially in necklaces, rings or bracelets. 'Opal' is meant for people born in October and is available in different shades such as black, dark blue, gray with streaks of red, pink, and bright green. 'Topaz' is meant for people born in November and is available in different shades of orange-yellow, honey, red, light green, pink, and blue. 'Zircon' is meant for people born in December and is available in the colored and colorless variety.
List of Birthstones for Each Month