Discover your birthsone
January | Garnet
Colour: Fiery deep red
Origin: Found in many locations, but predominately Africa
Background: Dating from the 14th century, Garnet derives from the Latin word ‘granatus’ meaning "pomegranate". Garnet is believed to conjure peace, prosperity and good health, a stone of love and passion.
Superpower: Stress Relief
FEBRUARY | AMETHYST
Colour: Violet Purple
Origin: Found in many locations, but predominately in Brazil
Background: Amethyst is believed to bring an essence of calm and emotional clarity, direction, and focus. The Ancient Greeks thought it would protect the wearer from becoming drunk, which is why this stone is best worn when sipping cocktails!
March | blue topaz
Colour: Sparkling pale blue
Origin: Mainly sourced from Brazil and Sri Lanka
Background: Legend has it that this beautiful blue gemstone gained its colour from the moment the Egyptian Sun God Ra poured his powers into the Earth. Blue Topaz is a symbol of affection and friendship, plus it is believed to make the wearer feel courageous and invincible.
APRIL | CRYSTAL
Colour: Clear colourless
Origin: Mainly from U.S.A, Brazil, Russia and Madagascar
Background: Crystal is seen as a truly magical stone. It is known for its ability to absorb, store and regulate the release of energy, meaning whatever you pour into it, will pour out tenfold. It has the power to embolden, giving you that extra confidence push you sometimes need. It is also believed to help combat insomnia.
MAY | CHRYSOPRASE
Colour: Apple Green
Origin: Primarily sourced from Australia
Background: Chrysoprase is a member of the chalcedony family, and traditionally symbolises joy and happiness. It is also believed to improve anxiety, by helping to regulate your heartbeat and releasing negative energy.
JUNE | MOONSTONE
Colour: Lustrous iridescence
Origin: Predominately Sri Lanka
Background: Moonstone comes in many opalescent colours, including blue, pink, green, white and grey. It is seen as a divine gem that gets its name and properties from the moon. It is believed to bring good health, and aid fertility and is known as the stone of female energy.
JULY | CARNELIAN
Colour: Orange red
Background: The word ‘Carnelian’ comes from the Latin word meaning ‘flesh’ and it is said to help store warmth and light in the body. The Ancient Egyptians are thought to have worn Carnelian during battles to help give them courage and protection. It is also called ‘The Artists Stone’ and is believed to enhance your creativity and give zest for life.
Superpower: Good Luck
AUGUST | GREEN AMETHYST
Colour: Soft mint green
Background: Green Amethyst (also known as Prasiolite) is the stone of good fortune. It is believed to bring prosperity and luck to those who wear it. A motivating stone that will help you reach your goals.
SEPTEMBER | LAPIS LAZULI
Colour: Deep blue with flecks of gold
Background: Lapis Lazuli is believed to encourage wisdom, with the ability to calm the mind and the senses. It’s rumoured that Michelangelo used Lapis Lazuli in powder form to colour the Sistine Chapel.
OCTOBER | ROSE QUARTZ
Colour: Soft pale pink
Origin: Brazil, India and Sri Lanka
Background: October has three birthstones: Opal, Tourmaline and Rose Quartz. Rose Quartz is said to purify and open the heart for love, friendship, peace and healing. It also boasts the ability to raise self-esteem and self-worth.
NOVEMBER | SMOKEY QUARTZ
Colour: Rich Chocolate brown
Origin: Found in lots of locations, predominately Mozambique
Background: Known as Dr Quartz, this healing gemstone is meant to help relieve pain and suffering. Smokey Quartz is believed to cleanse and clear negative energy whilst increasing practical thinking and an ability to complete tasks.
DECEMBER | TURQUOISE
Colour: Vivid bright blue
Origin: Primarily North America
Background: Turquoise is said to be the talisman of kings, shamans and warriors. A stone of protection, luck, and power, it is said to bring strength to its wearer. Turquoise is believed to bring human energies together, making it the perfect stone for friendship.