GEM STONE PROPERITES          
 
Agate:
gives emotional, physical, and intellectual balance. Agate has the ability to harmonize yin and yang. This stone works slowly, but will bring great strength. It encourages one to speak their mind and give truth. When used with clear crystals, it can stimulate memories. This stone is used for any kind of emotional trauma leading to spiritual growth and inner stability.
Amethyst:
is an extremely powerful and protective stone with a high spiritual vibration. It encourages selflessness and blocks negative energies caused by the environment. Mentally it helps to calm or stimulate the mind, allowing the mind to focus. Amethyst balances emotions, dispels anger; preventing insomnia and anxiety., also aides in releasing addictions.
Aquamarine:
has calming energies that reduce stress and quiets the mind. Aquamarine is a stone of courage, by overcoming judgements of others and taking responsibility of oneself. It has the power to break old, self-defeating habits. This stone is used to calm the mind and to interpret how you feel, an excellent stone for meditation.
Banded Agate:
enhances creativity and strengthens the intellect, making it a beneficial stone for both students and artists. It is also known as a good luck stone and harmonizing. Agate gives courage, emotional strength, self-confidence, and dispels fears. These qualities make agate superior for easing anxiety and stress. Agate can strengthen the body and the body's connection to the earth. Agate is helpful with stomach problems, physical endurance and insomnia. Agate is a grounding stone and increases energy. It can also lessen feelings of envy by grounding the emotions. In the same way, it assists with acceptance of all things.
Calcite:
amplifies and cleanses energy. This is an active crystal, speeding up development and growth. Calcite is used to open up higher awareness and psychic abilities. Simply having it near you dispels negative energy, combating laziness therefore energizing the mind, body and soul.
Carnelian:
activated the base chakra, it stimulates metabolism, improves absorption of vitamins and minerals and ensures a good supply of blood to the body. Carnelian dispels fear, anger and encourages steadfastness, grounds and holds you into the present reality, a stone of ambition and drive. Carnelian removes fear of death and helps you to move into the afterlife. Carnelian also helps cleanse other stones.
Chalcedony:
is a nurturing stone that aids good will and group stability. This stone absorbs negative energy and destroys it, stopping continuous transmission. This stone increases physical energy and brings healing to the eyes, gallbladder, bones, spleen, and circulation. It creates an open and enthusiastic person, by converting selfishness into generosity.
Chrysoprase:
induces deep meditative states allowing a sense of being a part of the divine whole. It promotes love, truth, hope and gives personal insight. It brings out talent and creativity. This stone brings universal energy into the physical body; it aligns your ideals with your behaviour. Overcoming compulsive or impulsive thoughts and actions, it turns your attention to positive events. Chrysoprase promotes forgiveness and compassion for others, banishing judgements. It is an excellent stone for relaxation and peaceful sleeps.
Citrine:
carryís the power of the sun, one of the most powerful stones that itself does not need cleansing but rather cleanses and heals the body especially the lower chakras and opens the top chakra for intuition. Citrine is known as the happy stone it brings joy, wealth, and self esteem to the wearer.
Catís Eye:
is a grounding stone. It stimulates the intuition, repels negative energy and provides protection. Catís Eye has magical attributes, bringing confidence, happiness, serenity and good luck. Used to treat eye disorders, relieve headaches and improve night vision.
Crystal Quartz:
is the most powerful healing and energy amplifier on the planet, when combined with other stones it intensifies their qualities. Crystal Quartz clears negativity at all levels and protects the wearer from negative energy returning. It promotes and intensifies spiritual expansion by communicating with higher realms. This stone encourages enlightenment and guidance.
Dendrite:
brings fullness and abundance to all areas of life. It creates a peaceful environment and encourages the enjoyment of each moment. It allows you to see difficulties as a challenge. Dendrite deepens your connection to the earth.
Emerald:
is a stone of inspiration and everlasting patience, it is known as the stone of successful love, used to keep partnerships in balance, emerald is associated with the heart chakra. Emerald in physical healing is associated with the liver and the heart. Emerald amplifies the ability to enjoy life to the fullest, and is powerful at manifesting wealth.
