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Traditions from Around the World:
Elements, Symbols, etc.

    The birth stones tradition can be traced back to the first century. The stones were used in the breastplate of Jewish High Priests.

    The breast plate full of stones, symbolised 12 Israel tribes. Each stone was dedicated to one of the 12 months.


Star Signs Elements Symbols Stones Colors Meanings of Stones Trees, Shrubs, Plants
Aries Fire The Ram Diamond
Ruby
Emerald
Amethyst
All shades of Red Enhances Self-confidence, Raises fighting spirit, Helps communication, relieves headaches Poppy, Thistle, fern, wild olive, dogwood, pomegranate, blackthorn, willow
Taurus Earth The Bull Rose Quartz
Emerald
Lapis Lazuli
All Shades of Blue, deep green Soothing, inspires imagination, promotes learning, enhances self-confidence, deepens activities on the material plane Daisy, dandelion, lily, blackthorn, willow, hawthorne
Gemini Air The Twins Citrine
Amber
Tourmaine
Yellow, Light Green lends sunniness to communication, grounds high-flying imagination, helps concentration Tansy, yarrow, privet, hawthorne, heather, cedar, linden, oak
Cancer Water The Crab Moonstone
Pearl
Peridot
Pale colors, cream, white balances moodiness, relieves stomachaches, soothes sadness and depression, lessens loneliness, strengthens bones, bolsters optimism, lends inner strength, resists emotional instability Water lilies, rushes, heather, cedar, linden, oak, holly
Leo Fire The Sun Yellow Topaz
Tiger's Eye
Ruby
Milky Yellow Amber
Ocher, golden hues restores inner calm, eases stress, grants vitality, strengthens heart energies, grounds visions Sunflowers, chamomile, lavender, holly, hazel, almond, apple
Virgo Earth The Virgin Amethyst
Carmelian
Pyrite
Silver, indigo, dark violet grants freedom from everyday concerns, alleviates worry, stomachaches and bad dreams, strengthens self-confidence and vitality Wintergreen, sage, privet, hazel, almond, apple, grapevine, blackberry, white poplar, aspen
Libra Air The Scales Opal
Jade
Primary colors, shocking pink, night blue frees up energy, enhances judgement, helps kidney functions, bolsters courage to make compassionate decisions Pansy, primrose, violet, strawberry, white poplar, aspen, grapevine, blackberry, ivy
Scorpio Water The Scorpion Ruby
Garnet
Camelian
Black Pearl
Black, blood red, charcoal gray supports inner faith and courage needed to face the world, balances sexual drives, keeps one's feet on the ground, grants calm and solace in troubled times Root vegetables, black poppy, hemlock, ivy, reed
Sagittarius Fire The Archer Turquoise
Amethyst
Citrine
Denim blue, beige, bronze protects against catastrophe, promotes mildness and understanding, acts as agent between lower and higher selves Asparagus, chestnuts, soybeans, reed, elder, yew
Capricorn Earth The Goat Diamond
Falcon's Eye
White Sapphire
All shades of brown, orange raises self-conidence, enhances ambition, augments visionary power, sparks intuition, combines discipline with friendliness Hemlock, black poppy, burdock root, yew, elder, birch
Aquarius Air The Water Bearer Amazonite
Aquamarine
Hematite
Amber
Electric Blue, silver gray, fluorescent colors Opens up inspirational faculties, releases emotions, combats depression, helps ground uranian influences, calms restlessness Dandelions, resins, frankincense, myrrh, birch, rowan, mountain ash, ash
Pisces Water The Fish White Opal
Jade
Pearl
Amethyst
Mauve, purple, aquamarine enhances awareness of illusion, balances kidney function, allays fears, offers soothing consolation, protects against addictive influences Mosses, ferns, seaweed, ash, alder, pomegranate, dogwood, furze, gorse, wild olive



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