BIRTHSTONES: HISTORY & SYMBOLISM

BIRTHSTONES: HISTORY & SYMBOLISM

The style team at SEVEN50 just posted a gorgeous set of real birthstone gemstone earrings and we are dying over how cute these are. You can easily wear these cute little button stud earrings with any item in your closet and you can go from work to cocktails without batting an eye.

These also serve as great gifts. Celebrate your unique birthday month or gift something truly special with the Seven50 birthstone earring collection for your loved ones and friends. 

About Astrological Birthstones:

Astrological birthstones are lucky charms that enhance each sign’s energy vibration. Wearing, holding, or carrying the stone that’s associated with your astrological sign can have healing characteristics benefiting both the mind and body. While each zodiac has their own specific gem, jewelry lovers are not necessarily fixed to just wearing one stone.

January Birthstone: Garnet

A garnet is one of the most beautiful and collectable gemstones. It is traditionally a burgundy red colored gemstone and is said to bring peace, prosperity and good health to those who wear it. Individuals born in January are known for maintaining deep and lasting friendships so this piece will be sure to remind you of those dear to the heart.

14K YELLOW GOLD GARNET EARRINGS JANUARY SEVEN50

 

February Birthstone: Amethyst

The amethyst is the birthstone for individuals born in February and is a rich, deep color said to have been favored by royalty. The amethyst is said to induce peace, serenity, temperance and is accredited to improve both the wearers skin and hair. The amethyst is the perfect birthstone for individuals born in February because it provides wearers with a little extra warmth and strength during this cold and short month.

14K YELLOW GOLD AMETHYST EARRINGS FEBRUARY SEVEN50

 

March Birthstone: Aquamarine

Derived from the Latin words aqua (water) and marina (of the sea), sailors often carry aquamarines because it is widely believed this water colored stone could ensure a safe and prosperous journey. The aquamarine is said to have attributes of good health, love, youthfulness and hope. The serene blue of this birthstone is also said to help cool and calm one’s temperature and keep one level-headed. Some claim that aquamarines come from the treasure chest of mermaids.

MARCH 14K YELLOW GOLD AQUAMARINE EARRINGS SEVEN50

 

April Birthstone: White Topaz

This colorless and untreated stone represents its pure-hearted April bearers. The topaz is believed to have both spiritual and protective properties such as healing, positivity, and power. It is used as a healing tool believed to direct energies to places most needed by the wearer such as the balance of emotions, relief of stress, or the increase of creativity. By wearing these birthstone studs, the wearer can be sure to possess feelings of inner strength and happiness.

14K WHITE GOLD WHITE TOPAZ EARRINGS APRIL SEVEN50

 

May Birthstone: Emerald

The emerald is the May birthstone and is said to have three prominent features important to individuals born in this month. These features include faithfulness, loyalty and friendship. Favored by Cleopatra during her rule, hundreds of emerald mines in Egypt were named “Cleopatra’s Mines” due to her undying love for this gem. The emerald is also called the “Stone of Successful Love”, said to bring unity, compassion, infinite inspiration, and an unconditional love. 

14K YELLOW GOLD EMERALD EARRINGS MAY SEVEN50

 

June Birthstone: Smokey Quartz

The Smokey Quartz is a beautiful grounding and balancing stone that shares an equally dusky aesthetic. This gemstone is known for drawing out negativity, cleansing, and detoxifying stress, toxins, and evil. It is said to release negative emotions such as jealousy, fear and anger, allowing individuals born in the month of June to navigate through difficult situations.

14K YELLOW GOLD SMOKY QUARTZ EARRINGS June Seven50

 

July Birthstone: Ruby

The July birthstone, Ruby, has always been admired for its vibrant color. The ruby is  known as the “King of Gemstones”  and is believed to amplify energy, heighten awareness, and bring success in wealth, love, and battle. This stone is timelessly associated with royalty and power and can bring harmony of life to the individuals born in July.  

14K YELLOW GOLD RUBY EARRING JULY SEVEN50

 

August Birthstone: Peridot

The August birthstone is the peridot and is one of the only gems that comes in one color. It’s beautiful shade of green inspired ancient Egyptians to call this the “gem of the sun”, believing to protect those who wore it from evil; especially from the forces of darkness. Its rich history makes the peridot a conversational piece. 

14K YELLOW GOLD PERIDOT EARRINGS AUGUST SEVEN50

AUGUST 14K YELLOW GOLD PERIDOT EARRINGS

 

September Birthstone: Sapphire

The September birthstone Sapphire, is a precious gem of wisdom, loyalty and nobility. It is said to encourage self-discipline and channel higher powers. This gem valued by many religions and cultures has been given tribute to both medical and spiritual healing properties dating back to the Middle Ages. Buddhist believe sapphires have a calming effect, facilitating their devotion to prayer and mediation.

SAPPHIRE 14K WHITE GOLD EARRINGS SEVEN50 SEPTEMBER

 

October Birthstone: Opal

For centuries, people have associated this gem with good luck. In medieval times, all blonde maidens wanted a necklace made of opals because they believed it would prevent their hair from fading or darkening. The opal is said to stimulate creativity, brings lightness and spontaneity and enhance confidence, self-esteem and self-worth.

14K YELLOW GOLD OPAL EARRINGS OCTOBER SEVEN50

 

November Birthstone: Citrine 

November birthstones are known for their calming energies and warmth. Citrine is often referred to as the “merchant's stone” for its tendency to attract both wealth and prosperity. It is also associated with life and strength of body and mind and the promotion of new thoughts and clarity.

14K YELLOW GOLD CITRINE EARRINGS NOVEMBER SEVEN50

 

December Birthstone: Topaz

The December birthstone, topaz, is known to provide balance and promote a harmonious lifestyle. It is found in many ancient artifacts and talismans as symbols of love and affection. In Hindu mythology, the topaz is one of the most well known and sacred stones, believed to lengthen one’s life and sharpen intelligence. In ancient Greek and Roman times, the Topaz was prized more so than diamonds and was the jewelry of the aristocracy during the medieval era.

14K WHITE GOLD SWISS BLUE TOPAZ EARRINGS DECEMBER SEVEN50

 

 

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