Crystal meanings

Hi, and Welcome to our page!  

So if you are anything like me you have found youself drawn to crystals!  You can feel their energies, and you are discovering an energy world that goes beyond that of your five sences!  Welcome to the Crystal Universe!   My name is Ayessa, and my own crystal journey began over 25 years ago, and has turned into a passion that has helped me to grow spiritually and develop my intuitve sences.

Bellow you will find a quick reference list to the properties of some of the most popular and powerful crystals.  At Siver Dragon Store we carry a huge variety of crystals and if you don't currently see the crystal you are looking for in our page do not despair... We have a much larger inventory and a wide selection of price points that you can choose from.  So if you do not at first  glance find what you are looking for, feel free to contact me directly.

I also love working with High Vibration Crystals, and encourage you to explore this avenue as well.  This includes "The Synerge 12" group of stones, as well as many other wonderful  high vibration crystals that help us to raise our consciouness level and to create harmonious synchronicities in our lives.  I hope you visit us soon, and I wish you much joy in your crystal journey!

Blessing, Love and Light.


                                 METAPHYSICAL USES   OF CRYSTALS ANd STONES

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Just as an Abalone Shell provides safe shelter for abalone, it will also lend a protective, healing energy to your spirit. Shielding you from waves of negativity, the soothing energy of abalone shells is one full of peace, beauty, compassion and love. The Native Americans believe this shell to be a sacred shell and use it, along with sage, to carry messages to Heaven. Abalone is excellent to wear when you are in need of guidance in a relationship. 

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If your life constantly feels out of balance, with one aspect going well while another spins out of control, use agate to establish stability with its grounding energy. Connecting with your physical power, this crystal will slowly but surely help you to build up your strengths and diminish your weaknesses with acceptance. With increased concentration and confidence, the properties of agate make it easier to focus on what is good in your life, so that you can heal from mistakes and bring the harmony it instill in your spirit to everything you do. 

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If your mind is polluted with toxic negativity, clean it up with Amazonite. This stone will restore your spirit to its most serene state of being by eliminating your worries, self-doubts and frustrations. Often, pain that we experienced in our past will create an energy block in our present. This block can manifest into a difficulty expressing yourself in relationships, or even into creative slumps at work. By flooding your heart and throat chakras with loving energy, amazonite opens you up to release that which has hurt you. Free of those energy blocks, you better express yourself in every area of life. That’s what makes this stone highly beneficial for artists. 

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Amethyst is like a spa-day in a stone, it is the exact kind of relaxing energy that we could all use after a long day. Allow amethyst’s energy of contentment to sooth away the day-to-day stresses that keep you up at night. In working with the third eye and crown chakras, Amethyst indulges your intuitions. This not only means that amethyst will help your body give into innate desires like sound sleep and relaxation, but it will also work with your third eye to balance the mind with insightful solutions to problems. 

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Your appetite for life, creative endeavors and passionate pursuits will feel nearly insatiable when overwhelmed by the exhilarating energy of Apatite. Working with the energy of this crystal helps you to not only recognize your ambitions, but chase after them with a newfound vigor. Let the inspirate this stirs within you, find new creative outlets. 

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Anxiety is like a weed—if you ignore it, it will take over. Apophyllite lets you be proactive against anxiety by pinpointing its destructive qualities with the energy of calm. Get rid of overactive thoughts, repressed emotions and negative patterns by using apophyllite to redirect your attention from the mind to the body. As apophyllite cleanses the third eye and crown chakras with a sensation of love, devote your attention to breathing in peace and exhaling any useless negativity that you still harbor. 

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Use Aquamarine to ride the positive waves toward closure, major life changes and a higher consciousness. The stress and fear that this stone washes away, leaves room peace and tranquility in their absence. Aquamarine protects the psyche from taking on dark vibrations and negative behavioral patterns. Easy is the essence of the smooth flowing energy of aquamarine. 

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Arfvedsonite has many powerful attributes, and it is a stone that has the potential to produce amazing manifestations. It is a strong stone for spiritual growth, creating a clear path ahead.  It helps you to re-organize and restructure your life, bringing extraordinary insights and a strong positive vibration.  If you use it in meditation, it will help you to experience psychic visions that may assist you to predict the future.  This is a crystal that aids brilliant manifestations, that will help you on your spiritual journey.

