Birthstones and Zodiac



February - AMETHYST





July - RUBY







Capricorn - 22 December – 19 January - GARNET
Aquarius - 20 January – 18 February - AMETHYST
Pisces - 19 February – 20 March - AQUAMARINE, AMETHYST
Taurus - 20 April – 20 May - EMERALD, ROSE QUARTZ, SAPPHIRE
Virgo - 23 August – 22 September - PERIDOT, GARNET, BLUE TOPAZ, SAPPHIRE
Libra - 23 September – 22 October - CITRINE, MOONSTONE, SAPPHIRE, OPAL
Sagittarius - 22 November – 21 December - BLUE TOPAZ, TURQOUISE, AMETHYST



Amethyst is associated with spiritual growth and protection, perfect for meditation. Brings courage, calmness, inner peace, heightens natural intuition, and reduces addictive traits. It supports metabolism, and hormonal system, and helps to overcome difficulties in love relationships. It’s a soothing stone with peaceful properties, with a quiet energy that should also help release creativity. Since the stone has such tranquil qualities, it’s a great gift for anyone suffering from anxiety, mood disorders, and addictions. It is a great stone that promotes overall spiritual and emotional health.


Very long time ago, a beautiful maiden was on her way to worship at the Temple of Diana, when she had the misfortune to get on the way of the wine god Bacchus. He was in a bad temper as he had  just endured some slight from a mortal. Hence, he had vowed to take his revenge upon the next person he met. He noticed the maid and unleashed his two guardian tigers upon her. As the tigers were running towards the maiden, Goddess Diana intervened and spared her that terrible fate by turning her into a pure, clear stone. Bacchus was immediately remorseful, and poured his wine over the stone as an atonement, and the crystal became stained by a deep violet hue. After this, the crystal was named after the name of the maiden – Amethyst and it was revered by the ancients for its power to cure drunkenness and calm physical passions.<br>

February birth stone, and Pisces zodiac stone.


Moonstone is associated with good fortune, inspiration, success in love and business, protection when travelling. It can reunite lovers who have quarreled. It is also considered a good luck stone. Used by healers to stimulate the functioning of the pineal gland and balance internal hormone cycles with nature's rhythms.

The white, clear, or rainbow colored moonstone is said to help wearers achieve balance, particularly females. Since ancient times, travelers have used this gemstone as a protective talisman. Moonstone jewelry has been used to alleviate anxiety, depression, insomnia, and to promote creativity. Some believe this gemstone can also help combat the ailments of both old age and childhood. Moonstone is associated with the moon and was the stone of the goddess Diana.

June (modern) and august (traditional) birth stone.

MOP is the iridescent lining of shell, where pearls can grow. Wearing MoP connects you to beauty, provides comfort, love, peacefulness, harmony in relationships. It is said to attract prosperity. It is used to heighten intuition, psychic sensitivity and imagination. It is said to protect from negative influence and transmute negative energy. A traditional use of Mother of Pearl is to purify environments. Mother of Pearl is also used in metaphysics to access primordial and racial memories. Crystal healing and folklore say that Mother of Pearl is helpful for high blood pressure, dizziness, improving vision, cataracts, and wound healing. MoP tends to be highly protective and a particularly potent stone of protection for children. MoP is associated with the ocean, the Moon and the eternal feminine. This idea is also embodied by Boticelli’s “Birth of Venus” where the Goddess of Love, Aprhodite, rising up from the ocean, standing on the seashell.


Mountain crystal is considered to be the most powerful healer and balancing stone of our planet. All shades of color are represented in mountain crystal. It helps to find solutions to problems, increases concentration, improves memory, teaches how to heal oneself. It helps to bring its users energy to best possible state. Mountain crystal is believed to mediate universal light energy. This crystal helps to achieve contact with higher levels of consciousness, and our true self. Protects from negative radiation (e.g. ground, electromagnetic, etc.), increases the level of energy vibration in a building. Helpful with all kinds of physical problems, amongst many are immune system, pituitary gland, burn wounds.

