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

Garnet: Promoter of faithfulness, love and healing of wounds

 February

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

 March

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

 April

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

 May

Emerald: Aid to faithfulness and forecasting

 June

Pearl (or Alexandrite): Emblem of chastity and purity

 July

Ruby: Promoter of friendship and love

 August

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

 September

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

 October

Opal (or Tourmaline): Medical amulet, psychic vision

 November

Citrine (or Topaz): Healing quartz; support, vitality and health

 December

Turquoise (or Zircon/Tanzanite): Aid to love and a gentle nature

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