Protection. Good Luck. Birthstone: Libra
Agate is the number one stone for protection (along with Turquoise of course!). Agates attract strength. Agate is a protection from bad dreams. Why the crystal is so powerful is that although it can’t change emotions, it can help us to change our level of acceptance of the emotion.
Healing. Quick Wit. Birthstone: February
Amethyst is a gemstone often worn by healers, as it has the power to focus energy. The crystal symbolizes piety, humility, sincerity and spiritual wisdom. Amethyst is a stone of power and can be used as a dream stone- to help insomnia. You can place an amethyst under your pillow to bring about pleasant dreams.
Prosperity. Psychic Awareness Perfect for Zen Seekers
Aura quartz are known as stones of abundance, said to attract success to all who use, wear or carry them and it is thought that they can even bring prosperity and sometimes wealth! As with many crystals, this quartz is an outstanding tool for people wishing to increase their skills in the psychic realm as well as their awareness.
Peace. Self Love. Guidance. Birthstone: March
Aquamarine stones are beautiful crystals that heighten courage, and aid clear communication with the Divine source of all that is. They have properties that aid to let one release old emotional issues, anger and stress- helping you to bring positive change into being. It brings inner peace, hope and self-love, gives shielding for the aura, and is said to bring angels for their guidance and protection.
Harmony. Luck. Balance. Birthstone: August
Aventurine is the stone of opportunity. Green Aventurine is the stone of luck and chance. Aventurine has a stabilizing effect on the emotions. It is excellent stone for teenagers. It is said that if you buy a lottery ticket with an Aventurine in your back left pocket- Lady Luck will be with you! Green Aventurine’s soothing energy balances the emotional body, guiding one toward inner harmony.
Blue Lace Agate
Confidence. Happiness. Calmness. Birthstone: Tauras/Gemini
This is a calming, uplifting stone. The blue color strengthens the function of the throat chakra and encourages peace. Wear a blue lace agate for peace and happiness. It can be used wherever there is a build up of painful or irritated energy.. Blue Lace Agate is a stone of communication, helping those who have difficulty being heard by others, or who need confidence and articulation to share their truths
Balance. Spiritual Energy. Vitality. Birthstone: March.
This stone is rare and found only in one place in the entire world…in South Namibia, Africa. Brandberg Quartz is a powerful stone for spiritual alchemy and connects to your spiritual being and all That Is. Brandberg’s may surface old issues for you to look at so that you can grow spiritually. It is a master healer that supports recovery from illness and depletion, restoring vitality. Energetically, Brandberg crystals bring balance, peace and then bliss follows.
Energy amplifier. Healing. Calming.
Calcite has a powerful calming and healing energy that helps us keep our emotions balanced. It is great for helping us deal with panic and fear. It provides help for problems or stalled projects. Calcite is especially beneficial for those who suffer from unpleasant childhood experiences. It removes hindrances and helps us accomplish things. It is particularly helpful with phobias.
Focus. Energy. Strength. Birthstone: Cancer/Leo
Keep a carnelian with you and feel the energy flow to you. Carnelian gives energy whilst protecting from bad vibrations. It is often used as an energy booster. It also helps to calm the temper. It helps the insecure person to find strength within them so they can come into their own. It is said to increase the appetite. Carnelian has a long and storied past, and was once considered strictly the property of the noble class.
Clarity. Success. Mind. Birthstone: November/Virgo
Healers often use Citrine as it increases self esteem, protects one from the negative energy of someone else’s abuse, opens the mind to new thoughts and promotes clarity in thinking. It also is used to calm and soothe an individual within a distressed condition. Some use it to help relieve depression and digestive problems. It’s a crystal that will forever give joy and love to the owner.
Expanding the mind. Balance. Birthstone: April
Quartz crystals are used in expanding the mind to touch the spirit world. These crystals are used to enhance the beneficial life force. Crystal water (water that a quartz crystal has been placed) has been drunk for its healthy benefits for centuries. Although a little more common then other crystals, Clear Quartz are the strongest balancing crystal and they mediate the energies of many other crystals.
Focus. Energy. Strength.
Birthstone: April 20th-May 20th
Fluorite is known as the “Genius Stone”. The reason being that it helps to increase concentration and help in decision making! It helps to open the way for the power of other stones to be effective too. It can be used as a meditation stone to help energize the body and raise the power of concentration. Fluorite is said to absorb and neutralize negative vibrations.
Absorption. Relationships. Intuition.
Hematite is often used to improve relationships. If you need help in this sphere- carry a hematite, wear or give your significant other or loved one a hematite jewellery item to always wear. Hematite is good for increasing intuition. It also stimulates iron absorption in the small intestine, which in turn improves oxygen supply to the body.
Stress relief. Third Eye, Insight. Birthstone: Gemini
Howlite is a super calming stone and it can be used to relieve stress. Focusing on a piece of Howlite can assist in journeying outside the body and gaining insight from past lives. It can also help to overcome critical or selfish behaviour. Placed on the third eye, it opens memories of previous times and lifetimes.
Relieves Anxiety. Wisdom. Balance. Birthstone: March
Jade is an ancient stone that has historically been used to attract love. Jade is a special gemstone of healing and stability. It relieves anxiety and lightens emotions developed from fear. Jade is a special stone that is believed to promote wisdom, balance, and peace. It has spiritual attributes, which are extremely distinct.
