Stones & Their Properties
Healing properties of gemstones and crystals have been used for thousands of years, ancient civilizations have used crystals to release mental, physical and spiritual blockages. The cellular level of our bodies are both made up of mineral silicon-dioxide, which can make us receptive to the vibrations of crystals as they transmit and store light. If a crystals is placed directly the body, they have a powerful vibratory effect that can pass from the crystal to you.
Stones have been used for millennia to help support emotional & physical balance. Some cultures that were found to have used these minerals, gems, and crystals were:
- The Romans
- The Egyptians
- The Chineses
- The Japaneses
These stones not only have breathtaking beauty but natural healing power. Not only do they make the best boho accessories but allows you to get in touch with your inner earth goddess style and they serve thousands of years of traditions in being practical as well. Let's see what some of these stones are and what they can.
The Amethyst stone is a violet variety of quartz. There are many different varieties of quartz, several of which are semi-precious gemstones ranging in in color and other variables. They have a crystal structure. They belong to the trigonal crystal system. They a perfect for jewelry making and wearing and are very sought after semi precious gemstone. The beautiful purple hue of the stone is due to irradiation, iron impurities.
It is typically found with a clear to white translucent swirling pattern with transparent to translucent hues from lavender to a reddish violet color. Amethyst translated from Greek means not intoxicated. Healing properties and what it is used for:
- It is associated with many legends regarding its use for sobriety and addiction
- It is said to help prevent nightmares
- Alleviate headaches
- It is said to be a cleansing stone that purifies the emotions therefore helping with with Clarity & Healing
The Aura Quartz has a shimmering iridescence and metallic rainbow sheen in colors. It is truly a breathtaking stone drawing many to it and unable to resist its natural beauty. This stone is infused with an array of different metals such as gold, silver, titanium or platinum creating its unique iridescent sheen. This stone has an amplified energy beacuse of the alchemical process that bonds the different metals into the quartz.
This Stone is considered to have have these healing & spiritual properties:
- Aids in strengthening aura protection
- Aids in helping with traumatic experience of any level
- The Aura Quartz represents overcoming struggles.
- They are said to carry a high level of Life Force,
- Cleansing and enhancing the organs
- Stimulating the immune and energy systems
- Beneficial for the thymus, pineal and thyroid glands
- They are said to aid in helping oxygenating the blood, and for treatments of the liver, pancreas and spleen
Here is some additional information by Ashley Leavy a very well written comprehensive article and blog you may find very beneficial.
Citrine is a transparent to translucent stone that has a yellow to brownish orange hue. It is a glassy yellow variety of quartz. It is also refer to as the Success Stone. This stone has a bright energy. Not only is it's raw crystal like beauty intriguing and breathtaking it also has many attributes and beneficial properties to it such as:
- Success and prosperity
- It is said to increase, magnify and clarify personal power and energy thus straightening will power
- It can combat negative energy of any kind by breaking them up and dissipating them.
- It can enhance mental clarity, confidence.
- It is said to help eliminate fears of being judged or of others' ideas
- It is a happy stone said to bring happiness to the one who wears it.
- It can uplift the spirit and counteract depression
This is a joyful happy stone which can bring you much success and looks pretty darn amazing too
The Amazonite Stone
The Amazonite stone not only has the calming beautiful colors of the ocean but the same calming effects as well. This stone is a translucent to opaque stone that can vary from green to bluish green in hue. It was named in 1887 after the Amazon river. Amazonite is found in a few locations around the world. Russia's Ilmen Mountains was thought to be the only source, until recent discoveries were made in the USA (Colorado and Virginia), Australia, Madagascar and Brazil.
It was worn as jewelry in pre-Columbian South and Central America, and was believed to have adorned the shields Amazonians, the female warriors thought to live in the 10th century B.C. They also used Amazonite medicinally as well. So it is said.
