of the different colours in jewels, some of them may have slightly different meanings Amethyst: healing; influence of dreams. Diamond: human greed; hardness of nature; what one values, the aspects of one’s life that are lasting and valuable, not only in an everyday sense, but in a cosmic sense. Emerald: personal growth and awareness of connection with the natural in life. Opal: the inner world of fantasies and dreams; psychic impressions. Pearl: inner beauty and value that has arisen from the irritations or trials of life. Ruby: emotions, passion, sympathies; extending self to others. Sapphire: religious feelings; expansion of thinking boundaries.