M-J de Mesterton

The Original Rock Painter, Since 1974

M-J's Art Updates

Elegant Rock Painting by M-J de Mesterton

Posted on December 30, 2016 at 1:20 AM
Christmas, 2016: a Rock and Gem Painting by M-J de Mesterton Hangs in Her Home Library 

Oil Paintings of Gemstones by M-J de Mesterton

Posted on December 29, 2016 at 11:40 PM

Healing Power of Stones

Posted on July 3, 2014 at 4:45 PM

Pierres Précieuses (precious stones) by M-J de Mesterton ©2013,

Oil on Canvas 11" X 14" 

Courtesy of the Moriguchi Collection


Amber gemstone is believed to prevent memory-loss, and to help purify the body. Amber also alleviates headaches, bone and heart problems. Amber is known for its stress-relieving and calming properties.

Amethyst gemstone reduces insomnia, arthritis, aids in pain relief, and ameliorates circulatory deficiencies. Amethyst is considered to be the gemstone that promotes meditation, personal peace, balance, courage, and inner strength.

Aquamarine gemstone promotes health in the liver, throat, stomach, jaw, teeth, eyes, and ears. Aquamarine is also known to help relieve fear, calm nerves, and enhance mental clarity.

Citrine gemstone is worn to increase the hearing sense. Citrine also promotes personal success, abundance, and clear thinking.

Garnet gemstone improves the function of the circulatory system, heart, and lungs. Garnet is known to promote feelings of love and romantic intimacy.

Jade is known traditionally in China as "Stone of Heaven". Jade promotes closeness to the spiritual world, encourages creativity, and being near it helps us to remember and interpret our dreams. It is prized as a protective talisman, assuring long life and a peaceful death to its wearer as a powerful healing stone. Jade promotes health of the kidneys and enhances the function of other organs when worn as an amulet. Jade is believed to aid in the acquisition of friendship and luck by repelling negative energy.

Lapis Lazuli gemstone is believed to help alleviate insomnia and depression. Lapis lazuli is also known for promoting creativity, openness, and truthfulness.

Onyx gemstone is associated with the root chakra, thus it brings spiritual inspiration, and supports control over emotions.

Pearl is said to aid purity, charity, integrity, truth, and loyalty in its wearer, and to possess calming properties.

Peridot gemstone heals stress in relationships, mitigates anger and jealousy, and slows aging. The fresh, green peridot promotes abundance and prosperity.

Ruby gemstones soothe and enhance the emotions. Rubies are also known to increase integrity, devotion, and happiness.

Sapphire is the gemstone of creative expression, inner peace and meditation. The sapphire also aids in personal expression and the alleviation of pain.

Topaz gemstone is one of the earth's most powerful rocks. Topaz promotes the balancing of emotions, and provides protection from the greed of others.

©M-J de Mesterton 2014

Jade, Stone of Heaven by M-J de Mesterton ©2009,

Oil on Canvas 16" X 20"



Les Rouges de Mars Deux, Oil Painting by M-J de Mesterton March 13th

Posted on March 13, 2013 at 8:10 PM

Les Rouges de Mars Deux

Oil on Canvas 5"X7" Copyright March 13th 2013 by M-J de Mesterton

Available at Collective Souls Fine Art Gallery, Las Vegas

Elegant Gem Paintings

Posted on June 7, 2012 at 7:55 PM

Trésor 2012

Original Oil on Canvas 5" X 7', Copyright 2012 by M-J de Mesterton

Collection of Honorary Consul to Uzbekistan, Gary Furlong 

New Gemstone Painting by M-J de Mesterton

Posted on March 3, 2011 at 12:20 PM

Gem-Stone Painting Copyright M-J de Mesterton 2011

Painting Rocks and Gems since 1974

Posted on August 1, 2008 at 1:00 PM

M-J de Mesterton, the Original Rock Painter, has been painting large compositions of just rocks and gems since 1975. Her painting technique employs pure oil colors for a stained-glass effect.
Often copied, never equaled: The Rock Painter