Agate: The stone is known to rebalance and harmonize the body, mind and spirit. It is also known to cleanse and stabilize the aura, banishing negativity. Agate is believed to stimulate and strengthen our analytical capabilities, encouraging us to think clearly and concentrate upon the task at hand. It’s also believed that the stone allows us to gain inspiration from spiritual worlds.
*Chakra - Crown Chakra *Zodiac - Gemini, Virgo *Element - Earth
Banded Agate: Banded Agate is excellent for protection, restores bodily energy and eases stressful situations.
*Energy - Projective * Element - Fire
Black Agate: Black Agate is a protective stone. Wear it for courage and successful competitions.
*Energy - Projective *Element - Fire
Blue Lace Agate: Blue Lace Agate stone is for peace and happiness. Place in your hand to distress the entire body.
*Energy - Receptive *Element - Water
Dragon's Veins Agate: Dragons Veins Agate can heighten creative visualization. It strengthens the ability and will to manifest one’s life purpose on the earth plane. Promotes energy and strength, and will help one discover the truth in a matter and to aid in accepting ones fate. Legend says that Agate improves memory and concentration, increases stamina and encourages honesty.
Green Agate: Green agate is generally worn to improve the health of the eyes.
*Energy - Receptive *Element - Earth
Mustard Yellow Agate: Yellow Agate is useful in contacting the creative side of the mind and building an inventive mood.
*Energy - Receptive *Element - Sun
Red Agate: Red Agate is known by many as the "Blood Agate" this stone was worn in ancient Rome to guard against insect bites and to heal the blood, as well as to promote calm and peace. It is also said to drive away spiders.
*Energy - Projective *Element - Fire
White Agate: "The ultimate pregnancy stone". It helps to protect mother and baby from harm, soothes labour pains, eases morning sickness and ensures a healthy milk flow for the baby.
*Chakra - Crown Chakra *Zodiac - Gemini, Virgo *Element – Earth
Alabaster: is a “drawing” stone meaning it has the ability to draw things to you or to draw things away from you, depending on what your needs are. It works wonderfully for drawing things of the Spirit to you, White alabaster summons the spiritual. Because alabaster is so soft, it does best with a sun’s cleansing. It can also draw forgiveness, whether it be you that needs self forgiveness or the ability to forgive someone that has done you wrong. It also draws energy from other stones as well, meaning you can “soak” up the energy of one stone and have the properties of both stones with you while only carrying the alabaster. It helps to draw anger out of a person and to release it.
Amazonite: The bright coloured stone is known to heal the throat chakra, encourage communication, and support the thyroid. It calms the brain and nervous system and aids in maintaining optimum health. Balances the masculine and feminine energies. Amazonite helps you to see both sides of a problem or different points of view. It soothes emotional trauma, alleviating worry and fear. Dispels negative energy, aggravation and blockages within the nervous system. Amazonite assists in manifesting universal love. It protects against electromagnetic pollution and absorbs microwaves. Amazonite is beneficial in osteoporosis, tooth decay, calcium deficiency and calcium deposits. It relieves muscle spasms.
*Chakras - Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra *Zodiac - Virgo *Element - Earth, Water
Amber: Many believe amber helps pacify the mind, protecting from mental imbalance. It has also been said to protect against black magic or evil spirits, and is believed to be beneficial when dealing with throat problem. Amber is also believed to lift the heaviness of burdens, allowing happiness, and strengthen the heart. While often considered a gemstone, the glowing amber is not actually a stone, but a fossilized resin from ancient evergreen Amber Wood trees.
Amber strengthens the mucus membranes and alleviates joint problems.
*Chakras - Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, Throat Chakra *Zodiac - Leo, Aquarius *Element - Fire
Amber Wood: Amber Wood helps balances emotions and clears the mind. The oldest amber wood discovered on Earth is about 320 million years old. Imagine the incredibly powerful energy this amber wood contains!
*Chakras - Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, Throat Chakra *Zodiac - Leo, Aquarius *Element - Fire
Amethyst: Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone. It guards against psychic attack, transmuting the energy into love and protecting the wearer from all types of harm, including geopathic or electromagnetic stress and ill wishes from others. Wearing the stone is believed to provide one with stability, strength, inspiration, and a true sense of peace, along with increased spiritual power. In addition, the stone is believed to enhance the immune system, as well as purify blood. It’s also beneficial for the stomach and liver.
