A Gem Tree, also known as a ming trees, gem trees, gemstone trees....are a miniature replica of a bonsai tree that is made of wire and natural gemstones then placed on a suitable rock base. Gem Tree Sculptures are small works of art in the shape of a tree. The tree itself is made of craft wire and the leaves are gemstones or beads. Each tree holds a particular purpose
The Gemstones Represent: Amethyst for Healing, Serenity and Protection
Crystalline quartz in shades of purple, lilac or mauve is called amethyst, a stone traditionally worn to guard against drunkeness and to instill a sober mind. The word amethyst comes from the Greek meaning "without drunkenness" and amethyst is believed to protect one from poison.
The amethyst is known as the Bishop's Stone and is still worn by Catholic Bishops. The amethyst symbolizes piety, humility, sincerity and spiritual wisdom. It is thought the amethyst is the perfect stone to symbolize The Age of Aquarius
Amethyst is used for problems in the blood and in breathing problems. Amethyst crystal clusters are used to keep the air and life force in the home clean and positive.