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10 March 2022

Gemstone Meanings

Handmade Gemstone Thread Bracelets

Since we began stocking these Gemstone Thread Bracelet, we’ve been asked lots of times what the meaning of each gemstone is.

The power of gemstones may not be your thing but it has helped lots of you choose more thoughtfully and match a bracelet to the person you’re buying for.

We’ve decided to put a list together of the said properties for each gemstone we stock to make it easier for you to choose the perfect gift. Of course you can happily pick the bracelet you find prettiest instead!

Here is a list of the gemstones we sell and their meanings:


A powerful stone known to have strong cleansing and healing power. It guards against psychic attack, transmuting the enregy into love and protecting the wearer. Helps cultivate tranquality.

Black Agate

Rebalancing and harmonising body, mind and spirit. Improves concentration, perception and analytical abilities. It soothes and calms, healing inner anger or tension.

Cherry Quartz

Known as the charger stone which brings back rhythm and energy to your life. The crystal will retune both energetic and physical energies as well as restoring balance.

Clear Quartz

Known as the ‘master healer’. Amplifies, restores, releases and stores energy. Helps you go see things more clearly. Balances and revitalises the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual planes.

Also known as Dalmatian Stone. A grounding stone that removes disillusionment, helping one to see their strengths and weaknesses more clearly. It also brings a sense of fun to one’s life.

Green Aventurine

A comforter and heart healer. This gemstone alleviates stress and promotes serene attitude. A good all-round healer.


An aid to insomnia, especially when caused by an overactive mind. Balancing effect on the emotions, reduces stress and promotes peaceful dreams. Teaches patience and promotes empathy.


A subtle yet highly energetic gemstone. Ideal for meditation – emanates joy and stimulates positive vibes. Known to strengthen the wearers relationships, purity, generosity, integrity and love.

Rose Quartz

This gemstone is known as the stone of universal love. Opens the heart to all types of love – promoting self-love, friendship, deep inner healing and feelings of peace. Helps raise your self esteem, restore confidence and balance emotions.

Brings body and mind into balance and aids to direct the focus inward. It teaches you to value mistakes as well as successes. Supporting personal growth and aid mental blockages.


Known as the Stone of Vision. Balances emotions with spirituality and provides grousing when needed. It facilities rebirthing and gently releasing conditions that inhibit spiritual and psychological growth.

Handmade Gemstone Thread Bracelets
Handmade Gemstone Thread Bracelets

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