It helps you to create a clear path ahead, as it assists you to awaken to the Divine Light, and to anchor it into matter, within your reality. If you have been feeling depressed, this stone is a powerful aid to lift your vibration, so that you are able to see hope in the coming future.  it is often confused with Astrophyllite because both minerals can often be found together.  

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Astrophyllite is a stone of growth and moving forward on the path of your life. It will fill you with energy and motivation for change.  It assists and guides one to reaching one’s full potential, allowing for the recognition/realization that there truly are no limitations or obstacles. Astrophyllite's motto is "Believe and you will achieve.”
With star like energy Astyrophillite will not dispel negativity like Obsidian but instead it will fill you with so much light that no darkness can remain.

Astrophyllite is a wonderful companion for astral travel, out of body journeys and dream time, as it helps to protect and guide when needed. Astrophyllite increases sensitivity of touch and perception, which makes it an excellent tool for those who are working in the alternative healing fields such as massage or acupressure, as it enhances awareness of what the client needs.

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AUralite 23

Auralite-23 crystal is a new crystal for Code Clearing, DNA Healing and Cellular Activation. It is the Stone of Awakening on every level. The metaphysical properties of natural crystal combinations like the Super 7, are taken to another level with this new find from Northern Canada. This stone has powerful synergy of energies, it is strong emotional healer, “Soul Healer”.  Because of the sheer amount of elements and minerals found in the crystal, it is like a bridge to the divine, it is a stone that has an open channel to the Angelic Realms. This crystal can assist you to connect easier with your guides and Angels, and also brings a calmness to your life, that you never felt possible before. Auralite-23 crystal tones down anger and cools hot tempers, it teaches the being to think before speaking or acting for the self, and towards others.

The stone itself, works with the upper chakras, but more specifically, has a healing role all over the body. Auralite-23 crystal enhances healing, personal development and intuition extensively and on many levels and can really only be appreciated once it’s been held. It is a stone of all empowering knowledge, and inspiration. It will help you greatly to understand your shortfalls and your abilities, like never before. Also this is a stone that can help to remove prejudice and unnecessary judgment.

Auralite-23 is excellent tool for spiritual healing, brings about inner purification, increases our psychic sensitivity, insights into truth, lucid dreaming, balanced awakenings, experiences with our angels and visions of future events. It lets us remember our past live, the associated karma and then helps us release those old karmic patterns.

Auralite-23 is a wonderful facilitator for deep meditation, brings about an inner focus which helps us delve far into the highest realms, focuses on our inner spirit and abundances that are present around us. Work with this stone slowly, and get used to it for a time, as it sweeps away debris from your consciousness. Just being alone with the stone, is actually enough, for healing to begin. Hold Auralite-23 at both the crown and heart chakras to create a powerful flow of energy.

it is said that this stone helps to relax the body and can be beneficial in the removal of tension, headaches, eye strain, muscle discomfort and muscle spasms. It can also be of help to vascular health, bringing an improved function and healing. Auralite-23 balances our physical body and removing chronic problems within our body, reminds our body of its proper vital functions and bring forth regeneration and rejuvenation, activates all 7 of our main chakras and also those above our head and below our feet, balances, awakens and opens our kundalini energies.

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If you’re heading to Las Vegas, forget about lady luck—aventurine is the one you want by your side! The whimsical energy of this shimmering crystal is especially conducive to the power of plenty. While it’s playfully referred to as a gambler’s stone, Aventurine is helpful to everyone. Sometimes a gamble looks less like a game, and more like a fork in the road of your life; a time when you have to decide between what is sound and secure, or taking a risk. In connecting with the heart chakra, Aventurine graces the spirit with an easy sense of confidence. The excitement it stimulates can promote a more optimistic outlook that will make jumping out of your comfort zone less scary. 

