Gemstone Meanings

AGATE - Is a chalcedony quartz that forms in concentric layers in a wide variety of colours and textures. Highly valued in ancient times it was worn as a talisman. It is said to tone and strengthen body and mind. Imparts a sense of strength and courage. Facilitates ability to discern truth and accept circumstances. Grounding but energetic, a powerful healer. Agates are considered very powerful stones and foster love, abundance, wealth, good luck, longevity, acceptance, courage, protection, balance, harmony, generosity, strength, security and appreciation of nature. Agates are also very calming and soothing to the emotions.

  • BLUE LACE AGATE - Helps to focus on the inner source of love within you that transforms and heals all wounds. Contains the qualities of flight, air, movement, and grace. Highly inspirational when working with the inner self. It is said to be very effective for reducing household and/or family quarrels, aids healing in the areas of arthritis, strengthens bones, helps digestion, stimulates nervous system and reduces growths. It is associated with the zodiac star sign of PISCES.
  •  BOTSWANA AGATE - Strongly recommended for fire-fighters, people who smoke, and for anyone who comes in regular contact with excessive amounts of heat or smoke. Helpful for anyone who wants to quit smoking. Is said to be beneficial to the circulatory system, the skin, and the brain and sooth depression.
  • TREE AGATE - Is also a prosperity talisman. Helps one view themselves with more clarity and see the world through a broader viewpoint. Deepens one's awareness of and appreciation for the natural world. Introspection. 
  • MOSS AGATE - Contains inclusions of minerals that look like moss or foliage. Leads one to agreeability, persuasiveness and strength in all endeavours and success in all pursuits and is said to help one in the acquisition of riches.
  • FIRE AGATE - Is said to help those who are overly timid become more assertive and self-expressive. Also associated with courage, protection, enthusiasm and goodness. Strong connection to the energies of the earth. Excellent stone to use before meditating. Induces a feeling of relaxation. Helps alleviate problems relating to the stomach and endocrine system. Helps you examine and deal with problems in a calm and safe manner.
  • GREEN AGATE - Love, Strength and Courage. Ancient love attracting stone of a soothing, healing color. Worn in ancient Britain for love spells and as a wealth amulet. Grounding but energetic, a powerful healer.

 

AMAZONITE - is an opaque sodium feldspar. Is excellent for those who live or work in harsh, toxic, or fast paced environments because of its ability to soothe the nervous system and absorb negativity. It seems to work directly with the nerves by soothing and strengthening them. It helps one create a flow of thoughts for more creative expression. Amazonite is recommended for people who have any type of nervous disorder, such as nervous jitters, trouble sleeping, feelings of being overwhelmed, etc. It tends to balance the electromagnetic fields in and around the body.

AMETHYST - The coloration of this quartz is caused by the presence of iron and/or manganese. It ranges in colour from pale lilac to deep purple. Amethyst is associated with increased spiritual awareness, meditation, balance, psychic abilities, inner peace, healing and positive transformation and helps guard against psychic attack. This stone is very healing of body, mind and soul. It is the birthstone of February and associated with the Crown chakra.

APACHE TEARS - Used to comfort in times of grief. It metaphorically 'sheds' the tears for one in times of sorrow allowing for true understanding of the situation of distress in order to provide insight and acceptance. Provides energy to stimulate analytical capabilities. Promotes a forgiving attitude and a release of grievances which have been held against another.

APATITE - Comes in a variety of colours ranging from yellow to green, white, pink, blue or purple. Is said to dissolve aloofness and negativity, and is useful in all intellectual pursuits. Apatite is said to foster peace and harmony through communication and communion with our higher self.

ARAGONITE - Is said to help to reduce stress and anger, helps to stabilize the emotions, especially good when one feels overwhelmed by responsibilities. Also helpful in calming the mind for meditation. Patience under stress, helps us navigate business, managerial, personal challenges with a clear head and steady hand. Giving and receiving easily. Aragonite is also useful in overcoming illusions, and help one to face truth and accept reality. Deep, peaceful meditation. It is said to foster truth, emotional and mental stability, inner understanding and clear perception. Associated with the zodiac sign of CAPRICORN.

