The Hidden Lore of Gemstones
Gemstones and Crystals that Look Amazing in Handcrafted Jewelry
Apatite Gemstone: Chameleon of the Gem World
Famous Gems and Beaded Jewelry: Queen of Kilimanjaro
More Interesting Facts About Gemstones
Over thousands of years and back to the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Romans and Christians, precious and semi-precious gemstones have been revered for their mystical and spiritual properties. As well as cultural and religious affiliations, they have always also represented the outstanding wealth of their owners.
In more modern times, the connection of particular stones to birth months was formalized in the United States in the early 1900s although assigning astrology to birthstone jewelry was first observed in Poland in the 15th century.
Apatite Gemstone - Gemstone Meanings and Magical Traits
Harnessing Energy From Gemstones In Handmade Jewelry
For centuries gemstones of all types have been said to hold mythical powers and healing energies. In fact, entire businesses were founded upon the belief of these healing properties which people have observed since ancient times. Today, many people may not believe in the healing powers of stones and other minerals, but they do believe the stones contain a certain natural 'force.' Whatever you believe, check out these five gemstones that are said to have some amazing health and wellness benefits.