Fixed Sign. Water, water everywhere. Aquarius is assertive, independent, progressive, analytical, original and inventive, and has strong likes and
dislikes and a very firm opinion.
Amethyst is your birthstone. Purple has long been considered a royal color so it is not surprising that Amethyst has been so much in demand during
history. Fine Amethysts are featured in the British Crown Jewels and were
also a favorite of Catherine the Great and Egyptian royalty. Amethyst,
transparent purple quartz, is the most important quartz variety used in
jewelry. Leonardo Da Vinci wrote that Amethyst was able to dissipate evil
thoughts and quicken the intelligence. Also, Amethyst is the anniversary gemstone for the 4th and 6th year of marriage.
Garnet is your zodiac stone. Garnets have long been carried by travelers to protect against accidents far from home. In ancient Asia and the American
Southwest, garnets were used as bullets because the glowing red color was
said to increase the ferocity of a wound. Garnet's in legend light up the
night and protect their owners from nightmares.
Jasper is your talisman stone. Jasper is an ornamental rock composed mostly of Chalcedony, micro crystalline Quartz, in association with other minerals, which give it colorful bands and patterns. Jasper was a favorite gem in the
ancient world, and the name Jasper can be traced back in Hebrew, Assyrian,
Persian, Greek, and Latin. Jasper is often named according to its pattern:
landscape Jaspers, the most popular, offer a small worlds cape in stone.
Apatite is your mystical stone. Apatite is used to bring love, harmony and peace.
Turquoise is your planet stone. Turquoise supposedly helps one to start new projects. Turquoise has been thought to warn the wearer of danger or illness by changing color. In the 13th century, Turquoise was thought to protect the
wearer from falling especially from horses. Legend has it that the Indians
believed that if Turquoise was affixed to a bow, the arrows shot from it would always hit their mark. It was also believed to bring happiness and
good fortune to all. Turquoise started being used before 4000 BC.
Sphene is your lucky charm stone.