What Is My Birthstone?
January's birthstone is garnet. Garnet known for its generally red hue, but its colors can range anywhere from green to brown.
Amethyst is the gem of February. Member of the quartz family and know for it's deep purple color.
March's stone is the aquamarine. Also part of the beryll family and know for it's blue hues.
The diamond is April's stone. Diamonds are valued for their incredible brilliance and hardness. Ranges from the colorless D-F, near colorless G-I, color to pink, blue and fancy yellow.
May's stone is emerald. Member of the beryll family. Known for it's deep green color and the Columbian mine Muzo.
The cultured pearl is June's stone. Pearls which have been created artificially.
July's ruby is said to symbolize great passion and courage. Known for it's deep pigeon blood red color, from the mine Burma.
Peridot is the August birthstone, member of the chrysolite family, the finest stones will be the richest green.
September's birthstone is the beautiful blue sapphire. This gemstone is said to heal the mind and enhance mental clarity, as well as represent truth and loyalty.
October's stone is the opal. The most common type is a white opal with pastel flashes.
The citrine is the stone of November. A member of the quartz family and can vary in color from light yellow to smokey brown.
Turquoise is December's birthstone. These stones can range from a light or dark blue to a deep blue-green.