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Pearls, Symbol of Feminine Wisdom

Posted by Web Administrator on February 7, 2012 at 5:05 AM Comments comments (38)

Element: Element: Water

Astrological Sign: Cancer and Gemini

Keywords:

Purity, honesty, innocence and integrity, concentration, focus, meditation, serenity, tranquility and wisdom.

Metaphysical Properties

Pearls symbolize the best within us. Honesty, Purity , Wisdom and Integrity. They remind us to walk with Dignity. Have you ever seen a woman wearing Pearls acting in an undignified manner? Did you have the oddest feeling? That's because they just don't mix. Pearls not only provide a mirror in which to see ourselves, but give us insight into how we appear to others.

Pearls can stimulate your femininity and help with self acceptance. They lift your spirits and make you feel calm and beautiful. When have you not felt Ultra feminine when wearing pearls?

The ragged, rough grain of sand, transformed over time slowly growing into a object of great value and beauty. With it's humble beginnings, Pearls symbolize innocence and a pure heart, and help us get in touch with the simple honest things of life.

• White: Symbol of pure heart and mind; innocence, faith.

• Gold and Black: Also for prosperity.

• Pink: Works especially with the heart Chakra.

Pearls, Sy

Posted by Web Administrator on February 7, 2012 at 5:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Elements: Water

Astrological Sign: Cancer and Gemini

Keywords:

Purity, honesty, innocence and integrity, concentration, focus, meditation, serenity, tranquility and wisdom.

Metaphysical

Pearls symbolize the best within us. Honesty, Purity , Wisdom and Integrity. They remind us to walk with Dignity. Have you ever seen a woman wearing Pearls acting in an undignified manner? Did you have the oddest feeling? That's because they just don't mix. Pearls not only provide a mirror in which to see ourselves, but give us insight into how we appear to others.

Pearls can stimulate your femininity and help with self acceptance. They lift your spirits and make you feel calm and beautiful. When have you not felt Ultra feminine when wearing pearls?

The ragged, rough grain of sand, transformed over time slowly growing into a object of great value and beauty. With it's humble beginnings, Pearls symbolize innocence and a pure heart, and help us get in touch with the simple honest things of life.

• White: Symbol of pure heart and mind; innocence, faith.

• Gold and Black: Also for prosperity.

• Pink: Works especially with the heart Chakra.— with Sandy Go Solinap, Joy Tolentino Go, Sharlyn Ramos-Maningo, Grace Go-Hoveland, Ville Yenyen, sandsy and Bella Benedicto.

Turquoise, Stone of Wisdom and Spiritual Journeys

Posted by Web Administrator on February 4, 2012 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Astrological sign : Sagittarius

Angelic

Archangel Michael, the Archangel of protection, courage and truth.

 

Keywords:

Protection, energy, wisdom, serenity, wholeness, self expression, creativity, peace of mind, emotional balance, good luck, spiritual grounding, honest communication, friendship, love and loyalty. Absorbs negativity.

Metaphysical Properties:

A truth stone, it symbolizes a time to be honest with yourself. Much will be gained when you become still, and see yourself as your truly are.

 

This stone is a reminder to share your vision and WALK your TALK! The truth is very motivating to those ready to hear it. By doing so, you make it okay for them to believe and follow.

 

This gem stone is a stone of self realization helping you to better understand yourself, your ideas and emotions. It is a wonderful aid in regards to any type of analytical thinking.

 

Attunes the physical to the higher realms. Aligns all chakras, creating a clear channel for the nurturing and creative energy of this sacred stone.

 

Like Amethyst, it protects and detoxes from alcohol, poison, pollution, x-ray/sun radiation. Works well with Chrysocolla, best with Silver.

 

Protects and blesses the user.

 

One of the most versatile of the POWER STONES, which is why Native Americans honor it.

 

Turquoise works at the throat Chakra enhancing communication skills

 

Those seeking a profound healing of the spirit and soul should wear turquoise.

 

Opens the heart Chakra for giving/receiving.

 

Ancient absorber of "negativity"

 

Helps one develop natural powers.

 

Excellent grounding stone.

 

Excellent healing stone.

 

Strengthens and calms the mind and body.

 

Brings wisdom.

