& Minerals of the Zodiac
the years, various stones have been
associated with each of the signs of the
zodiac. There is no official list, but
listed below is what is believed to be the
original stone followed by those added
if you don't track your horoscope on a regular basis,
this list can useful when selecting a gift for someone
when you just don't know what to get them. Selecting a
stone from the list can help cut down your list.
Astrology is a study
of planets, stars and the solar system. This study shows
predictions based on the position of these planets and
stars in an individualís birth chart. Each Zodiac sign
is ruled by a planet and each planet is associated to a
star. The nine gems are also in conjunction with the
nine planets and can protect the wearer from illness and
Each zodiac sign is associated to a number also.
As per Numerology each number is linked to a planet of
the zodiac sign. The characteristic of an individual
broadly depends upon the planet that is positioned in
his birth chart and the fate number that is assigned to
him/her. Now, let us see which zodiac sign is associated
with which gems.
(January 21st to February 19th) Turquoise,
Hawkseye, Amazonite, Amethyst, Aquamarine,
Chrysocolia, Garnet, Jasper, Malachite,
Obsidian, Blue Sapphire.
Aquarius is a water
sign as well as an airy sign. They are
dreamers as well as achievers. Deep seated
and quiet Aquarians make good life
partners. They are highly individualistic
and intelligent. Self made and hard
working Aquarians quietly climb the ladder
of success without other knowing about it.
In love an Aquarian is a giver rather than
a taker. They love freely and completely.
Uranus is the planet associated with
Aquarius. According to Vedic astrology
Saturn is also the lord of Aquarius.
Aquarians are charming and pleasant to
talk with. Since it is the eleventh sign
of the zodiac gains and accumulations come
naturally to them. They have a live and
let live policy and start slow. Since
Aquarius is an airy sign pinning them down
is quite difficult. When in love they are
sincere and dedicated. Catís eye is the
gem stone associated with Aquarius.
Turquoise as well as garnets is favorable
for Aquarians. According to numerology
number 7 is associated with Aquarians.
(February 20th to March 20th) Amethyst,
Aquamarine, Blue Quartz, Diamond,
Moonstone, Jade, Sugalite, Opal, Sapphire
The twelfth and last
sign of the zodiac is denoted by a fish.
Pisceans are deep seated and quiet people
who are interested in occult and
metaphysical subjects. They introspect and
find answers from within themselves. They
are also sympathetic, soft hearted and
loving by nature. Neptune is the lord of
Pisces and so is Jupiter. These people are
academically inclined and do well as
scholars, teachers and preachers. They are
spiritual and philosophical by nature. A
Pisces woman makes a good life partner.
They are devoted to their partner in love
and remain faithful to them. There is
always an urge to give and receive love.
Catís eye and amethyst is the gem stones
associated with Neptune. According to
numerology 9 is the number of Neptune and
3 is also favorable to Pisces.
Cancer, Taurus and Capricorn make
good love partners for a Pisces. These are
general predictions. It may vary according
to an individualís birth chart. So best
wishes for a long and happy journey called
(March 21st to April 20th) Red Jasper,
Carnelian, Bloodstone, Chalcedony,
The first sign of the Zodiac generally considered to be one
of the most fundamental and confident of
all the signs. An Arien is sure to reach
the top ladder of success and glory and
enjoys every moment of it. They are
sexually active and extrovert by nature.
They are also enthusiastic, emotional and
fearless people. Their limitation is their
pride and ego. Often blunt and outspoken
Ariens never mince their words.
Good administrators they assert
superiority and gain respect in society.
When they feel the time is right they go
for the kill. There is sincerity and
truthfulness in your nature. Hence you
expect the same from others. An Aries
father can be dominating and assertive
with his kids. As a mother an Aries woman is ambitious for her kids. She
doesnít discriminate between a son and a
daughter. Basically an Aries mom protects
her kids. Though she is tolerant she lacks
As a lover an Aries is passionate, emotional and
completely dedicated to the partner.
