The Healing Properties & Symbolic Meaning of Beads Have you ever wondered about the mythology behind different beads, gemstones and crystals? Behind the Bead was created to assist in understanding the different meanings behind the beads, rocks and stones we use in our jewelry. We are always adding new stones to our collection, so check back often. If you need assistance, please contact us.
Crystal stones are translucent and can be found in several shade variations. Crystal stones can help promote feelings of clarity, positive energy and control.
Glass is known as an ancient material. Glass beads come in a variety of shades ranging from crystal clear to solid color variations. Glass can help promote feelings of transformation, renewal, balance, focus and effective communication.
Jasper gemstones can be found in a rage of color variations.
Black or Dark Brown Jasper (aka Jet) – Promotes feelings of protection and clearing of negative energy, purifies.
Rose quartz can help promote feelings of inner healing, peace, serenity, tranquility and unconditional love. This stone can also help protect against negative energy.
Beads formed from shells come in several sizes, shapes and color variations. Shells can help promote feelings of awareness, compassion, creativity and adaptability.
Infusible Beads, Rocks & Stones Porous materials provide the perfect medium to apply essential oils to. our infusible diffuser jewelry offers you the ability to add essential oils to specific beads, rocks or stones to create the perfect portable diffuser.
Lava Rock (aka basalt)
Lava rock is an igneous type of rock, which means it was formed when magma erupted from a volcano. Lava is porous, making the rock an ideal stone to add essential oils to. The essential oils are then absorbed into the stone, allowing the lava rock to become the perfect portable diffuser. Lava rock is a grounding stone and can help promote feelings of courage and strength.
Wooden beads can be found in several different hues and color variations ranging from very light (almost white) to extremely dark (ebony). Natural wood beads are porous, allowing essential oils to be easily absorbed into the bead.
Rosewood – Can help promote feelings of compassion, healing, love and spirituality.
The Energy Properties of Colors It is believed that certain colors can contain healing energies or powers that can help with different types of issues. Colored stones can vary in shades and can range from extremely clear to completely opaque.
Black stones can help promote feelings of strength and will power.
Blue colored stones can be used to promote calm feelings, encouragement, honesty and spirituality.
Brown stones are grounding and can help promote feelings of decisiveness, dependability, focus, order, peace, stability and strength.
Green stones can help promote feelings of balance, energy, fertility, happiness, self-respect and stability.
Orange stones can help promote feelings of creativity, endurance, enthusiasm, sincerity, strength, thoughtfulness and vitality.
Pink colored stones can be used to promote feelings of love, beauty, positive self-image, stability and security.
Purple stones can help promote feelings of composure, good decision making, serenity and spirituality.
Red stones can help promote feelings of assurance, courage, energy, focus, passion and strength.
White or Clear
White or clear colored stones can be used to promote cleanliness, honesty, purity and sincerity.
Yellow stones can help promote feelings of contentment, intelligence, joy and wisdom.
Please note – “Behind the Bead” meanings and descriptions provided on this site are meant for informational purposes only and are not intended to replace the medical advice of your healthcare practitioner. The products mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.