Crystal Properties

Crystal healing has been used for thousands and thousands of years. Crystals and gemstones work with electromagnetic energies and are said to absorb, focus and transmit energies. They each have unique vibrations which can help to restore balance within the body’s energy systems. Some contain minerals which have special therapeutic properties, for example, Malachite contains Copper which can help aching joints and muscles.

Crystals and gemstones work on a holistic basis treating the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspect of our being. Many people believe that crystals and gemstones hold special mystical powers or qualities. There are traditions and lore relating to each crystal and we endeavour to provide in-depth information relating to each crystal or gemstone we sell.

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Agate is a stone of strength. It is protective and grounding. Agate has the ability to balance yin and yang energy, stabilise the aura, build self-confidence and improve concentration. Agate can overcome negativity and bitterness and is useful for any kind of emotional trauma as it has a cleansing effect for both physical and emotional levels.

Agate – Blue Lace is an excellent healing stone. It has all the general properties of Agate but additional properties associated with its colour. It has a soothing, gentle and calming energy which can bring about peace, tranquillity, understanding and contentment. Blue Lace Agate bestows hope for the future and encourage us to be more relaxed and easygoing.

Agate – Botswana is reputed to stimulate the crown chakra by bringing energy into the auric field. It also encourages eternal love. Botswana Agate can help discover solutions instead of dwelling on problems and helps to explore creativity. It is an excellent stone to aid those wishing to stop smoking and also good for lifting depression and alleviating stress.

Agate – Fire is a strong protective and grounding stone. It provides a very strong shield around the owner and returns any ill wishes back to the source. Fire Agate is a stimulating stone for the base chakra and improves vitality and energy on all levels. It can increase feelings of security and release fears. It is a good meditation stone and assists with relaxation.

Amethyst is a powerful and versatile stone. It vibrates at a very high spiritual level and has strong healing and cleansing properties. Amethyst can encourage self control, calm severe emotions and aid sleep and meditation.

Ametrine is a powerful combination of Amethyst and Citrine. It is a potent cleansing crystal which can disperse toxins from the body and negativity from the aura. It has a number of physical benefits helping to cleanse the metabolism and regenerate the body.

Angelite is a peaceful and calming stone. It is said to enable contact with the Angels and enhance telepathy. It is a powerful healing stone and gives protection to the body and the environment. Angelite is known to resonate with the throat chakra. It is described as a stone of truth especially as it helps its owner to speak truthfully.

Apache Tears are a type of Obsidian and carry many of the same qualities of Black Obsidian. It looks opaque but is revealed to be translucent when held up to light. It is a powerful protective stone and can be carried to protect against all negative influences, including its owner’s negative emotions such as anger, fear, jealousy and resentment.

Aqua Quartz is a strong, yet gentle healing and cleansing stone. In particular it is helpful in cleansing the aura and releasing stress. It also has protective properties which will help against psychic or psychological attack. Aqua Quartz has an activating effect on all chakras and is especially helpful to the throat chakra as it encourages communication.

Aquamarine is an all purpose healing stone. It is strength giving and imparts courage on its owner. It is an excellent stone to help develop and enhance communication skills as it stimulates and cleanses the throat chakra.

Aventurine Blue is a great mental healer. Blue Aventurine calms and balances the emotions. It is an extremely positive stone which can promote tranquillity.

Aventurine – Green is excellent for balancing the heart chakra and promoting spiritual growth. Green Aventurine is an all round healer and comforter. It can dispel negative thoughts and emotions and bring emotional calm and wellbeing.

Aventurine – Peach has all the healing properties associated with Aventurine but also has additional qualities specific to its colour. Peach Aventurine is a stone often recommended to help with anxiety, worry, stress and shyness.

Banded Amethyst can also be known as Chevron Amethyst. It has all the healing properties of Amethyst and also the following additional qualities. Banded Amethyst is excellent for working with the third eye and stimulating the third eye chakra. It can enhance intuition and is a powerful stone for dissipating and repelling negativity.

Black Onyx is a very supportive and strength giving stone. It has a calming effect, grounding and centring the wearer, while having a number of effects on a physical level. Black Onyx can help with self awareness and improve self confidence and can have a balancing effect on the body.

