Published on Jun 20, 2020
For centuries gemstones have been an integral part of mankind. They were not just naturally occurring pieces of astonishment but were a significant part of most of the mainstream religions of today. Hinduism believes in Vedic astrology that teaches that gemstones represent specific planets and interact between these planets and people by either enhancing, diminishing or neutralizing the planetary effects. In Islam, it is believed that wearing gemstones such as Turquoise (Firoza) and Carnelian (Aqiq) helps stay protected and is especially advised to be worn during prayer. Amethyst is a prevalent gemstone that can be seen in European Christianity, along with Agates in Rome. However, certain gemstones have been denoted as birthstones for a long time. These colorful gemstones have a connection between you and your birth month and can be owned as a loose gemstone or worn as rings, pendants, or bracelets.
We have a list of birthstones for each month of the year. These gemstones are connected to each month and can be quite beneficial if worn after proper consultation.
January Birthstone: Garnet
Garnet is a semi-precious gemstone available in a large variety of colors ranging from brown, red, dark yellow, olive, green, black, orange, and golden. Garnets are used extensively in healing therapy and also as substitutes for primary gemstones such as Ruby. Garnet is known to bring positivity, stability, good health, and enthusiasm in life. If you’re looking for the January birthstone, Garnet gemstone or jewelry for yourself or for your loved ones is the best decision. Buy Garnet gemstones and jewelry here.
February Birthstone: Amethyst
Amethyst (Jamunia) is a violet-colored gemstone of the Quartz type. It is a semi-precious gemstone popularly worn as the substitute of Blue Sapphire. Amethyst assists in overcoming financial stress, professional imbalance, and harmful addictions. People born in February can find this gemstone very beneficial. Buy Amethyst gemstone and jewelry here.
March Birthstone: Aquamarine
Aquamarine is a light-blue colored semi-precious gemstone of the Beryl type and is a popular substitute for Blue Sapphire. Wearing an Aquamarine promotes leadership traits, self-confidence, stability in marriage, and a healthy life. If you or your loved ones were born in March, gifting them an Aquamarine would be considered pretty thoughtful. Buy Aquamarine gemstone and jewelry here.
April Birthstone: Diamond
Diamond (Heera) is the solidified form of carbon that was put under high temperatures and pressure. It is the hardest known substance and one of the most expensive gemstones in the world and can be worn to treat ailments related to the eyes, digestive system, throat, kidney and bladder stones, and sexual organs. It is also worn to ward off supernatural evils and helps in strengthening the psyche of the wearer. Diamonds and their jewelry are amazing gifts for people born in the month of April. Buy Diamond jewelry here.
May Birthstone: Emerald
Emerald (Panna) is a precious green-colored gemstone of the Beryl type. It is one of the sacred Navratnas in Vedic astrology and is worn to succeed in jobs and businesses, as well as artistic and intellectual knowledge pursuits. It is popular for its jewelry availability however it is the astrological prowess of the stone that makes it popular in the East. If you’re born in May, an Emerald is a perfect stone for you to wear. Buy Emerald gemstone and jewelry here.
June Birthstone: Pearl and Alexandrite
The month of June has two embezzling gemstones as its birthstone, Pearl (Moti) and Alexandrite.
A Pearl is a naturally occurring or cultured precious gemstone that ranges in color from white, blue, grey, yellow, golden, pink, black, etc. Pearls are formed inside the body of an aquatic animal known as a Mollusk. Pearl has a centuries-old prominence for its beautiful aesthetics, unparalleled metaphysical properties, and popular healing abilities. Pearl is known as the Queen of Gemstones and wearing a pearl if you’re born in June can be very beneficial for you. Buy Pearl gemstone and jewelry here.
Alexandrite is an extremely rare gemstone of the Chrysoberyl type and has the unique ability of color change. Alexandrite exhibits blue-green color during daylight and purplish/brownish red under artificial yellow light and is majorly worn for its healing benefits as well as jewelry. Gifting an Alexandrite gemstone to a friend or loved one born in June is one of the best gifts possible! Buy Alexandrite gemstone and jewelry here.
