ambitious indulgent intuitive #7369b2
amethyst has been renown for thousands of years for its truly medicinal properties, but also for its connection to the spiritual world. because of this connection to the spiritual world, amethyst are generally thought of to be spiritual people, in touch with the world around them, whether they possess some form of mediumship or not. consisting of a regal color, oftentimes befitting of royalty, amethyst are sophisticated individuals. quite often they live in some form of luxury, whether it be materialistic in nature or not--there's more than one way to live luxuriously. amethyst are also sometimes prideful people, notably with an air of majesty, whether they are people of rank and some worldly worth or not. an amethyst will create the world they want for themselves and are incredibly independent; oftentimes they are considered too independent and turn down the help of others. they are, however, often seen giving their opinions very freely and are said to give good advice. they merely can't take their own. there is some amount of extravagance to an amethyst and because of the royal nature of this gemstone, an amethyst can appear snobbish and apathetic to the plights of others. oftentimes an amethyst is intuitive but can get caught up in their own drama. at their best an amethyst is a selfless, peaceful person with a wealth of devotion and ambition. at their worst they can be stuck-up and irritable, possessing a cynical and negative view on the world.
prosperous pessimistic healthy #bf8766
citrine is heralded for its ability to dispel negative energy and mood swings as well as its luscious yellow and orange coloration. true to the brightness of its color, citrines are jovial and usually a joy to be around. they thrive on change and independence and value their freedom above all else. try and cage a citrine and you will encounter an individual that will fight, tooth and claw, for the things they want and to regain that freedom they're used to. notably individuals of good health, they like to be active and are rarely seen sitting in one place for too long; a true wanderer at heart, they thrive on learning everything they can and experiencing new things. citrines possess a certain sense of clarity and can oftentimes see situations as they are. very rarely are they too naive or innocent, mostly because they soak up information on any and every subject like a sponge. citrines are also known to be generous as well as incredibly successful and prosperous, always willing to help others out in their time of need, while never sacrificing their own accomplishments. they thrive on encouragement, both giving and receiving, and are known to blossom under the attention of praise and recognition. sometimes, when not given the proper attention (and they can oftentimes seek it out purposefully) they will wither and grow withdrawn. citrines can also be arrogant and too prideful, refusing to admit when they need help, and instead trying to do everything on their own; though they offer assistance quite freely. in a way, they are indulgent, sometimes hedonistic thrill-seekers that can be known to get into trouble, especially when it comes to their sensual nature--a citrine is not always known for being monogamous. at their best a citrine is usually positive and bright, a pleasure to be around because of their friendliness and ability to get people involved and inspire hope and change. at their worst a citrine is self-loathing and pessimistic, withdrawing into themselves in a bout of self-centered and self-induced loneliness wherein they lack even basic motivation.
strong prideful overwhelming #dfdfdf
due to their flawless brilliance and expensive quality, diamonds have been used as the main setting in engagement rings for thousands of years--both showing off how much you're willing to pay for a rock as well as an attempt at proving how deep your love runs. as can be expected of a diamond, these individuals are strong and will stand the test of time; nothing is harder than diamond and a diamond will cut through almost any material. these individuals are strong and protective, with an arrogance and pride to back them up. known for being rather extravagant and frivolous, diamonds are usually the cornerstone of innovation and wealth. greedy and truly fearless, they won't hesitate to make investments even at the risk of losing everything all for the struggle of self-indulgence and their hedonistic nature. oftentimes a diamond has expensive tastes and strives for some kind of perfection at all times; if something isn't perfect they'll try and try again, oftentimes overworking themselves to the point of breakdown. they are brilliant and dazzling people, charming those around them with ease and are good at getting others to trust them with even their most precious possessions and especially money. at their best diamonds are proud and strong, protective and ruthlessly fearless with an eye for business and a realistic view of the world. at their worst a diamond is an arrogant perfectionist, possessing a superiority complex that makes them overwhelming to be around for too long especially when they start throwing around their weight and their money in the most catty of ways.
