E A R L
a smooth, lustrous, variously colored deposit,
chiefly calcium carbonate, formed around a grain
of sand or other foreign matter in the shells
of certain mollusks. Highly valued as the most
famed gemstone, pearl is recognized for its
beauty and elegance. Pearl is a pathological
formation in pearl oyster, formed due to the
entrance of a foreign particle into the gap
between the body and the shell of the pearl
oyster. The irritation caused by the foreign
particle makes the oyster take out a secretion
to cover the particle. This when dried, again
creates irritation to the animal, so it covers
it with its secretion again- the continuous
process continues for 3 to 6 years to produce
a precious pearl.
M E T H Y S T
is a stone of spirituality, primarily for controlling
emotions and for clarity of thought. Promotes psychic
abilities, imagery, mind quieting. Reduces anger,
impatience, and nightmares. Brings about healthy
love through detoxification and healing. Especially
aids in sobriety: alcohol, food, sex, and other
addictions. A famous ancient detoxifier. Each piece
is approximately 1/2" wide. Pictured here with
the Falia Ring (size 8.5) for sizing comparison.
O P A Z
word "topaz" comes from
a Sanskrit word meaning hear of fire. Topazus means
to seek;Topaz is transparent and translucent, with
a vitreous luster, and high specific gravity.Topaz
occurs in cavities within granite or rhyolite igneous
rock, pegmatite dikes, high temperature quartz veins,
and/or alluvial deposits
It wears well in jewelry but care
must be used if it is set in rings because of
its very strong cleavage. Jewelers also apply
the name topaz to other stones; smoky topaz is
actually smoky quartz; Oriental topaz is yellow
corundum (yellow sapphire); Bohemian topaz and
occidental topaz are actually citrine as are most
of the stones sold today under the "topaz"
name. True topaz should always be indicated as
"imperial" or "precious" topaz
to distinguish it from other stones.
P A L
for vinus: The Opal is truly the "Queen of
Gems" and the Eve of the Gods. A stone of
hopes, positive actions and achievements. It has
always been one of the most popular and esteemed
gems, known to absorb, carry and pass enormous
amounts of energy. A mysterious gem, as each one
appears different in its delicate beauty. Promotes
psychic stability and the capacity to share. A
stone of love and romance and a stone to grant
wishes and personal happiness.
A Q U A M A R I N E
is a member of the Beryl family of stones as Emerald.
Meaning - "sea water" it's not hard
to figure out that it derives this name due to
it's color being similar to that of the ocean.
The color ranges from very light to medium light
blue, frequently with a light touch of green.
The most desired color is the deeper shade of
blue. Aquamarine is often heated to enhance the
coloration; this treatment is stable and permanent.
O O N S T O N E
Moonstone is associated with the moon
and was the stone of the Goddess Diana. This is
a reliable stone that has been described as the
'Mother Earth'. Moonstone is soft milky white
stone, the most valuable variety of feldspar with
a rainbow sheen. The most powerful time to use
the moonstone is on a full moon day.
is protective of women and nature, and is a sacred
stone of the Moon goddess. Moonstone is the best
known gem variety of orthoclase feldspar, being
potassium aluminium silicate. It is usually polished
as a cabochon, and is often carved with a moon
E R I D O T
is among the oldest known gemstones.Peridot
is a green gemstone that's sometimes called
the evening emerald. Peridot is a gem-quality
transparent variety of olivine, a mineral
composed of magnesium-iron silicates.The peridot
was regarded since ancient times as the symbol
of the sun.Some of the finest peridot stones
are called "evening emeralds" because
they appear greener under artificial light.