AGATE ~ Agate is a grounding stone with a cleansing effect, bringing balance and harmony to the mind, body and spirit. Helps to soothe and calm, moving you toward healing inner anger and finding the courage to begin again. Gives courage and strength and facilitates acceptance of yourself and speaking your truth.
AMAZONITE ~ Amazonite contributes to the development of intuition and encourages communication. Emits strong soothing energy, helping to dissipate worry, fear and anger and helps to balance your mood. Also helps to protect against electromagnetic waves produced by electronics.
AMETHYST ~ Amethyst offers protection, brings clarity of mind and promotes selflessness and discovering inner wisdom. It stimulates inspiration, intuition and contributes to finding deep inner peace and harmony of the physical, mental and emotional bodies. It is a great stone for meditation.
AQUAMARINE ~ Aquamarine is a wonderful stone for meditation and diminishing stress, fear and anxiety. When we take the moment to be still and let go of fear, we can move forward with a calmer and clearer mind. Aquamarine is also helpful in interpreting how you feel while encouraging communication and speaking your truth, making it easier to see the big picture and gain closure. It is a vital tool in cleansing and clearing the water element, a symbol of our emotions and feelings. It clears away toxicity and brings inner peace. Maintains a connection between the heart and throat chakra so you can speak your heart. The word itself is derived from latin where "aqua" means water and "marine" means of the sea.
AVENTURINE (green or red) ~ Aventurine brings comfort and balance and calms emotional stress. A good stone for those who find it difficult to open their hearts. Aventurine helps clear negativity, encourage harmony & a renewed zest for life.
BLACK QUARTZ ~ Black Quartz has very strong grounding properties as well as the banishment of negative energies from the environment.
BODHI SEEDS ~ It was under the Bodhi tree where Buddha found enlightenment while meditating.
CARNELIAN ~ Carnelian is a stone of courage, it instills self-confidence and encourages standing up for oneself. Helps to banish negative emotions, awakens inner joy and brings the wearer pleasure and comfort. It is a stone of abundance and turns daydreamers into everyday reality, motivating for success in business and other matters.
CHALCEDONY ~ Chalcedony instills a sense of belonging and encourages kindness and generosity toward others. Encourages inner reflection and harmonizes the physical, emotional and mental body with the spiritual self. It is a protective and cleansing stone, it absorbs negative energy and dissipates it to prevent it from moving into your being.
Specifically, Blue Chalcedony encourages the ability to listen and understand others and to express oneself correctly as it stimulates the throat chakra. Helps to stimulate awareness of ones' feelings, desires and needs. Facilitates acceptance of new situations, encourges lightheartedness and the abilibity to look forward optimistically.
Specifically, Pink Chalcedony inspires empathy and active listening and understating so that you can overcome difficulties. It instills inner peace and trust and favors curiosity and the desire to learn more.
CHERRY QUARTZ ~ Cherry Quartz is a manmade "stone" which is actually glass. Pink is one of the colors of the Heart Chakra.
CHRYSOPRASE ~ Known as a stone of truth, new life cycles and of spring. Favors and encourages love of truth, optimism, personal insight and compassion. It opens the mind to new ways of doing things and overcoming impulsive thoughts, helping us to attend to the more positive events in our lives. Chrysoprase is also a great stone for meditation.
CITRINE ~ Citrine is known to attract wealth, abundance and prosperity. It favors the expression of individuality and stimulates the desire for change and new experiences.
CLEAR QUARTZ ~ Clear Quartz is known to be the most popular crystal for healing. It's nickname is the "master healer." It is used to cleanse, focus and amplify energy levels in the body. It helps to realign and focus the mind, body and spirit toward clear goals. Harmonizes all the chakras.
GARNET ~ Garnet helps to balance the mind and body and is associated with the Root Chakra (Muladhara). It inspires love and devotion, helping to bring the heart into alignment with a higher expression of love. It is also known to attract happiness, wealth and blessings.
GOLD ~ Gold supports the immune system and brings strength and clarity to the mind and body. It continues to be one of the most potent symbols of wealth and power.
GOLDSTONE (Blue) ~ Goldstone is a manmade "stone" with thousands of copper flecks throughout. It is believed to enhance your inner journey, increasing drive, confidence and a positive attitude.
HEMATITE ~ Hematite grounds and reinforces our connection with the earth bringing feelings of safety and confidence. Protects from negativity and provides strength, courage, stamina and vitality.
