There are various physical and spiritual gemstone therapies used by people since thousands of years ago to improve self, to get rid of negative qualities, and to become better people.
Using the metaphysical properties of stones is just one way to achieve great level of wisdom, inner strength, knowledge, intuition, spirit, bravery and other positive qualities. Regardless of what many people may think about the properties of stones, metaphysical properties of these things are something we cannot ignore.
Why Using Stones?
Stones, especially gemstones and semi precious stones, are miracles of nature. They are formed inside rocks, and not a single gemstone or crystal has identical look. These rocks carry special elements that are reflected in their colors, patterns and hues. They are also reflections of the energy that surrounds them, depending on their locations.
Each stone can also carry special elements such as water, earth, fire or metal elements. They reflect the miniatures of earth itself, and they act as channeling tool for pure energy around us. This is why that people have been used stones for therapies even since thousands of years ago.
Metaphysical Properties and Color Energies
Metaphysical properties of stones are reflected on their dominant colors. Just like stones, certain colors are believed to invoke certain qualities, power and reactions. It has been scientifically proven that blue reflects calmness, red invokes spirit and bravery, yellow invokes energy and stimulation, green invokes peaceful feeling, and many more. this scientific research was just emphasis of what ancient people had long believed.
Gemstones and crystals have their own dominant colors, even though some of their variants may have colorful patterns. Color energies of stones invoke different feelings, for example:
- Red symbolizes bravery, courage, passion, lust, excitement and fierceness.
- Yellow symbolizes joy, happiness, youthful feeling, energy, prosperity and vitality.
- Green symbolizes peace, life, growth and changes.
- Blue symbolizes calmness, wisdom, relaxation, knowledge and hope.
- Pink symbolizes affection, tender love, care and unconditional love.
- Black symbolizes mystery, protection, intuition and self-discovery.
- Purple symbolizes divine power, luxury and mysticism.
- White symbolizes purity, humbleness, acceptance and kindness.
When applied to certain stones, these colors may have overlapping qualities with other stone colors, especially if you apply knowledge about gemstone metaphysical meaning thoroughly by looking at different aspects such as birthday, health factors, zodiacs, personality aspects and everything to know that can really describe about someone.
Metaphysical Properties Stone Uses
There are many ways people can use metaphysical properties of stones to improve their life. For example, in healing crystal, you can keep a crystal that is adjusted with your birthday or related to qualities that you want to achieve in your life. As for gemstones, there are many ways you can use them.
You can use gemstone as amulet, charm or jewelry. You can put them in the gem bowl or tree, or put them in some parts of the house as accessories. Some gemstones or rocks that are able to banish bad dream such as aquamarine or amethyst may be placed under the bed to ward off sleeping troubles and bad dreams.