Vibrant and magnetic an Aries simply
sweeps his partner off her feet. An Aries
man is dashing, attractive and can charm
any woman. Aries is ruled by planet Mars.
Mars is an aggressive planet and an earthy
sign. According to mythology Mars is
considered to be the son of mother Earth.
Number 4 is the lucky number for Aries as
4 is the number of Mars. It is
the planet of ambition, motivation and
desire. Red is the color associated with
Mars and Aries. The gem stone associated
with Aries is red corals. If Mars is
exalted in your birth chart then wearing a
red coral will beget good luck and
fortune. Corals also warn the wearer of
ill health by changing color. If you are
anemic or have blood related problems
wearing a red coral can obviate the
problems. Ram is the symbol of Aries.
(April 21st to May 20th) Carnelian, Rose
Quartz, Golden Topaz, Coral, Lapis Lazuli,
Quartz, Sapphire, Sard, Emerald
The second sign of the Zodiac, Taurus stands for
stability and reliability. Taurus is an
earthy sign and the sign of a builder.
Taurians are pragmatic in their
approach and are always associated with
money. Generally they make good money in
stocks and shares. They are basically
bankers and money lenders. Taureans are
short tempered and known for their flare
ups. But they forget it immediately.
They make good life partners and
remain loyal to their partners. They are
passionate, loving and caring people.
Taureans enjoy all the pleasures of life
and like to share it with their loved
ones. Taureans are also God fearing people
who are a mix of mysticism and realism in
them. They are music lovers and enjoy a
good evening of music, wining and dining
with their lover.
Venus is the ruling planet of Taurus. According
to Numerology number 6 is associated with
Venus. The gemstone for Venus is diamond.
If Venus is exalted in your birth
chart then wearing a diamond can enhance
the quality of life.
Venus is a charming and joyful
planet. Wearing diamond along with any
other gem whose planet is also in a
favorable position in your chart can bring
good luck, fame and fortune to the wearer.
Diamond is the most auspicious gem.
A Diamond of yellow hue showers
success and prosperity to the wearer. A
diamond with a white hue is suitable for
ritual functions and spiritual affairs.
Wearing a diamond an individual is
protected from the evil spirits and
negativity. If you feel diamond is
expensive white sapphire can be
substituted with it. Since number 6 is
associated with Taurus wearing a diamond
along with emerald can bring good luck to
the wearer. Green is the color of growth,
prosperity and abundance. Hence emerald
and diamonds or white sapphire can make a
good combination for Taureans.
(May 21st to June 21st) Tiger's
Eye, Citrine, Agate, Aquamarine, Rock
Crystal, Jasper, Onyx, Topaz, Turquoise
This third sign of the zodiac is the most
talented and artistic sign. Mercury being
the Lord of Gemini, people belonging to
this zodiac sign have twin personality.
This is an airy sign whose imagination and
creativity has no bounds. According to Greek Mythology
Mercury is considered to be the son of
Jupiter and Maia, the daughter of Atlas.
He is said to be a friend of Apollo, maybe
that is why he is closest to the Sun. It
is generally seen that if Mercury is
strong in an individualís horoscope that
person will be good in education
especially mathematics. They also make
very good orators and writers. Mercury is
the lord of number 5. People born with
this number are adventurous, always ready
for changes, and enjoy their freedom.
Basically they like to travel, explore far
lands and always look for variety in life.
They are sensual, unattached, and curious
to learn more. Green is the color
associated with Gemini and Mercury. Green
is the color of growth, prosperity and
abundance. Emerald is the gem stone
associated with Gemini. If Mercury is
exalted in a birth chart, wearing an
emerald can enhance their wealth and
general well being. According to
Numerology number 5 is associated with
Gemini and Mercury.
(June 22nd to July 22nd)
Aventurine, Chrysoprase, Moonstone,
Rhodocrosite, Emerald, Diamond
fourth sign of the zodiac is ruled by
people born under this sign love their
roots and home. They are motherly and like
to live in harmony with their siblings and
family. Cancerians are traditional and
prize their possessions with care. They
are also moody and shy by nature. Since
moon is the lord of Cancer, people born
under this sign are cool and collected.
