Crystals & Gemstone Descriptions-Meanings-Usage

Crystals & Gemstone Descriptions-Meanings-Usage

Crystal & Gemstone Descriptions


Amazonite– This stone jump starts self-determination; helps discard the feeling of being the victim and to take charge of one’s life. It balances moods, and dissolves sadness. Amazonite brings a person to self-realization and rational thinking. It can help harmonize the thymus gland and it can strengthens nerves, and assists in healing with brain disorders.

Amethyst- The world famous purple crystal that is part of the Quartz family encourages spiritual awakenings, gives insight, helps in sadness Greif and it helps quiet the mind. In meditation this can be placed on the body or in the aura for healing .Ultimately Amethyst relaxes the body and mind together. Mentally it encourages sobriety and rids pains and releases tensions. This is an overall healing and relaxing stone. Great for under the pillow for restful night sleep. This is a stone that is perfect for all, you can’t go wrong with giving an amethyst as a gift.

Angelite– this stone is a light blue dreamy stone that brings communications with Angels and energies of the Light realm. It helps with telepathic communication and astrological understandings. Angelite Instills calm and compassion in ones being and soul. Angelite is perfect for any healing session, for you or as a practitioner.

Apophyllite Crystal –This is a gorgeous clear, blue green or yellowish color. Apophyllite are actually naturally formed Crystal Pyramids. This Apophyllite is VERY bright and a light reflective crystal. Apophyllite is great for Grids, Energy Work and Meditation. Apophyllites magnify and focus energy through the apex of the pyramid shape, and can enhance intuition. Apophyllite is a wonderful crystal for the Third Eye and Crown Chakras, by virtue of its bright clarity, formed naturally into a pyramidal shape, exemplifying the high, spiritual vibration of sacred geometry. It can connect one to the higher planes, bringing new wisdom through the subconscious. Apophyllite Crystals can help one to increase intuition, connect with guides, and practice remote viewing and astral travel.
Apophyllite Pyramids can activate the Third Eye and Crown Chakras, making them more receptive to spiritual energies. This can enable one to receive visions and insights about current situations, personal or otherwise. Meditating with an Apophyllite Pyramid on the Third Eye Chakra can not only enhance one’s psychic visions and clairvoyance, but it can also promote structure and organization in daily life. Apophyllite can help one to plan for their future with certainty, despite any negative past experiences. While Apophyllite is predominantly a spiritual crystal, it does have physical healing properties. It can regulate bodily functions and improve memory. It also helps get rid of the habit of “wanting” things.

Aquamarine– This gemstone can be green to light blue color. Aquamarine encourages spiritual growth, foresight, and clairaudience. It clears up confusion of thoughts This healing mineral can harmonize the pituitary gland and thyroid gland regulating hormone balance. This also great for the throat chakra and also for eye health, it can be laid on or off the body but can be placed right on the eye lids for improvement of sight. Aquamarine Calms autoimmune disorders and great to dissipate hay fever and allergies.

Aragonite– A wonder stone, the appearance of an underwater animal such as coral, but comes in a variety of colors white, pink, yellow, green or brown. Brown is the most common; it is a browny orange, rust color. It stabilizes spiritual developments that are moving too fast, it calms restlessness, brings flexibility in behaviors, stimulates muscular activity and strengthens the immune system and helps with digestive complaints, makes one feel good in one’s body, it can make you feel “whole.”

Aventurine– This is a green stone formation that can fortify self-determination, relaxation, regeneration, and recovery. It clams anger and intolerances to accept others. Helps the heart chakra as it can regenerate the heart, and can lower cholesterol levels, it also can help with skin disorders and alleviates pains, a very comforting stone. If placed with citrine it brings money and wealth related occurrences.

