Here is a little round up of the crystal and astrological dates of the month of April including the birthstone, zodiac, full moon dates and more!
Full Moon and Celtic Zodiac
This months full moon is on the 6th of April and will be visible from around 5am onwards in the UK. The first full moon of the spring season it is known as the Pink Moon due to a specific type of pink blossom that buds at this time of year in North America. It can also be known as the budding moon and passover moon.
This months Celtic Tree Zodiac is the ancient Alder tree. Those born under this season are thought to be brave, generous and energetic. Thought to be natural pathfinders they are said to make great leaders with excellent focus towards their goals.
Our three crystal recommendations for this full moon and Celtic tree zodiac are: Orange Calcite for amplifying joy, Selenite for its grounding energy and Aventurine for its balancing properties.
Orange Calcite goddess carving available here
Selenite cleansing and charging plate available here
Aventurine wire wrapped necklace available here
This months birthstone is Diamond, the super special and pressure crystal is not easily available or accessible to everyone, as an alternative we recommend Herkimer Diamond- a high vibrational form of Quartz associated with the crown and third eye chakra with properties to do with spiritual revelation, psychic abilities and overall improving ones intuition.
The two Zodiacs for the month of April are Aries with Aries season being from March 21st to April 19th and Taurus with Taurus season running from the 20th of April to the 20th of May.
Aries are considered to be very wilful, confident and courageous, as they are a fire sign this is reflected in their passionate personality. Our three crystal recommendations for Aries are: Unakite, Labradorite and Quartz. You can get all three in tumble stone form in our Aries Zodiac set!
Aries Zodiac set available here
Taurians are thought to be very loyal and practical as well as being very creative and dependable. As an earth sign they are thought to be very grounded, offering a very dependable energy and great advice. Our three crystal recommendations for Taurians are Rose Quartz, Selenite and Emerald. Get all three crystals in our Taurus Zodiac set.
Taurus zodiac set available here
This months new moon is on the 19th of April, the new Moon is the perfect time to think about your goals and intentions for the days ahead. This is a time for introspection and planting seeds for future ideas. It is also an excellent time for manifestation, the practice of turning aspirational thoughts into something real and tangible. Citrine is an excellent crystal to use when manifesting as it is a stone of abundance and good luck, it is particularly potent if your manifestation is around wealth.
Natural Citrine point available here
Having already celebrated Ostara on the 21st of March and the Spring Equinox, Easter is celebrated on the 9th of April and represents themes of new begginings, rebirth and rejuvenation. Spring is upon us and nature is waking up around us, this is a time of looking at the year ahead, thinking about your goals and focus for the rest of the year and reflecting on how you currently feel within yourself. If you have an altar or crystal display in your home, the perfect addition this time of year would be a crystal egg! A symbol of birth and abundance.
Moss Agate egg available here
We hope you enjoyed this post and have lots of fun plans for the month ahead! Remember the full moon is an excellent time to cleanse and re charge your crystals, just leave them out overnight on the night of a full moon and let them bathe in the moonlight all night!
Love & Light
-The Crystal Shop
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