Birth Stones

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Birth Stones have been used for many centuries as a way to give good luck on ones birthday.  Gemstones are associated with each month and each precious stone has designated qulaities associated with it.  Different traditions have different gemstones associated with each month.


Birth Month Modern Birthstones Traditional Birthstones Mystical Birthstones Ayurvedic Birthstones 15th-20th Century Birthstones
January Garnet Garnet Emerald Garnet Garnet
February Amethyst Amethyst Bloodstone Amethyst Amethyst,Hyacinth,Pearl
March Aquamarine Bloodstone Jade Bloodstone Bloodstone,Jasper
April Diamond Diamond Opal Diamond Diamond,Sapphire
May Emerald Emerald Sapphire Agate Agate,Emerald
June Pearl,Moonstone Alexandrite Moonstone Pearl Agate,Cat's Eye,Turquoise
July Ruby Ruby Ruby Ruby Onyx,Turquoise
August Peridot Sardonyx Diamond Sapphire Carnelian,Moonstone,Sardonyx,Topaz
September Sapphire Sapphire Agate Moomstone Chrisolite
October Opal,Tourmaline Tourmaline Jasper Opal Beryl,Opal
November Yellow Topaz,Citrine Citrine Pearl Topaz Pearl,Topaz
December Blue Topaz,Turquoise,Tanzanite Zircon,Turquoise,Lapis Onyx Ruby Bloodstone,Ruby



Zodiac Sign Dates Zodiac Birthstone Alternate Birthstones
Aquarius Jan 20 - Feb 18 Garnet Aquamarine,Amethyst, Bloodstone
Pisces Feb 19 - Mar 20 Amethyst Moonstone,Aquamarine,Bloodstone,Jade
Aries Mar 21 - Apr 20 Bloodstone Diamond,Opal
Taurus Apr 21 - May 20 Sapphire Emerald
Gemini May 21 - Jun 20 Agate Alexandrite, Amethyst
Cancer Jun 21 - Jul 22 Emerald Pearl, Ruby,moonstone
Leo Jul 23 - Aug 23 Onyx Ruby,Peridot,Jade,Sardonyx,Diamond
Virgo Aug 24 - Sep 22 Carnelian Sardonyx,Sapphire,Zircon,Agate
Libra Sep 23 - Oct 23 Chrysolite (Peridot) Sapphire,Opal,Jasper
Scorpio Oct 24 - Nov 22 Beryl (Aquamarine) Opal,Topaz,Citrine,Pearl
Sagittarius Nov 23 - Dec 20 Topaz Turquoise,Lapis,Onyx
Capricorn Dec21 - Jan 19 Ruby Amethyst,Garnet,Emerald