Zodiac gemstones are also known as Astral stones. The word Astral is derived from Astrology and has been an important part of holistic beliefs for centuries. The idea is that your Astrological sign is linked to a gemstone on earth that resonates with the wearer. Lets take a look at some of the various gemstones and methods to determine which gemstone is perfect for you.
Below we offer a list of the Zodiac signs and the dates associated with them as well as the assigned gemstone. Most of these gems differ from a Birthstone so you may choose to wear your birthstone, Zodiac gemstone or both!
This stone is based on your life path number according to numerology. To find out what number represents your life path do the following calculation:
Courage and Strength
Security, Diplomacy, Self-Confidence
Communication and Creativity
Green Quartz (Aventurine)
Balance, Stability, Well Being
Peace, Courage and Tolerance
Harmony and Light
Inner Light and Spirituality
Material Success, Self-Confidence and Intellectuality
Unconditional Love and Friendship
Originally the Birthstone gemstones were associated with a zodiac sign or the month of a individuals birth. Many people believe that wearing the gemstone assigned to your birth month brought good luck and is a charm that carried protective powers. Some still believe this today. Especially those who follow astrology closely. More importantly Most of the people in the world love gems and adorn themselves with them whether they be mounted in pendants, rings or bracelets. Even more popular we still see the practice of wearing the gemstone tied to our birth month, Astrology, and Healing - Holistic.
|Birth Month||Modern Birthstones||Traditional Birthstones||Mystical Birthstones||Ayurvedic Birthstones|
|November||Yellow Topaz, Citrine||Citrine||Pearl||Topaz|
|December||Blue Topaz, Turquoise||Zircon, Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli||Onyx|
Each Month has one or more gemstones associated with it. We will go over the birthstones for each month. The love of gemstones are selected many times due to birth month.
This stone is also given as a present for second Wedding Anniversaries
Amethyst is believed to induce peace, serenity and temperance in you, plus it will restrict sensual and alcoholic intoxication, which may be good or bad. Amethyst is said to improve your skin and hair, and prevent baldness.
These stones are usually given as a gift for a 19th Wedding Anniversary gift.
Diamond is one of the most precious gems found on Earth. The hardest gemstone and used in many types of Technology other than Jewelry. Diamonds come in a variety of colors from White / transparent to Black. April’s stone the diamond is also believed to heal and are traditionally linked to love, and both endure forever because of diamond’s eternal strength.
The Diamonds is traditionally given on the 10th and 60th Wedding Anniversary as a gift.
The Emerald is given on the 20th and 35th Wedding Anniversary as a gift.
Ancient peoples believed the moonstone changed with the phases of the Moon. The pearl is associated with chastity and modesty. Stable marriages are said to be the result of pearls. The Pearl is given on the 30th Wedding Anniversary as a gift.
The Ruby is given on the 15th, 40th and 80th Wedding Anniversary.
Peridot comes in many beautiful shades of green. It is one of few gems that is never treated for color in any way. Mined around the world some of the most beautiful Peridot comes from Asia and Pakistan. Peridot is believed to protect those who wear it from evil, particularly from the forces of darkness. It can also increase the healing power of medicinal drugs. Ancient Egyptians associated the gemstone Peridot with the sun.
The Peridot Gem is given on 16th Wedding Anniversary as a gift.
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