Fluorite: Fluorite comes in crystaline forms of blues, purples, clear, black, pink, yellow and greens and has the ability to bring peace and calm, impartial reasoning, responsibility, concentration, spiritual wholeness, psychic development. It is excellent in use of meditation to remove mental blocks, aura cleansing, protection from psychic attack, self-love. It resonates with the Throat, Brow and even Crown Chakras. Healing usage: Health, skeletal system, muscular system.
Garnet: Garnet comes in many different colors, green, reds, pinks, yellows and browns. The deep red color is stunning and is associated with the Root Chakra, whereas the Pinker Garnet leans more to the Heart Chakra. All types of Garnet are used to remove negativity, promote romantic love, passion, sensuality, intimacy, career success, self- confidence, protection from evil, awareness, commitment, regeneration, order and offer insight. Healing usage: Health, cellular regeneration, blood, heart, lungs.
Hematite: Hematite is often stabalized when made into beads. It is an excellent Root Chakra Stone because of its amazing grounding abilities. It can even promote a slight metalic taste in the back of the throat. Mental attunement, memory, calming, balance, grounding, centering, focusing energy and emotions, peace, inner happiness, transforming negativity. Healing usage: keep the body cool, blood disorders, nervous problems, insomnia, align the spine, mend broken bones, anemia.
Howlite: Howlite forms in compact masses, white nodules and tabular crystals. Promotes awareness, calm, emotional expression, observation, patience, elimination of negativity, selfishness while aiding in increased creativity. Healing usage: Bones, teeth, calcium levels, leg cramps.
Iolite: A clear blue stone it is connected to the Throat and Third Eye/Brow Chakras. Intuition, spiritual growth, balance, releasing discord, awakening to inner knowledge, Shaman stone, visions. Healing usage: Strong healing, addictions, sobriety, detoxification, sore throat, varicose veins, blisters.
Jade: Melody - Love is in the Earth, calls this stone the "dream stone." It is said to assist in helping the dreamer to understand and solve dream symbols. It is said that when one gives a piece of Jade to someone else that they are linking their souls to one another into the next existence. Fidelity, dreams, realization of potential, peace, accord, resourcefulness, accomplishment, emotional balance, protection. Healing usage: Heart, illness, kidneys.
Jaspers: This stone is said to be worn by many shamans as a protection stone when dealing or visiting other planes. Because of its grounding abilities we use this stone in our Root Chakra jewelry. Protection, nurturing, joy, awareness, relaxation, tranquility, wholeness, astral travel, Yin/Yang. Healing usage: Liver, gallbladder, stomach. There are many different types of Jaspers: Ocean Jasper, Brecciated Jasper, Rainforest Jasper, Jungle Jasper, Pink Jasper, Zebra Jasper and on and on...
Jet: A great Root Chakra Stone.
Grief, mourning, protection from evil negativity and psychic attacks, financial safety, depression, sympathy. Healing usage: epilepsy, migraines, stomach pain, colds, glandular problems, lympathic problems.
Kyanite: A beautiful crystalline stone with fibrous strands, Kyanite comes in a range of colors, from grey, to blue and white or green, yellow and even rare pink. This stone does not retain or accumulte negative energy, therefore it does not need to be cleared. This stone aligns all the Chakras and with conscious direction can open and align the physical, spiritual, intellectual and emotional channels in the body. It has a tranquil effect and is an excellent Throat and Third Eye (Brow) Chakra Stone. Healing usage:
adrenal glands, throat, brain, musculra disorders, balance of yin/yang energies.
Labradorite: The Chatoyance in this stone is magnificent and can produce shades of blues and greens with gold undertones. This is an excellent Crown Chakra stone. It promotes alignment, attracts success, supports dreaming solutions, reduces stress and anxiety, aids with the spiritual connection and transformation, eases one into clarity, peace, progression and psychic development with discernment. Healing usage: Stress related illness, sensitivity to cold, anxiety disorders, gout, colds, rheumatic fever, lowers blood pressure.
Lapis: Lapis forms in crystalline masses, cubes and dodecahedral crystals. It's a deep blue color with combinations of Lazurite and calcite, it can also contain gold flecks and deposits of pyrite. It is an excellent Brow Third Eye Chakra Stone.
Manifestation, wisdom, truthfulness, openness, communication, inner power, intuition, spiritual evolution, virility, self-confidence, objectivity, dreams, purity, serenity, guardian spirits, love & fidelity within marriage,protection. Healing usage: Sinus ailments, insomnia, depression, recurring fevers, vision, hearing, throat, lungs, immune system.
