Obsidian is a very protective stone, and is excellent for removing negativity. It is also excellent protection against psychic attacks. In particular obsidian protects the gentle from abuse. It is a very grounding stone, and very healing. Physically it benefits the stomach; intestines, muscle tissue, and can rid one of bacterial or viral infections. It sharpens and focuses internal and external vision, and helps get in touch with buried issues before they explode. Obsidian is related to the root chakra.
Snowflake Obsidian helps in bringing things to the surface; positive or negative, love or anger. Snowflake obsidian can provide balance during times of change. It aids in seeing patterns in life and recreating them in a more beneficial way. It is a stone of serenity and purity, and can shield against negativity. Associated with the root chakra and is beneficial for the veins, skeleton, and smooth skin. Snowflake obsidian gives protection from physical and emotional harm.
Onyx assists with challenges in life, especially those caused by a drain of energy. It prevents the draining away of personal energy and can be used for protection from such. It helps with grounding and controlling or eliminating excess or unwanted energies. It has been used for wound healing, childbirth and to increase stamina and self-control. Black onyx and red onyx are associated with the base (root, first) chakra. White onyx is associated with linking the base and crown chakras to have balanced energy throughout the chakra system.
Opal is a stone of inspiration which enhances imagination and creativity. It helps one release inhibitions and enhances memory. Opal can help one be “invisible” in situations where they don’t care to be noticed. Opal brings happy dreams. It also eases the process of change. Physically, opal is helpful for eyesight and Parkinson’s disease.
Pearls attune the wearer to ebb and flow of life. They are calming and centering. They give purity and promote faith, charity, integrity, truth and loyalty. They especially enhance personal integrity. They help one connect with the Goddess, the ultimate feminine energy. Pearls have been used to treat disorders of the digestive tract and muscular systems, as well as to aid fertility and to ease childbirth.
Mother of Pearl is the iridescent lining of shell, where pearls can grow. Mother of Pearl is said to attract prosperity. It is used to heighten intuition, psychic sensitivity, and imagination. It is purported to protect from negative influence, and transmute negative energy. It is said to be highly protective and a particularly potent stone of protection for children. A traditional use of Mother of Pearl is to purify environments. Mother of Pearl is also used to access primordial and racial memories. It is helpful for high blood pressure, dizziness, improving vision, cataracts, and wound healing.
Periodot is a stone of compassion, and is excellent for healing. It assists in rebirth and renewal of all kinds. Periodot also bring abundance and prosperity. It enhances the healing and harmony of relationships; particularly marriage. Periodot can lessen stress in relationships, anger and jealousy, slow aging, and heal ulcers and digestive problems. It also assists in finding what is lost, and strengthens ESP abilities. It has been said to make a shield of protection around the body of any wearer. Associated with the heart chakra.
Petrified Wood is good for grounding and stabilizing one’s emotions. Particularly useful in calming survival-based fears. It helps one be practical. It is a stone of business success and is good for general protection. Physically, it is beneficial for the bones, backaches, skin and hair. Petrified wood is also used for past life regressions because of its inherent link with the past.
Phantom Crystals are wonderful awareness tools. They can help us increase awareness of evolution, in ourselves and in the world around us, showing how growth, rest, and rebirth cycle through all existence. Psychically, phantoms are considered excellent for past life work and meditation. Physically, they are excellent for initiating healing, bringing great energy to the healing process, and are helpful for hearing disorders and emotional healing.
Pietersite, sometimes known as Tempest stone, helps one see beyond the immediate to beauty in the All. It enhances courage, tenacity, and ability to maintain or create what is yours. Spiritually and psychically, it helps in working with angels, experiencing visions, and precognition, relating to feminine or goddess energy, as well as astral and dimensional travel. Emotionally, it helps to relax, and release deep emotions in a calmer way. Physically, it balances body fluids, improves nutrition, helps with gastrointestinal functions, and helps the endocrine glands, balances female hormones, alleviates PMS and menopause symptoms. Pietersite clears all chakras.
Prehnite can protect one on all levels. It strengthens the life force and generally increases and stimulates energy, while at the same time bringing powerful calming energies. Said to ease worries and restlessness of all kinds. It aids spirit communication through meditation or visualization, out-of-body travel, and is a powerful dream stone. Prehnite is also known as a stone of prophecy which stimulates inner-knowing. Physically, it is helpful in the healing of gout, anemia, and kidney problems.
