For many centuries, minerals, crystals and gemstones have been used by civilizations in spiritual rituals and for their energetic healing properties. Each is believed to carry its own individual quality or “personality.” While different traditions ascribe different traits to them, they are, almost always, used to strengthen particular energies inside the person wearing them.*
AGATE::Agate comes in many colors. It is known for its grounding, centering and balancing properties as well as its ability to improve mental concentration and perception. It helps to balance the emotional, physical and intellectual self.
AMAZONITE:: Amazonite is said to be the stone of courage and to have a soothing effect on the nervous system. It improves confidence and helps calm emotional and mental turmoil. Use it to alleviate stress and exhaustion and to promote courage of personal expression.
BLUE LACE AGATE:: is a gentle, calming stone that promotes tranquility and reduces anger. It is also known to activate the throat chakra to promote clear and skillful communication, both oral and written.
AMETHYST:: Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone guarding one from all forms of negative energy. It has been a symbol of peace, purity and unification and can aid in bringing serenity and calmness. It is deemed “nature’s tranquilizer” by many healers. Amethyst is believed to inspire and increase spirituality.
ANGELITE:: Angelite is a soft blue stone found in Peru. The energy of this stone is very soothing, bringing inner peace during difficult times. It also helps the wearer move into meditation more easily, creating a deep feeling of peace and tranquility. Angelite soothes the throat chakra, assisting with gentle communication and compassionate speech. It's a soft gemstone that represents "peace and brotherhood."
APATITE::Apatite is a stone of inspiration and its thought to increase motivation, stimulate creativity and promote the accumulation of knowledge. It helps to maintain focus, learn, concentrate effectively and think clearly.
AQUAMARINE:: Aquamarine is a stone of courage. It's a very calming stone that helps reduce stress and quiet the mind. Aquamarine is known for its ability to clear the mind, aid creativity and to balance the emotions. Renown as the mystic and seer’s stone, aquamarine enhances meditation through its promotion of calmness, peace, inspiration and love.
AVENTURINE::Green Aventurine is a gentle stone energetically that gives a sense of calm and balance and enhances happiness. It is also said to bring prosperity and career success. It's called the "Stone of Opportunity".
BERYL:: Beryl is the perfect gemstone that teaches you to do only which you need to do. It's the stone that helps you deal with a stressful life and letting go of unnecessary baggage. It also helps guide you as to what you should be doing. Helps you be more courageous, relieves stress and calms the mind.
BLUE TOPAZ:: Blue Topaz is known to rejuvenate the spirit, and to assure long life, beauty and intelligence. Its properties are soothing, peaceful and tranquilizing.
BONE:: Bone is a traditional material used in malas in both Nepal and Tibet. Bone signifies strength and is said to amplify prana (life force energy.)
CARNELIAN:: Carnelian provides the wearer with confidence, initiative and assertiveness. It can help in focusing and in realizing goals. It is known as the stone of motivation and endurance, leadership and courage.
CHALCEDONY:: a nurturing stone. It absorbs negative energy and brings the mind, body, emotions and spirit into harmony. Chalcedony instills feelings of benevolence and generosity. Eases self-doubt. Creates openness and enthusiasm. Chakra: Throat
CHAROITE:: Charoite is a wonderful, spiritual stone teaching and guiding us on how to live in the "now". It's a stone of acceptance and insight. Charoite provides healing on all levels- physical, emotional and spiritual. Physically, Charoite removes/transmutes negativity and overcomes obsessive/compulsive behaviors. Emotionally, Charoite helps to face and release fear. Spiritually, this "Stone of Transformation" supports your life path, and grounds the Spiritual self into everyday reality. Chakra: Crown
CHRYSOCOLLA:: Chrysocolla is an important Stone of Communication. Its very essence is devoted to expression, empowerment and teaching. The serenity of its turquoise-blue color discharges negative energies, calms, and allows truth and inner wisdom to surface and be heard. Chrysocolla is a teaching stone, encouraging us to reveal our highest knowledge so that others may benefit from our experiences. This may come in the form of speaking lovingly to a friend and offering insights, a teacher to a student, or by simply modeling the power of words, chosen wisely with knowledge of their impact in the world. It is also a valuable tool for those who speak for a living. [Ahsian, 115]
CITRINE:: Citrine is both physically and mentally energizing, stimulating openness and accelerating the awakening of the mind. Citrine symbolizes light-heartedness, joy, happiness, wisdom and peace, and is said to enhance creativity. It's knows as the most powerful gemstone for manifestation.
