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A Guide To Birthstone Month Gems

Birthstone Month Gems


'What is the birthstone month gem for November'? Have you ever wondered? You may even have heard a similar question on a game-show or saw it in a puzzle or crossword. The table on this page provides the answers.


Giving the appropriate gemstone can solve many a gift problem. A silver drop pendant with a stone is ideal for a woman, or gold cuff links with the appropriate stone may be given to a man.

We have listed below the months and their birthstones. There may be other charts in circulation. Click on the links in the table for further ideas.

Birthstone Month Gemstones

Birthstone Gemstones
Month Birthstone
January Garnet
February Amethyst
March Aquamarine / Bloodstone
April Diamond
May Emerald
June Pearl / Alexandrite
July Ruby
August Peridot / Sardonyx
September Sapphire
October Opal
November Topaz / Citrine
December Turquoise / Light Sapphire / Blue Topaz

Gemstones are measured in hardness on a scale known as the

Mohs Scale. We have provided more information on hardness of the gems on that page so that you can decide on appropriate settings. For example, with a particularly soft stone you may decide on a pendant rather than a ring.

Take a look at our birthstone and flower of each month chart. This also includes the color for each month. Click through for more gift suggestions.

We also have a page that provides a list of zodiac star signs and their relevant astrological birthstones. astrological birthstones. Please take a look for more gift ideas.

Take a look at the Chinese birthstones to find out which gemstone is associated with each year of the Chinese Calendar. Also included are the characteristics associated with each of the 12 animals that make up the astrological calendar.

We have created a section that tells you all about a mother's day birthstone bracelet page for ideas on jewelry gifts made up with loved ones birthstones. These gifts would be suitable for grandmothers, mothers and girlfriends.

For a more unusual birthstone gift take a look at our Celtic birthstone page. Some of the birthstones that are used are completely different and there are jewelers who specialize in this type of jewelry. We have also included the Celtic tree for each month. You may wish to purchase a tree for a very original gift.


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