A gemstone is a collective term for all ornamental stones that possess attributes like beauty, rarity, durability. increase the psychic powers of an individual by their curative powers.Astral gems also have the power to ward off the ill-effects of planets.There are a wide variety of superstitions surrounding gemstones.
Some superstitions were common in ancient times, others still prevail today. Gemstones are worn as amulets, in jewelry, or simply carried loose about the person.
They may be whole or ground into powder and used as medicine. Often these stones were used to prevent or cure common ailments and in ancient times were endowed with magical properties.
Click on the gemstone below to know more on the superstitions surrounding them..
|Agate | Amber | Amethyst | Beryl | Carbuncle | Carnelian | Cat's Eye| Coral | Diamond | Emerald | Garnet | Jacinth | Jade | Jasper | Lapiz Lazuli| Malachite| Moonstone| Onyx | Opal | Pearl |Peridot | Ruby | Sapphire | Sardonyx | Topaz | Turquoise|
Agate - Health, Longevity.
Alexandrine - Truth,
Strength. Amethyst - Sincerity, Sobriety.
Aquamarine - Courage, Truth. Bloodstone -
Courage, Presence of Mind.
Carnelian - Contentment, Friendship.
Crysolite - Happiness.
Diamond - Innocence, Light.
Emerald - Success in Love.
Garnet -Truth, Constancy.
Jade - Forthrightness and Immortality.
Jet - Saddness and Grief.
Lapis Lazuli - Tenderness, Sympathy, Love.
Moonstone - Purity, Chastity.
Onyx - Discordance, Fear, Sadness.
Opal - Hope.
Pearl - Purity, Tears.
Ruby - Courage,Purity
Sapphire - Wisdom, Love,
Truth, Loyalty, Justice.
Sadonyx - Material Happiness.
Topaz - Fidelity, Sobriety, Clemency
Turquoise - Prosperity, Youth,
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18):Aquamarine, Carbuncle.
Pisces (Feb. 19-Mar. 20):Agate, Topaz.
Aries (Mar. 21-Apr. 19):Ruby, Jet, Pearl.
Taurus (Apr. 20-May 20):Garnet, Sardonyx, Jacinth.
Gemini (May 21-Jun. 20):Carnelian, Jade.
Cancer (Jun. 21-Jul. 22):Opal, Lapis Lazuli.
Leo (Jul. 23-Aug. 22):Aquamarine, Carbuncle.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22):Agate, Topaz.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22):Ruby, Jet, Pearl.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21):Garnet, Sardonyx, Jacinth.
Sagittarius(Nov. 22-Dec. 21):Cat's eye, Pearl, Hessonite.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19):Opal, Lapis Lazuli.
Agate- Farmers, Gardeners.
Businessmen, Sportspersons, Lovers
Aquamarine- Sailors, Sweethearts.
Bloodstone- Farmers, Soldiers.
Cat's Eye- Gamblers.
Coral- Children, Mothers.
Emerald- Sailors, Fishermen.
Turquoise- Lovers, Married ones, Horse riders.