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Gemstone Guide

Learn more about the gemstones used to craft our signature By Pariah jewellery.


The gemstone of courage, communication, and inner peace. Highly protective during pregnancy, said to help guard both mother and baby from harm.

Blue Topaz

Known as the writer's stone, Topaz works through the third eye chakra, inspiring creativity, speech, and writing. Restores and improves communication, empowering the wearer and strengthening self-expression in a meaningful way.


Citrine energises every level of life. Citrine attracts wealth, prosperity and success. It raises self-esteem and self-confidence. Stimulates the brain, strengthening the intellect.


Dumortierite is an excellent stone for patience and calm in difficult situations. A stone of communication, it also stimulates verbalisation of ideas. It promotes an understanding of the natural order of the Universe.

Ethiopian Opal

Opal enhances cosmic consciousness and induces psychic and mystical visions. It stimulates originality and creativity. Helps to release anger and claim self worth, aiding in accessing and expressing one's true self. Opal strengthens memory.


Absorbs and neutralises negative energy and stress. An excellent learning aid, Fluorite increases our powers of concentration, self-confidence and helps us in decision-making. It encourages positivity, balances the energies, and improves balance and coordinattion, both physically and mentally.

Green Garnet

Garnet's physical healing properties include aiding in recovery of illness or rauma by regenerating new cell growth and stimulating the blood. It also detoxifies and alleviates inflammations throughout the body and boosts the immune and respiratory system.


Hessonite regulates the hormonal and lymphatic systems. Like other garnets, Hessonite increases fertility and can aid in detoxification. Use Hessonite to improve bone marrow, alleviate arthritis and rheumatism and assimilate Vitamin A.


Iolite releases discord within relationships. It encourages taking responsibility for yourself, overcoming codependency within your partnership, Iolite creates a strong constitution, ridding the body of fatty deposits. It diminishes the effect of alcohol and supports detoxification and regeneration of the liver.


Jasper is known as the 'supreme nurturer'. It sustains and supports through times of stress, and brings tranquility and wholeness. Jasper provides protection and absorbs negative energy. It balances yin and yang.


It provides balance of yin-yang energy and dispels blockages, moving energy gently through the physical body. Kyanite has a calming effect on the whole being, brining tranquility. It encourages psychic abilities and communication on all levels.

Lemon Quartz

Used in meditation, lemon quartz is believed to filter out distractions, aid concentration and open memory. For those who use crystals for healing, lemon quartz eases food and nicotine cravings, helps with diabetes. and encourages healthy recovery after illness or surgery.


Malachite absorbs negative energies and pollutants, picking them up from the atmosphere and from the body. Malachite clears and activates the chakras and attunes to spiritual guidance. It opens the heart to unconditional love.

Nephrite Jade

A healing stone for thousands of centuries, Jade is tthe ultimate stone for longevity, harmony, luck, and health. A stone of prosperity, Jade attracts great abundance, from the garden to the bank account. If that wasn't enough, it promotes clear skin, balances blood sugar levels, and eases joint pain.


The guardian stone, Onyx protects the wearer and emits a grounding, energising, and motivational energy. Onyx heightens focus, intensifies determination, and provides support during times of mental or physical stress. The gemstone holds onto memories of things that have happened to the wearer and assists one in keepiing their own counsel.


Alleviates jealousy, resentment, spite, bitterness, irritation, hatred and greed. Reduces stress, anger and guilt. Peridot opens our hearts to joy and new relationships. It enhances. confidence and assertion, motivating growth and change.

Rose Quartz

Rose Quartz purifies and opens the heart at all levels to promote love, self-love, friendship, deep inner healing and feelings of peace. Calming and reassuring, it helps to comfort in times of grief. Rose Quartz dispels negativity and protects against environmental pollution, replacing it with vibes.

Red Garnet

Red Garnet revitalises, purifies and balances energy, bringing serenity or passion as appropriate. Inspires love and devotion. Garnet balances the sex drive and alleviates emotional disharmony. It activates and strengthens the survival instinct, bringing courage and hope.

Smokey Quartz

Smokey Quartz is a very powerful stone, it is said to emit a strongly protective energy. It helps ground the user and is effective when used for working with the lower Chakras. Smokey Quartz is one of the best crystals for absorbing and transmuting negative energies. It is also very good for pain relief.


This October birthstone expands the heart chakra, enlivening feelings of self love, confidence and a passion for life. Throughout the ages, shamans from Africa, India, and the aboriginal tribes have used Tourmaline in their healing ceremonies. The Tourmaline balances yin-yang energies and helps to bridge the physical with the spiritual.


Unakite is a stone of vision. It balances emotions with spirituality. Unakite provides grounding when needed. It facilitates rebirthing, gently releasing conditions that inhibit spiritual and psychological growth.


Vanadinite connects one to sexual and creative energies, removing ny energetic blocks whether physical or inspirational. HEALING: Vanadinite may be useful for breathing difficulties such as asthma and congested lungs. Vanadinite may be helpful in the treatment of chronic exhaustion and bladder problems.

White Moonstone

Said to help pregnancy come to term and aid in reducing complications during childbirth. Heals the female reproductive organs.


It represents happiness, prosperity, chastity, positive energy, honour, purity, and spiritual protection. It is associated with all the chakras and can combine their strengths by aligning them.