Find Your Birthstone by Month and Astrological Sign

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The fascination with birthstone seems endless, especially because there are so many ways you can define one's birthstone! They also make excellent gifts when you are lost for ideas, so let's explore the wonder of birthstones.

Different Methods

You probably already know that can find someone's birthstone by looking at his or her month of birth or astrological sign. This is the most popular, or widely known way of finding a birthstone. Did you know, though, that you can also find the birthstone by the day of the week, as well as the year of birth? Even if you just look at the month, you will see that there is more than one birthstone assigned, because in the world of crystals and stones energies are shared freely, so you can find many similarities in color and overall energy signature between different gemstones. 

How can you decide on just one birthstone when you can actually have five or seven of them? This will happen if you also look at the day of the week as well as the year. Well, the best way to go is to first understand the qualities of your birthstones and see what they all have in common. Next, take a trip to a good jewelry store or a crystal shop and experience their energy for yourself. Pay attention to the look and feel of your birthstones. Is there a specific gemstone that feels really attractive to you? Hopefully, the one you really like also fits in your budget!

Understand that there are really no strict rules when it comes to choosing yours or someone else's birthstone because we are very complex beings defined by many more factors than just our birth info. So, approach the information below with a playful, open attitude and allow it to be the beginning of a fascinating exploration of the world of crystals and stones! Many of them are inexpensive, and a pleasure to have around; they also create really good feng shui in your home or office.

Birthstones by Month

YOUR MONTH OF BIRTH YOUR BIRTHSTONE

JANUARY

Garnet

Rose Quartz

FEBRUARY

Onyx

Amethyst

MARCH

Aquamarine

Bloodstone

APRIL

Diamond

Clear Quartz

MAY

Emerald

Chrysophrase

JUNE

Moonstone

Pearl

JULY

Ruby

Carnelian

AUGUST

Peridot

Sardonyx

SEPTEMBER

Sapphire

Lapis Lazuli

OCTOBER

Tourmaline

Opal

NOVEMBER

Topaz

Citrine

DECEMBER

Turquoise

Tanzanite

Here is your birthstone zodiac chart; it allows you to choose your birthstone by your astrological sign.

Birthstones by Astrological Sign

YOUR ASTROLOGICAL SIGN TIME PERIOD BIRTHSTONES

AQUARIUS

Jan 20 to Feb 18

Garnet

Amethyst

PISCES

Feb 19 to Mar 20

Turquoise

Amethyst

ARIES

Mar 21 to Apr 20

Bloodstone

Diamond

TAURUS

Apr 21 to May 20

Sapphire

Emerald

GEMINI

May 21 to Jun 20

Aquamarine

Pearl

CANCER

Jun 21 to Jul 22

Ruby

Amber

LEO

Jul 23 to Aug 23

Onyx

Peridot

VIRGO

Aug 24 to Sep 22

Carnelian

Blue Sapphire

LIBRA

Sept. 23 to Oct.23

Lapis Lazuli

Opal

SCORPIO

Oct 24 to Nov 22

Topaz

Agate

SAGGITARIUS

Nov 23 to Dec 20

Turquoise

Blue Topaz

CAPRICORN

Dec 21 to Jan 19

Ruby

Garnet