What Does Your Birthstone Say About You?

Birthstones connect your birth month with a rare and unique gemstone. Some believe wearing birthstones brings good luck. Others like the gems for their particular colors. Astrologers have attributed supernatural powers to some gemstones. If you want to know what your birthstone says about you check out the list below.

January: Garnet

The Garnet is believed to keep the wearer safe during travel.

February: Amethyst

Ancient Greeks believed that Amethyst protected the wearer from getting drunk.

March: Aquamarine

Sailors used the Aquamarine for good luck and to protect them at sea.

April: Diamond

Diamonds are believed to give the wearer courage.

May: Emerald

Emeralds signify wisdom, growth and patience.

June: Pearl

Pearls symbolize purity. Greeks believed they were the tears of Aphrodite.

July: Ruby

Rubies protect the wearer from evil.  The deep-red color signifies love and passion.

August: Peridot

Peridots symbolize strength and the tears of the Hawaiian volcano goddess Pele.

September: Sapphire

The Sapphire protects its wearer against evil and it stands for wisdom and purity.

October: Opal

The Opal stands for faithfulness and confidence. They also repel evil.

November: Topaz

The Topaz stands for love & affection. They give wearers strength & intellect.

December: Turquoise

The Turquoise symbolizes good fortune & success. They are considered love charms.

If you want to find your birthstone join us at the AKS Summer Jewelry & Bead Show at the Pontchartrain Convention and Civic Center, on July 13th, 14th and 15th.

The hours on Friday and Saturday are from 10am-6pm, on Sunday from 10am-4pm. Ticket prices are $5 for the ENTIRE WEEKEND for the general public. Get a reprieve from the heat of the summer and discover the latest beading trends at the New Orleans AKS Summer Jewelry & Bead Show!