LAPIS LAZULI One of the most powerful and energetic stone associated with the 'Third Eye' (6th Chakra), Lapis Lazuli must be used cautiously. People can feel dizzy or overwhelmed by its sheer energy. It is the stone of mystery, positive magic and psychic ability. Helps understand mind, expand your viewpoint and change your perception of reality. Consequently, it is a highly spiritual stone and should be used during meditation; even assists in past lives recall and releasing karmic debts. Heals emotional wounds, cleanses the aura, develops the powers of mind, intuition, wisdom and memory. Medically, it prevents fits, epilepsy, strokes, depression, and helps heart, spleen besides improving eyesight.
MALACHITE Brings harmony into one's life and attracts money. Malachite was considered a valuable talisman for children and it was thought to protect the wearer from falls and warned them of impending danger by breaking into several pieces. This stone is a deeply cleansing emotional body stone and is used to release negative/painful emotions, protects against psychic attacks and others negativity. It absorbs this negativity and should be cleansed after each session. It can bring things out that are buried within someone. Malachite is also about change, and it is a great stone for those who do not like change in their lives, because it allows for an easy transition to take place. It relieves any congestion in the body and helps with confusion and lack of purpose and insecurity. It is helpful in the treatment of rheumatism, immune, and also in regularizing menstruation. Used in the treatment of asthma, toothache. Improves eyesight an immune system.
MOONSTONE One of the most beautiful stones, it exhibits a mysterious shine of the moonlight and is the sacred stone of the moon goddess. Stimulates knowing, appreciation, nurturing, mothering, selflessness, sensitivity and humanitarian love - all qualities of the feminine moon goddess. Use it for problem solving and decision making and as a protective stone when you sleep with it. Assists during times of change. For physical healing, Moonstone is essential for female health. Reduces excess fluid in body and alleviates swelling due to it; most beneficial for pre-menstrual troubles as it balances hormonal and menstrual cycles of women. Best to attune its energies to phases of moon.
ONYX Onyx ia a chalcedony that occurs in bands of different colors. It is composed of relatively straight, parallel layers of different colors. When the dark layers are brown or brownish red, it is often called Sardonyx.
OPAL Luminous and iridescent with inclusions of many color, opal has a rainbow-like iridescence. Stimulates originality and creativity. Associates with love, passion, desire and eroticism. A seductive stone that intensifies emtional states and releases inhibitions. Strengthens the will to live. Treats Parkinson's disease, infections, strengthens memory and purifies the blood and kidneys. Regulates insulin, eases childbirth and alleviates PMS. Beneficial to the eyes.
PEARL Pearl is the mother stone. Fosters motherly love and is a protective stone. Inspires purity, innocence, serenity, tranquility, focus and helps us get in touch with the simple honest things of life. Pearls are said to redress mental disturbance, endow maternal bliss, grant success in education, and also give access to property and vehicles. Pearls ensure good health and longevity and are said to attract fame and wealth. Helps tackle the evil eye and may abridge differences between quarrelling spouses. The stone redresses gastric disorders, asthma, cough, eye trouble, breathing trouble as also lung disorders.
QUARTZ Clearly, the best all purpose stone! The symbol of elemental wholeness, containing the four elements of creation. Assists us to amplify, focus, direct, transmit and store energy. Its greatest attribute is known to be its use as an aid to opening the psychic centers, enabling the ability to meditate at a deeper level and to free one's mind from the mundane and the trivia. It releases the higher consciousness and develops mystical and spiritual gifts. It is also particularly useful for meditation and when working to contact or align with one's higher self! The Quartz Crystal attracts the powers of light and energy and is said to be an excellent powerful general healer and dynamic working tool which works on all levels - strengthening, cleansing and protecting. Purifies air. Protects against harmful electrical vibrations. Assists the wearer to think intuitively.
ROSE QUARTZ A very loving stone. Enhances all forms of love: self-love, mother love, caring, kindness, platonic and romantic love. A Master Healer it transmutes emotional negativity at all levels. It enhances meditation and healing by harmonizing and balancing energy fluctations. Gently energizes and creates warmth. It is also said to stimulate the imagination and the intellect and to open up the heart chakra to inner peace, self love and self recognition. It is a very healing stone for internal wounds, bitterness and sorrow/grief. It makes one more receptive to beauty, hastens recovery and gladdens the heart. Lifts depression, creates confidence and peace. Helps the heart and circulatory system. This lovely stone is claimed to be one of the best stones to use in the treatment of migraines and headaches of all types. Very good for expressing and soothing emotions. It's known as "The Love Stone". Excellent for calming the Heart and Solar Plexus chakras after situations involving emotional upheaval, chaos, trauma, or crisis. Rose Quartz allows love to come to the wearers who have trouble finding love within themselves to give to either themselves or to others. This is also a great friendship stone to give to someone you care for.