Pearl is the gemstone associated with
moon. Wearing a pearl can bring wealth,
prosperity and plenty for Cancerians.
According to Numerology number 2 is
associated with moon.
These people are musically talented
and do well in fine arts. If moon is
exalted in your birth chart wearing pearls
can enhance the effects of moon. Pearls
have healing properties and are soothing
to the wearer. According to Vedic
astrology wearing pearls can bring
happiness and success in relationship and
conjugal bliss. Pearls are also associated
with the goddess Lakshmi, who is the
goddess of wealth. See to it that the
pearl is round in shape and doesnít lack
luster. Monday is an auspicious Cancerians.
If moon is not well placed in your birth
chart then consult an astrologer to get
appropriate advice. 3, 7 are lucky numbers
for this zodiac sign.
(July 23rd to August 23rd) Gold Quartz,
Rock Crystal, Almandine, Amber, Citrine,
Diamond, Carnelian, Onyx, Ruby
Leos are kings. They
are born leaders. This fifth sign of the
zodiac makes a person successful in life.
Leos are very proud, self-confident,
generous, honest, frank, courageous,
affectionate, charismatic and often
theatrical in their behavior. They are
noble in gesture. They also stand apart in
a crowd. Their personality is striking and
attractive. Sun, the main star of the
zodiac is the lord of Leo. If Sun is
exalted in a birth chart they become
famous as politicians or business leaders.
Leos are known for volatile behavior and
are egoistic as well.
According to numerology Number 1 is
associated with Sun. One is for victory
and success. Ruby is the gem stone for
Leos. Topaz and amber are also favorable
for Leos. Ruby should be set in gold and
worn on the ring finger. This can ward off
the ill effects of other planets. A ruby
that shines at night is supposed to be of
superior quality and should be worn for
good luck. Though ruby is expensive it
begets children for child less couples.
Amber set in silver can be a good
substitute for ruby. Amber jewelry can be
worn for special occasions to bring good
luck to the wearer.
(August 24th to September 23rd)
Citrine, Yellow Agate, Amazonite, Beryl,
Jasper, Carnelian, Sardonyx, Turquoise,
and a great planner, Virgo is a stable
sign of the zodiac.
People born under this sign
generally are very meticulous and expect a
level of perfection from others also.
Cleanliness is a passion and they are
health freaks. Sexually shy and submissive
you enjoy your partner to shower you with
love and affection. Loyal, pensive and
sometimes even critical about others
Virgos make good life partners. Mercury is
the ruling planet of Virgo.
According to numerology number 5 is
associated with mercury and Virgo. 3, 1
are favorable numbers for Virgo.
Emerald and jade is the gem stones
associated with Virgo. If mercury is
exalted or placed in a favorable position
wearing emeralds or jade can get you good
If these two gems are set in silver
along with other favorable gem stone the
wearer can attain all the pleasures and
comforts in life.
These gem stones should be flawless
and of good quality. Gift your loved one
for those special days like birthday or
wedding anniversary and see the smile
lighting her face.
(September 24th to October 23rd) Orange
Citrine, Smoky Quartz, Aventurine, Beryl,
Diamond, Jade, Nephrite, Opal, Peridot,
Emerald, Topaz, Tourmaline
True to the name
Librans are liberated and airy in nature.
They are fun, easy to get along with and
sociable people. This seventh sign of the
zodiac stands for marriage. Librans make
good lovers and are very passionate in
sex. They make good life partners.
Graceful and charming a Libran always
stands out in a crowd. To have a Libran
lover is like enjoying all pleasures of
life in a single stroke. They make life
interesting for their partner. Venus the
god of sex and love is the lord of this
sign. Librans are glamorous and most of
them choose careers in arts and media.
They enjoy fame, name and money. Gem
stones are of different varieties. There
are healing gem stones for sicknesses.
