07/12/2012 03:52 EDT | Updated 09/06/2012 04:53 EDT

All About Birthstones: What Your Monthly Gemstone Symbolizes (INFOGRAPHIC)


We're particularly fond of our birthdays -- and the monthly gemstones we have to match.

But we've always wondered what our birthstone actually means. Does falling under the sign of a ruby really make you healthier than if you were under the guise of the opal?

To help us in our educational quest, comes this infographic from online jeweler and Daily Infographic.

A quick peek will show what your stone signifies. The image even highlights where your particular jewel may be mined.

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