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Some people believe that gemstones have the power to cure certain diseases - though there are plenty of people who disagree with this theory too.
Here is a list of stones and their powers:
Amethysts to cure toothache and headaches.
Diamonds to cure leprosy, insanity and to prevent nightmares.
Agates to reduce fever.
Sapphires to protect you from the evil spirits of darkness.
Jade to protect children from harm. When placed around their wrists or ankles it is especially powerful.
Pearls to protect you from evil.
Garnets, because of their red colour, the colour of blood, keep you free from any injury.
Opals guard your life.
Turquoise prevents you from falling off a horse.
Sources: bigsiteofamazingfacts.com; annemeplon.com; goarticles.com