The Birthstone Collection

Swarovski Aquamarine Heart Pendant and Earring Set – March Birthstone Colour

The Birthstone Collection is a collection of hand-made jewellery. It celebrates the colours of the traditional gemstones that make up the birthstones. These are gemstones associated with people born in a particular month. Sue has hand-made the LoveTaliesin Jewellery Birthstone Collection, mainly using Swarovski crystals.

A lot of cultures have myths about birth stones. Many people believe that a particular gemstone and its colour has special properties.

Birth stones can be traced back to the Bible. In Exodus 28, Moses gives directions for making special garments for Aaron, the High Priest of the Hebrews. Specifically, the breastplate was to contain twelve precious gemstones, representing the twelve tribes of Israel.

Later, these twelve stones were linked to the twelve signs of the zodiac and eventually with the twelve months of the calendar year.

Throughout history, birth stones have had many myths and legends. Some cultures believe that birthstones have healing power or bring good luck. But not all cultures agree on which stones correspond to which months, so you can find different lists of birth stones

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