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Though Azurite gets its name from the word azure, meaning blue, the energy it blesses you with will have you feeling anything but blue. Azurite is often referred to as the “Stone of the Heavens,” as it aids in the pursuit of the heavenly self. It is believed to awaken psychic abilities, helping you to recognize intuition and spiritual guidance. It calms and relieves mental stress, helping you to clear your mind and dissolve any blocked energy. Native Americans valued it as a sacred stone for communication with Spirit Guides. The Mayans are also said to have used it for sacred and mystical communication. 

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Secure under the dome of Black Tourmaline’s protection, not even the worst energy downer can burst your happy bubble. Black Tourmaline is one of the most powerful crystals for protection and elimination of negative energy. It helps to put an energetic boundary between you and others, so that you don’t pick up unwanted energies. When placed in the four corners of a room, Black Tourmaline seals the room with a protective shield. This formation assists in balancing out the energy and disolving blocks.

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Get your blood pumping with the revitalizing energy of Bloodstone. Let bloodstone 
fill you with a surge of courage, self-esteem, energy and protection so that 
you can enjoy living in the now. With the pure, upbeat energy of this crystal,
you’ll make the most out of every moment. 

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Blue Lace Agate

Fear of public speaking and fear of confrontations usually go hand in hand. If a clog in your throat chakra is holding you back, use the comforting energy of Blue Lace Agate to speak your truth. The relaxed peace of mind that blue lace agate establishes will promote insightful, authentic and articulate dialogue. 

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Hit the ground running with the grounding and reenergizing properties of Bronzite. 
This protective stone will postmark negative energy “Return to Sender,” 
and make sure that the bad vibes of others don’t make their way to you. 
In harmonizing all chakras, bronzite stimulates the entire chakric field so 
every chakra is functioning at its highest potential. If you’re going through a 
difficult situation where your energy is depleted and negativity is everywhere, 
let bronzite give you the energy to fight through and be your bronze shield 
against whatever negativity comes your way. 

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Carnelian is the life of the party. Creative and confident, the energy of carnelian 
motivates a rush of vibrancy within the sacral chakra to stimulate your inner star. 
Tapping into carnelian’s exciting properties will lend a sense of power that can 
prove especially beneficial for artists needing to break through creative blocks 
or those embarking on new projects + ambitions. Wear carnelian during a job 
interview to invoke the energies of opportunity and luck. With carnelian close, 
you’ll be sure to impress your prospects with your charm and vitality. 

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The name Celestite comes from the Latin word for heavenly, and its stress relieving
vibes will certainly feel like nirvana to a chaotic mind. Though it’s a high-vibrational 
crystal, the intensity of celestite’s uplifting nature is gentle enough to still be 
soothing. If you are experiencing anxiety from unfamiliar situations or difficult 
elationships, working with Celestite can bring clarity and aid in your ability to reconcile.
By instilling you with a calm approach, you will be better equipped to handle whatever life brings you. 

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If you are constantly looking toward the horizon, Chrysocolla is the energy your free 
spirit needs to stop dreaming about adventure and start one. 
Inspired by the energy of willpower, creativity, confidence and tranquility, you will feel 
motivated to transform your future ambitions into present realities. 
Use chrysocolla to commence a new beginning, and be on your way to happily ever after. 

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Derived from the French word “citron” meaning lemon, this crystal’s vibe is anything but sour!
Sweet is the essence of this fortune flourishing gem. The sunny attitude of citrine cultivates
energy that is fertile for growth. In working with the solar plexus chakra, citrine warms
the core to radiate power, centeredness, confidence and endurance throughout the body and mind.
Citrine is unique because it is one of few stones that, rather than absorbing negative energy, clears it.
It makes room for happiness and light so that the spirit is welcoming to a wide range of positive possibilities. 

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Clear Quartz

Clear Quartz maybe a rockstar among crystals, but it’s no diva—it shares its spotlight.
For those whose spirit needs illumination, clear quartz brings clarity to shadows within the mind.
The reason there is so much lore surrounding the Clear Quartz is because of how intensely it
resonates with the body. A universal healer, it links to all chakras to provide balance and harmony.
Its ability to be programed for manifestation is unlike any other crystal. By elevating thoughts and
 perspective, it will help manifest your intentions like never before. 

