How Your Birthstone Can Help With Your Career


Just how well do you understand your birthstone? From the earliest of days, gemstones have been valued for their beauty and rarity. Both ancient Indians and Babylonians believed that certain gems carried strange and wonderful cosmological powers. Are you aware of your birthstone's many meanings and how it could help with your career?


January – GarnetMalaia-orange_red
  • Symbolizes friendship and trust
  • Directional guidance in the darkness
  • Ideal for frequent travelers
  • Born leader – will do well in any career where you are in charge such as high levels of an organization or in politics
  • Hardworking and productive
February – Amethystdownload
  • Ancient Greeks believed that the stone protected the wearer from drunkenness and enabled them to keep a balanced mindset
  • Peace, temperance, serenity, royalty
  • Provides courage
  • Creative and unconventional – difficulty with 9 to 5
  • Better suited for career in the arts
March – Aquamarinedownload (1)
  • Symbol of youth, health and hope
  • Promotes good health – thought to cure heart, liver and stomach diseases
  • Cools the temper
  • Popular and charismatic
  • Career in entertainment
April – Diamondsdownload (2)
  • Everlasting love
  • Wearers thought to carry great courage, making it possible to conquer hardships
  • Innocence and constancy
  • Ambitious and charismatic – born leader
  • Difficulty working with others – choose career where you can work alone or make most decisions for yourself
  • Suited to almost any profession
May – Emeralddownload (3)
  • Fertility, Rebirth & love
  • Perfect for mothers and future mothers
  • Wisdom, growth, patience
  • Hope
  • Intelligent and logical – business or the sciences
  • Workaholic
June – Pearldownload (4)
  • Purity, chastity, marriage
  • Increase of personal integrity & growth
  • Visionary
  • Career in arts or sciences (CEOs and Nobel Prize winners)
July – Rubiesdownload (5)
  • Love, health and wisdom
  • Most valuable
  • Strength & nobility
  • Protect wearer from evils in the world
  • Signifies love and passion while attracting good friends and good luck
  • Geniuses
  • Any career path your heart desires
August – Peridotaugust-birthstone-4
  • Power & influence – bring wearer magical powers
  • Beauty, strength, morality
  • Vocational work
  • Use hands and stay busy
September – Sapphiredownload (6)
  • Protect close ones from harm
  • Loyalty & trust
  • Shield evils that poison the body and mind
  • Intelligent, flexible, organized
  October – Opaldownload (7)
  • Faithfulness & confidence to wearers
  • Thought to guard against evil and protect eyesight
  • Capacity to be a great leader
  November – Topazdownload (8)
  • Strength and healing for both body and mind
  • Good mental health
  • Clears the mind and gets the soul to action
  • Understanding and empathetic
  • Helping professions / teaching
December – Turquoisedownload (9)
  • Promote a happy life full of good fortune
  • Peace and relaxation
  • Relieves and prevents headaches
  • Risk-taker, bored with routine
  • Any career that requires travel

Sources: American Gem Society The Hidden Meaning Behind Birthstones Infographic

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