HOWLITE ~ Howlite soothes and calms. Opens the mind up in order to develop intuition. Inspires the creation of ambitions.
IOLITE ~ Iolite is sometimes called a “water sapphire.” It is a gemstone of vision and creative expression. Believed to aid in the elimination of disharmony in relationships.
JASPER ~ Jasper is known as the supreme nurturer. It sustains and supports during times of stress & conflict. Encourages honesty with oneself, quick thinking & courage to get to grips with problems. Provides protection and helps to balance the yin & yang energies.
LABRADORITE ~ Labradorite provides support during periods of change elevating consciousness and stimulating intuition. It is a protective stone forming a barrier against undesirable energies.
LAPIS LAZULI ~ Lapis is the stone of royalty, friendship and truth. Encourages harmony in relationships and is believed to ward off evil. Balances the brow chakra.
MOONSTONE ~ A stone of new beginnings, Moonstone has an iridescent or reflective glow that reminds you that everything is part of a cycle. It is the stone you seek if you wish to embrace and be more balanced in your feminine expression. Moonstone balances emotions, promoting clarity and helping one be more receptive. Inspires softness, sensitivity, patience and tolerance. While Moonstone lessens the tendency to overreact emotionally, at times it can amplify the emotions in sensitive people, especially during the full moon (be mindful of this as the full moon as it may magnify emotional states). Moonstone also balances hormones, menstrual cycles and increases fertility. A great stone for both aggressive females (and males), who need softening. It is also a stone that offers protection during travel, especially on water.
OBSIDIAN ~ Obsidian is a protective stone that protects against negativity, allowing us to feel more stable and secure in the world. A deep soul healer and helps to bring clarity to our emotions and clear confusion.
Specifically, Gold Sheen Obsidian has a stunning iridescent golden glow. It is believed to take you into the past, present and future. Helps to release the ego and eliminate conflict so we can move forward with ease.
ONYX ~ Onyx balances, grounds and absorbs negativity (so that you do not absorb it) to allow positive vibrations to come through. It increases concentration, stimulates thinking and logic and encourages better decision making. Helps you to be a master of your own destiny as it helps you to see more clearly what lies ahead. Useful when needing to let go and release old relationships that are no longer serving you.
PEARL ~ Pearls symbolize innocence, faith, emotional peace and tranquility.
PREHNITE ~ Prehnite is a stone of unconditional love that will "heal the healer." Favors a tranquil environment that brings peace and protection and teaches us how to be in harmony with nature and the elements. Helps to eliminate what is no longer useful to our personal growth, whether it is possessions or ties with others.
PYRITE ~ Pyrite chases away confusion, sheds light and clarifies mental processes. It allows us to take life in our hands and be active in the world. Encourages decision making and taking action.
RHODOCHROSITE ~ Rhodochrosite opens the Heart Chakra, Anahata. Awakens love and is thought to attract one's soul mate. Alleviates stress while encouraging you to face your emotions and carry a positive attitude toward life and love. This stone is beautifully banded with pink, mauve, cream and gray, making each Rhodochrosite gemstone unique.
RHODONITE ~ Rhodonite encourages love and emotional balance as it opens the heart chakra. Heals emotional wounds and encourages forgiveness.
RHYOLITE ~ Rhyolite helps us to process the past and integrate it with the present so that we can ensure that we are in the here and now. A great reminder that we are stronger than we think, especially during periods of change, stress and conflict.
RIVERSTONE ~ Riverstone is believed to decrease anxiety. Just go with the flow rather than against the current.
ROSE QUARTZ ~ Rose Quartz is the stone of love, peace and compassion. It is an emotional healer and the most important crystal for healing the heart and the heart chakra. Keep it close to draw love into your life, support existing relationships, and restore trust and harmony. Rose Quartz helps you to release that which no longer serves you, whether it be emotion, heartache or pain, and brings you back to a place where you can receive love again. Teaches you to love yourself, forgive and accept the fine being that you are, increasing your self worth. A perfect stone to remind you of loving intentions and positivity.
ROSEWOOD ~ Rosewood is believed to strengthen an individual's aura while repelling negative energy.
RUBY ~ Ruby stimulates the heart chakra, represents wisdom and encourages you to follow your bliss and help you to be the person you want to be. Encourages a passion for life, improving motivation and setting realistic goals. Brings light to the dark places and awareness to those areas in your life that still need work.
