Birthstones by Zodiac Sign
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Discover Hidden Beauty & Mystical Meaning of Birthstones
There are many popular published charts equating your birth month with your birthstone, but these are only partially accurate within an astrological framework. Since ancient times, astrologers noticed the intense positive effects that certain gemstones had when worn by people belonging to certain zodiac signs.
"your birthstone is your identity"
01) Aries: Diamond (March 21 – April 19)
Those born in Aries Zodiac are soaked in the promise of sunshine and in the rebirth of the world. They are often showered with love and affection and grow up to be pleasant and wonderful adults. Their birthstone, diamond, perfectly matches their personality. As a clear or white symbol of everlasting love, it shows the true value of those born in Aries.
Diamonds have been highly valued for a millennium and are often connected heavily with courage, beauty, and royalty. In the Hindu mythology, they are heavily connected with gods and kings. Those born in Aries, therefore, are often people of authority or those in control of a situation.
02) Taurus: Emerald (April 20 – May 20)
Emerald is unique among gemstones due to its scratch-resistant surface. Associated with Venus in ancient Roman times, love, beauty, and wisdom are heavily connected with this stone and those born in Taurus Zodiac.
The beautiful green color of emerald inspires thoughts of springtime and renewal. This association makes emerald a great gift for someone as a reminder of a new chapter in their life.
03) Gemini: Pearl (May 21 – June 21)
Forged from a speck of irritating sand in an oyster, the ancients long ago realized the duality of the pearl matched that of the Gemini. Out of a nuisance hidden in a shell is created a sphere of pure beauty. When the Twin wears pearls, an ease at being two people in one fills you with a sense of calm.
04) Cancer: Ruby (June 22 – July 22)
As a protector from evil, the ruby signifies love and passion and shows off the fiery temperament of those born in this Zodiac. Temperamental, but exciting and passionate about what they love, those born in Cancer Zodiac can be a whirlwind of a person to know. But they’ll never be called boring. Today, a ruby makes a great gift for someone who could use a reminder that they are full of energy and life and have a lot to offer the world around them.
05) Leo: Peridot (July 23 – August 22)
Leo often represents the strongest and most reliable zodiac. The weather is warm, the trees are strong, the crops are at their peak, and the world is comfortable and happy. It’s birthstone, peridot, is representative of this strength. It’s light green color is a perfect pairing with the long evenings of August and the fun of sitting outside and contemplating the world.
Connecting with volcanoes for centuries, it often represents a person who has a similar volcanic personality. Those born in this Leo Zodiac often overwhelm those around them with affection and an outpouring of emotion. Strap yourself in and just go along for the ride.
06) Vigro: Sapphire (August 23 – September 22)
Sapphire is a deep blue birthstone that is connected to the idea of guarding against evil and the problems associated with poisoning. Wisdom and purity are also connected to those stone and it has been used to ward off bad influences for generations. Its color is symbolic of the waning months of the year – there’s only three more after this one.
This true blue stone has since become associated with encouraging honesty in your relationships and making better decisions, making lapis lazuli the perfect gift for Frank Underwood or the other politicians in your life.
07) Libra: Opal (September 23 – October 22)
Opals come in many different colors, which symbolizes the somewhat uncertain nature of Libra as a zodiac. Therefore, it is designed to protect those born in this zodiac from evil or difficult moments. Those born in this Libra Zodiac are often somewhat similar to those born in Virgo, but they have a more spiritual and searching side that makes them roam further from their home.
08) Scorpio: Topaz (October 23 – November 21)
Citrine is one of the rarest varieties of quartz found in nature. Natural citrine has only been found in Spain, France, Hungary, and Arran (a small island off of Scotland). Despite this, it has become the second most popular variety of quartz in jewelry (after amethysts). Jewelers had even been heated treating some lower quality amethysts and smoky quartz gems to change the color to a shade of yellow or reddish yellow to more closely resemble citrines to keep up with a growing demand. Giving a citrine as a gift is a great way to tell someone that they radiate joy and make you experience their joy.
09) Sagittarius: Turquoise (November 22 – December 21)
Turquoise, a light blue gem, matches this zodiac well. It is a love charm that is symbolic of positive success and relaxation. Those born in this Sagittarius Zodiac often achieve great levels of success or have ambitions to try new things or go places that have never been visited. Turquoise’s association with friendship is appropriate because it requires copper and aluminum compounds to work together and form a new mineral, just like a friendship.
10) Capricorn: Garnet (December 22 – January 19)
The beginning of the year is well-represented by the handsome and memorable garnet stone. Those born in this Capricorn Zodiac often move a great deal of life and experience many joyful and amazing things. Garnet matches them well and it is perfect for those who need to travel.
Garnet comes in many different colors, including purple, red, and yellowish-green. Purple birthstones represent a great burst of life and a heavy emotional investment. Red is a vibrant and exciting color that indicates a person who is full of energy and life. Yellow-green is more Earth-bound and is perfect for someone who is reliable and steady.
11) Aquarius: Amethyst (January 20 – February 18)
Amethyst is a member of Quartz family gem and has been engraved, set into jewelry since ancient Egypt and continues to be very popular today. The word ‘amethyst’ comes from the Greek word ‘amethystos’ which translates to ‘not drunken’.
Amethyst is the symbol of wisdom, peace, and royalty. Wearing amethyst birthstone is thought to strengthen the relationship and provide courage when needed.
12) Pisces: Aquamarine (February 19 – March 20)
Aquamarine, Beryl family member, has been connected to the healing and soothing powers of the ocean. It is reflective of the turbulent waters of the ocean, well representing the sometimes virulent and exciting personality of those born in Pisces Zodiac.
Aquamarine signifies good health and energy to cure stomach, liver and heart diseases. Moreover, many sailors often wear aquamarine on their voyages for calming purposes.