What is the Gemini Birthstone?
Gemini is the 3rd sign of the zodiac. The Gemini birthstone is the Agate or the pearl. Agate comes in many colors and is a variety of chalcedony and quartz that means healing and grounding. Those born between 21st May and 21st June are Gemini. The element of Gemini is air and the symbol is the twins.
The Twin Sign
The famed, beloved, and feared twin of the Zodiac sign, Gemini’s sure are a joy to be around and they are all about embracing the dual nature of being. One minute soft and serious and the next flighty and fun, it can be a whirlwind keeping your feet on the ground when you are this wondrously whimsical. Everyone loves a Gemini; their easy-going nature and quick curiosity can sweep people off their feet meaning they can often be found surrounded by a crowd of friends.
Yet, as their entwined twin symbol suggests, its never a one-track path with these airy-fairy creatures, there’s also another side, one that is often hugely indecisive, quick to gossip, and kind of unreliable at times. Gemini’s are ruled by the planet Mercury which means they are experts at communication and a master of words. They are also an air sign which adds to their blown along with the breeze mindset, amazing when versatility is needed, but it can be hard to keep grounded.
Gemini people need Gemstones that can support their high intellect, help them take decisive action, and stay balanced without boxing up their fun creative nature. The history of birthstones spans all the way back to the first century when the gemstone adorned breastplate of the High Priest of the Israelites was said to have twelve stones to represent the 12 signs of the zodiac. But beyond the regal connection with religion, Zodiac gemstones are complementary to the mood of certain star signs and have cemented themselves in our everyday culture for decades. For those who are intrigued by all things zodiac, check out our guide right here.
Here are the twelve signs of the zodiacs and their birthdates to help set things straight…
- Aries -The Ram – March 21 to April 19
- Taurus – The Bull – April 20 to May 20
- Gemini – The Twins – May 21 to June 20
- Cancer – The Crab – June 21 to July 22
- Leo – The Lion – July 23 to August 22
- Virgo – The Virgin – August 23 to September 22
- Libra – The Scales – September 23 to October 22
- Scorpio – The Scorpion – October 23 to November 21
- Sagittarius – The Centaur – November 22 to December 21
- Capricorn – The Goat – December 22 to January 19
- Aquarius – The Water Bearer – January 20 to February 18
- Pisces – The Fish – February 19 to March 20
Once considered a talisman of hope, health, and harmonious good luck, we now use birthstones in ways that blend emotional, physical, and spiritual wellbeing across the board. Using universal guidance, zodiac signs, and the personality traits of the Gemini, not to mention following the silver threads of history, those in the know about healing crystals have matched each horoscope with a stone that harmoniously suits. Let’s delve in and discover which Gemini gemstones you need to bring into your world…
Agate, The Main Stone for Gemini
One of the best birthstones for Gemini has to be the glimmering jewel of Agate. Coming dressed in an array of shades, this stone is best known for its ability to neutralize the negative and bring calm and composure to frayed nerves. As Gemini’s are constantly having to juggle their duality, this can sometimes lead to frayed nerves. This is where the cool nature of Blue Lace Agate can come in handy with its ability to amp up energy levels and inner strength so you can avoid burnout. Moss Agate is another example of this family, but this sunlight through the forest hued stone brings a powerful grounding force to all who wear her.
The other name for Agate is Chalcedony which is taken from an ancient seaport on the blue-green Sea of Marmara. Throughout history, Agate has inspired mystics and healers, but even outside of the heavens and down on the ground, it’s a gorgeous gemstone for washing out bad vibes, helping the throat chakra to crack right open, and expanding the heart in its fullest glory. All these things are intricately linked to the best traits of the Gemini. Find out more about the meaning of Agate.
The tiny moon found in the bottom of the ocean; the pretty Pearl is another favorite zodiac birthstone for Gemini. The Pearl is a precious stone said to represent the duality in life; making it a match made in heaven for the twin star sign of the Zodiac. In its milky sheen, it captures sorrow and joy, sickness and health, life, and loss. It’s a stone that encourages all who wear her to bring absolute balance into their life.
The sunshine stone of Citrine represents the joyous personality of the highly sociable Gemini. The Ancient Romans and Ancient Greeks used to call this gemstone Light Bringer, and one look at its bright vibes reminds us why. Citrine reminds us that we are our own sun and that when we remember to tap into our inner light and bring out our best assets we can shine bright. Find out more about the meaning of Citrine.
The Moonstone makes for a great inner guiding light and works wonders with that indecisive Gemini nature. For those Gemini’s who kick their feet while sitting on the fence, this stone is the perfect tool for helping you to make and take decisive action. Find out more about the meaning of Moonstone.
