Stones and their virtues

Each natural stone that adorns Nilaï Paris jewel is unique in its roughness, inclusions, reflections and nuances.
In many civilizations and according to many traditions, they would also have health virtues.
They can release an energy that regulates our emotions and relieves our body
due to energizing or relaxing virtues.

It's up to you to choose THE stone that suits you !

Labradorite :

Description:

Labradorite is a stone very appreciated for its changing colour and its oil and metallic appearance. You can see through the thickness of the stone without seeing through it. Grey in colour, it is adorned with blue, green and/or gold reflections.

Property:

Labradorite is a powerful protective stone. It is particularly appreciated by practitioners because it protects from disease and negative energies. It would create an emotional barrier, particularly useful when confronted with people who “drain their energy” from those around them. It allows an important personal development.

Zodiac signs:

This stone is particularly suited to the signs of Sagittarius, Cancer and Pisces.

Chakras:

Labradorite acts on the fourth chakra, that of the heart, which it strengthens and protects.

Turquoise:

Bague Athéna Turquoise bleue

Description:

Turquoise is known for its beautiful colour ranging from bright azure blue to peacock blue. It is not uncommon to find golden-copper veins or other minerals: that makes all the personality of the stone! It is very appreciated in jewellery since antiquity where it already adorned Pharaohs and Romans’ jewellery.

Property:

Turquoise is a stone of well-being and dynamism. It absorbs bad energies and bad thoughts. It makes the wearer positive and relaxed. It also helps to express oneself and quickly regain energy. It is also said to have healing properties for eye infections, intoxication / poisoning or to fight against cholesterol.

Zodiac signs:

Turquoise is suited to the signs of Libra, Gemini, Pisces, Sagittarius, Aquarius and especially Scorpio.

Chakras:

It resonates with the fifth chakra, that of the throat. It regulates communication and inspiration.

Mojave Turquoise:

Description:

This turquoise has the particularity of being an intense green compared to the intense blue of classic turquoise. Mojave turquoise (or Mohave, according to the translation) comes from a desert in Arizona which gives it its name. This beautiful green is obtained by heating at high temperature. It rarely takes the color purple... It is naturally rich in copper which includes beautiful golden reflections in the stone.

Property:

Just like classic turquoise, it is a stone of dynamism and well-being. It would provide energy to its carrie, allow him to put his heart into the work and the courage to face challenges. It would facilitate goodwill and reconciliation. This stone would make its carrier more combative, both mentally and physically. It would thus also help to fight infections and viruses, preserve aches and bad falls.

Zodiac signs:

Mojave turquoise is suited to the signs of Libra, Gemini, Pisces, Sagittarius, Aquarius and especially Scorpio.

Chakras:

It is in harmony with the heart chakra to which it brings calm and serenity.

Garnet:

Description:

Garnet immediately evokes a deep dark red colour, often burgundy, and of great beauty. In reality, if it is its most common colour, it can go from orange to green while passing by all the nuances of red and brown according to the deposits! Only the blue colour does not exist! This stone is very appreciated for the heat of its mysterious reflections: one can have the impression of a black stone, and then suddenly, it will hang a ray of light and shine with a deep and magnificent red glare.

Property:

Garnet is considered a transformation stone. It helps to change, to overcome obstacles and to overcome one's own limits. More generally, it fights fatigue and apathy. It is recommended for calm and melancholic people who seek to be productive and energetic. On the other hand, it is not recommended for jealous and angry individuals.

Zodiac signs:

Garnet is associated with the signs of Aquarius and Capricorn.

Chakras:

It purifies the chakras of the heart and allows a better circulation of energy between the different chakras.

Mother-of-pearl:

Description:

Easily recognisable by its iridescent rainbow reflections, mother-of-pearl is produced by molluscs throughout their lives. The most common colour is silver-white. It is nicknamed the "Sea Opal". It was already used in Mesopotamia to make jewellery and containers.

Property:

Linked to maternal love, as its name suggests, it would have the ability to soften character. Feminine and sweet, it symbolises filial love. Moreover, it would illuminate the skin tone and would give it a soft and milky aspect. It would also be effective in improving blood and lymphatic circulation.

Elle serait également efficace pour améliorer la circulation sanguine et lymphatique.