AVENTURINE - is a variety of quartz that obtains its green colour from inclusions of fuchsite, a green mica. Often called the "Stone of Heaven”, It is said to enhance creativity, imagination, independence, prosperity, career success, calmness and balance. Promotes growth, optimism, determination, enthusiasm and tolerance . Green aventurine is considered to be especially healing of mind and body.

  •  PEACH AVENTURINE - is red to gold-brown due to inclusions of hematite. This is an all-around good luck stone. It is useful to increase feelings of self-worth or personal power. This stone can help attract success to the owner, and can also be useful as a general protection stone.

 

AQUAMARINE - is a variety of the mineral beryl. It is found ranging in colour from light blue to dark blue and also blue-green. Aquamarine illuminates the hidden causes of your life situations so you may better master their lessons. It is traditionally used to soothe, calm and alleviate fears and phobias. Associated with cleansing, meditation, serenity, peace, prophecy, inspiration, tranquillity, strength and the wise use of inner power. Promotes safe travel on water. This stone is attuned to the ocean and helps us to get in touch with the nature spirits of the sea.

AZURITE- MALACHITE - Augments clear understanding, cleansing, healing, transformation, perspective, purification, patience, kindness, intuition, prophecy and truth. This stone offers spiritual guidance, promotes psychic dreams, unites the subconscious with the conscious mind and expands the limits of our minds. Associated with the zodiac star sign of TAURUS.

BLOODSTONE - also called Heliotrope, is dark-green chalcedony with red spots caused by iron oxide and the green colour is from chlorite particles or hornblende needles. Known as the stone of courage, vitality, and, "iron clad strength". Brings honesty and integrity to relationships, renewing love and healing wounds. Brings the user back to "the moment". Bloodstone aligns with the 1st (Root) chakra and the zodiac star sign of ARIES.

CALCITE Is said to help one see their way out of a cycle or pattern and why they are in a particular situation. Gives one insight into behaviour and their part in a relationship.

CARNELIAN - is a translucent to opaque variety of chalcedony. The orange to brownish red colour comes from iron. A stone of ambition and drive. It is said to motivate, activate and energizes personal power, revealing hidden talents. Carnelian is linked with emotional warmth, sociability, creativity, individuality, memory, appreciation of nature, harmony, courage, happiness, self-esteem, and calms our fears and anger. It is associated with the zodiac sign of Leo and the base chakra.

CHALCEDONY - Associated with helping ease self-doubts, bad dreams and stimulates maternal feelings and creativity release. Helps guard against melancholy and over sensitivity. Helps ease self-doubts, makes one more reflective. Eases bad dreams and problems related to the eye, gall bladder, bones, spleen, blood, and circulatory organs as it is cleansing in nature.

CHRYSOCOLLA - Is a hydrous copper sulphate that is green-blue with a lovely lustre. "Mother Earth's healing stone" stimulates the mind while calming the emotions. It is associated with serenity, peace, subconscious wisdom, intuition, patience, nurturance, acceptance, tolerance, unconditional love, calmness, meditation, honesty, hope, intimacy, gentleness and sensitivity. Associated with the zodiac star sign of VIRGO.

CHRYSOPRASE -Is a most valuable type of chalcedony. It is translucent to opaque green is found in cracks in serpentine rocks and weathered nickel deposits. Is said to promote hope, draw out talent and stimulate creativity. It energises the heart and sacral chakras and stimulates mental dexterity but also restful sleep.

CHIASTOLITE (Andalusite)- Marked by a distinctive cross in the centre, this is a powerfully protective stone that has long been used to ward off curses and ill wishes. It is also creative and helps with increased spirituality and releasing worn out patterning, stabilises and helps calm fears. This gemstone is associated with the zodiac star sign of LIBRA.

