|Gemstones Information Sheet
|Agates are multi-banded colorful stones that occur in volcanic lavas. Found in an amazing variety of patterns, itís believed to be a powerful healing stone and fortifier. Agate symbolizes the third eye. In antiquity, it was worn as an amulet and believed to be the stone of prosperity.||various|
|Furthers spiritual unfoldment and personal growth. Stone of reserve energy. Useful in accessing other worlds. Provides for mental clarity and uncommon insight. Enhances creativity and inventiveness. Opens the mind to problem solving. Can counteract emotional poisoning and relieve depression.||gray/ blue|
- BOTSWANA AGATE, blue/gray
| Healing: Toxin release. Stimulates crown chakra. Furthers spiritual unfoldment and personal growth. Stone of reserve energy. Useful in accessing other worlds. Provides for mental clarity and uncommon insight. Enhances creativity and inventiveness. Opens the mind to problem solving. Can counteract emotional poisoning and relieve depression.
**Alt. Healing: Depression, Toxin release|
| Healing: Strengthens the heart. Clears energy blockages. Brings vitality to major organs. Spiritual Powers- Aids with energy lows. Relieves emotional pain. Opens the way for laughter.
**Alt. Healing: Energy, Heart, Pain (emotional), Low Energy|
| Healing: Enhances physical vitality. Treatment of burns and relieving pain. Spiritual Powers- provides clarity during periods of transition. Stimulates awareness.
**Alt. Healing: Burns, Pain (physical)|
| Healing: Strength in all pursuits, aids growing things and fertility. Open contact with Nature Spirits. Promotes self-esteem and emotional balancing. For locating treasure and receiving abundance. Excellent for longevity. A very powerful healing and toxin release stone.
**Alt.Healing: Colds, Digestion, Eyes, Fertility, Liver, Self esteem, Sinus Infection, Skin disorders, Stress, Toxin release, Ulcers|
| Healing: One of the most powerful healing stones. Eliminates toxins, aids digestion. Relieves symptoms of flu, colds and infections. Used for skin disorders. Drains and heals sinus infections. Aids fertility. Promotes self-esteem. Increases inner security. Develops contact with Earth Spirits. Native American power stone. Great wealth and money stone.
**Alt. Healing: Colds, Digestion, Flu, Infections, Liver, Self esteem, Sinus Infection, Skin disorders, Toxin release, Ulcers|
| Healing: Energizing, reinforces the thymus, works with the skeletal structure particularly the hands and feet. Relieves swelling, tiredness and fatigue. Soothes the stomach, aids elimination. Helps in the absorption of zinc, calcium, magnesium and Vitamin A. Spiritual Powers- guidance to past lives, a gift from the starts, safety, protection, dispels old programming, aids in any type of transition, the survival stone.
**Alt. Healing: Bones, Elimination, Energy, Fatigue, Feet, Hands, Skeletal structure, Stomach, Swelling, Thymus, Tiredness|
|A form of blue-green feldspar, this stone was named after the legendary country of the Indian Amazons. Amazonite is said to promote confidence, vitality and restorative sleep if placed under a pillow. Ancient Egyptians considered it a holy stone; also used to stimulate powers of clairvoyance and fortune-telling.||Blue, Green|
|Amber is organic fossilized tree resin that is 40 to 50 million years old. Colors are light honey gold to gold red and green. Like a time capsule, air bubbles, plants, and primeval insects are sometimes trapped inside and preserved- making the amber highly prized. The most famous deposits are in the Baltic region. Amber is believed to sharpen the senses, correct imbalances and soothe the heart. When rubbed, amber produces an electrical charge.||Gold/ Topaz|
|An excellent spiritual and meditation stone, amethyst is crystalline quartz of purple and lavender. One of the oldest precious stones known-amethyst was believed to encourage sobriety and inner peace by the ancient Greeks. Also believed to ease headaches and prevent nightmares. Some of the largest amethyst deposits are in Brazil.||Purple|
|A light blue member of the Beryl family, Aquamarine- jewel of the mermaid and stone of the seafaring traveler- is a highly mystic stone. It symbolizes peace and clarity and encourages calmness, tranquility and hope.||Light Blue|
|A type of green quartz with mica inclusions is a strong healer for the physical body. It alleviates doubt, anxiety and stress; also a good luck amulet for career, prosperity, adventure and travel.||Green|
| Healing: One of the more powerful abundance stones. A favorite of gamblers. Enhances perception, intelligence and creativity. Excels in bringing balance, Calming emotions and speeding the healing process. An all-around good luck stone.
**Alt. Healing: Adrenal Glands, Heart, Kidneys, Lungs, Pain (emotional), Self esteem, Stress|
| Healing: Excellent for fertility, strengthening the urogenital systems. Spiritual Powers- Personal power, draws prosperity. Used for contacting Spirit guides. Inspires creativity.
