Over the centuries man has used the power of crystals as talismans, jewellery, shields and honouring their dead. Today there has been an insurgent growth in use of gems and crystals from crystal healing, magickal uses and not forgetting in our computers, phones and home equipment.
Use of crystals include colour therapy, chakra healing, mediative tools, spell and ritual work, auric healing, scrying.....I think it is safe to say that when walking the path and crafting there is something fascinating about crystal energy, making them one of the most popular items we own. These can be used to decorate your altar or sacred space, use in the home to bring balance - these wonderful little bits of stone can often bring so much joy.
I have included a basic breakdown of their tended uses. These are genuine gemstones and crystals sourced for their authenticity, unlike some that are offered on other shopping channels! Some on offer on my store cost as little as 50p each for the smaller ones, which are ideal for creating crystal grids! Some times it’s best to let your soul guide you, there is normally one that stands out above the rest! They’ve been arranged in alphabetical order, so hopefully you can find what you’re looking for?!
Amethyst: Associated with - Third Eye (6th), Crown (7th), Etheric (8th–14th) Chakras.
Element - Wind/Air
Birthstone - February
Zodiac Signs - Pisces, Sagittarius, Aries, Aquarius
Keywords: Trust, Intuition, Spirituality, Protection, Abundance, Tranquilising
A super "master" healer, amethyst purifies the mind and assists removing negative thoughts. When used in meditation can reduce stress (especially worked related) and anxiety. It has been used for opening and improving psychic ability (clairvoyance), spiritual expansion and increased potential. Many use it for relief of insomnia when placed under a pillow. Brings spiritual harmony to mind, body and soul. A protective stone against negative energies, it can ward from psychic attack and especially useful if empathic as it assists with grounding energy when in your vicinity. As it transmutes energies from negative to positive it can also cleanse your other crystals.
Ametrine: Associated with the Solar Plexus (3rd) and Crown (7th) Chakras.
This quartzite crystal is a mixture of amethyst and citrine, both of which raise the vibrations of each other. It helps to enhance mental and spiritual clarity, while at the same time uniting masculine and feminine energies. so like all quartz, is a strong amplifier of energy. They have within them the vibration of Citrine Crystals, which is the energy of the solar plexus chakra and the 'will'. When you combine this vibration with the 'knowing' from the crown chakra via the Amethyst Crystals energy, the resulting mixture is a powerful energetic vibration. This is a beneficial crystal for professional healers. It enables the healer to make decisions based on higher guidance, and aligned with Divine Will. It will clear stress and tension from the head, and will bring excess energy down into the physical for use or release. It is easy and useful to keep a piece of this crystal within your aura, for as long as possible during each day.
Amazonite: Associated with - Throat (3rd) and when particularly green in tone the Heart (4th) Chakra.
Keywords: Good luck, Calming, Soothing, Courage, Truth, Communication
Has the ability to clear psychic debris, dissolve negative thoughts and brings about interactions between intellect and intuition. When used in meditation it can provide clarity and truth to situations by promoting communication, especially when we need to move beyond fear and judgement by means to express ourselves. It is great for stress by removing toxic emotions. Reveals truths about our inner-selves, moves anger and irritability we may feel in a more positive direction. Can assist with dream manifestation when close by or under a pillow when we sleep. May help to access distant memories (incl. past lives) and ancestral energies.
Angelite: Associated with the Throat/Third Eye/Crown Chakra (5th/6th/7th)
Keywords: Steadiness, Coolness, Attentiveness
Promotes peacefulness and silence during meditative states. Enhances or awakens psychic intuition and contact with higher realms. Soothing for emotional confusion.
Amber: Associated with the Solar Plexus (3rd) Chakra
Keywords: Protection, Wisdom, Courage, Luck
The most popular amber stones come in warm varieties of yellow, orange and sunny brown tones. This is why the amber is considered to be the stone of the sun. Amber was considered the "soul of the tiger" in Asian cultures and regarded as the stone of courage. It is believed to balance the emotions, attract good luck, eliminates fear, clears the mind, dissolves negative energies and assists with developing patience and wisdom. Amber has a powerful grounding effect and is known for turning negative energy into positive energy. It helps to release unpleasant experiences stored in your body. Gives strength and self-confidence. At the physical level, amber is said to support the liver, eyes, spleen, stomach, gall bladder, bladder and kidneys. This is freshly harvested amber resin, which could be used as incense (as the smell is quite pungent) or leave it as a gem form.
Aragonite: Associated with Root (1st) Chakra
Keywords: Practicality, Self-discipline, Centring, Temperance
A very powerful earth healing stone, ideal for grounding and centring work during crystal healing and meditation. When meditated with may assist with problem solving, teaching how to think before acting. Combats anger and bad tempers. A stone for study, which makes it a useful stone in studying, exams or tests.
Aqua Aura Quartz - Associated with the Throat (5th) and Third Eye (6th) Chakra
A gemstone quartz that has been bonded with gold to create the stunning blue colour teamed, with the luscious sheen. A crystal related to self realisation, one that promotes inner peace,
Aventurine - Associated with the Heart (4th) Chakra
Element - Earth
Birthstone Month - August
Zodiac Sign - Libra & Virgo
Keywords: Prosperity, Calming, Luck, Leadership, Independence, Opportunity, Vision
Green Aventurine is a positive stone of prosperity. It helps mental healing and protects against electromagnetic pollution that can be created through everyday electronic devices. As it assists in mental healing, it is a good crystal to calm anger and irritation. Carry it with you for luck, affirm it with “Luck follows me everywhere”.
