A List of Birthstones and Their Meanings

A List of Birthstones and Their Meanings

Wearing your birthstone is a wonderful way to create a personal connection with your jewelry.  Below we’ve provided a list of birthstones for each month and their meanings.


January – Garnet

January’s birthstone is the garnet, a stone that promotes vitality, health, passion and pleasure.


February – Amethyst

February’s birthstone is the amethyst, believed to relieve stress and help connect you with your intuition.


March – Aquamarine

March’s birthstone is aquamarine, a cleansing stone to keep stress and fear away and promote tranquility. An alternate March birthstone is bloodstone.


April – Diamond

April’s birthstone is the diamond, symbolic of perfection and illumination.


May – Emerald

May’s birthstone is the emerald, symbolic of unity, compassion and unconditional love.


June – Pearl

June’s birthstone is the pearl, used to promote wisdom and calmness.


July – Ruby

July’s birthstone is the ruby, symbolic of royalty and passion.


August – Peridot

August’s birthstone is the peridot, believed to attract positive energy and wealth.


September – Sapphire

September’s birthstone is the sapphire, symbolic of wisdom, virtue and divine holiness.


October – Opal

October’s birthstone is the opal, symbolizing faithfulness and confidence.


November – Citrine

November’s birthstone is citrine, used to promote energy, confidence, and positivity.


December – Blue Topaz

December’s birthstone is blue topaz, symbolic of love and affection.  Alternative birthstones include blue zircon and turquoise.


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