Zodiac signs:

Mother-of-pearl is associated with the signs of Virgo, Gemini, Pisces, Capricorn and Cancer.

Chakras:

It corresponds to the chakra of the solar plexus. It is connected to vital energy, self-esteem and will.

Amethyst:

Description:

Amethyst has been known and used in jewellery from antiquity to the present day, from the pharaohs to the bishops' ring and the British royal crown! Its purple colour has always been associated with power and nobility.

Property:

It takes its name from a Greek legend. Its colour would come from the wine spilt by Dionysus on a crystal. Composed of the private "a" and "methystos" (same root as methanol, the alcohol molecule), this stone is supposed to protect from intoxication. More generally, it calms nervousness, stress and dissipates anxiety and anger. It therefore promotes intellectual and sentimental, nervous and emotional balance, and provides a peaceful sleep.

Zodiac signs:

This stone is traditionally associated with the signs of Virgo, Sagittarius, Aquarius and Pisces.

Chakras:

It is naturally associated with the 7th chakra, that of the spirit, whose colour it shares. It allows to open it and to connect to the divine.

Lapis-lazuli:

Description:

Lapis lazuli is a stone strongly appreciated since antiquity for its beautiful deep blue colour. Often crossed with small white or golden spots or streaks due to the presence of other crystals, it is often compared to a night sky, and thus represented the eyes of the gods in the art of Ancient Egypt.

Property:

Lapis lazuli has been renowned since ancient times for its healing, fortifying and aphrodisiac properties. It would cure immune and endocrine system disorders, but also skin problems. It would also bring self-confidence and balance. It would facilitate communication and develop expression. It would also help to remember dreams and understand their meaning.

Zodiac signs:

The signs associated with it are Sagittarius, Pisces and Aquarius.

Chakras:

The lapis lazuli is worn mainly as a necklace where it is close to the throat and can thus free the blue chakra from speech and communication.

Rose Quartz:

Description:

Rose quartz is a specific variety of quartz. From transparent to opaque, it has vitreous and crystalline white reflections. It is a beautiful pink tint that can be very strong as well as paler. Heated, it changes and turns into a soft peach colour. The pink quartz would have been born from the blood of Aphrodite mixed with that of one of her lovers...

Property:

The sweetness of pink quartz would allow it to bring peace, love, calm and tenderness. It is renowned for comforting the wearer and helping to heal physical but above all sentimental wounds. It would increase the feeling of love and strengthen the heart. It would also help blood circulation, reduce blood pressure and help eliminate toxins. Massaging a bruise with a pink quartz would make it disappear more quickly...

Zodiac signs:

Rose quartz is associated with the signs of Libra and Taurus.

Chakras:

It is of course linked to the heart chakra.

Cornelian:

Description:

Carnelian can be translucent or opaque and its colour varies from red to orange. A long exposure to the sun can naturally darken its colour. It has the particularity to have an uniform colour. Its warm colour has always been appreciated in jewellery. It is also referred to in many ancient texts, such as the Bible or the Epic of Gilgamesh (6,000 years old).

Property:

Carnelian is particularly appreciated by women because it would have the ability to reduce menstrual pain and promote fertility. I would strengthen men’s sexual power. Generally speaking, it would also bring strength and courage, appease jealousy and anger. Lastly, it would help focus and work. It also has anti-inflammatory, circulatory, anti-toxin and healing virtues for the organs of the blood system.

Zodiac signs:

Cornelian is the stone associated with Aries.

Chakras:

It is associated with the first chakra, the earth chakra, which sets in reality and regulates primary needs (survival, prosperity, sexuality, energy).

Aventurine:

Description:

Aventurine takes its name from Murano glass, and not the opposite. It has a beautiful soft green colour. It has long been known for its virtues and colour among Tibetans, Celts and Ethiopians. It was the Russians in the 19th century who built its reputation.

Property:

Like turquoise, it is known to absorb negative waves: electric, electromagnetic or telluric. It is often used to purify and protect the habitat, placed all over the house. It is also an excellent energy stimulant and brings creativity, helps decision-making and clarifies ideas. It helps meditation, strengthens self-control and anger management. It is a stone of peace and balance. It also has healing properties for skin problems (eczema, scarring, acne, etc.).

