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Earth Element Crystals - For Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn.

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Taurus (21 Apr - 20 May) - Emerald, Malachite, Green Aventurine and Amethyst.


SYMBOL: The Bull

PLANET: Venus FLOWER: Poppy Feminine | Fixed Earth Ruled by Venus, Taurus love beauty, aesthetics and....well, love! Taurus is the earthy incarnation of Venus energy, which means they love physical pleasures, they love to relax and can sometimes be down right lazy, but when they are committed to something they will dig in their hooves, dedicate themselves to that goal, and attain it no matter what it takes!


Like the sleepy red poppy, Taurus people remind us to stop and smell the roses, take longer walks, eat delicious food, and spend some time in the stillness of our life.

Taurus is the second sign of the zodiac and the main birthstone for Taurus is the Emerald. The Emerald is a green precious gem that means peace and prosperity. This lucky stone can influence the complete personality and life of the Taurus natives and help them transform their energies for betterment in all spheres of life.


The Emerald oozes elegance and the promise of wealth and prosperity, which aligns beautifully with paying homage to the heart-felt luxuries that make Taurus people feel so rewarded after a hard days work. This precious gem appeals to their more extravagant nature but also connects deeply with the natural gifts bestowed upon the earth by mother nature. For those who cannot shake the age-old Taurus trait of being stubborn, the Emerald entices them to sit at peace and simply let it go

Use Emerald for:


  • Good luck charm.

  • Attracting powerful positivity.

  • Letting go.

  • Awakening spiritual attributes.


Some more great Taurus crystals are:

Malachite - Malachite is perfect for bringing balance to the left and right side of the mind. Malachite also helps the chakras to align, which reduces stress and helps Taurus people to loosen the grip on perfectionism. This swirled green stone gently nudges Taurus people to move away from self-limiting beliefs which may stop them from stepping out and letting the full spectrum of their inner light shine bright.


Green Aventurine - Green Aventurine helps the sign of Taurus to re-connect with their heart, it stimulates inner-peace and increases positive feelings. Aventurine is considered a stone of prosperity, it attracts good luck and material abundance, it soothes the soul and promotes prosperous opportunities


Amethyst - Amethyst is believed to bring inner peace to Taurus people, it’s the perfect gemstone to have around especially when going through some rough patches in life. It symbolizes peace and relaxation and can help Taurus see past their own stubbornness.

Whether you are a Taurus, Sun, Moon or Rising these crystals can be really helpful for opening to your loving heart, bringing balance and aiding in letting.


 

Virgo (23 Aug - 22 Sept) - Sapphire, Amazonite, Blue Topaz and Chrysocolla.

SYMBOL: The Virgin / Harvest Maiden

PLANET: Mercury FLOWER: Chrysanthemum

Feminine | Mutable Earth Known as the 'list maker' of the zodiac Virgo is organised, on time and ready to lend a hand!


With their ruling planet as Mercury they are known for their great communication and practical skills. Loyal, kind, humble and highly intelligent, they are loved for their empathic and reliable nature. Virgos are perfectionists. They have a natural inclination to make sure everything they do is perfect. They are also very detail-oriented. This quality applies to everything they do, even in something as simple as sharing their thoughts.


Virgos are methodical and quick thinkers, yet they have so much mental energy that they are frequently stressed and tense. Virgos can be meticulous and single-minded in their pursuit of improvement. However, this also makes them extremely dedicated to the people in their lives, and helps them find success professionally. Some of their best qualities are because they're such thoughtful, well-grounded people.


As critical thinkers, Virgos can also be chronic over-thinkers who plan down to the last detail. Their minds are so busy all the time, constantly thinking about things they need to do or how they can get ahead on their next project. This means they also overthink emotions and relationships, which is why Sapphire is such a great gemstone for easing their worry, aiding communication and calming their mind!


Sapphires are believed to help enhance a Virgo’s positive traits and ease their negative characteristics at the same time, for better personal growth and development. Wearing a Sapphire is thought to make meticulous Virgos more observant, therefore aiding their quests for perfection. These blue stones are also thought to keep Virgos safe from the jealousy and ill-will of those who envy them.


Use Sapphire for:


  • Truth, sincerity and constancy.

  • Helping its wearer be more eloquent and thoughtful with their words.

  • Clairvoyance, insight and interpretation.

  • Sometimes called the “wisdom stone,” Sapphires are known for their positive influence over mental, emotional, and spiritual states of being.


Some more great Virgo crystals are:

Amazonite Amazonite is an earthy stone that is ideal for bringing balance to Virgo energy. It helps them release their obsessiveness and accept the unique character that comes from imperfection. It is also great at reducing fear and worry, soothing their spirit, balancing their emotional state and quieting their active mind. It encourages Virgos to go with the flow and not get so hung up on the schedule.

