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Crystal & Stone Energy Reference Guide

In the table below is a brief description of the metaphysical and/or healing properties of the crystals, stones, and gemstones, many of which may be found on this site.

Important Note: The metaphysical and healing information provided here is free and is for reference purposes only. See your doctor or other medical professional if you have any medical issues or concerns. Crystal healing and spiritual healing are not prescriptions, nor are they substitutes for actual health care treatment or consultation. Much of what is written about crystals is predicated on hundreds, even thousands of years of practical experience, handed down through oral traditions and are often referred to as folklore. While there is much more to crystal healing than "old wives tales" these concepts and recommendations are not scientifically proven and there are no guarantees whatsoever as to the accuracy of the information. By reading and/or using what is written on this site, you are acknowledging and agreeing that you are completely responsible for your use or misuse this information.
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The information on this page is based on the works of a variety of reference materials, including the following books:

To see what's available at this site in a particular stone, click on the bolded text in the table below. Every stone on AYP is itemized, even the tiny ones, so sometimes you'll see pendulums or products on the list that may only use a tiny bit of it. To find out where or how the stone figures into the piece, just read the item's description.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Abalone

blue, green, white, black, purple

Abalone is an organic gemstone that contains the beautiful calming colors of the ocean. A sea shell that once acted as home for a living creature, abalone is prized for its unique beautiful swirling, iridescent surface. It stimulates psychic development and promotes intuition and imagination. It helps facilitate calming, gentleness, peace, and cooperation. Abalone is especially helpful in matters of the home, family, and motherhood.

Agate

all colors

Blue Lace Agate
light blue, grey, white, periwinkle

Moss Agate
light green, dark green, white, grey, gold, clear, may have specks of red or orange

Tree Agate
green and white

Agate is a grounding stone that promotes emotional, physical and mental balance. It brings harmony to positive and negative energies and it fosters truth. It helps you connect to the collective consciousness and helps you see your spiritual path. It promotes self-confidence and aids in discovering hidden truths. Banded Agate can help you discover wisdom hidden beneath layers of truth. It promotes inner strength to help you face your fears.

Blue Lace Agate fosters confidence and clarity so you can articulate your truth.

Moss Agate fosters new beginnings. It's a grounding, protective stone that promotes rejuvenation, success, persistence, abundance, and prosperity. It can help balance out moods and promotes endurance and strength.

Tree Agate encourages you to connect with your roots.

Amazonite

blue, green, aqua

Awaken compassion with Amazonite. Associated with the heart, throat and solar plexus chakras, Amazonite is a calming stone of harmony. It encourages truth, provides clarity, and helps one set boundaries and communicate constructively. Amazonite can block geopathic stress and enhance intuition.

Amber

golden yellow, gold, brown and reddish brown

An organic gemstone, Amber is solidified, fossilized sunlight. It is an excellent source of Light and can be used to tap into the power of the sun. It's associated with the solar plexus chakra and activates an energetic field for success, abundance, healing, vitality, and joy. It is a cleanser of mind, body, spirit, and environment. Amber fosters patience, protection, romantic love, sensuality, balance, and healing. Because it began as sap in ancient trees, it has a special connection to mother nature and the ancient wisdom of the earth. It accelerates your evolutionary spiral of personal and spiritual growth and enhances the connection to goddess energy.

Amethyst

purple, lavender, pink

Amethyst is associated with the brow and crown chakras. It is a healing, calming, spiritual stone that purifies the aura, enhances mental focus, memory and dreams. Some call it the "sobriety stone." Amethyst can help one overcome overindulgence and addictions. It is also an excellent healing stone for someone dealing with emotional loss or grief. Amethyst is also used to purify other crystals.

Ametrine

lavender, purple, yellow, orange, gold

Ametrine is a harmonious blend of both of the energies of amethyst and citrine, but it also has unique energies of its own. Ametrine is a stone of mental clarity, creativity, and will. It can assist you in connecting with the divine and opens your access to inspiration - providing a link between mental clarity with spirituality. It can help you overcome a fear of success. It helps alleviate indecision, self-sabotage, and procrastination. Ametrine helps facilitate better memory recall, the ability to learn new things, and improved problem solving abilities.

Angel Aura Quartz

milky, iridescent white or clear

Call upon your angels with Angel Aura, a lab-enhanced quartz crystal created using a specialized process that permanently combines vaporized or finely powdered platinum, silver and other trace metals to the surface of natural quartz crystal. The result is an alchemically modified crystal permanently sheathed in a silvery surface with flashes of brilliant iridescent color. Angel Aura Quartz reflects the colors in the gossamer wings of angels and embodies an energetic connection to the angelic realm. The silvery outer layer is permanent. The energies of quartz, platinum and silver all combine to create Angel Aura's unique spectrum of subtle energies. Angel Aura is associated with the 7th and 8th chakras and it has a strong connection with the element of wind and to the angelic realm. It can be used for chakra and aura clearing, and for removing astral cords. It acts as a beacon for joy, light and optimism. It enhances communication with the angelic domain and facilitates cosmic consciousness.

Angelite

light blue

Angelite, or Angel's Stone is a soothing stone that represents peace and brotherhood. It enhances telepathic communication and helps facilitate out-of-body journeys. It deepens attunement and heightens perception. It fosters conscious connection to the angelic realm and can help you in move into a meditative state more easily.

