Properties of Gemstones

 

Gemstones have been used since ancient times as talismans.  They have been used in sacred rites and to heal injury and mental distress.  In mythologies all over the world gemstones were used to enhance human powers and were often believed to have powers of their own.  This page has a list of common gemstones and their properties.  Click on the links below to read about each stone. Please be patient if you don’t see a gemstone that  you are interested in on the list.  It is under construction.  Thank you

 

Amethyst: The Royal Stone

 

Amethyst: The Royal Stone

 

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Hematite

 

Magnesite-tumble_polished_stone

Magnesite: The Seeing Stone

 

moonstone

 

Moonstone: The Balancing Stone

 

 

 

serpentineSerpentine: The Serpent Stone

 

 

 

Tiger's Eye, tigers eye, tigereye, tiger eye

 

Tiger’s Eye: The Harmonious Stone

 

 

 

Turquoise: The healing stone

Turquoise: The Healing Stone