||A form of Chrysoberyl (beryllium aluminium oxide) having the unique
property of appearing golden or greenish yellow in sunlight, but red or
purple in artificial light. The best specimens, that exhibit this property
strongly, command very high prices.
||Yields personal power, spirituality, one's personal "immortality",
generosity, excellence, tolerance and peace of mind. Opens the Sahasrara
Chakra. Promotes regeneration, expansiveness, creativity, and an awareness
in the realm of manifestation. Used for centring, restoration of
self-esteem, and alignment of the mental, emotional and etheric bodies.
Used in the treatment of disorders of the liver, pancreas, kidneys, spleen,
and testicles; for nervous diseases; and for disorders consequent upon
||A blue-green variety of Beryl (beryllium aluminium silicate)
||Beryl represents purity in all aspects, on all planes. enables the
realization of one's individual potential, the awareness that all obstacles
can be overcome. Apart from these general properties, Aquamarine promotes
courage, preparedness, gentleness and compassion. Taps into the annals
of perfection for bodily well-being. A stone of ideal service to the World.
Like all blue stones, stimulates the Vishudda Chakra. Used in the treatment
of disorders of the throat (including swollen glands), eyes and teeth.
||Also known as Celestite. Distinct crystals of beautiful pale greyish
blue (strontium sulphate)
||Promotes clarity and the elimination of worry. An excellent gift, it
carries with it the spirit of love and blessing. Generally beneficent in
healing. Capable of transmuting pain and chaos into light and love.
||A complex hydrated hydroxyfluorosilicate of sodium, calcium, barium
and strontium, with admixtures of quartz and manganese. This magnificent
deep purple banded rock, which has a particularly impressive appearance
when polished, was until recent years virtually unknown outside Russia.
It is now, deservedly, highly prized by collectors.
||The archetypal New Age stone. Mediates a synthesis between the Anahata
and Sahasrara Chakras, combining higher spiritual dimensions with love
from the physical plane. Promotes the understanding and acceptance of
negative traits in others. Enables the transmutation of negativity and
the grounding of the spiritual self. Promotes clarity and understanding,
and leads one to ultimate association with the hidden universal Brotherhood
of Light. Useful for balancing and aligning, for eliminating blockages
and toxins from the body, and promoting general good health. Counteracts
the effects of an excess of alcohol or of refined sugars. Regulates the
pulse and the blood pressure.
||Hydrated copper silicate. It usually occurs as a layer of small,
brilliant green crystals on a rocky substrate, a formation known to
geologists as a druse.
||An excellent healing stone, which clears and stimulates the Chakras,
invigorating and renewing their energies. It is naturally calming, by
desensitizing the individual to pain and worry.
||The name sometimes given to a type of double terminated Quartz crystal. They are much sought
after, and good specimens can command high prices.
||In addition to the properties of Quartz, Herkimer Diamonds provide
a metaphysical degree of attunement, and the promise of a new start in
||Commonly pale green or white, sometimes darker green or other colours.
May be composed of Jadeite (sodium aluminium silicate), Nephrite (a form
of Amphibole, a complex aluminosilicate of magnesium, calcium, iron and
other elements) or Transvaal Jade (a green variety of Grossular, a form
of Garnet, calcium aluminium silicate).
||All forms of Jade promote expressiveness and intellect. They promote
the regeneration of damaged organs, and the healing of wounds. Also used
in treating disorders of the reproductive system.
||A form of plagioclase feldspar, calcium sodium aluminium silicate.
At first sight, Labradorite might appear to be a rather dull, greenish
or bluish grey rock, perhaps with darker bandings: until you see the flash.
Labradorite exhibits a unique property, known as Schillerization, in which
reflected light from just beneath the surface appears a beautiful, brilliant
blue, which really brings the stone to life. The best display specimens
are those that have been polished to make the best advantage of the blue
flash. However, all Labradorites share the same essential metaphysical
||Labradorite has been called the "Temple of the Stars", preparing one
for one's ultimate destiny. Promotes evolution, advancement and the
realization of goals. Relieves anxiety and apprehension. Yields patience,
and the knowledge of the right time for things: "to every thing there is
a season". Enables one to become the Being Of Light. Opens connectivity
with other worlds. Used to treat disorders of the brain and the metabolism,
aids digestion and eases stress. Has also been successfully used to
||A lithium rich mica, hydrated silicate of lithium, sodium and other
elements. A beautiful pale grey rock with tiny pink, white and sparkling
||Activates the higher Chakras and the intellect. Transforms the energies
of lesser spiritual aspirations into the Universal energy of Light, Life
and Love. Clears blockages. Smoothes the passage through transitions, and
brings order out of disorder. Used in the treatment of agoraphobia, cramps,
erratic blood flow and genetic disorders.
||Also known as Vltavine, a form
of Tektite that is almost unique in having a clear, dark green colour
instead of the more usual black. It was once thought that Tektites came
from outer space, but it is now generally accepted that they are formed by
meteoric impact melting local rocks and showering the debris over a wide
area. However, the association of their production with meteoric activity
means that they retain their properties of extraterrestrial connectivity.
||A pathway of interdimensional access to the highest Galactic energies,
bringing higher thought forms and patterns through to the Earth plane.
A multidimensional passage into other realms. Opens the Third Eye (at the
Ajna centre) and leads to a universal connectedness. Messages may arrive
from obscure sources. Promotes focus, and the directed access of energies.
||A clear, yellowish green form of Olivine (magnesium iron silicate).
||Regulates the cycles on all levels (physical, mental, emotional,
intellectual and lifespan). Generally cleansing. Promotes openness and
acceptance in loving relationships. Shields one from harmful external
(though not internal) influences. Diminishes anger and jealousy. Heals
injured pride. A general tonic. Use to treat disorders of the heart,
lungs, spleen and intestine. Eases childbirth.
||An opaque stone of the familiar blue-green colour (hydrated copper
aluminium phosphate hydroxide), often with banding of darker material.
||Aligns, heals and cleanses the Chakras and provides a grounding force.
Strengthens the Silver Cord that ties the spirit to the body during deep
meditation and astral travel. Paradoxically, the stronger this tie, the
further away from the body the spirit is enabled to fly. Promotes valour
and strength during astral travel. Protects against harmful astral
influences and environmental pollutants. Heals the spirit and gives peace,
balance, wisdom and understanding to the mind. Protects property. Protect
against accidents. A master healer, its purifying energy is used to dispel
negativity and strengthen the entire body. Used to treat eye disorders,
especially cataracts. Promotes tissue regeneration. Improves poor
circulation, disorders of the balance organs and difficulty with walking.
Alleviates skin disorders brought on by stress.
||An intriguing mottled pink, green and grey stone, a combination of
feldspar, epidote and quartz.
||Emphasizes the consciousness of the present. Promotes the re-birthing
process, gently releasing any inhibitions to growth. Balances and aligns
the emotional body. Enables one to "go behind" the outward symptoms of
dis-ease to clarify the underlying causes. Used in the treatment of
disorders of the reproductive system.