KEYWORDS: meditation, protection, purification, divine connection, release of addictions
CHAKRAS: Third Eye (6th), Crown (7th), Etheric (8th and beyond, above the head)
Amethyst a meditative and calming stone which works in the emotional, spiritual, and physical planes to promote calm, balance, and peace. It is also used to eliminate impatience.Its energy allows one to easily enter into a meditative state and to maintain conscious awareness while in communion with the Divine.
It opens and clears the third-eye and crown chakras, which in turn accelerates the development of intuitive and psychic abilities. It helps one remain clear and centered while staying open to spiritual direction and intuitive information.
Because of its ability to stimulate the third eye, crown and etheric chakras, Amethyst is a natural choice for psychic opening and intuitive work. Its inherent high frequency acts as a barrier against lower energies, making it a valuable protective tool for those doing psychic or intuitive work.
KEYWORDS: goddess, divine feminine, empowerment, courage, fortitude, calming & soothing, releasing anger and fear, clearing & activating throat chakra
CHAKRAS: Throat (5th), Heart (4th)
Aquamarine is perhaps the strongest stone for clearing and activating the throat chakra and promotes gentle, truthful, compassionate communication.
It stimulates the flow of energy and communication from the heart to the throat, assisting one in speaking one’s deepest and most heartfelt truth. Helpful in overcoming fear of speaking and is an excellent stone for the support of teachers and presenters of all types.
For women, Aquamarine lends the courage and clarity to express one’s inner knowing, and it enhances intuitive abilities. It is a doorway to communication with the Goddess, both within the self and in Her outer manifestations. It connects to the Divine Feminine, the Source of life energies, and those who wish to know Her better can use this stone as a gateway.
It is cooling and soothing to the emotional body and can assist one in speaking clearly and without anger in difficult situations. It is a stone of empowerment and helps one realize that not all power comes from force.
Helpful to free oneself of attachments to old patterns, relationships and ways of being. It can assist those who keep emotional scorecards or grudges to let go of the past. Also aids in processing grief associated with loss.
KEYWORDS: purification, protection, energetic safety.
CHAKRAS: Root (1st)
Black Tourmaline is a protective stone which repels and blocks negative energies and psychic attack. It also aids in the removal of negative energies within a person or a space. This healing stone will cleanse, purify, and transform dense energy into a lighter vibration.
It induces a calming effect when needed, grounding flighty or scattered energies into the earth. Those who face challenges from negativity, frequent worrying, and/or OCD can work with Black Tourmaline to help heal these issues. Carry a piece of Black Tourmaline in your pocket to increase physical vitality throughout your day. source
KEYWORDS: ambition, drive, power, confidence, courage
ELEMENT: Fire, Earth
CHAKRAS: Throat (5th)
Known as the stone of ambition, Blue Goldstone can help you achieve your goals with persistence and determination. No goal is too big or too small with this stone ally.
When you decide that you want to achieve something, Goldstone’s energies will work with you to make it happen! Goldstone can help you manifest the things that you want. It will encourage you to use your creativity to improve your life and bring it to where you always wanted to.
Use Blue Goldstone to make a wish. Helps increase job opportunities and better advancements in your career. It helps attract fame and success and helps one gain recognition.
It will help you stay calm even in emotionally volatile moments. It will make sure that you don’t do or say something that you will regret.
It’s a stone of knowledge and perception. It will remind you that there is always light within the dark, and that if you truly look hard for it, you will find the path that will lead you to your stars. Goldstone is also a spiritual protector, deflecting unwanted energies and allows the energy flow between the physical and spiritual realms. It will inspire you to have faith and believe in a higher power.
KEYWORDS: manifestation, success, personal will, mental clarity, prosperity, creativity
CHAKRAS: Root (1st), Sacral/Sexual/Creative (2nd), Solar Plexus (3rd)
Citrine, the stone of success, is our best ally in the process of manifestation and aids with transforming our dreams and wishes and bringing energy into form.
Stimulates our second and third chakras, initiating our creative energy and our will. Citrine opens the inner doors to increased clarity of thought, enhanced creativity and helps awaken the powers of creative imagination.
Citrine enables us to open more fully to the energy of Divine Will and the path of love. By resonating with Citrine, we are reminded that we are loved and supported by the Universe in our efforts towards manifestation.
KEYWORDS: programmability, amplification of one’s intention, magnification of ambient energies, clearing, cleansing, healing, memory enhancement
ELEMENT: Storm (Water, Wind, Fire and Earth)
Clear Quartz is by far the most versatile and multidimensional stone in the mineral realm. Three of its key properties are energy amplification, programmability and memory.
It will amplify the energies of any other stone and can be used to make the energies of smaller stones more easily felt.
Clear Quartz is a natural holographic storage devices that can be ‘programmed,’ or brought into resonance, with any thought or feeling one wishes to broadcast more strongly into the world.
