Amer Gem Journal


Moonstones are considered to be one of the most mystical stones In existence! It has unique properties and has said to have healing qualities such as enhancing feminine energy and brings peace, tranquility and new beginnings.

Lucky June babies have the option of three birthstones: Pearl, Alexandrite and Moonstone. They are the most valuable stone from the Feldspar mineral family. The highest quality of moonstone are mainly found in India and Sri Lanka. The beautiful stone gets its name because of its iridescent sheen which shines in the light with colors like blue, green, yellow, peach and grey

The moonstone ranks between a 6 and 6.5 on Mohs hardness scale and often come with natural inclusions


Like the moonstone, labradorite is also a member of the Feldspar family. These stones are found worldwide but the majority come from Madagascar. Labradorites present a range of colors including gold, blue, purple, orange and green.

Labradorites are known to also have plenty of healing properties such as strengthening intuition and calming the mind and being the stone for transformation and creativity.

A few metaphysical properties include being connected to the throat chakra which is the tool of communication and third eye chakra which aligns us to our higher purpose and helps us see deeper externally and internally


Rubies emulate a beautiful deep and bright red color. They are known to be associated with energy and concentration, creativity, loyalty, honor and compassion. Wearing a ruby is believed to have many benefits including warding off evil energy, giving the wearer mental strength, and rejuvenating health conditions.

Rubies are considered auspicious for Aries, Leo, Scorpio and Sagittarius zodiac signs. It is said that in order to receive maximum benefits from the stone, the Ruby must touch your skin. Wearing a ruby in a low set ring or necklace and allowing it to touch your skin is a great way to allow its powers to heal you.


The blueish green tone of an Emerald has made the stone a very popular, sought after option for jewelry. Emeralds are so bright and bold yet so classic when paired with gold. The most valuable and most attractive emeralds have a medium to moderately dark tone.

It is believed that people of the zodiac signs Aries, Cancer, Sagittarius and Pisces should ever wear emeralds due to Mercury not being the ruling planet of these signs. Geminis will have the strongest connection to Emeralds.


Color has the greatest influence on a sapphires value. Velvety blue to violet blue sapphires are the most valuable which command the highest price per carat.

Although sapphires are rarer than diamonds, they are often a more affordable diamond alternative or accent. The brilliance, durability and timelessness of diamonds keeps them as the more expensive of these two gems.

Vedic astrology says that people of Aries, Cancer, Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius and Pisces zodiac signs should not wear Sapphires. It is believed that is people in these signs do wear sapphires, problems may arise in their lives.