Gemstone Magickal Properties
Agate: Agate comes in many forms, colors, and textures. Although each type has additional benefits, Agate promotes strength, courage, longevity, healing, protection, love, and is used for gardening.
Amber: Related to the elements of Fire and Earth and the planetary body of the Sun, Amber cleanses negative energy by converting it into positive energy. Amber utilizes the powers of luck, health, protection, beauty, and strength. It brings warmth, light, and clarification to the solar energies of the body. Amber is a tree sap hardened naturally over thousands of years, sometimes millions. True Amber tends to be blemished, uneven in color, and very light weight. Do not confuse True Amber with New Amber being sold on the market which is man made. Being made of resin, Amber is very fragile and should not be held near heat or chemicals.
Amethyst: Amethyst is the "stone of spirituality and contentment". It balances the energies of the intellectual, emotional, and physical bodies. Clears the aura and bestows stability, strength, invigoration, and peace. Also known as the "stone of meditation". Used in the treatment of hearing disorders, strengthens the skeletal system and posture. Also used to treat nervous disorders, digestive tract, heart, stomach, skin, and teeth. Stabilizes mental disorders.
Aventurine: Aventurine is a wonderful stone for vitality, growth, and confidence. It is connected to the elements of water and earth. Aventurine is also connected to opening and healing the heart chakra.
Bloodstone: Bloodstone is a great gemstone for enhancing strength, bringing about courage, as well as stimulating vitality. Bloodstone is a source for purification of the body, that is connected to the element of earth. It also plays a healthy role in balancing the Root (1st) chakra.
Carnelian: Carnelian is a form of red-toned Agate that is connected to the element of Fire and to the planetary body of the Sun. Its powers include protection, peace, health, courage, sexual energy, action, vitality, confidence, and precision. This is a stabilizing stone to have present in the household as it brings balance to all situations involving groups. Carnelian is a wonderful stone to have in the workplace, as it enhances self confidence.
Cat's Eye: Cat's Eye is a name given to a form of Quartz or Chrysoberyl that has a reflective effect similar to the pupil in the eye of a cat. Therefore, Cat's Eye can be a characteristic given to any stone that has this feature present. Cat's Eye is connected to the element of the Earth and promotes wealth, beauty, and awareness. It dispels unwanted energy and increases visual capabilities in those with poor eyesight.
Emerald: Emerald is a form of beryl and comes in many different qualities. Therefore, inexpensive pieces can easily be found. Emerald is related to the element of Earth and the planetary body of Venus. It promotes love, money, exorcism, and is known as the "Stone of Successful Love". It's beneficial in the use of enhancing eyesight and stimulating mental powers.
Fluorite: Fluorite is known as the "stone of discernment". It discourages chaotic growth. Helps produce order in the mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual systems. Balances the positive and negative aspects of the mind. Useful in the treatment of colds, flu, staph, and strep infections as well as cankers, herpes, ulcers, and similar infections. Also useful in the early stages of tumors. Prevents RNA & DNA damage while treating bones and structures of cells.
Garnet: Garnet can be found in many colors ranging from red to green and yellow to orange. It is connected to the elements of Earth and Fire and the planetary body of Mars. Garnet promotes healing and protection and is considered the "Stone of Health and Commitment".
Hematite: Hematite is connected to the elements of Earth and Fire and the planetary body of Saturn. It is both grounding and healing, yet allows great room for spiritual growth, manifestations, and divination. It is considered the "Stone of the Mind".
Jade: Although there are many types of Jade (Serpentine, Nephrite, etc.), most commonly Jade is connected to the element of Water and the planetary body of Venus. Jade promotes love, longevity, wisdom, healing, prosperity, and money. It is also a good gardening stone.
Jasper: Jasper comes in all sorts of colors and patterns (Brecciated, Dalmatian, Fancy, Green, Ocean, Picture, Rainforest, Red, Yellow, etc.), each with additional attributes. However, Jasper in general is known as the "supreme nurturer". It helps us assist others and provides protection. Balances your energies of the physical and emotional. Jasper is used in the treatment of tissue deterioration of internal organs, including disorders of the kidneys, spleen, bladder, liver, and stomach. Soothes nerves and helps regain sense of lost smell. Promotes health.
