The planet Uranus rules over the gemstone, or birthstone Amethyst. The Amethyst has its own unique properties relating to color, crystalline structure, character and abilities. The Amethyst gemstone, or birthstone assigned to Aquarius is believed to influence both positive and negative personality traits and characteristics of those born under the astrological sign of Aquarius.
Aquarius Characteristics & Personality
Aquarius (the sign of the Water Bearer) is the eleventh sign of the Zodiac, influencing people born between January 21 - February 19. The Air signs of Gemini, Libra and Aquarius are associated with thought, perspective and communication. Combined with other elements, air feels that water will obscure it, earth will suffocate it, but fire will inspire and uplift it. Those born under the sign of Aquarius possess positive characteristics and personality traits and are often described as:
Negative traits - apt in some circumstances to be:
- Lacking in concentration
- Apt to dwell on personal slights
The Aquarius Birthstone - the Amethyst
The birthstone for Aquarius is the Amethyst. The Zodiac sign of Aquarius also responds to Garnet and Jasper. The tradition of giving gifts of jewelry containing these stones dates back thousands of years. The gemstone, or birthstone Amethyst is believed to conduct the energies of the planet Uranus with which it is sympathetic and that wearing jewelry containing the gemstone will focus the energies of the planet and sign through the gem.
Properties of the Amethyst - the Aquarius Birthstone
The properties with which the Amethyst, the birthstone of the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, is associated are as follows:
- Stability, peace, balance, courage, inner strength
- Sincerity and a calm disposition
Healing Properties of the Amethyst
The healing properties of the Aquarius birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to:
- Withdrawal symptoms of any sort of addiction - referred to as the the "sobriety stone" as it was believed to prevent drunkenness and used to treat alcoholism and other types of addictions.
- Headaches, insomnia, arthritis, pain relief, circulatory system issues and general healing
Aquarius Birthstone Jewelry
Birthstone jewelry as a gift for a person born under the sign of Aquarius especially of the gemstone, or birthstone Amethyst is extremely popular for a child, a baby, a wife, a mother or a new grandmother. All different types of jewelry are available including rings, bracelets, pendants, earrings and necklaces.
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