The Zodiac sign of Leo is ruled by Sun, one of the planets in the Solar system. The planet Sun rules over the gemstone, or birthstone Peridot. The Peridot has its own unique properties relating to color, crystalline structure, character and abilities. The Peridot gemstone, or birthstone assigned to Leo is believed to influence both positive and negative personality traits and characteristics of those born under the astrological sign of Leo.
Leo Characteristics & Personality
Leo (the sign of the Lion) is the fifth sign of the Zodiac, influencing people born between July 23 - August 23. The Fire signs of Aries, Leo and Sagittarius are associated with action, passion, and energy. Combined with other elements, fire feels that earth will smother it, water will drown it, but air will fan and enliven it. Those born under the sign of Leo possess positive characteristics and personality traits and are often described as:
Negative traits - apt in some circumstances to be:
The Leo Birthstone - the Peridot
The birthstone for Leo is the Peridot. The Zodiac sign of Leo also responds to Onyx, Diamond, Carnelian, Sardonyx and Ruby. The tradition of giving gifts of jewelry containing these stones dates back thousands of years. The gemstone, or birthstone Peridot is believed to conduct the energies of the planet Sun 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 Peridot - the Leo Birthstone
The properties with which the Peridot, the birthstone of the Zodiac sign of Leo, is associated are as follows:
- Love, truth, faithfulness and loyalty
- Fame, dignity, and protection
- The Peridot is also used to enhance prosperity, growth, and openness.
Healing Properties of the Peridot
The healing properties of the Leo birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to:
- Lungs, lymph
- Breast and sinuses
Leo Birthstone Jewelry
Birthstone jewelry as a gift for a person born under the sign of Leo especially of the gemstone, or birthstone Peridot 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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