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Metaphysical Properties of Crystals And Gemstones: I've been enjoying
and collecting crystals and gemstones for almost 20 years. (a lot
longer than that if you count my childhood fascination with rocks
and minerals) Over these years I have come to know and accept that
crystals and gemstones hold “energy.”
Some of this has been from my own discovery with stones and some
of this has come from reading the work of others. What I offer here
is a combination of the information I have come to know about the
spiritual properties of crystals and gemstones. I invite you to
read these informational pages I have gathered for you but I also
invite you to listen to the stones themselves and discover the answers
and information for yourself.
Perhaps you may want to come to know a stone before you read my
descriptions of the properties of the stones. You may start by holding
the stone in your hand, close you eyes. Feel your feet touching
the ground. Begin to relax, take in a few deep breathes. Now let
your thinking mind drift away, becoming only aware of the stone
in your hand. Ask the stone to reveal its energy properties to you.
Now listen deeply to what comes.
Sometimes it comes with words, images, sensations or thoughts.
Keep listening. What truly matters is you own connection to the
stone. How does the stone feel to you?
May you enjoy your discovery into the mineral kingdom.
My favorite sources are:
Amazonite - Is a Goddess Stone. It offers us a
place of quiet compassion. It encourages us to release self judgment
and connect to our own power with joy and confidence. It is an empowering
stone and can provide inner fulfillment when we recognize the power
we hold within.
Amber - Amber is actually
fossilized botanical resin, (mostly tree sap) Amber helps us connect
to the Light. It brings us warm, nurturing energy. Amber is very
solar connected and can bring a sense of warmth, health and well-being.
It carries a vibration of life force and helps us bring more of
that energy into all levels or our being. It is a stone for courage
Angelite(Blue Andydrite): Angelite as it name implies, is an angel stone. Angelite sends out a vibration of serenity, tranquility and peace. Angelite is like a warm hug from the angelic realm. Angelite can add comfort in times of great stress.
Amethyst - A stone of spirituality
and intuition. Can assist one in listening to the inner voice. A
stone for spiritual protection and purification. Useful for meditation
and gaining insight. Can aid in over indulgence and addictions.
Apache Tears - Apache Tears is a variety of Obsidian.
Used for grounding and protection from negative energies. Assists
in soothing the emotions associated with grief and loss.
Apophyllite ( clear) is known as an inter-dimensional stone, ideal for tapping into the spiritual vibrations and higher energies. Apophyllite is used to contact the angelic realm, guardian angels, and spirit guides. A useful tool for developing psychic abilities and channeling. Apophyllite can assist in bringing clarity to any situation and offers renewed vision to those that have become discouraged.
Aquamarine is believed to be a treasure of the mermaids. Its luminous blue /green color offers a cooling, calming yet alert energy. Aquamarine is a stone for clearing and activating the throat chakra. It assists one in speaking their truth. Aquamarine helps in balancing anger into expression. It is helpful for hot flashes. Aquamarine is used by those traveling on the water as a stone of protection and safety.
Astrophyllite is a RARE stone from Russia It helps with astral travels, allowing us to see ourselves from the outside. It helps us to understand there are no limits on ourselves except those that are self imposed. Astrophyllite helps us know our life's purpose, especially if we are willing to meditate with it. Astrophyllite helps to show us that when one door closes another door opens. It helps us release what must be purged from our lives so that we may move forward, develop and grow.
Aventurine - Holds a bright
optimistic energy. It can assist one attaining desires and manifestations.
It is a prosperity stone. A soothing heart chakra stone.
Azeztulite is called the Stone of the Nameless Light. Azeztulite is an energetically unusual and rare type of Quartz, found only in Vermont and North Carolina in the USA. Azeztulites are usually white or colorless and do not form in prismatic points. The name Azeztulite is derived from Azez, the name given for a group-soul angelic entity originally contacted by Naisha Ahsian. The Azez have stated through her that they have re-engineered the stone Azeztulite to carry the currents of the Nameless Light of the Great Central Sun, the spiritual core of the Universe, which they serve. The purpose of the appearance of the Azez at this time and the awakening of the stone Azeztulite is the re-alignment of the vibrational patterns of the human species and the Earth to the higher frequencies embodied in Azeztulite. The Azez have said that Azeztulite is the very physical form of the Azez themselves.
Azeztulite's vibrations are intended to be received on all levels of our being, from the etheric body throughout the physical organs, and into our cellular structure. The reconfiguration of our structure which Azeztulite is destined to facilitate is said to be capable of dissolving the habit patterns of degeneration and disease, as well as awakening higher spiritual awareness. The tingling sensation many people feel after and while holding Azeztulite signifies the reverent response of our physical and etheric bodies to the current of the Nameless Light. The potential of Azeztulite is world awakening. Through it, we have the opportunity to become conduits of the Nameless Light currents, and through our opening the Soul of the World can came into full awareness. (Azeztulite is the trademark of Heaven and Earth LLC and is copyright protected.)
