Spiritual Meanings of Gemstones
Used in Native American Jewelry
Turquoise (blue color):
One of the main stones that the Navajo use in their jewelry work and in religious ceremonies. Promotes healing and good luck.
Hematite (metallic grey color):
Energizes and revitalizes. Attunes the mind and positively effects the bloodstream.
Jasper (brownish-red color):
A nurturing stone, protects against negativity; promotes healing to kidneys, liver, spleen and bladder.
Malachite (dark green color):
Clarifies emotions, facilitates insights, removes obstructions. Represents fidelity and loyalty.
Aventurine (light green color):
Releases anxiety and fear, boosts tranquility, promotes decisiveness and leadership skills.
Amethyst: (purple color):
Conducts peaceful energy, aids intuition, encourages freedom from addictions.
Rhodonite: (rose peppered with blacks and browns):
Said to help regain mental stability, promote positive thinking and help overcome difficulties. The black in this stone contrasts sharply with the rose coloring to create an intensity of richness.