**Alt. Healing: Fertility|
| **Alt. Healing: Ankles, Energy, Feet|
|This dark-blue colored copper mineral occurs often with malachite and symbolizes insight, spiritual awareness and psychic ability. Very potent in clearing mental blocks and speeding up the healing process.||Dark Blue|
|Used as a magic stone all over the world, it deflects negative energy, and protects from harm, giving the wearer inner harmony and self-confidence.||Black|
|Healing: Stone of courage. Acceptance of change. Cutting through turmoil. Mastery of renewal. Used as an amulet for protection from illness and disease. Favorite good luck and good fortune stone. Overcoming of enemies. Winning in physical contests. Stone of wizards & magicians for increasing power. Used for heart conditions.
**Alt. Healing:Anger, Calming, Circulation, Headaches, Heart, Strength
|Healing: Aligns the entire chakra system and opens any chakra. Exceptionally useful in reactivating overworked Chakras. Aligns the various bodies, particularly the Astral body after travel. Bornite stimulates the inner self to expand to unscaled heights and is often called the stone of happiness as it produces that exhilaration of experiencing the moment to the fullest.
**Alt. Healing: Chakra Alignment, Lack of Happiness
|**Alt. Healing: Anger, Calming, Energy, Immune System, Joints, Stress |
|This orange variety of chalcedony is one of the oldest power and protective stones in history. In ancient Egypt, it was placed in tombs as a magic armor for life after death. Carnealian is believed to be a help in circulatory disturbances and to exert a harmonizing effect on sexuality. It can awaken new vitality and heighten creativity.||Orange|
|A green-blue copper-based stone, chrysocolla is said to strengthen intuition and lower stress. Said to be a balance stone for the soul and excellent for goddess energy.||Green blue|
|A golden yellow variety of quartz, citrine is a powerful stone that brings sun and warmth into the heart. It works especially well with nervousness and unrest, and promotes self-confidence and renewed determination.||Yellow|
|Organic in nature, coral comes to us from the living sea as fossilized remains of sea creatures. Highly venerated by Tibetans and Native Americans as a symbol of vitality, coral symbolizes joy of life. Thought to protect against negative energy, coral also believed to benefit blood and circulation disorders.||Various|
|Ever since the Stone Age, emerald has been regarded as the most divine of all precious stones. This gemstone is magnificent for regeneration and rejuvenation and deserves special attention for its healing effect on vision. The emerald promotes harmony and hope.||Green|
|Its wide range of colors, yellow, blue, purple, and green make fluorite a stone with which all energy blockages can be treated. Also good for meditation, concentration, and inspiration and useful in opening the spirit. The Chinese have used fluorite in carvings for numerous centuries.||Yellow, Blue, Purple|
|Known as the stone of fire, garnet forms at very high temperatures, often in close proximity to volcanic activity. Garnets come in a variety of colors and are believed to symbolize fidelity, passion, faith, strength, and determination. Placed wherever a lack of energy exists the fiery garnet is said to be a starter motor for the bodyís repair mechanisms.||Red|
|Dark, silvery black on the outside showing a dark red color when cut into thin slices, hematite was regarded as the stone of the warrior because of its healing properties. Wise men of the Orient regarded it as a lucky stone to ward off the evil eye and in legal matters. Hematite represents firmness, strength, power, and dedication; a magnificent grounding stone.||Silver, Black|
|Also known as water sapphire, this violet blue gem has gentle wisdom-inspiring, patient, kind and psychic energies. A magnificent stone for combating stress.||Blue|
|It has long been revered as the stone of peace, wisdom, and true love in China. Each color has its own special vibration: Green is long life, true love, wisdom. Red is especially good for womenís health and physical stress. Lavender eases emotional strain. White relaxes nerves. Jade symbolizes overall renewal and is still considered a lucky stone worn as an amulet. Carved by the Chinese for over 2000 years.||Various|
| Healing: A calming and detachment stone from the emotional ups and downs of living. Great in dream work, both for analyzing and for working into lucid dreaming. Helps mental activity with clear judgment and an increased ability for focus and concentration. Aids in promoting effortless self-discipline in any skill or endeavor.
**Alt. Healing: Calming, Pain (emotional)|
| **Alt. Healing: Cramps, Kidneys, Spleen|
| **Alt. Healing: Digestion, Energy, Headaches, Stomach|
|This Chalcedony occurs in many shades of brown, red and green and has always been said to have magic powers. Jasper symbolizes willpower. Red Jasper strengthens stamina, stimulates sexuality and fertility. Yellow strengthens the immune system. Brown encourages stability and healing. Leopard relaxes tension, relieves fatigue and stimulates the imagination; Fancy jasper stabilizes shaky nerves.||various|
|One of the jaspers, black stone repels negativity, encourages protection and grounds personal energy.
