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Gemstones and minerals are not just rocks that sit around people’s necks, or fall from their ears. For individuals the world over, gemstones are a source of wisdom, healing, and all around good energy too. Each stone may draw an individual to it energetically, while other natural beauties catch the onlooker’s eye.
Here, we will take a look at some common and just plain interesting gemstones and what properties they offer. Quartz is probably the first stone most metaphysical followers think of because it is so powerful. It serves to amplify the properties of other stones. If someone is carrying obsidian to release the past and carry a degree of protection, and they add quartz to the mix, it will help make those energetic vibrations stronger.
Quartz helps with some of the tougher areas for anyone living in this hectic world. It can make reaching a meditative state easier, and also facilitate visualization capabilities. Rose quartz, which has a pinkish hue, attracts love, and aids those who need a boost in feeling love for themselves. It works to release old wounds, and promotes peace.
Smoky quartz, which has a golden or brownish tint to it, grounds its wearers’ energy, and releases negativity, and its amassed cousin of negativity, depression. It is said that depression is a collection of all negative thoughts and feelings that are unexpressed, and thus turned inward. It is not surprising that grounding might help to relieve such burdens as negative thoughts and emotions.
Among the lesser known stones are hemimorphite, which has some fantastic variations, including a brilliant turquoise blue filling encompassed in a simple looking rock shell, a spray of white crystals, and even some that appear like scouring pads, with tinges of purplish blue. It is an interesting stone because its lore follows that it may have been most commonly found in the ancient lost civilization of Lemuria. Because of this it is assigned some wild and beautiful properties, such as assisting people in their spiritual growth while providing a good dose of self confidence. Another stone is considered to be something of another world, and not even native to Earth. It is moldavite, and it is considered so powerful that it is a stone that is known to increase luck, and provide serious protection against negative people or energy that may be trying to push into the aura.
Every stone vibrates its own way, depending upon where they come from, how they have been treated, and their experience over the many years of their existence. It is said that everything has consciousness, including soil, minerals, and gemstones too. That is how some stones may resonate best with one individual over another, or may play a role in healing individuals who go for stone healing whether directly, or say indirectly through a reiki or massage session. There are stones that are considered to have the best vibration to help realign chakras, or the major energy points on every human being walking the planet.