GEMSTONE BIRTHSTONE CHART

Birthday Gemstones

Month

Birthstone Color

Traditional

Alternate Birthstones

January

Dark Red

Garnet

Carnelian,
Red Spinel

February

Purple

Amethyst

Morganite,
Alexandrite

March

Light Blue Green

Aquamarine

Blue Topaz,
Jade

April

Clear

Diamond

White Sapphire,
Clear Topaz

May

Green

Emerald

Green Tourmaline,
Peridot

June

White Luster

Pearl

Moonstone,
Labradorite

July

Red

Ruby

Rhodolite Garnet,
Rubellite

August

Yellow Green

Peridot

Tsavorite Garnet,
Green Tourmaline

September

Royal Blue

Sapphire

Indicolite,
Tanzanite, Iolite

October

White Luster

Opal

Moonstone,
Rutilated Quartz

November

Yellow

Yellow Topaz

Citrine, Heliodor, Sunstone,
Yellow Tourmaline

December

Light Blue

Blue Topaz

Iolite,
Turquoise

It is important to remember that the birthstone color
is more important than the type of gemstone.

So for example, if you are not ready to give an April Lady
a diamond, then you can use any clear sparkling gemstone!