Gemstone Color Chart
Below is a birthstone color chart correlating to gemstones. Beaded Jewelry handmade with these gemstones are appropriate gifts and accessories due to their historical references.
Information pertaining to gemstone meanings and their uses discuss the ways gemstones have been utilized throughout history and amongst spiritual healers. We make no claims or guarantees to the actual effects and abilities of the gemstones. The italicized information is for historical and educational purposes only.
Gemstone Birthstone & Wedding Chart
Below are the gemstones and their meanings associated with certain months of the year. Gemstones also make good gifts for a variety of special occassions.
|MONTH||COLOR||GEMSTONE||SPIRITUAL MEANINGS||PHYSICAL USES||WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES|
|January||Garnet||Garnet is a gemstone which represents love, brings passion, and inspires devotion. This gemstone can help heal emotional disharmony, and revitalize trust, understanding and honesty. Garnet opens the heart, instilling hope and courage, while it removes negativity, and can increase one's self-confidence.||Garnet stimulates the metabolism and can help with spinal and bone disorders. Garnet has been worn to purify the lungs, blood and heart. Energy levels and immune response can be enhanced by garnet.||2nd Wedding Anniversary|
|February||Amethyst||Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone, which helps protect the wearer from harm or danger. It helps alleviate stress, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, and rid anger, fear and anxiety. Amethyst has been worn to eradicate grief and dissolve negativity. The stone has strong healing and cleansing powers, and is a powerful tool for encouraging sobriety and healing addictions.||Amethyst strengthens the immune system and cleanses the blood. The stone can relieve physical, emotional and psychological pain or stress, and ease headaches. Amethyst helps heal disorders of the lungs and respiratory tract, skin conditions, cellular disorders and diseases of the digestive tract.||6th Wedding Anniversary|
|March||Aquamarine||Aquamarine is a stone of courage. It contains calming energies which help reduce stress and quiet the mind. The stone can offer support to those overwhelmed by responsibility and excessive tasks. The stone is also a useful tool during meditation. Aquamarine is believed to be protective during pregnancy and has been gifts for expectant mothers throughout history.||Aquamarine has been worn to heal sore throats, swollen lymph glands and thyroid problems. The stone has been worn to alleviate allergies and over-reactions, such as hayfever. The stone can also boost the immune system.||16th Wedding Anniversary|
|April||Crystal||Clear Quartz is referred to as the "Master Healer" of gemstones, as it will amplify energy and thought, in addition to enhancing the effect of other crystals. It absorbs, stores, releases and regulates energy, allowing it to eradicate negative energies. It can cleanse and enhance the organs, acting as a deep soul cleanser. Clear Quartz stimulates the immune system and helps brings the body into balance, aligning the chakras and subtle bodies.||Clear Quartz has positive healing and balancing effects on the total body.||10th Wedding Anniversary|
|May||Emerald||Emerald is referred to as a "Stone of Successful Love", as that it brings loyalty and encourages domestic bliss. The gemstone can enhance feelings of unconditional love, promoting friendship. Emerald keeps partnerships in balance. This gemstone stimulates the heart chakra, and has healing effects on emotions and the physical heart. Emerald enhances the ability to enjoy life and brings harmony to all areas of life.||Emerald can help heal problems of the heart, lungs, spine and muscular system. The gemstone can aid in recovery after infectious illnesses, and helps the sinuses and vision. Emerald also has a detoxifying effect on the liver, and can ease symptoms of rheumatism and diabetes.||20th Wedding Anniversary and
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|June||Light Amethyst (Alexandrite)||Light Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone, which helps protect the wearer from harm or danger. It helps alleviate stress, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, and rid anger, fear and anxiety. Light Amethyst has been worn to eradicate grief and dissolve negativity. The stone has strong healing and cleansing powers, and is a powerful tool for encouraging sobriety and healing addictions.||Amethyst strengthens the immune system and cleanses the blood. The stone can relieve physical, emotional and psychological pain or stress, and ease headaches. Amethyst helps heal disorders of the lungs and respiratory tract, skin conditions, cellular disorders and diseases of the digestive tract.||6th Wedding Anniversary|
|July||Ruby||Ruby encourages passion and a zest for life. It can bring balance and instill confidence. Joy, spontaneity, courage and laughter are brought about by ruby. Negative energies can be removed by ruby and helps to overcome exhaustion. Rubies have been worn for attaining realistic goals.||Ruby has been worn for its detoxifying effects on the body, blood and lymphatic system. It helps fevers and restricted blood flow. Ruby can bring stimulation to the kidneys, spleen and adrenals, and people have worn ruby to enhance the reproductive organs.||40th Wedding Anniversary|
|August||Peridot||Peridot is a gemstone known for being a powerful cleanser. It can release and neutralize toxins. Jealousy, resentment, spite, bitterness, hatred and greed and irritation are alleviated by peridot. Stress, anger and guilt are also erradicated since peridot helps open the heart to joy. Confidence is also increased by peridot.||Peridot helps heal lung, heart, gallbladder and intestinal disorders. Individuals with bipolar disorders have found relief with peridot, and skin relief and increased metabolism are associated with peridot.||16th Wedding Anniversary|
|September||Sapphire||Sapphire is known as the "Wisdom Stone". Each variety of sapphire colors bring their own particular wisdom. The gemstone can help release depression and mental tension. Sapphire helps restore balance and brings peace of mind. Also being known as a "Stone of Prosperity", sapphire can help achieve dreams and goals. Blue Sapphire is a stone of purity and love.||Sapphire is worn for treating blood disorders, and vein issues. Sapphire can help regulate and balance the glands and calm overactive bodily systems.||45th Wedding Anniversary|
|October||Rose Quartz||Rose Quartz is the gemstone of universal love. It restores trust and harmony in relationships, encouraging unconditional love. Rose Quartz helps purify the heart, and promote love on all levels. The stone is calming and helps bring peace in times of grief. Negativity is erradicated and replaced with love and peace.||Rose Quartz has strengthening effects on the heart and circulatory system. It speeds recovery, reduces high blood pressure, and assists in healing lung and chest problems.||5th Wedding Anniversary|
|November||Topaz||Topaz promotes truth and forgiveness. The gemstone can brins joy, abundance and good health. The stone has been worn to bring good fortune and love. Topaz helps release tension, bringing relaxation, and stabilizes emotions, allowing you to receive love.||Topaz is beneficial for nervous exhaustion and helps treat disorders of the liver, gallbladder and the endocrine glands.||23rd Wedding Anniversary|
|December||Turquoise||Turquoise is a stone for purification stone, for its ability to dispel negative energies. Turquoise can balance mood swings and instill inner calm. It is excellent for depression and exhaustion. Turquoise is a strong symbol of friendship, and stimulates romantic love.||Turquoise enhances the immune system and heals the entire body. It contains detoxifying effects, and helps alleviate pain. Turquoise purifies lungs and heals the eyes. It can also help gout, rheumatism, viral and stomach problems.||11th Wedding Anniversary|