March 21 - April 20
Aries is the first zodiac sign because when the zodiac signs and their reference periods were codified, more than 2000 years ago (from about 2100 BC to 100 BC), the Sun rose in the constellation of Aries. Today the sun rises in the constellation of Pisces, but the sign of Aries in any case marks the beginning of spring: it is therefore a cardinal sign that represents the beginning of a new cycle, strength, vitality and optimism. of a new rebirth.
Fire sign, ruled by Mars, god of war and the arts of struggle and male planet that instills strength, but also a certain aggressiveness to those born under this sign who therefore stand out for being strong warriors, overwhelming, passionate, stubborn and optimistic . An Aries will never forgive treachery, considering it the biggest sin and considering sincerity as one of their first values. Excellent leaders, always ready to take the initiative and accept challenges with great energy, leading with skill and enthusiasm; however, they sometimes tend to impose their own ideas and to be focused on their own needs, thus resulting in others rather self-centered.
They fully live the present, have little memory of the past and care little about the future. Their strong initiatory energy allows them to seize opportunities from every day and they are always ready to throw themselves into something new; they may then find it difficult to complete the many things started.
Aries is connected to the Warrior archetype: a planet in Aries will tend to manifest itself with great strength, determination, aggression, firmness and tenacity. generally those of red color, linked to the strength and colors of the fire that refer to its dominant planet.
THE ARIES STONE: THE RUBY
The Ruby accords with the vital and passionate character of Aries. He can support him in his focused efforts on accomplishing his goals, reinforcing the leadership qualities that naturally belong to him. However, a stone that resonates with its own sign may not always be the most suitable choice since in this case, due to its ability to liven up and inflame, the ruby can be counterproductive as it can favor the typical outbursts of anger and can encourage the more self-centered and selfish traits than this sign.
THE STONE OF LUCK FOR ARIES: CARNELIAN
Carnelian is a protective stone against negative energies and diseases. It teaches to live the relationship with others in a more harmonious way and works on sexual energy and vitality. It stimulates the development of a sense of belonging, protecting the values in which one believes. It is called "the stone of balance", since it contains the yin and yang energies, that is, feminine and masculine, and helps the rams to calm down in the situations that animate it, keeping it out of the danger zone.
THE ARIES TALISMAN: THE RED AGATE
The red Agate, which in addition to root, protects against the evil eye and negative energies sent by the people around it, who may not tolerate the direct and sometimes abrupt ways of the ram. It supports personal energies, but does it in a delicate way and is therefore less dangerous for those born under the sign of Aries than ruby and can be worn for long periods.
THE STONES THAT HELP THE ARIES: THE RED JASPER
The biggest challenge of Aries is to think before acting: for this reason, red jasper can be suitable for those born under this sign, as it pushes you to think more about the consequences of your actions before carrying them out. Jasper gives courage and prosperity and Native Americans considered it the Blood of the Earth. This quartz increases physical and mental endurance, thanks to it we learn to externalize problems and ask for help when we need it.
THE STONES THAT HELP ARIES: GARNET
Garnet brings light even in the darkest situations. This stone is perfect for Aries when they have lost their usual optimism and the desire to take on exciting new challenges. It should be used with caution with restless people.
THE STONES THAT HELP ARIES: THE GREEN ADVENTURINE
Green Aventurine can help harness and channel the energies of the impetuous Aries, giving it the perseverance needed to complete what has been started. She also helps in managing anger, smoothing out situations before they explode while strengthening leadership skills and acting swiftly to fight for the right causes typical of the sign.
THE STONES THAT HELP ARIES: THE PINK TOURMALINE
The pink tourmaline helps to focus more on emotions: Aries is not a very emotional sign and in any case its most frequent emotions are generally limited to anger, transient loves, passion and intolerance for injustices. This stone brings love to all levels, dissolves destructive feelings and pain, helps to love and trust, teaching compassion and relating to others - perfect for balancing the traits of this fiery sign!
THE STONES THAT HELP ARIES: THE CITRIN QUARTZ
Citrine quartz helps to accept the criticisms advanced to the touchy Aries, who generally struggles to accept even the most constructive criticisms, and at the same time it helps him to be himself without trampling others.