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GEMSTONE MAGIC & MEANING: TURQUOISE

GEMSTONE MAGIC & MEANING: TURQUOISE

 

Turquoise is the birthstone for those born in December. It represents a few key personality traits including honesty, creativity and happiness. It is the stone of wisdom and spiritual journeying. It automatically draws us in with its calming cool tones that can range from blue to green, often with a web of the remnants of the rock in which it was formed, or a matrix. Turquoise is one of the oldest protection stones and is known as a symbol of wealth in many ancient cultures.

 

The Pharaohs of Egypt were known to adorn themselves with it and in Native tribes all across the Americas it was believed that by wearing this precious stone, the human mind became at one with the universe. In China, sculptors and artisans have been carving it for over 3,000 years.

 

This gemstone is a symbol of self-realization, helping you to better understand yourself, your ideas, and emotions. It is a wonderful aid in regards to any type of analytical thinking. Also helpful with communication, turquoise helps the wearer be honest with the self and others. Use the powerful presence of turquoise to speak your truth! We have turquoise jewelry on our website and a TON of these and many more stunning gemstones in each of our stores, so come see us to satisfy your crystal cravings! 

 

How to take care of your turquoise:

Turquoise is stable to light and most natural elements, but high heat can cause these stones to break and even become discolored. When not in use, be sure to store them in a cool dry place. Our selection of handcrafted boxes are perfect! To clean your turquoise be sure to only use warm, soapy water and never use steam or chemical cleaners. 

GEMSTONE MAGIC & MEANING: LARIMAR

GEMSTONE MAGIC & MEANING: LARIMAR

Larimar represents peace and clarity, healing, and love. A gemstone of serenity, larimar promotes relaxation through its soothing color and calming energy.  It is a wonderful “worry stone”, and also fosters connection with the Divine feminine when held or worn during meditation.  It activates the throat chakra, having a vibration that assists in clear communication, particularly regarding emotions.

It is often known as the “Atlantis Stone”. A psychic named Edgar Cayce (1877 – 1945) said that part of Atlantis was in the Caribbean, and also that a blue stone with extraordinary healing powers would be found there. About 30 years after he passed away, Larimar was discovered in the Dominican Republic, which is to this day the only place it can be found!

Visit any of our stores to see the oceanic beauty of this rare gem, available at Mexicali in unique (often one-of-a-kind) shapes and settings. All of the pieces in the picture above are currently available in our Freeport store.

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GEMSTONE MAGIC & MEANING: CITRINE

GEMSTONE MAGIC & MEANING: CITRINE

Shining with a golden glow, people have long treasured citrine as a gift from the sun. Many citrine begin their lives as amethyst. After gentle heating, the purple fades and a golden yellow takes its place. Citrine brings happiness, joy and optimism into your life. It’s said to increase self esteem and promote clarity of thought. It’s one of only two minerals on the planet which does not hold or accumulate negative energy, but dispels and transforms it.

Citrine is often called the “Success stone”, as its powers to attract and manifest success and abundance in all areas is widely known. It is a powerful gem for enhancing financial success in business; it is a great stone to have or wear when you are hoping to start a new business venture or make some money! In addition to manifesting abundance, citrine also brings energies of generosity so that the prosperity and success is shared.

Associated with the solar plexus chakra, Citrine magnifies and clarifies personal energy and power. It helps to increase willpower and confidence, and help the wearer make positive choices towards their highest good. A joyful and lucky stone, sunny citrine is an all-around life-enhancing gem!

Visit our website for a plethora of pretty gemstone jewelry, or visit any of our stores in Maine to see the potent and powerful beauty of this stunning gem, available at Mexicali in unique (often one-of-a-kind) shapes and settings. The gorgeous citrine pieces in this picture can be found today in our Newcastle store.

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