Gemstone Information

Gemstone Information

Gemstone Glossary

Birth Month Stones are as follows:

January: Garnet
February: Amethyst
March: Aquamarine
April: Diamond
May: Emerald
June: Pearl or Moonstone
July: Ruby
August: Peridot
September: Sapphire
October: Opal
November: Citrine or Topaz
December: Turquoise or Zircon


Zodiac Stones are as follows:

Aquarius: Garnet
Pisces: Amethyst or Aquamarine
Aries: Bloodstone
Taurus: Sapphire
Gemini: Alexandrite or Agate
Cancer: Emerald
Leo: Peridot or Onyx
Virgo: Carnelian
Scorpion: Beryl
Sagittarius: Topaz
Capricorn: Ruby


Gemstone Qualities

Amazonite – Soothes emotions and aids creative expression. Star sign – Gemini

Amethyst – Peace and harmony. Radiates divine love. Amethyst quickens wits and increases telepathic powers. Using it for several weeks aids sobriety and helps overcoming alcoholism and other addictions. Star sign – Aquarius

Aventurine – Balances the yin-yang energies. Star sign – Aries

Aquamarine – It is the stone of joy, peace and happiness and especially renews relationships. It is also used for soothing and calming emotional fears.

Black Onyx – Balances the yin-yang energies. Star sign – Leo

Carnelian – Aids concentration and memory. Star sign – Taurus

Citrine – Joy and prosperity, attracts abundance. Considered to be a joyous stone symbolizing celebration and rebirth. Citrine is considered as the gem of light heartedness, it is believed to bring a good sense of humor to an otherwise unpleasant situation. Star sign – Leo

Clear Quartz – Amplifies energy and thought. Star sign – all

Fancy Jasper – Protects, grounds and balances. Star sign – Leo

Flourite – Advances the mind and increases concentration. Star sign Pisces

Garnet – Garnets protect travelers from accidents, protects dreamers from nightmares. Garnet is believed to be the sign of friendship, loyalty and devotion. It is recommended for good health, recovery from skin diseases, for annihilation of enemies and for rise in life. It enhances physical and mental strength. Garnet is a suggested gift for your second anniversary. Star signs Aquarius and Leo

Hematite – Reduces stress, strengthens and energises. Star sign – Aries

Labradorite – Encourages patience and understanding. Star sign - Scorpio

Mookaite – Soothes and calms the mind. Allows focus and clarity. Star sign – Aries

Moonstone – Stimulates Confidence and balances the emotions. It is believed to bring good fortune. Legend says that Moonstone is a highly prized gift for lovers as it arouses tender passion. Star sign - Cancer

Obsidian – Brings purity and balance on all levels. Star sign – Virgo

Peridot – Inspires happiness, regenerates body and mind. Peridot has been credited with a host of magical powers and healing properties, such as protection against nightmares and possessing the power to ward off evil. A recommended gift for the sixteenth wedding anniversary. Star sign - Virgo

Rhodonite – Encourages harmony and compassion. Star sign – Taurus

Rose Quartz – Stimulates harmony and compassion. Star sign – Libra

Tiger Eye – Balances the yin-yang energies. Brings cheerfulness and optimism. Star sign – Capricorn

Turquoise – Brings peace of mind and understanding. Believed to bring happiness and good fortune to all. Turquoise is considered to be good blood purifier. Star sign – Pisces

Turquoise Howlite – Reduces stress and encourages patience. Star sign – Gemini

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