The meaning of Gemstone colors
Color, or colour as much of the world spells it, is well known to affect us in many ways and is also used for alternative healing to affect our personal energies and to stimulate them to heal. Each color has its own light frequency or energy. Color therapy is when the vibrations of light is used to stimulate healing.
The world of Gemstones is an exciting place, as each polished rock unleashes vibrant colours of meaning to it’s wearer. So what do these stunning colourful stones mean? Is it just a colour that looks nice with a certain item of clothing? We took a closer look into each color to give you an idea of what they mean to people the world over.
Red Color Energies:
Survival, Physical Needs, Physical Energy, Sexual Energy, Action
Red gemstones are one of the rarest colors available. They have a beautiful fiery, eye catching quality and look stunning when worn on special occasions. Red symbolises confidence, courage, action and vitality. In China red is the color of joy and prosperity.
Gemstones include: Andesine, Diamond, Garnet, Ruby, Spinel, Tourmaline and Zircon.
Blue Color Energies:
Truth, Loyalty, Communication, Peaceful Dreams, General Healing, Relieve Pain,
The stunning blue gemstone has a fresh watery feel, reminding us of the sea or our beautiful clear blue sky. Blue symbolises truth, peace and youth. As blue has such a calming feeling the wearer can feel open to communication and give off helpful vibrations.
Gemstones include: Aquamarine, Apatite, Agate, Diamond, Sapphire, Tanzanite, Topaz, Zircon, Spinel, Lapis Lazuli, Tourmaline, Rainbow moonstone, Iolite, Kyanite, and Fluorite
Green Color Energies:
Nature, Harmony, Growth, Love, Prosperity
The lushest green gemstone has that forever look about it. Many of us will find a timeless green gemstone in the bottom of an old jewelry box. Green symbolises well being, nature and fertility. The wearer of green feels wealthy and will feel a need for change or expansion and welcome new ideas.
Gemstones include: Emerald, Tourmaline, Diamond, Garnet, Chrome Diopsite, Peridot, Jade, Apatite, Sapphire, Adventurine, Prehnite, Agate, Ruby-Zoisire.
Grey Color Energies:
Grey Gemstones are actually very rate. It’s hard to find a stone that holds the correct contrasts and shades of the beautiful grey. The color grey symbolises maturity, security and a willingness to comply. The wearer of grey can feel detached, isolated or neutral. Grey can also draw on healing energy and improve stability in relationships.
Gemstones include: Fluorite, Diamond, Tourmaline, Spinel
Pink Color Energies:
Nurturing, Kindness, Love
The pink gemstone is one of the most favourable amongst the many colors to choose from. With the color pink symbolising love and beauty it brings a caring and self-worth feeling to its wearer.
Gemstones include:Diamond, Kunzite, Morganite, Rose Quartz, Rhodolite Garnet, Spinel and Tourmaline
Purple & Violet Color Energies:
Inner Sight, Psychic, Mystery, Spiritual, Relieve Stress
Violet, lavender or purple gemstones are a very classic color. The spectrum of hues in this stone looks exotic and passionate. Purple symbolises mystery, magic, royalty and good judgement. Purple defines the feeling of calm or to energise one’s self. The color purple can also remove obstacles and bring balance back to your life.
Gemstones include: Amethyst, Diamond, Chalcedony, Fluorite, Iolite, Sapphire, Spinel and Tourmaline
Yellow Color Energies:
Joy, Success, Mental Clarity, Business, Personal Power, Relaxation
The yellow gemstone is the most common of all the gems but is also in very high demand. Yellow is full of creative and intellectual energy.
Gemstones include: Diamond, Sapphire, Citrine, Fire Opal, Sphene, Xircon, Orthoclase, Chrysoberyl, Beryl, Spodumene, Quartz, Agate and Tourmaline
Brown Color Energies:
Stability, Grounding, Protection
The luxury coffee color of the brown gemstone have a real outdoor, beach feel to them. They also work well with many other colors. The brown color gemstone symbolises convention and order and give the wearer a wholesome natural feeling. They also promote a clear sense of thinking.
Gemstones include: Diamond, Smoky Quartz, Tigers eye, Agate, Imperial Topaz and Tourmaline
Black Color Energies:
Survival, Stability, Protection, Lower Blood Pressure
Recently the consumer demand of black gemstones has seen a massive rise, especially in men jewelry. The solid tones of black look are very trendy and desirable. Black symbolises stability, earth and death. The wearer of black feels restful, inconspicuous or trends to be mysterious.
Gemstones include: Diamond, Sapphire, Tourmaline, Onyx, Agate
Orange Color Energies:
Passion, Creativity, Abundance, Freedom, Sexuality
Orange symbolises endurance, vitality and is also the color of power. The color orange also has healing properties. Orange gemstone can increase cretivity and spice things up when your feeling low in stamina or energy
Gemstones include: Sapphire, Tourmaline, Spessartite Garnet, Zircon, Fire Opal, Imperial Topaz, Moonstone, Star Moonstone, Cirtine, Andesine
White Color Energies:
Light, Balance, Divinity, Cosmic Consciousness, Color Healing Substitute for Any Other Color
The white gemstone comes in many different forms. The purest forms of white diamonds are the most expensive of all the stones. White symbolises cleanliness, purity and kindness. White also makes you feel clear headed and can represent a new start in life.
Gemstones include: Diamond, Sapphire, Zircon, Moonstone, Topaz, Fire opal, Jade, Quartz, Agate