METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF GEMSTONES

Not everyone believes that stones have the ability to affect our mood, well-being, etc. – but even if you don’t, hey, it certainly can’t hurt, can it?! This is not a complete or exhaustive list by any means, and I obtained the information from various sources – so the following information is to be taken with a grain of salt.

Agate – strength, courage, longevity, love, healing, protection, self-confidence
Amazonite – success, tranquility
Amber – luck, healing, strength, beauty, love, soothing, harmonizing; spiritualizes the intellect
Amethyst – dreams, happiness, healing, psychic powers, peace, love, courage, peace of mind, intelligence, calming; strong protective qualities; divine love, inspiration, intuition
Aquamarine – psychic ability, peace, courage, purification
Aventurine (green) – mental power, eyesight, peace, healing, luck, eternal joy, success; purifies mental, emotional and etheric bodies; aids in releasing anxiety and fear
Azurite – psychic ability, dreams, divination, healing; initiates transformation; cleanses the mental body; inspiration, creativity, intuition
Beryl – healing, psychic insight, love, energy
Bloodstone – victory, courage, wealth, strength, power, growing things, circulation
Carnelian – protection, peace, eloquence, healing, courage, sexual energy, success; calms temper; opens the heart; warming, happy, social; enhances attunement with inner self
Cat’s Eye – wealth, beauty, healing, protection
Crysoprase – happiness, luck, success, friendship, healing, protection
Citrine – psychic ability; protection from bad dreams; diminishes self-destructive tendencies; raises self-esteem; energizing
Coral – peace, healing, wisdom, protectionCrystal Quartz – healing, balance of energies, power, psychic awareness, protection, knowledge; decreases negativity
Diamond – peace, spirituality, courage, healing, reconciliation, strength
Emerald – love, eyesight, mental prowess, protection; bestows faithfulness
Fluorite – courage; excellent for advancement of mind, greater concentration, meditation; helps one grasp abstract concepts; powerful healer
Fossils – elemental power, past-life regression, longevityGarnet – health, beauty, protection; promotes success in business; aligns subtle bodies; love, compassion; enhances imagination
Hematite – healing, divination, grounding, alertness, anti-depression; wards off sickness; strengthens physical and etheric bodies; powerful stone for those who are attracted to it; enhances personal magnetism, optimism, will and courage
Jade – wealth, love, healing, wisdom, longevity, prosperity, authority
Jasper (all colours) – beauty, healing and protection; powerful healer; main impact on the physical body
Jet – luck, health and divination
Lapis Lazuli – joy, love, healing, courage, fidelity, psychic awareness and protection; self-confidence; enhances mental clarity; very spiritual stone, can be too powerful for some people; facilitates opening of chakras; enhances psychic abilities and communication with higher self and Spirit Guides
Leopard jasper – promotes harmony
Malachite – peace, power, love, success, luck, thoughtfulness; excellent balancer on all levels; reveals subconscious blocks; aids sleep
Marble – success
Mica – divination and protection
Moonstone – divination, sleep, love, gardening, psychic awareness; relieves anxiety and stress; aids birthing process, helps female problems; emotional balancer; helps lessen tendency to overreact emotionally
Mother of Pearl – wealth and protection, purity
Obsidian – peace, protection; grounds spiritual energy into the physical plane; absorbs and disperses negative energy; brings understanding of silence; detachment, but with wisdom and love; powerful healer for those attuned to it
Olivine – love, luck and protection
Onyx – aggression, protection, protection from loneliness and unhappiness; relieves stress; balances male/female energies; enhances emotional balance and self-control
Opal – beauty, luck, power, protection, enhances your ability to communicate what’s in your heart
Pearl – love, luck and protection
Peridot – wealth, sleep, protection, healing; wards off evil; increases intuitive awareness; accelerates personal growth, opens new doors of opportunity
Petrified Wood – healing, longevity, protection and past-life regression
Quartz (clear) – Luck; emotional balancer; excellent for meditation; enhances interdimensional communication and communication with Higher Self and Spirit Guides
Rhodocrosite – peace and love
Rhodonite (red/black) – positive thinking; reduces stress, calms mind; aligns root and heart chakras for bringing love into action and manifestation; self-esteem, confidence
Rose Quartz – love, emotional strength, stimulation, inner peace, beauty; this stone is called the “love stone,” since it aids in the development of forgiveness, compassion, and love; helps clear stored anger, resentment, guilt, fear, and jealousy; enhances creativity and confidence
Ruby – power, wealth, joy and protectionSapphire – love, meditation, peace, healing, wealth
Smoky Quartz – dissipates subconscious blocks and negativity on all levels; enhances dream awareness and channelling abilities
Snowflake Obsidian – power
Sodalite – peace, meditation, healing, wisdom, courage, endurance, cleansing
Spinel – wealth and energy
Tiger’s Eye – courage, luck, energy, divination and protection, creativity; enhances connection with personal power and will; grounding and centering
Topaz – wealth, healing, good luck; dispels anger; balances emotions
Tourmaline – love, peace, friendship, health, courage
Turquoise – courage, luck, love, friendship, healing; protection from harm; enhances creative expression, peace of mind, emotional balance

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