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Birthstones By Month for Traditional, Modern, Mystical & Ayurvedic Birthstones

Updated on September 5, 2011

Birthstones by Month List

Since ancient times Birthstones (gemstones) have been believed by ancients to possess powers of healing, protection, success, good luck, affections, good overall health etc.

There are four birthstones list that have been utilized by various cultures as their birthstones.

  • The traditional birthstone have been the older society birthstones
  • The modern birthstone have been adopted as the Modern birthstone since 1912 by the organization jewelers of America.
  • For over a thousand years the Mystical Birthstones have been originated by Tibetan.
  • The Ayurvedic birthstone list goes back all the way since ancient India, where these birthstones were used as medicine and philosophy.

As a tradition for Birthday celebration people usually receive; birthday gifts, birth flowers, or birthstones jewelry; necklaces, lockets, rings, etc and if you want to make this Birthday gift extra special, birthstone personalized jewelry will be a good option.

Below I have included the four categories of birthstones for you to select from;


January Birthstone

Traditional Birthstone - Garnet; symbolizes love, purity, truth and compassion.

Modern Birthstone - Garnet

Mystical Birthstone - Emerald

Ayurvedic Birthstone - Garnet


February Birthstones

Traditional Birthstones: Amethyst, Hyacinth, Pearl

Modern Birthstone: Amethyst

Mystical Birthstone: Bloodstone

Ayurvedic Birthstone: Amethyst


March Birthstones

Traditional Birthstones: Bloodstone, Jasper

Modern Birthstone: Aquamarine

Mystical Birthstone: Jade

Ayurvedic Birthstone: Bloodstone


April Birthstone

Traditional Birthstones: Diamond, Sapphire

Modern Birthstone: Diamond

Mystical Birthstone: Opal

Ayurvedic Birthstone: Diamond


May Birthstones

Traditional Birthstones: Emerald, Agate

Modern Birthstone: Emerald

Mystical Birthstone: Sapphire

Ayurvedic Birthstone: Agate


June Birthstones

Traditional Birthstones: Cat's Eye, Turquoise, Agate

Modern Birthstones: Moonstone, Pearl

Mystical Birthstone: Moonstone

Ayurvedic Birthstone: Pearl


July Birthstones

Traditional Birthstones: Turquoise, Onyx

Modern Birthstone: Ruby

Mystical Birthstone: Ruby

Ayurvedic Birthstone: Ruby


August Birthstones

Traditional Birthstones: Sardonyx, Carnelian, Moonstone, Topaz

Modern Birthstone: Peridot

Mystical Birthstone: Diamond

Ayurvedic Birthstone: Sapphire


September Birthstones

Traditional Birthstone: Chrysolite

Modern Birthstone: Sapphire

Mystical Birthstone: Agate

Ayurvedic Birthstone: Moonstone


October Birthstones

Traditional Birthstones: Opal, Aquamarine

Modern Birthstones: Opal, Tourmaline

Mystical Birthstone: Jasper

Ayurvedic Birthstone: Opal


November Birthstones

Traditional Birthstones: Topaz, Pearl

Modern Birthstones: Topaz, Citrine

Mystical Birthstone: Pearl

Ayurvedic Birthstone: Topaz


December Birthstones

Traditional Birthstones: Bloodstone, Ruby

Modern Birthstones: Turquoise, Blue Topaz

Mystical Birthstone: Onyx

Ayurvedic Birthstone: Ruby



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      Alice 2 years ago

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      Sharon Douglas 6 years ago from GA, United States

      You are quite welcome dear.

      Glad it was helpful!

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      Honorablewoman 6 years ago from Georgia

      Very Helpful, Good information when purchasing a gift for a special day. Thanks