Azurite – Bright Blue color stone. It increases psychic ability and aids in meditation. Azurite is an azure blue copper mineral, it is occasionally found as prismatic crystals, but is rarely ever faceted. More often it is found in massive form inter-grown with Malachite as a result of the weathering and oxidation of copper sulfide minerals. It is a beautiful deep blue stone that awakens the third eye, increases contact with your spiritual guides and heightens your psychic awareness .The ancient Greeks and Romans used ground forms of the stone for medicinal purposes and for dye also Relieves arthritis and joint pain. It is a liver stimulant and aids in detoxification. Azurite Encourages activity of the brain, self-awareness, and knowledge.

Amber– This is a powerful orange-gold color, a tree resin that has aged due to millions of years by losing water and gradually mineralized. It was the first healing stone and amulet for at least 1000 years. It represents freedom, good luck and happiness. Amber can help you be more flexible in thoughts and with others.
It helps with digestion, spleen, kidneys and helps joint problems. Digestion is activated when wearing amber, I’ve tried this and boy does it work…fast by the way, at least it did for me! Amber can It help heal wounds and for small children helps with alleviates teething pains. Amber works best if the mother wears the amber then the child to absorb relevant information form the mother.

Black tourmaline– A true black stone that keeps your grounded, it absorbs negativity, and will ground and re-align the chakras, and it is perfect for psychic protection. Black tourmaline is used to ward off negative energies from other people or your own thoughts. It cleanses and purifies the energy fields.
Black Obsidian- Black obsidian has several same properties as Black tourmaline; they look very similar and sometimes hard to tell them apart from each other. All obsidians are healing stones but obsidian is a natural forming glass like appearance. It is a natural glass that is formed when molten lava is submerged in water. Black obsidian absorbs and dissolves anger and criticisms. I call it “Pure protection” is its name as it is also known for “transformation”, releasing the old and bringing clarity to those whom intention use it properly.

Blue- Lace agate-Light blue stone with streaks of white, almost like a layered appearance. Blue lace agate is a beautiful stone that can be used for the throat chakra, to open communications with others in human life, but also to bring creativeness out. This stones inserts the notion that you can do anything if you want to put the effort into doing so. This stone is also wondrous to children and the affinity of working with children. Blue lace agate can help you open up to better listening skills as well as communicative skills. It gives you relief with calming energies to sooth your mood.

Carnelian- This is an intriguing orangey red General healing stone. It can restore the natural energy of your body. Brings flow to the circulatory system along with heart healing. Carnelian can calm angst and bring a sense of humor to your thoughts.

Celestite– The color is white to light blue and usually from Madagascar. . Celestite Promotes awareness and said to bring Angelic presence. Clarity of mind, clear communication skills, balances energies; calming, harmonious to those who hold or use it in meditation .Celestite is excellent for use in dream recall and astral travel. In healing, Celestite replaces pain with loving light of the Angelic realm.

Cavansite is a rare mineral forming small blue sparkling ray of crystals. It is found only in a small area of India. Cavansite is rarely collected due to its scarcity and difficulty of mine access. Cavansite unites the throat and third eye chakras for clear insight, effective communication and greater understanding. Cavansite is a stone of revelation and prophesy, stimulating spiritual breakthroughs and higher consciousness. It is Amazing for: channeling spiritual information, Opening the door to “knowing”, it Calms the nerves and emotions, overall my favorite stone!!

Charoite– Charoite is a fantastic purple or bluish color stone. When I first laid eyes on this wonder of creation, I couldn’t believe that nature made such a gorgeous formation, but as I worked with this stone I found it was just a beautiful as its looks. And I also see all stones, minerals and crystals as beautiful energies as valuable as any energy on earth. Charoite Helps one cope with profound changes in life, to overcome resistance, brings quite, refreshing energies. It helps makes decision making easier. It calms nerves and the heart. This is a good stone for relieving cramps.

Chrysoprase – This is a Cool apple green coloration, an extremely intuitive stone in bringing thought of actions and motives. Chrysophase encourages real actions, it brings Truth and patience to bring happiness to one’s life., gives a feeling of trust and security. It helps people avoid compulsive behaviors and replace with new ideas that are healthier. Chrysophase aids in helps skin diseases and fungal infections when you use it with smoky quartz. It also stimulates fertility in women.