SMOKEY QUARTZ Fosters serenity, calmness, positive thoughts, calms fears, lifts depression. Also associated with stability, practicality, intuition, pride, joy and a realistic, grounded spirituality. Helps us turn our wishes, dreams and desires into reality. Good luck talisman. Improves creativity and enhances joy. Teaches us to simplify our lives and always to live in a sacred manner. Stimulates and purifies energy centers. Grounds and stabilizes energies, helps lift depression and fatigue. Smokey quartz disperses negative patterns and vibrations, and transmits a high quantity of light. Benefits reproductive organs, muscles, heart and nervous system. Improves abdomen, kidneys, pancreas and the sexual organs. Increases energy fertility. Encourages survival instincts, and therefore protects soldiers on active service.
SODALITE Sodalite protects from external negative energy and is a highly grounding stone. If you use computers too much, wear it to shield against damaging effects of the radiation. Sodalite's color symbolizes wisdom and psychic activities. Fosters rational thinking, logic, intelligence, emotional balance, intuition, higher knowledge, clarity, truth and perception. It also soothes and heals the central nervous system. Sodalite clears the mind for deeper and wiser thinking, aids logic along with opening third eye intuition, stabilizes mental processes and aids in the shift from emotional to rational thinking. Use it if you are a person who over reacts emotionally or has panic attacks. Helps to eliminate confusion, change habits and stimulate ones intellect. Physically, it lowers blood pressure and balances the metabolism. Assists in sleep.
SUNSTONE Believed to strengthen the life force, bring luck, instill optimism and increase strength and vitality. Sunstone, ruled by the Sun and a gemstone of Leo, is thought to bring luck and romance to the wearer. It is helpful to the liver and kidneys and aids digestion.
TIGER EYE Used for courage, confidence and protection. It is also a solar plexus stone and helps by deepening perception and clarity of self, and giving us courage when we need it most. It is good for manifesting of ideas and to place visualizations into reality. It helps us to obtain goals by taking direct action and by learning when to act or wait. It is claimed that tigereye will counteract feelings of hypochondria and the onset of psychosomatic illness and will also give a feeling of self-confidence. It is especially good for clear thinking and helps one to see a problem objectively when confused or emotionally affected. Protects from witchcraft and evil. Also associated with the correct use of power, courage, grace and the ability to see clearly and without illusion. Excellent for asthma patients.
TOPAZ Topaz is a colorless, blue, yellow, brown, or pink aluminum silicate mineral,. Topaz stimulates endocrine system and is valuable in the treatment of hemorrhages. It balances emotions and gives feelings of joy and is referred to as the spiritual rejuvenation gemstone. The deposits of topaz are found in the regions of Russia, Siberia, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Africa and China, Japan, Pakistan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Australia, Mexico, and in the United States.
TOURMALINE Comes in various colors and hues. Balances, protects, calms, gives self- confidence and cheerfulness. Useful for meditation. Attracts inspiration, goodwill and friendship. Protects wearer against misfortune and anemia. Prevents lymphatic disease. Grounds high-frequency energies. Black or Green Tourmaline strengthens nervous system, regulates blood pressure. Deflects negative energy, attracts prosperity. Blue Tourmaline cures all throat problems, thyroid and speech impediments. Promotes clear verbal expression, dissolves mental friction, emotional constriction. Carries a high electrical charge and if rubbed briskly one end becomes positive and one negative, the energy can then be directed wherever peaceful energy is required. Watermelon/Pink Tourmaline is a heart balancer. Promotes understanding of self and emotions. Enhances flexibility, happiness, objectivity, compassion, serenity, balance, positive transformation, healing, strength, tolerance, and understanding. Excellent channeling stone for communication with higher forces.
TURQUOISE One of the most prized stones in Ancient Egypt. Its name means delight. It is sacred to many American Indian tribes. Among the Apaches, it was a powerful talisman and healer and was an important tool of the medicine man or woman. Extoxifies the system of pollutantsw and relieves migraines, sore throats, rheumatism, arthristis, bone disorders, lung and chest infections and asthma and other allergies. Excellent for inner ear and eye problems. Eases cramps and overacidity and gives resistance to fight viruses. Hide near entrances to repel intruders. Attracts prosperity and success. Turquoise - A beautiful gift from Mother Earth, Turquoise brings the blue of Father Sky to the Earth, blending together the energies of the heavens with the energies of the Earth. It is a healer of the spirit, providing a soothing energy which can bring peace and calm to the wearer. It is used by Native Americans as a protection stone.