When thinking of an engagement and wedding ring, many people instantly think of getting a diamond. However, there are many more gemstones to choose from.
It is also believed that before diamonds became the most popular choice in engagement rings, women received their birthstone in their rings. In that spirit, we're thinking out of the box and have collected the range of birthstones below.
It is believed to keep the wearer safe, especially when they travel.
It is believed to make relationships stronger and makes the wearer courageous.
It is believed to have protected sailors from danger in oceans.
It is believed to increase bravery in wearers.
It is believed to have associations with fertility, rebirth, and love.
It is believed that pearls have various origins: they are teardrops of mermaids or angels; or that they are pieces of the moon that has fallen into the sea.
It is believed to protect whomever wears it from evil.
It is believed to protect the wearer from nightmares when it is set in gold.
It is believed to have once been a favourite amongst royalty and priests.
It is believed to protect the wearer from disease.
It is believed to increase strength and intellectual prowess.
It is believed to calm the mind.
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