Healing Properties Of Stones
Long before modern day beading, people have alway been fascinated with
stones. People would keep them and fashion them into adornments.
Stones can be found all over the world, and in almost any color imaginable.
There are opaque, transparent, crystal clear, some have bands of contrasting
color while others have flecks of color. Some even appear in a variety of colors,
where some might believe that it was an entirely different stone.
Folklores and legends that have been handed down from generation to
generation believe that stones have healing powers.
Below you will find a list of some popular stones, the colors they come in, their
powers and where they might be found.
Agate- Found in Brazil, India, Mexico, and the United States. Brown, blue, gray.
This stone brings stability to your life.
Amazonite- Found in North & South America and Russia. White, pale
green-blue. This stone has a high contents of potassium that aids the physical
body. Helps you to be tranquil.
Amber-Found in the Baltic's, Central America, and the Caribbean. Orange, honey
colored. The translucent color of the stone brings warmth and comfort to those
that possess it.
Amethyst- Found in Brazil, North & South America, and India. Light lavender to
deep purple. Amethyst with its six sides is believed to point you in the right
direction. Primary healing stone.
Aventurine- Found in India and South America. Light to dark green in color.
Believe to bring prosperity.
Bloodstone- Found in Russia, India, Mexico, and Brazil. Dark green with red
flecks. This stone is believed to increase circulation and alleviates cold hands.
Carnelian- Found in India, South America, and Japan. Red-orange to
orange-brown in color. The fiery orange color is believed to invoke passion and
love. Increases energy.
Copper- Found in the United States, Canada, Chile, and Africa. Metallic orange in
color. The metal content of this mineral is believed to aids in transferring
thoughts into action. It is also said to detox and reduce inflammation in the
joints from arthritic and rheumatic pain, improve blood circulation, increasing
energy, stabilizing metabolism and improving oxygen use.
Diamond- Found in Africa, India, Russia, and South America. Colorless, white,
yellow, blue. This is the strongest stone on earth, we lean on it for courage.
Emerald- Found in India, Colombia, and Brazil. Green in color. Is believed to be
associated with the eyes, helps you see the goodness in others.
Garnet- Found in Central Europe, Russia, Africa, and the United States.
Reddish-Black to deep red in color. This stone is believed to help your
concentration to detail.
Granite- Found worldwide. Light-colored with flecks of black, res, brown, and
grey. This stone is made up of many different mineral and is believed to aid in
dealing with relationships with many different personalities.
Hematite- Found in Brazil, Canada, United States, and Australia.
Reddish-orange colored on the outside, but when polished it is a metallic grey
color. The iron ore in this stone is believed to strengthen the blood and improve
Howlite- Found in Africa, Nova Scotia and California. White with Flecks of gray.
This stone is believed to aid in breathing.
Jade- Found in China, United States, and New Zealand. Green, yellow and pink.
This stone is believed to bring wisdom and prosperity.
Jasper- Found in the United States,Greece, Turkey, and Poland. Red, brown,
yellow, and green in color. This stone is believed to help control an intense
Labradorite- Found in Norway, Finland and Madagascar. Blue, gray with flashes
of color. This stone is believe to help overcome Shyness.
Moonstone- Found in Sri Lanka. Gray, pearly with flecks of color. Believe to
bring love and happiness.
Obsidian- Is volcanic glass. Black, brown, and red in color. Believed to control
Onyx- Found in Mexico, Brazil, and the United States. Brown, white, gray, and
black in color. This stone is believed to help over come the feeling of loneliness,
and helps you to adapt to unfamiliar surroundings.
Opal- Found in the United States, Australia, and Bohemia. Colorless or white
with fiery flecks. The fiery flashes of color in this stone is believed to help release
Prehnite- Found in South Africa, United States, Austria, Germany, France, and
India. Light yellow, light green, with hues of brown orange. Believed to increase
knowledge, energy, invites protection and peace. Ease the pain of gout,and
kidney problem suffers.
Quartz- Found in Brazil and the United States. Colorless or white. Believed to be
an all around healing stone that bring good luck.
Rhodonite- Found in Australia, United States and South America. Pink with
black veins in color. Believed to help overcome difficulties in life. Promotes
Ruby- Found in Sri Lanka and Thailand. Deep red or pink in color. Believed to
strengthen the heart, and a strong protector of health, wealth, and body.
Sapphire- Found in Burma, Sri Lanka, and Australia. Blue color. Believed to
promote good judgement.
Silver- Found in Norway, Germany, Mexico, and the United States. An high
conductor of all metals that is believed to aid in the flow of blood to all organs.
Tiger Eye- Found in South Africa, and Australia. Brown and Black in color. This
stone is believed help identify and overcome any addictions.
Topaz- Found in Brazil, Nigeria, and Pakistan. Yellow in color. Believed to prevent
procrastination. Relieve the common cold.
Turquoise- Found in Iran, and Southwest United States. Blue and green in
color. This stone is believed to bring luck, and relieves anger.
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Copper is one of my favor
metals to work with. It is a
beautiful warm earthy color,
you can leave it like it is, or
oxidize it to bring out any
texturing that you may have
done. Oxidizing will also give
it a antique look. The color
you get when oxidized
depends on how long its left
in the liver of sulfur. The
long it is left in solution, you
can get almost a blue color.
When exposed to the
elements, over time it will
turn a greenish color.
A lot of people like to wear
copper, because it is
believed to have healing
abilities. Its is said to detox
and reduce inflammation in
the joints from arthritic and
rheumatic pain, improve
blood circulation, increasing
metabolism and improving
The metal content in this
mineral aids in transferring
thoughts into actions.
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