Gemology - Birthstones or Birthday Stone
What are the Gems and Birthstones?

A Birthstone (birthday stone) is a particular gemstone that represents each month. Birthstones are derived through Birthday Divination, and there have been many birthstones listed over the years.

Wearing your birthstone or birthday stone is considered very lucky according to astrologers and each gem is thought to provide the wearer with good fortune in Gemology.

The birthstones; Garnet, Amethyst, Aquamarine, Diamond, Emerald, Pearl, Ruby, Peridot, Sapphire, Opal, Topaz, Turquoise provide a related cosmic vibration and have special meanings and attributes. Each gemstone can also be used for their individual healing capabilities.


Birthstones in Gemology

Birthstone - Garnet
Garnet, Sensuality
The Garnet is used to enhance sensuality and sexuality.
Purity, truth, more about Garnet
Birthstone - Amethyst
Amethyst, Sobriety
The Amethyst is used to prevent drunkenness.
Stability, peace, more about Amethyst
Birthstone - Aquamarine
Aquamarine, Diplomacy
The Aquamarine is used to bestow courage in times of adversity.
Faithfulness, courage, more about Aquamarine
Birthstone - Diamond
Diamond, Detoxifier
The Diamond is used to draw out toxins.
Enhancing relationships, increasing inner strength, more about Diamond
Birthstone - Emerald
Emerald, Wisdom
The Emerald is used to enhance mental capabilities.
Loyalty, faithfulness, more about Emerald
Birthstone - Pearl
Pearl, Integrity
The Pearl is used to enhance personal integrity.
Loyalty, modesty, more about Pearl
Birthstone - Ruby
Ruby, Generousity
The Ruby is used to enhance energy, generosity and success.
Devotion, integrity, more about Ruby
Birthstone - Peridot
Peridot, Prosperity
The Peridot is used to enhance prosperity, growth and openness.
Love, truth, more about Peridot
Birthstone - Sapphire
Sapphire, Serenity
The Sapphire is used to banish evil thoughts.
Truth, sincerity, more about Sapphire
Birthstone - Opal
Opal, Visualisation
The Opal is used to enhance visualization, imagination and dreams.
Hope, innocence, more about Opal
Birthstone - Topaz
Topaz, Rejuvenation
The Topaz is used to enhance rejuvenation and feelings of happiness.
Constancy, loyalty, more about Topaz
Birthstone - Turquoise
Turquoise, Creativity
The Turquoise is used to enhance creativity and serenit.
Prosperity, success, more about Turquoise

What is Gemology?
Gems and stones in Birthday Divination

Gemology is the science that deals with gems and gemstones.

Each Birthstone plays an important part in understanding our personality characteristics and has a significant spiritual meaning in Gemology. There are twelve birthstones that represent each month; Garnet, Amethyst, Aquamarine, Diamond, Emerald, Pearl, Ruby, Peridot, Sapphire, Opal, Topaz, Turquoise.

What is your Birthstone or Birthday Stone?