Black Obsidian - Associated with the Root (1st) Chakra
Keywords: Grounding, Reflecting, Hex-breaking, Protection
Reveals hidden or lost objects. When used as a meditation tool is said to reveal hidden issues by encouraging inner work and release of negative emotions that no longer serve. Used in shadow work, confront your shadow self and enter the realm of darkness, it creates space for a deep spiritual cleanse. A grounding stone used to rebalancing and cleanse, it can be a powerful cleanser for the smog that builds up in your aura allowing space to also stimulate your gift of prophecy or foresight. When used in magickal workings is said to protect from negative energies and influence. Can be used in reversal hex’s or breaking negative spells set by others. Obsidian’s shiny surface is used as a mirror scrying tool.
Black Onyx - Associated with the Root (1st) Chakra
Keywords: Calming, Distancing, Quietening, Protection
Is calming, so can quieten and balance a quick temper or excitability. Can increase introspection which can be useful for revealing underlying causes of situations. Said to reduce noticeability in those who wear it if they so intend. It is a grounding stone which can aid cleansing and purification. Powerful protector and disperses negative or unwanted energy.
Black Line Jasper - Associated with the Root (1st) Chakra
Keywords: Comfort, Relaxing, Grounding, Protection, Creative
Also known as Spiderweb Jasper for the web like markings on it. Said to bring peace and tranquility as well as healing and comfort. If you’re someone who is a victim of a very hectic schedule and routine, then Spiderweb Jasper is the perfect stone for you because it will help you relax in even the toughest of times.Assists with attaining contentment and aids conflict to needs to be handled in a more gentle manner. A grounding stone, use to bring yourself back to Earth following meditation, ritual or spell work. Known as a stone of protection, driving away negativity and guarding you, so is a great amulet to carry with you. It may bring consolation during times of grief and sadness. It is said to also give you the courage to face your conflicts and overcome your challenges. A beneficial stone for those who want to develop their artistic and creative talents.
Black Tourmaline: Associated with - Root Chakra (1st)
Element - Earth
Birthstone Month - October
Zodiac Sign - Libra
Keywords: Protection, Grounding, Strengthening, Earthly
Also known as - Schorl, "Stone of Protection”, particularly useful stone for use in magickal working due to its protective and grounding nature. It can encourage well defined actions, whilst providing protection from harmful energies. During meditation it can assist in grounding energies, dissolving blockages; especially useful if empathic ability leaves you exhausted. Also aligns subtle bodies and chakra, correcting energy levels. Magickal workings can use it for deflecting back any negativity to its source.
Blue Apatite: Associated with the Throat (5th) and Third Eye/Brow (6th) Chakras.
Blue Apatite honours Gaia, the Greek Earth Mother Goddess.
Keywords: Personal Power, Knowledge, Psychic Perception, Communication, Study
Apatite is a dual action stone, bringing a positive attitude toward personal power and goal achievements. Used in times of confusion, apathy and negativity it clears away these feelings and emotions to then stimulate your intellectual side in order to expand knowledge and truth. Ideal for personal growth. For those who wish to extend knowledge and skills this stone can be used in spiritual work as it cleanses the aura (especially the mental body), which can activate psychic and paranormal perception. Apatite is an aid to stimulating clairvoyance, clairaudience, clairsentience, and awareness of the devic worlds. As a stone of the throat chakra it can assist with communication, so ideal when you have to give a presentation or speak to large groups. When in tune with the third eye it is also propertied to enhance memory and concentration. An ideal stone for study, so those who need to revise or write that all important essay may find this one useful.
Blue Calcite - Associated with the Throat (5th) and Third Eye/Brow (6th) Chakras.
Astrological sign: Cancer
Blue Calcite is a very powerful stone when it comes to soothing and relaxing the emotional body. This stone is known to calm emotions and offers mental and etheric protection. Blue Calcite is very protective when it comes to one's aura, and offers very strong transmutational energies. It filters out the negative vibrations and transmutes them back out into high positive energy. One of the many hidden secrets that Blue Calcite offers is its ability to enhance, and strengthen one’s dream life. It offers increased vividness and understanding of dreams, and the imagery within them. It is one of the most gentle stones to still have prominent psychic effects. Are you interested in improving your psychic powers? Have you stayed away from that path out of fear? If so, blue calcite may be the right stone to pave the way for you. One for communication and freeing your mind to express yourself more clearly.
Carnelian - Associated with the Sacral (2nd) Chakra
Element - Fire
Zodiac Sign Aries, Leo & Virgo
Keywords: Leadership, Courage, Ambition, Creativity
A “feel better” stone, it releases emotions such as fear or anger and acts as a stabiliser. Boosts self esteem and motivation. Helps reduce indecision by aiding focus on which direction to head. Can assist with cleansing other gems and crystals.
Chrysoprase - Associated with the Heart (4th) Chakra
Birthstone - May
Zodiac - Taurus, Gemini, Libra
Keywords: Joy, Happiness, Abundance, Forgiveness, Stability, Balance
It has metaphysical properties for healing as well as being a stone to attract love, abundance & prosperity. It’s vibration resonates with joy, happiness & divine truths.
Used to promote feelings of love and of forgiveness, and will help you to release ego based negativity associated with co-dependent relationships. It is an excellent companion stone to use when you need specific healing within the heart, as it works to aid other healing stones to work more effectively. It promotes joy, self acceptance and independence, as well as forgiveness and compassion towards others.
Caribbean Calcite: Chakra: Third Eye (6th) and Crown (7th) Chakra
Keywords: Lucid dreaming, ascension, calming, mind activator, increased vibrations
Caribbean Blue Calcite is a very new combination mineral that was recently found in 2019 in Pakistan. It's a combination of a very light ocean Blue Calcite and light brown and white Aragonite, which is reminiscent of the ocean and it’s calming nature. It is one to use in activating the mind, helping one channel unique psychic abilities that aid one in elevating their consciousness. This allows one to more easily “slip” out of your physical body and ascend to higher vibrations. This is a place where you can absorb endless amounts of knowledge about yourself and where you're going. Keep this stone by your bed side for an enhanced perspective of your dreams, as well as an additional power source to aid in lucid dreaming and astral travel.
