metaphysical properties

Gemstone Descriptions

Chakras vary by colour

Agate

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Agate has been used as a stone for protection for centuries and is often found in prayer malas. It is known for bringing luck and good fortune to those who carry it. Agate is an excellent balancing stone as it harmonizes the energies of the body, mind and spirit. Because it cleanses and stabilizes the aura, it is able to eliminate and transform feelings of negativity. Feelings of inner anger and self-judgement can be reduced by wearing agate, as it soothes and calms an agitated mind. Agate is a great stone for students as it enhances mental functions, while improving concentration, perception and further develops analytical abilities.

Throat Chakra

Agate - Blue Lace

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Communication becomes much easier with Blue Lace Agate! Even though it has low intensity and vibrates at a slow frequency, Blue Lace Agate is an excellent stone to wear for those who struggle to communicate effectively. It helps with clearing mental clutter and confusion, calming an over-active mind, and assists those who struggle to express their emotions, especially when they are upset or frustrated. For those who talk too much or blurt out things before thinking, wearing Blue Lace Agate can help them have a calmer, clearer mind before speaking. Blue Lace Agate inspires trustworthiness and loyalty because those who wear it appear mature, composed and are able to keep secrets and confidential information. Blue Lace Agate brings peace and serenity and is a wonderful accompaniment for meditation practices. It also balances emotional, intellectual and physical energy, as well as positive and negative energy. Its’ stabilizing and strengthening essence can dissolve old negative blocks and patterns and help create new, more self-honouring thoughts. For new moms, it is believed to help them overcome overwhelm and those baby blue feelings of post-partum depression. In addition, it can help men become more in touch with their feelings and tune into their sensitive side.

Chakras vary by colour

Agate - Indian

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Agate has been used as a stone for protection for centuries and is often found in prayer malas. It is known for bringing luck and good fortune to those who carry it. Agate is an excellent balancing stone as it harmonizes the energies of the body, mind and spirit. Because it cleanses and stabilizes the aura, it is able to eliminate and transform feelings of negativity. Feelings of inner anger and self-judgement can be reduced by wearing agate, as it soothes and calms an agitated mind. Agate is a great stone for students as it enhances mental functions, while improving concentration, perception and further develops analytical abilities.

Sacral & Heart Chakras

Agate - Pink Banded

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Pink Banded Agate supports your emotional state, and can ease symptoms of despair and depression. Wearing Pink Banded Agate can help bring out your inner beauty by balancing your attitude and increasing your personal happiness. Wear this beautiful gemstone to attract new or deepen existing friendships.

Heart Chakra

Amazonite

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The calming energy of Amazonite can soothe the spirit and bring deep inner peace. Feelings of compassion and empathy can be heightened with Amazonite. It encourages peaceful and loving communication, as it helps one see both sides. However, it can also empower one to confidently express their thoughts and feelings, giving them the courage to move beyond fear or any perceived judgement from others. Amazonite is useful for helping one discover and develop one’s true identity as intuition is intensified. It strengthens one’s character and integrity, and can solve conflicts from within, and self-honouring decisions are always favoured. Wearing Amazonite can inspire one to pick up new good habits and routines, providing the self-discipline required to make improvements. It is believed to be a good luck stone, and can help present opportunities for prosperity, such as attracting new clients or generating ideas for new business ventures. Amazonite can motivate one to organize or tidy up their environment as the mind also declutters. Creativity can be boosted. It can help one overcome feelings of loneliness and dispel any negative thoughts.

