A-Z Gemstone Meanings List | Stone and Color Meanings

 

Agate/Druzy Agate

Strength, courage, longevity, love, healing, protection, friendship. Agate balances the energy of Yin and Yang and helps eliminate negativity. A very beneficial stone for anyone involved in agriculture or botany. It can also be used to help in assisting women with birthing, the accessing intuitive feelings, promotes self-expression, and aids in optimism.

Amazonite

Balances feminine and masculine energy. Brings luck, hope, kindness, and practicality. This crystal soothes aggression. It is excellent for the heart chakra as it inspires creativity and personal expression. It helps release blocked emotions, and aids in the enhancement of psychic awareness, communication, memory, and creativity.

Amber

This golden-yellow beauty aids in healing by the absorbing of negative energy, resulting in the transmission of positive energy. It is enlivening, stimulating, and strengthening. It represents life energy and is connected with the sun, which allows it to boost energy and enthusiasm.

Amethyst

The stunning purple color of the amethyst has been a favorite among the royals for centuries. The name comes from the Greek, meaning not drunken. It acts as an all around healer and helps with equable in all situations. It truly balances polarities and aids in self-control. The amethyst calms harsh emotions, brings stability, helps practical imagination, aids in medication, and aids in sleep. Amethyst is also known as the sobriety stone.

Apatite

This crystal can be blue, yellow, or green, and is sometimes called asparagus stone. It stimulates the intellect and dissolves negativity. It aids in communication and helps one express their true feelings. Apatite also activates intellect, helps activate psychic gifts, aids in structure and flexibility in all situations, and strengthens inner self. A great organizer of our personal issues!

Aquamarine

Aquamarine is known for courage and has an affinity for sensitive people. It calms the mind and shields the aura. Protecting our aura, this stone aids in the connection with our higher self and spiritual awareness. It boosts the immune system, protects us from harm, promotes safe travels, and helps us with creative ideas and expressions. Aquamarine also invokes tolerance and helps overcome feeling judgmental.

Aragonite

This is a reliable earth healer and grounding stone. It centers and grounds physical energies and is useful in combating stress. It stabilizes base and earth chakras and aids in patience and acceptance. It also aids in concentration in the matter at hand and brings the mind flexibility and tolerance, combating anger and emotional distress. This stone stops night twitches and muscle spasms.

Aventurine

This is a positive stone of prosperity with connections, not Angelic healing. It diffuses negative situations, turning them into positive circumstances. It is a promoter of compassion and empathy and encourages perseverance. Aventurine protects against lower energy and is one of the best balances of the heart chakra.

Azurite

Azurite guides the soul toward enlightenment, stimulating the third-eye and opens up and understanding of the effect of the mind and emotion on the body. This stone is known for aiding in psychic growth and helping the soul reach enlightenment. It works with the third eye, helping us tune into spiritual guidance. This is a very powerful healing stone that stimulates memory. It enables us to open our views and let go of old beliefs that do not serve our higher selves. It helps reduce stress, worry, grief, and sadness. It encourages self-expression and helps with throat, arthritis, joints, spine, brain, and embryo development.

Bloodstone

This stone is a powerful healer and blood cleanser. Helps banish evil, negativity, and is an excellent protective and grounding stone. A serious revitalizer, Bloodstone stimulates dreaming, gives courage, and assists in helping one act in the present moment. Calms, brings clarity, and grounds the heart energy.

Blue Calcite

Aids in relaxation and recuperation, lowers blood pressure, and helps alleviate pain. It acts as a soother of nerves and is commonly used on the throat chakra to help with communication. It can absorb energy, filter it, and return it renewed.

Blue Lace Agate

The soft energy of this stone brings peace of mind through its cooling and calming nature. Allows free expression of self and opens the connection with higher energies. It acts as a link between thoughts and spiritual vibration which allows for deep peace.

Calcite

Calcite is an extremely cooling, soothing, and calming stone. It enables effortless flow and links the individual to the natural cycles of change and transmutation. It can allow one to see the world with new eyes, enabling joy in all aspects of life. It is very effective in removing blockages and assisting one in deviating from past patterns, both negative and positive. Calcite soothes and calms emotions, quietness the mind, creates clarity, and shifts energy that has become stagnant.

