Virgo Birthstone Characteristics

By Denise on April 11, 2014, 12527 views

The birthstone for Virgo is the Sapphire. 

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 Sapphire symbolizes honesty and constancy. It is thought to enhance the positive characteristics of the wearer, this means an even more attentive and observant Virgo.

Sapphire influence: This material is said to channel all energies towards enhancing the positive innate characteristics of an individual, therefore making the Virgo native even more analytical and observant. Sapphire also symbolizes sincerity and reliability.

Sapphire health benefits: This gemstone is said to be able to alleviate all kinds of pain and also to improve any blood or glandular condition.

Sapphire facts: This gemstone has been popular for centuries and is second in strength after Diamonds. Each Sapphire color is said to have its own unique healing properties.  The most valuable hues are medium to dark blue Sapphires.

Gregorian Birthstone Poem mentioning Sapphire:

A maiden born when September leaves

Are rustling in September\'s breeze,

A sapphire on her brow should bind

Twill cure diseases of the mind.

Sapphire colors: This gemstone comes in white, blue and pink shades.

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

Other Virgo gemstones:

Amethyst- symbol of sobriety and wisdom.

Peridot-symbol of vitality.

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