What Does Her Birthstone Mean?

Each of the 12 birthstones represent a month of the year,  and each one has a special meaning behind it. The month in which the special girl in your life was born signifies which of the 12 birthstones she was born under and it might mean more than just her birth date.

From the colour of the birthstone to its origin and namesake, each stone holds a significance that aligns spiritually and metaphysically with her personality. What is her birthstone and what does it mean? Find out what it says about her by selecting the month in which she was born. We’ve also created a simple chart so you can see the properties of all 12 gemstones in one easy place.

January: Garnet

The garnet gets its name from the word “seed” because of its resemblance to the red seeds of the pomegranate. This special gemstone is said to protect the wearer from having nightmares, keep travellers safe from harm and provide directional guidance in the darkness. The garnet has traditionally been a symbol of faith, love and constancy. It is also thought to be a stone of healing and boosts the energy of the wearer.

Personality traits: feisty, eager, fearless and driven.

Give the special girl in your life a beautiful piece of Garnet jewellery. Our Garnet January Birthstone Bracelet is a delicate chain bracelet that can be adjusted to fit her as she grows.

 

February: Amethyst

The February Amethyst is believed to strengthen relationships and give courage to the wearer. It comes from the Greek word for “sober”, and was thought to keep the wearer clear-headed and focused. This vibrant purple gemstone is the stone of St Valentine and was once associated with royalty as only members of the royal family could wear it. It’s a symbol of protection, peace and serenity and is thought to help the wearer overcome difficulties.

Personality traits: intelligent, calm and easy going.

Strengthen your bond with your little one with the Molly Brown Personalised February Christening Bangle, the perfect keepsake for a new born baby girl.

March: Aquamarine

The icy blue colour of the March birthstone is a serene shade that aptly fits the awakening of springtime. It was named after the Latin word for the “sea” and invokes the tranquility of its namesake. Ancient mariners even believed that aquamarine talismans, etched with the likeness of the sea god Neptune, would protect them against ocean dangers.

The aquamarine gemstone is associated with good health and was thought to help cure a number of ailments. Its soothing blue colour was believed to bring mental clarity and help release negative energy from the wearer. People also believed that it cooled the wearer’s temper, making them calm and level-headed during stressful situations. Wearing this gem is also thought to reawaken married love, build your courage and increase your happiness. 

Personality traits: good communicators and mediators, compassionate and honest.

Gift her a piece of true British luxury with our Personalised March Aquamarine Birthstone.

April: Diamond

The beauty and brilliance of the diamond makes it the perfect symbol of everlasting and eternal love. It was also believed to bring courage to the wearer. Diamonds are the hardest stone and natural element. They’re created under the immense pressure beneath the Earth’s surface, and they can only be cut with another diamond. They symbolise healing, purity, innocence and eternity. In ancient times, these gems were thought to be the tears of the Gods. 

Personality traits: strong, determined and loyal.

Delicate and majestic, our April Diamond Birthstone Bracelet features a brilliant-cut 1pt diamond set into a sterling silver charm fixed on a mini belcher chain.

May: Emerald

The emerald of May was one of Cleopatra’s favourite gems. It is a symbol of rebirth and love and was believed to grant the wearer good fortune. The ancient Romans dedicated this stone to Venus, the goddess of love and beauty. Today, it is thought that emeralds signify wisdom and patience.

Personality traits: compassionate, loving and romantic.

Let the noble emerald shine as bright as her personality and engrave a special date, meaningful word or her name on our Personalised May Emerald Birthstone Bracelet.

June: Pearl

The iridescent pearl is the oldest known gem and has been a symbol of unblemished perfection since ancient times. It is the only gemstone to be made by living creatures and is formed inside the shell of oysters. The ancient Greeks believed that pearls were the hardened tears of the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite. The precious pearl is thought to help calm the restless mind and control anger of the wearer. They represent prestige, purity and marriage.

Personality traits: spontaneous, impulsive and free-spirited.

