Updated: Aug. 3, 2021
Pisces Basic Information:
Date Duration: February 19 to March 20
Sign Quality: Mutable
Planetary Ruler: Neptune
From February 19 to March 20, the Sun is in Pisces. Ruled by Neptune, the Roman god of freshwater and the sea, Pisces is a very intuitive and emotional sign. During this period every sign of the zodiac will be exposed to Pisces energy; this means that we will all experience both the benefits and challenges of Pisces energy. How this energy affects you depends on your personality, your ability to adapt to change, and rise to the challenges that may come your way.
Pisces is the last sign of the zodiac and as is positioned at the end of winter in the northern hemisphere. This period when the sun aligns with Pisces may urge you to engage in deep introspection and look back on your experiences during the past year.
Pisces is perhaps one of the most intuitive signs of the zodiac and as such, it is the perfect time to contemplate on your past so you can wash away any regrets, come to terms with past mistakes, and figure out which aspects of your life you need to change. As a mutable sign, people born under Pisces are known to be adaptable, flexible, and sympathetic- traits that are useful to have when you are in the midst of making serious changes in your life.
Like other water signs, Pieces is driven by empathy and emotions. The sign is symbolized by two fishes swimming in opposite directions, which is interpreted to signify the duality in Pisces’ personality.
Some people might find Pisces energy a bit overwhelming, especially those who aren’t used to dealing with their emotions and are averse to change. Fortunately, there are stones and crystals that can help you harness the positive energies and cope with any challenges that Pisces energy may bring out; they are beneficial for everyone, regardless of their sign, during this season.
A Closer Look at Pisces Strengths and Weaknesses
Highly intuitive, creative, and intelligent, Pisces are known for their ability to sense things that others cannot which gives them a great capacity for empathy. Their deep intuition and sympathetic nature is what makes them such great listeners and good advisers. They are also known for being non-judgmental even though they have a tendency to feel things more deeply than others. When you share your feelings and problems to a Pisces friend or relative, you can expect them to listen and sympathize, but they will never judge.
Pieces are very loyal people, especially to their friends and family. While they seem sociable, Pisces actually prefer being around small groups of people rather than large groups. They might be willing to lend an ear to anyone and even give advice, but when it comes to sharing their own feelings and emotions, Pisces are often closed off and are only willing to share with a select few, as they tend to hold on to the belief that other people won’t understand their feelings.
Pisces are generally quiet people, they prefer to listen and observe rather than talk when they are in social situations. While they enjoy being around family and close friends, Pisces generally like spending their time alone either thinking or letting their imagination run wild. They also enjoy engaging in outdoor activities, especially water-related activities whether by themselves or with their family, friends, and significant others.
Pisces are known to be dreamy and idealistic, but they also have a logical side to them. While you might find a Pisces distracted by their own thoughts and fantasies ,they are also capable of accomplishing tasks quickly when they set their mind to it.
It is in their dreams versus their actual reality that Pisces’ dualistic nature manifests itself the most. They can be completely immersed in fantasies and daydreams in one moment, then easily snap back to reality in the next.
Being deeply emotional is both a strength and a weakness for Pisces. On the one hand, having the capacity to feel things deeply and being in touch with their intuition gives them a strong moral compass, but it can also be their biggest detriment, especially when they succumb to challenging emotions.
When they feel overwhelmed by these emotions, Pisces can fall into depression and lose their ability to see the good in the world. They have a tendency to overthink and get too wrapped up in problems which can cause them lose their sense of good judgment and ability to solve problems.
Pisces are idealists and only see the good in the world when they feel optimistic, but can also view the world as cruel and hard when they are exposed to too much negativity. When they feel too much negativity, Pisces can turn to escapism and may have a tendency to overindulge and get intoxicated as a way to quiet down their overthinking brains and numb their emotions.
Romantically, Pisces make for very loyal partners. They love being in a committed relationship and when they are in love, they tend to offer everything they have to their partners, wholeheartedly and selflessly. While they don’t expect anything in return, when they get their hearts broken or are betrayed by a romantic partner, they tend to lose all sense of reality and seek pleasure elsewhere.
Pisces, just like every other sign, have negative aspects to their personality and while you might see these negative traits from time to time. You’ll find that Pisces are generally kindred spirits and are very easy to talk to, which is why most people turn to them for advice.
This period when the sun aligns with Pisces may be difficult for some people, but can also be the best time to get in touch with your emotional side and connect with your intuition especially if you’re having difficulty dealing with any changes that are happening in your life or implementing the necessary changes you need to improve yourself and your life.
The stones and crystals listed below can help you boost your positive traits this season by capitalizing on Pisces’ strong intuitive energy, they can also help you temper your negative traits by helping you deal with your emotions in a healthy manner. While they have a special affinity to Pisces as these are their birthstones, these stones and crystals can benefit everyone during Pisces season, as they are especially attuned to work with Pisces energy.
