Read time: 5 minutesNever before has the season of love been so important! Kindness, compassion and, of course, love can help us recover and heal any wounds that 2020 left behind. Certain gemstones are renowned for their ability to heal, to transform and to stimulate love.
Read on to learn how you can strengthen your ability to love with these unique gemstone jewelry pieces.
Attract loving energiesA practice that’s at least 6,000 years old, gemstones have been used for centuries for their metaphysical properties which can stimulate certain energies. (Think of gemstones as energy conductors, attracting positive energies and expelling negative energies). Each natural gemstone is unique, holding a different healing power or type of energy. Astrologers recommend wearing gemstones to maximize their cosmic benefits, making jewelry the perfect vehicle to incorporate gemstones into your life.
Certain gemstones are thought to be love stones, gems which can help stimulate love in your life. They can encourage a more loving state of mind, improve romantic or platonic relationships and strengthen self-esteem. The influence of gemstones is subtle, so don’t expect your secret crush to suddenly propose! By choosing a gemstone, or combination of stones, you are aligning yourself with a particular energy and embracing the opportunities of the world. By choosing a love stone, you are opening yourself to the power of love and developing the right state of mind with which to foster love.
Whether you are seeking romantic love, the love of friendship, healing a broken heart or increasing the love of self, here are five gemstones to help you attract and experience more love in your life, this Valentine's season.
This special quartz is one of the most popular love stones. With it’s pink-rose hues, it emits a gentle feminine energy of compassion, sensitivity, and sensuality. Rose quartz is known as the stone of unconditional love. It is thought to help give one a sense of inner peace and love for one's self. Rose quartz opens the heart chakra and puts you in a state of mind that allows you to receive love.
Rose quartz makes for exquisitely delicate and versatile jewelry, like this elegant Sterling Silver Rose Quartz Engagement Ring.
Lapis Lazuli - Communication
Lapis Lazuli was used for centuries to honor the goddess of love, Venus. This bright blue crystal is considered the stone of communication. It helps the wearer communicate their thoughts clearly and confidently, while simultaneously promoting active listening. Essentially, Lapis Lazuli will help prevent misunderstandings in a relationship.
Invite better communication into your life with this Lapis Lazuli Pendant With Yellow Diamond Accent.
Garnet is one of the oldest known gemstones. Garnet jewelry has been popular since the ancient civilizations of Egypt and Rome. Revered as the stone of commitment, garnet inspires love and devotion. With its fiery red hues, garnet is thought to stimulate sensuality while balancing sexual desire. It is an excellent stone for strengthening or revitalizing commitment in a relationship.
Show your commitment by gifting someone this stunning Sterling Silver and Red Garnet Birthstone Ring.
A classic gemstone for lovers, rubies have long been associated with weddings and marriage. As a favored stone of the nobility, rubies are believed to stimulate a sense of confidence and power in the wearer. This crystal will give you the confidence to express yourself and build lasting relationships.
The powerful red of a ruby makes for a striking earring, like with these trendy Ruby and White Lab Grown Diamond Hoops.
Pink tourmaline is a stone of love and healing. This pink crystal soothes the mind, alleviates stress and balances emotions. Pink tourmaline is thought to be excellent at healing emotional wounds and is recommended to anyone working in a stressful environment. By stimulating self-love, this powerful stone will help you love others from a place of wholeness.
Seeing this Pink Tourmaline and Forever Classic Moissanite Tennis Bracelet on your wrist will be a reminder to forgive, value and love yourself.
Sometimes we forget that love is all around us. Gifting yourself or someone you care for a piece of gemstone jewelry can act as a powerful reminder of that love. Happy Valentine’s!