Birthstones

Gemstones that represent each month of the year

The concept of birthstones is believed by some to have a connection with Priestly breastplate, a ceremonial breastplate that held four rows of three precious stones symbolising 12 tribes. Some believe there is a connection between these stones and the months of the year.Birthstones are surrounded by myths and legends and they're traditionally believed to bring good luck and therapeutic powers. It was thought that wearing the gemstone during its associated month helped to enhance its abilities. Use this guide to birthstones by month and find a beautiful jewellery piece to symbolise birthdays or landmark dates that are personal to you and your loved ones.

January birthstones

Garnet

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Tsavorite

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February Birthstone

The Royal Gemstone

Amethyst

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March Birthstone

Poseidon's Stone

Aquamarine

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April Birthstone

Stone of Invincibility

Diamond

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May Birthstone

Cleopatra's Favorite

Emerald

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June Birthstones

Pearl

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Sacred Gem

Moonstone

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July Birthstone

The King of Gems

Ruby

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August Birthstone

Gem of the Sun

Peridot

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September Birthstones

Celestial Stone

Sapphire

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Lapis Lazuli

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October Birthstone

Opal

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November Birthstones

Topaz

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Merchant's Stone

Citrine

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Stone of Divine Love

Morganite

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December Birthstones

Turquoise

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Tanzanite

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