A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Agate is a stone commonly found in the United States, India, Morocco, the Czech Republic, Brazil, and Africa. It is recognizable by its waxy bands of milky white and pink against soft brown. Agate stabilizes the aura, eliminating and transforming negative energy. If worn around the neck, agate will heal emotional blockages that may be preventing the acceptance of love. It has also been known to strengthen the blood vessels and heal skin disorders.
Amazonite is a stone which comes from the United States, Russia, Canada, Brazil, India, Mozambique, Nambia, and Austria. It is well known for it's opalescent blue-green color and milky veins. Amazonite acts as a filter; it blocks stress, absorbs microwaves and cell phone emanations away from the body, and protects against technologically birthed pollution. It also opens the third eye and enhances intuition while also dissipating negative energy.
Amber is not a crystal, but fossilized tree resin, commonly found in countries around the Baltic Sea, Romania, Siberia, Burma, and Canada. Natural colorings include golden brown and yellow, but there is also artificially colored green amber. Due to its botanical source, amber has a strong connection to nature and is a grounding for our higher energies. It draws disease away from the body, much like sap is drawn from a tree. Amber draws negative energies from the body and transforms them into positive ones which the body can use to cleanse and heal itself. More specifically, it is often used for detoxification and protection from radiation. Likewise, it also cleanses the mind of unhealthy thoughts and attitudes, promoting a well rounded view of the world.
Amethyst is one of the most common crystals in the world and is distinguishable by its deep purple color. It is found internationally, but particularly in the United States, Britain, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, East Africa, Siberia, and India. Amethyst is an extremely protective stone with a high spiritual vibration. Amethyst helps protect against inebriation, over indulgence, and outside influences. Amethyst also said to boost the production of hormones and heightens metabolism. Because of it's powers, caution should be taken under all circumstances regarding issues with paranoia or schizophrenia.
Ammonites are fossils of ancient sea creatures that lived between 400-60 million years ago. These cephalopods were highly evolved creatures before their extinction along with the dinosaurs. Moreover, it is believed that ammonite can bring stability to one's life, and is said to ease the process of spiritual growth and development; as well as bring a sense of relaxation.
Apatite comes in several different colors with blue being the most common and yellow being rare. Mexico, Norway, Russia, and the United States boast the highest yielding Apatite deposits. It is an inspirational stone and promotes a humanitarian attitude inclining towards social service. Apatite also increases motivation and builds up energy reserves to be used in high stress or high tension situations. It heals bones and promotes the creation of new cells, particularly stem cells. Yellow apatite is an effective eliminator of toxins and draws off stagnant energy while blue apatite channels divine guidance and inspiration.
Aquamarine is commonly found in the United States, Mexico, Russia, Brazil, India, Ireland, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. Its green-blue color is opaque and cloudy in the raw form, but can also be heat treated to be clear. Aquamarine instills courage in the wearer and naturally counteracts the forces of darkness by harnessing the powers of the light. Spiritually, aquamarine opens clairvoyance and is particularly affective with already sensitive individuals. It is also good for closure on all levels. Swollen glands, sore throats, and overactive thyroids can benefit from aquamarine's properties.
Aventurine can come in a variety of colors from green and blue to red, brown, and even peach. It can be found in Italy, Brazil, China, India, Russia, Tibet, Nepal. Aventurine is a stone of prosperity, but can also protect spaces such as gardens or houses when placed in a grid around the affected area. Within a person, aventurine can promote leadership capabilities and help in decision making. It also balances blood pressure, relieves migraine headaches, and relieves skin problems. It clears the mind, body, and spirit.
Also known as Heliotrope, Bloodstone comes from Australia, Brazil, China, the Czech Republic, Russia, and India. It is a combination of green quartz accented with either red or yellow jasper giving it a distinct marbleized appearance. Bloodstone is an energy cleanser and stimulates... you guessed it... blood flow. It also fights minor infections and was even used by the ancient Egyptians to shrink tumors. Mentally, Bloodstone also promotes strategic thinking and planning while giving courage and flexibility. In other words, Bloodstone helps the wearer to think on their feet and aides in spur of the moment problem solving. It can also be placed in a bowl of water next to the bed to assist in a peaceful night's sleep.