Celestite: Associated with the upper chakra, from Throat (5th) to Crown (7th)
Also known as Celestine, is revered for its high frequency and Divine energies, and is known as a powerful healing crystal. A well known one in Reiki circles, it brings harmony and balance and will assist the holder in finding and maintaining inner peace. Its ability to heighten divine intuition makes Celestite especially useful for Reiki practice. A stone for peace and harmony, Celestite has the potential to bring these qualities into daily living. Celestite is a great facilitator for deep states of meditation, helping to calm the mind and open it to communication from the higher realms. Celestite is a perfect companion to use during dream time. It will assist in recalling not only the dream, but also the specific details of the dream. Information imparted during the dream state will also be recalled with perfect clarity. Celestite gives us a sense of greater openness to new experiences, even if it seems out of our comfort zone. This crystal inspires deep relaxation by restoring your natural state of joy. Keep a stone in the bedroom and bring tranquility and harmony into your space, the perfect medicine for a restful sleep. Before you close your eyes at night, hold the Celestite crystal in your hand and let it give you the wisdom and strength to allow your dreams to outweigh your fears and your actions be louder than your words.
Clear Quartz - Associated with - All Chakra's, but especially the Crown (1st)
Element - Storm
Keywords: Brightening, Organising, Amplifying
A master healer. this crystal has the advantage of being all colours (due to its prism nature), therefore can be used if a certain crystal is called for in a working and you don't have it available - the clear quartz makes an excellent stand in, just power it with the right intention. As a clear crystal, it is easy to imagine why it is so good at bringing clarity, sharpness to thoughts. This crystal can also amplify other gems energies if placed in its vicinity. It is very often used in divination and scrying. Use in meditation to bring spiritual peace and accessing spirit worlds.
Citrine- Associated with Root/ Base (1st), Sacral (2nd), Solar Plexus (3rd) Chakra
Element - Fire
Birthstone Month - November
Zodiac Sign - Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra
Keywords: Warming, Energising, Uplifting, Comforting
Anchors and activates the lower chakras. Use when you need to inspire confidence or power. This crystal can incubate energy, so set intentions for this gem to bring power to your magick. When feeling low, this stone can bring a sunny energy to your day. Aids in bringing light to communication, money and business.
Cobalt Blue Obsidian - Associated with Brow/ 3rd Eye (6th) and Throat (5th) Chakra.
Keywords: Protection, Astral Projection, Communication, Psychic Perception
Like it’s darker sister, this crystal has protective qualities against negativity/hostility, it can be used for psychic self defence as well as helping those interested in more meaningful astral projection. It assists in focusing on what needs to be done when there is heavy pressure for multiple projects. Used to stimulate and enhance communication and lingual skills, when used at the throat chakra. Blue Obsidian aids divination, psychometric and psychic development pursuits. Hold Goddess energy of Earth and Nature spirits.
Dumortierite: Associated with the 3rd Eye (6th) Chakra
Dumortierite is a stone that teaches you to stand up for yourself and is very stimulating to the brain and brings enhanced intellectual abilities. It is stimulating to the pineal gland located behind the third eye in the forehead. If you have the potential to develop psychic powers, it is a powerful stone to amplify many psychic gifts. Dumortierite is a highly useful aid for anyone who is studying as it assists the retention of information, as well as enhancing your will power, and capacity for self mastery. Through the action of stone's energy within the throat chakra, you gain elevated abilities to communicate more clearly.
Fire Agate: Associated with the base/Root (1st) Chakra.
Zodiac sign: Gemini
Keywords: Passion, Grounding, Protective, Deflecting
Increases passion, emotions, and reconnection to one's deepest desires, and provides the courage to take risks to fulfill those promptings.Fire Agate is a protective and grounding stone with a calming energy. It is said to build a protective shield around the body, deflecting ill-wishing and harm and reflecting it back to its source. Agates honour deities such as Nyx, the Greek Goddess of the Night. She is usually seen riding in a chariot, trailing stars and painting the night sky. Agate is strongly associated with Nyx because of its properties to protect against stress and for keeping bad dreams away. Also Gaia, Cerridwen, Aurora, Bona Dea and Callisto.
Fluorite: Associated with the Heart (4th), Throat (5th) & Third Eye (6th) Chakras
Zodiac Signs: Capricorn & Pisces
Elements: Air & Water
Keywords: Intellect, Cleansing, Truth, Creativity, Lucid Dreams
It’s name comes from the Latin word fluor, meaning “flow,” but today, it is used to describe the crystal’s fluorescence – its ability to glow under ultraviolet light. When used in meditation, crystal healing or just by having close by it ushers in a new dimension of beauty and harmony into your life and is the representation of spiritual sensitivity. Fluorite is an aura cleanser and stabilises it by absorbing and neutralising negative energies, stress and is protective in psychic endeavours. Fluorite’s energy assists in dreaming and acts as a guide to your dreams making them more vivid and easier to remember when you wake. Also known as the Stone of Genius, proves itself as an excellent learning aid by increasing concentration, self-confidence and assists in decision-making. It promotes better thoughts by activating both hemispheres of the brain, bringing forth a flourish of activity, creativity and ingenuity. Promotes positivity and aids the balance of energies.
Hematite - Associated with the Base/ Root (1st) Chakra.
