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Here are articles about birthstones based on your birth month.
October Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The October birthstone, the opal, symbolizes faithfulness and confidence. The word comes from the...
September Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The September birthstone, the sapphire, was once thought to guard against evil and poisoning. It...
August Birthstone: Color and Meaning
August’s birthstone, the peridot, is a light green, ancient, cosmic birthstone that has been found...
June Birthstone: Color and Meaning
June’s traditional birthstone is the pearl. With their natural beauty, pearls have been beloved for...
May Birthstone: What is the Birthstone for May?
The May birthstone, the emerald, was a favorite gem of Cleopatra and Catherine the Great. It has...
Birthstones by Month: Colors and Meanings
What is the birthstone for your month? Check the list below to learn the meanings and history of...
April Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The April birthstone is the diamond. This gem is a symbol of everlasting love. Learn more about the...
February Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The February birthstone, the amethyst, is said to strengthen relationships and give its wearer...
December Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The December birthstone, turquoise, is regarded as a love charm. It is also a symbol of good...
November Birthstone: Color and Meaning
November’s birthstone, the topaz, symbolizes love and affection. It is believed to give the wearer...
March Birthstone: Color and Meaning
March’s birthstone is aquamarine, a beautiful blue-green stone with a calming, soothing energy. In...
July Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The July birthstone, the ruby, was regarded by ancient Hindus as the “king of gems.” The birthstone...
January Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The January birthstone, the garnet, is thought to keep the wearer safe during travel. Garnets form...