Birthstones by month

Birthstones by Month

The chart below lists the birthstones for every month, along with the meaning of each. Just scroll down to find yours!

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 January Birthstone - Garnet

Garnet Birthstone Meaning: Promoter of faithfulness, love and healing of wounds

 February Birthstone - Amethyst

Amethyst Birthstone Meaning: Wisdom, benevolence, magnanimity, truth and protection from evil; also associated with regal and noble qualities

 March Birthstone - Aquamarine

Aquamarine Birthstone Meaning: Promoter of luck, good memory and pleasant dreams; hope, health and youth

 April Birthstone - Diamond

Diamond Birthstone Meaning: General averter of evil—spiritual, mental and physical; also used as a battle talisman

 May Birthstone - Emerald

Emerald Birthstone Meaning: Aid to faithfulness and forecasting

 June Birthstone - Pearl (or Alexandrite)

Pearl Birthstone Meaning: Emblem of chastity and purity

 July Birthstone - Ruby

Ruby Birthstone Meaning: Promoter of friendship and love

 August Birthstone - Peridot

Peridot Birthstone Meaning: A potent love amulet; likely to have a sweet disposition

 September Birthstone - Sapphire

Sapphire Birthstone Meaning: Promoter of chaste love, health, peace of mind and psychic vision

 October Birthstone - Opal (or Tourmaline)

Opal Birthstone Meaning: Medical amulet, psychic vision

 November Birthstone - Citrine (or Topaz)

Citrine Birthstone Meaning: Healing quartz; support, vitality and health

 December Birthstone - Turquoise (or Zircon/Tanzanite)

Turquoise Birthstone Meaning: Aid to love and a gentle nature

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