SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES

Amethyst

Amethyst is a purple variety of quartz. It is part of the hexagonal crystal system. Amethyst is a semiprecious stone with a vitreous or glassy luster. It often comes in shades of violet and purple. The meaning of Amethyst is spiritual healing, calmness, and wisdom. 

Amethyst is found across the world and is mined in many international locations. Some popular spots for Amethyst include Brazil, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, and Siberia. You can also find Amethyst deposits in Canada, France, Myanmar, Morocco and other places too. Amethyst is believed to encourage sleep and rest, Clears the mind, Boosts the immune system, sweeps away Negativity, and helps with decision making 

 

Extreme Rocks & Fossils Amethyst Cluster - 3 to 3.5 lb. Cluster with Polished Edges. Powerful, Deep Purple Crystals. Geode from Uruguay

Turquoise

Turquoise is one of the oldest stones, known to man since at least 6,000 BCE. Though it is often considered a masculine stone, it is also thought to be the unification of masculine and feminine energies; the uniting of the sky and sea. It was particularly popular among Native Americans, who believed that if your turquoise jewelry (or amulet) suddenly had a crack in it, the stone had absorbed a great blow that would have otherwise befallen you.

Turquoise is also a calming stone that can induce internal serenity and lift depleted spirits. Not only will turquoise help to flush negative emotions from the mind, it is also said to support detoxification of the body. Because it aids tranquility and protection, turquoise is a great stone to accompany meditation.

Amber

Amber is thought to help absorb negative energy and to release bright, soothing energy, helping to calm nerves and enliven disposition like a mental sunny day.  Amber is considered a gem because it glows and glistens when polished, but Amber is not actually a gemstone. It is the hardened resin of certain types of ancient trees that have been fossilized over millennia. Because of its unique properties, Amber has been adorned and studied relentlessly for centuries.

Amber is the most typically bright yellow, but ranges from white, yellow, and brown to red. There is also greenish, bluish, gray and black, and Amber is not always a single color.

Amber is the symbol of renewed and continual faith in marriage and represents the everlasting bond of eternal love. It is also the tenth-anniversary gem.

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Opal

Romans believed it was the most precious and powerful gem and a symbol of love, referred to as the Cupid Stone. That has led to some believing it holds the power to promote romance and passion. It has long been a symbol of hope, purity, and truth.  Opal is formed from a solution of silicon dioxide and water. As water runs down through the earth, it picks up silica from sandstone, and carries this silica-rich solution into cracks and voids , caused by natural faults or decomposing fossils. As the water evaporates, it leaves behind a silica deposit.

it is believed that wearing it may help you find the strength to look inwards and confront any negative emotions that may be lingering.

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Larimar

Larimar is the trade name for a rare blue variety of the silicate mineral pectolite found only in the Dominican Republic around the city of Barahona. Its coloration varies from bluish white, light-blue, light-green, green-blue, turquoise blue, turquoise green, turquoise blue-green, deep green, dark green, to deep blue, dark blue and purple, violet and indigo and the larimar can come in many varieties and color mix. Larimar has a unique volcanic blue coloration, which is the result of copper substitution for calcium.

 

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