FLUORITE:: Fluorite draws off negative energies and stress of all kinds. It's extremely protective against computer and electromagnetic stress. It cleanses, purifies, dispels and reorganizes anything within the body that is not in perfect order. Best crystal to use to overcome any form of disorganization by incorporating structure into daily life. It aids with self confidence, balance and as a learning aid.
GARNET:: Garnet lends vitality and strength, aids in raising and directing the flow of kundalini energy and increases sensuality. Garnet symbolizes fire, faith, courage, truth, grace and compassion.
GREEN GARNET:: is considered a powerful healing gemstone for the heart chakra, and is able to remove toxins, negativity and traumas.
HEMATITE:: Hematite is a stone known as a “stone for the mind”. It brings mental organization and is very grounding and calming. It decreases negativity and can help balance the body/mind/spirit. It energizes and enhances optimism, will and courage.
HOWLITE:: is a great stone to use when needing to reduce anxiety and stress. It calms and soothes the emotions and helps in loosening and dispersing muscular tension. It’s also good to slow the overacting mind, helping to achieve restful sleep. Use howlite to absorb anger and negative energy. Howlite gently influences all chakras. This gemstone promotes creativity through trust, openness and discipline. This calming stone is said to teach patience and to help eliminate anger, pain and stress.
JADE:: The ancient Chinese believed jade was the essence of heaven and the earth. Jade helps one cherish ones desires and to build ones dreams in this physical reality, inspiring one to accomplishment. Increases longevity and fertility. Powerful emotional balancer. Peaceful and nurturing.
JASPER (Red, Mookinite, Rainforest):: Jasper is known as the "supreme nurturer." It sustains and supports during times of stress, and brings tranquility and wholeness. Jasper reminds people to help each other. It's a great stone to align the chakras and each color is appropriate to a specific chakra. It helps clear electromagnetic pollution including radiation. It stimulates the imagination and transforms ideas into action.
KUNZITE:: Kunzite is an extremely spiritual stone with a high vibration. It awakens the heart center and unconditional love, producing loving thoughts and communication. This stone radiates love and peace and connects you to universal love. Kunzite is great for meditation as it induces a deep and centered meditative state. It's a protective stone and enhances creativity. It encourages you to approach life with joy and excitement.
KYANITE:: Kyanite is excellent for meditation. It's tranquilizing and a powerful transmitter and amplifier of high frequency energies. As kyanite doesn't hold negativity, it never requires cleaning making it a great stone for all types of healing work. Kyanite is a stone of connection, helping to find a way to bridge different ideas and beliefs.
LABRADORITE:: Labradorite is known to be a highly spiritual stone. It is also known as the most powerful protector of the mineral kingdom. It is said to bring light to one’s life and protect its wearer from negativity and fears. Labradorite has been used especially during times of change for strength.
LARIMAR:: a beautiful stone that radiates love and peace and promotes tranquility. It's a great stone that induces a deeply meditative state. It's excellent for those seeking a soulmate. Larimar assists in taking control of your life during times of stress, especially by alleviating guilt and removing fear. Emotionally, it brings calmness and equilibrium.
LARVIKITE:: Also called Norwegian Moonstone, larvikite is a great stone with earthing and grounding properties that helps repel negative energy. It's a great stone to help you get in touch with nature in all its forms and it has a powerful connection with water. It also helps you not to dwell on problems and to be adaptable to different situations and to be the best you can be.
LAVA STONE::is solidified fiery volcanic rock that embodies strength and fertility, and helps to dissipate anger. This powerful grounding stone strengthens one’s connection to Mother Earth and provides stability in times of change.
LAPIS LAZULI:: Lapis lazuli is a powerful crystal for activating the higher mind and enhancing intellectual ability. It stimulates the desire for knowledge, truth and understanding. It’s excellent for enhancing memory and aids in the process of learning. It is the stone of truth encouraging honesty and harmony in relationships.
LEPIDOLITE:: helps to bring light and hope to a situation by shifting old energy patterns. Aids with stress associated with change. Lepidolite brings balance and inner peace and helps to see the light in any negative situation. This stone is known for its soothing energy. It aids with sleep and it's part of the heart stones.Chakra:heart
MALACHITE:: Malachite amplifies both positive and negative energies. It's also an important protection stone that easily absorbs negative energies and pollutants picking them up from the atmosphere and from the body. It helps clear electromagnetic pollution and heal earth energies. It's a stone of transformation which encourages risk-taking and change.
