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Ruby, the gemstone of Alchemists

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The word “Ruby” comes from the Latin “rubeus”, which mean “red”. But it most certainly is also derived from the word “rebis”, or “double thing”, which gave birth to the word “rebus”. This word suggests that rubies hold a secret meaning: that of the Philosopher’s Stone, the final stage of which is called… rubedo (reddening). […]

Words of Wisdom

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“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind.” William Shakespeare, writer and poet True Love is not loving with your eyes, but with the eyes of your mind. This is what this poet meant to say. In fact, you should not expect to see external signs of someone’s love for you. They might […]

Emerald, the Magic Precious Stone par excellence

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Symbol of eternal life in ancient Egypt, the emerald was considered a Gift from the god of wisdom: Thot. It is even said that Hermes Trismegistus, the Patron Saint of Alchemy, wrote these words, which supposedly hold the secrets of the highest magic, on an emerald tablet: “I speak not lies, but what is true […]

Love yourself in the mirror and elsewhere…

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Loving yourself is one of the Pillars of Happiness. But you will grasp even more how important it is as you think about the following assertion, which you have certainly already heard: you cannot love others if you can’t love yourself. Loving each other means… Loving yourself does not mean that you are individualistic or […]