Blue Lace Agate (BLA)
Blue Lace Agate is a blue and white banded cousin of traditional Agate and is readily available. It is particularly noted for it's healing and calming powers, aiding in the acquisition of peace of mind. If worn on a short chain around the neck, blue lace agate is believed to clear the throat chakra, making communication and articulation easier. It also heals ailments of the throat and larynx and releases tension in the neck and shoulders. Blue Lace Agate can also aide in the healing of feelings of inadequacy and self repression.
Cat's Eye (CAT)
Cat's Eye, a type of Chrysoberyl, is a grounding stone which also stimulates intuition while providing protection for the wearer's aura. True to its name, Cat's Eye is good for the treatment of optical disorders and injuries as well as being a good tool in improving night vision. It can also relieve headaches. It is suggested to be more powerful when worn on the right side of the body as a ring or a bracelet. Cat's eye attracts happiness, good luck, and confidence.
Carnelian is an alternate birthstone for July and is found in Britain, India, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Peru, Iceland, and Romania. Carnelian can be identified by its translucent red, orange, pink, or brown color. It anchors the wearer to the present reality restoring vitality and stimulating creativity. One of the most notable qualities of Carnelian, however, is that it is able to cleanse other stones. Carnelian also improve analytic capabilities and clarify perception. It activates the base chakra, increasing fertility, particularly in females.
Chalcedony comes in a wide variety of colors and has many different names (onyx, for example, is black chalcedony). It is found widely across the entire world and most commonly comes in shades of white, pink, blue, red, and gray. Chalcedony is a nurturing stone which promotes brotherhood and group stability. This stone also increases physical energy and balances the body with the mind, emotions, and spirit. It lessens the effects of dementia and senility. Blue chalcedony, in particular, helps with creativity and opens the mind to new ideas and the acceptance of new situations. Blue chalcedony promotes mental flexibility and verbal dexterity.
Charoite is a purple stone which comes from Russia and is becoming more easily obtainable as of recently. Unlike amethyst, charoite is a swirled and veined translucent stone. As the soul stone which overcomes fear,charoite stimulates inner transformation, vision, and spiritual insight. It also uses its transformative powers to transmute negative energy into healing and disease into wellness. If placed on the crown chakra, charoite can also help the individual overcome a sense of alienation or frustration.
Chrysoprase is a rare variety of Chalcedony and contains traces of nickel. It has been located in Queensland, Western Australia, Germany, Poland, Russia, Brazil, and Western United States. Chrysoprase's rarity and unique green color, shades ranging from light to dark, has made it highly valued throughout history. It has been the cherished possession of many historically noted individuals, because of it's ability to empower and promote self acceptance and independence. Moreover, Chrysoprase is said to shield or protect from negative energy; which explains it's presence in many monumental buildings; used both aesthetically and hidden within walls.
Cinnabar is readily available from China and the United States, but is expensive. It heals and purifies the blood and by extension aides in fertility. Mentally, is helps relieve difficulty concentrating or speaking. It also enhances changes in personality and image. It connects to the acceptance of things as they are. In its raw, unprocessed form, cinnabar is fatally poisonous.
Natural citrine is a rare find and therefore heat treated amethyst is often sold in its place. This yellow to yellow-brown stone is found in Brazil, Russia, the United States, France, Britain, and Madagascar. It is a regenerator which pulls its power from the sun. It is a warm, highly energetic stone and imbues life with its energy. It is also a stone of abundance, teaching the owner to attract and accumulate wealth. Mentally, Citrine ehances the powers of concentration and re-energizes the mind after over exertion.
Super 7 Cacoxenite (SPR7)
Super Seven stones come from the Espirito do Santo in Brazil and contain seven different minerals: Amethyst, Cacoxenite, Goethite, Clear Quartz, Lepidocrocite, Rutile, and Smokey Quartz. Super Seven stones exhibit all of the metaphysical properties of all of these stones. Because of its wide variety of properties, Super Seven aides in the sensing and viewing of auras as well as enhancing connections to the ethereal planes. This stone is great for anyone who would like to be closer to the truth of the universe, as it presents information to the individual from the collective mind. It has a wide range of healing powers because of its wide range of interior minerals and facilitates spiritual growth on every level.
