Cancer: Keywords, Colours and Crystals – Zodiacal Correspondences

The Keywords
Associated with CANCER


The stellar power that shines through the zodiacal sign Cancer is associated with the archetypes:

  • The Caregiver
  • The Protector
  • The Samaritan

and the following keywords:

  • bonding
  • caring
  • comforting
  • family-focused
  • instinctive
  • imaginative
  • intuitive
  • helpful
  • maternal
  • morally courageous
  • nurturing
  • protective
  • receptive
  • reflective
  • sensitive
  • telepathic
  • tenacious
  • traditional
  • Use any of the above keywords to create your own powerful magickal intentions when working with Eighth Ray Magick Rituals and the zodiacal sign Cancer. View instructions for creating your own Eighth Ray Magick rituals here.

    The Colours
    Associated with Cancer

    The zodiac sign of Cancer, ruled by the Moon and part of the Water element, associates with colours that mirror its emotional depth, nurturing tendencies, and intuitive nature.

    Here are some colours particularly resonant with Cancer:

    Understanding these colour associations adds another layer of depth to your work. These colours can be integrated into various healing modalities, spiritual practices, and even personal wardrobe choices to amplify and harmonise with the emotional and intuitive traits characteristic of Cancer.


    Reflective of the Moon, Cancer's ruling planet, silver resonates with the sign’s emotional and intuitive nature. It symbolises clarity and purity, mirroring the emotional responsiveness of Cancer.


    Representing purity and innocence, white aligns with the nurturing and protective qualities of Cancer.


    Various shades, from sky blue to deeper tones, resonate with Cancer’s affinity for emotional depth and tranquillity.

    Sea Green

    This colour captures Cancer's deep connection to water, symbolizing emotional healing and protection.

    Pearl and Cream

    These soft, muted tones harmonize with Cancer’s need for comfort and emotional security, offering a soothing atmosphere.


    A colour of spirituality and intuition, violet can assist Cancer in tapping into their innate emotional intelligence and spiritual insight.

    Peach and Pink

    These warm hues evoke emotional warmth and compassion, traits often found in abundance in those born under the sign of Cancer.


    Serving as a neutral, this colour can balance out Cancer’s emotional highs and lows, offering a stabilising effect.

    When conducting an Eighth Ray Magick Ritual with the zodiacal sign Cancer, you can:

    Write Down or Draw Your Magickal Intention

    Write your Eighth Ray magickal intention in your journal or on a piece of paper. You can write with colour pens or pencils, or use colour pages, that have the colour associated with the zodiacal sign Cancer. Or you can draw a picture or a symbol that represents your Eighth Ray magickal intention. Use crayons, pencils or paints that have the colour associated with the zodiacal sign Cancer. 

    Light a Candle

    You can use the candle of the colour associated with the zodiacal sign Cancer.

    The Crystals
    Associated with Cancer

    The zodiac sign of Cancer, ruled by the Moon and part of the Water element, has specific affinities with various crystals that align with its emotional, nurturing, and intuitive nature.

    Here are some crystals that are particularly beneficial for Cancerians:

    These crystals are particularly useful, not just for personal growth but also as integrative tools. They serve as potent means to deepen understanding and amplify the intrinsic qualities of those born under the sign of Cancer.


    This crystal can assist Cancer to enhance their intuitive side and balance out emotional and analytical tendencies.

    Rose Quartz

    Known as the stone of unconditional love, Rose Quartz aligns well with Cancer's nurturing and compassionate disposition.


    This stone can energize Cancerians, providing them with the courage and confidence to come out of their shells.


    Renowned for its cleansing and healing abilities, Selenite helps clear emotional blockages and elevates spiritual growth, complementing Cancer's deep emotional and spiritual layers.


    Given Cancer's propensity to be emotionally sensitive, Rhodonite helps in emotional balancing, fostering self-love and compassion.


    Particularly blue calcite, this crystal encourages relaxation and emotional resilience, which can be beneficial for the often emotional Cancer.

    Red Jasper

    This grounding stone offers emotional stamina and can help Cancerians when they are feeling particularly vulnerable or insecure.


    A stone of emotional and physical healing, Emerald is known to open the heart and calm the emotions, aligning well with Cancer’s need for emotional security.


    This stone can help Cancerians tap into their intuitive abilities and enhance their capacity for emotional understanding and empathy.


    Given its lunar connections, the pearl amplifies Cancer's intuitive and emotional aspects, bringing a sense of calm and balance.

    When conducting an Eighth Ray Magick Ritual with the zodiacal sign Cancer, you can:

    Put Your Written Magickal Intention Under a Crystal

    Put your written Eighth Ray Magickal intention under a crystal.

    Use the crystal associated with the zodiacal sign Cancer.

    Riding the Moon's Magickal Tides of Power with Rituals and the 12 Zodiacal Signs

    Tips and Rituals

    The Moon moves into a new zodiacal sign approximately every 2-3 days. You can ride the Moon's magickal tides of power to help you bring your goals into fruition, manifest your dreams and desires, magickally empower your intentions, send healing energies into the world and much more. 

    Visit the Live Magickally® Moon Calendar to view magickal tips and upcoming rituals. 

    Love and Magick 

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    For over 50 years Franchelle's teachings have inspired and empowered thousands of clients and students around the world to heal themselves and help others. As a master soul healer, spiritual teacher and matriarch of magick Franchelle's life is dedicated to supporting souls like you who are serious about their personal, professional and spiritual growth.

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