Birthstones

Birthstone gems are believed to have mystical powers which could be passed on to the wearer. Some believe that an emerald represents immortality; according to the Greeks, diamonds were the tears of the gods.

Below is a list of the commonly accepted birthstones for each month. Some months have more than one birthstone. This list is of the most commonly associated stones for each month.

  • January – Garnet
  • February – Amethyst
  • March – Aquamarine
  • April – Diamond
  • May – Emerald
  • June – Pearl
  • July – Ruby
  • August – Peridot
  • September – Sapphire
  • October – Opal
  • November – Citrine
  • December – Blue Topaz
August 13, 2013