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Root Chakra Stones

What is the Root Chakra?  The Root Chakra is known as Muladhara, which is Sanskrit meaning ‘root’ & ‘basis’. What this means, in terms of our existence, is that this energy centre is responsible for the idea of our survival & safety. This Chakra is located at the base of the spine; believed to be the centre of our vital … Continue reading

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What are Chakra Stones?

Chakra comes from Sanskrit, meaning ‘wheel’, referring to the concentrated energy centres throughout the human body.  Originating from Tantric Hindu & Buddhist practices, Chakra stones are gemstones which magnify or balance the energy centre you choose to work on; enabling optimum function of the associated organs or glands. Illness or stress can cause blockage or clouding of Chakras, so there … Continue reading

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Getting Married in 2020? Here’s 6 things about Wedding Rings to keep in mind

If the time has finally come for you and your partner to tie the knot, may we firstly offer our congratulations! While we’re sure you have plenty to prepare, we can assure you that ring-picking needn’t be a stressful endeavour. There’s many things to think about, but we’d like to make this process a little easier for you with some … Continue reading

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4 things you didn’t know about Opal – October’s Birthstone

Opal – along with Tourmaline – is the birthstone for October, as well as the gemstone for 14th wedding anniversaries. Like most gemstones, it is subject to folklore surrounding its suspected uses, origins & healing properties. Opal however, has had an inconsistent & peculiar perception throughout the centuries.  Is Opal an evil stone that brings bad luck? Opals have always … Continue reading

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Rubies vs Sapphires

Rubies are famed for their rich rufescent colour, ranging from a shade of light pink, to an intense red.  While Sapphires – this month’s birthstone – are typically purchased in a royal Blue, but are actually available in a wide range of colours. Little is it known however, that the Ruby and Sapphire gemstones are both of the same chemical … Continue reading

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August’s Birthstone – Peridot

Originally Sardonyx, Peridot (pronounced either pear-a-doe or pear-a-dot) is now considered the primary birthstone for the month of August and has been for some time. Where the name originated from is disputed between the Arabic ‘Faridat’, meaning ‘Gem’, and the Greek ‘Peridone’, meaning ‘giving plenty’. Furthermore, the month of August’s name comes from Augustus Caesar, first Emperor of Rome. History … Continue reading

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July’s Birthstone – Ruby

Inheriting its name from the Sanskrit Manik (माणिक), which evolved into the Latin Ruber (meaning red), then Rubinus (Medieval Latin), to Rubi (Old French) and eventually Ruby in English, Ruby is the birthstone for July and recommended as both the 15th & 40th-anniversary gemstone.   Properties of Ruby Acclaimed for its rarity, the ancient Hindus regarded ruby as ‘the King of … Continue reading

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What your favorite gemstone tells about your personality

Gemstones are not only beautiful and colourful accessories, they are also powerful talismans. Since the beginning of time, people have been drawn to gemstones and have seen in them currency, luxury, aesthetics and powerful properties. These properties vary from gemstone to gemstone and each one perfectly matches a particular personality. Here are 5 gemstones and the personality they match, can … Continue reading

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March’s Birthstone – Aquamarine

Getting its name from Latin,  Aquamarine means “water of the sea,” and is a transparent Blue/Green variety of Beryl. As you might have already guessed, this gorgeous gem is  March’s birthstone. As this gemstone colour is reminiscent of the blue of the ocean and the sky, aquamarine has always been considered the protection symbol of sailors and fishermen, as well … Continue reading

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Top 5 Amethyst Picks

February is almost finished and with it the long cold winter and Valentine’s Day. However, before saying once and for all  “Goodbye Winter; Hello Spring,” let’s see our top 5 amethyst products in honour of February’s birthstone. Amethyst enhances intuition and inspiration, gives you clarity and insight and is an excellent stone for meditation and relaxation. Take advantage of Amethyst’s … Continue reading

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