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Okay, so typical birthstone jewelry equals images of tacky souvenirs and corny gifts from grandma. But what girl out there can't remember a time when she didn't love anything more than wearing her zodiac sign or birthstone like a badge of honor? With so much attention being paid to spiritual talismans and good luck charms lately, we decided to investigate our favorite soothsayer jewels of childhood. And while the majority of birthstone jewelry out there is indeed super cheesy (SO not kidding!), we've rounded up our own brand of new-world Zodiac-appropriate gems—a mix of avant-garde designs that will definitely make you want to sport your birthstone once again.
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