Birthstones have been used since at least the first century as a way to give good luck on ones birthday. Gemstones are associated with each month and each precious stone has designated qualities associated with it. Birthstones are also a fun way to share...
1 History of birthstones. 1.1 Western custom. 1.1.1 Traditional birthstones; 1.1.2
Modern birthstones. 1.2 Eastern custom. 2 Birthstones by cultures; 3 Zodiacal.
Dec 18, 2007 ... Gemstones have been assigned to signs of the zodiac for centuries. But the idea
of wearing your birthstone is a recent one.
History of Birthstones Far back in history Precious Stones have been held in high
estimation by all nations. Primarily because of their beauty but also on account ...
The historical origin of birthstones points to the story of Exodus as mentioned in
the Bible. Aaron, a high priest during the time of Moses, wore a breast plate with ...
Apr 18, 2014 ... Throughout history, there have been many myths and legends associated with
birthstones. Many cultures have believed that birthstones have ...
Includes: • What is the history of birthstones? • Wearing birthstones.
We can own and display our special stone and feel embraced by its beauty. We
hope you enjoy these facts, legends, and history behind each birthstone.
Birthstones Understanding the bright history of coloured gemstones. From single
stone jewellery to the ubiquitous family stone jewellery, birthstones are a ...
Nov 12, 2013 ... Myths and confusion about birthstones abound, and it is no surprise considering
the somewhat convoluted history surrounding these special ...