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We are all familiar with the idea that there are birthstones corresponding to the months of the year. There are also birthstones for the days of the week, the seasons, the hours of the day, and the signs of the Zodiac.

As you can see, you have many choices if you ever want to buy or wear your birthstone. If you don't like "your" birthstone, you can probably find another one that you do like!

Here are the commonly accepted birthstones:


Months Of The Year:

January Garnet
February Amethyst
March Aquamarine, Blue Topaz, Bloodstone
April Diamond
May Emerald
June Alexandrite, Pearl, Moonstone
July Ruby
August Peridot, Sardonyx
September Sapphire
October Opal, Rose Quartz, Tourmaline
November Topaz, Citrine
December Blue Topaz, Blue Tourmaline, Blue Zircon, Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli and Tanzanite.



Seasons Of The Year:

Spring Emerald
Summer Ruby
Autumn Sapphire
Winter Diamond


Days Of The Week:

Sunday Topaz
Monday Pearl, Crystal Quartz
Tuesday Ruby, Emerald
Wednesday Amethyst, Lodestone
Thursday Sapphire, Carnelian
Friday Emerald, Cats-Eye Chrysoberyl
Saturday Diamond, Turquoise


Hours Of The Day:

Hour: A.M. P.M.
1 Smoky Quartz Zircon
2 Hematite Emerald
3 Malachite Beryl
4 Lapis Lazuli Topaz
5 Turquoise Ruby
6 Tourmaline Opal
7 Chrysolite Sardonyx
8 Amethyst Chalcedony
9 Kunzite Jade
10 Sapphire Jasper
11 Garnet Lodestone
12 Diamond Onyx



Signs Of The Zodiac:

Aquarius (Jan. 21 - Feb. 21) Garnet
Pisces (Feb. 21 - Mar. 21) Amethyst
Aries (Mar. 21 - Apr. 20) Bloodstone
Taurus (Apr. 20 - May 21) Sapphire
Gemini (May 21 - Jun. 21) Agate
Cancer (Jun. 21 - Jul. 22) Emerald
Leo (Jul. 22 - Aug. 22) Onyx
Virgo (Aug. 22 - Sep. 22) Carnelian
Libra (Sep. 22 - Oct. 23) Chrysolite
Scorpio (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21) Beryl
Sagittarius (Nov. 21 - Dec. 21) Topaz
Capricorn (Dec. 21 - Jan. 21) Ruby



Anniversary Gifts:

1-11 Years Remembrance
12 Agate
13 Moonstone
14 Moss Agate, Ivory
15 Crystal Quartz
16 Topaz
17 Amethyst
18 Garnet
19 Hyacinth
20 China
25 Silver
30 Pearl
35 Coral, Jade
40 Ruby
50 Gold
55 Emerald
60 Diamond





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