The striking blue Lapis Lazuli was among the first gemstones to be used as jewellery. Considered good for eyesight and protective against the evil eye, this stone was sacred to the Ancient Egyptian goddess of the sky, Nut, who arched over the world covered in stars. A symbol of wisdom, truth and honesty, this semi-precious stone has been mined in the mountains of Afghanistan for 6,000 years and has long been pursued for its effects of healing, relieving anxiety and enhancing memory.
Wear it for: Warding off negativity, releasing emotional baggage and creating harmonious relationships.
With the purpose of removing stagnant energy, this grounding gemstone brings stability and strength in times of change. The power of the Green Calcite rids your mind and body of old energy patterns that may be holding you back and no longer serve you. Inapt to comfort, this stone provides an alternative outlook to life situations.
Wear it for: Assisting during times of mental change or life transitions.
Found only in the Dominican Republic,the varying cobalt-blue colouration of the Larimar represents the Fifth Chakra - the throat chakra. Aiding in effective communication, this highly spiritual stone assists in speaking of your emotions and allows you to tap into the left side of your body, the Divine Feminine.
Wear it for: Soothing and healing your emotions and releasing stress.
For thousands of years the Ancient Egyptians, Aztecs, Native North Americans and Ancient Chinese cherished the power of the turquoise gemstone. A symbol of wisdom, nobility and immortality, Turquoise was carried in pouches, worn as jewellery and used to ornament mosaic masks dedicated to the gods. Turquoise is said to empower men and women equally.
Wear it for: Bringing good luck, success and empowerment.
A crystal used to cleanse the body, the Egyptian legend speaks of the long journey it made from the centre of the earth. The radiating colour is reflective of the unique energy that pulses within the heart chakra and the higher heart chakra. Carrying strong feminine vibrations, the Pink Tourmaline provides an influx of positive emotions like hope and comfort.
Wear it for: Bringing love, joy and happiness into your life.
A unique combination of the stone of the sun and the colour of the moon, the gentle Blue Topaz is a rarity. Together, these two forces calm the emotions and provide balance and peacefulness. This gemstone is often used for meditation and assists spiritual beings in tapping into their inner guidance.
Wear it for: Balancing logic and intuition, gentleness and honesty.
Quartz’s are the most well-known crystals in the world made of silicone and oxygen, but frequently contain other trace minerals and metals, which can give them a wide variety of colours. They are extremely soothing, cleansing stones that can have positive benefits towards psychic and physical conditions alike. Quartz is said to be usable for healing any condition, and are known for their purifying effects.
Varying in shades and colour, the Opal is thought to be derived from the Sanksrit Upala meaning “precious stone” and later the Greek “Opallios” meaning “to see a change of colour”. Opals bear many traits and meanings some of which enhance self-worth, confidence and self-esteem; help understand ones full potential; brings lightness and spontaneity as well as stimulate creativity, positive emotion, loyalty and faithfulness.