April 21 - May 20
The Taurus represents the spring season, slow and progressive growth, abundance and stability and is characterized in fact by the calm and patience with which it manages to do things, and for the safety in moving one step after another on a solid and secure ground, in his little sympathy for changes, especially sudden ones. Western astrology portrays those born under the sign of Taurus as peaceful, practical and simple people; lovers of the house, have refined tastes and are attracted to the pleasures of life and material goods: the sensory experience is the most pleasing for Taurus.
One of the strongest characteristics of Taurus is the dedication, attachment and constancy with which he works, lives, feels and relates. Those born under the sign of Taurus are generally reliable, loyal, realistic and with their feet firmly on the ground. They have the patience and the propensity to reflect before acting and never hold back in the face of commitments, being also able to resist to the bitter end. Being very tied to the earth, they also tend to have a great ecological sensitivity and to respect its rhythms and needs.
The peace and serenity of spring reflect the sign's domicile in Venus, the planet of love. The archetype of Taurus is in fact that of the lover and this sign fully manifests its ways of opening up, welcoming and merging.
For Taurus, love is mainly attraction, desire, sensuality, joie de vivre, aimed at the satisfaction of the senses and the pursuit of pleasure. They are what they love and they love what they are, and through the relationship of love with the other they find themselves. Being happy for the Taurus means in fact possessing, merging, planting roots, counting on safe nourishment and support.
The apparent simplicity and serenity of Taurus hides a complex psychology brought by the voluptuous Venus which gives Taurus a high power of seduction which, however, in some cases, can transform a Taurus into a cunning manipulator, complex and tormented by a deep jealousy and in search of total possession of the loved one.
In his dark side the Taurus reveals himself stubborn and obstinate to the point of unreasonableness, excessively attached to securities and material goods, possessive, jealous, touchy. He is able to endure with patience, but also to become a fury for no reason if his patience is not rewarded.
THE TAURUS STONE: THE EMERALD
The emerald is the "stone of success in love" and accompanies those born under the sign of Taurus in adventures that can satisfy his sensual charge, but which, in due course, will help him attract loyal and lasting love (it is said that the emerald changes color warning in case of betrayal). This stone also encourages the Taurus natural attitude to the appreciation of beautiful things, to comfort and to fully enjoy life. It also allows Taurus to strengthen his character and overcome the misfortunes of life, supporting his patience and helping him to dissolve negative motions and to forget and forgive more easily.Possible substitute: green aventurine.
THE TAURUS LUCKY STONE: THE PERIDOT
Peridot is one of the most important stones for Taurus: his great patience and his fear of change can in fact become a problem as they can turn into slowness in making decisions, in moving towards changes and sometimes in real laziness. . Peridot is the perfect stone to push action and make the necessary changes. It also helps to ward off resentments and pushes to forgiveness, gives self-confidence and pushes to admit one's mistakes, which is very difficult for those born under the sign of Taurus.
THE TAURUS TALISMAN: THE BOJI STONES
These are powerful protective amulets and absorb negativity. Their balance represents the synthesis of the duality between the masculine and the feminine. They are also known as Indian Balls, Moqui balls, Iron Balls, Mochi Balls, Shaman Stones ...
THE STONES THAT HELP THE TAURUS: THE AQUAMARINE
The Taurus can be extremely static and rigid and generally hates going out of his comfort zone: he risks being content with being in an uncomfortable situation rather than struggling to find one that best matches his desires and abilities. The aquamarine will offer him the courage to come out of his shell and will also help him to soften, also to see the nuances of situations and the point of view of those around us, thus improving the relationship with others.
THE STONES THAT HELP THE TAURUS: THE BOTSWANA AGATE
Botswana agate, one of the most protective stones, is excellent for helping those born under the sign of Taurus to broaden their point of view and not to stiffen in their positions.
THE STONES THAT HELP THE TAURUS: THE MALACHITE
Powerful transformative stone that requires strength and constancy to work, qualities that the Taurus possesses in abundance, and encourages the development of the ability to take risks and change: it will help the Taurus to reach their maximum potential! Malachite will also show what is blocking personal growth, old thought patterns to be abandoned, and wrong and repetitive emotional reactions. She will also teach you how to take responsibility and get rid of inhibitions to move forward.
THE STONES THAT HELP THE TAURUS: THE LAPISLAZZULI
Due to the strong bond with the Earth, those born under the sign of Taurus could have problems getting in touch with their spiritual part: the intense blue of the Lapislazuli will encourage you to raise your eyes to observe the sky and will therefore stimulate this intuitive part by helping to see beyond the appearance of the material world.
THE STONES THAT HELP THE TAURUS: THE RHODONITE
The Taurus lives emotions very deeply and their most destructive emotions are resentment, jealousy and possessiveness. Rhodonite is a powerful emotional balancer and helps heal emotional scars, dissolve resentment and promote forgiveness and reconciliation, while also helping to reabsorb negative emotions that are projected on the partner, to deal with and heal them.
THE STONES THAT HELP THE TAURUS: THE SELENITE
Linked to feelings and with a strong calming effect, it is very useful support during times of change, so adverse to those born under the sign of Taurus. Selenite will also give the necessary security to get in touch with the spiritual worlds and broaden the intuition of the materialist Taurus.