Alexandrite was first discovered in the 1830s in Russia’s Ural Mountains and named after the future Czar of Russia, the young man who became Alexander II.ion.
Amber is fossilised tree resin. Some amber may contain plant or animal material that was trapped millions of years ago while the resin was still soft.
Apatite is a mineral that forms the building blocks of animal’s vertebrate bones. An accurately cut Apatite refracts light and shimmers with brilliance, giving the illusion of Tourmaline, Peridot and Topaz.
Aventurine promotes opportunity and prosperity. Luck infuses this stone, attracting positivity and dispelling apathy.
Referred to as ‘heliotrope’ in Greek which simply means ‘sun turning’. Many believed that the sun turns red when this stone is immersed in water. Bloodstones were also believed to be a magical stone in ancient times. Touching the stone simply stopped hemorrhages. Ancient warriors carried with them bloodstone amulets for reasons to stop the bleeding whenever they had wounds.
The name Chrysocolla derives from Greek chrysos – gold and kolla – glue, referring to its use as a flux in soldering gold. The term was used from antiquity.
Expanding consciousness to the highest vibration, Dioptase has a massive influence on human energy fields. It’s intense, fiery green-blue colour lifts all chakras.
Hematite comes from the Greek word for ‘blood’. Because of its high iron content, similar to that of blood, hematite is popular for treating blood disorders.