Apatite

blue, yellow, green, gray, purple, brown, violet

 

Apatite is an inspirational stone. It is attuned to the future, yet it connects to the past. Apatite stimulates creativity and intelligence. It promotes social ease, extroversion, and dissolves feelings of alienation. It is helpful for those afflicted with hyperactivity or autism. Apatite helps to clear away confusion and promotes expanded knowledge. It reduces emotional exhaustion and clears away frustration. It can suppress hunger and raise your metabolic rate. Apatite balances the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual bodies and chakras.

Blue Apatite connects you to a higher level of spirituality. Opening the throat chakra, it allows you greater confidence in public speaking and in group interactions.

Aqua Aura Quartz

iridescent cyan blue

Raise your vibrational frequency with Aqua Aura, a lab-enhanced quartz crystal created using a special process that permanently combines vaporized pure gold with natural quartz. The result is an alchemically modified crystal permanently sheathed in an iridescent vivid blue. Aqua Aura is prized both for its beauty and its potent healing and metaphysical qualities. It has a high, intense vibration and is used to activate the energy of other stones and crystals. It helps the holder's inner beauty shine through and it is said to attract wealth and success. Aqua Aura is associated with the 5th and 6th chakras and it has a strong connection with element of water. It calms the emotional body, releases negative energies from the auric field, enhances communication, protects against psychic attack, and facilitates a connection with the spiritual realm.

Aquamarine

pale blue, blue-green, pale green

Aquamarine harmonizes with its surroundings, counteracting dark forces with courage. It promotes tolerance and lightens the burdens of heavy responsibilities. It sharpens intuition, enhances clairvoyance, and promotes higher states of spiritual awareness. It facilitates clear and honest self-expression, and helps align the physical and spiritual bodies.

Aventurine

green, blue, red, orange, yellow

Aventurine is associated with good luck, prosperity, and vitality. It stimulates perception and brings your intellectual and emotional bodies into balance. It settles negative emotions and thoughts while calming anger and irritation.

Green Aventurine also assists in bringing emotional joy, vitality, growth, confidence, hope, and optimism.

Red Aventurine stimulates discernment, determination, strength, creativity, sexual and physical vitality, and helps you gain focus.

Yellow Aventurine relieves grief and anxiety, brings joy and emotional balance.

Bloodstone

dark green with red /orange flecks

Bloodstone is a healing stone believed to have mystical powers. Use it to banish evil and negativity. It enhances creativity and promotes a healthy intuition. Selflessness, idealism and courage are the energies that Bloodstone helps you embrace. It promotes adaptation in unfamiliar circumstances. It reduces impatience and allows you to be present in the now.

Calcite

all colors

Calcite is a power amplifier and energy cleanser. It heightens energy levels, removes negativity and stagnant energy. It promotes the quick development of spiritual awareness and opens the door to new levels of psychic experience. It enhances emotional intelligence and connectedness.

Blue Calcite brings a sense of peace. It reduces anxiety and aids in clear communication.

Carnelian

red, orange, pink, brown

Carnelian activates the base and navel chakras. It grounds and anchors us in the now. Carnelian improves one's analytical abilities, clarifies perception and helps awaken your hidden talents and gifts. It protects against anger, envy and resentment. Carnelian helps one overcome negative conditioning and fear. It promotes courage and enhances libido. A high energy stone, Carnelian can remove the fear of death. It is a stone of creativity and inspiration, awakening curiosity and helping with shyness. Carnelian can also be used to enhance astral vision and help stop nightmares.

Chalcedony

white, blue, grey, pink, yellow, orange

A nurturing stone, Chalcedony enhances harmony of mind, body, and soul. It fosters good will and absorbs negative energy. Chalcedony instills feelings of benevolence and generosity.

A creative stone, Blue Chalcedony fosters mental flexibility and verbal dexterity. Encourages feelings of joy and optimism. Improves self image.

Pink Chalcedony fosters nurturing energy, empathy, feelings of inner peace, reassurance, and trust. Traditionally, Pink Chalcedony is worn by mothers to protect their babies from harm.

Charoite

purple, lavender

Charoite is a third eye activator and a stone of transformation, inspiration, and power. It enhances and facilitates spiritual growth, courage, inner strength and inner vision.

Chrysocolla

green, blue

Chrysocolla is a tranquil, sustaining stone that helps with meditation and communication. It calms, cleanses and energizes all chakras. It can help one invoke great inner strength and is stabilizing for those who are in constantly changing circumstances. Chrysocolla promotes self-awareness and assists inner-balance. It draws out negativity and enhances motivation.

Chrysoprase

green, yellow, gold

Chrysoprase is a form of chalcedony. It's known as the "stone of Venus", facilitating harmonious and balanced relationships. It's a thought clarifier as well as a calming, healing, and protective stone. It brings matters of the unconscious into the light for conscious examination and clearing. It banishes greed, selfishness, and thoughtlessness. It stirs one's imagination and it promotes joy, love, generosity, self-acceptance, forgiveness, compassion, flexibility, independence, and abundance.

Citrine

yellow, white, clear, brown, orange

Citrine carries in it the power of the sun. It is warming, energizing and highly creative. It absorbs and grounds all types of negative energies. Citrine is known as the "success stone" because it attracts abundance, wealth, success, and prosperity. If you have a "wealth corner" in your house, Citrine would be at home there. It will also help you share what you already have while you continue retain your wealth. Citrine protects and energizes the aura. It is a stone of manifestation, helping to manifest individuality, creativity, self expression, and it helps with mental concentration.

Emotionally, Citrine relieves depression, self-doubt, and anger. It is a great stone for calming group or family discord. It helps raise self esteem and enhances motivation, while making one less sensitive to otherwise harshly-felt criticism. Citrine helps balance emotions, promotes joy and helps overcome a fear of responsibility. Citrine is a natural cleansing stone and can be used to cleanse and balance other crystals. Citrine itself never needs to be cleansed.