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Instead of getting pushed around, bulk up your spiritual strength with Dumortierite and stay true to
 yourself. While dumortierite lends patience, it won’t let you mistake patience for complacency.
 The energy of this crystal guides you with insight in how best to communicate in confrontations,
or cut toxic ties. As dumortierite makes you feel light and joyful, it also helps you to let go all the
 things that weigh you down. 

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Embrace the energy of fluorite, and flow right into those sweet dreams. Let fluorite guide
 you from a state of anxiety to one of tranquility by cleansing both your mind and environment.
This is an absorbent crystal that will neutralize all of the negativity around it.
Sleeping near or meditating with fluorite ensures mental clarity, and harmony between chakras. 

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Also known as the healer’s stone, tapping into the magical and restorative essence of Fuchsite
 is like sprinkling fairy dust over your emotional wounds. While the energy of fuchsite will
restore your spiritual health, it has no qualms about having to break and reset unhealthy mental
constructs in order to do so. If your tendency is to blame others and pose as the victim,
or to ignore your own problems as you attempt to fix those around you, fuchsite will force you
to confront these negative habits. Though it may sound harsh, the love, self-worth and sense
of independence that fuchsite infuses you with will ease the sting of any realizations. 

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Reenergize the crystal way with garnet, and you’ll have all of the vitality without the impending crash.
By arousing the chi, or life force, within the physical body, garnet encourages you to go
out and smell roses. Seize the day and all of your potential with help of this stone
 for enhancing health, passion and pleasure. 

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Green Calcite

Whether you’re planting an actual garden, or a garden of dreams, Green Calcite will
help you to create the energy of abundance so that your intentions can blossom into realities.
Use this stone to grow a brighter future through enhanced communication, mental fortitude
and spiritual balance. If you’ve been stuck in a comfortable rut, this crystal will help you to
 break free of that cycle, and bring on a positive transformation. 

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Golden HEAlEr Quartz

Golden Healer is found in light gold shades to deep gold shades.  The Golden Healer is a powerful
 healing crystal as it allows the golden light of Universal Life Force to flow into the body
through the Crown Chakra.  The energy then spreads its golden light throughout the body as it
 clears blockages and imbalances that ready the body for multi-level healing.  
The Golden Ray
energy of the Golden Healer may represent the Divine Spirit, Source and Creation. 
A Master Healer, the Golden Healer is of the highest vibration. 
Its energy is powerful, yet gentle and soothing.

Golden Healers can be used to raise the holder’s energy vibration or frequency, which will 
facilitate spiritual communications over a long distance, including between worlds and dimensions.  
Hold a Golden Healer when meditating to connect with Source energy and to reconnect with the “One”.  
Place a Golden Healer cluster under a healing or massage table to fill the area with gentle, 
sustainable energy throughout your healing session.  Highlight a Golden Healer on an
altar or grid, to raise the frequency/vibration of your intent.

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Healerite or Noble Serpentine, is a powerful healing stone, offering waves of well being to the
 body & soul. 
Healerite has a revitalizing quality going deep into all the cells of the body.
An effective way to use Healerite is to place it on the energy meridians as it has the ability to increase
 “chi” or life force.  It is said that Healerite helps to heal both the healer and the patient. 
Helping to disoove energy blocks and reboot the body into self healing mode.  It is said to support
healing at every level.

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Hematite tells it like it is. If you’re spinning out of control, or spending all your time
going over things in your mind on constant replay, hematite is going to give you a reality check. 
It brings you out of your mind and back down to earth. Hematite’s energy focuses on the body, 
and it teaches us to do the same. Rather than over analyzing due to stress or anxiety, use 
hematite to connect to your root chakra so that you can stay grounded and just be. 

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HEMimorphITE (blue)

Hematite tells it like it is. If   Hemimorphite, Love and Relationships. Hemimorphite is a crystal
that connects to the heart and communicates your emotions with a heart-centric awareness.
If you’re looking for a crystal that will help you with all things love and romance. 
It has a
 deep resonance within the heart chakra, thymus chakra or higher heart, throat chakra and
third eye chakra. This is a powerful ascension stone, as the addition of light into your auric field
charges the lightbody, and creates a clear spiritual purpose.  Its vibration is hig, clean and pure.