Citrine- A pale or brilliant yellow/gold crystal gemstone used to energize the mind. Citrine helps digestion and acute diabetes. Citrine can aid in mental and intellectual functions as well as it Increases self-esteem and energy. A must have stone because it Balances and dissipates negative energy, and on top of all that it brings wealth when worn or used with aventurine. Citrine can help you sell your home if you place stones at the entrance and at each room’s corners.

Dioptase– A energy deep as it is dark in color of deep greenish black It encourages self-awareness, vivid dreams, hope and gives the ability to stimulate creativity, relives pain of severe headaches, and loosen cramps, it has regenerative power of the liver. It can help enliven spiritual ness in one’s life.

Kyanite– The perfect mineral, a blue or blue grey color it also forms of darker grey black. Kyanite enables determination, balances physical , mental and emotional body, it improves mobility of the psychical. Great for all the chakras it automatically aligns them- this you can wear daily or use in healing for balance.

Epidote -black, grey and deep green color magmatic rock, it dissolves false images, it helps regenerate the feeling for oneself. It strengthens any healing process, it amplifies energies of you and or others stones it is near. This I mention, because if you are not in a “great” mood, you might not want to carry this one, it will enhance your mood to be a stronger version of what you are feeling at the time. If you are sad, please use another stone such as Black obsidian to release first.

Emerald – A green mind stone that Enhances memory, promotes clear and quick thinking. It brings positive actions from making your thought process positive. Emerald has been used for centuries as a stone considered of the wealthy people and hierarchy. Healers use this overall body – physical, mental emotional and spiritual healing-overall wellness.

Fluorite– Variations of colors green, yellow, clear, pink, purple some of fluorite stones have multiple colors within, all beautiful. Those with the most green work best for the heart chakra and healing on a physical level in healing energy work. Fluorite perfect a healing stone that gives determination and free spirit, creative and is the gateway to the subconscious; it helps dissolve blockages, or narrow-mindedness that can block a person from moving forward in life. It stimulates fast thinking and helps one absorb higher knowledge. It can help the regeneration of the skin, respiratory tract, bones teeth, and posture. Fluorite can help with joint problems and arthritis.

Garnet– Stubborn and graceful, compassionate and giving as my grandmother is, and her name is Garnet. I love her on all parallels! The stone garnet is deep red color rich in powerful healing, courage and love it also brings protection psychically garnet helps with the gall bladder and kidneys, this amazing stone is the heart of strong love and healing interior of a humans body form.

Jasper– red and browns- strengthens the body and mind.

Lapis– blue with gold flecks-this stone expands the third eye for meditation brings protection and healing, stability and inner truth, to the user of lapis. If you have trouble with meditation, meaning you find it hard to relax and open yourself to the light, place this stone over the third eye(6th chakra) and you will find ease of opening yourself to the beyond.

Lepidolite– This is a unique pinkish, purple stone also known as healer of depression. This stone activates the throat chakra, heart chakra and third eye. Lepidolite is used for psychic protection and balances the psyche.I call it ( Jolie) the PROZAC stone, since it balances your mental and emotional mind.

Lemuria Crystals or seeds— pre-programmed crystals that are known to have the capacity to allow you to retrieve information, from ancient Lumeria, via the stones. Some say 10,000 messages per stone are there for you the holder of equal energy exchange to “listen” to the messages they provide for higher Knowledge of the Light and beyond. You can gain information that allows you to solve problems in your current life. Continue with working and meditating with them… as these stones have the capacity to also allow contact with members of the angelic realms.

Malachite– malachite is a stone that has rich green with darker green streaks. Malachite helps release negative emotions, brings powerful healing and protection along with enriching your thoughts to the future of wellness and positive ways of life.

