There are many stories and legends regarding birthstones, I am September; my stone is the sapphire. But I’m in love with the Ruby, which is the month of July. According to folklore, use a stone of your month and increase their healing powers. Also, some historians believe that there is a connection between the twelve months of the stones and the breastplate of Aaron; each stone represents a tribe of Israel.
“God has commanded that they should put twelve precious stones embedded on the breastplate of woven material. On each stone was written the name of one of the twelve tribes.“ Exodus 28
Americans standardized the birthstones, but you can find several tables with different stones. In Brazil the association of the stones is more connected to your sign in astrology. In my town, no jeweler has the birthstones table (unfortunately :(). What is your birthstone? And your favorite?