Zodiac signs: Aries & Aquarius
Element: Earth & Fire
Keywords: Bravery, Emotional Stability, Protection, Security
Our ancestors believed that hematite makes its wearer brave and strong-willed, promotes joyful, optimistic mood, emotional stability. Hematite can help you if you daydream too much and would like to take a more sober view of things. It is a stone that helps to withstand ordeals. Hematite serves as reliable protection against an evil eye. Hematite was also used as a protective amulet from wounds during fight. It grants to its wearer invulnerability, but also constrains bouts of anger. It enhances mental activity, balances YIN/YANG energies and emotions, dissolves negativity. Hematite grounds and protects us. It strengthens our connection with the earth, making us feel safe and secure. Hematite is said to have been traditionally used in the construction of "magic mirrors," and is believed to be able reflect back any negativity from whence it came. It is often used for scrying.
Iolite - Associated with the Third Eye (5th) and Crown (6th) Chakra.
Keywords: Shamanic Journeying, Discovery of inner self, Intuition, Letting go, Astral Journeys,
Like a crisp, dark winter sky, Iolite, in shifting shades of violet-blue carries the spirit of journey, of dreams and intuition, of exploration and illumination. It is known as the Vikings’ Compass, and provides the vision to move us, physically and spiritually, from one realm to the next. It possesses a property called pleochroism, which is very pronounced in Iolite, producing different colors when the stone is seen through different positions. Overall, Iolite appears as violet-blue or indigo, but in different positions may shift to a yellow-gray or honey color, and even to a clear light blue. It is also referred to as “Water Sapphire” or Dichroite. Iolite’s name comes from the Greek ios, meaning violet, and is the gem version of the mineral Cordierite. Iolite examines the inner path of the deep self. It assists in letting go of the belief that one needs to control inner experiences, and dissolves fear of the unknown or suppressed parts of the psyche. It increases the capacity to move forward, and allows for the understanding that the examination of one’s wounds is the most direct path to healing. It promotes a calm, positive state of mind, instills hope, and assists in decisions on how to proceed. It gives the emotional distance needed for a clearer perspective. Iolite carries a violet-blue energy that activates and clears the Third Eye, opening communication and awareness from higher vibratory realms. An excellent crystal for shamanic journeying, increasing the vividness and detail of inner visions, and bringing forward the symbols locked within the psyche that would illuminate the issues one must face for continued growth. It strengthens the resonant link between the mind and the heart. As the “violet stone,” Iolite is one of the major crystals used in the Third Eye/Crown areas during healing, guided meditations, and during astral travel. Its positioning produces different outcomes and success levels, and should be determined using one’s intuition capabilities. Iolite produces an electrical charge when in contact with one’s auric field, and both strengthens and aligns with the subtle bodies.
K2: Associated with the Third Eye (6th) and Crown (7th) Chakra.
Pakistan's K2, the second highest mountain in the world is where this stone hails from. These rugged snowy peaks make mining difficult so is normally hand-mined, which is why this special stone is more expensive than others. A stone of awakening energies it provides a grounding intuition, the K2 is an excellent stone for deepening your meditation practice. K2 crystals balance your earthly experience with a higher consciousness, allowing you to go deep into the spirit world while being firmly grounded to the earth. It’s the granite that gives K2 its powerful grounding effects, whilst opening the doors to your sharpest intuition. Prepare for a mind-bending journey to the heavens when you incorporate the K2 crystal into a meditation ritual before bedtime by placing on your 3rd Eye chakra and conduct relaxing breathing techniques. It has a distinctive aesthetic, being the combination of granite and azurite the K2 crystal stone vibrates with a powerful energy, which makes it an excellent stone for healing. Associated with the strength and resolve that comes from feeling harmonious and balanced in all aspects of life.
Kyanite (Blue): Associated with the Throat (5th) Chakra
Keywords: Psychic ability and communications, Meditation, Calming, Energy movement, Aligning
Kyanite is hard to tumble due to its delicate and shard like composition, so is hand shaped first to avoid shattering it- hence the price. Kyanite is an excellent stone for meditation and attunement. It does not retain negative vibrations or energy, therefore never requiring cleansing (bonus!). Kyanite aligns all chakras and subtle bodies instantly, balancing yin-yang energy and dispelling blockages, allowing movement of energy gently through the physical body. A stone of calm it helps drives away anger, frustration, confusion and stress to promote capacity for linear and logical thought. It encourages psychic abilities and communication on all levels, it can help when connecting to your spirit guides, induces dream recall and can promote healing dreams. It is a powerful transmitter which works well with high frequency energy through magickal manifestations, thoughts, intentions. Blue Kyanite opens the throat chakra, encouraging communication and self-expression. It cuts through fears and blockages, helping to speak one’s truth. The blades are rough and measure between 4-6cm, varying in width, due to the rough nature of the blades, you may find dinky shards have come away slightly so watch your fingers! Handy items for creating your crystal grids!
Labradorite - Associated with the Throat (5th) Chakra (linking also with the Third Eye 6th Chakra.
