The Symbolism Behind Gemstones: What Your Birthstone Says About You

Gemstones have been treasured for centuries for their beauty and supposed mystical powers. Each gemstone has its own unique symbolism and meaning, and is associated with certain personality traits. In this blog post, we’ll explore the significance of different gemstones that we use to our jewellery pieces and what they say about you.



Sapphire: The stone of wisdom and truth, sapphire is associated with loyalty, trust, and insight. It is believed to bring inner peace and a sense of calmness to the wearer. Those born in September are lucky enough to have sapphire as their birthstone.

Handcrafted earrings with sapphires

We use Sapphires in our Atossa earrings

statement earrings by recycled silver


Carneol: Known for its grounding and stabilizing properties, carneol is said to provide courage, vitality, and motivation. It is associated with strength and endurance, and is believed to enhance creativity and confidence. Carneol is the birthstone for those born in July.

We use Carneol in our Dora Maar Necklace


Amber: Amber is known for its warmth and radiant energy. It is believed to bring good luck and protection to the wearer. Amber is associated with healing and positivity, and is the birthstone for those born in June.

We use Amber in our Electron Necklace

handmade necklace with amber gemstone


Agate: With its calming energy and balancing properties, agate is associated with harmony, stability, and inner peace. It is believed to enhance focus and concentration, and is known for its ability to soothe anxiety and stress. Agate is the birthstone for those born in May.

We use Agate in our many pieces and in many colors

handmade ring with gemstone by recycled silver


Opal: A stone of inspiration and creativity, opal is associated with imagination and spontaneity. It is believed to enhance intuition and spiritual awareness, and is said to bring joy and happiness to the wearer. Opal is the birthstone for those born in October.

We use Opal in our Frame Earrings

Product photo on white background. Shows frame earrings from front view. Frame earrings are drop and dangle style. They have two squares one wire square at the top approx. 1(top)x2(side)cm and a similar size square at the bottom which is a setting for a yellow Opal gemstone. On the picture the earrings are slightly turned towards the right side and they are positioned one next to the other. The back earring is fully shown and the front is half in the frame and blurred.


Citrine: Known for its bright and vibrant energy, citrine is associated with abundance, success, and joy. It is believed to enhance confidence and motivation, and is said to bring good luck and prosperity to the wearer. Citrine is the birthstone for those born in November.

We use Citrine in our Hypatia Necklaces


Aventurine: With its soothing energy and calming properties, aventurine is associated with peace, love, and compassion. It is believed to enhance emotional intelligence and promote harmony and balance. Aventurine is the birthstone for those born in August.

We use Aventurine in our green Thalassa Ring

handmade silver ring with gemstone by recycled silver

At Apiliotis Jewellery, we believe that the gemstones you wear should reflect your unique personality and style.

Whether you’re drawn to the warmth and radiance of amber, or the calming energy of agate, our collection of jewelry features a range of gemstones and designs to suit every taste.

Discover the meaning and symbolism behind your birthstone, and let it inspire your next jewellery purchase.



Apiliotis Team

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