Amazonite, sometimes called the "Amazon stone," opens creativity; aligns the heart and solar plexus releasing self-judgment and connecting the user to their own inner power. This is a stone that wants you to know your truth, to own it, and to express it with clarity and love. Amazonite creates a sense of calm and trust within you.
Amethyst this is the stone of the mind-bringing calm & clarity where there is anxiety and confusion. Amethyst strengthens immunity and energizes the blood; it sharpens the awareness and keeps you focused while enhancing intuition and psychic abilities. used for protection as it is said to ward off nightmares and transmute negativity. Universally accepted for brow and crown Chakra balance.
Aquamarine, the stone of the mermaid, is associated with the element of water, peace & the moon. It is a symbol of contentment, serenity and hope. One of the most useful gems for boosting the immune system, due to its cleansing properties, this water stone energizes the throat Chakra encouraging expression and communication. A cooling essence that inspires and softly allows verbal expression.
Azurite this gem is named for its color "azure" blue, a deep, rich copper based gemstone. Promotes wisdom, spiritual awareness, psychic ability and is very balancing for the body. Azurite is also quite potent and energizing for healing on all planes. A success stone, this energy shifter is quietly cooling as it helps release deep stress, eases energy flow, opens the third eye & cleanses the soul-a must for healers and the brow chakra.
Black Onyx absorbs negativity, protects from harm and encourages self control. The gift of black onyx is the energy of strong support, stamina and determination to help one persevere. It will teach the wearer to rely on his or her own powers and trust their inner voice. It reminds us to walk in balance.
Black Tourmaline powerful and helpful in releasing painful emotions and providing psychic protection. Black Tourmaline is a strong stone of the two lowest chakras, which are the earth star or foot chakra and the root chakra as it is a powerful stone for grounding. It will also act to protect you against psychic attack and negative energies of others. When you need to feel supported in your life, choose Black Tourmaline.
Bloodstone an essence that is used to awaken base, solar plexus, sacral & heart charkas- a stone of intensely powerful healing. Helps one to accept change and aids in centering the heart revitalizing love & relationships. Bloodstone also can help penetrate the veil between the spiritual and physical planes facilitating spiritual communication
Carnelian activates sexual and procreative energy; increases chi (energy)-all of which make it a gem for the sacral Chakra. Illuminating facets of your creativity, the gem helps light that internal fire that prompts you to release-to let go of the beliefs that interfere with you stepping into your highest self.
Celestite excellent healing stone-dissolves pain & replaces it with love. This stone holds the peace needed when resolving conflict & promotes a harmonious air in times of stress. For tranquility & mental clarity, it opens the mind to new ideas; connects you with your inner guide. helps relieve imbalances in the throat Chakra area (as well as brow & crown) as it affects communication and expression
Charoite this is a very rare, amazing and beautiful stone. The colors range from light to medium lavender, deep violet and lilac, to dark purples, with swirling patterns of black, orange & brown. It is a stone of strength, power, psychic ability, courage & wisdom Charoite is for discovering one's spiritual path & destiny as well as clearing one's mind of limited thoughts. We cannot avoid life's changes. Use this stone to flow through them and survive each powerful transformation. This stone is powerful for healers and those who give of themselves to othersu2026it is a stone of the highest vibration.
Long ago citrine was believed to carry the sun's rays due to its yellow hues and was used as a remedy for depression. It works well on all Chakra points- but primarily activates the solar plexus- balancing the digestive & nervous systems and bringing clarity and focus as well as stimulating creative energy. However, its ability to energize and gently ground at the root as well as connect to those Chakras overhead, make citrine a powerful aid in integrating the spiritual & the physical. Citrine is also known as the abundance stone as it attracts wealth, prosperity and success.
Quartz Crystal- this ancestor of the gem world produces a most versatile and positive essence- used for purity, strength, power and focus. It is utilized in magick, meditation and prayer. Quartz transmits energy, charges & intensifies emotions, establishes calm and clarity in the mind- useful for all areas of the body & mind as well as all chakra points. Clear quartz also tends to amplify the qualities of the stones nearby making them more effective.