Carnelian

This orange-reddish stone helps us to be grounded and anchors us in our present reality. A high energy stone that is also stabilizing, carnelian helps motivate and stimulate creativity and can be used to cleanse other stones. It helps us understand the cycle of life and removes fears concerning death. It truly motivates for success in business and other matters and helps overcome abuse of all kinds. It enables our trust in ourselves and helps us trust our perceptions. It helps us overcome negative conditioning, protects us from negative emotions, calms anger, and replaces it with love. Carnelian is a stone of life force energy and vitality, stimulating the metabolism and activating base chakra. It is great for the female reproductive system as it helps increase fertility and overcomes frigidity and impotence.

Chalcedony

A nurturing stone that promotes teamwork and group stability. It can improve telepathy and absorbs negative energy. This stone brings harmony between mind, body, spirit, and emotions. It helps us feel generous and benevolent, creating an open mind and enthusiastic persona. It can dissipate and absorb bad dreams and negative thoughts and emotions.

Chrysocolla

This stone often resembles ethereal landscapes. It draws out negative energies of all kinds, helps with attaining inner strength, and benefits relationships that have been through rough times. Chrysocolla is able to work with all of the chakras as it balances, cleanses, and energizes them–aligning them with the divine. At solar paxus chakra, it helps reverse destructive emotional programming. At Heart Chakra, it increases the capacity to love and heals heartache. At the throat chakra, it improves communication and helps you know when to keep quiet. At the third-eye chakra, it opens psychic vision. It is great for people needing inner balance, self-awareness, sensitivity, and confidence. It enhances personal power and inspires creativity, allowing one to overcome phobias. This stone can help one keep calm as it relieves mental tension. It also promotes honesty, impacts joy, and diffuses guild.

Chrysopase

This stone is great for reaching deep meditative states. It promotes love of truth, hope, and creativity. Chrysopase energizes the sacral chakra and brings universal energy into the physical body. It aligns ideals with behavior and aids in overcoming compulsive and impulsive thoughts and behaviors, helping one focus on practical things. It opposes feeling judgmental and aids in acceptance of self and others, forgiveness, and compassion. This stone stimulates fluent speech and prevents speaking out in anger. It also prevents nightmares, especially in children, brings a sense of security and trust. It is very useful in healing co-dependence as it is a strong detoxifier that stimulates liver function.

Citrine

This crystal is a powerful cleanser and regenerator. It carries the power of the sun and is warming, energizing, and highly creative. It is very protective for the environment as it absorbs, transmutes, dissipates, and grounds negative energy. It opens intuition and cleanses all the chakras. It teaches one how to manifest and attract wealth and prosperity. It encourages sharing and is useful for smoothing out group or family discord. It helps raise self-esteem and self-confidence. This crystal is great for overcoming depression, fears, and phobias and it promotes inner calm so wisdom can emerge. It really promotes joy in life and helps balance emotions.

Clear Quartz

Clear Quartz is known as the Master Healing Crystal because it contains the full spectrum of light. Because of this, it will work on every level to bring the body into balance. It strengthens and stabilizes the body’s energy fields and promotes harmony. Clear Quartz can amplify both positive thoughts and energy and can stimulate positive action when it is needed. It promotes clarity of thought and to help you to see your way more clearly.

Coral

is a promoter of fertility and life energy. The red coral heightens awareness of others, protects from harm, helps us understand how all life connects, and balances and steadies emotions.

Emerald

Emerald is known as the “stone of successive love” and brings inspiration and patience. It opens the heart chakra and calms emotions. It aids in emotional, physical, and mental equilibrium and brings positivity. A great enhancer of psychic abilities, originally it was used to ward off enchantment and magic ploys. In a group, it stimulates cooperation. It also brings mental clarity, strengthens memory, broadens visions, and inspires inner knowledge.

Fluorite

A highly protective stone that stabilizes and cleanses the aura. It draws out negative energy and stress of all kinds. It is the best crystal to use to overcome disorganization. Increases self-confidence and helps overcome chaos and reorganize the physical, emotional, and mental bodies. It greatly assists in balance and coordination.