Recommended Stones and Crystals for Pisces Zodiac Energy
Chakras: Throat & Heart
Aquamarine is one of the primary birthstones for Pisces; it is also the traditional birthstone for March. It is a a very soothing stone with strong ties to water, as its name is derived from the latin phrase “aqua marina” which means “sea water”. Aquamarine is the perfect meditative stone for Pisces, as it tempers strong emotions and is known to help in discovering hidden aspects of reality. It is particularly helpful in balancing out the duality in Pisces’ personality, as it helps one gain a better understanding of one's reality.
Aquamarine is also a powerful protective stone especially when traveling by water or while engaging in water-related activities. As a stone of the Heart and Throat chakras, Aquamarine helps in fostering effective communication from the Heart, allowing Pisces, who often have trouble expressing their own feelings, to open up and share their personal truths with others, especially those who are close to them.
Wear Aquamarine as jewelry, especially in the form of a necklace to clear any issues of the Throat chakra and to protect yourself against negativity and any threats to your safety.
Blue Lace Agate is a gorgeous pale blue stone with bands of white on its surface. The gentle blues of Blue Lace Agate inspire you to connect with your divine spirit.
Blue Lace Agate is particularly effective when it comes to communicating your personal truths. It encourages you to open up with your loved ones about what’s really going on behind the scenes in your life. When you open up to those close to you, you begin the process of releasing those hard emotions that keep holding you back.
It is also a very calming stone, which is perfect for the Pisces that can experience difficulties when it comes to dealing with change, or an unexpected life event. For those who need to tone down the energetic frequencies this season, Blue Lace Agate is here as your symbol of tranquility. Wear Blue Lace Agate as jewelry whenever you feel stressed out, anxious, or just generally restless. It’s also particularly helpful to wear it as a necklace near your Throat Chakra whenever you need guidance when communicating with others. It allows you to communicate with wisdom, intuition, and empathy.
Chakras: Third Eye & Crown
Amethyst is another birthstone for Pisces and is the traditional birthstone for those born in February. Since Pisces is a very emotional sign, Amethyst is an excellent crystal for calming down extreme emotions. As a stone of the Third Eye Chakra, Amethyst is a powerful amplifier of Pisces’ innate intuition and intellect.
It is also associated with the Crown Chakra, which helps you connect to your higher self and the Divine, making Amethyst a powerful meditative crystal, especially when you feel lost and disillusioned.
Amethyst has been used since ancient times to prevent intoxication from alcohol, which is why it is often called the “sobriety stone”. It helps in tempering addictions, especially substance abuse
Wear Amethyst as jewelry, such as in the form of a necklace, earrings, or bracelet, whenever you feel overly emotional. .
Fluorite comes in a wide-range of colors- from blue, aqua, green, and yellow to purple, pink, clear, and rainbow- making it such a versatile crystal. Fluorite, in general, is known to promote mental clarity. It is especially useful for Pisces because they tend to be more emotional than any other sign. Fluorite, depending on the color, clears blockages in its corresponding chakra to allow for the free flow of life force energy.
Wear Fluorite as jewelry near its corresponding chakra whenever you feel out of balance, as it is an excellent crystal for stabilizing energies. It also helps strengthen one’s intuition and encourage clear and effective communication. Aside from boosting one’s mental faculties, Fluorite also helps boost creativity. Pisces are known for their creativity, which is why you’re more likely to find them working in creative fields.
Chakras: Solar Plexus, Sacral, Root
Citrine is a stone of Jupiter, which governs expansiveness and abundance. Citrine supports solid boundaries helping bring the necessary containment mentioned above. This at the same time is a stabilizing balance to the infinite expansiveness of the void. Citrine is also a top choice for abundance and manifestation. Working with its energy and planting seeds of intention while in the void space can be highly rewarding.
Citrine can assist Pisces in lifting their spirits when they are down and helping them see the brighter side of things. It can also help them find the energy and motivation to get going when they would rather not. Carry a piece of tumbled Citrine or wear it as jewelry to keep it's energy in your aura.
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Chakra: Heart & Root
Bloodstone is perhaps one of the most powerful types of Jasper. It is an especially powerful stone for grounding and protection. Since Pisces have a tendency to get lost in their fantasies and daydreams, Bloodstone is a particularly useful stone to have as it grounds you back to the earth and strengthens your connection to reality.
It is also very helpful during times of extreme emotional distress, as its healing energy matches the gentle vibrations of the Earth, helping you feel grounded and stable. Bloodstone can also help you distinguish between illusion and reality, especially during difficult times, such as when dealing with betrayal and abandonment.
Wear Bloodstone as a necklace to foster unconditional love and patience, especially towards yourself. While Pisces are known for their tolerance towards others, they often have difficulty showing the same kindness to themselves. Bloodstone fosters self-love and helps you accept your reality.
