Hear us out: Mercury is in retrograde and it has been hitting us hard. We need all the help we can get.
But an expert from Carrie Elizabeth Jewellery let us in on a lil secret: apparently accessories could be changing the astrological game. Gemstones, specifically. Each stone has it's own properties and protections to ward off all the bad vibes that we DON'T want for the next three weeks. So save yourself this month of March and invest in one of these adorable jewels.
Known as the stone for new beginnings, Moonstone's primary qualities are of inner growth and strength. Soothing emotional stress, this lovely looking semi-precious stone stabilises the emotions, providing calmness - perfect for periods of instability like this one. Wear Moonstone to enhance your intuition, inspiration, success and to help you get lucky in love and business.
Feeling uneasy, worried or sluggish? Tourmaline is believed to boost inspiration and happiness. It is also thought to attract tolerance and prosperity. Known to reduce fear and build self-confidence among its users, this gorgeous green stone is also used to balance those yin-yang energies. Some even consider Tourmaline to be a physical bridge to the spiritual.
Turquoise is known to promote self-realisation and assists in creative problem solving - great for if you're finding yourself in a bit of a tricky situation at work. Turquoise also is believed to help in the absorption of nutrients, boosts the immune system, stimulates the regeneration of tissue, and heals the whole body from head to toe.
Found yourself overthinking and getting wound up? Opal will help to remind you that it’s no good focusing on the things that are not good for you, and guide you to make healthier decisions. Opal is also believed to be a highly protective stone. Having an opal by your side will mean you can ward off negative energies with ease.
Believed to be great for strengthening intuition, Labradorite is a stone of transformation. This will be your bestie when it comes to embracing change, providing strength and resilience. The stone balances and protects your 'aura', raising awareness and grounding that spiritual energy.
Don't mind us, we'll just be stacking our jewellery like this till we're in the clear: