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“What birthstone am I?”

The birthstones are basically gemstones that correlate with the birth month. Like, for every month there is a respective birthstone.

JunePearl & Alexandrite

A quick detail about the birthstones:

1. Garnet:


Garnet is the birthstone of January. The stone comes in a variety of colors but the most famous is the Pomegranate Red color. The formation of stone has been with the combination of metals which includes Aluminium, Iron, and Manganese. When it comes to hardness, the stone ranges from 6.5 to 7.5. This stone helps to increase the love and devotion in one’s life.

Some of the different types of Garnet:

  1. Tsavorite
  2. Hessonite
  3. Grossularite
  4. Spessartine
  5. Almandine
  6. Pyrope

2. Amethyst:


Amethyst comes in a Brilliant Purple color. It is also known as “Jamuniya” in the Hindi language. The major sources of the stones can be found in Brazil, Africa, Australia, Germany, and Sri Lanka. It is believed that the stone helps the person to focus, and helps you provide growth and progress in work. Today, the most Amethyst sold are Laboratory made stones. When it comes to hardness, the stone has a hardness level of 7.

3. Aquamarine:

Aquamarine is the birthstone for March. The stone has a variety of light shades to rich vibrant shades. It comes in different greenish-blue color shades to pure bluish color shades. The high rich vibrant color is the rarest and more valuable. When it comes to hardness, the stone comes in the range of 7.5-8. Some sources where you can find the natural Aquamarine stones are Brazil, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Russia, Tanzania, etc.

4. Diamond: 

Diamond is the birthstone for April. Diamonds are rare and the most precious stones. The diamond represents the foreverness and is the symbol of NEVER-ENDING LOVE. It helps to increase the inner strength of an individual due to its quality of strength. Carats are the measurement unit for diamond weights. If you want to understand buying tips for diamonds, you can click here.

5. Emerald:

Emerald is one of the most popular stones in the world. It comes in a different shades from slightly greenish to pure green color. Pure green colors are the most popular and valuable. Emeralds are been associated with the pursuit of Wisdom, Truth, and Knowledge. It guides your life in very spiritual ways. When it comes to hardness, the stone comes in the range of 7.5-8.

6. Pearl & Alexandrite:


Pearl is the traditional birthstone for June. As, Pearl is not a mineral, we use it as a gemstone. It is very rare to find a natural pearl these days. Pearl has a different meaning in different countries. It is believed that pearl has different benefits like it reduces depression, negativity, and anger. When it comes to hardness, the stone comes with a range of 2.5-4.

Alexandrite is a modern birthstone for June. It was first discovered and named after “Czar Alexander” in Russia in 1830. Alexandrite has a unique feature of color changing, as most Alexandrite looks bluish-green in daylight and purplish-red in incandescent light. It is said an Alexandrite is an Emerald by day and Ruby by night. When it comes to hardness, the stone comes in the range of 8-8.5.

7. Ruby:

Ruby is the birthstone for July. The stone comes in various ranges of color from bluish-red to pure red to pinkish-red. Ruby’s most desirable and most expensive color is a pigeon Colour ruby, which is described as a dark red with a shade of blue. Ruby is also known to be the king of precious stones. Rubies can be found in places like Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Thailand, etc. When it comes to hardness, the stone comes with a range of 8-9.

8. Peridot:

Peridot is the birthstone for August. These birthstones come in yellowish-green to lower dark green. It is one of the affordable green stones. It can be used as an alternative to Emerald Stones. Generally, peridot is used as a jewelry stone. Peridot can be found in places like Egypt, Myanmar, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Australia, etc. When it comes to hardness, the stone comes with a range of 6.5-7.

9. Sapphire:

The word Sapphire comes from the meaning of the bluestone. Sapphire also goes by the name of “PUKHRAJ or NEELAM”. Sapphire comes in a variety of colors, but the most famous are Blue, Yellow, and Black. It has a remarkable hardness of 9 on the Mohs scale of hardness. It belongs to the planet Jupiter, which conveys wisdom, fortune, prosperity, and Self-confidence. 

10. Tourmaline:

Tourmaline is the birthstone for October. These birthstones come in various varieties of colors. Some of the color combinations in the stones are that are unbelievable. These stones are widely used for jewelry.

11. Topaz:


Topaz is the birthstone for November. These stones can be used as an alternative for the yellow sapphire as they can be an affordable choice. When it comes to hardness, the stone comes with a range of 8.

12. Turquoise:


The birthstone for the month of December is Turquoise. This stone comes in a bluish-green to greenish color. Pure bight blue is considered to be the most valuable and preferred. These days, laboratory stones are getting more in the market. So, try not to purchase without proper consulting. When it comes to hardness, the stone comes with a range of 5-6.

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