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

Dates: November 22 - December 21

First Sign of the Zodiac: The sign of the Archer

Birthstone of Sagittarius: Turquoise

Alternate Birthstones of Sagittarius: Topaz, Beryl, Blue Topaz, Blue Zircon, Ruby, Lapis Lazuli and Citrine

Ruling Planet of Sagittarius: Jupiter

Ruling Element of Sagittarius: Fire

Birthstone and Zodiac Signs
The signs of the Zodiac, including Sagittarius, are used to cast horoscopes from astrological calculations which are used as a guide to personality, relationships and business affairs. The Zodiac sign of Sagittarius represents the placement in the sky where the sun was during the time of birth and, in the case of Sagittarius, influences people who were born between the dates of November 22 - December 21. The Zodiac sign of Sagittarius is ruled by Jupiter, one of the planets in the Solar system. The planet Jupiter rules over the gemstone, or birthstone Turquoise. The Turquoise has its own unique properties relating to color, crystalline structure, character and abilities. The Turquoise gemstone, or birthstone assigned to Sagittarius is believed to influence both positive and negative personality traits and characteristics of those born under the astrological sign of Sagittarius.

Sagittarius Characteristics & Personality

Sagittarius (the sign of the Archer) is the ninth sign of the Zodiac, influencing people born between November 22 - December 21. The Fire signs of Aries, Leo and Sagittarius are associated with action, passion, and energy. Combined with other elements, fire feels that earth will smother it, water will drown it, but air will fan and enliven it. Those born under the sign of Sagittarius possess positive characteristics and personality traits and are often described as:

  • Ethical

  • Humorous

  • Generous

  • Dynamic

  • Compassionate

Negative traits - apt in some circumstances to be:

  • Impulsive

  • Impractical

  • Proud

  • Foolish

  • Superstitious

    The Sagittarius Birthstone - the Turquoise
    The birthstone for Sagittarius is the Turquoise. The Zodiac sign of Sagittarius also responds to Topaz, Beryl, Blue Topaz, Blue Zircon, Ruby, Lapis Lazuli and Citrine. The tradition of giving gifts of jewelry containing these stones dates back thousands of years. The gemstone, or birthstone Turquoise is believed to conduct the energies of the planet Jupiter 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 Turquoise- the Sagittarius Birthstone
    The properties with which the Turquoise, the birthstone of the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, is associated are as follows:

    • Prosperity, success, happiness and good fortune
    • Open communication, protection against all diseases, regeneration, and strengthening

    Healing Properties of the Turquoise
    he healing properties of the Sagittarius birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to:

    • Throat, lungs, asthma, teeth, depression

    • Infections

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