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Astrology / Birthstones

MONTHS AND CORRESPONDING BIRTHSTONES:
January – Garnet, Rose Quartz
February – Amethyst, Onyx
March – Aquamarine, Bloodstone
April – Diamond, Clear Quartz
May –  Emerald, Chrysoprase
June – Pearl, Moonstone
July –  Ruby, Carnelian
August – Peridot, Sardonyx
September – Sapphire, Lapis Lazuli
October – Opal, Tourmaline
November –  Topaz, Citrine
December – Turquoise, Tanzanite

Every astrological “sun sign” has its very own personality traits.The 12 astrological signs are classified into 4 elements: Fire, Earth, Air and Water.All 12 signs are also divided into 3 “qualities” or “modes: Cardinal, Fixed and Mutable. These 3 “modalities” refer to the seasons of the year and each has their own individual traits.Cardinal signs are at the beginning of every season.

Words describing cardinal traits are: initiative, movement, dynamic, vitality.

Fixed signs are in the middle of every season. Words that describe those traits are: stable, steadfast, persistent and stubborn.

Mutable signs are at the end of every season. Mutable words include: versatile, scattered, adaptable and easy going.

Below is a list of all 12 signs, their corresponding stones, their “element,” “mode,” personality traits and their specific “I” phrase.

Aries
3/21 – 4/20

Main Stones: Amethyst, Fire Opal, Garnet, Jasper, Ruby

Also Beneficial: Apache Tear Obsidian, Aquamarine, Aventurine, Carnelian, Diamond, Hematite, Kyanite

Element: Fire

Quality/Mode: Cardinal

Traits: Pioneering, Adventurous, Courageous, Direct, Enterprising, Energetic, Loves Freedom

Key Phrase: I Am

Taurus
4/21 – 5/21

Main Stones: Carnelian, Emerald, Rhodochrosite, Rose Quartz, Zircon

Also Beneficial: Agate, Aventurine, Chrysocolla, Pink Coral, Kyanite, Light Blue Sapphire

Element: Earth

Quality/Mode: Fixed

Traits: Practical, Reliable, Patient, Enduring, Persistent, Determined, Affectionate

Key Phrase: I have

Gemini
5/22 – 6/20

Main Stones: Agate, Amber, Apophyllite, Aquamarine, Carnelian, Citrine, Clear Quartz, Howlite

Also Beneficial: Celestite, Green Obsidian, Yellow Sapphire

Element: Air

Quality/Mode: Mutable

Traits: Versatile, Adaptable, Logical, Witty, Intellectual, Spontaneous, Lively

Key Phrase: I think

Cancer
6/21 – 7/22

Main Stones: Chrysoprase, Emerald, Moonstone, Pearl

Also Beneficial: Aventurine, Calcite, Carnelian, Chalcedony, Chrysocolla, Jade, Nephrite, Opal

Element: Water

Quality/Mode: Cardinal

Traits: Sensitive, Sympathetic, Maternal / Paternal Instincts, Protective, Cautious, Tenacious, Patriotic

Key Phrase: I feel

Leo
7/23 – 8/22

Main Stones: Chrysoberyl, Clear Quartz, Diamond, Jade, Ruby, Pink Topaz

Also Beneficial: Amber, Aventurine, Carnelian, Golden Beryl

Element: Fire

Quality/Mode: Fixed

Traits: Creative, Generous, Magnanimous, Enthusiastic, Broad minded, Showy, Organized

Key Phrase: I will

Virgo
8/23 – 9/22

Main Stones: Amazonite, Beryl, Citrine, Gold Topaz, Tiger Eye, Tourmaline

Also Beneficial: Amber, Amethyst, Ametrine, Carnelian, Jasper, Malachite, Sugilite

Element: Earth

Quality/Mode: Mutable

Traits: Analytical, Modest, Tidy, Meticulous, Discriminating, Reserved, Hard Working, Eager to Help, Standoffish

Key Phrase: I analyze

Libra
9/23 – 10/22

Main Stones: Jade, Opal, Smokey Quartz, Sapphire

Also Beneficial: Ametrine, Apophyllite, Aquamarine, Aventurine, Blue Tourmaline, Chrysocolla, Kyanite, Rose Quartz, Sugilite

Element: Air

Quality/Mode: Cardinal

Traits: Diplomatic, Harmonious, Easy Going, Romantic, Charming, Refined, Indecisive, Idealistic

Key Phrase: I balance

Scorpio
10/23 – 11/22

Main Stones: Agate, Alexandrite, Hematite, Malachite

Also Beneficial: Fluorite, Garnet, Labradorite, Blue and Green Obsidian, Pink & Red Tourmaline, Red Coral, Red Spinel

Element: Water

Quality/Mode: Fixed

Traits: Powerful, Imaginative, Persistent, Discerning, Strong feelings, Determined, Subtle, Loyal

Key Phrase: I desire

Sagittarius
11/23 – 12/21

Main Stones: Lapis Lazuli, Topaz

Also Beneficial: Aventurine, Azurite, Azurite-Malachite, Black, Brown and Gray Obsidian, Chalcedony, Dark Blue Spinel, Herkimer Diamond, Labradorite, Sodalite

Element: Fire

Quality/Mode: Mutable

Traits: Optimistic, Open Minded, Sincere, Honest, Fun Loving, Versatile, Philosophical, Loves Freedom

Key Phrase: I see

Capricorn
12/22 – 1/20

Main Stones: Black Pearls, Clear Quartz, Garnet, Herkimer Diamond, Moss Agate, Turquoise

Also Beneficial: Agate, Amethyst, Azurite, Azurite-Malachite, Black Coral, Celestite, Green Calcite, Green Tourmaline, Malachite, Onyx, Tree Agate

Element: Earth

Quality/Mode: Cardinal

Traits: Ambitious, Prudent, Careful, Reliable, Sense of Humor, Disciplined, Persevering

Key Phrase: I use

Aquarius
1/21 – 2/18

Main Stones: Amazonite, Clear Quartz, Onyx

Also Beneficial: Amber, Amethyst, Apatite, Aquamarine, Blue Topaz, Chrysocolla, Falcon’s Eye, Fluorite, Labradorite, Turquoise

Element: Air

Quality/Mode: Fixed

Traits: Independent, Friendly, Humanitarian, Progressive, Faithful, Unconventional, Original, Idealistic, Intellectual

Key Phrase: I know

Pisces
2/19 – 3/20

Main Stones: Amber, Amethyst, Blue Sapphire, Coral

Also Beneficial: Aquamarine, Bluish Moonstone, Fluorite, Jade, Opal, Sugilite

Element: Water

Quality/Mode: Mutable

Traits: Compassionate, Emotional, Kind, Impressionable, Intuitive, Sympathetic, Humble, Sensitive, Adaptable

Key Phrase: I believe