Source: China, United States, Italy, Myanmar, Russia, Middle East
Colour: Green, orange, brown, blue, blue-green, cream, lavender, red, white
Jade is a symbol of purity and serenity. It is a stone that increases love and nurturing. It is also a protective stone, which keeps the wearer from harm and brings harmony. Jade stabilizes the personality and integrates the mind with the body. It promotes self-sufficiency. Jade releases negative thoughts and soothes the mind, it aids emotional release, especially irritability. It is also a cleansing stone, supporting the body’s filtration and elimination organs.
In addition, White Jade directs energy in the most constructive way. It filters destructions, emphasising the best possible results, and aids decision-making as it pulls in the relevant information. Green Jade calms the nervous system and channels passion in constructive ways.
Source: Britain, Egypt, Germany, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Libya
Colour: Blue and white, sometimes flecked with red.
Angelite is one of the “stones of Awareness”, it represents peace and brotherhood. Angelite is formed from Celestite that has been compressed over millions of years, and it shares many properties with that stone.
It is known as a powerful stone for healers because it deepens attunement and heightens perception. Angelite helps you to speak the truth, whatever it may be. It helps you to be more compassionate and accepting, especially of that which cannot be changed. It transmutes pain and disorder into wholeness and healing, opening the way for spiritual inspiration. It creates a deep feeling of peace and tranquillity.
Source: Britain, Italy, Brazil, Sweden, Canada, Switzerland.
Colour: Silver, red or grey when unpolished; shiny when polished.
Hematite is particularly effective at grounding and protecting. It harmonizes mind, body and spirit. Used during out-of-body journeying, it protects the soul and grounds it back into the body. This stone has a strong yang element and balances the meridians, redressing yin imbalance. It dissolves negativity and prevents negative energies from entering the aura, restoring peace and harmony to the body. Hematite helps you to come to terms with mistakes and to accept them as learning experiences rather than disasters.
Bracelet: With sterling silver clasp; stainless steel wire covered by transparent elastic chord (diameter – 0.35mm), total length is 19.4cm long.