Himalaya mountain crystal has all the good characteristics of a mountain crystal. In addition, it also emits the high spiritual vibration of the Himalaya region.


Turqouise is one of the oldest protection amulets, a symbol of wealth in many ancient cultures. Some ancient cultures (Aztecs, Native Americans) considered it to be a stone of Gods. Good fortune, strength, protection, psychic sensitivity and connection to the spirit world. Helps to neutralize overadcidity, contains antiinflammatory and detoxifying effects, prevents falls. The name means "Turkish stone" as it came to Europe by way of Turkey.

December birth stone.


Ruthilated quartz is also known as the „Stone of the Angels“ – it is believed to be an energizing stone that helps get energy moving on all levels. It is also said to assist with mental focus, attract love and stabilize relationships. Emotionally, rutilated quartz is said to be very helpful in uncovering the causes of mental issues and hang-ups. It is reputed diminishes fears and be excellent at assisting with decision-making processes.

Pearls are most of all associated with femininity and they symbolize fertility, purity, willpower, perfection and romantic feelings. Due to its whiteness and purity pearls are associated with the Moon GoddessAlso, pearls have always been a symbol of status and wealth. In Ancient Rome where pearls were also worn by men, pearls represented power, wisdom, health and happiness.

In China it was believed that pearls and drops of rain are made of dragon’s spit, and both fall on Earth as a result of dragons fighting in the heaven. Pearls were also used to make an aphrodisiac, since the association of pearls with Moon which rules over lovers.

Pearl is a Cancer zodiac stone.


Tourmalines come in a wide variety of colors and it has one of the widest color ranges of any gem species, occurring in various shades of virtually every hue. Tourmaline comes in rainbow of colors. It starts from a clear crystal color, then pale pink to peach, yellow, blue, green, brown, red and all the colors in between. Tourmaline’s colors have many different causes. It’s generally agreed that traces of iron, and possibly titanium, induce green and blue colors. Manganese causes reds and pinks, and also yellows. Some pink and yellow elbaites might owe their hues to color centers caused by radiation, either natural or induced in lab.

According to an Egyptian legend the tourmaline passed over a rainbow during its long journey up from the centre of the Earth. And this caused it to absorb all the colours of the rainbow. This is why it is still referred to as the 'gemstone of the rainbow' today. It was sacred stone to Sun God, Ra.

Tourmaline symbolizes harmony and balance between opposing energies. The many colors of tourmaline are thought to give it protective qualities. Considering that Tourmaline comes in almost all of the colors of the spectrum, it has been related to each of the seven chakras. Tourmaline opens, cleanses, energizes, balances and aligns the energy centers - chakras. Tourmaline is considered to be the gemstone that supports and brings longevity to love and of friendship.


Black star is a grounding stone helping to reduce fears and protecting from the evil eye. It is used as a meditation stone, for it assists in opening the secrets of magic. Supports the ability to learn from mistakes as well as use the lessons learned to achieve success. It helps to remove negative energy and thus benefits physical and spiritual health.

Aquamarine is a good meditation stone, protects aura, provokes high states of consciousness and encourages service to humanity. This stone supports its owner in event of stress, and when overwhelmed by responsibility. Helps to break self-defeating programs, dynamically supports change and helps to find closure to emotional issues. Aquamarine has been said to help with digestive, eye, and teeth problems. According to the old traditions aquamarine promotes healthy relationship and happy marriage, and is said to bring the woman who wears it joy and wealth.

Aquamarine is a member of the beryl family. This stone is known for its blue to blue-green color. The name comes from the Latin for “sea water,” and aquamarine folklore is usually tied to sailors and the sea.

Aquamarine is the birthstone for March.

