It is believed each month of the year has a unique gemstone assigned to it; Garnet, Amethyst, Aquamarine, Quartz, Emerald, Moonstone, Ruby, Peridot, Sapphire, Pink Opal, Blue Topaz and Turquoise. Depending on your resource your exact Birthstone may differ according to your zodiac sign as opposed to your birth month, as the dates cross over.
Birthstones have been around for centuries, experts believe they can be traced back to the Bible where Moses had a special garment made for Aaron, the High Priest of the Hebrews where twelve precious gemstones were used in the breastplate of the garment, representing the twelve tribes of Israel.
Each gemstone, for example, Turquoise, Quartz or Ruby has its own unique properties that influence our well-being such as happiness, healing or passion. It is believed that the wearer of the precious stone will benefit from the positive energies that the stone exudes.
Wearing a birthstone can represent a unique signature of you. It can also be worn purely for its healing properties, there is no limit to its representation…it really can be anything you want it to signify. If you feel a connection to a certain stone, its fun to look up its properties to see if you were drawn to it for a reason! Whether it be a special gift, a link to a loved one, or worn to evoke a certain memory, a birthstone is always personal and beautiful.
For the full beneficial effects of each gemstone wear them in there given month when they are said to be the most powerful.
Explore our full collection of 12 birthstone necklaces.
Taurus Birthstone - Emerald April 20th to May 20th
Traits: Patient Reliable Warmhearted Loving Persistent Determined Placid
Emerald is the stone of inspiration and infinite patience.
Gemini Birthstone - Moonstone May 21st - June 20th
Traits: Adaptable Versatile Communicative Witty Intellectual Eloquent Youthful Lively
Moonstone is the stone of new beginnings, its good for calming the emotions.
Cancer Birthstone Ruby - June 21st - July 22nd
Traits: Emotional Loving Intuitive Imaginative Shrewed Cautious Protective Sympathetic
Ruby is an excellent stone for energy and encourages a passion for life.
Leo Birthstone Peridot - July 23rd - August 22nd
Traits: Generous Warmhearted Creative Enthusiastic Broad-minded Expansive Faithful Loving
Peridot is the stone for friendship and enhances confidence.
Virgo Birthstone Lapis Lazuli - August 23rd - September 23rd
Traits: Modest Shy Meticulous Reliable Practical Diligent Intelligent Analytical
Lapis Lazuli helps to reduce stress and brings deep peace.
Libra Birthstone Tourmaline - September 23rd - October 22nd
Traits: Diplomatic Urbane Romantic Charming EAsygoing Sociable Idealistic Peaceable
Tourmaline is the stone for self-confidence and attracts inspiration, compassion and tolerance.
Scorpio Birthstone - Citrine October 23rd - November 21st
Traits: Determined Foreceful Emotional Intuitive Powerful Passionate Exciting Magnetic
Citrine is a warming energizing stone and highly creative.
Sagittarius Birthstone - Blue Topaz November 22nn - December 21st
Traits: Optimistic Freedom-loving Jovial Godd-hearted Honest Straightforward Intellectual Philisophical
Blue Topaz promotes truth and forgiveness and cuts through doubt and uncertainty.
Capricorn Birthstone - Garnet December 22nd - January 19th
Traits: Practical Prudent Ambitious Disciplined Patient Careful Humorous Reserved
Garnet inspires love and devotion and brings courage to the wearer.
Aquarius Birthstone - Amethyst January 20th - February 18th
Traits: Friendly Humanitarian Honest Loyal Orginal Inventive Independent Intellectual
Amethyst promotes tranquillity and deeper understanding, it balances out highs and lows and helps to alleviate sadness.
Pisces Birthstone - Aquamarine February 19th - March 20th
Traits: Imaginative Sensitive Compassionate Kind Selfless Unworldy Intuitive Sympathetic
Aquamarine is the stone of courage, its calming energy reduces stress and quiets the mind.
Aries Birthstone - Crystal March 21st - April 19th
Traits: Adventurous Energetic Pioneering Courageous Enthusiastic Confident Dynamic Quick-witted
Crystal Quartz is the most powerful healing stone, acting as a deep soul cleanser.