Astrological sign of Virgo
The twelve Zodiac signs are an astrological version of birthstones in addition to the twelve months according to the Gregorian calendar.
Dates: August 24 - September 23
Sixth Sign of the Zodiac: The sign of the Virgin
Birthstone of Virgo: Sapphire
Alternate Birthstones of Virgo: Carnelian, Zircon, Sardonyx, Peridot and Agate
Ruling Planet of Virgo: Mercury
Ruling Element of Virgo: Earth
Birthstone and Zodiac Signs
The signs of the Zodiac, including Virgo, are used to cast horoscopes from astrological calculations which are used as a guide to personality, relationships and business affairs. The Zodiac sign of Virgo represents the placement in the sky where the sun was during the time of birth and, in the case of Virgo, influences people who were born between the dates of August 24 - September 23. The Zodiac sign of Virgo is ruled by Mercury, one of the planets in the Solar system. The planet Mercury rules over the gemstone, or birthstone Sapphire. The Sapphire has its own unique properties relating to color, crystalline structure, character and abilities. The Sapphire gemstone, or birthstone assigned to Virgo is believed to influence both positive and negative personality traits and characteristics of those born under the astrological sign of Virgo. The Zodiac sign of Virgo also responds to Zircon and Agate.
Virgo Characteristics & Personality
Virgo (the sign of the Virgin) is the sixth sign of the Zodiac, influencing people born between August 24 - September 23. The Earth signs of Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn are associated with sensation, stability and practicality. Combined with other elements, earth feels that air will dry it, fire will parch it, but water will refresh and nourish it. Those born under the sign of Virgo possess positive characteristics and personality traits and are often described as:
Negative traits - apt in some circumstances to be:
The Virgo Birthstone - the Sapphire
The birthstone for Virgo is the blue sapphire. The Zodiac sign of Virgo also responds to Carnelian, Zircon, Sardonyx, Peridot and Agate. The tradition of giving gifts of jewelry containing these stones dates back thousands of years. The gemstone, or birthstone Sapphire is believed to conduct the energies of the planet Mercury with which it is sympathetic and that wearing jewelry containing the gemstone will focus the energies of the planet and sign through the gem.
Properties of the Sapphire - the Virgo Birthstone
The properties with which the Sapphire, the birthstone of the Zodiac sign of Virgo, is associated are as follows:
Truth, sincerity and constancy
Clairvoyance, insight and interpretation
Healing Properties of the Sapphire
The healing properties of the Virgo birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to:
Virgo Birthstone Jewelry
Birthstone jewelry as a gift for a person born under the sign of Virgo especially of the gemstone, or birthstone Sapphire is extremely popular for a child, a baby, a wife, a mother or a new grandmother. All different types of jewelry are available including rings, bracelets, pendants, earrings and necklaces.
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Birthstones & Jewelry Insurance
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