Crown Chakra

Amethyst

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As with most of us, the real beauty of Amethyst goes far deeper than its physical appearance. It wields the connection between the Divine and physical world and can help one awaken to their true self, and deepen their connection to Spirit. It can strengthen one’s faith and encourage one to trust the pace and flow of their lives and surrender to what is and what’s to come. It can bring deep relaxation and is especially useful during prayer or meditation practices. Amethyst purifies the mind and can rid it from negative thoughts. Wearing Amethyst can help generate new ideas, increase imagination and creativity and help one work more efficiently and effectively. It can also help one become clear of their intentions and motivate them to take action. Amethyst can refine one’s thinking process and boost intelligence by improving mental focus. It can calm an overactive mind, reducing symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and hyperactivity in both adults and children. Amethyst works wonders on one’s emotional state. It can negate negative self-talk and soothe emotions, reducing symptoms of stress and anxiety. Wearing Amethyst can help heal old inner wounds and bring feelings of peace and harmony to the present moment. Amethyst is believed to bring protection as well as abundance and prosperity and has been used for centuries as a good luck charm. On the other hand, it can also help prevent overindulgence from negative habits and addictions, such as gambling, drinking and overspending. It is packed with positive energy! Amethyst can be worn to help relieve pain and tension in the body. It is also good for enjoying a restful sleep as it is believed to help reduce nightmares.

Throat Chakra

Aquamarine

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Aquamarine emits a very calming, cleansing energy that purifies the spirit, bringing peace, happiness and tranquility. It can calm the mind, and help one feel more relaxed. Aquamarine can cool down hot tempers and soothe feelings of overwhelm and stress. Aquamarine can bring clarity, focus and wisdom and help one see the truth in situations. It encourages one to connect with their higher self which can promote feelings of self-respect. Aquamarine stimulates one’s intelligence and is an excellent aid for intellectual pursuits and learning new skills or languages. All senses can be heightened by wearing or meditating with Aquamarine. Aquamarine’s loving and peaceful energy enhances compassion and tolerance and can strengthen bonds with others. Communication is often heartfelt and sincere when one wears Aquamarine. It can also give one courage to speak their truth during confrontation. It reduces feelings of loneliness and encourages commitment and fidelity in relationships.

Sacral Chakra

Aventurine - Sacral

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Aventurine is a prosperous stone. It promotes compassion and empathy in the wearer and encourages perseverance. Wear Aventurine to stabilize your state of mind and enhance creativity. It can calm anger and irritation and promotes feelings of well-being.

Solar Plexus Chakra

Calcite

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Calcite is a calcium carbonate mineral and can be found on every continent on this planet. If you are preparing for a fresh start or significant changes in any area of your life, Calcite is just what you need. Not only does it assist with increasing learning abilities, it also helps the wearer become able to see the bigger picture and align themselves with their life’s purpose. Because it is believed to be a useful teaching aid, it is great for students of all ages who may be learning new skills, languages, or need any kind of assistance with studying. If laziness and procrastination become an issue, wearing Calcite can inspire and motivate one to take action towards their goals, allowing them to become more productive. Calcite is believed to combat stress and fear and in turn, cleanse and transmute negative emotions, such as self-doubt, into positive ones. The wearer of Calcite believes anything is possible, and that allows them to feel empowered to accomplish anything on which they set their minds. Say goodbye to bad habits and negative patterns with Calcite. Wearing Calcite can strengthen knowledge and wisdom, intuition and increase or improve spirituality and connection to Divinity.

Solar Plexus Chakra

Chalcedony

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Chalcedony is a nuturing stone that provides mental stability. Associated with the solar plexus chakra, Yellow Chalcedony promotes personal power and vigor. It can ease symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and other addictive behaviours. Chalcedony assists with balancing the yin/yang male/female energies. It can help relieve stress and irritability. It is a great stone for battling weight gain and obesity issues.

Solar Plexus Chakra

Citrine

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The rejuvenating energy of Citrine allows one to experience new beginnings and fresh starts with a clear palette. Releasing past, unproductive or harmful thoughts and patterns, it cleanses the spiritual self and creates room for growth with optimism and positivity and a new zest for life. Citrine is a joyful stone that can increase one’s personal happiness. It can be used to manifest positive people, situations and things. Inspiring imagination, originality and creativity, it enables one to visualize and pursue their goals with clarity and purpose. It also strengthens one’s will and determination, helping them to persevere even when facing obstacles or challenges. With this renewed sense of optimism and action towards one’s goals, it can also bring wealth and abundance and help one maintain new fortunes. It can encourage one to be more generous with their money. Citrine is great for interpersonal relationships as it inspires creative solutions when faced with difficulty, and banishes negative thoughts such as spite, jealousy and anger. It can increase one’s confidence and self-esteem and stimulates a desire for self-improvement.