Turquoise has a rich history of use across many ancient civilizations and cultures. It was revered for its powerful metaphysical properties and was used by warriors as a protective amulet. It was also widely used by kings, leaders, and shamans as it promotes clarity of thinking and vision.
Turquoise boosts one’s mental, physical, and spiritual abilities. Turquoise is a useful meditative stone for Pisces, as its energy is both soothing and empowering at the same time.
Wearing Turquoise as jewelry such as in the form of a necklace or bracelet can offer protection against negativity and is also helpful in tempering excessive energies and emotions. Wear Turquoise during Pisces season especially if you are working on important ventures, as it boosts prosperity and luck.
Black Tourmaline is one of the most powerful Pisces gemstones when it comes to warding off negative energy. It was widely used in ancient times as a protective talisman against demons and other threats.
Black Tourmaline absorbs negativity in your surroundings as well as negative emotions whether from within yourself or from others and as such, it’s a very helpful stone to carry around with you especially during Pisces season, as the sign is known to be highly emotional and sensitive.
Wearing Black Tourmaline as jewelry is especially helpful as the stone continuously works in absorbing negative emotions. It’s an effective cure for stress and addiction. You can also meditate with Black Tourmaline when you feel you need grounding.
Chakra: Throat, Third Eye
Labradorite is revered not just for its beautiful physical characteristics (when polished, the stone exhibits an opalescent sheen known as Labradorescence), but also for its magical qualities. It is a stone shrouded in mystery because in its raw form, Labradorite looks just like a regular rock. Only when it is cut and polished does the true beauty of Labradorite manifests itself. It is because of this unique quality of the stone that is considered a premier stone of transformation.
Labradorite is an excellent stone for Pisces, as it is a powerful stone for strengthening your intuition. As a Pisces birthstone, Labradorite not only helps encourage effective communication, but it also helps reduce negativity and it helps dispel illusion, allowing you to see reality for what it is.
Wear Labradorite as jewelry such as in the form of a necklace if you want to be to express yourself effectively. Wearing Labradorite helps cleanse your aura of negative emotions and can also help cleanse the body of addictive substances. Meditate with a Labradorite palm stone if you want to connect to higher planes of thought and when you want to connect with the Divine.
Chakra: Throat & Third Eye
Like Labradorite, Lapis Lazuli is believed to hold in it magical properties. It strongly resonates with the Throat chakra and is a premier stone for communication of all kinds. It also activates the Third Eye Chakra, boosting intuition and intellect, which is why it is often referred to as the “Performer’s Stone”.
Lapis Lazuli is a useful stone for Pisces because it strengthens communication and encourages one to speak honestly and express one’s personal truth.
It improves performance for creative-types, particularly writers and journalists. It’s also a great performance stone for politicians, teachers, social workers, and anyone whose line of work involves addressing large groups of people.
Wear Lapis Lazuli as a necklace or bracelet to facilitate effective communication. You can also meditate with it especially during times of emotional stress, as it helps clear the mind so you can connect with your intuition. Lapis Lazuli is the perfect stone to have with you, especially while working or studying, as it balances your emotions and brings harmony to your surroundings so you can focus on important tasks.
Chakra: Throat & Third Eye
Sodalite is another excellent stone to have with you during Pisces season. It enhances intuition and encourages self-expression. It is also a powerful amplifier of positive energies, making it an excellent stone to pair with other Pisces birthstones. In addition, Sodalite is an excellent stone for balancing emotions, which makes it particularly useful during this period when emotions can run a bit high.
Wear Sodalite as jewelry such as in the form a necklace, earrings, or bracelet by itself or mixed with other crystals to help keep your emotions in check. Wear it close to your Throat especially in situations where you want to be able to express yourself effectively, it’ll help you connect to your intuition so know when to speak out and when to stay silent. Sodalite will also help you express yourself without letting your emotions rule over your words.
As we've alreasdy emphasized, all the stones and crystals listed above can benefit everyone, regardless of their zodiac signs during Pisces season. If you’re a Pisces you might want to add some of the stones and crystals on this list to add to your collection, as they are not only useful during this period, but they can also significantly help you keep a healthy balance in all aspects of your life all throughout the year. Wear your Pisces jewelry as you prepare to take on new ventures in the coming year; they’ll help you achieve both your professional and personal goals for the new year.
Those who have been sensitive to the previous season’s energy can especially benefit from the calming and grounding stones listed above. If you want a head start on planning for the next year, these stones, with their positive and soothing energies, might just be what you need to keep you focused on your goals.
We recommend wearing these crystals as jewelry, as their vibrations are especially effective with skin contact. Crystals are intuitive and when you wear them, they adjust their vibrational frequency to match your own’s. However, as we always also recommend, it’s best that you set an intention before using any crystal whether as jewelry or loose stones for meditation and cleansing rituals so that they are attuned specifically to the purpose you intend to use them for.
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