We use genuine gemstones and pearls, purchased from around the world, but prefer to shop local when possible. We inspect every gemstone that ends up on a piece of jewelry and use only the best. Our gemstones are selected for their overall beauty and elegance, which adds to our designs. However, gemstones are a gift from Gaia (mother earth), and we use her gifts to honour her, ourselves and take from her abundance and healing powers. Each gemstone carries a special significance, healing power and intention. Pearls are also a Gaia-given gemstone from the seas.
Below you will find most of the gemstones we are currently featuring in our designs.
Amazonite is associated with money, luck and overall success. It is best worn as a necklace, so it is close to your heart and throat, where is can help reduce nervous system ailments, provide a calming effect and enhance positive feelings, like love.
Amazonite is often used to treat fatigue and trauma. It can also help with issues associated with the Thyroid and with alcoholism. Found in Brazil, Colorado and Virginia in the United States, Australia and Madagascar. Amazonite is sensitive to chemicals, abrasives, heat, acids and ammonia. Never use a steamer, hot water or ultrasonic cleaners with this gemstone.
Amethyst is a calming stone that enhances spiritual awareness and intuition. It promotes balance, clarity of thought, and emotional stability.
Translated as sea water, this stone get’s it name from it’s brilliant blue tones which mimic the colour of the ocean. It is a stone that provides protection and intelligence to its wearer.
This is a stone that promotes abundance, optimism, and all positive feelings. It can help to reduce and repel negative feelings and emotions. It can encourage an open mind, compassion and endurance. Different colours can promote additional things, including improved mental health (blue); invoking calm feelings and reducing trauma (green); and increasing creativity and sexual expression (red).
A form of Chalcedony Stone and Agates. Because of it’s dark colour it is often associated with somber and dark purposes. It was traditionally worn as a mourning stone in the Victorian Era, signifying the wearers sadness and grief. In other cultures, it is seen as a protection stone, warding off evil, enhancing willpower and focus.
A grounding stone, Black Sunstone aids in dispelling negative energies and promoting mental clarity. It fosters protection and inner strength.
Blue Tourmaline enhances communication and self-expression, soothing emotional turmoil. It fosters inner peace and harmony.
Carnelian was believed by the Romans to be a stone of courage, and is thought to enhance confidence, creativity, motivation, and strength. It can reduce feelings of self-doubt and help bring you more physical energy. In the Middle Ages, carnelian was used by alchemists when boiling stones as a way to release the energy of other gemstones, so it is an ideal stone in any collection.
Carnelian is most commonly found in India, Brazil, Siberia and Germany.
Citrine is a joyful stone associated with abundance and manifestation. It brings optimism, creativity, and prosperity into one's life.
Emerald is a stone of love and prosperity. It stimulates harmony, unconditional love, and promotes spiritual growth and abundance.
The birthstone for January. Most commonly associated with the colour red but can be found in a variety of colours and gemstone “species”. Garnets have been regarded as a precious stone since the time of the Ancient Egyptians and have continued to hold this title through to today.
Garnet is said to promote fertility and feminine energy as well as protection during travel. They are said to be blood stimulating stones and can help in the treatment of depression, sadness, loss and grief. Garnets are found throughout Africa, South Asia, Russia and the United States.
Jasper comes in a variety of colours and patterns. It is found all over the world and is very common. It is a grounding stone, symbolizing and enhancing strength (emotional and physical) and general wellbeing. Depending on the colour of the jasper, it can enhance the wellbeing of different parts of the body.
Comparatively, a more recently discovered gem (1902) in the United States, named after Tiffany and Co’s chief mineralogist Frederick Kunz.
It is a stone that brings joy and love to the wearer, encouraging the mind and heart to open and feel.
It can help heal a broken heart and reduce nervous tension.
Kyanite is a high-vibration crystal that aids in communication and self-expression. It promotes alignment of chakras and balances energy.
Originally found in Labrador, Canada, but also found in Mexico, Russia and Finland. It is a spiritual stone that helps in replenishing energy and healing the body. It can also protect against negative energy.