Coral

all colors

Coral encourages diplomacy and the ability to compromise for the sake of the group. It quiets emotions and brings peace and inner harmony. It also enhances intuition, imagination and facilitates the transfer of knowledge.

Diopside

chrome (green), black

The name Diopside is derived from Greek and means "two views". It is a creative, grounding, and protective stone. It helps you visualize and manifest your goals. It helps integrate human spirit with the living planet Earth, allowing you to better see and explore your connection to nature. It creates a grounding cord of light connecting heart energy to Earth energy. It facilitates spiritual growth and stimulates intellectual and creative energies. As a healing stone, it is especially good at allowing you to "let go" of what needs to go - grief, anger, stress and/or anxiety.

Chrome Diopside is dark green (due to the presence of the mineral Chrome). It connects to the Heart Chakra and opens ones eyes to Universal Love. It helps you cleanse buried emotions with healing tears. It opens the inner heart, teaches humility, fosters compassion, and facilitates forgiveness.

Black or Black Star Diopside is grounding and protective and connects to the Root and Heart Chakras. Under certain conditions, it shows a 4 ray "star" - an optical illusion caused by the reflection of its needle-shaped crystal formation. Black Diopside direcly links your aura to the electromagnetic field of Earth, neutralizing negative energies as they are returned to the planet.

Dumortierite

gray, denim blue

Dumortierite enhances will power and is a stone of mental discipline. It attunes psychic abilities, facilitates visionary work, clears blockages and cuts through energy barriers.

Emerald

green

Emerald is associated with the heart chakra. It's a stone of love, compassion, romance, fertility, courage, hope, and prophecy. It promotes joy, enhances cleansing, clairvoyance, and memory, and it facilitates wisdom and truthfulness. It is the sacred stone of the Goddess Venus. Emerald energy is beneficial year-round, though it's at its peak in the springtime.

Fire Agate

all colors

Fire Agate is produced by volcanic action, so it has a deep connection to the earth and the earth's energy. It's considered calming, and brings security and safety through grounding. It's also a said to enhance courage, protection, and strength. It is linked to the base chakra and stimulates vitality on all levels.

Fluorite

green, purple, rainbow, clear, yellow, gold, brown, pink

Fluorite is a highly protective healing stone. It cleanses and stabilizes the aura and purifies disorder. It grounds and integrates spiritual energies and heightens intuitive powers. Fluorite quickens spiritual awakening. It helps overcome chaos and dissolves illusions. It helps stabilize and balance emotions.

Green Fluorite grounds excess energy and helps heal emotional trauma. Purple Fluorite stimulates the brow chakra and is an excellent stone for meditation.

Rainbow Fluorite is a multi-color stone that's both grounding and healing on mul tiple levels. It quickens spiritual awakening, facilitates psychic development and helps remove karmic blockages.

Fossil

tan, brown, red, yellow

Miriam Fossil, also known as Calligraphy Stone and Elephant Skin Jasper, is an actual fossil that shows amazing detail of the beautiful remnants from our Earth's past. It promotes introspection, dissolves negative energy, and is useful for work in past life regression as well as contacting one's spirit guides and angels, particularly through automatic writing.

Fuchsite

green

Fuchsite is form of mica. It is a practical stone, in that it helps us understand issues concerning our daily lives. Fuchsite is associated with the heart chakra. It combines unconditional love with tough love and assists you in taking a step back when it's needed. It teaches self-worth and assists in moving away from a tendency for martyrdom. Fuchsite amplifies the energy of other crystals and helps in the transfer of their energy, moving it to the lowest point. It promotes resilience after emotional trauma.

Ruby crystals often grow in fuchsite. When they do, it is called "ruby fuchsite" or "ruby in fuchsite" and this stone contains the energies of both fuchsite and ruby.

Garnet

red, pink, green, brown, black

Garnet inspires love, devotion, and self-confidence. It revitalizes, purifies, and balances energy, rids you of unconscious self- sabotage, and fortifies courage and hope.

Black Garnet stimulates creativity and dissolves feelings of isolation or alienation. It realigns the body's magnetic fields.

Red Garnet is activates the first chakra and is also attuned to the heart. It revitalizes loving feelings, enhances sexuality, and helps you control anger, including self anger.

Green Garnet (Grossular) teaches relaxation and helps you go with the flow. It inspires service and cooperation.

Goldstone

copper/reddish brown, blue, green

Goldstone is a man-made gemstone that's been around since Renaissance times. It's believed to have been first created by an Italian monk, working in a glass factory, who was attempting to create the precious metal gold through the process of alchemy. But he accidentally stumbled upon the process for making this gorgeous glittery stone instead. Goldstone is made from copper and molten glass and contains all of the metaphysical properties of copper, which is one of the most conductive metals on earth. As such, it is an excellent element to use in pendulums and dowsing. As a stone, goldstone is useful as an energy generator, amplifier, or energy shield. It is helpful in revitalizing your energy field and it boosts the glow of life force energy (chi), strengthening the solar plexus and the inner self.

Hematite

metallic grey, black

Hematite is a strong grounding stone that counteracts confusion and helps overcome compulsions. It can be used to neutralize negativity and the ground energies of other crystals or stones it is near. It can improve memory, mental focus and concentration. Hematite can help neutralize and dispel anger. It balances mind, body, and spirit. Hematite helps build confidence and aids in allowing one to accept their mistakes and learn from them. Hematite is associated with the base chakra.

