The Encyclopedia Britannica defines a birthstone as the “gemstone associated with the date of one’s birth, the wearing of which is commonly thought to bring good luck or health. Supernatural powers have long been attributed by astrologers to certain gemstones.”

january-birthstone January
Gemstone: Garnet
Color: Deep Red
february-birthstone February
Gemstone: Amethyst
Color: Purple
march-birthstone March
Gemstone: Aquamarine, Bloodstone
Color: Pale Blue
april-birthstone April
Gemstone: Diamond
Color: White, Clear
may-birthstone May
Gemstone: Emerald
Color: Green
june-birthstone June
Gemstone: Pearl, Moonstone, Alexandrite
Color: White or Purple
july-birthstone July
Gemstone: Ruby
Color: Red
august-birthstone August
Gemstone: Peridot, Sardonyx
Color: Pale Green
september-birthstone September
Gemstone: Sapphire
Color: Deep Blue
october-birthstone October
Gemstone: Opal, Pink Tourmaline
Color: Multi-color, Pink
november-birthstone November
Gemstone: Citrine, Yellow Topaz
Color: Yellow
december-birthstone December
Gemstone: Blue Topaz, Turquoise
Color: Blue