Moldavite– This mysterious green gemstone, Moldavite harmonizes well with many gemstones, but is particularly strong with amethyst, citrine. It is told that moldavite will supercharge and spiritualize the energies of whatever stones one uses with it. Exposure to the moldavite begins a process of energetic resonance in which the vibratory rate of our entire being is increased, again bringing us to why this is such a transformative gemstone. This stone or tektite is said to be a meteorite that fell in the Czech republic as it landed the heat and pressure of the meteor untied with the earth and formed a green glass like stone with cosmic powers of what scientists could not duplicate for nothing like it is of the earthly plane. It is a very costly tektite for it is sold by the gram- but boy is it powerful! Some people feel a floating out of body experience, some that are a bit more hyper in everyday life; feel a balancing of their being. Moldavite is truly amazing.

Moonstone– This is a light taupe and or creamy white appearance stone that aids communication by promoting clear thinking and brings inspiration. Back in the day, like 1900’s moonstones were used for happy, safe travels. Moonstone assists in the fulfillment of one’s own destiny. Long regarded as the gemstone of psychic abilities, wish fulfillment and balancing the emotions, moonstone is said to help in wish fulfillment, but tends to work better on things that are needed versus things that are just wanted. Moonstone opens the intuitiveness in all and consecutive with cosmic forces aka, the moon cycles.

Moss Agate– A light to dark green that sometimes will have flecks of white or browns. Moss agate a true Grounding stone and healing of the heart, bring balance and sensible thoughts. If you feel too spacey, use this in your pocket, or use for a choice meditation that bring balance and grounding to your body and thought.

Nirvana crystal or Ice crystal– this pink- ish or white colored crystal has a unique appearance due to its formation under water. It was discovered from global warming, when the ice melted in the Himalaya Mountains and the crystals were exposed. Their energy brings memories or past they can also show us epiphanies of the future. Nirvana crystals balance our male and female energy and bring inner enlightenment.

Opalite– A stone with opalescent color white with sometimes a rainbow like appearance. Opalite opens the 3rd eye (7th chakra) for meditation and intuitive opening for meditation with Light energies.

Obsidians- A multi colored natural glass formation, some green, some are blue, and both are for true healing. Obsidians are structures of energies that since are formed of earth and fire, and water is of the elements of divine that can inhabit greatness within the psychical body and mental body for Deep healing abilities.

Pietersite– The blue black with brown flecks stone is nature and more. Said to increase stamina; enhance fortitude, perseverance, courage, & access to subconscious also assisting one in the recognition of the beauty of the soul. Pieter site helps re organize chaos in your life and is great for respiratory problems.

Pink Opal- Light to medium pink and opalescent color stones , the pink opals are an Intuitive opener, – emotionally supportive in crystal healing, stabilizing good moods, and helps to increase trust in ones feelings, passion, promotes expression and zest for life. The pink opal contains manganese and helps with all hear neuroses. This spiritual stone is one of those that bring you to an elevated level of understanding and wisdom, work with the mandala that calls for this stone as you will feel the high vibrations of its beautiful energy.

Quartz Clear– Clear quartz is what I call the “Mother of all crystals,” crystal that comes in various formations and cuts. Used for multipurpose, clarity, focus and intention of positive admiration. Clear quartz is an Amplifier of healing energy, meditation and self-realization. Clear quartz is great for anyone to work with on all levels of healing and advancement.

Kunzite– A crystal that is either white, clearish, pink, yellow, light grey or light blue in color. Kunzite is a highly intuitive stone. The wearer of a kunzite gemstone is believed to be blessed with good fortune. Kunzite is said to help one to understand and interact better with others. In middle Ages people believed that the cosmos is reflected in gemstones. Kunzite is assigned to the planets Pluto and Venus. The esoteric movement revived the ancient belief. Kunzite is a clairvoyant amplifier and gives clarity to the user or holder.
Rose quartz- Pink quartz has tones of darker to light rose colored appearance, It is Used to enhance unconditional love and protection.

Rhodochrosite– pink tones- bring Love into one life; self-love also brings the mindfulness to remain calm in all situations of the heart. It is powerful enough to release psychological issues.

Ruby Zoisite- green with beautiful flex of pinks looks almost like a wonderful piece of candy! Motivator stone, great for recovery after illness, helps you realize your own ideas, stimulates fertility, and makes you creative.

