Birthstone Guide

January Birthstone - Garnet

Garnet is the gemstone for people who are born in the month of January. It is considered suitable for people having sun signs Capricorn and Aquarius. It is a dark red color birthstone which has evident benefits that can help a person change his perspective towards life. The nominal advantage of wearing garnet include relief from sudden nightmares, betterment of health, especially in case of depression, liver diseases. Garnets are mined from North India and it has industrial usage apart from being fashion jewelry. The industrial usage of Garnet includes; carrying out magnetic separation, washing, wind blowing, etc.

February Birthstone - Amethyst

Amethyst is the birthstone for February and it is also recommended to people having sun signs Aquarius and Pisces. The violet color gemstone is a symbol of clarity and courage; which benefits the beholder by offering strength. The literal meaning of the word “Amethystos” is the prevention of intoxication and this Greek word is the inspiration for the gemstone’s name. The birthstone is extracted and sourced from countries like South Korea, the U.S., Brazil, Zambia, Sri Lanka, Russia, Siberia, etc.

March Birthstone - Aquamarine

Aquamarine is considered as the birthstone for the month of March, it is suggested to people having sun sign Pisces and Aries. The turquoise color of the gemstone looks aesthetic in a pear shape. It is considered for the upliftment of personality and characteristics in terms of courage, faithfulness, and friendship. The gemstone represents the sea and the meaning of the gemstone’s name is the water of the sea. The sailor’s gem is sourced from countries like Madagascar, Zambia, Afghanistan, Brazil, Nigeria, Mozambique, and Pakistan.

April Birthstone - Diamonds

Diamonds are the birthstone of the month of April and these beautiful pieces of nature are suggested to people having sun signs Aries and Taurus. A special level of attention is enjoyed by diamonds among a women’s life. It is not a new thing but is historic in itself. Diamonds have arrived from a Greek name “Adamas”, which means unconquerable. A promise of eternity and a symbol of courtship, diamonds represent a strong bond and deep affection. Rare diamonds are natural ones that are extracted and finely polished to have a high market value. The four C’s used for classification of diamond includes Carat, Clarity, Color and Cut.

May Birthstone - Emeralds

Emeralds are the green-colored gemstone which is the birthstone of the month of May and are suggested to people having sun sign Taurus and Gemini. It is a symbol of peace, prosperity, rebirth, love, and wisdom. Emeralds are majorly sourced from Colombia and other prominent sources are Zambia, Inia, Egypt, and Austria. The classification of emerald is based on cut, clarity, color, and carat. It offers immense healing power and is a sure-shot personality enhancer. It is a symbol of royalty and high public image, some emeralds are valued above rarest diamonds.

June Birthstone - White Pearl

Pearls are the birthstone for the month of June and are suggested to people having sun sign Gemini and Cancer. It represents purity, prosperity and charm. The gems are determined by their color, size, shape, quality and luster. The white pearls are actually cream in color and are of many uses apart from being a prominent part of fashion jewelry. The other uses of Pearl include; used for cosmetic purpose, for preparation of medicines and even used for formation of commercial paint. The royal and elegant piece of art is the white pearl. Contributing towards the beauty of most fashionable women of the world.

July Birthstone - Ruby

The birthstone for month of July is Ruby, it is also suggested to people having sun sign Cancer and Leo. A deep-red color gemstone.which represents love, wisdom and wealth is the aesthetic Ruby. The rarest and most expensive ruby is Burmese Ruby and it is unadulterated and valued as per the raw form. The various destinations preferred to source Ruby are Madagascar and Bangkok.

August Birthstone - Peridot

The pale green-colored stone which is the birthstone for the month of August is beneficial for people who are having sun signs, Leo and Virgo. The largest Peridot known to mankind is 310 Carat. It is considered a provider of strength, influence, and power. It is sourced from countries including China, Arizona, Pakistan, and Myanmar.

September Birthstone - Sapphire

The deep blue sapphire is considered ideal for people who belong to Virgo and Libra. It is also considered a symbol of wisdom, purity, and foresight. Blue Sapphire is considered a symbol of royalty. Sapphire is available in many other colors; pink, purple, red, yellow, orange, green, etc. The major provider of these precious stones is the USA.

October Birthstone - Tourmaline/ Opal

Opal is the birthstone for the month of October and is suggested to people having sun signs Libra and Scorpio. The true symbol of peace, clarity, and hope. It is one of the most celebrated gemstones that have many colors for your ideal fashion jewelry. The historical tales related to Opal suggest it travels around the globe and even passes over the rainbow and as a result, has variegated colors. The facts and scientific reasons for the same suggest the color change is based on the different geographical conditions where the stone is found. There are many types of Opal and all are having beautiful colors with attractive inclusions but each is a group that represents love and affection.

November Birthstone - Citrine

The birthstone for the month of November ad suggested to people with sun sign Scorpio and Sagittarius are the magnificent Citrine. The meaning of Citrine is the healing stone. The stone is widely used in the creation of fashion jewelry, one which is easily available without much effort. It is considered a symbol of prosperity and unlimited success.

December Birthstone - Tanzanite

The gemstone is from Tanzania and is interchangeably suggested in place of Blue Topaz. It is available in shades of blue; from deep blue to light blue. It is having the property of attracting people with a fascinating color display.