Gemstone Properties

Ruth Burgess Jewelry is designed to balance the body using the healing properties of gemstones and crystals. For thousands of years, ancient civilizations have utilized the power of crystals to release mental, physical and spiritual blockages, thus facilitating the free flow of positive energies throughout the body.
 

 
Agate
One of the oldest stones in recorded history.  Agate dates back to the Babylonian times.  This stone is a very powerful stone used for protection.  It is often used to protect one from having bad dreams.  As a healing element, it has been often used to help with upset stomachs.  Wear agate to give you the extra strength to carry on.

Amethyst
Attracts positive energy while ridding your body of any negative emotions, feelings of stress, anxiety, fear, depression and more. The healing properties of Amethyst help to clear your body’s energy field of all negative energies and influences, acting as an energetic shield that creates a bubble of spiritual light around your body.

Aquamarine
Is known as the stone of courage.  This stone possesses calming energies that reduce stress and calm the mind. It is known for harmonizing the body.

Bloodstone
Also called Heliotrope. Brings rain, alignment, organization, smooth energy flow, generosity, idealism, good fortune and purification. It is good to keep a bloodstone in any place that needs its energy cleansed. It helps in childbirth, stops bleeding, and eliminates toxins.

Carnelian
Has a lot of its own energy.  It is often associated with restoring vitality and motivation along with stimulating one’s creativity.  As a healing element, this stone is known to increase fertility and stimulate metabolism.

Chalcedony
Is a nurturing stone and also known to encourage “ brotherhood”.  As a healing element it is a powerful cleanser including open wounds.

Chrysocolla
Is a peaceful stone that nurtures meditation and communication.  It is useful for reconciling personal relationships that may have become unstable or rocky.

Chrysoprase
It brings through the vibration of Divine Truth, and promotes joy and happiness, while healing the heart of energies of depression and anxiety. It has metaphysical properties for healing as well as being a stone to attract new love in abundance and prosperity. It promotes feelings of love and of forgiveness, and releases ego based negativity.

Citrine
Stimulates intellect and mental activity and overcomes the difficulty one may have with verbalizing thoughts and feelings. The gemstone helps in analyzing situations, steering them in the right direction, therefore helping us find solutions to our problems.

Onyx
Is not only used for protection, but also as defense against negativity consciously directed towards you. Onyx provides the structure and authority you crave. It can help you be the master of your destiny and strengthen your confidence. It provides support in difficult times and centers your energy in times of mental or physical stress. It also offers the gift of wise decisions.

Peridot
Has been valued for thousands of years as a semi-precious healing stone. It is a high-vibration Heart Chakra crystal that carries a positive energy, especially helpful for those undergoing traumatic emotional situations. It is the stone for Archangel Raphael and rules the realm of Angelic Virtues. Peridot has the ability to bring out unconditional love, happiness and light.

Pyrite
Within its gleaming beauty is a stone of hidden fire, one that can be sparked to life by striking it against metal or stone. An Earth element, it also resonates with Fire energy, symbolizing the warmth and lasting presence of the sun and the ability to generate wealth by one’s own power. It is masculine in nature, a stone of action, vitality and will, and taps into one’s abilities and potential.

Tiger’s Eye
Helps to re-balance the body on all levels, encouraging optimism and trust in the future. It brings brightness and light into all situations and shines insight onto all problems. Tiger’s Eye brings good luck, abundance and prosperity to its wearer. In many ancient civilizations, it was used as a talisman against bad luck and curses. Tiger’s Eye is a must have in any home for healing.

Topaz
Is named from Greek "topazion" for a type of gemstone, probably after Sanskrit "tapas" - fire, alluding to the brilliance of gem-quality material. Topaz is attributed with a cooling, styptic and appeasing effect. It is said to dispel sadness, anger and nocturnal fears. Topaz is a soothing, empathetic stone that will direct energy to the place it is most needed. It heals and energizes.

Tourmaline
Is a semi-precious mineral stone well known for its incredible ability to aid in the detoxification process of the human body. It is one of only a handful of minerals that have the ability to emit negative ions and far-infrared rays.

Quartz
Is beneficial to one who finds the need to move forward within. It can be extremely helpful to one who is contemplating relationship with life and seeking inner meaning. When meaning is discovered, the magic of quartz is said to be excellent in working to bring one’s dreams into manifestation.