It brings clarity of thought and purpose to one’s mind and heart and can assist one in overcoming confusion. It can be used to enhance the communications of guides and amplify psychic abilities as well as telepathic communication and stimulate psychic vision.
Clear Quartz encourages clarity on all levels. Stimulates and opens all chakras and energy pathways in the body, allowing for a more enlightened and expansive auric field.
It can be used for almost any metaphysical purpose, including healing, consciousness expansion, chakra opening, communication with guides, past-life recall, inter-dimensional travel, polarity balancing, enhancement of meditation and dreaming, attracting and sending love, generating prosperity and just about anything else one might imagine.
KEYWORDS: security, safety, feeling rooted & supported, abundance, romantic relationships, giving and receiving love, vitality, trust in Universe
CHAKRAS: Root (1st)
Garnet activates and strengthens the root chakra, our portal of connection to the physical world. It is an excellent stone for those who are a bit ungrounded, or who lack energy.
As a stone of the 1st chakra, it can help arouse the energies of kundalini, the profound spiritual power said to lie dormant at the base of the spine.
Helps release panic, worry, fear and anxiety, especially around financial matters. Allows feeling the absolute support of the Universe and its provision of all of one’s needs and desires. It can teach one to develop trust in the infinite abundance of the Universe and helps one to feel calm and grounded.
As a stone of physical love and relationship between loving partners, garnet facilitates giving and receiving of love. It is an excellent ally when wishing to attract or invigorate a love relationship.
This power stone is also a stone of psychic protection. Its relatively dense energies keep one strongly connected to the body, and when one is rooted in this way, it is more difficult for negative energies or entities to attach themselves.
KEYWORDS: self-healing, pure golden ray of spiritual Light, calming, joy, amplify-healing, spirit-communication, spiritual awareness
ELEMENT: Earth, Fire
Golden Quartz is a powerful healing crystal which enhances joy, peace and the spirit of Oneness and facilitates expansion of consciousness. It clearing blockages and imbalances and infuses any area of the body with spiritual Light.
It acts as a catalyst for multi-level healing as it allows the golden light of Universal Life Force to flow into the body through the Crown Chakra.
Raises the wearer’s energy vibration or frequency, which facilitates spiritual communications over a long distance, including between worlds and dimensions.
KEYWORDS: grounding, stabilizing, protection, manifestation, making the spiritual physical
CHAKRAS: Root (1st)
Hematite is a stone that is most commonly and strongly used to ground or stabilize and also for protection against murky energy.
It is the most effective of all stones for grounding oneself in the body and the physical world. It can counteract spaciness and confusion, helping one to see practical concerns and move forward with useful action.
Hematite can be used to balance the auric field and align the chakras. It pulls stray energies down through the meridian system to the root chakra. It lends one strength, courage and fortitude for moving through adversity. It is a powerful stone to use when one is seeking to integrate the shadow self.
herkimer diamond quartz
KEYWORDS: dreams, visions, purification, spiritualization of physical life.
ELEMENT: Storm (Water, Wind, Fire and Earth)
CHAKRAS: Third Eye (6th), Crown (7th)
Herkimer Diamonds are the most powerful of all Quartz crystals. They, beyond almost all others, are manifestations of pure, solidified spiritual Light. They emanate the brightest crystal Light, and they help purify one’s energy field and attune one to the white Light of the Divine essence. Wearing Herkimer ‘Diamonds’ can give one the grace of a constant, almost subliminal connection to the higher spiritual domains.
Being doubly terminated, they have the ability to not only transmit their own energies, but to receive spiritual energy and to amplify and focus it intently.
They can assist in meditation, dreams and vision work by opening one’s higher chakras and helping one remain focused on the meditative state. They are highly stimulating to the third-eye, crown and etheric chakras and tend to increase psychic sensitivity.
KEYWORDS: magic, divination, transformation, protection
Labradorite is a stone of magic that can awaken your magical, mystical, or psychic abilities. It is a gemstone of adventure, for it offers one the chance to embark upon a multitude of voyages of self discovery. It will clear your aura and seal it to prevent the good energy from leaking. The labradorite stone’s vibrations can also give you protection against negativity.
Being a gemstone of magic, it awakens in those who carry or wear it the awareness of one’s innate magical powers. The term ‘magic’ refers to the mental and intuitive abilities which include but are not limited to clairvoyance, telepathy, astral travel, prophecy, psychic reading, access to Akashic records, past-life recall, communication with higher guides and spirits, and coincidence control.
Labradorite activates the inner eye, allowing one to more clearly envision the past, future and distant places. It emanates an energy which helps one to consciously pierce the veil between the waking world and the many domains and planes of inner awareness.
KEYWORDS: inner vision, truthful communication, royal virtues, psychic insight
CHAKRAS: Third Eye (6th), Throat (5th)
Lapis Lazuli is said to help create and maintain a connection between the physical and celestial planes, creating a strong spiritual connection. This may be related to its property of assisting in contact with guardian spirits. It will bring forward intuitive and psychic awareness to those who wear it.