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Hemimorphite is a rare form of zinc silicate. It can occur in various shades of blue and green. 
It can also sometimes be white or colorless.  The colorless or clear variety is being discussed here.  
This crystal often exhibits blue bands and white streaks, with a scattering of dark matrix.  When cut and polished, Hemimorphite can have a beautiful, glassy luster that looks much like a diamond!  
A crystal of assention that draws upon very high vibrations and reonates well with 
Apophyllite since both of these crystaks function as Reiki healing stones directing healing
energies directly from the spiritual plane into the physical body. Its energy is very high and 
the crarer the soecimen the higher the vinrational level.  A stone of deep harmoy and wholeness
 that sends benefits thru the entire energy body.  

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Jade is like that outfit you wear on first dates or that necklace you wear on job interviews—
it always brings good luck. Through awakening a new outlook in the third eye chakra,
 jade opens you up to prosperity and abundance. The wisdom that this stone can bring has
been admired since ancient civilizations, and can still lend an insightful energy to your modern
day problems. Through instilling a sense of peace and purity within the mind, jade guides the
spirit until it has a clear vision of who you are truly meant to be.


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K2 Stone

Reach the highest peaks of your spiritual potential with K2 as your compass. A perfect coupling of
the stabilizing energy of granite and the spiritually ascending energy of azurite, K2 helps you to
establish that same harmony within your body and mind. Found on the peak next to the famed K2
mountain, this stone comes from harsh, snowy conditions. In tapping into its energy, you, too,
will learn to survive rough terrain with endurance and awareness. 

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Kambaba Jasper

Instead of letting your fears dictate who you are and what you do, embody the fierce strength of
 this crocodile-patterned stone to overcome those anxieties once and for all. Kambaba Jasper
will inspire a whole new mental outlook as you become aware of talents and capabilities that you never
knew you had. This stone can transform your life if you embrace the direction it points you in,
which will often be the scariest and most rewarding. 

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With the mystical energy of labradorite, sparks of neon will illuminate the path to your destiny.
Labradorite is a stone of magic and curiosity. Wearing or holding Labradorite helps you tap into a
higher state of consciousness. It’s a protective stone as well, so it will keep your energy body grounded,
while allowing you to explore the expanded states of the universe. By connecting to and healing all chakras,
it boosts mental and spiritual power. Labradorite opens you up, forcing you to become self-aware enough
to see what you want your true intentions to be. 

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LApis Lazuli

Realize your spiritual potential with the high vibrational energy of Lapis Lazuli. Full of the wisdom
and awareness that this stone brings, your soul will be ready to embark on a journey of awakening.
Strive toward enlightenment as you pursue your true destiny, and leave pettiness and stress behind.
This is a powerful stone for broadening your understanding, and should be used especially by those having
issues with self-expression. 

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Leopard Skin JAsper

Sometimes we get hurt, and no matter how hard we try, we can’t seem to move past it.
Leopard Skin Jasper surrounds you with self-healing energy to help you to lick those wounds away, 
and get back to most powerful self.  Through supplying ground energy to your base and root chakras, this crystal will
take you out of your head
and clear the insecurity and fears that reside there.  
Instead, get realigned with your simplest, 
most important goals. 

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Enter the next phase of your life with the help of Lepidolite. Through the transformational energy of this crystal, you can recognize where you want to be in life and what you need to change in order to get there. Lepidolite will guide you from chaotic stages of life, toward calm times of consistent progress and positivity. While the lithium in this stone is said to be good for those with turbulent emotions, it’s beneficial for anyone who is in need of a sense of stability. Transitions are tough, but with lepidolite to provide tranquility and balance, the journey can be a little bit easier. 

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Tough love from a tough crystal, Malachite is the friend you go to when you need that unfiltered relationship advice.
If some reason or another, something always seems to go wrong in your relationships, Malachite can
cleanse the chakras and bring you to a realization about what’s not working. It’s one of the most powerful
transformational crystals for the heart. The emotional balance it provides will encourage you to take the
action you need to remove negative patterns and enhance your transformational energy. 

