The origin of birthstones is thought to date right back to a breastplate wore by The High Priest of the Israelites, Aaron, during the time of Moses. However, there are now numerous legends and myths about birthstones and their healing influence.
For many years, people have long believed in the power of rocks and crystals, particularly their influence or ability to reveal someones fate. Traditionally, birthstones are associated with each month of the year; the month you are born, determines your stone. But what do our birthstone actually mean?