Root Chakra

Garnet

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If you are feeling drained, saddened or are overcome with a sense of despair; wear Garnet. Garnet can bring you peace and emotional balance. It can also be used to stimulate courage, creative energy, vitality, awareness and acceptance to change: helping you to stay in the flow with life. Garnet can also be used to balance an overactive or underactive sex drive. Garnet enhances the health of your bones, spine, heart and lungs.

Chakras vary by colour

Jasper - Arctic

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Root & Sacral Chakra

Jasper - Breciated

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Brecciated Jasper is a form of Jasper that contains Hematite, which is a very grounding stone. Brecciated Jasper promotes feelings of tranquility and wholeness by helping you keep a level head with your feet on the ground. It has a very uplifting and rejuvenating energy that encourages focus, clarity and feelings of deep happiness. Wear Brecciated Jasper when there is a need for open communication as it encourages feelings of empathy and understanding.

Sacral Chakra

Jasper - Picasso

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Peace and wholeness can be felt with Picasso Jasper. Its happy and nurturing energy reminds the wearer to celebrate and enjoy life and encourages them to appreciate the beauty of each moment; bringing a sense of calmness and harmony to every situation. It is also believed to help forge strong relationships, either by attracting new, positive people or by improving or rekindling the spark in old or stale friendships. It helps one connect with intuition and inner-sight, developing the inner-strength required for self-control, self-discipline and perseverance. Its optimistic energy provides protection for the wearer, and can support them during emotionally difficult times.

Solar Plexus Chakra

Jasper - Yellow

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Yellow Jasper is a opaque variant of chalcedony. As with other yellow, solar plexus chakra stones, Yellow Jasper increases energy in the body, and helps with digestion. It is believed to be good with intellectual pursuits and protection for travelers.

Throat Chakra

Kyanite

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The powerful, protective energy of Kyanite is believed to shield one from negativity. For sensitive people or empaths, Kyanite can prevent the wearer from feeling drained after being around negative people or situations. Kyanite is a great stone to use or wear during meditation practices as it can help one get into a deep, relaxed state and calm the mind completely. It can balance the energy in the body and strengthen one’s intuition. It can be used to help one get in touch with higher or spiritual guidance. When dreaming about the future, Kyanite can help one clearly envision their desires and goals. Kyanite is believed to prevent or reduce the frequency of nightmares and also enable one to better recall their dreams. Self-expression and speaking one’s truth becomes easier when wearing Kyanite as it can improve one’s ability to communicate effectively. Kyanite can give one confidence when bringing up or discussing sensitive issues in relationships, making the wearer feel more relaxed during heavy or heartfelt conversations.

Root Chakra

Lava Rock

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Heart Chakra

Malachite

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Amazing personal transformations can begin with Malachite. It is a stone that encourages one to examine the self and find the ways in which they can make dramatic and positive life changes. It helps one to understand their own needs, follow their passion, and take responsibility for their thoughts and actions. Malachite increases confidence, and helps those who suffer from shyness or fears related to being noticed or heard find their rightful voice and place in this world. It helps one experience harmony and balance within relationships by enabling them to clearly and confidently express their feelings and needs while respecting and honouring the needs of their partner. Malachite is a great mood stabilizer. It can also alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety, and can assist with the healing of any previous emotional abuse. It inspires one to love unconditionally without neediness, co-dependence, manipulation or control. The abundant mindset can also be stimulated with Malachite. It can motivate one to take action steps to make dreams reality and manifest desires. It can protect one from negative feelings that can carry through the day, and lead to more restful sleeps.

