Birth Stones

January

garnet

Ancient / Traditional
Hebrew:  Garnet
Roman:  Garnet
Arabic:  Garnet
Hindu:  Serpent Stone
Polish:  Garnet
Russian:  Garnet

February

amethyst

Ancient / Traditional
Hebrew:  Amethyst
Roman:  Amethyst
Arabic:  Amethyst
Hindu:  Chandrakanta
Polish:  Garnet
Russian:  Garnet

March

aquamarine

Ancient / Traditional
Hebrew:  Bloodstone
Roman:  Bloodstone
Arabic:  Bloodstone
Hindu:  Gold Siva-linga
Polish:  Bloodstone
Russian:  Bloodstone

April

diamond

Ancient / Traditional
Hebrew:  Sapphire
Roman:  Sapphire
Arabic:  Sapphire
Hindu:  Diamond
Polish:  Diamond
Russian:  Sapphire

May

emerald

Ancient / Traditional
Hebrew:  Agate
Roman:  Agate
Arabic:  Emerald
Hindu:  Emerald
Polish:  Emerald
Russian:  Emerald

June

pearl / alexandrite

Ancient / Traditional
Hebrew:  Emerald
Roman:  Emerald
Arabic:  Agate
Hindu:  Pearl
Polish:  Agate
Russian:  Emerald

July

ruby

Ancient / Traditional
Hebrew:  Onyx
Roman:  Onyx
Arabic:  Carnelian
Hindu:  Sapphire
Polish:  Ruby
Russian:  Ruby

August

peridot

Ancient / Traditional
Hebrew:  Carnelian
Roman:  Carnelian
Arabic:  Sardonyx
Hindu:  Ruby
Polish:  Sardonyx
Russian:  Alexandrite

September

sapphire

Ancient / Traditional
Hebrew:  Peridot
Roman:  Peridot
Arabic:  Peridot
Hindu:  Zircon
Polish:  Peridot
Russian:  Peridot

October

opal

Ancient / Traditional
Hebrew:  Aquamarine
Roman:  Aquamarine
Arabic:  Aquamarine
Hindu:  Coral
Polish:  Aquamarine
Russian:  Beryl

November

citrine

Ancient / Traditional
Hebrew:  Topaz
Roman:  Topaz
Arabic:  Topaz
Hindu:  Cat’s Eye
Polish:  Topaz
Russian:  Topaz

December

zircon

Ancient / Traditional
Hebrew:  Ruby
Roman:  Ruby
Arabic:  Ruby
Hindu:  Topaz
Polish:  Turquoise
Russian:  Turquoise