Gemstone Spirit

Hindu Birthstones

Hindu Birthstones
Find your Hindu Birthstone today!

Silver: Folklore and Meanings

Silver: Folklore and Meanings

Sterling Silver is a popular metal among artisan jewelry designers and enthusiasts.  It's supple nature and malleability make it desirable for shaping and melding into all types of jewelry. 

But Silver, like many stones, also has a spiritual side to it. 


Gem Shows are for Artisans

Gem Shows are for Artisans

I did a lot over the weekend. I had a couple of pieces on my bench that I wanted to finish. I created these earrings from a pair of dinosaur jasper cabochons that I found online. I love the interesting pattern within these teardrop cabochons.    - Dinosaur Jasper Earrings I also finished two pendants this weekend; a chevron amethyst and a scenic jasper. You can see both pendants below.   -Chevron Amethyst  - Scenic Jasper   When I speak to customers at shows, I usually get asked where I find my stones. The answer to that is "a variety of places". Some...


Russian Birthstones

Russian Birthstones
Societies and cultures around the world have associated specific stones with the month someone was born. Today we are going to look at the Russian Birthstones. 

Amazonite: Meaning, Powers, And Uses

Amazonite: Meaning, Powers, And Uses

Amazonite's Meanings and Powers.....

Amazonite is known as a stone of harmony. The stone's energy works to promote both harmony within oneself, and harmony within a social situation. Amazonite assists one in speaking their personal truth, without allowing emotions to rule. Essentially, it helps you speak your truth as an indisputable fact.