A shell from the family that includes clams, scallops, and others. Abalone is purported to be especially useful for handling and calming emotional situations, and be very soothing to the emotions. Having abalone nearby when working through an emotional situation with someone is said to be beneficial, and to promote cooperation. Abalone is reported by intuitive sources to stimulates psychic development and intuition, and promotes imagination in a healthy way. Abalone is associated with the first three chakras. Mystical Lore and Folklore says that abalone is helpful for arthritis and other joint disorders, muscle problems, the heart, and digestion.
Psychic protection on all levels: Waking, sleeping, dreaming, astral. Nothing can penetrate your field. You are always safe.
Agate (General, All Types)
Good protective energy stone, especially for children, and is very calming and soothing. It also can help strengthen the body’s connection to the earth. It can give courage, energy,
strength, and dispels fears, all of which increase self-confidence. It can also lessen feelings of envy by grounding the emotions. It is a stone of harmony, and by bringing the elements of
one’s being into harmony it greatly enhances healing. Agate also enhances creativity and stimulates the intellect. Agate is considered a stone that brings good luck. It works with chakras
according to stone color. Agate is said to help with issues of the teeth and gums. See extended information on agate. Physical and emotional balance, increase vitality and self-confidence, aid digestion, calm stomach, encourage self-acceptance.
Agate, Blue Lace
Blue lace agate is a gentle, calming stone that engenders tranquility. It assists in flight, grace, reaching higher Spiritual planes, communicating with angels and activates the throat chakra. It
can ease the harsh edge off communication in difficult times, enhance public speaking, and smooth discussions. It is an inspiring stone that can assist in inner attunement, and has been
used to perform miracles. As with all agates, it is a protective stone. Physically it has been used to aid with arthritis, headaches, digestive issues, growth, and bones. Blue lace agate is
related to the element of Air. See extended blue lace agate information for mineral properties and more.
Botswana agate is sometimes called the “change stone” because of its property of helping one handle change in a positive way. It gently helps one make transitions of any kind in a way that change is not as difficult or painful as could be without it; it is a comforting stone. Carrying a bit of Botswana agate in your pocket can help one cope easily with the minor changes that life throws at us daily. Relief from depression and/or grief is another property of Botswana agate. It helps focus on solutions instead of problems, and thereby increases creativity. It
increases the power of one’s intuition. Botswana agate is helpful in overcoming addictions and other self-destructive compulsive behavior patterns, as well as dealing with repressed emotional issues. As a success stone, it helps one achieve and cope with success. It is also a stone of sensuality. It is beneficial to the nervous system and can help rid the body of toxins, as well as help in the healing of broken bones.
Moss agate is sometimes called the “gardener’s stone” due to its properties of helping ensure a full crop. In addition to a full crop, moss agate brings general abundance, success, and prosperity. It can also help one gain peace with extreme or excessive duties in life and brings self-confidence and higher self-esteem. Moss agate is also a protective stone, as are all agates. It can reduce the difficulties associated with overcoming addictive behaviors. Moss agate is associated with the heart chakra, and is a stone of compatiblity and friendship. It is also
believed to help improve circulation, enhance healing of all types, overcome digestive or intestinal disorders. Green moss agate is said to assist in finding hidden treasure, and is a stone of
Ajoite is a stone of peace and harmony. It can help release and overcome sorrow, anger, fear, and heal old emotional wounds. Ajoite also helps connect to the Higher Self and God/Universe/Goddess/All That Is. It is also excellent for meditation. Ajoite can remove and release negative energies from the physical, emotional, and etheric bodies. It acts as a stone of
transformation, bringing change and growth. Ajoite is related to and excellent for work with the throat and heart chakras. Ajoite is a great stone for spiritual healers and spiritual seekers,
and is said to be a very powerful healing booster.
Expedites change, manifestation, self-esteem, and alignment of mental/emotional/etheric bodies creating a balanced emotional state.
“Stone of Meditation” – Calming and soothing, decision making, conflict resolution.
Stone of truth, honor, communication, integrity and trust. It is said to enhance intuition, psychic powers, creativity, intellect, and psychic ability. Amazonite is often associated with the throat
chakra, and as such, can be beneficial to communication. It aligns the physical and astral bodies. It can lessen stress and self-defeating behaviors by calming and building self-esteem.
