Breaking Down The Meaning and History Behind Stones

Stones are beautiful, that part is obvious, but have you ever taken the time to understand their history and meanings? In this blog post, we are going to break down the true meanings behind each of our stunning stones so you can more accurately choose the best stone for you. 


Our sunstone pieces are gorgeous and have a truly special history. As you can see in the name, it includes the word “sun” which ties the stone’s association to the radiance of the sun and the energy it produces to sustain life. With the sun, comes joy. Sunstone may also be referred to as the ‘stone of joy’ since it is believed to inspire good nature and an enjoyment of life. Rumor has it that sunstone is said to be the stone of leadership, encouraging the wearer to be bold and bestow the opportunities they deserve. This is definitely a stone that deserves to be worn with confidence!

Black Agate

When you hear the name ‘Black Agate”, what do you think of? Confidence? Boldness? Power? Any of these descriptions would do this stone justice. Black agate is used for protection, courage, and success. Black agate is also known for its healing properties, specifically used for respiratory issues, nausea, and indigestion. It allows for the body to stay in balance, especially when one ages. 


Larimar is an extremely rare gemstone and is named after the sea. Larimar is considered a healing stone and is recognized as one of the most finely tuned stones to the human body. Known for its positive impacts on speech and communication skills, it was accepted well and implemented into many peoples lives. Many people place this precious stone under their pillows, in their pockets, or on their body to best receive the effects. 


Originating from ancient Rome, moonstone was believed to be formed from solidified beams of moonlight. Used for its mind clearing properties, it quickly became an extremely popular jewelry choice. Moonstone also holds powers as a love stone, meaning it has positive attributes in association to romantic relationships and was commonly given as a traditional wedding gift. In India, the moonstone was held under the belief that if two people were wearing it on a full moon, they would fall passionately in love. How romantic! 

Pink Opal

If you have been feeling guilty about anything recently, the pink opal stone may be the one for you since it is said to reduce the effect of guilt. Often this stone can also be referred to as the soothing stone based on its powers to mellow down the effect of the karmic retribution in life. It is said to heal the matter of the heart and also the medical conditions associated with it. The pink opal gem is unique in the way that it contains all the properties associated with every gem, allowing for you to receive benefits and assistance in almost any aspect of your life. 

Lavender Moonstone

Named for its moon-like sheen, moonstone has a silvery-white reflection that includes delicate shades of peach, blue, gray, white. Lavender moonstone has been a tangible connection to the magic of the moon and is said to aid in protection for travelers, be a gift for lovers, and become a channel for prophecy. These properties stem for our strong ties to the moon. Lavender moonstone calms and encourages, teaching us the natural rhythms of life. If you are looking for a very personal stone, one that is able to truly reflect the person who owns it, this is the stone for you.