Herkimer Diamond

clear

Herkimer Diamonds are a type of Quartz, named for the location where they were first discovered in Herkimer County in New York. These sparkling clear crystals are not real diamonds, but naturally formed, double terminated Quartz crystals that have a bright energy. They promote new insights, enhance creativity and lucid dreaming. They also enhance spontaneity; they foster the development of psychic gifts, facilitate channeling, and assist in communication with your spirit guides.

Howlite

white with grey streaks

Howlite is known for its strong associations with self-awareness, creativity and for improving emotional attitudes. It aids in dispelling anger, resentfulness, selfishness, and allows you to be more introspective. It decreases the critical mind, reducing thoughtless behaviors while promoting sensitivity and tact.

Iolite

clear, blue, purple, violet

Iolite is known as the "violet stone". It stimulates visions and is useful in shamanic journeying. It clears thought forms and opens intuition. It fosters inner knowing and opens a connection with the soul. It allows you to express your true self, free of concern about the expectations of others. It encourages taking responsibility for yourself and overcoming codependent behavior.

Jade

gold, yellow, green, orange, brown, red, white

Jade is a stone of purity and serenity. It signifies wisdom gathered in tranquility. Jade is a personality stabilizer and it encourages you to be who you really are. It releases negativity and promotes self sufficiency.

Golden (or Yellow) Jade reveals inner joy and happiness.

Green jade is associated with the heart chakra.

Jasper

all colors

A form of quartz, Jasper is a stone that comes in many different colors and varieties, often with stripes or spots. It is a strong healing and calming stone that some call the Nurturing Stone. Jasper is considered useful as an everyday stone - helping to find practical solutions for everyday problems. It calms emotions and grounds and balances opposing energies. It brings tranquility and wholeness while absorbing and grounding negative energies.

Dalmatian Jasper, also called Dalmation Stone and Spotted Stone facilitates increased patience and removes disillusionment. It is a protective stone that inspires loyalty and fosters trusting, long term relationships. It helps you see your own strengths and weaknesses. It's a grounding stone that connects us with the earth and the here and now and is considered an excellent stone for working with animals and enhancing animal communication.

Dragon Blood Jasper enhances life force energy and fosters courage and strength. It can help you tune-in to your life's purpose. It acts as a conduit between the heart and root chakras.

Leopardskin Jasper is a stone of shamanic journeying.

Picasso Jasper is useful in dream work and visualization. It is a planetary record keeper that can help reveal hidden messages from the past. It also helps one tune into life and awaken the senses to the here and now.

Picture Jasper is associated with chakras one, two, and three. It stimulates creative visualization and helps bring old or buried issues to the surface for healing.

Poppy Jasper can enhance one's organizational abilities, facilitate relaxation and a sense of wholeness.

Rainforest Jasper, also known as Rhyolite, carries healing, invigorating energy. This stone brings hope, renewal, love, and joy. It facilitates the harmonious balancing of internal and external energies. It is an excellent stone for working with nature and connecting to the Earth's energy. It can help one lose unhealthy habits, such as smoking, overeating, etc. and desire for good habits (healthy eating, exercise, fresh air) may increase with this stone.

Red Jasper is associated with the base chakra. It helps bring problems to light before they become unmanageable. It helps manifest creative ideas and brings about vitality and focus. Red Jasper can help release issues of shame and guilt associated with sexuality. It balances yin and yang energies.

Yellow Jasper activates the solar plexus chakra. It channels positive energy and brings a sense of physical well-being.

Kyanite

blue, green, black, orange

Kyanite is a high vibration stone with rapid transfers of energy. It enhances telepathic communication between individuals, promotes lucid dreaming, and initiates or enhances psychic awareness. Kyanite connects to all chakras and makes a great tool to enhance visualization, creativity, perception, comprehension, and foresight. It can act as a calming agent for those who are stressed. It balances yin-yang energies and dispells enery blockages. Kyanite does not accumulate negative energies, so you do not need to cleanse it.

Blue Kyanite activates the brow and crown chakras, and helps facilitate meditation.
Black Kyanite grounds and protects.
Green Kyanite activates the heart chakra and provides a conduit between the heart and upper chakras.

Labradorite

grey, black, blue, green, gold

Labradorite is a highly protective stone that raises consciousness and enhances one's connection to universal energies. It protects the aura and prevents energy leakage. It is also a calming stone that facilitates deep contemplation and inner sight. It enhances intuitive wisdom and dispels illusion. Labradorite can be used to bring light to the shadowed realms of the self. It can help one purge negative thought patterns, achieving great insight and vision.

Lapis Lazuli

blue with metallic flecks, may have streaks of white

Lapis Lazuli is associated with the crown, brow and throat chakras. A highly vibrational stone, it was prized by the ancient Egyptians as the key to spiritual attainment. Lapis acts as a strong thought clarifier and a harmonizer of body, mind and soul. It connects with deep inner knowledge and facilitates honesty and creativity. Used to gain objectivity, self-awareness and self-expression, Lapis promotes enormous serenity. It opens the third eye, stimulates enlightenment, and enhances psychic abilities and personal spiritual power.

Larimar

blue, teal, white, brown

Also known as the "Dolphin's Stone" and the "Atlantis Stone", rare and beautiful Larimar is a unique volcanic mineral that comes only from the Caribbean island of Hispaniola. Be in the now and learn to love "what is" with Larimar, a soothing, calming stone that fosters self nurturance and self respect and helps you release unwanted attachments. It facilitates a connection with goddess energy and it represents peace and clarity. Larimar is associated with the throat chakra.

