RubyRuby is widely known as the most passionate stone. Rubies represent not only romantic love, but love of self. Its burning crimson hue is said to inspire passion and desire, and brings courage to the wearer.
Pink sapphires symbolize truth, honesty and faithfulness. Sapphires are often used as a pledge of love, which makes it the perfect gemstone to give this Valentine's Day. Sapphires are an excellent choice for an engagement ring or any piece of jewelry given as a gift of love.
Pink tourmalines are known to be a heart protector and encourage unconditional love. Tourmaline is also said to be a stone of reconciliation as it strengthens compassion and wisdom, and brings joy and comfort.
Amethyst is believed to calm the mind, and allows the wearer to open his or her heart. The royal purple stone is also said to heighten courage and creativity, and brings about feelings of contentment and happiness.
Rose quartz, which also happens to be Pantone's pick for the 2016 Color of the Year, is a light pink stone that promotes romantic love and acceptance. It is closely associated with tenderness, comfort and joy, and is said to soothe heartache.
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