 

Helps relieve anorexia, headache, fear, etc. Good for throat, lungs, asthma, infections, teeth, TMJ, hearing, high blood pressure, creativity block, depression. Used for healing on every continent long before we has mass communication and radio waves....

 

Turquoise helps to ground the wandering wayward spirit, while keeping their connection to the infinite open. Many people who have a lot of energy avoid "grounding stones" because they think it will "clip their wings". But Turquoise will allow that energy path to remain open. In fact, some Native cultures held the belief that by wearing it the human mind becomes one with the universe. Those seeking a profound healing of the spirit and soul should wear turquoise.

 

Turquoise helps us communicate clearly what we want, and to then be able to communicate our desires to others in a way they can understand.

Kunzite for Calming and Relaxing

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Kunzite was discovered at the Pala Chief Mine near San Diego, California and named after gemologist GF Kunz, who first described it after the turn of the twentieth century. Kunzite is an unusual, and rare, stone.

Wear kunzite to be blessed with good fortune. Its soft pastel colors symbolize purity. It can also be a sign of new life and is sometimes regarded as a symbol for pregnancy.

Kunzite is a calming, relaxation stone:

* Releases tension

* Promotes a peaceful disposition

* Emits exceptionally tranquil vibrations

Kunzite opens the heart to all forms of love.

The gentle energy of kunzite helps to release blocks in matters of the heart and allows one to move to a more receptive state. It is an especially wonderful gift stone, opening a silent communion of joy and delight.

Healing properties of Kunzite

Gaze at or hold a kunzite to release daily stress, smooth out knotted muscles, calm nerves, anger or fear.

Charoite, The Stone of Change & Transformation

Posted by Web Administrator on February 4, 2012 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Metaphysical Properties:

Charoite is a power stone to aid in transformations. Having survived great trauma, rains, winds, heat and cold, to become more beautiful over time, Charoite teaches that we cannot avoid change but like this stone, we can flow through the changes, recognize how strong and awesome we are, and survive each powerful transformation..

Charoit provides a connection between the head and the heart.

It instills Unconditional Love and Acceptance of others

It assist in understanding self inflicted "lessons".

It helps transform relationships from one context to another, such as lovers into friends, and "letting go" of past attachments to a specific type of relationship

Charoit helps in the letting go of attachments, and in instilling the true belief that as one door closes, another one opens

Charoit reminds you that you are exactly where you are supposed to be right here, right now, in this moment.

The stone also helps to bring about the best possible outcome for any given situation

Colors

Charoite ranges in color from light pinkish lavender to dark purple.

Violet Is the color of Spirituality.

Physical Healing Properties of Charoite:

Charoit is known to boost productions of hormones, calm the nervous system, and relieve insomnia, hearing, digestive tract, heart. Insomnia, headaches, hearing disorders, and problems of posture and skeletal system, stomach, skin, and teeth. As an elixir it is used in the treatment of arthritis.

Agate

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Agate, which is also Chalcedony is known by many forms.  No gemstone is more creatively colored and striped by nature than agate, chalcedony quartz that forms in concentric layers in a wide variety of colors and textures. Each individual agate forms by filling a cavity in host rock. As a result, agate often is found as a round nodule, with concentric bands like the rings of a tree trunk. The bands sometimes look like eyes, sometimes fanciful scallops, or even a landscape with dendrite trees. 


In ancient times Agate was highly valued as a talisman or amulet, it was also said to quench thirst and protect from fevers. And there are legends that tell us that Persian magicians used agate to divert storms. 


A famous collection of three thousand agate bowls which was accumulated by Mithradates, King of Pontus, shows the enthusiasm with which agate was regarded in the past.  Agate bowls were also popular during the Byzantine Empire. Collecting agate bowls became common among European royalty during the Renaissance and many museums in Europe, including the Louver, have spectacular examples.


Scientific Properties:


Mohs Hardness of 7 with a trigonal crystal structure.


Agates occur in nodular masses in rock such as volcanic lavas.  When split open, they often reveal in amazing variety of colors and patterns and a distinct banding that distinguishes agate from other forms of chalcedony (the compact, microcrystalline variety of quart).


