Updated Mar. 21, 2021
Gemini Zodiac Basic Information:
Date Duration: May 21-June 21
Sign Quality: Mutable
From May 21st to June 21st, the Sun is in Gemini. During this time, every sign of the zodiac will be exposed to the energy of Gemini. Meaning we will all experience both the benefits and challenges of Gemini energy. Being in tune with this energy will be easier or harder for certain signs depending on their typical disposition and how much they need to adapt to it.
If you were born between these dates then your Sun sign (or zodiac sign as it is commonly referred to in Astrology) is Gemini and as such, the following weeks can bring out some of your best traits. However, you shouldn’t be too complacent because even when the Sun is in your sign, there are still challenges that you may face. These challenges are often associated with your sign’s weaknesses. Just as every sign has its unique strengths, each one also comes with its own challenges and no one is immune to it even when the Sun is in their sign.
Regardless of your sign, there are stones that can help you make the most of the coming weeks.
These crystals have a special affinity for Geminis as they are their birth stones, but they are useful for everyone this time of year. They can help you capitalize on the opportunities presented by Gemini energy and also help you overcome the challenges it brings as well.
If you're interested in making the next few weeks look easy, I recommend learning about Gemini qualities to get an idea of what you can expect. This will be especially useful for Geminis to help you understand why you might be prone to certain strengths and weaknesses.
Highly intelligent, sociable, and passionate, Geminis are loved for their congenial personalities. However, since they are represented by the Twins, Geminis often get unfairly associated with duplicitous traits.
While it's true that Geminis often have two sides to their personality, it's not necessarily a negative trait to have and doesn't usually play out how you would think. We are all ruled by our Sun signs and each sign possesses unique traits, both good and bad, just as each person is unique. We may have predispositions to certain behaviors that are influenced by our astrological signs, just as we have genetic behavioral predispositions, but these predispositions don’t necessarily apply to everyone.
The duality of Gemini is what makes people under this sign so interesting. Geminis are known for their intelligence and curiosity, a combination that encourages them to find out as much information about the people and world around them as they can. Perhaps one of the most impressive traits of Geminis is their ability to adapt in different crowds and environments.
While people are quickly drawn to you, you might find it challenging to earn their trust. With your head sometimes in the clouds, you may be indecisive at times and fail to follow through commitments, which may lead some people to think that you are unreliable.
You might also find it difficult to keep thoughts and information to yourself due to your energetic and talkative nature. Sharing information with others is something you have to be cautious of, as some people might find offense in what you say or accuse you of gossiping even if your intentions are sincere.
Geminis, while generally positive, tend to be anxious and inconsistent. These are two of their greatest weaknesses. When there's too much negative energy, the once fun and outgoing Gemini can become withdrawn and depressed. This hot and cold nature that seems like a duality is why Geminis appear as having two sides.
Recommended Healing Crystals for Gemini Energy
Agate is one of the birthstones associated with Gemini and the month of May. They are a perfect grounding crystal for Gemini’s energy, as Agates are a variety of chalcedony and are known for their ability to stabilize anxious thoughts by connecting you with the earth's gentle vibrations.
Agates come in a variety of colors ranging from white and gray to blue, black, red and brown. For Geminis, you may want to opt for Blue Agate and other blue crystals, as they resonate with the Throat Chakra. Blue crystals resonate with the Throat Chakra and help you communicate much more effectively with wisdom and logic at the forefront instead of emotions.
Apatite, like Chrysocolla, typically comes in hues of blues and greens. Like most blue-green stones, it resonates with the Throat Chakra and helps ease anxious thoughts and enhances intuition. It also helps remove negative energy, whether the energy is coming from within you or your environment. It’s an excellent stone to carry for people who want to start new projects or expand their existing ventures, as its energy helps increase motivation and helps you focus on your goals.
Howlite is an excellent stone for easing excessive negative energy and anxiety. Its colors range from white to gray. It is a stone associated with the Crown Chakra which vibrates white and helps people connect with their higher selves. Placing a piece of Howlite on the Crown can quickly help alleviate feelings of stress, anxiety and mental strain. Howlite is a stone that absorbs energy, which makes it an excellent calming stone. It also helps ease negative emotions like rage.
Celestite is a light blue crystal that helps us connect with divine energies and express ourselves. It is a stone of the Throat Chakra and as such, it helps with positive communication and connecting with one’s higher self. An excellent stone to hold when meditating, it helps ease anxious thoughts and other negative emotions.
