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The Universe Of Colored Gemstones Is Endlessly Fascinating
The universe of colored gemstones is endlessly fascinating, for centuries, nearly every culture has held the belief that colored gemstones possess magical powers or the ability to provide the wearer with certain attributes. This way of thinking has motivated the world of fashion. Natural gemstone jewelry is mystical in all of its beauty. Women need to feel not only glamorous but powerful as well. Designers have taken what you want and provided what you need in the latest jewelry fashion for 2006. This spring and summer color is less saturated and more sophisticated.
White, golden and earth tones are the new trend for 2006. Placing emphasis on nature as well as style is important for today’s woman. White is interesting in it’s own right with pearls are making a HUGE splash this season. They provide a calming effect. They give purity and promote faith, truth and loyalty.
They especially enhance personal integrity, the ultimate feminine energy. Agate, the most popular semi-precious gemstone comes in a multitude of natural colors. It says to help strengthen the body’s connection to the earth. It can give courage, energy and dispels fears, which increases self-confidence. It is a stone of harmony, and by bringing the elements of one’s being into harmony it greatly enhances healing. Agate also enhances creativity and stimulates the intellect. It is considered the stone of good luck. Jade, a love attracting stone is also the stone of fidelity and generosity. It is also considered to be good for the physical heart and for emotional balance and stability. Jasper is a stone of gentleness and relaxation.
It enhances one’s ability to relax and brings tranquility, comforting, wholeness and healing. It is sometimes called the nurturing stone for it’s protective energies. Crystal Quartz is a powerful stone that harmonizes and balances. It enhances energies and thoughts and purifies the mental and physical. It is also a powerfully protective stone, bringing purified energy in. Rose Quartz is the stone of unconditional love. It has excellent protection energies during pregnancy and childbirth. The elevated energy gives rose quartz a property of enhancing love in any situation. It also brings gentleness, forgiveness, and tolerance. These are only a few examples of the most popular semi-precious gemstones for spring and summer 2006.
The natural beauty and healing properties as well as mystical powers they possess are growing in popularity and will continue to dominate the fashion world into the fall. It is not only about looking your best but feeling inspired this season. Adding these natural pieces of gemstone jewelry to your wardrobe will defiantly “spark” interest as well as pull your look together.
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