The Egyptians had similar beliefs over 30,000 years ago. They called carnelian as the "Blood of Isis", the goddess of fertility who leads the soul to heaven. The ancient Egyptians always wore carnelian to protect them from bad spirits and evils since they were alive until dead and when they passed away, this jewelry would be buried with the owner's body. Therefore, archaeologists have discovered many carnelian jewelry in the ancient graveyard.
Peridot, an olive green gemstone. It was popular in Egypt as well. It was one of Queen Cleopatra's amulets to drive away evil spirits. It is believed that setting peridot in gold jewelry would increase the gemstone's power even further.
The Egyptians considered lapis lazuli to be a valuable gemstone that reflected the wearer's status. Only nobles such as pharaohs or judges will be in possession of lapis lazuli. They believed that this blue stone was a talisman that would bring them closer to the gods and protect them from harm. There is also a strange belief that if you mix crushed lapis Lazuli with gold powder and put it on the heads of those who were attacked by evil spirits, It would immediately leave the body.
Diamonds, one of the gemstones that are believed to protect against bad things as well. The Romans believed it to be to prevent bad things from attacking at night. Whether it's a devil, ghost, spirit, or even a beast. The Romans used to wear diamond jewelry on their left side of their bodies. Moreover, diamonds are also believed to bring wealth and power to the wearer.
The last one, let's come to faith in the east. Chinese people, from the ancient imperial era to the present also believed in astrology about gemstone protection. They believed that ruby would protect the wearer from evil and superstition. In addition, red is the color of fortune for the Chinese people.