Stones and Uses

Stones and their metaphysical properties..
What support does a stone give, how can it benefit you?
A growing list of stones available for your customized piece!

AGATE ~ One of the oldest stones in recorded history!

-- attracts strength
-- protection
-- protects from bad dreams, stress, energy drains
-- good for stomach upsets
-- helps with emotions
-- useful for making important decisions
-- calming and soothing
-- especially good for protecting children
-- gives courage, energy, strength and dispels fears
-- stone of harmony
-- stimulates the intellect
-- enhances healing


-- deep calming energy that brings security and safety
-- protection stone with strong grounding power
-- represents absolute perfection
-- instills spiritual fortitude.


-- guards against drunkeness
-- protect from poison
-- instills sobriety
-- helps with insomnia
-- guards against guilt and fear
-- protects from self-deception
-- meditation aid
-- symbolizes
   spiritual wisdom
-- focuses energy (good for healers)
-- aids blood and breathing problems
-- used to cleanse and charge the home's air and life force

ARAGONITE ~ Centering 

-- increase energy
-- boosts self-confidence and self-worth
-- diminishes anger
-- relieves stress
-- beneficial for chronic fatigue and hair loss
-- grounding stone
-- aids meditation
-- emotional uplifter
-- calming stone to ease inner restlessness and nerves
-- centering stone to direct energy and self-discipline
-- aids one to persevere and experience what life has to offer in greater depth

AQUAMARINE ~ Water of the Sea ~

-- used in deep meditation
-- protect against gossip
-- brings peace and serenity
-- calms the nerves
-- reduces tension and stress in personal relationships
-- stone for new marriages or young couples
-- protects from exploitation of kindness or generosity
-- signifies courage and determination

AVENTURINE ~ opportunity and luck

-- keep in left pocket for good luck in financial ventures
-- increases perception and creative insight
-- heart chakra stone
-- stabilizes emotions
-- excellent for teenagers

APATITE ~ the weight loss stone

AMAZONITE ~ The Hope Stone

- balances female and male energy
- promotes kindness and practicality
- soothes the nervous system
- regulates and improves thinking abilities

BLOODSTONE ~ bringer of change

-- also called heliotrope
-- amulet against the evil eye
-- symbol of justice
-- good for general well being
-- financial fortune
-- bestows daring, courage and mental sharpness
-- medicinal: cure wounds and loss of blood; general good health
-- guard against deception and foul play


-- stimulates love and action
-- protect against depression and anguish
-- protective
-- grounding: restores harmony and self-confidence in situations where you feel overwhelmed or powerless
-- protect against cysts, esp. in the brain

CITRINE ~ sunny brightness

-- hope and strength
-- supports when going through bad times in life

CARNELIAN ~ stone of the nobility

-- energy booster
-- protect from bad vibrations
-- guard against poverty
-- increase sense of humor
-- calms the temper
-- helps insecure people find inner strength


-- promotes brotherhood
-- brings group stability
-- harmonizes mind, body and spirit
-- instills benevolence and generosity
-- diminishes self doubt

CRYSTAL - powerful and versatile ~

-- stone of the mind
-- used to imprint with energy
-- focus the mind
-- aids in concentration
-- enhances mental ability
-- purifies the mental, spiritual, physical
-- harmonizes
-- balances
-- brings immune system into balance
-- heals the wounds of an abusive childhood

DUMORTIERITE ~ stone of patience 

-- accomplishment
-- positive attitude
-- courage
-- trust
-- harmony
-- helps to cope with panic and fear
-- enhances organization abilities
-- good for business owners who need to organize things
-- courage to assert yourself
-- encourages one to see and accept reality
-- aids with nausea, vomiting, cramps, colic, diarrhea, skin irritations, epilepsy, headaches and addictions by releasing toxins from the body
-- helps provide stamina and strength, esp. for chronic diseases

EMERALD ~ symbol of hope and wealth

-- clarifies the spiritual journey
-- heals mental and spiritual wounds
-- imparts positive energy for everyday functions
-- attracts abundance and wealth
-- promotes loyalty to your partner
-- strengthens the memory and mind against epilepsy, bad dreams, insomnia
-- gives inner peace to diminish fear, dejection, sensitivity, irritability
-- tranquilizes a troubled mind
-- preserves love
-- brings wisdom

FLUORITE ~ The Genius Stone ~

-- favored by the Chinese for over 300 years
-- absorbs and neutralizes negative vibrations, making one receptive to vibrations of other stones
-- increases concentration
-- aids in decision making
-- amplifies power of other stones
-- meditation stone to help energize the body
-- aids to raise power of concentration
-- used to help with ulcers and the respiratory tract by stimulating cell regeneration
-- fortifies bones, improves arthritic or other joint ailments

GARNET ~ Stone of Purity and Truth ~

-- successful business
-- anti-depression
-- self esteem
-- associated with thyroid and spleen
-- protects from impure thoughts

HEMATITE ~ Stone for the mind ~

-- grounds and protects
-- strengthens connection to the earth
-- grounds feelings of safety and security
-- endows with courage, strength, endurance, vitality
-- stimulates concentration and focus
-- enhances memory and original thoughts

HOWLITE ~ Calming ~

-- relieves stress
-- antidote to insomnia from overactive mental processes
-- absorbs anger, either your own or directed at you
-- helps to overcome critical or selfish behavior

JADE ~ All things spiritual ~

-- serenity
-- wisdom
-- balance
-- symbol of calm
-- balance and healing
-- alleviates anxiety and fear based emotions
-- encourages self-realization
-- revered for centuries as a good luck and prosperity charm

Yellow jade conveys inner peace, joy and happiness. It teaches the union of all things living. Used to assist the digestive organs.

