The Airelume is our collection of wearable talismans – designed to support us in our daily rituals and rhythms. Each gemstone is hand-selected and carries a unique, earth-bound energy.

The practice of wearing crystals for their energetic properties dates back to talismans and amulets worn 10,000 years ago. Ancient civilizations observed the way minerals stored and transmitted various energies – and integrated that into their daily rituals.

While many still believe each variety of crystal carries its own particular energy, others imbue their own meanings, using these stones as reminders to stay in touch with a thought, feeling, or intention.

Not sure where to begin? Let the crystal choose you...

Brave Heart

The name Aquamarine is derived from the Latin words “aqua marina,” meaning “sea water.” For centuries, this stone was believed to protect sailors from stormy seas.

Aquamarine has since been known as the “stone of courage” –  calming fears and phobias. This stone is thought to soothe the emotional body while enhancing clear communication (by opening up the throat chakra). It can be especially helpful during difficult conversations.

Insight Out

Sapphire is known as a stone of insight – thought to enhance spiritual clarity by connecting its wearer to their internal truth. The stone is ideal for anyone in the process of looking inward and connecting to their inherent wisdom. 

According to Greek legend, the Oracle of Delphi wore a Sapphire when paying homage to the god, Apollo – believing the stone connected her to the spiritual realm and enhanced her prophetic abilities.

Energy Shield

Both Tourmaline and Onyx are highly protective stones that are worn to repel negativity from entry. Known as "receptive stones,” they absorb and transform the negative into positive energy. Tourmaline and Onyx are particularly useful for anyone struggling in a difficult or stressful environment. 

Onyx is the Greek word for “claw” or “fingernail.” According to Greek legend, the god, Eros cut the nails of Aphrodite while she slept. But because the clippings were of divine origin, they transformed into stone. And Onyx was born.

Ch-ch-changes

Labradorite is known as a stone of transformation and can be helpful during times of change – imparting perseverance while enhancing perception by protecting and strengthening intuition.

This mysterious gem wasn't discovered until the late 1700s in Labrador, Canada – which is why it is rarely found in antique jewelry. 

Up in the Air

Many ancient cultures believed Moonstone was made from solidified rays of the moon. 

Moonstone is an ideal gem for anyone starting a new path, unsure of where it leads. It's commonly known as the stone of "new beginnings" and supports its wearer with both strengthening and stabilizing energies.

Mood Awakening

Feeling stagnant? Ruby is useful for overcoming spiritual lethargy – amplifying vitality and connecting its wearer to reserves of energy and courage that have gone dormant.

Historically, Rubies were worn by soldiers during battle – believing the stone would enhance bravery, passion, and strength. 

Heart to Heart

Emerald is known as a stone of unconditional and universal love. It promotes self-love, compassion, vitality, rebirth, as well as emotional healing. This is ideal for anyone in the process of repairing their own heart and seeking a stronger connection to the love within.

Ancient Egyptians often buried the dead with Emeralds, believing they represented fertility and rebirth. The stone was also known to be Cleopatra's favorite. She often presented guests with Emeralds that had been carved with her likeness.

In the Zone

Amethyst enhances creative thinking and calms the mind. Known as a stone of spiritual protection and purification, it cleanses one's mind of negativity and creates space for intuition, peace, and creativity. For this reason, Amethyst is especially useful during meditation or while problem solving at work. 

The name is derived from "amethustos," an ancient Greek word meaning sober. According to legend, Amethyst was a crystal stained purple by the tears of Dionysus, the god of wine. They believed drinking from a vessel made of Amethyst would ensure safe revelry.

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