Peridot

PERIDOT VITAMIN D EFFERVESCENT • JOY • HAPPINESS Reach for the sun with the Peridot crystal, an effervescent stone that harnesses the life-giving energy that turns night into day. The Vitamin D of your healing crystal collection, the Peridot crystal meaning is connected to the sun, making it the spiritual cheerleader that keeps you on …

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ROSE QUARTZ THE LOVE MAGNET UNCONDITIONAL LOVE • FORGIVENESS • COMPASSION Rose quartz has been used in love rituals and ceremonies for centuries and remains the stone of the hopeless romantic. A member of the quartz family, this crystal is made up of silicon dioxide. It’s sweet, soft pink hue is the result of both …

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TOURMALINE Tourmaline ( /ˈtʊərməlɪn/, –/iːn/ TOOR-mə-lin, -⁠leen) is a crystalline boron silicate mineral compounded with elements such as aluminum, iron, magnesium, sodium, lithium, or potassium. Tourmaline is classified as a semi-precious stone and the gemstone comes in a wide variety of colors. Brightly colored Sri Lankan gem tourmalines were brought to Europe in great quantities by the Dutch East India Company to satisfy a demand for curiosities and gems. At the time, it was not realized …

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Agate

AGATE THE STABILIZER STABILITY • GROUNDING • SUPPORTIVE Though the color of agate varies depending on the type, this popular stone long remarked for its beauty can be identified by its signature bands and translucent luster. Agate forms as a result of igneous rock marrying with the silica deposits in groundwater. The colorful bands that …

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Moonstone

MOONSTONE THE DESTINY MAKER DIVINITY • BALANCE • TENDERNESS MOONSTONE MEANING & HEALING PROPERTIES The Moonstone crystal meaning is associated with the inner goddess, a symbol of fertility and sensuality. The life-giving feminine figure is an empowering visualization that gives us the gift of increased intuition, the perfect prescription for cleansing the mind of negative …

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Opal

OPAL Opal is a hydrated amorphous form of silica (SiO2·nH2O). its water content may range from 3 to 21% by weight but is usually between 6 and 10%. Because of its amorphous character, it is classed as a mineraloid, unlike crystalline forms of silica, which are classed as minerals. It is deposited at a relatively low temperature and may occur in the …

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LAPIS LAZULI THE WISDOMKEEPER TRUTH • AWARENESS • WISDOM When it comes to spiritual enlightenment, it all starts with the self. The Lapis Lazuli crystal helps us go deep within our spirits to awaken our true destiny and divine purpose. That’s a big job for a sedentary object, but you’d be amazed at how this …

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Emerald

Emerald The word “emerald” is derived (via Old French: Emeraude and Middle English: Emeraude), from Vulgar Latin: Esmeralda/Esmeraldas, a variant of Latin smaragdus, which originated in Ancient Greek: σμάραγδος (smaragdos “green gem”). Emerald is a gemstone and a variety of the mineral beryl (Be3Al2(SiO3)6) colored green by trace amounts of chromium and sometimes vanadium. Beryl has a hardness of 7.5–8 on the Mohs scale. Most emeralds are highly included, so their toughness (resistance to breakage) is classified as generally poor. Emerald is a cyclosilicate. Emeralds, like …

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Topaz

TOPAZ Topaz is a silicate mineral of aluminum and fluorine with the chemical formula Al2SiO4(F, OH)2. Topaz crystallizes in the orthorhombic system, and its crystals are mostly prismatic terminated by pyramidal and other faces. It is one of the hardest naturally occurring minerals (Mohs hardness of 8) and is the hardest of any silicate mineral. This hardness combined with its usual transparency and variety of colors means that it has …

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Amber

AMBER Amber is fossilized tree resin, which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times. Much valued from antiquity to the present as a gemstone, amber is made into a variety of decorative objects. Amber is used in jewelry. It has also been used as a healing agent in folk medicine. There are five classes of amber, defined on the …

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