Gemstone spiritual uses

Obsidian

Protection, Purification, Grounding

Obsidian is an earth-stone, activating the root chakra and grounding you in your connection to the Earth. It clears the aura of negative energy, and can also be used for scrying.

Agate

Grounding, Nourishment, Stability

Agates are earth stones. Overall, agates are gentle, nourishing, and strengthening, with a lower intensity than many other gemstones. Individual types of agate have their own personal healing properties.

Hematite

Grounding, Clarity, Manifestation
Hematite is the most powerful gemstone to use for grounding. It can help you clear away confusion and orient you toward practical action in the real world. It brings the energy of higher consciousness down through the chakras to your root, and helps you transform that energy into physical reality.

Magnetic Hematite

Grounding, Clarity, Manifestation
Hematite is the most powerful gemstone to use for grounding. It can help you clear away confusion and orient you toward practical action in the real world. It brings the energy of higher consciousness down through the chakras to your root, and helps you transform that energy into physical reality.

Onyx

Focus, Discipline, Self-Mastery
Onyx focuses and directs your energy toward your goals, helping you stay the course. It can help you rebuild your vitality after a prolonged illness or period of depletion, and is useful for work that requires disciplined focus and perseverance.

Purple lace agate

Agates are stones that serve to settle the energies and provide physical, emotional and intellectual balance. Its meaning is one focused and energy stabilization. The purple agatehas the power and harmonizes yin and yang, the positive and negative forces that hold the universe in place.

Lava bead

A volcanic stone created by air bubbles trapped in lava and cooled quickly. Perfect for aromatherapy to put a drop or two of your favourite essential oil on.

Clear quartz

Manifesting, Amplifying Energy
Clear quartz crystal is the most useful and versatile of gemstones for metaphysical work. It has the unique property of being "programmable", meaning you can infuse it with your intention and then it will amplify it, working on your behalf to manifest it in the world. It also acts to amplify the energies of any other stone you are working with.

Smokey quarts

Grounding, Clearing, Practical Action
Smoky quartz clears negative energies from the environment by grounding them in the Earth. It also serves as a general grounding stone, helping you integrate insights from higher vibrations by keeping your feet on the ground and helping you handle practical matters.

Rose quartz

Love, Trust, Emotional Healing
Rose quartz is the classic stone of love. It helps dissolve old hurts and open the heart to trust in love and have faith in the benevolence of the Universe. It has a melting effect on mistrust and suspicion, and reawakens the heart chakra to abundance of love available to it. It is a great stone to place in your home or workplace to increase the vibration of harmony and love in the environment.

Black agate

Black Agate, like all black stones, is a grounding and protective crystal. It gives a calming peace that helps those during a period of bereavement. Black Agate gives inner strength to move on and is also very helpful in keeping the peace in stressful households.

Garnet

Manifesting, Self-worth, Healing
Garnets help you turn your visions into physical reality. The six types of garnets help with different types and levels of manifestation. The most represented in jewelry is pyrope garnet. This type of garnet helps the wearer release guilt and shame, open to receiving love, and walk forward with a sense of clarity and self- worth.

White cateye

Cat's Eye acts to stimulate intuition and to enhance awareness. It is a grounding stone that provides a very effective protective energy. Cat's Eye dispels unwanted energy from the aura. It amplifies good luck and fortune. ... Traditionally, Cat's Eye is believed to protect the wearer from evil spirits.

Blue goldstone 

Uplifting, ambition, protection

Goldstone’s meaning is that of a stone of inspiration, and even a warrior stone, for its ability to transmute lofty ideas into physical manifestations of power.

Aquamarine

Peace, Balance, Empowerment
Aquamarine cools anger and helps create a calm, centered, relaxed but alert state with balanced energy. It is a stone of the Divine Feminine--teaching a form of power that is yielding and yet resilient, and letting you speak your truth clearly from a place of inner knowing rather than reactivity.

