Something wicked is brewing. It's officially spooky season and we cannot wait to get glammed up this Halloween. Some of the most iconic figures when it comes to 'All Hallows Eve' are witches. Whether it's the 'Wicked Witch of the West' or the hilarious 'Sanderson Sisters', there are so many inspirations for Halloween costumes this time of year.
Gemstones have long had an association with witchcraft. In many cultures and folklore, it is believed that crystals and gemstones hold magical powers that go hand in hand with the practice of witchcraft and manifestation. People often question, is magic real? Or is it all just hocus pocus?
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witchcraft and gemstones
So when did the idea of witchcraft really begin? Although there isn't any clear record of the first witch as such, one of the earliest records is in the bible which is said to have been written anytime between 931 B.C. and 721 B.C. Despite science coming along and busting many theories of magic, there has been an increased interest in the use of gemstones and crystals in Western society. But what is it that is so Bewitching about gemstones?
Not only are gemstones gorgeous and make for a beautiful addition to your jewellery collection, but they are also believed to enhance aspects of your life such as protection or healing, attaining something you desire like wealth or luck and also to help increase psychic abilities. Basically, if you want superpowers you need to invest in some gems ASAP.
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What witchy jewellery to wear this Halloween?
*Disclaimer* we cannot guarantee these gems powers but based on popular theories and beliefs these are the most powerful stones of them all.
Rose Quartz - Perfect for conjuring up love spells.
Tourmaline - A must have to protect from evil spirits.
Citrine - Essential to attracting golden treasures.
Amethyst - The master of healing emotionally and physically.
Tiger's Eye - To bring courage and release fears.
Onyx - To welcome a new sense of self awareness and confidence.
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