Fire Agate (FR-AGT)
Fire agate is a luminescent form of agate containing brown, orange, blue, and green swirls and is available from most specialty stores. It shares the many of the same sources as traditional agate, but is additionally found in Iceland. Fire agate has a strong connection to the earth and its energy is grounding, bringing security, safety, and stability. It builds a protective shield around your body from harmful thoughts, sending them back to their source. As the name suggests, fire agate also has a strong connection to fire and therefore aides in vitality and sexual prowess.
Fire Opal (FR-OPL)
Fire Opal is the red, orange form of Opal. It enhances personal empowerment, and protects against danger. It is also believed to be excellent for business and energized lethargy in the work place. Fire Opal also counter balances mistreatment and injustice while helping the wearer to trudge through grief and emotional turmoil stemming from mistreatment and injustice. Physically, Fire Opal is powerful in the lower abdomen, healing the intestines and kidney while also stimulating the sexual organs.
Flourite is a common stone from the United States, Britain, Australia, Germany, Norway, China, Brazil, Mexico, and Peru which comes in clear, blue, green, purple, yellow, and brown. It is a psychically protective stone and helps deters manipulation and influence. Flourite cleanses and stabilizes the aura and is extremely effective against technological pollution from computers and cell phones. It draws off all types of stresses and improves coordination in both body and mind. It benefits teeth, bones, cell production, and DNA damage.
Garnet is a common stone found worldwide and is most notably sold in its red crystalline form. It helps bring in passion and serenity where needed and warns of approaching danger. Historically, garnet was commonly carried as a protective talisman. It also inspires love and devotion while balancing the sex drive and calming emotional distress. In regards to the body, garnet is an energizer. It boosts metabolism, DNA production, cellular production, and blood flow.
A Geode is a specific type of crystal formation contained within an outer shell, and they can therefore build up and store energy within themselves. Because of their numerous terminations, these stones can soften energy and let it out slowly, making them particularly affective for individuals with addictions or over indulgent personalities.
Hematite, a common stone found in both silver and red, comes from Britain, Italy, Brazil, Sweden, Canada, and Switzerland. Hematite is meant to harmonize the mind, body, and spirit and also acts as a protection agent when traveling out of the body. It uses its protective properties to dispel negative energy and is especially affective in legal situations. Psychologically, this stone is able to support timidity and boosts self esteem. It also instills the wearer with an enhanced survivability instinct. Mentally, Hematite stimulates concentration and focus and can therefore be helpful with ADD and ADHD. It also promotes originality. Hematite also restores, strengthen, and regulates blood supply.
Herkimer Diamond (HERK)
Herkimer Diamonds are expensive, but readily available in the United States, where they are mined. They also come from Mexico, Spain, and Tanzania. Herkimer diamonds are creative stones which stimulate clairvoyance, spiritual visions, and telepathy. They also assist in dream recall and interpretation. They contain a crystal memory into which information can be stored for later retrival. Herkimer Diamonds also detoxify the body and are good for cleansing the body of chemicals, drugs, and electromagnetic pollution.
Howlite is often artificially colored and can be found in green, white, and blue marbled colors. It is mined in the United States and is easy to find. It is a calming stone and is excellent for combating insomnia and bad dreams caused by an over active mind. It prepares the mind to receive knowledge, wisdom, and insight. It also aides with traveling between dimensions; by meditating on a piece of howlite, you can be transported to another time or access a past life. Howlite also teaches patience, and control over anger and rage.
Iolite is obtainable only from specialty retailers and is only found in the United States. It comes in small, translucent pieces which can be gray, violet, blue, or yellow. It is a stone connected to the optical nerves. It activates the third eye and facilitates intuition, spiritual visions, and viewing oneself. It helps the individual turn their third eye inward. Physically, too, Iolite aides in repairing damaged eyes and improving vision and relives migraine headaches. Iolite also helps a person see the cause of an addiction and eliminate it from their life.
