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Gemstone healing powers

According to folklore and stories throughout history, many gemstones are thought to offer mystic healing to its wearer. So whether shopping for a gift of fine jewelry, or considering a gift for yourself along the way, consider the healing properties of these fine gemstones. Birthday gemstones may not bake your cookies and wrap your gifts for you, but they will make you feel better while doing so.

Gemstone healing powers

amber

Amber – Thought to aid memory loss, purify the body, alleviate headaches, and bone and heart problems, Amber is known for its stress relieving and calming properties.

amethyst

Amethyst – Aids in the reduction of insomnia, arthritis, pain relief, and circulatory issues. Amethyst is considered the gemstone of meditation, peace, balance, courage, and inner strength.

Aquamarine

Aquamarine – Aids the liver, throat, stomach, jaw, teeth, eyes, and ears. Aquamarine is also known for releasing fear, calming nerves, and bringing mental clarity.

Citrine

Citrine – Considered the gemstone to provide greater or increased hearing, Citrine also promotes success, abundance, and clear thinking.

garnet

Garnet – Aids blood, heart, and lungs and is known to promote romantic love, passion, sensuality, and intimacy.

lapis

Lapis – Thought to aid in the alleviation of insomnia and depression, Lapis is also known for creating openness, truthfulness, and creativity.

Onyx

Onyx – Associated with the root chakra, Onyx brings spiritual inspiration, and control over emotions.

pearl

Pearl – Known for its calming properties, the Pearl is said to aid purity, charity, integrity, truth, and loyalty in its wearer.

Peridot

Peridot – Healing stress in relationships, lessening anger and jealousy, and slowing aging, the Peridot promotes abundance and prosperity.

ruby

Ruby – Aiding the emotions is the Ruby’s calling card. Also known to increase integrity, devotion, and happiness.

sapphire

Sapphire – The gemstone of creative expression and inner peace and meditation, the Sapphire also aids in personal expression and the alleviation of pain.

topaz

Topaz – One of the most powerful gemstones, Topaz facilitates the balance of emotions and provides protection from greed.

Turquoise

Turquoise – A gemstone steeped in lore and tradition, Turquoise is a healing and balancing stone.

Source of Amethyst

Amethyst widely distributed in nature, for making jewelry the amethyst mostly origins from below places:

Korea: South Korea has very charming purple amethyst, very beautiful. Many people love this kind of the color and luster; love the deep and noble temperament it brings. But sadly, its production getting dwindling recent years and also South Korea gives limitation for the export of Amethyst, and thus the Korea Amethyst becomes rare and prices soared.

Brazil: Brazil is one of the main sources of crystal, so no doubt it produces big quantity Amethyst. Although Brazil produces various different Amethysts, from deep to shallow, it output rare dark purple amethyst. A lot of Brazil amethysts were made to amethyst bracelet, amethyst necklace, amethyst earrings, amethyst ring and other jewelry, sell all over the world. Those amethyst jewelries are mid-priced, and to most buyers are acceptable.

Zambia: Zambia’s amethysts are mostly very small in size, but their color and luster are very good and with bright red color, you cannot feel any black color even you view the crystal from far away distance, and thus the price for those kind amethysts is more expensive.

Uruguay: Uruguay amethyst is recognized to be the best amethyst in tonal, its purple color is very deep and has lasting appeal, also Uruguay amethyst has beautiful wine red color with rich flame, its output is rare or we say almost stop production, so its price is very high. Uruguay amethyst is the top one shop treasure for some high-end jewelry store.

Madagascar: Madagascar is not mainly produce amethyst, its amethyst with many impurity and luster is not good enough, so Madagascar amethyst is low grade and not popular.

Amethyst sold in lqstock.com are mostly come from Brazil, its mid-line price helps most women satisfied their dreams to get their high energy and beautiful natural amethyst jewelries.

February Birthstone

Amethyst is birthstone for February.

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Amethyst composition is sio2, hardness is 7, specific gravity is 2.65, and refractive index is 1.54 to 1.55, has the dichroism. Viewing from different angles, amethyst shows purple tones of blue or red, usually cutting to facets. Natural output amethyst includes iron, manganese and other minerals, which forms beautiful purple colors, mainly light purple, purple red, scarlet, bright red, deep purple, blue purple and so on, amount all the color, deep purple red and bright red is most valuable. Natural amethyst often includes natural ice cracks or white clouds impurities. Amethyst widely distributed in nature, and the main origins are Brazil, Russia, South Africa, and Madagascar.

Amethyst is the gemstone believed by ancient Greeks and Romans to ward off the intoxicating powers of Bacchus. It is said that Bacchus were filled with anger because of arguing with moon goddess Diana, he sent his ferocious tiger to revenge. But accidentally he meet up the girl Amethyst who is going to meet Diana, in order to save the girl’s life from the ferocious tiger’s mouse, Diana turned the girl into a clean flawless crystal. Seeing the flawless crystal, Bacchus feel deeply regret, his repentant tears dripping onto the crystal figurines, dyed it to purple immediately.

Amethyst is “Guardian stone for love”, it can give lovers and couples deeply love, chastity, honesty and courage. Also amethyst is said to keep the wearer clear-headed and quick-witted. Throughout history, the gemstone has been associated with many myths, legends, religions, and numerous cultures. English regalia were even decorated with amethysts during the Middle Ages to symbolize royalty. It has been associated with many myths, legends, religions, and numerous cultures. Amethyst is purple quartz, a beautiful blend of violet and red that can found in every corner of the earth. Historically, the finest amethyst was found in Russia and was featured in much royal European jewelry. Today, while Brazil is the primary source of this gemstone, fine material can be found elsewhere, especially in Zambia.

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