Gemstone Properties

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BLACK AGATE: Is believed to relieve stress, give protection and increase courage.

BLUE LACE AGATE: Is believed to create hope, harmony, optimism, positive thinking, smooth energy flow, joy, truth and promptness and makes us more easygoing. Blue Lace Agate is especially valued for its said ability to calm the mind in a manner which causes us to expand our perspective from our hearts.

OLD CRAZY LACE AGATE: Is believed to enable one to laugh and see the "games" of the world.

GOLDEN LACE AGATE: Is said to help lift depression, increase friendliness and happiness.

MOSS AGATE: This stone has long been thought to be helpful to farmers. Worn when planting, it ensures a good crop. It is often called the "gardener's stone". It is associated with prosperity, success, abundance, congeniality, comaptibility, healing, rain, restoration, fertility of plants, protection of the earth, creativity, confidence and strength. This stone is helpful when starting new friendships or when seeking a compatible lover. Moss Agate also helps us communicate directly with animals and plants.

TREE AGATE: Is said to assist with introspection and relieve tension. It is also believed to bring plentiful crops.

WHITE AGATE: Is thought to relieve stress, give protection, increase courage and attune us to our highest mind.

AMAZONITE: This stone is thought to bestow truth, integrity and to honour its wearer, enhance love, and soothe tense, aggravated emotions and situations.

BALTIC AMBER: Amber is said to bring romantic love, purification, wisdom, energy and balance. It is also believed to enhance patience, and remembrance of past lives and ancient knowledge.

AMETHYST: Is associated with increased nobility and spiritual awareness.

AMETRINE: Is said to aid in meditation, relieve tension, disperse negativity and help to eliminate prejudice.

APATITE: Is said to enhance intellect, focus, learning, clarity of concentration, and ideas. It is also said to foster unconditional love.

AQUAMARINE: Is said to promote safe travel on water, release anxiety, fear and restlessness. It is said to create a peaceful stillness like the flow of a forest stream.

ARAGONITE: Is said to foster truth, stability, understanding and clear perception. Aragonite is felt to be a nurturing stone, which lifts your feelings into freedom.

PEACH AVENTURINE: Is believed to help with decision making and help boost creativity.

RED AVENTURINE: Is believed to enhance creativity and the ability to see possibilities. It is also said to bring prosperity and lessen negativity.

CARNELIAN: Is believed to remind us to be "in the moment". It is said to be a stone of protection particularly from anger, jealousy and fear. It is also believed to assist one in finding the right mate. This stone calms fears about death and rebirth, bringing serenity and acceptance of the great cycle of life.

CHRYSANTHEMUM STONE: Is thought to be a stone of harmony and change. It is also said to promote renewal of old friendships. It's message is "Enjoy each moment!"

CHRYSOCOLLA: Is believed to bring great inner strength to help you  get through very stressful and even long-term stressful situations.

CHRYSOPRASE: Is said to facilitate self-expression, courage and the ability to use them wisely. It is believed to bring happiness, which is partly because it helps its wearer get rid of negative thoughts and irritability.

CITRINE: Is said to be especially useful in stimulating one's mental capacities, enhancing creativity and intuition and strengthening self-confidence. It is also said to give emotional control while making one more alert. It can be very helpful in assisting, acquiring and maintaining wealth.

CORAL: Said to provide protection and guard against violence, accidents and theft, calm emotions and restore harmony. Believed to help with fever, colds, asthma and digestive problems.

DUMORTIERITE: Is thought to enhance organisational abilities, self-disciplineand orderliness. In addition, it is said to encourage one to see and accept reality.

GOLDEN RAINBOW FLUORITE: Is said to enhance intuition, creativity, concentration and one's sense of order. It is also said to help release negative thoughts and to give protection against them.

LAVENDER FLUORITE: Is said to increase spiritual balance and mystic visions, well-being, serenity and peace.

RAINBOW FLUORITE: Because of its softness, fluorite was often used in carvings. The ancient Romans, who admired purple, carved vases and figures from this stone and considered them valuable treasures. Since Fluorite cleaves when struck, forming distinct four-sided pyramids, it has long been associated with psychic energy.

GARNET: Garnet is considered to be the stone of devotion both to others and to one's self. It is said to inspire romantic love, passion, sensuality, sexuality, intimacy, positive thoughts, inspiration, past life recall, career success, social popularity and self confidence.

GROSSULARITE GARNET: Is said to purify all body systems, especially the liver and heart. It was exchanged between friends, to insure that they met again.

HOWLITE:  Is believed to allow one to express emotions calmly, allowing oneself to say what is necessary in a manner that is not offensive to the listener.

IOLITE: Iolite is known as a stone of power. It is believed to enhance leadership ability, power, inner strength, self-confidence and executive ability. Many people wear iolite to bed believing that it increases dreams and the ability to remember dreams. It is also used as an aid to intuition.

