The Zodiac sign of Capricorn is ruled by Saturn, one of the planets in the Solar system. The planet Saturn rules over the gemstone, or birthstone Garnet. The Garnet has its own unique properties relating to color, crystalline structure, character and abilities. The Garnet gemstone, or birthstone assigned to Capricorn is believed to influence both positive and negative personality traits and characteristics of those born under the astrological sign of Capricorn.
Capricorn Characteristics & Personality
Capricorn (the sign of the Goat) is the tenth sign of the Zodiac, influencing people born between December 22 - January 20. The Earth signs of Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn are associated with sensation, stability and practicality. Combined with other elements, earth feels that air will dry it, fire will parch it, but water will refresh and nourish it. Those born under the sign of Capricorn possess positive characteristics and personality traits and are often described as:
Negative traits - apt in some circumstances to be:
The Capricorn Birthstone - the Garnet
The birthstone for Capricorn is the blue sapphire. The Zodiac sign of Capricorn also responds to Onyx, Ruby, Turquoise, Blue Topaz and Lapis Lazuli. The tradition of giving gifts of jewelry containing these stones dates back thousands of years. The gemstone, or birthstone Garnet is believed to conduct the energies of the planet Saturn 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 Garnet - the Capricorn Birthstone
The properties with which the Garnet, the birthstone of the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, is associated are as follows:
- purity, truth, faithfulness and friendship
- awareness, commitment, regeneration, insight and removing negativity
Healing Properties of the Garnet
The healing properties of the Capricorn birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to:
- Blood, heart, lungs and infection
- The garnet is also used to enhance sensuality and sexuality.
Capricorn Birthstone Jewelry
Birthstone jewelry as a gift for a person born under the sign of Capricorn especially of the gemstone, or birthstone Garnet 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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