Birthday Shawls

~by Janet Severi Bristow & Vicky Galo~1998

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You may want to create a shawl for a special birthday.

 

Suggestions:

·        Create a shawl corresponding to birth month color.

·        Add decorative birthstone beads or semi-precious stones to add further dimension to the symbolism.

·        Below are birthstones w/general definitions.

January

January Birthstone - Garnet     Garnet – Faithfulness

rose quartz  Rose Quartz – Unconditional Love

February

amethyst  Amethyst – Sincerity

onyx      Onyx – Strength

March

    aquamarine Aquamarine – Communication

   Bloodstone – Bravery

April

    diamond Diamond – Spirituality

    quartz Quartz Crystal – Insight

May

    emerald Emerald - Wisdom

    chrysoprase Chrysoprase – Inner Peace       

June

    alexandrite Alexandrite – Regenerative

    pearl Pearl – Serenity

    moonstone Moonstone Intuition

July

      ruby Ruby - Happiness

      carnelian Carnelian - Uplifting

August

     peridot Peridot- Self Esteem

  Sardonyx  BirthstoneSardonyx - Courage

September

      Sapphire - Fulfillment

      Lapis Lazuli - Expression

October

   Opal – Spiritual Awareness

   Tourmaline - Harmony

November

  Topaz - Loyalty

      Citrine - Clarity

December

  Zircon - Understanding

    Turquoise - Protection

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