The mining of agate in the Nahe River valley in Germany which was already documented in 1497 gave rise to the cutting center of Idar-Oberstein, Germany. Originally, the river was used to power the grinding wheels. When the Nahe agate deposit was exhausted in the nineteenth century, Idar cutters started to develop the agate deposits of Brazil, which also sparked exploration and discovery of Brazil's rich deposits of amethyst, citrine, tourmaline, topaz, and other gemstones. 


Although the small town of Idar-Oberstein is still known for the finest agate carving in the world, today Idar imports a huge range of other gem materials from around the world.

 

Mystical Properties:


Agate is said to enhance one's perceptiveness and to stimulate analytical capacity, and to provide balance between one's physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual states. Agate is also said to alleviate hostilities and promote goodwill. 


Agate is believed to help discern truth, accept circumstances, and is a powerful emotional healer. Legend says that Agate improves memory and concentration, increases stamina and encourages honesty. 


It is believed to prevent insomnia and ensure pleasant dreams, to enhance personal courage and protect one against danger. Agate provides a calming influence, improves perception, concentration and helps to develop and increase one's analytical talents.  


Blue Lace Agate Moss Agate   Botswana Agate Crazy Lace Agate Fire Agate   Tree Agate Eagle Eye Agate Eye Agate Leaf Agate Carnelian Onyx Chalcedony


Don't forget to also check the Magical Properties of these Agates.

 

More Healing Information

 

Healing Properties: Agates are among the oldest good luck and healing stones. In general agate enables  the wearer to choose between true friends and falls ones.  It is said to avert storms and lightning, protecting children from danger, especially in preventing falls, and to bring prosperity.


Agate is said to help treat disorders of the pancreas and to improve circulation.  It is also a balancing and cleansing stone that can help bridge the gap between head and heart. Different types and colors of agates are said to have additional properties.   See Below...

 

Magical Properties:


Energy: Various, see below..  


Element: Various, see below..  


Powers: Strength, courage, longevity, gardening, love, healing and protection


The numerous types of agate - vaguely distinguishable by color or marking - are used in various types of magic. Though any type of agate may be worn for the above uses, these particular stones have traditional energies.  A list of some of the major ones and their magical attributes are as follows:


Banded Agate (energy: projective, element: fire) For protection, restores bodily energy and eases stressful situations.

Black Agate (energy: projective, element: fire) A protective stone, wear for courage andd successful competitions.


Black and White Agate (energy: projective, element: fire) Worn as an amulet, this agate guards against physcial dangers.


Blue Lace Agate (energy: receptive, element: water) Wear or carry this stone for peace and happiness. Place in your hand to destress the entire body.


Brown or Tawny Agate (energy projective, element: fire)  Long ago worn by warriors for victory in battle, today is is used for success in any undertaking. Prized in Italy and Persia as a guard against the evil eye. Also a fine wealth talisman.


Creamy Yellow Agate  (energy: receptive, element: sun) Helps to lighten moods when used properly within a spell.


Mustard Yellow Agate  (energy: receptive, element: sun) Useful in contacting the creative side of the mind and building an inventive mood.


Green Agate (energy: receptive, element: earth) This agate is generally worn for improved health of the eyes.


Moss Agate (energy: receptive, element: earth) Due to this stone's curious marking, the moss agate is especially the gardener's talisman.   It is also worn to relieve a stiff neck, lend energy to the depleted, and for healing purposes.  It is also used in spells involving riches, happiness, and longevity.  Wear this stone to make new friend and to discover "treasure".


Red Agate (energy: projective, element: fire) Also known by many as the "Blood Agate" this stone was worn in ancient Rome to guard against insect bites and to heal the blood, as well as to promote calm and peace. It is also said to drive away spiders.


Grey with White Stripes Agate (energy: receptive, element: water) is often used for intellectual pursuits.


Brecciated (broken pieces, usually brown and red, held together by quartz)  Used for optimism, tranquility, helps to avoid negative behavior and is a vibrational changer.


Enhydritic (nodules with water trapped inside) Used to contact water devas, and to balance emotions.

Health Benefits of Copper

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The health benefits of copper include proper growth, utilization of iron, enzymatic reactions, connective tissues, hair, eyes, ageing and energy production. Apart from these, heart rhythm, thyroid glands, arthritis, wound healing. RBC formation and cholesterol are other health benefits of copper.

