|Spiritual Properties of Crystals and Gemstones
Stones carry electro-magnetic properties within them,
Many are used as casting stones, rune stones, and within working
There are two basic energies that stones possess. They are
either projective, or receptive. Projective stones tend to be
strong, bright, forceful. Receptive stones are calm, inward,
Projective stones are masculine in nature and can be used
in healing, protection, intellectual powers, luck, success, will
power, courage, and for self-confidence.
Receptive stones are feminine in nature and can be used
for soothing, love, wisdom, compassion, eloquence, sleep,
dreams, friendship, growth, fertility, prosperity, spirituality,
– (Receptive) A green member of the Feldspar
clan. Gemstone Lore: Traditional wisdom holds that Amazonite
bestows truth, sincerity and honor; a stone of communication,
she improves eloquence, allowing us to speak from the heart.
Amazonite’s impeccable energy encourages honesty and integrity
in all situations. She promotes candor, openness, truth and
trust, at the same time teaching us to see with clear sight and
expanded vision. For she is a prophetess of the mineral clan.
When held to the third eye (the forehead), Amazonite unlocks the
’starlight vision’, the ability to see the past, present and
future with depth and clarity. She fosters clairvoyant visions,
for she can see far and deep; and that which she sees, she
relates with courage and insight. As she speaks truth and
teaches us to do likewise, Amazonite is very useful for
divination and prophecy of all kinds.
(Projective) Imbues those who befriend it with the ageless wisdom of the
pine trees. Wisdom, Purification, Energy, Balancing, Healing.
Dream and Meditation enhancer.
Increased nobility, spiritual awareness, meditative and psychic
abilities, and inner peace. Valued for its ability to transform
negative energy into positive energy, to bring an understanding
of death and rebirth, to amplify healing, to promote altered
states of consciousness and relive stress.
Amethyst is seen as one of the most important and powerful
stones and serves as the medicine woman, or high priestess of
the mineral clan. Amethyst is a strong but gentle teacher of all
things spiritual, mystical, and psychic. Leading us into the
sprit realm where all things become possible.
cleansing, warding, grounding, Element Fire
balance, emotional healing, purification, Element Water
Green Heart - Soothes emotions, used for the heart and
heartache, for acceptance of self and others, for inner peace.
Increases perception and creative insight. Stimulates
opportunity and motivation.
Stimulates the third eye & crown charkas. Black Quartz can
open one's consciousness to inner visions. It is also said to
stimulate clairvoyance, mediumship and other psycho spiritual
abilities such as prophecy. It is also said to harmonize the
astral, subtle and causal bodies.
Healing, potency and strength, Element Earth
BLUE TOPAZ -
Topaz increase Good Fortune, Happiness and Hope. Blue Topaz
inspires Leadership Ability, Psychic Knowing, Spiritual Growth,
Tranquility, and Psychic Insight.
for healing, peace, sleep, Element Water
for Prosperity, luck, cleansing, Element Earth
A form of Chalcedony, and is a member of the Quartz Family.
Gemstone Lore emphasizes Carnelian’s power to enhance Energy
Flow, Creativity, Individuality, Past Life Recall, Emotional
Warmth, Sociability, Courage, Happiness, Self-esteem, Rebirth
and Memory. Carnelian is the Harvester of dreams, it is good to
hold a Carnelian in your hand and make a wish to harvest
something you have worked hard for. A relative of the Agate,
Carnelian is an Earth-oriented, Nature-loving stone. Teaching us
to come into harmony with the laws of nature and with the
turning of the seasons, so that our lives can be further
harmonized. Carnelian calms our fears about death and rebirth
and allows us to see our past lives, reassuring us that life
does not end but circles endlessly – like the seasons
(Receptive) emphasizes positive feminine aspects,
emotional balance, communication and healing, Element Water
(Receptive) joy, friendship, good luck, prosperity,
People have long Believed Citrine to be an Energizer,
Furthering Prosperity, Abundance, Generosity, Spiritual Growth,
Awareness and Creative Power. An expression of sunlight –
warming and life giving – it stimulates Earthly Pleasure,
Protection, Strength and Confidence. Citrine is considered
Healing to the Digestion and the Emotions, as well as
Strengthening to the Body.
- This metal id Highly Conductive and promotes channeling,
cleansing, luck, prosperity, purification, self-esteem,
communication and energy. Copper facilitates the flow of energy.
