Gemstone is a precious or semi-precious stone. Precious stones are diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and sapphires. Every other gemstone that isn’t one of those four is considered to be semi-precious. Let’s take a look at some gemstones and their meanings.
Cleansing, Protection, and Intuition
Amethyst is a purple variety of quartz crystals. Its purple color ranges from light lavender to dark violet and it is usually translucent. The stone is said to protect you from negative energy, enhance your intuition & psychic abilities, and help you break bad habits.
The “Lucky Talisman” or “Stone of Opportunity”
Aventurine is a member of the quartz family. Green aventurine is known for its good luck properties. Its purpose is to help you release old habits so you are ready for new opportunities and growth and can move forward with confidence.
Courage to Act
A reddish-orange, or reddish-brown colored gemstone from the chalcedony family of quartz. Carnelian provides a powerful boost to your willpower, with the physical energy and drive to back it up.
Clarity, Practicality, Grounding
Hematite is the mineral form of iron oxide. Hematite can help you clear away confusion and orient you toward practical action in the real world.
Let Go of Stress
Howlite is white and gray with dark gray marbling. Howlite encourages you to let go of attachments that are causing stress and encourages you to enjoy your life.
Medicine of the Sea
Natural pearls are unique gems in that they are created biologically by a sea mollusk adding successive layers of material. Pearls symbolize loyalty, integrity, generosity, and even purity. They are often valued for their calming effects and their ability to provide serenity.
Quartz is a crystal consisting of silicon dioxide. Clear quartz amplifies energies and intention. It also supports other crystals.
8. Rose Quartz
The Stone of Love
Rose quartz helps with all kinds of love, not just romantic love. It helps dissolve old hurts and open the heart to trust in love again. Rose quartz's healing properties also include helping you fall in love with life again.
9. Tiger’s Eye
Resilience in Overwhelming Situations
Tiger eye helps you stay centered and calmly practical despite the ups and downs of life. Tiger’s Eye strengthens your willpower and confidence, supports your physical vitality & wellness, and helps you improve your life in sensible ways.
Turquoise means self-acceptance and serenity. Turquoise encourages us to accept ourselves, flaws and all. It can help release regrets and find self-acceptance.
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