Rose quartz is a symbol of unconditional love and peace of heart. It is the most important stone in healing the heart and heart chakra. Rose quartz makes people receptive to beauty. The romantic rose quartz attracts love, supports the existing love relations and helps to regain harmony and trust. It also supports in expressing suppressed emotions and helps to ease a feeling of loss. Rose quartz is balancing, healing and calming stone.


Ruby is regarded by ancient Hindus as "king of gems", the July birthstone is the ruby. A stone of nobility, it is known to protect wearers from evils in the world.Ruby supports in setting realistic goals, supports living fully and increases motivation. This stone might be too stimulating for very energetic people. Ruby the realization of one’s dreams. It is one of the stones that helps to attract abundance and wealth.

December birth stone, and a stone of Leo zodiac sign.

Peridot is said to dispel sadness and make its owner more cheerful and optimistic. In the Middle Ages it was thought that peridot is beneficial in helping to ease liver problems and muscle pains. Peridot is also associated with abundance and it is believed to attract riches. This can be perhaps due to the fact that in Greek language, the peridona means “to give riches.”

Peridot is an august birth stone.


Blue topaz is a valuable precious stone associated with wisdom, wealth and abundance. It emits inner light that helps to overcome darkness. On a mind level helps to process and accept new ideas. Topaz has been used to support nervous system, improve eye and liver problems. It also helps to overcome fatigue. Topaz increases its owner’s sense of humor, joy and optimism. The energies mediated by topaz are very refreshing to the body. Protect against enemies and helps to seek out true and sincere friends. This stone increases intuition, and feeling of serenity.

Garnet is a symbol of glory, love, passion, vitality, optimism, courage, beauty and persistence. Garnet helps to revitalize the body, and promote emotional well-being by boosting confidence. Garnet is a root chakra stone and it is believed to be efficient for manifestation. Helps to manifest one's dreams in reality, bring abundance, and prosperity. Garnet promotes success in one's career as it helps to build self-confidence, provide inspiration, and creativity. It can also help to clarify one's life purpose. Some believe that this stone brings protection from evil and bad karma. Native American tribes used garnets to decorate dream catchers and the shields they carried while hunting. They had a strong belief in the medicinal qualities of the stone. Many cultures around the world have thought wearing garnet could help break fevers, protect the wearer from poison, reducing swelling, and stop wounds from bleeding.

Garnet is a protective gem – especially for travelers. Archaeologists have found garnets in burial sites, possibly to protect the dead as they traveled to the afterlife, dating back to 3000 BC. Biblical stories indicate that Noah hung a garnet on the ark to help light his way through the flood. Crosses often have 5 garnets embellishing them, to symbolize the five wounds of Jesus. Though, garnet is not only used in context of Christian religious belief. For instance, the Koran describes Heavens light as all pervasive because it glows with garnets. 

January birth stone. Capricorn zodiac stone.



Chalcedony is also called a Speaker's Stone as it increases the skill of public speaking, calms the stage fright and helps one select the right words. It encourages meditation and reflection. It is said that the great Roman orator, Cicero wore chalcedony pendant around his neck. It also absorbs negative energy, promotes brotherhood and good will, opening the mind to new ideas, instilling feelings of benevolence and generosity.

Labradorite has a protective function. It is a stone of changes and it is useful during transformational periods as it supports the body and mind to move into higher levels. It increases trust in universe and helps to get rid of fears, insecurity and energy of previous negative experiences. Labradorite helps to increase individual’s inner power and resilience.

The name Labradorite comes from the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, which is a famous locality for the stone. The mineral was discovered by Moravian missionaries at Ford Harbour, Paul Island near Nain off the coast of Labrador in 1770. According to an Eskimo legend, the Northern Lights were once imprisoned in the rocks along the Labrador coast, until one day an Eskimo warrior found them and freed most of the lights with a blow from his spear. Not all the lights could be freed from the stone however and for that reason we have today what is known as labradorite.