Serpentine comes in a yellow-green color. This stone is called Serpentine because its texture and color is reminiscent of a serpent’s scales. It resonates with the Heart Chakra but it is also revered for its ability to heal all Chakras. It is a manifestation stone- it can help you manifest your goals into reality. Like Jade and Citrine, it is used to attract prosperity in all aspects of life, particularly with matters involving one's finances.
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Chrysocolla is an excellent healing crystal for turning negative emotions into positive emotions. It is also known for its calming energy, which makes it perfect for people who tend to exhibit nervousness and hyperactivity.
It is generally blue in color, but its hues can vary from light green to dark blue or a mix of both. As such, it is often associated with the Throat Chakra which is responsible for speaking your truth. This stone encourages positive expression.
Since Geminis tend to be talkative and sometimes fail to filter what they say to certain people, Chrysocolla's calming energy can help you learn the difference between when to speak out and when to keep silent. Chrysocolla’s calming energy helps best with easing stress, whether at home or in the workplace.
Aquamarine’s calming blue-green color is reminiscent of the sea when the waves are still and the water clear. Physically, Aquamarine is such a beautiful stone, people are often mesmerized by it even when unpolished. Emotionally, it is a calming stone that helps with all kinds of fears and phobias, especially those related to communication.
Aquamarine is a true stone of self expression as it connects the Heart and Throat chakras, helping us speak our truth and speak it from the Heart. Hold a piece of Aquamarine when you need to express yourself in a difficult situation. It's been revered since ancient times, when it was used as a protection stone for travelers. It also helps with balancing chakras, particularly any imbalances in the Heart and Throat chakras.
Tiger’s Eye gets its name from its physical characteristics. The most common color of this stone is a mix of yellow and brown that resembles a Tiger’s Eye, hence the name. It’s an excellent stone for people dealing with self-esteem issues and confidence. While generally confident, Geminis can also suffer from issues involving self-esteem, self-love, and self-concept. Tiger’s Eye is a powerful manifestation stone and it helps with issues related to how we see ourselves. Those who have a negative view of themselves can benefit from regularly carrying this stone as it fosters a positive sense of self.
Hematite is a grounding crystal, which makes it an excellent stone for Gemini’s energy. It helps ground you to the Earth's calm vibrations, particularly when you are stressed and when there is excessive negative energy surrounding you. It also helps balance energies for people who suffer from restlessness and anxiety. Keep a piece on you to stay stabilized and grounded, neutralizing those restless and anxious energies.
Chrysoprase’s light green color resonates with the Heart Chakra, which helps with any imbalances in your mood. This stone’s powerful association with the Heart Chakra encourages compassion and helps people focus on the positive aspects of their lives and eliminate negativity. While Geminis are generally happy people, they are also prone to anxiety and depression.
Chrysoprase helps ease these negative emotions and turn them into positive ones. It is the perfect cure for Gemini’s dualism which can often lead to mixed emotions. Chrysoprase's ability to unify Gemini's dualistic state of being and ease the difficult emotions Gemini's can tend struggle with, makes it an excellent crystal for Geminis to carry throughout the day.
Lapis Lazuli is known as the stone of wisdom. It has been revered for centuries as a semi-precious stone. It is also called “The Performer’s Stone” as its deep blue color resonates strongly with the Throat Chakra and the divine. This makes a great fit for Geminis as they tend to like attention and crowds. It helps with concentration, communication, speaking one’s truth, and improving performance. Keep a piece of tumbled Lapis Lazuli on you to experience it's benefits.
Another blue stone, Sodalite is an amplification stone that resonates with the Throat Chakra. Similar to Lapis Lazuli, it helps in encouraging people speak their truth, connect with their higher selves, and facilitate positive communication with others. It is also a powerful stone for balancing energies, which makes it perfect for people who have too much negative and restless energy. Hold a piece of Sodalite when you need extra help expressing yourself.
To make the most out of the period when the Sun is in Gemini, you can enhance your positive traits and counteract negativity with the help of the crystals listed above. Each crystal has its own unique healing energy. These energies can help you deal with specific issues that you may encounter in the coming weeks. Their healing powers are especially effective when worn as jewelry, as physical contact allows the crystals' vibrations to resonate directly with the energy centers in your body, also known as chakras.
Below are some crystal jewelry pieces that I personally recommend for the following weeks when the Sun is in Gemini. Each piece is a combination of multiple crystals carefully chosen to make sure they complement each other's energies. Pairing crystals can help amplify their healing energies making them more effective. And as a bonus, combining different crystals in a piece of jewelry also increases the piece's aesthetic appeal. For more options, you can view our Gemini Collection. Remember to tune into your intuition and go for the stones that resonate with you the most when choosing your crystal jewelry.