Birthstones by Month
What is your birthstone?
January - GARNET : Comes in many different colors, and is believed to bring a sense of calm when worn.
February - AMETHYST : The purple variety of quartz, and is believed to bring power to the wearer, derives from this sense of being clearheaded.
March - AQUAMARINE : The blue to greenish blue variety of the mineral beryl, and is believed to represent unity.
April - DIAMOND : The hardest of all gemstones, and they represent endurance.
May - EMERALD : Among the most valuable of gemstones, and believed to bring joy to the wearer.
June - (HAVE 3 BIRTHSTONES FOR MONTH OF JUNE)
PEARL : A natural pearl is rare and is the only gem that is created by a living animal.
ALEXANDRITE : Also extremely rare because is the only gemstone that have "color-changing" abilities, from green in daylight to purple-red hue in artificial lights.
MOONSTONE : Consists of orthoclase, and albite, they are stacked in alternating layers causing the adularescence which gives the gem an unique appearance.
July - RUBY : Rich red color, believed to give the wearer strength and courage and are also considered a source of harmony.
August - PERIDOT : The gem variety of the mineral olivine, lime green color, are believed to bring purity when worn.
September - SAPPHIRE : Comes in every color of the rainbow! Blue sapphires are the most popular in modern days. Sapphires are believed to represent loyalty.
October - (HAVE 2 BIRTHSTONES FOR MONTH OF OCTOBER)
OPAL : May show a spectrum of colors, are believed to represent hope.
TOURMALINE : Comes in many colors of the rainbow, can be seen with 3 colors in just one stone (tri-colored).
November - (HAVE 2 BIRTHSTONES FOR MONTH OF NOVEMBER)
TOPAZ : Orange-pink undertones of color, often time mistaken for as an Citrine.
CITRINE : Also known as a healing stone, are believed to represent warmth and energy because of its orange hues.
December - (HAVE 3 BIRTHSTONES FOR MONTH OF DECEMBER)
TANZANNITE : Purplish Blue color sets it apart from all other gems, are believed to give its wearers balance.
BLUE ZIRCON : Zircon comes in a range of colors, are believed to have the power to relieve pain and protection.
TURQUOISE : Contains copper, are believed to imparts peace upon the wearer.
Source: https://www.gia.edu/gem-encyclopedia, https://www.wikipedia.org/