Copal stimulates psychic abilities and is excellent for smudging, clearing negativity while raising vibrations. One of its most unique characteristics is that copal never needs "clearing"- it opens and cleanses all of the chakras. Highly protective, use copal with the solar plexus chakra to increase confidence, mental clarity, and creative self expression.
This is sometimes called the "woman's stone". Red Coral quiets emotions and dispels despair and depression. It encourages passionate energy. Native Americans consider this coral to be "The Blood of Mother Earth and as such is used for problems relating to menstruation, fertility and for stimulating the female reproductive organs.
Fire Opal stimulates passion, temper, energy, imagination, dreams and healing
Garnet- a stone of fertility (blood red), this "feminine energy stone" strengthens commitment & sexuality-garnet stimulates and activates passions, creativity and new ideas. It empowers the Root and Sacral Chakras as well as the heart, allowing for manifestation of one's desires in the world. Garnet is a stone of physical love between partners. Also use garnet to stimulate circulation, boost energy and improve stamina.
Aventurine heals the heart; helps with emotional stress easing pain in a gentle manner. Aventurine releases negativity and activates positive life qualities such as self confidence and an optimistic view of life. This gem's properties make it especially helpful for solar plexus and heart chakras.
Dark silvery black, hematite was regarded by the ancients as the Stone of the Warrior. It represents firmness, strength, dedication, attraction and achievement. Also mentally calming, it balances energy- the master healer grounds spiritual energy into and activates the Earth Star chakra (6" below the feet) as well as providing psychic and spiritual protection. Can heal itself-make a scratch on it, rub scratch, it usually disappears.
Herkimer Diamond is an ascension stone, taking you to the highest spiritual vibration possible while still being in your physical body. Herkimers are energizing, wonderful to use for dreams and visions and useful for healing as they help relieve tension. Herkimer Diamond will attune to a person using them, and like most quartz crystals are known to be able to retain information as well as purify and cleanse energy.
This light green version of serpentine comes from Africa. It is known as the healer's stone-possessing a gentle and tranquil energy that draws out any negative manifestations in our bodies. Infinite's vibration can replenish the etheric body and fill any holes in the aura. It is helpful for those who feel frazzled or energetically drained. Physically powerful it helps draw pain out of affected areas. It is excellent for the treatment of joints, muscles and connective tissue. Infinite needs to be cleansed regularly. It has been called a miracle working stone.
Jade has long been revered as the stone of peace, wisdom and true love in China. Each color has its own special vibration. Green represents long life, true love, wisdom, serenity and practicality. Red is especially good for women's health issues and physical stress; Lavender helps ease emotional strain and Black Jade is useful for introspection.
Red jasper encourages open and honest dealings with oneself and others; stimulates root, sacral and solar plexus, a gem of the physical, earthy & sexual
Kunzite is an essence that opens & heals the heart- it is associated with the heart chakra and should be worn, carried or applied near the heart. It is a stone that helps bring balance between the physical and spiritual bodies
Kyanite is a stone of channeling, altered states, vivid dreams, dream recall, and visualizations. Integrates the light body into the mental body. Opens the subtle energy channels and meridians, cutting through negativity and emotional blockages while promoting new ideas. It is one of the stones which never needs cleansing- it will not accumulate or retain negative energy or vibration. Brings tranquility and calm to the entire being, with special focus on the throat chakra and third eye.
Lapis Lazuli colors range from a gray blue to a deep rich cobalt blue, often with white streaks or cloud like flecks. Since ancient times, there have been many powers attributed to Lapis including wisdom, spiritual growth, psychic ability, protection, potential, memory, meditation and truth. Lapis is a deep balancer, healing chest and throat areas and helpful for easing stress and trauma from whole body.
Larimar- re-discovered in 1974, Larimar is called the stone of the Caribbean because of where it is found and also for its soft, aqua blue color. As a gentle healer, it brings the tranquility of the sea and air to the heart and mind. It soothes and uplifts hurt, fear, depression, pain of life, change, and trauma in an amazing way, bringing peace and clarity. Larimar radiates love energy, and is recommended for those who are stressed. Powerful throat chakra stone, it assists in expression of emotions... clear communication.