It is also is used as a conduit for electro-magnetic energy
- (Receptive) The green color of emerald is the sign of spring, it is
believed that Emeralds stood for rebirth and fertility, and
could ease childbirth. Emeralds have often been used to provide
protection on journeys. It is said that one who is in possession
of an Emerald will be provided with the protection of
God/Goddess, blessed with good fortune, posses mystical powers,
have strengthened memory, intelligence, and the ability to
predict the future. Often times, the Emerald was worn as a
talisman, because of the belief of its ability to ward off evil
spirits and possession.
Emeralds are also believed to hold healing powers, both
emotional and physical. Noted for lifting depression, a cure
for insomnia, detoxify blood, and treat ailments of the heart,
eyes, pancreas, backbone, lymph nodes, intestines, kidneys and
thymus. It is also believed that Emeralds alleviate
complications of diabetes and enhance the immune system.
Emeralds have long been used for their emotional and mental
powers. Many believe that wearing an Emerald will provide will
power, mental clarity and easing of stressed states. Emerald is
also associated with providing love and fidelity, inspiration,
wisdom, harmony, growth, patience, peace and abundance.
Amplifies other stones, Fluorite is usually presented in the teachings
as a psychic shield, unblocking energy while also energizing and
protecting. This stone fosters Truth, Intellect, and
Consciousness. A very Protective stone, especially in the
psychic realm, Fluorite affords us safe journey to the world of
spirit and is most helpful to persons attempting astral travel.
Fluorite keeps us well balanced, with a foot in each world, even
in the most transcendent of meditative states. This lovely stone
opens us up to the realization that there is a spirit world to
be discovered and explored and then protect us when we journey
to those numinous places.
calms the emotions PURPLE FLUORITE increases spiritual
Balance and Mystic Visions. YELLOW FLUORITE nurtures
Wisdom, Knowledge, and Intelligence. WHITE FLUORITE
builds Purity of Spirit.)
Is one of the oldest gemstones in human history; its use dates
back to the Bronze Age. Garnet has taken on the symbolism of
many things from fire and love to blood and seeds. Garnet
promotes the summoning of ancient memories and aids us in
recovering past live incarnations. It's healing abilities work
on all levels of mind, body and spirit. Among it's most powerful
healing abilities is as a cleanser of the bodies energies. Not
only does it renew and purify it takes purification to the next
level by revitalizing and restoring a broken or damaged spirit.
Career success, Social Popularity, Sexuality, Love, Passion and
– One of the Elemental metals; Gemstone Lore: Traditional wisdom
associates Gold with happiness, honor, generosity, strength of
will and wealth. Gold is the sacred metal to the Sun God and, as
such, embodies the God’s attributes. Therefore, this metal
inspires virtue, moral excellence and nobility of mind. A
magnanimous metal, willing to share his strength and life-giving
warmth with all. Gold stimulates the mental process and promotes
high-mindedness as well as positive thoughts. Gold augments good
humor and high spirits, lending a cheering influence on the
-This is a variety of feldspar containing flex of gold, mica,
titanium or pyrite. Goldstone is said to work quite well with
the opening and stabilizing of the crown chakra and is also said
to Attract Money, Prosperity, Abundance, and opportunity. It
brings Protection and Luck to the traveler away from home. Great
Transmitter carries a High Vibration.
Gemstone Lore: Hawk’s Eye is associated with Serenity, Peace and
Perspective. Just as the Hawk see equally well at Night and in
the Day, so the Hawk’s Eye Quartz teaches us to see both the
Dark and the Light aspects of the Earth plane. With him nearby
we can learn to come to terms with the imperfections of this
world in a calm and discerning way. It is He who teaches us how
to Learn from all our experiences, to appreciate the workings of
Karma and seek a broader understanding of how all things
ultimately work together for the Good. Hawk’s Eye Fosters
Abundance, Prosperity, and Riches right here on the Earth Plane.
For he teaches us that True Abundance on Earth is found in an
Awareness and Oneness with Nature. It is realizing that you are
bathed in Gold every time you walk in the Golden Sunlight, that
you are surrounded by Jewels of emerald green whenever you go
into a Woodland Dell, that there are no greater riches than the
Rich Dark Feel and Touch of the Abundant Earth beneath your
feet. Hawk’s Eye teaches you all this and Awakens your Life
to Prosperity beyond your Wildest Dreams. For to live as One
with our Sacred Earth Mother is to be bathed in Good Fortune
Always. Lord Hawk’s Eye will gently lead you back to Her. Keep
him near and you will find yourself getting outdoors more and
appreciating it more. Then Life on Earth will become Rich,
Rewarding, and Satisfying.
