20 Exquisite Gemstones and Their Healing Properties

At ASSUWA, we pride ourselves on crafting history and nature into wearable art. We explore each gemstone, feel its spirit, and learn about its history, and its connections. Just take a moment and imagine it takes thousands and millions of years for a gemstone to form. Next time you see a gemstone, look at the depths of its reflections, then touch it to feel the power of nature and the universe.

As we meticulously handcraft each piece, we select gemstones not just for their beauty but also for their energy, history and fascinating healing properties.

In this blog post, we delve into the allure of 20 of the most renowned gemstones, exploring their unique healing virtues.


Amethyst has a long history of being associated with spirituality, sobriety, and clarity of thought. In ancient times, it was thought to ward off intoxication and nurture a clear mind. It is often considered a stone of wisdom and inner peace. Discover our Amphitrite Ring with Amethyst.

Healing Purpose: Amethyst is known for promoting calmness and clarity. It aids in relieving stress, enhancing intuition, and soothing the mind.


Aquamarine is known as the gemstone of the sea and is linked to the calming qualities of water. It has historically been associated with sailors and used as a talisman for safe voyages. It symbolizes clarity, communication, and the ability to navigate emotions. Discover Sentio Necklace with Aquamarine.

Healing Purpose: Aquamarine promotes clarity and emotional balance. It is associated with courage, stress reduction, and communication.



The fabled origin of Peridot stretches back to Ancient Egypt, on the volcanic island of Zebargad in the Red Sea. Peridot is often associated with happiness, growth, and healing. It was believed to protect against negative emotions and promote emotional well-being. Historically, it was thought to bring good luck and harmony. Explore our Eye of Horus Ring with Peridot.

Healing Properties: Peridot is associated with joy, happiness, and emotional healing. It is believed to strengthen one's resilience, reduce stress, and promote clarity of thought. Peridot can aid in personal growth and understanding.


Garnet has been cherished for centuries for its association with love, passion, and energy. It is often considered a symbol of commitment, devotion, and enduring love. Historically, it was also believed to offer protection and strength. In Ancient Rome the warriors used to carry garnet with them all the time for protection and strength. It is believed that Marcus Antonius, one of the biggest warriors and leaders of Ancient Rome and the one true love of Cleopatra used to carry it with him. This historic significance inspired our Prōtegō Ring with Garnet.

Healing Purpose: Garnet enhances strength, stability, and emotional healing. It is associated with revitalizing energy and passion.

Smoky Quartz:

Smoky Quartz is a crystal representing our connection to Mother Earth. Known for its grounding and protective qualities, it has been used to ward off negativity and promote emotional balance. It symbolizes stability and resilience. Discover Nympha Ring with Smoky Quartz.

Healing Properties: Smoky Quartz is known for its grounding and protective properties. It can help dispel negative energy, promote emotional balance, and reduce stress and anxiety. It is often used for its calming and stabilizing effects.



Tsavorite garnet is known for its vibrant green color. It is often associated with vitality, growth, and renewal. It is considered a stone of abundance and prosperity. Discover Cleopatra Ring with Tsavorite.

Healing Properties: Tsavorite is known for its revitalizing energy. It is believed to enhance courage, confidence, and assertiveness. This green garnet is also thought to promote emotional healing and bring about a sense of balance.


Pearls have been cherished for their purity and beauty. They have historically symbolized innocence, love, and emotional balance. In Greek Mythology, pearls are said to be the tears of joy and are considered a symbol of femininity. Discover our pearl collection.

Healing Properties: Pearls are often associated with purity, innocence, and emotional balance. They are believed to enhance self-love, promote inner wisdom, and create a calming effect. Pearls can help in reducing stress and anxiety.


Ancient Egyptians were among the first to discover and use citrine, a light yellow gem that Romans later associated with the sun god, Apollo. Citrine is often associated with abundance, wealth, and success. It is believed to carry the energy of the sun, symbolizing warmth and positivity. Citrine is considered a stone of manifestation and personal empowerment. To leverage these powers, Egyptians used citrine gemstones as talismans, the ancient Greeks carved iconic images into them, and Roman priests fashioned them into rings. Discover our Eye of Ra Ring with Citrine.

Healing Purpose: Citrine is associated with abundance and positivity. It brings joy, creativity, and prosperity.


Blue Topaz:

Blue Topaz is associated with clear communication, calmness, and honesty. It is often considered a stone of emotional balance and self-expression. Discover our Amphitrite Ring with Blue Topaz.

Healing Properties: It is believed to promote self-expression, enhance mental clarity, and bring calmness to the wearer. It can help with clear and honest communication.

White Sapphire:

Healing Properties: White sapphire is associated with clarity, truth, and wisdom. It is believed to enhance mental focus and concentration. It can aid in decision-making, bring inner peace, and promote spiritual growth.

Rose Quartz:

Healing Purpose: Rose Quartz embodies love and compassion. It fosters emotional healing, self-love, and harmonious relationships.

Clear Quartz:

Healing Purpose: Often referred to as the "Master Healer," Clear Quartz enhances clarity, focus, and spiritual growth.

Lapis Lazuli:

Healing Purpose: Lapis Lazuli promotes self-awareness and inner peace. It encourages wisdom, truth, and spiritual insight.


Healing Purpose: Turquoise is a protective stone that aids in communication, self-expression, and overall well-being.


Healing Purpose: Hematite is grounding and helps in managing stress, enhancing focus, and promoting courage.


Healing Purpose: Malachite is associated with transformation and growth. It aids in healing emotional wounds and promoting self-confidence.


Healing Purpose: Jade represents harmony and balance. It is believed to bring good fortune and promote emotional equilibrium.


Healing Purpose: Moonstone is linked to intuition and emotional balance. It fosters inner growth and enhances intuition.


Healing Purpose: Onyx provides strength and protection. It aids in emotional healing and enhancing self-control.


Healing Properties: The healing properties of tourmaline can vary depending on its color. Pink tourmaline is often associated with love and emotional healing. Black tourmaline is known for its protective qualities, warding off negative energy. Green tourmaline is believed to promote prosperity and abundance.

The allure of gemstones extends far beyond their captivating aesthetics. Each of the 20 gemstones mentioned above brings its unique healing properties, making them not just exquisite adornments but also sources of well-being.

Whether you're drawn to the calming influence of Amethyst or the protective strength of Hematite, our handcrafted jewelry at ASSUWA is designed to incorporate these extraordinary gems, creating pieces that tell stories, inspire, and enhance your life in more ways than one.

Explore our collection and let the beauty of history and nature touch your soul.

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