Birthstone colors chart shows you which colors represent a particular month and what it can mean for the people born during that time. The article helps you understand which birthstone colors fall under specific months…
“Supernatural powers have long been attributed by astrologers to certain gemstones. Wearing the gem associated with one’s birthday is commonly thought to bring good luck or health.”
― Encyclopedia Britannica
As there are 12 months in a year, and there are 12 different gemstones (or birthstones) associated with these months. However, these birthstones change from one culture to another. Every civilization, since ancient times, has had its own set of beliefs and history. Which is why you will find different cultures associating various colors of birthstones to a particular month.
More often than not, birthstones are worn for bringing good luck, prosperity, and fortune in a person’s life. It is believed that wearing a stone from your birth month will be fruitful to you, and help you overcome obstacles and/or any issues in life. So, to find out what are the 12 birthstones by month, go through the rest of the article for a detailed information.
Traditional Birthstone Colors by Month
In the following chart, we have listed different colors of birthstones from various cultural backgrounds. Go through the information provided below to see which color(s) suits you the best.
- Green w/red spots
- Blue, green, or brown
- White w/brown stripes
- White or black
Modern Birthstones of the 12 Months
The following list gives information about the birthstones that are more commonly accepted today. The reason a particular stone belongs to a specific month is because of its effectiveness and power to affect your luck and fortune.
Garnet symbolizes – A light heart, loyalty, and enduring affection
Amethyst symbolizes– Royalty and representing power
Bloodstone symbolizes – Courage, comfort, and strength
Aquamarine symbolizes– Faithfulness, courage, and purity
Diamond symbolizes – Enduring love
Emerald symbolizes – Loyalty, friendship, and faithfulness
Pearl symbolizes – Purity, harmony, and humility
Alexandrite symbolizes – Love and sensuality
Moonstone symbolizes – Hope, intuition, phases of life, self-knowledge, and femininity
Ruby symbolizes – Passion, protection, and prosperity
Peridot symbolizes – Strength and promise of new growth
Sardonyx symbolizes – Strength and protection
Sapphire symbolizes – Purity of the soul
Opal symbolizes – Emotional expressiveness, warmth, passion, and foster love
Tourmaline symbolizes – Emotional balance and spiritual growth
Topaz symbolizes – Constancy, loyalty, strength, and friendship
Turquoise symbolizes – Open communication and clarity of thought.
Zircon symbolizes – Prosperity, honor, respect, and wisdom
Zodiac Birthstone Chart
There are gemstones assigned to the 12 zodiac signs as well. Here’s a chart illustrating which stone belongs to the individual signs.
Mar. 22 ― Apr. 20
Apr. 21 ― May 21
May 22 ― June 21
June 21 ― July 22
July 23 ― Aug. 22
Aug. 23 ― Sept. 22
Sept. 23 ― Oct. 23
Oct. 24 ― Nov. 21
Nov. 22 ― Dec. 21
Dec. 22 ― Jan. 21
Jan. 21 ― Feb. 21
Feb. 22 ― Mar. 21
If you believe in astrology, and genuinely feel that the birthstones can bring good fortune in your life, then don’t shy away from wearing it. Hopefully the chart along with the images of the stones gave you a detailed information.
Disclaimer: This article is for informative purposes only and does not, in any way, attempt to replace the advice offered by an expert on the subject.