Gemstone Lore: Hematite is generally said to promote balance,
focus, convergence and concentration of energy. A stone that
helps us to get to the heart or essence of things. Hematite is
the scholar of the mineral clan, teaching us to extract the
substance from which we need to know. Hematite encourages
the mind to focus and influences convergence on MANY levels,
while promoting the gathering together of people. So is the gift
of Hematite to centralize ideas, energy and humans. Hematite is
an excellent stone to place to place in the middle of a group to
help it achieve like minds- among friends or family too.
This stone builds reliability, confidence and trust, a steady
and stabilizing presence.
Purity, clarity, innocence, cleansing. Element Air
is used to help us connect with our souls and to heal our
bodies.. It will help us to understand who we are and why
we are on the planet at this time, assisting us with spiritual
growth and stimulating shamanic visions. Use this stone for
guidance in difficult times. What is unique about
working with Iolite is the sense of protection you feel while
delving into the deepest levels of your self. Iolite gives
unconditionally. It is a very powerful stone and can bring about
positive energies when you allow this stone to come into your
life. Physically, Iolite is said to aid headaches and
strengthen the entire system, promoting health on all levels.
protective, nurturing stone in many varieties.
grounding, balancing, Element Earth
(Projective) shapeshifter energies, aids creativity and
visualization, Elemental Earth
(Projective) justice, friendship, balance, Element
(Projective) promotes positive energy and
protection, grounding, balance stone to clear quartz, Element
KYANITE - (Projective) aligns chakras instantly, never needs
cleansing, communication and clarity during meditation, Element
One of the Wizards Stones. Strengthens Aura and developing
Psychic Powers. Knowledge, Resolve, Understanding,
Communication, Transformation. It is also a very good healing
stone. Labradorite is sometimes associated with the third
eye (brow) chakra. It enhances psychic abilities and strengthens
one's sense of self-worth. It adds to one's personal strength.
With its shifting sheen of blues, greens and yellow can be seen
as a colorful "shield" against auric weakness.
LAPIS LAZULI -
Throughout the ages, Lapis has been regarded as the stone of
Truthfulness and as a Strengthener of the Mind and Body. Lapis
opens us up in ALL ways, Including openness to Psychic
Experience. This stone allows us to tap out Inner Power and
Purifies the Soul and Thoughts. Lapis is also associated with
Self-Confidence, Tranquility, and Positive Magic. This is a
stone that speaks of the Power and Mystery of the Night Sky. The
golden flecks within the deep blue are expressions of Starlight.
Lapis is the Star Goddess of the Stones; she knows the deep
mysteries of night and space, opening the soul to Spirit Quests
of the Highest Nature.
(Projective) acceptance of transition or change,
transformation, clear thought, Element Spirit
(Projective) grounding and protection, reflecting
spells, Elemental Earth, opens 3rd Eye
A stone of the "here and now." It can help one balance the
internal and external and acceptance of change. It helps with
living meditation, where one makes a meditation of any act one
does. Mookaite is a very protective stone, and is particularly
good as an emotional protector. In the physical realm it
stabilizes health and fortifies the immune system. Mookaite is
associated with the lower charkas
Generally said to promote good fortune, nurturing, mothering,
unselfishness, happiness, humanitarian love, hope, and spiritual
insight. Traditionally believed to ease childbirth and protect
those who travel on water. Considered to reflect emotions and
feelings. Moonstone is the stone of the Moon Goddess. She
imparts all that is feminine, mysterious and loving in a gentle
nurturing way. Lady Moonstone reflects our feelings back to us,
so we can get in touch with our emotions in order to use our
innermost feelings. An expression of the Moon, this stone offers
the hope of new beginnings just as the new moon offers the same.
And as the full moon pours out the energies of abundance and
fullness overflowing as mother’s milk, so does Lady Moonstone.
At the dark of the Moon, the ancient wisdom of a wise old woman
is poured upon the Earth In a time to mediate, dream, turn
inward, and accept the death of the old so as to make way for
the new. Moonstone imparts all these energies to us. When
working with Moonstone it is best to attune her subtle yet
powerful energies to the Moon’s phases. Then her power will come
to the fore.
MOSS AGATE -
Moss Agate is associated with healing, Harmony and rain; it has
a restorative effect on all living beings. This unifying stone
links us to the plant kingdom, DEVAS or NATURE SPIRITS Our lives are made richer when we can communicate directly
to the Nature Spirits., for they have an ancient wisdom and a
healing love we can tap. Moss Agate helps us bridge the
communication gap between the human and plant clans so that we
can speak to the flowers, the grasses, the herbs and the tress
and in return understand all that they say. Moss Agate also aids
fertility of plants. Placed in a plant pot or garden, it will
help stimulate the growth of the green beings. This harmonious
stone fosters cooperation between people and nature, teaching us
that for a whole and happy life, we must co-exist in concord and
unity with all who share this beautiful planet with us.
