Each of the 12 astrological signs has an associated astral gemstone. Ancient astrologers believed astral stones increased the influence of your astrology sign on your fortune in life. This idea is based on the harmony that exists between all things - your astral stone receives the vibrations of the constellation and can strengthen the planetary or zodiacal influence.
These beautiful terrariums make great gifts for your home, home or loved ones in your life AND they bring good luck and protection!
Each zodiac terrarium come with the zodiac crystal, sand base, a beautiful low maintenance air plant and a card talking about the properties of the sign along with a care card for the air plant.
Aquarius~Amazonite (January 20 - February 18)
Known as the stone of courage, amazonite is said to be named by the greeks after the mythological amazon women warriors. Amazonite assists in manifesting universal love and balances the masculine and feminine energies ~ helping you to see both sides of a problem or different points of view. Also called the hope stone, it is considered a soothing stone because it inspires confidence and hope, enhances creative expression, aligns astral bodies, unity with life and improves self worth. It also calms the brain.
Pisces~Amethyst (February 19 - March 20)
Known as the sobriety stone and associated with the greek god Dionysus, amethyst comes from the greek meaning "without drunkenness". Traditionally used to guard against drunkenness and to instill a sober mind, it is recognized for its general calming affect ~ used to help overcome fears and cravings. Thought to awaken the soul and help people realize their life purpose, amethyst protects against psychic attack, provides spiritual insight, eases stress, assists meditation/visualization and is a karmic healer. amethyst is also a dream stone used to help insomnia ~ put an amethyst under your pillow to bring about pleasant dreams, or rub it across your forehead to offer relief from a headache.nervous system and aids in maintaining optimum health. Soothes emotional trauma, alleviating worry and fear. Dispels negative energy, aggravation and blockages within the nervous system.
Aries~Red Jasper (March 21 - April 20)
One of the oldest known gemstones, jasper is mentioned in the bible several times. A strong protection gemstone, red jasper is known to protect against hazards and fears of the night. It is thought to help balance the emotional energy and vibrations in the body and is a strong securing and stability gemstone. It is a powerful protection against things that are not good for you and it eases emotional stresses, making it a wonderful gemstone to have in your home. Jasper also gives one the courage to speak out and have personal independence, helps with the sense of smell and promotes physical energy.
Taurus (April 21 - May 20) ~ Rose quartz
Known as the love stone ~ it helps you feel a strong sense of self-worth, therefore being worth love. It gives inner peace and helps in all matters pertaining to love in all its forms. it is also the stone of love in marriage ~ your marriage may have more sparkle and fire when you keep a rose quartz near your bed. An excellent heart-healing gemstone, rose quartz encourages self-love, heals the emotional body, eases heartache, relieves loneliness, releases repressed hurts, promotes forgiveness and offers inner peace.
Gemini~Tiger Eye (May 21 - June 20)
A stone of protection, tiger eye also brings good luck. It is a stone for the mind, not the body ~ use it for insight and you can be a very lucky person. It has the power to focus the mind, promoting mental clarity ~ assisting to resolve problems objectively and unclouded by emotions. Useful for recognizing one’s own needs in relation to the needs of others. Balancing yin-yang and energizing the emotional body, tiger eye stabilizes mood swings, imbues us with willpower, purpose, courage and self-confidence. It is calming and releases stress, aids the quick-tempered, overanxious and phobic ~ useful for healing psychosomatic illnesses, dispelling fear and anxiety.
Cancer~Aventurine (June 21 - July 20)
This is a stone of prosperity and opportunity, also known as the stone of chance or luck. If you gamble or play lotto, keep this stone near you. Green aventurine is also a comforter and heart healer said to stabilize one's state of mine, increase perception and creative insight ~ it aids in seeing alternatives and possibilities, reinforces leadership qualities and decisiveness, promotes compassion and empathy, and encourages perseverance. Aventurine has a stabilizing effect on the emotions and promotes feelings of well-being, dissolves negative emotions and thoughts, and calms anger and irritation ~ Excellent for teenagers.
