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Birthstones and Other Lists

This page contains a number of lists including birthstones. It should be noted that over the course of time and centuries these lists change and in modern times have changed with market tastes and forces. In addition, different cultures may have different stones for the months of the years.


Month Gemstone
January Garnet, Rose Quartz
February Amethyst, Onyx
March Aquamarine, Bloodstone (Blood Jasper)
April Diamond, Sapphire, Quartz Crystal
May Emerald, Chrysoprase
June Pearl, Moonstone, Alexandrite
July Ruby, Carnelian
August Peridot, Onyx, Sardonyx
September Sapphire, Peridot, Lapis Lazuli
October Aquamarine, Opal, Tourmaline, Beryl
November Topaz, Tiger's Eye
December Turquoise, Zircon, Tanzanite (added to list in 2002), Blue Topaz

Zodiac Stones

Zodiac Sign Gemstone
Aries (March 22 - April 20) Red Jasper, Carnelian, Bloodstone
Taurus (April 21 - May 21) Carnelian, Rose Quartz, Sapphire
Gemini (May 22 - June 21) Citrine, Tiger's Eye, Agate
Cancer (June 22 - July 22) Chrysoprase, Adventurine, Emerald
Leo (July 23 - August 22) Quartz Crystal, Golden Quartz (Dark Citrine), Onyx
Virgo (August 23 - Sept 22) Citirne, Yellow Agate, Carnelian
Libra (Sept 23 - Oct 23) Orange Citrine, Smokey Quartz, Peridot
Scorpio (Oct 24 - Nov 21) Blood-Red Carnelian, Beryl
Sagittarius (Nov 23 - Dec 21) Sapphire, Chalcedony, Topaz
Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 20) Onyx, Quartz Cat's Eye, Ruby
Aquarius (Jan 21 - Feb 21) Turquoise, Hawk's Eye, Garnet, Aquamarine, Amethyst
Pisces (Feb 22 - March 21) Amethyst

Chinese Calendar

Animal Gemstone
Rat Moonstone, Pearl
Ox Topaz, Amber
Tiger Alexandrite
Rabbit Jade, Emerald
Dragon Garnet, Agate
Snake Black Pearl
Horse Turquoise
Sheep/Goat Red Coral, Opal
Monkey White Coral, Opal
Rooster Citrine
Dog Lapis Lazuli
Pig Ruby, Lavender Jade

More lists to come... stay tuned.






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