Fluorite:
is a very protective stone, dispelling stress allowing one to reorganize into perfect order. This stone makes you more aware of higher spiritual realities an can increase and quicken spiritual awareness. It brings stability to a group and links them into a common purpose. Fluorite dissolves habits, allowing a renewed self confidence. It helps you to absorb new information and promote quick thinking.
Garnet:
revitalizes, purifies, and balances energy, garnet is associate with the veins and blood. Garnet is a stone of truth and purity allowing everyone to see their true selves. It will help the wearerís security levels and induce self confidence. It motivates love and devotion. Garnet is used in times of crisis, when there seems to be no way out. It prepares, activates, and strengthens the survival instinct. It sharpens your own perception of yourself and of others. Garnet will open the heart and help cure depression.
Geode:
is a hallow rock formation and when opened it is full of crystals pointing inward. It retains and increases energy within itself. Geodes diffuse the heightened energy, softening the energy but not neutralizing it, allowing it to flow slowly. They are useful for protection and spiritual growth. They are helpful in breaking addictions and will benefit an indulgent personality.
Hematite:
is a grounding and protective stone. It diminishes negative energies and prevents them from re-entering. Hematite is particularly useful for timid woman by bringing strength and confidence. It is helpful for overcoming addictions and compulsions. It sharpens the mind to sort out problems and come to terms with your mistakes, accepting them as learning experiences.
Iolite:
stimulates a connection to your inner knowing. It is a vision stone, helping you to understand and express your true self. It aids in relationships as it encourages you to take responsibility for your own actions. Iolite is excellent for troubled relationships, freeing you from high expectations and judgments.
Jade:
is a cleansing stone, a symbol of purity and serenity. It protects the wearer from harm, transferring good luck and friendship. It encourages imagination and stimulates ideas, simplifying difficult tasks so they can be finished immediately. It brings insightful dreams to the wearer allowing emotions to release. Jade allows you to recognize yourself as a spiritual being, giving the gift of seeing into hidden knowledge.
Jasper:
is extremely nurturing, reminding people to help each other. It is a supportive stone during stressful situations. Jasper promotes honesty within you, by absorbing negativity and bringing courage. It is especially useful for a prolonged illness, allowing the body to reenergize. It supports imagination and allows ideas to come into action.
Labradorite:
is a protective stone that diffuses negative energy. Itís also a highly spiritual stone that raises consciousness, intuition and psychic gifts. It can help people get through changes in life, dispelling fears and give strength and courage to the wearer.
Lapis Lazuli:
is a protective stone that contacts guardians. This stone releases stress, bringing deep peace. It encourages the wearer to take charge of life, revealing inner truth. This stone adds honesty and compassion to the personality when lacking. Lapis Lazuli is a powerful thought amplifier and teaches the value of listening.
Malachite:
is believed to be still evolving and will be one of the most important healing stones. It encourages you to take responsibility for your actions, thoughts and feelings, opening the heart to unconditional love. Malachite is a stone of transformation. Life is lived more intensely under the influence of this stone, encouraging change and risk-taking.
Moonstone:
is a stone of new beginnings. It is strongly connected to the moon and to the intuition. It reminds us that like the moon, everything is a cycle of change. Its strongest effects are calming the emotions. It is filled with receptive, passive, and feminine energies. It is used to stop aggression and to bring good emotions, while protecting oneís with a sensitive nature.
Moss Agate:
is strongly connected with nature, it is an extremely protective stone that releases fear and allows you to see beauty in all you behold. It is a stone of wealth and is highly optimistic, improving oneís self-esteem.
Obsidian:
is molten lava that cooled very quickly allowing the stone to work very fast and with great power. Nothing can be hidden from obsidian; its truth-enhancing quality exposes flaws, weaknesses, and blockages. It helps you to grow, lending support and providing deep soul healing. This stone will assist highly sensitive people.
Onyx:
centers your energy, aligning it with a higher power and carries strength to the wearer. It can bring you forward to have a clearer view of your future, helping you to master your own destiny. This stone promotes vivacity and stamina that is helpful for learning lessons. It contains the gift of wise decisions. Onyx is used to relieve great fears and worries, balancing the yin and yang energies within the body.
Opal :
is absorbent and reflective, teaching you that what you put out comes back. It aids in accessing and expressing oneís true self, stimulates creativity and originality. Opal enhances self-worth, helping you understand your full potential. It is a stone of love and passion. It encourages putting out positive emotions. Wearing opal brings loyalty and faithfulness. Opal also alleviates PMS.
