Zodiac stones and their meaning
Zodiac jewellery is one of the most popular types of gifts. They are easy to personalise as are based on the date someone was born, making the gift more meaningful. Have you ever wondered what are the zodiac stones and their meaning? Stones have been used since ancient times for a variety of purposes that are still relevant to us these days.
Take a look at the zodiac chart and the below to find the stone that is associated to your sign and its properties.
Aries- The Ram
Rubies used to be worn to protect the body and banish sadness. We use beautiful semi-precious ruby in our ruby zodiac ring and pendant.
Represented by the element of fire, Aries are determined, loyal and born leaders which is why they are linked to the powerful ruby.
Taurus- The Bull
A Taurus is represented by emeralds, symbols of hope, successful love and infinite patience.
Emeralds are also considered to be the sacred stone of the goddess Venus and have been used to heal the mind and body, enabling the wearer to enjoy life to the fullest.
Taurus are dependable, proud and sensual.
Gemini- The Twins
Gemini’s stone is aquamarine, said to inspire truth and trust. It was also considered the stone of eternal youth and happiness.
Aquamarine is believed to be a healing stone and to relieve stress from the body.
Geminis are social, excitable and great optimists, as they enjoy the freedom of their corresponding element air.
Cancer- The Crab
The moonstone is associated with the zodiac sign of Cancer, and it is a stone of inner strength and growth. Moonstones have a calming effect and is believed to restore emotional balance.
As a water sign, Cancers are highly emotional making them caring, sensual and intuitive.
Leo- The Lion
Leo's stone citrine is the stone of manifestation, imagination and personal will. Carrying the power of the sun, citrine is warm and comforting, energising and awakens creativity and imagination.
Leos are ruled by the sun, making them ambitious, bold and passionate and the citrine is their complementing stone.
Virgo- The Virgin
Peridot is a powerful cleanser, it releases and neutralises toxins on all levels and alleviates jealousy, resentment, spite, bitterness, hatred and greed. Virgo's Peridot opens our heart to joy and new relationship.
As an Earth sign, Virgos are loving, faithful and intellectual which is enhanced by wearing peridot in their jewellery.
Libra- The Scales
Sapphire is a stone of wisdom and royalty, of prophecy and divine favour. It is said that sapphire improves concentration to help focus the mind.
Libras are known for their outgoing, artistic and captivating nature and these characteristics are enhanced by wearing sapphire as part of their jewellery.
Scorpio- The Scorpion
Opals are considered to bring peace and consciousness.
It was believed that opals help to heal the eyes to restore light and energy into the wearer.
Passionate, loyal and resourceful, the Scorpion is an emotional sign and can be calmed by the opal stone.
Sagittarius - The Centaur
Crystal quartz is considered one of the most powerful stones for its protective powers and is said to provide mental clarity to those who wear it as part of their jewellery.
Known for being adventurous, selfless and independent, Sagittarius is linked to the crystal quartz stone.
Capricorn- The Goat
Turquoise is the stone of kings, shamans and warriors and offers protection. It is said to contain anti-inflammatory and detoxifying effects to act as a healing stone and sooth the wearer.
Capricorns are practical and ambitious but this does not stop them from being loving and faithful. The healing properties of turquoise can benefit this zodiac sign.
Aquarius- The Water Bearer
Rose quartz carries a soft energy of compassion and peace, tenderness and healing, nourishment and comfort. Renowned for its healing properties, rose quartz has been used for deep inner healing and is believed to be a symbol of love.
Social yet independent, an Aquarius is easy going and this can be strengthened by the rose quartz.
Aquarius is the sign of visionaries, unconventionality and intellectual independence.
Pisces - The Fish
Amethyst, the Pisces stone, has been used for easing anxiety and balancing energy. Amethyst is said to promote psychic abilities Greeks honoured the god of wine, Bacchus, with amethyst to bring prosperity to those who possess it.
Selfless, spiritual, happy, intuitive, dreamers, easy-going are just some of the descriptions for a Pisces.
Does your own star sign reflect your personality or have you found yourself in another?