Amber carries the energy of the sun, warmth, and wellbeing. It is nurturing and good for people recovering from illness or who are needing comfort. It can transmute negative or stagnate energies into positive energy like a sunny day lifts the spirits. In this way it can be protective, letting you carry around a bubble of sunshine wherever you go. Affirmation: I am loved and cared for.
Amethyst is a powerhouse stone with many benefits. It vibrates at a high frequency, creating a bubble of spiritual protection against negative energy. Amethyst awakens higher consciousness and facilitates meditation and intuition. It can help you make wiser decisions free of emotional confusion.You can use amethyst in meditation to achieve high-frequency states. It can also assist in contacting your guides and spiritual allies. Affirmation: I let go of attachments and rest in the truth.
Aragonite works on the emotional system, helping create balance and releasing painful stuck emotions. Aragonite Star Clusters are the most popular form of aragonite and are pictured here. They bolster the strength of your emotional core, helping you confront painful feelings and embrace past wounds. This clears the way for lasting positive emotional states. Because they act to balance the energy system and chakras, they are both calming and energizing. Affirmation: I release past wounds and embrace resilience.
Azurite stimulates the third-eye chakra, enhancing inner vision, dreams, and psychic powers.
Carrying or wearing azurite can help with learning concepts, and ideas–anything related to insight, the mind, understanding, making connections, and seeing possibilities. It is great for students–wear it when you study and when you take the test to help focus and retain what you learn and be able to bring it mind later. It can also help you turn that vision inward, and see the path of your life and how everything is connected. It helps get past the stories we tell ourselves and see the truth of who we are.. Affirmation: I open my mind to new possibilities and connections.
Black tourmaline is a favorite among people working with crystals and energy healing because it is so effective at both grounding and clearing. Black tourmaline can also help purify our mind and aura of negative thoughts and anxiety, making it useful for people with over-active minds. It is a powerful grounding stone, helping you get out of your head and into your body. It helps people feel connected to the Earth and have a sense of being at home in your body and on the planet. Affirmation: i release negativity into the earth to be neutralized.
Bloodstone assists us in facing the hard realities and challenges of Earthly life with courage and nobility. It does this by strengthening the root chakra, purifying the aura, and grounding one fully in the physical body. By bringing the subtle body into balance, it bolsters our inner vitality and gives us the heart to make necessary sacrifices, look at painful truths, or endure physical trials. Affirmation: I am guided by my inner strength.
Carnelian is about action. By activating the first three chakras, Carnelian provides a powerful boost to your willpower, with the physical energy and drive to back it up. If your heart wants something, carnelian can give you the confidence and power to go for it. Affirmation: I act with power to improve my world.
Citrine is about manifesting your dreams, but you first need to know what they are. By activating both your imagination and your will, citrine helps you clearly envision what you want, and then gives you the persistence to see it through. Affirmation: I create the world I want.
Fluorite clears and clarifies mental clutter. If you are confused and distracted by too many ideas, or worries about the future, fluorite will put your mental mess in order, enabling you to focus on what really matters. It’s a support for work that involves making subtle distinctions, or a lot of decisions in quick succession. Fluorite helps with any and all things involving the mind, whether it is being able to focus and study, memorization, understanding complex interconnected concepts, or seeing patterns. Affirmation: My mind is clear and I am ready.
Green amethyst is a heat-treated form of amethyst. Because it closely related to both amethyst and citrine, it acts as a bridge between the solar plexus chakra (seat of the will), the heart chakra, and the third eye and crown chakras. This makes it ideal for aligning the body, mind, and spirit into an integrated whole. Affirmation: My body and spirit are aligned and united through my heart.
Green aventurine is known as the “Lucky Talisman” or “Stone of Opportunity” for its good luck properties. Its deeper purpose is help you release old habits and patterns so you are ready for new opportunities and growth and can move forward with confidence. Affirmation: I am ready to make the most of everyday!
