Last February, I purchased this Jade Bracelet from this “suki” of mine, Ms. Ethel Dujali, from Eastwood. Nope, she does not have a store there but ever weekend, they would have different stalls in the center of the Eastwood Mall Atrium and they would sell lots of things. One of the most common things that they sell there would be accessories. And most of the accessories are either made out of semi precious gems or crystals. Which for me is a lot more valuable (if you ask me) as compared to buying fancy fashion accessories.
This bracelet actually I really bought for Feng Shui. You see, I learned in Feng Shui that the seven plants signify the seven days of the week and in connection with each of the planet is a stone that would represent it. You can read more about it here. But to give you an overview here you go:
- Monday – Moon – Pearl
- Tuesday – Mars – Coral
- Wednesday – Mercury – Jade
- Thursday – Jupiter – Citrine
- Friday – Venus – Aquamarine
- Saturday – Saturn – Emerald
- Sunday – Sun – Ruby
I actually can’t remember anymore why I needed the jade but I think because I am really maarte and I wanted to have something of each gem but I really don’t practice it anymore.
This Jade Bracelet that I bought costs around PHP 700 which is not bad at all. And another thing that I like about gems is that they are said to benefit the person wearing it. It’s actually pretty interesting and you can read about it here.
Contrary to popular belief that jade only comes in green, I learned in Beijing that it comes in a lot of different color s- white, grey, black, yellow, orange, and violet. In Chinese, it is known as the royal gem and it is customary for the ladies to wear a jade bangle. I actually bought one myself as well when I was in China but I just bought a cheap one. (I’ll share that with you some time soon ;))
Today, this gem is regarded as a symbol of the good, the beautiful, and the precious. It embodies the Confucian virtues of wisdom, justice, compassion, modesty and courage.
Surprisingly, in that site, it says that in ancient Egypt, jade was admired as the stone of love, inner peace, harmony and balance.
I found another site that also lists down all the other benefits of the Jade stone. Click here.
“It is astrologically considered to be the stone wearing of which confers a person with hopes, positive attitude, a stable life, a blissful love life, and abundance of good luck. It also bestows one with sense of skills for better management and resourceful use of their money aspect. Those working in the top level management or those who are frequently required to take key decisions can gain clarity of thoughts and stable mind by wearing this gemstone.”
Although this sounds a little funny to me because most of the people who are in top level management are guys and if I see a guy who is wearing this, I would automatically concluded that: 1.) The person just came from China or 2.) The person follows Feng Shui. Hehe.
It’s really quite interesting if you ask me and these things never ceases to amaze and fascinate me. But sometimes, just sometimes, I think, is it really true? Cause honestly, even if I have been wearing them on and off for months, I don’t think I can really attribute anything that happened in my life to these.
What about you? Have you got a story about a gem stone?