What's inside of course!
Self-Confidence // Energy
The second rarest of its kind, the fire opal's unique warm glow comes from being forged in the depths of ancient volcanoes. Jewelry and other relics made from this gem were found in burial sites by the Aztec and Mayan peoples, who referred to it as quetzalitzlipyollitli or, “the stone of the bird of paradise.”
Sourced From Magdalena, Jalisco
Transformation // Spiritual Guidance
Malachite has been venerated by humankind since antiquity, and many cultures believed it to protect one from evil. In Ancient Egypt, the color green was highly symbolic of new life and fertility. In fact, they even referred to the eternal paradise that awaited them in the afterlife as the “Field of Malachite”.
Sourced from the Congo
INSPIRATION // VAST WEALTH
Revered as the ‘Golden Sheen Sapphire’, this exceptionally rare gem was discovered in Northern Kenya. Only recently revealed to the world in 2014, the secret mine housing the golden sapphire has since been depleted, and no other source is currently known. The naturally occurring iridescence elevates this stone far above other sapphires, with dazzling and distinct flash variations of blues, greens, and yellows.
Sourced from Northern Kenya
calming // centered
Found solely in the mountains above the Baoruco Province in the Dominican Republic, this soothing stone is considered artisanal mining due to the incredible difficulty and effort to extract. Rediscovered in the seventies by Miguel Méndez, he named it after his daughter Larissa, and the Spanish word for sea, mar.
sourced from the Dominican Republic
CLARITY // CLEANSING
One of the world’s most ancient stones, and possibly the first ever to be mined, cultures from around the world have prized turquoise for its protective properties and association with the gods. The lore is deep and rich - the gem has been placed in amulets, used in shamanistic ceremonies, and even attached to arrows to improve a hunters accuracy.
sourced from Arizona
PROTECTION // PSYCHIC POWER
Almost as ancient as the earth itself, the rarest opal of them all began forming as far back as 5 million years ago. Often referred to as the “king of opals”, it wasn’t discovered until 1902 in Lightning Ridge. A powerful and shamanistic stone, it boasts a kaleidoscopic array of colors within the black void.
Sourced from Australia
Also known as ‘cactus quartz’, this rare and unusual crystal was only recently mined in the Magaliesberg Mountain region of South Africa. With a base layer of quartz, it gets its distinct spiky features from a second generation of small terminated points growing atop the main crystal.
SOURCED FROM SOUTH AFRICA
Balancing // Soothing
Unearthed for the first time in Newry, Maine in 1902, watermelon tourmaline is beloved by jewelers for its distinct and vibrant natural colors. Connected to the heart chakra, it offers a calming effect to those suffering from anxiety. Place it over your heart, take a deep breath, and feel the healing vibrations with every beat.
Sourced from Africa
Transfiguration // Renewal
After falling from the stars and crash landing in southern Bohemia some 15 million years ago, the precious cosmic tektite has since mystified and captivated all who behold it. Amulets, talismans, and ritual athames made of moldavite were found after the excavation of the Venus of Willendorf. A stone of myth and lore, it has also been linked with the Holy Grail, the celestial battle between Lucifer and Archangel Michael, and the Philosopher's Stone.
Sourced from the Czech Republic
Clairvoyance // Balance
With a rich history dating back to roughly 15000 BCE, the “King of Jewels” was beloved by Cleopatra and European royalty alike. A sacred talisman, superstitions spanning continents and centuries tell that the gem wielded the ability to protect from both spiritual and physical afflictions. A coveted adornment for palaces, daggers, altars, and crowns, the emerald has maintained its adoration well into the 21st century.
Sourced From Colombia
Creativity // Manifestation
In a remote desert near the Libyan border lies a 29 million year old mystery that has long puzzled scientists and geologists. While a beautifully carved scarab beetle made of Libyan desert glass was found in King Tut’s burial chamber in the 1920s, its origins are still being debated. The prevailing theory is that a cosmic cataclysm of an airblast superheated the desert sands, resulting in the unique and golden Great Sand Sea glass.
Sourced from Libya
Spiritual Alignment // Self-Awareness
Made of the same minerals that make up the Earth’s crust, the “stone of the sun” has ironically also been found on the moon, as well as spiraling down to Earth as meteorites. With a lustrous gold sheen, it’s no wonder that folklore tells of the stone enhancing creativity and optimism.
Sourced From Tanzania
Inner Vision // Third-Eye
Rich, brilliantly blue, and subtly sparkling, this lusciously pigmented stone can be found in ancient cave paintings and the halls of museums across the world. Grind it into a fine powder and mix with a binder, and you have the most important blue pigment used throughout the Middle Ages and Renaissance period.
Sourced from Morocco