Birthstone Silver Charms
January—Garnet is found in every colour except blue. It might prevent nightmares and snakebites and can provide directional guidance in darkness. Wearers may see an increase in their self-image, will power and energy levels - nervous people may feel calmer. Faith, love and constancy are its attributes.
February—Purple Amethyst speaks of peace, temperance, serenity and royalty. Wearing this stone may protect you from the effects of drunkenness. The Pope always wears an amethyst ring.
March—Pale blue Aquamarine gemstones and the bloodstone are associated with good health, youth, love and hope. Wearing this gem may reawaken married love, build your courage and increase your happiness.
April—Diamonds come in several colours, but they share the same association with eternal love and invincibility. It was once believed that they could also ward off insanity.
May—Green Emeralds speak of health, faithfulness, fertility and improved eyesight.
June—Alexandrite is thought to heighten the intuitive capacity to such an extent that the wearer may often be able to predict an event.
July—Red Rubies are tokens of harmony and peace. Their beauty speaks of strength and nobility of character. Wearers may attract both good luck and good friends.
August—Light green Peridot has its own charming sparkle. Tradition says you will be able to successfully ward off evil, enchantments and depression if you wear or carry Peridot.
September—Sapphires are available in a variety of delicate colours in addition to the more common blue shades. They speak of dignity, loyalty, serenity, faith, purity and wisdom.
October—Pink Tourmaline represents hope, creativity and innocence. It also protects the wearer from envious, mal-intentioned people.
November—Topaz is associated with strength and healing for both body and mind. It offers protection to travellers and supports good mental health.
December—Blue Zircon is considered the symbol of purity, chastity, integrity and dignity. The stone offers protection to the wearer against evil, enemies, negative energy, and illness.