Purpurite is a stone that helps break away from self-destructive or self-limiting patterns, as well as external restraints. It helps one speak with confidence. It increases spirituality, promotes inner growth, and stimulates the ability to absorb spiritual insights. Purpurite is also a stone that can bring prosperity and help with finances. Physically, it is helpful for wounds, bruises, uric acid levels, and purifying the blood.
Pyrite is a stone of intellect and protection. It enhances intelligence, mental stability, logic, analysis, creativity, memory, and psychic development. It can help you tap your own latent mental talents and abilities. Pyrite is a powerful protection stone, and is very grounding. Pyrite is also known as Fool’s Gold and Healer’s Gold.
Quartz harmonizes and balances. It enhances energy and thoughts, and purifies the spiritual, mental, and physical. It is also a powerful amplification stone. Clear quartz, as opposed to colored quartz, is associated with the crown chakra, but also works well to amplify the qualities of all other stones.
Angel Aura Quartz is quartz that is permanently treated by fusing platinum and/or silver crystals with heat and vacuum to give it its gorgeous angelic coloring. It is said that it is very helpful to the aura which it can protect, balance, and bring to energetic health. Also assists in raising Kundalini energy in a gentler manner. In meditation use it can help one in finding the proper course of action in life. It is said to help with angelic communication and communicating with Higher Self and inner wisdom. Used to help access Akashic records and past life recall. It is said to bring peace and tranquility because of the angelic protection it brings. Physically, Angel Aura is helpful for general health, vitality, and miraculous cures of illness. Angel aura is associated primarily with the crown chakra.
Blue Quartz enhances organizational abilities, self-discipline and orderliness. Balancing the throat chakra and enhancing communication between lower chakras/physical energy and the higher chakras/mental/spiritual energy; it reduces difficulties of a scattered mind. It encourages one to see and accept reality, and react to it in an intelligent manner.
Gold Reef Quartz is a combination of clear quartz and chlorite. The quartz brings high energy and chlorite is a very power healing mineral. Gold Reef Quartz is good for crystal healing layouts, warding off psychic attack, warding or guarding an environment. They are helpful for healing on all levels. Gold Reef Quartz can also help diminish and remove anger, frustration, and hostility.
Red Orange River Quartz is found in South Africa, at the Orange River. Red hematite gives this quartz its deep orangey-red. The combination of the quartz and the hematite energize and at the same time ground you. Red Orange River Quartz is good for helping accept one’s life path, and is excellent for self-realization and acceptance. It is helpful for clear thinking and decision making. It aligns the lower chakras.
Rutilated Quartz assists with tissue regeneration, assimilation of nutrition, and slows aging. Said to boost the immune system and treat respiratory illness. Also purported to enhance mental and physical stability, self-reliance, and meditation on feminine ideas. It is reputed to diminish fears, depression and issues with decision-making. Associated with the solar plexus chakra.
Smoky Quartz is used for grounding and stabilizing. It brings calm and centering, lifts depression, enhances practicality, and generally removes negative energies, bringing happiness. Smoky quartz is also a protection and good luck stone. It can assist in tapping subconscious wisdom. Physically, smoky quartz is helpful for kidneys, abdomen, pancreas, reproductive organs, menstrual cramps, fertility issues, and water retention. Smoky quartz is associated with the root chakra.
Snow Quartz brings good fortune and is calming and soothing. It is helpful for meditation, and looking within. It also has all the properties of clear quartz to a lesser degree. Snow quartz is often used for purification. Physically, it is beneficial for the immune system.
Spirit Quartz was known as porcupine quartz or cactus quartz. Reputed to bring qualities of energy, peace, and positive energy to all realms. It is said to transform negative energy into positive energy, and is excellent for mental, physical and auric shielding. Excellent for astral projection, dream work, shamanic journeying, and rebirthing. Emotionally it is said to remove fear, bringing emotional peace and happiness. Physically it is used for skin disorders, allergic reactions, colon disorders, detoxification, obsessive disorders, and familial abuse related stress disorders. Associated primarily with the crown chakra, but will work to align and balance all chakras together.
Tibetan “Black” Quartzhas purifying energies and the vibration of the “OM”. It is called “Black” quartz because it often has black inclusions, although clear examples exist too. Used for balancing all chakras and meridians. Excellent for dissolving energy blockages and purifying energies of the aura or an environment. Physically, Tibetan “Black” Quartz is used for powerful grounding and healing of any type, removal of toxins and other impurities, and moving illness energies out of the body.
Tourmalinated Quartz, also known as tourmaline in quartz, is an excellent protective stone, and brings balance and inner strength. It deflects and grounds negativity, and reduces anxiety and depression. Stimulates balance in all chakras.
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