The Zodiac sign of Scorpio is ruled by
Pluto, one of the planets in the Solar system.
The planet Pluto rules
over the gemstone, or birthstone Topaz. The Topaz has its own unique
properties relating to color, crystalline structure, character and
abilities. The Topaz gemstone, or birthstone assigned
to Scorpio is believed to influence both positive and
negative personality traits and characteristics of those born under the
astrological sign of Scorpio.
Characteristics & Personality
Scorpio (the sign of the
Scorpion) is the eighth sign of the Zodiac, influencing people born between October 24 - November 22.
The Water signs of Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces are associated with growth
processes, identification and emotion. Combined with other elements,
water feels that fire will make it boil, air will evaporate it, but
earth will shape and channel it. Those born under the sign of Scorpio possess positive characteristics and personality traits and are often described as:
traits - apt in some circumstances to be:
Birthstone - the Topaz
The birthstone for Scorpio is the Topaz. The Zodiac sign
of Scorpio also responds to Beryl, Amethyst,
Aquamarine, Tourmaline and Opal. The tradition of giving
gifts of jewelry containing these stones dates back
thousands of years. The gemstone, or birthstone Topaz is
believed to conduct the energies of the planet Pluto with
which it is sympathetic and that wearing jewelry
containing the gemstone will focus the energies of the
planet and sign through the gem.
Properties of the Topaz - the Scorpio Birthstone
properties with which the Topaz, the birthstone of the Zodiac sign of
Scorpio, is associated are as follows:
Constancy, loyalty, faithfulness and friendship
Strength, releasing tension and balancing emotions
Properties of the Topaz
The healing properties of
the Scorpio birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems
Sanity, asthma, gout, blood disorders
Tuberculosis and insomnia.