BIRTHSTONES AND COLOUR: A QUICK GUIDE TO CREATING THE PERFECT PIECE

 

  

 

BIRTHSTONES AND COLOUR: A QUICK GUIDE TO CREATING THE PERFECT PIECE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here at Statement Made Jewellery, one of our most popular products has to be or star sign jewellery. Not only are they beautiful, but they are also a unique gift or treat for yourself. Whether you are a Leo, a Cancer or a Taurus, one thing is for sure, every star sign is different.

So, what does your star sign say about you?

Aries (March 21st to April 19th)

Aries are known to be strong willed fire signs. They love anything that involves adventure and perhaps a bit of a risk too. If you are married to, or friends with someone who is an Aries then you will know that they are devoted to you, however, if they feel wronged, then they are more than happy to confront you.

They are bold and assertive as people and they are more likely to be found running companies or perhaps just taking charge of the remote control of an evening at home.

Birthstone and jewellery colours best for these months:

March: Light blue

April: Clear/white

Taurus (April 20th to May 20th)

People who are Taurus are often the type of people who love the finer things in life, like our jewellery. They are also fans of decorating their interiors and you will often find that they own homes packed full of gorgeous homewares and plenty of scented candles.

They also have a stubborn side and can stand their ground on something that they believe in. That said, they are also known to be generous with their time.

Birthstone and jewellery colours best for these months:

May: Dark Green

April: Clear/white

 

Gemini (May 21st to June 20th)

Known to be a bit of a chatterbox, Geminis are usually impressive wordsmiths. Social butterflies, they are often found at parties deep in conversation in the corners of the room. They need to feel stimulate which means that boredom is definitely their worst enemy. Jobs that may suit you if you’re are a Gemini are journalism and writing.

Birthstone and jewellery colours best for these months:

May: Dark green

June: Light Purple/lilac (also opaque white)

 

Cancer (June 21st to July 22nd)

All about the family. This is definitely true of Cancer. They value their home life above everything else. Those people who are Cancer are known to wear their hearts on their sleeves, as well as being natural born caretakers too. It is their aim to make a difference to the lives of people around them. Which means that they make great nurses, teachers or other roles within childcare.

Birthstone and jewellery colours best for these months:

June: Light Purple/lilac (also opaque white)

July: Light Red

 

Leo (July 23rd to August 22nd)

Represented by the Lion, there is something that has to be said for Leo’s. They are fierce. They also carry a few other traits that could be associated with these magnificent creatures. They are strong, proud and regal. They are also fiercely protective over their friends and family. They love nothing more than making sure that those around them feel valued and secure, that said, if you get on the wrong side of them then you are definitely going to hear them roar.

Birthstone and jewellery colours best for these months:

July: Light Red

August: Light green (also bordering on lime/yellow)

 

Virgo (August 23rd to September 22nd)

As their element is Earth, it comes as no surprise that people who are Virgo find it easier to keep their feet on the ground. They are known to have a keen eye for detail, and perfectionism is always the name of the game for those that are Virgo. The main aim of people who are Virgo however is peace and harmony. They also know that it will take hard work to get there, but thankfully they have the right focus and drive to get them there. Not only this, but they also make the best employees. Particularly if they work within retail or as an editor or translator.

Birthstone and jewellery colours best for these months:

August: Light green (also bordering on lime/yellow)

September: Dark blue

 

 

Libra (September 23rd to October 22nd)

Unsurprisingly, Libra’s are always about the balance. Justice, fairness and diplomacy are all things that you will see in a Libra, and they are the type of person who isn’t afraid to speak out for a good cause. They are highly sociable as people and as well as eating out, they also like to take in some art at a gallery or perhaps even exercise.

Jobs that suit Libra include travel agents or diplomats. As well as those who work within a justice system.

Birthstone and jewellery colours best for these months:

September: Dark blue

October: Light Pink (also multicolours or white)

 

Scorpio (October 23rd to November 21st)

If you know a Scorpio then chances are that you will know that they tend to show little emotion on the outside. However, inside, they often feel their emotions much more intensely then others. They are deeply passionate and can even border on possessive at times, such is their fierce love. They are great when it comes to making decisions and any obstacles that they face will be nothing to them.

It is common for a Scorpio to be an entrepreneur or perhaps work within the government.

Birthstone and jewellery colours best for these months:

October: Light Pink (also multicolours or white)

November: Yellow (light orange)

 

Sagittarius (November 22nd to December 21st)

An adventurer by heart, those people that love to travel are often Sagittarius. They value freedom and there is nothing that they hate more than the thought of being pinned down or forced to commit. They are keen thinkers and have plenty of knowledge to go along with their sharp intellect.