July Birthstone: Ruby
Ruby (Manik) is known as the King of Gemstones and is a precious pink to blood-red colored gemstone of the Corundum type. It is worn for success in businesses and jobs, improvement of social status, and for the attainment of authority and self-confidence. The dazzling red shades of Ruby makes for amazing jewelry and getting one for yourself if you’re born in July can be one of the best decisions you’ve ever made! Buy Ruby gemstone and jewelry here.
August Birthstone: Peridot
Peridot is a green-colored gemstone of the Olivine type. This precious gemstone is a well-known substitute for Emerald and is worn to improve communication, boost health, and to promote intelligence. This green gemstone also makes for elegant jewelry that can be the perfect present for your loved ones born in August. Buy Peridot gemstone and jewelry here.
September Birthstone: Sapphire
Sapphires are precious gemstones that are available in different colors ranging from yellow, golden, green, white, pink, red (Ruby), and blue, as well as bi-colors. Each colored sapphire has it’s own astrological or healing prowess. Yellow Sapphire (Pukhraj) and Blue Sapphire (Neelam) are the two most prominent sapphires and are also two of the strongest gemstones in Vedic astrology. In addition to this, Sapphire jewelry is also very popular and can be the most suitable for people born in the month of September. Buy Blue Sapphire gemstone and jewelry here.
October Birthstone: Tourmaline and Opal
The month of October has two attractive gemstones as its birthstones, Tourmaline and Opal.
Tourmaline is a semi-precious gemstone of the Cyclosilicates type. Tourmaline can be found in an array of colors ranging from black, brown, red, pink, purple, yellow, green, bi-color, and even colorless with each color possessing its own metaphysical benefits. The large range of color availabilities makes it an ideal gemstone to be gifted to people born in October. Buy Tourmaline gemstone and jewelry here.
Opal is a semi-precious gemstone of the Silicate type and is generally white or black with a mesmerizing ‘play of colors’. It is believed to be the substitute of Diamond and is worn to succeed in creative ventures, achieving a regal lifestyle and a high social status, as well as to have a good marriage and health. The beautiful play of colors is adored by people worldwide and makes Opal a suitable stone to be worn by people worn in the month of October. Buy Opal gemstone and jewelry here.
November Birthstone: Topaz and Citrine
The month of November has two enchanting gemstones as its birthstones, Topaz and Citrine (Sunela).
Topaz is a precious gemstone available in colors such as blue and yellow which act as substitutes for blue and yellow Sapphires respectively. Blue Topaz is worn to achieve financial security, prestige, self-confidence and good health. Yellow Topaz is worn to improve the profession, financial condition, health, and matrimonial bond. Wearing Topaz if you’re born in November can prove to be of great help to you considering its many astrological capabilities! Buy Blue Topaz gemstone and jewelry here.
Citrine is a semi-precious gemstone of the Quartz type and is a well-known substitute of Yellow Sapphire (Pukhraj). Citrine occurs in yellow to golden-brown color and is worn to attain prosperity, great social status, immense knowledge, health and offspring happiness. The astrological benefits of this gemstone make it a good purchase if you’re born in November! Buy Citrine gemstone and jewelry here.
December Birthstone: Turquoise, Tanzanite, and Blue Zircon
December proudly has three amazing gemstones as its birthstones, Turquoise (Firoza), Tanzanite, and Blue Zircon.
Turquoise is a semi-precious gemstone of the Phosphate type that occurs in light blue to deep bluish-green colors. Turquoise brings positivity, happiness, luck, wealth and good health in the wearer’s life and makes for beautiful jewelry that can be gifted to people or self if born in December. Buy Turquoise gemstone and jewelry here.
Tanzanite is a gemstone found only in Tanzania that occurs in a violet-blue color and exhibits an effect known as Pleochroism. Pleochroism in Tanzanite makes it showcase different colors such as blue, violet and purple when viewed from different angles. Tanzanite improves spiritual awareness, enhances intellect, and cures physical ailments. This mesmerizing gemstone is a must-have for people born in December! Buy Tanzanite gemstone and jewelry here.
Blue Zircon is the popular blue variant of the semi-precious Zircon gemstone and is a famous jewelry gemstone. Blue Zircon is worn to achieve success in the profession, financial success, and healthy matrimonial life. It can be worn by people born in December to attain these benefits. Buy Blue Zircon gemstone and jewelry here.