Horoscope Info | Birth Stones Vs Birth Crystals, What's the Difference?

As a lover of all things zodiac, I feel the need to know every aspect about my sign. What are my traits, who am I compatible with, what is my constellation, and what is my birth stone? But every time I go searching for a stone that represents my zodiac - I get a different answer, and I bet many other people do too. So I am here to tell you your birth stone, your birth crystal, and the difference between the two.

Let’s start with birth stones. A stone, by definition, is a solidified mineral which is made into rock. It is something made organically. Historically, birth stones are meant to be a representation of your personality, they are based off your characteristics which is why they generally match your zodiac so well.

A crystal, in terms of science, is a formation of atoms and molecules that arrange themselves in a regular pattern, creating a crystal. But most of the time crystals are classified by their shape. Birth Crystals aren’t so much a representation of your zodiac - but more of the month itself that you were born in. So, depending if you're a May Gemini or June Gemini, you could have the same Birth Stone as someone else, but differing Birth Crystals.

For instance, you could be born May 29th and have a Pearl Birthstone (the stone of gemini) along with a Chrysoprase Birth Crystal, the crystal of May. You could have someone who is born June 3rd and have a Pearl Birthstone (the stone of Gemini) but with a Moonstone Birth Crystal, for June. 

Knowing your Birthstone and your Birth Crystal can help you begin your spiritual journey, if you have never used crystals before I would recommend selecting the one that aligns to your birth month. Your Birth Crystal will help you when you feel overwhelmed or sad and help you find inner peace. 

We hope this breakdown has helped to differentiate birth stones and birth crystals. Have a read below if your interested in what your stones and crystals may be:

 

BIRTH STONES

Capricorn December 22–January 19

Birthstone: Garnet

Aquarius January 20–February 18

Birthstone: Amethyst

Pisces February 19–March 20

Birthstone: Aquamarine

Aries March 21 - April 19

Birthstone: Diamond

Taurus April 20 - May 20

Birthstone: Emerald

Gemini May 21–June 21

Birthstone: Pearl

Cancer June 22–July 22.

Birthstone: Ruby

Leo July 23–August 22

Birthstone: Peridot

Virgo August 23–September 22

Birthstone: Sapphire

Libra September 23–October 23.

Birthstone: Opal

Scorpio October 24–November 21

Birthstone: Topaz

Sagittarius November 22–December 21

Birthstone: Tanzanite

 

BIRTH CRYSTALS

January

Birth Crystal: Rose Quartz

February

Birth Crystal: Amber

March

Birth Crystal: Jade

April

Birth Crystal: Clear Quartz

May

Birth Crystal: Chrysoprase

June

Birth Crystal: Moonstone

July

Birth Crystal: Carnelian

August

Birth Crystal: Spinel

September

Birth Crystal: Lapis Lazuli

October

Birth Crystal: Pink Tourmaline

November

Birth Crystal: Citrine

December

Birth Crystal: Blue Topaz


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