Amazonite can assist with peacefully making the transition out of this life. Amazonite is said to heal emotional disturbances and the after effects of emotional trauma. It is reputed to have
spiritual energy healing powers of preventive energy that’s good for one’s health in general, decreasing heart problems, benefiting the muscles, helping the nervous system, lessening
tooth decay and osteoporosis.
Gives a soothing, light energy that is both calming and energizing at the same time. It can help manifest desires and heighten intellectual abilities, clarity of thought, and wisdom. It is said to
cleanse its environment by drawing out negativity, and is said to relieve physical pain the same way. It brings the energies of patience, protection, psychic shielding, romantic love,
sensuality, purification, balance, healing and calmness to those who wear or carry it. It is considered a good luck charm for marriage. Amber is excellent for inner child work and past life
work. Amber is associated with the solar plexus chakra and sometimes the sacral chakra. Mystical lore says that amber is beneficial for purifying the body, headaches, bone problems,
heart problems, circulation, ears, hearing problems, endocrine system, fibromyalgia, intestinal/digestive disorders, kidney, bladder, lungs, and general healing purposes.
“The Soul Stone” – Transformation, high ideals. Improves memory skills, improves intuition, calming, aids in “letting go”, sweet dreams. Brings energies of stability, peace, calm, balance,
courage and inner strength. It has been used to protect against psychic attacks. On the spiritual level, it can help open communication with angels, telepathy and other psychic abilities. It is
an excellent stone for meditation or dream work, past life work, and can help you see your path. It has also been used to help ease the pain of grief, and promote happiness. Amethyst is
reputed to be beneficial when dealing with legal problems, and money issues, which can lead to prosperity and abundance. Amethyst is also used as protection for travelers. Physically
amethyst is said by spiritual healers and mystical lore to heal the withdrawal symptoms of any sort of addiction, help with headaches, insomnia, arthritis, pain relief, circulatory system
issues, endocrine system problems, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, immune system deficiencies, and general healing. Amethyst is associated with the brow and the crown chakras.
Stimulate the intellect and rid the aura of negative energy. It may be helpful for releasing negative emotional programming. Ametrine aids in meditation, boosts psychic abilities, relieves
tension, disperses negativity and helps to eliminate prejudice. It also has the basic properties of both the amethyst and the citrine that comprise it.
Ammolite is fossilized ammonite that has been compressed under great pressure beneath the ground, which is what gives it its wonderful colors. Ammolite is said to radiate positive Earth
energy, and to bring good luck and prosperity. It is also said to grant miracles. Ammolite is excellent as a tool for deep meditation. Ammolite is also used mystically for general good health,
stamina and high energy.
Protective Stone, giving stability & structure to ones life. Alleviates the burdens of the birthing process. Helpful in rectification of degenerative disorders.
Sometimes called “The Seeing Stone” because it is used in metaphysical works to calmly see the various parts of one’s character without bias. It is also used to see the different sides of a
problem, and is used for scrying. Andalusite is said to enhance memory and recall. It is also said to bring chivalry. Andalusite can bring moderation and balance. It is also a stone that is
said to be helpful for meditation and centering. Physically andalusite is used in crystal healing and folk healing for AIDS, eye problems, deficiencies in calcium, oxygen, iodine, and water
retention. Andalusite is associated with the solar plexus and heart chakras.
Angel Aura Quartz (aka Opal Aura, Rainbow Aura, Pearl Aura)
Angel Aura Quartz is quartz that is permanently treated by fusing platinum and/or silver crystals with heat and vacuum to give it its gorgeous angelic coloring. Mystical lore counts It a stone
of high spiritual energy. It is said that it is very helpful to the aura which it can protect, balance, and bring energetic health. In addition it has been said to assist in raising Kundalini energy
in a more gentle manner. It is used in meditation and can help one meditate on finding the proper course of action in life. It is said to help with angelic communication and communicating
with Higher Self and inner wisdom. It is used by mystics to help access Akashic records and past life recall. It is said to bring peace and tranquility because of the angelic protection it
brings. Physically, mystical lore reputes that angel aura is helpful for general health, vitality, and miraculous cure of illness. Angel aura is associated primarily with the crown chakra.
