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August 05, 2019
When searching for the perfect gift the first thing a lot of people think of is Birthstones. However, traditional birthstones often create limitations and may not always speak to the intended wearer. For instance my birthday is in September and my traditional birthstone is sapphire, but its not really a stone i'm drawn to or have found myself wearing a lot.
I'm just going to shoot from the hip here and assume that if you're reading this, chances are you are into crystals and gemstone jewelry. Dazzled by their depth and beauty, little mirrors to the past and reflections of the present. Maybe you've been searching for the right piece that speaks to you or your loved one but haven't quite been able to find it ... well keep reading!
As I mentioned above, I found myself getting frustrated with my "traditional birthstone" and I wanted to see what was out there. That's when I found Zodiac Birthstones. I felt a deeper connection to these stones and I love that they allow for more options and some fun when searching for that special piece.
There are other birthstone charts as well. Such as the Modern, Mystical, and Ayurvedic. Each of these charts contain their own separate lists of stone in relation to birth months and we will explore those more in the coming months.
For now here's a little guide to zodiac birthstones:
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Aquarius Zodiac Stone: Garnet
Jan 21 - Feb 18
Garnet: Friendly and humanitarian, honest and loyal, original and inventive, independent and intellectual. Intractable and contrary, perverse and unpredictable, unemotional and detached.
Lucky Stones: Amethyst, Aquamarine, Dalmatian Jasper, Hawk’s eye, Purple Fluorite, Obsidian Rainbow, Silver Rutilated Quartz
Pisces Zodiac Stone: Amethyst
Feb 19 - Mar 20
Amethyst: Imaginative and sensitive, compassionate and kind, selfless and unworldly, intuitive and sympathetic. Escapist and idealistic, secretive and vague, weak-willed and easily led.
Lucky Stones: Amazonite,Aquamarine, Clear Quartz, Purple Fluorite, Heliotrope, Labradorite, Obsidian Rainbow, Rainbow Fluorite, Serpentine, Watermelon Tourmaline
Aries Zodiac Stone: Bloodstone
Mar 21- Apr 20
Bloodstone: Adventurous and energetic, pioneering and courageous, enthusiastic and confident, dynamic and quick-witted. Selfish and quick-tempered, impulsive and impatient.
Lucky Stones: Alexandrite, Carnelian, Clear Quartz, Dalmation Jasper, Fire Agate, Rainbow Fluorite
Taurus Zodiac Stone: Sapphire
Apr 21 - May 21
Sapphire: Patient and reliable, warmhearted and loving, persistent and determined, placid and security loving. Jealous and possessive, resentful and inflexible, self-indulgent and greedy.
Lucky Stones: Alexandrite, Aventurine, Carnelian, Malachite, Moss Agate, Obsidian Rainbow, Peridot, Pink Topaz, Smoky Quartz
Gemini Zodiac Stone: Agate
May 22 - Jun 21
Agate: Adaptable and versatile, communicative and witty, intellectual and eloquent, youthful and lively. Nervous and tense, superficial and inconsistent, cunning and inquisitive.
Lucky Stones: Amber, Aquamarine, Blue Chalcedony, Citrine, Herkimer Diamond, Moonstone, Tigers eye , yellow citrine
Cancer Zodiac Stone: Emerald
Jun 22 - Jul 22
Emerald: Emotional and loving, intuitive and imaginative, shrewd and cautious, protective and sympathetic. Changeable and moody, overemotional and touchy, clinging and unable to let go.
Lucky Stones: Aventurine, Black Tourmaline, Clear Quartz, Labradorite, Moonstone, Pink Quartz, Selenite, Silver Rutilated Quartz.
Leo Zodiac Stone: Onyx
Jul 23 - Aug 23
Onyx: Generous and warmhearted, creative and enthusiastic, broad-minded and expansive, faithful and loving. Pompous and patronizing, bossy and interfering, dogmatic and intolerant.
Lucky Stones: Amber, Cat’s Eye, Citrine, Dalmatian Jasper, Golden Rutilated Quartz, Rainbow Fluorite, Rube, Yellow Citrine
Virgo Zodiac Stone: Carnelian
Aug 24 - Sept 22
Carnelian: Modest and shy, meticulous and reliable, practical and diligent, intelligent and analytical. Fussy and a worrier, overcritical and harsh, perfectionist and conservative.
Lucky Stones: Amazonite, Amber, Amethyst, Blue Calcite, Carnelian, Clear Quartz, Golden Rutilated Quartz, Moonstone, Starry Obsidian, Watermelon Tourmaline
Libra Zodiac Stone: Chrysolite
Sept 23 - Oct 23
Chrysolite: Diplomatic and urbane, romantic and charming , easygoing and sociable , idealistic and peaceable. Indecisive and changeable, gullible and easily influenced, flirtatious and self-indulgent.
Lucky Stones: Aquamarine, Bronzite, Citrine, Emerald, Green Apatite, Heliotrope, Moss Agate, Malachite, Serpentine, Smoky Quartz, Yellow Citrine
Scorpio Zodiac Stone: Beryl
Oct 24 - Nov 22
Beryl: Determined and forceful, emotional and intuitive, powerful and passionate, exciting and magnetic. Jealous and resentful, compulsive and obsessive, secretive and obstinate.
Lucky Stones: Almadine Garnet, Carnelian, Citrine, Fire Agate, Golden Topaz, Hematite, Ruby, Smoky Quartz, Turquoise, Yellow Citrine
Sagittarius Zodiac Stone: Citrine
Nov 23 - Dec 21
Citrine: Optimistic and freedom-loving, jovial and good-humored, honest and straightforward, intellectual and philosophical. Blindly optimistic and careless, irresponsible and superficial, tactless and restless.
Lucky Stones:Amethyst, Azurite, Black Tourmaline, Blue Chalcendony, Clear Quartz, Dalmatian Jasper, Labradorite, Lapis Lazuli, Rainbow Fluorite, While Calcite.
Capricorn Zodiac Stone: Ruby
Dec 22 - Jan 20
Ruby: Practical and prudent, ambitious and disciplined, patient and careful, humorous and reserved. Pessimistic and fatalistic, miserly and grudging.
Lucky Stones:Black Tourmaline, Bluye Chalcedony, Emerald, Hematite, quartz, smoky quartz, starry obsidian, white calcite
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