Top Gemstone Myths and Legends from History

The precious gems and stones are already on earth’s crust ever since the world began. This is the reason why the ancient civilizations used them as part of their lives. Aside from simply being ornaments, accessories and embellishments, these precious gems have also been associated with beliefs, myths and legends.

Amber

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The myth associated with this gem is that it is worn on the throat in order to prevent asthma, hay fever and nasal congestion. According to ancient beliefs, this gem makes a woman smell more attractive to her lover. Some say that this can also heal diseases and ailments such as plague, deafness, loss of teeth, indigestion, goiter, erysipelas, asthma and whooping cough.

 

 

Amethyst

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Throughout the years, this gemstone is believed to protect people against infidelity, plagues, locusts, hail, storm, thieves and nightmares. If you are the type of person who always have a bust schedule, this gem is right for you because of the fact that it also encourages calmness. Don’t you want to fall in love foolishly? This gem is also perfect for you.

 

 

Aquamarine

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This precious gem is known to bring wisdom, popularity and success, prevent liver troubles and cure toothache as well.
Beryl

This gemstone is believed to attract and to promote love. So, if you are loveless and you want to have someone beside you, wear this all the time. Ancient Egyptians believe that this can make the wearer more appealing to the opposite sex.

 

Carbuncle

carbuncle

Just like the other gemstones, carbuncle is also known to protect against the following: stomach and throat disease, infections, plague and wounds. If you would like to be wealthy, you should have it because it is known to attract success in any kind of business. Because of its appearance and overall characteristics, it is also known to grow dim when danger and death are near.

 

 

Carnelian

carnelian

This gem is believed to be a good protector against stomach troubles, indigestion, fever, lightning, impure thoughts and evil. If you know that you don’t have enough self-esteem and self-confidence, this precious stone is the right one for you because it vanishes fear and self-pity. If you have neuralgia and rheumatism, you need to get a white carnelian.

 

 

Cat’s Eye

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This gem is also known to protect against all forms of diseases in the throat and chest. The ancient people also believe that possessing this gem can help them to be fortunate in no matter what they do or what they intend to do.

 

 

 

Coral

coral

This precious stone is specially designed for women because it promotes sterility. Aside from that, it is also known to promote wisdom and reason. So, the wearer will feel more confident each time she wears it. But if her health declines, its hue will decline.

 

 

 

Diamond

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This precious gem is considered as girls’ best friend because it is the most preferred gems. According to beliefs, it wards off evil, protects against plagues and brings victory as well.

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