Bloodstone is a combination of Chalcedony and Jasper. It can also be known as Heliotrope and historically may have been referred to as Blood Jasper. Bloodstone is an excellent protecting and grounding stone.

Blue Quartz is a calming stone which also protects from negativity. It has all the general properties of Quartz but also additional properties associated with its colour. Blue Quartz alleviates fear and enhances creativity and expression.

Calcite – Blue is a gentle, soothing crystal ideal for periods of recovery and recuperation. It is also believed to aid relaxation. Blue Calcite can help to lower blood pressure and reduce physical pain. Blue Calcite releases negative emotions and aids clear communication, especially when placed near the throat chakra.

Calcite – Orange is an extremely energising and powerful cleansing stone. It has a balancing effect on the emotions meaning that it can help to overcome fear and depression. It can also help to boost personal potential and dissolve problems of the wearer.

Calcite – Yellow is an uplifting stone. Yellow Calcite can bring about deep relaxation enhancing meditation, stimulating the higher mind and linking the user to the greatest spiritual guidance.

Carnelian is an uplifting yet stabilising stone. It is an excellent all round healing stone. It has high energy and is great for restoring drive and energy. Carnelian can release stress and trauma and can be worn for confidence, courage and protection from harm.

Charoite is an unusual and rare mineral that is only found in a remote part of Siberia, Russia. It is not known how much Charoite there is and some even believe it has already been mined out. It is a powerful stone and has the ability to cleanse the aura.

Chrysoprase is a powerful but calming and balancing stone. It is known to induce deep meditative states. It encourages fidelity in business and personal relationships and is thought to manifest happiness, abundance, harmony and contentment.

Citrine is a powerful cleansing and revitalising stone. Citrine is one of the crystals that never needs cleansing. It draws away and dispels negative energy and can be extremely protective for the environment. Citrine is a stone of abundance which attracts wealth and prosperity.

Clear Quartz is a powerful protective, cleansing and energising stone. It is one of the most versatile crystals and will work on all levels to bring balance and harmonise all the chakras as it contains all colours. Clear Quartz can be used to energise other crystals.

Emerald is a calming, balancing stone which is great for relationships. It is said to represent love and good fortune and will strengthen unity in partnerships and friendships. It will open and stimulate the heart chakra and can be used to clear negative energies.

Epidote is a grounding stone with intense healing properties. It is excellent for crystal healing, spiritual growth and encourages physical regeneration.

Fluorite is good for absorbing and neutralising negative energy and stress. It is thought to be effective at shielding against computer and electromagnetic emanations. It cleanses and stabilises the aura, can increase concentration, self confidence and be helpful in decision making.

Rhodolite Garnet is a warm, sincere and trusting stone. Garnet is a very powerful energiser and can increase energy wherever it is placed. Garnet can cleanse and re-energise the chakras. Historically Garnet was used as a protective talisman to guard against injury.

Green Quartz is connected to the heart chakra. It will open and balance the heart chakra while healing and stabilising the emotions. Green Quartz is excellent for stimulating creativity and intuition. It has the ability to transform negative energies into positive energies.

Hematite is a quietening, calming and grounding stone. Is also has protective qualities. It can dispel negativity and prevents negative energies from entering the aura.

Howlite is a very calming stone. It is an excellent remedy for insomnia and is calming for overactive mind meaning that it can also be used as an aid for meditation. Howlite aids patience and removes rage and anger, including any anger directed towards its owner.

Iolite is a gentle spiritual stone. It aids connection to the spiritual realm, awakens inner knowing and enhances intuition. It can bring harmony to relationships and helps to gain financial independence and is great for combating addictions, particularly alcoholism.

Jade is a calming, soothing stone which is also considered in some cultures to be lucky. Jade is a loving, nurturing stone which is connected to the heart chakra. It is believed to have protective properties and will protect its owner from harm.

Jasper – Dalmatian is a grounding, calming and tranquil stone. It can bring awareness of strengths and weaknesses. It can reduce or eliminate disillusionment and encourage realism. Dalmatian Jasper can also lift depression and release negative thoughts.

Jasper – Fancy is a powerful grounding stone. It is excellent for stress as it is calming to the mind. It can protect from psychic attack and absorb negative energies. Fancy Jasper can align the chakras and also has a cleansing effect on the aura.