Garnet

A cleansing stone, Garnet regenerates the chakras, revitalizes, purifies, and balances energy. This stone inspires love and devotion and balances the sex drive. A stone of commitment, it fortifies, strengthens, and activates the instincts of survival. It clears negative chakra energy and removes inhibitions, opening up the heart and bestowing self-confidence.

Goldstone

Power, money. “Feel good” stone.

Green Calcite

A mental healer, it helps in releasing what is comfortable and familiar but which no longer serves. It acts as an aid in communication and helps children hold their own debates. Powerfully stimulates the immune system, this stone rids the body of bacterial infections. It links the individual to the natural cycles of change and enables flow.

Hematite

Known for grounding and protecting, Hematite harmonizes the body, spirit, and mind. It protects the soul and has a strong yang element. It is beneficial in legal situations. Psychologically, it supports timid women, boosts self-esteem, enhances willpower, and bestows confidence. Very useful in overcoming addictions. It aids in acceptance of mistakes and stimulates concentration and focus.

Honey Calcite

Brings clarity, confidence, persistence, and intellectual power. Honey calcite helps successfully complete complex tasks, harmonizes energies, and is one of the best stones for work situations regarding full attention. It greatly stimulates the will and mind and helps one understand how to put Divine inspiration into action. Excellent for those who have dealt with sexual or emotional abuse as it dislodges restrictive patterns that abuse can create. It enhances a great deal of courage.

Jade

A symbol of purity and serenity, Jade is also known for its protection of the wearer and is mostly associated with the heart chakra. It increases love and nurturing, and provides healing and protection. It stabilizes the personality and integrates the mind and body. It releases negative thoughts and deeply soothes the mind. It brings insightful dreams and encourages people to be true to themselves.

Jasper

The “supreme nurturer”, Jasper helps in times of serious stress, bringing tranquility and wholeness. The stone aids in shamanistic journeys and dream recall. It absorbs negative energy and cleanses the chakras. It clears pollution and radiation and aids in dowsing. Jasper brings great determination and courage. This stone promotes organization as well as sexual pleasure.

Kyanite

Kyanite brings help with meditation and helps to connect with higher energies, stimulating intuition and psychic abilities. It also helps balance one with nature, instills compassion, and cuts through ignorance. It assists in detaching from the idea of blind fate, bringing positive energies and outlooks on life.

Labradorite

This stone strengthens intuition, stimulates imagination, helps you find your spiritual purpose. It raises consciousness and connects with universal energies. It has great esoteric knowledge and aligns the physical and etheric bodies. Aids in banishing fears, insecurities, and strengthens faith in the self and trust in the universe. It also calms the overactive mind and is a great companion during change.

Lapis

Lapis opens the third eye and balances the throat chakra, stimulating enlightenment and enhancing psychic abilities and dreams. It quickly releases stress while bringing deep peace. This stone encourages taking charge of life and promotes steadfastness and courage. It acts as a powerful amplifier and it stimulates the higher facilities of the mind. Truly helpful, it bonds relationships in love and aids in expressing feelings.

Lepidolite

Encourages independence, relieves stress, attracts good luck, drives away negativity, helps you see what is important, confuses enemies, and makes true feelings known. It clears electromagnetic pollution and is extremely useful in the reduction of depression and stress. It can overcome insomnia and stabilizes mood swings, acting as a great helper for those with bipolar disorders. This unique stone also stimulates the intellect and analytic qualities, helping one become more objective and concentrated.

Lodalite

This stone is commonly known as a shamanistic dream crystals. It is used to induce visionary experiences and healing. It is great for meditating as well, as this stone brings transformation on many different levels. Lodolite also enhances communication with beings on different spiritual levels and can heighten spiritual energies. It brings loving energies, healing energies, and energetic shifting.

Malachite

This green stone is extremely effective at healing and drawing off negative energy. It provides the qualities of love, money, and protection, as well as amplifies all emotions. It is very powerful and should be used with caution. It ground spiritual energies into the planet and soaks up pollution. It is a great stone of transformation and adventure. Mentally, it alleviates disturbances, enhances intuition and insights, helps one understand difficult concepts. It also alleviates menstrual cramps and facilitates childbirth.

