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Birthstones by Month

Birthstones are associated with particular months. They are believed to have originated from the breastplates worn by the high priests as mentioned in holy books. They had 12 gemstones within the design representing tribes. There is some confusion as to which gemstones were in the breastplates however it seems that there were 12 different stones.

birthstone origins

Here you will find a list of gemstones for particular months as well as those associated with wedding anniversaries, the chinese horoscope and western horoscope and also the gemstones for the particular chakras of the body. Gemstones have had particular meanings for centuries and will continue to be a treasured gift.

January - Garnet

january birthstone garnet jewellery

February - Amethyst

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March - Aquamarine

march birthstone jewellery aquamarine

April - Diamond or Crystal

May - Emerald

may birthstone emerald jewellery

June - Pearl or Moonstone

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July - Ruby or Carnelian

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August - Peridot

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September - Sapphire or Lapiz Lazuli

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October - Opal or Tourmaline

opal birthstone for October

November - Citrine or Topaz

citrine birthstone for november

December - Turquoise

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Wedding Anniversary Gemstones

1st Gold, 2nd Garnet

3rd Crystal, 4th Topaz

5th Sapphire, 6th Amethyst

7th Onyx, 8th Tourmaline

9th Lapiz Lazuli,10th Diamond

11th Turquoise,12th Jade

13th Citrine,14th Opal

15th Ruby,16th Peridot

17th Citrine, 18th Opal

19th Aquamarine, 20th Emerald

25th Silver, 30th Pearl, 40th Ruby, 45th Sapphire

Horoscope Gemstones

Aries ♈ Aquamarine

Taurus ♉ Sapphire

Gemini ♊ Agate

Cancer ♋ Emerald

Leo ♌ Onyx

Virgo ♍ Carnelian

Libra ♎ Peridot

Scorpio ♏ Beryl

Saggitarius ♐ Topaz

Capricorn ♑ Ruby

Aquarius ♒ Garnet

Pisces ♓ Amethyst

Chinese Horoscope Gemstones

Rat - Garnet, Ox - Aquamarine

Tiger - Sapphire, Rabbit - Pearl

Dragon - Amethyst, Snake - Opal

Horse - Topaz , Ram - Emerald

Monkey - Peridot, Rooster - Citrine

Dog - Diamond, Pig - Ruby

Chakra Gemstones

chakra gemstone chart

Chakras - Crown - Clear Quartz, Amethyst

Third Eye - Amethyst, Sodalite, Kyanite, Herkimer Diamond,

Throat - Lapiz Lazuli, Turquoise, Chalcedony, Blue Topaz, Aquamarine, Sodalite

Heart - Rose Quartz, Aventurine, Emerald, Malachite, Peridot, Green Jade, Rhodonite

Solar Plexus - Rhodochrosite, Tigers Eye, Citrine

Sacral Carnelian, Moonstone, Amber

Root - Ruby, Garnet, Agate, Obsidian, Red Jasper, Red Jade

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