What's Your Birthstone/Zodiac Stone?

Modern birthstones

In 1912 the American national association of jewelers, Jewelers of America, officially adopted a list, shown in the "Modern" column in the table below. It is currently the most widely used list in the United States and many other locations, including Australia and Thailand.

Mystical birthstones

Mystical Birthstones are of Tibetan origin and date back over a thousand years.

Ayurvedic birthstones

The Ayurvedic birthstone list is from the ancient Indian medicine and philosophy dating back to ancient India (1500 BC).

 

Birthstone lists

 

Month

Traditional

Modern 

Mystical

 Ayurvedic

January

Garnet

Garnet

Emerald

Garnet

February

Amethyst

Amethyst

Bloodstone

Amethyst

March

Bloodstone, Jasper

Aquamarine

Jade

Bloodstone

April

Diamond, Sapphire

Diamond

Opal

Diamond

May

Emerald Agate

Emerald

Sapphire

Agate

June

Alexandrite, Emerald

Moonstone, Pearl

Moonstone

Pearl

July

Ruby, Onyx

Ruby

Ruby

Ruby

August

Sardonyx, Carnelian

Peridot

Diamond

Sapphire

September

Sapphire, Peridot

Sapphire

Agate

Moonstone

October

Tourmaline, Aquamarine

Opal, Tourmaline

Jasper

Opal

November

Topaz, Citrine

Topaz, Citrine

Pearl

Topaz

December

Zircon, Ruby,Tanzanite

Turquoise, Blue Topaz

Onyx

Ruby

 

Birthday stones

  • Monday: Pearl
  • Tuesday: Garnet
  • Wednesday: Cats Eye Chrysoberyl
  • Thursday: Emerald
  • Friday: Topaz
  • Saturday: Sapphire
  • Sunday: Ruby

    Zodiac stones

    Early civilizations such as India and Babylon have attributed gemstones with magical properties. Over time, astrologers assigned gems of certain colors to the twelve signs of the zodiac to help people influence the planets in their favor.

  • Sign

    Dates

    Stone

    Aquarius

    January 21 - February 19

     Garnet

    Pisces

    February 20 - March 20

     Amethyst

    Aries

    March 21 - April 20

    Bloodstone

    Taurus

    April 21 - May 20

    Sapphire

    Gemini

    May 21 - June 21

    Agate

    Cancer

    June 22 - July 22

     Emerald

     Leo

    July 23 - August 23

     Onyx

     Virgo

    August 24 - September 23

    Carnelian

     Libra

    September 24 - October 23

     Peridot

     Scorpio

    October 24 - November 22

    Beryl

    Sagittarius

    November 23 - December 21

     Topaz

    Capricorn

    December 22 - January 20

     Ruby

     

     

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