Gemstones for each month January – Garnet If you were born in January, the garnet is your birthstone. It is a red gem that goes with any jewelry. They are found in sedentary rocks and come in various grades. February – Amethyst Amethyst is your birthstone if you are born in January. It is produced when there are impurities in quartz which give it the purple color. It has a deep purple color which symbolizes royalty. it also exudes power and wealth. March - aquamarine Aquamarine loose stone is a type of beryl which is a mineral found in metamorphic rocks. Beryl come in a wide variety of color which are red, blue, yellow, light green and colorless. April – Diamond If you were born in April, you are lucky to have one of the rarest gems, diamonds. They are also the most expensive. They come in different colors which include pink, red, green and blue. But there is also the pure colorless one which is more common. May – Emerald Emerald is found in Zambia, Brazil, Colombia and Afghanistan. Most of them are treated to give them a deeper color. They are also very rare. June – Pearl Pearls are gemstones are formed by living organisms and mollusks. Most of the pearls come from Philippines, Australia and Indonesia. July - Ruby Ruby is the gems for those born in July. They are famously found in mogok valley. It has a deep red color. They are also found in Vietnam, the United states and Thailand. It is used to increase courage. August – Peridot Peridot is a gemstone with a vibrant glow and is green in color. It is found in hotpots such as Hawaii. Most of the peridot gems come from San Carlos reservation in Arizona. It is also found in China, Myanmar, and Pakistan. September – Sapphire The sapphire gemstone is for those born in September. It is deep blue in color. You do not have to worry about the lab created sapphire getting scratched since it is very strong. The blue sapphire stone is found in India and Kashmire. It gets its color from traces of iron and titanium. October - Opal or tourmaline Anyone born in October can choose from opal or the green tourmaline. Opal is formed when water picks up silica dioxide and deposits it into cavities with trace impurities. The water will evaporate and leave the silica dioxide. Most of the Opal gemstones are found in Australia. November – Topaz Topaz is a glass gemstone associated with November. It has a variety of yellow hues. Topaz gets its bright yellow color from impurities just like most gemstones. It is colorless in its pure form. But it can take on a variety of colors. Most of the topaz gems come from Brazil. It is also found in Russia, Australia, India, Mexico, Nigeria, Germany and the United States. December - Turquoise, Tanzanite or Zircon If you were born in the month of December you are very lucky. You get to chose from any of the three gemstones. All these stones have a deep blue color. You can also opt for their lab created gems.
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