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Libra Birthstone Guide & 8 Best Crystals For Libra

Libra birthstones

What are the Libra birthstones?

Welcome to the wonderful world of Libra birthstones! The main Libra birthstones are opal and tourmaline.

Opal is a stone of higher hope and purity, and Tourmaline is a stone for protection and good energy.

These powerful healing stones are not only associated with those born under the zodiac sign of Libra but they can also be worn by everyone during Libra season.

Libras are balanced, diplomatic, and artistic...

Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac. The Libra star sign corresponds to people born between September 22nd and October 23rd.

symbol for libra

This zodiac is symbolized by the scales. Libra individuals are known for their balance, making them excellent communicators and peacemakers.

What is the Ruling Planet of Libra?

venus rules libra

Libra is ruled by the Planet Venus, our sister planet. This ruling planet represents love, harmony, and relationships.

What is the element of the Libra zodiac sign?

The element associated with the Libra sign is air, so its an air sign. Air influences Libras to be curious and objective thinkers. Air signs tend to be hard to pin down, and don't have a one size fits all type of personality.

What are the positive traits of Libra’s personality?

The positive key traits of Libra individuals are that they are peaceful, optimistic, creative, and romantic.

Their ability to analyze both sides of a situation makes them great problem solvers and peacemakers, but can also make it hard for them to make decisions.

Libras can be seen as the "fun friend" due to their social nature and their witty conversation skills.

What are the negative traits of Libra’s personality?

A negative key trait of Libras is that they can be indecisive, and hesitant, due to their balancing nature.

This makes Libras tend to avoid difficult conversations or decisions in order to maintain harmony in relationships.

Tap into the ancient healing power of Libra crystals

Wearing their Libra birthstones and the best healing crystals for Libras can help them overcome their weaknesses and channel their strengths. Learn all about the Libra birthstones and the best crystals for Libra up next!

libra crystals

What is the Libra birthstone?

The main Libra birthstones are Opal and Tourmaline. These are both traditional October birthstones since most of the Libra season is in October.

Sapphire and Lapis lazuli can also be considered Libra birthstones because they are the birthstones for September, and a part of Libra season is in September.

Learn all about the best stones for Libra, and the Libra birthstone meanings.

What is the Libra birthstone color?

The main Libra birthstone color is pale white. However, when thinking of Libra, pink is the color that always comes to mind too. This can be because of its two main birthstones: Opals and Tourmaline, each have popular pink varieties of each gem.

 properties of opal


Opal is the traditional October birthstone, and it's the main Libra birthstone. All Opals have calming energy and can be used to help heal the planet and repair the Earth’s energy field.

Wearing Opal jewelry will also help to protect and repair your own energy field and shield your aura from negative energy. 

Opals are stones of faithfulness and loyalty. They will also help you to be more spontaneous and to appreciate the beauty in all that you behold.

These gemstones are known for their iridescent play of color, giving it a captivating appearance; both visually stunning and mystifying. Most people think of white when they think of this stone but it comes in many beautiful colors, each linked to its own chakra.

This Libra birthstone is believed to possess protective powers against evil and help bring good fortune to the wearer. 

Mexican Fire Opal

This intriguing bright and happy Libra birthstone is associated with the Sacral Chakra. Its intense orange hue symbolizes enthusiasm and joy. As this gem resonates with this energy center, it can help bring more love and compassion into one's life.

It is thought to encourage Libra individuals to take risks and pursue their passions.

This Libra stone also provides protection from harm, assists in healing broken hearts, and encourages a feeling of inner peace. This colorful Libra birthstone helps one stay connected to their emotions while maintaining self-control during difficult times.

Pink Opal

pink opal

This pink Libra birthstone brings a lightness of spirit and promotes passion, desire, and eroticism within love relationships. 

Pink Opal is a wonderful birthstone for Libras and is also beneficial to all of us during Libra season because it has a high, fine, spiritual vibration that helps us to get in touch with our Higher selves and with our spiritual companions in the angelic realms. 

Green Opal 

This green Libra birthstone is an extremely cleansing and rejuvenating stone. It helps to strengthen the bonds in loving relationships and promotes emotional honesty between partners. It also aids in emotional recovery if things become fraught within a relationship. 

This healing crystal is beneficial for the mind. It acts as a filter, sorting out irrelevant information that may be distracting, bringing clarity and focus on a mental level. 

Green Opal helps you to see your life as it really is and encourages you to express gratitude for the many good things you already have in your life, including the love of family and friends.  


properties of tourmaline

Tourmaline is one of the two stones that are the traditional October birthstone, and the most popular Libra birthstone by far. It aids in understanding ourselves and others.

It has the ability to take you deep within yourself, rooting out the causes of fear or worry and allowing you to bring them to the surface for clearing, healing, and cleansing.

If you are an October Libra, you will find that Tourmaline helps you find balance in your life, and also in your emotions and mental state.

Tourmaline balances the left and right hemispheres of the brain and transmutes negative thought patterns into positive ones. 

tourmaline bracelet

Pink Tourmaline 

Pink tourmaline is a beautiful crystal that makes for wonderful birthstone jewelry. In addition, it has beneficial properties for the wearer, especially when it comes to matters of the heart.

Pink Tourmaline is said to possess aphrodisiac properties and to promote trust. It encourages us to love ourselves so that we are ready to receive love from others and also to trust ourselves so that we feel safe to express our true feelings. 

This Libra birthstone is extremely healing for the Heart chakra. It cleanses the Heart chakra and opens it up to receiving spiritual love, peace, and relaxation from the benevolent energies of the cosmos. 