Jasper – Picture is believed to possess messages or pictures from the past for those who can read it. It brings feelings and emotions of grief, guilt, fears, envy, hatred, love and hope to the surface to be released, especially if they have been pushed aside.

Jasper – Poppy is a grounding stone which can align chakras. It brings courage, strength and willpower. Said to soothe heart-ache and bring about emotional balance, while promoting peace and happiness. Poppy Jasper is an energizing stone, inspires a positive joyful outlook and eases stress.

Jasper – Red has a gentle grounding effect. It has properties which can cleanse and align chakras and is a useful stone to be placed near the base chakra. It is also gently activating to the functions of the body.

Jasper – Snakeskin is a protective, calming stone. It is protective in many ways, it guards against negativity, including the negative outlooks and behaviours of other people, shields from psychic attack and also protects against temptations which would be harmful or damaging.

Jasper – Zebra is a grounding stone which is excellent for meditation and also protecting the aura. It provides motivation and energy to bring ideas into life and reach goals and dreams. It helps to overcome apathy, gives courage to deal with problems and provides the determination to see things through.

Kyanite is a calming, balancing, tranquil stone which can clear energy blockages. It is a self cleansing stone, which does not pick up or accumulate negative energies. Kyanite carries a soft, gentle energy which attracts and helps to connect to light beings such as angels and spirit guides. It can encourage psychic abilities and aids communication with the spirit realm.

Labradorite is traditionally thought to bring good luck. It can alleviate negative emotions such as anxiety, hopelessness, depression and is said to banish negativity as it reveals power games and humbles egos. It is a grounding and centring stone and is believed to provide strength, determination and intuition in times of change or conflict.

Lapis Lazuli can be linked to balance, truth and justice. It is a powerful protective stone and is able to bring the rapid release of stresses and worries enabling peacefulness. Lapis Lazuli can also bring harmony to the physical, mental and emotional elements.

Lepidolite is excellent for clearing negativity, clearing blockages and is very useful in the reduction of stress and depression. It is great for absorbing electromagnetic pollution from computers. It is a calming stone which is helpful for stabilising mood swings, soothing sleep disturbances and emotional stress.

Malachite is a strong and protective stone but needs to be used with great care. It should only be used in polished form as it is toxic. It is believed to protect its wearer from accidents and is also said to be protective of children.

Mookaite is a type of Jasper, which is also known as Australian Jasper. It can vary greatly in colour from red, pink and purple to more neutral yellow and cream. It has soothing healing qualities and can offer support during times of stress or emotional trauma.

Moonstone is strongly linked to the moon. The most powerful result of moonstone is that of calming the emotions. Moonstone is excellent for clearing tension from the emotions and the abdomen. Moonstone can help the digestive system and balance the body’s blood and lymph systems.

Muscovite is a highly spiritual stone which can stimulate and enhance awareness of the higher self. It boosts intuition, psychic visions and can provide a strong connection with higher spiritual planes. Muscovite is excellent for dealing with major life changes and can dispel negative emotions and can treat headaches, dizziness, insomnia and vertigo.

Obsidian can be found in many different forms. Snowflake Obsidian is a grounding, calming and soothing stone which can teach the value of mistakes as well as successes. It is a stone of purity, and provides balance for body, mind and spirit.

Opal is a sensitive and spiritual stone. It is a favourite stone for development of psychic abilities and can also enhance work with dreams, aid spiritual journeys and open the 3rd eye. Opal has some excellent properties but please do not use or carry Opal if you are feeling down, pessimistic or negative in any way as this stone can reflect moods and manifest beliefs.

Opalite is also known as tiffany stone or opalised fluorite. It is a manmade stone but has many healing properties. It has a subtle but dynamic energy and is ideal for all types of healing and also meditation. Read more

Rhodoschrosite is a stone which inspires love and passion. It is connected to and will open the heart chakra. It is a cheerful stone which encourages positivity and optimism and is therefore great for dealing with loss, heartache, fear, insecurity and loneliness.

Rhodonite is a compassionate and loving stone which is excellent for balancing emotions. It promotes relaxation and brings a sense of well-being. Rhodonite can clear and stimulate the heart chakra and is a useful first aid stone as it can help to heal emotional shock and panic and prevent traumatisation.

