Birthstone Information, Facts, History & Gifts
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 gemstones." - Encyclopedia Britannica
The following list of birthstones, which is the one commonly used today, was adopted in 1912 by the American National Association of Jewelers, which later evolved into the Jewelers of America.
|October||Variegated||Opal or Tourmaline|
|November||Yellow||Topaz or Citrine|
|December||Sky Blue||Tourquois / Blue Topaz|