Zodiac signs:

This stone goes particularly to the signs of Taurus, Cancer and Sagittarius, giving them happiness and financial prosperity.

Chakras:

It is linked to the heart chakra which it calms and soothes.

Moonstone:

Description:

Moonstone is a transparent and translucent stone with glassy and pearly reflections. If the Sri Lanka variety is pale blue, at Nilaï Paris we use the Indian variety which has a cloudy white texture tinged with pale orange. The Moonstone can be recognised by its luminous reflection which seems to glide over the surface of the stone. This is called adularescence. Its name is simply due to its resemblance with the moon and has been so called since antiquity.

Property:

Moonstone is associated with the feminine principle and lunar cycles. It would thus relieve the pains related to menstruations and menopause. It would also increase fertility, sensuality, eroticism and marital happiness. It would allow keep in touch with the soul mate and sharpen intuition. It would bring tenderness, gentleness and tolerance. It would also make it possible to find one's bearings and prevent travellers from getting lost.

Zodiac signs:

It is associated with the signs of Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces and Aquarius.

Chakras:

The Moonstone corresponds to the second chakra, to physical and sexual health.

Onyx:

Description:

Onyx is a stone famous for its deep black colour (although it can also be white) and hardness. His name means "nail" in connection with a Greek legend, where it is said to have been born from Aphrodite's cut nails. This stone has the particularity not to stick to wax and onyx was used to make seals. It is therefore intimately associated with secrets.

Property:

Onyx would help stability and strengthening, both physical as well as self-esteem and confidence, and self-control. It would stabilise impulsive and changing temperaments. It would also facilitate meditation. It would help resist the cold and fight against toothache and ear problems (tinnitus, balance, etc.).

Zodiac signs:

Onyx is connected to the signs of Sagittarius, Capricorn and Lion.

Chakras:

It would help to purify all the chakras, but it is particularly linked to the first chakra, that of the root, and to the vital energy.

Chalcedony:

Description:

Chalcedony is a large family of stones. Its most famous subfamilies are agate (striated), onyx (black or white), cornelian (red), sardius ("brown"), chrysoprase (green), jasper (red). Chalcedony is translucent and vitreous, naturally going from grey-blue to grey-green including lilac-grey or grey-white, or even pinkish. But chalcedony is often tinted since antiquity to obtain more intense colours. Pink, green, peach, fuchsia, sea-green, blue, etc. chalcedonies can be obtained. Its name would come from Chalcedony (Khalkedon), a port city of Asia Minor, or Carthage (Karchêdon), another Tunisian port city, commercial hub during antiquity. It is associated with religious cults throughout the ancient world (Roman, Greek, Celtic, Lakota Indians, etc.) where it was already used to manufacture jewellery.

Property:

Chalcedony would have soothing virtues. It would make the wearer more open, more friendly, more confident. It would help communicate and cure sore throat and vocal cords.

- Pink chalcedony would attract happiness, compassion and tenderness by helping to find inner peace.
- Blue chalcedony would particularly strengthen self-confidence and confidence, providing friendship, a good memory and struggling against shyness and stress.
- Red chalcedony would give energy to its carrier, the will and courage to overcome obstacles.

Zodiac signs:

Chalcedony is associated with the signs of Gemini, but also Capricorn, Sagittarius and Cancer.

Chakras:

Chalcedony is bound to the fifth chakra, that of the throat. It governs communication and inspiration.

Agate:

Description:

Agate is a vitreous stone, from translucent to opaque. It is naturally light, from white to grey, sometimes turning bluish. During antiquity it was dyed to obtain intense colours (pink, blue, yellow, green, etc.). Agate takes its name from the Sicilian river Akhatês where it was found in large quantities. Like chalcedony, it was highly appreciated and associated with various cults. We already made jewellery with but also goblets and other objects.

Property:

Agate is associated with nature and would be a link between Man and Natural Forces. It would thus favour plantations, give green fingers, protect from wild animals (snakes, spiders, scorpions, insect bites...). It would help to find balance, peace of mind and prevent energy blockages.

Zodiac signs:

It is bound to the sign of Taurus. Green agate is bound to Aquarius, yellow to Lion, blue to Pisces, red to Libra.

Chakras:

Agate resonates with the second chakra. It is that of creativity and sociability.


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