Birthstones, a specific gemstone assigned to each of the calendar months, have been around for thousands of years. Today, everyone loves showing off their specific birthstone in jewelry. Add a little extra touch of personalization to our name necklaces and other jewelry accessories with the birthstone of your choice.
Birthstones are said to have been traced back to the Book of Exodus in the Old Testament. Aaron's breastplate, a religious garnet, has twelve birthstones, each representing one of the tribes of Israel. Now, this is all well and good, but where does the connection to the birthstones we know of today come from? Well, let's continue the story. In the first century and fifth century scholars connected the stones on the breastplate to the zodiac symbols. Each gemstone was imbued with special powers that corresponded to a specific astrological symbol. But we still aren't at the modern concept just yet. In 1912, these gemstones were taken by the National Association of Jewelers in the USA and connected to a specific month. For more than one-hundred years, these birthstones have not changed. If you are an April baby, your birthstone is the diamond, September babies enjoy the blue sapphire, and so on!
Today, birthstones are used in a wide variety of jewelry designs. They not only add a touch of color to a necklace or bracelet, but make that accessory even more special, because it has something related to you. MyNameNecklace offers a large selection of personalized birthstone jewelry for any occasion. Birthstone necklaces for mom, for example, are extremely popular, as you can include the birthstones of one or all of her children, such as on a family tree necklace or baby feet jewelry. It is an amazing Mother's Day gift.
But birthstones do not need to be associated with a birthday if you do not want it to! For example, if you want to commemorate a special month in your life, such as the month you were married, you can show it off with a birthstone. And if you just like a certain color, why not include it on a name necklace? Show off what color you love! But that's not all, each birthstone has a special meaning. Maybe you want to wear a gemstone that offers the wearer sweet dreams or wisdom and patience.
How do we place the birthstone on your personalized necklace or other piece of jewelry? Our amazing design team has a number of options:
1.) Place the birthstone in the dot of the "i" if the name has this letter
2.) The birthstone is placed at the end of a person's name in the curl
3.) If there is no curl in the name, our design experts pick the most ideal spot to put the birthstone
If you have a special request regarding where you would like the birthstone placed, please don't hesitate to let us know! Just add your comment to the box on the order page.
MyNameNecklace is the best place to get yourself or someone you know personalized birthstone jewelry! A birthstone necklace or bracelet will mean so much to the wearer. Anyone would love to receive a special jewelry gift for Christmas like this, and don't forget to get personalized birthstone jewelry for yourself!