OUR GUIDE TO GEMSTONES
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Your gemstone stone choice may simply be down to colour preference, or you may believe that gems have certain qualities that can enhance your life, your health and wellbeing and this alone informs your decision. Every stone is unique depending on how it was formed over millennia, and from ancient times through to today, the belief that they can act as a purposeful shield for daily life remains. Here are the some of the qualities that the stones we use are believed to possess....

AGATE

Perception & Inner Strength

  • Positive thinking & optimism

  • Clarity

  • Harmony

  • Soothing & calming

  • Security & protection

AQUAMARINE

Courage

  • Alleviates fear & anxiety

  • Reduces stress and quiets the mind

  • Sharpens perception

  • Fosters self expression & intuition

  • Protective during pregnancy

CHALCEDONY

Harmony

  • Absorbs negative energy

  • Promotes nurturing & goodwill

  • Instils feelings of benevolence

  • Revitalises low energy

  • Has anti-inflammatory properties

GARNET

Passion & Love

  • Increases sexual potency & fertility

  • Aids in overcoming depression

  • Enhances sexual attraction

  • Brings courage & hope

  • Stimulates metabolism

LAPIS LAZULI

Self-Knowledge

  • Relieves stress & brings inner peace

  • Encourages honesty & compassion

  • Aids self expression & self knowledge

  • Boosts confidence

  • Bonds relationships

ROSE QUARTZ

Love

  • Promotes nurturing love

  • Restores trust & harmony

  • Releases anger & addiction

  • Strengthens the heart & circulation

  • Aids with headaches

SODALITE

Idealism & Truth

  • Helps develop intuition

  • Stimulates creative abilities

  • Increases powers of observation

  • Beneficial for meditation

  • Improves sleep

AMAZONITE

Courage & Truth

  • Aids objectivity

  • Dispels negative energy

  • Beneficial for calcium deficiency

  • Relieves muscles spasms & cramps

  • Helpful during childbirth

AVENTURINE

Optimism

  • Believed to increase prosperity

  • Boosts positive emotions

  • Encourages optimism

  • Fosters friendships

  • Thought to enhance fertility

CITRINE

Prosperity

  • Attracts wealth & personal success

  • Enhances creativity

  • Promotes optimism

  • Thought to increase digestion

  • Beneficial for  detoxification

GOLDSTONE

Ambition & Energy

  • Encourages a positive attitude

  • Deflects unwanted energies

  • Promotes vitality

  • Stimulates the nervous system

  • Benefits arthritic conditions

MOONSTONE

Abundance

  • Balances emotions

  • Thought to bring good fortune

  • Reflective & calming

  • Increases feelings of wellbeing

  • Supports fertility & regulates cycles

RUBY

Joy

  • Enhances courage, passion & joy

  • Improves self esteem

  • Brings calmness and relaxation

  • Promotes harmony and healing

  • Improves circulation

TIGERS EYE

Empowerment

  • Increases self-discipline

  • Nurtures compassion

  • Helps manifest desires 

  • Brings good luck and prosperity

  • Balances the chakras

AMETHYST

Spiritual Growth

  • Aids concentration

  • Calming

  • Creates balance

  • Stimulates creativity

  • May alleviate migraines

BLACK ONYX

Wisdom

  • Protection & defence from negativity

  • Stimulaties wise decision making

  • Promotes willpower

  • Eases grief

  • Assists wound healing

CRYSTAL QUARTZ

Healing

  • Stimulates the immune system

  • Brings the body into balance

  • Cleanses and enhances the organs

  • Amplifies the properties of other gemstones that surround it

HEMATITE

Confidence

  • Helps build self esteem

  • Calms stress

  • Increases focus

  • Balances energies in the body

  • Increases blood flow & circulation

PEARL/M.O.P.

Integrity

  • Encourages honesty & integrity

  • Brings tranquility

  • Promotes concentration & focus

  • Digestive aid

  • Is thought to increase fertility

SAPPHIRE

Protection

  • Believed to release mental tension

  • Restores balance within the body

  • Promotes a sense of serenity

  • Thought to open the third eye and deepen insight

TOPAZ

Clarity

  • Stimulates creativity

  • Enhances empathy & forgiveness

  • A symbol of peace & relaxation

  • Provides mental clarity

  • Can help prevent insomnia

APATITE

Manifestation

  • Brings clarity

  • Encourages communication

  • Supports willpower

  • Fosters inspiration

  • Satisfaction

CARNELIAN

Creativity

  • Promotes creativity & individuality

  • Increases memory

  • Releases negativity

  • Boosts courage & self-esteem

  • Stimulates libido & fertility

FLOURITE

Protection

  • Neutralises negative energy & stress

  • Increases intellect

  • Stabilises hormonal changes

  • Strengthens bones & tissues

  • Reduces inflammation

JASPER

Tranquility

  • Aids relaxation

  • Encourages quick thinking

  • Brings contentment

  • Nurturing

  • Balances yin & yang energies

PERIDOT

Perception

  • Protector against negative emotions

  • Decreases anger & jealousy

  • Enhance extra sensory perception

  • Neutralises toxins on all levels

  • Strengthens the metabolism

SMOKY QUARTZ

Serenity

  • Promotes positive thinking

  • Removes fear, anxiety & negativity

  • Calming

  • Improves concentration & focus

  • Balances sexual energy

TURQUOISE

Friendship

  • Brings courage and wisdom

  • Promotes serenity

  • Removes negativity

  • Thought to bring wisdom

  • Nurtures love & friendships