JASPER ~ The Warrior's Stone ~

-- grounding
-- stone of the earth
-- protective energies
-- provides a slow, constant and deliberate energy, good for times of change
-- represents loyalty, inner strength and conviction

-- healing and health talisman
-- ward off ill-health
-- wear to halt hallucinations and promote restful sleep
-- wear to increase sympathy for others


A very hard lustrous form of natural carbon. 
-- prevents deep depression
-- quiets fears
-- protects from violence and illness
-- aids grieving
-- helps control and ease migraine and pain behind the eyes

KYANITE ~ Tranquility ~

-- bringer of tranquility and calm
-- enhances communication, psychic awareness, mediation and creativity
-- use for relaxation
-- opens the third eye chakra
-- broadens perception and ability to understand others
-- positive influence on dreams

LARVIKITE ~ protective and grounding stone ~

-- strengthen connection with the earth's energy
-- repels negative energy
-- increases self confidence
-- encourages patience to reach the end of a goal
-- helps to make rational decisions
-- promotes adaptability
-- assists with learning disabilities
-- good for skin disorders
-- enhances youth
-- aids with stroke recovery
-- assists brain functions
-- cleanses body tissue
-- calms nerves
-- reduces blood pressure


-- strengthens intuition
-- stimulates imagination
-- develops enthusiasm
-- aids clarity in meditation

LAPIS LAZULI ~ general protection from all kinds of danger ~

-- protect from melancholy
-- against anti-depression
-- protect from fevers and eye infection
-- general prosperity and happiness
-- physical and emotional well being
-- determination
-- stamina
-- helps to acquire and build finances


A relatively new find that occurs one place on earth - on the island of Hispaniola, in the Caribbean Sea. Originally discovered in 1916 by a Spanish priest who reported the discovery but no mining was done. Then, in 1974, the American Peace Corps Volunteer, Norman Rilling, and the Dominican, Miguel Mendez, rediscovered the stone on the beaches of Barahona. It was determined by geologists that larimar is a rare form of blue pectolite. Is said to:
-- awaken feminine power and soothe emotions.
-- balance water and fire energy
-- be a powerful throat chakra stone that assists in expression of emotions
-- teach respect, love and nurturing
-- cleanse unhealthy emotional blocks, release attachments
-- excellent for pregnant or new mothers to relieve depression and stress

MALACHITE ~ Mirror of the Soul ~

-- protects children
-- protects from accidents
-- business success
-- brings balance in relationships
-- reflects the inner feelings of wearer, negative and positive
-- reminds one to know and be responsible for their own person
-- help to banish nightmares


-- The Muonionalusta meteorite was discovered in Sweden in 1906.

--It is probably the oldest meteorite known to man and marks the first occurrence of stishovite in an iron meteorite.

-- It may be the oldest discovered meteorite impacting the Earth during the Quaternary period, about one million years ago. Part of the iron core or mantle of a planetoid which shattered into many pieces upon its fall on our planet. Since landing here this meteorite has experienced four ice ages. It was unearthed from a glacial moraine in the northern tundra.

MOONSTONE ~ Stone of the goddess Diana ~

Highly valued for:
-- Good fortune
-Foretelling the future
-- Enhances intuition
-- Promotes inspiration
-- Success in love as well as business matters
-- Protection on land and at sea
-- Good emotions
-- Good luck
-- Protector of the sensitive
-- Excellent for meditation to self-awareness
-- Supports women and pregnancy, motherhood


-- helps overcome phobia, fatigue, homesickness
-- good for asthma, colds, coughs, tuberculosis
-- helps ease ailment and joint pains such as arthritis ans sciatica
-- strengthens your bond with nature and gives empathy
-- promotes a generous heart and abundant love
-- helps release unhealthy emotions
-- brings a sense of joy and inner strength

OBSIDIAN - stone of softhearted and gentle people ~

-- protects from depression
-- blocks negativity
-- symbolizes self-control
-- symbolizes resilience

OPAL ~ Queen of the Gemstones ~

-- combats depression
-- helps wearer find real love
-- stone of inspiration, it enhances imagination and creativity
-- releases inhibitions
-- enhances memory
-- brings happy dreams
-- eases the process of change
-- bestows beauty, power and financial prosperity
-- worn as a charm for sexual prowess