Sacral Chakra

Moonstone

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Moonstone has been a tangible connection to the magic of the moon and has served as an amulet of protection for travelers. It can open channels for prophecy and paths to wisdom. It is linked with the third-eye chakra and can enhance intuition and spiritual growth. Moonstone is a calming stone, and allows the wearer to be in the flow with life.

Heart Chakra

Morganite

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Morganite is the pink form of the stone Beryl. Wear Morganite to attract new love into your life or to maintain and allow existing love to flourish. Morganite can help you appreciate your blessings and enjoy your life to the fullest as it encourages you to have more loving thoughts and actions. It can be used to help reduce stress as it allows you to release unexpressed feelings and emotions. Wear Morganite to remove resistance to healing, either conscious or unconscious as it is believed to be a good gemstone to wear after all types of visits to the hospital.

Root Chakra

Obsidian - Snowflake

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Bring peace and balance to the mind and body by wearing Snowflake Obsidian. It has a restful and serene energy that encourages inner reflection and can make us aware of negative and unhealthy thought patterns which gives us the chance to change them. Snowflake Obsidian can shield the wearer from feelings of negativity and grief.

Heart Chakra

Peridot

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Peridot is known for its healing properties. This is a "feel good" stone which assists with reducing the ego, and soothing negative mental chatter. It encourages energy in the wearer banishes feelings of laziness from the wearer. Peridot is also a stone of protection from outside forces. It can help you maintain your good nature in times when other's behaviours present challenges.

Crown Chakra

Quartz - Clear

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Clear Quartz can amplify energy and thought and enhance the effect of other gemstones as it is known for being the Master Healer. Clear Quartz absorbs, stores, releases and regulates energy. It balances and revitalizes the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual planes as it repels all types of negative energy. Clear Quartz is known for its cleansing properties and it can enhance the functions of the organs in the wearer’s body, as well as deeply cleanse the soul as it connects the mind, body and spirit. Wear Clear Quartz to aid in concentration and memory as well as bring balance to the body.

Lower Chakras

Quartz - Smoky

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There’s a strong, protective energy that emits from the Smoky Quartz crystal. It shields the wearer from both internal and external negativity and can relieve painful and potentially harmful emotions such as depression, anxiety and jealousy. It is one of the most efficient stones to wear when you need to feel grounded, centered and gain some stability. Smoky Quartz can also be used to help one gain clarity and improve their focus or mental state. It is a great stone to wear during meditation or yoga, or during any practice where mental discipline is required. Smoky Quartz has such a potent grounding energy and can help one feel more connected to the earth, nature and other people. It is a great stone to wear if there are difficult decisions to make or for intense conversations such as job interviews, business deals or when asking for a raise. It will help one maintain clarity and composure. Smoky Quartz can also tame a restless mind and overcome insomnia.

Heart Chakra

Rhodochrosite

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Rhodochrosite is a passionate stone that evokes courage, engages the sex drive, and stimulates and enhances musical abilities. Rhodochrosite can improve heart health and circulation. For pregnant women, it also promotes the healthy development of the fetus. Rhodochrosite is good for balancing yin and yang energies, helping you to be in the flow of life, and can ease mental breakdowns and emotional traumas.

Heart Chakra

Ruby Zoisite

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A stone that links both mind and heart, Ruby Zoisite has a harmonizing energy. Ruby Zoisite is considered to be a very lucky stone that is associated with wealth, abundance and prosperity. Not only does it promote creativity, but it brings the wearer the courage and confidence to go forth with fortitude, along with a deep trust in the universe, as they focus on their passion and purpose in life. Ruby Zoisite can be a very potent tool when developing and awakening to one’s spiritual side. Letting go of the past is never easy, but Ruby Zoisite is believed to assist with healing negative repressed feelings by allowing them to be surfaced and examined to move forward in life with more inner peace. It is great for relief from stress and emotional overwhelm as it carries a grounding, positive and happy energy. Ruby Zoisite is also a wonderful stone for all relationships, as it helps the wearer focus on the positives, such as appreciation and gratitude, empathy and compassion. It also helps one understand their own needs in each relationship and allows them to be effectively communicated. One’s sense of belonging becomes apparent with Ruby Zoisite.

