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.

Month 15th – 20th century U.S. (1912) U.S. (2019) Britain (2013)
January Garnet Garnet Garnet Garnet
February Amethyst, Hyacinth, Pearl Amethyst Amethyst Amethyst
March Bloodstone, Jasper Bloodstone, Aquamarine Aquamarine, Bloodstone Aquamarine, Bloodstone
April Diamond, Sapphire Diamond Diamond Diamond, Rock Crystal
May Emerald, Agate Emerald Emerald Emerald, Chrysoprase
June Cat’s Eye, Turquoise, Agate Pearl, Moonstone Pearl, Moonstone, Alexandrite Pearl, Moonstone
July Turquoise, Onyx Ruby Ruby Ruby, Carnelian
August Sardonyx, Carnelian, Moonstone, Topaz Sardonyx, Peridot Peridot, Spinel Peridot, Sardonyx
September Chrysolite Sapphire Sapphire Sapphire, Lapis Lazuli
October Opal, Aquamarine Opal, Tourmaline Opal, Tourmaline Opal
November Topaz, Pearl Topaz Topaz, Citrine Topaz, Citrine
December Bloodstone, Ruby Trquoise, Lapis Lazuli Turquoise, Zircon, Tanzanite Tanzanite, Turquoise

Birthday Stones

Day Gemstone
Sunday Topaz, Diamond
Monday Pearl, Crystal
Tuesday Ruby, Emerald
Wednesday Amethyst, Lodestone
Thursday Sapphire, Carnelian
Friday Emerald, Cat’s Eye
Saturday Turquoise, Diamond

Arabic August Birthstones

Sardonyx Meaning and Properties

Sardonyx is the name given to a variety of banded Onyx, being Chalcedony, a ...
Arabic April Birthstones

Yellow Sapphire Meaning and Properties

Yellow Sapphire is a type of Corundum, an aluminum oxide mineral containing trace ...
Arabic April Birthstones

Blue Sapphire Meaning and Properties

Blue Sapphire is a form of Corundum, an aluminum oxide. The blue variety contains iron ...

Rose Quartz Meaning and Properties

Rose quartz is a beautiful pink variety of quartz, a common mineral found in the Earth's ...
Aquarius Birthstones

Violet Flame Opal Meaning and Properties

Violet Flame Opal, also known as Morado Opal, is a mesmerizing variety of opal found ...
Aquarius Birthstones

Owyhee Blue Opal Meaning and Properties

Owyhee Blue Opal (OH-WAH-hee) is rich pale blue form of common Opal recently discovered ...
Aquarius Birthstones

Oregon Opal Meaning and Properties

Oregon Opal is a transparent form of common Opal from Oregon in the United States of ...
Aquarius Birthstones

Lemurian Gold Opal Meaning and Properties

Lemurian Gold Opal is a translucent, deep orange-colored variety of Opal and is found in ...
Aquarius Birthstones

Fire Opal Meaning and Properties

Fire Opal is a vivid orange color and is mainly from Mexico. Opal is a hydrated silica ...
Aquarius Birthstones

Andean Opal Meaning and Properties

The Andean or Peruvian Opal, named after the Andes Mountains in South America, boasts ...
Capricorn Birthstones

White Onyx Meaning and Properties

White Onyx is a variety of Chalcedony, a micro-crystalline Quartz, silicon dioxide, that ...
Capricorn Birthstones

Black Onyx Meaning and Properties

Black Onyx is a variety of banded Chalcedony, the lines forming the banding being ...
Capricorn Birthstones

Banded Onyx Meaning and Properties

Banded Onyx is a variety of Chalcedony, a micro-crystalline Quartz, silicon dioxide, ...

Spider Web Obsidian Meaning and Properties

Spider Web Obsidian is the name given to a type of Obsidian, an amorphous volcanic rock, ...

Snowflake Obsidian Meaning and Properties

Snowflake Obsidian is a silica-rich volcanic glass, black based with distinctive white ...

Silver Sheen Obsidian Meaning and Properties

Silver Sheen Obsidian is a form of glassy silica-rich volcanic rock. It is ...

Rainbow Obsidian Meaning and Properties

Rainbow Obsidian is a form of Obsidian, a glassy silica-rich volcanic rock. The ...

Mahogany Obsidian Meaning and Properties

Mahogany Obsidian is a silica-rich volcanic rock containing undulating or spotty areas ...

Gold Sheen Obsidian Meaning and Properties

Gold Sheen Obsidian is a glassy silica-rich volcanic rock. It is characteristically a ...

Blue Obsidian Meaning and Properties

Blue Obsidian is a soft pale blue type of Obsidian, a silica-rich volcanic rock, glassy ...
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