Aaron's Breastplate & The Modern Art of Pairing Crystals with Runes, Akashic Soul Archetypes, and Astrology
Sun Sign - Rune - Akashic Soul Archetype
Aries – Tyr - Warrior
- Power: WILLPOWER. driven, strength, ambitious, passionate, courageous
- Crystals: red jasper, tiger iron, fire agate, carnelian, ruby, garnet (almandine)
Taurus – Fehu – Land Owner/Farmer
- Power: PRESENCE. Simplicity, stability, sensuality, earthiness, grounding, abundance, richness of life, beauty.
- Crystals: jade, green garnet, tiger eye, ruby, mookaite jasper, peridot
Gemini – Gebo – Wanderer
- Power: FLOW. Curiosity, desire, inquisitiveness, inter-relating, connecting, flexibility, managing change/uncertainty
- Crystals: blue tiger eye, azurite, mookaite jasper, gold rutile quartz, fluorite, garnet
Cancer – Laguz – Hermit
- Power: SOULFULNESS. Instinct, emotional guidance, self-awareness, sensing/experiencing things deeply, being able to nurture things - patience.
- Crystals: moonstone, sodalite, lapis, labradorite, rose quartz, silver rutile quartz
Leo – Sowulo – Leader/Chieftan
- Power: HEART. Creativity, courage, strength of character, sense of purpose, willpower hero/heroine of own life story, wealth, success.
- Crystals: ruby, citrine, carnelian, emerald, eudialyte, rhodonite, imperial topaz
Virgo – Thurizaz – Nun/Priestess
- Power: FORESIGHT. Ability to see the whole as well as the parts/big picture and small details, management, craft, vigilance (cya), troubleshooting, effective planning, mastering the process
- Crystals: blue sapphire, fuschite, natrolite, tourmaline quartz, blue kyanite, blue topaz
Libra – Inguz – Judge
- Power: DISCERNMENT. Ability to gauge good vs. bad guidance/advice/direction, making aligned choices with inner truth/sense of rightness, seeking out light and divinity, creation of harmony, right action.
- Crystals: scolecite, blue tourmaline, blue lace agate, honey calcite, kunzite
Scorpio – Hagalaz – Shaman
- Power: TRANSFORMATION. Intensity, magnetism, direction of focus/energy, power of the shadow, embodiment/embracing of whole self, can travel through dark places - strength
- Crystals: moldavite, covellite, black obsidian, labradorite, pietersite, sugilite
Sagittarius – Ehwaz – Voyager
- Power: FREEDOM. Seeking, learning, challenging dogma or the norm, breaking out of constraints/should/ideals into authentic truth, open to new ideas and ways of being, ability to follow your bliss, evolving/improving
- Crystals: amazonite, smoky quartz, ocean jasper, amethyst, datolite
Capricorn - Uruz - Builder
- Power: CO-CREATION. Accountability, diligence, engagement in the process, commitment, translation of vision into physical reality, manifestation, mastery, ownership of success
- Crystals: pyrite, onyx, vanadinite, hematite, snowflake obsidian, peacock ore (bornite)
Aquarius - Ansuz - Oracle/Prophet
- Power: VISION. Innovation, invention, humanitarianism, serving the collective/serving God, dreams, ideas/idealism, evolution.
- Crystals: azurite, watermelon tourmaline, apophylite, sugilite, aragonite star cluster, elestial quartz
Pisces - Perth - Mystic
- Power: MYSTICISM. Intuition, empathy, imagination, sensitivity, psychic ability, creativity, dreamer/weaver of fantasy
- Crystals: smithsonite, chrysocolla, amethyst, jet, chiastolite, ajoite, cobaltic calcite