Root Chakra

Shungite

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Shungite is an extraordinarily positive stone and wearing it may bring you a plethora of blessings. The incredible energy embodied within this ancient stone is believed to absorb and eliminate anything harmful to human life as it has active metaphysical properties and strong healing powers. It protects the wearer from negativity, allowing one to release any grudges, guilt or any negative emotions that may be festering. It is also known to reduce stress and relieve anxiety. For those with difficulty sleeping, wearing or keeping Shungite nearby can help combat insomnia, providing a more restful and relaxing sleep. A unique quality of this stone is that it contains fullerenes (a crystalline form of carbon) which are known to be powerful anti-oxidants. These anti-oxidant properties can shield you from the electro-magnetic radiation (or EMF) from electrical equipment such as cellphones, computers, televisions and microwaves. It is believed to infuse the auric field with light which attracts positive and beneficial circumstances to you. When feeling physically drained, Shungite can boost one’s energy. Its soothing vibration brings emotional balance and mental clarity and can be an excellent aid for making positive changes in one’s life.

Lower Chakras

Sunstone

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Sunstone is a type of oligoclase, which is a variety of feldspar mineral consisting of sodium-rich plagioclase. Feelings of anxiety, fear and stress can be alleviated with Sunstone, as its energy emits positive vibrations and joyful emotions. It’s linked with vitality and longevity. Sunstone is a wonderful stone for people with long-term goals and who need a little assistance with the follow-through of commitments as it promotes self-discipline and brings about feelings of confidence and optimism to help with actualizing dreams. It also helps with personal empowerment and assists people who generally make too many sacrifices for others feel more comfortable saying no and standing up for themselves. Sunstone is great for those who have difficulty with making decisions since it promotes authenticity and heightens intuition, which allows the wearer to stand behind the choices they’ve made with complete confidence. It strengthens mental abilities and can expand consciousness. Sunstone radiates positive energy and is known for its good luck qualities and is believed to protect against negative vibrations. For those who need a little spark in their love lives, Sunstone is said to increase sensuality and can brighten up the romance department.

Solar Plexus Chakra

Tiger's Eye

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Wear Tiger’s Eye when you need to feel both grounded and uplifted as it can encourage feelings of self-worth and confidence in your own abilities. Tiger’s Eye has been known as a stone of protection and can protect against ill-wishes and bad luck. It promotes a positive attitude and encourages the wearer to recognize their own unique talents and abilities and assist with accomplishing goals. Tiger’s Eye can release blocked creativity, bring good luck, prosperity, wealth and success as it enhances the wearer’s own personal power.

Throat Chakra

Topaz - Blue

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Because Blue Topaz is linked with the throat chakra, it is an excellent stone for clear communication. Wear Blue Topaz when you experience difficulty in communicating your needs or feelings in relationships. Blue Topaz is associated with true love and friendship as it allows you to feel empathy for those around you and be more compassionate or sensitive to their needs.

Root & Heart Chakra

Unakite

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Unakite connects the base and heart chakras which brings you the courage to follow your heart. It assists with balancing the yin/yang energies and it is particularly useful for accepting the past, moving forward and being in the flow of life. Wearing Unakite anywhere on the body helps to stabilize your entire system. This gemstone is especially good for healing emotional heartache and can help you stay positive on bad days.

Root Chakra

Agate - Black Onyx

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Black Onyx provides strength and support during difficult circumstances and is a good stone to have around during times of mental or physical stress or through times of bereavement. As a soothing stone, Black Onyx can help you feel comfortable within yourself and in your surroundings as well help to alleviate fears and worries. It can promote self-control and assist the wearer in keeping unnecessary emotions and urges at bay. Black Onyx can also promote stamina and energy, so wear this stone when you are feeling fatigued.

Heart Chakra

Agate - Dendtritic

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Heart Chakra

Agate - Moss