Birthstone - Amethyst
Element - Air
Planet - Uranus
Eleventh Sign of the Zodiac: The Water Bearer
Aquarius Characteristics & Personality
Aquarius (the sign of the Water Bearer) is the eleventh sign of the Zodiac, influencing people born between January 21 - February 19. 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 Aquarius possess positive characteristics and personality traits and are often described as:
Negative traits - apt in some circumstances to be:
Lacking in concentration
Apt to dwell on personal slights
The Aquarius Birthstone - the Amethyst
The birthstone for Aquarius is the Amethyst. The Zodiac sign of Aquarius also responds to Garnet and Jasper. The tradition of giving gifts of jewelry containing these stones dates back thousands of years. The gemstone, or birthstone Amethyst is believed to conduct the energies of the planet Uranus with which it is sympathetic and that wearing jewelry containing the gemstone will focus the energies of the planet and sign through the gem.
The properties with which the Amethyst, the birthstone of the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, is associated are as follows: