Wednesday, 28 November 2007

NATURE’S BEAUTY – BIRTHSTONES

Rocks are natural aggregates or combinations of one or more minerals. Earth which is believe to be more than 4.6 billion years old is in constant transformation, thus gems are constantly being formed. Man has long been drawn to the attractive colours of the stones and has utilized them for many purposes which include worshipping and healing purposes. Today, specific gemstones have been attributed for each month of the year symbolizing the beautiful qualities and characteristic of the Homo sapiens.

BIRTHSTONE

JANUARY
Gemstone: Garnet Characteristic: Fidelity, Consistency & Stability

FEBRUARY
Gemstone: Amethyst Characteristic: Sincerity, Honesty & Nobility

MARCH
Gemstone: Bloodstone Characteristic: Bravery, Courage & Compassion

APRIL
Gemstone: Diamond Characteristic: Innocence, Simplicity & Happiness

MAY
Gemstone: Emerald Characteristic: Wisdom, Frankness & Steadfastness

JUNE
Gemstone: Cat’s Eye Characteristic: Good Health, Wealth & Wit

JULY
Gemstone: Ruby Characteristic: Nobility, Contentment & Piety

AUGUST
Gemstone: Peridot Characteristic: Virtuousness & Open-mindedness

SEPTEMBER
Gemstone: Sapphire Characteristic: Wisdom, Prosperity & Contentment

OCTOBER
Gemstone: Opal Characteristic: Faith, Happiness & Friendship

NOVEMBER
Gemstone: Topaz Characteristic: Passion, Fidelity, Love & Power

DECEMBER
Gemstone: Lapis Lazuli Characteristic: Success, Prosperity, Steadfastness & Strength

1 comment:

Bell said...

Yea... I love Crystals... and especially love my opal! ^_^ But opals are awfully pricey *cry*

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