A brief list and description of gemstones and their metaphysical properties.
Stones we love and use in our jewelry design.
Agate (All types): Agate Gemstones are one of the oldest stones to be recorded in history. They are used for protection and were valued as talismans, also worn as amulets in ancient times. Healers use Agates to help move energies forward and provide strength and perseverance. We use many different Agates in our Chakra Jewelry, depending on color and vibration.
They are symbols of protection and good luck. They balance body/mind/spirit, perceptiveness, strength, inspiration, awaken talents. Healing usage: Insomnia, teeth, gums, stomach problems, stamina, insomnia.
They come in many different varieties and colors and have translucent to semitransparent chalcedony or mossy plumes, i.e.: Banded agate, Blue lace agate, Botswana agate, Brecciate (agate), Carnelian, Chrysocolla, Eendritic agate, Eye agate, Fire agate, Geode, Moss agate, Onyx, Sard, Sardonyx, & Tree agate.
Amazonite is most often opaque to translucent, but it rarely occurs as transparent. It comes in many different shades of blue/green and has an icy luster with a soft shine when polished. It's actually a rare stone but still considered to be an affordable gem.
Amazonite is believed to have tremendous healing abilities and many metaphysical powers. It can balance masculine & feminine energy, strengthening physical power and stamina. Amazonite is good for all chakras, but because of it's green-blue color it is linked to the Heart and throat chakra. It is connected to manners of love and is said to stimulate artistic ability, creativity and the powers of clairvoyance when worn. A great Throat Chakra Stone.
Integrity, success, joy, honor, creativity, self-esteem, calming, stress, self-destructive behaviors, psychic abilities. Healing usage: preventive, general health, heart problems, muscles, nervous system, tooth decay, osteoporosis.
Amber: Amber is not a crystal and is really a Resin. It has solidified and become a fossil, therefore it is linked to the earth and nature, making it good for grounding.
Soothing, calming, cleansing, remove toxins, promotes wisdom, purifying, intellect. Healing usage: Purify body, remove toxins, addictions, alcoholism, stress and anxiety related problems, poison, bone problems, heart problems, circulation, ears, hearing problems, endocrine system, fibromyalgia, intestinal/ digestive disorders, kidney, bladder, lungs, general healing.
Amethyst is said to be an exceptionly powerful stone with a high spiritual vibration. It is also a protection stone, guarding against negative energy and transforming 'lower energies' into love. It promotes higher states of consciousness and helps to synethesize common sense and spiritual intuition.
It can be used when dealing with family and collective mythologies locked in our subconscious. It stimulates the imagination and opens us to the archetypal realms. An excellent Brow/Third Eye and Crown Chakra Stone.
"Sobriety Stone", Peace, Calm, Inner Strength, Spirituality, Psychic Abilities, Dreamwork, Legal Problems, Money Issues; Healing usage - addictions, alcoholism, headaches, insomnia, arthritis, pain relief, circulatory system issues, endocrine system problems, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, immune system deficiencies, and general healing.
Amertrine is a powerful combination of Amethyst and Citrine. It can be used to clear tension and stress, calming the mind and bringing a greater focus to meditation practices. It has been used to open the third eye and promote healing. It unites the masculine and the feminine energies and sparks creativity. This stone resonates with the Brow/Third Eye and Crown Chakras.
Intellectual stimulation, attunement, optimism, remove negative energy, releasing, dispelling tension, connecting, psychic abilities, remove prejudice, inner peace. Healing usage: Boost immune system, chronic fatigue syndrome, blood cleanser, repair DNA/RNA, depression.
Apatite: Is considered an inspirational Stone. It helps to manifest consciousness and spiritual attunement into concrete creativity. It clears confusion and helps to expand knowledge and truth, while reducing anger and irritability. It opens a path to clear frustration and encourages passion, dissolving aloofness and apathy. A higher Chakra Stone.
Intellect, achieving results, healing, insight, humanitarianism, meditation, balance, creativity. Healing usage: Bones, form new cells, calcium absorption, teeth, cartilage, suppress apetite, raises metabolism.
Aquamarine: Aquamarine is a wonderful stone for meditation, opening the consciouness to higher vibrations. It brings with it a calming soothing effect and aligns the physical and spiritual bodies. It clears blocked energies, opens communication and encourages self-expression. This stone is a magnificent Brow/Third Eye and Throat Chakra, but can be used with all Chakras.
Courage, luck, purification, peace, intuition, inner strength, self-expression, balance, relieve fear, calms communication, angel communication, preparedness, protection during travel on water. Healing usage: throat, speech, chronic fatigue, eyes, eyesight, fluid retention, headaches, intestinal/digestive.
Aventurine: There is blue, brown, red, peach and green aventurine. It is considered a prosperity stone. Aventurine is a Heart Chakra stone, and guards against what is referred to as Psychic Vampirism.
