Capricorn Birthstones: Color, Healing Properties and Functions

Capricorn (December 22 to January 20), an earth sign and ninth of the twelve zodiacs is symbolized by a sea-goat resembling a mountain goat’s hoof and a fish’s tail. Capricorns are noted for their practical, disciplined, ambitious, wise and patient nature. On the other hand, they may even be selfish, cynical, egoist, manipulative, stubborn, self-centered, and moody.

Capricorn Birthstones

Garnet is the best birthstone for Capricorns, while ruby, onyx, turquoise, lapis lazuli, and agate also suit them well, helping to heal their mind and body positively, and rectifying the inherent drawbacks.

List of Birthstones for Capricorns With Their Effects

Garnet, blue topaz, lapis lazuli, ruby, and turquoise would be beneficial for Capricorn men, while blue topaz and agate are perfect for females.

Name of Stone Color Healing Properties
1. Garnet

Capricorn Garnet Birthstone

Month: January


Red, orange, yellow, green, pink, brown, gray, purple, black
  • Brings in abundance and prosperity
  • Instills a relaxed and confident demeanor in Capricorns, removing self-doubt
  • Good for those with heart and lung ailments
  • Improves insight, making them committed and aware of their relationships
  • Red garnet intensifies the productivity already inherent in Capricorns, increases sex drive and keeps negative feelings under control
2. Ruby

Capricorn Ruby Birthstone

Month: December

  • Brings in peace of mind
  • Intensifies mental abilities
  • Helps the ambitious Capricorns in achieving their endeavors successfully
  • Lessens impure thoughts
  • Assists in maintaining integrity already present in them
3. Onyx

Capricorn Onyx Birthstone

Month: December

Black, white, banded
  • Helps the ambitious Capricorns to remain grounded
  • Brings in good luck
  • Protects from fears and insecurities
  • Good for those with insomnia
4. Lapis Lazuli

Capricorn Lapis Lazuli Birthstone

Month: December

Greenish or purplish-blue
  • Provides self-awareness
  • Helps Capricorns remain associated with reality as they are in pursuit of the ambitions
  • Enhances creativity
  • Keeps away jealousy, fear, and any other negativity
5. Agate

Capricorn Agate Birthstone

Month: December and January

White, brown, gray, red, yellow, black and pink
  • Sharpens the cautious nature of Capricorns
  • Helps to reach heights in career
  • Ensures longevity and safeguards one from any danger
  • Beneficial for problems of stomach, eyes, and uterus
6. Blue Topaz

Capricorn Blue Topaz Birthstone

Month: December

  • Helps to control the Capricorn’s short-tempered nature
  • Restores sanity and common sense
  • Effective for those with asthma and insomnia
7. Turquoise

Capricorn Turquoise Birthstone

Month: December

  • Helps the determined Capricorns to achieve their goals
  • Gives success, abundance, and prosperity
  • Facilitates those with breathing and throat problems
8. Opal

Capricorn Opal Birthstone

Month: December and January

Milky and pearly
  • Helps in calming down the excited and short-tempered Capricorns
  • Their tendency to be selfish and at times depressed is controlled
  • Enhances communicative skills and makes them appear interesting to others
9. Malachite

Capricorn Malachite Birthstone

Month: December and January

  • Stabilizes mood swings
  • Enhances positive thinking
  • Good for students as it brings in mental clarity
10. Jade

Capricorn Jade Birthstone

Month:  December and January

Green, and also yellow, red, orange, brown, black, grey and white
  • Gives them the right direction in life
  • Good for those in a romantic relationship
  • Releases emotional stress
11. Chrysoprase

Capricorn Chrysoprase Birthstone

Month: December and January

Apple or deep green
  • Aids in taking the correct decision in life
  • Makes them courageous
  • Protects from the evil eye
  • Helps Capricorn men to come to the limelight
12. Obsidian

Capricorn Obsidian Birthstone

Month: December and January

Black and also green, brown and tan
  • Gives relaxation by releasing mental stress
  • Induces compassion
  • Good for those with arthritis
  • Snowflake obsidian helps one to focus on his passion
13. Jet

Capricorn Jet Birthstone

Month: January

  • Helps to keep grounded
  • Strengthens memory
  • Relieves pain
  • Provides overall healing
14. Smoky Quartz

Capricorn Smoky Quartz Birthstone

Month: December and January

Grayish-brown, deep black
  • Helps in logical thinking
  • Lessens stress
  • Reduces negative feelings like jealousy and selfishness
  • Keeps them grounded
  • Acts as a talisman

Other Gemstones for Capricorn

  • Tiger’s Eye (Brings in prosperity and abundance, as well as boosts confidence)
  • Magnetite ( Provides overall healing)
  • Fluorite (Cleanses negativity and heals the mind)
  • Chalcopyrite (Helps to retrieve something one has lost, has meditative qualities and aids in healing)

The first decade Capricorns (22nd December to 2nd January) would need malachite, agate and tiger’s eye, those of the second decade (3rd January to 13th January) would do well with opal, onyx, and chrysoprase, whereas the third-decade (11th January to 19th January) people require ruby, opal, and garnet. A proper birthstone would certainly help Capricorns to overcome their moodiness and even keep them grounded.

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