Traditional Gemstone Properties
Agates: Balancing physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual energies;
perceptiveness, strength, inspiration, awakening talents.
Amazonite: Success, joy, self-expression, awakening heart, soothing,
Amber: Soothing, calming, cleansing.
Amethyst: Contentment, spirituality, dreams, healing, peace, happiness, love,
Ametrine: Intellectual stimulation, attunement, releasing, dispelling tension,
Apatite: Intellect, achieving results, healing, insight, humanitarianism,
meditation, balance, creativity.
Aquamarine: Courage, purification, peace, intuition, self-expression, balance,
Aventurine: Healing, money, mental agility, visual acuity, peace, opening heart,
Azurite: Intuitive energy, dreams, healing, insight, stilling the mind,
concentration, self transformation.
Bloodstone: Courage, intense healing, renewal, strength, victory, intuitive
Calcite: Purification, peace, calming, memory, awareness, appreciation of
Carnelian: Precision, analytical capabilities, physical energy, verbal skill,
Celestite: Verbal skill, healing, compassion, calming, growth, intuition, hope.
Chrysocolla: Easing heartache, stamina, wisdom, peace, love, communication,
vitality, inner strength.
Chrysoprase: Balancing male-female energy, love, grace, compassion,
clemency, personal growth.
Citrine: Intuition, comfort, protection, creativity, physical energy, wealth,
Coral: Diplomacy, quieting emotions, visualization.
Crystal Quartz: Intensifying energy, spiritual development, healing, raising
Diamond: Courage, strength, healing, protection, spirituality, mental abilities.
Dumortierite: Self-reliance, stamina, patience, recognition of potential,
understanding, communication of ideas.
Emerald: Love, domestic bliss, sensitivity, loyalty, memory, mental capacity,
harmony, focus, eliminating negativity.
Fluorite: Stability, impartial reasoning, responsibility, concentration, health.
Fossil Stone: Accomplishments, improvement of one’s environment,
Garnet: Health, removing negativity, awareness, commitment, regeneration,
Hematite: Mental attunement, memory, calming, balance, focusing energy and
emotions, peace, inner happiness, transforming negativity.
Howlite: Awareness, calm, emotional expression, observation, patience,
Iolite: Intuition, spiritual growth, healing, balance, releasing discord,
awakening to inner knowledge.
Jade: Fidelity, dreams, realization of potential, peace, accord, resourcefulness,
Jaspers: Protection, nurturing, joy, awareness; balancing of physical,
emotional, intellectual and spiritual energies.
Labradorite: Alignment, spiritual connection, transformation, clarity, peace,
Lapis Lazuli: Wisdom, intuition, awareness, objectivity, clarity, creativity,
expanded consciousness, dreams, purity, courage, serenity.
Lepidolite: Hope, stress reduction, birth, peace, spirituality, physical strength,
luck, protection, emotional balance.
Malachite: Transformation, insight, clarifying emotions, fidelity, loyalty,
Marble: Charitable actions, original thinking, alleviation of sorrow.
Moonstone: Introspection, reflection, beginnings, insight, tenderness,
harmony, peace, travel.
Mother of Pearl: Mental clarity, intuition, sensitivity, imagination, adaptability,
Obsidians: Clarity, deflecting negativity, protection, healing.
Onyx: Self-control, decision making, intuition, recognition of personal
Opal: Creativity, spontaneity, relationships, memory, happy dreams and
Pearl: Purity, faith, charity, innocence, integrity, focus, wisdom, spirituality,
Peridot: Warmth, friendliness, understanding, openness in love and
relationships, regulation of cycles.
Pyrite: Defense, prevention, protection from negativity, physical wholeness,
Rhodocrosite: Love, emotional balance, cleansing, renewal, relaxation,
expansion of consciousness.
Rhodonite: Peace, generosity, attention to details.
Rhyolite: Change, variety, progress, creativity, transcending barriers.
Rose Quartz: Love, peace, happiness, gentleness, healing emotional wounds.
Ruby: Nurturing, spiritual wisdom, attainment of values, economic stability,
protection from distress.
Sapphire: Joy, peace, beauty, intuition, prosperity, fulfillment of dreams.
Serpentine: (see Jade)
Smoky Quartz: Dissolving emotional blockage, clearing the mind, cooperation,
personal pride, joy in living, attentiveness to the moment, protection.
Sodalite: Wisdom, logic, calmness, healing, stress reduction, companionship,
Sunstone: Alleviating fears, energizing, cleansing.
Tanzanite: Communication, intuition, protection, symmetry, decision-making,
Tiger Eye: Practicality, peacefulness, clarity, intelligence, intuition, new
experiences, financial stability, calmness, releasing inhibitions.
Tiger Iron: Artistic endeavors, beauty, vitality.
Topaz: True love, success in endeavors, understanding of interrelationships,
expression of ideas, trust, health, personal expansion and growth.
Tourmaline: Energizing, soul-searching, releasing.
Turquoise: Spiritual attunement, cleansing, healing, protection, valor,
soothing, peace of mind, guidance through the unknown, romantic
Unakite: Balance, re-birth, foresight, emotional balance.Zoisite: Dispelling
laziness, facilitating advancement.
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