Crystal Dictionary

Abalone Shell

Abalone Shell is said to enhance feelings of peace, compassion and love. It has a lovely warm, gentle vibration. It is great in times of tough emotional issues, soothing the nerves and encouraging a calm demeanor. It is said to gently help open our psychic and intuitive connections.

 

Amazonite

Amazonite is a soothing stone. It calms the brain and nervous system and aids in maintaining optimum health. Balances the masculine and feminine energies. Amazonite helps you to see both sides of a problem or different point of view. It soothes emotional trauma, alleviating worry and fear.  Amazonite is a stone that calms and soothes your soul. Feeling stressed or worried? Maybe you need a little boost of encouragement to help you speak your truth? This stone is right for you.

 

Amethyst

Amethyst is a protection stone that helps you balance and relax your mind. Wear this stone to promote patience and peace.

It has also been said if you are experiencing insomnia you can place an Amethyst crystal under your pillow or bed.

 

Aragonite

Aragonite provides strength and support, helping to combat anger and emotional stress. Aragonite is attuned to the Earth Goddess, encouraging conservation and recycling. It is a reliable earth-healer and grounding stone.

 

Aura Quartz (Blue, Green, Yellow)

Aura Quartzes are crystals of spiritual elevation, remarkable for their powers of guidance and expansion of the soul. They provide serenity and peace during meditation, deepening one's attunement to the Divine and opening gateways to the angelic realm.

 

Azurite

Azurite tempers the mind; it releases stress and confusion, and alleviates worry, indecision, and thoughts that linger in the back of the consciousness.  Azurite stimulates all the mind centers, nourishing a keen interest in life, one’s function in society, and discovering new commonalities and links within our world. It encourages the study of new and challenging subjects, not only for school or college students, but for adults trying to fit study in with other commitments, and for “students of life” over-fifty or in retirement. Azurite enhances focus and concentration, memorization and retention of information.  It is a rubbing stone that prefers to be touched to release its energies, so when wearing or carrying Azurite, remember to rub it often. 

 

Bloodstone

Bloodstone may be used to boost the immune system and to purify the blood, spleen, liver, kidneys, bladder, and intestines, neutralizing and eliminating toxins from the body. Its benefits blood-rich organs, regulates and stimulates blood flow, and aids circulation. It is conducive to healthy bone marrow and may be used in the treatments of blood disorders such as anemia, leukemia, tumors, acute infections.

 

Blue Apatite

Apatite is a dual-action stone, known for its positive use of personal power to achieve goals. It clears away confusion, apathy or negativity, then, stimulates the intellect to expand knowledge and truth, which may be used for personal growth or for the collective good.


 

Blue Kyanite

Blue Kyanite helps to speak one's truth with clarity, making it a great stone for public speakers and performers. Blue Kyanite is also useful for healing throat and voice ailments. Blue Kyanite reflects the color energy of the sky, as winter gives way to spring and the sun climbs higher each day. It marks the beginning of life and emotion. It brings trust, faith, patience, and respect, lending the focus we need to become more sincere, act more responsibly, and become more trustworthy.

 

Blue Lace Agate

The Blue Lace Agate crystal meaning is associated with stress relief, a common benefit of all gemstones. But in the world of crystal healing, Blue Lace Agate is a rock star for soothing an overactive mind and calming nerves.

 

Calcite

Calcite is a powerful amplifier and cleanser of energy. By simply having a specimen of Calcite in a room it will clean all negative energy and increase the household’s energy levels. It removes stagnant energy. Calcite is an active crystal that speeds up development and growth physically, mentally and spiritually.

 

Carborundum

Carborundum energetically purifies the mind, body and spirit while encouraging intuition and discernment.  Carborundum enhances communication, transmits thought, conducts electrical impulses and can magnify the energy transfer from the healer and from minerals to the subject of healing. Carborundum provides for a connection and communication to inter-galactic intelligence, mental agility and focus.  Carborundum may help to eliminate feelings of depression, anger, melancholy and relieves stress.  Carborundum is a powerful vitality booster and is useful for relieving headaches, eye strains and any computer related injuries.


