A birthstone is a precious gem that marks your month of birth. Each one has a unique meaning rooted in ancient beliefs. From ancient China, through Medieval times, to today, people have believed in the magical powers of gems. Like the ability to bring health, wealth and love. Discover your birthstone below now.
FIND YOUR BIRTHSTONE
JANUARY – GARNET
The garnet stands for Capricorn and is said to attract love and inspire loyalty. It’s the perfect romantic gift… read more
FEBRUARY – AMETHYST
Amethyst is the gem for Aquarius and symbolises Valentine’s Day. It’s claimed to keep you sober when drinking alcohol… read more
MARCH – AQUAMARINE
Aquamarine is the March water gem aligned with the sign of Pisces. It’s said to make sea voyages safe, and cool hot tempers… read more
APRIL – DIAMOND
Diamond is the hardest gem on earth and corresponds to Aries or the month of April. It lasts forever, symbolising deep commitment… read more
MAY – EMERALD
May’s emerald stands for the sign of Taurus and represents spring, fertility and new beginnings in life, such the birth of a baby… read more
JUNE – PEARL
The pearl is the birthstone for June babies and Gemini. Called the Queen of Gems it’s said to bring wisdom to those who wear it… read more
JULY – RUBY
July’s ruby is the gem for the star sign of Cancer. Its bewitching red glow and rarity are linked to passion, love, wealth and power… read more
AUGUST – PERIDOT
Peridot stands for the house of Leo and August. Connected to sleep, its said to cure insomnia and make your nighttime dreams come true… read more
SEPTEMBER – SAPPHIRE
Sapphire is the precious stone for Virgo. It’s believed to protect your loved ones from harm and stop you feeling envy… read more
OCTOBER – OPAL
Opals are the precious stone for the sign of Libra. They represent virtuous behaviour and bring you purity, hope and truth… read more
NOVEMBER – TOPAZ
Topaz marks the zodiac sign of Scorpio. It’s the gem of peace and healing that protects its wearer from enemies… read more
DECEMBER – TANZANITE
Tanzanite is the Sagittarian gem that’s only found near Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. It’s a spiritual stone of tranquility… read more
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