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SemiPrecious Stones

Semiprecious stones have been crafted into beads since early civilization.  Formed when minerals were caught in cooling rocks and created veins, they are  extracted from the rock by mining. The human need for beauty and self-adornment is as old as civilization itself. The belief in the magical properties of the stones used in adornment –attributes of peace, protection, and healing–is also ancient.

Semiprecious stones have been assigned to birth months, used as amulets and traded as currency as well as adornment in jewelry; and many are believed to have therapeutic properties which pass to the wearer.  Gemstones such as diamonds, emeralds, rubies and sapphires are rarely drilled to make beads as this detracts from there worth.  

The stones and clays from which our beads are formed come from the mysterious depths of the earth all over the world. But whatever the varied geographical or geological origin of these beautiful, tactile objects—they bring a common delight to our eyes, our minds —and our souls.


 Disclaimer:
 The information regarding the metaphysical and other properties and purposes of  minerals are provided for entertainment and inspirational  purposes only. In no way is it intended for diagnosing illness, prescription, or advice and should not replace proper medical attention. Consult your Doctor or other health care practitioner regarding health issues. Creative Bead Designs is not liable for any use or misuse of this information.   
 Unakite (aka Unikite)
First discovered in America, in the Unakas mountains of North Carolina, unakite is a granite composed of pink feldspar, green epidote, and quartz. It exists in various shades of green and pink and is usually mottled in appearance. In good quality Unakite is considered a semiprecious stone, will take a good polish and is often used in Jewelry and other Lapidary work such as Eggs, Spheres, and Carvings. It is also referred to as epidotized granite.

Unakite can be found in the beach rock on the shores of Lake Superior. It is the state stone of Virginia, where it is found in the river valleys after having been washed down from the Blue Ridge Mountains. Unakite is not limited to America, and is mainly mined in South Africa, Brazil, and China as well as the U.S.A.


Unakite (sometimes spelled Unikite) is a stone with gentle but powerful energy. It can assist one in finding one's animal guide. It is also a stone that is helpful for gardening. Unakite is also a good protection stone. Unakite brings unconditional love of humanity, connection and reunion. Unakite is considered to be very helpful for pregnancy and childbirth. It can help with healing of abandonment and separation issues. Unakite is said to benefit the heart, circulatory system, female reproductive system, male reproductive system (to a lesser extent), and ease pregnancy.


 Variscite
Variscite AlPO4·2H2O, hydrated aluminium phosphate, is a relatively rare phosphate mineral. It is sometimes confused with turquoise, however, variscite is usually greener in colour.
Variscite is formed by direct deposition from phosphate bearing water that has reacted with aluminium rich rocks in a near-surface environment. It occurs as fine-grained masses in nodules, cavity fillings, and crusts. Variscite often contains veins of the mineral crandallite.
Variscite is sometimes used as a semi-precious stone, and is popular for carvings and ornamental use. It is named after Variscia, the historical name of Vogtland in Germany.
A notable locality is Fairfield, Utah in the United States. It is also found in Germany, Australia, and Brazil.

Variscite is a soothing stone. It is sometimes called a "true worry stone" because it eases fear, tension, anxiety, worry, and impatience. It also relieves stress and depression, and can give courage and inner strength. Variscite can help calm the mind and help it be still, which makes it an excellent stone for meditaiton. Variscite can be a benefit for intuition and psychic perceptions, and is excellent for past-life recall. Physically, variscite is used for helping strengthen cells and tissues, blood problems, nervous system, kidneys, muscles and bones. It is also used for male reproductive healing, including impotence.


 Verdite
Verdite is a stone that stimulates the energy centers/chakras. It can assist the movement of Kundalini. Often, verdite is used to access and assimilate ancient knowledge. Emotionally, verdite brings consistency, stability, and fortitude. Physically verdite is used for cleansing the blood, removing toxins, and genital disorders.

 Vermeil
Vermeil is sterling silver coated with a heavy, more durable gold electroplating. The metaphysical properties lore combines the lore of both gold and silver including wealth, happiness, good feelings, intuition, removing negative energies, moon energies, and more.

