Birthstones

Red Garnet

January Birthstone

Ancient: Red Garnet, Ruby, Amethyst

Traditional: Amethyst, Garnet

Modern: Rose Quartz, Moss Agate, Sugilite

 

 

Amethyst

February  Birthstone

Ancient: Amethyst

Traditional: Amethyst

Modern: Aquamarine, Bloodstone, Sapphire, White Topaz

 

 

Bloodstone

March Birthstone

Ancient: Bloodstone

Traditional: Diamond

Modern: Aquamarine

 

 

Diamond

April Birthstone

Ancient: Diamond, Sapphire

Traditional: Diamond

Modern: Clear Quartz, Herkimer Diamond

 

 

Emerald

May Birthstone

Ancient: Emerald, Agate

Traditional: Emerald

Modern: Rose Quartz, Azurite, Chrysoprase

 

 

 

Agate

June Birthstone

Ancient: Agate

Traditional: Citrine

Modern: Rainbow Moonstone, Chrysoprase, Alexandrite

 

 

Ruby

July Birthstone

Ancient: Ruby, Onyx

Traditional: Ruby

Modern: Rainbow Moonstone, Carnelian

 

 

 

Carnelian

August Birthstone

Ancient: Carnelian, Sardonyx

Traditional: Peridot (formerly called Topaz)

Modern: Green Tourmaline

 

 

 

Sapphire

September Birthstone

Ancient: Blue Sapphire, Zircon

Traditional: Lapis Lazuli, Sapphire

Modern: Moss Agate, Jasper, Peridot

 

 

 

Aquamarine

October Birthstone

Ancient: Aquamarine

Traditional: Pink Tourmaline

Modern: Jasper, Lapis Lazuli, Peridot

 

 

 

Imperial Topaz

November Birthstone

Ancient: Imperial Topaz

Traditional: Beryl

Modern: Obsidian, Apache Tears, Citrine

 

 

 

Turquoise

December Birthstone

Ancient: Ruby, Turquoise

Traditional: Blue Topaz, Garnet

Modern: Lapis Lazuli, Tanzanite, Onyx