Making Jewellery More Personalised: Your Gemstone Gift Guide

May 10, 2019 | Diamonds, Engagement Rings, Engagement Stories, Ring Designs, Wedding Stories

With so many options on the market, it’s hard to find that one perfect gift for someone. Have they already received it? Is this something they could have bought themselves?

Gemstone jewellery is the perfect gift to show you’ve put real meaningful thought in your present. Each person’s birthday has a special gemstone specifically for them. This is representative of their birth month, personality, traits, and much more. It’s the one-of-a-kind conversation starter that will make you the present-giver of the year.

We at MAX Diamonds have compiled the comprehensive list of different gemstones which represents all 12 months. And, more importantly, what each gemstone means to each month’s personality.

January:  Garnet

Said to have originated from rainbows, the Garnet gemstone is a truly one of a kind present for that special someone in your life. The Garnet gem represents peace, tranquillity and harmony. In an array of soft rouge colours, the Garnet gemstone is the Ying to their Yang.

Perfect for the person who practises mindfulness and yoga in their spare time

February – Amethyst 

Amethyst stones ward off anxiety, stress, and sleepless nights. This is why in Ancient Greece most soothsayers slept with them under their pillows. The stunning details of this gem shine brightly in a purple haze. 

Perfect for the person whose nerves need the occasional soothing.

March – Aquamarine 

As an embodiment of the ocean, Aquamarine represents good fortune and hopefulness. Teetering between the colours of green and blue, the Aquamarine gemstone is truly the heart of the ocean which is bound to make waves when accessorised.

Perfect for the person who’s happiest by the water.

April  – Diamond

Diamond’s are April’s best friend. Glistening, glittering, and sparkling, these little beauties are the embodiment of class and elegance. Due to their beautiful exterior, yet immensely tough interior, they are said to represent courage, beauty, and strength.

Perfect for the person who’s elegant on the outside yet tough-as-nails on the inside.

May – Emerald 

World-renowned as the rarest of all gemstones, the Emerald stone can only be found in mining shafts of South America. In a stunning array of greens, this gemstone represents rebirth, fidelity, and vitality.

Perfect for the person who’s looking for a fresh start.

June – Pearl 

One of the most sophisticated gemstones in the world, pearls originate from the sea and are closely linked with Aquamarine gemstones. In culture, they represent class, elegance, and sophistication. They are versatile in their ability to be worn with practically anything.

Perfect for the person who always aspires to be better.

July – Ruby 

From the depths of the flames rises our royal Ruby. Rubies are said to be closely linked with passion, sex, and fire. In a bold red, a ruby is an ultimate gemstone for attracting the perfect mate.

Perfect for the person who’s looking for their soulmate.

August – Peridot

If there were ever a leader in the gemstone tribe, it would be Peridot. Said to embody the qualities of a natural leader, The Peridot represents calmness, love, and compassion.

Perfect for the person who’s good in a crisis.

September – Sapphire

The more elusive of the family of gemstones, the Sapphire is Ruby’s counterpart. Set in a deep blue finish this elegant stone represents trust, loyalty, and companionship.

Perfect for the person who’s always got a touch of mystery about them.

October – Opal 

As a Greek derivative of the word “opallios”, Opal represents freedom and new beginnings. One of the more precious stones in the gemstone collection, the opal can truly transform any outfit into a stunning ensemble.

Perfect for the free spirit.

November – Topaz

The stone for the best friend amongst friends, topaz represents unity and friendship. In a burnt brown colour, which glistens as the light hits it, this stone can provide an earthy tone to any accessory it’s paired with.

Perfect for the friend who’s the glue that holds the group together.

December – Turquoise

Turquoise. The repeller of evil intentions. This protection stone is blue and green in colour and a distinct stone to make any piece of jewellery stand out. Matched with a classic all-black ensemble or a white linen shirt, this stone can be your go-to piece for any occasions.

Perfect for the friend who’s always got your back.

At MAX Diamonds, we sell a variety of entrancing and beautiful gemstones, all set in different forms. For expert advice on which stone is right for your gift, call us today.

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