Charoite

Charoite is an incredible stone of the Violet Ray with an almost tangible movement of energy flowing in magnificent swirls and eddies of violet, lavender and purple.   It grants the courage to start over after repossession, overcomes job loss in an area of high unemployment, and sustains those in prison, boarding school, the hospital or in residential care. Charoite is a stone of connection for all who work away from home, and for those who live alone with little contact with others. It provides emotional healing for those who suffer acute loneliness and alienation from life, and eases fears of ill-health, pain and dying.  Charoite awakens analytical abilities and the capacity for keen observation. It assists in decision-making and facilitates faster responses. It imparts vigor and determination in overcoming obstacles and tackling huge piles of work.

 

Chevron-Amethyst

Chevron-Amethyst is known to improve self-discovery, peace of mind, and relaxation. It is also said to carry inner strength as well as courage. Chevron-amethyst makes powerful healing fields around the owner and it is great for improving the immune system and cleansing your aura.


Clear Quartz

Clear Quartz is known as the stone of power and amplifies any energy or intention. Clear Quartz protects against negativity, attunes to your higher self, and relieves pain.

 

Dalmatian Jasper

Dalmatian Jasper (also known as Dalmatian Stone) is a wonderful stone to work with for those who are overly analytical. ... Dalmatian Jasper cleanses the aura and any other dysfunctional energies, dispels/transmutes negative energy (due to the black Tourmaline inclusions), and protects the user from harm.

 

Desert Rose Selenite

Desert Rose Selenite is believed to quiet worries and promote mental clarity. Despite its gentle appearance, this stone embodies strength and is a symbol of standing your ground. This stone inspires one to have heart-centered thoughts and brings clarity to understanding one’s own emotional body. It is believed to build strong decision-making abilities through truth and honesty. Allow this stone to provide you with a soft energy to sooth and calm the emotional and mental body.

 

Druzy Agate 

The healing properties of Druzy Crystals are great for promoting natural healing on a physical, mental, and spiritual level. It is also known to boost the immune and reproductive systems. This crystal can be useful in treating infections, and it can also heal both emotional and mental issues.

 

Emerald

Known as the “Stone of Successful Love,” Emerald opens and nurtures the heart and the Heart Chakra. Its soothing energy provides healing to all levels of the being, bringing freshness and vitality to the spirit. A stone of inspiration and infinite patience, it embodies unity, compassion, and unconditional love.

 

Fluorite

It absorbs and neutralizes negative energy and stress. An excellent learning aid, Fluorite increases our powers of concentration, self-confidence and helps us in decision-making. It encourages positivity, balances the energies, and improves balance and coordination, both physically and mentally.

 

Green Aventurine

Green Aventurine is known as the “Stone of Opportunity,” thought to be the luckiest of all crystals, especially in manifesting prosperity and wealth, or for increasing favor in competitions or games of chance.  Green Aventurine carries a strong connection to Earth and the devic kingdom, providing a better understanding and appreciation of nature and its soothing vibrations upon the mind and body. It is an excellent stone for gridding houses or gardens against geopathic stress.  Wearing Aventurine also absorbs electromagnetic smog and guards against environmental pollution. Taped to a cell phone, it protects against its emanations. Green Aventurine energetically stimulates the physical growth of premature infants, young children and teenagers. It increases overall vitality and enhances the intellectual development of children struggling with schoolwork and destructive hyperactivity. It assists adults with written work, typing and computer skills, and is beneficial to all in overcoming clumsiness.

 

Green Kyanite

Green Kyanite is a "growth crystal" - a powerful conduit of the earth's Life Force of birth, development, and creation, and of the power of nature's constant renewal. It is a potent aid in nurturing, whether of fledgling family relationships or a new business venture. Green Kyanite is peaceful and tranquilizing. This stone is filled with universal love and helps you become more conscious of your heart’s inner wisdom. It eliminates heart blockages and expands your awareness of the love for humans from the devic, angelic and elemental realms. This type of kyanite is also an especially good earth healer.  Green kyanite can create energetic pathways to the deepest parts of you. It helps with relieving stress, distress, and depression, helping you see the light at the end of the tunnel.  This stone will help you discern the truth of a situation so you can always make your decisions based on complete knowledge.

 

Hematite

Hematite helps to absorb negative energy and calms in times of stress or worry. Hematite is a very protective stone and is great to carry to help you stay grounded in many situations. Hematite is also good for working with the Root Chakra, helping to transform negative energies into a more positive vibration.

 

Honey Calcite

Honey Calcite assists in coating the aura with a protective layer. This stone is useful for breaking hold habits and bringing abundance back into your life.  It will help you in recovering from abusive or harmful situations. This stone will pervade you with courage, strength, and confidence so you will surpass your professional and personal obstacles in life.  Moreover, the energies that the honey calcite has may also aid in learning new things, as well as develop new things. This may also help in directing, grounding, and focusing your energies for you to finish what you need successfully, as well as to achieve your goals.

