The first historical references to the use of crystals come from ancient the Ancient Sumerians, who included crystals in magic formulas. The Ancient Egyptians used lapis lazuli, turquoise, carnelian, emerald and clear quartz in their jewellery. They also carved grave amulets of the same gems. The Ancient Egyptians used stones primarily for protection and health

Although no longer in use medicinally, gemstones continued to hold meaning. Until recently, jet was popularly worn by those in mourning, and garnet was often worn in times of war. There is a tradition in a local family here in southwest England: every female descendent wears an antique moonstone necklace for her wedding, which has been in the family for generations. It was only recently that one family member realised this was a fertility symbol.

In the 1980s, with the advent of the New Age culture, the use of crystals and gemstones began to re-emerge as a healing method. Much of the practise was drawn from old traditions, with more information gained by experimentation and channelling


Beryl is great at simplifying life by removing all the distractions and complexities. It calms the nerves and emotional eruptions caused by stress, apathy, or lack of enthusiasm for life. Wearing or keeping this precious gemstone boosts courage and reduces stress.

Beryl can be your best friend in harmonizing changes and energy expansions if you are tired of overstimulation and an over-analytical approach.

This natural healer brings feelings of security and self-confidence. It steers you towards loving yourself better than ever before and being comfortable in your skin.

It is ideal for spiritual restrictions because its high vibrational energy removes all toxic thoughts to make room for new and pure emotions. It might become your stone to transform your life for the greater good and raise self-confidence.

This crystal of strength and courage inspires you to live in the moment and forget the past. Being the stone of crown chakra and solar plexus chakra, it restores energy balances in your body to invoke higher consciousness and transformation. It is highly recommended for Geminis, Leos, and Aries.

You can wear it in pendants, earrings, or bracelets to amplify your abilities to remove and dissipate all harmful and unwanted energies from your body to feel free, lighter, and calmer.

With Beryl's nourishment, you will feel free of karmic debts and more focused on your goals. Wearing this precious stone strengthens your love in a long-term relationship.