Healing: Builds will power. Helps with concentration and focus. Turns insights into creativity. Relieves stress. The privacy stone. Repels negativity. Strengthens the emotional nature. Useful for charging other stones and crystals.
**Alt. Healing: Negativity, Stress|
| **Alt. Healing: Rashes, Skin disorders|
| **Alt. Healing: Rashes, Skin disorders|
| Healing: An Artists stone. Helps to find beauty in ordinary things. Transforms intuition into intellectual thoughts. A stone for flowing with oneís destiny. Helps with transition and change. Master of the sub-conscious. Use for developing work with a pendulum. Reduces anxiety and stress and helps to regulate metabolism.
**Alt. Healing: Anxiety, Metabolism (regulate), Stress|
| Healing: Often called the energy stone. Relieves pain. A real quick pick-me-up. For stamina and sexual energy. Worn by young women to promote beauty and grace. Fosters creativity.
**Alt. Healing: Aura Clearing/Healing, Bladder, Energy, Kidneys, Liver, Low Energy, Pain (physical), Spleen, Stamina, Worry|
| Healing: Useful in balancing hormones. A general tissue rebuilder. Stimulates rejuvenation of the endocrine system. Works with the thymus. Releases toxins absorbed thru the skin.
**Alt. Healing: Endocrine System, Hormone Imbalance, Thymus, Tissues, Toxin release|
| **Alt. Healing: Digestion, Intestinal|
|This feldspar, with its shimmering play of rainbow colors, encourages intuition, inspiration, fantasy and creativity. Labradorite is considered the stone of the present and the future- possessing the power to animate amazing energy.||Various|
|The legends surrounding this rich blue stone date back to 5000 B.C. It was the stone of the ancient rulers. Burial objects made of lapis lazuli were found in ancient royal tombs. Many powers are attributed to lapis including wisdom, spiritual growth, protection, psychic ability, and truth.||Blue|
|Believed to be a lucky stone with healing properties, larimar is thought to be the only remaining vestige of the legendary island Atlantis. Its light blue/green color embodies the vastness of the sky and sea and symbolizes boundlessness and immensity; a creativity stone also known as the dolphin stone.||Blue, Green|
|Carved or polished, it reveals alternating bands of light and dark green. Ancient Egyptians used malachite, in amulets and even pulverized it for use in eye makeup. Zaire is the most important producer of this concentration stone; also said to be a powerful career and money stone.||Dark Green|
|Associated in antiquity with the moon, it has always been the stone of love of lovers. Moonstones are believed to promote fertility and bring inner harmony. Its moon-like light changes with movement and illumination. Also known as a soul stone, it is said to be excellent for attracting love and goddess energy.
|A lustrous pearly shell in creamy beige and white, mother-of-pearl is good organization, home life and endurance.||Beige, White|
|In the Stone Age, it was used to make weapons and arrowheads. Obsidian is formed from volcanic lava and comes in brown, gray, black, and spotted- as in snowflake obsidian. A protection stone, obsidian deflects negativity and sends it back to its source; also believed to help alleviate anxiety attacks. ||brown, black, gray|
| Healing: Relief of tension. Release of blockages. Often called the Purpose-of-Life stone. Used to stimulate growth of the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual centers. Used to gain insight into fulfilling oneís aspirations. A significant stone for protection against all negative energies.
**Alt. Healing: Negativity, Tension|
| Healing: Used for creating smooth skin. Works with clearing veins and clearing eyes. Spiritual Powers- Brings purity and balance. Opens clarity for unwanted circumstances.
**Alt. Healing: Eyes, Veins|
|In mythology, the gods believed opal was the embodiment of the beauty of all precious stones. Precious opal shows amazing iridescent flashes of color as it is viewed from different angles. Australia has been the main producer of fine opals since the 19th century. Symbols of eternal hope, opals are useful for dream work, mediation, psychic development and they are given as gifts of true love.||Various|
|Pearls come to us from the living sea. Formed by invading particles that penetrate shells, they show us how we can attain perfection through painful experience. Pearls in their many colorations, reveal their full beauty and radiance when worn against the skin. The embodiment of feminine beauty, pearls promote wisdom and happiness.||Beige, White|
|Known as the evening emerald, peridot is said to have been worn by Moses for protection and brought to Europe in the Middle Ages by the Crusaders from the Red Sea, where it had been mined for over 3,500 years. Lively green peridot is the stone for inner harmony, positive feelings and for strengthening friendships.||Green|
|Legends from around the world surround this gem. Quartz has been called crystallized light, petrified ice, angel tears and teardrops of Isis. Used universally as the emblem of purity, strength, power and healing. Buddhists use quartz to achieve enlightenment. It opens up chakras and is considered the ancestor of the gem world. Quartz crystal is the most versatile and positive of tones. Today, Native Americans still put quartz in every newborn babyís cradle.||White, Clear|
|Since the Middle Ages, rose quartz has been considered a love charm- gently permeating one with love for others. A universal love stone, it attracts love and admiration, helps to strengthen self-image and self-improvement and to realize oneís full potential. Soothing, calming qualities also help to heal the heart.||Pink|
|When tiny needles of silver or gold are found in quartz, they make attractive gemstones known as rutilated quartz also popularly known as Maidenís hair or the hair of Venus. A powerful healing stone with a stepped-up positive energy. Said to contain the light of the sun it stimulates the wearerís self-healing powers and promotes a calming effect on the psyche.||Various|
|In antiquity, it was used as a protective stone with very strong healing powers. Smokey quartz helps to renew strength and overcome grief; it grounds and clarifies, enabling one to change negative behavior, eliminate the deadwood and begin anew.
