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From left: Hand-forged silver centerpiece with red and green jasper cabochons, $41,500, at Buccellati; Small marble apples, $45 each, small marble pear, $75, large marble pear, $125, all with rustic metal stems, and Big Daddy quartz crystal agate table, $6,800, all at Georgia Brown; Kelly Wearstler bronze bottle opener with pyrite, $445, at Aspen Design Room; L’Objet pink champagne–scented candle in malachite-print Limoges porcelain with 24k gold accents and amethyst cabochon, $135, at Gorsuch; Evoke Bahama leather clutch with sliced agate embellishment, $220, at Bloomingbirds; J. Alexander stamped nickel-silver box with polished turquoise, $555, at Calypso St. Barth; Argentine blue calcite skull, $2,500, at Columbine of Aspen.

Glossary of Gems

(abridged from Crystal Power, Crystal Healing,
by Michael Gienger)

Agate
Gives protection, strengthens rationality, balances aura

Amethyst
Provokes honesty, clarifies dreams, releases tension

Calcite
Develops positivity, enhances memory, fortifies immunity

Jasper
Imbues courage, stimulates imagination

Malachite
Removes inhibitions, heals ailments

Marble
Transforms circumstances, cleanses dissatisfaction

Pyrite
Uncovers memories, initiates change, alleviates pain

Quartz crystal
Revitalizes capabilities, supplies energy

Turquoise
Refreshes energy, enables intuition, increases growth

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