Crystal gemstones have been worn since ancient times, not only as adornments of the wealthy or the Royal, but for the energetic properties that they possess and foster. In modern day, with the amount of electronic devices we are using, connecting to the healing power in crystals and gemstones can ward off the negative effects of our digital age. Our energies are being drained and manipulated all day long in one way or another and it's helpful to know that nature has provided us with tools for healing, centering, and protecting our energies. In this blog, we are going to focus on gemstones that promote love.
The stone that comes to mind first is Rose Quartz. Traditionally, Rose Quartz has been used to promote feelings of love and heal the heart. Rose Quartz is pink and translucent, comes in raw chunky crystal form or polished smooth and is a member of the Quartz family. It's a silicone dioxide crystal with a hardness of 7. Its crystal system is hexagonal (trigonal). This stone is a love stone as it replaces negative energy with loving energy, dispels grief, and creates harmony while also promoting self love. Rose Quartz is associated with the Heart Chakra and is traditionally used for Chakra Cleansing and is connected to the element of water. Crystal essence can be made by soaking the stone in mineral water.
Emerald is green and translucent or clear, comes in raw chunky crystal form or polished smooth. It is a green variety of Beryl, a beryllium aluminum silicate mineral with a hardenss of 7.5 to 8. Its crystal system is hexagonal (trigonal). This elegant semi-precious stone has been said to be connected to the pure green light of the heart chakra and it is connected to the element of water. This stone is also a love stone as it promotes love, compassion, healing, and abundance. In Ancient Rome, the Emerald was a symbol of fertility (associated with the goddess Venus) and in Christianity "the Stone of Resurrection".
Pink Sapphire is pink and translucent, comes in raw chunky crystal form or polished smooth. It is an aluminum oxide with a hardness of 9. Its crystal system is hexagonal (trigonal). Pink Sapphire has chrome in it which is what makes it pink. Pink Sapphire is connected to the elements of water and fire, the Heart Chakra, and promotes love, strength of heart, forgiveness, emotional and psychic protection and can help one overcome depression. As this stone has the ability to balance water and fire, it can promote action as well as deep inner emotions, by encouraging a forgiving attitude and leaving the past behind.
We have such beautiful stones to help us heal our hearts and to promote self love and love for others. These are just 3 of the many stones that can help you bring love into your life. On our site, you will find some handmade items that incorporate these gemstones to promote specific energies in your life. As Valentines Day approaches, stay tuned for new arrivals, great gifts, and insights! Subscribe to our site to get discounts and updates!