Chrysocolla Chrysocolla is the stone of tranquillity, acceptance and patience. This vivid blue-green crystal encourages honesty, communication and inspiration in all facets of life. Chrysocolla encourages Virgo to freely express themselves, making it an excellent stone for their self-conscious nature. Virgos tend to be highly critical, especially of themselves. Chrysocolla’ s gentle yet wise energy is the perfect match for maiden Virgo. Chrysocolla can also benefit high-strung Virgo by helping them relax and find little moments of tranquillity in their jam-packed schedules.


Blue Topaz - Blue topaz crystal is used for reflecting the energy of the mind. Virgos may utilize the energy of this stone to boost their self-confidence and ability to comprehend complex concepts and ideas. This crystal is most beneficial for Virgos that want to improve their creativity, increase attention, achieve perfection and articulate their feelings and thoughts.

Whether you are a Virgo, Sun, Moon or Rising what these birthstones all have in common is that they encourage Virgo to connect to community while still honouring their love of efficiency.


 

Capricorn (22 Dec - 19 Jan) - Garnet, Lapis Lazuli, Obsidian and Tourmaline.


SYMBOL: Mer-goat

PLANET: Saturn FLOWER: Pansy Feminine | Cardinal Earth

Capricorn, the responsible one in the Zodiac. Known for their ambitious drive and cool wit these mer-goats are ruled by the Great Malefic, Saturn, also known as the "Cosmic No".


This is why things can tend to get a little heavy for Capricorns, they can take on too many tasks and get serious burnout! Saturn helps them to look and what they really need in their life and focus on it. Saturn can be a bit of a dark and heavy planet, and Capricorns do love to dive deeply into anything they are interested in, which is why many of the crystals chosen for Capricorn are dark, deep and heavy!


Capricorns are characterised as some of the most determined and dedicated personalities of all the signs of the zodiac. They are usually high achievers, who are incredibly ambitious, resolute and very hard working. At the same time, Capricorns are pragmatic and always ready to help those in need. They can sometimes do this almost to a fault, taking on way more than they can handle. Capricorns are focused on always making progress, they love to climb the mountain and their mantra is "slow and steady wins the race". Because these earthy element traits can get a bit out of balance sometimes, Capricorns tend to be the overachievers of the zodiac.


Garnet is the main birthstone associated with Capricorn, it is a deep red stone, so deed that it sometimes looks black. It is also known for being quite heavy and dense!


Capricorns naturally seek out the approval of others to help them feel worthy, which explains why many of them are workaholics. They also tend to be pessimistic, sarcastic and suspicious in nature – doubting the praise or approval they do obtain.


Wearing a garnet can balance out unwarranted feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt and help a Capricorn forge ahead in their life’s path in a more relaxed and confident manner.


Use Garnet for:

  • Revitalising, purifying and balancing energy, bringing serenity or passion as appropriate.

  • Courage and hope.

  • Passion, creativity, and strength.

  • Good luck and prosperity.

Some more great Capricorn crystals are:

Tourmaline Tourmaline has a special connection to Capricorn because of its ability to purify negativity whether within oneself or in one’s surroundings. It also clears the mind of cluttered thoughts, allowing the goal-oriented Capricorn to focus on what’s important and let go of thoughts and energies that no longer serve them.

Lapis Lazuli Lapis Lazuli brings a lot of focusing power and determination.

Lapis lazuli is the stone associated with Saturn, the ruling planet of Capricorn. This Capricorn birthstone is a relatively rare rock occurring in a bright blue colour. Lapis lazuli is believed to stimulate a heightened state of awareness and expand perspective, and keeps the ambitious Capricorn objective and firmly grounded to reality. The birthstone for Capricorn is also thought to chase away negative emotions, including fear and jealousy, and enhance creativity.


Obsidian - Obsidian is a grounding stone that is helpful to Capricorn. This Capricorn gemstone keeps them grounded, giving them better control of themselves as they goes about realizing their ambitions. This gemstone is often viewed as a source of protection and will keep Capricorns grounded and safe. With the Capricorn being ambitious and driven, there is a risk of people wanting to harm them, something that this stone is believed to offer protection against.

Whether you are a Capricorn, Sun, Moon or Rising what these crystals all have in common is that they encourage Capricorn to connect to their inner wisdom and intuition while staying ambitious and driven.


We hope you found this article useful and look forward to sharing more information with you on the Star signs and their birthstones!

Read about the Water Element crystals here. Read about the Fire Element crystals here.





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