Ah Spring...this year more than most, Spring is a huge welcome for many. The chill in the air is starting to fade, the days are getting longer. The daffodils are starting to bloom and the circle of life is in full swing.
As spring is associated with new life and rebirth, we think these stones are perfect for use in your craft, whatever that may be.
Green aventurine connects to Persephone, the Greek Goddess of Spring.
This stone carries a strong connection to the earth. It promotes healing of the body and is said to increase wealth and prosperity. It is said to protect against electromagnetic and environmental pollution. Green aventurine, amongst its wonderful properties, is also said to stimulate will power and confidence - so might just help kick start you into that spring feeling.
It brings prosperity, growth, and abundance of all kinds. It is thought to speed up recovery from illness, be anti-inflammatory, cleanse the circulatory system and boost the immune system! What a wonderful stone! Some articles claim that midwives have used the stones to lessen pain and ensure a good delivery for expectant mothers. The perfect spring stone.
One of our favourite all rounders. Rose quartz is said to be the stone of universal love. It carries a strong connection of spiritual energy to the earth, stimulating love and soothing emotions. The comforting and soothing energy of rose quartz can help heal a broken heart, allowing a release of built up emotions and grief and can also help release unexpressed feelings.
Rose quartz connects to Venus, the Roman goddess of love and beauty.
Aquamarine is another fabulous addition to a spring collection. It is said to help heal emotional trauma and relieve stress. Many use this stone to help clear the mind and bring internal peace. Aquamarine can be the perfect stone to aid the transitioning of the seasons, from winter to spring.
Emeralds are known as the "Stone of successful love". Easily one of the most beautiful and recognisable of the gemstones, it can enhance unconditional love, loyalty, unity and promote friendship. It ensures physical, emotional and mental harmony and can focus intention and raise consciousness. It is said that all the green of nature is found in the emerald.