Stones and Colours for Special Occasions

Stones and Colours for Special Occasions


There are at least five different variations of this list and they have minor differences that have occurred either over time, the country of origin or according to religion. The list below is our interpretation of current day usage.

 

Month Birthstone
January Garnet
February Amethyst
March Aquamarine
April Diamond or Rock Crystal Quartz
May Emerald
June Pearl or Moonstone
July Ruby
August Peridot
September Sapphire
October Opal or Tourmaline
November Citrine or Topaz
December Tanzanite or Turquoise

Year Traditional Gift
1st Cotton
2nd Paper
3rd Leather
4th Fruit and Flowers
5th Wood
6th Sugar
7th Woolen
8th Salt
9th Copper
10th Tin/Aluminium
11th Steel
12th Silk and Fine Linen
13th Lace
14th Ivory
15th Crystal
20th China
25th Silver
30th Pearl
35th Coral
40th Ruby
45th Sapphire
50th Golden
55th Emerald
60th Diamond
65th Blue Sapphire
70th Platinum
75th Diamond and Gold
80th Oak
85th Wine
90th Stone

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