Pearl :
pearl is the symbol of faith, charity, and peace. It eases tension and brings tranquility to the mind. Pearl brings truth to situations and loyalty to a cause.
Peridot :
is believed to keep away evil spirits. It is a powerful cleanser, releasing and neutralizing toxins. The wearer will be cleared of their burdens, guilt or obsessions. Peridot helps you to understand your destiny and spiritual purpose. It is used to alleviate jealousy, resentment, spite, anger, and stress. Peridot sharpens the mind, bringing awareness to neglected matters. It aids you to admit mistakes and move on, helping you to take responsibility for your own life. Peridot strengthens the metabolism and benefits the skin.
Prehnite:
is a stone of unconditional love. It attunes to divine energies, showing you the way forward to your own spiritual growth. Prehnite induces deep meditation in which the higher self is contacted. It teaches you how to be in harmony with nature and the elemental forces; revitalizing and renewing your surroundings. This stone will bring light to a person suffering from a nightmare, phobia, or a deep fear.
Pyrite:
helps one to communicate more openly and honestly, it helps one see into the truth of the matter. It stimulates the intellect and helps to transform thoughts into intelligent action. It is also useful in clearing up the confusion of one's physical symptoms by increasing oxygen to the brain thereby increasing circulation and overall well being. Pyrite "suns" draw pain from the body, as well as assists in easing symptoms from depression.
Rainbow Obsidian:
teaches you about your spiritual nature. This stone cuts the cords of old love, allowing you to let go and move on and replenishes the heart energy. Rainbow Obsidian absorbs negative energy and stress from the body. It brings light and love to oneís life, allowing the wearer to feel pleasure.
Rhodolite:
is a warm, trusting, and serene stone. It stimulates contemplation, intuition, and inspiration. It enhances healthy sexuality, overcoming insecurities. It is worn to strengthen a loving relationship and enhance physical beauty. It helps push the wearer towards their goals and supports the changes caused from the goals being met. Rhodolite stimulates metabolism and induces sleep.
Rose Quartz:
is the most important crystal for the heart. Rose quartz is effective in attracting love and relationships towards you. During a mid life crisis, this stone calms and reassures the wearer. If you have loved and lost, this stone comforts your grief. It gently lures away negative energies and gives out loving vibrations. Rose quartz helps you to love yourself, by encouraging self-forgiveness, self-trust and self-worth.
Ruby:
encourages passion for life, promoting motivation and setting goals. It attracts wealth and passion to the wearer. This stone brings about a positive and courageous state of mind, encouraging leadership. The mind will be sharp with heightened awareness and excellent concentration. Ruby allows the wearer to be assertive in conflicts.
Smokey Quartz:
is one of the most grounding and securing stones. It supports you when dealing with stress helping you find a solid and confident solution. This stone teaches you to leave behind anything that no longer serves you. It relieves fear, lifts depression, and brings emotional calmness. It also relieves pain, including headaches. It benefits the reproductive system, muscle, nerve tissue and the heart. Smokey Quartz is an optimistic stone by preventing the fear of failure, allowing the mind to be cleared for meditation.
Black Spinel:
is connected with energy renewal. It enhances positive aspects of oneís personality. It aids in achieving and accepting success with modesty. Black Spinel in particular offers insights into material problems and gives you the stamina to continue.
Tourmaline:
cleanses, purifies, and transforms opaque energy into a lighter vibration. It allows you to see deep into yourself, promoting self-confidence and weaken fear. Tourmaline heals the mind, balancing the right and left hemispheres of the brain, channelling negative thoughts into positive ones. It is helpful with loss libido by releasing tension and balancing male-female energy within the body. Tourmaline is excellent for gem essence as it works quickly and efficiently.
Turquoise:
is the most efficient healing stone, by providing cheer for the spirit and well-being for the body. It is an empathetic, balancing stone and promotes self-realization. It enhances communication with the physical and spiritual worlds. It explores past lives and reveals to oneself how life is ongoing and fate is depended on what you do at each moment in this life. Turquoise stabilizes mood swings and brings inner calm. Turquoise is an excellent stone for exhaustion, depression, or panic attacks.

 


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