Birthstone and Zodiac Signs
The signs of the Zodiac, including Libra, are used to cast horoscopes from astrological calculations which are used as a guide to personality, relationships and business affairs.
The Zodiac sign of Libra represents the placement in the sky where the sun was during the time of birth and, in the case of Libra, influences people who were born between the dates of September 24 - October 23. The Zodiac sign of Libra is ruled by Venus, one of the planets in the Solar system. The planet Venus rules over the gemstone, or birthstone Opal. The Opal has its own unique properties relating to color, crystalline structure, character and abilities. The Opal gemstone, or birthstone assigned to Libra is believed to influence both positive and negative personality traits and characteristics of those born under the astrological sign of Libra.
Libra Characteristics & Personality
Libra (the sign of the Scales) is the seventh sign of the Zodiac, influencing people born between September 24 - October 23. 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 Libra possess positive characteristics and personality traits and are often described as:
Negative traits - apt in some circumstances to be:
The Libra Birthstone - the Opal
The birthstone for Libra is the Opal. The Zodiac sign of Libra also responds to Peridot, Agate Aquamarine, Tourmaline and Sapphire. The tradition of giving gifts of jewelry containing these stones dates back thousands of years. The gemstone, or birthstone Opal is believed to conduct the energies of the planet Venus 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 Opal - the Libra Birthstone
The properties with which the Opal, the birthstone of the Zodiac sign of Libra, is associated are as follows:
Hope, innocence and purity
Happiness, faithfulness, loyalty and confidence
Healing Properties of the Opal
The healing properties of the Libra birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to:
Libra Birthstone Jewelry
Birthstone jewelry as a gift for a person born under the sign of Libra especially of the gemstone, or birthstone Opal 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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Birthstones & Jewelry Insurance
Your home insurance policy may not fully cover you for birthstone jewelry insurance, engagement ring insurance or wedding ring insurance. Your home insurance policy probably covers jewelry theft, but not loss that occurs for other reasons. A typical home insurance policy will only usually pay a maximum of $1,000 for jewelry theft. Obtain a Jewelry Insurance quote from the Chubb group of jewelry insurance.