Lepidolite: Hope, stress reduction, birth, peace, acceptance, spirituality, physical strength, luck, protection, emotional balance. Healing usage: Bipolar disorder, stress, anxiety, depression, manic- depression, despondency, PTSD, anger, traumas, panic attacks, addictions, glands, immune system, skin, nails, hair, DNA, enzyme balance, alcoholism recovery, pregnancy, childbirth, general healing.
We use pink Lepidolite in our Heart Chakra Jewerly. Featured next to Prehnite in this Heart Chakra Bracelet.
Malachite: Malachite is a beautiful dark green stone with bubbles of lighter green fractals. It is a beautiful Heart Chakra Stone. It aids in transformation, insight, spiritual evolution and manners of the heart. Protection during pregnancy and childbirth, clarifying emotions, fidelity, loyalty, practicality. Healing usage: Radiation sickness, asthma, arthritis, tumors.
Marble: Charitable actions, original thinking, alleviation of sorrow, universal love, ancient wisdom, self- control. Healing usage: Postpartum depression, bones, teeth.
Metals : This is a brief list of Metals we like to use in our jewelry design:
Brass: Brass is an alloy made from a combination of zinc and copper. Bright and beautiful it has a similar color of gold but at a fraction of the cost. It also is said to have antiseptic qualities and an "antimicrobial efficacy" due to the antimicrobial properties of it's copper alloys.
Copper: This is an amazing metal. Copper has been used for thousands of years for jewelry, tools, and pigments. It warms to the touch and is found in our bodies. The highest concentrations of copper are found in our brain, liver and our blood, thus it is said to stimulate these areas as well as promote cell growth and cell respiration.
Gold: According to Melody - Love is in the Earth - Gold "helps one to improve ones character via learning lessening the trauma associated with the situations experienced during the gain of knowledge. It assists one to activate, to mobilize and to acutalize the intrinsic potential of the self." It is known to acttact honors happiness and alleviate tension and stress.
Vermeil: This consists of layer of 18K or 24K Gold (at least 2.5 micrometers thick) bonded over Sterling Silver.
Gold Filled: This is an actual layer of gold that is pressure bonded to Base Metal.
Gold Plate: Gold-plate has a layer of gold that is deposited by a chemical or electrochemical process onto another metal.
Pewter: We use Pewter in our jewelry, its low melting point, makes for beads, accents and finding with intricate detail. In the past, lead was often used in pewter. Today, almost all pewter items created in the U.S. are made lead-free. This is usually what we use when Base Metal is indicated in our designs.
Silver: Soul mirror, intuition, psychic, improve speech, eloquence, enhance and store energies of gemstones, draw out negative energies, moon energies, feminine /yin energy. Healing usage: Hepatitis, eliminate toxins, headache, rheumatic pain, nausea, gastritis, obesity, diabetes, increase assimilation of vitamins A and E.
Sterling Silver: This is 925. fine silver combined/mixed with a copper alloy to give it strength.
Silver-Filled: Silver Filled is the process of bonding sterling silver .925 OVER a copper base metal.
Silver plated: Plated Silver is much like Goldplate in that it is a layor Silver deposited over a base metal using a chemical or electrochemical process.
Obsidian: A beautiful Root Chakra Stone. Clarity, deflecting negativity, protection, healing, grounding. Healing usage: Buried emotions causing illness, stomach, intestines, muscle tissue, bacterial infections, viral infections.
Moonstone: Introspection, reflection, beginnings, insight, tenderness, harmony, peace, travel, intuition, psychism, protection (esp during pregnancy, childbirth, travel at sea), substitute for pearl in crystal healing. Healing usage: Pituitary gland, digestive system, obesity, water retention, hormonal problems, menstrual problems.
Mother of Pearl: Mental clarity, intuition, sensitivity, imagination, adaptability, cooperation, psychic, protection of children, purify environment. Healing usage: High blood pressure, dizziness, vision, cataracts, wound healing.
Onyx: Self-control, decision making, conquer challenges, intuition, recognition of personal strengths, grounding, protection. Healing usage: Stamina, childbirth, wound healing.
Opal: Creativity, inspiration, hope, spontaneity, relationships, memory, happy dreams, changes. Healing usage: Eyesight, Parkinson's disease, depression. Pearl: Purity, faith, charity, innocence, integrity, focus, wisdom, spirituality, sincerity. Healing usage: Fertility, childbirth, digestion, muscular system.