nurturing miserly adaptable #69b276
thought of, at one point, to be more precious than diamond, emeralds have been a staple in noble fashion for thousands of years. despite this, the emerald remains a slightly understated gemstone, mostly in part to the modern rising popularity of diamonds. emeralds are known to be compassionate individuals, the nurturing type, able to provide comfort and support to those that need it. they are notable for undergoing great personal growth and learning from their mistakes and the mistakes of others. they are not too proud to admit when they're wrong and are typically very stable in almost every aspect of their lives. great at giving and taking other's advice, they're known for being very well grounded individuals. of course, on the opposite side of the spectrum, emeralds are known for being envious and jealous of others and their possessions especially. usually all about balance and serenity, emeralds are vindictive and vicious when their peace is disturbed, or when their sense of stability has been tilted on its axis. emeralds are notably lucky individuals, very good with money, but oftentimes incredibly miserly and almost overly frugal with their funds. other than being nurturing, emeralds are also noteworthy for their creativity, oftentimes leading them to the art or entertainment fields; they have the perfect personas for endearing themselves to audiences. sometimes an emerald can get too focused on themselves and become withdrawn not to mention indifferent to the issues of others until their own are sorted. despite this, emeralds also have a great fear of rejection and are known for changing small things about themselves to get others to accept them. at their best an emerald is a caring individual with a nurturing spirit, grounded and responsible. at their worst emeralds are possessive and envious, prone to being hit with bouts of laziness and mood swings.
compassionate guarded logical #87cbc9
moonstone was so named because ancient civilizations believed it to be made from refracted moonlight itself, due to its opalescent shine. moonstones are known for their amazing sense of "femininity", regardless of the social construct of "gender". moonstones can be very soft individuals, usually choosing to be understanding and empathetic, tolerant and dependable. however, much like the dark side of the moon, moonstones are not all sunshine and roses and can be every bit as fierce as a hurricane. a moonstone is usually calm and sophisticated, choosing the finer things in life without being over-indulgent. friendship and loyalty are very important to moonstones, as they hold their opinions of people in high regards--once you've crossed a moonstone, you will never find your way back to their light side. the most important thing to know about a moonstone is that they are self-sufficient, rarely ever seeking the help of others, fully intent on sorting out their own problems and dealing with things as they see fit. that being said, sometimes they do not make good choices, but know that these choices are theirs alone to make. sometimes known to be almost too logical, moonstones are often considered sneaky due to their ability to see multiple sides to most situations and choose the best way to deal accordingly. they think quickly on their feet and are known for being realists. that being said, however, they can be incredibly creative, but not always in the traditional sense--they are creative with their own chosen form of art (which can be anything from the innocent to the decidedly darker). moonstones are also notably fussy and always want things their own way and will do whatever it takes until that fussy side is placated. at their best moonstones are soft and gentle individuals, able to show compassion and understanding, surrounded by a calming aura. at their worst a moonstone is emotionally imbalanced and fears being alone to the point that they will try and control everyone and ever aspect of their lives so that doesn't happen.
mysterious confident seductive #383838
onyx are historically a strong and versatile gemstone, used in household objects as bases, because of its excessively durable nature. like this gemstone, in people, onyx are strong and sturdy, withstanding the test of time. onyx are protective and loyal, dedicated almost to a fault, but also incredibly independent people. they are shrouded in mystery, truly an enigma in the flesh, and you can never really be certain if what an onyx is telling you about themselves is fact or fiction. onyx hide many things about themselves, preferring to push the events of the past out of their minds and starting anew. onyx radiate authority but are not arrogant about it, despite their oftentimes outwardly intimidating aura. professional and shockingly amiable when in social situations, an onyx will thrive when it comes to elegant and expensive affairs. despite whether they were born in the lap of luxury or not, all onyx know how to mingle with the rich and famous, easily scoring them points in social circles. overall, onyx are pretty secretive individuals, choosing to keep everything to themselves they won't often open up when prompted, only opting to do as such when they feel the time is right. that being said, this can lead some to believing that onyx are snobbish and stuck-up, too self-important for their own good. onyx are powerful people that are also known for instilling fear in others without having to really do very much. much of their power is from within; inner strength and confidence. rebellious by nature, they won't let anyone hold them down if they can help it, and will assert themselves in the world to accomplish their goals. at their best, onyx are sophisticated, attracting attention as much as repelling it; people are curious about the mysterious and self-controlled onyx. at their worst they are guarded and pessimistic, oftentimes manipulative and fully aware of the power they hold over other people.
