Monday, June 16, 2008

Birthstones by Month

Here is the official list of monthly birthstones approved by the American National Retail Jewelers Association, National Jewelers Association,and the American Gem Society. The birthstone list was established in 1952.

Month - Birthstone
January - Garnet
February - Amethyst
March - Aquamarine or Bloodstone
April - Diamond
May - Emerald
June - Pearl or Moonstone or Alexandrite
July - Ruby
August - Peridot or Sardonyx (Carnelian)
September - Sapphire or Lapis Lazuli
October - Opal or Pink Tourmaline
November - Topaz or Citrine
December - Zircon or Turquoise

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