A birthstone is the "gemstone associated with
the date of one's birth, the wearing of which is commonly thought to bring good luck or
health. Supernatural powers have long been attributed by astrologers to certain
- from Encyclopedia Britannica
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 by selecting the month of your choice from the menu at the left.
Birthstone List: A quick list of
birthstones for each month and the birthstone colors for each month.