Since ancient times it is widely believed that wearing your birthstone may improve energy flow, wellness & good fortune. Birthstones may have astrological related healing powers on wearer, with references dating as far back as the beginnings of our social structure, however there is no scientific evidence to prove it. Gemstones found naturally in the earth crust, their mineral content & refraction of light dispersion creates multi hues of colors , no 2 gemstones are identical, each one is unique & exclusive to its owner, their mystique made birthstones stand the test of time, making them an ideal heirloom that can be passed through your families for generations.
Me and Maia understands the emotional connect of gemstones with owners. Gifting them is a way to create emotional relationships & pleasant memories, Since inception we’ve been sourcing one of the finest gemstones responsibly from around the world, nowadays besides natural mined gems you also get lab grown color gems with similar composition & simulated zirconia that has the same color but none of the mineral content/composition .
A Gemstones quality is determined primarily by the intensity of its color hue & combined with high clarity & excellent cut to intensify the color lustre glisten which permits intense energy flow thru the gem.
Astrologically the properties of gems enhance the good qualities & try reduce the negative characteristics of each star sign, their real effect is anyone's guess as it remains a science by observation & personal experiences not scientific conclusions.
- January “Garnet” :- Garnet is considered to be a deeply spiritual stone. A spiritual stone of higher thinking and self-empowerment, it is also a stone of strength and safety. It is a stone of prosperity and abundance, encouraging gratitude and service to others. Garnet is rated “safe” for everyday to wear, may partially benefits those born under its star sign.
- February “Amethyst” :- Amethyst is said to be a stone of spiritual protection and purification; cleansing one's energy field of negative influences and attachments. It is said it creates a resonant shield of spiritual Light around the body. Additionally, it acts as a barrier against lower energies, psychic attack, geopathic stress, and unhealthy environments. It may have an uplifting influence towards happier thoughts on some people, depending on multiple complex factors.
- March “Aquamarine” :- Aquamarine is a stone that lends strength & courage. Its calming energies reduce stress and quiet’s the mind. Aquamarine has an affinity with sensitive people. It can invoke tolerance of others , giving support to those overwhelmed by responsibility.
April “Diamond” & “Rock Crystal” :- A diamond is the “Rock Star of Gemstones” , it is an aspirational 'the dreamers gem' , it may help you accomplish your dreams and destiny. Overall, a diamond is believed to bring inner peace, with an overall positive mental attitude. Diamonds also have the power to reduce stress, emotional pain, fear, and protect the owner from negative energies. Being the hardest substance known to us, it has many industrial uses as well, endurance & as cliched made famous by DeBeers owners of 'A diamond is forever' , it has become a symbol of enduring Love & commitment, being the # 1 choice for engagement rings.
Rock crystal is the rumored exquisite healer. On the level of physical healing, rock crystal can provide increased energy, and reduce fever. It can be used to stimulate the immune system and delay serious diseases.
- May “Emerald” :- Often called the stone of successful love, Emerald is the perfect stone for reviving a person's passion in a relationship be it Love , work , friendships , as well as their interest in a line of “passionate” revival of relationships. Emerald is also worn out of sight, against the heart, to attract romantic love, this stone must touch the skin for best results is the advise of experienced voices….
June “ Pearl” & “Moonstone” :- It enhances the power of the mystique moon, which signifies softness, charming eyes, love, family life, steady mind and many other good relationships. A person suffering with tensed mind, indecisiveness, depression and instability in life is advised to wear pearl gems , its effects are closely associated with the moon cycles.
Moonstone acts as a prism, diffusing energy throughout the aura. It provides psychic protection, cleaning the mind and senses, and aids in lucid dreaming and calm sleep. It deflects negativity and eases emotional trauma.
- July “Ruby” :- Ruby Gemstones can restore vitality and help in issues related to eyesight and blood circulation. A well known astrological benefit is progress in self-awareness, realization of truth and steady movement towards ones life path, clarity of the gemstone is paramount for optimum results & a carat size over 2 carats is the preferred option
- August “Peridot” :- Peridot opens our hearts to joy and new experiences & relationships. It enhances confidence and assertion, motivating growth and change.
- September “Sapphire” :- Sapphires are believed to symbolize & attract wisdom, virtue, good fortune, and holiness a sort of “Royalty feel” . It makes an Opulant large Oval used as an engagement ring, a sapphire means discipline , commitment , faithfulness and sincerity, too.
October “Opal” & “Tourmaline” :- One of the benefits of wearing an Opal gemstone is that it brings passion and strength into one's love life or marital relations. It is said to bring stability to a troubled marriage and improve social relations of a person overall.
Tourmaline is believed to aid in relieving stress, increase mental alertness, improve blood circulation and strengthen the immune system.
November “Citrine” & “Topaz” :- This gemstone is popular among those who believe in the power of natural materials. It is the stone of prosperity, wealth, protection and good luck. It is believed that citrine keeps bad things away from your life and shines light into the toughest of situations, the best effects are with a deep intensity whiskey color hue.
Topaz is a powerful stone for strengthening the whole physical body. It balances, soothes & cleanses emotions & thoughts, releases stress & brings joys. In spiritual sense this stone brings love & peace.
December “Turquoise” & “Tanzanite” :- Turquoise is a purification stone. Turquoise promotes self-realization and assists creative problem solving. It is a symbol of friendship, and stimulates romantic love. Turquoise aids in the absorption of nutrients, enhances the immune system, stimulates the regeneration of tissue, and heals the whole body.
Tanzanite is a stone of transformation that can help dissolve old patterns of disease & karma. It activates our psychic abilities & assists in manifesting your own self rather than being influenced by others or trying to conform to the norm.
Our design team at meandmaia.com creates authentic jewelry using gemstones in fusion of modern & traditional art to contemplate your style & enhance their beauty, the descriptions above are gathered from experience & in no way are they recommendations nor confirmations of their real effects or non-effects .
Belief is personal & to each his own , our founder believes in them & says has seen it benefit some people & maybe not some too, therefore we conclude there remain many unknown aspects of mankind's relationship with natural gems & their effects on us, so lets just enjoy them for their beauty grace and adornment & if they have any positive effects that's a bonus !