Most brides want to make their wedding day full of significance, even in the smallest details. Birthstones have held great symbolism over the centuries and are thought to bring good luck, health, and other blessings to those who wear them. Including your birthstone in your wedding attire can add personality and meaning to your big day.
The garnet symbolizes protection. Historically, this was protection in traveling. At your wedding, you may think of it as protection over your marriage.
Amethyst brings courage and wisdom as well strengthened relationships. Amethyst jewelry on your wedding day symbolizes the strengthened bond between you and your spouse.
Aquamarine is thought to surround its wearer with serenity and happiness. Maybe wearing this gem at your wedding will help calm your nerves and remind you of the happiness of the day.
Chances are, you are already wearing a diamond. However, if the diamond is your birthstone, it never hurts to add another flair of diamonds to your wedding attire. The diamond is a symbol of everlasting love between you and your future husband.
Emerald represents hope. These beautiful green gems are thought to bring a special kind of hope to those starting a new chapter of their life.
The pearl symbolizes purity. The wearing of pearls is said to bring female energy and magnify love.
The ruby is thought to bring vitality, love, and passion. Symbolize the life of your new marriage by wearing a ruby, the “king of gems”.
Peridot symbolizes strength and beauty. Wearing peridot is a sign of the strength and courage needed to make a marriage last a lifetime.
Sapphires are the birthstone of September. The sapphire represents truth, fidelity, and wisdom. The stone itself is said to have a calming effect, which can help quell any wedding day nerves.
Opal symbolizes faithfulness, confidence, and purity. These are all important virtues to be reminded of as your enter into marriage.
Citrine represents strength, intellect, and joy. It is also thought to give wearers increased love and affection.
The birthstone of December, turquoise, symbolizes friendship. Perhaps it represents the blossoming friendship between you and your future husband. It is said that turquoise will bring fortune, success, and protection from harm.
Wearing your birthstone on your wedding day is a way to bring a stunning flair of personality and meaning to your outfit. If you are interested in incorporating your birthstone into your wedding, we recommend looking into EraGem. EraGem offers a great selection of beautiful and unique jewelry including all 12 birthstones.