Cancer Birthstone Characteristics

By Denise on April 11, 2014, 44936 views

The birthstone for Cancer is the Pearl, meaning that natives from this zodiac sign are more protected when wearing this gemstone. Pearl may influence the behavior of Cancer by strengthening the positives and toning down the negatives.

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.

This birthstone will enhance creativity and imaginatio and will push Cancer to trust their instincts more. At the same time it may help temper Cancer's tendency towards wishful thinking and will put them on a path to action.

The Pearl also speaks about devotion, sense of faithfulness and friendship.

Pearl Birthstone

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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