Gemstones are minerals or rocks which are found beneath the surface of the earth. These are collected and polished and finally transformed to jewelry.
These are quite rare and can cost astronomically. These sparkling stones cast a hypnotic influence on the woman’s hearts. Here we will discuss certain facts about the precious stones :
This mystical stone is normally hard to find as it lies deep into the depths of the earth. Chrysocolla has a unique color blend of turquoise, jade and lapis lazuli. As per the ancient history this stone soothes the emotions of an individual and hence it is also known as “Stone of Peace”.
Undoubtedly they are the most beautiful stones a woman yearns. It reflects light in a splendor and brilliance. It is said that the stone increases courage and healing power as well as strength. These were worn by warriors in the ancient times to increase strength.
Amethyst was considered by ancient people as a holy and divine stone. Ancient cultures deemed this stone as having absolutely no negative effects like tendency for violence or anger. It subdues fears and gives hope in mind. It can calm down emotional outbursts in the face of danger.
This stone glitters with a reddish tinge. Rubies have been known to remove misery and pessimistic thoughts. Rubies also enhances joy and confidence, strengthens will power and drives out fear.
The Chalcedony, specially the white ones, are quite effective in driving out fears, healing hysteria, depression and other maladies. The ancient people used to call it the banisher stone.
This dark stone is supposed to be one of the best choices for display. It has powers of protection, bestows divine qualities, brings peace and soothes male prowess.
Many believe that Lapis lazuli is a stone of friendship and truth. The blue stone promotes friendship and harmony in relationship. Lapis lazuli is an opaque rock which contains diopside and lazurite. It was formed many years ago out of a metamorphosis of lime to marble. It is of a deep and dark blue color, often with golden inclusions and whitish marble veins. The small inclusions which shimmer like gold give the appearance of a starry sky but in reality they are not gold.
This gemstone symbolizes energy and is surrounded by many myths. In China, it was known as “Yu” or the Royal Gem. Jade has occupied a place of high significance, almost comparable to that of gold and diamonds, in the long history of Chinese art and culture. These stones were used by the high-ranking members of the Royal family. Jade is regarded as a symbol of beauty, it bestows wisdom, sense of justice, modesty, courage and compassion. It also is a symbol of the female-erotic.
According to a Persian scholar “The hand that wears a turquoise and seals with it will never see poverty.” They were adorned in daggers, bridle of horses and sabres as talisman. All over the world turquoises are worn as protection against the powers of darkness. In modern times, those who suffer from depression are recommended to wear a turquoise.
This is a vivid green stone with just a slight hint of gold and goes well with light summer robes. Its radiant green sign does not change even in artificial light. For this reason the ancient Romans called this as “The emerald of the evening”.
Ilya Elbert writes about Boston Jewelry by Alex & Company, located in Newton MA.