Cancer Birthstone Characteristics

By Denise on April 11, 2014, 12591 views

The birthstone for Cancer is the Pearl. 

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 Pearl it is also called “the tear drop of the moon”. This symbol of sensitivity, purity and innocence is thought to guide the decisional processes and also to sooth the moody Cancer.

Pearl influence: This birthstone is thought to have a positive influence on opening the mind and taking good decisions. Pearls symbolize sensitivity, charity and integrity and reveal once again the connection of Cancer with the Moon and water.

Pearl health benefits: This gemstone is said to heal digestive ailments and also to calm the nerves, headaches and lower the tension.

Pearl facts: Pearls have been used as an adornment for centuries. Authentic pearls can be found in the sea (natural pearls) or in rivers (freshwater pearls). Nowadays, cultured pearls have almost completely replaced natural pearls from the markets.

Pearl colors: This gemstone comes in white, grey to black shades.

Pearl jewelry: It is recommended to use Pearl for rings, pendants, necklaces, earrings and watches.

Other Cancer gemstones:

Moonstone- symbol of clarity and sensitivity.

Ruby- symbol of devotion and confidence.

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