Birthstone By Month

Birthstones - Jewellery Guide

What is a birthstone ? 

Birthstones are gemstones which represent a persons birth month, each stone is a different colour and has a unique meaning to each and every month.  The use of birthstones date back to ancient times where it was believed that gemstones had properties of health, luck and prosperity.  


Birthstone Chart

 Month Traditional Modern
January Garnet Garnet
February Amethyst Amethyst
March Bloodstone Aquamarine
April Diamond Diamond / White Topaz
May Emerald Emerald
June Pearl Alexandrite
July Ruby Ruby
August Sardony Peridot
September Sapphire Sapphire
October Tourmaline Opal, Tourmaline
November Citrine Yellow Topaz, Citrine
December Turquoise Topaz, Tanzinite


Birthstones By Month
Birthstone Month meanings
January birthstone meaning
Garnet is the birthstone for January.  The stone is a rich, vivid intense red colour.  The name garnet comes from the latin word "Garanatus" meaning seedlike giving reference to the pomegranates round red seeds.

Birthstone Jewellery

We currently are expanding our range of birthstone jewellery and have a lovely necklace which can also be personalised with our hand engraving.


Hand Engraved Sterling Silver Birthstone Necklace