Gemstones

Choosing a Gemstone

Choosing a Gemstone

Gemstones have been around for centuries and praised by many for their healing qualities. Gemstones are created by the Earth with all different kinds of minerals and energies. It can be overwhelming trying to choose the best one for you when we have so many different options. If you are ever in the presence of gemstones, the right one will choose you. Using your intuition, whatever stone jumps out at you or gets your attention is the one that is meant for you. Here are some basic ideas to consider when choosing the best one for you.

Birthstones

Each month has different stones associated with it. Choosing a stone that is connected to your birth month may help you feel more connected to yourself or align with your energy. It’s an easy way to choose a stone or a good place to start with choosing stones for yourself. Here’s a list of each month and the stones associated with that month.
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January
Garnet

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May
Emerald

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September
Sapphire

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February
Amethyst

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June
Pearl

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October
Opal

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March
Aquamarine

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July
Ruby

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November
Topaz

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April
Diamond

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August
Peridot

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December
Turquoise

Zodiac Sign

Each Zodiac sign has certain stones associated with it. These stones help bring balance to these signs. Think about it like this, each zodiac sign is connected to an element. Usually the stones that are great for that zodiac sign are also good for creating balance with the element of that sign. For instance, Aries is a fire sign, they can use Aquamarine to help tame their inner fire if they get too fiery and Citrine is useful to transmute that fire to help manifest things into their lives. Here’s a list of zodiac signs and their associated stones.

Aries

Amethyst, Aquamarine, Black Onyx, Carnelian, Citrine, Clear Quartz, Emerald, Garnet, Red Jasper, Rose Quartz

Taurus

Rhodonite, Emerald, Garnet, Red Tigers Eye, Carnelian, Kyanite, Lapis Lazuli, Lava Stone, Rhodonite, Rose Quartz, Selenite,

Gemini

Rutilated Quartz, Tiger’s Eye, Aquamarine, Blue Quartz, Emerald, Agate, Amethyst, Obsidian, Turquoise.

Cancer

Green Aventurine, Carnelian, Green Fluorite, Labradorite, Rose Quartz, Clear Quartz

Leo

Tiger’s Eye, Red Jasper, Clear Quartz, Rose Quartz, Labradorite, Amber, Carnelian, Citrine, Garnet, Pyrite, Sunstone

Virgo

Agate, Amazonite, Amethyst, Carnelian, Clear Quartz, Garnet, Jasper, Lapis Lazuli, Peridot, Snowflake Obsidian

Libra

Ametrine, Bloodstone, Citrine, Clear Quartz, Emerald, Kyanite, Moonstone, Opal, Rose Quartz, Sunstone, Tourmaline.

Scorpio

Aquamarine, Clear Quartz, Jasper, Labradorite, Moonstone, Obsidian, Opal, Rhodochrosite, Topaz, Turquoise

Sagittarius

Amethyst, Clear Quartz, Labradorite, Lapis Lazuli, Obsidian, Peridot, Ruby, Sapphire, Sodalite, Turquoise

Capricorn

Amethyst, Clear Quartz, Ocean Jasper, Malachite, Smokey Quartz, Tiger Eye, Green Tourmaline, Tourmaline Quartz

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Throat Chakra

(Vishuddha) center of communication, emotion, and creativity. The colors of stones associated with this Chakra are turquoise and blue. Stones associated with this Chakra are Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli, Sodalite and Amazonite.

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Third Eye Chakra

(Ajna) seat of intuition, imagination and ideas. The Colors of stones associated with this Chakra are Purple and Indigo. Stones associated with this Chakra are Amethyst, Agate, Labradorite, and Fluorite.

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Crown Chakra

(Sahasrara) pursuit of spiritual peace, connection to higher consciousness or state of being. Colors of stones associated with this Chakra are clear, white and purple. Stones associated with this Chakra are Amethyst, Clear Quartz, Selenite, Howlite, Labradorite, White Agate, Fluorite, Moonstone.

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Heart Chakra

(Anahata) the center of your feelings, the place where love can awaken and blossom, the color of stones associated with the Heart Chakra are Green and Pink.
Stones associated with this Chakra are Rose Quartz, Aventurine, Rhodochrosite, Jade and Amazonite.

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Root Chakra

(Muladhara)- grounding, protecting, colors of stones associated with this chakra are red, brown and black, earth element. Stones for this Chakra are Garnet, Black obsidian, black tourmaline

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Sacral Chakra

(Svatistana) tied to emotional balance and creativity, colors of stones associated with this chakra are orange and yellow. Stones for this Chakra are Moonstone, Citrine, Carnelian, and Coral

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Solar Plexus Chakra

(Manipura) personality, our identity, our ego, the color of stones associated with this Chakra is yellow. Stones for this Chakra are Citrine, Amber, Tiger’s Eye, and Sunstone

Metaphysical

Each stone has metaphysical properties attached to it. Meaning there are certain energies that the stone carries to pass on. People seek healing and stones are a great way to help incorporate that healing energy into our lives. Here are a few examples of different stones and their healing qualities.

Amethyst

Brings calmness and aids in intuition

Amazonite

Sense of hope and tranquility

Blue Lace Agate

Purifies and aids in communication

Carnelian

Warming and joyful

Citrine

Revitalizes power and clarifies desires

Clear Quartz

Brings clarity and aligns energy

Fluorite

Brings focus and spiritual protections

Green Aventurine

Healing emotions and brings tranquility to the heart

Labradorite

Connection to spirit

Moss Agate

Gives you strength and courage

Red Jasper

Grounding and stimulates earth connection

Rhodonite

Balances emotions

Selenite

Clears the mind

Rose Quartz

Opens the heart to love and peace

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