Aqiq stone - Carnelian
If you were to walk along the streets
of the Middle East, you would find
many shops hosting an assortment of Aqiq rings.
Ranging in colours from reddish liver colour, to yellow, white,
and black. The Prophet SAW wore a Yemeni aqiq, which is
dark reddish in colour. It is a tradition of
the Prophet SAW to wear the stone hence it is 'thawab' (blessings)
to do so.
It is called Carnelian in English and
found abundantly throughout the world
as well as in India which is reputed for developing the best
gemstones. The Aqiq stone was the first stone to
declare the oneness of Allah SWT.
Prayers done wearing
an Aqiq carry more thawab. Amongst the signs of the
believers is that he/she wear an Aqiq ring on the right
hand. All stones carry energy and to wear a ring
on the ring finger is better, infact it is Makroo (inadvisable)
to wear the20rings on index, middle fingers, or thumb.
The black Aqiq is known for its properties to deflect
bad energies or the evil eye. Amongst other properties of the
stone are that it is good for heart, eyesight and for fertility.
It is associated with the Spleen Chakra which is the body's
center for creativity, and emotional energies. It is said to
be effective in clearing negative energies, give motivation, and
redirection, and to bring harmonyy and balance to life. It also
helps to keep oneself anchored and grounded. Carnelian is a
form of chalcedony which is a microcrystaline form of Quartz.
Turquoise - Firoza Stone
Distinct in its greenish blue colour
the turquoise it is one of the oldest stones. It is also a tradition of the Prophet SAW to wear
a tuquoise, and therefore
thawab (blessings).It is a source of protection.
It wards off bad energies, and said that it can
crack from it, in which
case it should be removed and replaced with
The negative vibrations from a person are drawn out, and allowed to
go back into the ground. It opens the heart chakra for giving
and receiving, and it is=2 0said that one can overcome the evil
eye from it.
The colour blue is from the copper in it, and
the green is iron. It is found in USA, Mexico, Iran,Israel,
Afghanistan and China. It is said to overcome poverty as well.
The Persian scholar Qazwini said 'the hand that wears
a turquoise and seals it will never see poverty.'