Metaphysical Properties of Stones and Crystals
Many stones and crystals are said to have helpful metaphysical properties. I have listed those properties of several stones that I may use in my designs. However, I cannot not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of any of the information contained in, resulting from, or linked to this website. You, the person accessing this website, acknowledge and agree that any reliance upon any of these materials shall be at your sole judgment and risk. I am not a doctor; if you have any medical problems, see a competent health care practitioner.
Agate – Soothes dysfunctional energy and transforms negativity; awakens inherent talents.
Amethyst – Stone of spirituality and contentment. Amethyst bestows stability, strength, invigoration, and peace. It has been used to encourage and support sobriety. It is an excellent stone for those attempting to free themselves from addictive energy (in self or others). Calming, strong, protective qualities, healing, divine love and inspiration. Enhances one's psychic and creative abilities.
Aventurine (green) – Reinforces one's decisiveness, amplifies one's leadership qualities, and increases intuition. Promotes emotional tranquility, positive attitudes towards life, and brings one into alignment with center. Helps increase independence, health and well-being; heals the heart chakra.
Aventurine (peach) - Provides reflective qualities so that one can recognize the flaws of humanity and can remain in the heart space to continue to love this same humanity. It can help one look at a situation in complete detail, magnifying those aspects of importance. It can be used when fasting to help reduce the sense of hunger.
Bloodstone – Strengthens and oxygenates blood stream. Enhances physical/mental vitality. Strengthens the heart, spleen, bone marrow. Aids in balancing vitamin deficiencies. Reduces emotional and mental stress. The Stone of Courage - also for renewal of the physical mental and emotional bodies. It helps one toward the direct union with the divine through contemplation, prayer or mediation and love. It has been used to stabilize, as necessary, the flow of blood. Also a very good gem for those in business or self-employed.
Blue Lace Agate – The energy of this mineral is most useful at the throat, heart chakra, third-eye and crown chakras. Activating these chakras, it helps one to enter in to high frequency states of awareness. It has been used in the treatment of arthritic conditions and hereditary bone deformity, and to strengthen the skeletal structure. It is useful to enhance the mending of breaks and fractures. It can help to remove blockages in the circulatory and nervous systems.
Blue Topaz – Stimulates the throat chakra such that one may consciously, succinctly and clearly verbalize that which one desires to manifest and/or communicate.
Carnelian – Protects against fear, envy, and rage, and helps to banish sorrow from the emotional structure. The message of carnelian is that since one is love, there is nothing to do but to offer love - each offering of love bringing an exponential increase in the quantity of love returned. Carnelian stimulates inquisitiveness and subsequent initiative. It can assist one in dramatic and theatrical presentations.
Chinese Picture Jasper – Can be used to further both the development and continuance of business pursuits - to provide for coordination of activities leading to increase. It has been known as the stone of Global Awareness - it promotes brotherhood to work together to save the planet. It emits an energy which promotes the spiritual affinity to achieve perfect accord between humanity and nature; it is one of the earth stones for the age of redemption & cleansing of the earth. It can be used to stimulate the proper functioning of the immune system, and can be helpful in the treatment of disorder associated with skin and kidneys.
Citrine – It is one of the few minerals on the planet which does not hold and accumulate negative energy, but dissipates and transmutes it, working out problems on both physical and subtle levels. Citrine is called merchant's stone and some merchants place citrine in their cash registers to help produce more income. Diminishes self-destructive tendencies. Raises self esteem, lightheartedness, cheerfulness, hope. Warming, energizing and attracts abundance, affects naval and crown chakras.
Copper (also in Goldstone) – Combats lethargy, passivity, restlessness. Activates the base and sacral chakras, advancing and stabilizing the energies of intuition, sexuality, desire and vitality. Is said to bring luck in the recovery of property. Is used to increase circulation and help arthritis and rheumatism.
Coral – Quiets the emotions and bring inner peace, facilitating intuition, imagination and visualization.
Garnet – Modern birthstone of January. Known as the stone of health - ridding the body of negative energies and transmuting them to a beneficial state. Also known as a stone of commitment - to purpose, to others, to oneself. The loving power of garnet tends to reflect the attributes of devotion, bringing the love of others to expressions of warmth and understanding. It both monitors and adjusts the flow of energy, providing for a balanced energy field around the physical body and aligning the emotional and intellectual bodies with the perfection of All that is.
Gold – Emits an energy to prompt one to allow beauty to come forth from the inner being. Used to eliminate ego conflicts and feelings of futility, for development, purification and balancing of the heart charkas. Gold is often called the "the master healer. "
Iolite - A highly revered stone in the Ayurvedic tradition. One of the best stones for activating the third eye and crown chakras. Stimulates psychic awareness and promotes accuracy in intuitive pursuits.
Jade (green) - Facilitates peace within the physical, emotional, and intellectual structures, as well as within the materialistic world. It was said to bring accord to the environment, to transmute negativity and to instill resourcefulness.