Larvikite

silver, grey, black, blue

Larvikite a protective, grounding stone that comes from Norway. Because it shimmers and flashes like other more well-known feldspars (such as labradorite and moonstone), Lavikite is often called "Blue Labradorite" or "Black Moonstone". It has a strong connection to the energies of the earth and can be used to bring its holder back into the physical after meditation. Larvikite fosters patience, inner vision, psychic ability and adaptability. It facilitates stronger vision in past life regression work and helps its holder see themselves through the eyes of the higher self.

Lava Stone

black, brown, dark red

Lava stone is a type of Basalt. It was once molten lava - on fire and on the move. This igneous volcanic rock is the product of intense heat and pressure. It is a grounding stone that strengthens our connection to Mother Earth and teaches us about change, intensity, and depth. It helps us locate the fiery core the lies within. It is a stone of strength and fertility, providing stability in times of change.

Lepidolite

lavender, purple, pink, white, grey

Lepidolite is associated with the heart, brow and crown chakras. It's a stone of transition and is useful in bridging the connection between the heart and the mind. It facilitates astral travel and rebirth. It's also a protective stone - absorbing electromagnetic pollution. It can help you release and reorganize outworn behavior patterns and induce necessary change. It's a calming, healing stone that allows you to filter out unwanted distractions and it induces openness, honesty, self-love and trust.

Llanite

black, grey, steel-blue, brown

Llanite is a grounding, soothing stone that promotes a state of grace. It is a form of granite comprising rhyolite, quartz, orthoclase and feldspar. Llanite promotes cooperation that leads to solutions, helping you to turn your focus from a negative to a positive. It allows you to see the whole picture before making decisions and promotes going with the flow as you find your highest path.

Malachite

green

Malachite is associated with the heart and solar plexus chakras. It is a powerful energy conduit. Malachite is a protective stone that guards against evil, absorbs negative energies, cleanses the emotional body and helps reveal deep insights. It enhances one's psychic radar and facilitates deep insights. It is also a powerful healing stone and auric strengthener.

Marcasite

grey, black

Marcasite is a grounding stone that transmutes scatteredness into mental clarity, and assists with concentration and memory. It encourages practicality, confidence, will power, boldness, and it facilitates sound sleep.

Moldavite

green, brown

Moldavite is a tektite, a stone that results when a meteorite crashes to earth. This beautiful green glassy stone comes from a region in the Czech Republic and was created approximately 15 million years ago. It is a very powerful catalyst for life changing transformation, rapid spiritual evolution, and chakra activation. Moldavite is known for its tremendous transformative, cleansing, and activating qualities, both directly and indirectly. It brings things to the surface so they can be recognized and dealt with, assists in connecting you to your spirit guides, expanding spiritual awareness, and promotes or amplifies the incidence of synchonicities in your life.

Mookaite

pink, purple, brown, yellow, orange, creamy white

Mookaite is Australian jasper and has all of the properties of Jasper. It is a protective stone that enhances balance between the inner and outer experience. It encourages versatility, inspires a deep calm, and is considered an excellent stone for working with animals and enhancing animal communication. Mookaite is associated with the lower chakras. See also Jasper above.

Moonstone

peach, white, grey, blue, green,

rainbow (white with streaks of blue flash, black flecks or streaks of tourmaline)

Moonstone is keeper of the feminine mysteries. It promotes intuition and empathy and fosters motherly love, support, encouragement, and ancient wisdom. It calms and soothes emotions with its powerful feminine energy. It gently opens the mind to serendipity and synchronistic events. It facilitates new beginnings, invokes patience and allows you to see cyclic patterns.

Peach Moonstone sooths the emotional body and enhances your perceptive abilities for gentle, loving, divine energies.

Rainbow Moonstone is excellent for clearing the psychic senses. It gives you psychic protection while working on the intuitive level and helps clear and/or ease emotional trauma.

Mother-of-Pearl

creamy white, grey
often with iridescence

Mother-of-pearl (also known as "MOP") is a shell that brings about the gentle healing power of the sea. It is stress relieving, soothing and calming. It also stimulates intuition, imagination, sensitivity and adaptability, and helps emotions become more harmonious and balanced, and helps with clarity in decision making, organization and making a happy home.

Muscovite

peach, pink, orange, blue, green

Muscovite stimulates awareness of the higher self as well as clear and quick thinking, allowing you to see things in a new light. It seals the aura and facilitates attunement to the time stream of the future. It is a protective stone that insulates and regulates spiritual awakening.

Mystic Merlinite

black and metallic grey with mottled spots of lilac iridescence

Mystic Merlinite, also known as Indigo Gabbro, is a calming, balancing, grounding stone that opens the door between the visible and invisible worlds. It amplifies intuitive abilities and helps facilitate past life recall. It assists in animal communication, connection with elemental energies, and base-to-crown chakra clearing and alignment. It fosters a harmonious connection with the energies of the earth and the spiritual realm, and it acts as a unifying bridge between one's inner light and shadow self.

"Mystic Merlinite" is different from "Merlinite" (an opalized white agate with black dendrites). Mystic Merlinite is an unusual crystalline stone that comes from the volcanoes of Madagascar. It is a type of Gabbro - oceanic crust - an igneous rock that crystallized deep below the earth's surface. It's made up of a wide variety of minerals, such as feldspar, chlorite, serpentine, muscovite, pyroxene, hercynite, magnetite, olivine (peridot), chrome garnet, actinolite, and biotite. It can also contain chromium, nickel, cobalt, gold, silver, platinum, and copper sulfides.