Moldovite

This greenish stone represents great transformation, evolution, and spiritual growth. It has been used since the Stone Age for good fortune and fertility. It aids in communication with the higher self and the transcendence of time. Very useful for sensitive people, this stone helps people adjust to suffering on earth and deep emotional disarray. It aids in detachment from earthbound security issues such as money.

Mookaite

This stone promotes good health by stimulating the immune system. A very soothing stone, Mookaite encourages harmonious activities. It creates a deep sense of safety to explore and experience the unknown. It brings about practicality and allows intense spiritual experiences to be integrated into everyday life. It also aids in goal achievement.

Moonstone

Moonstones is the stone of new beginnings. It is mainly associated with fertility, flow, and growth. It relieves menstrual cramps and is great for women. It is strongly connected to the moon and the intuition, and reminds us of the cycle of change. It calms overreactions and emotional triggers and is full of receptive feminine energy. It greatly improves intelligence in relation to emotion.

Moss Agate

This stone attracts abundance and connects one with nature. Moss agate balances emotional energy , allowing one to let go of anger and bitterness. Holding this beauty is like having the energy of nature in the palm of your hand. It increases optimism and boosts our sense of our own potential. A truly liberating stone.

Obsidian

This stone has no limitations or boundaries. It enhances truth and impels us to grow. It is a strongly protective stone and can block geopathic stress and soak up pollution. It can reveal what has been hidden or lost and is very grounding. It can rebalance the digestive system and revitalize the soul. Its greatest gift brings insight into the causes of certain diseases, making it a helpful healer.

Onyx

This stone is great for those with a quick temper as it calms and balances the emotions. It is great for times of serious mental and physical stress, allowing one to access higher guidance. It brings peace to the beholder and is a secretive stone. It is very useful in past-life work and in balancing the yin and yang energies within the body.

Orange Calcite

This is a highly energizing and cleansing stone promotes creativity, sexuality, and confidence. It balances the emotions, helps overcome depression, and removes fear. It is a great tool for the healing of reproductive system, gallbladder, irritable bowel syndrome, and other such intestinal disorders.

Pearls, Mother of Pearl, and Paua Shells

Prosperity, success, calm, beauty, wisdom, stimulate spiritual transformation, helps with focus. Represents the flow of emotions, intuition, and power of the moon. Calms extreme situations and encourages the flow of change. While energizing the sacral chakra, the pearl reduces worry, anxiety, and frustration. It helps us focus on our core self so we can understand who we are and who we are not.

Paua Shells and Abalone

Paua shells aid sensitivity to others and self, tolerance, and alignment with one’s true self, aiding in understanding who we are.

Peridot

Symbolizing the vibrant energy of the natural world, Peridot is a stone of cleansing beauty. It helps release guilt and burdens of the past, provides protection from harmful influences and forces, restores balance of emotions, alleviates jealousy, and reduces stress. It brings about necessary change by motivating growth. It allows one to admit their mistakes and move on – a true cleanser!

Pink Calcite (Mangano)

This crystal is in known to be in contact with the angelic realm. It is a stone of forgiveness that releases fear and grief that may cloud the heart. It brings unconditional love and aids in self-worth and self-acceptance. It is of great use in preventing nightmares. Its loving energy is great for anyone who has suffered serious trauma or assault. Pink Calcite also aids in nervousness and rids one of anxiety and emotional tension.

Prehnite

This is a serene stone of unconditional love and is the crystal to heal the healer. This stone is connected to Archangel Raphael and other spiritual beings. It helps unlock the unconscious mind and is able to break boundaries of time and space. It is very helpful for decluttering, relieving nightmares, and revitalizing. Prehnite also soothes and calms emotions.

Pyrite

This brassy gold stone energizes, helps one to overcome feelings of inadequacy, provides protection, and protects against all forms of darkness. It can be used to reveal the truth about someone or something. Pyrite a great cleanser that relieves anxiety, depression, and frustration. It can aid in logical thinking and protects from negative energy and pollutants.

Rainbow Fluorite

This stone promotes healthy cellular and nervous systems, helps bring good things into your life, stimulates mental awareness and learning. It is highly protective and often helps one discern when outside influences are at work.

