AOVCrystals

AOVCrystals, Portland

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AOV (Amor Omnia Vincit) in Latin stands for "Love Conquers All". AOVCrystals is family run gemstone jewelry website that we have created after more than 10 years of experience gathering knowledge, learning people about them, their beauty and healing properties. On our blog, you may find many interesting articles related to all crystals used in jewelry today. Explore their colors, find the most beautiful ones and find those most appealing to you. There are more than 100 different crystals that we described on our blog so spend a moment and learn something interesting.

Citrine Meaning, Healing Properties and Benefits

Citrine is a true yellow gemstone used for its healing properties, bringing money, abundance, luck, and prosperity. Citrine crystal is associated with amplification and manifestation abilities, bringing joy and love into your life. Citrine is highly... Lire la suite ›

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Aquamarine Meaning, Healing Properties and Benefits

For its beautiful clear blue color Aquamarine crystal is appreciated all over the world for thousands of years. Aquamarine is a sparkling semi-precious stone associated with honesty, compassion, communication, courage, support, healing allergies,... Lire la suite ›

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Amber Meaning, Healing Properties and Benefits

Amber is made from the fossilized tree resin that is more than 300 million years old. Tree resin is hardened and polymerized in the process that takes a few thousand years. Amber is a beautiful natural stone that is light in weight and cut and... Lire la suite ›

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Amethyst Meaning, Healing Properties and Benefits

Amethyst is a semi-precious purple crystal that promotes mental clarity and helps fight addictive behaviors. It is one of the most popular stones used in jewelry since ancient times. Amethyst is a versatile gemstone that can be found in many colors,... Lire la suite ›

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Abalone Shell Meaning and Healing Properties

Abalone shell is a type of mollusk that comes as an ear-shaped shell that is very durable. It is traditionally used as a decorative item and for making jewelry. Color of this shell depends on many things, it is variable from species to species,... Lire la suite ›

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Blood Agate Meaning, Benefits and Healing Properties

Blood Agate is known for many names, often called "Red Agate" or "Pigeons Blood Agate" for its translucent red color that looks like coagulated blood. This stone glows in the light, comes with a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale and its healing... Lire la suite ›

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List of All Modern Birthstones by Month with Examples

National Association of Jewelers created a list of all modern birthstones back in 1912. Purpose of creating this list is mostly commercial in order to list available gemstones for every month. The list was updated in 1952 by adding Alexandrite,... Lire la suite ›

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List of All Traditional Birthstones by Month

Origin of birthstones can be tracked down to the breastplate of Aaron that had twelve crystals representing each of the twelve tribes of Israel. Over time, this was translated into months of the year assigning each month different birthstone... Lire la suite ›

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10 Mighty Throat Chakra Stones and Crystals

The throat chakra (Vishuddha chakra) is the fifth chakra that is associated with creativity, emotions, expression, and ability to communicate with other people openly and effectively. If you have a problem to communicate with other people, listed 10... Lire la suite ›

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11 Best Virgo Birthstone Healing Crystal Rings

You more than anyone else understands Virgo positive and negative traits. Virgos are able to see and analyze other people doing but it is not easy to keep everything in check. I have handpicked following 11 healing crystals for Virgos that will help... Lire la suite ›

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Banded Agate Meaning and Healing Properties

Banded Agate, also known as "Layered Agate" comes with a band like layers of microscopic Quartz crystals. It is formed from the deposition of layers of silica, in volcanic vesicles or other cavities. Layers and bands inside the stone are formed in... Lire la suite ›

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Grey Agate Healing Benefits, Properties, Meaning, Use, Jewelry

Grey agate stone has been used for making jewelry, amulets, and talismans since ancient time. First mentions of this stone for healing purposes date back to Greece and Egypt. In literature, grey agate is often called “Fossil Agate” and it is... Lire la suite ›

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Apricot Agate Meaning and Healing Properties

Apricot Agate is an interesting gemstone that is often made by heating grey agate stones. Natural stones are much rarer and harder to find in stores. It is a variety of chalcedony, which is a variety of Quartz crystal. Considering that we have many... Lire la suite ›

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List of All Gemstones

In the following list of all gemstones that are found on AOVCrystals website, you will find mineralogy and healing effects of crystals. You will find a brief introduction to gemstones, their name, common names, color, healing properties, and rarity.... Lire la suite ›

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Brown Agate Healing Benefits, Properties, Meaning, Use, Jewelry

Brown agate is considered as royal agate stone and more famously called “Botswana Agate”. It is mined for its beauty and rarity. Most of the brown agate stones mined today come from Botswana (hence the name) and come in nature with beautiful... Lire la suite ›

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Black Agate Healing Benefits, Properties, Meaning, Use, Jewelry

Black Agate stone is associated with grounding effects and protection just like the most black gemstones. During hard periods of life, this beautiful black stone will offer you its calming energy. Black Agate comes with recognizable banding patterns... Lire la suite ›

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White Agate Healing Benefits, Properties, Meaning, Use, Jewelry

White Agate is an interesting stone that comes with milky white color and patterns or bands. On the Mohs scale of hardness, it has a rating of 6 which is good for making all types of jewelry. In most cases, we find white agate as tumbled stones,... Lire la suite ›

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Agate Stone Healing Properties, Benefits, Meaning, Use, Jewelry

Agate stone is a mineral from the Quartz family that was first found around Achates River in Sicily. Agate is an interesting stone that comes with fossilized inclusions, stripes or layers, color specks that add to the beauty of the gemstone. You... Lire la suite ›

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15+ Yellow Gemstones Used In Jewelry with Images

With the rise of popularity of colored gemstones, more and more people look for yellow gemstones as one of the most beautiful gems that you can find. Yellow crystals and their color are associated with happiness, joy, hope, fun, enthusiasm,... Lire la suite ›

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15+ Red Gemstones Often Used for Making Jewelry

Throughout human history, red gemstones were one of the most popular crystals used for making jewelry. They are symbols for deepest positive and negative feelings like love, passion, sexuality, excitement, strength, courage and also aggression,... Lire la suite ›

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