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The Metaphysical Properties of Gemstones, Minerals & Crystals

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In this series of posts I have included metaphysical properties and information on some of my favourite or interesting Crystals, Gems and Minerals.
I have collected this from several sources and hope you find it helpful and interesting.

The colour of the piece will generally indicate as to which chakra they may benefit.
For more information on Chakras and Colour Therapy please contact a Colour

Silver

Silver is a mineral that is said to mirror the soul, strengthen the connection between astral and physical bodies, and enhance intuitive and psychic energies.

Silver is mystically considered to improve speech, bring eloquence.

It is also purported to attract, enhance, and store the energies of gemstones, as well as draw out negative energies. Silver is related to the moon, and moon energies.

Physically, crystal healing lore indicates that silver is has been traditionally used to aid hepatitis treatments, eliminate toxins, expel toxins through the pores, headache, rheumatic pain, nausea and gastritis, obesity, diabetes, and increase assimilation of vitamins A and E.

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cleaning and caring for sterling silver

Cleaning & Caring: Sterling Silver

Cleaning specific jewellery pieces

Jewellery consists of many different materials, metals, stones, gems and organic materials.

Each material brings its own cleaning challenges.  If in doubt please just wipe your piece over with a soft cloth after each wear.  This will remove dirt, grime and body oils before you place it back into storage which will keep it looking its best longer.

In some designs the stones or focal pieces are glued into position and some cleaners (even water) may loosen the hold over time causing the focal to fall out.

Caring for Sterling Silver Jewellery

Clean your sterling silver jewellery with a soft cotton or flannel cloth or a special sterling silver cleaning cloth. Remember, silver is very soft and can scratch if you aren’t careful so rub it gently. You may also use a very soft bristle brush, like a baby’s tooth brush or a horsehair silver brush.

Paper, polyester, and coarse fabrics can cause scratches on your sterling silver jewellery.

It’s recommended that you don’t use chemicals on your silver jewellery as it can leave tiny pits causing it to tarnish faster. Store your jewellery in an airtight container as silver will tarnish when exposed to air.

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Peach Crystal & Glass Bracelet Delightful 8mm Czech glass pearl lights in transparent Peach are separated by Light Peach Swarovski crystal
Genevieve Glass & Crystal Bracelet Delightful 8mm Czech glass pearl lights in transparent Claret are joined by Light Rose Swarovski crystal

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birthstones

Birthstones

This is a list of birthstones and their alternatives.  
This is a great resource when looking for suitable gifts.

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Aquarius
(21st Jan – 20th Feb) 

Aquamarine, Chrysoprase, Garnet, Jet, Labradorite, Lapis Lazuli, Opal, Silver

opal birthstone

Pisces
(21st Feb – 20th March)

Amethyst, Aquamarine, Chrysoprase, Fluorite, Labradorite, Moonstone, Opal, Pearl, Silver

amethyst birthstone

Aries
(21st March – 20th April)

Agate, Amethyst, Carnelian, Coral, Diamond, Garnet, Obsidian, Ruby, Sapphire, Topaz

ruby colour properties of red

Taurus
(21st April – 20th May)

Aquamarine, Chrysocolla, Emerald, Jade, Kunzite, Lapis Lazuli, Rose Quartz, Rutilated Quartz, Rhodonite, Selenite, Turquoise

aquamarine birthstone

Gemini
(21st May – 20th June)

Agate, Aventurine, Chrysocolla, Chrysoprase, Pearl, Rutilated Quartz, Sapphire, Staurolite, Topaz

pearl

Cancer
(21st June – 22nd July)

Amazonite, Chrysoprase, Emerald, Moonstone, Opal, Pearl


aventurine

Leo
(23rd July – 22nd Aug)

Agate, Amber, Aventurine, Carnelian, Chrysocolla, Citrine, Diamond, Garnet, Obsidian, Peridot, Pyrite, Topaz, Ruby

amber fossilized resin

Virgo
(23rd Aug – 22nd Sep)

Agate, Amazonite, Amber, Aventurine, Carnelian, Chrysocolla, Citrine, Jade, Jasper, Obsidian, Rose Quartz, Sapphire, Zircon

tumbled orange carnelian gemstones

Libra
(23rd Sep – 22nd Oct)

Aquamarine, Chrysoprase, Coral, Kunzite, Lapis Lazuli, Moonstone, Opal, Peridot, Tourmalinated Quartz, Sapphire, Red/Pink Tourmaline, Turquoise

kunzite colour properties of pink

Scorpio
(23rd Oct – 22nd Nov)

Aquamarine, Citrine, Emerald, Garnet, Kunzite, Malachite, Moonstone, Ruby, Green Tourmaline

Citrine birthstone

Sagittarius
(23rd Nov – 21st Dec)

Amethyst, Azurite, Lapis Lazuli, Labradorite, Sodalite, Topaz, Red/Pink Tourmaline, Zircon

Lapis Lazuli rough and bead

Capricorn
(22nd Dec – 20th Jan)

Amber, Amethyst, Garnet, Hematite, Jet, Labradorite, Obsidian, Onyx, Peridot, Ruby, Sapphire, Tigers Eye, Green Tourmaline

Garnet

All Signs
Bloodstone, Jade, Clear Quartz, Smokey Quartz, Tourmalinated Quartz, Colourless Tourmaline

Smokey Quartz birthstone

What do you think?

Do you have an affinity with one of the stones listed under your star sign, or are you drawn to something else?

Remember that many of these stones come in various colours, so if you aren’t fond of the colour of a particular stone, see if it has variations.

Quartz has several colours as does Agate, Jasper and Aventurine.

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Valentina earrings

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Gemstones, Minerals & Crystals

Gemstones, Minerals & Crystals

Click the links for information on each of these stones.

I’ve included Metaphysical properties and information on some of my favourite or interesting Crystals, Gems and Minerals which I have collected from several sources and hope you find it helpful and interesting.

The colour of the piece will generally indicate as to which chakra they may benefit.
For more information on Chakras and Colour Therapy please contact you local Colour Therapist.

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Other Metaphysical Infomation

You may find interesting.

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Ocean Jasper and gold finished rondelles add a brilliant contrast to the large Mustang Jasper with its dark, smoky base and flashes of red.
The beautiful earthy colours of the two sizes of natural Sunset Jasper gemstones in this bracelet are separated by 2 brass triangular nugget shaped beads.

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