☽ Dates: November 23 - December 21
☽ Sign of the Zodiac: The sign of the Archer
☽ Ruling Planet: Jupiter
☽ Ruling Element: Fire
☽ Main Birthstones: Blue Topaz/Turquoise/Blue Zircon
☽ Alternative Birthstones: Citrine/Tanzanite
☽ Moon in Sagittarius Birthstone: Apophyllite
☽ Sagittarius Ascendant Birthstone: Topaz
What is the birthstone for Sagittarius in November?
November Birthstone - Blue Topaz
The birthstone for Sagittariuses born in November is Blue Topaz. Sagittarius is probably the most fun out of all the sun signs. You are optimistic and open-minded, but you also need independence. Blue Topaz provides abundant energy and promotes trust in the universe, teaching you how to be rather than so. For you, travelling is more enjoyable than arriving, and Topaz broadens your perspective and lights your path. Adventurous Sagittarius ventures further than many other signs and Topaz acts as a guide to the unknown. This stone’s vibrant energy brings joy, generosity and all good things into your life. It facilitates the attainment of goals and supports your affirmations, leading you to discover your own inner riches. Blue Topaz is an excellent stone for showing you where you have strayed from the truth.
Topaz is a mellow, empathetic stone that directs energy to where it is needed most. It helps shed light on the path, highlights goals, and taps into inner resources. This crystal brings about a trust in the universe that enables you to “be” rather than to “do”. Blue Topaz is the most prized colour of Topaz.
☽ Colour: Blue
☽ Chakra: Throat
☽ Helps with: Self-expression, self-worth, self-esteem, self-definition, self-love, self-concept, self-criticism, manifesting goals, manifesting creative vision
☽ Usage tip: Hold or wear topaz when you state your affirmations or as you work on any creative projects.
What is the birthstone for Sagittarius in December?
December Birthstone - Turquoise
The traditional birthstone for Sagittariuses born in December is Turquoise. Turquoise offers protection on your journey and attunes you to the spiritual realms. It can take you back to explore your past, and this perceptive stone teaches that your fate is actually created by your actions from moment to moment. An empathetic promoter of self-realization, Turquoise helps you to understand that, ultimately, the answers lie within yourself. If you find yourself called upon to speak in public, Turquoise calms your nerves and facilitates clear expression.
Turquoise has deep symbolism for many nations and aboriginal tribes. Historically, it was a stone of shamans and warriors. Its use as a sacred stone is ancient and worldwide. It is a protective stone and has been used for amulets since time immemorial.
☽ Colours: Light blue to deep turquoise
☽ Chakra: Throat
☽ Helps with: Personal power, luck and prosperity, safe travel, speaking personal truth, giving voice to creative ideas, protection against theft, promoting ambition and empowerment, calming, absorbing, excessive energy, harmonizing.
☽ Usage tip: Make sure you are purchasing real turquoise. Many vendors sell dyed howlite, which has similar veining as turquoise and can easily pass for the stone.
December Birthstone - Blue Zircon
The modern birthstone for Sagittariuses born in December is Blue Zircon. Zircon is an excellent stone for those Sagittarius who do not wish to give up their ideals, but who need to focus on how to take those ideals out of the head and bring them into form in the world. Thus they can be helpful to people struggling to bring together the idealistic visions with the reality of life as they see it around them. Zircon lends energy and strength of purpose to those who might otherwise be overwhelmed by the conflict between their desire to change the world and the fear that their dreams are impossible.
Zircon is a zirconium silicate mineral. It is a natural stone and not the same as cubic zirconia, which is man-made. In fact, they’re not related. Natural Zircon is usually brownish red to brownish yellow. Heat treating of Zircons for gems yields stones which are colorless, yellow, green or blue. Zircon is a stone of high intensity and precise focus. It can be used to stimulate sluggish energies in any of the chakras or meridians.
☽ Colour: Blue
☽ Chakras: Throat/third eye
☽ Helps with: Self-love, spiritual growth, connection to the Divine, intuition, generating joy, increasing enthusiasm for things you may not be particularly excited about.
☽ Usage tip: Naturally-occurring zircon is blue or yellow in color, but you may see the stone in other colors. If so, chances are that it has been heat-treated.
What are the alternative birthstones for Sagittarius?
Alternative November Birthstone - Citrine
The alternative birthstone for Sagittariuses born in November is Citrine. Citrine is a crystal that promotes abundance, manifestation, motivation, and creativity. It matches the optimistic and joyful energy of the Sagittarius sun sign and offers you energy and vitality. With Citrines help, you can determine which adventures to pursue, go with the flow as you work toward your goals, and ultimately make your dreams come true.
