What are Exotic Jewelry Stones? A known fact that gemstones are minerals/rocks found beneath the earths surface that are polished and made into jewelry or collected.
They can be very valuable and rare. Diamonds, Amethysts and Rubies are some of the known gemstones.
We all know them too well as girl’s perfect match. This sparkling stones shines and winks in the light that makes anything female smiles.
The traditional classification in the West, which goes back to the Ancient Greeks, begins with a distinction between precious and semi-precious stones – similar distinctions made in other cultures.
Let’s uncover what ancient’s times say about these top 10 lists of precious stones reflects into each ancient culture.
1 – Chrysocolla
The Mystical Stone hides itself well within the depths of the earth and usually hard to find or identify.
Chrysocolla has these unique blending colors of turquoise, jade and lapis lazuli.
According to ancient civilization, the stones soothes the emotions of any individual that’s why that’s why it’s called the “Stone of Peace.”
2 – Diamonds
The diamonds are definitely the most beautiful stones which women preferred.
Diamonds is a complex gems like the way it winks within the brinks of lights.
Facts from ancient times tell that the stone itself promotes courage and healing as well as strength.
When worn by warriors, they can actually increase physical strength which is why ancient cultures go to war wearing them set within armbands of platinum or silver.
3 – Amethyst
Amethyst is one of the most interesting stone as to the fact that most ancient cultures praised this stone as holy and divine.
From ancient stories, amethyst is a spiritual stone with absolutely no negative side effects or associations with violence or anger.
t calms fears and raises hopes. It can also soothe emotional storms even in situations of potential danger and it can come to anyone as aid which literally a good choice as a talisman.
4 – Ruby
One of the most overrated stone by many cultures like the way it sparks with reddish effect.
Did you know that jewelry set with rubies can be worn to banish sadness and negative thoughts?
Ruby set jewelry can also produce joy, strengthen willpower and confidence as well as dispel fear.
5 – White Chalcedony
The banisher stone as ancients says.
The chalcedony particularly the white ones are said to be a good choice for banishing fears, hysteria, depression and even sadness.
This might be the best choice for shrink in helping their patient’s emotion to calm and avoid in any sign of distress.
6 – Dark Obsidian
The dark stone is preferred to be the best choice of jewelry display in the room for anything but male.
Obsidians powers are that of protection, grounding, divination and peace which soothes for male prowess.
7 – Lapis lazuli
Lapis lazuli is regarded by many people around the world as the stone of friendship and truth. The blue stone is said to encourage harmony in relationships and help its wearer to be authentic and give his or her opinion openly.
Lapis lazuli is an opaque rock that mainly consists of diopside and lazurite. It came into being millions of years ago during the metamorphosis of lime to marble. Uncut, lapis lazuli is matt and of a deep, dark blue color, often with golden inclusions and whitish marble veins.
The small inclusions with their golden shimmer, which give the stone the magic of a starry sky, are not of gold as people used to think, but of pyrites. Their cause is iron.
8 – Jade
Jade is a gemstone of unique symbolic energy, and unique in the myths that surround it.
With its beauty and wide-ranging expressiveness, jade has held a special attraction for mankind for thousands of years.
Jades were known in China as “Yu”, the “Royal Gem”.
In the long history of the art and culture of the enormous Chinese empire, jade has always had a very special significance, roughly comparable with that of gold and diamonds in the West.
Jade was used not only for the finest objects and cult figures, but also in grave furnishings for high-ranking members of the imperial family.
Today, too, this gem is regarded as a symbol of the good, the beautiful and the precious.
It embodies the Confucian virtues of wisdom, justice, compassion, modesty and courage, yet it also symbolizes the female-erotic.
9 – Turquoise
In earlier times, turquoises were even responsible for the material wellbeing of the wearer.
The Persian scholar Al-Qazwini, for example, wrote: “The hand that wears a turquoise and seals with it will never see poverty.”
Turquoises were often worn on the turban, and often surrounded with pearls, in order to protect their wearer against the “evil eye”.
As talismans, they adorned daggers, sabres and the bridles of horses. It was not until the time of the crusades that they came to Europe.
Indeed it is from that period that the name ‘turquoise’ originates, meaning ‘Turkish’.
At all times and over the world, turquoises have been worn as natural protection against the powers of darkness.
If in earlier times they preserved horse and rider from unexpected falls, they are regarded today as the protective stone of pilots, air crews and other occupational groups who are exposed to an especially high degree of risk.
In modern gemstone therapy, those suffering from depression are recommended to wear a turquoise or a chain with turquoise beads.
The turquoise’ cheerful color is said to endow reticent personalities with more confidence.
It is also often given as a gift, a stone of friendship, for the turquoise is said to be responsible for faithfulness and constancy in relationships.
10 – Peridot
The vivid green of the peridot, with just a slight hint of gold, is the ideal gemstone colour to go with that light summer wardrobe.
No wonder – since the peridot is the gemstone of the summer month of August.
The ancient Romans too were fond of this gemstone and esteemed its radiant green shine, which does not change even in artificial light.
For that reason they nicknamed it the “emerald of the evening”.