Keith R.A. DeCandido (kradical) wrote,
Keith R.A. DeCandido
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Schott's Miscellany 8 February 2009

James Dean born (1931)


"ARCHAIC" GEM SYMBOLISM

Moss agate: health, prosperity, and long life.
Amethyst: prevents violent passions.
Bloodstone: courage, wisdom, and firmness in affection.
Chrysolite: frees from evil passions and sadness.
Emerald: ensures true love, discovers false.
Diamond: innocence, faith, and virgin purity; friends.
Garnet: constancy and fidelity in every engagement.
Opal: sharpens the sight and faith of the possessor.
Pearl: purity; gives clearness to physical and mental sight.
Ruby: corrects evils resulting from mistaken friendship.
Sapphire: repentance; frees from enchantment.
Sardonyx: ensures conjugal felicity.
Topaz: fidelity and friendship; prevents bad dreams.
Turquoise: ensures prosperity in love.


Early and provident fear is the mother of safety.
Edmund Burke (1729-97)
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