by Staff Writer
Learning your zodiac sign will help you do more than pick out gemstone jewelry; it will help you find your path in life. Your sign determines who you are, and there's no changing that. Your zodiac sign depends on which part of the year you were born, and it will guide your life choices. Because zodiac signs are so crucial to explaining life and the universe, you should definitely learn more about yours. Take a look at the Zodiac Gemstone Guide below to learn more about yourself and the life path designated to you.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): Confident Capricorns are practical and organized. If you are a Capricorn, your birthstone is either topaz or garnet. If you're buying a gift for a Capricorn, think about practical gifts that will keep them organized. A gemstone-decorated watch will please them as well as show them you care.
Aquarius (Jan. 19 - Feb. 18): Aquarians are friendly and creative. They always want to help out other people. Their birthstones are either topaz or amethyst. Are you buying a present for an Aquarius? Think about worldly handmade gemstone jewelry. They will love gifts that give back, so look for fairly traded pieces.
Pisces (Feb. 19 - Mar. 20): The Pisces in your life needs to be pampered because they are always putting others before themselves. Amethyst and aquamarine are the birthstones for these people. They love luxurious gifts, so spoil them with large cocktail rings or elaborate chandelier earrings.
Aries (Mar. 21 - Apr. 19): The Aries needs adventures and they love a challenge. As March and April babies, Aries have aquamarine and diamond as birthstones. Anyone buying gifts for Aries should consider presents that will give your favorite Aries a task. How about a charm bracelet that would give them a project to work on?
Taurus (Apr. 20 - May 20): Romance and comfort are tops on the list for the Taurus. They need to have their artful side indulged now and then. They call diamond and emerald their birthstones, and they love artful gifts, like one-of-kind vintage jewelry.
Gemini (May 21 - Jun. 20): Out-going Geminis are the social butterflies of the Zodiac. Their birthstones are emerald and pearl. Give a Gemini sign a statement piece of jewelry, so they will give everyone something to talk about. Think about long strands of pearls or unique emerald earrings.
Cancer (Jun. 22 - Jul. 22): Nurturing Cancers have a soft spot for sentimentality. Pearls and rubies are their birthstones, and they love unwrapping precious pendants on their birthdays and other holidays.
Leo (Jul. 23 - Aug. 22): Give into your Leo's love for all things luxurious when you shop for a gift. Birthstones for Leos are ruby and peridot. If you are in the market for a gift for your favorite Leo, think about elegant gemstone jewelry.
Virgo (Aug. 23 - Sep. 22): Virgos enjoy practical gifts because of their intellectual natures. Their birthstones are peridot and sapphire, and they will gladly accept understated stud earrings as presents.
Libra (Sep. 23 - Oct. 22): Sophisticated Libras love balance, and they favor timeless fashion over the latest trends. Libras' birthstones are sapphire and opal. They crave chic style, so consider giving them classic jewelry, like sapphire earrings, as gifts.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21): Strong, dramatic Scorpios are intense and willful. These people have opal and citrine as birthstones. Consider giving them designer jewelry or one-of-a-kind estate jewelry.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): On-the-go Sagittarians needs gifts that can keep up with them while they travel and have fun. Their birthstones are citrine and topaz. When you're shopping for a gift for a Sagittarius, think about playful pieces, like gemstone bracelets.