Blue flower agate

Flower Agate helps us reach our highest potential, protecting us from fears and self-doubt. Flower Agate inspires us to manifest and nurture our dreams. Its energy ignites a passion to pursue dreams and live life to the fullest.

Ruby zoisite

Restoring Vitality
Ruby zoisite is a healing and energizing stone, helping you recover your natural vitality and sense of joy at being alive.

Goldstone

Called the stone of ambition, goldstone is thought to assist in attaining goals. Some consider goldstone to be a symbol of ingenuity, ambition, and drive. It believed to reduce tension, revitalize the wearer and encourage a positive attitude.

Amazonite

Truth, Harmony, Peace
Amazonite helps to harmonize apparently different motivations and interests by bringing the truth to light without emotionality, and allowing one to see another point of view. It facilitates this process both between people, and within an individual psyche. Therefore it is good for meditation and inner work to clarify inner conflicts and confusion and integrate the self.

Blue Malaysian jade

Blue Jade is a talisman of peace and serenity. It calms and restores, like a veil of slow moving clouds covering the moon. It is spiritual. It ranges in color from pale to mid-blue, sometimes a pale bluish-green, and is widely used to temper emotional upheaval and to restore equilibrium.

Opalite

Opalite is a wonderfully serene crystal. It is a stone of love, but only rewards faithful lovers. It is said to help form lasting romantic bonds. Opalite is believed to alleviate depression, soothe frayed nerves and help us to step away from anxiety. It is said to bring inner peace and a sense of calm in any situation.

White howlite, ivory howlite, turquoise howlite

Surrender, Letting Go, Rest
Howlite is calming because it encourages you to "live and let live", letting go of attachments that are causing stress and encouraging you to enjoy your life as it is without worrying about what others are doing. This in turn promotes true rest, which is why it is known for helping with insomnia.

Aventurine

Vitality, Confidence, Optimism
Green aventurine is known as the "Lucky Talisman" or "Stone of Opportunity" for its good luck properties. Its deeper purpose is help you release old habits and patterns so you are ready for new opportunities and growth and can move forward with confidence.

Citrine

Imagination, Clarity, Manifestation
To manifest your dreams, you first need to know what they are. By activating both your imagination and your will, citrine helps you clearly envision what you want, and then gives you the persistence to see it through.

Tiger eye

Balance, Grounding, Discernment
Tiger eye helps you stay centered and calmly practical despite the ups and downs of life. It helps you balance polarities and accept contradictions, taking life as it comes and responding to the needs of the moment without judgment. It is a helpful stone for protracted difficult situations, as it lends endurance and keeps you in the best state of mind to deal with problems as they come without getting overwhelmed, hopeless, or reactionary.

Carnelian

Vitality, Confidence, Sexuality
Carnelian is about action. By activating the first three chakras, Carnelian provides a powerful boost to your willpower, with the physical energy and drive to back it up. If your heart wants something, carnelian can give you the confidence and power to go for it.

Zebra stone

Zebra Stone bring balance into our lives, connecting us to the grounding energy of Mother Earth and the infinite loving energy of the Universe. It is very helpful in overcoming depression or anxiety.

Green Malaysian jade

Malay/Malaysia Jade is dyed quartz or chalcedony that can be found in red, green, lavender, blue, pink, white, turquoise, and watermelon shades. The color of this crystal has a huge influence on its healing properties. This gorgeous green crystal symbolizes peace, love, prosperity, and abundance.

Labradorite

Psychic Abilities, Journeying
Labradorite awakens psychic abilities such as telepathy and prophecy. It facilitates self- mastery and awareness of multiple layers
of reality at the same time; thus it is a good stone for shamanic work.

Tourmaline

Joy, Emotional Healing, Love
Tourmaline carries the frequency of natural joy and beauty. Tourmaline comes in a wide variety of types and colors. Watermelon tourmaline combines pink and green tourmaline, bringing the energies of both and creating an ideal stone for working with the heart. Black tourmaline is one of the best protection crystals available and widely used for metaphysical work. Pink tourmaline is beneficial for emotional healing.

