A List of Birthstones and Their Meanings

Wearing your birthstone is a wonderful way to create a personal connection with your jewelry.  Below we’ve provided a list of birthstones for each month and their meanings.

January – Garnet

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January’s birthstone is the garnet, a stone that promotes vitality, health, passion and pleasure.

February – Amethyst

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February’s birthstone is the amethyst, believed to relieve stress and help connect you with your intuition.

March – Aquamarine

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March’s birthstone is aquamarine, a cleansing stone to keep stress and fear away and promote tranquility. An alternate March birthstone is bloodstone.

April – Diamond

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April’s birthstone is the diamond, symbolic of perfection and illumination.

May – Emerald

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May’s birthstone is the emerald, symbolic of unity, compassion and unconditional love.

June – Pearl

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June’s birthstone is the pearl, used to promote wisdom and calmness.

July – Ruby

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July’s birthstone is the ruby, symbolic of royalty and passion.

August – Peridot

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August’s birthstone is the peridot, believed to attract positive energy and wealth.

September – Sapphire

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September’s birthstone is the sapphire, symbolic of wisdom, virtue and divine holiness.

October – Opal

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October’s birthstone is the opal, symbolizing faithfulness and confidence.

November – Citrine

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November’s birthstone is citrine, used to promote energy, confidence, and positivity.

December – Blue Topaz

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December’s birthstone is blue topaz, symbolic of love and affection.  Alternative birthstones include blue zircon and turquoise.

All of these birthstones come in a wide variety of colors.  To get inspired for your own birthstone collection, visit us at www.marketsquarejewelers.com .

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