Guide to Birthstones

Gemstones offer a unique richness and beauty that, when tastefully set, create the perfect harmony of colour, texture and style. It’s no surprise that jewellery set with birthstones are a popular choice for gifts around the world. Birthstones are commonly set in rings, earrings, pendants, bracelets and cuff links.
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At Alberta Diamond Exchange, we will help you select the perfect gemstones. You can browse our selection of best selling jewellery online, or contact us to create a meaningful expression of your love. Use our chart below to explore every month’s birthstone and the symbolism it holds.
January

Garnet

Protection & Friendship
February

amethyst

Clarity & Peacefulness
March

Aquamarine or
Bloodstone

Truth & Trust
April

Diamond

Purity & Perfection
May

Emerald

Healing & Fertility
June

Pearl, moonstone
or Alexandrite

Luck & Love
July

Ruby

Love & Passion
August

Peridot or spinel

Strength & Devotion
September

Sapphire

Hope & Faith
October

Opal or Tourmaline

Loyalty & Faithfulness
November

Topaz or Citrine

Love & Affection
December

Turquoise, Zircon
or Tanzanite

Wisdom & Truth