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Astrological sign of Gemini
The twelve Zodiac signs are an astrological version of birthstones in addition to the twelve months according to the Gregorian calendar.

Dates: May 21 - June 20

First Sign of the Zodiac: The sign of the Twins

Birthstone of Gemini: Pearl

Alternate Birthstones of Gemini: Emerald Alexandrite, Agate and Ruby

Ruling Planet of Gemini: Mercury

Ruling Element of Gemini: Air

Birthstone and Zodiac Signs
The signs of the Zodiac, including Gemini, are used to cast horoscopes from astrological calculations which are used as a guide to personality, relationships and business affairs. The Zodiac sign of Gemini represents the placement in the sky where the sun was during the time of birth and, in the case of Gemini, influences people who were born between the dates of May 21 - June 20. The Zodiac sign of Gemini is ruled by Mercury, one of the planets in the Solar system. The planet Mercury rules over the gemstone, or birthstone Pearl. The Pearl has its own unique properties relating to color, crystalline structure, character and abilities. The Pearl gemstone, or birthstone assigned to Gemini is believed to influence both positive and negative personality traits and characteristics of those born under the astrological sign of Gemini.

Gemini  Characteristics & Personality
Gemini (the sign of the Twins) is the third sign of the Zodiac, influencing people born between May 21 - June 20. The Air signs of Gemini, Libra and Aquarius are associated with thought, perspective and communication. Combined with other elements, air feels that water will obscure it, earth will suffocate it, but fire will inspire and uplift it. Those born under the sign of Gemini possess positive characteristics and personality traits and are often described as:

  • Inquisitive

  • Clever

  • Adaptable

  • Lively

  • Communicative

Negative traits - apt in some circumstances to be:

  • Restless

  • Inconsistent

  • Nervous

  • Superficial

  • Malicious

  • The Gemini Birthstone - the Pearl
    The birthstone for Gemini is the pearl. The Zodiac sign of Gemini also responds to Agate, Emerald Alexandrite, Agate and the Ruby. The tradition of giving gifts of jewelry containing these stones dates back thousands of years. The gemstone, or birthstone Pearl 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 Pearl - the Gemini Birthstone
    The properties with which the Pearl, the birthstone of the Zodiac sign of Gemini, is associated are as follows:

    • Loyalty, faithfulness and friendship

    • Modesty, chastity and purity

    • The Pearl is also used to enhance personal integrity

    Healing Properties of the Pearl
    The healing properties of the Gemini birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to:

    • Heart, spleen, stomach

    • Intestine & ulcer problems

    Gemstone Pearl

    Myths & Legends about Pearl

    June Birthstone: Pearl

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