Star signs have been known since centuries and their importance in the lives of people has been studies over and over again. People around the world are defined by their star signs. Their personalities, habits, education, profession, professional lives and even the ultimate success in life is said to be connected with their star signs and the placement of stars above.
The controversy surrounding birthstones and star signs has been going on since ages. Star sign readers suggest that these birth stones have various effects on different on people based on the zodiac signs. The impart various energies on the person wearing these stars which effect the lives and health’s. The complete effect of these stones has not been known. Centuries of studying the effect of these stones and people have just begun to scratch the surface of the knowledge behind these star signs and their effect on the birth stones. Earlier people believed that minerals and crystals had effect on the health’s of people and helped over come various sicknesses. This belief was changes when stones started being used which are pure forms of these minerals. The fact that they looked beautiful along with other precious metals such as gold and silver made them more popular.
Surrounding 15th century people began experimenting with various stones to find out the ones which have more effect on the different types of birth stones. Its not just in 15th century, a stone encrusted shaman was discovered in Italy which dated back 10,000 years old. Then there are stone from china made from emeralds known as Pi disk. These Pi disks were thought to protect from various evils. Gemstones also have deep religious significance especially with the Jews who assigned gemstones based on their sects and tribal names. What gemstones were used by the earlier civilizations are not known clearly because the names used back then are not what are used now.