Amethyst

Protection, Cleansing, Intuition
Amethyst is a powerhouse stone. It vibrates at a high frequency, creating
a bubble of spiritual protection against negative energy. It awakens higher consciousness, assists in wise decision- making free of emotional confusion, and facilitates meditation and intuition.

Lapis lazuli

Vision, Truth, Awareness
Lapis lazuli is a stone with royal energy, in that it helps you uncover and access your inner noble and Divine nature. It activates psychic abilities and intuition, connecting you to spiritual guidance and visionary awareness. It helps you discern and speak the truth, as well as discover your truest inner Self.

Sodalite

Insight, Clarity, Intuition
Sodalite stimulates the mind and consciousness to create enhanced intuition, creativity, and powers of analysis and observation. It can enhance the ability to be an objective witness of your internal processes, therefore assisting in meditation and inner journeying. It can be a guide in looking deeply inside to discover where you are on your life's path and where you need to go.

 

Sugilite

Awakening Inner Light
Sugilite is a purple gemstone that helps you remember your soul's purpose and pursue it. It also helps with lucid dreaming and provides psychic protection.

Selenite

Spiritual Cleansing
Selenite is best known for being a cleansing and purification crystal. It can be used to clear the aura from negativity or stuck energy and to clear crystals by placing them on top of the flat piece of selenite. 
It is also known to help support in cleansing your environment and helps to repel negative energy allowing for your environment to feel light and free of any negativity and harm.

Pyrite

Action, Willpower, Creativity
Pyrite strengthens and activates the third chakra, the seat of the will. The result is increased confidence, assertiveness, creativity, and the ability to do what it takes to create what you want.

Tourmalinated quartz

Balances opposites, Grounding

Tourmaline Quartz combines the properties of Tourmaline and Clear Quartz Crystal.  Tourmaline purifies ones own energies and protects from negativity, while Quartz amplifies energies focused through it.  This combination makes Tourmaline Quartz a powerful shield-stone that, depending on the desired intent of the wearer, can amplify and return negative energy, like a mirror spell, or can convert the negative energy into positive energy for the wearer.

An effective grounding stone, Tourmaline Quartz strengthens the body's energy field against external invasion and deflects detrimental environmental influences.  It is often seen as a symbol of unity and is an effective problem solver.  It eliminates crystallised patterns which are, or may have been, destructive in ones own life and releases tensions at any level.  Its liberating power against negative energy can be used to assist us to actualise the strength needed to alleviate negative or hostile relationships and situations.  Tourmaline Quartz balances yin / yang energies.  It harmonises disparate and opposite elements and polarities, and turns negative thoughts and energies into positive ones.  Psychologically, it helps to integrate and heal the shadow energies, alleviating self-sabotage.  It harmonises the meridians, the subtle bodies, and the chakras.

Tourmaline Quartz detoxifies the entire body and is used to treat disorders of the digestive tract.

Angel Aura Quartz

Clear Quartz bonded with Platinum and Silver, sometimes Gold or other trace metals; exhibits a light blue, rainbow and silvery iridescence like the gossamer wings of angels. It carries a very loving and sweet energy, stimulating the spirit and elevating one’s mood. Meditating with this crystal allows one to enter a state of serenity and peace, purification and rest, and to go beyond the body to perceive and receive help from one’s angel guides. Angel Aura assists in remembering lessons from past incarnations and attuning to one’s spiritual purpose.

It is a marvelous aid for recognizing beauty, from Nature and Spirit, from within, and in others. Use Angel Aura at the Throat Chakra for loving communications, in romantic pursuits, in caring for children and the aged, and in all healing situations. It may also be used to align and purify all chakras, allowing for the Rainbow Light Body activation and integration. Angel Aura is an all-healer, harmonizing one’s energy field with the physical body, and is thought to be particularly helpful for autism, Asperger’s syndrome and the nervous system. It is great for anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, and for use in Reiki healing, reflexology and shiatsu

Sphalerite

Sphalerite will both ground you and energize you when you have recently meditated with high vibration stones and feel odd or dizzy.

