Gems: Adding Beauty, Value and Vibrant Energy To Your Most Challenging Days

Woman wearing her beautiful jewelryLarge and vibrant crystals and other gemstones have been in demand in recent years. Part of the reason is the unique energies they are believed to give off (or attract) helping wearers live better lives. The benefits are said to range from spirituality and wisdom to something simpler like helping troubled souls sleep. Are you a non-believer? That’s okay. Check these gems out, anyway, for what they can do for your outfit. If you need a confidence booster, keep an eye out for custom jewelry in Utah showcasing these or other types of gems.

Ruby

Into the Woods’ Cinderella, Anna Kendrick, stunned in a Monique Lhuillier number matched with ruby drop earrings in the 2015 Golden Globes. But more famous is Elizabeth Taylor’s ruby and diamond ring by Van Cleef & Arpels which sold at $1.5 million dollars. With only one color, red, ruby is the gemstone of the strong and passionate, the sexy female get together. It is believed to heal those predisposed to feeling melancholy because it gives its wearers courage and stamina.

Lapis Lazuli

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has a soft spot for Lapis Lazuli which she matched with a glorious blue gown while on tour in India in 2016. This, however, became a controversial fashion decision because of reports that Lapis mines help fund the Taliban.  Setting aside the issues surrounding this gem, it is believed that Lapis Lazuli supports harmony among people and truth-seeking, a true symbol of peace.

Agate

Dirty Dancing heartthrob, Patrick Swayze was a big believer in the healing power of stones and agate is what he loved most. Protecting the wearer from stress, this type of quartz has a calming and grounding effect perfect for those with a hectic hard-to-manage lifestyle. It is also popularly used in Feng shui.

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Whether you believe in the energies they share, the fact remains that these stones are good financial investments for their beauty and value. They would make great additions to your jewelry collection, as well.