Healing and other properties of Amazonite are:
- It is said to aid in overcoming loneliness
- It blocks geopathic stress, absorbs microwaves, cell phone emanations, and protects against electromagnetic pollution. You should place it near computers and other electronics.
- It is thought to give you confidence
- It is said to assist in enhancing creativity
- It is said to be soothing and gives a sense of unity with life
- It is also claimed to be a good luck stone
The perfect stone for any boho chic free spirited hippie soul to wear about their neck or for just anyone to place in their pocket and keep around for good luck or place on their desk.Keep your sense of calm and the feeling of the ocean with you at all times with this beautiful stone.
Lemurian Seed Quartz
This stone is found with ridges and indentations. it can come in colors such as a pale pink or orange due to hematite. It is originally found in Brazil but other locations include various areas of the Himalayas including Tibet, Russia, Zambia and the USA.. These crystals were left for us to use by a very advanced civilization. These crystal have a rich history and are reputed to help you to retrieve information about the ancient civilization of Lemuria.
The other aspects and helping healing properties of this crystal are:
- It is said to help one connect with their spirit and understand himself better
- They are stones that have the potential to engender deep feelings within you, and while they can be used by crystal healers, they are primarily a tool for working on yourself.
- They represent connection and wisdom
- the perfect stone for someone on a self exploration journey trying to find balance and oneness with oneself
Orange Calcite is an opaque stone that is tangerine to orange in hue.It is typically found with deep brown spots. The properties of this stone make it one of the most widely and versatile used minerals. It commonly is found in use to be used as a construction material, abrasive, agricultural soil treatment, construction aggregate, pigment, pharmaceutical and more.
Other uses on the spiritual and healing level would are said to be
- Balances emotions
- Helps take away fear
- Can aid in helping with depression
- It can be used to get positive energy moving in the areas of sexuality
- It helps inspire creativity by making one more confident=ndent
- It can help organize one's thoughts
- It allows one to bring out the unique nature within one's personality
- It represents Comprehension and Originality
Black Agate Stone
The Black Agate Stone is a natural semiprecious gemstone. It can sometimes be referred to as black onyx. Probably one of my personal favorites stones. Agate is one of the most common materials used in the art of hardstone carving and has been recovered at a number of ancient sites, indicating its widespread use in the ancient world.
This stone has many attributes and and helpful healing abilities and aids from:
- Attracting good fortune
- Increasing clarity and concentration
- Aids in overcoming fears, flaws and even loneliness
- It can promote good will
- It is said to help remove bad luck
- It can give strength and courage
- It is said to be a good stone for use while pregnant
It is a mesmerizing stone with much detail. It is perfect for the Dark Hippie fashion type.
Rainbow Titanium Druzy Quartz
The Rainbow Titanium Druzy also known as or referred to as the "Flame Aura" and "rainbow aura quartz". It has been enhanced with a combination of titanium and niobium. Quartz Crystals are one of the best healing crystals since they are said to store, transmit, and amplify energy. Druzy is the glittering effect of tiny crystals over top a colorful mineral. When the Druzy has titanium on it, this adds cobalt, purple, or various rainbow colors.
Not only does this stone have a captivating mesmerizing effect due to its sparkly rainbow spender it also is said to:
- Supply strength and energy
- Helps clarify the mind
- It can calm a tensed mind for making life stress free.
Since it has such strong presence it is a wonderful stone to wear about your neck for a special occasion due to its bold splendor.
Healing Stone Jewelry
Since we love finding new things to incorporate in our designs and have a great source of these beautiful stones from local seller Silver Post U.S.A. We have been inspired to add and organically grow our healing stone geode collection. Fashioning these stone into New Bohemian Style Choker Necklaces and pendant necklaces is becoming the heart of our collection. With an endless supply of inspiration from the raw and natural beauty mother earth has provided from these semi-precious gemstones we are sure to be adding more and more.
May you find healing and prosperity and inner peace from your stones. Stay free and rock on.
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