Birthstone Guide

Birthstone Guide

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

MONTH MODERN GEMSTONE(S) TRADITONAL GEMSTONE(S) CRYSTAL 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 Light Siam, 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

*Crystal Color only: "Siam" is recommended for a closer match to natural garnet gemstones. The crystal color "Garnet" is recommended for July, in addition to the "Ruby" color. For June, the "Light Amethyst" shade is preferred over the "Alexandrite" shade.

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