 

Howlite

Howlite is a beautiful white stone that represents the spiritual qualities of stillness, tenderness, and open-mindedness.  Howlite strengthens memory and stimulates desire for knowledge.  It teaches patience and helps to eliminate rage, pain and stress.  A calming stone, Howlite calms communication, facilitates awareness and encourages emotional expression.  Howlite balances calcium levels in the body.  It aids teeth, bones and soft tissue. Helpful in cases of osteoporosis.

 

Jade

Jade is a symbol of serenity and purity.  It signifies wisdom gathered in tranquility.  It increases love and nurturing.  A protective stone, Jade keeps the wearer from harm and brings harmony.  Jade attracts good luck and friendship.  It stabilizes the personality and promotes self-sufficiency.  Soothes the mind, releasing negative thoughts.  Stimulates ideas.  A “dream stone”, Jade brings insightful dreams.  It aids emotional release, especially of irritability.  Jade encourages you to become who you really are.

 

Labradorite

A stone of transformation, Labradorite is a useful companion through change, imparting strength, and perseverance. It balances and protects the aura, raises consciousness and grounds spiritual energies. Excellent for strengthening intuition - promoting psychic abilities.

 

Lapis Lazuli

Encourages self-awareness, allows self-expression and reveals inner truth, providing qualities of honesty, compassion and morality to the personality. Stimulates objectivity, clarity and encourages creativity. Lapis Lazuli assists to confront and speak one's truth and inspires confidence.

 

Larimar

Larimar is said to enlighten and heal in a physical, emotional, mental and spiritual way. It stimulates the heart, throat, third eye and crown chakras facilitating inner wisdom and outer manifestation. It represents peace and clarity, radiating healing and love energy.

 

Malachite (Fibrous)

Malachite is a stone of balance, abundance, manifestation and intention. ... An extremely powerful metaphysical stone, Malachite is often called the “stone of transformation” and is used for deep energy cleaning, bringing healing and positive transformation to the wearer.

 

Moonstone

A stone for “new beginnings”, Moonstone is a stone of inner growth and strength. It soothes emotional instability and stress, and stabilizes the emotions, providing calmness. Moonstone enhances intuition, promotes inspiration, success and good fortune in love and business matters.

 

Onyx

Onyx aid with physical strength after a long illness, prolonged work project, demanding exercise or weight loss program, or any situation that depletes one’s resources. It aids the retention of energies rather than allowing them to dissipate, enabling one to build up vigor and vitality, stamina, and focus. Onyx boosts self-confidence and assertion while bringing reason to passion and is an excellent stone to carry into conflict situations where a cool head is needed.  Onyx is an excellent stone for stimulating intuitive powers and furthers the quality of sentience.  Onyx gives strength.  It promotes vigor, steadfastness and stamina.  Imparts self-confidence, helping you to be at ease in your surroundings.  Onyx banishes grief, enhances self-control and stimulates the power of wise decision-making.  It encourages happiness and good fortune.

 

Opalite

Opalite is a wonderfully serene crystal. It is a stone of love, but only rewards faithful lovers. It is said to help form lasting romantic bonds. Opalite is believed to alleviate depression, soothe frayed nerves and help us to step away from anxiety. It is said to bring inner peace and a sense of calm in any situation.

 

Pink Agate

Pink agate is the (tertiary blend) of red and white.  This stone is a promoter of love. The energetics of pink will depend on the amount of red that is added to white. Therefore, it is used as a great neutralizer. It soothes anger and negative energy. It provides an underlying tone of confidence and support and helps us to move from a defensive state of mind to a calming and positive one. It is a color that helps us to realize our misconceptions and beliefs, which no longer serve us.  This stone can enhance concentration, analytical abilities, awareness, insight, and mental function. It aids one in stabilizing the aura and overcome heart bitterness.  Pink agate is also popular for its soothing and calming prowess. It not only helps you to get rid of anxiety but also inculcates positive vibe, power, and bravery in such a way that it brings back or enhancements self-esteem.  Furthermore, pink agate is associated with parental love which can go miles in strengthening the relationship between a child and parent. Generally, it improves love relationships.

