Know The Meaning of Precious Gem Stones.

Have you always been fascinated by the shiny little pieces of rock known as gemstones? Did you know that several people around the world refer to the meaning of gemstones before they purchase these stones that adorn jewelry? If you want to do the same, this article will give you a lowdown about the same.

What are gemstones? Gemstones are natural minerals that after being cut and polished are used as adornments in jewelry and other decorative pieces. Gemstones have a long history, being used for not only ornamental purposes but also in rites that are spiritual in nature. Several gemstones have also been heralded, thanks to their healing and therapeutic powers. The meaning of gemstones, that is the symbology they represent and the powers they supposedly possess, is of fascination to people all over the world.

So, whether you want your own personal pair of ruby shoes like Dorothy Gale from the Wizard of Oz or just a ring embedded with your birthstone that will help enhance certain qualities and fight negativity, knowing the gemstone meaning can help you make the perfect selection.

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Knowing the meaning of different gemstones can be beneficial, especially if you are a believer in the therapeutic and spiritual benefits of wearing gemstones.

 

Alexandrite Luck, good fortune, stimulates pleasure
Amber Known as the soul of the tiger, courage, temperament becomes sunny and carefree, healing joint problems
Aquamarine Courage, serenity, meditation stone, protects mariners, helps calming of nerves
Coral Symbol of life and blood force, protects from misfortune, heals illnesses, meditation stone
Diamond Symbol of innocence and stability, promotes the energy of other gemstones
Emerald Symbol of hope, meditation stone, has healing powers, has fighting powers against evil, stone of prophecy
Garnet Symbol of love and compassion, increases success in business, aids in dispelling nightmares, improves self-esteem, increases sex drive
Hematite Improves relationships, increases intuition powers, stimulates blood flow
Jade Symbol of love, increases fortune, strengthens brain power and reasoning abilities, provides protection against accidents and misfortunes
Moon Stone Symbol of love, improves fortune, increases intuitiveness, increases love between partners
Opal Stone of cupid, improves communication, helps in becoming truthful and honest
Pearl Calms temper, increases chances of success, increases wisdom and helps in focusing
Peridot Known as the gift from the Sun, frees one of negative thoughts and fights feelings of jealousy, should be worn by people who are spiritual
Quartz Healing stone, helps in concentrating while meditation, calms the mind, increases hope, dispels fear
Ruby Symbol of friendship and love, improves concentration, increases feeling of contentment, increases passion and vitality, aids circulation
Sapphire Known as stone of destiny, symbol of heaven and devotion to spiritual Gods
Sodalite Stone of athletics, increase endurance and stamina, brings inner peace, increases feeling of harmony
Topaz Brings emotional stability, encourages self-confidence, dispels nightmares, improves ability to love, protection against evil eye
Tourmaline Balances emotions, brings success in business, increases ability to love, gives protection, brings happiness to relationships
Turquoise Stone of friendship, symbol of wealth, improves balance with spirituality
Zircon Helps improve communication, improves ability to understand images, protection while traveling

 


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