Gemstone Properties

Traditional Gemstone Properties

Throughout history gemstones have been used for decoration and adornment and from this long history comes the perceived benefits of various stones. That they have an energy is undeniable – for example the energy from quartz is used in modern day watches to keep perfect time.  If I haven’t added a semi precious stone which interests you, let me know and I can add that to this list.

Agates: Balancing physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual energies; perceptiveness, strength, inspiration, awakening talents.

Agate

Agate

Amazonite: Success, joy, self-expression, awakening heart, soothing, harmony, balancing.

Amazonite

Amazonite

Amber: Soothing, calming, cleansing.

Amber

Amber

Amethyst: Contentment, spirituality, dreams, healing, peace, happiness, love, intuition.

Amethyst

Amethyst

Ametrine: Intellectual stimulation, attunement, releasing, dispelling tension, connecting.

Ametrine

Ametrine

Apatite: Intellect, achieving results, healing, insight, humanitarianism, meditation, balance, creativity.

Appatite

Apatite

Aquamarine: Courage, purification, peace, intuition, self-expression, balance, preparedness.

Aquamarine

Aquamarine

Aventurine: Healing, money, mental agility, visual acuity, peace, opening heart, motivation, leadership.

Aventurine

Aventurine

Azurite: Intuitive energy, dreams, healing, insight, stilling the mind, concentration, self transformation.

Azurite

Azurite

Bloodstone: Courage, intense healing, renewal, strength, victory, intuitive decision making.

Bloodstone

Bloodstone

Calcite: Purification, peace, calming, memory, awareness, appreciation of nature.

Calcite

Calcite

Carnelian: Precision, analytical capabilities, physical energy, verbal skill, peace, spirituality.

Carnelian

Carnelian

Celestite: Verbal skill, healing, compassion, calming, growth, intuition, hope.

Celestite

Celestite

Chrysocolla: Easing heartache, stamina, wisdom, peace, love, communication, vitality, inner strength.

ChrysocollaChrysocolla

Chrysoprase: Balancing male-female energy, love, grace, compassion, clemency, personal growth.

Chryophase

Chryoprase

Citrine: Intuition, comfort, protection, creativity, physical energy, wealth, mental awakening.

Citrine

Citrine

Coral: Diplomacy, quieting emotions, visualization.

Coral

Coral

Crystal Quartz: Intensifying energy, spiritual development, healing, raising consciousness.

Crystal Quartz

Crystal Quartz

Diamond: Courage, strength, healing, protection, spirituality, mental abilities.

Dumortierite: Self-reliance, stamina, patience, recognition of potential, understanding, communication of ideas.

Dumortierite

Dumortierite

Emerald: Love, domestic bliss, sensitivity, loyalty, memory, mental capacity, harmony, focus, eliminating negativity.

Fluorite: Stability, impartial reasoning, responsibility, concentration, health.

Fluorite

Fluorite

Fossil Stone: Accomplishments, improvement of one’s environment, communication, innovation.

Garnet: Health, removing negativity, awareness, commitment, regeneration, order, insight.

Garnet

Garnet

Hematite: Mental attunement, memory, calming, balance, focusing energy and emotions, peace, inner happiness, transforming negativity.

Hematite

Hematite

Howlite: Awareness, calm, emotional expression, observation, patience, eliminating negativity.

Howlite

Howlite( dyed)

Iolite: Intuition, spiritual growth, healing, balance, releasing discord, awakening to inner knowledge.

Iolite

Iolite

Jade: Fidelity, dreams, realization of potential, peace, accord, resourcefulness, accomplishment.

Jade

Jade

Jaspers: Protection, nurturing, joy, awareness; balancing of physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual energies.

Jasper

Jasper

Labradorite: Alignment, spiritual connection, transformation, clarity, peace, progression, discernment.

Labradorite

Labradorite

Lapis Lazuli: Wisdom, intuition, awareness, objectivity, clarity, creativity, expanded consciousness, dreams, purity, courage, serenity.

Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli

Lepidolite: Hope, stress reduction, birth, peace, spirituality, physical strength, luck, protection, emotional balance.

Lepidolite

Lepidolite

Malachite: Transformation, insight, clarifying emotions, fidelity, loyalty, practicality.

Malachite

Malachite

Marble: Charitable actions, original thinking, alleviation of sorrow.

Marble

Marble

Moonstone: Introspection, reflection, beginnings, insight, tenderness, harmony, peace, travel.

Moonstone

Moonstone

Mother of Pearl: Mental clarity, intuition, sensitivity, imagination, adaptability, cooperation.

Mother of Pearl

Mother of Pearl

Obsidians: Clarity, deflecting negativity, protection, healing.

Snowflake Obsidian

Snowflake Obsidian

Onyx: Self-control, decision making, intuition, recognition of personal strengths.

Onyx

Onyx

Opal: Creativity, spontaneity, relationships, memory, happy dreams and changes.

Opal

Opal

Pearl: Purity, faith, charity, innocence, integrity, focus, wisdom, spirituality, sincerity, fertility.

Pearl

Pearl

Peridot: Warmth, friendliness, understanding, openness in love and relationships, regulation of cycles.

Peridot

Peridot

Pyrite: Defense, prevention, protection from negativity, physical wholeness, memory.

Rhodocrosite: Love, emotional balance, cleansing, renewal, relaxation, expansion of consciousness.

Rhodocrosite

Rhodocrosite

Rhodonite: Peace, generosity, attention to details.

Rhodonite

Rhodonite

Rhyolite: Change, variety, progress, creativity, transcending barriers.

Rhyolite

Rhyolite

Rose Quartz: Love, peace, happiness, gentleness, healing emotional wounds.

Rose Quartz

Rose Quartz

Ruby: Nurturing, spiritual wisdom, attainment of values, economic stability, protection from distress.

Sapphire: Joy, peace, beauty, intuition, prosperity, fulfillment of dreams.

Serpentine: (see Jade)

Smoky Quartz: Dissolving emotional blockage, clearing the mind, cooperation, personal pride, joy in living, attentiveness to the moment, protection.

Smoky Quartz

Smoky Quartz

Sodalite: Wisdom, logic, calmness, healing, stress reduction, companionship, self-esteem.

Sodalite

Sodalite

Sunstone: Alleviating fears, energizing, cleansing.

Sunstone

Sunstone

Tanzanite: Communication, intuition, protection, symmetry, decision-making, spirituality.

Tanzanite

Tanzanite

Tiger Eye: Practicality, peacefulness, clarity, intelligence, intuition, new experiences, financial stability, calmness, releasing inhibitions.

Tigers Eye

Tigers Eye

Tiger Iron: Artistic endeavors, beauty, vitality.

Tiger Iron

Tiger Iron

Topaz: True love, success in endeavors, understanding of interrelationships, expression of ideas, trust, health, personal expansion and growth.

Topaz

Topaz

Tourmaline: Energizing, soul-searching, releasing.

Tourmaline

Tourmaline

Turquoise: Spiritual attunement, cleansing, healing, protection, valor, soothing, peace of mind, guidance through the unknown, romantic spontaneity.

Turquoise

Turquoise

Unakite: Balance, re-birth, foresight, emotional balance.

Unakite

Unakite

Zoisite: Dispelling laziness, facilitating advancement.

Zoisite

Zoisite

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