Angelite (Blue Anhydrite)
Can bring serenity, inner peace, and a sense of calm. It dispeals fear, anger, and encourages forgiveness. Psychically angelite is used to conntect with spirit guides, the higher self, and guardian angels. It is excellent for enhancing telepathy, psychic awareness, astral travel, and spirit journeys. Angelite is also excellent for creating a shield of psychic protection and for balancing etheric and physical energies. Angelite can be used to aid expression and communication in group settings and in relationships. Mystical lore says that angelite is used for infectious diseases, headaches, hemoglobin deficiencies, throat inflammations and infections, thymus, heart function, and circulatory system.
Angel Wing (Alunite)
Angel Wing (Alunite) – Angel Wing is a stone that can help balance yin/yang, physical and emotional energies as well as environmental energies, bringing unbalanced or dysfunctional energies into harmony. Because of this, angel wing has a stabilizing and grounding effect. For balancing energies in a room or other space, simply place angel wing in a corner or other inconspicuous place. It is also beneficial in the arts, heightening creativity while at the same time grounding that creativity in current reality, thus bringing creative arts to life. Angel Wing was used by Ancient Chinese and Egyptian cultures to reduce body odor. Alunite is used in crystal healing for problems with eye-sight, body odor, excessive thirst, and dehydration. Angel Wing has been related to the heart chakra, although it is more commonly related to the sacral and root chakras.
The Legend of the Apache Tear is this: One day a party of Apache Indians was ambushed by an enemy tribe. The Apaches fought bravely but were greatly outnumbered and driven to the top of a high bluff. Their arrows gone and unable to fight and unwilling to be taken captive, they leapt from the cliffs to their death. Their women were understandably grief-stricken and wept over the bodies. Their teardrops froze when they hit the ground to become the lovely stones we know today as Apache Tears. It is said that whomever owns one of these stones will never cry again, for the Apache women shed enough tears already.
Apache Tears are said to especially relieve grief and sadness as well as assisting in giving and accepting forgiveness. They can help release negative emotions, and they also can balance one’s emotional state. They are good luck stones, said to bring good luck to anyone who has one. They are excellent meditaiton tools, especially for clarifying issues and gaining insight. Apache Tears are a gently grounding stone. In the physical realm, Apache Tears are reputed to alleviate muscle spasms and eliminate toxins from the body.
Apatite is a stone that mystically can stimulate the thoughts and ideas. It is said to increase intellect, imagination, and intuitive awareness. As a meditation or awareness tool It is said to help you maintain focus, learn, concentrate effectively, think clearly, and communicate better. Apatite can be used to enhance the energies of other crystals and stones. Having apatite near you can bring harmony on all levels, and brings inner peace. Apatie is reputed in mystical lore to physically apatite assist with nail problems, allergies, arthritis, bones, muscles, nervous system. Apatite is primarily related to the throat chakra.
“Stone of Dreaming and Channeling” – Allergies, connection between physical form and spiritual realm, allows one to see truth and act on it. Apophyllite is an aid to meditation and helps make a conscious connection with the spiritual world. It has been used to help in firewalking and astral travel. It is said to one see the truth and then act on it, and is an energy stimulator. Folklore says that It relieves tired eyes when placed on the eyelids. When placed on the third eye chakra, it enhances clairvoyance and mystical vision. Apophyllite is associated with the crown chakra.
Aquamarine: “Stone of Courage” – emanates peace, physical/emotional/mental relaxant, reduces fear, and promotes tolerance and clear thinking.
Aqua Aura is an outstanding tool for people wishing to increase their psychic skills and awareness. Aqua Aura assists with meditation, telepathy, and psychic healing by bringing more intense energy to the effort. Aqua Aura is particularly helpful for distance spiritual energy healing because of its ability to send energy. Aqua Aura can enhance communications of all kinds. It can also assist in conscious awareness of one’s own motivations and patterns. Aqua Aura is said to attract success and prosperity, even possibly wealth. Aqua Aura is also used for protection from psychic attacks. Physically Aqua Aura is reputed to help with throat problems, stress-related illness, immune system deficiencies, and the thymus gland.
Aquamarine is metaphysically known as a stone of courage and fortitude. It is said to assist with quick intellectual response. It gives peace, and shielding for the aura. Aquamarine is reputed to assist with calming communication issues. Mystical and folk lore states that it is attuned to the sea, and protects travelers on water, and sailors. Aquamarine is associated with the throat chakra.