This interesting crystal also helps to harmonize the male and female aspects of the personality.

It will also assist with stimulating your creativity. This is an exceptional stone, with a number of impressive properties.

Sphalerite

Grounding, Energy, Meditation, Creativity, relieves fatigue

Sphalerite will both ground you and energize you when you have recently meditated with high vibration stones and feel odd or dizzy.

This interesting crystal also helps to harmonize the male and female aspects of the personality. It will also assist with stimulating your creativity. This is an exceptional stone, with a number of impressive properties.

One of its most powerful attributes is its action to help to prevent nervous exhaustion and fatigue. After using high crystal energy stones, this crystal is highly beneficial to use to aid grounding. It will help you if you feel any of the symptoms of being ungrounded.

Peacock ore

Peacock Ore is a stone of happiness and joy, it is said to turn you in positive directions, and help channel happiness to others; generally a stone of upliftment.

The most lovely gift of this stone is that it brings you the ability to see and appreciate the joy available in every moment, as well as a feeling of acceptance that all is exactly as it should be, exactly as it is…what's not to love! It is said to encourage an understanding that there is nothing wrong in any aspect of your life, but it is all down to your perception of it, everything is for purposeful good.

Peacock Ore is said to be one of the most powerful stones when used in conjunction with chakra healing as it’s energy is such that when placed on one chakra it effects all of the others. In physical healing it is used to stimulate adrenaline and encourage the production of calcium within the body.

Fluorite

Clarity, Focus, Order

Fluorite clears and clarifies mental clutter. If you are confused and distracted by too many ideas, or worries about the future, fluorite will put your mental mess in order, enabling you to focus on what really matters. It's a support for work that involves making subtle distinctions, or a lot of decisions in quick succession.

Bizmuth

Journeying, loneliness, Anxiety

It can be used to support transformation by aiding travel between the physical plane and realms of astral and spirit. It can also help with visualisation while shamanic journeying. Bismuth aids in relieving feelings of overwhelm, isolation and loneliness.

Selenite desert rose

Desert Rose Selenite is a unique, natural crystal formation that is formed from the combination of water, wind and sand. It carries the energies of clarity, prosperity and purification… The desert rose selenite meaning is to rid the mind of old thought-processes that we hold that are outdated or overused.

Ocean Jasper

Holding the energy of water and the ocean, Ocean Jasper crystal is a heart-opening stone that invites you to call love, kindness, and happiness into your life. Through its gentle energy, the Ocean Jasper crystal stone meaning offers a sense of comfort and empowerment that nurtures your soul.

Blue goldstone / Blue Sandstone

In essence, the Blue Goldstone is all about ambition. It’s a stone that can grant your heart’s desires. Also called the Blue Sandstone, it’s believed to be the perfect crystal for empaths.

This little blue bead holds enough power to enlighten your mind and spirit. It grants you new beginnings and helps you achieve success in all aspects. As a blue-gold stone type, this precious piece of glass can help you become more accepting of the cards life deals you.

Grey Agate

Grounding, Nourishment, Stability
Agates are earth stones. Overall, agates are gentle, nourishing, and strengthening, with a lower intensity than many other gemstones. Individual types of agate have their own personal healing properties.

Rhodochrosite

Emotional Healing, Nurturing, Joy
Rhodochrosite is a powerful stone for emotional healing. It helps you gently revisit painful childhood memories, heal the past, and reclaim the parts of yourself that you may have suppressed or disowned for emotional survival. It is also a stone of joy and nurturing, helping you access the freedom and magic of a child when they feel safe and loved.

Mookaite

Ancestral healing

Mookaite is a yellow, brown and reddish- purple form of jasper found only in Australia. It helps you connect to your animal instincts, revitalizes the body, and supports ancestral healing.

