AGATE FAMILY - The wearing of agates can help you
strengthen your bond with the physical plane and can foster an appreciation of
nature. There are many types and
colors of agate, each of which can help you focus on a different aspect of your
being, according to its color and properties:
BLACK AGATE - This agate is not pure black; rather, it has brown and brownish-orange bands running through it. It can foster a great sense of protection and engender courage in facing life's crises.
BLUE LACE AGATE - Can make you feel
more peaceful, can help you keep calm during stressful situations.
BOTSWANA AGATE - Can instill a
greater feeling of optimism and hope and increase your awareness of how to help
other people with their needs.
CRAZY LACE AGATE - Can help you
multi-task and set priorities by seeing the overall picture and maintaining a
joyful attitude in the process.
FIRE AGATE - The orangish,
brownish, and reddish highlights of this agate can help you increase your
creativity and apply it in practical ways, aided by an understanding of how you
can combine different types of energy (fire, air, earth, and water) to bring
your desires into material expression. Fire Agate is sometimes
called "the Astrologer's Stone."
FOSSIL AGATE - Can give you an
appreciation of the timelessness and continuity of earth life.
GOLDEN LACE AGATE - The varigated,
swirling golden browns of this stone can help you feel more grounded and
practical and increase your understanding of how different life forms can
co-mingle and work together to achieve practical results.
GREEN AGATE - The vibrant greens of
this agate can help you spring into action to re-create the beauty, serenity,
and harmony of nature.
MOSS AGATE - Can help you reconnect
to Mother Earth and experience the serenity that results from realizing that all
life -- human, animal, vegetable, and mineral -- is rooted in the same Oneness.
AMAZONITE - Wearing this stone can enable better communication, helping you
to speak your truth and to speak it in a loving way, thus enhancing your sense
of honor and integrity.
AMBER - A fossilized plant resin that sometimes even contains insect fossils,
amber combines elements of the mineral, plant, and animal kingdoms as a reminder
of the Divine connection between all life forms. Its honey, gold, and
brown hues can help to increase your physical energy and strengthen your
connection to the physical plane. By wearing amber you can draw upon the
natural wisdom of the ages and become more patient in dealing with short-term
problems. Amber also helps you to be assertive when you need to be assertive and receptive when you need to receive.
AMETHYST - This stone can help guard you against pettiness and
overindulgences. It can also help you quiet your mind, elevate your
awareness of your true spiritual purpose, imbue that purpose with love, and have
the will to fulfill that purpose. Amethyst is said to have the power of
saving us from becoming too immersed in life's dramas and transforming our
personal desires into Divine intent.
AVENTURINE, GREEN - Aventurine comes in green, peach, brownish red, and blue. Green Aventurine can help you to forgive others who have hurt you and to be more open to receiving all the gifts that the Universe is offering you. This stone is therefore said to aid in increasing abundance by helping you to be flexible enough to accept love, money, and material rewards from all sources, without pre-judging where they will, or should, come from.
CARNELIAN - Probably the most well-known member of the Agate/Chalcedony
family, this stone can benefit your creativity and help you transmute any
jealous or selfish desires that are blocking you from realizing your full
potential. Sometimes referred to as "the Artist's Stone,"
Carnelian can give you the physical energy necessary for designing and creating
truly unique works of art. Dance performers can also benefit from wearing
CELESTITE Can help you ascend to higher levels of
consciousness, be aware of unseen worlds, and communicate with the angels.
Can aid in eliminating fear and worry.
CHAROITE Can help you overcome negative emotions and
develop clairvoyance for helping others.
CHRYSOCOLLA Can aid in overcoming grief and sorrow,
bringing emotional stability. Can
instill a sense of universal love and the ability to speak quietly, but wisely.
CHRYSOPRASE Can help mend a broken heart, eliminate
negative thoughts, and lift depression. Can
enhance your ability to nurture plants, animals, and small children.
CITRINE Can help you increase your self-confidence,
maintain a positive attitude, and achieve control over your emotions.
Can also help you attract abundance and all good things in your life.
CORAL Although not technically a gemstone, Coral can
help you build a stronger emotional foundation, relieve stress, and guard
against accidents. Coral has been
said to help heal fevers, colds, and skeletal problems.