Unsurprisingly, Sagittarius is known to shine in a variety of professions, as long as they are given space and freedom to think and don’t feel confined.

Birthstone and jewellery colours best for these months:

November: Yellow (light orange)

December: Mid to light blue

 

 

Capricorn (December 22nd- January 19th)

Whilst they are known to make awesome friends, the goat nature of the Capricorn means that at times they can be a bit of a grump. They love solving problems and they are the type of person who isn’t phased by bumps in the road. Someone who is a Capricorn will often be said to be someone who will make lemons out of lemonade. They are prone to be workaholics, however, if they do get on well at work then they make for amazing engineers or technicians.

Birthstone and jewellery colours best for these months:

December: Mid to light blue

January: Dark Red

 

Aquarius (January 20th to February 18th)

One of the most intelligent star signs, someone who is an Aquarius will be known to love thinking differently. They are the type of person who embraces a range of alternative lifestyles and will always feel strongly about humanitarian issues. Someone who finds it easy to make friends, they also value their alone time in order to recharge their batteries.

With a fantastic ability to always think outside the box, they are someone who will always put forward zany ideas, which makes them great scientists and inventors.

Birthstone and jewellery colours best for these months:

January: Dark Red

February: Dark purple or plum

 

 

Pisces (February 19th to March 20th)

Whilst some star signs love the limelight, the Pisces is not one of them. They are much happier when they don’t have too much attention shone on them. Selfless and intensely emotional, they would rather not show this to other people and will instead avoid discussions about the way they feel. Compassionate, they make for great doctors and nurses.

Proud of your own special personality traits that are all thanks to your star sign? Why not wear them? Necklaces, bracelets and earrings all of these things are available through our website and thanks to our dedication to amazing passion and flair, you can always be sure that you are buying the very best quality.

Birthstone and jewellery colours best for these months:

February: Dark purple or plum

March: Light to mid blue

 

So, Now you know what birthstones you might need, but what if you want a different colour? Or perhaps create something with a different meaning?

Read on to find out more…

 

The hidden meanings behind the colours of precious stones

Gemstones have been used in jewellery pieces for many years. They can be used to add a glint of colour, sophistication, and luxury to any outfit, especially as you can find a range of precious stones on necklaces, rings, bracelets, and earrings now.

The best part about coloured gemstones is that they are not only beautiful to look at but over the years each colour has come to have a range of meanings associated to it. As a result, people now not only buy them for their beauty but for their ability to promote certain characteristics.

So, as we are big fans of the precious stones ourselves, we thought that we would delve deeper into the meanings behind each one for you right here:

Red Gemstone Jewellery:

Common red gemstones include ruby and garnet. The red stones are said to encourage confidence, courage, and passion.

When to wear it: Pop on a red gemstone to add a hint of glamour to your outfit.

Green Gemstone Jewellery:

The most commonly found green gemstones are emerald, peridot and jade. The green stones are said to help bring balance and order to the wearer, and, if you’re a superstitious person then you’ll be pleased to hear that green gemstones are also said to bring good luck!

When to wear it: Have you got a big exam or interview coming up? Pick up a green gemstone to give you that boost of luck you’re after.

Pink Gemstone Jewellery:

Pink gemstones include pink sapphire, pink opal, and rose quartz. The pink stones are said to symbolise love, care and to bring calm to the wearer.

When to wear it: Add a pink gemstone jewel to your outfit for a subtle feminine touch.

Yellow Gemstone Jewellery:

Amber, citrine and lemon quartz are all common yellow gemstones. They are all believed to promote joy, energy, and creativity.

When to wear it: Yellow promotes happiness, so add one of these gemstones to your outfit when you’re in need of a pick me up. Yellow is also the colour of friendship so these precious stones would be great to give as a gift to a friend!

Blue Gemstone Jewellery:

Turquoise, Aquamarine and Blue Topaz are all popular choices for blue gemstones. They are meant to encourage communication, promote good health and bring peace to those who wear them.

When to wear it: The blue in these precious stones is also said to be soothing, so be sure to put on your blue gemstone when you’re heading off to a meeting, exam or other stressful environments.

Purple Gemstone Jewellery:

Amethyst is by far the most popular purple gemstone and it is most commonly associated with luxury.

When to wear it: This stone is meant to encourage imagination and inspiration, so this is a great stone to put on for a day in the office.

 

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