|has inclusions of black tourmaline which form prismatic crystals. Known as a harmonizing stone, it creates balance between the two poles of yin and yang, the female and male principles. A marvelous stone for new and harmonic beginnings and for difficult partnerships.||Clear|
| Healing: Amplifies energy and aligns the Chakras. Assists in the creation of power and mental focus. Aids in communication with plants, stones and animals. Fosters connection with the universe at a cellular level. Help to connect with Angels and Spirit Guides. Clears all Chakras and is used for rejuvenation. Can be effective in stimulation of the thymus and balance of right and left brain.
**Alt. Healing: Chakra Alignment, Thymus|
|Watermelon pink with white swirls, this is a love-attracting stone of the highest power. Rhodocrosite symbolizes openness, self-knowledge and awakens our creativity and all-embracing love.||Pink|
|In Antiquity, rhodonite was given to travelers as a protective stone. Believed to be a stone of change, it symbolizes self-realization and helps us make the right decisions on new beginnings in life. Pink rhodonite with its dark inclusions also protects against all kinds of anxieties.||Pink|
|The ancient Greek called it the mother of all gemstones for its beauty, love, and rarity. It is said that ruby combines sensual and spiritual love creating divine love in crystallized form. As a good luck stone of love, ruby encourages sensitivity and harmony in relationships.||Red|
|A precious stone of truth, wisdom and faith. Since the Middle Ages, sapphire has symbolized the tranquility of the heavens bestowing peace and divine blessing upon the wearer.||Blue|
|In ancient Greece, artists and singers carried sodalite as it was believed to promote inspiration and creativity while also providing protection. This dark blue stone with white streaks of calcite is believed to be ideal for spiritual harmony.||Blue|
|New to the gemstone world as it was discovered in 1944 by a Japanese scientist, this lovely purple stone is believed to have comprehensive healing powers. It is a protective stone for sensitive people and symbolizes self-control; sugilite also helps us in new beginnings. Effective on all the chakras.|
|Its beautiful shimmer and play of golden light over its surface gives tigerís eye an amazing liveliness- a catís eye effect called chatoyancy. It has been sought after and used in jewelry as it is said to heighten concentration and help to ease headaches and migraines; also said to be an effective healing stone for bronchial problems and asthma.||Brown|
|Rosy gold, deep yellow, golden brown and aqua blue are among the most popular and valuable colorations of this stone. One of the royal stones in the gem world, topaz comes from the Sanskrit word for fire and symbolizes the joy of life. Its wearer should take delight in the world and embark on a path of self-realization.||Gold, Yellow, Brown,|
|The rainbow of gemstones, tourmaline come in an amazing variety of colors and art extremely positive to work with. The stone is electrostatically charged when rubbed. Rubelite promotes selfless love and is healing for the heart. Green tourmaline is great for harmony and balance. Blue aids with inner peace and clarity. Black reflects negativity and evil back to its source. Watermelon (pink and green) balances, regenerates and heals.||Various|
|One of the first gemstones to be mined, turquoise was sacred stone for ancient Egyptians and Native Americans. It has long been used as a powerful protection stone harm, an amulet for travelers and a good luck stone; also believed to protect from fears and nightmares. Some of the most amazing turquoise is found in Arizona.||Green, Blue, Yellow|
|Also known as epidote, this speckled green and salmon- colored stone conveys the symbol of what comes together belongs together. It is believed to encourage patience and is considered a powerful friendship stone. One who carries unakite will find things that have been lost.||Green, Pink|
|The clear variety of zircon, when cut and polished, has the brilliance and hardness of a diamond. As a healing stone, zircon exhibits spiritual properties and can also ease tensions and clarify mental thoughts.||silver|
|Believed to be a fertility stone for men and women as well as a protective stone for pregnant women, ruby zoisite was discovered in the 19th century. Its highly sought blue variety is called tanzanite and was only discovered in 1967 near Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa.||Red|