Natural stones are perfect on jewellery thanks to their shimmering colours. With their brilliance, they can enhance the beauty of any outfit. In addition, their therapeutic or energetic virtues offer definite advantages over other jewellery.
Each natural stone has its own specific virtues. The selection of a particular stone for a piece of jewellery is therefore a delicate choice. This choice must be made with full knowledge of the stone in question and its virtues. Find out which stone you should choose for your personalised piece of jewellery.
Lithotherapy, or the art of healing with natural stones
Lithotherapy is a discipline that consists of using the virtues of natural or semi-precious stones to heal. It also aims to improve the overall quality of life of its adepts. There are many ways to benefit from the virtues of these stones, but one of the favourites is lithotherapy.
The stones emit a particular vibration that can improve the well-being of the person in contact with this energy, or being in close proximity to it. The vibratory frequency of the minerals is therefore one of the bases of lithotherapy.
In this way, one can enjoy the elegance of a natural stone jewel while keeping it on one’s person at all times. By keeping the stone close by, the lithotherapy adept benefits from its virtues constantly. Let’s see now some stones that you can advise or use according to their virtues.
Amethyst, natural stone of wisdom
Amethyst is one of the most beautiful stones with its colour which can take on several shades of purple. It has been used as a decorative stone since antiquity. In lithotherapy, it has many beneficial effects. It increases creativity, imagination and promotes meditation and spiritual elevation.
Amethyst dissipates negative emotions such as fear, anger, sadness and stress. It may therefore be suitable for people seeking to recover from a separation (bereavement or love break-up). Amethyst also has purifying virtues; it can purify an aura or a place such as a living room.
Rose quartz, the natural stone of love
This magnificent stone has been known since the dawn of time for its links with love and the heart. It was notably associated with many deities of love such as Astarté, Aphrodite or Eros. Rose quartz is the stone of the heart chakra and is a stone to recommend to all couples for their wedding rings.
Emotionally, rose quartz is known to dissipate tensions by letting love and calm reign. It is capable of softening even the hardest of hearts. It also amplifies a person’s love and self-esteem. It is a way to achieve love, forgiveness and healthy relationships.
On a physical level, rose quartz acts on the circulatory and renal systems. It has antihypertensive effects and is able to relieve heart pain. It also promotes the elimination of toxins. Rose quartz accelerates the healing of lesions, especially if they are fire-related. It is therefore a stone capable of relieving both physical and moral wounds.
The citrine stone, the crystal of abundance
Once called the “silver stone”, citrine has long been used as a good-luck charm. This small yellow crystal is famous for attracting prosperity. The citrine brings its owner joy of life, success, wealth and an abundance of goods.
It is an energising stone that strongly stimulates creativity. It also facilitates concentration and is therefore useful when learning or making big decisions. In addition, citrine protects the aura. It absorbs and eliminates negative energies. It purifies the body and balances energies by acting particularly on the sacred chakra and the solar plexus chakra.
On a physical level, citrine also has many beneficial effects. It can help digestion by stimulating the spleen and pancreas. It also helps to fight menstrual cycle disorders in women and also constipation.
Moonstone, the natural stone of the goddesses
Moonstone is a sacred stone for many peoples. In the Greco-Roman civilisation, it was associated with the deities Artemis, Hecate and Selene, three deities with a special relationship with the moon. Because of its link with this star that is so important for lovers, moonstone has the power to influence the feeling of love.
It is known to harmonise the emotions of couples. It is a stone with a great feminine dimension. It develops intuition, sensitivity and gentleness. It can also promote premonitory dreams and visions of the future. It has calming and soothing powers and can therefore be used to calm an anxious person or a hyperactive child.
Moonstone harmonises a woman’s hormonal secretions and moderates menstrual disorders or menopause. It brings fertility to couples and gives comfort to pregnant women from conception to breastfeeding.
Lapis lazuli, the natural stone of the nobility
Since antiquity, lapis lazuli has been a stone widely used for its beauty. It had many uses including the manufacture of jewellery and the decoration of mausoleums, temples and works of art. Lapis lazuli is a stone closely attached to the throat chakra. For this reason, it is recommended to wear it as a pendant on a necklace.
Lapis lazuli develops self-confidence. It allows you to freely communicate your thoughts, emotions and feelings. It develops the sense of communication. It is a perfect stone for taciturn or very introverted people who wish to be able to communicate more easily.
On a physical level, lapis lazuli treats sleep disorders, headaches and dizziness. It has a beneficial effect on sore throats, allergies and the cardio-circulatory system.
All in all, natural stones have many virtues that can only be beneficial. They help to relieve many ailments of both soul and body. It is therefore normal to want to carry them with you at all times. One of the most elegant ways to do this is to wear a jewel adorned with one of these semi-precious stones. You now have the right information to choose the right stone for your personalised jewellery.