Why are colors so powerful and how do they influence our choice of stones ?
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While gemstones and crystals carry different kind of energies, color also carries energy of its own. So that is why colors are also playing a very important role in setting intentions and are an aspect that needs to be considered when choosing your stones.
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People are influenced by colors, they can bring us peace of mind like blue, white tones or stimulate like orange, purple ones.
Colors and Meaning :
Red is the color of fire, passion, action, energy. Red is the color of blood, and indeed it has a strong connection with life and vitality. Red is also the color used for Warning Of Danger, warning signals are always in red color.
Red gemstones can be used to bring energy to your body and boost your vitality. Red gemstones are also said to bring passion in your life and improve sexuality. It can be used with the purpose of being more appealing and attractive to others.
Red stones are also associated with the Root Chakra, and are used for Root Chakra healing therapy.
Popular Red Gemstones : Ruby, Garnet, Red Jasper, Tourmaline.
Pink is the color of love, unconditional love, tenderness and compassion. Pink is a very feminine color, it has a gentle loving and caring energy.
Pink gemstones can be used to attract love, tenderness and kindness. Pink gemstones are also said to bring hope and comfort in difficult times. Use pink gemstones for calming your nerves, it gives a sense of inner peace to the wearer.
Green stones are usually used for Heart Chakra healing, but it is also very effective to use pink stones for the Heart Chakra healing therapy.
Popular Pink Gemstones : Rose Quartz, Rhodonite, Rhodochrosite, Kunzite, Morganite.
Brown colors are Earth related. They are used to give stability and security. They are particularly indicated for Grounding Purposes.
Brown colors are associated with concepts of stability, grounding, home, security, and reliability.
Brown gemstones are said to promote stability and clear your ideas. Wear brown gemstones if you need to establish a connection with earth, and the stability this brings.
Popular brown gemstones are : Picture Jasper, Bronzite, Tiger Eye, Petrified Wood.
Orange is the color of Joy, Sunshine and Enthusiasm. Also, it is said that it is the color of creativity. Orange is a vibrant color and is associated with Activity, Adventures, and Discoveries.
Orange gemstones promote wellness in general. Wear orange gemstones to bring happiness, confidence and understanding. Also, Orange gemstones is said to help in decision making.
Popular orange gemstones are : Carnelian, Sunstone, Orange Calcite, Tangerine.
* YELLOW :
Yellow gemstones are said to encourage communication and improve the ability to express yourself. Wear yellow gemstones to give clarity for decision making, improve concentration and increase levels of energies.
Popular Yellow gemstones are : Citrine, Amber, Honey Calcite, Lemon Quartz.
* GREEN :
Green is the color of growth, renewal and new beginnings. It is also associated with luck, prosperity and abundance. Green promotes balance of the heart and the emotions. Green is a very positive color, it promotes love : love for nature and for others.
Green gemstones have powerful energy for growth, is related with the desire to expand. It has also the power to overcome difficulties. Wear green gemstones if you are starting new ventures, new experiences. It helps new beginnings and has lucky attributes.
Popular Green Gemstones : Jade, Green Aventurine, Malachite, Emerald, Moss Agate.
* BLUE :
Blue is often used to enhance communication, improving our self expression and our ability to tell the truth.
Deep Blue gemstones are stones for communication. Use blue gemstones if you need confidence to share the truth. It gives clarity of thought and clear understanding.
Light Blue gemstones are calming energies. Wear Light blue gemstones to feel inner peace.
Popular blue gemstones are : Lapislazuli, Sodalite, Kyanite, Aquamarine, Apatite.
* PURPLE :
Purple is the color of spiritual enlightenment. It is the color of magic and mistery.
Purple gemstones are used to enhance imagination and inspiration. It is very powerful to increase intellectual capacity. Use purple stones to find balance in your life and remove obstacles. Also, they are used for better connection with higher self.
Purple color is associated with the Crown Chakra that links the individual and the spiritual.
Popular purple gemstones are : Amethyst, Fluorite, Lepidolite, Charoite.
* WHITE :
White is the color of purity, innocence, kindness. It is very often associated with safety, protection and illumination. White is the complete energy of light. Indeed, white is said to manifest the presence of all the colors.
White gemstones are ruled by the Moon and gives protection. Also, they help new beginnings and renewals.
Popular white gemstones are : White Howlite, Moonstone, Crystal Quartz, White Selenite.
* BLACK :
Black is the absence of color. Black is the color of power, strength and authority. It is also the color of death, evil and sadness. Black is mystery and is often associated with the unknown or the negative.
Black gemstones are used to give strength to the wearer. Also, it gives protection as black is the absence of light and can be used to give invisibility to the wearer. Also, black gemstones can be used to give self confidence.
Popular black gemstones are : Black Onyx, Black Tourmaline, Lava Stones, Obsidian, Jet.
It can be very interesting to combine stones and colors for their energies. They can be complementary and resonate with your unique energy.