Obsidian

black, red-brown, black with white spots, rainbow (black or grey with rainbow sheen), golden grey

Obsidian is a healing and grounding stone that resonates with the earth. Obsidian protects against negativity and hostility. It brings truth to the surface and dispels feelings of inferiority. It draws out mental stress and tensions and protects the meek from abuse. Obsidian is related to the base chakra.

Mahogany Obsidian protects and stabilizes one's aura.

Black Obsidian is useful for psychic self defense.

Snowflake Obsidian helps you pay attention to details and be more sensitive to subtle energy flow changes. It promotes perseverance, insight, courage, and banishes self pity.

Rainbow Obsidian is the stone for soft-hearted, gentle souls. It is particularly useful in helping to dissolve barriers born of fear or shock. It facilitates the expansion of consciousness and enhances your senses to help you explore and understand deep mysteries.

Onyx

black, grey, white, blue, brown, yellow, red

Onyx promotes personal strength and stamina. Useful in both understanding the future and the past, it can help you become the master of your own fate. Onyx is helpful in healing old grief and sorrow. It is grounding and centering stone and is especially valuable to those who find themselves in confusing times or under great stress. Onyx helps us get in alignment with our higher power. It is also useful in psychometry (revealing past events to it's holder) and in healing unresolved past-life traumas. Onyx imparts stability and self control and balances yin and yang energies.

Opal

all colors

Opal comes in many colors. There are two major types of opal: precious and common. Precious opal has fire and sparkle. It is a delicate, absorbent and reflective stone that enhances cosmic consciousness and stimulates creativity and originality. Both types enhance self-worth and help you see your full potential. Opal connects with love, passion and desire.

Welo Opal (a precious opal) is from Ethiopia. It is a stone of joy, connecting base, heart and crown chakras. It's a protective stone and can be used as a shield against negativity. It helps facilitate astral travel and lucid dreaming. It acts as a mirror, reflecting inner aspirations and visions, stimulating a clear vision of needed action. It helps you recognize soul connections, stimulates awareness, and enhances intuition.

Green Opal (a common opal) is a cleansing, renewing stone that promotes emotional healing.

Blue Opal (a common opal) sooths emotions, enhances communication and improves dream recall.

White Opal (a common opal) resonates with sympathy and compassion. It is a spiritual stone with angelic connections that are emotionally cleansing and healing.

Opalite

milky, iridescent white or clear

Opalite is a man-made stone with pale opalescent qualities. It appears to hold a variety colors inside depending on the light. Energetically, it is a subtle, yet highly energetic, ideal for meditation. It improves communication on all levels, especially the spiritual realm. It can help remove energy and/or chakra blockages. Opalite helps facilitate transitions of all kinds. It encourages persistence and the ability to speak hidden truths. Opalite is associated with the third eye chakra and it helps in the interpretation of psychic information.

Pearl

white, black, grey, (& all colors if dyed)

Pearls aid in meeting and overcoming various obstacles while absorbing negative vibrations and energies.

Peridot

yellow, green

Peridot opens, cleanses and activates the heart and solar plexus chakras. It alleviates jealousy, resentment, stress, and anger. It illuminates the path to forgiveness. Peridot sharpens the mind and opens you to new levels of awareness. It detoxifies negative emotions, soothes nervousness, and heals pain and suffering. Peridot can be used to promote sleep or get rid of lassitude. It alleviates depression, helps your self esteem, and can help bring about necessary changes in your life. This stone helps you detach from outside influences, favoring your own higher energies for guidance. Peridot can help you understand your destiny and spiritual purpose. It enhances personal confidence, allowing you to be assertive without being aggressive. It helps you see your own light and to recognize that you deserve to be loved. Peridot also represents financial success.

Prehnite

green, grey, yellow, white, brown

Prehnite is the healer's healing stone. It helps you get organized and declutter your surroundings. It promotes unconditional love, enhances visualization, precognition, and shows the way to spiritual growth. Prehnite alleviates nightmares and phobias. It seals the auric field in a protective shield and it calms the environment. Prehnite teaches you how to be in harmony with nature.

Pyrite

metallic golden grey, silver, gold, tan, grey, black

Pyrite is associated with the solar plexus chakra. Sometimes called "Fool's Gold" because of its shiny golden metallic appearance, pyrite is a stone of vitality, willpower, confidence, creativity, mental clarity, perseverance, and manifestation. It is a warming, stimulating stone that resonates with the masculine aspect of the Earth's energy, enhancing and rebalancing one's inner polarities. It also resonates with the element of fire - activating the inner warrior, promoting courage in the face of fear, and prompting protective, assertive action that serves the greater good.

Quartz

clear, white, phantom, rutilated, golden

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Quartz (also called Rock Crystal) is known as the Universal Crystal. Clear Quartz is extremely useful for healing, cleansing, energizing, and balancing all chakras. It is in fact considered the master healer, the most powerful healing stone on Earth. Quartz is also a powerful energy amplifier and regulator, potentially raising it's holder's energy levels to their highest. It will enhance the energies of other crystals and stones it is near. Quartz aids in concentration and focus, and it helps psychic abilities. It is a highly spiritual stone that can help you uncover and tune in to your life's spiritual purpose.

Golden Quartz (also known as Honey Quartz) a stone of joy and prosperity. It reinforces self-confidence, vitality and personal power.

Phantom Quartz is a crystal that has a "phantom" of mineral inclusions or traces of other crystals inside of it. Phantom crystals are considered highly vibrational stones and are said to activate one's healing abilities and may help with recovering repressed memories.