Called the "water sapphire," this violet blue stone has gentle, wisdom inspiring, patient, kind and psychic energies
Malachite a stone that is especially stimulating for the mind and a good concentration stone to help fix one's direction for success in material matters. A good balancing essence for calming emotional extremes, it brings peace and balance to the Heart Chakra and encourages letting go of old patterns and attachments and allowing growth to move forward. On the physical plane, this essence is a good detoxification aid, cleansing the body of toxins and pollutants.
Moldavite is a type of tektite (created from impact when a meteor struck Earth) that is found in Czechoslovakia. It is one of the rarest types formed over 15 million years ago. Moldavite is a favorite stone of mine because of its intense, "out of this world" energy! It is THE stone for transformation on all levels. It can be seen as a catalyst for shifts in one's life, physical, emotional, or spiritual and can activate, clear and open all the chakras allowing for powerful activations. Moldavite brings to the surfaces that which you most need to recognize, honor, integrate or clear. It is a powerful aid for meditation and dream work.
Moonstone- my favorite stone, that of the goddess Luna-a woman's 'healing stone for balancing female hormones & organs' moonstone encourages a fluid movement in All body systems, reflecting the relationship the moon has with water, moods, cycles and intuition- it promotes harmony & stills the mind- a special stone for love spells
Nebula Stone a recently discovered stone & essence that helps soothe painful transitions bringing pure creative energy where new thought, new feeling and new realities can emerge. Triggers the process of letting go of the old in order to make way for the new. Brings creative potential.
Peridot- both a heart chakra and solar plexus stone, its energy is warm and powerful... bringing light and beauty into your life. Its vibration will connect you to the energy of the heart chakra... to encourage you to feel a love for the earth and all its creatures. It helps remove blockages to receiving, opening you up to accept abundance in all areas of life.
Pink Tourmaline- for emotional love and healing
Rhodochrosite- for emotional change, a supportive stone that makes changes happen and provides the comfort that is needed when dealing with drastic events. Rhodochrosite can also help with emotional issues concerning sexuality and fertility. Especially helpful for the root, sacral, solar plexus and heart Chakras
Rose Quartz is the quintessential stone of love, for others and yourself, opening the heart chakra. Its energies teach us all about love: self love, romantic love, and most important divine love for all beings. Soothing and nurturing, this is an ideal stone to reduce stress and trauma, promoting self confidence and better self image, compassion, patience and forgiveness. It provides physical stability and strength to the heart as well as benefiting the circulatory system.
Rutilated Quartz- for energy regeneration and transference, this is a gem for all Chakras. Inspires connection with the highest spiritual levels, encourages a flow of energy and effective communication between the brain and all body systems. It has been called the "hair of Venus" as many pieces resemble images of strands of blond hair trapped in crystal.
Selenite- named for Selene, the Moon Goddess, this stone is best known as an energy shifter working with the crown chakra. Selenite is a great tool to clear blockages on emotional and physical levels. It soothingly stimulates the emotional body and compels one to move forward with one's life. Selenite can quickly disperse accumulations of negativity in the aura and block stagnation from the body. A large piece of selenite in the home ensures a peaceful atmosphere. Like quartz it can amplify energy and actually cleanse other stones. It does not need to be cleansed or recharged.
Selenite Shiva Lingam- found only at the Narmada River in western India, one of India's 7 sacred pilgrimage sites. The markings are symbolic of markings on Lord Shiva's forehead; stones are crypto-crystalline quartz and are said to have the highest vibration of all stones on earth. Shiva Lingams represent both male and female energies out of which all creation is said to have emerged. They carry the energy within to activate the kundalini energy. Known as kundalini awakening or rising, this energy moves from the root chakra up finally emerging at the crown chakra. By merely holding this stone we can feel pulsating, since the Lingam aligns our energies with the planetary energy. It represents a harmony of the soul with the Universe- a balance of yin and yang.
Sugalite opens the mind and subconscious to higher influences. It is a very powerful channeling stone, and will aid in using one's psychic powers through it's' heart and third eye connection. Sugilite helps integrate spiritual energy into daily living; balancing the brain and nervous system.
Tanzanite- pure magic; stimulates insight & amplifies our psychic abilities
Unakite- this essence is grounding for the emotions, attracts new friendships and strengthens old ones.
Yellow Spodumene brings peace love & harmony; stimulates the intellect.
Zincite works with the higher Chakras; opens us to our spiritual nature