Birthstone/ Zodiac Stone: Rose Quartz is a good stone for those of the Zodiacal sign of Taurus.
Physical description: Quartz is a very common crystal that comes in many forms such as Agate and Jasper. Classifications are sometimes based on the colour of the quartz. For example, Purple quartz is called Amethyst.
Symbolic description: Quartz is an important healing crystal. It is an excellent conduit for channeling and amplifying energy.
Origin: Quartz can be found in many places around the world.The Ouachita Mountain area in Arkansas is one of the best places to find a vast variety.
Purpose: Quartz can be used for many things, from technological devices to jewelry and furniture.
Birthstone/ Zodiac Stone: Agate is the Mystical birthstone for September. It is also the birth stone for the Zodiac sign of Gemini.
Physical description:The unique color patterns and banding of this translucent stone are a wonder to behold. Agate is a form of finely grained microcrystalline Quartz.It is a hard stone, usually between 7 and 9 on the Mohs scale, and can be found in most colors of the rainbow.With entrancing ring patterns and vibrant hues, Agate truly is a genuine treasure.
Symbolic description: Agate is known for its protective qualities. It is a stone that represents strength and harmony. It creates a calming and healing effect on the owner and due to all these qualities, Agate is also known as a stone of luck and good fortune.
Origin: Agate is found across many continents, in countries such as Brazil, Afghanistan and Australia.
Purpose: As Agate is known for displaying a variety of unique patterns and colorist is most commonly used for necklaces, bracelets, beads, rings, pendants, brooches and cameos.