In the magical world, the words stone, diamond, gem, and the Crystal Kingdom are used conversely. That was consistently somewhat confounding to me until I discovered that most gemstones are mineral gems - an unadulterated strong substance that has a deliberate rehashing game plan of iotas and atoms in three spatial measurements. A few stones and natural materials utilized in adornments like turquoise, lapis lazuli, sunstone, golden, stream, coral, and pearls are not gems but rather still have magical properties related to them. Discovering that reality was only a glimpse of something larger. There are pearl properties related to passion and actual recuperating, chakras, soothsaying, holy messengers and the sky is the limit from there.
Numerous old civic establishments utilized normal components and supplication for recuperating. A few groups call this recuperating a magical property since it assists with supporting and adjust our chakras. Like them, I accept that each natural thing on this planet has vibrational energy (which starts from God's energy) that associates with our energies.
Agate: Named after the Achates River in Sicily (now known as the Drillo River), agates have been valued by people
since 3000 BC. They have even been found on fossilized remains of Stone Age humans dating from 20,000 - 16,000
BC. They come in a variety of colors.
Amber: Amber is not literally a stone, although we often treat it as one. It is actually fossilized resin or tree sap, and
often contains visible fragments of insects. To test if amber is real and not a plastic imitation, pour salt into warm water
until it will hold no more salt. If the beads float, they are most likely amber. Amber floats in saltwater, while plastic sinks.
Amethyst: Named by the ancient Greeks, this is one of the best-known gemstones. Ancient Greeks believed that
Bacchus (the god of wine) gave it its name after pouring wine over a woman the goddess Diane had turned to stone. Its
name originally meant "not drunk" and the ancients believed that anyone wearing this stone was unable to become
Aventurine: In its green form, aventurine looks similar to jade. In fact, ancient Chinese held it in higher esteem than
green jade (which also comes in many colors) and carved bowls, vases, and other ornamental objects from this stone. In
In ancient times, even the imperial seal was carved from aventurine.
Bloodstone: Bloodstone varies from green to red and brown. It is named bloodstone because of the color of the stone
resembles blood drops.
Carnelian: For centuries, carnelian was used for insignia seals because it does not stick to the wax. It is said to bring the
wearer good luck. "Favoured by the Arabic peoples, the Carnelian is one of the stones of Kings. The rich, warm color
of the stone has often linked it to the energies associated with fire. Projective, proactive energy, the beast of fire being
the Lion, the King. It is also a stone to lend courage to those in need, and very helpful to wear whilst speaking publicly
(roaring)" (Baird "Gem Lore 2").
Citrine: This stone is a close relative to amethyst, and in fact, citrine can be created by heating amethyst. The ancient
Greeks and Romans wore citrine as a talisman and thought that it aided in digestion and cleansed the body of toxins. It
also symbolized lightheartedness and joy.
Garnet: When worn on the body, garnets are believed to protect against skin disease. Garnets are also an important
symbol of fidelity, faithfulness, and protection. Supposedly, they lose their brilliance when danger approaches. These
stones were considered so powerful that armies often embedded them in their arrows so they would fly straight into their
Hematite: Hematite is said the keep the wearer grounded, so it is a good stone for people who tend to be
Jasper: Jasper comes in numerous colors and with a variety of markings. It is most commonly recognized in its red
form, although it can be black, brown, or even green. This stone is said to help ward off bad dreams, to help control
bleeding, and to help with pregnancy.
Jet Glass: This coal derivative and its cousin, faux jet, were originally formed into beads during Queen Victoria’s
mourning. When their husbands were away working or fighting, Irish women burned jet to protect bring them home.
Labradorite: This stone is related to opals and moonstones, as evidenced by its iridescence. It is believed to help the
wearer find their true self, and to make them feel at home, whatever the situation.
Lapis Lazuli: This stone has so much lore associated with it, it is impossible to describe in a few sentences.
Egyptians wore ground lapis as eyeshadow. Kings believed that sharpening their weapons with Lapis would make
them invincible. People believe that the wearer of lapis carries God in them and that this stone gives the wearer an
uncanny ability to see the truth.
Malachite: Ancient peoples believed this stone was alive and fed it water and iron filings once a week. Later people
took it to Mass, believing it drove the devil out. It is also believed to ease sadness, help improve memory, and to relieve
arthritis pain in the extremities.
Moonstone: This is the lowest grade of opal. When worn on the neck, moonstone is thought to protect from epilepsy
and sunstroke and is used to cure headaches and nosebleeds. In India, the moonstone is still a sacred gem. It is the
symbol of the "third eye," or our higher consciousness.
Peridot: Peridot has been believed to cure liver disease. It also is said the free the mind from envious thoughts. Its
magical power is best released when used with gold. Tiger Eye: This stone is often associated with courage and
persistence. Topaz: Its name comes from Sanskrit "tapas", to glow.
Turquoise: Turquoise is generally blue or green and may or may not contain dark lines or sections known as matrix.
Turquoise is believed to protect from poison and reptiles. People have adorned their horses with turquoise to protect
them from falling. The Navajos believe turquoise protects from evil and embed the stones in their Hogans.