Semiprecious Stones
 

The stones and gems have always been a mysterious gift of nature. His background, colorful streaks are unique. The stones have beneficial properties, and have some influence of its energy in our mood and give us powers.

Kolke designs and produces 950 silver jewelry with semi-precious stones such as:


ANDEAN OPAL
Andean opal is a lovely bluegreen translucent opal found in the Andes mountains of Peru. Copper may be the essential trace element that causes its soft distinctive color. It has been used by native South Americans for more than a thousand years and is well known in the semi-precious stone trade.

Peruvian blue and pink Andean opal is relatively rare. It is a very translucent stone with color similar to the Caribbean Sea. Depending on how the stone is cut it can be clear, scenic showing varying degrees of color or dendritic which has black fern like inclusions.

The blue Andean Opal is a stone of communication, and gives the needed courage to speak one’s truth from the heart. It is a powerful stone for connection, harmonization and relationships, and helps one to find their confidant and form helpful alliances.

It stimulates the throat chakra, and allows for the expression of suppressed emotions and blocked creativity.

It also helps to reduce stress, calm the mind and bring greater clarity.

AGATE
A variety of chalcedony that often, but not always, exhibits banded patterns, agate helps to cleanse and balance energies while eliminating negativity. It also strengthens the intellect and helps the user open to inspiration. It is good for general protection and healing, and increases courage, self-confidence, and energy and promotes longevity. According to lore, this stone also inspires fidelity, strengthens eyesight and helps to relieve thirst by deeply nourishing your physical body and fostering cooperation among all its parts. It’s also considered good for gardening.

AMAZONITE
This stone is a light bluish-green color, often with white stripes. It is considered gentle and friendly, and with an energy like taking a deep breath, this stone helps us to speak our personal truth. A soothing and calming stone, it aids us in releasing worries and fears so that we may communicate from the heart and break through our boundaries. It opens the throat, heart, and solar plexus centers for self-expression, artistic creativity, and healing. Bringing clarity of thought, it helps us to deal with chaos and find a place of centered harmony. It reduces self-damaging behavior, increases straight posture of self-respect, confidence, grace, and self-assuredness with communication. It is also thought to help in healing the throat, thyroid, nerve and brain paths

AMBER
With an energy like liquid sunshine, amber is the fossilized resin of pine trees. Amber is said to enhance the beauty of the wearer. It can be used to bring the power of the sun into one’s life and used to help bring wealth, success, attraction, vitality, and joy. It has a calming effect that f acilitates healing through absorption and transmutation of negative energies to positive as it acts to purify one's body, mind, and spirit. As a result, it can also help with depression and suicidal tendencies. It is said to help to stabilize the connection between the conscious self and universal perfection. It also offers protection for the sensitive person.
It is claimed that Amber is used to best effect by those who suffer from throat infections and diseases, those who have bronchial disorders or those who are prone to asthma or convulsions, also rheumatism, intestinal disorders, earache, bladder trouble, goiters, nerves or bone-marrow deficiencies..

Amethyst
Cool and relaxing, amethyst is a purple variety of quartz crystal. Symbolizes healing, purification and spiritual power, and is good at focusing energy. It brings calmness and serenity to the wearer, which aids in spiritual quests and wearing it helps promotes meditation, peace, tranquility and oneness with your spiritual goals. It is believed to aid intuition and insight, and many people believe it aids in divination, and will sometimes keep a piece of amethyst with rune sets, decks, and other divination tools. If an amethyst is placed under the pillow or worn during sleep, it can sometimes bring meaningful dreams.

When worn, Amethyst can be a good protection stone, protecting against psychic attack, nightmares, depressive moods and stress.

Amethyst is a very good, versatile healing stone. It can be used to heal a wide range of ailments, and works well with almost every major system in the body. In ancient times it was said to be "proof against poison". We now know that amethyst is a "negative ion", which attracts poisonous "positive ions" to it, thus clearing the air around the wearer and helping to make it more breathable. Amethyst is also said to be a stone of sobriety, and can help the wearer become free of addictive tendencies.
Jasper (Red)

This form of Jasper is said to attract a love affair or maintain passion. It helps with conflict and aggression, while helping to promote grace and perseverance.

Lapis-Lazuli
Lapis helps you to access the unknown universal knowledge and have the wisdom to understand it. It is a high intensity stone that helps expand awareness and intellect, cleansing the spirit to help bring out inner truth and peace. When there are emotional issues that cause disease, Lapis helps diminish the external symptoms and release problems related to the disease. This stone eases depression and balances male and female energies, bringing stability. It is also a protective stone. Lapis Lazuli harmonizes your heart and mind as it forges stronger bonds between them. The energy radiated by Lapis can help you experience the energy and power you possess within. A powerful thought amplifier.

Obsidian (Black)
This stone aids with objectivity, removes unwanted attachments, and grounds. It reduces the need for fantasy or escapism. It absorbs and dissolves anger, criticism, fear, etc. and is thus protective against all of these things. It absorbs dark and converts to white light. It is considered a friendly stone, and it cannot be misused. It brings higher light into the lower realms, and in the process, it is cleansing and uplifting. It changes fear into flexibility and balances overall.

Onyx
This solid - feeling stone is excellent for grounding negativity and relieving stress. Onyx is soothing and helps you to focus, to banish grief, change bad habits, and remove anxieties and fears.