Azurite - Enhances creative ability and removes
blockages to self expression. One of the throat chakra stones. It
will assist in opening intuition and insight allowing you to hear
your inner voice.
Black Onyx - An excellent
stone for centering and grounding, as it can help bring one back
to their center when thrown off balance by others negative energies
or stressful situations. It reminds us to walk in balance.
Black Tourmaline - Is a powerful protection stones
as it can both repel and protect against negativity. It acts to
protect one from being victimized by the negative energy of another.
It can also deflect negative energy turning it back to where it
has come from. This stone is wonderful for giving support to any
situation in life. When you need to feel supported in your life,
choose Black Tourmaline.
Bloodstone- a form of Chalcedony, is known as the “Healing Stone” It acts to purify the body of toxins and disease. Bloodstone increases vitality, endurance and strength. When wearing bloodstone one may find a zest for living. It can help one to maintain faith and trust in the Divine
Blue Apatite - Apatite has
a cleansing influence on the auric field, especially in the mental
body. It can stimulate the visionary states. It is helpful in dreamwork.
It can bring inspiration, revealing a sense of "Aha".
It is also know to suppress hunger..
Blue Lace Agate - Offers a soothing gentle energy
which allows us to gently express what needs to be expressed. It
can provide inspiration so that we know how to express ourselves
in appropriate and kind ways. Having difficulty expressing yourself?
Let Blue Lace Agate assist you with its peaceful ways as it offers
a calm stillness in which to gather your thoughts.|
Blue Opal - Blue Opal, found in the Andean Mountains
of Peru, promotes a calm and centered mind. It can facilitate contemplative
prayer and meditation by calming the mind of its endless thoughts.
Blue Opal can assist one who cannot sleep due to a restless mind,
allowing for a more peaceful sleep.
Carnelian - Carnelian
is a stone of power , confidence and passion. It assists in finding
and fulfilling passions and desires. It can help bring vitality
and energy to any action or situation requiring action.
Celestite is an Angel Stone assisting in communication with the angelic realms and spirit guides. Celestitie elevates one's mood and brings a sense of inspiration to any project or activity. Celestites live up to their name. There is a powerful sense of the heavens when holding a Celestite. Celestites are ideal to use in meditation and can balance the 3rd eye and crown chakras. Celestite can bring about a sense of calm and safety.
Chalcedony, Blue Chalcedony-useful at times when stresses mount and one’s center begins to wobble. It can bring about calm and balance as it beams out its serene vibration in ways that soothe the whole being.
Charoite - Provides and easy-going-ness,
allowing one to drop all fears and worry, as if "by magic". It can
bring insights as it increases intuition. Charoite is filled with silvery wings of angels. It can be a reminder of the angels in form. It is a stone that allows you to be more aware of the everyday messages the angels are communicating to you.
Chrysocolla - Teaches unconditional
love. A nurturing heart chakra stone. It is used as a stone for
Earth healings. It can link us to the Earth’s energies. In some
traditions this stone represents Mother Earth. It reminds us to
treasure the Earth, physically and spiritually.
Citrine- Citrine is known as an abundance and prosperity stone. Place one in your wallet, cash box or wherever you keep your money. Citrine stimulates our creative energy, our will and increases our ability to bring energy into form. A stone to help manifest our dreams. Its sunny energy assists in bringing clarity to any situation.
Coral, Red Coral- Helps one to feel in harmony with the natural forces of the universe and to feel connected to nature and the Great Creator. It is also known to help with depression and feelings of loss and uncertainty. It is energizing.
Coralcalcite is a combination of coral and calcite. Coralcalcite can assist in enhancing the level of vibration and harmony of the entire body, enabling us to become more crystalline. It stimulates the solar plexus Chakra, our place of will, aiding in focusing attention and intention so that we can accomplish our goals. A good stone for anything to do with the bones, teeth, cartilage, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Coralcalcite is a blending of organic life, the coral, and the mineral kingdom, the calcite.
Creedite - Creedite is a rare mineral from Mexico.
It can assist in the expansion of awareness and feelings of up liftment.
It can assist in meditation, helping to release any blockages in
the upper chakras. Creedite is a stone of the Light and can help
one manifest that light in one’s everyday life. Creedite will
assist in bringing into form that which comes from the deep awareness
that it also brings forth.
Danburite carries the high sweet frequency of angelic communication and celebration of the Divine Source. A useful stone when calling in the angels for guidance and counsel. By clearing and opening the crown chakra it allows one to move in consciousness into the angelic domain. It can facilitate communication with all spirit entities. It can soothe the heart and sends it a message that " all is well". It carries a frequency that is similar to the Reiki frequency.
Diopside - Diopside facilitates communication
with Earth Mother as it teaches the lesson of integrating human
spirit with the living planet. Diopside is a heart chakra stone,
enhancing one’s ability to give love to oneself and others.
