Gemstones and crystals that can help you sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep for many is a very typical problem nowadays. Here are some gemstones that have been sited as stones to alleviate the various sleep related problems.

It is said that black tourmaline, smoky quartz, or amethyst will eliminate any nightmares.
Lets talk about Tourmaline first:

Tourmaline’s uses are as unique as its properties. It is a semi-precious mineral made of a variety of elements, including aluminum, iron, magnesium, sodium, potassium and lithium .
It also is found in a wide spectrum of colors, including black, blue, blue-green, green, yellow, brownish-yellow, pink and rose red.
The long, column-like crystals are the only known mineral on Earth to exhibit three-sided prisms, as most crystals have multiple facets.

Black Tourmaline may work in this way: it is considered a grounding stone. It is very effective in manipulating energy fields, and is an optimal conductor of electricity.
Black Tourmaline develops opposite electric charges at either end of the stone when it is heated.

It is said to rub black tourmaline for luck and happiness because it is an extremely lucky stone. When the tourmaline is rubbed it becomes charged with magnetic electricity and the luck is easily attracted.

Black Tourmaline is capable of being a sort of grounding circuit to earth’s shifting energetic field, so that it helps attune your energies to a more peaceful frequency.
By helping to alleviate the feelings of stress and negativity you can naturally feel more relaxed and let go of the subconscious fears that are making you have the nightmares in the first place.

In fact, healers think that black tourmaline is so powerful a frequency-tuning stone that it can help get through even the most challenging times. They believe that Black Tourmaline pushes all negativity away because of its powerful electrical conductivity.

However, if you experience sleep disturbance after putting a black tourmaline by your bedside, you may have more sensitivity to this energy.
Consider moving it across the room or mounting it near the room’s entrance.

Smoky Quartz

Smokey Quartz is another grounding stone that transmutes negative energies. These negative energies can be caused by thoughts and worries, and can be a major cause of restless sleep and nightmares.

Smoky Quartz facilitates your ability to get things accomplished and move through your day in a practical and organized way. In theory, this would naturally assist in easing and freeing the mind when it is time to rest.

It increases organizational skills and is good to have in both the home and workplace. When one is organized in an optimal way it is easier to manage a more stable and less frenetic life, which naturally promotes good sleeping habits.

Smokey Quartz is a protection stone that cleans and eliminates negative energy, so put a smokey quartz crystal in your home or office to maintain a clean and grounded atmosphere.

Rose Quartz

Can’t sleep? Keep a rose quartz or amethyst by your bed or under your pillow to combat insomnia.
Rose quartz is pink quartz that is often called the “Love Stone.” It is promotes the feelings of unconditional love that opens the heart chakra to all different kinds of love which can be self-love, family love, platonic love, and romantic love.
The high energy inherent in quartz gives rose quartz the property of enhancing love and also to reduce stress levels that can block peaceful rest at night.

Rose Quartz is a very soothing and happy stone and increases these vibrational qualities that are naturally present in all of us, but that we tend to block with our day to day concerns.

Emotionally rose quartz brings gentleness, forgiveness, compassion, kindness and tolerance. It can raise one’s self-esteem and sense of self-worth. It helps to balance emotions and heal emotional wounds and traumas, even grief, bringing forth peace and calm. This can greatly relieve the subconscious scars and things that hold us in a sad or static place.
These hidden traps of circular and habitual thinking can enormously impede the transition from wakefulness to a sleep inducing relaxation.

Amethyst

Amethyst is purple quartz, and is a meditative and calming stone. Emotionally, amethyst can help heal personal losses and grief.

Additionally, Amethyst has a gently sedative energy that enhances the feelings of happiness, peacefulness. It works in the emotional, spiritual, and physical planes to provide the feelings of calm, balance, patience, and most importantly for a good night’s sleep, serenity.

Amethyst is also believed to be beneficial when dealing with legal problems and money issues, which can promote prosperity and abundance, clearly alleviating another major cause of sleepless nights!

Healers say that Amethyst can help eliminate addictions (alcohol, drugs, smoking, etc.) and compulsive behaviors of all kinds because it brings emotional stability and inner strength.
Amethyst can help you feel stronger and more internally centered, thus you are naturally more flexible and cooperative. This promotes a less stressful pattern of interaction with others.
Agitation and nervous energy is brought along in to the night hours, but when a more serene way of interpreting the events of our lives can be achieved, sleep naturally follows.

For some of my jewelry creations using these gemstones and crystals, please take a look at my website.

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About Gemma

I have been surrounded with art and creativity all my life - both my parents were professional artists in New York City. I pursued a career in fashion design while living in New York and continued my involvement after moving to Italy. I became increasingly more interested in art while taking painting and sculpture classes at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome and began painting seriously about 10 years ago. The jewelry design is a natural continuation of this creativity. Jewelry design is an art, and I approach each piece as if it were a painting using color as my primary inspiration. Color also reflects emotions, and I believe that it can actually effect emotions. I have created a unique collection of jewelry in semi-precious stones and silver utilizing gems and crystals. The colors and beauty that the stones themselves possess reflect specific energy and healing properties. Gems and minerals have long been known for their healing and beneficial effects and I like to create with those specific aims in mind. Gemstones and crystals emit specific vibrations, according to the mineral content, and also according to their color. We see color because of its vibration. All is matter of vibration, and scientists have long known this to be true. I love to explore the many possibilities that these energies and colors can offer combining the elements of design with the esoteric and energetic properties of the stones themselves. My collection sold for ten years in our jewelery store in the suburbs of Rome. It is currently sold online through my website and my Etsy Shop. I am continually creating new additions to my jewelery collection. Gemma's Gems, can be seen at this page of my website: http://gemmainsinna.com/page/224/gemmas-gems-my-jewelry-collection Newest additions: http://gemmainsinna.com/collections/37938
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