Why Do People Feel a Spiritual Connection to Gemstones?

It is believed that gemstones and crystals can help balance the energy in the body and promote healing on physical, emotional, spiritual, and psychological levels.

For example, some people believe that certain gemstones have specific properties that can help with issues such as reducing stress, enhancing emotional well-being, and promoting physical healing. Some examples of common gemstones and their purported properties include:


  • Amethyst: believed to promote calm and balance, and help with emotional issues such as addiction and depression


  • Rose quartz: believed to promote love, compassion, and emotional healing


  • Black opal is a type of opal that has a dark body color and is often considered to be a rare and valuable gemstone. Some people believe that black opal has properties that can help with issues such as grounding, protection, and emotional healing.


  • Jade is a term that refers to two different types of minerals: nephrite and jadeite. Nephrite jade is typically a green color, while jadeite jade can be found in a variety of colors including green, white, lavender, yellow, and red. People have used jade for thousands of years in different cultures for both ornamental and healing purpose. Some people believe that jade has properties that can help with issues such as emotional healing, promoting abundance, and physical healing. It is believed that green jade is particularly helpful for promoting emotional balance and stability and helps to purify negative thoughts. Jade is also said to be a powerful and protective stone, said to bring good luck, friendship and peace.


Many people choose to use gemstones as a complementary therapy and find them helpful for managing symptoms and promoting well-being.