Malachite is associated with protection and bringing balance to relationships. This stone helps to absorb negative energies and pollutants from the atmosphere and from the body. Guards against radiation, evil eye, clears electromagnetic pollution. Represents seduction, sensuality, beauty, curiosity, aesthetics and the arts of the Muses. Malachite was found in King Solomon’s copper mines in Eilat, and it was also esteemed by the Romans, and Greeks who used it to make talismans. Also, malahicte has always been dedicated to a goddess in whatever culture: in Egypt to Hathor, in classical times to Aphrodite/Venus, in northern Europe to Freya.



Citrine has a nickname the „Merchants’ Stone" and "Success Stone." Helps to manifest goals and transmute negative energies, attract abundance, prosperity, and success. Stimulates the solar plexus and third eye chakras, promotes stamina, intuition. Citrine promotes blood circulation, digestion, immune system. In ancient times citrine was carried as protection against snake venom and evil and impure thoughts. November birth stone.


Marcasite supports us in finding spiritual abundance and it helps us to adjust to different situation. It increases confidence and helps us „shine,“ supports memory and brings clarity to thoughts. The name of the stone is derived from arabic word markaschatsa meaning firestone.


Coral is one of the five sacred stones of the Tibetan Buddhists, symbolizes the energy of life force. Coral is associated with Mother Goddess and it is fertility symbol, worn by women to ensure their fertility. Also, pink or red corals are believed to be a protection against the evil eye. It is also associated with stopping the flow of blood from a wound, curing madness, and calming storms. The Tibetans and Tibeto-Nepalese believe that the person who wears coral will have success in life.

Emerald is the strongest one of the green stones and it guides healing energies to our bodies. Also, it balances and harmonizes enegry levels of aura. Emerald protects during travelling, enhances the art of rhetoric and speech, and helps to maintain youthfulness. Helps to clean aura from negative energies and enhances spiritual capacity. Emerald is connected to heart, brain and lungs, and it helps to maintain the health and natural balance of these organs. Good for memory and concentration. In addition, this stone helps to open intuition as it unites the heart and mind in their wisdom helping us to understand and respect the wealth we carry in our hearts. If given as a gift between lovers, emerald would help to ensure a long and happy life.

There is a belief that Thoth – also known as Hermes or Mercury, the god of knowledge, writing and communication wrote down the secrets of the Universe on a large emerald tablet called the Smaragdina Tabula. This has led emerald to be symbolic of ancient wisdom and arcane information.

Birthstone for month of May.

Lapislazuli can look like a beautiful dark night sky with stars made of golden flecks. These shiny specks are actually traces of iron pyrite. Lapislazuli is a symbol of royalty and honor, gods and power, spirit and vision. It is a universal symbol of wisdom and truth. Activates the higher mind and enhances intellectual ability, is believed to open the third eye. A stone of friendship, joyfulness, brings harmony in relationships. Beneficial to the throat, larynx, and vocal chords, and helps regulate the endocrine and thyroid glands. 

Lapislazuli was considered sacred by the Egyptian Goddess of Truth, Ma’at.

Having a blue color, which is a September birth stone color, the lapis lazuli is an alternate September birth stone next to Sapphire.


Jasper is a nurturing stone, bringing its owner serenity and sense of wholeness. Jasper is a healing stone, and it helps to align chakras. Jasper provides protection and grounds energies in the body. It absorbs negative energy, cleanses and aligns the chakras and aura. Jasper balances yin and yang elements. It aligns the physical, emotional, mental bodies with the spiritual realm. It clears electromagnetic and environmental pollution (including radiation). It helps with dowsing.

Jasper helps to boost confidence, and give s courage to handle problems. It encourages you to be honest with yourself. Also, beneficial for concentrating and improving organisational skills. Jasper stimulates the imagination and transforms ideas into action. Jasper supports the circulatory, digestive and sexual organs. It balances the mineral content of the body.


