PROPERTIES OF JEWELS AND GEM STONES – D, E, G
Diamond: A highly prized gem of great clarity and brilliance. Diamonds are associated with the sun, the element of fire, and the ability to resonate energy. They are exceptionally hard, resilient, and of course, expensive. Shamans have been known to use diamonds to help them alter their states of consciousness in order to reach higher states of spiritual awareness. The diamond can be worn or carried for protection, courage, wealth, peace, sexual energy, spiritual enlightenment, health, and strength.
Emerald: This brilliant dark green stone is one of the most expensive on the market. It is associated with the goddess Venus and the element of earth. The emerald is used in spells that promote monetary gain, encourage love, and help increase mental powers.
Garnet: A bright red, fiery gem of incredible depth, worn to bestow faithfulness and to renew friendship. The garnet is associated with Mars and the ability to protect. It has been known to enhance bodily strength and virility. Use the garnet for protection, healing, strength, friendship, and love.