Labradorite: Known as the "temple of the stars", Labradorite is used in the treatment of brain disorders to stimulate mental activity. It also relieves stress & anxiety and promotes healthy digestion.
Lapis Lazuli: Lapis Lazuli is a rich blue stone which is very prized throughout the world. It is connected to the element of Water and the planetary body of Venus. It promotes fidelity, joy, protection, courage, healing, and psychism. Lapis Lazuli is also known as the "Stone of Total Awareness".
Mahogany Obsidian: Known for eliminating energy blocks and fulfilling aspirations, Mahogany Obsidian also relieves tension. It's useful in healing by allowing clarity of the ailment or cause of disease.
Malachite: Malachite is connected to the element of Earth and the planetary body of Venus. Known as the "Stone of Transformation", it is used as an equalizing and balancing friend. It represents fidelity in love and friendship, as well as loyalty. It is also said to boost the immune system.
Moldavite: Moldavite is connected to the element of Storm and celestial bodies other than this Earth (unknown origin). It is theorized that Moldavite fell from the sky, creating a strew field approx. 14.7 million years ago. This powerful stone often has a "flushing effect" on some users. This can include a temporary, yet distinct headache, nausea, and red flushing of the skin. Although not believed to be harmful, this very short term effect tends to have wonderful results in cleansing the body and auric field. There are huge amounts of fake Moldavite on the market, so be cautious who you purchase from. It is an excellent meditation stone, often used at the heart, third eye, and crown chakras. This powerful stone has an extremely high vibration and helps to promote rapid spiritual evolution and transformation.
Moonstone: Moonstone represents balancing, introspective, reflective, and lunar. Used for "new beginnings", hoping, and wishing. Helps in understanding destiny and cleanses negativity from chakras. Travelers stone for protection. Promotes calmness and awareness. Used to treat skin, hair, eye, and fleshy organ deterioration. Eliminates toxins from the body and assists in digestive and elimination disorders. Enhances fertility and eases childbirth. Good for insomnia, water disorders, insect bites, and circulatory disorders.
Onyx: Onyx is connected to the elements of Earth and Fire and the planetary bodies of Mars and Saturn. It promotes inner strength, focused attention, will power, discipline, reason, and defense magick. Onyx is known for reducing sexual desire when need be.
Opal: Opal is connected to all elements and all planetary bodies. It intensifies emotions, even those of a negative nature, and should only be used during well controlled processes. It enhances power and brings luck, money, purification, as well as strength to the memory. It is used in astral projection and is considered the "Stone of Happy Dreams and Changes".
Quartz Crystal: Quartz is known as the "stone of power". It enhances and protects the aura, aids in circulation, and promotes emotional stability. It can be used in the treatment of vertigo, burn pain & blistering, skin disorders, digestive disorders, kidney disorders (including bladder infections & disfunctions). It is the most popular of all quartz crystals and the most common.
Rainbow Obsidian: Rainbow Obsidian is known as the "stone of pleasure". Brings light and love into ones life. Helps one recognize their spirituality. Brings gratification and enjoyment.
Rhodochrosite: Rhodochrosite is connected to the elements of Fire and Water and the planetary body of Mars. It promotes emotional healing, discovery of lost memories, self love, compassion, energy, and peace.
Rhodonite: Rhodonite is connected to the elements of Earth and Fire and the planetary body of Mars. It promotes peace, compassion, love, generosity, altruism, and anti-confusion. It's used in discovering and developing hidden talents.
Rhyolite: Represents change, variety and progress. It lights the soul's creativity and breaks through barriers of the mind to a joyous state of knowing. Also strengthens body and mind and helps us learn self potential. Self realization. This "stone of resolution" is great for meditation. Used in the treatment of chills, rashes, and disorders of the veins and skin.
