It can be difficult to find gifts for loved ones, especially when you are keen to show them how special they are to you. The best way to do this is to purchase something personal. When it comes to jewelry, birthstone jewelry is considered very personal. It is a gift that reminds them of their birth month. You can choose from precious gems associated with their birth month, or look to the meaning behind the stone and its color to help you decide what would best suit the recipient.
Here are a few examples of stunning birthstones, each of which is associated with a summer month.
June - Pearl
Pearls are a classic option and suit pretty much everyone. From your girlfriend to your grandma. June's official birthstone is a firm fashion favorite.
It's creamy color ensures that it is very versatile. It can be worn with a range of colors and at any type of occasion. Yet pearls also come in a range of different shades, from rose to blue grey, to greenish hues. A simple pair of pearl stud earrings are a great everyday accessory, while a pearl pendant with diamonds or other colorful stones is sure to make a statement at more sophisticated occasions. Click here for more beautiful gemstone pendants.
Pearls have been used in jewelry designs for centuries and are unique as they are the only gems from living sea creatures, which also require no faceting or polishing to reveal their natural beauty.
July - Ruby
Rubies are a bold option for those born in July. In a dark red color they are a symbol of love and according to folklore are said to guarantee health, wisdom, wealth and success.
Harder than any other natural gemstone, aside from diamond, they are durable enough for everyday wear, meaning they are often used in rings or statement pendants.
The color of the ruby is the greatest indicator of its rarity and values, with the most-prized color being a medium or medium dark vivid red, perhaps with a slight purple hue.
Paired with a slick of red lipstick, this makes the perfect present for a classic beauty wanting to stand out from the crowd.
August - Peridot
Beautiful green peridots are said to host magical powers, bring the wearer luck, power and influence, as well as good health.
The color ranges from bright lime to an olive green, making it a really unique birthstone.
You can often see peridot on bracelets or delicate beaded necklaces, set along with gold for a really rich color scheme.
The gemstone forms deep inside the earth and is brought to the surface by volcanoes, leading to its famed association in Hawaii with the Pele, the goddess of fire and volcanoes.
September - Sapphire
Since the Middle Ages, sapphires are available in a range of colors, most notably a stunning midnight blue.
It is an exquisite choice for engagement rings and looks spectacular set against a circle of diamonds or pearls.
Symbolizing heavenly blessing this stone makes a gorgeous gift for any loved one and can be used in a wide range of jewelry.
1) Do you like your own Birthstone from the month you were born? 2) Do you have a favorite Birthstone?
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