The lucky stones for 2023, based on your Chinese zodiac animal

The Chinese Zodiac has played a pertinent role in Chinese culture for over 2,000 years. The nuanced Chinese astrology comprises twelve Chinese signs as well as five zodiac elements, each of which is pertinent to get deep insights about one’s personality, love compatibility, career, fortune and more. Here are the lucky stones you should keep hold of in 2023, according to your Chinese zodiac animal.
8 February 2023

Also called Shengxiao (‘born resembling’), the Chinese Zodiac is represented by twelve animals, namely: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. The Chinese New Year marks the beginning and end of the Chinese zodiac years. The Zodiac is a repeating cycle of 12 years, with each year having its own zodiac animal that comes with its attributes.

Corresponding to each Chinese zodiac sign is a lucky stone, which is aligned with your energies. These healing crystals and gemstones help recreate and regain balance in life, working effectively on the mind, body and soul. We’ve curated a list of the lucky stones associated with an individual’s Chinese zodiac animal to better understand their disposition and benefits, just in time for the new year in 2023.

Lucky stone corresponding to your Chinese zodiac spirit animal

Dragon

Birth Years: 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012

Upcoming Year of Dragon: 2024

Lucky Stone: Amethyst

The fifth sign of the lunar calendar, Dragon is the most significant mythical creature in Chinese mythology that represents strength and authority. They’re considered to be great leaders, and adventure seekers with a fatal charm. You’ll find them exuding positive vibes and being loyal to their family and friends. However, one can find it difficult to approach this Chinese zodiac as they can be stringent, short-tempered and selective.

The lucky stone of the dragon zodiac sign for 2023 is the amethyst, which is believed to have protective powers that wade away negative energies and bring them closer to the divine. It keeps anxiety and fatigue at bay while also improving the immune and digestive systems and enhancing skin appearance.

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David Morris Palm Flower Amethyst and White Diamond Small Earrings

David Morris Palm Flower Amethyst and White Diamond Small Earrings

Carrera Y Carrera Amethyst Origen Maxi Ring

Carrera Y Carrera Amethyst Origen Maxi Ring

Blue Nile Rose de France, Amethyst, and White Sapphire Drop Earrings

Blue Nile Rose de France, Amethyst, and White Sapphire Drop Earrings

Snake

Birth Years: 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013

Next Year of Snake: 2025

Lucky Stone: Opal

While dread and mystery are the most common notions attached to Snakes, they’re often considered the wisest in Chinese culture. People associated with this Chinese zodiac are compassionate and amiable toward their friends and indifferent to strangers. Their biggest setback is laziness, coming in the way of their clear goals.

Opal is a healing and calming stone that helps bring clarity of thought and positive manifestation. In addition, it cures eye ailments and maintains the overall immune system, making it the perfect lucky stone for those with the snake zodiac sign in 2023.

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Blue Nile Opal Rose Pendant

Blue Nile Opal Rose Pendant

Irene Neuwirth Opal Leaf and Diamond Necklace

Irene Neuwirth Opal Leaf and Diamond Necklace

Bezel Bouquet Opal & Diamond Stud Earrings

Bezel Bouquet Opal & Diamond Stud Earrings

Horse

Birth Years: 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014

Next Year of Horse: 2026

Lucky Stone: Topaz

People belonging to the Year of Horse are cheerful, considerate and enthusiastic. However, they aren’t good at hiding their emotions and lack a calm temperament. They have appealing personas and thoroughly enjoy social gatherings. Their impulsive and unpredictable decisions make their love lives tumultuous.

Topaz boosts confidence and courage. Also known as the stone of love and fortune, it helps in attracting the right person and creating meaningful relationships.AstrologyThe most matured zodiac signs and their maturity levels

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Pomellato Topaz Pendant Necklace

Pomellato Topaz Pendant Necklace

Topaz Long Spear Ring

Topaz Long Spear Ring

Dusty Diamonds Topaz Earring Drops

Dusty Diamonds Topaz Earring Drops

Goat

Birth Years: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015

Upcoming Year of Goat: 2027

Lucky Stone: Emerald

People falling in this zodiac are often followers rather than decision-makers. They’re sincere, well-mannered and polite. However, their lack of taking a firm stance and a slow pace comes as a setback.

Emerald fills in for these shortcomings by acting as a positive force that boosts confidence and promotes charm in social setups. It develops an individual’s reasoning ability and sharpens wit. Emerald further stimulates wealth, while also taking care of mental health.

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Blue Nile Pear Emerald Halo Drop Earrings

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Cartier Solitaire 1895

Emily P. Wheeler Emerald & Diamond Hexagon Bracelet

Emily P. Wheeler Emerald & Diamond Hexagon Bracelet

Monkey

Birth Years: 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016

Upcoming Year of Monkey: 2028

Lucky Stone: Peridot

The monkey represents energy, wit and flexibility and can solve problems with ease. The social butterflies can easily draw everyone to them with their confidence and charm. However, they also appear arrogant and impatient at times. They’re also adventure enthusiasts, who are on the lookout for an easy life filled with explorations.

The green-coloured peridot helps to establish peace by balancing the mind and emotions. It inhibits negative energies and brings good spirits. The stone brings good health and fortune too.