Jade is a large motif in Chinese folklore and legend. It is found in the United States, China, Italy, Myanmar, Russia, and throughout the Middle East. Although it is most well known for its green color, Jade also comes in orange, brown, blue, blue-green, cream, lavender, red, and white. The translucent stones are Jadeite and the creamy are Nephrite.The latter is more common. Jade is a symbol of serenity and much prized in the east. Jade stabilizes the personality and helps to integrate the mind with the body. It also encourages the wearer to be who they really are without fear. Jade is important in cleansing the system, aiding in filtration and elimination.
Jasper is found worldwide in a variety of colors including red, brown, yellow, green, blue, and purple. Jasper is a nurturing stone and is great for those who take care of others around them. It reduces the effects of stress and brings tranquility to the moment. It reminds individuals to help one another to bring greater joy to the world. Different colors of Jasper are appropriate for different chakras and can be used for a wide variety of grounding and stabilizing. Jasper also inspires determination and spurs ideas into action. It supports the digestive and sexual organs.
Kyanite, from Brazil, comes in blue-white, pink, green, yellow, gray, and black colorings. It is powerful in meditation and has a a tranquilizing effect. Its high frequency aides in stimulating psychic powers and intuition. Kyanite does not hold negativity and therefore never requires cleaning. Kyanite cuts through fear and blockages. Kyanite also helps in helping one see their own power of their fate. Kyanite also helps the body treat muscular disorders, fevers, thyroid, and throat problems. It is a natural pain reliever because of its tranquilizing effects.
Also known as Spectrolite, Labradorite comes from Italy, Greenland, Finland, Russia, Canada, and Scandinavia. It is a grayish to black with blue and yellow. It is a bringer of light and raises consciousness in universal energies. Labradorite also offers initiation in mysteries. It releases stress and regulates metabolism, while also treating colds, gouts, and rheumatism. It also balances hormones and can relieve menstrual tension.
Lapis Lazuli is a deep blue stone flecked with gold and comes from Russia, Afghanistan, Chile, Italy, the United States, Egypt, and the Middle East. Lapis stimulates the third eye and throat chakras and facilitates personal and spiritual power. It quickly releases stress. Lapis also has the ability to contact spirit guardians. They recognize psychic attack, block it, and return the energy back to its source. Lapis alleviates pain in the body, especially migraine headaches. It also aides in overcoming depression and strengthens the immune system.
Larimar can be best described as looking like the surface of a swimming pool in the summer sunlight. It is a blue-green color with smooth, whirling, white veins. It is found in only one square mile in the world, which is located in the Dominican Republic. It radiates peace and love and effortlessly induces a meditative state. Larimar promotes self-healing, but it particularly helpful for cartilage and throat complaints. It is also good for clearing energy blockages. Mentally, Larimar brings clarity to thoughts and encourages the finding of an equilibrium.
Malachite, a stone marked by bands of light and dark green, is found in Romania, Zambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Russia, and the Middle East. It is a power stone which needs to be handled with caution. Malachite amplifies energies, both positive and negative. It absorbs negative energy easily, but must be cleansed afterwards by placing it on a quartz crystal in direct sunlight. Malachite can be used for scrying or to access other worlds. It can assist in receiving insight from the unconscious or messages from the future. Malachite is believed to still be evolving and that it will be one of the most important healing stones of the new millennium. Malachite is a stone of transformation. It is also known as the Midwife's Stone for its powerful ability to alleviate pain.
Moldavite is rare and increasingly expensive as its sources are used up. Moldavite is found in the Czech Republic, Germany, and Moldova. It is related to Tektite, said to have extraterrestrial origins. It is currently found on the Moldau river and it is unlikely it will be found anywhere else since it is the result of a meteor impact. This is crystal will become extinct. It acts as a talisman for good fortune and fertility. Moldavite is also believed to bring the wearer into communication with the higher self and with extraterrestrials. It has its own cosmic oversoul which can put the wearer in touch with cosmic messengers. Moldavite, rather than healing the body, makes one aware of the cause and source of disease. It is a great tool for diagnosis.
Also known as Australian Jasper, Mookaite provides balance between inner and outer experiences. It promotes the desire for new experience as well as the courage to face it. Mookaite also encourages versatility. It fortifies the immune system, heals wounds, and purifies the blood.
