Here you will find a short description of the metaphysical healing properties and origins of the most commonly used stones on this website.

             Gemstone Healing Properties

Agate Family

Powerful when used with chakra color system


Aids expression of emotions needing to be healed


Manifestation tool, increases energy












Excellent for opening the third eye and development of psychic abilities










Facilitates angelic communication, astral travel and removes fears










Ocean energy, integrates universal truths, balances thymus gland


Heals the heart and balances male and female power(ying and yang)


Accepting personal power, heart healing while reducing stress

Blue Lace Agate









Promotes speaking one's truth and self-expression











Increases creativity and vision, artist's touchstone











Third eye stone that enhance psychic awareness and abilities










Improves concentration and memory, self-esteem and attracts abundance


Ocean gift that support healing bone structures and ease emotional distress


Accesses deeper awareness, protector from electromagnetic frequencies, strong restorative tool










Stimulates passion and creativity, assists in healing blood-related dis-eases


Strong grounding energy, promotes optimism, strengthens physical and etheric bodies


Aids those new to the spiritual path, encourages and protects psychic exploration


Prosperity stone that also aids good health, ancient wisdom









Promotes realization of your destiny and life purpose through inner sight, represents the temple of the stars


Gentle calming energy, helps soul mates recognize each other, releases depression

Lapis Lazuli

Connects heart and head to make balanced relationships









Strong feminine balancer(receiving), balances womens hormones with Moon Goddess energy


Grounding, increases concentration










Symbols of integrity and purity, conduit to the heavens that works well with colored stones


Heart clearer, understanding relationships and increases prosperity

Quartz Crystal













Enhances spiritual awareness and harmonizes energies

Rose Quartz

Opening the heart to love and soul mate attraction,

Smoky Quartz

Grounding, physical healing
Obsidian, Black

Protector from harsh energies, dispels negativity in a harsh environment

Eliminate fear and control issues,increases clairvoyance
Sterling & Argentium

Feminine receptive energy, escalates gemstones' healing properties

Amplifies spiritual and psychic abilities, amplifies pineal and pituitary glands

Gaining personal power, self-confidence
Turquoise Shaman stone,wisdom, trust kindness

