Uncover the hidden meaning behind these 20 luscious gems

Over the last year or so I have started incorporating semi precious gemstones and crystals into my designs.

These stones have become more than just the injection of colour I originally sought them out for, but impart meaning and aspiration to support you to live the life you want and express meaning through your jewels.

Below follows information regarding the stones and their meanings – gems that I have incorporated into my One-Of-A-Kind designs.

They are in alphabetical order to make it easy for you to find the stone information you’ are after. So bookmark this post so you can quickly refer to it when you need.

Calming. Self love. Inspires truth.

Amazonite is a soothing stone, alleviating worry and fear and has a calming effect by dispelling negative energy. It assists in manifesting universal love and aids in maintaining optimum health.

Zodiac: Virgo
Chakra: Heart, Throat
Element: Earth, Water
Planet: Uranus

Cleansing. Healing. Energy. Dispells negative energy. Balance. Strength. Spontaneity. Wisdom.

A powerful cleanser and healer of body, mind and spirit, Amber absorbs pain and negative energy, helping to alleviate stress. It stimulates the intellect, encourages decision making, spontaneity, promotes self-confidence and creative self-expression. Amber brings wisdom, balance and patience.

Zodiac: Aquarius, Leo
Chakra: Sacral, Solar Plexus, Throat
Element: Fire
Planet: Sun

Intuition. Clarity. Healing for body, mind, spirit.

Promotes calmness and clarity of mind. Provides intuition, feelings and values. Aids in combating alcohol, food and other addictions. Is protective of the wearer. Healing of body, mind and spirit. Positive transformation.

Zodiac: Virgo, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces
Birthstone: February
Chakra: Third Eye, Crown
Element: Air, Water
Planet: Jupiter

Courage. Meditation. Soothing. Calming. Safe travels

A stone that promotes courage and sooths fears and anxiety. A good stone for long journeys, particularly journeys on water. Aquamarine calms, alleviates stress, helps relaxation and quietens the mind. It provides insight, sharpens the intellect and promotes mental clarity and self-expression. A great stone for meditation. Highly protective during pregnancy for both mother and baby. Discourages miscarriage.

Zodiac: Aries, Gemini, Scorpio, Aquarius, Pisces
Birthstone: March
Chakra: Throat
Element: Water

Nurture. Emotional balance. Protection

Calming stone promoting peace and tranquility. Attracts strength. Offers protection from negative energy. Balances energy. Awakens talents.

Zodiac: Pisces
Chakra: Throat
Element: Water
Planet: Neptune

Transformation. Unconditional love

Stone to assist you to live in the moment. Provides insight and promotes courage to start over and transform. Charoite opens the heart and stimulates unconditional love. It is the link between the heart and crown chakras.

Zodiac: Scorpio, Sagittarius
Chakras: Heart,
Third Eye, Crown

Zodiac: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Libra
Birthstone: May
Chakra: Heart
Element: Earth
Planet: Mercury

New beginnings. Unconditional love. Friendship. Romance. Cleansing. Clairvoyance. Psychic abilities. Energy. Intelligence. Intuition. Truth.

Emerald is the stone of intuition, truth and love. A stone bringing loyalty, enhancing unconditionAl love, unity and promoting friendship. Emerald promotes physical, emotional and mental equilibrium, having an effect on the whole being. By focusing intention and increasing consciousness, Emerald brings in positive actions, enhancing the ability to enjoy life to the fullest.

It brings Spring born babies a renewed life force and encourages the natural wanderer, explorer and scientist within.

As a traditional stone, it aids fertility, improves eyesight and recovery after infectious illness. Emerald enhances psychic powers and stimulates greater mental capacity, and brings awareness of the unknown to conscious recognition, imparting reason and wisdom. Promotes self-knowledge, peaceful dreams and encourages balance and patience.


Calming. Honesty. Perseverance.

Excellent for meditation and attunement, providing a balancing of energy. Kyanite has a calming effect, quieting the mind and bringing tranquility. It dissolves frustration, anger, confusion and stress. Kyanite provides a stimulating energy encouraging perseverance.

Zodiac: Aries, Taurus, Libra
Element: Air

Transformation. Promotes psychic abilities. Trust. Imagination. Calming.

A stone of transformation which is useful through change, imparting strength and perseverance.

Laboradite balances and protects, raises consciousness and is excellent for strengthening intuition – promoting psychic abilities. Strengthens faith in the self and trust in the universe. Laboradite stimulates the imagination, developing enthusiasm, new ideas and calming an overactive mind.