It holds feminine energy and is useful for women in all stages of
Dravite (Brown Tourmaline) draws one's most deeply hidden patterns and issues to the surface, allowing one to calmly review and clear them It aids in seeing the aspects of self one has hidden from oneself out of fear or denial. A wonderful stone for self acceptance. Dravite can help one move through the stages of grief.
Fluorite - The "Cool, Calm,
Collected " Stone. This stone can help one to remain calm in stressful
situations. It a computer. It will help protect from electromagnetic
rays and protect the computer from viruses. Fluorite comes in many
colors which add to its properties.
Fuchsite - Can act as an energy shield providing
protection from any harmful vibrations as it redirects energy outward.
Assist in looking at the deeper levels of consciousness as well
as the outer multi-dimensions. Useful to help ground one while channeling
or astral traveling. It Grounds you while it allows you to reach
for the stars.
as a feminine energy stone. It stimulates the root chakra and the
heart, allowing for manifestation of one's heartfelt desires in
the world. Garnet assists one in maintaining a sense of calm and
grounded connection to the present moment. It is a stone of physical
love and the relationship between loving partners. It is an excellent
stone to attract or invirgorate a love relationship. It is a stone
which brings support and balance. Garnet's message is to trust in
the infininte abudance of the universe.
Green African Garnet (Grossular) is a prosperity stone. It teaches us of the many facets of abundance on all levels. Wonderful for encouraging prosperity and overcoming scarcity, lack and limitations. Its loving energy helps us to overcome scarcity by reinforcing the loving vibration of the Earth. It helps one to perceive true abundance in one's life and to celebrate that abundance with joy. It assists the body in regeneration and is an excellent stone to use during and after surgery.
Healer’s Gold: a combination of Pyrite and Magnetite. It allows one to connect with the energy of the Earth and channel that energy through the body. It can bring more life force into the body and balance one’s energetic field. It allows those who do healing work on others to do so without depleting their own energies. And it can also enhance the well being of their clients. It enhances one’s stamina, patience, persistence and over all positive outlook on life.
Healerite, is a powerful healing stone offering waves of well-being to the body & soul. It has a revitalizing quality going deep into all the cells of the body. An effective way to use Healerite is to place it on the energy meridians as it has the ability to increase “chi, or life force. On an emotional level Healerite helps to calm nerves. It is a heart chakra stone which brings states of joy, expansiveness, generosity, intimacy and love. It helps to heal old emotional wounds, even those carried over from past lives.
Hematite - Is know as a grounding stone. It also
is a stone to calm the mind. It can help one to sort things out
and calm racing mind thoughts. It helps with memory retention and
is useful while studying. It also assists in dissolving negativity
as it can transform the negative to a more pure state of love.
Hemimorphite - It assists one in self transformation
as it encourages ego less-ness. It allows one to take responsibility
for the happiness or unhappiness in life bringing the awareness
that we create our own reality. It will than assist one to create
the reality one desires.
Herkimer Diamond (Quartz)-Herkimers are a wonderful stone to use for dreams and visions. They emanate a bright light, helping to purify one’s energy field. They are ideal for body layouts and healings. Herkimers can be used to to create energy grids and vortexes They can purify and cleanse energy.
Hiddenite is a delicate green heart Chakra stone. Its energy reminds us to keep our tender hearts open to each other. Hiddenite is a useful stone for all types of relationships, lovers, friends, co-workers, neighbors, etc. Hiddenite's message is - all hearts beat to the same drum.
Infinite-A form of Serpentine from Africa. It is known as the Healer's Stone. It is a stone of gentle, loving angelic energy that draws out any negative manifestations in our bodies. Infinite's vibration can replenish the etheric body and fill any holes in the aura. It is helpful for those who feel frazzled or energetically drained. Use when entering into a difficult situation where negativity surrounds.
Iolite - A stone of visionary
art and creative expression of spiritual ideas. It will activate
the creative side of the mind to allow one to access ideas and thoughts
beyond this dimension. Iolite is a wonderful stone for Shamanic
Journeying. It will assist with inner vision and accessing information
held deep within the psyche. Iolite is a useful stone for astrologers,
tarot readers, and other intuitive channels in inner information.
Jade, Green Jade-is prized for its healing properties and over all feelings of well being. In China Jade has been highly esteemed and known to bring good luck, prosperity and abundance. Jade represents harmony and happiness in business and family. It can help one to feel connected to the earth and nature. Jade reminds us to stop and smell the flowers, touch someone you love and share your abundant heart with others.
Jet - Jet is a stone of purification
and protection. It is able to absorb negativity and neutralize it.
Jet is useful for protection against the misuse of power. It can
help to clear the body of impurities by filtering them out much
the same way that charcoal filters out and clears impurities from
water. Jet is a wonderful grounding stone.
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