Element of Water
Signs: Scorpio, Leo, Sagittarius
Keywords: Openness, Flexibility, Protection, Transformation, Opening, Spiritual exploration, Magick, Shielding, Clairvoyance, Spirits
Stone of the New Moon, great for setting intentions for new beginnings. Its iridescence acts as a shield and strengthens our own to protect a persons aura, especially if near emotional or psychic "vampires" which can drain energy reserves, but also balances this conflicting energy over time. Allows focus on personal issues without interference from external influence. Embracement of new ideas and opportunity, whilst releasing fears or insecurities of an overactive mind. Shifting of awareness outside our normal range to increase psychic awareness for clairvoyance, telepathy, communication with guides, psychic reading. Lore of the Inuit peoples claim Labradorite fell from the frozen fire of the Aurora Borealis, an ordinary stone that transforms to the extraordinary, shimmering in a mystical light that separates the waking world from unseen realms. It is, in every sense, a Stone of Magic, a crystal of shamans, diviners, healers, and all who travel and embrace the universe seeking knowledge and guidance. It creates a shielding force throughout the aura and strengthening natural energies from within. It protects against the negativity and misfortunes of this world, and provides safe exploration into alternate levels of consciousness. Wearing or carrying Labradorite allows one's innate magical powers to surface. It enhances the mental and intuitive abilities of clairvoyance, telepathy, prophecy and coincidence control, and assists in communication with higher guides and spirits in accessing Akashic records, psychic readings and past-life recall. It provides an ease in moving between the worlds, and permits a safe and grounded return to the present. Used to align the throat chakra, labradorite stimulates stronger psychic communication abilities and within the third eye chakra, works to enhance both telepathic and prophetic gifts.
Lapis Lazuli: Associated with Throat (5th) and Third Eye (6th) Chakra
A stone that seems to turn up when you need it! Lapis Lazuli is one of the most sought after stones in use since man's history began, with the deep celestial blue remaining the symbol of royalty and honor, gods and power, spirit and vision. It is a universal symbol of wisdom and truth. Lapis is a powerful crystal for activating the higher mind and enhancing intellectual ability, stimulating the desire for knowledge, truth, understanding and aids the process of learning (it is excellent for enhancing memory). A crystal of truth in all aspects, revealing inner truth, and promotes self-awareness and the acceptance of that knowledge. It provides for the relief of things that may have been suppressed and allows for them to surface, helping to diminish dis-ease or repressed anger, and allows for self-expression without holding back or compromising. Lapis is one of the oldest spiritual stones known to man, used by healers, priests and royalty, for power, wisdom and to stimulate psychic abilities and inner vision. As a protection stone, Lapis Lazuli recognises psychic attack and blocks it, returning the energy back to its source. It honours Athena, the Greek Goddess of War and Wisdom. She is always depicted in armor and is known as a skilled fighter and strategist, and for her superb logic and intellect. Hera the Greek Goddess of Marriage, and the Queen of all Gods and Goddesses on Mt Olympus. She is a source of inspiration for wives and lovers, and for standing up for what is right. Use it for Inanna, the Sumerian Goddess of the Underworld. She journeys into the underworld carrying her Lapis Lazuli rods and measures time and the length of a person's life as well as Nuit the Egyptian Goddess of Heaven and Sky. She swallows the sun each evening, and gives birth to it again each morning. She is the protector and mother of life on Earth. Venus is also associated with this stone (also called Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of Love and Beauty). She was one of twelve Olympians who governed all aspects of human life, and is known for her beauty and passion. Can be used to honour the Celtic River Goddess, Danu.
Lepidolite - A self-enhancing stone said to promote inner calm, peace, independence and objectivity. As lepidolite is lithium based it is considered to assist with neurological issues and brain function. Associated with unblocking and activating the top four chakra (heart to crown). May assist spiritual and shamanic journeys and hone psychic abilities.
Mahogany Jasper - Associated with the Base (1st) and Sacral (2nd) Chakras
Mahogany Jasper is, like all of the red jaspers, good for increased grounding & protection. It is believed in general to stabilise the aura and cleanse it, eliminating negative energy, is thought to have powers to sustain us, is good for someone who has been weakened by a long illness or stay in hospital, & is used to calm nerves. An excellent stone to use to absorb negativity in a space, so fab to keep at your desk or within your home (especially by doorways). As a meditation stone allow it to make you focus on the abundance in your life and help you let go of feelings of lack or dissatisfaction, all the while providing focus on personal willpower to conquer your fears and overcome your challenges. Alternative healers use this stone to relieve different kinds of pains in the body, using it to relieve aches or pains and to aid the removal of tension that tends to build up. Use in magically workings to unlock opportunities that will improve the state of your finances, focusing on bringing you good luck, prosperity and enhance your ability to generate income.
Malachite: Associated with Solar Plexus (3rd), Heart (4th) Chakra.
Element - Fire
Birthstone Month - April / May
Zodiac Sign - Taurus
Keywords: Growth, Abundance, Absorbing, Balancing, Soothing, Detoxifying, Healing, Self Awareness, Clarity, Protection
Malachite can correct emotional imbalances, provide encouraging and strengthening energies during difficult times. When used in magick it is useful in money and abundance spells. Builds confidence, especially during change and transformation. Assists in psychic protection and during manifestations. Absorbs energies, which can aid purging negativity. Reduces shyness.
(Do not use malachite as an elixir)
Moonstone: Associated with the Third Eye/ Brow (5th) and Solar Plexus (3rd) Chakras.
Zodiac sign: Cancer, Libra, Scorpio
Deities: Any associated with the Moon and change such as; Diana, Selene, Hanwi, Nyx, Cerridwen.
Keywords: Wisdom, Psychic Pursuits, Goddess Work, Fertility, Intuition
Moonstone has been a tangible connection to the magic of the moon - an amulet of protection for travelers, a gift of lovers for passion, a channel for prophecy, and a path to wisdom. As the moon waxes and wanes it helps us to attune to cycles of change. A feminine energy crystal is highly associated with Goddess work. Harnesses the energy of the moon and water. Associated with fertility, flow and growth. A great balancing and emotional stabiliser during times of uncertainty and change, encourages empathy. Enhances intuition. Supercharge this crystal with the Full Moon.
Peruvian Opal - Associated with the Heart (4th) Chakra
The national stone of Peru. This fairly rare opal was named after the country, as the only source found is in the Andes mountains. It was believed Peruvian opals were originally a gift from Pachamama, an early Incan goddess of Earth and time. Peruvian opal does not have the same kind of fiery play of light as other opals, but it does still possess a beautiful iridescent quality.
