We love this diamond and leather cord necklace featured on the cover of Fit Pregnancy! The contrast between the tough leather cord and the delicate diamonds creates a look that can carry you from day to night.
These must have necklaces are one-of-a-kind . . . no two raw or sliced diamonds are exactly alike!
Available in a variety of charm clusters, and completely adjustable in length, the leather cord necklaces are a personable piece that are sure to become a staple accessory in your wardrobe.
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Happy Birthday Ava!
We had quite the party at the Sonya Ooten Gem Bar this Sunday. We Surprised Ava for her 9th birthday with friends, family, and a magician!
238 N. Larchmont Los Angeles, Ca 90004
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It’s hard to believe we have been in the neighborhood for 6 years! Just was going through some old pictures of the store opening and thought we would share. Thank you Larchmont, LA for being such a wonderful neighborhood to be apart of! We love all of our friends on the street and visitors from all over. It is a joy to open up the shop everyday!
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Amethyst Gemstone meaning
Crystalline quartz in shades of purple, lilac or mauve is called amethyst, a stone traditionally worn to guard against drunkeness and to instill a sober mind. The word amethyst comes from the Greek meaning “without drunkenness” and amethyst is beleived to protect one from poison.
It is used as a dream stone and to help insomnia. Put an amethyst under your pillow to bring about pleasant dreams, or rub it across your forehead to offer relief from a headache.
Ancient Egyptians used the amethyst guard against guilty and fearful feelings. It has been worn as protection from self-deception, as well as a protection against witchcraft. The amethyst has long been used to open the spiritual and psychic centers, making it one of the power stones. It is also used as a meditation aid when worn as a necklace.
The amethyst is known as the Bishop’s Stone and is still worn by Catholic Bishops. The amethyst symbolizes piety, humility, sincerity and spiritual wisdom. It is thought the amethyst is the perfect stone to symbolize The Age of Aquarius.
Healing properties of Amethyst
Amethyst is a gemstone often worn by healers, as it has the power to focus energy. A healer will usually wear several pieces of jewelry with amethysts set in silver, especially an amethyst necklace. The person to be healed will have an Amethyst to hold while the healing is being done. The healer will place another piece of Amethyst on the area of the body in need of healing, the heart or lungs usually.
Amethyst is used for problems in the blood and in breathing problems. Amethyst crystal clusters are used to keep the air and life force in the home clean and positive.
Amethyst clusters, points or several tumbled Amethysts placed in a window that receives sun most of the day are very beneficial to use in healing and to heal negativity in the home. Place Amethyst clusters, points or several tumbled Amethysts in moonlight and everyone in the home will be feeling calmer. Using an Amethyst as a meditation focus will increase the positive spiritual feelings. Amethyst helps overcome fears and cravings. It also helps relieve headaches.
Amethyst is also the Stone for February … These are Great Gift Ideas !!!
Sonya’s Girls Here. Just hijacked the blog today to say that we think we have the coolest boss ever! Sonya is totally a rockstar. We flipped over this outfit and practically chased her down with the camera.