Rutilated Quartz contains naturally occurring hair-like needles or strands of a golden, silver and/or reddish metallic mineral called rutile, embedded in either clear or smoky quartz. Rutilated quartz is a "synergistic combination within itself", bringing together attunement, amplification and acceleration. It is useful in magnifying the energies of intent and affirmation. It activates the higher mind as well as one's creative energies. It is also a protective stone that shields its holder from negative thoughts generated by others. It can sooth bad moods, bringing light and joyful vibrations into the energetic field. It is useful for telepathic communication, spiritual inspiration, and enhancing psychic gifts.

Tourmalated Quartz, also called Tourmalinated Quartz and Tourmaline Quartz, contains naturally occurring needles or chunks of tourmaline (typically black tourmaline) embedded in quartz. This type of stone possesses the energetic qualities of both tourmaline and quartz. This combination of energies creates a powerful aid to anyone on a spiritual path, assisting in focus, grounding, energy activation and amplification.

Rhodochrosite

pink, may include white and/or grey streaks or bands

Rhodochrosite is a stone of compassion. It is enhances your ability to be positive and it stimulates the gentle release of unresolved emotional pain. It fosters loving relationships - with yourself and others. It helps you face difficult truths with loving awareness. Rhodochrosite is associated with the heart chakra.

Rhodonite

pink, may include grey or black streaks

Rhodonite nurtures love and helps balance the emotional body. It is associated with the heart chakra. It balances and grounds male and female energies. It aids in the healing of emotional trauma and transmutes emotional self destructiveness, anger, and resentment. Rhodonite promotes forgiveness for self and others.

Rose Quartz

pink, white, clear

Rose Quartz is the powerfully gentle stone of love - love for one's self and for others. It is associated with the heart chakra. Rose Quartz heals the heart with soothing compassion; it helps resolve old emotional wounds and assists with personal enlightenment. It releases worry, fear, anxiety and aids in the healing of wounds from emotional traumas.

Ruby

red

Ruby is an energetic stone that imparts vigor and passion to life. It encourages you to follow your bliss. It transmutes negative energy, promotes leadership, and sharpens the mind.

Sapphire

all colors

Sapphire is the second hardest stone on earth (the first being diamond) and can be found in a variety of colors.

Blue Sapphire is a stone of mental discipline and focus and facilitates confidence in one's opinions and knowledge. It can be used to activate and awaken the throat and third eye chakras. It is useful for astral travel, lucid dream work, and understanding past life lessons. It stimulates psychic vision and extra sensory perception.

Pink Sapphire clears emotional blockages, inspires love on all planes, fosters self-reliance, enhances concentration and focus, and brings about a sense of tranquility and peace. It facilitates unconditional love and spiritual evolution and growth. It is useful as an aid in telepathy, clairvoyance and astral projection. Pink Sapphire connects with and activates the higher energies of the Heart Chakra.

Scolecite

colorless, white, pale yellow

Scolecite resonates with deep inner peace, tranquility and serenity. It is both uplifting and relaxing. It promotes lucid dreaming and enhances meditation, dream states, astral travel, and time travel. It facilitates dream recall, fosters a connection with the higher self, and helps you recognize patterns, connections and relationships. It protects against negative astral energy and fosters communication with the spiritual, interdimensional, ancient, future, and extra-terrestrial realms. Scolecite enhances the energies of the heart and promotes the expression of love.

Selenite

Selenite clears negative energies. It helps you expand your awareness and facilitates contact with Spirit Guides and Angels. It fosters insight into healing methods and promotes telepathic abilities. Selenite is an excellent stone for meditation and dream recall. Note: Do not expose Selenite to water or salts.

Seraphinite

dark green with silvery streaks

Seraphinite is considered the premier healing stone of our age. This stone comes from only one place on earth, a region in Siberia and is known for its shimmering beauty as well as its powerful energies. Connected with the angelic realm, Seraphinite has high energy, promotes cellular regeneration, wholeness, and self healing. Named for the highest order of angels, Seraphim, seraphinite links the physical with the angelic and provides assistance in aligning oneself with angelic light. A catalyst for change, seraphinite allows outmoded patterns to dissolve, fall away and make way for new, more effective systems; it brings joy, enlightenment, dynamic balance.

Serpentine

green, yellow, white

Serpentine, also known as "New Jade" is a protective stone that wards off negative energies. Allowing for greater Life Force energy to flow, it is an activator for the Kundalini and a catalyst for manifesting joy on the physical plane. It's an ancient meditation stone that can help in your quest to find inner peace and engage the true self. It assists with emotional cleansing and is used to attract good fortune, love, and wealth. It enhances spiritual exploration and fosters a connection to the angelic realm.

Shell

white, cream, beige, pink, grey, brown

Shell stimulates intuition, sensitivity, imagination and adaptability. It enhances mental clarity and provides insight into decision-making. Shell promotes cooperation between the self and others, as well as within the self. It provides cohesive energy for groups.

Shiva Lingam

grey, tan, brown, reddish brown

The Shiva Lingam's energy is balancing, grounding, healing, protective and creative. It is a sacred stone of inner transformation and rebirth, harvested from the holy Narmanda River in India. It resonates with the energies of the earth as well as the divine spirit within. The shape of the stone represents the male aspect of creation and the markings on it, the female. As the cosmic egg of all creation, the Shiva Lingam amplifies healing polarities and stimulates the unifying force of creation.