 

Pink Amethyst

Pink Amethyst offers strong protection against the negative energies of the environment and the bad spirits around you. It aids in healing the grievous injuries in life especially earned from the relationships and friendships.  Clarity of mind and thoughts. No emotion doubts arise when you align with the Pink amethyst.  Pink lavender amethyst strengthens the health of 7th chakra and relieves all ailments associated with the chakra.  It directs the personal power of determination and will power to be aligned with the highest aspirations in life.  It dispels all doubts involved with in a relationship.  It heals the mind and assists the heart to take positive destinations in life.


Pink Lemurian Quartz

Pink Lemurian has one of the highest vibrations of any crystal and is a beautiful companion for meditation and to realign energies in the body. It can assist in clearing blockages in one's energy field and/or chakras, dispelling heavy energies from the body. If there is stagnant energy in the body, it can help to increase Prana (life force) energy to get things moving properly again. Meditating with Lemurian Crystals can allow us to connect with higher-dimensional spirit guides and connect to Divine realms, as well as to decode the information they contain within.

 

Pink Opal

Pink Opal helps you contact with the angelic realms. This crystal offers forgiveness for the past and releases fear and trauma from the heart. This makes it especially valuable for the chronically nervous and self-judgmental.  Pink Opal is powerful stone for healing the emotions, especially those connected with subconsciously held pain. It also aids in emotional balance and for healing matters of the heart. Pink opal healing properties have a gentle frequency that help to calm and soothe your emotional body, clearing and calming the heart to bring a sense of love, peace and hope.

 

Pink Tourmaline

Pink Tourmaline is a stone of love, compassion, emotional healing and self-love. It helps calm one’s emotions in times of distress and is the perfect stone to carry if you suffer from daily bouts of anxiety.


Purple Aura Quartz

Purple Aura Quartz is enhanced with Magnesium and Platinum and when used at your third eye or crown chakras, brings about feelings of spiritual wholeness. Purple Aura Quartz instills a sense of happiness and joy as well as enhancing Zen states and meditation. Giving you a sense of child-like wonder, it is also said that Purple Aura Quartz connects you with the spirits of Nature and beings of the Faery Realm.  This intense stone believed to help expand consciousness. This stone helps to enhance other stones healing properties. This stone is particularly helpful bringing a calming energy and balancing the throat crown chakra.

 

Pyrite

Pyrite is a very protective stone, shielding the user from negative energy of all kinds. ... Traditionally, Pyrite is known as a stone of luck, helping to attract abundance, wealth and prosperity to the user, via its creative energies of manifestation, and its encouragement of following one's dreams.

 

Red Quartz

Red Quartz also known as Hematoid Quartz contains both the amplification properties of Quartz with the balance and stability of Hematite. It is a highly energetic piece that can assist not only in removing negativity but also transforming and transmuting this energy into a positive and pure Universal light of love.

 

Rose Quartz

Rose Quartz is the stone of universal love. It restores trust and harmony in relationships, encouraging unconditional love. Rose Quartz purifies and opens the heart at all levels to promote love, self-love, friendship, deep inner healing and feelings of peace.

 

Rutilated Quartz

Rutilated Quartz is an illuminator for the soul, promoting spiritual growth.  It cleanses and energizes the aura.  Draws off negative energy and disease, letting go of the past.  Rutilated Quartz gives protection against the ill thoughts of others.  It helps to reach the root of problems and facilitates transitions and a change of direction.  Soothes dark moods and acts as an antidepressant.  Rutilated Quartz relieves fears, phobias and anxiety.  Promotes forgiveness at all levels.  These stones are powerful amplifiers of your thoughts, allowing you to make contact with the Divine mind and receive Divine inspiration, and this has the potential to last.  This process may stimulate your spiritual creativity, and your ability to manifest what you desire in your life, through the power of intention.

 

Sapphire

Sapphire restores balance within the body, aligning the physical, mental and spiritual planes, bringing serenity and peace of mind. It stimulates concentration, brings lightness, and joy. Sapphire is also known as a "stone of prosperity", attracting gifts of all kinds and fulfilling dreams and desires.

 

Selenite

Selenite provides for clarity of the mind, expanding one’s awareness of the self and of one’s surroundings.  It opens the crown and higher crown chakras and accesses angelic consciousness and higher guidance.  It can be used to access past lives as well as future lives.  Selenite is a calming stone that instils deep peace and is excellent for meditation or spiritual work.  It assists judgement and insight.  It clears confusion and aids in seeing the deeper picture.

