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Celebrating Motherhood with Augustine Jewels

Celebrating Motherhood with Augustine Jewels

Mother's Day, a celebration of the incredible women who have shaped our lives, is just around the corner. This special day, often observed on the Second Sunday of the Month in many countries, is a heartfelt occasion to express gratitude and love for mothers, grandmothers, and maternal figures. 

In this blog post, we'll delve into the essence of Mother's Day through its history and symbols. 

Join us while we embark on a journey to appreciate the essence of Mother's Day and discover how through jewellery the love and appreciation for this day can be expressed. 

Why not explore our selection of present ideas in our Mother's Day Collection too! We've comprised a variety of pieces at a variety of price points, all of which would be perfect as a present!

Jewellery as a Mother's Day Gift

In history, jewellery has always been a symbol of sentiment and significance. Each piece carries a unique story, much like the journey of motherhood itself. This tradition dates back to Ancient Egypt, where an annual festival was dedicated to celebrating the goddess Isis. During this festival, the people of Ancient Egypt seized the opportunity to express their love and appreciation for their mothers by presenting them with meticulously crafted jewellery made from precious materials such as gold. In Egyptian culture, gold held a profound significance. It symbolised the sun and the very flesh of their revered Gods. This association elevated gold to a symbol of royalty and elevated status within the society. Consequently, the act of gifting gold jewellery to mothers during these festivals was not merely an expression of love; it also conveyed a recognition of the maternal figure's regality and esteemed position in the family.

Hinged Cuff Bracelet | New Kingdom | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Teal and White Topaz Drop Earrings in Gold, £250, Gstaad Collection

Gold Filigree Earrings, £790, Andalusian Collection

Over time, jewellery has become more than just an accessory; it's a tangible expression of love and gratitude.

Mother's Day Gemstone Symbolism

Gemstones that are often linked to the sentiment of motherly love include Peridot, Citrine, and Rose Quartz. Each of these precious stones is believed to possess unique qualities that resonate with the nurturing and caring essence associated with motherhood. 

Peridot and Navy Ename Earrings £150, Aurora collection

Peridot is thought to bring about positive energy and harmony, fostering a sense of protection and loveOn Mother's Day, gifting a piece of peridot jewellery can be seen as a gesture of appreciation for the growth and nurturing provided by mothers. The green color of peridot reflects the flourishing love and support that mothers provide, akin to the lushness of nature in springtime. It symbolises the continuous cycle of care, guidance, and the ever-expanding warmth that emanates from a mother's heart.

Citrine Bracelet, £75, South of France Collection

Citrine, with its warm and sunny golden hues, carries unique symbolism that resonates beautifully with the celebration of Mother's Day. The vibrant colour of citrine is often associated with joy, positivity, and abundance, making it a meaningful choice to honour and appreciate the uplifting spirit of motherhood.

The golden tones of citrine mirror the brightness and warmth of a mother's love, symbolising the way in which she illuminates and enriches the lives of those around her. The gemstone's properties align with the idea of a mother as a source of comfort, support, and emotional stability.

  1. Rose Quartz Drop Necklace, £250, South of France Collection

Rose Quartz, often referred to as the "stone of unconditional love," holds deep symbolism that makes it a perfect choice for celebrating Mother's Day. The gentle pink hues of Rose Quartz evoke feelings of tenderness, compassion, and emotional healing, aligning perfectly with the nurturing and caring essence of motherhood.

Gifting Rose Quartz on Mother's Day can be seen as a powerful gesture symbolising the unconditional love that mothers shower upon their children. The soft and soothing energy of this gemstone is believed to promote emotional healing and strengthen bonds of love, making it a meaningful representation of the profound connection between a mother and her child.

Rose Gold Morganite Ring, £1,500


Moreover, the colour pink, with its soft and gentle demeanour, has also become emblematic of maternal warmth. Beyond gemstones, this colour is often associated with nurturing, compassion, and love. Its presence in various aspects of motherhood, from baby clothes to symbolic gestures, reinforces the idea of the deep emotional connection between a mother and her child.

Whether it's a pendant that captures the elegance of a mother's spirit or a ring that symbolises the unbreakable bond with her children, every piece is crafted to honour and celebrate motherhood.

From a sentimental perspective, wearing and gifting jewellery on Mother's Day is a timeless tradition. It goes beyond material value; it's about conveying emotions, creating memories, and cherishing the unique connection between a mother and her children.

So, this Mother's Day, join us in celebrating the radiant gems in our lives. Our jewellery collections are here to add a touch of sparkle, joy, and love to this special occasion.

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