It has a soft, relaxing energy about it. Peruvian opal has long been used to release tension and promote free-flowing ideas. According to metaphysical beliefs, Peruvian opal reduces stress and helps the wearer approach the future with a heightened sense of tranquility. Peruvian opal is also believed to help with issues sleeping. Considered a powerful healing stone, this opal from the Andes is associated with the heart chakra. The 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. Opal can help with fear, worry or anxiousness and is useful in dissipating stress and allowing us to become more emotionally centered and calm. By being able to accept what has happened, only then can you move on and grow from it. These pink opals are a great stone for any child who has anxieties, fear, or shyness holding them back from starting their life.A “stone of spiritual awakening”, due to the powerful vibrations it exhibits.
Prehnite crystals help focus and enhance your efforts to seek wisdom, lighting your path to understanding. It has a powerful Olive ray, being the colour of receptiveness to new meanings and ideas. This coloured crystal is an excellent to help you in the beginning of a search for knowledge and enlightenment. This is a stone to aid the apprentice, the student, and the assistant. Prehnite is considered a “Stone of Unconditional Love” and the crystal to heal the healer. It enhances precognition and inner knowing. Enables you always to be prepared. Prehnite calms the environment and brings peace and protection. It teaches how to be in harmony with nature and the elemental forces. Helpful for “decluttering” – letting go of possessions you no longer need, aiding those who hoard possessions, or love, because of an inner lack. Prehnite alleviates nightmares, phobias and deep fears, uncovering and healing the dis-ease that creates them. It is a stone for dreaming and remembering. Beneficial for hyperactive children and the causes that underlie the condition. Said to heal the kidneys and bladder, thymus gland, shoulders, chest and lungs, alternative therapies use it for gout and blood disorders.
Pyrite - Associated with Sacral (2nd) and Solar Plexus (3rd) Chakras
Element: Fire & Earth
Pyrite is a unique protector, drawing energy from the Earth through the physical body and into the aura creating a defensive shield against negative energies, environmental pollutants, emotional attack and physical harm. Pyrite inspires creativity in art, mathematics, science, architecture and many disciplines, especially those that recognize the inherent perfection and harmonious symmetry of nature and the universe. It stirs the qualities of ambition, commitment and perseverance, and is an ideal stone for students. Pyrite’s energy is empowering to the spirit, encouraging one to overcome fears and take action. It increases one’s will to accomplish whatever tasks one sets out to do, and can be used to bring one out of one’s shell, becoming more dynamic and confident. It is an excellent stone of manifestation, allowing one to draw high-frequency energy into the physical body and utilizing it to take action in creating abundance for one’s life. Its frequency stimulates the creative flow of ideas and concepts, and helps one embrace their innate abilities and potential. Gold crystals honour Persephone, the Greek Goddess of Spring, she represents celebration and the Earth alive with new growth.
Red Jasper - Associated with the Base/Root (1st) Chakra.
Keywords: Protection, Endurance, Passion, Stabilising, Dream Recall
Red jasper is known to be sacred to the Welsh goddess Cerridwen, attributed to Inspiration and knowledge, rules gifts of prophecy and magic, and powers death and rebirth. She is the guardian of spiritual transformation.Red Jasper may be used to honor Isis, the Egyptian Goddess of Life. She is widely respected as a Goddess of the divine feminine, and is known for her steadfastness in taking care of her family and using her power to protect them. Jasper honours Bona Dea, the Roman Earth Goddess of Fertility and the Greek Goddess of Women. She protects women through all of their changes, and is a skilled healer, particularly with herbs.
It is a powerful stone of protection, for both the physical and spiritual realm. Red Jasper was known as a stone of vibrancy and endurance, a talisman of warriors and a promoter of justice, protection and life. A stone of passion, useful for restoring and rejuvenating the libido, and in manifesting creative ideas. It provides vivid dream recall, and is a powerful stone for those who work with Earth energies to make a deep connection with Earth spirits and guardians of leys and sacred sites. Its cleansing effect eliminates negativity, returning it to its source, and stabilising the aura. It is an ideal worry or rubbing stone for soothing the nerves and restoring balance.
Rhodonite - Keywords: Communication, Motivation, Passion, Resonance, Compassion
When needs have to be met, rhodonite can help them manifest. Associated quite often with sympathetic magick, it may be used in healing spells for others. In mantric meditation, effectiveness and sensitivity is increased when using this gem. Assists with reducing negativity, confusion and may dispel negative mind states. As you use this stone, you may find your emotions direct your goals. Brings support during times of transition, enables expression of strong emotions (make ourselves heard and facilitation of mutual understandings).
Rose Quartz - Associated with Heart (4th) Chakra
Element - Water,
Birthstone Month - January
Zodiac Sign - Taurus.
Keywords: Calming, Peaceful, Love, Emotion, Release
Symbol of love (relative to Roman belief systems) as in myth is the blood of Adonis and Aphrodite, this crystal may assist in opening the heart chakra. Assists in release of emotional stress ( best to use with grounding stones as reaction can be quite powerful). Uncovers issues towards negative behaviours towards your own self image, uncovers your inner beauty. Inspires feelings of love or friendships, which is why this tends to be used as a relationship stone. Try meditations with this crystal to open your heart or heal from a heartache, whether it be through a break-up or parting of a loved one.
Ruby in Fuchsite: Associated with the Heart (4th) Chakra.