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La Maison Couture MAKAL Arlet Peridot Earrings

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Rachel Jackson Peridot and Sterling Silver Necklace

Rachel Jackson Peridot and Sterling Silver Necklace

Yvonne Leon Peridot and Topaz Ring

Yvonne Leon Peridot and Topaz Ring

Rooster

Birth Years: 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017

Upcoming Year of Rooster: 2029

Lucky Stone: Citrine

The Rooster is independent and hard-working. They don’t shy away from tricky situations and find the means to solve them. They thrive when they’re the centre of attention, however, their yearning for attention can come across negatively.

Citrine is the perfect balancing stone for a Rooster in 2023 as it promotes positivity. Also known as the ‘stone of wealth’, citrine is excellent for boosting personal power and bringing luck.

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Blue Nile Oval Citrine and Diamond Earrings

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Fernando Jorge Flicker Citrine Necklace

Fernando Jorge Flicker Citrine Necklace

Dolce & Gabbana Citrine & South Sea Baroque Pearl Bracelet

Dolce & Gabbana Citrine & South Sea Baroque Pearl Bracelet

Dog

Birth Years: 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018

Upcoming Year of Dog: 2030

Lucky Stone: Diamond

The first and foremost trait of the Dog sign is loyalty. They’re also brave and friendly and have a deep sense of commitment to their friends, lovers and families. It takes time to gain their trust as they’re born with high defences. Moreover, they’re known for their sharp criticism and outspoken nature.

Diamond brings wealth, fame, prosperity and love into their life. The stone is blessed by the divine powers, falling under the influence of planet Venus. It’s a beneficial jewel of wealth as well.Living8 feng shui plants that attract good vibes and prosperity in 2023

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Cartier D'Amour Bracelet

Cartier D’Amour Bracelet

Pig

Birth Years: 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019

Upcoming Year Of Pig: 2031

Lucky Stone: Ruby

Pig marks the end of the 12-year Chinese zodiac cycle. The zodiac is upright, simple and compassionate, making them likeable for friendships. All they want is to attain peace and won’t hold any grudges after fights. Pigs are always there for their friends, extremely loyal and thoughtful.

Rubies make its wearer more focused and alert. It also gives mental strength, wards off evil and strengthens relationships.

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Shay Rose Gold Ruby Diamond Necklace

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Ileana grass seed Ruby & Rose Gold Ring

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Pragnell Victorian Diamond & Ruby Brooch

Pragnell Victorian Diamond & Ruby Brooch

Rat

Birth Years: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020

Upcoming year of Rat: 2032

Lucky Stone: Garnet

People born in the year of Rat are considered to be intelligent, quick-witted, charming and always at the forefront of social activities.

The lucky stone for this Chinese zodiac sign in 2023 is the garnet, a rich-red colour stone, long associated with the heart and the circulatory system. It boosts energy and the functioning of the heart as well as nurtures the immune system. It’s a powerful stone for those looking to attract love and positivity.

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M'ama non M'ama Stone & Diamond Cuff

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Petite Chatelaine® Pavé Bezel Ring

Petite Chatelaine® Pavé Bezel Ring

Ox

Birth Years: 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021

Upcoming year of Ox: 2033

Lucky Stone: Aquamarine, Tourmaline, Citrine

Those born in the year of Ox are determined, hard-working, and patient. They’re also charitable by nature and act as a big support to society. When it comes to matters of the heart, Ox is inclined on having long courtships, however, don’t expect them to be deeply romantic.

The aquamarine stone sheds off negative energies and helps in attaining peace of mind. While tourmaline boosts the immune system and nervous system, citrine is known to be extremely helpful in bringing good luck and helping them prosper in financial and business aspects.AstrologyCareer horoscope 2023: Here are the predictions for all 12 zodiac signs

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Blue Nile Aquamarine Rope Pendant

Blue Nile Aquamarine Rope Pendant

Tiffany & Co. Aquamarine Ring

Tiffany & Co. Aquamarine Ring

Tiger

Birth Years: 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022

Upcoming year of Tiger: 2034

Lucky Stone: Sapphire, Jade

Much like its name, Tiger is very adventurous, powerful and bold. People born in the Year of the Tiger are impulsive, restless and demand love from all quarters. While they might fail at times due to hasty decisions, they’ll never give up in the face of difficulty.

Balancing their characteristics, the sapphire stone calms the mind and erases negative thoughts/ tensions. It helps attract love, blessings and attain spiritual clarity. Jade also has soothing properties, with a special focus on increasing fortune and improving maturity in relationships.

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Candere Aura Blue sapphire Ring

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Rabbit

Birth Years – 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023

Upcoming year of Rabbit: 2035

Lucky Stone – Pearl, Moonstone

While we’re in the Year of the Rabbit, it’s pertinent to know that it comprises people with charming personalities. Elegance and grace are their intrinsic traits, and they also prove to be extremely responsible and honest. They’re also dedicated lovers with strong friendship and family values.

The moonstone helps them become more receptive. It further helps unleash energies that helps an individual align with their true emotions. Its health benefits include strengthening the digestive and reproductive systems.

Meanwhile, pearl has a calming effect that works best in curing depression, boosting confidence and sharpening memory.

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Yoko London Raindrop Akoya Pearl and Diamond Necklace

Yoko London Raindrop Akoya Pearl and Diamond Necklace

This article was first published on Lifestyle Asia

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