January–BirthstoneGarnet, which is a red colored stone having properties and attributes such as faith, love and courage. Wearing Garnet can help prevent nightmares in children, and it may also be used for building energy levels, or for protecting the heart and lungs. People who have a weak self-image can benefit by wearing Garnet as it is known to increase self worth and evoke romance.
February– The birthstone for this month isAmethystwhich is purple in color. The Pope, it is believed, wears a ring made of this stone. Amethyst is symbolic of protection and its purple color meaning includes protection against drunkenness, arthritis and general ill health.
March– This month’s birthstone isAquamarinewhich is associated with meanings like creativity, hope, self expression and courage. Increase love, youth, good health and overall happiness by wearing pale aquamarine gemstone.
April– The birthstone for April isDiamondwhich is, as most of us already know, connected with eternal love. April’s birthstone also symbolizes romance and courage and is known to ward off insanity.
May– This month is associated withEmeraldwhich is green in color. The meaning of this month’s birthstone is health, faithfulness, fertility and wealth. Traditionally, this stone is also known to have magical properties that can keep illness at bay.
June– The month of June is associated withPearlsormoonstonesthat help calm nervous and anxious thoughts. These cool milky birthstones are also known to indicate modesty and chastity.
July– July born people can benefit by wearing redRubies. Like red Garnet, the birthstone of January, rubies represent courage and strength of the wearer. Additionally, this birthstone can bring about good luck and good friends. One of the many properties of this birthstone includes supporting the emotional state of the wearer.
August– Peridot is the gemstone associated with August. The greenish/yellowish stone color helps heal stress and reduces anger. In olden days, people wore this stone to ward off evil, negativity and black magic.
September– September born will do very well by wearing blue coloredSapphires/. The birthstone also indicates purity, wisdom, faith, loyalty and serenity. Blue sapphire can also reduce pain.
October– This month is associated with two birthstones,OpalandTourmaline. Both can provide healing and restoring properties and are associated with meanings like hope, innocence and creativity.
November– The month of November is linked with yellowTopazorCitrine.Citrine is called the ‘stone of the mind’ as it can help with intellect and remove negativity. Both Topaz and Citrine are known to help the mind and body and also protect the wearer from negative people.
December– The birthstones for December includeTanzanite, blueTopazorTurquoise. Topaz, in particular, must be worn to boost good health and prevent headaches. All three stones are associated with healing properties. Tradition also shows that astrologers often prescribed Turquoise for providing an indication that the wearer was ill or in danger as the stone actually changed color under such circumstances.