• Protect Yourself From Covid-19 With Some of Our Favorite Stones!

October 21, 2020

Currently pandemic is a known panorama which locks the world’s heed towards one single phenomena – boosting the body’s immune system to fight against Covid-19 , the most dreadful scare of the 21st century. However, strong immunity is not a standalone mechanism, it is rather a multitude of body systems functioning synergistically and contributing holistically to strengthen and enhance the ability of the immune system. Our immune system is also affected by our emotions and sleep patterns apart from the food we eat. So it is very important to take care of our holistic health - that is physical, mental and emotional for good immunity. And hence, healing crystals can be great for maintaining holistic health.

These stones are considered to be highly effective in boosting the immunity and releasing toxins from the body. Also, they have certain other metaphysical aspects which are helpful to address anxiety, depression, adaptability, focus, emotional well being and determination.

It is a very protective stone and a powerful healing crystal. It blocks negative environment energies and has strong cleansing powers. It strengthens the immune system, as well as cleanses the organs. Amethyst is an excellent blood cleanser and relieves physical, emotional and psychological pain or stress. It eases headaches & relieves insomnia. It can be kept at third eye chakra for maximum benefit. You can also keep it at your bedside table.

Jade as the ultimate stone of balance, it may be the first crystal many believers turn to. It’s the most popular for a reason, and can help with healing any area of your body or purge any toxins you pick up as you go about your lives. However the most pressing use of Jade in the current circumstances may simply be as a reflective tool. Jade is thought to purge negative thoughts and emotions from the body, something which many of use will be struggling with during our time in isolation. Simply hold it close to your body, and focus your energy on the stone. Let your thoughts wander and roam while you focus on your breathing, and feel it wash away any thoughts of being distracted, cramped or frustrated!

Rose Quartz is said to be the stone of universal love. It restores trust and harmony in relationships, encouraging unconditional love. Rose Quartz purifies and opens the heart at all levels to promote love, self-love, friendship, deep inner healing and feelings of peace. Calming and reassuring, it helps to comfort in times of stress and grief. Rose Quartz dispels negativity and protects against environmental pollution, replacing it with loving vibes!

Black Tourmaline is a very strong protection stone that can be used to both repel and protect against negativity. It is excellent for deflecting radiation energy. It enhances ones physical well being by providing an increase in physical vitality, emotional stability, and intellectual acuity.

White Beryl is another gemstone that can help you prevent the flu or feel better if you are starting to experience symptoms. It quickly vitalizes and energizes the lymphatic system. Wearing this gemstone before the flu season begins or at the first sign of flu symptoms can be highly beneficial.

Bloodstone helps strengthen the immune system to make it more alert and responsive. If you do catch the flu, you can wear Bloodstone around your neck. You can also place it on affected areas, such as over the sinuses, on achy joints, or on the chest to ease a cough. The Bloodstone will soothe the discomfort and stimulate the immune response in the area to help you heal more rapidly.

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Silver as a Weapon Against Viruses and Bacteria
Silver as a Weapon Against Viruses and Bacteria

October 20, 2020

Silver is a well-documented antimicrobial, that has been shown to kill bacteria, fungi and certain viruses. It is the positively charged silver ions that possess the antimicrobial effect. Silver ions target microorganisms through several different modes of action. Furthermore, silver ions will block the bacterial respiratory system and thereby destroy the energy production of the cell. In the end, the bacterial cell membrane will burst, and the bacteria will be destroyed.

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Glossary of Jewelry Terms

KT: (Karat) refers to the fineness of gold: one karat is equal to 1/24th part of pure gold in an alloy.

18KTY: 18 Karat Yellow Gold
18KTW: 18 Karat White Gold
18KTR: 18 Karat Rose Gold
14KTY: 14 Karat Yellow Gold
14KTW: 14 Karat White Gold

14KTR: 14 Karat Rose Gold

CT: (Carat)  

CTW: (Total Carat Weight) The term refers to the sum of the weights of all diamonds mounted in a piece of jewelry.

SHANK: refers to the band of the ring or the part that actually encircles your finger. Most shanks are round, but there are also square shaped-shanks and other more creative shapes.

GIA : Gemological Institute of America; known as the leading authority for gemology internationally.

GIA Color Grading Scale: The GIA scale begins with the letter D, representing colorlessness, and continues with increasing presence of color to the letter Z, representing light yellow, light brown or light gray. The 23 color grades on the GIA Color Scale (or diamond color chart) are subdivided into five subcategories, which are: colorless (D-F); near colorless (G-J); faint (K-M); very light (N-R); and light (S-Z).

GIA Diamond Clarity Scale: The GIA Diamond Clarity Scale has 6 categories, some of which are divided, for a total of 11 specific grades.