CITRINE - is a transparent quartz mineral that gets its name from its yellow colouring. Helps with the power to manifest wealth, attract powerful creative forces, adjust to the external disturbances in life. Citrine is thought to help with all forms of emotional distress, including, low self-esteem, lack of energy and destructive tendencies. Many also refer to Citrine as the "Merchant's Stone" believing placing citrine crystals in a safe or locked place will increase income. It is aligned with the zodiac sign of LEO and the sacral chakra.

DUMORTIERITE - Facilitates the of "standing-up" for oneself; can assist in providing the stamina to retain one's self when one is subjected to harsh environments. Promotes harmony, orderliness, precision, self-discipline and the ability to organize. Helps us become more businesslike, systematic, tidy and methodical.

EMERALD - Attracts wealth, increases the public's awareness of your business. Deals with communication difficulties, softens arrogance, balances pace. Emeralds promote love, romance, joy, cleansing, clairvoyance, clear vision, memory, faith, intuition, serenity, intelligence and communication. This is a truth-promoting stone, inspiring deep knowing from within. In ancient times Emeralds were given to friends to verify their loyalty.

FLUORITE - -is a transparent mineral that comes in all colours including colorless and is unique in that it often displays more than one colour in a single crystal. Fluorite is said to be a very protective stone, especially offering psychic protection, fosters truth, intellect, consciousness, aura cleansing and protection. Associated with the zodiac sign of Aquarius.

  • PURPLE FLUORITE Increases spiritual balance and mystic visions.
  • BLUE FLUORITE Calms the emotions.
  • GREEN FLUORITE Is a mental stone which helps to release persistent and unwanted patterns of thought. It is particularly helpful with thought patterns such as anxiety and worry. Stills the mind and heart, harmonizes and recharges all Chakras.
  • YELLOW FLUORITE Nurtures wisdom, knowledge and intelligence.
  • WHITE FLUORITE Builds purity of spirit.

 

GARNET - Long used as a protective talisman, garnet is a powerful energiser and aids in balancing energy and stimulating the metabolism. Very good in crisis situations. Is said to stimulate the rise of kundalini energy and balance sexual energy. Red garnet is often given to represent love. Associated with Aries and the base chakra.

GREENSTONE (New Zealand) - Is known as a dream stone and a stone of fidelity. Also used as a talisman of protection against attack and illness.

HEMATITE - Known as the "Gemstone for the Mind", naturally reflective Hematite is believed to help develop original thinking, clarity, balance, and calm reason. A very powerful stone for those attracted to it. Hematite enhances focus, concentration, will power, grounding, reliability, courage, confidence, optimism, trust, balance and stability. Magnetic hematite is especially considered a healing stone.

HESSONITE - Like the Yellow Sapphire, Amber Hessonite is a good balancing stone. It is said to calm the nerves, quiet the mind, relieve depression. This stone is recommended for almost everyone, as it counters the negative influences of illusion. Believed in India Mythology to be the fingernails of the God, Vala, Hessonite Gems are considered the rarest of the planetary stones.

HOWLITE - is a snow-white opaque gem, often with dispersed black or dark-brown veins and sometimes dyed different colours. "Tranquility Stone" Calmness, and balance of emotions. Encourages open, honest, heart to heart communication and gives discernment and patience. Fosters appreciation of beauty, inspiration, creativity and artistic expression. A very beneficial and helpful stone for those in the Arts Profession. Musicians, Poets, Artists, Actors....etc.

IOLITE - Perfect for those in positions of authority as it helps with leadership ability, inner strength and confidence. Emotional balancer, helps lessen the tendency to over-react emotionally. Aids flexibility in attitudes. Relieves anxiety and stress. IOLITE aligns with the zodiac star sign of AQUARIUS.

JADE - Powerful emotional balancer. It is a symbol of divine, unconditional love and purity. All jade augments longevity, fertility, serenity, wisdom, practicality, tranquillity, balance, peace, harmony, moderation, perspective, equilibrium and stability. This is a stone that helps us understand our dreams and teaches us to live in harmony with the laws of nature and spirit.