Red Calcite

This stone increases energy and opens up the heart chakra. It is an emotional up lifter and it removes stagnant energy. It allows one to see the source of fears and is very energizing, especially for large parties.

Rhodocrosite

Soothes the heart, gives warm feelings of love and compassion, this stone eases difficulties with the reproductive and digestive systems. It typically enhances self-confidence and self-worth and acts as a relaxant for tensions that are causes by anxieties of all kinds. It drives away anger, encourages a positive attitude, and enhances dream states.

Rhodolite

Rhodolite is a stone of love, enhancing sensuality, sexuality, and intimacy. It awakens creativity, positive energy, and self-confidence. This stone can bring success to one’s career or business and is very protective against nightmares. It promotes faith and truth and is very cleansing of the chakras as well.

Rhodonite

This stone is very supportive during transformative times, especially if we did not choose the transformation. It enables us to express strong and genuine felt emotions, directs these emotions towards goals, and dispels negative mood stages. Some refer to it as a “first aid stone”. It is extremely beneficial in abuse, codependency, and emotional self-destruction.

Rose Quartz

Fostering an appreciation of beauty, the Rose Quartz is known as the stone of unconditional love and infinite peace. It rapidly releases emotional stress and uncovers the underlying meanings of emotional problems. It purifies and opens the heart chakra and brings a deep love of self. It can restore trust and harmony in existing relationships and draws in love unlike any other stone. It releases unexpressed emotions, heartache, soothes internalized pain, and heals deprivation.

Ruby

This stone is believed to produce wealth, power, long life, and health. It acts as a great source of life energy and brings benefits associated with the sun. It helps with feelings of confidence, security, self-esteem, and security. It is a powerful shield against psychic attacks and promotes positive dreams. This deep red stone brings serious positivity aids in sharpness of mind. A charger of passion and enthusiasm, this stone attracts sexual activity.

Rutilated Quartz

This stone is said to be an illuminator for the soul as it promotes spiritual growth unlike any other. It breaks down the barriers to spiritual progress allowing one to successfully move forward. It is very helpful for therapists as it filters negative energy from clients and helps get to the root of problems. It easily facilitates transition, soothes dark moods, and acts as an antidepressant. The stone truly promotes forgiveness at all levels.

Selenite

Serenity is a clear stone that clears away darkness and helps us avoid difficulties. It protects from harm and blame and brings great clarity of mind. It is great for meditation and spiritual work as it calms and instills deep peace. This stone can be used to create a protective grid around a living space and can be used to prevent anything external from influencing the mind.

Serpentine

This stone aids in meditation and spiritual exploration, clearing the chakras and opening psychic abilities. It helps one retrieve wisdom and regain memories. It allows one to feel more in control of their life and helps correct mental and emotional imbalances. It also alleviates feelings of abandonment and isolation and helps one clarify personal goals.

Silver

Silver has been used and valued for many thousands of years and should not be overlooked. It is a seriously energizing stone and allows the flow of energy in the body to become pure. It eases difficulties with movement, alleviates nerve twitches, and encourages clear intuition and insight. This stone improves fertility and prevents infections as well.

Smokey Quartz

This stone concentrates energy into one specific reason, making it a very helpful stone in times of specific need. It Relieves depression, neutralizes the fear of failure, and is connected with the sounds of the universe. Smoky quartz is a stone that cleanses the base Chakra, aiding in grounding the earth’s energy, enhancing virility, and allowing passion to flow naturally. This stone is great for connecting to oneself and one’s partner.

Sodalite

Sodalite helps unite logic and intuition, opening spiritual perception. It allows information to be brought down to the physical level from the higher mind. It greatly deepens meditation and instills a drive for truth. It is particularly useful for big groups as it brings solidarity of purpose and harmony. Mentally, it eliminates confusion and intellectual bondage. Psychologically, it brings emotional balance and seriously anxiety and should be used to prevent panic attacks.

