Gemstones and the Chemical ElementsThe gemstones are made up from combinations of the chemical elements. If the gemstones have vibrational properties that can effect the physical body and other levels of our being then surely each chemical element must have its own basic property. It is a principle that any set of complex things are made up from combinations of a smaller simpler set of things. In this case the large complex set contains all the countless material substances. The small simpler set is composed opf the chemical elements.
If we want to understand the vibrational properties of gemstones properly then we need to classify them into groups according to the chemical elements that make them up.
An initial way of dividing the gemstones into non-arbitary groups is by noting there levels of complexity. For example the group at the simplest level of complexity would contain all gemstones (or other materials) made up purely of one chemical element. Diamond in pure form would belong to this category because it is composed entirely of the chemical element Carbon.
The next level of complexity would contain all those gemstones that are made up from the combination of exactly 2 chemical elements such as _________ which is composed of ______ and________.
The next level of complexity would contain all those gemstones that are made up from the combination of exactly 3 chemical elements such as _________ which is composed of ______ and________and__________.
Each level would contain only gemstones composed of a particular number of chemical elements. Thus we can begin to discern the true non-arbitary properties of individual gemstones. Arranging the gemstones in this manner is only the first step towards full understanding. We need to then organize the gemstones at each level in a logical non-arbitary manner. There are a number of ways of doing this and many ways should be tried and studied. Each method of organization should be non-arbitary, that is it should be derived from the actual physical properties of the chemical elements. For example the electron number, the polarity etc etc.
Then we can add to each gemstone the traditional and modern supposed metaphysical properties associated with it. Is there a correlation between our gemstone organization pattern and their supposed properties? In other words do the gemstones in our mini organizational sets share similar theaputic properties or other metaphysical properties? These methods and questions constitute proper scientific investigation and yet they seem to be unheard of by Gemstone Therapists. Many new discoveries in Gemstone Therapy could be made by taking note of the chemical elements that make them up. Gemstone theapy could be uplifted to a whole new level of clarity and effectiveness gaining the respect of material scientists and integrating into the more and more unifield field of theraputic techniques.
Here is the beginnings of a database detailing the metaphysical properties of the chemical elements:
BismuthBismuth encourages teamwork.
Bismuth supports learning.
Bismuth helps with fevers.
Bismuth is good for general recovery.
CopperCopper is considered a mineral of energy and mental agility.
Copper is said to be the metal of the God Hermes, who facilitates that mental agility, and quick wit.
GoldGold assists when feeling overburdened with responsibilities to ease the load.
Gold helps when feeling distracted and weighed down.
Gold can balance energy fields, and is beneficial for opening and balancing the third eye and crown chakras.
Gold is a mineral of spirituality, understanding, and attunement to nature.
Gold can remove negative energy from the chakras and bring in the positive from the stones it is with.
SiliconSilicon may encorage attraction.
Silicon increases activity.
Silicon boosts vitality.
Silicon is beneficial for the muscles.
Silicon promotes agility.
SilverSilver helps to cleanse the body and to eliminate toxins at the cellular level.
Silver provides one with patience and perseverance.
Silver tends to strengthen the "silver cord" and diminishes the unconscious fear of the inability to return regarding astral projection.
SulfurSulphur stimulates the Intellect.
Sulphur vibrations are beneficial for the skin.
Sulphur gives protection.
Sulphur aids digestion.
Sulphur helps with Arthritis and Rheumatism.
ZincZinc promotes Joy.
Zinc encourages Loyalty.
Zinc strengthens the muscles.
Zinc is beneficial for the bones.