Gemstones and their Special Powers

Gemstones & their Special Powers

It has long been thought that natural gemstones have healing powers and each stone has a beneficial affect on a specific part of the wearer's body. Examples include Garnet, which is associated with the heart and blood circulation, whilst Lapis Lazuli is thought to help insomniacs and Amethyst helps sufferers of arthritis.

Gemstones are also believed to bring other powers to their wearers. Wearing Garnets promotes love, whilst pearls are a symbol of purity and bring clear thinking.

Here is a brief list of the attributes associated with some of the gemstones in our collections.

Amethyst – Help alleviate insomnia, arthritis, pain and circulatory issues. Amethyst is considered the gemstone of meditation, peace, balance, courage and inner strength.

Aquamarine – Is associated with the liver, throat, stomach, jaw, teeth, eyes, and ears. Aquamarine is also known for releasing fear, calming nerves and bringing mental clarity.

Citrine – Thought to be the gemstone improve hearing. Citrine also promotes success, abundance and clear thinking.

Garnet – Is associated with the blood, heart, and lungs and is known to promote romantic love, passion, sensuality and intimacy.

Lapis Lazuli- Thought to aid in the alleviation of insomnia and depression, Lapis is also known for creating openness, truthfulness, and creativity.

Onyx - Associated with the root chakra, Onyx brings spiritual inspiration, and control over emotions.

Pearl - Known for its calming properties, the Pearl is said to aid purity, charity, integrity, truth and loyalty in its wearer. Often worn by brides.

Peridot – Helps in healing stress in relationships, lessening anger and jealousy, and slowing aging. Peridot promotes abundance and prosperity.

Sapphire - The gemstone of creative expression, inner peace and meditation. The Sapphire also aids in personal expression and the alleviation of pain.

Topaz - One of the most powerful gemstones, Topaz facilitates the balance of emotions and provides protection from greed.

Turquoise - A gemstone steeped in folklore and tradition, Turquoise is a healing and balancing stone.

Good health!