When designing jewelry, it is always fun to use materials that not only look fantastic, but also have a meaning and a personal touch, like Birthstones for example. Birthstones have been imbued with spiritual meaning for decades, dating back to the breastplate of Aaron that contained 12 gemstones, representing the 12 signs of the zodiac.
You can link birth dates with particular gems, therefore creating the most personal gift ever, as these stones also have the power to affect the wearer!
You can be creative when creating birthstone jewelry; Choose a ruby ring for that fiery and passionate person in your life or an amethyst jewelry set to celebrate an anniversary. For every occasion, there's a Birthstone to match.
Swarovski offers an incredible range of crystals that correlate with Birthstones, in the most beautiful colors and shades, that you can embed in your birthstone jewelry!
The Gita’s team has created the perfect article, that will help you use the right Swarovski crystal color for each month:
So, Which crystal for which month?
January - Garnet
It is a deep red color that symbolizes regeneration and energy. This color will boost your energy and revitalize it. It is perfect for a pair of drop earrings for an elegant night out.
The Swarovski crystal colors for January birthstone are:
Garnet, Burgundy and Siam.
February - Amethyst
This deep purple color has a meditative and calming shade, which works on the emotional, spiritual, and physical planes to provide a harmonious balance, patience, and peace. It is perfect for making a cute bracelet that might even help you calm down when needed.
The Swarovski crystal colors for February birthstone are:
Amethyst, Light Amethyst, Cyclamen Opal and Lilac shadow.
March - Aquamarine
This light blue color is believed to protect travelers with a guarantee for a safe voyage. It's a baby blue shade can cool a bad temper, and allows the wearer to remain calm and level-headed. Embed an Aquamarine stone to create a classic Solitaire ring to give you a calm and relaxing vibe all day long.
The Swarovski crystal colors for March birthstone are:
Aquamarine or Light Azore.
April - Diamond
A girl's best friend, the diamond symbolizes affection, strength, eternity and of course- everlasting love. It is often the stone used in engagement rings or as a romantic gift and is perfect to embed in a beautiful ring or pair of drop earrings.
The Swarovski crystal colors for April birthstone are:
Crystal, silver shade and crystal moonlight.
May - Emerald
This dark green color is associated with fertility, love and rebirth. The Ancient Romans dedicated the Emerald to Venus, the goddess of love and beauty. It is perfect for embedding in a fashionable brooch or pendant.
The Swarovski crystal colors for May birthstone are:
Emerald, Erinite, Dark moss green and Palace green opal.
June - Pearl
The pearl is believed to encourage romance and it is also said that through the pearl, joy enters the lives of people who have too much self-discipline. Perfect for embedding in a delicate necklace pendant that would also make a great gift! Swarovski pearls came in many shapes and sizes for embedding or beading.
The Swarovski colors for June birthstone are:
July - Ruby
This sweet red color was believed to protect wearers from the evils in the world. It is a stone of nobility; signifying passion, protection and prosperity. Its fiery shade of red has helped capture the feelings of romance that have existed since ancient times, perfect for embedding in a romantic ring and matching bracelet.
The Swarovski colors for July birthstone are:
Ruby, Siam and Indian pink.
August - Peridot
This light green color signifies strength, morality and beauty. This young and vibrant color goes amazingly mixed with two or three colors for jewelry intended for youngsters and older clients.
The Swarovski colors for August birthstone are:
Peridot, Chrysolite and Chrysolite opal.
September - Sapphire
This blue color signifies sincerity, constancy and truth. This crystal would look beautiful by itself as a solitary stone for its stormy deep color, as seen in royal jewelry.
The Swarovski colors for September birthstone are:
Sapphire, Capri blue, Montana and Light sapphire.
October - Opal
This white shimmery effect has a cool kaleidoscopic rainbow quality and flashes brilliant colors with even the slightest movement. The Opal birthstone symbolizes purity, innocence and hope. This color is unique and if you want to create an item with it, there is no other crystal that will come near its beauty!
The Swarovski colors for October birthstone are:
Aurore Boreale, Vitrail Medium and Vitrail light.
November - Citrine
This yellow and a bit of orange color is associated with youth, health, fidelity, strength and hope. Having a rich historical background, Citrine has been used for ornamental purposes for thousands of years. It blends perfectly with the Peridot crystal and is ideal for embedding in jewelry to create a touch of warm color.
The Swarovski colors for November birthstone are:
Citrine, light topaz and Junquil.
December - Blue topaz
This clean, light blue color is the perfect color for intellectuals such as writers, artists, and scholars. The blue topaz promotes higher thinking and cognition as well as serenity, friendship, fidelity, integrity, and gentleness.
The Swarovski colors for December birthstone are:
Blue zircon, light sapphire and Air blue opal.
All of these stunning Swarovski crystals will provide you with the creative inspiration you need to create the perfect jewelry design for you and your customers.
In addition to representing a significant month, the symbolism attached to each birthstone gives each crystal a beauty and importance that makes it a truly personal gift. When giving a close friend a necklace with their own birthstone - you are giving them a blessing!
Jewelry are a very personal item, so when you are designing jewelry with Birthstones you are creating a collection of spiritual and personal meaning that is relevant all year long.
Have fun creating!