The beauty of a gem depends on its properties that how it looks or visible, its features include shine, fire and color of a gemstone bead.
The durability of the gemstone beads depend on hardness and resistance to cleavage or breakage.
If we look at the physical properties of gems, some resembles each other and some are quite different.
These can be recognized by it crystal properties, index of refraction of light, hardness, presence or absence of cleavage, type of fracture (concordat, even, or uneven) in stones without cleavage, specific gravity, color, streak (color of the powder as determined by rubbing it over white, unglazed porcelain), luster (appearance of the surface in reflected light - adamantine, vitreous, resinous, greasy, silky, or pearly), and transparency.
Minor properties that serve to identify some stones are chiromancy (changeable luster or color under undulating light), opalescence, asterism (star like sparkling), and play of color, fluorescence, phosphorescence, iridescence, and electrical properties.
The unit of weight used for gemstones is the metric carat; one carat equals 200 mg.
The supernatural Properties Of Gems Agate, Botswana Eases stress and pain of a loss.
Agate, Green Moss Restores energy and health, bring wearer happiness, emotional balance, wealth, health, and long life Amazonite Attracts success, money and luck Amber Fossils from pine tree resin; they add strength to magic and spells, attract love and increase beauty.
Amethyst Increases spiritual awareness, used in all workings for peace, love, happiness and protection, used in divination and psychic work Apache Tears Carry as a good luck charm.
Aventurine Increases mental powers, perception and creative insight, gambler's stone Bloodstone Increases physical strength and courage, brings victory in the courtroom, used to banish, exorcise Carnelian Promotes self-confidence and peace, eases depression Fluorite Reduces emotional involvement, used to gain perspective, increase mental power.
Garnet Enhances strength and endurance, protection, healing, enhances self-esteem and encourages success in business.
Hematite Used for grounding, stabilizing, focusing, brings emotional balance.
Jasper, Red Sends back negativity to its source, reversing, used for stress.
Lapis Lazuli Stimulates wisdom, truthfulness, psychic awareness, healing.
Lepidolilte A calming stone, this is carried for peace, spirituality and to drive off negativity.
Lodestone, Green Draws money, employment, strengthens loyalty, used in bindings.
Lodestone, Red Draws love, friendship, strengthens loyalty, used in bindings Malachite Draws money and protection, guard's wearer from danger.
Moonstone Draws love, hope and protection, promotes unselfishness and helps settle disputes, induces prophetic dreams.
Obsidian Used for grounding and centering, divination, and increasing spirituality.
Petrified Wood Good for past life work, nervous conditions, and grounding.
Quartz, Rose Draws love and happiness.
Quartz, Smoky Mood elevator overcomes negative emotions and depression.
Quartz, Yellow Draws protection, mental awareness.
Used in magic to improve visualization.
Rock Crystal Draws protection, psychic ability.
Sodalite Used for meditation, brings wisdom and calms inner conflicts.
Tiger's Eye Draws wealth and money, protects travelers, increases clarity of thought.
Tourmaline, Black Used for grounding and absorbing negative energy.