The Zodiac sign of Virgo is ruled by Mercury, one of the planets in the Solar system. The planet Mercury rules over the gemstone, or birthstone Sapphire. The Sapphire has its own unique properties relating to color, crystalline structure, character and abilities. The Sapphire gemstone, or birthstone assigned to Virgo is believed to influence both positive and negative personality traits and characteristics of those born under the astrological sign of Virgo. The Zodiac sign of Virgo also responds to Zircon and Agate.
Virgo Characteristics & Personality
Virgo (the sign of the Virgin) is the sixth sign of the Zodiac, influencing people born between August 24 - September 23. 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 Virgo possess positive characteristics and personality traits and are often described as:
Negative traits - apt in some circumstances to be:
- Set high value on money and possessions
The Virgo Birthstone - the Sapphire
The birthstone for Virgo is the blue sapphire. The Zodiac sign of Virgo also responds to Carnelian, Zircon, Sardonyx, Peridot and Agate. The tradition of giving gifts of jewelry containing these stones dates back thousands of years. The gemstone, or birthstone Sapphire is believed to conduct the energies of the planet Mercury 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 Sapphire - the Virgo Birthstone
The properties with which the Sapphire, the birthstone of the Zodiac sign of Virgo, is associated are as follows:
- Truth, sincerity and constancy
- Clairvoyance, insight and interpretation
Healing Properties of the Sapphire
The healing properties of the Virgo birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to:
- Lowering fevers and inflammation
- Hearing problems, cancer and burns.
Virgo Birthstone Jewelry
Birthstone jewelry as a gift for a person born under the sign of Virgo especially of the gemstone, or birthstone Sapphire 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.
Birthstone Zodiac Signs - Birth Stone - Gemstone - Birthday - Sign - Date - Month - Gemstone
Gem - Color - Facts - Information Guide - Symbolism - Significance - Birth - Stone
Personality and Characteristics - Birthstone