The new year is a time for looking back at the past and making plans for the future. I can safely say that everyone in our community has endured some undue stress and loss in the past couple of years and especially the last few weeks. We truly hoping for some positivity and brightness in 2022. That being said, both vibrant and soothing gemstone colors are all on trend.
People are wanting gems and styles with intentional sentiments like love, wisdom, resilience, positivity and authenticity. Warm feminine jewel tones in pinks and reds and the cool blues and greens of the Mediterranean are set to be our go-to’s this year.
Rubies are a gem of eternal love. It encourages a passion for life and helps to improve motivation when you feel like giving up.
Lovely peachy pink Morganite is a gem of compassion and emotional nourishment. It can help one work through grief and, it brings a lightness as you sense your burden being lifted and helps you let go of hurt and anger and trust in the larger patterns of life.
This is a gem that attracts and supports unconditional love, and is associated with calm and happiness. The most popular and powerful uses for the properties of the Rose Quartz meaning are for attracting love and partnership. Going beyond romantic love, the Rose Quartz is also linked with compassion, making it a powerful stone for deepening relationships of any kind — even our relationships with ourselves.
Blue Topaz (London and Sky Blue)
Blue Topaz is a stone of peacefulness, calming to the emotions, and ideal for meditation and connecting with spiritual beings. Topaz evokes a solar energy, diffusing and radiating its gentle power in all directions…soothing, healing, stimulating and recharging. It brings solid, lasting energy, joy, generosity and abundance.
Chalcedony is a nurturing gemstone promoting goodwill and brotherhood. It will absorb negativity and bring the spirit, emotions, body and mind in accord. Chalcedony is also a potent cleanser and healer. As an excellent stone of peace-making and peace, Chalcedony will promote calm and stillness in homes for those at odds with another.
As a calming crystal, Kyanite breaks boundaries when it comes to healing the mind. It is full of a light essence that instantly cools down a hothead. When the mind thinks about anything dark, Kyanite lights up like a beacon, guiding it back to sanity easing feelings of stress and anxiety . It is a unique gem when it comes to healing properties. It prevents negative influences from penetrating an individual's emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual aspects. It also establishes a strong connection between its bearer and the surroundings. It’s the perfect gemstone for those who want to establish a healthy relationship with others.
For many, previous years brought disappointment, anxiety, and – finally – hope. Pearls, a symbol of wisdom and purity, are definitely a gem that resonate with these stressors. Just as a pearl is created by the ‘stress’ of a grain of sand and create something glorious, our stress and lessons learned can also be turned into some thing positive. Pearls simply never go out of style. Whether worn simply or with a bit of panache they’re going to be with us for a long time.