Glossary

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Tourmaline

Calmness Compassion Luck

An active stone that radiates the joy of life and enhances creativity and vitality. Its green color symbolizes happiness, joy, prosperity, and growth. Clean the stone with lukewarm water and mild soap. Carefully remove the soap residue with water and dry with a lint-free cloth.

Amethyst

Healing Love Positivity

Amethyst contains enormous powers. It has a cleansing, soothing energy, and strengthens confidence and grace. It is known to have healing powers and protects against negative energy by opening the heart to love and tolerance. Carefully clean the stone with lukewarm water and mild soap. Beware of high temperatures and direct sunlight that will change the color of the stone and make the stone look dull.

Aquamarine

Truth Calmness Trust

Possess the powers of the sea. Its Latin name is ‘aqua marinus’, which means ‘water of the sea’ and refers to its blue-green color. Previously it was thought that the stone was associated with mermaids, and it was used as a lucky charm by sailors. It soothes the soul and strengthens truth and trust. To make the aquamarine shiny again, clean it with lukewarm water and mild soap – maybe use a soft brush like a toothbrush to clean it. Rinse and dry carefully.

Aventurine

Transformation Balance Progress

Helps you break old habits and establish new, better ones. It’s said that it helps lay a solid foundation for a more positive and sustainable life without the burdens that weigh on you. Clean with mild soap and lukewarm water. Rinse and dry the stone thoroughly and gently afterward so that it does not absorb soap and water residues.

Blue Lace Agate

Communication Self-confidence Strength

If you’re about to give an important speech or if you need to express yourself better, you’ll need the beautiful blue lace agate. It’s said to strengthen communication and help you speak up. Take care of the delicate color by avoiding too much direct sunlight, and be careful when cleaning the stone in lukewarm water and mild soap. Rinse and dry carefully.

Carnelian

Happiness Strength Transformation

Carnelian has been used for thousands of years dating back to Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization. It has been used as an amulet of happiness for travelers and as a helping hand in transitions of life. Carnelian is an energy tool; it channels life and light, and it’s said to strengthen physical forces. Clean the stone in lukewarm water with mild soap. Rinse it afterward in water and dry it thoroughly.

Citrine

Energy Self-confidence Power

Named after its color, this yellow quartz stone is a bomb of positive energy. It’s said to strengthen joy, enthusiasm, and self-confidence. It is especially used as a helping hand for exams or in situations of grief. Sure, it is called the stone of the sun, but citrine fades in direct sunlight, so limit this as much as possible. Clean the stone with mild soap, lukewarm water, and a soft brush. Carefully rinse and dry.

Diamond

Love Truth Faith

The symbol above all symbols. Diamonds stand for eternity and love, it's a symbol of light, life, fidelity, and commitment. Diamonds have played a huge role both historically and culturally due to their incomparable beauty. Clean the diamond by dissolving a few drops of mild soap in a bowl of lukewarm water. Place the jewelry in it for about 10 minutes. The diamond can be brushed gently with a soft brush but be careful not to scratch the gold or silver around it. Rinse the jewelry and wipe thoroughly with a soft cloth.

Freshwater Pearl

Wisdom Innocence Trust

Helps balance the body according to the moon phases and connects you with the natural world. Pearls are known to symbolize innocence and trust, and they enhance integrity, truth, wisdom, and honesty. The pearl is a product of the sea, but avoid immersing it in water as it can damage the surface. Clean it with lukewarm water on a wrung-out cloth and wipe it afterward with a dry cloth. Storage should be out of direct sunlight and high heat, which can dry out the bead.

Kunzite

Happiness Purity Emotions

From light pink to dark violet, the kunzite is a beautiful, feminine crystal. It is often called a stone for feelings and emotions as it connects the heart with the mind. Its energy is pure and full of joy. Be extra careful with the fragile kunzite stone, which despite its hard exterior easily cracks and loses color. It, therefore, requires some care to keep the stone intact. Clean the stone with lukewarm water and very mild soap. Rinse and dry it thoroughly. Store the stone away from direct sunlight in a dark and cool place in a soft storage box where it's safe from other jewelry and stones.

Labradorite

Change Will Power Strength

When you’re about to choose new paths in life or try something new, the labradorite is the right stone for you. It stands for change and transformation and will get you safely through, as it’s said to provide strength and endurance. Preserve the shine of the stone by cleaning it regularly. Use lukewarm water, mild soap, and maybe a soft brush. Carefully rinse and dry.

Moonstone

Clarity Intuition Insight

The ancient Romans believed that the moonstone was made of rays from the moon, and if you look at the stone, it's easy to see how the moon’s mysterious glow shines through. Moonstones contain energies of the moon, provide healing and balance, lift the spirit, and bring light into your life. The stone is associated with your inner goddess and symbolizes fertility and sensuality.

Opal

Freedom Independence Self-esteem

The stone of spiritual healing. It’s said to release tensions, bring calmness, and is used in times with too many worries, where it supposedly strengthens self-confidence. Opals are delicate stones. Clean it in lukewarm water with mild soap. Rinse and dry carefully. If the stone is to be stored for a longer period, wrap the stone in a cotton cloth with a few drops of water to keep it hydrated.

Peridot

Harmony Protector Luck

Stone of the sun. A stone full of energy that opens the heart and is said to attract prosperity, luck, and harmony in the family. It has been used as an amulet against evil and dark magic. Use lukewarm water, mild soap, and maybe a soft cloth. Carefully rinse and dry. Be careful around high temperatures that will make the stone look dull.

Prehnite

Dreams Balance Love

Stands for unconditional love. This is a stone that brings inner peace and order to life, a feng shui stone that helps you organize and clean up both physical and emotional baggage. A stone for dreaming. Use lukewarm water, mild soap, and maybe a soft brush. Carefully rinse and dry. Be aware that the longer a prehnite is exposed to air, the more the color will fade over time. This is just the nature of the stone.

Rose Quartz

Love Hope Courage

The stone of love. The rose quartz symbolizes hope and is said to remove negative thoughts about the future. If you need extra strength, vitality, and courage, this is the stone for you. It stands for love, calmness, harmony, forgiveness, and relieves heartaches. Clean the stone with mild soap and lukewarm water. Carefully rinse and dry.

Serpentine

Patience Reflection Balance

Fights negativity and conflicts, creates better harmony, and restores balance. It has a calming effect by giving more patience and is used for meditation and reflection. Great for new beginnings. Clean with mild soap and lukewarm water. Rinse and dry the stone thoroughly afterward so that it does not absorb soap and water residues.

Sunstone

Luck Vitality Originality

The stone of good luck. It cleanses all negative energies and lets the real you shine through. It's a strong stone that is said to enhance vitality with renewed energy. Sunstone stands for originality and independence. Use lukewarm water, mild soap, and maybe a soft cloth. Carefully rinse and dry. Be careful around high temperatures that will make the stone look dull. However, the color is not affected by sunlight like many other stones.

Tigereye

Clarity Courage Focus

The name kind of gives it away – the tigereye helps you stay focused and see things with an observant, sharp perspective. It gives you a better view of the small details and creates a clear vision of the world and yourself. Clean with mild soap and lukewarm water. Rinse and dry the stone thoroughly and gently afterward so that it does not absorb soap residue.

Turquoise

Friendship Energy Cleansing

A stone for purification. It has been used as an amulet against negativity and feelings of sadness and exhaustion and is said to help find a direction for you to go. It is also a symbol of friendship. The surface of the turquoise is very sensitive and can easily absorb water and gases. Therefore, clean it with a wrung-out cloth and dry it thoroughly immediately afterward. Beware of water and soap around the turquoise.