Birthstones and Wedding Anniversary gemstones

Birthstones are a tradition going back many hundreds of years. They are a popular gift – and of course you can always buy one for yourself! Wedding anniversaries have also come to be associated with certain gemstones.

Birthstones

  • January: garnet
  • February: amethyst
  • March: aquamarine
  • April: diamond
  • May: emerald
  • June: pearls, moonstone
  • July: ruby
  • August: peridot, spinel
  • September: sapphire
  • October: opal, tourmaline
  • November: topaz, citrine
  • December: turquoise, blue zircon, tanzanite

Wedding anniversary gemstones

  • 1st gold (or a gold-coloured gemstone such as citrine or golden sapphire)
  • 2nd garnet
  • 3rd pearls
  • 4th blue topaz
  • 5th sapphire
  • 6th amethyst
  • 7th onyx
  • 8th tourmaline
  • 9th lapiz lazuli
  • 10th diamond
  • 11th turquoise
  • 12th jade
  • 13th citrine
  • 14th opal
  • 15th ruby
  • 16th peridot
  • 17th wristwatch
  • 18th cat’s eye
  • 19th aquamarine
  • 20th emerald