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Stones: A Guide

Elise Marie DeSigns utilizes semi-precious stones in her jewelry. Most of the jewelry on this website is made-to-order, allowing you to select which stone you'd like! We've put together this guide so you can identify which stones are your favorite and find the jewelry best suited for your preference.


Many people believe there are healing qualities to some stones. Regardless of your belief for the need to charge your crystals, we believe in beautiful jewelry and pieces for all! Elise picked her favorite properties of all the gemstones she utilizes in her designs. If you aren't a regular stone shopper, there are a few pieces of information that will help orient you: 

What does "semi-precious" mean and what is a crystal vs. mineral vs. gemstone?

Minerals are naturally made materials from the earth that have a specific structure and makeup. A gemstone or gem is made FROM minerals. Specifically, minerals that are typically crystal shaped (i.e. quartz). Once these mineral crystals are sanded down and made into different shapes, they are called gemstones/gems.

All stones EXCEPT diamond, emerald, sapphire, or ruby are semi-precious stones.

Each stone featured on this site has different properties. Here are some key benefits of each type of stone:

Agate: Strength, Balance, Cleansing

Amazonite: Confidence, Self-love, Creative expression

Amethyst: Protection, Intuition, Balance

Aventurine: Prosperity, Well-Being, Optimism

Black Onyx: Blocking negativity, Patience, Determination

Blue Goldstone: Inspiration, Optimism, Dreaming

Brown Goldstone: Grounding, Balance, Happiness

Blue Quartz: Calming, Creativity, Communication

Calcite: Amplifier and cleanser of energy. Cleans the negative energies from the environment.

Cherry Quartz: Energizing, Balance, Grounding

Clear Quartz: Awareness, Amplifying Energy, Clarity

Dalmatian Jasper: Loyalty, Family bonds, Grounding

Druzy Quartz: Creativity, Relaxation, Healing

Geode: Soothing, Communication, Meditation 

Howlite: calming, awareness, compromise

Jade: Abundance, Well-being, Purity

Labradorite: Intuition, Journeying, Transformation

Magnesite: Self-love, Soothing, Clarity

Opalite: Communication, Transitions, Clears emotional blocks

Peacock Ore: Understanding, Acceptance, Uplifting

Pyrite: Protection, Shielding, Emotional Well-being 

Rose Quartz: Unconditional love, Emotional Healing, Compassion

Smoky Quartz: Stress Release, Grounding, Clearing

Tigers Eye: Grounding, Balance, Protection

Titanium Quartz: Grounding, Energizing, Confidence

Turquoise: Wholeness, Truth, Communication

Which one speaks to your needs?

Use the "search" at the top right or bottom left corner of this page to find our products that have your desired stone!