Keywords: Abundance, Positivity, Healing, Psychic Awareness, Love, Relationships, Transforming energy from negative to positive
Energies of Ruby Fuchsite combined offer strong emotional support and self reflection during difficult times, transforming negative and destructive energies into positive and uplifting ones. It’s a powerful talisman of opulence and abundance, bringing vibrations of healing that will address any pain or hurt that you may have and replace it with good luck and good fortune. Ruby itself will aid in providing strength and confidence in yourself, something that people struggle with daily. This stone allows us to “root” back into earth with an open heart that has begun healing and strengthening. Fuchsite is a stone that facilitates energy transfer from other minerals, allowing for strengthened effects. Ruby Fuchsite resonates strongly with the Earth’s energies and uses her vibrations to rejuvenate life force. It will assist activation and enhancement of your psychic awareness. It will also awaken your latent psychic abilities by unlocking your heart chakra and receiving information from the third eye chakra, so proves itself as a stone to enhance our ability to communicate with the spirit realm. As a great meditation stone that will help transmit messages through the third eye to the heart, where they can be better understood. Considered to inject happiness into relationships, it will promote honesty, truthfulness, and courage. It will also increase the passion in your relationship and remove all the negativity in your environment. It will reduce your tendency to neglect yourself in your efforts to please people and make them happy. It will also direct your anger and annoyance into something more positive.
Rutilated Quartz - Associated with all Chakra.
Zodiac signs: Gemini & Taurus
Elements: Fire & Air
Keywords: Spiritual Growth, Clarity, Energy Amplifying
Rutilated Quartz cleanses and energises the aura. Draws off negative energy and disease, letting go of the past. It is an illuminator for the soul, promoting spiritual growth by having powerful intuition-enhancing effects, a trait that evolved from its etheric blueprint. A crystal that encourages us to go deep within our own psyche to gain clarity on the duality of the universe. A major energy amplifier, Rutilated Quartz rocks at deep-cleaning your spirit. Also called Venus's hair stone after its fine golden hairs, the ancients were drawn to its glistening lustre.
Shiva Lingam Stone: All chakra from Root (1st) to Crown (7th) plus etheric bodies
Shiva Lingam develops its smooth egg shape from natural tumbling within the Narmada River, where it is gathered and hand polished by villagers. The Narmada River is one of the seven holy sites of India, and one of the five holy rivers, located in Onkar Mandhata (in western India). Shiva Lingams represent the beginning of all creation and are physical manifestations of divine male and female energies. Aids in understanding polaric energies such as male/female, light/dark, and spiritual/physical so that one may see the one unifying force of God that exists behind them. This helps one to heal and bring each polarity together within the self so they may work in harmony, bringing one to a state of self acceptance as well as acceptance of the differences in others and in all of creation. The deep connection that Shiva Lingams have to creation give them a powerful resonation with all elements. Their high vibrational states supercharge the body’s electromagnetic field and greatly enhance chakra flow through all vital points in the body. This allows one to hone in on inner transformation through realizing the patterns, beliefs, and habits that are holding one back from their greatest purpose. Its vibration has a different action depending on where you place it. This stone is definitely one for honouring your Hindu based deities.
Shungite: Associated with the Root (1st) Chakra
Shungite boosts your energy, heals, relieves stress, detoxifies and purifies body and mind, protects from harmful EMFs, increases physical and mental balance. A natural mineral of unusual composition and structure, Shungite is an ancient rock formation that's about 2 billion years old. It comes from only one place on Earth - a Russian region of Karelia - near the small settlement called Shun'ga (hence the name), on the shores of Lake Onega. Shungite has been used for centuries - its lore dates back to before the reign of Peter the Great, locals knew about its mysterious "great powers” and used it to heal diseases and purify water. It is composed of a crystalline form of carbon, Russian scientists confirm that, in addition to being a natural antioxidant, it can improve immune system function. It also actively interacts with various electromagnetic fields (anthropogenic high-frequency, solar, geopathogenic, biofields) and neutralizes their negative impact. Highly effective on the lower chakra (1-3), within the spiritual field, Shungite is considered to be a very powerful tool of transformation. It is often called “a catalyst for positive changes and growth”, for its ability to help heal lower Chakras while preparing the body for higher energy working. It is believed to support physical and emotional balance and increase mental clarity, dissipating destructive thoughts and spiritual imbalances. Powerful grounding, centering and protective energies make Shungite one of the best choices for balancing the lower energy centers of the body. Shungite can also be used to make many elixirs. One very common Elixir would be soaking the stone in water for a brief period of time allowing it to purify. Drinking the purified water is beneficial to cell growth and assisting in detoxification of the body.
Selenite - Selenite can be used as a means to clear negative energies and assist with purifying emotions, which often used in this way by spiritual wellness. The name selenite is derived from the Greek name for the Moon goddess Selene, because of it’s colour and property (like moonlight) and is associated with the birth sign Taurus.
These highly vibrational crystals assist in delivering mind clarity by removing negative energy from the aura (physical and etheric body). Beneficial for relieving anxiety or stress when held next to the heart during meditation. Selenite crystal is very reflective of light taking on the attributes of the moon and could be used to celebrate your moon goddesses. Selenite forms can channel energy directly to where is needed and make great healing tools. Could be used for ritual or spell work also. These dinky sticks are ideal for crystal grids!
Smoky Quartz - Associated with the Root/Base Chakra (1st)
Keywords: Manifesting, Grounding, Endurance
One of the best gems for its efficiency in grounding and anchoring you. Prized for its negative energy removal, this stone is said to relieve fear, pain and stress. Carry with you to dispel negativity from people and places, transmute the energy into the ground (where it belongs!). Offers endurance when things get tough, to see you through and reach your goals. (Small tumbled at 50p! Ideal for crystal grids!)
