Birthstones By Month (Birthday Gift Ideas 2019)

If you are considering buying jewellery for your Valentine, why not make it more personal by choosing the gemstone for the month of their birthday.

It was also believed that wearing the gemstone that corresponds to your birth symbol can help to enhance health, increase luck and ward off evil spirits.

Many people still hold this belief today and swear by the energy emitted by gemstones. Here is a guide to the birth stones by month, their alternatives, if available and the colour of the gem.

Birthday Gift Ideas 2019

January

Garnet : Dark red

February

Amethyst : Purple

March

Aquamarine : Pale Blue Alternative : Bloodstone

April

Diamond : White Alternative : Rock Crystal

May

Emerald : Bright Green Alternative : Chrysoprase

June

Pearl : Cream Altenative : Moonstone

July

Ruby : Red Alternative : Cornelian Onyx

August

Peridot : Pale Green Alternative : Sardonyx

September

Sapphire : Deep Blue Alternative : Lapis Lazuli

October

Opal : Variegated Alternative : Tourmaline

November

Topaz : Yellow Alternative : Citrine

December

Turquoise : Sky Blue

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