Moonstone, from India, Sri Lanka, and Australia, comes in white, cream, yellow, blue, and green. It is a stone of new beginnings and promotes intuition and empathy. It promotes the acceptance of psychic gifts. Psychologically, Moonstone helps the wearer remain calm in emotional situations which would otherwise act as triggers. It balances male-female energies and also soothes emotional instability. Moonstone helps the digestive and reproductive systems. It is also believed to prevent sleepwalking. It can aide with shock and be used to calm hyperactive children.
Moss Agate (MO-AGT)
Moss agate is a common incarnation of agate with green, blue, brown, and yellow branch markings. It is a common find in the United States, Australia, and India. True to its name, moss agate is strongly connected to the earth and is extremely beneficial to anyone involved with botany, agriculture, forestry, or natural preservation. Moss agates can be helpful to midwives, but is also lessens general pain and releases general blockages. It is also believed to attract abundance, improve self esteem, balance the emotions, and speed up the recovery process.
Obsidian can come in any color, and while it is primarily mined in Mexico, it can also be found worldwide. Depending on the color, Obsidian can range from readily available to extremely rare. Geologically, Obsidian is molten lava which cooled so quickly that it had no time to crystalize. It is a powerful stone which acts quickly in revealing flaws, weaknesses, and blockages. It should be used with extreme caution. Obsidian is a protective stone which can shield the body both from psychic attack, emotional stress, and environmental pollution. While Obsidian does protect from stress, it can also draw out the reason for the stress, forcing the wearer to confront the problem and solve it permanently. Physically, it warms the extremities and helps with digestion.
Onyx, or Black Chalcedony, is readily available from Italy, Mexico, the United States, Russia, Brazil, and South Africa. Onyx is strength giving and provides support in difficult or confusing times. Onyx also promotes vigor and stamina. It also assists in keeping counsel. Physically, Onyx assists in absorbing from the universe energies that are required for healing. Onyx is beneficial for teeth, bones, bone marrow, blood disorders, and the feet.
Opal, obtained from Australia, Mexico, Peru, South America, Britain, Canada, the United States, Honduras, Slovakia, comes in a variety of colors from white, to pink, to beige, black, yellow, red, green, and purple. It is a delicate stone with a fine vibration which enhances cosmic consciousness while inducing psychic and mystic visions. Opal amplifies personality traits and brings them to the surface for transformation. It is a seductive stone, associated with love, passion, desire, and eroticism. Physically, Opal strengthens the will to live, and treats Parkinson's disease, infections, and fevers while strengthening the memory.
Peridot, from the United States, Brazil, Egypt, Ireland, Russia, Sri Lanka, and the Canary Islands, is an olive green to yellowish green color. In ancient times, Peridot was believed to keep away evil spirits and protect the aura. Peridot is believed to release old baggage and neutralize toxins. It cleans burdens, guilt, and obsessions. Psychologically, Peridot relieves jealousy, resentment, spite and anger while reducing stress. Physically, it heals and regenerates tissue.
Picture Jasper (PIC-JAS)
Picture Jasper contains a message from the past in its surface design for those who can read it. The message can be reached through deep meditation on the stone's surface. It also brings feelings of guilt, envy, hatred and love to the surface and transforms them into lessons.
Found in Namibia, Pietersite is a golden-brown and gray-blue stone. It is believed to "hold the keys to the kingdom of heaven," and is also known as the Tempest Stone due to its connection to the storm element. Its purpose to to remind the wearer that they are on a spiritual journey as a human being. It aides in grounding, not the physical body, but the etheric body, and helps the wearer analyze and understand their other incarnations. It promotes precognition and the ability to ascend to an altered state of awareness. Psychologically, Pietersite promotes following your own truth. It assists the wearer in both finding and questioning the truth.
Clear Quartz is found worldwide and is easily obtained. Quartz is the most powerful healing and energy amplifying crystal on the planet.It absorbs, stores, releases, and regulates energy and is excellent in unblocking it. It also dispels static electricity. Quartz aides in concentration and unlocks blocks memories. Quartz is a master healer and can be used for any condition. It strengthens the immune system and brings the body back into balance. Quartz aligns all of the chakras. Quartz can also be used the cleanse other crystals.