Diamond is the gem stone for Venus. If
Venus is in a favorable position in your
birth chart then wearing a diamond can be
helpful to you. Diamonds should be checked
for purity. They should not have any dots
or blemishes on them. The Diamond of
yellow hue showers success and prosperity.
The Diamond of black hue is suitable for
people who are engaged in inferior jobs or
professions. Women desiring birth of sons
should wear an unblemished white Diamond
having a slight black hue. Besides diamond
zircon is also a good stone for Librans.
(October 24th to November 22nd) Dark
Carnelian, Agate, Aquamarine, Chalcedony,
Chrysoprase, Garnet, Obsidian, Smoky
Quartz, Ruby, Topaz
eighth sign of the zodiac is ruled by
passion, grit and determination. Scorpions
are spiritual and crave for sex, money and
salvation. They are focused and at times
violent also. They have tremendous mind
power and intuition. Scorpions make good
lawyers, and carve a name for them. In sex
you are passionate and possessive of your
partner. But scorpion men can be
flirtatious. Though you may have a good
and lasting marriage your partner may have
to overlook an affair or two. Pluto and
mars are the ruling planets and ruby,
opal, topaz and tourmaline can be worn by
scorpions to beget health, wealth and
happiness. Gifting her opal pendant and
earrings can make your partner glow with
love and happiness. This can enhance your
relationship and turn out favorable for
you. If Pluto is favorable in your birth
chart then these topaz can give you all
the pleasures of life in abundance. Food,
finance, family and fun are the four
things you enjoy most in life.
(November 23rd to December 21st) Sapphire,
Chalcedony, Amethyst, Beryl, Garnet,
Sodalite, Spinel, Topaz
zodiac sign which is knowledgeable,
educated and thinker certainly belongs to
This sign stands for promotion,
fortune and intuition. They are great
thinkers and like to fight for social
issues. This ninth sign of zodiac
certainly stands for mental activity.
Ninth place signifies gains and
Sagittarians accumulate wealth and fortune
early in life. Jupiter is the lord of this
sign and yellow is their color. These
people are idealistic, honest, impatient
and ambitious and philosophical. Topaz,
yellow sapphire is the gem stones
associated with Jupiter. Topaz gives the wearer, good health, wisdom, property, longevity,
name and fame. The wearer is blessed with
children. It gives protection from evil
spirits. Generally Sagittarius women get
married soon. See to it that the stone has
no blemishes and is set in silver or white
metal. A born flirt Sagittarians shower
love on their partners. As a lover you are
warm, open, charming and generous and
glamorous. Number 3 is the lucky number as
per numerology as 3 is the number for
Jupiter. 5, 6 and 1 are favorable to
(December 22nd to January 20th) Onyx,
Amethyst, Beryl, Agate, Malachite,
Obsidian, Peridot, Smoky Quartz, Rose
Quartz, Ruby, Tourmaline
This is the sign for
ambition and leadership qualities. A
Capricorn stands out in a crowd as he is
different from others. They are focused,
moody and soft spoken. A Capricorn woman
is charming and good looking. Their grit
and determination make them successful
business leaders in life. They are clear
about what they want and plan accordingly.
This sign whose symbol is goat climbs the
mountain slowly but steadily.
Capricornianís thrive on adversity and
reap benefits. The tenth sign of the
zodiac Capricorn stands for power,
authority, hard work and money making
comes very easily to these people. They
are not demonstrative of their feelings.
As a lover a Capricorn is very dedicated
and remains a one manís woman. She is
loyal, affectionate and stands by in times
of adversity. Gifting her blue sapphire
which is the gem stone for Capricorn will
get good luck, wealth and prosperity. Blue
is the color of Capricorn as it is ruled
by Saturn. Saturn is a slow moving planet
and is righteous. Turquoise or blue
sapphire is the favorable gems for
Capricorn. Garnet also can bring good luck
to Capricorns. According to numerology 8
is the number for Saturn and lucky number