Wednesday, 6 May 2009

Quick update on earring competition

How wonderful, the comments are already arriving for the competition. Keep it up, lets see how many we can get. I think I will do two draws. One for each pair so don't forget to specify your favourite.

As requested, here is some info for each of the gemstones.

Carnelian - SiO2+(Fe,O,OH)
In the middle ages, Carnelian was assigned a blood-staunching and anger-calming effect. The Egyptians also used it as a protective stone for the dead.
Mentally - Courage, Emotionally lifting, energizing.
Physically - works with: Organs. Stimulating the absorption of vitamins, nutrients and minerals in the small intestine. Alleviates rheumatism, arthritis and stimulates the metabolism.
Chakra: Base, Sacral

Turquoise - CuAl6[(OH)2/PO4]4.4H2O+Fe
According to tradition, turquoise was thought to warn the wearer about the threat of danger.
Mentally - friendship, loyalty, self-realization, mood swings, inner calm, romantic love.
Physically - panic attacks, eyes, viral infections, rheumatism, stomach, cramp, pain, sore throat.
Chakra: Throat, Third Eye.

4 comments:

BetteJo said...

Visually I like the carnelian the best and I think I like the attributes of it best as well. :)

jeandsmith said...

I like the attributes of the turquiose best. As well as being pretty it is good to know what the stone means.

Zoe said...

Blimey I need one of each....look a bit odd though lol

amanda said...

i need the turquiose for some inner calm and self-relization, they look beautiful.
good job.

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