The pearl is the perfect symbol to inspire good fortune, making it a great fit as a Christening gift for a girl. Our Personalised June Birthstone Christening Bangle features an incandescent pearl set at the back of the bangle.

July: Ruby

The red ruby is symbolic of power, protection, peace and prosperity. The deep red colouring of this gemstone speaks of its wearer’s aptitude for love and passion. It is one of the most enduring and strong gems, second only to the near indestructible diamond. This resilient stone has long been believed to protect the wearer from danger and evil, and its beauty speaks of strength and nobility of character.

Personality traits: fearless, good leaders, energetic and motivated.

It is said that a fire burns within a ruby, giving it its brilliant red glow. This fire represents your eternal and unyielding love for her. Let her carry this love with her always with our Personalised July Ruby Birthstone Bracelet.

August: Peridot

The peridot birthstone means “gem of the sun” and is also sometimes called the “evening emerald” due to its light green colour. It is formed deep beneath the Earth’s mantle and is propelled out through volcanoes. Due to this, it was once believed that the peridot crystals found in volcanic ashes were the tears of the volcano goddess, Pele. When the peridot stone is set in gold, it is believed to protect the wearer from nightmares, evil and enchantments. It also represents strength, beauty and morality.

Personality traits: kind, welcoming, open and charming.

This verdant stone is associated with light, making it an ideal present for the light of your life. Our August birthstone bracelet, featuring a genuine peridot gemstone, makes a wonderful gift for any occasion.

September: Sapphire

The sapphire’s celestial blue colour signifies loyalty, divinity and wise judgement. It is thought to guard the wearer against evil and poisoning and offers protection to loved ones. Historically, the sapphire was the favourite stone of priests and kings. 

Personality traits: calm, reserved, humble and dependable. 

The sparkling sapphire is eternally coveted, much like your love for her. Give her a gift to welcome her into the world with our Personalised Sapphire Birthstone Christening Bangle.

October: Opal

The transformative colour of the opal makes it an exceptional birthstone. Its name comes from the Latin word “opalus”, which means “precious jewel”. The opal gem has been associated with the supernatural and prophecy and was thought to be a protective shield against evil. Opals symbolise faithfulness, confidence, hope and creativity.

Personality traits: protective, faithful, positive and loyal.

The luminous opal of October shines bright with a symphony of colours. Brighten up her world with our Personalised October Birthstone Bracelet which features a genuine opal gemstone and can be engraved with a word, name or date of your choice.

November: Citrine

November’s delicate citrine gemstone is thought to promote vitality and support the well-being of the wearer. It’s healing powers were believed to calm tempers, soothe anger, manifest prosperity and help clear the mind and soul. Citrine gemstones vary in colour but often have a golden yellow tint. It was given the title of “The Stone of the Merchants” and “The Success Stone” because of the belief that it could promote success and improve business when worn.

Personality traits: optimistic, driven and protective. 

The good luck citrine stone is a truly special and meaningful gift for any girl. Discover our November Birthstone Bracelet today.

December: Turquoise

December’s birthstone, turquoise, is often regarded as a love charm. It is also thought to protect the wearer from harm and warn against danger and because of this, those born under the month of December are believed to live a happy life filled with good fortune. It has been prized as a symbol of immortality, wisdom and nobility.

Personality traits: honest, persevering and determined.

This mysterious gemstone makes a meaningful gift for any birthday, coming-of-age celebration or even just as a gift to show how much you care. Our December Birthstone Bracelet is an elegant piece of keepsake jewellery that she can keep for the rest of her life.

Every little girl is individual, each born under a unique gemstone that will inspire and help her bloom into a beautiful young lady. Give her a gift that perfectly fits her personality by browsing the Molly Brown Birthstone collection – made up of baby bangles and elegant bracelets for all ages. Whether it’s for her coming-of-age or a special birthday, there’s a piece of keepsake jewellery to show her exactly how much she is adored.

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