Aragonite increases energy, in particular it increases the energy of prayers and magick charms. Metaphysically is it said to boost self-confidence and feelings of self-worth. Diminishes anger and relieving stress are other metaphysical . Aragonite is professed by mystical lore to be beneficial for chronic fatigue, hair loss.
Psychic Attunement, Self-discipline, Inner Strength, Opens the 3rd Eye
Aventurine is said to benefit one in all areas of creativity, and imagination, as well as intellect and mental clarity. Lore says that it enhances prosperity and brings career success. It is a gentle stone energetically that gives a sense of calm and balance and enhances happiness. It also helps one to see alternatives and potentials in all situations, giving a positive outlook, courage and inner strength. It is also said to bring luck, especially in games of chance. Green aventurine is also a mystical stone of prosperity. Aventurine bring friendship to one’s life. It is also a stone of protection energies. Folklore and metaphysical lore say that physically it is beneficial for blood, circulatory system, headaches, general health, and sleep disorders. Aventurine is associated with the heart chakra.
Peach aventurine gently increases the energy of the sacral chakra. It helps with decision making and can boost creativity. Physically it is beneficial for the lungs, heart, adrenal glands and urogenital system.
Azeztulite is a stone with a very high energy vibration that is said to be from the Angelic realm. It is an ascenscion stone that is used in psychic and mystical work to raise one’s vibration. Although Azeztulite is a type of quartz, it has much higher energy than regular quartzes. Azeztulite is used in meditation to expand and raise consciousness and bring great Light energy to the meditation. This stone is also used by metaphysicians to help project positive energy to benefit self and other. Azeztulite is also used on the third-eye to assist in clairvoyant viewing of the future. This stone demonstrates no negative or neutral energy, but is truly positive in energy and never needs cleansing or reenergizing. Crystal healers consider azeztulite energies to remove energetic blocks and snarls, allowing full flow of energy and healing dis-ease of all types. Crystal healers also use azeztulite to assist in rapid but comfortable cellular regeneration and rejuvenation. Azeztulite is related primarily with the crown and soul star chakras.
“Stone of Heaven” allows one to feel the presence and understand the messages, awakens development of psychic self, enhances intuition, and is said to guide you to be accurate in depicting psychic experiences. It is also an excellent stone for meditation, allowing you to enter a meditative state easily. It can enhance prophesy and divination. Azurite is said to help control energy flow and bring just the right amount of energy to any situation. Physically, azurite is professed by folklore to be helpful for healing in general, cancer prevension, liver issues arthritis, joint problems, depression, sinuses, skin problems. Azurite is most closely related to the third eye chakra, and can balance, stimulate, and empower it. It will also work to align all of the chakras.
“Stone of Courage”
Provides centering & grounding of the heart. Supports decision making processes. Revitalization of love & friendships. Dispels states of bewilderment & obscure thought.
Stimulates solar plexus chakra. Enhances one’s worldly abilities & powers. Assists one in courageous endeavors, facilitating approval from others, when required. Helps produce strong will with respect to succumbing to undesirable temptations.
Assists in taking action to manifest highest goals & dreams. Assists in overcoming fear & embracing change. Boosts sexuality. Lends vitality & energy to physical body. Helps break hurtful physical habits.
“Stone of the Angels” -Clears mental clutter, peace of mind, stress reduction, helps adjust to higher states of awareness, enhances thyroid function.
Assists in recognizing one’s Path of Service andmanifesting it on Earth. Stimulates intuitive & psychic ability. Clears negativity & assists in being a more effective healer. Helps one separate one’s own issues from issues of others. Helps strengthen body and energy field by grounding high frequency energy into physical systems.
Brings to light information regarding lost ancient religions. Mood elevator. Good for when one is feeling morose or downtrodden.
Teaches us how sound affects our physical reality and how we can change it by adjusting the way we use our words. Facilitates true communication through expression of heart energy. Assists in releasing patterns of sarcasm, criticism in communications. Assists in release of stress, anxiety and fear-based imbalances in the body.
Cheerfulness, overcome mental blocks, attracts abundance, cleanses and purifies toxins, anti-cranky.