A gemstone that comes all the way from Russia and brings with it a heavy dose of good luck, Alexandrite is a glorious stone of good omen. For those seeking spiritual growth alongside more down to earth love, joy, and perfect prosperity, the astral vibes of Alexandrite are amazing.
Tigers Eye is a protective cloak and helps the Gemini to stay safe from EMF’s, toxic vibes, and any kind of negativity someone has to throw at them. Sometimes, Gemini’s can be drawn to gossip as they are naturally curious people. The Tiger Eye keeps them grounded and protected from any bad energy that may flow their way as a result. Find out more about the meaning of Tigers Eye.
Tourmaline lends strength to the body, mind, and spirit, keeping Gemini’s in good health even when they themselves are shooting for burnout by stretching themselves too thin. Tourmaline also taps into the creative side of certain star signs, meaning that artists and writers and anyone who expresses themselves are sure to fall for this sublime stone. Find out more about the meaning of Tourmaline.
A siren song from the sun-drenched shores of Greece, Blue Apatite is one of the best crystals for the throat chakra. Ever ready to bring forth your own truth, this beautiful gemstone invites you to stand in complete authenticity and celebrates social ease. Find out more about Apatite.
Chrysocolla is the stone that says to you ‘now is the time to change your life’. It's all about building strong connections to the world beneath your feet and being in a place where you are ready to manifest that magic. Find out more about the meaning of Chrysocolla.
With blue-green ripples like the sea, Aquamarine is another calm and cleansing stone that works wonders when connected to the heart chakra and the throat chakra. For those who are struggling with loss or grief or having a tough time riding an emotional rollercoaster, this spiritual stone brings positive and gentle vibrations that can pull you out of a slump. Find out more about the meaning of Aquamarine.
Topaz is another great gemstone for Gemini people as it brings forth generosity, inner strength, and warm solar energy – all of which are an amazing match to the sunny side of the star-sign. But Topaz goes deeper than simply being all about sunshine, it comes in a range of shades each bringing its own piece of power to the party. Find out more about the meaning of Blue Topaz.
A shot of green gold that goes straight to the heart, Chrysoprase is known for bringing joy and happiness and a heady dose of divine truth. This is the stone you need in your life if you are looking to attract love and abundance and perfect prosperity.
Everyone’s favorite potent and purple gemstone, Amethyst is no stranger to those ready to step foot on the path to consciousness. Amethyst is one of the most spiritual stones in the pack and thanks to its deep healing vibes and its complete ability to bring calm and clarity, it helps quick-witted Gemini’s to turn that sharp intellect to higher plains. Find out more about the meaning of Amethyst.
How to Use the Stones
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Celebrate every inch of your glorious Gemini nature with birthstone jewelry. Whether it’s a ring slipped upon your finger, a pretty pendant, or a beautiful gemstone bracelet, whichever stone you fall in love with, pick one that illuminates your finest traits but also helps to heal and lend support in those areas where you feel a helping hand could be needed. Gemini Zodiac Jewelry is the best way to pay homage to your birthstone as having the stones directly in contact with the skin can be the most powerful way to absorb their energy. When worn directly on the skin, the gemstones are able to transmute their healing powers directly to the body.
How to Cleanse Stones and Jewelry
Keep your Gemini birthstones clean and clear and ever ready to radiate those loving vibes. Make sure you are encouraging your stones to live up to their fullest potential by ensuring they are regularly cleaned to keep those negative energies and toxins from building up. Cleansing gemstones isn’t tricky. You can simply rinse each of your precious stones in water or opt for spring water if you want to bring even purer vibes to the table.
After cleansing your gemstones you can also recharge them by the light of the moon or the kiss of the sun. Don’t leave your stones in the sun too long and always check that whichever gemstone you have invested in won’t fade when placed directly in sunlight. The moon is always an amazing choice for bringing her potent feminine vibrations back to the pack.
Final Thoughts on Gemini Birthstones
Gemstone bracelets and Gemini birthstones bring joy, luck, and a glut of good things to all those who wear them. Gemini’s need stones that help them find their footing when it comes to balance as it can be tricky trying to juggle both sides of their personality. Duality is nothing to shy away from, in fact, it makes for a well-rounded, full and fabulous life as long as the person has the support they need. Taking time out to recharge, aiming for more assertive decisive action, and finding soothing moments for the soul – these are all the small things that a Gemini can benefit from, and with the right talisman by their side, Gemini people can go on embracing all the energy of the world.
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