*Chakras - Third Eye Chakra, Crown Chakra *Zodiac - Virgo, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces *Element – Air, Water
Aquamarine: Aquamarine is a stone of courage. Its calming energies reduce stress and quiet the mind. The stone flows as water and therefore may help with the flow of life. Aquamarine is believed to reduce feelings of embarrassment, strengthen optimism, and the ability to express oneself. It’s also known to help eliminate unnatural fears while sharpening mental purity. The stone is known to be very calming. It’s also said to affect and potentially heal the eyes, and throat area.
*Chakras - Throat Chakra *Zodiac - Aries, Gemini, Scorpio, Aquarius, Pisces *Element - Water
Aventurine (Blue): Blue Aventurine helps to maintain inner peace despite chaos happening in one‘s environment. Meditating with Blue Aventurine can help one to develop and work with intuition and empathy, and to explore psychic abilities that may have been repressed in the past. Placing Blue Aventurine in a pillowcase for weeks or even months can allow it to slowly pass its higher vibrations into the subconscious mind of the user.
Chakras - Third-Eye, Throat
Aventurine (Green): The stone is known to protect, activate, and clear the heart chakra. Those with heart problems often turn to the stone’s healing qualities of strength and stability. Green Aventurine not only encourages regeneration, but is also thought to be a stone of comfort and balance.
*Chakras - Heart Chakra *Zodiac - Aries, Leo *Element - Earth
Aventurine (Purple): Purple aventurine promotes psychic awareness, enhances motivation, and supports you to live as your authentic self. Through meditation, purple aventurine can assist you to determine your highest purpose. It’s said to be a stone of choice to have with you throughout a job interview; as well it is known as a protection stone, and it supports you to recall and interpret dreams. Purple aventurine heightens creativity, and enhances musical skills for those that already possess them.
*Chakras - Crown
Aventurine (Red/Orange): Spiritually orange aventurine brings cheerfulness into your life. It promotes a cheerful and relaxed atmosphere in the home and work place. Mentally this stone enables you to live your dreams. Orange aventurine promotes a relaxed alertness. It promotes blood formation, good blood circulation, warms up and revitalises numb parts of the body and fortifies the liver.This stone supports creativity in all forms. It will aid you in conceiving a child and also enables you to have a gentle and joyful pregnancy. Orange aventurine will help you sustain new ideas and aid you in manifesting them into the physical plane. This stone is recommended for mothers, photographers, visual artists, potters and painters.
Calcite: A powerful amplifier and cleanser of energy. It cleans negative energies from the environment. It brings forth a polarising prismatic energy, which engenders a spectrum of energy to clear and to activate all of the chakras. Calcite is a spiritual stone that facilitates the opening of higher consciousness and psychic abilities. It helps mind and body to remember soul experiences. Calcite connects the emotions with the intellect. It is an excellent stone when studying the arts and sciences. It calms the mind, teaches discernment, stimulates insights, and boosts memory. Calcite cleanses and improves the functions of the kidneys, pancreas, and spleen. It dissolves calcification of the bones. It balances the assimilation of calcium within the body, strengthening the skeleton and joints. It alleviates intestinal and skin conditions, stimulates blood clotting and tissue healing.
*Zodiac - Cancer
Carnelian (Agate): It’s known to protect wearers from all kinds of negativity. It’s also known to help focus the mind, and aid in decision making. The stone is believed to have a cooling effect on the body. It’s also believed to increase stamina and self confidence.
*Chakras - Base Chakra, Sacral Chakra *Zodiac - Taurus, Cancer, Leo, Virgo *Element - Fire
Cats Eye: The gemstone represents happiness, affluence, and luck. It’s believed to stimulate one’s intention and spiritual awareness. It’s also said to provide protection from negative energies.
*Zodiac - Capricorn, Taurus, Aries
Chrysocolla: The multi-coloured stone is known to balance the body and mind. It’s also known to ease guilt and relieve emotional pain. Chrysocolla is believed to increase the ability to love and understand others. In addition, it’s believed to help clean the liver, kidneys, and spleen, and balance sugar levels in blood.