Rose Quartz: Rose Quartz is the "stone of gentle love", emitting calming, cooling energy and gently removing negativity. Helpful in locations of the heart chakra. Used in spiritual atonement. Heals emotional wounds. Used to clear fluids in the cells and releases impurities. Also used in the treatment of vertigo, kidney disorders, and adrenal glands. As an elixir is reduces wrinkles on the skin. Decreases coughs and soothes bronchial and lung areas. Helps diminish burns and relieves blistering due to heat.
Ruby: Ruby stimulates the heart chakra. This "stone of nobility" encourages gentleness and stability in economics. Used in the treatment of fever and heat disorders. Acts as a counter balance to stimulants such as caffeine. Helps in the formation of children in embryonic state. Used to heal the earth. Known as the "star of purity".
Sapphire: Sapphire is connected to the elements of Wind, Earth, and Water, as well as the planetary body of the Moon. It promotes meditation, awareness, discipline, defense magick, creativity, sexuality, zest for life, and is known as the "Stone of Uniformity".
Shiva Lingam: Shiva Lingam's are said to have one of the highest frequency vibration rates of all the stones on Earth. As such, the vibration is said to be perfect for purification purposes, whether at home, work, or in an area of sacred space. The shape of the stone represents male energy (knowledge) and the markings, which differ greatly from stone to stone, represent female energy (wisdom). Together the two elements signify the balance of male and female energies. In India, the only place where they're found, they're regarded as being sacred and holy stones.
Smoky Quartz: Smokey Quartz is known as the "stone of cooperation". It regulates the bodies fluids. Clears organs in the solar plexus of congestion and works well with disorders of the hands and feet. Aids in depression.
Snowflake Obsidian: Snowflake Obsidian is a stone of perseverance and insight. It also helps one to atone with spiritual guidance, past-life recall, and spirit communication. It works in accordance with the 1st and 6th chakras and is connected to the element of earth.
Sodalite: Sodalite, with its rich blue color, is great for accessing the subconscious and intuitive abilities. Known for enhancing insight and mental performance. Sodalite is also helpful in deepening intuition. Connected to the element of air, Sodalite is used as a stimulant for the 6th chakra.
Sunstone: Sunstone is connected to the element of Fire and the planetary body of the Sun. It promotes good health, protection, leadership, and benevolence, strength, and blessings. It's connected to masculine energy.
Tiger Eye: Tiger Eye is a stone of protection that is also very grounding. It enhances integrity, willpower, practicality and correct use of power. It is a stone that enhances good luck, and brings prosperity, often in the form of money. Tiger eye is also a very protective stone, especially during travel. It can also help one see clearly without illusion. Tiger eye brings a special boost to the solar plexus chakra and to one's personal power.
Tiger Iron: Composed of golden tiger-eye, red jasper, and black hematite. Used to assist in creative endeavors and promotes artistic ability. Helps find havens of refuge when danger is present and stimulates physical vitality. Used to increase the white/red blood cells and strengthen muscular structure.
Topaz: Topaz is connected to the element of Fire and the planetary body of the Sun. It promotes weight loss, money, positive & negative currents in the body, and is known as the "Stone of True Love and Success in all Endeavors".
Tourmaline: Tourmaline is known for its benefits such as improving self confidence, inspiration, balance between right and left sides of the brain, and healing. It brings wholeness and vitality to its wearer. Some colors of tourmaline are connected to emotional healing, sympathy towards others, and the essence of the plant kingdom.
Turquoise: Turquoise is connected to the element of Earth and the planetary bodies of Venus and Neptune. It promotes courage, protection, friendship, healing, luck, and love.
Unakite: Unakite brings consciousness to the present. Balances the emotional body and helps one deal with the past. Helps go "beneath" the physical symptoms of disease to find the root cause. Can enhance weight gain and is used in the treatment of the reproductive system, stimulating healthy pregnancies and facilitating the health of the unborn.
Yellow Jade: Yellow Jade is energetic and stimulating, yet mellow. It brings joy and happiness. Teaches the interconnectedness of all beings. Yellow Jade aids the digestive and elimination systems of the body. Yellow Jade relates to the solar plexus (3rd chakra).