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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). […]

The Amethyst, the stone of wisdom

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The amethyst, the stone of wisdom and humility, is first of all a stone of Temperance and purity preventing any sort of exhilaration – even spiritual. The Amethyst, the magic and legendary stone This powerful stone comes from a variety of violet quartz. It is the symbol of wisdom. It is linked to the spiritual […]

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 […]

The meaning of precious stones

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Since the dawn of time, precious stones have always fascinated men all around the world. To some, they represent wealth. In others’ opinion – a more spiritual one – they symbolize magic and power. Precious stones: wealth, magic and power As far back as Man can remember precious stones have always been worshipped. One thing […]