Emerald is the most precious stone in the beryl group.The name comes from the old French word 'esmeralde', which was derived from the Greek word 'smaragdos' meaning 'green stone'. Green color mineral 1-st category, It varies in shade & clarity. Some large specimens valued more expensive diamonds.
Innumerable fantastic stories have grown up around this magnificent gem. Emerald protects its owner of ailments and brings health & luck. Protector of the family hearth & enhances the well-being. Even now many doctors advise to buy Emerald for getting rid of the nightmares. It is believed that it is useful for insomnia and other sleep disorders processes.
Emerald is regarded as the traditional birthstone for May as well as the traditional gemstone for the astrological signs of Taurus, Gemini, and Cancer.
Garnets are a group of silicate minerals that have been used since the Bronze Age as gemstones and abrasives.
The garnets are differently colored minerals all with a common crystal structure and varying (but related) chemical compositions.
The main types of these varieties are pyrope, almandite, spessartite, grossularite & uvarovite.
Garnet is a lovers stones, awaken passion. Thought that garnet owner has power over people, that's why women wear it with pleasure to
catch true & happy love. Garnet is said to have the ability to heal the blood and encourage good circulation, recovers memory.
Garnet is the traditional birthstone for January, the zodiacal stone for Aquarius and the second anniversary stone.
Marcasite - sometimes called white iron pyrite, also known as fool's gold. It was very popular in France in the early twentieth century, and its popularity is growing around the world. Color of stone is orange-yellow with shades of green to black with a metallic luster unnikalnym. Amazing beautiful stone today is considered one of the most popular for jewelry industry.
Marcasite history begins in ancient times, even when they carved fire. The stone has very strong energy, itanciently used to treat skin diseases. Really great women such as Cleopatra not avoided it, because it is believed that it maintains the beauty and youthfulness. The mineral is able to soothe shattered nerves, bringing harmony in human life.
Marcasite certainly helps people of the astrological signs of Aries, Sagittarius and Scorpio. Planet-patrons - the Mars and the Neptune.
Amethyst is a violet or cherry-blue variety of quartz. Semiprecious stone, very highly valued from collectors. The name of the amethyst comes from the ancient Greek language, where it means "not drunk" or "not intoxicating." In the Middle Ages, amethyst was often called the "apostolic stone".
Amethyst gives a person insight, extinguishes heartache, anxiety, fills the aura with good intentions, helps to control evil thoughts. Since ancient times, the stone has been attributed many healing and magical properties. It is believed that amethyst is able to heal from headaches, from colds, from insomnia and even nervous breakdown.
Amethyst refers to the elements of Air, is the birthstone for February and the gem for the 6th and 17th wedding anniversaries.
Ruby is a variety of corundum that gets its red colour from chromium. The word "corundum" comes from the Tamil "kurundam", meaning "ruby sapphire". The English name "ruby" comes from the Latin word "ruber", meaning red.
Ruby is one of the highest valued coloured gemstones, in fact, large rubies can fetch higher prices than equivalently sized diamonds. According to legend, the owner of a ruby is assured a life of peace and plenty. The vivid red colour of ruby also means that it is associated with desire, and it is thought by some to be a stone of love with an aphrodisiac effect. Medieval Europeans believed that rubies assured good health, prosperity, wisdom and a successful love life.
Ruby is the birthstone for those born in July and is also the zodiacal stone for Capricorns. Ruby is used to celebrate the fifteenth and fortieth wedding anniversaries.
Sapphire is a gem quality variety of the mineral corundum, It is the second hardest substance on earth after diamond. The name corundum comes from the Sanskrit word kuruvindam, meaning "ruby sapphire", while the name sapphire comes from the Persian word safir, derived from the Greek word for blue. While blue is the most traditional and classic color for sapphire, sapphire is actually found in a variety of different colors.
Sapphire has symbolized truth, sincerity and loyalty. It is also thought to bring peace, joy and wisdom to its wearer. The gem helps to avoid fraud, strengthens the love and marriage. Sapphire has an effect on the heart chakra.
Sapphire is the birthstone for those who are born in September and the gem of the 5th and 45th anniversaries. As for the zodiac, it is regarded as the stone for Taurus. If a Taurus wears a sapphire, it is thought to protect from and cure mental disorders.
Topaz is a fluorine aluminium silicate and comes in yellow, yellow-brown, honey-yellow, flax, brown, green, blue, light blue, red and pink ... and sometimes it has no colour at all. The topaz has been known for at least 2000 years and is one of the gemstones which form the foundations of the twelve gates to the Holy City of the New Jerusalem. Topaz is pleochroic, displaying different colors in a single stone. By ine mention, the word topaz may be related to the Sanskrit word "tapas", meaning "heat" or "fire"
Topaz is intended to serve in protection against enemies and as a symbol of beauty and splendour. For centuries, many people in India have believed that topaz worn above the heart assures long life, beauty, and intelligence
Precious topaz is a birthstone for November and blue topaz is a birthstone for December. Also topaz is for those born under the zodiacal sign of Sagittarius.