What Is My Birthstone?

What Is My Birthstone?

Hello there, dear reader! We're excited to have you here at the Martin Busch Jewelers blog, your friendly guide to all things sparkly and precious. Today, we're delving into a fascinating topic that adds a personal touch to your jewelry: birthstones. We'll talk about what they are, their histories, and, of course, which gemstone is uniquely yours.

What Are Birthstones?

Birthstones are gemstones associated with the month of your birth, each carrying a unique meaning and historical significance. This charming tradition dates back to ancient civilizations, with a belief that certain stones had more power at different times of the year. It's a delightful way to add a personalized and meaningful touch to your jewelry, isn't it?

The List of Birthstones by Month

Let's explore each month's birthstone and its significance. Maybe you'll discover something new about your own birthstone!

  • January: Garnet
  • February: Amethyst
  • March: Aquamarine
  • April: Diamond
  • May: Emerald
  • June: Pearl, Alexandrite
  • July: Ruby
  • August: Peridot
  • September: Sapphire
  • October: Opal, Tourmaline
  • November: Topaz, Citrine
  • December: Tanzanite, Zircon, Turquoise

Each month has a unique stone with its own history and meaning. From the deep purple amethyst of February, the diamond of April - a symbol of eternal love, to the vibrant green emerald of May, and all the way to the blue tanzanite of December, each stone tells a story. A story that becomes part of your own when you wear it.

Birthstones and Zodiac Signs

Did you know birthstones also align with zodiac signs? It's yet another way these beautiful gems can connect to your personal story. For instance, Aquarius is paired with garnet and Pisces with amethyst. And so it continues, each sign paired with a gemstone that enhances its characteristics.

How to Choose and Wear Your Birthstone

Now, let's talk about choosing and wearing your birthstone. Consider factors like your personal style, how often you plan to wear it, and of course, which gemstone resonates with you. Incorporate it into a pendant, a ring, or even a pair of earrings – the options are limitless at Martin Busch Jewelers. Choosing a birthstone as a gift is a thoughtful touch that shows just how well you know and cares for the recipient.


Birthstones add a layer of personalization and meaning to your jewelry. They tell a story about you, your birth month, and even your astrological sign. And what's more personal than a story that's uniquely yours?

At Martin Busch Jewelers, we believe in the power of these personal stories. Our team of experienced jewelers is always ready to help you explore the perfect birthstone for you or a loved one. We invite you to visit us, explore our website, or make an appointment to discover the birthstone that matches your story.