Rose Quartz is a member of the Quartz family and therefore carries the same broad characteristics as Clear Quartz but it has many additional properties and is a very important crystal for the heart chakra. Rose Quartz is most often associated with love and fertility and often referred to as the ‘love’ stone. Rose Quartz has an excellent calming influence.

Ruby Fuchsite is recently discovered stone which combines the healing properties of both Ruby and Fuchsite. It is a perfect stone for treating blockages of the heart chakra and will leave loving healing energies in place of the blockage. It is a positive energising stone which is believed to help its owner to meet their soul mate.

Rutilated Quartz is a member of the Quartz family and therefore carries the same broad characteristics as Clear Quartz but it has many additional healing properties, particularly on a spiritual level. It is reputed to be an excellent energising stone that can help energy flow on all levels.

Sardonyx is a type of Chalcedony, it brings strength and protection, helps its owner to maintain integrity and encourages virtuous behaviour. It is said to increase self confidence and willpower and is an uplifting stone which also helps to alleviate depression. It can bring about joy which is transferred to others.

Selenite is a calming and peaceful stone making it very useful in times of emotional stress. It has a very fine vibration, which makes it an excellent stone for opening the crown chakra and accessing higher consciousness and guidance. A large piece of Selenite placed in a room can ensure peaceful surroundings.

Smoky Quartz is a member of the Quartz family and carries the same broad characteristics as Clear Quartz but it has many additional healing properties. It is an excellent protective, grounding and centering stone which has a strong link with the base chakra.

Sodalite is a quietening and stabilising stone. It promotes calmness on all levels. It is logical and rational and has a balancing effect on the emotions and mental state. It is good for healing problems in communication and can help to end arguments and other disagreements.

Sunstone is a joyful, warm and energising stone. It is particularly helpful for lifting sadness and depression. It can lift dark moods and is reputed to be particularly beneficial in treating Seasonal Affective Disorder. Read more

Tiger Iron is a strong and diverse stone. It is also known as Mugglestone or Iron Tigers Eye. Tiger Iron is a combination of Haematite, Red Jasper and Tigers Eye and therefore has the healing properties of all these stones. It is a powerful, grounding stone which is connected to the sacral and root chakras and can intensify the properties of other stones.

Tigers Eye is a very powerful, protective and grounding stone. It can deflect unwanted and negative energies. It was traditionally carried as a talisman against curses and ill wishes. It can enhance good luck and bring prosperity.

Tiger’s Eye – Red has the same properties as Tiger’s Eye but also some additional properties related to its colour. Red Tiger’s Eye in particular is stimulating and can help when you are feeling lethargic. It provides motivation and can therefore overcome fatigue and lethargy.

Tourmaline – Black is reputed to be one of the best stones for protecting against negativity. Connected to the base chakra, it offers grounding and protection against all kinds of negative energies including, psychic attacks, radiation, electromagnetic smog and spells. It is great for dealing with stress and encourages a healthy positive outlook.

Tourmaline Quartz (otherwise known as Tourmalinated Quartz) is a variety of Clear Quartz with naturally occurring needle-like inclusions of Black Tourmaline. It therefore combines the properties of Tourmaline and Clear Quartz. These qualities make it an extremely powerful protective stone, which can deflect negative energy or convert it into positive energy.

Turquoise is a versatile and powerful healing stone which has the ability to absorb negative energies, purify and heal the body and is also able to balance and align all chakras. It is connected, in particular, to the heart, throat and 3rd eye chakras. It can increase confidence to speak easily and fluently in public and can also strengthen communication generally.

Turquoise / Blue Howlite is dyed Howlite. It can also be known as Turquonite or Turqurenite. It has all the generic properties of Howlite but additional properties associated with its colour. Turquoise / Blue Howlite can aid the throat chakra, dream recall and enables the understanding of dreams. It can also assist astral travel during sleep.

Unakite is a gentle but powerful stone. It has a calm and gentle energy. It can balance emotions with spirituality and provides grounding when required.

Yellow Opal has the same generic properties as any other Opal but additional properties associated with its colour. Yellow Opal resonates with the solar plexus chakra and therefore has an uplifting and revitalising effect. It can help to reinforce positive emotions and bring emotional stability. It is great for removing blockages, particularly ones that are self imposed.

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