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The secrets of the Gems

A belief that gemstones have secret meanings and secret powers have existed for centuries. Many civilizations from various regions of the world have expressed their beliefs in secret meanings and secret powers of certain gemstones.

However, it should be noted that probably there is no exact proof if gemstones really have various secret powers and secret meanings.

Most of the modern knowledge about secret powers and secret meanings of gemstones comes from our ancestors. But even though all the information about the gemstones is speculative it does not mean that it is all false and not true.

After all, there is no better way to find out than try it for yourself….. because who knows maybe our ancestors were right about secret powers and secret meaning of gemstones.

 

Agate Gemstone

agateThis is THE stone everyone should have for protection. Agates attract strength. Agate is a protection from bad dreams. It also protects from stress and energy drains. Agate is considered Power Stone…  read more

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Amazonite Gemstone

amazoniteThis semi-opaque blue-green variety of feldspar is named after the Amazon River. Amazonite balances feminine and masculine energy. It promotes kindness and practicality. It is an excellent stone for artists and for men… read more

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Amber Gemstone

amberAmber is technically not a gemstone or mineral, but a fossilized sap from prehistoric trees that has aged over the course of millions of years. Amber is thought of as yellow golden in hue, but it also can be found in shades of milky white, red-orange, green, black and even violet… read more

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Amethyst Gemstone

amethyst cabs (1)Crystalline quartz in shades of purple, lilac or mauve is called amethyst, a stone traditionally worn to guard against drunkenness and to instill a sober mind. The word amethyst comes from the Greek meaning “without drunkenness” and amethyst is believed to protect one from poison… read more

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Aquamarine Gemstone

aquamarine-gemstone-250x250Aquamarine is a blue-green stone that comes from Colombia and Brazil. This is the stone to help you be in touch with your spiritual being. Aquamarine evokes the purity of crystalline waters, and the exhilaration and relaxation of the sea. It is calming, soothing, and cleansing, and inspires truth, trust and letting go…read more

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Aventurine Gemstone

aventurine2You should never buy a lottery ticket without an aventurine in your pocket. This is the stone of opportunity. Aventurine is known as the stone of chance or luck. Aventurine is mainly quartz, a quartzite, usually containing mica. It occurs in several colors including green, red and blue… read more

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Azurite Gemstone

azurite mainNo crystal embodies the pure Blue Ray quite like Azurite. Azurite is formed from the oxidation of copper ores. Over time, as it absorbs water, it changes into the mineral malachite. Thus, the two are found together, creating a brilliant deep blue stone with flashes of green…read more

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Bloodstone Gemstone

bloodstone1Bloodstone (also called heliotrope) is green with distinctive red spots that resemble blood, giving this stone its name. The bloodstone was used to stop bleeding especially nosebleeds… read more

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Carnelian Gemstone

Carnelian-1Carnelian (also sometimes referred to as cornelian) is found primarily in India, as well as various sites in South America. It is a variety of chalcedony. The most favorable pieces are a deep red to red-orange hue… read more

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Citrine Gemstone

citrine-3Citrine is a yellow-to-golden member of the quartz mineral group. A deep golden variety from Madiera Spain can resemble the costly imperial topaz gem stone, which is one reason that citrine is a popular birthstone alternative to those born in November… read more

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Chrysocolla Gemstone

chrsyChrysocolla is generally associated with peace and tranquility, as well as intuition, patience and unconditional love. It is often thought to offer gentle and soothing qualities, it is believed to be a powerful source of life-force energy, as well as a stone for feminine empowerment; helping to build feminine energies and cam emotions… read more

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Garnet Gemstone

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Garnet is found the world over, and though commonly known to be red, it is in fact found in a variety of colors and chemical formulas, each with its own set of spiritual properties. Not only was it prized as an ornamental jewel, but its strong curative powers and protective energies made it invaluable… read more

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Quartz Gemstone

quartz_crystal Ordinary yet extraordinary, colorful and clear, Quartz crystals are the most common and abundant in the world, comprising the largest and most diverse family in the mineral kingdom. “From ancient times to the present day, quartz crystals have been a source of Light to mankind.”… read more