  • HONEY ORANGE Enhances energy and protection. Help organs that process food and waste in our bodies.
  • LAVENDER Inspires love, optimism and beauty and helps with emotional matters.
  • WHITE - Fosters practical application of spirituality. Helps one direct their energy to its most advantageous outlet. Helps filter out distraction and allows you to envision the best result of a given situation.
  • YELLOW - Is linked with assimilation, digestion, understanding and empathy. Help organs that process food and waste in our bodies
  • RED JADE - A passionate and active stone.

 

JASPER -Jaspers are said to bring protection and nurturing. Jasper is associated with helping cope with problems, bringing courage and honesty to help deal. This stone is good for those who need to bring their life into unity, strengthens intuition and aligns with the base chakra.

  • OCEAN JASPER - Ocean Jasper is found only on the shores of Madagascar and can only be collected at low tide. This stone is said to be emotional in nature and should be used to heal the emotional body. Peace of mind and of heart. Soothing. It is also for assisting us to understand our ancient sea origins and to empathize with the creatures of the sea of whom many people have either forgotten or simply ignore. It also helps us to understand the circular nature of all things, that all things are interconnected and one.
  • PICTURE JASPER - Is brown Jasper with beautiful variations of colouring. It is a balancing and stabilizing stone that grounds with it's earth connection, brings comfort.
  • KAMBABA Jasper - an exotic jasper from Madagascar. It has rich green and brown earth tones of spots and swirls, stunningly beautiful. It is said to help with cellular regeneration and like all jaspers is particularly good for grounding and protection.
  • RAINFOREST JASPER - (RHYOLITE) - a beautiful gemstone with spotted or banded crystal inclusions which helps to process the past and deal in the present. It is said to enhance self esteem and self acceptance and fortify the body's natural resistance, and has a balancing effect on the emotions. It helps facilitate a deep state of meditation.
  • MOOKAITE (Australian Jasper) - Is said to be good for people who take life too seriously. It breaks up any inflexible structures in the mind and encourages play,  helps to improve hand eye coordination and is good for asthma or bronchial problems which need to have stuff move up and out. It helps with abundance, helps one be more social with new perceptions and communication skills and promotes laughter. A good stone for people who have isolated themselves.
  • SILVER LEAF JASPER - Silver colour swirls. Allows the emotional body to be filled with one's own open heart energy. This leads to becoming more self-satisfied and contented. You can breathe better because you know that you are loved. Works in cycles to release beliefs and mental attitudes related to areas of self doubt.

JET - A fossilized organic matter used as a healing stone. A form of petrified wood similar to coal, though much harder. Has absorbing qualities. Helps draw out negative energy. Especially useful for people who have unreasonable fears that limit their lives. Helps control mood swings and fights deep depression. Recommended for stimulating psychic experience and guiding one in the quest for spiritual enlightenment. If worn, it should be set in silver.

KYANITE - - is an aluminium silicate that is blue to colorless, with a blue-green color most common and it's difficult to cut.  Also called Disthene.Is said to balance energy throughout the body, cleanse negativity from the environment, bestow channeling and encourages vivid dreams, clear visualization, loyalty, honesty and serenity.

Kunzite – is an extremely spiritual stone that awakens the heart centre and radiates peace and love. It can be a protective stone, helping to repel negativity. Kunzite can be used to help clear emotional debris, panic attacks and depression and helps the physical body recover from emotional stress. It aligns with the heart chakra and most effective when worn as a pendant.

LABRADORITE - is a gray feldspar showing labradorescence (a type of schiller), most commonly of blue and green or yellow. Labradorite is said to promote psychic abilities, occult powers, strength of will and a feeling of inner worth. Labradorite strengthens and protects our aura and teaches us to use mystical Power wisely and well. Said to represent the "temple of the stars", assisting in sustaining and maintaining, while providing for the understanding of the destiny one has chosen. A stone of esoteric knowledge.

