Gemstones have been a traditional part of jewellery since the early ages. Sundance designs believes that these precious stones have meaning and significance behind each of them. There are thousands of different gemstones available today that are of different shapes sizes and colors. Two main types are the precious and semi-precious kind. Some of these stones have played a major role in the history of humanity.
Gemstones have contributed value and symbols to many different cultures, myths and legends over the years. Philosophers believe that these precious stones have a high value and unique power in each one. It could signify many different meanings, like power, health, wealth, and even beauty. Most of them are placed in hidden areas of the body or just put into one’s wallet or pocket.
Each gemstone has a different meaning and uniqueness. Below are a few of the gemstones and its benefits:
Diamond: Originating from South Africa this gemstone is considered as one of the hardest and most valuable of all stones. These precious stones are a symbol of innocence and stability. Mainly used for crowns and engagement rings, these stones are good for mucus issues. Diamonds are known to increase the energy level of other stones. Its main energies are protection and power.
Sapphire: Mined and produced in Australia, this precious gem is called the “Stone of Destiny”. It benefits in the cure of a sore throat and its meaning is “Blue” in Greek terms. These gemstones contribute to a better mentality and comprehension. It is known to be the symbol of devotion to the gods. The most valued of all sapphires are the star. Other sapphires are available in shades of blue, pink, yellow and green.
Garnet: This gem means “closer to the heart”. It is especially known for providing success to businesses. Placing a garnet under one’s pillow is also believed to cure depression. It is also known for bringing stability to a relationship. This gemstone is known for its purity and truth and it’s a unique symbol of sympathy and compassion. People believe that this stone is related to the spleen and thyroid and when placed above these areas it helps to clean and refine the area. The most valuable of all garnets are of the emerald green kind.
Ruby: Considered to be the “most powerful in the universe”, this gem has been a unique symbol of love and passion over the ages. Also known for its royalty, this precious stone provides a sense of courage and confidence to those who lacking in it. Rubies usually help in blood flow and helps in the removal of germs and infections from the blood. Rings with rubies must be worn on the left hand. Ruby means “Red” and hence the reason why it is so closely associated with love, passion, and the blood.
Jade: This is a traditional gemstone that has been known over the years to attract love. It is also worn by many to bring money into their lives. It helps in better reasoning capabilities and mental stress. Also known for protection, it helps to guard one against accidents and bad fortune. The color makes it a stone that helps in healing. Heart conditions, kidney problems and stomach issues can be helped if Jade is worn anywhere on the body.
Pearl: These gemstones are one of the oldest precious stones available till today. For centuries it has been known as the most valuable of all stones. Produced from organic matter from oysters this is not like any other gemstone available. It is said to be a symbol of purity and simplicity, hence the reason why it is mostly worn by brides at their weddings or just stitched onto bridal gowns. Philosophers link this gemstone to the moon, calling it “tears of the moon. Many people believe that pearls were specially formed to create a path by angels through the clouds. Benefits of the pearl are that it helps in success and wealth. Emotional stress, stomach issues and indigestion can also be helped if a pearl is worn on the body. It also increased wisdom and focus.
These are a few gemstones from the thousands that are available. Chose the right stone to suit your needs and see how it changes your life!
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