This time in our zodiac series: the Leo gift guide!
Despite the recent debate on whether the star signs are changing, we think it’s safe to say that the conventional dates won’t be changing any time soon.
That means it’s time to start shopping for gifts for your Leo friend or family member, and we think that a piece of personalised Leo birthstone jewellery could be just what you’re looking for!
Read on to discover the key facts about the lion star sign, along with our favourite zodiac-inspired gift ideas to match.
We’ll also be offering some celebrity inspiration if you’re looking to steal the style of any famous Leo lady!
Key Facts about Leo Birthstone
Dates: July 22 – August 23
Symbol: The Lion
Personality Traits: Confident, friendly, loyal, natural leaders
Interests: Drama, sports, entertainment, socialising
What is a Leo like?
In keeping with the sign of the bold and brave lion, Leos make naturally great leaders. Their confidence and creativity work hand in hand perfectly with their likeable nature, making them not only fantastic at uniting groups of people, but also making them leaders that people want to follow.
Those born under the Leo sign are cheerful, friendly and humorous, which combined with their loyalty makes them incredibly worthwhile friends to have. Although at times they might get a little overbearing and protective, their heart is always in the right place, and you can count on a Leo friend to always have your back.
Compatible signs for Leo include Aries, Gemini, Libra and Sagittarius.
Leo Birthstone Jewellery Gift Ideas
If you’re looking for the perfect jewellery gift for a Leo, why not treat them to an eye-catching star sign charm or a stylish zodiac pendant? Here at Joshua James we have a number of stunning Leo birthstone jewellery gifts to suit every age and taste. From the traditional astrological sign to bold and beautiful lion charms, here you can discover the perfect jewellery gift for the Leo in your life.
Leo Nomination Charms
Keep it classic with a Nomination charm that features the traditional Leo astrological symbol, or why not opt for something a little more vivacious with an eye-catching leopard print link? Whether they embrace the bold nature of the lion sign or prefer a more understated style, we have Leo birthstone and flower Nomination charms to suit everyone!
Check out some of our favourites below:
Silver Leo Zodiac Necklace
Keep it sweet and simple with a minimalist Leo star sign necklace from the Joshua James Zodiac collection. Crafted in sterling silver, it’s perfect for wearing alone as an everyday accessory or layering with other personalised pendants!
Leo Birthstone Jewellery
If you’re looking for something a little more glam and colourful, a Leo birthstone gift should certainly do the trick! A piece of birthstone jewellery adds an extra element of personalisation to any look, along with being beautifully eye-catching and vibrant.
For those born in July, the birthstone for Leo is the vivacious ruby. Making the Leo birthstone color rich hues of deep red. Luxurious and vivid, this is a gemstone that certainly matches up to the energy of the lion star sign! Of course, you can opt for something a little more alternative (and affordable) in the form of red crystal jewellery. Here are some of our top picks, including a stunning Leo birthstone ring:
Of course, the majority of Leos are born in August. In this case, zesty and elegant peridot jewellery is what you’re looking for. Otherwise known as the “evening emerald”, this gorgeous green gemstone is said to become even more radiant at night.
We’ve picked out some of our top August Leo birthstone gifts below:
Famous Leo Jewellery Styles
As an alternative, why not treat your Leo friend to some A-list jewellery, using famous stylish Leo women as inspiration? We’ve gathered together some of our favourite Leo lady’s looks, along with the jewellery you’ll need to steal their style.
Often regarded as the Queen of Instagram, Kylie’s Leo sign is most definitely reflected in her iconic and confident style. Along with colourful wigs and striking make up, she’s known for her bold jewellery collection, often echoing the latest trends among young women.
To steal her style, get your hands on some luxurious statement pieces and don’t forget a heavy dose of bling.
Known for a style that is both chic and refined, this royal Leo is a trendsetter for women young and old. Most notably is the time she wore a set of Shaun Leane Talon Earrings, following which the £225 item completely sold out in all 4 of its colours!
Shop the other Shaun Leane jewellery worn by Meghan Markle to steal this Leo’s style:
Simple and sophisticated, glamorous yet subtle – who wouldn’t want to embody Charlize’s style?! This actress’s glam jewellery looks will often consist of a key statement piece that adds a striking and unique touch to the outfit, such as the stunning necklace in the above photo. This is then perfectly balanced by smaller accessories that offer a coordinated feel without becoming too cluttered.
Take a look at some of our favourite statement necklaces below if you want to steal Charlize Theron’s style:
Jennifer Lopez exudes true glamour – she is powerful, strong, sexy and sophisticated. While her style has come a long way from her Jenny From The Block days, Jennifer is still never seen too far away from a pair of statement hoop earrings. With 90’s inspired looks soaring into the realm of high fashion over recent years, every woman should own one pair of attention-grabbing hoop earrings.
Inject a touch of Jennifer Lopez-inspired glamour into any look with some of our favourite statement hoops:
Known for her edgy and androgynous style, Cara Delevingne is another Leo lady who has been spotted in Shaun Leane jewellery. Steal her style by treating yourself to a pair of the iconic hook earrings, and add that unconventional edge with an asymmetrical look!
Still looking for the perfect Leo birthstone jewellery piece? We’ve got you! Whether the stunning Ruby has taken your fancy or the crisp Peridot has caught your eye, our birthstone jewellery collection has it all. Up next is our Virgo birthstone blog!