Hearts & Things

2022: Birthstones

January: Garnet

  • Protective stone

  • Vitality

  • Love

  • Light

February: Amethyst

  • Royalty

  • Spirituality

  • Mental clarity

  • Healing

March: Aquamarine

  • Seawater

  • Protects seafarers

  • Marital happiness

  • Superior intellect

April: Diamond

  • Strength

  • Eternal love

May: Emerald

  • Healing

  • Heightened intelligence

  • Predict the future?

June: Alexandrite

  • Intellect

  • Good luck

July: Ruby

  • Strength

  • Stamina

August: Peridot

  • Protects at night

  • Wards off nighttime evil spirits

September: Sapphire

  • Shield from physical harm

  • Protect from bad intentions

  • Medicinal properties

October: Opal

  • Light

  • Magic

  • Invisibility

  • Good luck

November: Topaz

  • Joy

  • Generosity

  • Abundance

  • Good health