YourBirthstones.com-Your guide in the world of birthstones and precious gems

Find out all information about birthstones – the precious gems for each month. Many interesting historical facts about them are also available here.

Each month is represented by a gemstone or birthstone. There are different types of birthstones assigned for each month, and are said to have special characteristics and powers to help the individual, born on a particular month, in his or her life.
Birthstones by month

January
Garnet

February
Amethyst

March
Aquamarine
Bloodstone

April
Diamond

May
Emerald

June
Pearl
Alexandrite
Moonstone

July
Ruby

August
Peridot
Sardonyx

September
Sapphire

October
Opal
Tourmaline

November
Topaz
Citrine

December
Tanzanite
Zircon
Turquoise
November Birthstone

The Beauty and Healing of the November Birthstone Primarily, birthstones carry good luck and protection. Birthstones incorporated in jewelries symbolizing a birth month are believed to provide the wearer astrological benefits such as healing, fortune and a shield from possible harm. Birthstones can also provide a personal definition of the gem bearer. Birthstones have an […]

October Birthstone

October birthstone can be considered as a gemstone in form of a jewel given to a person born in October. Birthstones have existed for a long time in our society; different people believe they possess given qualities that are associated with them. For instance, to the people who are born in October their birth stone […]

September Birthstone

If you are still youthful enough to consider your birthday celebration, you probably keep in mind the unique birthstone assigned into it. But at the age, we bet you do not really know the importance of your own birthstone as well as what energy the ancients felt will be bestowed regarding you through wearing this. […]

August Birthstone

The August birthstone known throughout society is the peridot. This is a birthstone that has a yellow-green look to it. It is an interesting stone that has many special meanings to it. It is particularly interesting among many kinds of birthstones because it offers one of the most possible looks for anyone to enjoy when […]

July Birthstone

Ruby is one of the most unique gems in the world. It is also known as the July birthstone. This gem features a unique look that is famous for its bright red appearance. Ruby is a gem that features a dark red appearance. It has some violet hints to it but it is mostly red. […]

June Birthstone

Astrology and star signs are widely used to determine the traits and characteristics of the people they categorise. Part of this involves birthstones, which are used to create personalised jewellery to celebrate a month of birth. Gemini’s are privileged to have three different June birthstones available to them. The birthstone most commonly associated with the […]

May Birthstone

May birthstone emerald, is a precious gemstone, which is like aquamarine, derived from the beryl family. Emerald comes in a mesmerizing green hue. Emeralds are one of the most unique gemstones in the world. They have the most beautiful and vibrant green in the world. It gives peace and serenity to the owner. Emerald’s etymology […]

April Birthstone

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, as the saying goes, but there is more about diamonds that we should know. While diamonds are lovely and cute, it can tear a sturdy glass with just one slice. Things you might not know about diamonds, might be here. Read more and you’ll find out the essence of […]

March Birthstone

Aquamarine is a March birthstone described as one of the most sophisticated and beautiful jewels in the world. Aquamarine is derived from the mineral beryl, same as emerald. This aquamarine gemstone varies from light-greenish blue hue to bright blue tone. Aquamarine’s etymology is, “Aqua” meaning “water” and “Marina” meaning “sea” which translates as “sea water”. […]

December Birthstone

December Birthstone: Cool and Calming Who does not love the month of December? December is the month of marry-making, holidays, gifts and snow. For those people born on the month of December, it is always a double celebration for them.  December babies People born on this month are divided into two zodiac signs, the Sagittarians […]

February Birthstone

The Lovely Purple Stone: Amethyst The allure and mystery of birthstone jewelry is that each stone has its own wonder and personality. It goes without saying that there is power attributed to each stone for the wearer, as they attract certain forces and people into our lives. Wearing of birthstone jewelry can be a great […]

January Birthstone

January birthstones – talisman of protection, ensures success and possesses curative powers For each of calendar months there is specific gemstone called birthstone, people born during for example January can wear January birthstone. Many people and astrologists think that these jewels can bring luck and success. Except good fortune and luck these precious gemstones can […]

Kukaniloko Birthstones State Monument Experience

In Central Oahu, there is a 5 acre State Park listed in the National Register of Historic Places known as the Kukaniloko Birthstones State Monument. However, if you are thinking of finding sapphires, diamonds, rubies and emeralds, then you could have a disappointing experience. There are about 180 stones lying around a half acre site […]


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