LAPIS LAZULI -a blue rock made up of lazurite, sodalite, hauyne, calcite, and pyrite, it is associated with truthfulness, openness, inner power, love, purification, intuition, self-confidence, manifestation, psychic ability and tranquillity. This stone is also considered strengthening to mind and body. Used by ancient Egyptians to access sacred knowledge. It is associated with the zodiac sign of Sagittarius and the throat chakra.

LARIMAR  is quite a rare form of relatively recently discovered pectolite from the Dominican Republic, Bahamas. It’s said to be spiritually empowering, helping to dissolve self sabotaging behaviour and helpful in alleviating guilt and removing fear. It can help at stressful times, bringing calmness and equilibrium. As an earth healing stone, Larimar connects to the energy of the earth goddess, connecting with nature and helping reattune innate femininity. It can be used in connection with reflexology and promotes self healing.

LEPIDOLITE - Promotes the reduction of depression and stress or addictive behaviour. Is considered helpful for insomniacs. The "grandmother" stone. Relaxes and calms the user with it's nurturing energy. Brings to awareness old patterns and needed changes, while assisting the user through the transitions with optimism. It helps clear electromagnetic pollution as well. Lepidolite is a gemstone associated with the star sign LIBRA.

MALACHITE - is formed from copper containing solutions in or near copper ore deposits. It is a basic copper carbonate and show bandings of light and dark green layers with concentric rings or straight stripes. Is a transformative stone and said to bring up repressed feelings so they can be dealt with, help rid the body of toxins, reduce inflammation due to injury when placed on area, increase flow of energy. One of the most powerful balancing and protective stones. Helps to clear repressed emotions for creativity and change. Associated with the zodiac sign of Scorpio.

MOLDAVITE - A green meteorite. Especially good for channeling healing energy. Helps us to communicate with our higher self and with extra-terrestrials. "Healer from other worlds" Accesses higher dimensional realms. Illuminates the path on the "journey home". Prepares the user for transformation and ascension. Can channel laser-like beams of healing energy.

MOONSTONE -is a potassium feldspar of the orthoclase species. It is colorless, yellow, or has a pale sheen. The magical shimmering of Moonstone when it is moved is it’s most striking feature. This is called “adularescence” and used to be associated with the phases of the moon. It is said to be the stone of wishes, intuition, and balance of emotions. New beginnings, Re-birth, Motherly love, support, encouragement. Moonstones foster happiness, good fortune, nurturing, mothering, unselfishness, humanitarian love, hope, spiritual insight, new beginnings, abundance and ancient wisdom. Moonstone is protective of women and nature, and is a sacred stone of the moon goddess.

MUSCOVITE - Also known as Mica. This crystal appears in sheet-like layers, scales, masses and tabular crystal. It is the reflection stone. It allows one to reflect on their past and present situations and gives one the opportunity to both acknowledge and eliminate any traits one wishes to detach from. Mica provides for clarity in visions and self-reflection.

OBSIDIAN - Formed when lava is quickly cooled so there are no crystals formed, making it a 'limitless' stone. It can shield against negativity and is very grounding and is used for relieving tension.

  • BLACK OBSIDIAN "The Protector." Surrounds the user with a shield of energy that helps block negativity. Infinite benevolence and healing energy is gifted to the user. Favoured by psychics for it's access to many dimensions. "Soul retrieval". Protects the gentle from being abused. Makes the user face responsibility. Makes us listen to what we may not want to hear. This stone exposes our rationalizations and illusions about ourselves. Brings purification, transformation, inner growth, fulfilment, metamorphoses, manifestation, introspection, practicality, psychic ability and the correct use of inner power.
  • MAHOGANY OBSIDIAN - Is said to help break down your inhibitions and fears allowing you to be your true self. Mahogany Obsidian is a good stone for those who are gentle and helps protect against abuse.
  • SNOWFLAKE OBSIDIAN keeps us balanced during times of change. emotional expressiveness, warmth, spontaneity and dramatic ability. Also associated with peace, and consciousness. A very emotionally responsive stone, providing a mind-body-spirit balance.
  • GOLDEN OBSIDIAN - Increases self-control and is useful for habit-breaking.

