Circa. 13th Sigismund’s End, 1778
The Fortune’s of Gemstones
By: Safiye Basrid
In the 18th century, women and men alike adorn themselves with jewels like no other generation in the past. Though, some of us are unaware of the meaning behind which jewels we chose to wear. All gemstones have a meaning and cultural significance behind them, and there are 178 recognizable precious stones. This is a collection of the month's stones and their significance.
SNOW’S MAIDEN/HOREN’S CALLING:
Zodiac: MAHARA, The Siren
Typical Colors: green-blue
Symbolizes: Tranquility, serenity, clarity, and harmony
MALIN’S WELCOME/OWYN’S LIGHT:
Zodiac: BARRAMAN, The Golem
Typical Colors: White, black and grey
Symbolizes: Perfection and incorruptibility; it is a symbol of long life and fertility, and because of its luster it is often considered a moon symbol
THE FIRST SEED/GODFREY’S TRIUMPH:
Zodiac: ARSAN, The Wraith
Typical Colors: Colourless, blue, brown, orange, grey, yellow, green, red - pink.
Symbolizes: Love and affection, sometimes heat
THE GRAND HARVEST/TOBIAS’S BOUNTY:
Zodiac: KITRAN, The Steed
Typical Colors: Olive green, bottle green, yellowish-green
Symbolizes: Strength; known as the stone of compassion, peridot is believed to bring good health, restful sleep and peace to relationships by balancing emotions and mind.
Zodiac: ESA, The Lily
Typical Colors: Blue, yellow, black, pink, white, indigo, green
Symbolizes: Sapphire of heavenly blue signified the height of celestial hope and faith, and was believed to bring protection, good fortune and spiritual insight; a stone of wisdom and royalty
THE AMBER COLD/HARREN’S FOLLEY:
Zodiac: TEPHES, The Elephant
Element: Air, Water
Typical Colors: Sight slightly-pinkish violet to a deep grape purple
Symbolizes: Prevent intoxication, while you can also wear amethyst amulets as protection in battle in the belief that amethysts heal people and keep them cool-headed.
THE DEEP COLD/SIGISMUND’S END:
Zodiac: NAM, The Beetle
Typical Colors: Clear white, yellow, blue, pink, black
Symbolizes: LIGHT, life, the SUN; it is an emblem of purity and perfection, of invincible spiritual power, and it is the stone of commitment, faithfulness, and promise between husband and wife