MOOKAITE:: Mookaite is an Australian Jasper that encourages the desire for new experiences while also transmitting a deep calm to help face them. It's a stone that aids with self-confidence, self-worth, and to realize one’s full potential. It's a great stone for procrastinators that keeps one focused and well-grounded while soothing the mind and quieting distracting thoughts.
MOONSTONE:: Moonstone is believed to be a stone of destiny. It is strongly connected to the moon and the divine feminine, making it a wonderfully helpful stone for women. It is worn to increase fertility and harmonize the mind, providing health and protection. Moonstone helps to align the hormone production, metabolism and reproduction. It allows deep-rooted feelings to energize and come to the forefront. This stone is known for its ability to soothe and balance the emotions. It is also known to aid with intuition, rhythms and cycles.
MORGANITE:: The energy of Morganite opens and clears the heart chakra and promotes the healing of fear, resentment and anger. It can help one recognize emotional patterns that need to be cleared before a new relationship can be successful. A beautiful pink stone, Morganite brings a sense of emotional abundance, love and peaceful acceptance for one's destiny. This stone is part of the beryl (aquamarine, emerald) family. It's also called pink aquamarine.
OBSIDIAN:: Black obsidian is a strongly protective stone, forming a shield against negativity. It absorbs negative energy from the environment and strengthens in times of need. It is helpful for highly sensitive people. It helps to ease tensions, releasing energies that come from restlessness, irritability and nervousness. It’s a great stone that enables one to move forward in life with a more promising outlook. Powerful stress reducer. Chakra: root.
ONYX:: Black Onyx helps control stress and eliminate negative thinking. It assists with challenges in life, especially those caused by a drain of energy. It increases stamina and self-control while it eliminates excess or unwanted energies. It helps to calm your fears, leaving you feeling stable and secure.
OPAL:: Opal is a delicate stone that helps one to be more original, creative, loving and passionate. It encourages the wearer to be more positive, spontaneous and courageous. Opals promote a sense of calm security, easing stress and depression. A stone of protection, it's a marvelous shield to keep from absorbing other people’s negative thoughts and energies.
PIETERSITE:: a relatively new stone coming from Namibia, Pietersite is a stone known as the "Tempest Stone" because of its connection to the storm element (there are 5 most common element forces or energies of nature that exist on Earth which are: Earth, Air, Water, Fire and Storm). The beauty and essence of Storm is captured in Pietersite, with brilliant flashes of golden light amid churning clouds of deepest blue. Pietersite links the everyday consciousness to the spiritual, reminding us we are spiritual beings on a human journey. It brings cleansing energy to aid you to create change.This is a crystal that is very stimulating to your energy field, and helps you to let go of unwanted habits and negative ways of living your life. It's a great ally when one's feeling stuck or unable to make progress, and to take action towards one's dreams.
PYRITE:: Traditionally, Pyrite is known as a stone of luck, helping to attract abundance, wealth and prosperity to the user by encouraging to follow one's dreams, and bringing the wearer confidence and the persistence to carry things through to completion. Pyrite is a protective, shielding stone and is excellent to wear or carry as an amulet to deflect harm and danger. It is especially helpful when one is away from home or performing hazardous work.
QUARTZ-CRYSTAL:: It’s known to be one of the most powerful of all healing gemstones. It energizes and activates the energy centers within the body. It assists in removing blockages in the body so that energy can flow smoothly assisting with spiritual development. Crystal quartz is said to be particularly beneficial for meditation and healing work.
QUARTZ-RUTILATED:: Rutilated Quartz promotes spiritual growth. It cleanses and energizes the aura, drawing off negative energy and helping to let go of the past. It can help one maintain mental focus and clarity and assists one in following through on ideas or plans. It helps to relieve fears, phobias and anxiety by bringing a joyful vibration into the energetic field. This stone promotes forgiveness at all levels. Very powerful healer.
QUARTZ-ROSE:: rose quartz is the stone of unconditional love and infinite peace. It is the most important stone for the heart chakra, teaching the true essence of love. It helps with all types of love—love of the self, love of family, love of friends and romantic love. The soothing energy of Rose Quartz fosters empathy, reconciliation and forgiveness of others, lowering stress and tension of the heart. It purifies and opens the heart at all levels, and brings deep inner healing and self-love. It is calming and reassuring.