Shungite

black

Shungite is a stone for energetic alignment at the cellular level. It is a calming, comforting, grounding stone with very unusual properties. This ancient mineral is made almost entirely of pure carbon resulting in the only stone known to contain "fullerenes", a special type of molecule believed to be a powerful antioxidant with tremendous healing benefits. Shungite has been used for centuries in its native Russia for both healing and water purification. At the spiritual level, Shungite cleanses and aligns all particles of the body, allowing them access to a rapid connection with divine light. Shungite is also considered a stone of truth, making its holder physically uncomfortable with anything but the truth. It dispels negativity and disharmony and helps you let go of deep-seated feelings of guilt, fear, and shame. It can help you clear away negative and/or defensive behavior patterns that are stored in the brain's notoriously stubborn amygdala.

Smoky Quartz

light to dark brown or grey

Smoky Quartz is associated with the first chakra. It's considered to be one of the most powerful grounding stones there is. It purifies and offers protection from negativity as it clears and cleanses the aura, drawing out densities, transmuting negative energies and grounding them back into the earth. As a spiritual grounding stone, Smoky Quartz can draw ethereal, high-frequency energies into your own auric field, allowing you to perceive them yet remain on a grounded, physical level.

Soapstone

grey, gold, green, creamy white, pink, brown

Soapstone is also known as Steatite and is a form of talc (the mineral widely use to sooth delicate skin). It is a calming, stabilizing stone. Steatite can eliminate atmospheric electrical interference and facilitate amplified transmission of messages on and through both the physical and astral planes. It encourages the release of old habits in favor of new loving ones.

Sodalite

blue, dark blue, streaks of white, gray, and/or black

Sodalite is a calming stone that helps balance logic with intuition. A stone of truth, it encourages rational thought, objectivity, and verbalization. It can help end disagreements that are the result of miscommunication. Sodalite fosters a thirst for truth and it helps you stand up for what you believe in. It enhances self esteem, self acceptance, and self trust.

Spinel

Black Spinel is a protective, grounding stone that repels negative energy and transmutes anger and resentment. It facilitates a realistic sense of empowerment that doesn't overwhelm or infringe on others.

Sugilite

purple, lavender, pink

Sugilite is a spiritual, healing, and protective stone that helps you tune into your life's purpose. It facilitates self forgiveness and self acceptance and can help you let go of unresolved anger and/or anxiety. In dreamwork, Sugilite helps you break free of nightmares, allowing regenerative, peaceful rest. Sugilite is useful to those who are empathic by shielding outside negative energies. Utilizing its higher vibrations, Sugilite can enhance your psychic gifts, while protecting and clearing unwanted energies from your body and your aura, clearing a path for healing light.

Sunstone

salmon, peachy-orange

Sunstone is a joyful stone that enhances intuition. It allows happiness to shine through as it connects to the power of light, regenerative energy, and good fortune. It helps remove codependency and allows you to say "no" when that's hard to do. It encourages optimism and acts as is a mood lifter, transmuting feelings of failure or abandonment. Sunstone is also known as Red Labradorite.

Tanzanite

periwinkle blue

Raise your vibrational level with Tanzanite, a Synergy Twelve stone that is associated with the fourth through eighth chakras. Tanzanite is a stone of enlightened compassion. It integrates, aligns, and bridges the mind to the heart. Speak your heart's truth with eloquence by using your mind's vocabulary. Tanzanite facilitates the sharing of spiritual knowledge from a heart centered perspective.

Tiger's Eye

streaky gold, yellow, brown, blue, red

Tiger's Eye (also called Tiger Eye) is a stone of discernment, vitality, strength and grounding. It is highly protective and enhances one's stamina, integrity and mental clarity. Golden Tiger's Eye is related to the solar plexus chakra. Tiger's Eye helps one find common ground in negotiations or times of conflict, helps with blocked creativity, and provides an anchor for change.

Topaz

colorless ("white"), blue, yellow, pink

Topaz is the stone of friendship and fidelity. The potent energies of Topaz facilitate visualization and projection. It can help you see the big picture and lets you cut through uncertainty and doubt. It is a powerful healer and useful in connecting to the spirit world. Topaz is also known as a stone of true love and success in all endeavors.

Tourmaline

all colors

Tourmaline promotes self confidence and diminishes fear. It is a mental healer and it attracts compassion and tolerance. It enhances energy flow and inspires creativity.

Black Tourmaline is grounding and protective. You can use it to clear, shield, block, and transmute negativity and electromagnetic pollution.

Turquoise

green, blue, yellow

Turquoise is a calming, protective, and strengthening stone that promotes spiritual attunement and balance. It dispels negativity, unites male and female energies, instills inner peace, and facilitates mental and spiritual clarity.

Unakite

green and peachy-pink

Unakite is a gentle grounding stone that helps balance emotions and spirituality. It facilitates insight and helps clear spiritual and psychological blockages in a gradual, non-traumatic fashion. It promotes psychic vision and helps you let go of ingrained non-productive habits. Unakite is a type of Jasper.

Vesuvianite

yellowish green

Vesuvianite, also known as Idocrase, comes from the location of Mount Vesuvius in Italy where it was first discovered. Vesuvianite facilitates your ability to see and understand things that are without substance. It is associated with the solar plexus and heart chakras. It helps you become assertive, drawing upon inner courage and allowing you to follow your true path without fear. It can help you overcome negative thought patterns and it assists in removing perceived obstacles. It also stimulates curiosity, inventiveness and creativity.

Healing Light

"Healing Light", Prehnite, Chrome Diopside and Sterling Silver Pendulum