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The Beauty in Birthstones

We all know that “the beauty lies in the eyes of beholder”, yet the beauty of the birthstones lies in the fact that they are not just amazingly beautiful but they also showed the wearer with much needed good luck and charm. Here we are listing the gemstones that one can wear according to one’s birth month.

January

January

Garnet: A garnet is a perfect epitome of trust and eternal bond of friendship and love.

Origin: The word Garnet has its origination in the word ‘Garanatus’ that refers to something that looks like a pomegranate seed.

Legend:  It is believed that Noah had used an intricately cut glowing garnet to light up the dark during the dark rainy nights and days.

February

February

Amethyst: An amethyst is an epitome of Valour and coherence.

Origin: The word amethyst has its roots in the Greek word améthystos which literally meant not intoxicating.

Legend: It was believed that a person with amethyst in his possession will remain free of any kind of addiction and would be guarded against getting himself drunk.

March

March

Aquamarine: This aqua blue colored gemstone is an epitome of placidity and prudence.

Origin:  The word Aquamarine has its roots in the Latin word Aqua meaning water. The color of this birthstone is sea blue hence the name aquamarine.

Legend: An aquamarine is known as a sailor’s gem as it was believed to make the sailors and soldiers unbeatable as per the Greek and Roman mythology.

April

Apr

Diamond: This colorless and flawless stone is believed to be a perfect epitome of unfaltering love, fortitude, and resolution.

Origin: The word diamond has its roots in the Greek word ‘Adamao’ which literally means to tame.

Legend: According to a Roman mythology the arrows of the cupid were adorned with diamonds which were believed to be tears of god.

May

May

Emerald: An emerald is an epitome of aspiration and escalation in one’s career and personal life.

Origin: The word Emerald has its roots in an old French word Esmeralda and Greek word smaragds which meant shine.

Legend: As per Egyptian mythology an emerald stood for revival, vitality, and virility. There was a common belief in ancient times about the ability of Emerald to keep evil spirits at bay.

June

june

Pearl or Alexandrite: It is a perfect epitome of opulence and love.

Origin: This beautiful stone has been named after the Tsar of Russia ‘Alexander II’ for his empathy towards its people.

Legend: The legend holds that a person wearing an alexandrite has an immense intuitive ability and is capable of dealing with the most desperate situations victoriously.

July

July

Ruby: A ruby is a blood red gemstone which used to a symbol of riches and luxury.

Origin: The name ruby has its root in the Latin word ‘Rubeus’ that meant red color.

Legend: It was believed that possession of a ruby will increase one’s wealth, befriend its rivals and protect one from the possible harms from enemies.

August

Aug

Peridot: A Peridot is an olive-green colored gemstone that epitomizes strength, prestige, and capability.

Origin: The origination of the word is still uncertain but some believe that it might have its root in the Greek word ‘peridona’ meaning one that gives prosperity.

Legend: The Egyptian legends believed that Peridot protected its wearer from the evil spirits when setting in gold.

September

Sep

Sapphire:   A Sapphire signifies royalty, angelic quality, and prudence.

Origin: The ultimate origin of the word sapphire lays in Sanskrit word ‘shanipriya’ which literally means Saturn’s, beloved.

Legend: In ancient times it was believed that the world was rested on a giant sapphire and the blue color of the sky was a result of reflection of solar light from this gem.

October

Oct

Opal: It epitomizes conviction and loyalty.

Origin: The word opal has its root in the Greek word opállios meaning precious stone.

Legend: The Arabic legends states that the opal was bestowed to mankind from heaven whenever lightning flashes occur.

November

Nov

Topaz: A topaz signifies devotion and endearment to its wearer.

Origin: The word Topaz literally means ‘fire’ and its origination can be traced in the Sanskrit language.

Legend: As per the Greek mythology a Topaz was believed to make its wearer invisible to the eyes of enemies.

December

Dec

Turquoise: A turquoise signifies Serendipity and triumph.

Origin: The word turquoise is believed to have been derived from the French word ‘turques’ for ‘Turks’. This mineral was first mined in turkey hence the name.

Legend: This stone was held in high regards in Persian mythology. It was believed that if a person wants to attain unending wealth he must see the reflection of the new moon in Turquoise.

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Nail Color and Jewelry

If you want to look your best, you will have to pay close attention to everything about you. One important albeit overlooked detail is to match your nail color with your jewelry, especially your rings and bracelets. We recommend you take note of this subtle yet effective aspect of accessorizing.

Matching RingIn the words of designer Mark Schneider, “accessorizing is a necessary art.” Here is an article on his website markschneiderdesign.com with tips on accessorizing with nail color.

Manicures: How to Complement Gemstones with Nail Color

Accessorizing provides endless excitement. Whether you are securing the perfect handbag or creating a flawless necklace and earring combination, accessorizing is a necessary art. From geometric designs to 3D decals and bold colors to muted mattes, it’s safe to say that manicures are now an accessory in their own right. Embrace the notion of accessorizing with nail polish by following the tips below.

1)      Nude
As the Internet becomes a more and more powerful presence in day-to-day living, it seems as if the options are endless. But oftentimes you will find that less is more. If you’re looking to return to the basics then nude nails are the perfect place to start. Nude nail polish creates a polished, sophisticated and refined aesthetic without detracting from colorful gemstone accessories. As a bonus, nail polish chips or smudges are practically invisible. Although nude nails are the perfect muted accessories for any color of gem, emeralds and sapphires make an especially beautiful partner. The slight shimmer from the nude color and shimmering blue of sapphires is reminiscent of the contrasts between oceans and sand on a clear summer day. The overall look is sophisticated and calming. View full post.

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