Onyx has the ability to transmute energy to another form; however, it is not always possible to predict the effects of this transmutation. Onyx is good at bringing one back to the middle ground; if you have high energy, it will mellow you, and at low energy it will boost you up. It is believed to improve concentration and give physical strength and emotional stability. Onyx is for wise decision-making, dispels grief, encourages happiness and brings good fortune. Onyx can help you break undesirable patterns or habits and help to dispel nightmares. Enhances self-control and self-confidence. Promotes personal strength, both mentally and physically. Good protective stone that helps to release old relationships and keeps away general negativity. It is also thought to reduce the pain of childbirth.

Pearl
Pearl is often used for its beauty as well as its healing properties. It is associated with, purity, innocence, honesty, love, friendship, patience, understanding, faith, and peace. It will teach about love and beauty and is considered a protector of virginity. It has a tendency to increase the emotions, thus making them easier to appreciate or change. Pearl,s enhance personal integrity and help clear the mind so that it can be a clean channel for wisdom and spiritual guidance. Enhances sincerity, truth and loyalty and bring calming reflection. Pearl has a tendency to reflect your true or higher self. Very absorbing in nature. It can help one to face their darkest fears. It heightens our appreciation of music and can be used when singing, toning, or chanting.
Some say the growth of a pearl parallels the potential growth of a human being. We begin as an irritation, then slowly, through patience, hidden from the view of other men, gradually grow into something of beauty.
The pearl is said to relieve indigestion when ground up and drank--however, this is a rather expensive antacid. Thought to increase fertility and ease the pain of childbirth.

Quartz
The greatest of all healing stones, Quartz radiates the white light energy of the Universe. Clear quartz crystal can be used for a variety of things and is often used with other stones to help amplify the abilities of those stones. This mineral amplifies, focuses and stores energy and information. It can be used to clear and activate the energy centers of the body, for purification, healing, in meditation, visualization, and trance work, to dispel negativity, enhance and seal the aura and for many other uses. Wearing quartz facilitates meditative states and psychic awareness, but can leave the wearer feeling somewhat spacey, so it is not recommended for prolonged duration. Wearing it can also help to ground

Quartz (Cherry)
Cherry Quartz is a beautiful manmade glass from China , a sparkling mixture of clear glass and swirls of deep pink. It is made from glass melted in a furnace and then combined with a coloring agent to produces the swirling inclusions or "needles" that give it its unique look. It is then cooled, cut, faceted and polished like a gemstone.
Cherry Quartz is considered a healer for emotional wounds, and helps to dissipate anger and tension.

Quartz (Rose)
Rose quartz is good at focusing and amplifying healing energy. It is often used to symbolize love, peace, or happiness, and is believed to stimulate the imagination. Oddly enough, flaws in rose quartz often seem to enhance rather than detract from the healing energies. Lending a soft, healing energy, rose quartz is used to increase self love and feelings of self worth. It brings healing and clarity to the heart and allows the wearer to learn to trust again, helping to enhance the love vibration in relationships. It can also be used to attract love. Rose quartz brings trust, calm, clarity and harmony, and reduces the feeling of a need for haste. It removes fears and anxiety and reduces stress. It balances the emotions and heals emotional wounds, allowing the user to tap into the knowledge that the Universe is Love. Care is advised when using this stone; however, as it is reported to increase fertility, healing, good feelings, love. Also see Quartz

Rhodonite
A pink stone with black inclusions, Rhodonite works with the heart, stabilizing your emotions. It also soothes nightmares, stress, heartache, and loss, by bringing order to confusing feelings that are scattered, imbalanced, or ungrounded. It calms and feeds the soul through the heart by gradually transforming your emotional foundation, making it more solid and secure. When your emotional foundation is improved, your body and emotions can find harmony with each other and respond to life situations in appropriate, healthy ways. . It helps us to express confidence and lovingness on the physical plane in day-to-day ways. It helps to build self-affirmation and self-love, which fosters the ability to remain calm in arguments and resolve disagreements in a loving way.

Rhodonite has also been know to help with speech, hearing problems, growth, fear, and illnesses of the lungs such as emphysema and asthma.

Sodalite
Sodalite is a good stone for general communication and writing, by helping with logic, ideas, and truth. It helps one arrive at conclusions logically instead of emotionally while eliminating confusion, and it does this by helping a person to be more objective and less critical. It balances body energy levels via the thyroid, pituitary, lymph, and other glands. It frees your physical body of the negative mental energies that impede the body's functioning and interfere with the expression of its true energetic nature.

It boosts the immune system, and helps with problems with the throat, insomnia, neck, mouth, hearing, and blood sugar. It is cooling and drawing for infections, burns, sinus inflammations, high blood pressure, etc.

Tiger eye
Tiger Eye enhances psychic abilities, balance and brings clarity to thoughts. It can help to discipline one’s sexual and emotional life and allows one's life to open and blossom. Tigers Eye is a stone that stimulates wealth and helps to maintain it. It brings strength, independence, practicality, softens stubbornness and balances male/female energy. It boosts confidence and courage, and can draw people and material possessions to the wearer. Tigers Eye is also known to be very protective, and is often used to protect the wearer when traveling.

Turquoise
Turquoise is used for cleansing and protection, and is often referred to as the "master healer". It is good at absorbing negativity, helping one to release shame and guilt. It is a grounding stone that provides strength and protection during meditation. It brings peace of mind as well as clarity. It balances male and female energies, induces wisdom and understanding and increases intuition. It can also attract friendships, luck, and happiness. Some have used it to help with eye problems.