Our Gemstones

Koraba Jewellery -  Jewellery and Decorative items - made like the Olden Days, desiged for the Golden Days ahead. 
 
All our Jewellery and Deocrative items are made from precious stones, set in either 925 Sterling Silver, Goldplated Silver or 18k Gold. 
The natural stones we use are millions years old, shaped with the formation of the Earth. The variety of the different gemstones and their properties have been intriguing people since the dawn of time. Some people use them in spiritual or religious rituals, some wear or decorate with particular stones to feel the natural vibration energies, said to be present in the stones. 


Semiprecious Gemstones
Amber is the most common semiprecious stone, and in our jewellery we make beautiful items of both Baltic Amber, found in Poland and Germany, known as the “treasure of the eastern European Sea”, as well as Caribbean amber, from the Caribbean Sea. 

Caribbean Amber is the youngest resin of the two, and differentiates itself by the transparent appearance. The tropical environment of where it is found, also gives the stones a higher number of fossil inclusions.


AMBER
Amber is a fossilized tree resin, which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times. Amber derives from the Greek word «electron» which means «made of the sun». Ancients belived that amber had magical and healing powers and that is would word off evil. 

Mineral class: Amber is not a mineral, but a fossilized resin

Colors: Yellowish orange (cognac), cherry, green, white


AMBER WHITE
The White Amber, often referred to as Royal Amber, is the only amber that has not been heat treated to obtain its form and appearance. People adore the color of this stones, that range from really cold white to the antique, more yellowish white amber. 

Mineral class: White Amber is not a mineral, but a fossilized resin

Color: Milky White to Yellowish White

 

Attributes and Astrology of Amber: 

Attributes: Amber is the stone of Good Luck, it is also belived to balance emotions, eliminate fears and help to develop patience and wisdom.

Astrology: Amber is associated with Gemini, Leo and Taurus, and connected with the Solar Plexus and Sacral Chakra. 

 


Precious Gemstones
Precious Gemstones are all the different stones, found in its original form, some heat treated and polished, but the stone itself is created by nature. 


AGATE
Agate is a variety of chalcedony (quartz) typically banded in appearance with varying color and transparency. Agate is the first ever mentioned gemstone in acient history, first found by the Achates River in Egypt, used as tools. 

Mineral class: Calcedony variety

Colors: Brown, White, Black, Grey, Red, Pink, Green, Yellow (banded)



AGATE AQUA
Agate Aqua is a light blue to green agate stone with a microcrystalline structure, fine grains, and bright coloured bands, mostly composed of silica. 

Mineral class: Calcedony variety

Color: Blue



AGATE BLUE
Agate Blue has sometimes been treated to achieve its color, but occor naturally in for instance the Holley Blue Agate and Blue Lace Agate. 

Mineral class: Calcedony variety

Color: Blue


AGATE FUCHSIA
Agate Fuchsia has been treated to create the amazing vivid and pinkish purple color. 

Mineral class: Calcedony variety

Color: Fuchsia / Pink 


AGATE GREEN
Agate Green is a wonderful emerald green gemstone that can be found naturally, but is also achieved through dyeing. The color of the stone makes it very versatile and sought after.   

Mineral class: Calcedony variety

Color: Green 

 

Attributes and Astrology of Agate: 

Attributes: Agate is the stone of Strength. It is said to enhance mental function, improve concentration and analytical abilities. It is a soothing and calming gemstone that heals inner anger, anxiety and helps in the strengthening of relationships.

Astrology: Agate is associated to Aries, Gemini and Libra and connected to the Sacral Chakra and according to some, the Throat Chakra. 

 


AMAZONITE 
Amazonite also called Amazonstone, got its name after the Amazon river where these green stones where firsk found. It is a green tectosilicate mineral, where the green and greenish-blue varieties of potassium feldspar are designated as amazonite. 

Mineral class: Tectosilicate

Color: Green, Blue-green 

Attributes: Amazonite is called the stone of Youth. It is said to help fight fears and worries and to bring back hope and optimism. It is also good for stabalizing mood, and get rid of sadness. 

Astrology: Associated with Leo, Sagittarius and Virgo, and connected with the Heart Chakra. 



AMETHYST GREEN
Green Amethyst, also called Prasiolite, is a rare stone in nature. Artificially produced green amethyst is heat treated amethyst.

Mineral class: Quartz

Colors: Green

 


AMETHYST PURPLE
Amethyst is a transparent coarse-grained variety of the silica mineral quartz. It is valued for its violet color, that occors because of the presence of iron in the stone. 

Mineral class: Quartz

Color: Violet

 

Attributes and Astrology of Amethyst: 

Attributes: Amethyst is called the stone of Harmony and relaxation, and is said to bring people patience, relieve fatigue and help to solve everyday problems. 

Astrology: Associated with Aries, Aquarius, Gemini and Pieces. Corresponds with the Crown Chakra, resposible for connection to consciousness.   



AVENTURINE 
Aventurine is a form of quartz, characterized by its translucency and Plath mineral inclusions that give a shimmering or glistering effect. The most common color of aventurine is green, but it may also be blue, yellow, orange, grey and brown.  

Mineral class: Chalcedony 

Color: Green, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Grey, Brown. 