-- frees from negative feelings
-- stop weariness, unhappiness and trouble in personal relationships
-- defend against evil
-- strengthen self-confidence
-- enhance responsiveness
-- sharpens senses
-- promotes health attitude of the body


Peridot has been adored since ancient times and valued for centuries.
-- worn to gain foresight and divine inspiration
-- general healing support
-- increases strength and vitality
-- protects against nervousness
-- aids in healing hurt feelings
-- supports liver and adrenal functions
-- believed to protect lungs, sinuses and wrists from illness or injury
-- helps bring dreams into reality
-- attracts love
-- calms a raging temper
-- dispels negative emotions
-- promotes sleep when worn to bed


-- aids in sexual problems, esp. potency
-- anti depression
-- energizing
-- suited for meditation
-- stimulates spiritual growth

PYRITE ~ bringer of good luck

-- increases energy flow
-- positively influences thinking and understanding
-- strengthens nervous and immune systems
-- good for respiratory tract
-- grounding
-- encourages happiness and optimism
-- helps with epilepsy
-- anti-anemic

QUARTZ ~ energy of the stars

-- dispels static electricity
-- converts energy to a beneficial state
-- produces a balanced energy field
-- clarity in thinking
-- stone of power
-- supports calmness and clarity in situations, decreasing negative energy
-- perseverance and patience

* ROSE QUARTZ ~ The Love Stone: mother's love, self love, love for others, love for partner

-- gives a strong sense of self-worth, therefore being worthy of love
-- gives inner peace 
-- helps in all matters pertaining to love in all its forms
-- helps rejuvenate the skin 
-- washing your face in water charged by rose quartz is said to help fade wrinkles and keep the skin young

* GOLD RUTILATED OR SAGENITE QUARTZ- the crystal of truth 

-- promotes self realization, better understanding of self and others and forgiveness

-- protects from lies, evil forces, physical attacks
-- anti depression
-- encourages spiritual growth
-- aids recovery from radiation exposure
-- strengthens the immune system
-- anti-aging
-- combats insomnia
-- encourages originality
-- lends personal strength
-- absorbs negative energy


-- universal love
-- understanding of purpose
-- seize the day!
-- soothing and calming for a fast-paced environment
-- amplifies intentions of love, gratitude, generosity
-- balances the emotions

SAPPHIRE ~ the wisdom stone ~

-- releases mental tension, depression, unwanted thoughts and confusion
-- restores balance by aligning the physical, mental and spiritual planes, bringing serenity and peace of mind. 
-- stimulates concentration
-- brings lightness, joy and peace of mind
-- stone of prosperity, it attracts gifts of all kinds
-- fulfills dreams and desires
-- aids blood disorders, excessive bleeding and strengthens the walls of the veins
-- used for cellular disorders
-- regulates glands
-- calms overactive body systems

* Blue Sapphire
-- associated with purity and love
-- keeps you on the spiritual path
-- releases blockages
-- provides strength
-- facilitates self-expression
-- assists with communication and expression beliefs
-- calming effect on the nervous system
-- connected to the throat chakra


A symbol of wealth and prosperity, it increases the power of most stones. It is the metal of emotions, the psychic mind and of love and healing.

SODALITE ~ promoter of peace and harmony ~

-- keep a stone in your pocket and rooms of the house to promote a peaceful flow
-- endurance, good for athletes
-- harmonizes the inner being
-- lucky for writers
-- associated with the thyroid
-- helps with weight loss
-- aids in communications, giving confidence to speak more

TIGER EYE ~ All seeing

-- insight and luck
-- protects the wearer from the evil eye
-- clear thinking
-- focus the mind
-- raises awareness of needs of self and others


-- luck and happiness
-- pushes away negativity

-- gentle and connected to the heart
-- relaxing, nurturing, associated with female energy
-- heart chakra
-- heals deep wounds

-- attracts love
-- balances male and female energies
-- removes imbalance and guilt
-- has strong healing energy
-- used by healers to encourage a calm state of mind


-- protects from evil, accidental death and violence
-- symbolizes courage and love
-- a symbol of youth, vitality and innocent love
-- brings a sense of general well-being
-- bestows generosity, magnanimity, honesty
-- associated with joy, happiness and prosperity
-- recommended for those seeking spiritual enlightenment


(From Wikipedia)
In Asian and Chinese philosophy, the concept of yin yang, literally meaning "dark and light", is used to describe how polar opposites or seemingly contrary forces are interconnected and interdependent in the natural world, and how they give rise to each other in turn. Opposites thus only exist in relation to each other. The concept lies at the origins of many branches of classical Chinese science and philosophy, as well as being a primary guideline of traditional Chinese medicine. Many natural dualities—dark and light, female and male, low and high, cold and hot, water and fire, earth and air—are thought of as manifestations of yin and yang.
Yin yang are not opposing forces, but complementary opposites, unseen (hidden, feminine) and seen (manifest, masculine), that interact within a greater whole, as part of a dynamic system. Everything has both yin and yang aspects as light cannot exist without darkness and vice-versa.

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