Black Tourmaline

black tourmaline crystal

This variety of tourmaline is an October birthstone and thus a Libra birthstone too. It's very popular because this strong stone is known as the most protective crystal of all. It's directly linked to our Root or Base Chakra giving us a sense of security and stability in this world.

This Libra birthstone is often used as an EMF stone, to deflect negative microwave radiation, among other negative energies, that can come from people, protecting our own positive energy.

So if you are surrounded by negative energy at work, or at school, wearing black tourmaline jewelry all around your neck and wrists is what you need to do!

black tourmaline bundle


Sapphire is the traditional September birthstone, its a Virgo birthstone, but its also a Libra birthstone because a part of Libra season is in September.

It's known as the wisdom stone, with each color having its own unique area of insight and arcane knowledge.


Blue Sapphire is aligned with the Throat and Third eye chakras. The Throat chakra is the voice of the body and when it is blocked, or restricted in some way you may find that you are not able to express your physical discomfort or pain.

This September Libra birthstone also calms and focuses the mind through its action on the Third Eye chakra. It releases unwanted thoughts and alleviates mental tension, bringing serenity and peace of mind. 

Lapis Lazuli 

lapis lazuli stone

Lapis Lazuli is also a September birthstone, making it another great birthstone for Libra. It activates and opens both the Throat and Third Eye chakras.

It is an excellent stress buster and quickly brings relief from worry and anxiety. It reminds us that we are spiritual beings having a human experience and opens us up to the magic and mystery in the world around us. 

properties of lapis lazuli

Lapis Lazuli stimulates the higher faculties of the mind and is a powerful thought amplifier. This stone encourages you to see the truth in everything and to accept what you see. Lapis Lazuli harmonizes conflict and teaches us the value of active listening. 

We can all benefit from this Libra birthstone by wearing Lapis Lazuli jewelry, placing pieces of Lapis Lazuli around our environment, carrying a piece of the stone with us, or using it in meditation. 

lapis lazuli bracelet

What are the best stones for Libra?


citrine stone

Citrine is best known for its property of attracting abundance, particularly financial abundance. It is believed to bring prosperity and good fortune in money matters when programmed with your intention to manifest more wealth in your life.

Carry a piece of Citrine in your purse or wallet or place it in the cash register of your business to ensure that you always have enough money to meet your needs. 

Citrine also attracts an abundance of love, joy, friendship, and other qualities into your life. It is both warming and energizing and carries within its structure the power of the Sun. This yellow crystal is aligned with the Solar Plexus chakra, and it's one of the best stones for cleansing and activating this energy center.

When your Solar Plexus is clear, and working in harmony with your other chakras, you will feel an abundance of confidence and power, enabling you to achieve your dreams and enjoy life to the max.

Rose Quartz 

Rose Quartz is the stone of unconditional love. It carries healing powers and within it the vibration of Universal Healing and Love from the Divine and the cosmos. Rose Quartz jewelry heals the heart and allows you to open your heart to love on every level.

rose quartz mala bracelet

Wearing a Rose Quartz bracelet signals to the Universe that you are ready to receive love, compassion, and nurturing from Source.

It also says that your heart is open to giving unconditional love to the planet, to those around you, and to yourself. 


Clear Quartz 

clear quartz

Clear Quartz is the master healer of the crystal world. It amplifies energy tenfold and acts as a protective shield for your aura, dissolving negativity and promoting positive loving vibrations that bring healing and joy to you and to those around you.

Quartz crystal vibrates at the specific frequency of the person who needs healing or uses it for spiritual work. This means that it delivers exactly the right amount of support to heal, stimulate, or promote the energy you most need at a specific time. 

This Libra stone has the ability to dissolve Karmic seeds and works in all dimensions of time so that you can free yourself of restrictions and blockages that you may be holding from previous lives or past life experiences. 


amethyst crystal

Amethyst jewelry is a highly spiritual crystal that has a powerful protective quality for both people and places. If you suffer from “sick building” syndrome or find that artificial lights and/or screen time give you headaches and saps your energy, try placing this purple quartz cluster next to your computer or other electronic devices. 

This great Libra crystal is a natural tranquilizer and is highly effective when dealing with stress. It has strong cleansing and healing properties and enhances spiritual awareness.

It's good for Libras as a birthstone, but also for the rest of us during Libra season as it has a balancing effect on our minds and energy bodies.

This is one of the most spiritual stones, promoting spiritual wisdom and encouraging selflessness. It helps us to connect to our higher self and stimulates love of the Divine. 


aquamarine stone

Aquamarine is a stone of steadfastness and courage. Its gentle, soothing energies calm the mind and reduce stress. It also has a cooling effect on hot tempers, bringing harmony and reconciliation during times of conflict. It's great for personal relationships as it is directly linked to the Throat chakra, our center of communication.

Aquamarine is an excellent stone for the mind. It clears confusion, sharpens the intellect, and clarifies perception. Aquamarine soothes fears and promotes feelings of serenity and tranquility. 

What stones should Libra not wear? 

The stones that Libra should not wear are Calcite and Topaz, since they can cause problems for Libras sometimes. Calcite tends to unbalance and upset the sensitive Libra constitution and many Libras find its energy too powerful and overwhelming for comfort.

How to cleanse and energize Libra birthstones

All of the Libra birthstones listed above can be physically cleansed with clear, running water. It is best to avoid adding salt to water used for cleansing all but the hardest of crystals, although a soft brush or cloth will do no harm if you need to remove surface dust and debris from your stones.

To energize your Libra birthstone, you can leave it overnight in the moonlight when the moon is full.

Placing your crystals next to both Amethyst and Clear Quartz will remove negative vibrations from all stones.

Final thoughts

You are balanced and love beauty, remember to wear your Libra crystals and shine bright! The sky is the limit for you. 

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