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The right choice of precious stones for anniversaries

The right choice of precious stones for anniversaries

The right choice of precious stones for anniversaries

The right choice of precious stones for anniversaries
The wedding is a wonderful event, and the years lived together and decades mean that the family is strong. Perhaps that’s why the jewelers came up with the idea that a gift is needed not only on the birthday of a new family, but in the future – on every anniversary. The fact that the “invention” belongs precisely to the jewelers can be judged by the names from the twenty-first to the twenty-sixth anniversary.
Whatever it was, now almost every year of the wedding has its name and the corresponding gifts, including – precious stones and the woman has every reason for an annual replenishment of the jewelry box.
The gallery below shows information about which gems correspond to a certain year of married life, which will help to choose the right stone for the anniversary of the wedding.
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Chrysoberyl cat’s eye favorable effects and properties

Chrysoberyl cat's eye favorable effects

Chrysoberyl cat’s eye favorable effects and properties

Chrysoberyl cat’s eye favorable effects and properties
Ancient Indian mages used a chrysoberyl cat’s eye to understand the language of animals. Also, with the help of this mystical stone, they predicted the future. Besides, Indians believed that the cat’s eye brings luck to its owner in financial affairs and helps to win in gambling. Noteworthy, the stone very quickly “remembers” the energy of its owner and removes negative energy from him.
Meanwhile, cat’s eye has a general health effect, able to fight liver diseases, heal blood diseases, strengthen the nervous system and fight depression.
According to Lithotherapists, all minerals that have the effect of a “cat’s eye” act in the same way. But, depending on the color of the stone, these or other therapeutic actions are intensified or diminished. For example, the cat’s eye helps ease attacks with bronchial asthma. Some folk healers believe that these stones are a good tool for treating various diseases of the throat and respiratory system. In the countries of the East, there is an opinion that, by fingering rosary made from a cat’s eye, it is possible to significantly reduce nervous tension.
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German stone carver Michael Peuster

Beryl and gold cameo. German stone carver Michael Peuster

Beryl and gold cameo. German stone carver Michael Peuster

German stone carver Michael Peuster
According to Michael Peuster, or at least what he writes about him on social website, his favorite statement is “Choose a profession that you love, and you do not need to work any more in your life”. The quote belongs to a Chinese philosopher Confucius. Indeed, Michael Peuster has found such profession. Brilliant stone cutter, jeweler and engraver, he has created a stunningly beautiful gallery of exquisite works, that are real masterpieces. Striking realism of carved from gemstone sculptures of animals, birds and portraits is the result of many years of work, excellence and talent of the jeweler. Idar-Oberstein based stone carver works with any kind of gems – agate, opal, amethyst, beryl, quartz, crystal and so on.
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Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev

Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev. Lilac. 2013 Transvaal jade, jade, rhinestone, metal

Lilac. 2013 Transvaal jade, jade, rhinestone, metal. Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev

Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev lives in Nizhny Tagil, the harsh city of tanks, cars and fumes. His workshop was long located on the territory of the old sullen Demidov factory. Like all stone-cutters, he deals with the unkind elements – stone, metal, water, fire. And in these circumstances can draw from the stone body amazingly gentle nature, even more touching, than the inverse images – flowers, berries, grass. These compositions can not be attributed to the genre of “bogus”, seeking the illusion of absolute similarity. Stylizations of Vasiliev are recognizable and inimitable, the master’s hand for a long time has been known to the specialists and connoisseurs of the art of stone carving.. In honor of the 60th anniversary of the master in the Nizhny Tagil Museum of Art organized a personal exhibition of works in various genres – Vasiliev’s art is not only floral motifs, but also animals, and scene composition. Rare minerals from the author’s collection, a geologist by training, are also represented in the museum.
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Lithotherapy Power of Minerals

Lithotherapy Power of Minerals

Lithotherapy Power of Minerals

Lovely semiprecious stones are not only exquisite decorations. Experts say that among them there are stones that can help a person in various spheres of life. It is known that precious minerals affect humans. Why is this happening? The cause of the astral link between human and stones is the presence within the last positively and negatively charged particles. Lithotherapy – an original method of treatment with natural stones. What jewelry we wear means much. The stone must be chosen carefully in sense of its medicinal properties. Lithotherapy means energy impact (psycho therapeutic, informative) of stone on the human body. It is believed that the vibration of the stone nearly is identical to human vibration, so stone can optimally stimulate the energy flows in the body. Minerals are the oldest “inhabitants” of the Earth, have accumulated over billions of years in their crystals tremendous amount of energy.
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Amber Kaleidoscope

Amber Kaleidoscope

Amber Kaleidoscope

Amber is like music – infinitely various, emerged from the depths of time, timeless and will be forever. Among the jewelers especially prized pieces of amber with prisoners inside them, bubbles of air or water. Along with jade amber is the oldest gem known to man. Mention of it can be found in the writings of Plato and Aristotle. In the old days the origin of amber was shrouded in mystery, which gave rise to many legends about it. For example, the ancient Greeks called this stone electron, thought it was frozen tears, weep for the dead Phaeton.
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Sapphire Kaleidoscope

Sapphire Kaleidoscope

Sapphire Kaleidoscope

Sapphire (from Greek “sappheiros”) – blue stone, one of the varieties of the mineral corundum, precious stone of different hues, but mostly blue. Sapphire is one of the four major precious stones, rock and soul of autumn, it is an indicator of female constancy, a symbol of virginity, love of truth and goodness, purity of conscience and remorse. In addition to the usual blue color, Sapphire can be orange, yellow, green and pink (called “Fancy sapphire”) and colorless (“leuco-sapphire”). Highly prized as “star” varieties of sapphire with a vivid effect of asterism (star-shaped appearance of the figure in light of the crystal).
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