Gemstone Hoop Earrings
The gemstone Hoop Earrings in our collection include a variety of stones incorporated into their design. The various gemstones include Abalone, Amethyst, Black Onyx, Coral, Jet, Malachite, Tigers Eye, and Turquoise to name a few. These gemstones are also associated with Zodiac Signs.
Abalone is a shell from the Mollusk family that includes squid, clams, scallops, and others. The shell comes in a beautiful array of blues and greens. The blues and greens are useful for handling and calming emotional situations. It is associated with the Zodiac signs of Scorpio and Aries.
As a member of the Quartz family, the color Amethyst varies from pale to dark purple and is the stone of luck for everyone. The word Amethyst is derived from the Greek meaning "not to intoxicate". This stone is found throughout the world including Africa, Brazil, Mexico, and Europe. It's steeped in ancient magic and is believed to guard against guilty or fearful feelings. This stone is used for meditation, healing, calming one's mind, and gaining inner peace. Amethyst enhances mental powers and sharpens one's thinking. Amethyst is associated with the Zodiac signs of Aries, Aquarius, Pisces, Virgo, and Capricorn.
Due to the many challenges of life, Black Onyx assists with the prevention of the draining of personal energy. It protects an individual from the negativity of others around them and helps with grounding and controlling or eliminating excess or unwanted energies. It is also thought to increase stamina and self control. This gemstone is associated with the Zodiac signs of Leo, Capricorn, and Aquarius.
The red stone known as Coral is a "stone of passion" and a stone of organic origin. It can be used to reconnect with nature and attracts love and prosperity. On an emotional level, Coral brings strength, inner peace, and understanding of purpose. It's associated with the Zodiac sign of Pisces.
Jet is a type of fossilized tree that is said to be 180 million years old. As trees died and fell into swamps and rivers, they became compressed and with chemical changes, these trees became jet. It was worn by the Romans and was said to be good for rheumatism. Many people choose to wear Jet today because it is not a stone, is light, and comfortable to wear. Jet is associated with the Zodiac Sign of Capricorn.
The green stone with bands around it of another shade of green is Malachite. This stone is a "stone of transformation" that aids in change and a "stone of good fortune". Malachite is a protective stone for general protection, protection during pregnancy and childbirth, and protection during travel. It enhances emotional stability and balance in general. The stone Malachite is associated with the Zodiac signs of Scorpio, Sagittarius, and Capricorn.
Tiger Eye is a brown stone that usually has darker brown markings and is the "stone of protection". Tiger Eye enhances will power, integrity, correct use of power, and practicality. It also boosts self confidence, provides protection during travel, and provides clairvoyance. This brown stone called Tiger Eye associated with the Zodiac signs of Aries, Gemini, Capricorn, Leo, Scorpio, and Sagittarius.
The Blue or Green stone known as Turquoise is sacred among both the Native American and Asian tradition. This gemstone promotes honest and clear communications from the heart, and protects from evil by absorbing harmful vibrations and averting the evil eye. Usually, Natural Turquoise is greenish blue in color; however, it should not be confused with dyed Howlite, which is often sold as Turquoise. The mineral Turquoise also speeds the healing process as it is a "master healer stone". Turquoise is associated with the Zodiac signs of Aquarius, Leo, Capricorn, Scorpio, Pisces and Sagittarius.
When a multitude of gemstone colors and stones are combined in a handcrafted inlaid piece or artwork such as a pair of Multi Stone Hoop Earrings, each one of them brings their own protective energies. The Zuni Pueblo silversmiths were known for their precision cutting in creating inlaid Multi Stone Hoop Earrings. Multi Stone Hoop Earrings will bring general well being and good luck to its wearer. Associated with all the signs of the Zodiac are the inlaid Multi Stone Hoop Earrings.