These are the birthstone that most people are familiar with. However, societies and cultures throughout the world have had their own set of birthstones including; Roman, Russian, Hebrew, Hindu, and Ayurvedic among others. Check this page often, as I will be adding links to other birthstone charts.
Traditional birthstones are the stones that were commonly associated with each month in the early 1900s. Modern birthstones were chosen by the Jewelers of America in the 1950s and updated periodically.