The Elegant Guide to Non-Traditional Birthstone Jewelry

By Laura Novak-Roesgen

Birthstone jewelry holds a special place in the hearts of many people. A tradition deeply rooted in history, birthstones have been used for centuries as a unique form of personal identification and expression. Each stone, correlated with a specific month, carries its own meaning and value, making it an exquisite symbol of one's individuality.

At Novaura Jewelry, my commitment is to design excellence and innovation. I take pride in crafting radiant, alluring, and elegant pieces that align with your personality and style.


The History and Significance of Birthstone Jewelry

The concept of birthstones dates back to ancient times when civilizations believed that gemstones had incredible powers such as luck, health, and prosperity. Today, wearing birthstone jewelry is a cherished tradition, a way to celebrate one's birth month, and a means of expressing one's unique self.

Birthstone image


Traditional and Modern Birthstones

Each month has both traditional and modern birthstones associated with it. These stones carry different meanings and values, offering a rich palette of choices for women looking to express themselves through their jewelry. Here's a table of traditional and modern birthstones for each month:

Birthstone Chart by month


The Trend: Mix and Match Birthstones

In recent years, a trend has emerged among stars and influencers who are creating unique, personalized pieces by mixing and matching different birthstones. This approach not only allows for a greater degree of personalization but also provides an opportunity to create a piece that is truly one-of-a-kind.

Handful of gemstones. Mixign and matching gemstone bracelets.


Choosing the Stone You Love

While the tradition of birthstones is beautiful, I believe that personal preference should drive your decision when selecting a piece of birthstone jewelry. After all, jewelry is a form of self-expression, and what better way to express yourself than with a piece that truly resonates with you?

Larimer & White Moonstone Bracelet & Earrings

Larimar & White Moonstone Bracelet

Larimar, Moonstone & Sterling Silver Circle Drop Earrings


Non-Traditional Birthstone Jewelry

As a part of my commitment to innovation, I've seen a surge in the popularity of non-traditional birthstone jewelry. Pieces featuring stones like tourmaline, moonstone, or amazonite are trending, offering a fresh and modern twist to traditional birthstone jewelry.

When styling birthstone jewelry, consider the occasion. A delicate pendant with your birthstone can add a touch of elegance to everyday wear, while a bold statement piece can elevate a special occasion outfit.

At Novaura Jewelry, my mission is to craft pieces that are not just accessories, but cherished memories that tell your personal story. Whether you're seeking a piece for yourself or as a gift, we're here to help you find a piece that truly reflects the uniqueness of the wearer. Remember, the beauty of jewelry lies not just in the stones and metals used, but in the stories they tell and the memories they hold.


Tourmaline and Moonstone Necklace and earrings shown on Laura

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