 

The health benefits of copper are crucial for healthy existence, as this mineral enables normal metabolic process in association with amino acids and vitamins. Copper cannot be produced within the body and hence needs to be sourced from external food sources. Copper is the third most prevalent mineral in the body and it is mostly carried by the blood plasma protein, Ceruloplasmin. In order to enjoy health benefits of copper, it must be included in diet of an individual.


Deficiency symptoms: Deficiency of copper can have the following symptoms in human beings:


Anemia Low body temperature Brittle bones Osteoporosis Dilated veins Low white blood cell count Uneven heartbeat Elevated cholesterol levels Low resistance to infections Birth defects Low skin pigmentation Thyroid disordersSome of the other symptoms include lethargy, paleness, sores, edema, stunted growth, hair loss, anorexia, diarrhea, bleeding under the skin and dermatitis. In infant boys, inherited copper deficiency of Menkes' syndrome can happen rarely, where natural absorption of copper becomes impossible. Early medical intervention is vital in such cases.


Important Sources: Copper is present in various food sources such as liver, meat, seafood, beans, whole grains soy flour, wheat bran, almonds, avocados, barley, garlic, nuts, oats, blackstrap molasses ,beets and lentils. Copper also reaches human body by drinking water from copper pipes and by using copper cooking wear. Oysters are the richest sources of copper. Copper content is lost because of prolonged storing in tin cans and in food materials that are high in acid content.

 

Benefits: Copper has many important roles to play in maintaining a healthy body and some of its benefits include:


Arthritis: The health benefits of copper relate to its anti-inflammatory actions to assist in reducing the symptoms of arthritis. Market is also flooded with copper bracelets as well as other accessories for the cure of this disease. Copper also works as a home remedy for arthritis i.e. water stored in a copper container overnight accumulates copper traces which are beneficial to strengthen the muscular system. Proper growth: Copper is highly essential for normal growth and health. Thus, it is definitely important to include this mineral in balanced form in regular diets of an individual. It is helpful in protection of skeletal, nervous and cardiovascular systems.


Pigmentation to hair and eyes: Copper is a vital element of the natural dark pigment, melanin, which imparts coloration to skin, hair, and eyes. Melanin can be produced by melanocytes only in the presence of the cuproenzyme called tyrosinase. Intake of copper supplements helps in protecting the graying hair.


Connective tissues: Copper is an important nutrient that has a significant role in the synthesis of hemoglobin, myelin, body pigment melanin and collagen. It helps to protect the myelin sheath surrounding the nerves. It is also actively involved in the production of an element of connective tissue, elastin. Brain Stimulation: Copper is widely known as a brain stimulant. It is also otherwise called “Brain food”. However, copper content in the diet has to be in right proportions. Too much of copper is also not healthy for the brain. Copper has a control function to play for the brain and hence the extent of copper supplement intake has to be balanced. Utilization of iron and sugar: Copper helps in the absorption of iron from the intestinal tract and release from its primary storage sites like liver. It also helps in the utilization of sugar in the body.


Enzymatic reactions: Copper is either an element or a cofactor of as many as 50 different enzymes that take part in various biological reactions within the body. These enzymes can function properly only in the presence of copper. Helps in stalling ageing: Copper is a strong antioxidant, which works in the presence of the antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase, to safeguard the cell membranes from free radicals. Increases energy production: Copper is essential for the synthesis of adenosine triphosphate, which is an energy storehouse of the human body. The cuproenzyme, cytochrome c oxidase, affects the intracellular energy production. It acts as a catalyst in the reduction of molecular oxygen to water, during which the enzyme produces an electrical gradient used by the mitochondria to synthesize the vital energy-storing molecule, ATP.


Bactericidal properties: Studies have shown that copper can destroy or inhibit the growth of bacterial strains such as E Coli. Thyroid glands: Copper has an important role in ensuring the proper functioning of thyroid glands.


RBC formation: Copper helps in the production of red blood cells hemoglobin and bone. Immunity: Copper has an important role in the healing process and thus, ensures better wound healing. Copper acts as an extremely good immunity builder. It also works as a cure to anemic problems. Reduces cholesterol: Research studies have shown that copper can reduce bad cholesterol level and helps in increasing beneficial cholesterol.



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