Gemstone Guide

This is general information about each of the gemstones.

Amazonite is useful for energizing and harmonizing the heart and throat chakras, bringing an enhanced ability to clearly communicate the wisdom of the heart. It is said to remove blockages to emotional bonding with others and to help one 'shine' in the world.

Amethyst does offer protection from negative energies in one's environment, and that it helps one to stay on one's highest path. It is said to enhance one's psychic abilities and aid in healing.

Ametrine is a gemstone combining mental clarity and strength of will with a high sense of spiritual purpose and purity of one's energies. It can activate the third and 7th chakras, putting one's personal power in service to one's highest aspirations. It can dispel negative energies in one's environment.

Apatite offers an energetic focus on clearing and stimulating the third eye chakra. It also stimulates inner visions, enhances psychic ability, and helps one to understand one’s current life karmic reality.

Aquamarine is the best stone for the fifth chakra, the energy center at the throat, and that it enhances one's communication skills. It is said to be a cooling and calming stone, good for soothing sunburns, fevers and tempers., and to enhance intellectual abilities.

Carnelian is a stone which can powerfully activate the second chakra, for enhanced creativity and (in adults) heightened sexuality. It is said to be a good stone for bringing people who are 'too spiritual' into an enjoyment and appreciation of the physical world.

Chalcedony is a stone bringing stability and nurturing to a group, and transmutes negative energies. It is also a highly creative stone and balances and brings harmony to the mind, body, spirit and emotions.

Chrysoprase brings peace to the heart and well-being to one's emotional, mental and physical states. It is said to aid in releasing stress, healing 'heartbreak', calming anger and soothing fear.

Citrine enhances creativity, mental clarity, will power and sensuality. It is said to enhance alertness, to attract wealth and prosperity, and to connect the mind to the higher spiritual realms.

Clear Quartz crystals can be used to amplify any intention or desire. To 'program' a crystal for any purpose, one need simply hold or touch the stone while concentrating on the desired result.

Coral protects against negative energy and also prevents the loss of energy. It is also said to strengthen love and one’s need for partnership, and makes the wearer immune to envy and resentment. The nature of its growth pattern promotes the growth of tissue and bone in the wearer.

Diamond has a very high frequency energy. It stimulates and opens all chakras and encourages one to perceive how life’s trials and lessons can be put to good use. It magnifies emotions, good and bad.

Emerald heals and activates the heart chakra, enhancing love energies. It is said to eliminate negativity, to enhance meditation, to bring prosperity and harmony into one's life, and to inspire oneself and others to positive actions.

Fluorite is a useful stone for clarifying one's mental processes and bringing one's energies 'down to earth'. It is believed to facilitate enhanced concentration and more rapid learning, as well as to help one to make better judgements.

Green Amethyst, also known as Prasiolite, has an energy that triggers the heart center to open to the energy of the Earth and one’s Higher Self.

Green Aventurine is a stone of optimism giving confidence in new situations. It also provides one with humor and a lightness during challenging situations. The energy frequency of green aventurine stimulates renewal on the physical, emotional, and spiritual levels assisting one in releasing old patterns, dis-ease, and understanding lessons so new growth and movement can take place.

Green Jade can assist in various types of self-healing, both emotional and physical. It is associated with the heart, and is also believed to help one to find prosperity and abundance.

Hematite can assist in purification of the energies of our physical and energetic circulatory systems. It is the the most widely used stone for 'grounding', and it is said to energize both the root chakra at the base of the spine & the 'Earth Star' below the feet.

Iolite opens one to visions, awareness, and communication from higher vibratory realms. It is a stone of visionary art and aids creative expression of spiritually inspired ideas and ideals through all artistic endeavors.

Kyanite can strongly activate the 'third eye' chakra, for enhanced inner visioning, greater psychic ability and lucid dreaming, astral travel, telepathy & clairvoyance. It is said increase intuition and insight, and to assist creativity.

Labradorite is a stone which assists one in the discovery and practice of 'magic', the use of one's powers of mind to affect the physical world. It is said to unleash the power of imagination and to help release limitations.

Moonstone is a stone of emotional harmony and wellbeing. It has been revered for centuries in India as a stone which can bring harmony and good fortune to marriages and love relationships. Moonstone is said to help one relax and enjoy life, and to help one fully love & appreciate others.

Morganite, a type of Beryl closely related to Aquamarine, opens and clears the heart chakra. It promotes the healing of fear, resentment, and anger.

Moss Agate can enhance the achievement of personal goals, the acquisition of prosperity, the healing of wounds from past lives, the ability to communicate with nature spirits and the grounding of one's spiritual energies within the physical body.

Onyx (black) is a grounding stone connecting with the electromagnetic energy of the Earth.

Onyx (white) stimulates the higher chakras and enhances dream work. It also facilitates a connection with lunar energies.