- (Projective) a volcanic glass that is created
from the lava flows that accompany eruptions. Gemstone Lore:
Black Obsidian is a Powerful Stone dedicated to Change,
Transformation, Metamorphosis, Purification, Fulfillment, Inner
Growth and Introspection. Black Obsidian teaches us to get in
touch with reality, to strip ourselves of illusions and to deal
with the ‘Earth Plane’ effectively. Black Obsidian also
appreciates the mystery of the psychic plane, knowing full well
that it is good to walk in both the realms of the spirit and the
realms of mundane reality, to be successful in both worlds.
Through Black Obsidian we are taught that the Earth is the
starting point; if one cannot master that, one cannot be adroit
in other, more numinous planes. A teaching stone, which
exposes our rationalizations and illusions about ourselves while
encouraging us to face those faults in order to correct them.
Black Obsidian represents night at its darkest – a sphere filled
with mystery yet blanketed in peace, inducting deep magical
dreams and intuitive wisdom. To some, the blackness of night is
frightening, especially those who fear their own subconscious.
This stone helps us get in touch with those parts of ourselves
we consciously keep hidden. Thought buried deep within the
darkness along with our secrets and fears, they are nevertheless
transformed into precious jewels when they are brought to the
light of awareness.
– Increased vigor, strength, and stamina are the gifts of Onyx.
This stone can also enable us to become more stable, grounded,
and settled. Infusing all who befriend it, with constancy and
steadfastness, it can assist us in ‘weathering the storm’ in any
situation and help us create permanence and constancy through
life’s ups and downs. This stone aids us in finding that which
is lasting, durable, and worth hanging onto, and then gives us
the tenacity to hold onto it firmly. It is an especially good
friend to have when we need to adhere to our high values in the
difficult or confusing times of our lives.
- OPAL -
journeying, divination, visualization, beauty, grace, Element
Water and Spirit
– Pearls are made in the matrix of Living Sea Creatures. The
pearl is said to bring about Greater Purity, Honesty, Innocence,
and Integrity. A Refined and Wholesome energy, bringing the user
back to Life’s Basic Truths. Concentration, Focus of Energy,
– The patron stone of healers associated with recuperative
ability, encouraging one to bounce back from physical, emotional
and even spiritual traumas. Peridot helps one to be strong and
resilient. Inspiration, Purification, Growth, Intuition,
Healing, Renewal, Rebirth.
- (Projective) A Member of the Metallic
Mineral Clan; Pyrite is traditionally considered to be
Intellectually Stimulating. He is the Genius of the
Mineral Clan and is thought to increase Mental Abilities,
Augment the Intellect and Stabilize the Mind. Pyrite links the
Left Hemisphere of the brain with the right and so facilitates
Communication between Logic and Emotions, Analysis and
Creativity. This Interconnection and flow between the two Brain
Hemispheres promote a Mental Environment Conductive to the
Unfolding of our Talents, Abilities, Skills and Gifts and the
Discovery of out Individual Genius. Pyrite unleashes our
particular gift and allows it to flow.
For clarity and focus in the spirit realm; Power stone,
energizes, cleanses, clears, amplifies and focuses energy,
(Receptive) healing, peace, calm, Element Earth
Rose Quartz (Receptive) love, emotional healing, friendship,
calm, Element Water
Quartz (Projective) Martial stone, power, strength,
Element Air and Fire
(Receptive) cleansing toxins and negativity,
healing, breaking old habits and addictions, grounding, balance
Attuning us to the sea, and the sea’s inhabitants. Carrying all
the qualities of the Ocean and its vast ancient power.
Creativity, Passion, Wisdom, Optimism, Enthusiasm
- Associated with Career Success, Social Popularity and
Self-Confidence. Red Garnet is Linked to Romantic Love and
Passion, Inspiration, and a general Energizing of the Body and
Mind. This Stone promotes the Summoning up of Ancient Memories
and therefore aids us in recovering Past Life Incarnations.
– A member of the Quartz Clan. Throughout the ages Jasper has
been regarded as the stone of relaxation and contentment. This
soothing and compassionate stone promotes mothering, nurturing
and caring. Jasper is very supportive, lending deep tranquility
to all who keep her near; for hers is a comforting consoling
Jasper represents the sun at its setting, the close of yet
another day, the gentle turning of the universal rhythms. This
mellow stone therefore signifies completion, wholeness and
gentle endings. She teaches us that all things must end so as to
make way for the new. She offers perspective and solace to
those who are grieving over the death of a loved one or the end
of a relationship. Jasper is a good influence on people who have
a hard time finishing tasks. This stone helps us to follow
through, encouraging us to keep enthusiasm alive until the task
is done. This is a stone attuned to universal order and, as
such, is good for those who have disorganized and scattered
thoughts or who need more organizational ability.