Citrine is a powerful cleanser and regenerator. Carrying the power of the sun, this is an exceedingly beneficial stone. It is warming, energising and highly creative. This is one of the crystals that never needs cleansing. It absorbs, transmutes, and grounds negative energy and is therefore extremely protective for the environment. It is also known as the stone of abundance. It teaches how to manifest and attracts wealth, prosperity, success, and all good things.
☽ Colour: Yellow
☽ Chakras: Solar Plexus
☽ Helps with: Prosperity, self-esteem and self-image, creativity, encouraging generosity, promoting clarity of thinking, manifestation, asserting personal will, facilitating new beginnings.
☽ Usage tip: To enhance prosperity, place citrine in the back left corner of your home (the prosperity corner). If you run a business, place it in your cash register or cash box to promote prosperity for the business.
Alternative December Birthstone - Tanzanite
The alternative birthstone for Sagittariuses born in December is Tanzanite. Your fire sign is bold, brave and free-spirited. You love to travel, explore, and experience new adventures. Tanzanite is known to transmute negative energies into positive ones and can connect you to the spiritual realms. It can help you release the things that no longer serve you, clear energetic blockages or clear away unwanted energies.
Tanzanite is a member of the Zoisite family. The name Tanzanite, which is derived from the country where the stone is found, was introduced by Tiffany and Co., the New York jewelers. This has become the name accepted around the world, though scientists refer to it as blue Zoisite. It is one of the most valuable of all metaphysical stones.
☽ Colour: Violet-blue
☽ Chakras: Throat, third eye, and crown
☽ Helps with: Clearing away unwanted energy and things that don’t serve you, promoting connection to higher self and connection to the Divine, integrating third eye and crown chakras, aiding in self-discovery and discovery of one’s true spiritual nature.
☽ Usage tip: Tanzanite can help you discover and clarify your own spiritual beliefs. Hold it in your receiving (non-dominant) hand during meditation or prayer.
What Is the Moon in Sagittarius Birthstone?
Moon in Sagittarius' birthstone is Apophyllite. The Stone of Truth, Apophyllite encourages you to be introspective and to recognize your true self. It also has the additional benefit of making you feel more comfortable within your physical body. This stone carries an esoteric record of all that had happened on earth and brings forward knowledge from the past and the future. Use it as a bridge between the physical and spiritual worlds.
Apophyllite is a stone of truth, bringing recognition of one’s true self and allowing that to be shown to the world. It has a calming effect, is an effective stress reducer, releasing mental blockages and negative thought patterns. It releases suppressed emotions, overcomes anxiety, worries, and fears. It calms apprehension and allows uncertainty to be tolerated. Spiritually this stone calms and grounds the spirit.
☽ Colours: Clear, white, green
☽ Chakras: Brow, crown
☽ Helps with: Reducing stress, anxiety and fears, releasing mental blockages and suppressed emotions, connection to the Divine, intuition, enhancing psychic abilities.
☽ Usage tip: Apophyllite is regarded as the stone to assist Reiki healing. It facilitates taking the patient into a deeper state of relaxation and receptiveness, and, at the same time takes the healer out of the way so that the transmission of healing energy to the patient is purer.
What Is Sagittarius Ascendant Birthstone?
Sagittarius’ Ascendant birthstone is Topaz. Yours is a restless Ascendant, prone to acting on the spur of the moment. The number of questions you ask is the first thing other people notice about you. Your Ascendantcrystal, Topaz, fills your life with abundant joy, cutting through any doubt or uncertainty. It sheds light on your path, highlights your goals and taps into your inner resources. This astute crystal imparts confidence by installing trust in the universe and teaching you how to be rather than to do. Ruled by Jupiter, you have a philanthropic spirit, and you are a natural teacher and philosopher, but you may have to reign in a tendency to overdo things. Topaz assists in discovering your own inner riches and sheds any negativity you may have picked up on life’s journey.
Crystals associated with Sagittarius
There are a lot more crystals associated with the zodiac sign Sagittarius. Here is a list of some of them.
Amethyst, Azurite, Blue Lace Agate, Cerussite, Chalcedony, Charoite, Chlorite, Citrine, Crystal Quartz, Dioptase, Emerald, Garnet, Herkimer Diamond, Iolite, Labradorite, Lapis Lazuli, Lepidolite, Moss Agate, Nebula Stone, Obsidian, Okenite, Opal, Pink Tourmaline, Rhyolite, Rhodochrosite, Ruby, Sapphire, Smoky Quartz, Sodalite, Spinel, Topaz, Turquoise, Wulfenite, Zircon.
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