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Diamond engagement rings are too mainstream. Aren’t they? Almost every other couple decides to express their lifetime commitment to one another using this very ring.
Well, we can’t deny that the stone’s glamorous and gorgeous. But again, everyone’s knee-deep into the glammed world of diamonds.
It kind of feels wrong to position your unique bonding with your significant other in the mainstream crowd. You ought to give it an edge of rarity and uniqueness. No?
If you think the same, we’d suggest you opt for birthstones instead. These will not only make your engagement ring unique and meaningful and will also save you a huge sum of money.
Birthstone Engagement Rings
Before we check out each month’s specific birthstone, let’s briefly have a look at what is a birthstone?
A birthstone refers to a gemstone that corresponds to an individual’s birth month. This concept is similar and in fact in alignment with the concept of zodiacs. Your respective birthstone augments and compliments your health, luck, etc.
January: Garnet Engagement Rings
Garnet is a fiery stone in terms of appearance. It comes in different colors, including red, pink, orange, and green. The most commonly available garnet stone features a flaming red. And so, it’s known to symbolize the passion for life and love.
February: Amethyst Engagement Rings
Amethyst engagement rings are semi-precious stones. They are a variety of quartz. Similar to garnet, amethyst stones are available in several shades. But its shades are limited to violet only. Although amethyst is not as durable as diamonds, these are entrancing and much cheaper.
March: Bloodstone & Aquamarine Engagement Rings
March borns have two stone choices. They can either opt for a bloodstone engagement ring or an aquamarine engagement ring. Bloodstone is a darker choice. It’s typically deep green with red or orange spots. Aquamarine is much lighter with a greenish-blue color.
April: Diamond Engagement Rings
Here comes the month with the mainstream engagement ring in luck! If you are torn apart between a diamond engagement ring and a unique engagement ring (and born in April), you’re in luck! Your fate tells you to go with the sturdy and glamourous stone!
May: Emerald Engagement Rings
Emerald engagement rings have gained much popularity in recent times. And that’s mostly because emeralds are simply elegant. Their deep, rich green appears royal, bold, and delicate at the same time.
June: Pearl Engagement Rings
If we were to name a socially-accepted competitor of diamond, we’d name pearls. Pearls differ from diamonds in terms of looks drastically but their durability and worth are super competitive. These stones are formed inside an oyster or mussel.
July: Ruby Engagement Rings
After emerald, ruby is the most loved gemstone out there. Again, it’s because of its bold outlook. Rubies are available in a deep, dark red as well as reddish-brown. You can opt for this stone if you wish to buy an engagement ring that lasts a lifetime. It ranks second to diamond in terms of durability.
August: Peridot Engagement Rings
Peridots are majestic. These bright green stones symbolize compassion, good health, and peacefulness. These stones have a calming ability, and they bring a sense of renewal to the stone bearer.
September: Sapphire Engagement Rings
Sapphire is similar to aquamarine, but sapphire is much darker. It’s more towards royal blue, Prussian blue, or simply deep blue. It is also recognized as the royal stone since engagement rings in the royal family comprise this stone.
October: Opal Engagement Rings
Opals symbolize faithfulness and creativity. These stones have a soothing aura with their soft, iridescent colors. You can get these rings in hues of whites, browns, blues, and pinks.
November: Topaz Engagement Rings
At a glance, you might mistake a topaz for an aquamarine stone because their colors are very similar. However, the major difference between the two stones is hardness. Topaz ranks eight on the Mohs scale. And it is much more durable.
December: Turquoise Engagement Rings
Turquoise engagement rings are a style statement on their own. The striking shades of green and blue in this stone make it an absolute standout and classy choice.
Birthstone engagement rings are an excellent way of customizing your engagement rings and adding a deeper meaning to the bond you share. So, don’t hesitate to stand out and set your engagement ring standards!