Capricorn Birthstone

Capricorn Birthstone & Sign | January Personalities | Capricorn Qualities | Sources

We have mentioned already, that Garnet is the birthstone for January, moreover, this gem is suitable for those, who was born under the Capricorn Zodiac Sign.

Capricorn Birthstone & Capricorn Zodiac Sign

Capricorn Birthstone - Garnet

First of all, we have to define the Capricorn Sign Dates to compare the properties of the Birthstone and the Zodiac Sign, here they are: between 22’d of December and 19’th of Janaury.

Based on the fact that, the Garnet is the Birthstone for January, we ought to appropriate all the personal qualities to all the personalities born in January, although these qualities could be appropriated to other persons, whom birthday starts with 22’d of December and ends at 31’d of December. But, even so, all further description may be more applicable to personalities, born in January.

Now then:

January Birthstone is the Garnet
January Zodiac Sign is (mostly) the Capricorn
January Birth Flower, in addition, is the Carnation

All of these qualities are appropriate for people, born in January.

Who are the Capricorn Personalities?

They are people, ruled by Saturn and Mars, therefore they are having much power in love, according to the Horoscope.

Let’s trace the similarity between January Birthstone Garnet and January (mostly) Zodiac Sign Capricorn.

Here we’ll find a similarity of the descriptions of both esoteric symbols. The Garnet, as a stone of January symbolizes “trust in love and friendship.” In this context, the Garnet, as the Capricorn Birthstone enhancing the influence of the ruler planets. Simply put, it means that the description of the January birthstone complies with the description of the Capricorn Zodiac Sign.

What are the qualities of Capricorn Personalities, in comparison with the properties of their birthstone?

The leading words, described Capricorn Personality are:

– leadership
– ambitiousness
– tenderness

thus, these main strength words are symbolized the combination of power and care.

From the other hand, if we’ll remember the description of January Birthstone, thereby, we’ll mention that the Garnet, as the Capricorn Birthstone was symbolized a light, more especially, a “fire of the heart.” After all, no accident, the Capricorn birthstone was used as a symbol of an internal light, able to point the way to the Noah‘s Ark.

What are our sources, concerning the magical properties of the Garnet, as the Capricorn Birthstone?

Thomas Nicols borrowed these information form Pliny, and published these mystical powers of the Garnet gemstone in his treatise “Lapidary or, the History of Pretious Stones,” published in 1652.

The information, represented in his book confirms that, the medieval writers are gathered (borrowed) the information about these magical properties of the gemstones from other ancient sources, where the stones were connected to the Zodiac Signs and the personalities.

Thus, we can now confirm, that the information about the properties of the Capricorn birthstone is correlates with the information about the January Birthstone and the Capricorn Zodiac Sign, moreover, we can affirm, that this information is correct, at least it is matched to the medieval sources.

June 23, 2018

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