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Gemstones & Their Meanings - A Guide For Your Wedding Jewellery

Whether you are looking for an engagement ring, a wedding ring with a difference or the full ensemble for your wedding day, our guide to gemstones and their meanings may just give you that little nudge to help choose the perfect piece for you. Wearing your birthstone on your wedding day is just one way to personalise your jewellery and make it that little bit special and unique to you.

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Garnet Wedding Jewellery

Garnet, the birthstone for January is a symbol of love and friendship. It is also thought to symbolize the mending of wounds between lovers. It revitalises, purifies and balances energy, bringing serenity or passion as appropriate.

Necklace and earrings with paisley design and garnet jewels inset

Amethyst Wedding Jewellery

Februarys' birthstone, amethyst is said to bring peace, cleansing and calming energy to its' wearer, a definitely plus for any bride (or groom) to be.

Aquamarine Wedding Jewellery

Aquamarine, the birthstone for March is associated with tranquility, serenity, clarity, and harmony. As the first of the spring birthstones, the sea blue crystal represents transformation and rebirth. It embodies youthful vitality, purity, loyalty, hope, and truth. It is also thought to bring happiness in marriage.

White gold ring inset with diamonds, chocolate diamonds and aquamarine gemstone

Diamond Wedding Jewellery

Diamonds symbolize romance, grace, serenity, artistry, and humanitarianism – all of which are typically found in April babies. This makes the diamond the perfect birthstone for the month of April.

Emerald Wedding Jewellery

The birthstone for May is often called the "Stone of Successful Love,” Its soothing energy provides healing to all levels of the being, bringing freshness and vitality to the spirit. A stone of inspiration and infinite patience, it embodies unity, compassion and unconditional love.

Gold claddagh ring and half eternity ring set with emeralds and diamonds

Pearl Wedding Jewellery

The birthstone for June symbolises purity, innocence and sincerity. As such, pearls were traditionally given as a wedding gift.

Ruby Wedding Jewellery

Ruby is the birthstone for July. Rubies are often associated with wealth and prosperity. The ruby's deep red color also has ties to love, passion, and raw emotion. Long ago, humans believed that rubies contained drops of Mother Earth's blood.

Peridot Wedding Jewellery

The birthstone for August is peridot which some say has special powers. Legend claims if you wear it as your birthstone it can attract love and harmonious relationships into your life. Some believe the gem also alleviates stress, sadness, anger and insomnia and makes you more patient, happy and confident. Why not consider bespoke jewellery completely unique to you like these pieces made by Tracy Louise Designs

Sapphire Wedding Jewellery

Septembers' birthstone is said to be one of the most sought after gemstones and represents sincerity, faithfulness and truth.

Opal Wedding Jewellery

October's birthstone, the opal, symbolises faithfulness and confidence. It's incandescent beauty would grace any wedding day and match your colour theme perfectly. This elegant ring is from the stunning collections of Twelve Silver Trees.

Large opal ring sat on a green succulent plant

Topaz Wedding Jewellery

Novembers' birthstone, Topaz symbolises love and affection, and is said to bestow strength and intelligence on the person who wears it, A gift of blue topaz is said to be a promise of love and fidelity.

Turquoise Wedding Jewellery

The December birthstone, turquoise, is regarded as a love charm, making it a perfect choice for your partner as a gift. It is also a symbol of good fortune and success and is believed to relax the mind and to protect its wearer from harm. Turquoise rings, in particular, are thought to keep away evil spirits. This turquoise bracelet is another exquisite piece from Tracy Louise Designs.

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