Discover the ancestral properties of the 12 stones associated with the 12 months of the year. Choose your stone according to your birthday, your loved one’s birthday, or a meaningful date. Insert it in your ILADO amulet, alone or with your other charms.
January - The Garnet
Admired for its beautiful raspberry shades, garnet is considered a sacred stone by the American Indians. It is a symbol of strength, courage and love, and was also worn as a protective talisman.
February - The Amethyst
This stone with violet shades is a symbol of harmony and inner peace. Traditionally recognized for its soothing virtues, it would calm fears and dissipate nightmares.
March - The Aquamarine
This luminous blue stone evokes sea water and is a source of clarity, truth and integrity.
April - The Diamond
The ancient Greeks gave this stone its name by calling it "adamas", which means "invincible" because they believed that diamonds were pieces of stars fallen on earth. It symbolizes strength, courage and invincibility.
May - The Emerald
The emerald is admired for its brilliant green. It was traditionally known to carry love, courage and healing.
June - The Pearl
The pearl was the symbol of love and femininity in ancient Greece.
July - The Ruby
This flaming stone symbolizes the radiance of the heart, passion and courage.
August - The Peridot
Peridot was traditionally worn for its balancing properties. It would relieve tension and stressful emotions.
September - The Sapphire
Legend has it that the sapphire would protect evil spirits, and bring lucidity and wisdom.
October - The Tourmaline
The tourmaline was traditionally used to bring soothing and dissipate fears.
November - The Citrine
The Citrine is admired for its golden yellow. It was traditionally known to carry energy, optimism and joy.
December - The Topaz
The blue topaz brings freedom of expression, openness and clarity of communication.