From ancient times humans have marvelled at the different hues of gemstones and their ingrained mysticism. Since we first discovered them, we have admired the magical beauty and spiritual energies of gemstones.
Jewellery adored with gemstones have a particular aura that does not fade. It is a great choice for gifting as every gemstone represents symbolic meaning and can be customised to complement the receiver. We mark major milestones of our lives with these pieces of jewellery that are not only monetarily valuable but also steeped in significance as each gemstone has a story to tell.
It is hard to overlook the cosmic allure of jewellery when we take into consideration the materials that it is derived from – metals, crystals, gemstones. All these are extracted from nature, available deep into the earth’s crust and are imbued with metaphysical properties.
Discover the hidden meanings and powers of your favourite gemstones:
Garnet – the stone of January, is one of the oldest and plentiful stones. They symbolize intense power and devotion. This regenerative stone balances, strengthens and energizes. It promotes good health and increases vitality. Garnet is also believed to bring good luck in business ventures and supports people who are looking to enter new realms in various aspects of their lives. Garnet is known to be an ancient stone of friendship exchanged between friends to represent their tight bonds. It also promotes fidelity and fertility. Besides its healing and spiritual properties, Garnet’s virtues include loyalty, devotion, faithfulness, energy, success and truth.
The rarest of the topaz, blue topaz is the birthstone of Sagittarius. Blue Topaz is associated with wisdom, communication, and finding the perfect pathways to success and opportunities. It introduces light, power, and the spark of creativity into your life. Blue Topaz can help in beautifully balancing a conversation by encouraging thoughtful communication and truth-telling without the sharp edges. It directs thoughts into spaces where rumination can become action, helping its wearers to drive forward in life. This gemstone nudges you to paying attention to your own needs and finding your inner sources of emotional nourishment. Often called the jewel of love and loyalty, Blue topaz symbolizes honesty, clarity of feelings and deep emotional attachment.
Labradorite derives its name from its property of labradorescence which means an ability to change colour when hit with light. It is called the stone of transformation. It is known to boost energy, remove fears, fight anxiety, banish insecurities and protect its wearer from harm. Labradorite facilitates communication with higher power, promotes psychic abilities and awareness. It is known to draw the curtain to reveal the truth behind illusions. Labradorite calms the overthinking mind and stimulates imagination to develop new ideas and enthusiasm. It soothes communications and lends a fine focus to the artistic temperament. As its iridescent changing colours suggest, Labradorite is a mystical stone that promotes physical and mental well-being. Make Labradorite a part of your daily life while staying on trend with our beautiful Abstract Face Gold Necklace to feel brighter, lighter in body and mind, and less tied down to negative energies.
Also known as a stone of new beginnings, moonstone showcases an enchanting outwardly façade. Its geological structure scatters light causing a phenomenon called adularescence which visually resembles scattered moonlight. Moonstone’s pearly iridescence is valued for its mesmerizing beauty and sacred powers. Moonstone represents divine feminine energy. It helps you channel your intuition and tap in the inner goddess. Its lunar glow enhances self acceptance and re-energises the mind. This protective gem is known for its virtues of balance, intuition and wishes. Moonstone energy is yin, introspective, receptive, and connected to our subconscious. It evokes sensual and esoteric tranquility.
Embrace the changing cycles in your life with a piece of exquisite moonstone jewellery that resonates with you.
Tiger’s Eye – the golden earthy rich gemstone is nature’s amplifier. It taps into an individual’s physic abilities and enhances them. With its associations with the root chakra, a tiger eye is a stone to keep you grounded, calm and centered. It helps balance polarities and accept contradictions. Also called the shapeshifter, Tiger’s Eye invites the wearer to don a cloak of protection from curses or ill-wishing.
This gemstone deepens courage, strengthens self-confidence and intensifies will power. It provides the motivation to pursue an active approach to life. Tiger’s eye is a natural birthstone for the month of July. It is a helpful stone for protracted difficult situations, as it lends you the endurance and state of mind to deal with problems.
Peridot – the birthstone for the month of August, is a positive energy stone of spirit and expression. It is a perfect tonic for good health. It vibrates with the energy of sunshine and showers its wearer with blessings and abundance. It fosters emotional balance, security, and inner peace. It is known to attract love and help with anger management by calming it from within. Peridot soothes nervousness, heals emotional and physical pain, and lightens suffering. It sharpens the mind and opens it to new levels of awareness enabling you to manifest the physical reality of your life into alignment with your true purpose. It can help you release past hardships, and step into a brand new reality of happiness.
Known as the stone of wisdom and self-expression, the transcendental colours of Lapis Lazuli glorify its intrinsic connection to the Sagittarians. Lapis Lazuli helps build tactful communication that is easily understood and delivers the message without hindrances. It helps you discern and speak the truth, as well as uncover and access your truest inner self. Being the stone of wisdom, Lapis Lazuli also satiates the inherent thirst for knowledge in Sagittarians.
Lapis Lazuli drives self- awareness and helps its wearer climb out of shadows of suppression and repression. It is a stone with royal energy for unlocking intrinsic self-knowledge that leads to authenticity and the freedom to live in truth. It helps us to stand true and strong, it cuts down on pent up frustration and anger, and it makes us more decisive in picking paths – both big and small, that are right for us.
Also known as the healing quartz, the sunshine stone of citrine derives its name from its beautiful hue of yellow. Citrine advocates the power of positivity, a bright wave of energy and provides warmth to frayed nerves. A natural lift me up, Citrine amps you up while not pushing you into an overdrive. It pulls you up by your bootstraps but does not leave you out of balance. It teaches you to discard all those things from your life that do not give you the glow of sunshine from within.
This birthstone of the month of November has the virtues of happiness, generosity, strength and bounty.
Amethyst – the powerhouse stone is known as the birthstone of February. It has been highly esteemed for its powers to stimulate and soothe. It promotes quick wittedness, assists clear thinking, calms emotions and encourages wisdom.
Amethyst is popularly known for its aid in combating various types of addictions and overindulgences. It attunes the person with intuition and inner feelings, sparks creativity and its vibrations protect its wearer against negative energy and awakens higher consciousness. Amethyst’s virtues include passionate energy along with qualities of temperance and sobriety.
Turquoise – the name stands for ‘Turkish Stone’. It has healing properties associated with the wellbeing of mind and body. It enhances psychic sensitivity, brings serenity and enables a state of balance and inner harmony. It facilitates decisions that are taken with a union of emotion, intuition, and reason. The turquoise gemstone is a stone that represents self-realization and is an aid in analytical thinking and creative energy. Turquoise is known as the stone of abundance and protection. It brings good fortune in terms of wealth, truth and wisdom. It has been celebrated for generations for its power to protect its wearer and ward off evil eye. It is a versatile fashion statement and uplifts any outfit – an ideal gift.
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