Which birthstone to choose?

birthstonesThe following list will help you to find your birthstones. These stones listed on the zodiac birthstone chart are on other pages on this site. If you have an interest in a specific zodiac birthstone, you can read entire page dedicated to that crystal and its way of using it. Although all of these stones are suitable for anyone in the same sign, you may find when you peruse the meanings that one or more of these may appeal to you more than others.
Which Birthstone to choose?
Start by going through the list of stones and reading about them. This may assist you to decide which Birthstone to choose.

Aries
rp_ovan-2-253x3001.jpgAncient Birthstones – Blood stone, Amethyst

Traditional Birthstones – Emerald Gemstones, Diamond

Contemporary believes – Amethyst, Anyolite, Apache Tears, Aquamarine, Aventurine, Axinite, Bixbite, Bloodstone, Citrine, Crocoite, Datolite, Diamonds, Dravite aka Brown Tourmaline, Emerald, Fire Agate, Magnesite, Magnetite, Sardonyx, Stellerite

Taurus

rp_taurus2-285x300.jpgAncient Birthstones – Emerald

Traditional Birthstones – Emeralds

Contemporary believes – Amblygonite, Blue Tourmaline, Carnelian, Emerald, Kunzite, Kyanite, Rhodonite, Rose Quartz, Selenite, Variscite

Gemini

rp_GEMINI-man-1-300x266.jpgAncient Birthstones – Agate, Sapphire

Traditional Birthstones – Agate

Contemporary believes – Agate, Aquamarine, Blue Sapphire, Celestite, Citrine, Chrysocolla, Emerald, Serpentine, Tanzanite, Thulite, Tigers Eye, Ulexite, Variscite

Cancer

cancerAncient Birthstones – Ruby Gemstones

Traditional Birthstones – Ruby, Emeralds

Contemporary believes – Brookite, Calcite, Carnelian, Natrolite, Rainbow Moonstone, Rhodizite, Rose Quartz, Ruby, Tinaksite

Leo

rp_leo1-286x300.jpgAncient Birthstones – Onyx

Traditional Birthstones – Peridot Gemstones, Rubies

Contemporary believes – Amber, Carnelian, Citrine, Danburite, Dumortierite, Emeralds, Garnet, Golden Topaz, Kunzite, Labradorite, Larimar, Muscovite, Onyx, Peridot, Petalite, Pietersite, Rhodochrosite, Ruby, Rutilated Quartz, Sunstones, Yellow Sapphire, Zircon

Virgo

rp_devica1-300x279.jpgAncient Birthstones – Peridot Gemstones, Blue Sapphire

Traditional Birthstones – Amazonite, Garnet, Zircon Gemstones

Contemporary believes – Amazonite, Blue Sapphire, Blue Topaz, Chrysocolla, Garnet, Gaspeite, Magnetite aka Lodestone, Moss Agate, Peridot, Smithsonite, Stichtite, Stichtite in Serpentine aka Atlantasite, Sugilite, Zircon

Libra

rp_libra1-294x300.jpgAncient Birthstones – Sapphire

Traditional Birthstones – Pink Tourmaline, Bloodstone

Contemporary believes – Ametrine, Bloodstone, Chiastolite, Chrysoprase, Citrine, Lepidolite, Mahogany Obsidian, Moonstone, Morganite, Pink Tourmaline, Prehnite, Stichtite in Serpentine, Sunstone, Tanzanite, Tourmilated Quart

Scorpio

scorpio1Ancient Birthstones – Peridot Gemstones, Agate, Rubies

Traditional Birthstones – Turquoise, Malachite, Golden Topaz

Contemporary believes – Agate, Boji Stone, Charoite, Dioptase, Golden Yellow Topaz, Hiddenite, Kunzite, Labradorite, Malachite, Moonstone, Peridot, Rhodochrosite, Ruby, Turquoise, Variscite

Sagittarius

sagittariusssAncient Birthstones – Amethyst, Turquoise, Blue Topaz

Traditional Birthstones – Lapis Lazuli, Blue Topaz, Vesuvianite

Contemporary believes – Amethyst, Atacamite, Azurite, Black Obsidian, Blue Topaz, Charoite, Dioptase, Herkimer Diamonds, Iolite, Labradorite, Lapis Lazuli, Peridot, Pink Tourmaline, Ruby, Snowflake Obsidian, Sodalite, Tanzanite, Turquoise, Vesuvianite aka Idocrase, White Topaz, Zircon

Capricorn

rp_Capricorn-1-253x3001.jpgAncient Birthstones – Peridot Gemstones, Agate

Traditional Birthstones – Agate, Garnet, Vesuvianite

Contemporary believes – Agate, Azurite, Black Tourmaline, Blue Aragonite, Chalcopyrite, Fluorite, Garnet, Green Tourmaline, Jet, Magnetite, Malachite, Ocean Jasper, Peridot, Smokey Quartz, Tigers Eye, Vesuvianite aka Idocrase

Aquarius

rp_air-aquarius-300x291.jpgAncient Birthstones – Garnet, Amethyst

Traditional Birthstones – Amethyst, Garnet

Contemporary believes – Amber, Amethyst, Angelite, Blue Obsidian, Boji Stone, Cryolite, Garnet, Hematite, Lithium Quartz, Magnetite, Merlinite, Rainforest Jasper

Pisces

rp_pisces11-300x285.jpgAncient Birthstones – Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise

Traditional Birthstones – Aquamarine, Turquoise

Contemporary believes –¬†Amethyst, Ametrine, Aquamarine, Bloodstone, Blue Lace Agate, Fluorite, Kambaba Stone aka Kambaba Jasper, Lapis Lazuli, Smithsonite, Turquoise