Naz's Crystal Horoscopes 13th - 19th August 2017

Naz's Crystal Horoscopes  13th - 19th August 2017

Aries: Emerald

With a fascinating history dating back to 4000BC, this spellbinding crystal was highly prized by the ancient Romans, who believed the gems would naturally grow darker as they matured and grew older. Like these beautiful crystals - which were once thought to protect us from enchantments and spells - this bewitching crystal suggests someone may try to trick you into believing they're something they're not this week. Hold an Emerald by your chest, and let karma do the rest.

Taurus: Labradorite

Known as the 'Stone of Transformation', this stunning crystal was adored by ancient eskimos, who believed the gem had fallen from the Northern Lights! Often associated with the Welsh Goddess of the Moon and Stars, Arianrhod - who is thought to have lived in a revolving castle in the Northern sky - it's synonymous with hope, growth and rebirth, and will help you rise from your challenges (like a Phoenix rising from the ashes), and fall in love with the world again. 

Gemini: Topaz

This enchanting crystal is synonymous with the Sun God, Ra - who is said to have been so passionate about helping others, he selflessly died each night so the moon could shine its light. Like this kind god - who so selflessly sacrificed his life for the moon each night - this beautiful crystal suggests someone may surprise you with their kindness too this week. Unexpected gifts from friends and family members can all be expected, and a kind gesture from a stranger may surprise you too.

Cancer: Jade

Captivating people's hearts and minds for nearly 6,000 years, this enchanting crystal is synonymous with the heartbreaking story of a beautiful cockerel - who is thought to have been so devoted to his owner, he threw himself into a well after she took her own life! Symbolising unconditional love and devotion, it helps us see and appreciate the beauty in the people around us, and encourages you to show the people you love how much you love and appreciate them too this week.

Leo: Aquamarine

Like this stunning crystal - which was once thought to protect us from poison - this enchanting crystals suggests you may need to protect someone around you from someone's toxic behaviour this week. Infuriating behaviour from friends, colleagues and family members could leave you feeling very frustrated, and you may find yourself wanting to throw a box of sage (and/or large piece of obsidian) at someone! Protect your sanity by keeping one of these beautiful crystals nearby.

Virgo: Ruby

This bewitching crystal was highly revered by ancient warriors, who believed the gem would grow darker in colour to protect them from danger. Synonymous with peace and harmony, it suggests you may need to distance yourself from someone who dulls your colourful spirit this week. Attention-seeking behaviour from friends and loved ones could leave you feeling very drained, and you may find yourself wanting to book a one way ticket to no-drama-ville!

Libra: Turquoise

Prized for its enchanting properties from as far back as 5,500 BC, this stunning crystal was highly revered by the ancient Persians, who lovingly named the gem 'Ferozah', meaning 'victorious'. Thought to change colour to warn its wearer of deceit and danger, it suggests someone around you may reveal their true colours this week. Disloyal behaviour from friends and loved ones could leave you feeling very unsettled, and someone you trust could let you down too.

Scorpio: Rose Quartz

Encouraging us to stop questioning whether people love us or love us not - and helping us see and appreciate everything we've got - this beautiful crystal suggests you may find yourself feeling very insecure around the people you love this week. Misunderstandings with partners, colleagues and loved ones can all be expected, and someone's snappy behaviour could leave you feeling very anxious too. Cast your fears aside by keeping a Rose Quartz by your side.

Sagittarius: Celestite

Taking its name from the Latin word 'caelestis, meaning 'heavenly', this captivating crystal was once thought to have been created by the heavenly voices of singing angels! Thought to lovingly comfort our troubled minds - and gently cast our fears aside - it suggests you may find yourself feeling like heaven's sent you an angel in disguise this week. Heavenly dates with loved ones could take your breath away, and someone could surprise you with a thoughtful gesture too.

Capricorn: Azurite

Like the soothing sight of a river flowing - or comforting scent of sandalwood burning - this enchanting crystal is thought to lovingly wash away our sadness and pain, and help us feel like ourselves again. Taking its name from the Arabic word 'Azul', meaning 'blue', it suggests you may find yourself feeling a little 'azul' this week. Nurture your body and mind - and leave your sadness behind - by keeping one of these beautiful crystals nearby, or holding one by your heart.

Aquarius: Lapis Lazuli

Synonymous with truth and honesty, this enchanting crystal is often associated with the Egyptian Goddess of Truth, Maat - who is thought to have been so devoted to bringing peace and harmony to the world, she wore a white feather (symbolising peace) wherever she went! Thought to heal and nurture our bonds with others - and help us see and appreciate the best in each other - it suggests you may need to reach out to someone you've grown apart from this week. 

Pisces: Pearl

These beautiful crystals were highly prized by the Ancient Japanese, who believed the gems were the sacred tears of gods, mermaids and angels! A stone of love, healing and purity, it's often associated with the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra, who is said to have been so desperate to impress Marc Anthony, she dropped one of these stunning crystals into a glass of wine and drank it to prove she could host the most expensive meal in history! As such, it suggests you may need to prove yourself to someone around you too this week.

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