DUMORTIERITE Can help you to be more organized,
self-disciplined, and realistic.
FLOURITE, GOLDEN Can help you release negative
thoughts, resulting in greater mental clarity and optimism.
FLOURITE, PURPLE/VIOLET/LAVENDER Can help you heighten
your spirituality, increase your intuition, and realize the Divine order in your
FLOURITE, GREEN AND BLUE Is said to assist with the
healing of the physical body as well as being a healing agent to others.
Can also enhance your spiritual growth and access to higher levels of
GARNET, RED (often very dark red, almost black) Can help
in removing fear and encouraging boldness, thereby helping you to manifest your
dreams. Garnet has been said to
help heal diseases of the blood.
GARNET, HESSONITE This golden to reddish-brown stone
can help you release old ideas that have been blocking your progress and enhance
GARNET, RHODOLITE Vibrant purplish-red, this stone can
help you meditate and increase your intuition.
GARNET, SPESSARTITE Ranging from reddish-brown to
bright orange, spessartite can increase your self-confidence, strengthen your
determination, and be more joyful and content.
HEMATITE Can help in the releasing of negativity to
increase optimism, willpower, and personal magnetism.
Can induce calmness and improve the ability to sleep.
JADE Highly esteemed in Asian traditions, Jade is said
to increase material abundance and to facilitate wise decisions in handling
money. It is also said to promote
emotional calmness, fertility, longevity, and a broader perspective on life.
The stone can act as a bridge to other dimensions and help you release
the past as you experience new beginnings in your life.
JASPERS Can help you find respite from emotional chaos
and be more organized to complete your projects.
JASPER, AUTUMN With subtle shades of olive green and
burnt orange, this stone can gently increase your physical energy level and help
you release negative thoughts that can get in the way of your creativity.
JASPER, BRECCIATED (also called Poppy Jasper) Can
help relieve stress, promote relaxation, and enhance your organizational
abilities. Can also promote a more
optimistic outlook, bringing more happiness into your life.
This stone is said to promote greater attunement to animals.
JASPER, DALMATION Its appearance resembling the coat of
a dalmation dog, this stone can help you be more patient and realistic.
It is said to increase marital loyalty.
JASPER, FANCY Blending tones of green, mauve, lilac,
and cream, this stone can help you relax and become more peaceful.
Inspiring a deeper connection to nature, fancy jasper can help us feel
more comfortable and nurtured on the physical plane.
JASPER, LEOPARDSKIN With leopard like markings on a
dark brown background, this stone is said to help us more easily assume our
responsibilities and offer protection while we travel.
JASPER, OCEAN Containing circular shapes of pink,
green, and white tones, this stone can help you to be more centered in your
heart and to maintain a greater flexibility.
Ocean jasper is said to promote rhythmic breathing.
JASPER, RED The deep, solid red color of this stone can
help you focus on your survival needs and give you a greater sense of
self-determination. Red jasper is
said to aid us in being rescued from danger.
JASPER, PICTURE Variegated patterns of brown, tan,
beige, cream, and sometimes red and green, remind us of how Mother Nature blends
diverse forms into a perfect whole. Can
help you feel more connected to nature and the healing that it offers.
KYANITE Can aid you in removing fears, discerning the
truth, and speaking from the heart to resolve conflicts.
LABRADORITE Can help you perceive more clearly, expand
your consciousness, and gain insights about your destiny.
LAPIS LAZULI Traditionally the stone of royalty, Lapis
Lazuli can help you see things in a broader perspective, gain spiritual wisdom,
and communicate this wisdom to those who seek your help.
LARIMAR Can help in the relieving of depression, the
restoration of calmness, and the gaining of higher wisdom.
MALACHITE Can help you to become more loving in a
universal sense and to realize the commonality between all members of the Human
Family. This stone is also said to
increase physical health and to attract abundance.
MOONSTONE Can help to enhance your nurturing abilities
and to increase your receptivity to new people, places, and situations.
Moonstone is said to promote good fortune while traveling and greater joy
and peace in the home.
OBSIDIAN, BLACK Can help protect you against excessive
sensitivity and negative feelings.
OBSIDIAN, RAINBOW The translucent, mirror-type
appearance of this stone can help you remember your childhood innocence, release
outworn beliefs, and joyfully embrace the present.