ONYX - Is said to be protective and grounding while reducing stress and negative thoughts. This stone promotes increased vigour, strength, stamina, constancy, steadfastness, permanence , tenacity, firmness, durability and self-control. Valuable in difficult or confusing times of our lives.

 

BLACK ONYX - Is protective and grounding while reducing stress and negative thoughts. It helps clear bad habits and reduces procrastination. It helps maintain personal boundaries allowing one to pick up less of other peoples "stuff". It does this without a loss of empathy. This stone promotes increased vigour, strength, stamina, constancy, steadfastness, permanence , tenacity, firmness, durability and self-control. Valuable in difficult or confusing times of our lives. This gemstone is associated with the zodiac star sign of CAPRICORN.

 

SARDONYX (Mix of Onyx and Sard)- Is a stone of strength and protection. Invigorating; promotes willpower, stability, abundance, confidence, hopeful attitude; overcomes sadness and brings joy. Fosters luck, friendship, happiness, good fortune, romance and marriage. Protective of the young and of those who try new things. Associated with stamina, vigour, energy, creativity. Immune system booster.

OPAL - Wide rage of colors. Opals foster love, passion, loyalty, faithfulness. Aids the eyesight and enhances intuition. Strengthens communication with Nature Spirits. This is not a stone for beginners or the impure of heart.

PEACOCK ORE - A stone of happiness, innocence, vitality. Encourages magical, imagination that leads to new directions, hope, and trust. Protection from negativity. Helps heal the cellular structure, nervous system, lungs, and heart.

PEARLS - Created when an oyster covers a foreign object with layers of nacre, each one is unique and beautiful. The jewels of the sea.

PERIDOT - A stone tonic and cleanser for the whole body. Helps heal hurt feelings and bruised egos, releases emotional tensions. Especially good for healing the healers. Inspires healing, renewal, purification, rebirth and growth. It alleviates anger, jealousy and irritation. It is associated with stress reduction, relaxation, health vigour, recuperative abilities, comfort and intuition.

PETRIFIED WOOD - Increases longevity, increases life span. Charm against drowning. Brings one into action to take care of minor annoyances. It provides access for past life information. Treatment of atrophied portions of the body, paralysis, and dysfunctional ambulatory capabilities. Can be used to strengthen the back, and provide alignment to the skeletal structure.

Pietersite - Sometimes known as the Tempest Stone, it has chatoyancy patterns of many colours. It is said to be a vision or clairvoyant stone and helps access higher states of awareness and intuition, clears confusion and blockages and helps with living with your own truth.

PREHNITE - Yellow-green, yellow-brown gemstone. An "ascended" mineral,  it is said to assist one with out-of-body travel, protect and strengthen the life force. Stimulates inner-knowing, and prophecy.  Facilitates trustworthiness, truth, calmness, sincerity and sensitivity.

PYRITE - Is said to influence a more positive outlook on life, strengthen will and allow us to tap and unfold our unique talents and abilities.

QUARTZ- The most versatile of all Gemstones. In combination with other stones it enhances their energy. Attracts life force from the source of life at the core of your being and brings it into the physical world. It raises energy to the highest level and releases blockages, brings the body into balance.

