January’s birthstone, garnet, has been prized for centuries and is found naturally in every color other than blue.
February’s birthstone, amethyst, was once considered as highly prized as diamonds and was seen as having the ability to prevent drunkenness.
March: Aquamarine, Bloodstone
The aquamarine and bloodstone are both traditionally acceptable birthstones for March babies.
Prized for thousands of years due to it’s durability and beauty, the diamond is the birthstone for lucky April babies.
The beautiful emerald, known for it’s rich green is the traditional birthstone for May babies.
June: Pearl, Alexandrite & Moonstone
June babies have lots of options! The pearl, alexandrite and moonstone are all appropriate birthstones for June.
Known to symbolize passion and courage, the ruby is the birthstone for anyone born in July.
August’s birthstone, peridot, is now believed to have made up a large portion of Empress Cleopatra’s famous emerald collection.
Viewed as a symbol of truth, sincerity and faithfulness, September’s birthstone, the sapphire, can be naturally found in every color except red.
October: Opal, Tourmaline
October babies are lucky to choose between two of the most colorful birthstones: opal and tourmaline.
November: Topaz, Citrine
Imperial topaz and citrine are the birthstone options for November babies.
December: Tanzanite, Turquoise, Ziron & Topaz
Tanzanite, turquoise, zircon and the blue form of topaz are all appropriate birthstones for those born in December.