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Agate       - Back to top
A member of the quartz family – available in a range of natural and dyed colours.
Agate has general healing properties and improves ones self esteem.

Amber       - Back to top
Fossilite resin, 40-60 million years old.
May alleviate headaches.

Amethyst       - Back to top
A crystalline type of quartz.
Its composition aids creative thinking and it is thought to protect against blood diseases, neuralgia, fits, grief insomnia and drunkenness.

Aquamarine       - Back to top
An attractive clear silicate containing aluminium and beryllium.
Aquamarine is good for the eyes and it helps against nerve, throat, liver and stomach troubles.

Aventurine       - Back to top
A quartz stone found in various colours, commonly green.
Aventuine is good for skin conditions and encourages creativity.

Bloodstone       - Back to top
Another quartz but of a dark green colour flecked with red jasper.
Bloodstone strengthens the will to do good.

Carnelian      - Back to top
A beautiful translucent quartz of a red or orange colour.
Carnelian is recommended for rheumatism, depression and neuralgia.

Citrine       - Back to top
Like amethyst, this is a form of crystalline quartz but it has an attractive yellow colour.
Wearing citrine may bring greater control over the emotions and help blood circulation

Diamond      - Back to top
Crystallised carbon.
Symbol of love, assists relationships, encourages trust and constancy.

Emerald       - Back to top
This is a precious stone which is a silicate containing aluminium and beryllium.
Emerald improves the intellect and memory; it may also help in cases of insomnia.

Epidot       - Back to top
A silicate mineral that contains calcium and aluminium.
Epidot strengthens well-being, health, courage, stamina and energy. It also enhances that with what you attune it to.

Garnet       - Back to top
The name given to a group of gemstones with varying composition. Pyrope garnet contains magnesium and its colour is a deep blood-red. Almandine garnet contains iron and colours range from orange to a purple-red.
Garnet protects against depression and promotes self confidence and self esteem.

Goldstone       - Back to top
Goldstone is a man made crystal, originally made by the Monks of Italy and comprised of Copper and glass.
The Crystal is still reputed to have healing properties all along the lines of copper. Some sources speculate the connection between the making of the glass by the monks to act and process of Alchemy.

Haematite       - Back to top
An Iron oxide.
Beneficial for blood disorders. Balances male and female aspects.

Jade      - Back to top
Nephrite Jade is a silicate having a highly prized green colour.
Jade is beneficial in kidney complaints, attracts good luck, friendships and promotes wisdom.

Labradorite       - Back to top
A feldspar mineral.
The stone of destiny helps you find your path in life.

Lapis lazuli       - Back to top
A mixture of minerals having a deep blue colour often containing glistening flakes of ‘fools gold’.
This is an ancient stone and it is recommended for heart and vascular conditions; promotes self confidence.

Larimar       - Back to top
Larimar is a rare blue variety of pectolite found only in the Dominican Republic
Larimar is an “Earth Healer Stone”, representing peace, clarity, healing and love.

Malachite       - Back to top
An attractive ornamental stone containing copper. The colour is a vivid green showing banding in the best examples.
The copper in malachite helps against asthma and protects against witchcraft!

Moonstone       - Back to top
A silicate containing aluminium and potassium. The stone has a milky sheen, the best stones possess a bluish colour.
Moonstone gives inspiration and enhances the emotions and assists with fertility.

Onyx       - Back to top
A type of agate, often stained a uniform jet black and given a high polish.
Onyx aids concentration and is an important healing agent in certain ear diseases.

Opal       - Back to top
This is a hydrated silica. The stones showing a strong play of colours are most highly prized for jewellery.
Opal helps in lung conditions, promotes faithfulness and loyalty.

Pearls       - Back to top
Layers of Mother of Pearl.
They can be natural or cultured.

Peridot       - Back to top
A silicate containing magnesium and iron.
Peridot aids digestion and improves digestive complaints.

Prehnite       - Back to top
Prehnite is a phyllosilicate of calcium and aluminium
For dreaming, remembering and predictions. Allows the inner knowing to prepare for situations.

Rock Crystal       - Back to top
Pure quartz, clean and colourless.
This is an important healing stone. It has general healing properties and it assists the wearer by promoting intuitive power.

Rose Quartz       - Back to top
A translucent, pink quartz.
Rose Quartz enlivens the imagination and calms the emotions; also increases self-confidence.

Ruby       - Back to top
A corundum ruby is an oxide of aluminium coloured red by the presence of chromium.
Really improves mental ability, symbolises love and partnerships.

Sapphire       - Back to top
The same composition as ruby but has a rich blue colour due to traces of iron and titanium. (Sapphire can also be colourless, pink, yellow or green)
Sapphire is the stone of friendship and love. It gives devotion, faith and imagination.

Smoky Quartz       - Back to top
An attractive crystalline quartz which has a smoky grey to black colour.
Smoky Quartz brings good luck and discourages negative energy.

Tanzanite       - Back to top
A zoisite mineral.
Named after Tanzania by Tiffany. Mined in the foothills of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Promotes strength and leadership.

Tiger Eye       - Back to top
A quartz mineral in which the crystals are needle-like and reflect the light to give the tiger-eye effect.
Tiger-Eye is worn for clearer thinking and aids asthma.

Topaz       - Back to top
An aluminium silicate, of various colours, the most popular being blue.
Topaz induces a feeling tranquillity, improves the intellect and circulatory systems

Tourmaline       - Back to top
A complex silicate containing aluminium and boron. Colours range from pink through yellow, greens and blue.
Tourmaline attracts inspiration, goodwill and friendship

Turquoise       - Back to top
An opaque stone given a blue/green colour by the presence of copper.
Turquoise is a great protector. This is a good stone to give as a present; brings wisdom and attracts friendship.

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