Sugilite

One of the major “love stones”, Sugilite opens the chakras to the flow of love and understanding. It protects the soul from trauma, shocks, and disappointments, bringing light and love into even the darkest situations. It encourages loving communication within groups, allowing problems to be kindly resolved. It coordinates the left and right hemispheres of the brain, helping with learning disabilities. This stone also allows sensitive people to integrate into their everyday surroundings, gives a practical focus for spiritual energies, and encourages positive thoughts.

Tanzanite

Tanzanite is known to most effectively integrate the energies of the mind and heart, making it a very precious stone. Through this linkage, it allows one to perceive situations, experiences, and circumstances with enlightened compassion. It assists in gaining emotional insights and is great for therapists and counselors. It calms the overactive mind, focuses healing energy, quickly releases strong pent-up emotions, and stimulates psychic skills and intuition.

Tiger Eye

This is a very protective stone, specifically against demons and witchcraft. It diverts unwanted energies and confuses opposition. Tiger’s Eye is useful for recognizing ones own needs as well as the needs of others. It aids in issues dealing with self-worth, self-criticism, and creativity. It encourages contact with other people, builds confidence, soothes, and releases congested states, both in the mind or body.

Topaz

The vibrant energy of this beautiful stone brings joy, abundance, generosity, and all around wellness. It is known as a stone of love and good fortune and helps one attain goals. It is great for relaxation as it eases tensions of all kinds and sooths the nerves. Psychologically, it helps one discover inner riches, aiding in confidence and motivation. It promotes honesty, self-realization, self-control, and self-expression. It aids in problem solving and is very useful for those involved in the arts.

Tourmaline

Tourmaline is a cleansing, purifying, and transforming stone that forms a protective shield around the body. It strengthens all levels of body functioning and clears the aura, removing blockages, dispersing negative energy, and pointing to specific solutions. It aids in the understanding of the self and others, attracting inspiration, compassion, tolerance, and prosperity. This stone deflects environmental disturbances and can act as a natural insecticide, making it great for gardening. It benefits sexuality and balances male-female energies within the body.

Turquoise

Turquoise is an extremely efficient healer. It promotes spiritual attunement and enhances all types of communication. It strengthens all of the organs, balances all the subtle systems, and enhances the immune system. This purifying stone draws out negative energy and clears away electromagnetic pollution. It is balancing and empathetic, promoting self-realization, assisting in creativity, and enhancing intuition. It is a strengthening stone that calms overactive thoughts, cools emotions, dissolves self-sabotage, and stimulates romantic love. It is excellent for exhaustion and panic attacks as well.

Information About Other Materials Used

Swarovski Crystals

Swarovski crystals are made of the finest quality materials. What makes these crystals different from all the others is the lead oxide level is only 32%, making the transparency very clear. Highly skilled craftsman create prisms and add radiant colors in layers. There is no other crystal that can compare to a Swarovski crystal.

Bali Beads and Findings

Bali, Indonesia silver is 925 Sterling silver and individually handcrafted by highly skilled silversmiths in Bali. Each piece is a unique design representing a work of art with outstanding quality and details.

Goldstone

This manmade gemstone is known as the “feel good” stone and often represents power and money. It is used to heighten vitality and create energy. It brings positive energy, balances energies, encourages faith, induces happy thoughts, grounds, stabilizes moods, renews strength, and can reduce stomach tension.

Hill Tribe Silver

Hill Tribe silver is made from 999 pure silver. The name comes from its makers, the Hill Tribes, living in the mountains scattered along the Burmese and Laotian borders of Northern Thailand. The Thai Hill Tribe people treasure silver as a product with everlasting beauty and for them, it is an integral part of their culture. The purity of the silver makes it whiter and softer. It will not tarnish as easily as Sterling silver.

Sea Opal Glass Beads

Sea opal beads have a clear, milky white color with blue opalescence, creating a glow similar to a full moon.

Tibetan Silver Beads, Pendants, and Gemstone Beads

The Tibetan Silver used in our jewelry is often older antiques and cannot be replicated. Most of the beads are over 200 years old and most are very rare. They are so rare that very limited quantities are available. Each piece is a wonderful find and something that is to be treasured for ages. These beautiful pieces are available to us now due to the changing times. The people of the country of origin no longer wear them except in remote villages, a more and more people dispense with traditional dress and decoration in favor of modern Western attire.