Capricorns are resistant to influence from other people, responsible, hardworking and very persistent. Their love of leadership and having a lot of power in their hands come because of their belief that they are better than others. They pose an inner state of independence that forces them to achieve significant things in their professional and personal life. Capricorns have a great ability to lead and make realistic plans. One of the rare zodiac signs that are actually capable to learn from mistakes.
Since they aim to have a predictable life, they are patient and always prepared to wait for their success. Their main focus is not just the material world but they are obviously able to make the most of it. On the other hand, they are known zodiac sign for their stubbornness and stiffness. In many cases, they just can’t move from a certain point in their relationship.
Capricorns are stable and reliable, intelligent people that are loyal and really great friends. They tend to surround themselves with people who don't ask too many stupid questions, who know their boundaries. During their life, they will not have many friends but those who are around them will enjoy the company of an honest and intelligent friend.
Traditionally, a symbol of love, faith, and constancy connected to the month of January is Garnet. It is believed to prevent nightmares, provide guidance and direction in the darkness. Persons who wear this gemstone will enjoy a high level of energy and power while nervous persons could feel calmer. Garnet occurs in every color except blue and any color of this crystal is acceptable as January birthstone.
First findings of Garnet crystal date over 3000 BC. Throughout human history, this gemstone was used for curing depression, relive diseases, protect against nightmares. Greeks believed that it guards children against drowning, Christians consider it as a symbol of Christ's sacrifice, in Hebrew, it is included as one of Aaron’s breastplate. In Greek mythology, Garnet was a gift of love that was associated with eternity.
Capricorns are powerful zodiac sign so they correspond best with powerful crystals like bloody jasper, malachite, agate, tiger’s eye and serpentine. If they are feeling down and need a little push in action they may utilize from the power of opal, onyx, heliotrope, and sardonyx. Those Capricorns that feel that they need more energy to keep up with their hard work and goals, they should draw more energy from sapphire, tourmaline, ruby, garnet, and zircon.
Onyx - this crystal has a great effect on improving the nervous system. It also protects from enemies. To Capricorns, it will give strength to defend their interests and relieve fear, stress, insomnia, and anxiety.
Opal - is a great gemstone for Capricorn as it eliminates and weakens the negative traits of this zodiac sign. Most of all, it weakens depression, selfishness, and tediousness. It will also inspire their confidence, calm them down and give them strength in communication with other people.
Agate - is great for their health, long life and it will protect them from gossip and close danger. Moreover, this gemstone will raise their energy, making them more appealing and sexy in the eyes of men. This gem will protect their family, help them achieve heights in career and inspire bonding between generations.
Smoky Quartz - is known to be the lucky gemstone for Capricorns, especially men. It will improve their logical thinking and all intellectual abilities. Persons wearing it will be less jealous, selfish and fanatical as it relieves stress.
Carnelian - this is a very interesting gem for girls, especially young unmarried ones as it will help them relax. This crystal preserves youth and beauty relaxes the nervous system and brings luck in love.
December 21st to December 31st
Persons born as Capricorns during this period are heavily influenced by Jupiter. In overall, they are composed and calm, methodical and thrifty. They are able to achieve a lot of success but also lose everything by taking risks. Their lucky gemstones are agate, serpentine, moonstone, obsidian, nephrite, quartz, jasper and tiger's eye.
January 1st to January 10th
Persons born during those days are influenced by Mars. Very often, they bore other people and potentially can have an injurious effect on people surrounding them. Therefore, they should choose one of the following lucky gems: cat’s eye, turquoise, onyx, opal, jade, and heliotrope.
January 11th to January 21st
People born in the period between 11th and 21st January are influenced by the Sun. They are hard-working people, impassioned and contradictory. They have great energy but in some cases, they can be despondent and in low spirit. Following gemstones are proven to be good and lucky for them: garnet, opal, sapphire, zircon, tourmaline, and alexandrite.
Capricorns are much more than meets the eye. Yes, they can be control freaks but that can be understood as they don’t like to waste their time. They are very calculated when they need to make important decisions so they will weight everything in order to make the best possible decision. In all areas of their life, from work to love, they will do all they can to get the best and they will never settle for less. In order to calm their negative traits and elevate positive ones, to protect themselves from negative people and risky situations, Capricorns should wear their birthstone and talismans as rings, necklaces, earrings or bracelets at all time if possible.
Even when Capricorns know which birthstone is for them, they will study all of them, all their properties. This will help them choose those they like the most and to make sure that they don’t have many of the same kind. At the end of the day, it is best to have a few of them and use the ones that you need a particular time to assist you with your endeavors. It is always the best to choose those that will resonate the most with your personal energy and traits that you find important.