delicate naive childlike #e7b0df
not exactly the same as a stone formed in the earth, pearls are coveted for their rarity and their fragile but beautiful natures. pearls are delicate and emotional individuals, easily hurt by the things others say, but also easily empowered by praise and support. they rely a lot on what others think of them, oftentimes trying to change themselves to the whims of those around them and what they believe their companions want to see. that being said, pearls can be easily taken advantage of by others and dominated by stronger personalities. these people are the daydreamers, sweet as cotton candy, with barely any mean bones in their bodies; but don't mistake their softness for weakness. a pearl will stand up for themselves if they must, if they're pushed to their breaking point, or if anyone they love is in need of the support. a pearl is full of tenderness and affection. ultimately seen as fragile and breakable, they're much stronger than they seem. at their best a pearl is generous and kind, truly a supportive friend that holds loyalty and honesty in high regards. at their worst a pearl is childish and immature, naive and almost always caught up in their own little world.
versatile dull responsible #b1b1b1
quartz is found all over the world and is the most abundant gemstone you can come across. however, just because it is common doesn't mean it doesn't have worth. quartz are versatile people, able to adapt and conform as their environment shifts around them. quartz are fluid and highly reflective individuals, able to see the many facets of situations and people alike. these people have heaps of self-control and are self-reliant, depending on no one but themselves for their own happiness. they will work hard to get what they want and will do it on their own, but won't turn down the assistance of others. responsible and patient, quartz works well with others, often helping them to become unwitting leaders; whether by choice or not. very good at organization and keeping everyone in line, whether that be with a gentle or heavy hand, quartz making shockingly good leaders themselves, but rarely notice this talent in themselves. quartz are incredibly multi-faceted individuals, often leading others to deeming them to be two-faced or deceptive, and are at times manipulative to varying degrees. at their best quartz are diligent and incredibly versatile people, able to get along with many other types of individuals until pushed too hard. at their worst quartz are notably dull and lonely, oftentimes stuck in the shadow of others that are more successful and shine brighter than themselves.
passionate violent courageous #bb6363
what most people don't know is that the garnet is an offshoot of the sapphire, noted for its rich red color and the fact it was heralded as the most precious stone by ancient nobility. garnets are the adventurers of the world, the go-getters, and the doers. you won't see a garnet sitting for too long as they're known for being impulsive and reckless, doing what they want when they want to do it without listening to the advice of others. when a garnet wants something, they will go and get it, no matter the cost, and god forbid anyone stands in their way. known for being violent and antagonistic, they have an internal fire that no one can ever hope to tame. however, garnets are also incredibly stubborn and quick-tempered, chomping at the bit whenever even the smallest thing disturbs the peace they've set up for themselves. known for being passionate in every aspect of their lives, a garnet can sometimes be overwhelming and can cause others to get burned in the process of their journey for satisfaction. garnets are also natural born leaders, very confident in these abilities to the point of arrogance. at their best garnets are protective and fiercely courageous, decisively defending their loved ones to their last breath. at their worst they are far too impulsive, incredibly obstinate, and cocksure to the point of drawing frustration from those around them.
