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Birthstone Charts

Birthstone Charts Do you know all of your birthstones- Bet you didn't know you have more than one.

Modern Birthstones
  • January - Garnet
  • February - Amethyst
  • March - Aquamarine
  • April - Diamond
  • May - Emerald
  • June - Pearl
  • July - Ruby
  • August - Peridot
  • September - Sapphire
  • October - Opal
  • November - Topaz
  • December - Turquoise / Blue Zircon / Blue Topaz

    Traditional Birthstones
  • January - Garnet
  • February - Amethyst
  • March - Bloodstone
  • April - Diamond
  • May - Emerald
  • June - Alexandrite
  • July - Ruby
  • August - Sardonyx
  • September - Sapphire
  • October - Tourmaline
  • November - Citrine
  • December - Turquoise

    Cabochon Birthstones
  • January - Garnet
  • February - Amethyst
  • March - Bloodstone
  • April - Mother of Pearl
  • May - Green Onyx
  • June - Moonstone
  • July - Jasper
  • August - Carnelian
  • September - Lapis Lazuli
  • October - Opal
  • November - Citrine
  • December - Turquoise

    Zodiac Stones
  • Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 20) - Ruby
  • Aquarius (Jan 21 - Feb 21) - Garnet
  • Pisces (Feb 22 - March 21) - Amethyst
  • Aries (March 22 - April 20) - Bloodstone (Jasper)
  • Taurus (April 21 - May 21) - Sapphire
  • Gemini (May 22 - June 21) - Agate
  • Cancer (June 22 - July 22) - Emerald
  • Leo (July 23 - August 22) - Onyx
  • Virgo (August 23 - Sept 22) - Carnelian
  • Libra (Sept 23 - Oct 23) - Chrysolite (Peridot)
  • Scorpio (Oct 24 - Nov 21) - Aquamarine
  • Sagittarius (Nov 23 - Dec 21) - Topaz


    Birthstone Charts

    BIRTHSTONE MEANING
    January - Garnet: The Romans named this deep-red stone granatum, or pomegranate, because of its resemblance to the fruit's rare, jewel-like seeds. Symbolizing faith and courage, garnets are believed to intensify affection and nurture the imagination.
    February - Amethyst: A symbol of peace since ancient times, amethyst was once used to decorate the British crown jewels. Believed to promote tranquility, the stones are revered for their soothing characteristics.
    March - Aquamarine: Named from the Latin words for water and sea, aquamarines were once worn by sailors to protect against seasickness. Today, the translucent blue stone is a symbol of courage and everlasting youth.
    BIRTHSTONE MEANING April - Diamond: During the Italian Renaissance, diamonds came to represent divine love from the translation dio (God) and amante (love). Today, diamonds remain the ultimate symbol of everlasting devotion.
    May - Emerald : Due to its rich green hue, the ancients equated emeralds with spring and prized them as symbols of rebirth. The vibrant stones are believed to quicken the intelligence as well as the heart.
    June - Pearl: According to Arabic legend, pearls are formed when dewdrops fill with moonlight and fall into the ocean. The world's oldest known gem, pearls are believed to promote prosperity and long life.
    July - Ruby: Believed to promote balance in love and all spiritual endeavors, the ruby is not only the world's rarest gemstone, but also the one many consider to be the most passionate.
    August - Peridot/Sardonyx: Ancient Romans called peridot the "evening emerald", since its vivid green color does not darken at night. Once believed to drive away evil spirits, the stone is still considered a symbol of good luck.
    September - Sapphire: The ancients believed the earth rested on a giant sapphire, and its reflection colored the sky. Once worn by kings to protect against harm, today sapphires are believed to promote inner peace.
    October - Opal/Tourmaline: Shakespeare onced used opals as his muse, their luminous surfaces mirroring the wonder of the skies, rainbows, fireworks and lightening at once. Today, the stone is a symbol of both intuition and joy.
    November - Citrine/Yellow Topaz: Derived from the French word citron, meaning lemon, citrine is also known as the jewel of the sun. The golden stone has been aptly linked with light-heartedness, happiness and joy.
    December - Blue Topaz/Turquoise: The ancient greeks believed topaz had the power to increase strength and make its wearer invisible. Still considered a powerful stone, today this dazzling gem is also a symbol of rejuvenation and joy.
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