Hematite is the most powerful gemstone to use for grounding. It can help you clear away confusion and orient you toward practical action in the real world. It brings the energy of higher consciousness down through the chakras to your root, and helps you transform that energy into physical reality. Affirmation: The earth supports me.
Jade carries the energy of the Earth and nature, providing a wholesome, nurturing energy that uplifts and soothes the heart. It draws the abundance of nature into your life, helping you create physical prosperity and wellbeing. Affirmation: I am supported by the abundance and vitality of the earth.
Labradorite facilitates awareness of multiple layers of reality at the same time; thus it is a good stone for shamanic work and those working with the Akashic records. Labradorite is a protective crystal for doing this work, keeping your aura strong and blocking intruders. It can also help you remember your experiences while journeying in other realms, or recall past life memories. Affirmation: I am attuned to the magic of the universe.
Lapis lazuli is a stone with royal energy, in that it helps you uncover and access your inner noble and Divine nature. It activates psychic abilities and intuition, connecting you to spiritual guidance and visionary awareness. It helps you discern and speak the truth, as well as discover your truest inner Self. Affirmation: I am aligned with my deepest truth.
Malachite is a classic protection stone and a bolter of willpower. It can help you stay alert and avoid danger, as well as strengthen your boundaries so you are not affected by negative energies. It also activates a kind of protective luck. Affirmation: I move forward with the knowledge I am safe and protected.
Moonstone is a stone of feminine power and mystery. It assists in journeying inwardly and finding hidden truths in our unconscious and in past lives. It enhances intuition and encourages the wisdom and patience to trust Divine timing. It can stimulate right-brain thinking, which is non-linear and makes leaps of insight rather than step-by-step analysis. If you want to get in touch with your femininity (whether male or female) and integrate your unconscious, carry moonstone in your pocket or wear moonstone jewelry.
Affirmation: I allow the mystery of life to unfold
Pink Calcite helps to activate and enhance the heart’s way of knowing–the wordless awareness that we mean when we say, “I knew it in my heart”. If you want to improve your empathic abilities or resolve conflict, pink calcite can help you appreciate other people’s point of view. In general, calcite supports releasing blocks and creating wholeness. As a heart chakra stone, pink calcite helps with releasing blocked emotions and creating emotional stability and wellbeing. Affirmation: I am in tune with my emotional self.
Rose quartz is the classic stone of love. It helps dissolve old hurts and open the heart to trust in love and have faith in the benevolence of the Universe. It has a melting effect on mistrust and suspicion and reawakens the heart chakra to the abundance of love available to it. Affirmation: I open my heart to give and receive love.
Selenite is best known for being a clearing & purification crystal. It can be used to clear the aura from negativity or stuck energy, and to clear crystals by placing them on top of a flat piece of selenite. Because of this property, it does not need to be cleansed or charged itself. Other crystals can be attached to selenite wands to blend together and amplify their effects. Due to its flexibility and harmonizing effects, it is the ideal stone to use for making crystal healing tools that combine multiple gemstones. One commonly used example is to attach (via glue or wire) a stone for each of the chakras in order along a selenite wand. This can help balance and activate the chakras. Affirmation: I release any energy that is not mine and call my energy back to me.
Smoky quartz clears negative energies from the environment by grounding them in the Earth. It also serves as a general grounding stone, helping you integrate insights from higher vibrations by keeping your feet on the ground and helping you handle practical matters. Affirmation: Clearing the aura of negativity, calming anxiety, and getting your life in order.
Tiger eye helps you stay centered and calmly practical despite the ups and downs of life. It helps you balance polarities and accept contradictions, taking life as it comes and responding to the needs of the moment without judgment. It is a helpful stone for protracted difficult situations, as it lends endurance and keeps you in the best state of mind to deal with problems as they come without getting overwhelmed, hopeless, or reactionary. Affirmation: I act in alignment with my values regardless of my circumstances.