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Click on any birthstone to see pictures, products, care instructions, mystical properties and more.
Birth Month Modern Birthstones Traditional Birthstones Mystical Birthstones Ayurvedic Birthstones Other Birthstones
January Garnet Garnet Emerald Garnet Rose Quartz
February Amethyst Amethyst Bloodstone Amethyst Onyx, Moonstone
March Aquamarine Bloodstone Jade Bloodstone Rock Crystal
April Diamond Diamond Opal Diamond Quartz, White Sapphire
May Emerald Emerald Sapphire Agate Chrysoprase, Beryl
June Pearl, Moonstone Alexandrite Moonstone Pearl Opal
July Ruby Ruby Ruby Ruby Carnelian
August Peridot Sardonyx Diamond Sapphire Jade
September Sapphire Sapphire Agate Moonstone Lapis Lazuli, Diamond, Chrsolite
October Opal, Tourmaline Tourmaline Jasper Opal Pink Tourmaline, Zircon, Aquamarine
November Yellow Topaz, Citrine Citrine Pearl Topaz Diamond
December Blue Topaz, Turquoise Zircon, Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli Onyx Ruby

The Modern Birthstone list contains the official birthstone list from the American National Association of Jewelers, Jewelers of America. These gemstones were officially adopted in 1912. In the US, this is the accepted list.

The Traditional Birthstone list contains older birthstones and is sometimes combined with the modern birthstone list. These stones reflect societal birthstone traditions, heralding back to the 15th century. (Many jewelers have differing lists of traditional birthstones.)

The Mystical Birthstone list is of Tibetan origin from over a thousand years ago.

The Ayurvedic Birthstone list is from Ayurvedic Indian Medicine - a type of medicine used for over a thousand years.

Stones listed in the "other" column were correlated by Dave Thompson and others participating on the usenet newsgroup as alternative birthstones for each month. The Curious Lore of Precious Stones by George Frederick Kunz has a wonderful list of birthstones from different cultures.

Use Birthstone Search results to find stores that carry birthstone jewelry. Also see Gemstone Therapy for more detailed information on the mystical properties of certain stones.

Birthstones ~~ Star Stones ~~ Birthstone Books

Star Sign Stones

The Star Sign stone chart below offers another slant on birthstones/planetary relationships. Clicking on each star stone link provides specific gemstone pictures/products, care instructions, mystical properties, and lots more.

Sun Sign Birthstone Planetary Stone Lucky Charms
(Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
Ruby, Agate, Garnet Lapis Lazuli Ruby
(Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
Garnet, Moss Agate, Opal, Amethyst Turquoise Garnet, Hyacinth
(Feb. 19-Mar. 20)
Rock Crystal, Sapphire, Amethyst, Bloodstone Aquamarine Amethyst
(Mar. 21-Apr. 19)
Bloodstone, Diamond Jasper Diamond, Jasper, Bloodstone
(Apr. 20-May 20)
Sapphire, Turquoise, Amber, Blood Coral, Emerald Emerald, Aventurine Sapphire, Diamond
(May 21-Jun. 20)
Agate, Chrysoprase, Pearl Tiger Eye Agate, Emerald
(Jun. 21-Jul. 22)
Emerald, Moonstone, Pearl, Ruby Moonstone Emerald, Agate, Chalcedony
(Jul. 23-Aug. 22)
Tourmaline, Sardonyx, Onyx Rock Crystal Peridot, Onyx, Amber
(Aug. 23-Sep. 22)
Jasper, Carnelian, Jade, Sapphire Citrine Carnelian, Sardonyx
(Sep. 23-Oct. 22)
Opal, Lapis Lazuli, Peridot Sapphire Opal, Chrsolite, Sardonyx
(Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
Aquamarine, Topaz Garnet, Ruby Aquamarine, Beryl
(Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
Sapphire, Amethyst, Turquoise, Topaz Topaz Topaz, Pearl

Select Jewelry Mall Astrological Search results to view stores that carry Astrological jewelry.

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