Gemstone Descriptions

A form of Chalcedony found in all varieties of colors.
A Feldspar mineral with a mottled green appearance. A green stone that can go from pale sea foam in color to dark teal.
Fossilized tree resin dating back 20 to 40 million years ago. Its color varies from golden yellow to orange and red.
A quartz with manganese creating different shades of purple (from pale violet to a deep, intense purple) according to the iron presence during formation.
ANGELITE A sulphate/anhydrite that is pale to mid celestial blue.
A type of Beryl  that ranges in color from translucent sea-foam green to pale blue and occasionally in pinks.
From the quartz family. Green Jade-like color and opaque. Quartzite composed of interlocking quartz particles and mica crystals. Used in ancient China for the seal of the emperor.
Grows in granular masses and crystalline structures. Cobalt blue with patches of green. Name is derived from the word Azure or blue. Combines the minerals azurite; blue, and malachite; green, no two stones are ever the same.
Light blue with soft white banding. Another form of chalcedony (quartz) gemstone known for its hardness and unusual appearance.
An agate which is from the chalcedony family of minerals.   Uniform deep translucent orange/red. The color comes from iron.
Silicate that is marbled with swirling shades of purple,violet,lavender and black and white.
CHRYSOCOLLA Crystallized gem silica that is richly colored with brilliant blue-green, turquoise, light blue and/or light green hues.
A form of quartz found in a vibrant yellow color ranging from yellow to golden yellow. It is a form of amethyst that has turned this color by being heated (which can happen naturally as well as being influenced by man).
Comes in many colors and varieties. The most common used in jewelry is in shades of red. Coral formations occur in reefs throughout the earth's oceans, most typically in shallow waters.
Comes in almost every color. Purple, green, colorless, white, yellow, pink, red, blue and black. Transparent to translucent.
   Cultured pearls farming involves inserting a foreign substance, or nucleus, into the tissue of the oyster or mollusk, then returning it to the sea, allowing a cultured pearl to develop naturally.
Blood red, solid in color. The name is derived from the Latin word granatum (pomegranate) alluding to the garnets color and seed-like crystal formation.
Iron rich dark steel gray with metallic sheen. Crystallizes in tubular and rhombohedral masses columnar or granular shapes. It's trade names are black diamond, black pearl, and Alaskan black diamond. In Tahiti, some people try to pass it off as Black Pearls.
Blue and yellow with violet and/or gray undertones. Translucent stone ranging from fairly pale to deep gray/blue.
Green opaque and semi-opaque primarily, although, it comes in many other colors; red, brown, and blue. Formed in large masses, Nephrite jade comprises actinolite contributing to color which varies from olive gray, green-gray, spinach green, misty green, apple green, light green.
A form of feldspar. Labradorite is a very interesting mineral.  Depending on the angle from which the specimen is viewed, it can appear to be a nondescript gray-green rock or it can display a grand range of colors(usually blue or green) known as labradorescence or schiller that flashes out at you at different angles as you turn it. This phenomenon can be seen in specimens which are uncut, but it is fantastically clear in cut and polished specimens.
Is a combination of minerals principally lazulite giving the deep blue color and a minimally calcite white color with inclusions of pyrite sometimes seen as flecks - brass yellow in color. It was prized by ancient Egyptians for use in jewelry, but also powdered for use in cosmetics, medicines, and ritualistic ceremonies.
LARIMAR Volcanic silicate found only in one place in the world in the Dominican Republic.
From the feldspar family. White with a blue or white sheen like the shine of the moon. This is caused by the reflection of light from the internal structure, made up of alternating layers of albite and orthoclase feldspar from the feldspar family. Translucent whitish color with iridescent blue or white sheen.
In its natural state is usually a beautiful shimmery tan and often called "Caramel Mother-of-Pearl". When Mother-of-Pearl is bleached, it turns a snowy, shimmery white. Mother-of-Pearl is also sometimes black. May be referred to as "Oyster Shell".

Obsidian is natural glass formed by volcanic lava that cooled too quickly. It is usually black. When there are bubbles or crystal inclusions, it is called snowflake obsidian.
A member of the chalcedony family which also includes carnelian, agate, bloodstone, etc. Occurring naturally in a variety of colors, black onyx is polished to enhance appearance, a member of the quartz family.
Silicate of Magnesium and Iron. Peridot is the gem form of the mineral olivine. Because the iron which creates the color is an integral part of its structure, it is found only in green, ranging from a summery light yellowish green to a 7-up bottle green.
Is colorless and transparent. It is also known as "Rock Crystal". Other colors of quartz have special names such as: Rose Quartz, Citrine, and Amethyst. Brown quartz is often referred to as Smokey Quartz. Smokey Quartz is often irradiated clear quartz.
The pink color of rhodochrosite is caused by the element manganese and it is formed when manganese is dissolved by ground water and combines with a carbonate material and then drips off the ceiling of caves and crevices deep underground. It is pink with white.
Named for its pink color (from titanium), it's often crackled. It is translucent and can range in color from pale peach to pink.
Is a clear gray or brown variety of crystalline quartz, color ranges from medium light tan to medium dark brown
Is an opaque, navy blue stone usually with white streaks. Sodalite is named in reference to its sodium content.
Is a deep purple colored ring silicate that is a relatively recent discovery offered up by mother earth to meet the changing needs of our planet.
A variety of quartz. An opaque stone, with a silky sheen and natural iridescence, which gives the illusion of an eye. Hence the name. The color usually consists of golden, brown and black shimmering bands, but examples are also found in a reddish brown color.
An Opaque stone, which, as its name suggests is turquoise in color. This turquoise color can range from green to blue. The presence of copper gives turquoise a sky blue color with a dark matrix usually black veining due to inclusions. It also sometimes has inclusions of white Marble and Pyrites, much as Lapis Lazuli.


Recommended reading:

Crystal Therapy-                                    
Doreen Virtue Ph.D and
Judith Lukomski

Healing With Gemstones and Crystals -           
Diane Stein

The Illustrated Directory Of Healing Crystals -    Cassandra Eason

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