Sunday, August 30, 2009

Properties of Gemstones

It can be fun to pick your jewelry according to your moods; it might even help you out to wear certain stones when you're engaged in certain activities. Various gemstones are said to have metaphysical and healing properties; we don't know if that is true or not, but here's a list of a few gemstones and the properties that they are supposed to embody. Click on any photo to learn more about the featured piece.

Bloodstone is said to promote healing, especially related to the blood. Increases courage and charitability.

Carnelian is said to be a general healing stone. It restores the natural energy flows of the body.

Chrysoprase is said to soothe heartache and help depression, as weel as promoting emotional balance, wisdom, and peace.

Citrine is said to help digestion and aid in mental and intellectual functions. It also may increase self-esteem and energy, as well as balance and dissipate negative energy.

Chrysocolla may help soothe nervous tension.

Coral is said to help in childbirth and adoption. It wards off bad thoughts from others and promotes general well-being.

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Cat said...

I guess that means I have to do a little gemstone shopping now .... Thanks for the interesting post!

Bonnie said...

Great post. I love knowing the metaphysical properties of the stones that we work with. hey maybe all that good energy is one of the reasons we like handling them.

The Family Jewels said...

Great eye candy!!!!