*Chakras - Throat Chakra *Zodiac - Taurus, Gemini, Virgo *Element - Water
Citrine: The stone is believed to stimulate the brain and strengthen intellect, while promoting new ideas and creativity. It’s also known as a stone of abundance and prosperity, and is thought to aid in one acquiring wealth and keeping it. The stone is also believed to encourage joy and enthusiasm. Citrine is ideal for those who often feel tired and drained, and is said to aid in providing an energy boost. It is also said to benefit the kidneys, bladder, stomach, pancreas, and spleen.
*Chakras - Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, Crown Chakra *Zodiac - Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra *Element - Air
Copper: Copper is believed to influence blood flow, providing blood flow to the body and brain. It’s also believed to heal one’s metabolism, relieve exhaustion, heal sexual instability, and aid in directing energy. Copper provides a harmonic connection between the physical and astral bodies and aligns the subtle bodies. It has been used successfully to amplify and to transmit thought. It is said to be a "bestower" of "good", bringing benefit to the user. It is also reported to being "luck" to persons, especially in the recovery of property.
Coral: It’s known to calm emotion and lead to inner tranquility. Coral is also believed to ease depression, and is good for emotional balance and reducing sensitivity. The stone is said to improve one’s expressive ability and increase intuition and imagination. The stone is also said to aid in easing nightmares. Coral is believed to strengthen bones and blood cells, and regulate menstruation. Coral is a 35th Anniversary gemstone.
*Chakras - Base Chakra *Zodiac - Taurus, Pisces
Diamond: A symbol of purity, the Diamond’s pure white light helps to bring our lives into a cohesive whole. It brings love and clarity into partnerships, bonding relationships. Diamond is a sign of commitment and fidelity, and instills trust to relationships and situations. It inspires the forces of accumulation, attracting the manifestation of abundance. Diamond is an energy amplifier. It is a stone that never requires recharging. It will bring strength and endurance to all energies and will enhance the power of other crystals. Diamond purifies and detoxifies all of the body’s systems, rebalancing the metabolism, and building up stamina, strength and treating allergies and chronic conditions. It also helps glaucoma and clears sight. Diamond effectively treats dizziness and vertigo, and benefits the brain.
In addition to Diamond generic properties, specific colours have additional attributes:
Yellow Diamond: Makes us more considerate and thoughtful.
Blue Diamond: Strengthens willpower and inspires us to take better care of our health.
Pink Diamond: Used for creative expression.
Black Diamond: Gives us courage to look within without illusion.
*Chakras - Crown Chakra *Zodiac - Aries, Taurus, Leo
Durmortierite: Dumortierite is a stone of support, as it helps with those who may feel less than confident in thought and idea. It also assists in staying true and in standing up for one's self. It is a perfect stone for families. For children, Dumortierite helps to reduce excitability and stubbornness. For parents, it is an excellent stone for calm and patience. Dumortierite is a wonderful Throat Chakra stone. It is a stone of communication and can stimulate the verbalization of ideas. Dumortierite is also a wonderful stone to use when feeling scattered, unfocused and disorganized. It will help to enhance the energies of orderliness, self discipline and organizational abilities. Dumortierite brings a feeling of relaxation, calm, and harmony, and can be used to reduce stress-related conditions like headaches and tension.
*Chakras - Throat Chakra, Third Eye Chakra *Zodiac - Leo
Fossil Stone: Fossil Stone is thought of as a gift from the stars that used to enhance telepathic communication between the present and other realms.
In healing, fossil stone is used to assist with curing diseases and aliments of the bones, skeletal system, hands and feet. Fossil stone is also helpful in keeping one grounded, aiding in stability and physically stamina. Fossil stone has a very calming and soothing energy to it that releases stress, tranquility, contentment and comfort.
By having fossil stone in your environment, you will be able yo bring forth the qualities of this stone to the forefront of your own life.
Garnet: Garnet promotes vigour and vitality, and is a sexual stimulant, also known to calm anger and increase will power. Many believe it aids in stimulating circulation, especially in the lungs, skin, and intestines. It’s also known to be good for finance.
*Chakras - Base Chakra, Heart Chakra *Zodiac - Aries, Leo, Virgo *Element – Fire
Gold: Gold is believed to purify and provide energy for the physical body. It’s said to help in the rehabilitation of the body. Many believe it strengthens the nervous system and balances the heart chakra.
