The Lore and Legends behind Gemstones

For many centuries, gemstones have been coveted for more than just their natural beauty. In fact, various ancient cultures believed that these minerals had intrinsic properties that could heal the body and soul.

As you can imagine, there are many varieties of gemstones throughout the earth. Currently, I have selected to use the following gemstones below in my line. 

Here is an excerpt of the interesting beliefs that have been attributed to these beauties over the years: 

AGATES are regarded for balancing energy. It is also a stone for strength, courage, protection, healing, and calming. Legends say that it also improves memory and concentration.

AQUAMARINE is known as the stone of courage. It also enhances clarity of mind and can bring inner peace and serenity. 

BLACK ONYX calms nervousness, absorbs grief, and repels negativity

BLACK TOURMALINE is a lucky stone; rub it for good luck and happiness. Also aids in detoxifying the body.

CITRINE is referred to as the happy stone. It can dissipate negative energy as well as bring positivity and joy.

DRUZY QUARTZ has been used to help dissipate negative thoughts.

HERKIMER DIAMONDS are the most powerful of all quartz crystal healing stones. These stones can help combat fatigue, eliminate toxins, and purify the body. Herkimer diamonds also help people become attuned to each other. And their unique shape is totally natural. Mind blown.

HOWLITE is believed to be a calming stone. It may also help bring rest to those who suffer from insomnia.

KYANITE has a calming effect, bringing tranquility and driving away emotional stress.

LABRADORITE is known to provide clarity, stimulate creativity, and protect against negativity.



LAPIS LAZULI helps improve memory, attracts success, and is a stone of communication

MOONSTONE enhances intuition and promotes success in love and work.

MOTHER OF PEARL soothes and helps calm emotional situations. Holding a piece may also bring feelings of comfort, peacefulness, and love.

QUARTZ absorbs, releases, and eliminates negative energy, promoting positive energy.

TANZANITE is an extremely rare stone which can also provide calming and soothing properties


Photo: Emmy Trinh

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