Opal is an emotionally supportive and nurturing gemstone. It alleviates worry, chronic stress and depression.

Peach Moonstone supports the heart as it stimulates the mind. It allows one to perceive the positive and the loving existence of the Divine in all situations.

Pearl promotes wisdom and contentment well into old age. It is also said to alleviate or cure headaches and migraines and reduces allergies.

Peridot is a powerful generator of the frequency of Increase--increase of wealth, increase of health, and increase of joy and emotional well-being. It is said to bring the will and emotions into alignment, and to decrease fear.

Peruvian Blue Opal brings one calm and centers the mind, especially during prayer and meditation. It aids in the retention of knowledge and is a great stone for students of any kind. Peruvian Opal also aids one with ego release related to, and stimulates, spiritual understanding.

Pink Amethyst has a very high energy frequency. It also stimulates then calms and throat and heart chakras.

Pink Calcite is a stone of deep emotional healing. It is said to help one tap into the vibration of Divine love, also facilitating self-love. It is believed to help one to see the 'silver lining' around the clouds of life's sorrows, and to be a comfort in times of loneliness.

Pink Opal brings peace and tranquility to one’s aura. It alleviates worry and physically soothes the heart or a heart condition.

Prehnite brings joy to one’s heart and peace to the mind. It also stimulates renewal and hope by linking one’s energy to the Great Earth Mother, and grounds nervous energy.

Rainbow Moonstone can bring flashes of insight, increase intuition, and enhance one's creativity, compassion, endurance and inner confidence. It is said to enhance the power of the feminine, and to awaken the rainbow body of Light.

Red Garnet is strengthening to the 1st chakra at the base of the spine and that it helps one stay grounded. It is said to bring greater vitality and to help one bring one's dreams into the material world.

Rhodocrosite is a 'stone of love and balance', which can assist one in attaining an ecstatic state during meditation. Wearing the stone is said to bring the vibration of joy into one's daily life.

Rock Crystal, or Quartz, is a very powerful healer. It aborbs, stores, releases, and regulates energy. It raises energy to the highest possible level and works on all levels of being. It also aids in concentration and memory.

Ruby is a stone which can enhance our courage & passion. It is said to initiate the Kundalini & to increase one's supply of life-force energies. Ruby is recommended for clearing blockages, for arousing sexual energies, and for transmuting them for spiritual purposes.

Rutilated Quartz can act as an energizer when one is fatigued, and that it promotes clarity of thought and enhanced insight. It is also said to repel negative energies and to rid one of unwanted interference. It has been recommended for stabilizing emotions, relationships & mental processes.

Smokey Quartz is one of the premier stones for clearing the aura of negative energies and providing psychic protection from negative energies in one's environment. It is also believed to help with grounding, or coming 'down to earth' after meditation, etc.

Spinel aids one in relaxing and releasing resistance. It helps one let go of worry, and rids the body of toxins, emotional and physical.

Sugilite stimulates the 'third eye', the energy center in the center of the forehead, for enhanced inner vision. It is also said to protect one from negativity in one's environment and to assist one's efforts to heal oneself or others.

Sunstone is a stone of leadership, strongly evoking this quality in those who wear it. It is said to dispel fear and stress, to increase vitality, to encourage independence and originality, to warm the spirit and to bring good fortune.

Tanzanite is a gemstone which can awaken the mind and heart, placing the mind's genius under the command of the heart's wisdom. It activates the throat chakra for clear communication of one's highest truth. It can also be used to enhance psychic abilities.

Tiger Eye is a stone for increasing one's physical energy, stamina, mental clarity, will power, strength and decisiveness. It is said to activate the third chakra, and to increase one's personal power & ability to manifest one's desires.

Topaz (blue) promotes sharing, communication, learning and thinking through complex situations. It is an excellent stone for a teacher, student or public speaker.

Topaz (pink) brings hope, dissolves patterns, and brings to the face of the Divine.

Tourmaline strengthens the heart and soothes the emotions. It is believed to be a stone which can help one to overcome sorrow or traumatic memories, and it is also said to emanate the energies of love, joy and inner harmony.

Tourmaline (pink) stimulates feelings of joy, happiness, relaxation, and calms the emotions and physical body. It aids in changing patterns and ending obsessive behavior.

Tourmalinated Quartz provides a full spectrum of vibrations to one’s energy field to ensure that the body and aura will receive all of the frequencies necessary for balance and health. It moves the energy in one’s aura, body, and environment stopping stagnation.

Turquoise is a stone of wholeness, promoting the sense of unity of the self and oneness with all that surrounds us. It is said to make one feel at home in both the physical and spiritual worlds.

Watermelon Tourmaline is a very rare and precious form of Tourmaline that attends to the physical, emotional, and spiritual components of the heart and higher heart chakras. It teaches a natural and consistent state of joy.