Sodalite - Associated with Throat (3rd) and Brow (2nd) Chakras
Keywords: Quietening, Stabilising, Calming, Peace, Contact, Meditation
Clears mental confusion by providing objectivity and rational thinking, clearing the way for new information. When used on the throat chakra may assist with improving communication and contact with others. Used on the brow (3rd eye) chakra during meditation, it can assist in increasing awareness and clarifies perceptions, bringing about wisdom and insight. A mood stabiliser, this cool calming stone may dampen angry or irritable moods.
Snowflake Obsidian: Associated with the Base/Root (1st) Chakra.
Keywords: Balance, Purification,Transformation, Fulfilment, Manifestation, Practicality, Psychic ability
A stone of purity, Snowflake Obsidian provides balance for body, mind and spirit. It assists with drawing emotions to the surface, these emotional releases will be “hot” at first, but will eventually “cool” down. This sense of newly found calm will bring you tranquility and the grounding you need to start a fresh beginning. With generic healing properties of obsidian, Snowflake Obsidian is calming and soothing. It helps you recognise and release “wrong thinking” and stressful mental patterns by promoting dispassion and inner centring. An empowering stone when isolation and loneliness (aka peace & quiet!) is required, which aides surrender in meditation. Snowflake Obsidian will help you achieve a clearer and more logical way of thinking, allowing you to grasp new concepts, retain new information, and remember important things. A very protective stone, wearing it will give you a sense of security and stability, charge it to block and protect you from negative energies that want to enter your life. When it comes to wealth and abundance, Snowflake Obsidian will remind you of the importance of perseverance and determination.
Spotted Epidote : Keywords: Gathering, Strengthening, Practicality
Epidote is a good starter crystal for magickal working as it assists with establishment, development and supporting your craft allowing you to succeed. A grounding stone, it enables us to accumulate strength on all levels. Epidote also allows attunement to our spiritual sides, all the while protecting us from negative forces and energy. Use in money magick for good fortune and luck in bringing prosperity and abundance. A calming energy, this stone can also assist in sleep when placed under a pillow or near your bed.
Sunstone: Associated with the Sacral (2nd) due to its orangey colours within and Solar Plexus (3rd) Chakras due to the golden aspects within
Zodiac: Leo, Libra
Deities: Ra, Helios, Lugh, Ganesha
Keywords: Joy, Warmth, Vitality, Positivity, Optimism, Abundance, Luck, Fortune
Just like a balmy summer’s day, this stone imbues a little light through the dark in order to find your way. Positivity abounds keeping this little nugget close, helping you to feel enlivened, optimistic and full of joy. Melt away any negative thoughts and focus on the good, giving you the energy you need to get through things. Use as a partner to Moonstone, the Yin Yang balancing properties to keep yourself in check. A stone for outer action, taking charge, manifesting your dreams, and improving your can-do attitude, handy when you hit a stumbling block or want to move towards a new beginning or chapter of your life. With this in mind, freedom, self-empowerment, and independence may be supported by sunstone as your companion. It encourages you not to hide your talents or skills under a bushel! Use this stone to let your own light shine, where others may doubt you or you lack the confidence to show people just how creative or intelligent you are! Magickally can be used in burning through negative energies, in money and abundance Magick and to balance the chakra when you’ve been over-doing of late!
Tigers Eye - Associated with the Solar Plexus (4th) Chakra
Keywords: Abundance, Amplification of psychic ability, Encourage, Empower, Vitality
This gemstone resonates with a vibration to clear and activate the solar plexus chakra, to bring joy into your life and to be able to enjoy life. Thought to bring luck to the possessor, being able to clear the way for creative attributes, to open doors and encourage the way forward. Allows you to focus between reality and dream states to create your own path.
Unakite - Associated with Heart (4th) Chakra
Keywords: Perspective, Balance, Self-worth, Nurturing
Pink balances sense of self, helping to release emotional stress and the green allows expansion and growth. Promotes balance and calm in matters of the heart, allowing for resolution of conflict. During meditation may help with detaching from our past life difficulties. Allows us to better look at life, issues and accomplishments to move us forward and reduce constrictions placed on our life. Placed on the Third Eye (Brow) Chakra, it can assist visualisation and encourages psychic vision. It may also be used as a casting crystal for scrying, signifying where compromise and integration are needed.
Dragons eggs- These gemstones have been tumbled to produce a frosted exterior, with a slice removed to reveal the crystal inside. Size and shape will vary, each weighs approximately 50g.
Raw - as they are broken from the ground. These are rough in appearance and in a natural state. These stones vary in size and weigh 30g approximately.
Rough - Unpolished and as out of the ground (having had a bath first of course!) Sizes do vary slightly but weigh anywhere between 30-45g Blades measure anywhere between 4-6cm and widths vary, please see the photos for a rough idea of what they look like. Rough tumbled quartz points vary in size, if ordering more than one a mix of sizes will be sent, measuring roughly between 1.5cm to 3cm and are of varied width/ point cut.
Pebbles - These are slightly larger than tumble stones, smooth with a more natural appearance and range to an approximate Size - 40-50mm.
Gallets - These are rounded and pebble like, smooth to touch and very tactile. ideal for use in crystal healing and meditation. Approximate size 25mm.
Tumbled - shiny finish to the stone, very tactile and smooth.These stones vary slightly in size and weigh between 8g and 15g approximately.
Specimens - these measure between 25mm to 40mm and in a semi-tumbled state.
Druzy Clusters - these are clustered gems on a bed, measuring between 7.5cm to 10cm
The photos provided give a representative example of the stone(s) you will receive. As these gems are completely natural, the stone colours, size and shape will vary slightly. Each stone is sold individually - you will receive one stone/crystal, unless specified quantity requested in quantity box in the cart.
This guide is for information only, if you have any medical conditions please consult your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Crystals are great, but are meant as a tool to promote your healing via holistic methods.