Archives for Birthstones and numbers

The right birthstone

The belief that certain gems have an influence on particular dates, is nothing new. It dates back thousands of years ago to the days when the ancient Chaldeans roamed the earth, and even earlier than that. The Chaldeans, or early inhabitants of Mesopotamia, were among the first peoples to study astrology in a scientific way. What they learnt was that the universe was made up of planets that revolved around the sun, and that these planetary movements had influence on all the inhabitants of this earth. From there, the science of astrology was born. Soon, maps were drawn out in
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