Grounding & channeling higher vibrations. Conducting & enhancing stone energies. Increases general vitality & physical healing. Carries the energies of thoughts & emotions quite easily.
Pink Fossilized Coral
Assists in search for “inner child” & the need to bring key issues from unconscious to conscious state of awareness. Helps resolve conflict and clear paralysis experienced due to fear of making a move.
Emerald Stone of prosperity and riches but not just a materialistic stone…it encourages: spiritual growth, clear vision, memory, faith, intelligence and communication, inspiration, joy, intuition, clairvoyance, sensuality, love, romance, beauty, harmony, tranquility, serenity, clarity, cleansing, justice, friendship and unity. It seems that more kinds of physical healing have been ascribed to the emerald than to almost any other stone.
“Stone of the Mind”
Aids in comprehension and decision making. Discourages chaos. Clears the energy field.
Aids one in finding joy in the physical plane, feeling supported in one’s needs or desires, and in giving and receiving love. Helps one release panic, worry, fear, and anxiety, especially around financial matters. Teaches to develop trust in the infinite abundance of the universe and to feel calm & grounded.
Effective for grounding in the body & physical world. Counteracts spaciness & confusion. Good for manifestation of higher Light Energies on the Earth plane.
Helps calm emotions & feel joyful. Powerful stone for opening & clearing higher chakras. Good for forgiveness, release of resentment or anger & healing karmic ties between people. Helps with hormone related headaches, PMS symptoms….balances & gives positive outlook when going through hormonal changes.
Assists in truly releasing negative emotions & the habitual thoughts that create them. Offers support in treatment of cancers or heart disease. Promotes growth of healthy tissue & can be useful in recovery from injury. Can raise vibration of physical & emotional bodies by helping release of disharmonious emotional patterns.
Helps release shame or guilt around sexual issues. Stone of physical strength & energy…great to help recover from illness. Can enhance effects of exercise and support circulatory & respiratory systems. Can help stabilize pregnancies.
Inner journeying to sacred sites and ancient civilizations. Helps emotionally reconnect to the energy of the planet & to the knowledge that living in balance that is needed at this time. Supports bone growth and healing.
Immediately balances chakras. Just holding it starts the process. Never needs cleaning. Very calming and soothing. Great stress reliever.
Helps to open third eye and develop psychic ability. Relieves exhaustion due to being overworked.
‘Stone of Clairvoyance & Precognition’
Helps identify the karmic roots of disease. Helps to develop inner vision and truthful communication.
Associated with royal virtues.
Magical, protective and good for assisting cohesiveness & understanding amongst groups. Helps improve dysfunctional relationships. Enhances expressiveness,
intelligence and perception. Helps one bring things to fruition. Stabilizing and grounding and helps one tap into the limitless resources of the Universe. May assist the
healing and binding of stitches on both cellular and skeletal levels. Treatment of male reproductive disorders. May diminish recurrence of cramps and “charlie horses” .
Carries “Monk” energy…helps find the spiritual in the most mundane tasks & repetitive routines. Grounding & protective for emotional body.
Aids in approaching issues with clear sense of direction & prevents from wallowing in difficulties. Can assist in building up physical stamina &
strength & aid in healing process. Helps stay present on the Earth.
Mystery, Self-Discovery, Intuition, Insight, Dreams, The Goddess
Bringing spiritual Light into matter. Attuning to probable futures. Fulfilling one’s highest aspirations. Feeling at home in the body and on Earth. Purifiy and strengthen
emotional body prompting removal of old patterns.
stone of pleasure”
Brings light and love to ones life, allowing recognition of the spiritual side of ones nature. Brings gratification and enjoyment to ones life.
Snow Flake Obsidean
“Stone of purity”
Brings purity and balance to body, mind, and spirit. Helps to recognize unnecessary patterns in ones life.
Provides strength in times of need. Provides vitality to the fulfillment of ones aspirations. Assists in the relief of tension.
Excellent in vision work and in programming for prayer or healing. Can activate and cleanse other minerals.
Amplification of one’s intention; Magnification of ambient energies; Memory Enhancement.
Lithium Included Candle Quartz
“Atlantean Love Stars”
Inner Peace and Release from negative attachments. Awakening to the higher self. Harmonizing relationships. Freedom from stress. Aura Healing.
