Gems, Stones and Crystals that are all about LOVE
Whether a gift of self-love or a romantic gesture to a new or longtime partner, these romantic stones carry deep meaning.
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A famous love stone is rose quartz, which is believed to represent unconditional love. Rose quartz can also open the heart and build trust with others, helping someone to fall in love. The light pink hued rose quartz is believed to attract love, but can also be a stone of self-love, as it provides a calming and comforting energy.
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A moonstone can contain all the romance of a moonlit night. It is also a stone of destiny. The cool celestial tones of moonstone can be seductive and magical. In particular, moonstone is believed to arouse passion and intensify physical relationships.Check Online Store for Jewelry made with Moonstone
Lapis lazuli can be a helpful love stone in that it can alleviate shyness and help the wearer to overcome timidity. On the other hand, this deep indigo blue stone is also believed to strengthen a marriage by fortifying fidelity. It is also associated with truth, as it was believed that lapis lazuli would improve the wearer’s ability to see clearly.
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A sapphire is an excellent love stone as it is believed to bring abundance and prosperity to whoever wears it. Sapphires also represent romantic devotion, and have been known to be associated with piety. They are also believed to clear negative energy and give the wearer protection.
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With its deep, wine-red tones, garnet is a love stone of passion and fire, as it is believed to stimulate the blood, and stoke internal flames. It is also thought garnet can aid in opening communication and freeing expression within a relationship.
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While the moonstone captures the romance of the night, the sunstone is the essence of light, warmth, and sunny joy. This coral coloured stone can inspire sensuality and self-confidence, as well as open communication and romantic connection. Sunstone is also linked to good fortune and a light, carefree nature.
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The luscious red hue of a ruby is the same as red roses, and both communicate passionate love. Rubies represent romance and are believed to inspire desire. Faithful commitment is another romantic connotation of the ruby. They are also believed to bring good fortune. This seductive stone may also bring courage to the wearer, as well as protection.
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The diamond is a classic symbol of love and commitment, and, because of this, diamonds frequently feature in engagement rings. But diamonds can also be the focal part of other jewelry pieces, for either men or women. The unbreakable quality of a diamond translates to an unbreakable love, making them a quintessential stone of love.
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Pink tourmaline is known as a stone that protects the heart. It is also known to promote unconditional love. A gentle, loving stone, pink tourmaline is also believed to help mend a broken heart. It is a stone that can soothe and provide compassion and emotional support. It is believed that pink tourmaline welcomes love and joy into the life of whoever wears it.
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The pearl is a classic symbol of purity and protection, in a large part due to how pearls are formed, from a tiny grain of sand inside the protective shell of an oyster. The many layers of a pearl give a connotation of commitment and strength. Pearls also carry a connotation of purity of intention, and have been considered symbols of fertility.
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