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5 Inspirational Pieces of Jewelry and their Meanings

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For centuries, women have been adorning all types of jewelry for their aesthetic qualities. In more recent years, ladies have become more and more interested in the meanings behind certain pieces of jewelry, especially the stones or beads that are used to make them. You would be surprised to find out that almost all modern jewelry has at least one meaning or another behind it, even that birthstone ring you might be wearing on your finger. In addition to this, many stones have healing properties and powerful meanings that will inspire you throughout the day. Check out some of our favorite inspirational pieces of jewelry and their meanings below and start shopping smart!

1. Charm Bracelets

Not only are charm bracelets adorable, but they also have the power to brighten your day if they contain a positive message. There are many varieties of charm bracelets available, with inspirational quotes or letters spelling out your favorite value, principle or feeling. You can purchase one with either a gold or a silver chain, according to your preferences. Make sure that the charm bracelet you choose is truly representative for your personality and beliefs and have fun wearing it!

2. Amethyst

Amethyst is well known for being the birthstone of February and it is praised for its vivid lavender hue. The good news is that Amethyst is quite easy to find, which means that it will not be as expensive as other gemstones. In crystal healing, Amethyst is known as the “Sobriety Stone” and is said to aid those in difficult situations.  It helps with emotional healing and overcoming obstacles in life that can prove to be painful and stressful.

3. Lokai

Lokai bracelets have gained popularity nowadays, owing to their meaning and components. It is said that Lokai is used to achieve balance in life, with the help of elements from the highest and lowest points on Earth. The black bead in a Lokai bracelet contains mud from the Dead Sea (the lowest place on the planet), which is said to ease troubling situations in life. The white bead contains water from Mount Everest (the highest point, which is supposed to help you stay humble during the greatest moments in your life.

4. Precious Stones

Although we can enjoy many semiprecious stones on the market, there are only four types of precious stones, which stand out owing to their rarity, brilliance and beauty. Diamonds, sapphires, emeralds and rubies are the four precious stones that are prized in all countries all around the globe. Each of them has a beautiful meaning that is worth looking into in depth.

5. Quartz

As the most common stone on Earth, Quartz is actually the most beloved. It comes in countless varieties, which differ by color, transparency and rarity. The most well-known variety of quarts is the clear crystal kind, which represents energy, clarity and power. The “Universal Crystal” is fantastic for a great number of reasons, on physical, spiritual and psychological levels.

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