RUDRAKSHA SEEDS ~ Rudraksha seeds are known as the tears of compassion or the eyes or tears of Shiva. When broken down, the root "Rudra" means Shiva and suffix "aksha" means eyes. After years of meditation, Lord Shiva shed tears of compassion which crystallized, giving rise to the Rudraksha tree.
SANDALWOOD ~ Sandalwood promotes humility and its scent is believed to aid and maintain a person's alertness while meditating.
SILVER (sterling) ~ Silver is used to calm and soothe emotions helping us to cope with the changes we face in life. It encourages us to develop and trust our intuition so that we can move through life.
SMOKY QUARTZ ~ Smoky Quartz is a natural warrior in that it is a superb protector against negative energies. It is a grounding stone helping us to face reality and all the demands and responsibilities that come with it.
SNOW QUARTZ ~ Snow Quartz is the opaque form of Clear Quartz. See Clear Quartz above.
SODALITE ~ Sodalite is the stone that helps to align the superior Chakras and contributes awakening the third eye during meditation. Helps to let go of everyday concerns and rigid beliefs, creating space to put new insight into practice and focus on just being.
SPINEL ~ Spinel is used to create energy for life, new inspiration and a sense of new beginnings. It has an energizing effect on the mind and body, creating a positive outlook and refreshed approach to the future.
TIGER'S EYE ~ Tiger's eye resonates with the energy of the Solar Plexus Chakra (Manipura) and helps to dissipate fear and anxiety. It supports during challenging times and instills strength, will, courage and self-confidence. Helps to focus, calm and restore the mind.
TURQUOISE ~ Turquoise increases energy in the Throat Chakra (Vishuddha) supporting the expression of true emotion. It also aligns and balances all the chakras, awakens intuition and transmits the message that one is responsible for one's own happiness.
YELLOW JADE ~ Yellow Jade brings joy and happiness to our lives and reminds us that we are all connected. Helps to support the person that you are on your journey through life, and all the changes that come with it.
ABUNDANCE ~ Carnelian, Citrine
ANXIETY ~ Aquamarine, Malachite, Sodalite,Tiger’s Eye, Riverstone
BALANCE ~ Agate, Rhodonite (emotional), Onyx, Moonstone (emotional), Coral, Garnet (mind & body), Aventurine
CALMING ~ Amazonite, Amethyst, Tiger's Eye, Agate, Citrine, Prehnite, Pearl
CHANGE ~ Serpentine
CLARITY ~ Clear Quartz, Amethyst, Tiger’s Eye
COMMUNICATION ~ Amazonite, Aquamarine, Carnelian, Blue Chalcedony, Lapis Lazuli, Sodalite
CONFIDENCE ~ Citrine, Tiger's Eye
COURAGE ~ Carnelian, Jasper, Hematite, Tiger’s Eye
CREATIVITY ~ Iolite, Rhyolite, Rose Quartz
DEPRESSION ~ Carnelian, Chalcedony, Citrine, Rose Quartz, Rhodochrosite, Turquoise, Lava Stone
FERTILITY ~ Moonstone, Rose Quartz, Carnelian, Lava Stone
GROUNDING ~ Black Quartz, Hematite, Onyx, Smoky Quartz
HEALING ~ Clear Quartz, Rose Quartz, Lava Stone, Obsidian
INTUITION ~ Amazonite, Turquoise, Silver, Sodalite, Moonstone, Labradorite, Howlite
LEADERSHIP ~ Green Aventurine, Tiger’s Eye
LOVE ~ Rose Quartz, Green Aventurine, Rhodonite, Rhodochrosite, Prehnite
NEW BEGINNINGS ~ Moonstone, Sodalite
PROTECTION ~ Amazonite, Jasper, Obsidian, Onyx, Smoky Quartz, Tiger's Eye
STRENGTH ~ Agate, Hematite, Tiger’s Eye, Rhyolite
STRENGTH (in business) ~ Garnet, Carnelian
STRESS ~ Aquamarine, Aventurine, Blue Chalcedony, Hematite, Jasper, Lapis Lazuli, Rhodochrosite, Smoky Quartz, Yellow Jade
TRANQUILITY ~ Prehnite
TRAVEL ~ Amethyst, Aquamarine (water), Moonstone (water), Serpentine (during)