Brief History of Birthstone Pendants
We collect gemstones and shiny, sparkling things because they’re beautiful. They become priceless when we attach meaning to them or mark them as “sacred” or special. That is, beauty, in combination with a lovely meaning, is what makes birthstones so incredibly popular. There is a special legend of symbolism behind each individual birthstone, with supposed healing properties applied to each. I will take a few unrelated stones and give some back-story behind them.