  • BLUE QUARTZ - Is thought to stimulate creativity, verbally and in the arts, release introversion and fear, bring stimulation to new relationships, encourage consideration and thoughtfulness.
  • ROSE QUARTZ - A beautiful pale pink, it is said to enhance all forms of love: self- love, mother love, caring, kindness, platonic and romantic live. Opens our hearts and encourages us to be tender, peaceful and gentle. Emanates unconditional love and nurturance and helps us attract positive, gentle love into our lives. Teaches forgiveness and tolerance. Associated with the zodiac sign of Cancer and the heart chakra.
  • SMOKY QUARTZ - Brown, black or smoky gray. Helps absorb and dispels negativity, brings calmness, positive thoughts; calms fears, lifts depression, aid in detoxification. A very valuable Gemstone to keep around your house. Also associated with stability, practicality, intuition, pride, joy and a realistic, grounded spirituality. Helps us tap subconscious wisdom.
  • TOURMALINATED QUARTZ - Black Tourmaline crystals and threads inside of clear Quartz crystals. Balances and unites conscious with subconscious, male with female, spirit with matter, heaven with earth. Brings harmony to any polarity and brings moderation and unity to all situations.
  • RUTILATED QUARTZ - Quartz with threads of genuine Gold. Promotes determination, self-control, strength of will, resolve, self-reliance, volition, steadfastness and firmness. Good for people who have trouble making decisions. Also associated with happiness, communication with spirit guardians and general healing. NOTE: Do not confuse this with Tourmalinated Quartz which has threads of Black Tourmaline.

 

RHODOCHROSITE - Represents selfless love and compassion. Overall rescue stone, is said to help physical and emotional healing. Associated with the zodiac sign of Scorpio.

RHODONITE - The pinkish red of this gem often has black dendritic inclusions of pyrolusite, a manganese oxide. It is an emotional balancer which stimulates the heart chakra and is said to help with shock and emotional wounds. It helps integrate mental and physical energies and alleviate confusion. Associated with the zodiac sign of Libra and the heart chakra.

SERAPHINITE - Known as an angel stone it is helpful for increasing spiritual enlightenment and healing. This stone opens the crown chakra and helps the heart chakra.

SERPENTINE s an aggregate of two minerals, antigorite and chrysotile that can also range in colour from a dark, blackish-green to a yellowish-green. Serpentine is said to quickly fill the aura with light green colour to relax, soothe, and lighten. Quiets the brain. Increases the perception of the body. Acts like a tuning fork to increases psychic perceptions. Excellent stone for meditation.

SODALITE - Sodalite is said to neutralize the negative thoughts and emotions directed at you by others. Encourages rational thinking, logic, intelligence, emotional balance, intuition, higher knowledge, clarity, truth and perception. Fosters knowledge, learning proficiency, consciousness, communication and wisdom. This stone helps us unite the logical with the spiritual and is associated with the zodiac sign of Virgo.

Stromatolites are the most intriguing fossils - a microbially mediated rock – so it is both biological and geological. A community of microbes forms mats and secretes a mucus that traps sedimentary grains, cementing them into layers. Because the upper part of the mat requires sunlight for photosynthesis, the mat migrates upwards, leaving the layers that are seen in both modern and ancient stromatolites.

SUGILITE - "The stone of Higher Love". Helps dreams come true; relieves tension in the soul. Eases sorrow and grief and helps overcome conflicts; develops inner truth. Helps us attain conscious awareness, spirituality, positive thoughts and feelings as well as channeling ability. It helps our souls remain unhurt by the shocks and disappointments of the world. Powerful healer and teacher of self-healing and manifestation. Reminds one to "Remember who they are". Reveals the users innate spiritual gifts and facilitates their expression.

SUNSTONE - is a gem variety of feldspar. It is a rich golden or orange brown colour, and sparkles when the light catches it. Associated with the sun, it is said to help clear the chakras and increase vitality and courage. Traditionally linked to good luck this stone brings the power of the sun to everyday life and helps relieve dependency issues and depression. Associated with the sign of Leo.

TANZANITE - Creates a strong energy field which unifies body, mind and spirit. It can increase psychic awareness if worn for a long period of time. It works with the white/violet colour rays and gives one a higher, clearer viewpoint. It balances potassium levels and strengthens the heart. Shows one peace and universal love. It gives a quick response and understanding of new beginnings. Breaks up "brittle" thinking. It helps the heart understand the beauty of the uncharted territory of the mind. It can bring one into the light of soul. Tanzanite helps one go beyond time and space. One can experience universal love while still being grounded and energized. It helps to uplift one's mood. It works with the water element. It can help to increase psychic awareness, giving one a higher and clearer viewpoint.