Throat Chakra. Dream Recall. Energy Balance.
Kyanite is a stone of channeling, altered states, vivid dreams, dream recall, and visualizations. It gives protection during these states. This is a high crystal energy stone, and is also a third eye chakra stone. This crystal is wonderful to use on the throat chakra as it will open the chakra, creating better communication and self-expression. The fan like clusters or blades that are formed by kyanite make it an ideal stone for restoring energy balance. It is a very effective energy conduit that can balance most systems of the body.
Success. Transformation. Adventure
Birthstone: February and March
Labradorite (also called Spectrolite sometimes) is a considered by mystics to be a stone of transformation and magic. It is said to clear, balance and protect the aura, as well as being an excellent stone for general protection. It is purported to help provide clarity and insight into your destiny, as well as attract success. Labradorite is associated with the solar plexus and brow chakras. It is a wonderful tool for returning joy and spontaneity back to one’s life. It helps eliminate the emotional drain of daily routine or being weighed down by responsibility, and awakens a sense of adventure and change.
Wisdom. Power. Truth. Birthstone: September
Lapis lazuli is an ancient gem with a vast and interesting history. When working or meditating with Lapis Lazuli, it can bring matters more clearly to the mind. It is one of the most powerful stones and should be used with care. Lapis Lazuli has high intensity frequency and can open many of the chakra centers. This must be done only with love in the heart, comprehension in the mind and wisdom in soul. he very earliest cultures valued lapis lazuli more highly than gold. The ancient Egyptians used Lapis Lazuli as a symbol of Truth.
Feminine Power. Guidance. Spiritual Connection.
Rainbow moonstone, like all varieties of moonstone, has a very strong connection to the spiritual world. It is also a very good stone for getting in touch with your emotions. This is the perfect stone to use if you are feeling disconnected from a higher power, and feel as if you need some spiritual guidance. Moonstone opens the heart to nurturing qualities as well as assisting in the acceptance of love. Rainbow moonstone is extremely tightly linked to the idea of the “divine feminine,” the maternal feminine power of the universe.
Great Inner Strength. Calming. Birthstone: Capricorn
Onyx is known to separate. It can help release negative emotions such as sorrow and grief. It also aids to sharpen your sense and increase self-confidence. Onyx jewelry is worn to defend against negativity that is directed at you. Black stones have protective energies in the sense that black is the absence of light, and therefore, can be used to create invisibility.
Overcoming Fatigue. Meditation. Energy.
Fondly known as the stone of eternity and hope.
Opalite is a subtle yet highly energetic stone. It is the ideal stone for meditation. Opalite improves communication on all levels, especially the spiritual. It removes energy blockages of the chakras and meridians. Opalite stabilises mood swings and helps in overcoming fatigue. Opalite is the gemstone for the third eye chakra
Inner Peace. Happiness. Energy. Birthstone: October
Coral symbolizes life and blood force energy. Dark red coral is used for heating and stimulating the bloodstream. It is used as an aid to depression, lethargy or deficient nutrition. Creativity and optimism are also qualities that coral brings out. Emotionally, coral brings inner peace, strength, and understanding of purpose
Love. Self-Worth. Peace. Birthstone: January
Rose Quartz is affectionately known as the stone of love! This is the perfect crystal to give your loved one to share in that high frequency love vibration. It helps the user feel a strong sense of self-worth, therefore being worth love. Rose quartz is the stone of universal love. It is also the stone of love in marriage. When worn in jewelry the wearer feels a sense of self-worth.Rose Quartz has a gentle vibration of love for the owner. It gives inner peace and helps in all matters pertaining to love in all its forms. Rose Quartz opens the heart to love.
Protection. Good luck. Direction. Birthstone: Gemini.
Tiger Eye lets you see everything. It also known to bring clear thinking and insight. Tiger’s-eye or Cat’s-Eye is a stone for the mind, not the body. Tiger Eye is used to focus the mind. It will cause the mind to have feeling of oneness and feel more direct in all thoughts. It also makes one aware of one’s own needs related to the needs of others. When used in jewelry the tiger eye may bring good luck and protection from the evil eye to the wearer.
Stress Release. Protection. Peace.
Topaz is believed to bring success and good fortune- therefore it is often used for protection, particularly protection from the evil eye and greed. Spiritually it brings in love and peace. It also is said to bring creativity, individuality, true love, and hope. Topaz is a powerful stone for strengthening the whole physical body. It balances, soothes and cleanses emotions and thoughts, releases stress, and brings joy.
Protection. Wisdom. Good Fortune.
Turquoise is one of the oldest protection amulets, and was also known as a symbol of wealth in many ancient cultures. The Native American’s prize Turquoise as the protection stone of their culture. Turquoise provides strength, protection from harm and an increased connection to the spirit world. If given a turquoise jewellery item by a loving friend, that stone would protect the wearer from negative energy and bring good fortune. The turquoise is the symbol of friendship. It also brings peace to the home so it works well in both dream catchers for your home and jewellery for your beloved friend! This stone is a very personal and meaningful stone to one who wears it as it often takes on the characteristics of the owner. Turquoise carries great wisdom of basic truth within it. Turquoise also has physical benefits which include increasing growth, alleviating pain and detoxifying the body.