Birthstone Jewelry

There are twelve months in each year and each month has a different crystal jewelry color for its birthstone.  If you want to know what color stone will match your birthday month you will find the birthstones for each month listed

 

  1. January – The Garnet is the birthstone for the first month of the year. This is the month of the Aquarian.  A garnet stone is said to help prevent nightmares and is said to promote a calm feeling for the person wearing the stone.  The garnet’s color is a deep red.
  2. February – The birthstone for the month of February is the red and violet combination color stone Amethyst. The Amethyst is known as a power stone.  It helps protect the wearer from poisons and ancient lore says it will guard the wearer against intoxication.
  3. March – Those born in the month of March will enjoy the greenish-blue color Aquamarine as their birthstone. This lovely stone is said to ensure the wearer has a long happy marriage.
  4. April – If you were born in the fourth month of the year which is April your birthstone is the simple beautiful Crystal Diamond. The crystal diamond may be a clear color or other colors may be synthetically added to the crystal diamond. The crystal diamond is a stone that is said to promote courage and strength to the wearer.
  5. May – Emerald is the birthstone for the month of May. This precious stone will bring a sparkle to your eye.  The green emerald stone is said to have the power to help the wearer deal with eye problems.
  6. June – June is the last month in the first half of the year. June is also the month for weddings.  The Pearl is the birthstone for June.  The white stone means new hope and the pearl stone signifies joy and fidelity.
  7. July – This is the first month of the second half of the year. The birthstone for July is the red Ruby.  According to ancient lore the ruby will protect warriors in battle and will help develop harmony and reconcile differences.
  8. August – The month of August was named after Augustus Caesar. The yellowish-green Peridot stone is the birthstone for this eighth month of the year.  The peridot is said to protect the wearer against evil spirits.
  9. September – The birthstone for September is the lovely blue Sapphire. Wearing the sapphire stone is said to promote honesty, loyalty and fidelity.
  10. October – Opal is the birthstone for those born in the month of October. The opal stone signifies hope and is said to provide the wearer with inspiration and can help promote creativity. The opal may be a milky white color or it may be a black opal.
  11. November – Citrine is the birthstone for those born in November.  This lovely yellow stone is said to bring good fortune, warmth and prosperity to the wearer.
  12. December – The birthstone for the final month of the year is the Turquoise stone. Wearing the blue turquoise stone is said to protect the wearer against all evil and it is said to promote good health and good fortune.

Birthstone jewelry comes in many different varieties.  The stones are often incorporated into necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings or anklets, etc.   No matter which type jewelry you choose, you can enjoy wearing the birthstone which represents the month in which you were born.