What is Your Birthstone?

January: Garnet (blood red)

Amethyst (purple)


March: Aquamarine (pale blue)


April: Diamond (clear)


May: Emerald (deep green)


June: Alexandrite (imitations are lavender-blue). The genuine stone is a different color in sunlight than it is in fluorescent light. Pearls are often used instead of Alexandrite.


July: Ruby (bright red)


August: Peridot (pale green) pronounced 'Pair-ih-doe'


September: Sapphire (dark blue)


October: Rose Zircon (pink) or Opal (fiery, multicolored)


November: Topaz (natural color is brown; Treated blue topaz is more popular)


December: Turquoise - bright turquoise/blue