What are birthstones?
Birthstones are gemstones that signify the month you were born in. Birthstones are normally worn as jewelry in rings or pendants. Most ancient traditions and civilizations had different gemstones that were considered lucky for particular events. Historic literature also talks about certain birthstones for each month of the Gregorian calendar that we follow today. Wearing these stones can have a positive or negative impact on your energy, varying upon their origin. Birthstones have also been specified for different zodiac signs.
The traditional birthstone color for a Libra born in October
Libra is a compassionate star sign, the traditional stone for Libra is Opal which is a hydrated form of silica. The specific birthstone for Libra is Peridot also called Chrysolite which are types of Opal. The color of the authentic stone is olive-green. In fact, it is one of the very few gemstones that occur in one color when pure. However, individual stones can vary in color and appearance based on the percentage of Iron in them. The different composition may impart a wide range of colors, from yellow to brownish-green. However, pure stone is thought to only be olive green and free of any hues and shades of yellow.
Birthstones, crystal and flowers for Libra
Libras are one of the kindest and purest souls you’ll find around. They are the star that balances things out and will more often than not try to diffuse a tense situation. This can make them appear indecisive to some. But oh boy do Libras love appreciation and pampering! They love being showered with presents and little gestures would win them over every single time… and they sure do deserve the love. Here are some tips for buying the best-personalized gift for that special Libran in your life.
1. Birthstones that will brighten up their life
Buy the best piece of Opal you can get your hands on and the Libras would surely love it. It’ll have a positive impact on their lives. You can also gift them a nice Peridot, Agate Aquamarine, Tourmaline or Sapphire All these elegant gemstones have an influence on the Libra. The Libra is associated with Venus, and Opal is thought to conduct the energies of Venus.
2. Effects of Opal on the Libra’s Personality
Just gifting a stone because it looks glamorously gorgeous is not enough reason. The Opal has amazing effects on the star sign because it focuses on the right energy of Venus in Libra’s life. This includes hope and optimism. The Libra’s purity and innocence are not only retained but flourishes with the effect of Opal. Other positive attributes that the stone instills include confidence, faithfulness, and loyalty. The Librans are known for these qualities and wearing the Opal as an ornament will only enhance these. Other than this, the person will generally feel happy and satisfied in life because the stone can combat any prevailing negativity or hopelessness. The positive encouragement that Opal will gift the Libra with is indeed priceless and much more valuable than simple currency.
3. Therapeutic effects of Opal
Other than a general sense of well-being and an air of positivity; the gemstone specific for Libra also contains in itself amazing healing properties. It can be used to avoid any eye infection or disease. Opal is known to aid in fast recovery from any ailment and will heal the person much quicker. Now you can ensure your favorite Libra also stays healthy while looking their absolute best in the olive-green gemstone!
4. Other crystals for Libra
Opal isn’t just the one gemstone you can gift a Libra you care about. You can buy others that impart specific characteristics and also appear in a wide array of gorgeous colors.
Peridot is a beautiful semi-precious pearl of olive green shade that looks super majestic to the onlooker. Peridot has other significant uses and is specific for many other occasions including the 16th year of marriage. Peridot is often referred to as the stone of compassion and this property is harmonious with the Libra’s sign. The beautiful green stone also has the capacity to instill positive feedback on creativity and eloquence in the person wearing it. It is very captivating and will make anyone look like royalty!
The Aquamarine is soothing, calming and cleansing to the soul. Pure aquamarine appears clear blue and imparts the properties in coherence with its gorgeous clear blue color. These properties include purity and inspiration for truthfulness. This encouragement is pure and will give the Libra a sense of chastity and peace. The stone is precious and looks classy when worn as a pendant, a ring, a bracelet or even an anklet.
This stone is included in the Cyclosilicate category of gemstones. The stone comes in a variety of different colors. The spectrum of colors is vast and includes iron-rich blacks and browns to magnesium-rich yellow. The interesting colors imparted by the unique blend of elements give it a gorgeous shade from pink to red and green to blue. Rarely it is colorless, bi or tri-colored. They can even be dichroic in that they may transition from one shade to another upon different angles of light reflection. Tourmaline also imparts a sense of well-being while making the person look like a million dollars! The unique blend of colors makes it ideal for jewelry.
Sapphire is the most valuable and renowned blue stone. With its ocean blue beauty, the stone is extremely desirable. The gorgeous stone is also well-suited to the Libra’s personality and imparts protection to the person. The Sapphire was traditionally a favorite of priests and kings as it symbolized wisdom and prosperity. Make your favorite Libra woman or man look like the royalty that they are with this gorgeous blue stone and win their hearts over!
5. The ideal flowers to gift a Libra
A Libra is soft and tender, with compassion and is known to restore a balance in everything and everybody. The ideal flowers to gift a Libra include is the Bluebells and the large Rose Flowers. October born Libras’ flower in astrology is said to be Marigold and Cosmos which signifies Creativity, Passion, Tranquility and Peace.
The fierce love that Marigold signifies is a key trait in the Libran man and woman. The large Rose Flowers are indeed gorgeous and fragrant; the Libran sign loves these and would be delighted if they receive this as a gift.
6. Special Gifts for A Libra Woman
A Libra Woman is special and shouldn’t be gifted anything mediocre. The class and elegance of the Libra Woman are highly commendable. Her indecisive and somewhat diplomatic nature may sometimes be a reason for criticism though. Here’s a list of a few special gifts for a Libra Woman. Be it Valentines, your anniversary or their birthday- The loving Libra Woman deserves to feel important and special.
- Red Lipstick
- Luxury Scented Candles
- A statement Accessory
- Romantic Dinner
- Spa Day
7. Special Gifts for A Libra Man
A Libra Man is one of those rare men that are in touch with their feminine side. The Libra Man is one of the more mindful, caring and generous men out there. He cares for his social circle and wants to restore the balance and neutrality. The Libra Man undoubtedly deserves the best of the best gifts. Here’s a list of some gift ideas that will cater to the Libra Man’s artsy and creative side as well as his charming and loving nature.
- A Personalized journal
- An artsy portrait
- Mixed tape with all the special songs you both share
- Good Books
- Travel accessories
8. Wrap it with love and passion!
One thing a Libra would highly appreciate and be fond of is the effort that you put in wrapping the gift and/or presenting it. So take out some time to really creatively think about personalizing it to make it memorable and special!
Libra is an Air sign and loves to retain the neutral blend of things. So they are creative while being social and have a charming personality. Gift your special Libra something well-tailored to their needs and something that caters to their compassion and you’re bound to be loved even more! Make them feel special and they will truly go out of their way to do the same for you.