A to Z of Gem Stones

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Sapphire
Mental clarity. Clear mental garbage. Carrier of the blue ray. Also considered regal and sacred, sapphires were worn by kings and queens for good luck. They were set in rings for bishops and cardinals. Their blue color was believed to symbolize heaven. Sapphires were believed to promote peace and happiness between lovers. St. Jerome wrote that sapphires could "procure favors with princes, pacify enemies, free a person from enchantment, and help one to obtain freedom from captivity. Other beliefs are that it could resist black magic, give its' owner great powers of concentration, preserve chastity, and promote good health.

Sardonyx
Believed to be able to lead a person to high position, honor, renown, and financial rewards. It was said that if you hung sardonyx around your neck, it could ease pain, give a person self-control, help to attract friends, insure a happy marriage, and bring success in legal matters. It was also believed to be able to restrain people who were inclined to dissipation, and to be able to protect the wearer from all infections.

Sodalite
Protects from external negative energy.

Sunstone
Enhances contemplations. Meditations can be clear when wearing this stone. Many people carried sunstone to bring themselves success and good fortune.

Sugilite
Absorbs garbage from wearer's aura. I feel lighter when I wear this stone. It uplifts me and gives me more energy.

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