Birthstones by month
A birthstone is a gemstone that represents a person’s month of birth. Birthstones are often worn as jewelry or as a pendant.
15th – 20th century
February Amethyst, Hyacinth, Pearl
March Bloodstone, Jasper
April Diamond, Sapphire
Diamond, Rock Crystal
May Emerald, Agate
June Cat’s Eye, Turquoise, Agate
Pearl, Moonstone, Alexandrite
July Turquoise, Onyx
August Sardonyx, Carnelian, Moonstone, Topaz
Sapphire, Lapis Lazuli
October Opal, Aquamarine
November Topaz, Pearl
December Bloodstone, Ruby
Trquoise, Lapis Lazuli
Turquoise, Zircon, Tanzanite
Emerald, Cat’s Eye
Sardonyx is the name given to a variety of banded Onyx, being Chalcedony, a cryptocrystalline type of Quartz. The color range is mainly orange/red, orange/brown with white to almost colorless bands, ...
Yellow Sapphire is a type of Corundum, an aluminum oxide mineral containing trace amounts of iron that gives it its pale yellow to lemon yellow color tones. Other forms of corundum stones include ...
Blue Sapphire is a form of Corundum, an aluminum oxide. The blue variety contains iron and titanium, the violet form of vanadium. The red-colored form is known as Ruby.
The frequency of Blue ...
Rose Quartz is a pink-colored variety of Quartz, silicon dioxide containing Manganese giving it its color which ranges in intensity from pale to deep pink and clarity from transparent to cloudy.
Violet Flame Opal is the name given to a newly discovered variety of Opal from Mexico. It is a combination of White Opal and Purple Opal, whose color range is from pale lilac to a deep,-rich violet ...
Owyhee Blue Opal (OH-WAH-hee) is rich pale blue form of common Opal recently discovered near the sacred Indian springs at Owyhee, Oregon in the United States of America. It often changes from ...
Oregon Opal is a transparent form of common Opal from Oregon in the United States of America. The color is usually pale yellow/orange with a bluish tinge that causes "flashes" although not as ...
Lemurian Gold Opal is a translucent, deep orange-colored variety of Opal and is found in Madagascar. The energy emanating from this variety of Opal carries vibrational links to the ancient ...
Fire Opal is a vivid orange color and is mainly from Mexico. Opal is a hydrated silica mineral that comprises microscopic spheres of silica that are bound together with water and silica. There are ...
Andean Opal comes from Peru and is a type of common Opal that contains areas and swirl-like patterns of beige/brown or black within the usual pink, blue or green colored base Opal. Opal is a ...
White Onyx is a variety of Chalcedony, a micro-crystalline Quartz, silicon dioxide, that exhibits straight, parallel banding. The color of the bands of the various types of Onyx range from and ...
Black Onyx is a variety of banded Chalcedony, the lines forming the banding being straight and parallel. Onyx is found in a range of colors from grey/black, grey/white green, and orange/red/brown ...
Banded Onyx is a variety of Chalcedony, a micro-crystalline Quartz, silicon dioxide, that exhibits straight, parallel banding. The color of the bands ranges from and includes a mixture of white, ...
Spider Web Obsidian is the name given to a type of Obsidian, an amorphous volcanic rock, from Mexico. This unusually marked form of Obsidian is dark blue/grey in color with intricate characteristic ...
Snowflake Obsidian is a silica-rich volcanic glass, black based with distinctive white or grey/white fibrous areas which in many stones resemble "snowflakes". These lighter areas are caused by ...
Silver Sheen Obsidian is a form of glassy silica-rich volcanic rock. It is characteristically a dark brown/black Obsidian filled with bright "sparkly" silver-colored inclusions that produce ...
Rainbow Obsidian is a form of Obsidian, a glassy silica-rich volcanic rock. The characteristic "Rainbow" effect, is a mixed color banding often comprising of blue, purple, violet, red, green, and ...
Mahogany Obsidian is a silica-rich volcanic rock containing undulating or spotty areas of oxidized Magnetite and, or Hematite that are colored deep brick-red/mahogany brown within a black base ...
Gold Sheen Obsidian is a glassy silica-rich volcanic rock. It is characteristically a dark brown/black Obsidian filled with bright "sparkly" gold-colored inclusions that produce chatoyancy when ...
Blue Obsidian is a soft pale blue type of Obsidian, a silica-rich volcanic rock, glassy in appearance, and rare in its natural form. Much Blue Obsidian available is man-made colored glass or a ...