QUARTZ-SMOKEY:: is believed to be excellent for grounding and removing negative emotions through its effects on the first chakra, relieving stress, fear, anger and other negative emotions and transforms them into positive energies. This stone is comforting and calming, and can protect you from absorbing negative energies. Excellent for meditation.
RHODOCHROSITE:: raises your self-esteem and self-worth, while increasing feelings of self-love. It is a strong crystal for emotional healing that encourages you to love yourself and reach a state of joy and happiness. It is a powerful heart chakra stone that vibrates with the energy of love. Rhodochrosite also gives you the courage to look at things that you may have been afraid to face before.
RHODONITE:: an emotional balancer that nurtures love and encourages the brotherhood of humanity. It has the ability to show both sides of an issue. It's a great stone that stimulates, clears and activates the heart chakra. It's a great stone to help heal emotional issues, clearing away emotional wounds and scars from the past.
RUBY:: The ruby gemstone is used to open the heart and promote love. It brings integrity, devotion and happiness and increases romantic love. It also enhances generosity and brings prosperity.
SEA BAMBOO:: Brings stability, fluidity and balance to emotions. Assists one in being more positive in their emotional outlook and expression. Increases one's sensitivity to themselves, others and life. Promotes fertility, strength, longevity.
SILVER:: Silver is soothing, cleansing and balancing. In jewelry, it provides a balanced setting that retains the qualities of the stone it holds. It is the mirror to the soul.
SODALITE:: sodalite encourages being true to your self and standing up for your beliefs. It helps with self-expression and confidence, helping you to deal with issues of self-worth, self-acceptance and self-esteem. Sodalite promotes intuition and a trust in your own judgment. It is a stone of awakening that stimulates the Third Eye and deepens the meditation.
SUNSTONE:: Sunstone is a joyful, light-inspiring stone. If you need a little more happiness in your life, Sunstone will restore it and help you nurture yourself. It helps to clear all the Chakras and bring in light and energy. It's an important stone to help remove emotional and energetic "hooks" from other people which can drain your energy. It facilitates self-empowerment, independence and vitality. A good stone for procrastination and to encourage confidence.
TIGER EYE:: Tiger eye increases confidence and clear thinking. It represents the sun and the earth. It helps us see ourselves and the world around us more perceptively. It aids with optimism, insight and personal power. Emotional balancer. Grounding, centering.Tiger eye brings brightness and optimism to any situation. It’s known as the stone of protection and to bring good luck to the user. Tiger eye attracts abundance and helps give courage in times of change. Use it when you need a boost of creative energy or when needing to enhance personal power. Chakra: solar plexus
TOURMALINE:: Tourmaline is a wonderful crystal for healing and protection. It cleanses, purifies, and transforms dense energy into a lighter vibration. It grounds spiritual energy, clears and balances all the chakras, and forms a protective shield around the body. It helps remove energy blockages and disperse negative energy. Tourmaline is very helpful in balancing the mind.
BLACK TOURMALINE:: is known to bring good luck and happiness, perhaps due to its strong protective properties that pushes all negativity away. This grounding stone helps to balance the body and mind to cultivate physical healing and good health.
TURQUOISE:: Turquoise is known as a master healer stone. It's a purification stone, helping to dispel negative energy and clearing electromagnetic smog, protecting against pollutants in the environment. It balances and aligns all the chakras and it helps to bring inner calm. It is said to be the bridge between heaven, sky and the earth. Many Native American cultures believe that turquoise helps to connect the mind to the infinite possibilities of the Universe and is considered very sacred in Chinese cultures as well. It is a throat Chakra stone, as it helps to foster honest and open communication from the heart. It works to protect and align the chakras, strengthening the overall body in the process.
UNAKITE:: Unakite Jasper is a beautiful stone that is made of a combination of green for the nurturing energy with the soft and caring energy of pink to create one of Nature's more healing crystals of the mind and heart. It's a stone that works to help balance the emotional body by carrying the frequencies of love, compassion and kindness. Unakite is a special stone that helps to lift the spirit when one is down and supports anyone who feels a little lost and overwhelmed.
* These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The results are the sole responsibility of the wearer.
** "The Crystal Bible" by Judy Hall
*** 'The Book of Stones" by Robert Simmons