A birthstone is the gemstone associated with the date of one's birth. Wearing your own birthstone is commonly thought to bring your good luck and good health.
Birthstones come in a colorful array of sparkling jewels and glowing gemstones, each one with its own place in history and myth. From folklore tales, Biblical texts, and the annals of history, these gems have had a special place in both the hearts and minds of humanity.
Discover historical facts, origins, trivia, fun facts, myths, and more about each month's birthstone:

January
Garnet



February
Amethyst



March
Aquamarine



April
Diamond



May
Emerald



June
Pearl



July
Ruby



August
Peridot



September
Sapphire



October
Opal



Tourmaline


November
Topaz



Citrine