 Witches Fingers (Witch's Finger Quartz)
Witches Fingers are excellent tools that are quartz crystal with actinolite, mica, and/or rutile inclusions. They are excellent for crystal grids for healing and protection. They are also great protection against chaotic energy, and can be placed around a room or house to guard against chaotic energy. In addition, they are excellent for aura shielding. Witches Fingers are also good for meditation, channeling information regarding spiritual growth and attracing spiritual partners to help you down your spiritual path. Physically, they are good for general healing, and healing dis-ease caused by chaotic physical conditions, such as cancer.


 Wonderstone
Wonderstone is a type of rhyolite that grows with gorgeous patterns of creams, yellows, pinks and reds. As with all rhyolite, it is an excellent meditation stone, and enhances creativity. It brings energies of tranqulity and helps eliminate worries. It also helps reduce or eliminate depression and anxiety, giving an overall sense of wellbeing. Wonderstond can also bring mental clarity and give insigh into the right course of action. Physically, wonderstone has been used to help with back pain, and abdominal pain. Wonderstone is associated with the sacral chakra, particularly in connection to the heart chakra.

 Yellow Calcite
Yellow calcite stimulates the intellect. It can help one organize intellectual thoughts and information. It is also good for psychic abilities. In the physical realm, yellow calcite benefits the stomach, upper intestines, upper back and upper spine.
 Yellow Jasper
Yellow jasper has characteristics of helping one be strong and balanced in the social arenas and protects one's social welfare. It is associated with the solar plexus (belly) chakra. Yellow jasper is a protective stone that particularly gives protection during travel, both physical and spiritual. It also shields one from negativity, and can protect from depression.

 Yttrian Fluorite
Yttrian Fluorite is an unusual, rare form of purple fluorite. It is a stone of manifestation that helps ground the ideas of philosophers, thinkers, and dreamers by manifesting their plans. It has the effect of making ideas come to life, and is a stone of self-fulfillment and self-actualization. It helps with increase of weath and mental prowess.

 Zebra Stone
Zebra stone is a stone that can help us connect to mother earth and to the infinite energy and love in the universe. Zebra stone, by these connections, can show us our own true natures and help us see past illusion. Zebra stone is particularly effective at protecting one's aura. Physically, zebra stone stimulates energy, and is beneficial for stamina, endurance, bone disorders, osteoporosis, teeth, gums, muscle spasms, and heart palpitations.

 Zeolites
Zeolites (Greek, zein,"to boil";lithos,"a stone") are minerals that have a porous structure. The term was originally coined in the 18th century by a Swedish mineralogist named Axel Fredrick Cronstedt who observed, upon rapidly heating a natural mineral, that the stones began to dance about as the water evaporated. Using the Greek words which mean "stone that boils," he called this material zeolite.

Zeolites are a family of minerals and related minerals, including apophyllite, chabazite, stilbite, heulandite, goosecreekite, laumonite, natrolite and others. Technically, zeolites are framework silicates with exchangeable cations and some of the minerals considered zeolites metaphysically do not strictly fit the technical criteria, but are like "cousins" with some metaphysical properties that are the same. In particular, zeolites are said to be extraordinarily helpful for absorbing and removing toxins, whether it be in the environment or in a person.

 In a person, this metaphysical aspect would make zeolites excellent healing stones, and they are often used in conjunction with Reiki. Zeolites are also said to be useful for agriculture or gardening, especially when they are buried in the field or garden. Zeolites are said to remove negative energy and bring in happiness where the negative energy was. Mystical healing lore says that zeolites are helpful for goiter, addictions, detoxification, and bloating. Each individual type of zeolite also has its own unique metaphysical properties.

 Zoisite (Green)
Zoisite is a calcium aluminium hydroxy sorosilicate belonging to the epidote group of minerals. Zoisite is named after Austrian scientist Baron Sigmund Zois von Edelstein (Baron von Zois), whom discovered the mineral in the Sau-Alp mountains of Austria in 1805. Zoisite was first known as saualpite, after its type locality. Transparent material is fashioned into gemstones while translucent-to-opaque material is usually carved into sculptural works.

Zoisite brings trust in general as well as releases fears, which can bring a depth of happiness to one's life. Zoisite is also said to bring energy and dispel laziness. Crystal healing lore purports that zoisite is good for vitality, adrenal glands, reproductive organs, and strengthening the heart. Zoisite is associated primarily with the heart chakra, but is sometimes associated with the root and sacral chakras
































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