One of the oldest gemstones known to man, it’s deepest reservoir is found deep in the mountains of Afghanistan. This deep blue rock contains many different minerals, including MICA, which give it it’s gold and silver hues. The stone has been revered across the ages for it’s comparable image of the night sky. It has been a stone reserved for royalty, is said to ward off evil and symbolizes strength, wisdom, courage and honesty. It encourages self-expression and inner truth. It aids in intellectual growth, inner wisdom, and enhances communication skills.
Lemon Jade is associated with positivity and abundance. It attracts prosperity and inner peace while promoting clarity of thought.
Lepidolite is mined as a source of lithium. It is often called a “peace stone” because of the sense of calm it gives its wearer. It is also said to aid in the overcoming of addictions and managing bi-polar disorders.
A member of the beryl family (emeralds and aquamarines), these stones are pink, purple or salmon. First discovered in 1910 in Madagascar, it is named after the famed J.P. Morgan. They are commonky found in Brazil, Southeast Adia and the Middle East. Known as the "Stone of Divine Love," Morganite enhances compassion, emotional healing, and love for oneself and others.
Widely regarded as a good luck stone, it helps to balance the masculine and feminine energies when they are overwhelming. It can help in creating new relationships and is a good stone to wear when meeting new people.
Pearls are the only gemstones created by a living creature and have been utilized in jewelry for over 6000 years. They are believed to be a tool in balancing the internal systems of the body, including hormone levels and menstrual cycles. They represent and enhance wisdom, love, innocence, and faith and are strongly associated with weddings and fertility.
Natural, sea-formed pearls are extremely rare, with one in 7 million mollusks forming a pearl. They are now mostly formed through farming and harvesting methods.
Peridot is a stone of transformation and growth. It fosters healing and protection, while also attracting positive energy and abundance.
A powerful grounding stone that promotes connection to the earth.
Known for its soothing energy, Pink Opal is associated with emotional healing and inner peace. It helps release past traumas and promotes feelings of love and compassion.
Associated with the moon by the ancient Greeks and Romans, it is believed to bring harmony and balance to those who wear it. It enhances fertility, love, creativity, confidence, endurance, and intuition. It is believed to help in bringing on visions and inspiration.
Rhodonite is the ultimate self-care stone. It helps you feel relaxed and fresh; put your troubles out of mind, it helps you to realize the little things that may not be so obvious, and reminds you to take time for yourself.
One of the oldest stones known to man, dating back 7000 BC, it was first utilized by the Assyrians, Ancient Romans, Egyptians and Greeks as talismans. It is a love stone and is said to balance emotions and disperse anger. It is associated with the heart chakra and can heal imbalances.
It is commonly found throughout Africa, South East Asia and Russia.
Zoisite itself is the mineral which contains a gemstone within. In this case, it is Ruby, but you can also find Tanzanite and Thulite in Zoisite. Zoisite is said to be a “resetting” stone. The energy that lives within the stone allows the holder to reset themselves, whether that is resetting their minds, resetting their habits or their inner intuitions.
Sea Bamboo is believed to connect one with the energy of the ocean, promoting tranquility, emotional healing, and a sense of calm.
Quartz is extremely common – in fact, it is the most common mineral, with white being the second most common colour. Snow quartz is associated with innocence and unbiased thinking. It may be particularly useful for meditation and reflection.
Sunstone is a symbol of vitality and personal power. It enhances self-confidence, creativity, and joy, bringing warmth and positivity into one's life.
White agate has been in use for over 3000 years and for varying purposes, including cooking and tools. White Agate is believed to be a balancing and grounding gem, having the ability to balance feminine and masculine energies; the ability to promote the release of toxins from the body and strengthening the immune system.
White Topaz is a purifying stone that brings clarity of mind, enhancing spiritual growth and insight.
Yellow “Jade” Quartz
Yellow Jade Quartz is a wisdom stone that helps wearers accept the lessons that they learn from their experiences. It is also good for raising self-confidence. Yellow is a happy colour, so this can affect the wearer’s mood as well.
|Alexandrite; Pearl; Moonstone
|Blue Topaz; Tanzanite; Turquoise
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