A magical and symbiotic connection has always existed between human beings and gems.
According to folklore and stories throughout history, many gemstones are thought to offer mystic healing to its wearer. So whether shopping for a gift of fine jewelry, or considering a gift for yourself along the way, consider the healing properties of these fine gemstones.
Jewelry fashioned with healing gemstones also contains the stones vital energy. The precious metals and colours used in the design will also enhance the stones power. Gemstone jewelry can be created for particular health needs or to create harmonious vibrations and help with positive intentions for protection, prosperity, passion, recovery, clarity, love, good health, peace and other blessings.
We took a closer look into each stone to give you an idea of what they mean to people the world over.
AMETHYST - Psychic, Sobriety
Amethyst is a meditative and calming stone which works in the emotional, spiritual, and physical planes to provide calm, balance, patience, and peace is traditionally worn to guard against drunkenness and to instil a sober mind, is also believed to protect one from poison. It is used as a dream stone and to help insomnia. Put an amethyst under your pillow to bring about pleasant dreams, or rub it across your forehead to offer relief
BLUE CHALCEDONY - Acceptance, Emotional balance
Blue Chalcedony is a demure crystal, subtle and mystic, cool and serene, ethereal yet solid.
Chalcedony is a nurturing stone of calmness and composure which symbolizes brotherhood and goodwill, is also known as the Speaker's Stone, the stone of one who must measure his words. It encourages reflection and meditation, its gentle radiance preparing us for action but helping to hold back words we might regret.
IOLITE - Vision, Creative expression
Iolite is a fascinating stone with an interesting past. Vikings used iolite as a compass to guide their way to sea. They noted that it would show different hues of blue-violet when held to the northern and southern skies. Ancients believed that it could unlock creativity in an artist. Iolite helps in recovering balance, and is recommended for those suffering from disorientation, lack of motivation, chronic disorganization, and distraction.
ONYX - Physical healing, Abundance. Fertility
Onyx is a soothing stone, said to help alleviate fears and worries and to help you to feel comfortable within yourself and in your surroundings. It is also said to encourage wise decision-making and to promote stamina and vigour.
BLACK SPINEL - High Energy to All Realms
Spinel is a stone that can bring high energy to all efforts and all realms. In the outer world, spinel is used to attract money, wealth and prosperity. It can also be used to bring vitality to any endeavour. Black spinel is the opaque jet black variety of spinel, is the premier black gemstone.
FLUORITE - Clarity, Purpose, Order
Fluorite promotes spiritual and psychic wholeness and development, protection, and brings peace. Is a stone of mental order and clarity. Fluorite is a great stone to calm and relieve anxiety, tension, and stress by detoxifying the emotional body.
CARNELIAN - Motivation, Clarification
Carnelian has a long and storied past, and was once considered strictly the property of the noble class. A glassy, translucent stone, Carnelian is an orange-coloured variety of Chalcedony, a mineral of the Quartz family.
Like the unexpected fire of a sunset, or the first flash of autumn brilliance, Carnelian captivates. Its bold energy brings a rush of warmth and joy that lingers, stimulating and empowering.
CITRINE - Success, Abundance, Personal Power
Natural Citrine is a premier stone of manifestation, imagination, and personal will. Carrying the power of the sun, it is warm and comforting, energizing and life giving. Its frequency awakens creativity and imagination, and sustains the process of transforming dreams and wishes into tangible form. With its pure yellow energy, Citrine encourages fullness of life, fresh beginnings and new pursuits.
LABRADORITE – Magic, Serendipity, Synchronicity
Labradorite is a power stone, allowing you to see through illusions and determine the actual form of your dreams and goals. It is excellent for strengthening intuitions. It protects against the negativity and misfortunes of this world. It has within it a deeply felt resonance that is very powerful, and it can be used to bring amazing changes to your life.
GARNET - Regeneration, Vitality, Order
Garnet is a sensual stone. It represents primordial fire, the creation of the world out of chaos, purification and love. It is a stone of strong, intense feelings. Garnet is a protective energy stone which is especially known for protection from evil, during travel, nightmares, and from wounds. The red Garnet is a stone of purity and truth as well as a symbol of love and compassion.
MOONSTONE – Mystery, Protection, Love
Moonstone is a stone of protection, especially during childbirth, pregnancy, and travel at sea. It is a stone of calm and relief from emotional stress. It is also associated with love of all kinds.
Moonstone helps calm responses and stress, and avoids overreaction. It brings hope, enhances feminine energies, sensitivity, intuition, and psychic abilities. As ancient as the moon itself, holds the power of mystery.
PERIDOT: Prosperity, Happiness
The stone of love, warmth and openness, Peridot has been revered for its property to ward off evil, and bestows the wearer with fame, dignity. Wearing Peridot jewelry will increase your self esteem, and aid you to let go of guilt, felt from past experiences. It may also help to create an increase in love, joy and bring improved emotional health. Peridots help the wearer to see past the hurt, understand relationships in a better light and many times, heal the wounded ego.
ROSE QUARTZ – Love
The fair and lovely Rose Quartz, with its gentle pink essence, is a stone of the heart, is called the "Love Stone”, a stone for every type of love: self-love, family, platonic, romantic, and unconditional. It carries a soft feminine energy of compassion and peace, tenderness and healing, nourishment and comfort.
SMOKY QUARTZ - Grounding, Remove Negativity
Smoky Quartz is a protection stone that cleanses and clears negative energy, also is a grounding stone that transmutes negative energies and facilitates your ability to get things done in the practical world. It enhances organizational skills and is good to have around in the workplace or home office. Smoky Quartz is the national gem of Scotland
BLUE TOPAZ - Honesty, Openness, Forgiveness
Blue Topaz Stones will heighten your ability to communicate better, and to express yourself in a meaningful way, both when speaking and when writing. It is called the writers stone, as it may inspire creativity. Symbol for love and affection, its believed to bring friendship and fidelity to those who wear it.
WHITE TOPAZ: Love, Peace, Joy
Topaz is a soothing, empathetic stone that will direct energy to the place it is most needed. It heals and energizes. Topaz is a promoter of truth and forgiveness. Use it to find your own path. This stone helps enhanced the wearer’s memory, and prevents headache, migraine and mental wearing due to old age. Topaz is a crystal of truth and forgiving. It is a symbol of chastity, happiness, true friendship and hope. It helps us to find our true purpose and destiny.