Zodiac: Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius
Chakra: Throat, Third Eye, Crown
Element: Water
Planet: Uranus

Inner Truth & Power. Friendship.

Encourages self-awareness, self-expression and reveals inner truth. It assists in speaking your inner truth and inspires confidence. Brings harmony in relationships and aids in expression of feelings and emotions.

Zodiac: Taurus, Virgo, Libra, Sagittarius
Birthstone: September
Chakra: Throat, Third Eye
Element: Air, Water
Planet: Uranus

“Jewelry is like the perfect spice — it complements what’s already there.”


-Diane Von Furstenberg


Strength. Stamina. Constancy. Permanence. Durability. Self-control.

Onyx gives strength. It imparts self-confidence helping you to be at ease in your surroundings. Banishes grief, enhances self-control and stimulates the power of wise decision making. Encourages happiness & good fortune.

Comes in a variety of colours including black, green, red (shown here)

Zodiac: Gemini, Leo
Element: Earth

Love. Passion. spontaneity. Imagination. Dreams. Healing. Consciousness.

Associated with the emotions, including love and passion. Promotes spontaneity, imgination, dreams and healing. Encourages freedom and independence. Stimulates originality and creativity.

Zodiac: Cancer, Libra, Scorpio, Pisces
Birthstone: October
Element: Air, Water

Purity. Honesty. Innocence. Ingegrity. Concentration. Focus. Tranquility. Wisdom.

Enhances personal integrity and provides focus to your attention and concentration. Symbolises purity, and brings truth to situations and loyalty to a cause.

Zodiac: Gemini, Cancer
Birthstone: June
Chakra: Third Eye
Planet: Moon

Truth. Calmness. Dreams. Meditation.

Unconditional love.
A stone to heal the healer. Meditation. Helpful for decluttering – letting go of possessions. Alleviates nightmares, phobias and deep fears.
A stone for dreaming and remembering.

Zodiac: Libra
Chakra: Heart
Element: Earth, Water

Self love. Comfort. Harmony. Energising.

Stimulates love and passion while energising the soul. Opens the heart, encourages a positive attitude, creativity and innovation. Imporves self worth.

Zodiac: Leo, Scorpio
Chakra: Heart
Element: Earth, water

Love. Passion.

Ruby promotes a passion and zest for life, imporoveing motivation and aids in setting realistic goals. Encourages sponteneity, laughter and courage. Protector from misfortune and bad health, it overcomes exhaustion and lethargy and imparts potency and vigour. Used to open the heart and promote love. Given as a gift, it is a symbol of friendship and love.

Zodiac: Aries, Cancer, Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius
Birthstone: July
Chakra: Base, Heart
Element: Fire
Planet: Sun

Strength. Self-control. Self-reliance. Protection. Motivation.

Rutile Quartz is an illuminator for the soul, promoting spiritual growth. Assists one in getting to the root of the problem. Facilittes transitions and a change of direction. Rutile Quartz promotes forgiveness and soothes dark moods, acting as an antidepressant. This stone releveds fears, phobias and anxiety.

Zodiac: Gemini, Taurus
Chakra: All
Element: Air, Water

Logic. Intelligence. Emotional Balance. Intuition. Clarity. Truth. Perception.

Sodalite encourages rational thought, objectivity, truth and intuition and brings order and calmness to the mind.
It enhances self-esteem, self-acceptance and trust. Sodalite balances the emotions and metabolism and boosts the immune system.

Zodiac: Sagittarius
Chakra: Throat, Third Eye
Element: Water, Air
Planet: Moon

Composure. Poise and harmony. Helps to slow down.

A stone of transformation. It enables us to move forward with optimism and inspiration and gives us a sense of direction.

Zodiac: Gemini, Libra, Sagittarius
Chakra: Throat, Third Eye, Crown
Birthstone: December

Purification. Protection. Wisdom. Balance. Strength. Friendship. Positive Thinking. Love.

A purification stone, Turquoise dispels negative energy, balances and aligns the chakras, stabilises mood swings and instills inner calm. Attracts money, love and success. Turquoise promotes self-realisation and assists creative problem solving.

Zodiac: Scorpio, Sagittarius, Aquarius, Pisces
Birthstone: December
Chakra: Heart, Throat, Third Eye
Element: Air, Earth, Fire
Planet: Venus, Neptune

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What is your fave gem?