 

Smoky Quartz

Smoky Quartz is an excellent grounding stone.  It gently neutralizes negative vibrations and is detoxifying on all levels, prompting elimination of the digestive system and protecting against radiation and electromagnetic smog.  Smokey Quartz disperses fear, lifts depression and negativity.  It brings emotional calmness, relieving stress and anxiety.  Promotes positive thoughts and action and alleviates suicidal tendencies.  Dispels nightmares and manifests your dreams.  Smokey Quartz aids concentration and assists in communication difficulties.  Smokey Quartz dissolves cramps, strengthens the back and fortifies the nerves.  It is particularly effective for abdomen, hips and legs.  Relieves headaches, back pain, eases muscular spasms.  Smokey Quartz benefits the reproductive system, the heart, muscles and nerve tissue.  It regulates liquids within the body and aids assimilation of minerals.

 

Snowflake Obsidian

A stone of purity, Snowflake Obsidian provides balance for body, mind and spirit. It helps you recognize and release “wrong thinking” and stressful mental patterns. Promotes dispassion and inner centering. Snowflake Obsidian empowers isolation and loneliness, aiding surrender in meditation.

 

Sunstone

Sunstone is linked to luck and good fortune. It clears and energizes all the chakras. Sunstone instills good nature, heightens intuition and allows the real self to shine through happily. It dissipates fearfulness, alleviates stress and increases vitality.

 

Tangerine Quartz

Tangerine Quartz stimulates the joyful, creative energy of the inner child, encourages playfulness and the ability to explore one's world and experience with fearless curiosity.  Tangerine Quartz releases the fear of appearing stupid and encourages questioning nature that admits ignorance and pursue new understanding. Tangerine Quartz activates and harmonizes the sacral chakra stimulating and blending one's creativity and sexual desires. Tangerine Quartz Crystal provides energies for spiritual growth and stimulates the flow of creative energy. Tangerine Quartz Crystal is a master healer for any condition, multi- cellular memory healer, efficient receptor for programming, brings the body into balance, and energy enhancer.  Tangerine Quartz uplifts one's mood and puts one into a state of serenity and peace allowing one to perceive and receive the love energies of the higher planes. 

 

Tigers Eye

Tigers Eye is a powerful stone that helps you to release fear and anxiety and aids harmony and balance. It stimulates taking action and helps you to make decisions with discernment and understanding, and unclouded by your emotions.


Titanium Aura Quartz

It will give insight, energy, excitement, compassion, and joy. Titanium Aura Quartz is a high-energy stone that will remove the blockages in your personal energy fields. ... Titanium Aura Quartz is a great crystal to have if you work in the psychic field because it will raise your vibrations.

 

Tourmaline (Black)

Black Tourmaline, a member of the Tourmaline family, is a protective stone which repels and blocks negative energies and psychic attack. Black Tourmaline also aids in the removal of negative energies within a person or a space. Black Tourmaline will cleanse, purify, and transform dense energy into a lighter vibration.

 

Turquoise

Turquoise is a most efficient healer, providing solace for the spirit and well-being for the body.  It benefits the overall mood and emotion by balancing and inducing a sense of serenity and peace. Holding or wearing Turquoise helps restore depleted vitality and lifts sagging spirits. It relieves stress and brings focus back to the center heart.  It is empathetic and balancing, helping one to recognize the causes of happiness and unhappiness, and to master them.  Turquoise dispels negative energy and clears electromagnetic smog from the environment. It promotes self-realization and aids in creative problem-solving, thus calming the nerves when speaking in public. It helps stabilize mood swings and dissolves a martyred attitude of self-sabotage. It is also empowering if you feel bullied or suffer prejudice. Because it soothes the mind, Turquoise is good for jet lag and fears of flying.

 

Unakite

Unakite Jasper brings together the abundant, nurturing energy of green with the soft, caring passion of pink in one of Nature's most healing crystals of the heart and mind. It resonates with the frequency of love, compassion and kindness, and is a stone dedicated to balancing the emotional body.


Watermelon Tourmaline

Watermelon Tourmaline is a combination of pink and green Tourmaline that soothes the heart and counters anger or resentment. Used in meditation it assists with calming the mind and the emotions, allowing us to release stress. Watermelon Tourmaline is useful for overriding hysterics or drama with a strong, heart-centered energy, which allows us to maintain a calm, balanced state of mind.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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