Raw Emerald (EMR)
Unlike its gem quality relative, unpolished emerald is readily available and affordable. It is well known for its deep green color and can be found in India, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Brazil, Egypt, and Austria. Emerald is an inspirational stone which helps the maintaining of patience. It also brings domestic loyalty and happiness. This stone aides in a speedy recovery after infections and soothes the eyes and sinuses. It should not be worn constantly as it can trigger negative emotions.
Rhodochrosite is a pink to orange stone which is easily obtained in the United States, South Africa, Russia, Argentina, and Uruguay. It is easily identifiable by its multi hued bands. It represents selfless love and compassion. It also integrates the spirit with the material energies. It is the most powerful stone in healing sexual abuse and is wonderful for people who feel unloved. People with an aversion to this stone are repressing some memory or feeling that they do not wish to think about or experience. The stone urges the confrontation of fears. It encourages a positive attitude and enhances dream states and creativity. Rhodochrosite is great for relieving the symptoms of asthma.
Rhodonite can be distinguished from Rhodochrosite because of the black flecks in place of the milky bands seen on Rhodochrosite. It is found in Spain, Russia, Sweden, Germany, Mexico, and Brazil. Rhodonite is an emotional balancer that nurtures love and encourages brotherhood. It has the ability to show both sides of an issue. It grounds energy, balances yin and yang, and aides in achieving one's highest potential. Rhodonite is an excellent wound healer and also provides relief from insect bites.
Rose Quartz, the pink form of clear quartz, is from Madagascar, the United States, South Africa, Brazil, Japan, and India. It is the stone of unconditional love and peace which teaches the true essence of love. Placed by your bed or in the relationship corner of your home, Rose Quartz is great for attracting new love or fortifying existing relationships. If it attracts too much love, you can calm it down with amethyst! Rose Quartz is also good for the physical heart as well as the circulatory system.
Ruby in Zoisite (RBZ)
Also known as Anyolite, Ruby in Zoisite creates an altered state of consciousness and facilitates access to soul memory and spiritual learning. It can be extremely helpful in past life regression.
Rutilated Quartz (RUT-QTZ)
Rutilated Quartz, also known as Angel Hair, if found worldwide. It is an effective energy integrator at any level. Spiritually, Rutilated Quartz is said to have a perfect balance of cosmic light and is said to be an illuminator for the soul. This stone also aides in astral traveling, scrying, and channeling. It draws off negative energy and breaks down the barriers to spiritual progress and aides in letting go of the past. Rutilated Quartz reaches the root of the problem and facilitates transformation.
Raw Sapphire (SAP)
Sapphire, commonly blue, also comes in yellow, green, black, and purple. It can be found in Myanmar, the Czech Republic, Brazil, Kenya, India, Australia, and Sri Lanka. Sapphire is known as the stone of wisdom, each color correlating to its own particular kind of wisdom. It focuses and calms the mind while releasing unwanted thoughts. It can calm overactive body systems and regulates the glands. It heals eyes and treats blood disorders.
Also known as Serafina, Serephinite comes from Siberia. Visually, it is green with silvery feathers. Serephinite is great for meditation and accessing self-healing. This stone promotes living from the heart and has a gentle cleansing effect on the heart chakra. It is good for protecting the body when making spiritual journeys. Serephinite activates the spinal cord and can release muscle tension up into the neck.
Smoky Quartz (SM-QTZ)
Smoky Quartz can be found worldwide and is a brownish hued form of Clear Quartz. Smoky Quartz is particularly effective for ailments of the abdomen, hips, and legs. It relieves pain, including headaches, and aids in acceptance. Smoky Quartz is a particularly strong grounding and anchoring stone.
Snowflake Obsidian (SN-OBS)
Easily obtained worldwide, snowflake obsidian is the white speckled form of black obsidian. It calms and soothes. It also teaches one to value mistakes as lessons. Snowflake also helps to let go of misconceptions and "wrong thinking." Physically, snowflake obsidian treats veins and the skeletal system.