*Chakras - Heart Chakra, Third Eye Chakra, Crown Chakra *Zodiac - Leo
Goldstone: Goldstone is a warrior crystal that guards against negative energy. The message of the Goldstone crystal stone meaning is that sometimes you have to lose your mind to find yourself. A protective warrior stone, the Goldstone crystal helps you get out of your head and back down to earth. This powerful grounding stone is a must-have for those moments when you feel overwhelmed by toxic emotions and negative thought patterns. Regardless of the chaos going on in your head, hold tight to the Goldstone and immediately feel a strong connection to the earth and is healing vibrations.
Hematite: Hematite grounds and protects us. It strengthens our connection with the earth, making us feel safe and secure. It endows us with courage, strength, endurance and vitality. A "stone for the mind", Hematite stimulates concentration and focus, enhancing memory and original thought. Hematite utilises the magnetic qualities of our yin-yang energies to balance the meridians within the body and to provide a stable equilibrium between the ethereal nervous system and the physical nervous system. It focuses energy and emotions for balance between the body, mind and spirit.
*Chakras - Base Chakra *Zodiac - Aries, Aquarius *Element – Fire/Earth
Howlite: The white howlite stone is believed to help teach patience, and overcome self criticism. It is also a very calming stone used to relieve stress of all kinds. It makes an excellent antidote to insomnia due to an overactive mind.
*Zodiac - Gemini *Element - Air
Iron Stone: Also called Tiger Stone, Iron Stone is a stone of vitality believed to bring energy, strength, confindence, willpower and motivation. Its said to be beneficial for those who are deeply exhausted and drained by taking on other people’s feelings and emotions. Iron stone encourages and supports change, giving you the energy to take the necssary action. In healing Iron stone is thought to be beneficial for the blood and for balancing the red white cell count. It also increases muscle strength and aid iron and vitamin B absorption.
*Zodiac - Leo *Element - Fire, Earth
Jade: Jade is known as the dream stone, and is said to enable understanding of dreams. Jade is believed to beam love, courage, chastity, and wisdom. At the same time, it’s said to reduce negativity, and increase the ability to express oneself. It’s known to balance emotion, provide comforting energy, endurance, and peace. In addition, Jade is believed to help the body heal itself, increase flexibility, and strengthen the heart, eyes, kidneys, and immune system. The stone is also associated in aiding with mental problems, purifying blood, encouraging a long life. Jade is a 12th Anniversary gemstone.
*Chakras - Heart Chakra *Zodiac - Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Libra *Element - Earth
Jade (Yellow): Yellow Jade is energetic and stimulating, yet mellow. It brings joy and happiness. Teaches the interconnectedness of all beings. It aids the digestive and elimination systems of the body.
*Chakras - Solar Plexus Chakra *Zodiac - Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Libra *Element - Earth
Jasper: Jasper is known as the “supreme nurturer”. It sustains and supports through times of stress, and brings tranquility and wholeness. Jasper provides protection and absorbs negative energy. It balances yin and yang. Jasper clears electromagnetic and environmental pollution, including radiation. It encourages honesty with one's self. Provides courage to assertively tackle problems. Aids quick-thinking and promotes organizational abilities. Jasper stimulates the imagination and transforms ideas into action. Prolongs sexual pleasure. It supports during prolonged illness and re-energizes the body.
*Zodiac - Leo, Virgo, Scorpio *Element - Fire
Jasper Black Veined: Also known as "Spider Web Jasper" and sometimes called "Zebra Stone", because of its weblike or striped markings. It is grounding and is a stabilizing stone.
*Chakras - Base Chakra *Zodiac - Leo, Virgo, Scorpio * Element - Fire
Jasper Dalmatian: Dalmatian Jasper (also known as Dalmatian Stone) is a wonderful stone to work with for those who are overly analytical. It helps the over analyzer to ground and center all bodies (physical, emotional, intellectual, etc) to maintain balance and connection (working with) with the etheric energies. Dalmatian Jasper helps to harmonize the emotions and assists in maintaining composure, even under the most difficult circumstances. Use Dalmatian Jasper when you are feeling down and out. It will restore a sense of fun and childlike wonder- a true pick me up!
*Chakras - Root Chakra, Sacral Chakra, Solar-Plexus Chakra *Zodiac - Gemini *Element - Earth