OBSIDIAN, MAHOGANY Can stimulate your psychological and
spiritual growth by helping you to release the parts of your personality that
have been blocking you from achieving your goals.
OBSIDIAN, SNOWFLAKE Can help you to purify your life by
releasing old thoughts and patterns that no longer support you and replacing
them with higher knowledge and love. Can
also help balance the left and right sides of the brain and creating better
ONYX, BLACK Can help you ground your energies and think
more rationally, enabling greater mental focus and wiser decision-making.
Black onyx is said to protect us from the negativity of others, to
promote more self-reliance, and to alleviate feelings of loneliness.
OPAL Can help you confront your anger, jealousy, and
other negative feelings and release them in order to achieve greater harmony in
your life and radiate light to others.
PEARL Although not technically a gemstone, the pearl
can help imbue your personality with greater integrity, refinement, and grace.
The pearls lesson is that an irritant can produce an object of great
beauty and perfection.
PERIDOT Can help you to assess your relationships more
honestly and release any negative emotions so that you can be more
compassionate. This stone is also
said to promote happiness and to create prosperity.
PYRITE (Fools Gold) Can aid you in manifesting
greater material abundance and balancing diverse energies in your life.
QUARTZ - Can help to enhance your awareness of unseen
realms. Quartz crystal can receive,
amplify, and transmute energies, resulting in healing and greater harmony.
ROSE QUARTZ Can help heal emotional wounds and promote
greater self-love, thereby increasing your capacity for unconditional love and
compassion for others. Rose Quartz
can help you forgive others and experience inner peace.
SMOKY QUARTZ Can help to transform anger and
willfulness into productive energies and release fears so that you can operate
from a more stable foundation and achieve your goals.
RIVERSTONE Can help you go with the flow and be
released from worry and fear.
RHODONITE Can help you recognize and release outworn
patterns, and can instill greater stability and contentment in your life, once
these patterns have been released. Rhodonite
is said to enhance healing methods that employ sound, tones, or chanting.
RUBY Can help you see your true purpose more clearly
and be able to act on it. This
stone is also said to aid us in being able to take care of our own needs so that
we can be better able to both give and receive love.
SARDONYX This red- to red-orange and white-banded stone
is said to promote happiness, friendship, and marriage and to protect the young
when they take risks.
SAPPHIRE Can help make you more organized by quieting
your mind so that you can listen to your intuition.
SODALITE Can help you let go of control and accept both
human and spiritual support. Can
also help release communication blockages, promote emotional serenity, and
enable the receiving of higher wisdom.
SUGILITE Can help those who sincerely wish to further
the Divine Plan on Earth by attuning their energies so that they can better
communicate with their Higher Selves and the Divine realm.
SUNSTONE Can help you with creative and leadership
energy. Is said to transmute fear
TIGERS EYE (GOLDEN/BROWN) Can enhance your
self-confidence, clarify your insights, and give you the energy to share these
insights with the world.
TIGERS EYE (RED) Can strengthen self-confidence and
connect the rational mind with the intuitive mind. Red Tigers Eye is said to be an excellent stone for public
speakers who need to be receptive to their audiences so that they can facilitate
TOPAZ, BLUE Can help you reflect on ideas, then
communicate them eloquently for the purpose of stimulating philosophical
discussions that will provide new insights.
Blue Topaz is also an excellent stone for writers.
TOPAZ, GOLDEN Can instill greater self-confidence and
integrity for the purpose of radiating light and optimism to others.
This stone is said to aid in creating abundance.
TOPAZ, PINK Enhances the ability to love and care for
TOURMALINE, BLACK Can help you become more practical
and creative in achieving your goals. This
stone is also said to help protect against negativity, including electromagnetic
energy from computers and cell phones.
TOURMALINE, GREEN Can help dispel worries and open the
heart to the joys of giving and receiving.
TOURMALINE, PINK Can help you release outworn patterns
that have been blocking you from receiving love. Can facilitate joy and uninhibited expression of feelings.
TOURMALINE, WATERMELON (both pink and green) Opens the
heart to give and receive love on all levels.
TURQUOISE Can help you communicate wisdom and truth
with compassion. Shamans have used
Turquoise in their spiritual healing work.
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