Healing, money, mental agility, see potentials, happiness, peace, opening heart, creativity, imagination, motivation, leadership, friendship, gambling luck, good fortune, career success, protection. Healing usage: Strong healing, vision (physical), blood, headaches, sleep disorders, circulatory system.
Azurite: A deep blue green, Azurite is a excellent stone for the Brow (third eye) and Throat Chakra. Helps bring old beliefs to the conscious mind for re-examination. It helps with fear and phobias, bringing to them to light with an understanding of why they occurred in the first place.
"Stone of Heaven", intuition, dreams, healing, insight, stilling the mind, concentration, self transformation, meditation, control energy. Healing usage: Kidney, spleen, liver, arthritis, joints, depression, sinuses, skin.
Bloodstone: Beautiful green quartz with red and/or yellow jaspers, this stone is used to encourage flow, cleanse energy, stimulate the lymph system and purify the blood. Bloodstone resonates with the Root Chakra, a heavy stone, it has a grounding feeling.
Used for courage, survival, adaptability, release blockages, renewal, strength, victory, intuitive decision making, abundance. Healing usage: Intense healing, emotional trauma, anemia, blood diseases, blood pressure, cardiovascular system, endocrine system, kidney, bladder, physical trauma, post-surgical recovery.
Blue Chalcedony: Blue Chalcedony aids with mind, body, spirit balance. It calms, reduce hostility and anger, provides mental and emotional stability and promotes the following: honesty, communication, psychic work, energy healing, protection from evil, eyes, open sores rapid healing, Healing Usage: Alzheimer's, lactation, blood, circulation, bones, spleen, and gall bladder.
It is an easy Throat Chakra Stone.
Blue Lace Agate: A weighty agate with a light blue color, it resonates with the Throat Chakra. It is associated with tranquility, grace, the higher spiritual planes and has a calming effect, gentleness. Connection to the Throat Chakra promote ease in communication, public speaking and protection. Healing usage: Arthritis, headaches, digestive issues, growth, and bones.
Calcite: Calcite is found in many other stones. It comes in many colors. The orange calcite connects to the Sacral and Solar Plexus Chakras. Used to amplify energy, lessen fear, reduce stress, purification, peace, calming, memory, awareness, appreciate of nature. Healing usage: Health, general healing, physical energy, back pain, physical strength, teeth, bones.
Carnelian: This stone is a bright orange color and is often interchangable with Red Agate. The difference is the clarity of the stone. Some say the only way to tell them apart is that Red agate will have a striped effect when held against a light, while Carnelian will have a cloudy even red color.
It is linked with the Sacral Chakra and sometimes even the Root Chakra. It aids with creativity, manifestation, good luck, precision, analytical capabilities, verbal skills, protection, protection from anger, protects from jealousy and fear. Inspires peace, spirituality and reduces sorrow. Healing usage: Open sores, rejuvenate tissues and cells, rheumatism, kidney stones,other kidney problems, gall stones, colds, pollen allergies, neuralgia.
Celestite: This stone is a Healer's Stone. It has an angelic connection, helps with verbal skills, healing, compassion, calming, growth, intuition, hope, emotional protection, decrease negativity. Healing usage: Eyes, mental disorders, eliminate toxins, digestion, cellular disorder.
Chrysocolla: Chrysocolla Eases heartache and invites harmony. It also grants stamina, wisdom, peace, love, communication, vitality, inner strength. It can be used to purify a place, remove negativity, reduce fear, anxiety and guilt. Healing usage: Asthma, TB, pneumonia, muscle cramps, arthritis, childbirth, pregnancy.
Chrysoprase: Chrysoprase is a stone for good fortune, prosperity, balancing male-female energy, love, grace, compassion, clemency, personal growth and mending broken hearts. Healing usage: Eyesight, eyes, immune system, fertility, gout, mental illness, fevers, excess body heat, sexually transmitted disease.
Citrine: This beautiful yellow stone resonates with the Solar Plexus Chakra but also the Sacral Chakra. Success, intuition, comfort, creativity, physical energy, wealth, mental awakening, protection, good fortune / luck, decrease nightmares, remove toxins. Healing usage: Depression, mood swings, trauma, grief, digestion, stomach, eliminating nightmares and other sleep disturbances, thyroid, general health, heart, kidney, liver, muscles, strength, endocrine system, circulatory system, tissue regeneration, urinary system, immune system, fibromyalgia, addictions, OCD.
Clear Quartz: Quartz is associated with the Crown Chakra. It is a power stone and can intensify energy, spiritual development, healing, raising consciousness and countering black magic. Healing usage: Master Healer, diagnostics, pain, arthritis, bone injuries, depression, fibromyalgia, intestines, mental and physical energy, stamina, physical strength.