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Goldstone Gemstone

gold stoneGoldstone is a man made gemstone that has been around since the European Rennaissance. Early monks working at a glass factory near Venice, Italy were practicing alchemy when molten copper accidentally tipped into a molten glass container… read more

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Emerald Gemstone

emerald 1The emerald is the sacred stone of the goddess Venus. It was thought to preserve love. The emerald has long been the symbol of hope. It is considered by many to be the stone of prophecy. For some the emerald acts as a tranquilizer for a troubled mind… read more

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Hematite Gemstone

Hematite 1Hematite is used to improve relationships. If you need your personal relationship to be better, carry a hematite with you always. The name comes from the Greek word for blood. It has been used as an amulet against bleeding, and so is known as the “blood stone”… read more

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Jade Gemstone

jadeJade is an ancient stone that has historically been used to attract love. Carved into a butterfly, in China it is a powerful symbol used to draw love. Jade can be used to bring money into your life… read more

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Jasper Gemstone

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A strong protection gemstone, jasper is known to protect against hazards of the night. Jasper is one of the oldest known gemstones. Jasper is a strong securing gemstone. It is a stability gemstone… read more

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Labradorite Gemstone

labradorite 1Labradorite is a power stone, allowing you to see through illusions and determine the actual form of your dreams and goals. It is excellent for strengthening intuitions. Stimulate imagination… read more

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Malachite Gemstone

malachiteMalachite is a stone to be used with caution as it amplifies all emotions, both positive and negative. It is a protection stone as it absorbs pollutants easily… read more

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Moonstone Gemstone

Moonstone1Passionate love that will fly you to the moon. It is said if you give your lover a moonstone necklace when the moon is full you will always have passion with each other… read more

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Opal gemstone

FireOpal-Opal is a stone of inspiration which enhances the imagination and creativity as well. Opal is also said to be a very spiritual stone, and can help one be “invisible” in situations where they don’t care to be noticed. It has been known to bring happy dreams, and also to ease the process of change… read more

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Pearls

Pearl_1Pearls are created within the interior of certain mollusks. Pearls, in certain societies, are the symbol for purity. They have been considered to emit certain properties that create mental balance… read more

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Peridot Gemstone

peridot_gemstoneA tiny island known as Zabargard (owned by Egypt) is documented as the first source of peridot, dating back as far as four thousand years… read more

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Ruby Gemstone

ruby2The ruby is considered to be the most powerful gem in the universe, and is associated with many astral signs. To own a ruby is said to have contentment and peace. Placed under a pillow the ruby may ward off bad dreams… read more

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Sapphire Gemstone

sapphire_1A sapphire means blue in Greek. The blue goes from dark blue almost black to pale blue. The finest blue sapphires are a strong blue. The star sapphire is very valued. Sapphires of colors other than blue are always referred to with the color… read more

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Sardonyx Gemstone

sardonyxSardonyx is a stone of strength and protection. Use it to enhance willpower, integrity, stamina and vigor. It is believed to bring lasting happiness and stability to marriage and partnerships… read more

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Tiger Eye gemstone

tiger-eyeTiger Eye lets you see everything. Use it for insight and you can be a very lucky person. When used in jewelry the tiger eye may bring good luck and protection from the evil eye to the wearer… read more

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Topaz gemstone

TopazTopaz is one of the twelve breastplate stones of the High Priest referred to in the Book of Exodus. The breastplate stones are considered sacred to twelve mighty angels who guard the gates to Paradise… read more

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Tourmaline gemstone

watermelon tourmalineAlthough Tourmaline may be found on every continent, fine crystal specimens and gems are still considered rare and can be quite expensive. Its vast popularity as a gemstone began in 1876, when mineralogist and jeweler George Kunz sold a Green Tourmaline from Maine to the famous Tiffany and Co. in New York… read more

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Turquoise Gemstone

turauoise2Turquoise is one of the oldest protection amulets, and was also known as a symbol of wealth in many ancient cultures. Strength, protection from harm, psychic sensitivity and connection to the spirit world… read more

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