Our birth stone chart lists birth stones by month for modern and other traditions
There are many variations of birth stones dating back to early civilizations. Learn About Birthstone Jewelry. Understand the History, Meaning and Beauty of Birthstone Jewelry with our Birthstone Jewelry Buyers Guide. Birth stones have been used for centuries to celebrate ones birth. Since different traditions have associated different gemstones with each month. These are the most commonly recognized birthstones based upon the astrological signs of the Zodiac. Gemstones have been known to have metaphysical properties that resonates with your zodiac signs.
|Zodiac Sign – Month||Birthstone||Alterative Birthstone|
|Aquarius – Jan. 21 – Feb.18||Garnet||Emerald|
|Pisces – Feb. 19 – Mar. 20||Amethyst||Jade|
|Aires – Mar. 21 – Apr. 20||Aquamarine||Bloodstone|
|Taurus – Apr. 21 – May 21||Diamond||Sapphire|
|Gemini – May 22 – Jun. 21||Emerald||Agate|
|Cancer – Jun. 22 – Jul. 22||Alexandrite||Moonstone|
|Leo – Jul. 23 – Aug. 23||Ruby||Carnelian|
|Virgo – Aug. 24 – Sep.22||Peridot||Sardonyx|
|Libra – Sep. 23 – Oct. 23||Sapphire||Agate|
|Scorpio – Oct. 24 – Nov. 22||Tourmaline||Opal|
|Sagittarius – Nov. 23 – Dec. 21||Topaz||Citrine|
|Capricorn – Dec. 22 – Jan. 20||Zircon||Turquoise|
Also please note that the dates listed here as the starting and ending dates of the astrological periods are only approximate. The zodiac birthstones list for all twelve astrological signs, including dates for each sign. Traditionally assigned to each sign of the zodiac based on a color system, the color of a birthstone was thought to unleash the power attributed to the stone. As time went on, it became associated with calendar months instead of the zodiac. Gemstones have been known to have metaphysical properties that resonates with your zodiac signs.