A stone of truth, Lapis encourages honesty of the spirit, and in the spoken and written word. Wear it for all forms of deep communication. As it is also a stone that helps with writing, it can also be used for automatic writing.
KEYWORDS: intuition, insight, dreams, calling in feminine ‘Goddess’ energy, mystery, self-discovery,
CHAKRAS: Third Eye (6th) and Crown (7th)
Moonstone can reveal to women their feminine power and their connection to the goddess. Also helps one connect with the energy and power of the moon and cycles of life.
Moonstone is the gem of the High Priestess, keeper of the feminine mysteries and can help one successfully empower the feminine aspects of oneself. It has often been associated with the feminine because of its ability to enhance the intuitive side of the mind. Helps one move closer to the Great Mother. When Moonstone is employed by females, it initiates the kundalini energy and promotes the psychic ability of clairvoyance.
A stone of mystery, it is a talisman for the inward journey, and meditation with it can take one deep into the self. What is revealed there is often recognized as the missing piece or pieces of the puzzle of one’s life— parts of the soul that have been left behind or forgotten.
In India, Moonstone has always been a sacred stone, with a special significance for lovers. Moonstone is also a traditional wedding gift there, for bringing harmony to the marriage. In Europe, it was said to reconcile estranged lovers, and to cure sleeplessness.
(PS: it is my favorite of all stones!)
KEYWORDS: healing, inner peace, union of the heart and the will, relief from worry
ELEMENT: Earth, Water
CHAKRAS: Solar Plexus (3rd), Heart (4th)
Prehnite is a gentle, nurturing stone that can help one release ego-identification with past wounds. It links the heart with the will, so one’s power is used to carry out the promptings of the heart thus is helpful in healing matters of the heart.
It facilitates the expression of emotions or thoughts and helps one communicate in a nonjudgmental way as well cooling and excessive anger or nervous energy, encouraging a sense of peace and calm.
It brings joy to the heart and peace to the mind. It emanates renewal and hope and nurtures one’s energy field by grounding it into the energy of the Great Earth Mother. For this reason, it is often used by healers.
KEYWORDS: masculine energy, manifestation, action, vitality, willpower, creativity, confidence
CHAKRAS: Solar Plexus (3rd)
Pyrite is excellent for increasing the power of the 3rd chakra. It can be used to help bring one out of one’s shell and to encourage one to be more dynamic and confident by helping to overcome fears and take action.
Assists in taking action to create abundance in one’s life. Stimulates creative energy and vitality and helps one accomplish the manifestation of their most benevolent hopes and desires.
It gives one a boost for accomplishing challenging tasks in the physical world and it enhances will power, assisting one in overcoming bad habits and establishing new patterns of health and positive energy. It aids one in overcoming fear and anxiety and helps one establish a ‘can-do’ attitude about whatever one has decided to attempt.
KEYWORDS: love, gentleness, emotional healing, release of stress, uniting with the Divine
CHAKRAS: Heart (4th)
Rose quartz is the stone of unconditional love that opens the heart chakra to all forms of love: self-love, family love, platonic love, and romantic love. The high energy of quartz gives rose quartz the property of enhancing love in virtually any situation.
KEYWORDS: leadership, benevolence, strength, abundance of blessings, enlightened male energy
CHAKRAS: Sacral/Sexual/Creative (2nd), Solar Plexus (3rd)
Sunstone can kindle the fire of leadership within those who wear or carry it. Those who feel called to lead may find that Sunstone helps them find the inner conviction and self-discipline to move forward. Those who are held back by fears and self-doubt may discover that Sunstone melts away the sense of unworthiness that can keep one from fully being who one is.
Represents enlightened leadership and the ability to utilize knowledge and wisdom for the highest good of all. The Solar Ray carries the energy of Ra, the sun God, whose energy brings forth the potential life within the Earth.
Sunstone activates and aligns the 2nd and 3rd chakras, enabling one to more easily manifest Divine Will through one’s actions and creations. It stimulates one’s creative and sexual energy and can increase one’s physical stamina.
KEYWORDS: wholeness, honest and clear communication from the heart, confidence spiritual expansion
ELEMENT: Storm (Water, Wind, Fire and Earth)
CHAKRAS: Throat (5th)
Turquoise is not only a stone for finding wholeness and truth, it is also an aid in the communication and manifestation of those qualities. It stimulates and harmonizes the throat chakra, helping one to articulate and bring forth one’s deepest wisdom.
Wearing Turquoise can empower those who are shy about sharing their understanding, and it can help one in speaking from the wholeness by sharing the truth with clarity, certainty and love.
Holding or wearing Turquoise can help one restore depleted vitality and lift sagging spirits. This stone has the capacity to heal the emotional body, relieve stress, and bring the focal point of awareness to its proper center in the heart.