Leo~Clear Crystal Quartz (July 21 - August 21)
First found high in the frozen mountains of the alps ~ ancients believed it was a form of ice crystals that would never melt. It is said to have cooling powers and is a romantic stone. also known as rock crystal, it is a power stone used in healing and meditation with a very strong vibration similar to humans and excellent metaphysical properties. Clear quartz will amplify energy and thought, as well as the effect of other crystals ~ it absorbs, stores, releases and regulates energy. Clear crystal balances and revitalizes the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual planes ~ it assists with clearer thinking, helps one to know oneself, brings clarity to communication, protects the aura and expands the human energy field. It cleanses and enhances the organs and acts as a deep soul cleanser, connecting the physical dimension with the mind ~ it stimulates the immune system and brings the body into balance, enhances psychic abilities, aids concentration and unlocks memory.
Virgo~Agate (August 22 - September 22)
This is the stone everyone should have for protection. The agate is one of the oldest stones in recorded history. agates attract strength and are a protection from bad dreams, stress and energy drains. An agate can't change emotions, but may help change our level of emotional acceptance. this is why the agate is considered so powerful ~ it gives us the strength to carry on. Agate is also an excellent stone for rebalancing and harmonizing body, mind and spirit. It cleanses and stabilizes the aura, eliminating and transforming negativity. Agate enhances mental function, improving concentration, perception and analytical abilities. It soothes and calms, healing inner anger or tension and creates a sense of security and safety.
Libra~Smokey Quartz (September 23 - October 22)
Known as nature's stone of endurance, smokey quartz is a protection stone that cleanses and clears negative energy as well as a grounding stone that transmutes negative energies and facilitates your ability to get things done in the practical world. It enhances organizational skills and is good to have around in the workplace or home office. If you need an extra boost, keep a smokey quartz gemstone near you. It promotes personal pride and joy in living, creativity in business, opens path for perception and learning. Take advantage of this stones ability as a stone of psychic protection, to both protect from negativity and transmute the energy ~ It aids in physical healing and helps relieve depression.
Scorpio~Carnelian (October 23 - November 22)
Once considered strictly the property of the noble class ~ People holding a high social status were often buried with carnelian. A stabilizing stone, it restores vitality and motivation, and stimulates creativity. Carnelian is an energy booster that gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success. It helps in trusting yourself and your perceptions ~ useful for overcoming abuse of any kind, it overcomes negative conditioning and encourages steadfastness. Carnelian also protects against envy, rage and resentment, calms anger, banishes emotional negativity and replaces it with a love of life. Want more pep in your life? keep a carnelian near you and feel the energy improve analytic abilities, clarify perception, sharpen concentration and dispel mental lethargy.
Sagittarius~Sodalite (November 23 - December 20)
Sodalite promotes peace and harmony and brings inner peace ~ keep it in every room of your house, so its peaceful properties will flow all around you. It is said sodalite will harmonize the inner being or the conscious and subconscious mind ~ extra lucky for writers since it brings order and calmness to the mind. It encourages rational thought, objectivity, truth and intuition, along with verbalization of feelings. Sodalite brings emotional balance and calms panic attacks, enhances self-esteem, self-acceptance and self-trust. It is also the stone of athletics, as it balances the metabolism, boosts the immune system and stimulates endurance.
Capricorn~Snowflake Obsidian (December 21 - January 19)
Known as a stone of purity, when snowflake obsidian is utilized as a grounding and protective agent it balances mind body and spirit. It will calm and soothe and allow you to view unhealthy patterns in your own behavior, thus opening the door to change, serenity and clarity. Obsidian draws hidden imbalances to the surface and releases them ~ used by healers to relieve muscle cramps, it is considered a good detoxification stone. The blackness of this stone enhances the ability to reach your inner self ~ it is one of the earliest known stones to be used for scrying (seeing into the future).
Dimensions: 3" diameter
Weight (approx): 12 oz
Suggestions for care: No direct sun required. Mist plant once or twice per week.