Hawk's Eye

Protection, Protects from negative energy, Intuition, Focus

Hawk's Eye is known for supporting yourself to look within and find answers within your subconscious mind. It is a stone of intuition, it helps you see the big picture rather than focus on the irrelevant details of everyday life. 

The stone also brings you attentiveness to the world and to fellow creatures. It is known to put the circle of life into perspective and helps you find your place in the natural order.

Red Tigers Eye

Passion, Sexual stimulation, Protection and Grounding

Red tiger's eye properties are closely connected to the human sex drive, and it is often used to either increase the libido or help a person deal with sexual frustrations and issues. 

Red Tiger's eye is also known to share many of the qualities of the more commonly known Gold tiger's eye such as protection and grounding.

Bloodstone

Purification, Courage, Vitality

Bloodstone assists us in facing the hard realities and challenges of Earthly life with courage and nobility. It does this by strengthening the root chakra, purifying the aura, and grounding one fully in the physical body. By bringing the subtle body into balance, it bolsters our inner vitality and gives us the heart to make necessary sacrifices, look at painful truths, or endure physical trials.

Blue Lace Agate

Speak With Conviction

Blue lace agate is ideal for situations where you know you must speak up and don't feel confident that you can find the right words. It helps you speak your truth with conviction in a way others can understand.

Moss Agate

Natural Abundance

Moss agates are nurturing earth stones that help you feel and embrace the abundance of nature.

Peach Moonstone

Stimulates the mind, Anxiety, Supreme Divination
Peach moonstone supports the heart as it stimulates the mind, soothing worry or anxiety, and bringing out the best in people. Its loving energy promotes the Divine in all situations, and is an emotional support for intuitive or sensitive children.

Peridot

Positivity, Abundance, Creation
Peridot is a positive energy stone. It vibrates with the energy of sunshine, showering you with blessings and abundance. It helps bring the physical reality of your life into alignment with your true purpose and joy. It can help you release past hardships, and step into a new reality of fruitful goodness.

Rainbow Moonstone

Protection & Healing
Rainbow Moonstone is a healing and protective stone. It clears negative energy and helps resolve emotional wounds and grief to bring joy, peace, and optimism.

Red Jasper

Empowerment, Strength, Courage
Red Jasper is a stone of empowerment, bringing strength to resist emotional domination by others, and the courage to overcome domestic violence. It also sustains those in the process of healing and recovering from violent sexual experiences.

Tigers Eye

Balance, Grounding, Discernment
Tiger eye helps you stay centered and calmly practical despite the ups and downs of life. It helps you balance polarities and accept contradictions, taking life as it comes and responding to the needs of the moment without judgment. It is a helpful stone for protracted difficult situations, as it lends endurance and keeps you in the best state of mind to deal with problems as they come without getting overwhelmed, hopeless, or reactionary.

Unakite

Healing The Body, Perseverance
Unakite supports the physical body by purging toxicity from old emotional wounds and attachments, anger and resentment, and bad habits like overeating. It gradually supports a healthy alignment of physical, mental, and spiritual bodies, helping the body become a support for higher experiences.

Yellow Aventurine

Compassion, Understanding, Power
Yellow Aventurine works with the golden light to fill us with compassion and understanding.  Its reassuring energy works with our Sacral Chakra to balance our emotions and alleviate grief and suffering.  It also has a deep connection to our Solar Plexus Chakra, assisting us regain our personal power as we become less sensitive and indecisive, while enhancing our drive to find our place in this world.  A creativity stone, Yellow Aventurine wants us to be confident and free to experiment with different forms of self-expression.  When we are feeling stuck or out of ideals, Yellow Aventurine will help our creativity flow, enabling our limitless potential to come through!

Chrysoprase

Love, Healing, Joy
Chrysoprase reminds and reassure you of your heart connection to others and to the Earth. It is one of the best stones for healing a broken heart and preparing your heart for a new relationship. It also helps when facing threatening situations, strengthening your ability to stay centered in your heart and act from compassion rather than fear or anger