Attributes: Aventurine is the stone of Prosperity. It reinforces leadership qualities and decisiveness. Promotes compassion and empathy and encourages perseverance.

Astrology: Aventurine is related to Virgos and Libra and connected to Heart Chakra and Solar Plexus. 



CARNELIAN
Carnelian is a brownish-red mineral of the silica mineral chalcedony, colored by impurities of iron oxide, commonly used as a semi-precious gemstone.

Mineral class: Chalcedony

Colors: Red, Orange

Attributes: Carnelian is called the stone of Courage, because it strongly influences our activity in all areas of life. It encourage us to do «more» and «better», while at the same time establish a balance between the spiritual and material. 

Astrology: Associated with Aries, Gemini, Scorpio, Taurus and Virgo.


LABRADORITE
Labradorite got its name from where it was first found, in Labrador, a Canadian province on the Isle of Paul. Labradorite is a plagioclase mineral that is known for its brilliant flashes of color, caused by lamellar twinning inside the crystal.

Mineral class: Plagioclase minerals / Adularescence, tectosilicate  

Colors: Grey to blue with green and blue flashes

Attributes: Labradorite attracts good luck and is belived to give your life harmony and joy. It is said to help you stay away from toxic people.  

Astrology: Associated with Leo, Scorpio and Sagittarius. 



MIXED GEMSTONES
Mixed gemstones is basically a mix of our best gemstones, often called harlequin jewellery because of the multicolored vision.  

Mineral class: A mix of minerals

Colors: Multicolored


ONYX
Onyx is a gemstone most commonly described as a solid black chalcedony or black agate. It is parallel banded or layered, with black and white color. 

Mineral class: Chalcedony    

Colors: White, Black (parallel banded)

Attributes: Onyx is known to be the stone of Wisdom. It is said to help people focus, teach patience and self-disipline. It increases firmness and courage and helps people in stressed sitations.  

Astrology: Associated with Capricorn and linked to the Root Chakra. 



QUARTZ LEMON
Lemon Quartz is a lemon-yellow variety of color-enhanced transparent quartz, sometimes referred to as “Oro Verde”. Lemon quartz obtains its brilliant sparkling color through an artificial gamma-ray irradiation process. 

Mineral class: Quartz

Colors: Lemon-yellow

Attributes: Quartz Lemon is believed to filter out distractions, aid concentration and open memory. It is also said to reduce anxiety.

Astrology: Quartz Lemon is linked to the Gemini sign. It is recommend it be used with the Third Eye and Crown Chakras.

  

QUARTZ ROSE
Rose Quartz is the name used for pink versions of the mineral quartz. The pink color appear beacause of microscopic pink variety inclusions. These inclusions are usually abundant enough to make the rose quartz translucent instead of transparent.

Mineral class: Quartz

Color: Pink

Attributes: Rose Quartz is the stone of Love. Love for others, but mainly love for yourself. It is said to help you accept yourself and the people close to you.  

Astrology: Associated with Capricorn, Gemini, Libra and Taurus. Quartz Rose is said to help open up the Heart Chakra. 


TIGER EYE 
Tiger Eye, also called Tiger’s Eye is a very popular quartz gemstone that is usually a metamorphic rock with a golden to red-brown color. After the stone has been cut and treated, and achieved its silky hue, it looks like a cat eye, hence the name. 

Mineral class: Quartz 

Color: Golden to red-brown 

Attributes: Tiger Eye is the stone of Bravery. It is said to help you overcome struggles and emotional barriers, and gives a drive to help you achieve your goals. It is also calles the Allergy Stone, as it is said to help relieve symptoms. 

Astrology: Associated with Gemini, Leo and Sagittarius.



TOPAZ BLUE
Topaz is a silicate mineral of aluminium and fluorine. This blue variant of topaz is quite rare, as the stone usually occurs colorless, grey or pale yellow or light blue. The material is sometimes irradiated to produce the more desired blue and dark blue.

Mineral class: Topaz

Color: Blue

Attributes: Blue Topaz helps in improving communication and self expression of people. It is said that it is useful for travelers, businessmen, salesmen in protecting them from danger and homesickness.

Astrology: Topaz Blue is associated with Aquarius and connected to Throat Chakra.



TURQUOISE
Turquoise is an opaque, blue-to-green mineral, that is a hydrated phosphate of copper and aluminium. It is a rare and valuable stone in its finer grades and has been valued as a gemstone for thousands of years due to its unique hue.

Mineral class: Phosphate

Colors: Turquoise, Blue, Blue-green and Green

Attributes: Turquoise is the stone of Winners. It is said to give energy, good luck, reuniting with enemies and endring conflicts. It also encourage optimism and vitality. 

Astrology: Associated with Libra, Pisces, Sagittarius and Taurus. 



ZIRCON 
Zircon is a precious gemstone, looked upon as a less expensive diamond, that varies in color. Most zircon is heat treated to enhance their natural color and achieve its transparent and pure finish.  

Mineral class: Zircon

Color: White, Colorless, Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Orange, Brown, Pink, Purple, Grey 

Attributes: Zircon enhances clear thinking and helps separate the significant from the unimportant.

Astrology: Zircon is said to be beneficial to those with Taurus and Libra moon signs, and it stimulates all the chakras.