loyal self-righteous devoted #5c84b5
sapphire has long been worn by royalty as it was believed to protect the wearer from harm, both physical and divine. as such, sapphires have a history of being amongst the most protective individuals, loyal to a fault--hence why they are often in law-enforcement. sapphires radiate authority and a calming aura, they are able to give directions and lead situations as well as instill others to do the same. a sapphire's life is all about order and control--order in their personal lives as well as the lives of those around them, and finding control in themselves to solve their problems and make life easier. unfortunately, that also means that a sapphire can be a bit too domineering, attempting to get their way whenever possible through any means necessary. sapphires are dynamic people, able to change themselves to any given situation, while also learning and growing at an alarming rate. considerably, sapphires are incredibly intelligent people and love to learn about anything and everything. they hold loyalty in high regards and will be very loyal in turn if granted that dedication. incredibly devoted to their jobs, their love lives, their hobbies, sapphires can sometimes take things a little too seriously and are known for needing to unwind. failure to do so will drive them into overwork mode and, eventually, force them into exhaustion. when they can't immediately fix problems, or help others, a sapphire will go to the ends of the earth to figure out a way. notably, sapphires are conservative, a bit old-fashioned, and are not always likely to go with the crowd; they like things the way they like them and change can oftentimes be a hindrance. however, to grow, they need to learn to break those barriers and usually do so to great effect. at their best sapphires are protective and dedicated, truly reliable and devoted, ultimately confident individuals that won't let anything stand in their way. at their worst a sapphire is self-righteous and incredibly spiteful, unforgiving when they feel even the least bit slighted; not to mention manipulative and stubborn to a fault.
cheerful easily stressed hard worker #d4a98f
sunstone is a relatively new gemstone in the grand scheme of things, only discovered a few hundred years ago, but its rich peachy orange color has been a source of wonder for many. in some ways sunstone has been thought of as a mix between quartz and citrine and, as such, a sunstone will possess many elements of both. cheerful and boisterous, they are the types that will make friends with all sorts of people, endearing themselves to even the hardest of hearts. at the same time, however, they are not necessarily assertive, preferring to be involved but not the center of attention. sunstones are hard workers with a true thirst for success and a devotion to being the best that they can possibly be. notably fearless, they'll take risks even at the cost of their own pride and dignity and aren't afraid of making a fool of themselves. they will stand up for themselves when push comes to shove and are honestly better at talking their way out of situations than physically trying to fight their way to victory. a sunstone will use their brain whenever possible but, because of their intelligence, they are known to be somewhat arrogant at times and can talk down to others without even realizing it. at their best they are dedicated and confident, friendly and truly observant, reveling in the happiness of others as well as their own. at their worse a sunstone is too submissive and easily stressed, oftentimes refusing to change their ways even if said ways aren't working in their favor.
understanding timid affectionate #b26988
tourmaline has been known for many years as a magnet due to its electrically polarized nature, incredibly efficient in repelling hot, volcanic ash. an important stone in healing and drawing out imperfections in the soul, tourmaline individuals are very similar. its hard to be negative around a tourmaline, as they radiate such a kindness and thoughtfulness that is only paralleled in pearls and emeralds. tourmaline are understanding, always willing to lend an ear, or a shoulder to cry on, and are known for being incredibly empathetic. their kindness is not just an act, they are selfless at times, and often care more about the problems of others than their own. that being said, they tend to internalize and repress their own past troubles. they are all about harmony and balance in their lives, oftentimes becoming overwhelmed when things go wrong and they can't rectify the issue immediately. they are known for being over-emotional at times, sometimes inconsolable in their upset; on the other side of the spectrum, they can oftentimes be too bubbly and upbeat, too entirely innocent and naive. unlike their daydreaming relatives the pearls, tourmaline have a more realistic take on the world and they do not try and sugar-coat things that require absolute honesty. they want others to treat them kindly, but god forbid anyone is unkind; they are the sneaky and vindictive types, the ones that will spread rumors. usually non-threatening, every gemstone has its rough edges, and tourmaline can be pushed far enough to react with hostility. tourmaline deals with regular mood swings, though usually tries to stay optimistic and pleasant. at their best a tourmaline is caring and understanding, fun-loving and gentle individuals with a great sense of emotional understanding. at their worst tourmaline are over-emotional and timid people, afraid of what others think of them, they work too hard to be liked due to their lack of self worth.