Birthstones have been an integral part of jewelry designs throughout the years due to the personal connection they represent in association with birthdays. Birthstone jewelry makes a wonderful, personalized gift to yourself or someone special.
Find a birthday gemstone by birth month, offered at M Dawn Art, and discover the meaning of your special stone.
January - Garnet
While Garnet comes in a variety of colors, naturally, deep red or red with a purple hue is the most common color found in most jewelry shops. Garnet is considered to be a stone of passion that symbolizes love, fidelity, faith, eternal friendship and trust.
February - Amethyst
Amethyst naturally comes in hues from deep purple to pale violet, and less commonly in tones of blue and red. It is considered to be a stone of calmness and protections that symbolizes peace and tranquility.
March - Aquamarine
Aquamarine is a beautiful blue or blue-green color gemstone that is derived from Latin meaning Water of the Sea. It is said to be a stone of clarity and serenity that symbolizes purity, protection, and courage through reflective thought.
April - Clear Quartz
While diamonds are a traditional birthstone for April. M Dawn Art offers clear quartz, which is considered a modern alternative April birthstone. Clear rock crystal quartz is said to be a stone of energy and focus that symbolizes positivity, creativity, intuitive clarity and spirituality.
May - Emerald
Raw emerald gemstone colors range from very pale green to deep dark green. Emerald is considered a stone of love and rebirth that symbolizes youth, good fortune, and rejuvenation.
June - Pearl, Moonstone
M Dawn Art offers two of three birthstones for the month of June: Pearl and Moonstone. Pearls are naturally white, off-white, or ivory with an iridescent hue. A pearl is considered a gem of prosperity and purity that symbolizes faith, integrity, and innocence.
Moonstone is available in a variety of colors that include gray, clear with black or silver blue "flash", orange, gold, pink, yellow, or brown. Moonstone is said to be a stone of growth and balance that symbolizes new beginnings, protection, intuition, and feminine energy.
July - Turquoise, Black Onyx
July's traditional birthstone is Ruby. M Dawn Art offers two ancient alternative birthstones for those born in July: Black Onyx and Turquoise.
Black onyx is said to be a stone of strength and self-confidence that symbolizes power, grounding peace, stamina and protection.
Turquoise gemstones naturally range in varying shades of blue, blue/green, and green with black, brown or gray inclusion accents. Turquoise is considered a stone of wisdom and purpose that symbolizes truth, articulation, protection, calm, and compassion.
August - Peridot
Peridot is available in lovely shades of yellow/green, green, or greenish yellow and may contain inclusions of brown or black in raw form. Peridot is considered a stone of happiness and prosperity that symbolizes dignity, growth, abundance and positivity.
September - Lapis Lazuli
While blue sapphire is the traditional birthstone for September, M Dawn Art offers lapis lazuli, a modern alternative birthstone for those born in September. Lapis lazuli colors range from medium bright blue to deep dark blue and usually contains white calcite and/or gold pyrite inclusions. Lapis lazuli is considered a stone of inspiration that symbolizes wisdom, truth, self-awareness, and good judgment.
October - Pink Tourmaline
M Dawn Art offers one of two birthstones for the month of October: Pink Tourmaline. Considered to be a stone of the heart, pink tourmaline symbolizes love, nurturing, spiritual well-being, and comfort.
November - Citrine
Citrine is a bright, beautiful stone with shades of yellow, yellow/orange, or brownish orange. Citrine is said to be a gemstone of happiness and abundance that symbolizes confidence, strength, and creativity.
December - Turquoise
December has three birthstones and M Dawn Art offers one of those three gemstones. Turquoise comes in a variety of shades of blue, blue/green, and green with black, brown or gray inclusion accents. Turquoise is considered a stone of wisdom and purpose that symbolizes truth, articulation, protection, calm, and compassion.
Now that you've learned about the different birthstones by month, shop M Dawn Art's unique selection of custom gemstone jewelry for women and men and find a special birthstone keepsake for you or a special occasion gift for a friend or loved one.
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At M Dawn Art, womens and mens custom gemstone jewelry is crafted with stainless steel, which is known for tarnish-resistant and hypoallergenic qualities. Each pair of earrings, bracelets, anklets, and necklaces are custom handmade just for you or your gift recipient. Find artisan handmade custom gemstone jewelry for him or her, crafted with genuine natural gemstone chips, real gemstone beads, freshwater pearls, crushed stone inlay, cubic zirconia, and stainless steel charms and pendants that symbolize love, friendship, faith, protection, and geometric shapes. Shop a unique selection of custom gemstone jewelry made with birthstones, zodiac stones, or chakra gemstones for a personalized birthday gift, anniversary, holiday gift or other special occasion. All necklaces and bracelets are adjustable or available in your choice of size for a customized fit to suit your fashion style. Each jewelry purchase includes a complimentary gift box, drawstring pouch, polishing cloth, and jewelry care card and FREE SHIPPING to the U.S.