Crystals for Libra

The traditional stone for those born under the Libra star sign is Peridot. Peridot’s colors include lime green, yellow green, and olive green. The most green stones are called Peridot while the yellow green is chrysolite and olive green is olivine. This stone is also know to be a “Study Stone.” It is also a dispeller strengthened crystal. Peridot is now . . .

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Symbolic Stones for August

Symbolic Stones for August Those born in August can actually claim two birthstones: peridot and sardonyx. Peridot Peridot is a lovely light green color. Many ancient references of the gem call it “chrysolite” instead. Early Christians considered it sacred, as it is mentioned multiple times throughout the Bible. In fact, Catholic bishops, to this day, wear a ring of peridot . . .

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February’s Gemstone

  February’s Stone: February’s birthstone is the amethyst. Amethysts contain the second most abundant mineral found in Earth’s crust – quartz. Quartz is often found lining the insides of geodes. So it’s no wonder that geodes sometimes contain amethysts, too. Like quartz, amethysts are a transparent form of silicon dioxide (SiO2). An amethyst’s color can range from a faint mauve . . .

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