Selenite– My love.. I love this formation. Selenite is white or forms in an orange in color. It is flaky. I mean it can disintegrate easily and break. You can use this for past regression, you can call back of a current life situation, releasing, and vivid dreams. It is great to place near your television or computer or any wave producing device. You can see changes as it is utilized. The color may become milkier looking. Selenite cannot be washed with water it will melt!

Shungite– This is a light weight stone that has the appearance of metal. It looks similar to hematite, but it has the energy of clearing your “space.” This meaning it is an EMF protector. It cleanses your aura and protects you from harmful frequencies emitted by cell phones, the electric waves from your power company, computers and harmful electronics that have smart meters within them. I like to say it, because the name is cool—SHHungite!

Smokey Quartz- A grounding stone Light clearish grey in color which helps reduce depression and negative emotions. Helps us through hard times, brings relaxing effects, helps concentration, protects against radiation and the effects, fortifies the nerves and helps alleviate back problems.

Snowflake Obsidian- black with white snowflake like marks- protects emotional draining, and can bring in past lives to the meditative mind.

Sodalite– A must have gemstone of royal blue with some white rays. This stone purifies your aura and protects you from negative energy from other people. This also opens up the third eye for meditations.
Strawberry Quartz & Cherry Quartz – clear quartz with infused color, partially man made. If made with love this crystal is forced with huge energies that contact your soul to intuitive insights, do not be afraid of this crystal because it is partially man made, this as I mentioned if you feel the energy of positive vibrations, you know it was created for its purpose and another humans loving intentions is in the healing mix when used can be incredible!

Sunstone-heightens intuition, brings power and wealth, rises with the notion of phoenix rising –rebirth and new ness.

Super 7– The mother of all crystals! Supahhhh seven! This baby is formed of 7 different minerals that grow together naturally. Yeah, that’s rare. That is why it does cost a bit more than your average crystal. You gotta feel this one! The lineups of the 7 components are: Amethyst, Clear Quartz, Smoky Quartz, Cacoxenite, Rutile, Goethite and lepidocrosite. It has healing properties of 7 stones! It is said to be a sacred stone and is found in the Espito Santo (Holy Spirit) area of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

It is a powerhouse that encourages all psychic abilities, including telepathy, clairvoyance, channeling and telekinesis. It can help you visually see auras. It purifies and energizes all of our Chakras and energy fields and aligns them to the highest vibrations-and that means positive! This stone is the mac- it harmonizes and stimulates the body’s natural healing system, including our cellular memory. Get this- It never needs to be cleansed or cleared!

Tiger’s eye– this stone is brown with gold strip-like sashes along and in it. I love this beautiful stone it reminds me of an inner trunk of a tree, the stripes of strength. , Tigers eye is pure Protection, great for eye health, grounding, courage and peaceful emotions.

Turquoise- This stone is known and related by all folks to Indians. Turquoise can be blue or green or purple-depending on where it is mined, it brings luck and happiness, attracts friendships, releases shame and guilt feelings and a general healing stone. Turquoise is protection and has elemental powers.

Tourmaline Green– this stone is green with a clear glass like appearance. Green obsidian is a heart chakra “empowerment stone.” I use this often with all healing and especially for Love issues.

Unakite– A gazer stone, when I say this I mean this stone has so many colors of pinks and greens within it, I can’t stop looking at it! These green with pink tone stones have memorizing energies that vibrate quite high for all healing use. Unakite promotes balance and emotional stability; it can transform negative emotions to positive. It also is a grounding stone.

* Crystal list Information comes from Jolie’s experiences with the crystals and gemstones and from her channeled messages about each stone or crystal.this list is Published in the “Crystal Junkie -Stoned” Book By Jolie DeMarco. Jolie did however learn a lot of information from the book “Love is a kaleidoscope pictorial-supplement A,” by Melody Earth Love Publishing House and the book “Crystal Power ~ Crystal healing,” by Michael Geiger. Always give credit, it is an even energy exchange!