Each of the gemstones in candles has a unique personality, with meaning, properties and a history. There is no piece that does not harbor an ancient legend inside, which is why we are going to dedicate this post to discovering the history of some of our precious pieces.
If you like the color black, this gemstone is for you. It is one of the best known stones worldwide. It is characterized by its ability to absorb negative energies and convert them into positive ones, in addition to cleaning the aura and promoting strength and perseverance.
As for her story, Roman mythology tells that Cupid cut the nails of the Goddess Venus while she was sleeping, spreading them all over the earth with the intention that no part of the Goddess’s body would disappear. Over time they became what we now call Onyx gemstone.
It is the fundamental component of many types of rock, as well as being the most abundant mineral in the earth’s crust. Its name comes from the Greek word “Kristallos” which means ice. The ancient Greeks thought that this piece was frozen water that could not be thawed. This idea lasted until the 17th century.
In ancient times, crystals like this were used by Phoenicians, Celts, Egyptians, Indians, etc. Since they thought it had powerful effects to combat diseases and correct discomfort.
This mineral, characterized by its blue-green hue, is one of the most valued stones. It has given its name to a color and has been used for centuries as an amulet and as a gem directly related to the gods.
A precious stone highly appreciated by many Native American tribes, who used it to make magical paints with which to attract rain and protect the souls of the deceased.
It is clear that there is a precious stone for each one of us and for each moment and feeling. If you have not found yours yet, it may be time to trust the magic of serendipity. Your precious stone is waiting for you in one of our candles. What are you waiting for?