Birthstones aside, we’ve got the handbag version you never thought you needed.
The anatomy of a woman and her handbag is a mystery unbeknownst to man. Beyond just a place to carry your belongings - if ever a reason - is an outfit staple that can either make or break your look. We’re talking total makeover! You can be dressed in all black and throw in a statement handbag that will earth-shatteringly alter your look!
I have too many handbags, said no woman ever! So we’re taking bag aficionadas up a notch and adding a symbolic bijou to the handbag mix. Birthstone who? We’re introducing a bag for every month - giving a nod to the birthstone color! The mystical nature of each color manifests good fortune and energy to the wearer. So what more does one need for a handbag?
Harnessing love and friendship is this scarlet garnet color, a hue known to grant strength and safety to the wearer.
A regal colour is the Amaethyst. Known for centuries for its purifying properties, this violet colour heightens intuition and cleanses the aura.
Derived from the serenity of the ocean is this calming and soothing colour, historically known to bear good luck to sailors on their voyage.
A taurean’s best friend, well any girl’s best friend! Diamonds are scintillating and flawless. A clear transparent property is what imparts purity, strength and clarity.
A representation of Goddess Venus is this Emerald Colour. This beautiful green color is a conveyor of hope and love, a symbol of spiritual awareness and wisdom.
June: Pearl or Alexandrite
A pearl is synonymous with Grandma’s heirloom, exuding purity and elegance to any wearer.
Ruby is the color of love and passion, derived from the Latin word meaning, red.
A calming color by nature, (no pun intended), is the lime-green Peridot. A color that is said to shield its owner from negative energies.
It is no coincidence that Blue Blood denotes royalty, owing its ties to royal families throughout history. A color cherished for centuries symbolising faithfulness, sincerity and nobility.
October: Tourmaline or Opal
A Greek Derivative of 'Opallios', Opal means seeing a change of color. This hue grants freedom and independence, stimulating optimism and creativity.
November: Topaz or Citrine
This vivid pale yellow color is believed to bestow strength and promote vitality.
Refreshing and serene is this bright blue color. Signifying good fortune and spiritual grounding. This color is also believed to protect from evil energies.
So whether you’re a fan of the harmonious relationship between a color and its month, or not.. we can all agree that this will make an incredibly symbolic gift to a loved one… or when treating yourself!