Astrology and Stones
Ancient astrologers turned to the heavens for answers as to why certain gemstones apparently held magical powers.
They believed that the influence of your astrology sign over your fortune in life is strengthened by wearing, holding or carrying the stone associated with the constellation under which you were born.
See which gemstones are associated with your astrological sign.
December 22 – January 20
Capricorns govern over reputation, career and stress in the community. They have a driving force towards success, money, and authority.
Power Stone: Onyx
Enhances self-mastery and increases renewal of self. Helps to initiate the process of centering and alignment of the total person. It acts as a repellant against negative influences.
January 21 - February 18
Aquarius symbolizes the sign of hopes and dreams, friends and wishes. Aquarians are extremely independent. They are very faithful and supportive in the right relationship. Even though they may get thoroughly involved within a relationship, they need to preserve their privacy and independence.
Power Stone: Amazonite
Calms nerves and aids in creative expression, while it brings joy and clarity to universal love.
February 19 – March 20
Pisces is the sign of eternity, reincarnation, and spiritual rebirth. They have the ability to see into the human psyche and are born with the gift of prophecy. In any relationship, they are the loyal, unselfish, and generous. Naturally kind, and sensitive, they make an excellent friend.
Power Stone: Amethyst
Having long been called the “sobriety stone,” Amethyst brings energies of stability, peace, calm, balance, courage and inner strength.
March 21 – April 19
Aries is the first sign of the zodiac and symbolizes a new beginning. Arians are creative, compassionate, ambitious, and brave individuals who celebrate life, but they might find it hard to hear what other people have to say, especially if other opinions don’t match their own.
Power Stone: Fire Agate
Fire Agate has a deep calming energy that brings security and safety. It is a protection stone with strong grounding powers. Fire Agate helps manifest Divine guidance through action, and assists one in taking decisive action in unclear circumstances.
April 20 – May 20
The Taurus is generally quiet, affectionate, and patient, but is not always fond of change and tends to have a stubborn streak. Although the Taurus is easy going, it does not like to be challenged, or rushed into anything new.
Power Stone: Rose Quartz
The love stone is the most powerful for dealing with affairs of the heart. It opens up the heart for both giving and receiving love. It helps one to be able to love oneself and is good for dealing with a “broken heart”.
May 21 – June 21
Gemini’s are born with the art of persuasion and are lively, energetic and humanistic. As their interests fall in many areas, they probably know a little about almost everything, rather than know a lot about a few things.
Power Stone: Moonstone
Moonstone is associated with the moon and was the stone of the Goddess Diana. This is a reliable stone that has been described as the 'Mother Earth". Moonstone is protective of women and nature, and is a sacred stone of the Moon goddess. Moonstone helps soothe and balance emotions; it will help achieve a balance between heart and mind. It inspires flexibility and wisdom. Moonstone brings insight, perception, and discernment, encouraging you to trust your intuition when making decisions.
June 22 – July 22
Cancers are very imaginative, sympathetic and overall extremely complex. Just as the crab has a hard shell to protect its soft interior, so does a Cancer. In any relationship they have, they are loyal, devoted, affectionate, and very protective.
Power Stone: Sodalite
A stone of logic, rationality, and efficiency. It is a stone of truth, and is particularly useful for honesty of emotions. It increases intelligence, knowledge and learning, and can unite the logical with the spiritual.
July 23 - August 22
Leos are enthusiastic and very creative as well as strong and dominant persons. Generally they are generous, kind, and openhearted.
Power Stone: Crystal Quartz
A good overall health enhancer – it is good for the mind, body and spirit. It is a very powerful dispeller of negativity because it receives, activates, contains and amplifies energy.
August 23 - September 22
Virgos are reserved and modest. Because of their need to keep busy, they are constantly on the move. Most likely they spend whatever free time they may have organizing and planning. They would like to make everything perfect around them and around others.
Power Stone: Tiger Eye
It is useful for focusing the mind. Offers protection during travels and will strengthen one’s convictions and confidence. It is beneficial for the weak or the sick.
September 23 - October 22
Libra is the most easygoing sign of the zodiac, filled with charm, elegance, and a gift of making people feel important.
Power Stone: Aventurine
The clarity of mind and self-confidence that result from wearing this powerful stone energize, inspire, motivate, and enhance one’s ability to relate to others on an emotional level.
October 23 - November 21
A Scorpio is an extremely passionate person. Although they can be generous and gentle, they tend to have an obsessive nature along with a domineering and powerful personality.
Power Stone: Blue Lace Agate
This stone is beneficial in self-analysis and uncovering hidden circumstances that might interfere with well-being. It promotes self-acceptance and confidence, encouraging the speaking of one's own truth.