TIGER EYE - is an opaque gold-yellow/brown species of quartz showing chatoyancy and that resembles the feline eye of a tiger. As it combines sun and earth energy, It is associated with the correct use of power, courage, grace and the ability to see clearly and without illusion. It is said to help balance emotions and brings clarity and focus to the mind, enhance instincts, attract beauty and abundance and enhance creativity. Associated with the sign of Leo and the sacral chakra.

TOPAZ - BLUE TOPAZ - Promotes wisdom, honesty, openness, encourages self-realization to make wishes come true. It enables us to communicate powerfully what we are feeling. It is considered to be especially valuable for artists and aid tissue regeneration.

TOURMALINE - Wide color range. Enhances flexibility, happiness, objectivity, compassion, serenity, balance, positive transformation, healing, strength, tolerance, and understanding. Excellent channeling stone for communication with higher forces.

  • BLUE TOURMALINE (INDICOLITE) - Is known as the "shaman stone" It teaches about mastery of self and the secrets of life. It increases one's spiritual nature. It creates happiness out of adversity. It shows the reality of dreams.
  • BLACK TOURMALINE - Does not absorb negative energy. It repels it. It is suggested to carry this stone when you feel surrounded by negativity. A valuable stone for crises and for periods of extreme stress. Helps you defend against debilitating diseases. Strongly suggested for persons with weakened immune systems.
  • BROWN TOURMALINE - It protects one from the effects of bad karma, and is very gentle for use in grounding. Balances the chakras, cleanses the aura, and brings a warm sense of Earth and peace to the Higher Self. It also is used to treat intestinal tract disorders.
  • GREEN TOURMALINE - Is said to foster prosperity, success, general healing, strength, purification and communication. It helps heal the heart, both physically and emotionally.
  • YELLOW TOURMALINE - Brings heightened intelligence and spiritual awareness
  • VIOLET TOURMALINE inspires meditation
  • PINK TOURMALINEConnects with emotional and spiritual love, healing loss, emotional pain, fear, self-gentleness. Best used in combination with counselling. Most powerful together with Kunzite or Rhodocrosite. Is said to help with self-love, compassion, release of old hurt.
  • RED TOURMALINE - Rubellite is one of the strongest protectors of all gemstones. It is the gemstone of the woman warrior. It teaches what it is to be female and helps balance male female energy.

 

TURQUOISE - A pure blue color, mostly it is interspersed with brown, dark gray, or black veins of other minerals or the host rock. Stones interspersed with other minerals are called turquoise matrix. An ancient gemstone that is always in fashion. It was worn to protect from evil and considered a good luck stone, a token of friendship and good fortune. Used as an amulet to protect health when travelling. Given as a gift it is believed to bestow wealth and happiness upon its receiver. It is a protective stone, enhances intuition, increases serenity, meditation energy, wisdom, balance, honest communication, strength, friendship and love. Considered to be healing of the throat chakra and fostering of empathy, positive thinking and sensitivity. Associated with the throat chakra and the sign of Sagittarius.

UNAKITE - is a variety of granite with green epidote and patches of reddish orthoclase. It is composed of feldspar, epidote, and quartz. Is said to enhance visions and bring one's consciousness to the present. Balances the emotional body and encourages Higher Love. Prepares and facilitates the re-birthing process and helps bring insight to the cause of blockages.

ZOISITE helps with manifesting your own dreams rather than those of others. It is good for stress and recovery and helps dispel lethargy.

ZOISITE RUBY - Consists of a green matrix with red ruby and black hornblende and is an excellent stone for helping with being yourself rather than being too influenced by others. It helps dispel lethargy and encourages recovery from serious illness and is a natural detoxifier.

THULITE (Zoisite) A stone with powerful links to the life force and is said to help with solving problems and combining love and logic to manifest positive energies instead of destructive ones. A very creative stone which can help with recovery, detoxification and restoration of energy.