Aquarius Birthstone Characteristics

By Denise on April 11, 2014, 12705 views

The birthstone for Aquarius is the Amethyst. 

A birthstone is a gemstone that represents a certain month of birth or in this case, a certain zodiac sign. Gemstones are precious or semi precious stones, also called jewels. These are pieces of mineral that are cut and polished in various shapes and are then used in different valuable jewelry or other objects. A gemstone is more valuable as it is harder to find or difficult to prepare.

Beside the aspect, most gemstones are also considered to have a certain influence on the wearer. They can attract a certain type of energy, enhance the personality of the wearer or protect him from negative influences. Some gemstones are also said to be beneficial in health matters.

The Amethyst symbolizes stability, balance and inner strength. Amethyst is said to have empowering energy on the Aquarius and also enhance their ability to express their feeling or communicate with other people.

Amethyst influence:  This birthstone is thought to help the wearer express their ideas to others. It is also a symbol of inner strength and balance; two things Aquarius natives put great value on.

Amethyst health benefits: Amethyst is said to boost general healing and sooth headaches and arthritis.

Amethyst facts: This gemstone is part of the quartz family and was believed by ancient Greeks and Romans to ward off alcohol intoxication. Brazil is the main place where the most valuable Amethyst stones can be found nowadays.

Gregorian Birthstone Poem mentioning Amethyst:

The February-born shall find

Sincerity and peace of mind,

Freedom from passion and from care,

If they an amethyst will wear.

Amethyst colors: This gemstone comes in all kinds of purple, mauve shades.

Amethyst jewelry: It is recommended to use Amethyst for rings, pendants and earrings.

Other Aquarius gemstones:

Amber- symbol of courage.

Garnet- symbol of faithfulness and awareness.

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