JADE: The Chinese believe jade not only brings prosperity but also allows you to hold onto your money rather than have it slip through your fingers. All jade is believed to produce longevity, fertility, serenity, wisdom, balance, moderation, perspective and stability.

BLACK JADE: Is said to offer protection from negativity, foster the wise use of power.

GOLDEN JADE: Is believed to help with understanding and empathy.

AUTUMN JASPER: Autumn Jasper is believed to protect oneself from negative energy. It is thought to be very strengthening.

BRECCIATED JASPER: This stone is believed to enhance organisational abilities, relaxation and a sense of wholeness. It is said to encourage attunement and communication with animals and may help with animal allergies. It is said to bring happiness, create a good outlook on life and ease stress.

DALMATION JASPER: This stone is thought to increase patience, remove disillusionment and increase loyalty to one's partner, making it beneficial for long term relationships.

FANCY JASPER: Jasper is believed to be a stone of gentleness and relaxation. It may enhance one's ability to relax by bringing tranquility, comfort and wholeness. It is sometimes calles the nurturing stone for its nurturing and protective energies. Think of them as helping us to cease over-analysing everything and to increase our enjoyment in life.

LEOPARDSKIN JASPER: Is said to assist and protect during physical and spiritual travel. It is also believed to make it easier for one to take responsibility properly.

RED JASPER: Is believed to facilitate the remembering of dreams, aid in the assistance in rescue from danger and to help balance out unfair situations.

LABRADORITE: Is said to help provide clarity and insight into your destiny. It is also said to be especially helpful for dream recall and finding ways to use dreams in daily life. It is also valued as a connection on the path to the love.

LAPIS LAZULI: Has been valued through the ages as  a link to the all-knowing sources of knowledge and for invoking wisdom. It has traditionally been a stone for royalty.

MALACHITE: As the colour "green" has long been seen as the colour of life, malachite has been seen as the restorer of life. This is interpreted as assisting the body in its natural healing process. It is said that by using this stone, one can counteract self-destructive romantic tendencies and help encourage true, pure love.

MAHOGANY OBSIDIAN: Obsidian is called the "Mirror Stone" because it reflects one's personal shortcomings, allowing them to come into your consciousness and be dealt with, and then let go. It is believed to stimualte growth of physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual centres to provide strength in times of need. It is also said to help promote a forgiving attitude and relieve grievances.

SNOWFLAKE OBSIDIAN: Helps with the integration of mental balance between the right and left hemispheres of the brain. It also assists in physical balance and with physical safety.

BLACK ONYX: Repels negativity and also deflects the negativity of others, keeping one safe from harm. Also helps to overcome feelings of loneliness and alienation and to add comfort in unfamiliar surroundings.

SARDONYX: Is thought to foster luck, friendship, happiness, good fortune and marriage. It is also believed to be protective of the young and of those who try new things.

FIRE OPAL: Opal is a stone of inspiration which enhances imagination and creativity. It helps one release inhibitions and enhances memory.

PERIDOT: Is said to help one find happiness within one's self and to overcome anger and jealousy.

PIETERSITE: Attributes include physical protections, especially for the eyes. It also focuses the inner eye, enabling the wearer to explore themselves emotionally and to help one see beyond the immediate to the beauty. Helps working with Angels, experiencing visions, and precognition, relating to feminine or goddess energy.

QUARTZ CRYSTAL: This is the Stone Of Power, being anble to bring the energy of the stars into the soul. It stimulates brain function, aids clarity of mind, dispels negativity in one's environment and is a very powerful healer.

ROSE QUARTZ: Everything symbolic regarding Rose Quartz returns to love and beauty. It is believed to restore youthful  qualities, particularly of the skin and self esteem. Those who were it experience the joy of each new day and each new experience - they are able to appreciate the innate beauty in both people and objects.

SMOKEY QUARTZ: Said to alleviate stress and transform fear, anger and other negative emotions into positive energies, thus having a comforting and calming effect. It is also said to provide clarity of thought, improve intuition, enhance survival instincts and stimulate higher awareness in meditative states.

RHODONITE: Believed to stabilise one's thinking into what is true for oneself. It brings love around you and helps you remain centered when you are in love. When carried or worn, it allows you to see the love in everything.

RIVERSTONE: Called the stone of Freedom as it helps to carry the burdens of every day life. It safeguards against polluting our minds with worry and fear.

SERPENTINE: Promotes good luck, happiness and success. Helps people reach their business or personal goals and dreams. Inspires to respect the elderly.

SODALITE: Helps call out the inner truths in ourselves and from those around is, and helps one let go of control and find a peaceful state. Clears the mind and wiser thinking by aiding the shift from emotional to rational thinking.



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