In a crystal we have clear evidence of the existence of a formative life principle, and though we cannot understand the life of a crystal, it is nonetheless a living being.”- The Problem of Increasing Human Energy by Nikola Tesla. Serbian-American inventor, electrical & mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist. 1856 - 1943.
Tales of magical crystals go back to the very beginning of recorded history; part of a long tradition of mystical objects used by kings, queens, popes, sultans, and the common people, to improve luck, bring prosperity and to cure disease.
Now, more than ever, it’s a compelling subject to explore as we look to find ways to strengthen and enhance our sense of well-being.
A Talisman is an object that amplifies our abilities and makes us stronger. An Amulet is an object that is meant to protect the wearer from harm. While somewhat separate in concept, Talismans and Amulets are united by their source – the Earth. Long before the earth was home to the flora and fauna of the past million years, it was roaring from within; exploding with fire from the inner mantle. Mountains where rising above and within the oceans, the continents crashing into one another, meteorites crashing into and shaping the landscape of the globe.
Gems were being born. These glorious natural beauties are the original gifts of Mother Earth, bequeathed to connect us to mystery of the Divine as well as, to one another.
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Demantoid garnet is one of the rarest of all gemstones. Stones over five carats are extremely rare and specimens over ten carats are virtually unknown. It derives its name from its diamond-like luster, and has a fire that rivals that of diamond.
Demantoid garnet is the most commercially important stone of the andradite species of garnet. Their rich grass-green tones the result of a slight replacement ofiron in the molecular structure by the element chromium.
In lore, Garnet is said to have strong curative powers. Ground into powder, it was used as poultice to relieve fever. As an amulet, garnet was favored by travelers - said to protect and preserve health and honor, cure the wearer of all diseases, as well as guard against all the perils of a journey.
Turquoise is considered a “ Master Healer” as it bestows powerful restorative light to the mind, body and spirit. It promotes energy flow throughout the body while aiding in the natural cycle or renewal and regeneration. One of the first gemstones to be mined, it is considered a sacred gemstone by indigenous people of the Americas, who saw it as a powerful tool in establishing connections between the gods and man.
Turquoise is the all-in-one spiritual version of a “super food” - promoting an energetic flow and the highest vibration of love.A Gem toheal the world.
In stimulating the mind to be more positive and self-assured, ruby is an excellent aid in restoring one’s energy level.
A deep red gemstone whose striking color is analogous of its energy, this variety of the corundum encourages vitality, sensuality and sexual energy.
The color green is believed will help people find their path through dignity and integrity.
In green sapphire, this quality is compounded with the related attributes with of trust and loyalty.
In wearing this gemstone- your heart will fill with compassion for others, the ability to look at others with a perspective of tolerance and patience.
Padparadscha sapphires are intimately linked with change – change for the better, that is! No matter the clarity of the individual gemstones themselves, Padparadschas encourage inner clarity, the breaking down of psychological walls that serve as a barrier to growth. The result -a feeling of calm, a newfound trust in one’s own judgement and perception.
Wearing Padparadscha is a self-confidence boost, while nurturing openness and realizing that change can be a progress.
White sapphire opens the power of the mind and serves as a conduit to communication between body and spirit.
This heightened perspective brings clarity to both spiritual discernment and earthly tasks or dilemmas, allowing reason to be applied when faced with difficult decisions.
Do you have your amulet or a good luck charm?