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5 Creative Ways to Use Your Favorite Gemstones Around the House

Whether we are talking about pearls, amethyst or opal, the aesthetic value of gemstones is undeniable. Besides being a beautiful addition to any space, it is believed that crystals have energetic properties, so having them around your house will serve more than just aesthetic purposes. Read on to discover 5 inspiring ways to display your gemstones in your home.

Gemstone Jewelry Décor

Gemstone jewelry is a great way to incorporate positive energies into your wardrobe, as well as your home. Display your favorite pearl bracelet and crystal necklace on a vintage tray and create a beautiful décor piece with plenty of charm. This piece will add just the right amount of color and texture to your side tables, vanity or even in the bathroom. So, next time you go Christmas shopping, don’t forget to pick up a few chic jewelry dishes to showcase your favorite gemstone jewelry – both for yourself and your loved ones.

Mini-Garden or Terrarium

Combine your beloved house plants with a selection of your favorite gemstones and create a beautiful mini-garden decorated with colorful crystals. Add them directly on the soil, or stick them to the plant pots – the customization possibilities are endless. Use air plants for that much-needed green touch, but without the mess. Air plants extract moisture from the air, so they require no soil for their roots.

Gemstone Centerpiece

Are you bored of that same old dinner table centerpiece that has been collecting dust for too long now? Upgrade your centerpiece with a more creative and visually stunning alternative. Use a clear glass bowl or vase and fill it with your favorite gemstones. Try to combine gems that come in similar shapes and that have similar transparency, to create an elegant and cohesive look.

Book Ends

A practical way in which you can display crystals in your home is as book ends. Use a large pair of compatible natural gems that are heavy enough to support a few books in between and place them in your reading corner or on the living room bookshelf. Besides giving your furniture visual appeal, it will add a personal touch to your home décor.

With Dried Plants

Another creative way in which you can showcase your favorite gemstones is by combining them with your dried plants and flowers that already have a place in your home décor scheme. Fill the bottom half of your glass vase with the gemstones of your choice and add your dried flowers and plants, such as cotton stems, eucalyptus or strawflowers. If you have very large vases, you can place them directly on the floor in a corner of the room. For the shorter pieces, add them to your picture shelf, coffee table or next to the window.