Almost every natural mineral has supernatural abilities that positively affect its owner.
Belief in the magical properties of gemstones dates back to Babylonian times. They were used as talismans and amulets, in astrological and medical practices.
Stones protected people from dangers, eliminated the effects of poison and cured serious diseases.
The collection of the Lapidarium has survived to this day, containing descriptions of stones, their attributes, symbolism and the action to be expected when worn.
Hindu Vedic medicine uses the association of minerals with the planets, sun and moon. Since each stone has its own energy, they can be used for many purposes — inspiration, energy, positivity, and even income generation.
The first stone of luck is amethyst
Purple amethyst (Greek for sober) is a variety of quartz. This is rock crystal, dyed with the tears of the god Dionysus. There is a legend according to which Dionysus fell in love with a forest nymph named Amethys. However, the girl entrusted her heart to the shepherd. He angered the God of wine, who decided to dishonor the nymph. The goddess of hunting Artemis saved her from this unfortunate fate, turning Amethys into a statue of crystal quartz, the color of forest violets.
The color of this semi-precious stone is reminiscent of spilled wine. It was believed that he protects the owner from drunkenness. To survive the endless cycle of holidays and solemn celebrations, the Romans often wore amethyst rings. This type of jewelry was also allegedly chosen by Cleopatra, who asked to engrave the inscription Methe, the name of the goddess of drunkenness included in the retinue of Dionysus, on the wedding ring. She believed that amethyst protected her not only from alcohol intoxication, but also from all kinds of intoxication of the mind and from trusting the wrong people.
Turquoise is the second stone that brings good luck.
Turquoise was extremely popular in ancient Egypt. She was also loved in the Middle Ages. It came to Europe through Turkey, reaching France, where it got its name in the 13th century. In Persia, armor, sabers, maces, and even the ceremonial ranks of horses were richly decorated with turquoise. It was believed that this stone of happiness, success and good luck of riders.
Pliny repeatedly wrote about turquoise, calling it calle, which in Greek is a beautiful gem. A Roman scholar attributed it to an Indian origin. He claimed that turquoise was similar to sapphires, but had a brighter water-like color near the seashore.
The 12th century philosopher Albert the Great wrote that turquoise protects the wearer from dangerous accidents. A change in its color, namely, the pallor of the shade, warns the owner of an illness or a threat to his life.
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Lapis lazuli has an unusual blue hue. Marco Polo also mentioned it in 1271 in his accounts of his expeditions. The name of the mineral is a combination of Latin-Persian words and meanings. Lapis is Latin for stone, lazhuward is blue. The Greeks and Romans gave lapis lazuli as a reward for courage. The Egyptians used it in large quantities in religious ceremonies. Along with carnelian and turquoise, it belonged to a trilogy of colors often repeated in Egyptian ornaments. He symbolized the power of the rebirth of the Nile.
Topaz in is translated from Greek as search. Its name comes from the Egyptian island of Topazos in the Red Sea, which is now called Zabargad or the island of St. John. Ancient people believed that it is effective for headaches, cardiovascular diseases, varicose veins, impotence. Astrologers considered topaz stones of youth because they delayed the aging process, enlivened the mind, and helped intellect and concentration. It was believed that their light came from the sun, directly from the gods. In the Bible, topaz is found in many books, most often where the values of divine qualities are compared with the treasures of the earth, the wisdom of God cannot be compared even with topaz from Ethiopia — Book of Job 28, 19). Topaz crystals stimulate the power and flow of money from the owner of the jewelry. Thanks to the connection with the Sun, he makes his owner a leader, keeps him on the bright side of power. This increases the chance of multiplying money.
Emerald is one of the gemstones that fill their eyes, causing feelings of satiety. From ancient Greek smaragdos — a green stone. It has been mined in Upper Egypt since about 3000 BC. It was often found in Egyptian tombs, as well as in Rome — in Pompeii and Herculaneum. According to the information contained in the Book of Pseudo-Aristotelian Stones, emerald is useful in the fight against poisons, treats eye diseases. When worn around the neck or a ring, it protects the wearer from epilepsy. Emerald green symbolized nature, guaranteed a good mood and protected from treason. The ancient Romans associated its color with love and attributed it to the goddess Venus.
Stones to attract money and good luck
The tiger’s eye is one of the most powerful gemstones in the world. It removes all negative energies from the mind and helps you focus on the best aspects of life. It is mainly used to eliminate fear and anxiety. Helps in transformation, including in monetary matters.
Malachite is a beautiful dark green stone that affects all the chakras of the human body. This helps in achieving success through making better financial decisions.
Jade is a crystal with healing properties. Wearing it regularly helps to remove all the boundaries and restrictions you have imposed, gives you the courage to take risks and learn more. For many years it has been used as a crystal of happiness.
Citrine is responsible for bringing positivity and joy to life. It also brings success and financial improvement, and increases and stimulates moral and mental strength.
Ruby increases the vitality of the body and mind. It is popular among businessmen and gamblers due to its ability to attract good luck in risky investments.
Green aventurine is known as a second chance. It helps recover lost money. Wearing it contributes to the discovery of new opportunities for abundance, even with temporary problems.
Now you know the stones that bring good luck, wealth and love. Products from some of them are presented in the catalog of the Silvers online store. Choose, buy, wear, get the results you want and improve your life.