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Stone stories

Agate

Agate

No gemstone is more creatively striped by nature than Agate. Thought to have brought strength and confidence to those who adorned it, the stone was often used to decorate breastplates of armour in Ancient Germany where it was first discovered.

Amethyst

Amethyst

February Birthstone

The vibrant, violet stone sourced in Sri Lanka, is one deeply associated with the spirit. Understood to combat dependence and aid the development of intuition through a heightened sense of spiritual consciousness, the gem was often worn by Buddhist monks in ancient times.

Aquamarine

Aquamarine

March Birthstone

The turqouisey-blue gem, most commonly found in Brazil, was once believed to be the stone of courage. Sailors at sea would keep an Aquamarine amulet close for protection against the terrors of the ocean.

Carnelian

Carnelian

Like the unexpected fire of a sunset, carnelian captivates with its orange hues. Found in Asia, it was once known as a stone of power and worn by the Ancient Turkmen to stimulate ambition and bestow courage.

Chrysoprase

Chrysoprase

A stone for the springtime, the apple-green gem is most commonly found in Australia. Understood to be the talisman of victories in ancient times, Chrysoprase was said to generate a strong sense of security, bringing spiritual clarity to those who adorned it.

Citrine

Citrine

November Birthstone

The joyful, yellow gem from Madagascar was once known as the success stone. Carrying the the power of the sun within it, Citrine was adorned in order to generate warmth, energy and bring a new lease of life to the wearer.

Crystal Quartz

Crystal Quartz

Transparent or translucent, the stone sourced worldwide is vastly renowned for being a master healer. Crystal Quartz is understood to cleanse and bring the body of its wearer into balance through neutralising their energies.

Diamond

Diamond

April Birthstone

Deriving its name from the Greek word for unconquerable, the gem made purely of carbon is the hardest naturally occurring substance. Recognised as the stone of invincibility, the Diamond is believed to bring fortitude to its wearer through heightening fearlessness and amplifying goals.

Emerald

Emerald

May Birthstone

Fresh and luminous, the radiant green gem is most commonly found in India. Often described as the green of life and love, the stone is thought to represent harmony, an adoration of nature and a universal joie de vivre.

Garnet

Garnet

January Birthstone

Sourced all over the world and most commonly known to be red, Garnet is in fact found in a variety of of colours. Considered a sensual stone of intense, strong feelings, the gem is believed to represent purification and love.

Green Tourmaline

Green Tourmaline

Ranging in hue from a pale, light green to the darkest Emerald colour, Green Tourmaline can be found on every continent. The stone of revival and growth is often understood to invigorate, regenerate and re-balance the energies of its wearer.

Hematite

Hematite

The North American, metallic stone was believed by the ancients to be the stone of defence. Imagined to create a reflective shield around its wearer, Hematite was understood to deflect evil by acting as a mirror, re-directing malevolence.

Kunzite

Kunzite

The light pink, heart-based crystal often found in Myanmar is renowned for its power to fill life with love. Elevating anxiety and stress, the rosy stone is often thought of as a blessing.

Kyanite

Kyanite

The calming stone, understood to combat anxiety, Kyanite is said to quieten the chattering busy mind and dissolve anger and frustration. Often found in Brazil, the blue, striped gem is assumed to bring tranquillity and stillness to its wearer.

Labradorite

Labradorite

A magical stone, which is dark until it catches the light, Labradorite flashes vibrant blue hues once awoken. Named the fire rock by the natives of Labrador where it was first discovered, the iridescent mineral was once believed to initiate travel into the sky. Understood to impart strength and encourage transformation, it is often described as the gemstone of destiny.

Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli

Resembling the blue of the heavens, Lapis Lazuli was once the most sought-after stone. Found in Afghanistan, the rock of truth is thought to encourage honesty of the spirit, bestow understanding and grant the wearer an improved sense of judgement.

Moonstone

Moonstone

June Birthstone

As ancient as the moon itself, the Moonstone holds the power of mystery. Found in many various hues across Asia, it is known as the traveler’s stone as it offers protection. Often worn as a talisman on long journeys, it is said to uplift and offer hope.

Opal

Opal

October Birthstone

Often found in Australia, the iridescent Opal is known to many as the stone of inspiration. Believed by the Ancient Arabs to have fallen to the earth in lightening flashes, the lustrous rock is said to carry imaginative spontaneity.

Pearl

Pearl

June Birthstone

Born of the sea, the lustrous gem was once considered to be the most valuable. Believed to have magical powers and strong associations with the moon, Ancients would adorn Pearls to protect their purity and virtue.

Peridot

Peridot

August Birthstone

Prized since early civilisation for its protective powers, the olive-green gem was said to have protected against darkness. The Brazilian gem was closely associated with the sun and worn as a charm against sorcery and evil spirits.

Pink Tourmaline

Pink Tourmaline

One of the most loving stones, Pink Tourmaline is understood to provide emotional support to its wearer. Varying in colour from rosy, pastel pinks to deep red hues, the feminine Russian stone was known in ancient times to be one of comfort of support.

Rainbow Moonstone

Rainbow Moonstone

With its secrets locked beneath a pearly veil, the Rainbow Moonstone’s iridescence is truly magical. The spectrum of light hidden under the surface of the harmonious Sri Lankan gem was said to have had the power to grant wishes in ancient times.

Rhodochrosite

Rhodochrosite

Undeniably alluring, the raspberry gem is known as the stone of compassion. The marvellous talisman of joy and healing found in Colorado, is said to emanate soothing and comforting energies.

Ruby

Ruby

July Birthstone

Known as the king of precious gems in Asia, Rubies would be worn by Burmese warriors to bring them invincibility. Understood to bestow passion, confidence and leadership qualities to the wearer, the red gem is believed to benefit those of an adventurous nature.

Rutilated Quartz

Rutilated Quartz

Filled with glistening gold strands, Rutilated Quartz has been likened to Angel hair for many years. Working much like a shield, the Madagascan gem is said to repel negative energy and promote spiritual growth.

Sapphire

Sapphire

September Birthstone

The vibrant gem once believed by the Ancient Persians to have painted the sky blue, has always been closely linked to the heavens. Assumed to be a guardian of innocence and thought to bestow truth, the Sapphire commonly found in Myanmar, is said to bring fulfilment to its wearer through a heightened sense of spirituality.

Smokey Quartz

Smokey Quartz

The rare brown gem, now commonly found in Brazil is believed to be the perfect stone for uplifting and neutralising negative energies. Known as the rock of power to the Ancient Druids, it was sacredly understood to uplift and detoxify its wearer.

Sugilite

Sugilite

Recently discovered in the Kalahari, Sugilite is a powerful, channelling stone. Its magnificent mauve hues are believed to dissipate anger through opening the mind and subconscious of the wearer to higher, spiritual influences.

Tigers Eye

Tigers Eye

Majestically striped with gold, the brown stone often found in Mexico is known as the rock of integrity. The protective gem is believed to enhance security and stability by creating calming vibrations.

Tanzanite

Tanzanite

The rare Tanzanian gem, is believed to be one of the most valuable stones for spirituality. Ranging in colour from deep ultramarines to light violet blue hues, Tanzanite is said to encourage clear communication and spiritual power.

Turquoise

Turquoise

Perhaps the oldest stone in man’s history, Turquoise has been held in high regard by kings, warriors and spiritual healers across all cultures for thousands of years. The strong, opaque stone which is healing to the eye and soothing to the touch was considered a talisman of great truth and wisdom to its wearer.

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