Do you know your Birthstone? Our Claddagh Birthstone Pendant Collection is Here

Every month of the calendar year has a corresponding precious stone and the beautiful Claddagh Birthstone Pendant Collection at Rings from Ireland is a wonderful way to celebrate and showcase a chosen month.

This selection of very special birthstone necklaces is visually stunning. The pendant is in the traditional Claddagh design which includes hands to signify friendship, a crown to represent loyalty and a heart to symbolize love. There is additional sparkle to these pieces with Swarovski crystals set in to a semi-circle and then the showpiece of the precious birthstone sitting right at the center.

Made from solid sterling silver with a chain length of 18 inches, these pendants add instant glamour and are a beautiful addition to any jewelry collection whether it is a self-purchase or bought as a gift.

Irish and Celtic jewelry is timeless and when the world-famous Claddagh symbol combines with a precious colored stone it results in the perfect mix of tradition, history and luxury. So what is your birthstone?

January Birthstone Claddagh Pendant
January Birthstone Claddagh Pendant

The garnet is the birthstone for January. Symbolizing love and protection it comes in all colors but it’s most well known variety is deep crimson and it is thought to engender love in others.  

February Birthstone Claddagh Pendant
February Birthstone Claddagh Pendant

For February, it’s the amethyst and whether mined in quarries or made in a laboratory this stone is prized for its hardness and deep purple color. The amethyst was believed to make the wearer more grounded, encouraging moderation and strengthening relationships.

March Birthstone Claddagh Pendant
March Birthstone Claddagh Pendant

The beautiful aquamarine is the birthstone for March and it symbolizes courage. This stone is commonly light blue, but the more valuable varieties have a deeper hue. Aquamarine's primary attribute is courage and it's also tied to health and hope.

April Birthstone Claddagh Pendant
April Birthstone Claddagh Pendant

The precious diamond represents April but the Cubic Zirconia is often used instead. Diamonds represent energy and strength, and they were believed to keep the wearer from insanity!

May Birthstone Claddagh Pendant
May Birthstone Claddagh Pendant

The month of May is represented by the emerald, a symbol of health and fertility. Famous for its deep green color, the name comes from the French word for “green stone” and it represents balance and health.

June Birthstone Claddagh Pendant
June Birthstone Claddagh Pendant

Alexandrite is the June birthstone and comes with the promise of both joy and courage. This spectacular stone is unlike many other gems, as it actually changes color!  In daylight and fluorescent light, it looks bright green but then in dimmer incandescent light it can appear as a purplish red.

July Birthstone Claddagh Pendant
July Birthstone Claddagh Pendant

July has ruby as the birthstone to represent it and it is famous for its rich red color. It’s a gem of passion and fiery love - often known as the king of gems and the more valuable rubies are often described as "blood-red".

August Birthstone Claddagh Pendant
August Birthstone Claddagh Pendant

The birthstone for August is the peridot which symbolizes healing. The color of purest peridot is best described as lime, though the hue of green can vary. It has been found in both volcano sites and meteors, but the majority of peridot is mined.

September Birthstone Claddagh Pendant
September Birthstone Claddagh Pendant

September has the blue sapphire as its birthstone symbolizing awareness. The color of sapphires range from a light blue color to a deep, purplish blue. Ground sapphires were once prized as medicine and were also believed to protect the wearer from evil. Today the gem stands for a clear mind, peace and purity.

 October Birthstone Claddagh Pendant
October Birthstone Claddagh Pendant

October has the beautiful pink tourmaline as its birthstone and this symbolizes emotional balance. Though the tourmaline can come in almost any color, the deep pink variety is the most well-known of the tourmalines. According to Egyptian legend, the tourmaline traveled from under the earth to reach the pharaohs. The gem was believed to protect its owner from bodily harm and grant confidence, along with a cool head.

 November Birthstone Claddagh Pendant
November Birthstone Claddagh Pendant

November is represented by citrine which symbolizes success. Unlike most birthstones, it isn't usually found naturally. Most citrine comes from only a few countries or, more commonly, is replaced with topaz. It was believed to heal snake bites and ward off nightmares and today it's most often used as an accent to other jewelry, representing victory.

December Birthstone Claddagh Pendant
December Birthstone Claddagh Pendant

December has the blue topaz as its birthstone representing wealth. Of all the birthstones, topaz is the least expensive and is found all over the world. It comes in many colors, but it's most famous in blue. The gem was believed to grant both a strong body and a strong mind. It also made its wearer faithful, steadfast, and worry-free.

Posted on September 28, 2020
Posted by Besseling Corinne - October 1, 2020  
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