Birthstones

Birthstones

Each country or culture has adopted their own standard chart for the stones associated with one’s birth date. Below are shown the most referenced ones today.

Birthstone by Month

Adopted and updated by the National Association of Jewelers in 1912, The Jewelry Industry Council of America in 1952, and The American Gem Trade Association. Tanzanite was last added as a December birthstone in 2002.

January Garnet
February Amethyst
March Bloodstone Aquamarine
April Diamond
May Emerald
June Pearl Moonstone Alexandrite
July Ruby
August Peridot
September Sapphire
October Opal Tourmaline
November Topaz Citrine
December Turquoise Zircon Tanzanite

Birthstones by Zodiac

Birthstones by Western horoscope zodiac sign.

Aquarius January 21 – February 18 Garnet
Pisces February 19 – March 21 Amethyst
Aries March 22 – April 20 Bloodstone
Taurus April 21 – May 21 Sapphire
Gemini May 22 – June 21 Agate
Cancer June 21 – July 22 Emerald
Leo July 21 – August 22 Onyx
Virgo August 23 – September 22 Carnelian
Libra September 23 – October 23 Chrysolite
Scorpio October 24 – November 21 Beryl
Sagittarius November 22 – December 21 Topaz
Capricorn December 22 – January 20 Ruby