Claire has worked with crystals and many other aspects of paganism for over 14 years. She has also studied reiki up to master level.
Sagittarius is the ninth sign of the zodiac and encompasses the dates, 22nd November to 21st December. The ancient Greeks associated this sign with the centaur Chiron, who was known as wisest and fairest of all the centaurs. The sign of Sagittarius is often depicted as a centaur (half human-half horse) and is a fire sign ruled by Jupiter. Sagittarius is also known as the archer and represented by a bow and arrow symbol.
People born under the sign of Sagittarius are said to be independent and strong-willed. They are not afraid to stray from the norm and will go after the things they desire in life, regardless of the thoughts and opinions of others. This sign has a strong energy of kindness, generosity and honesty. Sagittarians often have excellent imaginations and can be a great asset in teamwork and when creative thinking is needed. They often enjoy time alone to unwind and reflect and dislike being cooped up indoors for long periods of time. As friends Sagittarians will avoid drama, preferring to keep a positive outlook on life. This fire sign is full of bravery and passion, with a love for travel, adventure and strong morals.
Sagittarians may struggle as they have a tendency to be very blunt. However, this is generally not done to be unkind or hurtful but is down to their strong sense of honesty. While a great asset in many ways their strong will and independence can sometimes make life harder than it needs to be, as some situations are easiest dealt with or more fun in a group. People born under this sign dislike feeling contained and anything they feel restricts their freedom to live their lives as they choose. They may have a tendency to make plans and then not see them through, making others feel that they lack commitment and focus or give up as soon as any challenge presents. Often this is not the case and it is purely that they have been distracted by another idea or adventure or feel held down by the small details of bringing plans and ideas into reality.
8 Crystals for Sagittarius
1. Blue Topaz
This is regarded by many as the traditional stone for Sagittarius. It can be found in a range of colours including blue, yellow, orange and red and is known as a stone of success and love. Topaz encourages us to be truthful and to forgive others for their transgresses. It can help to strengthen your beliefs and help in overcoming doubts about life and your own abilities. This crystal reminds you to place your trust in the universe to guide you and aids in smoothing communication thanks to its blue colour connecting it to the throat chakra.
Blue topaz is a good choice of crystal when you feel the need to recharge and soothe your energy as it works to release tensions within the body and mind. This stone aids you in seeing your gifts and talents and is great for anyone working, studying or who enjoys creative pursuits as it boosts creativity. This variety of topaz brings the energy of good fortune to those around it while also inspiring you to work towards your goals. It is a beneficial stone when a boost of confidence or self-control is needed or for when you need a creative solution to a problem you face.
Another blue stone, turquoise has been regarded as sacred since ancient times. Turquoise will support you in achieving all that you wish in life and will deflect any negative energies you encounter along the way. It can help balance your emotions and thoughts bringing a sense of calm that will see you through stressful situations. This stone is beneficial to shy people who find conversations difficult and will help you to speak with truth, clarity and kindness. Turquoise enhancing creativity and is a great problem-solving crystal to have. It will help you keep a clear and level head in all areas of your life while promoting ambition and striving to achieve your dreams.
3. Black Onyx
Black onyx can help to bring structure and balance to Sagittarian energy. It supports transformation and helps to remove fears that hold you back. This black crystal can help you in evaluating the negative things people say about you, enabling you to better see which are deserved or not. Black onyx is a protective crystal that wards off negative energies and people making it a good choice for people who like to travel or mix with lots of different people.
This is a useful crystal to have during times of financial difficulty as it sharpens decision making and attracts good fortune, abundance, and prosperity. It is also beneficial to business owners and traders as it helps you recognise dishonest trades and underhand deals. Black onyx can help to make you more self-assertive and able to speak up for yourself within coming across as confrontational and difficult.
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4. Blue Goldstone
Blue goldstone is, in fact, a man-made glass rather than a true crystal. However, this does not prevent it from being beneficial to your life. When producing goldstone the glass is fused with copper, cobalt, manganese or chromium particles and it is from these that the glass gets its healing vibrations.
This sparkling blue stone has a soothing yet energising energy that encourages you to make your dreams reality. It attracts new opportunities and beginnings that will help you on your journey through life and towards your goals. Blue goldstone is a useful crystal for those who find they are distracted or disheartened while working towards longer-term goals. Blue goldstone can help to keep you calm, soothing stress and emotional volatility and prevent you from saying things that you will later regret. This crystal can help you remain enthusiastic and motivated while also keeping your mind clear so that you do not make any rash decisions.
Lepidolite is a beneficial crystal for Sagittarians that feel life is chaotic due to being pulled in too many different directions at once, whether this is because of different projects, goals, friendship groups or any combination of these. It has a calming balancing energy that is also beneficial in easing symptoms of depression and anxiety. Lepidolite is a beneficial crystal for anyone who feels out of place among other people or struggles with the rushed and non-stop nature of modern-day life. It promotes joy, gratitude and self-love in a way that does come across as conceited or self-obsessed.
6. Smoky Quartz
This grounding stone has a calming and uplifting energy that can transmute negative energy into positive. It is particularly useful if you have to work or spend time around people who are very negative as it will stop this energy-draining your own. Smoky quartz has protective properties that will keep you feeling sure and secure while working towards long term goals. This is a great crystal for people who tend to get caught up in their head, thoughts and ideas as it will help to keep their feet firmly on the ground and stop them feeling spaced out.
Smoky quartz is a beneficial crystal to work with when you feel like you need to take a step back and see what is really happening in a situation. It will aid in getting to the bottom of any issue with compassion. Meditating with a smoky quartz can help in moving on from painful memories and past events. Letting go of these past hurts is especially beneficial if they are holding you back from living your life as you wish or working towards your dreams.
This precious stone has long been valued for its beauty and also has many beneficial vibrational properties. If you have issues with people around you claiming you are not good or capable enough, this crystal will support you in proving them wrong. Ruby is also a great choice for timid people or those who are sensitive or empathic. It will help you stand your ground and not be swayed by negativity, criticism or bullying. This stone is connected to the root chakra and helps in giving us a stable grounded base in life.
Ruby instils a passion for life and aids in setting realistic goals. It helps to increase confidence and courage while calming hyperactivity. This crystal is believed to be a great aid in avoiding careless or frivolous spending and retaining the wealth you accrue.
Citrine is a great match for the optimistic and joyous energy of Sagittarians. It attracts abundance and prosperity and has long been used to draw money towards a person. This sunny yellow stone boosts motivation and creativity. Citrine is a good crystal to have when you have multiple paths to take and are finding it hard to make a decision on which to take. This is a useful cleansing crystal that can help remove unwanted and negative energies that you pick up day to day, and while pursuing your dreams. This versatile crystal is beneficial when you feel that you lack direction or self-worth as well as helping in times of low physical energy and motivations. Citrine is said to inspire an optimistic attitude that will help you look to the future with newfound hope.
Citrine is also known as the success or merchant’s stone because it is an excellent aid in manifesting success and abundance in your career or business. To tap into this energy keep your crystal in places associated with money, such as cash registers, cash boxes and purses. One can also be placed with your bank statements, cheque book or accounts files.
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
© 2019 Claire