Beryl is a gemstone family which includes Aquamarine, Emerald, Morganite (pink beryl), Heliodor (golden beryl), Bixbite (red emerald) and Goshenite (colorless beryl).
In general, beryl is believed to enhance courage, relieve stress, and calm the mind. Emotionally, it said to reawaken love in those who are married but jaded.
Birthstones were associated with a specific month based on their legendary mystical and healing properties. In 1912, the National Association of Jewelers standardized birthstones and their months for modern jewelers. These "official" birthstones are listed as "Modern" below.
Traditional: Amethyst, Hyacinth, and Pearl
Traditional: Bloodstone and Jasper
Traditional: Diamond and Sapphire
Traditional: Emerald and Agate
Modern: Alexandrite, Moonstone and Pearl
Traditional: Emerald, Cat's Eye, Turquoise
Traditional: Turquoise and Onyx
Modern: Peridot and Spinel
Traditional: Sardonyx, Carnelian, Moonstone
Traditional: Chrysolite and Peridot
Modern: Opal and Pink Tourmaline
Traditional: Aquamarine, Opal and Beryl
Modern: Topaz and Citrine
Traditional: Topaz and Pearl
Modern: Turquoise, Zircon, Blue Topaz and
Traditional: Bloodstone and Ruby
Many cultures and traditions believe gemstones have mystical and healing powers. Based on these properties, astrologers linked the different stones to a specific sign of the Zodiac.
Aquarius (January 22 - February 21)
Pisces (February 22 - March 21)
Aries (March 22 - April 21)
Taurus (April 22 - May 21)
Gemini (May 22 - June 21)
Cancer (June 22 - July 21)
Leo (July 22 - August 21)
Virgo (August 22 - September 21)
Libra (September 22 - October 21)
Scorpio (October 22 - November 21)
Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)
Capricorn (December 22 - January 21)