Strengthens self-identity, sight (inner/outer), reduces avoidance and denial, initiates change of patterns, forgiveness. Eases respiratory problems, healing of the self.
Discovering and developing hidden talents. Compassion. Love. Generosity. Altruism.
Excellent support for weight loss, detoxification and Purification.
Comforts/heals accumulated wounds of the heart, forgiveness, nurturing, self-love. Releases sorrow, fear, resentment, suppressed feelings. Open heart to compassion.
“Stone of Nobility”
Stimulates the heart chakra and the loving emotional side toward nurturing, bringing spiritual wisdom, health, knowledge, and wealth.
Stone of kindness, gentleness, and non-reaction. Invites interaction with other peace loving beings for the purpose of healing the earth and humanity of violence & chaos.
Gently stimulates the brain & helps support proper serotonin levels. Brings a sense of peace & calm when one is distraught.
Angelic Connection, Self Healing, Regeneration, Wholeness
Grounding, stimulates stability and responsibility, increases endurance, release/dispel negativity, benefits radiation-related illness (chemotherapy).
Helps perceive where path lies. Reduce stress and anxiety by allowing to see one’s reality from a higher, more serene perspective. Access to subconscious and intuitive
abilities. Enhanced insight and mental performance. Deepened intuition.
Burn away karma from past lives. Gets your blood flowing. Aids in repair of circulatory system.
Treatment of muscular stains/sprains, stimulates immune system, treat teeth and gum disorders.
Protection from negative influences in one’s environment. Enhancement of ability to ground spiritual energies. Awakens the crown chakra.
Emanation of pure Violet Ray of purification . Counters nightmares & insomnia.
Clears the chakras to a state of “squeaky clean.” Increases vitality and courage. Promotes a sunny outlook. Teaches leadership skills. Strengthens self-discipline, humility and desire for service to the greater good.
Remembering your joy. Life is meant for joy, not suffering.
Manifestation. Aligns heart & mind, allowing for more balanced, centered experience of spirituality. Can help ground mental energy through the body.
Assists in gaining insight into emotional issues without dwelling on them. Generates an energy of happiness & relief from worries.
Tibetan Black Quartz
Removes blockages to spiritual path. Opens one to vastly expanded states of consciousness. Clear auric field & fill physical & energetic bodies
with full-spectrum Light. Assists in integrating & using Light as needed for spiritual growth or physical repair. Assists one in practicing non-attachment &
Can help one to become practical and more grounded. Can eliminate the “blues”. Allows ones passion for life to open and blossom.
Comprised of Golden Tiger Eye, Red Jasper and Black Hematite. Channels full spectrum Light energy into physical body. Strengthens ones energy field by attuning it to
electromagnetic field of the earth. Can offer physical and emotional strength.
Enhances understanding, tissue regeneration, kidney and bladder.
Relieves fatigue, anemia, increases success and love.
Reminds us that wholeness comes when we willingly embrace the totality of who we are. Stone for self-forgiveness, self-acceptance and release of useless regrets.
Helps oxygenate the blood & increase the amount of prana in physical body.
Assists in truly releasing negative emotions & the habitual thoughts that create them. Offers support in treatment of cancers or heart disease. Promotes growth of healthy
tissue & can be useful in recovery from injury. Can raise vibration of physical & emotional bodies by helping release of disharmonious emotional patterns.
Super activator of heart Chakra, allows you to keep your
perspective in all situations.
Connects Heaven and Earth, allowing one to eventually walk in that state at all times.
Throughout the ages stones have been used for a variety of purposes. Many are believed to have healing properties which can be applied to both the physical as well as the spiritual. The list below is a shortened compilation of information about many of the stones that we use. Each stone has much more information than we could publish, but this should give you a good idea. Metaphysical and healing lore is for inspiration, folklore, reference, and entertainment purposes only. I would be devastated if someone got hurt or was ill because they read the lore on this site and decided to give up healthcare because of it. See your doctor or other qualified healthcare practitioner about all injuries, illness or other health related issues! Mystical lore on crystal healing and spiritual healing is not a prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information; they are alternative and complementary and are not scientifically substantiated. By using this site and associated materials, and accessing this metaphysical and healing lore information, you acknowledge and agree that you personally assume responsibility for your use or misuse of this lore.