Birthstone Guide

Birthstone Guide

See both modern and traditional birthstones, as well as the official corresponding color recommendation from Swarovski. Find beads and pendants made from the natural gemstone or browse our selection of matching birthstone colors.

MONTH MODERN GEMSTONE(S) TRADITONAL GEMSTONE(S) SWAROVSKI COLOR ALTERNATIVE STONES & COLORS
January Garnet Garnet Siam* Color: Garnet
February Amethyst Amethyst Amethyst Color: Amethyst
March Aquamarine, Bloodstone Bloodstone, Jasper Aquamarine Color: Aquamarine
April Diamond Diamond Crystal Color: Faceted Clear, Gemstone: Clear Quartz, Gemstone: Cubic Zirconia
May Emerald Emerald Emerald Color: Emerald, Gemstone: Agate, Gemstone: Chrysoprase
June Pearl, Moonstone, Alexandrite Pearl, Moonstone Light Amethyst* Color: Alexandrite, Gemstone: Turquoise
July Ruby Ruby Ruby, Garnet*
Color: Ruby, Gemstone: Carnelian
August Peridot Peridot, Sardonyx Peridot Color: Peridot
September Sapphire Sapphire Sapphire Color: Sapphire, Gemstone: Lapis Lazuli
October Opal, Pink Tourmaline Opal, Pink Tourmaline Rose Color: Pink, Color: Opal
November Topaz, Citrine Topaz Topaz Color: Topaz, Color: Citrine
December Turquoise, Blue Zircon, Tanzanite Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli Blue Zircon, Light Sapphire
Color: Tanzanite, Color: Turquoise

*Swarovski only: Swarovski recommends their "Siam" color for a closer match to natural garnet gemstones. The Swarovski "Garnet" color is recommended for July, in addition to their "Ruby" color. For June, Swarovski recommends their "Light Amethyst" shade instead of their "Alexandrite" shade.

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