Amethyst is the most highly valued stone in the
quartz group. It is found in a variety of shades
from lavender to a deep purple. Because amethyst was thought to encourage
celibacy and symbolize piety, it played an important role in the ornamentation
of Catholic and other churches in the Middle Ages. The color purple is
traditionally known as the color of royalty and amethyst has
been used since the dawn of history to adorn rich and powerful monarchs and
It is the traditional birthstone for those born
in the month of February. It is the anniversary
gemstone for the 17th year of marriage.
Traditional Metaphysical Properties of Amethyst:
Contentment, spirituality, dreams, healing, peace,
happiness, love, intuition.
Detailed Info on the healing Properties of
Amethyst can be found here.
Tanzanite has zoomed in popularity to the #2 spot
just below sapphire in America in a very short
time. This high demand coupled with the tight supply (the gemstone is only found
means that the cost of this gem is consistently going up. This is an opportunity
to own a jewelry
incorporating this rare precious gem that appears different when viewed at
different lights and
from different angles.
Tanzanite is the birthstone for December.
Traditional Metaphysical Properties of Tanzanite:
Communication, intuition, protection, symmetry,
Detailed Information on the
healing powers of Tanzanite
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Rhodolite is a variety of red garnet. Garnet has always been considered insurance for
travelers against misfortune. It was worn by the
crusaders as an aid to safely find their way home. In the 18th and 19th
transparent garnet became the height of jewelry fashion.
Garnet is the traditional gift for the 18th Wedding
Anniversary. It is the traditional birthstone
for those born in the month of January.
Traditional Metaphysical Properties for Garnet:
removing negativity, awareness, commitment,
regeneration, order, insight.
Detailed Info on the healing properties of
garnet can be found here.
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