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