Jade (honey or yellow) – Balances the emotions and radiates divine unconditional love. Dispels negativity from the third chakra (solar plexus). It has been used as a sacred stone, assisting one's access to the spiritual worlds.
Kyanite – Activates and aligns all major chakras with little conscious direction. Promotes relaxed awareness. A great meditation stone. Does not retain negative energies.
Labradorite – Represents the "Temple of the Stars." It brings the light of other planetary beings to the soul of the user. The labradoresence is a luminescence, derived from extra-terrestrial origin, which is enclosed in the mineral to bring the galactic evolved energies from other worlds to the Earth Plane. It assists one to traverse changes, attracting strength and perseverance. It can help to provide clarity to the inner sight, and enhances patience and an inner knowing of the right time.
Lapis Lazuli – Energizes the throat chakra. Augments strength, vitality, virility, mental clarity, illumination. Enhances psychic abilities and communication with higher self and spirit guides. Creative expression. It has also been used as a protective stone, sheltering the wearer/carrier from physical danger and psychic attacks. Lapis Lazuli is a stone of total awareness, helping to expand awareness and intellectual capacity, and allowing for conscious attunement to the intuitive and psychic aspects of one's nature. The stone of Royalty.
Leopardskin Jasper – Known as the "supreme nurturer." It is often worn by shamen to provide protection. It balances the yin/yang energies and balances the physical, emotional, and intellectual bodies with the etheric energies. It stabilizes the aura, providing for a cleansing effect to smooth dysfunctional energies and eliminate negativity.
Moonstone – Moonstone stimulates confidence and composure along with understanding through intuition and emotions. It cleanses the chakras and enhances all feminine aspects of one's nature bringing calmness coupled with awareness. Moonstone is trance-inducing and may be used for all divinatory work.
Moss Agate – Leads one toward the characteristics of agreeability, persuasiveness and strength in all endeavors. Moss agate helps to improve ego and self-esteem, and is said to help one in the acquisition of riches.
Onyx – Initiates centering and alignment with the higher powers. Can be used to banish grief, to enhance self-control, to stimulate the power of wise decision making, and to encourage happiness and good fortune. It is grounding and can be used to deflect or absorb the negativity of others.
Pearl – Signifies faith, charity and innocence, enhances personal integrity, and helps to focus one's attention. It also symbolizes purity and can stimulate that condition in one's body and mind.
Peridot – The traditional birthstone of August. This gemstone emits a warm friendly energy; works on both the heart and solar plexus chakras; provides a shield of protection around the body; helps prevent outside influences from affecting alignment and balance. Helps one to find happiness from within, overcoming anger and jealousy.
Quartz (clear) – Brings the energy of the stars into the soul. Traditionally, the natural quartz crystal was said to both harmonize and align human energies, thoughts, consciousness, emotions - with the energies of the universe and to make these greater energies available to humanity. Quartz is the stone of harmony and power. Stimulates brain function & power, aids clarity of mind. Dispels negativity in one's energy field and environment, aligns all chakras, and is a very powerful healer.
Rose Quartz – Emits a calming, cooling energy on all chakras to gently remove negativity and to reinstate the loving, gentle forces of self-love. Good to wear in a chaotic or crisis situation. It is the stone of gentle love, bringing peace and calm to relationships. It is a rejuvenating agent for both physical body and the emotions.
Serpentine – A power stone. Stimulates an opening in the pathway for the Kundalini to travel. Clears clouded areas of the chakras. Used to increase the absorption of calcium and magnesium.
Silver – Brings one advantages and an air of culture to one's presence while promoting popularity. Provides patience and perseverance. Assimilates the properties of other stones. Encourages patience and perseverance. Increases perception and helps to regulate emotional and intuitive energies. Silver is also used in colloidal solutions to disinfect and eliminate toxins.
Smoky Quartz – It can be used to gently dissolve negative energies and emotional blockages. It creates a powerful force field that absorbs negativity, both from within oneself and from other forces. It promotes personal pride and joy in living. Smoky quartz has been used to regulate creativity in business, and to encourage astuteness in purchasing. It works to diffuse communication deficiencies and to dissolve mental and emotional blockages which limit perception and learning.
Tiger Eye – It is helpful for individuals seeking clarity and for those who must gather scattered details in life into an ordered pattern. It can be used to enhance the psychic abilities and can assist in the gentle attunement of third-eye activity. This stone is best suited to earthy people. It has been used to stimulate wealth and to enhance the stability required to maintain wealth. Produces soothing vibrations, generating a calmness to unsettled turmoil, and allowing one to enjoy the actions of being unfenced and uninhibited. Can be used to enhance self-empowerment.
Turquoise – Tones and strengthens the entire body, aiding tissue regeneration, circulation, and the lungs and respiratory system. Enhances creative expression, peace of mind, emotional balance, communication, friendship and loyalty.