Pink Opal helps to bring joy back into life, and supports us when we want to leave behind old patterns and behaviours not working for us anymore. Pink opal has a calming effect. This stone supports renewal in our way to self-acceptance and love. Physically, Pink Opal soothes irritated skin, helps with problems related to circulation, lungs, heart, liver and spleen, and it is also believed to be beneficial for those suffering from hypoglycemia and diabetes. Since opals contain water, it is not a good idea to leave them in sunlight, since they might become brittle and break. Pink opal relates to heart chakra and fits best to Cancer, Libra, Pisces, Scorpio zodiac signs.




Dendrite agate is also known as the “Stone of Plenitude”, Dendritic Agate is associated with abundance, prosperity and growth - this refers to all aspects of its owner´s life, e.g. not just financial. This stone can boost self-confidence and perseverance, as well as transform negative energies (both in the environment and the body) into positive energies.


Tourmalinated Quartz is a grounding stone that erases negative energy and raises consciousness level. Often used as a good luck charm. Black Tourmaline, or Schorl, is the variety of Tourmaline most often present in Tourmalinated Quartz. This is a valued stone in metaphysical circles, and it is used for grounding and clearing. Black Tourmaline is also exceptional at blocking and transmuting negativity, making it a good stone for releasing fear, worry, and for protection of one's energy field.  Black Tourmaline helps also clear the electromagnetic pollution from technology, e.g. computers and cell phones.

Clear Quartz is known as the master healer of the mineral kingdom and is often used amplification, focus, and programmability.  Clear Quartz to be a great tool for manifestation, meditation, and attuning to the purpose of our soul.   

The combination of Clear Quartz and Black Tourmaline creates a powerful combination of protection against negativity and aiding us in spiritual growth. 




Rhodochrosite is a heart chakra stone and represents selfless love and compassion. Those dealing with loss will find a deep love within this stone. Comforting and positive, Rhodochrosite helps to bring repressed emotions to the surface to be acknowledged, addressed, and released, allowing for much personal growth to take place. Rhodochrosite aids in self-forgiveness and self-love.

Rhodochrosite is also good for clearing the Root and Solar Plexus Chakras, improving self-worth, attracting love, and relieving emotional stress.

Physically, Rhodochrosite heals the heart, adjusts imbalances in the circulatory and nervous systems, relieves migraines, and clears up infections. As rhodochrosite is a heart chakra and a relationship stone, it helps to improve emotional and physical aspects of your intimate relationships.


Pietersite is a high vibration stone that is used by many healers in their energy work. Pietersite is a very powerful stone, and power and strength can be strongly amplified with it through releasing suppressed emotions. It is believed that pietersite can protect one from bad weather conditions, especially while driving. Creative people will get a more self-confident and in their creative work when wearing pietersite. This stone can assist in finding creative solutions to problems.

As a very powerful stone, meditating with Pietersite can facilitate a deep meditative state, even to the point of trances and out of body experiences.

Pietersite can assist with such issues as exhaustion, confusion, headaches and breathing problems.


Larimar is a high energy crystal that emits serenity and love. Excellent meditation stone. Larimar supports spiritual development and helps to erase limiting beliefs, making us more open. Also, larimar helps to get rid of past traumatic experiencs, and it supports the balance of psychological and physical body. It is a healing stone that dissolves fears, and improves communication and public speaking skills.


Moldavite is a tektite and is the only "extraterrestrial" gemstone, which is found only in the Moldau Valley in Czechoslovakia. Moldavite is associated with the heart, third eye, and crown chakras. This stone is related to the Star card of the Tarot as it enhances inner journeys, channeling, cosmic consciousness. It is a powerful stone also called a “stone of transformation”. Moldavite has been said to raise the vibrational level of both the human race and the Earth.

Moldavite works well with other crystals and stones as it promotes the vibrational level of all healing. This stone is used in crystal healing particularly for hair loss, fertility issues, and promoting new cell growth.