Sodalite is a deep blue color and can be found throughout North America, France, Brazil, Greenland, Russia, Myanmar, and Romania. It uses logic with intuition and open spiritual perception bringing information from the higher mind into everyday consciousness. This stone instills a drive for truth and an urge towards idealism. Sodalite also eliminates mental confusion and intellectual bondage. This stone brings about emotional balance and calms panic attacks. Sodalite balances the metabolism and boosts the immune system.
Staurolite comes from the United States, Russia, and the Middle East and is known as "the Fairy Cross." Legend says that they were formed from tears shed by fairies when they heard of Christ's death. Traditionally, Staurolite is a talisman for good luck. It enhances and strengthens rituals and is used in white-magic ceremonies. It promotes communication between the physical, etheric, and spiritual planes. It is also useful in relieving stress. It also aides in quitting smoking and reversing the damage from smoking.
Also known as Luvulite, Sugilite comes from Japan and South Africa. It is a deep purple or violet-pink. Sugilite is one of the major love stones and teaches how to live from your truth and reminds the soul of its reasons for incarnation. It is useful in spiritual quests and in answering the great questions of the universe. It also relieves spiritual tension. Sugilite is particularly helpful for individuals suffering from paranoia or schizophrenia. It is a a good pain reliever.
Sunstone has been found in Canada, the United States, Norway, Greece, and India. It is a joyful stone which fills the wearer with the sweetness of life. It is able to harness the power of the sun to bring good luck, fortune, and regenerative power. Sunstone stimulates the body's ability to heal itself and creates harmony between the organs. Sunstone is also beneficial to those suffering from seasonal depression.
Tanzanite is lavender-blue zoisite. It has a high vibration and can induce a deep meditative state which promotes both inner and outer journeying. Tanzanite creates space within an individual for new behavior and patterns.
Tiger's Eye (TIG)
Tiger's Eye, from the United States, Mexico, India, Australia, and South Africa, is a multicolored, banded stone. It combines earth's energy with that of the sun to form a high vibrational state. It is a protective stone which can also assist in accomplishing goals and acknowledging want versus need. Tiger's Eye also promotes practical perception. It recognizes one's talents and abilities as well as one's faults which must be overcome. It heals issues of self worthlessness and blocked creativity. Tiger's Eye treats the eyes and bones.
Topaz, which comes in a wide spectrum of colors, can be found in the United States, Mexico, India, Australia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan. It soothes, heals, stimulates, and recharges the meridians of the human body while promoting truth and forgiveness. Topaz assists in digestion, both literally and mentally. Psychologically, Topaz helps you find your inner value and promotes confidence.
Tourmaline, from Sri Lanka, Brazil, Africa, the United States, Western Australia, Afghanistan, and Italy, comes in a variety of colors. Tourmaline cleanses, and purifies dense energy into a lighter, more usable vibration. It promotes good health in plants and is beneficial for gardens. Tourmaline balances the left and right hemispheres of the brain, creating a balance between logic and creativity.
Tourmalated Quartz (TO-QTZ)
Tourmalated Quartz can be easily obtained worldwide. It is characterized by the thick dark strands which dissect it. Tourmalated Quartz brings together the properties of Tourmaline and Quartz. It, too, is an affective grounding stone and it strengthens the body's energy field against external invasion and deflects bad influences. Tourmalated Quartz harmonizes the meridians and the chakras.
Turquoise, traditionally blue or green, can be found in the United States, Egypt, Mexico, China, Iran, Peru, Poland, Russia, France, Tibet, Egypt, Afghanistan, and Arabia. It is a very effective healer and protector. It also enhances intuition and meditation. Turquoise strengthens the body's meridians and strengthens the immune system. It also alleviates cramps and pain. Turquoise can help the body recharge after exhaustion set on by depression or panic attacks.
Unakite is a mottled pink and green stone from the United States and South Africa. It opens visualization and is great for scrying, or answering questions. Unakite reaches the source of dis-ease and brings it to the surface so that it may be confronted and overcome. Unakite is good for overcoming major illness. It also aides in a health pregnancy!
Watermelon Tourmaline (WAT-TOUR)
Watermelon Tourmaline opens the heart chakra and promotes love, tenderness, and friendship. It teaches patience and diplomacy. Watermelon Tourmaline also assists in relieving depression and helping one understand and overcome the causes at the root of the depression.