Chinese Astrological Signs and Gemstones

Chinese Astrological Gemstones

The Chinese Zodiac consists of a 12 year cycle, each year of which is named after a different animal that imparts distinct characteristics to its year. Many Chinese believe that the year of a person's birth is the primary factor in determining that person's personality traits, physical and mental attributes and degre of success and happiness throughout their lifetime.

Chinese Zodiac 

Zodiac Years

Alternate Gemstones  

Popular Gemstones

Austrian Crystal Colors* 

Rat

Chinese Zodiac - Rat
Bright, patient and inspiring to others. Happy by themselves yet make outstanding parents. Marry a Snake or Rooster. The Goat will bring trouble. 

1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008

Emerald

Garnet

Garnet

Ox
Chinese Zodiac - Ox
Bright, patient and inspiring to others. Happy by themselves yet make outstanding parents.  Marry a Snake or Rooster. The Goat will bring trouble. 

1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009

Lapis Lazuli

Aquamarine

Aquamarine

Tiger
Chinese Zodiac - Tiger
Tiger people are aggressive, courageous, candid and sensitive. Look to the Horse and Dog for Happiness. Beware of the Monkey

1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010

Ruby

Sapphire

Sapphire

Rabbit
Chnese Zodiac - Rabbit
Luckiest of the the signs, you are also talented and articulate. Affectionate, yet shy, you seek peace throughout your life. Marry a Sheep or Pig. Your opposite is a Rooster.

1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011

Sapphire

Pearl

Pearl

Dragon 
Chinese Zodiac - Dragon
You are eccentric and your life complex. You  have a very passionate nature and abundant health. Marry a Monkey or Rat late in life. Avoid the dog

1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012

Ruby

Amethyst

Amethyst

Snake 
Chinese Zodiac - Snake
Wise and intense with a tendency towards physical beauty. Vain and high tempered. The Pig is your enemy. The Rooster or Ox are your best signs.

1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013

Opal

Opal

Opal

Horse 
Chinese Zodiac - Horse
Popular and attractive to the opposite sex. You are often ostentatious and impatient. You need people. Marry a Tiger or Dog early, but never a Rat

1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014

Topaz

Topaz

Topaz

Goat 
Chinese Zodiac - Goat
Elegant and creative, you are timid and prefer anonymity. You are most compatible with Pigs and Rabbits but never an Ox.

1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015

Sapphire

Emerald

Emerald

Monkey 
Chinese Zodiac - Monkey
You are very intelligent and are able to influence people. An enthusiastic achiever, you are easily discouraged and confused. Avoid Tigers. Seek a Dragon or a Rat.

1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016

Tiger’s Eye

Peridot

Peridot

Rooster 
Chinese Zodiac - Rooster
A pioneer in spirit, you are devoted to work and quest after knowledge. You are selfish and eccentric. Rabbits are trouble, Snakes and Oxen are fine.

1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017

Topaz

Citrine

Citrine

Dog 
Chinese Zodiac - Dog
Loyal and honest you work well with others. Generous yet stubborn and often selfish. Look to the Horse or Tiger. Watch out for Dragons.

1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006

Ruby

Diamond

Crystal

Pig 
Chinese Zodiac - Pig
Noble and chivalrous. Your friends will be lifelong, yet you are prone to marital strife. Avoid other Pigs. Marry a Rabbit or Goat.

1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007

Moonstone

Ruby

Ruby

* The Austrian Crystals listed are a combination of other reference lists, equivalents as generally accepted, and substitutions where new or changed Austrian colors are available. These Austrian Crystal colors are generally followed by XaGeJa, however we reserve the right to make substitutions at our own discretion.
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