Birthstones
lists of gemstones for each month

This list of birthstones will be very helpful to you. Print it out or better still, bookmark this page. 

When you know the birthday of the person you are making the jewelry for, you can wisely choose a that month's gemstone for that jewelry piece and add value to the gift and at the same time make your jewelry giving more personalized.

Notes:

You might also like to check out the list of Wedding Anniversary Stones. This list is most helpful when you are making custom wedding anniversary jewelry for clients or friends.

For each birth month, there's a gemstone that is associated with that month. So when making jewelry for someone, it is thoughtful to know her birthday and see what gemstone to use on that piece of jewelry.

Modern

  • January - Garnet
  • February - Amethyst
  • March - Aquamarine
  • April - Diamond
  • May - Emerald
  • June - Pearl
  • July - Ruby
  • August - Peridot
  • September - Sapphire
  • October - Opal
  • November - Topaz
  • December - Turquoise / Blue Zircon / Blue Topaz


Traditional

  • January - Garnet
  • February - Amethyst
  • March - Bloodstone
  • April - Diamond
  • May - Emerald
  • June - Alexandrite
  • July - Ruby
  • August - Sardonyx
  • September - Sapphire
  • October - Tourmaline
  • November - Citrine
  • December - Turquoise


Cabochon Birthstones

  • January - Garnet
  • February - Amethyst
  • March - Bloodstone
  • April - Mother of Pearl
  • May - Green Onyx
  • June - Moonstone
  • July - Jasper
  • August - Carnelian
  • September - Lapis Lazuli
  • October - Opal
  • November - Citrine
  • December - Turquoise


Zodiac Stones

  • Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 20) - Ruby
  • Aquarius (Jan 21 - Feb 21) - Garnet
  • Pisces (Feb 22 - March 21) - Amethyst
  • Aries (March 22 - April 20) - Bloodstone (Jasper)
  • Taurus (April 21 - May 21) - Sapphire
  • Gemini (May 22 - June 21) - Agate
  • Cancer (June 22 - July 22) - Emerald
  • Leo (July 23 - August 22) - Onyx
  • Virgo (August 23 - Sept 22) - Carnelian
  • Libra (Sept 23 - Oct 23) - Chrysolite (Peridot)
  • Scorpio (Oct 24 - Nov 21) - Aquamarine
  • Sagittarius (Nov 23 - Dec 21) - Topaz


Color For Each Month

If gemstones are too expensive to be used for the piece of jewelry, then you can select imitation gemstones based on the birthstone's color.

  • January - Dark Red
  • February - Purple
  • March - Light Blue
  • April - Clear White
  • May - Bright Green
  • June - Cream
  • July - Red
  • August - Light Green
  • September - Dark Blue
  • October - Variegated
  • November - Yellow
  • December - Sky Blue


Gemstone For Each Birth Day In A Week

According to George Kunz, in his book The Curious Lore of Precious Stones, you can also use gemstones according to the day one was borned.

  • Sunday - Topaz
  • Monday - Pearl
  • Tuesday - Ruby
  • Wednesday - Amethyst
  • Thursday - Sapphire
  • Friday - Carnelian
  • Saturday - Turquoise



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