- (Projective) Courage, honor, integrity, leadership,
power, Element Fire
SERPENTINE - (Receptive) clears clouded chakras, aids
meditation, Element Earth and Air
- An Elemental Metal; A Metal of Great Psychic Abilities, and
Powers, Fostering Clairvoyance, Telepathy, Divination and Astral
Travel. Silver is the Patron Metal of those who love and respect
Women, Nature, and the Female Principal of Creation. Hope,
Meditation, Unconditional and Universal Love.
SMOKEY QUARTZ - (Receptive) Gemstone lore considered smokey quartz
to promote serenity, calmness, and positive thoughts. It is
thought helpful in calming fears, soothing nerves and lifting
depression. It is a spiritual stone and can help us turn our
wishes and dreams into reality. Smokey Quartz ranges in color
from dark brownish gray to black and is linked to the
subconscious mind. Therefore it is a good choice for those who
wish to tap into the wisdom of the collective subconscious,
which is all the minds of the world linked at a subconscious
level. There is great wisdom and
power in the subconscious, and
Smokey Quartz can help it unfold. Smokey is the ZEN master of
the stones, teaching us to simplify our lives and carry out
life's details in a centered, spiritual manner. Smokey teaches
us to live our daily life in a sacred manner and take a zen
approach to life. If we infuse even the smallest details of our
lives with meaning, spirit and awareness, then our entire lives
will be a balance between the sacred spirit plane and the sacred
A volcanic glass that is created from the lava flows that
accompany eruptions. It is primarily black, with grayish white
'snowflakes' of hardened ash.
Mystic Lore: Intuitive sources say Snowflake Obsidian is a
powerful stone of psychic protection. It is a stone which can
purify the auric field of negative influences from within and
without. Believed to dispel bad dreams & anxieties, and to help
one align with the Divine Light. Snowflake Obsidian Strengthens
and enhances balance especially during times of change. It is
said to help one stay safe by being more aware of dangers.
Enhances/Strengthens: balance especially during times of change
Diminishes/Lessens: instability, fear
Just as the matter of this stone has come through the volcanic
fire that created its present beauty, so can it help people calm
their fears and maintain their balance during times of change.
Let its journey of rebirth through seeming peril into greater
beauty remind you
that all changes do pass and it is possible to
emerge from them stronger and more vital than before.
– (Projective) Enhances Rational Thinking, Logic, Intelligence, Emotional
Balance, and Higher Knowledge. Sodalite facilitates Learning,
Proficiency, Intuition, truth and Consciousness. This is the
Patron stone of those who seek Wisdom.
- SUNSTONE - (Projective) promotes happiness, light, negates
fear, revitalizes energy, courage, Element Fire and Air
- (Projective) This is a member of the
Quartz Clan; Tiger’s Eye enhances Protection, Clear Thinking,
Personal Empowerment, Integrity, Willpower, Practicality and
integration of Spirit with the mundane. It grants the user
Courage, Will, Strength and Grace. Tiger’s Eye integrates and
balances Male and Female energies. A stone of great Power,
enabling the user to tap into their inner power; nurture and
create with that power, use it wisely, and see clearly without
– (Receptive) Tourmaline’s attributes include the
power to enhance flexibility, happiness, objectivity,
compassion, serenity, balance, positive transformation,
healing and strength. Tourmaline is an excellent channel to
the higher forces and is often used in conjunction with
praying to celestial being. Tourmalines wide range of color
(from clear white to all the way to black) teaches us that the
light shines in many colors, many expressions and that as long
as a person walks a positive spiritual path, we should accept
their belief system as good for them. We should not judge
others or be intolerant. This stone teaches that THERE ARE
MANY PATHS TO THE LIGHT. The main message of Tourmaline is to
live harmoniously with the whole range of humanity.
– Protects us from negative energy
– is said to foster prosperity, success, general healing,
strength, purification, and communication
Also known as Indicolite or Indigolit. It is linked with Peace,
Balance, Eloquence, and Emotional Purification.
- Long believed to symbolize the desert sky at midday – clear
blue and limitless- turquoise shows us there are no limits to
the sprit. Protection, Balance, Strength, Energy, Wisdom,