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Best Crystals for Your Chinese Zodiac this 2021

With the upcoming Chinese New Year, just about everyone is looking for way to have good luck. Some have turned to crystals, which are believed to help people manifest positive energy. Every year, there are even crystals that are tailor-made for each Chinese zodiac to amplify your luck and more.

KC Aganda, Chinoy designer and maker of Made by KCA accessories, shares her handmade 2021 Chinese New Year set of bracelets. Each bracelet includes the corresponding combination of crystals, carefully handpicked and crafted by Aganda and her sister to help protect each Chinese zodiac sign’s well-being.

According to the Aganda sisters, here are the crystals perfect for each Chinese zodiac sign:


Year of the Rat (1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, and 2008)

Crystals: Untreated Turquoise, Rose Quartz, and Green Fluorite

In line with the new year, people born under the year of the rat must invest time in developing new skills that they’ve been meaning to try in order to unleash and harness their true potential. Aside from seeking to be better every day, they must also choose to be in the company of supportive people that will encourage them to grow.


Year of the Ox (1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, and 2009)

Crystals: Pink Rhodonite, Tiger’s Eye, Garnet, and Pyrite

People born under the year of the ox must practice self-love and value themselves and their bodies. It’s a must for them to focus on and improve their health by exercising this year and taking breaks to allow good and peaceful energy to flow so they can get back on their feet.


Year of the Tiger (1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, and 2010)

Crystals: Prehnite, Aquamarine, and Sodalite

Those who were born in the year of the tiger must learn to appreciate their blessings and the beauty around them every day. To help with this, it would be best for them to focus on one thing that they’re thankful for and let it “engulf [them] like a soothing balm.” They must also learn to appreciate their life journey, accepting its ups and downs. And it’s only fitting for people born in the year of this fierce creature to speak their mind and say exactly what they need in order to be understood. 


Year of the Rabbit (1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, and 2011)

Crystals: Jade, Yellow Tiger’s Eye, and Smokey Quartz

For people born under the year of the rabbit, they must welcome good and peaceful energy and worry less. It’s also a must for them to take breaks as needed, just to let themselves unwind and let go of toxicity. Also, they must be able to invest and focus on themselves, such as pursuing their hobbies, because this could help determine their true goal and where they can find contentment in the long run. 


Year of the Dragon (1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, and 2012)

Crystals: Blue Lace Agate, Aquamarine, and Amethyst

Treasuring themselves is very important this year for folks born in the year of the dragon. They have to establish healthy boundaries. Also, maintaining good health this year can help contribute to their success. They have to be strong just like the zodiac sign they are.


Year of the Snake (1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, and 2001)

Crystals: Blue Lace Agate, Rose Quartz, and Smokey Quartz

Anyone born under the year of the snake should opt to focus on their health and well-being. Whether it’s at work or in relationships, they must always choose to put themselves first before anything else. On top of that, they shouldn’t let negative thoughts get the best of them. It’s advisable to try to stay positive and take breaks to think. Words must be well-thought-out this year as people under this zodiac sign hold such power and must wield it wisely.


Year of the Horse (1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, and 2002)

Crystals: Smokey Quartz, Labradorite, and Jade

Kindness should be the thrust for 2021 for everyone born during the year of the horse. They should treat everyone with care and “heart-centered awareness,” and they will eventually be rewarded by the universe. Staying grounded and  maintaining peace of mind can also help develop good intuition. The strong intuition will, in turn, help them develop trusting their inner voice and stay strong regardless of any hurdles that come their way.


Year of the Monkey (1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, and 2004)

Crystals: Garnet, Carnelian, and Selenite

Luck may seem hard to come by, but not for those who were born during the year of the monkey. 2021 is said to be their year. For them, they must focus on being humble and offer every success and achievement they get this year for the greater good. They would also benefit if they look at people through a fresh set of eyes and appreciate them more — whether they be possible mentors, partners, or friends.


Year of the Goat (1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, and 2003)

Crystals: Pink Opal, Garnet, and Black Tourmaline

This 2021, people born in the year of the goat must learn to treat themselves every once in a while. They have to start establishing and developing a healthy exercise routine. They must also learn to trust their insight and intuition and to be mindful of their own surroundings since guidance is always around them. 


Year of the Rooster (1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, and 2005)

Crystals: Obsidian, Garnet, and Rhodonite

People born in the year of the rooster should find time to get to know themselves this year, practice self-love, and learn to be their own companion. We would also caution them to control their emotions so that their anger won’t get the best of them.


Year of the Dog (1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, and 2006)

Crystals: Kunzite, Amethyst, and Black Tourmaline

Valuing other people’s opinions will help people born in the year of the dog. However, they must only listen to the ones they trust. In 2021, they have to learn to stay grounded while reaching their goals. And they shouldn’t let pessimists discourage them from achieving their dreams.


Year of the Pig (1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007)

Crystals: Aquamarine, Black Tourmaline, and Lepidolite

For those born in the year of the pig, it’s recommended that they view every challenge as a new adventure and try to meet people along the way who can help them on their journey. It’s also important to set your ultimate goal for the year — just make sure it’s one that makes you happy and content in the long run and not one that’s trying to please others or conform to society. Last but not least, indulge in self-care, maintain healthy boundaries, and take care of your health.


Now that you have the crystals to help you look and feel good, why not wear the 2021 lucky colors of your Chinese zodiac to match? Find out what’s yours here.

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