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The milky radiance of this crystal represents tenderness, and is believed to bring lovers closer together.
 Moonstone is a magical stone that connects you to your divine feminine and inner Goddess.
It helps you unlock the energy of the Moon that resides within you to keep you in a more balanced state.
Moonstone acts as a guide to help you do what’s necessary to become more balanced, healthy and in sync.

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Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the most self-aware of them all? With black obsidian in hand, it’s probably you.
Facing the good, the bad, and the ugly parts of ourselves is hard, but obsidian makes it easier.
Through showing you a reflection of your true self, obsidian forces you to accept yourself entirely.
It connects to the root chakra to ground you during contemplation. Working with black obsidian will
 assist you in cutting the stress and negative patterns from your life by first bringing them to your attention.
As you see what needs to be expelled from your life, obsidian rewards you by absorbing that toxic energy.
 No wonder they call it the stone of truth! 

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Ocean Jasper

Bring in the tide of high vibes with Ocean Jasper. Detox from the stress of life and allow the energy of 
Ocean Jasper to assuage your overburdened mind with positivity. Embrace and enjoy your journey
with other humans, and let happiness be the current you flow to. When difficulties arise, Ocean Jasper
will help your to avoid a crash by lending you the insight to peacefully navigate around them. 

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Sometimes, whether in our work life or our relationships, it can feel like we’re walking a tight rope.
Adopting the energy of Onyx let’s you breathe easier, giving you the balance, confidence and protection
to take the next step. Lending you strength of mind, onyx will help you to see what is weighing you down
and release it from your life. By fortifying your decision making capabilities, onyx encourages you to stop
concentrating on the rope or the potential to fall, and instead look forward at the bright future ahead of you.

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Peridot is a powerful transformational gemstone, whose essence was created in flame. 
Being a volcanic stone gives Peridot and incredible power to burn tru negativity, and shield us from harm.
Peridot also activates our heart chakras, and re empowers us to attract and manifest our dreams.
Carrying Peridot increases good fortune, and suports financial growth and development and acelerates growth and prosperity.  In situatins where you need that litte extra push Peridot can be just what you need.

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2 Billion Years Old 

 Ancient Healing Stone For Today

This is an amazing stone, and one that is beneficial to a healthy life. It is one of the only known natural 
material known to contain fullerenes, which are powerful anti-oxidants.  The energy embodied within 
this ancient stone is said to absorb and eliminate anything that is a health hazard to human life, 
and it has active metaphysical properties with strong healing powers.  Fullerenes were brought to 
our attention when research on them gained the scientists a Nobel prize.  This is because the 
fullerenes in this stone will cleanse water then infuse it with a potent healing vibration.  It is only found in
the Karelia area in Russia, and is not new to people of the region, but it is only recently has 
received main stream attention. While no one really knows, due to its powerful properties more scientists 
have been looking into its powerful attributes and how they can benefit you.  This ancient stone, 
Shungite, has been brought to the attention of the world by the Great Divine spirit, so that everyone 
can live a healthy life.Scientists have been looking at its properties, as it is believed to the ability 
to cure many health problems.  Shungite is a powerful stone to shield you from the electromagnetic 
radiation given off by electrical equipment, including computers, mobile phones, microwaves and televisions.  
It also has an action that heals those who have developed a sensitivity to man-made electrical devices.
Shunguite is highly beneficia EMF protection stone hat are said to remove hazardous electromagnetic 
emissions that come from microwaves, wi-fi and many other electronic devices. The number of 
uses for this amazing mineral is quite astounding.  It is known to purify water, and taking pollutants
such as pesticides and bacteria from the water.  Another interesting fact is that Shunguite actually 
conducts electricity!  

It is recommended to grid the home with Shunguite or to place it near EMF pollutants such as your Tv, 
cell phone, computer, tablet, or changing station.

Why Invest in Shunguite?  

* EMF Protection

*Psychic Protection

*Energy Purification

*Purification of Water

*Contains Fullerness which is known to negate disease.

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Specularite is a powerful gronding, healing and energy clearing stone. It carries a bright and vibrant energy that heps to clear negative energies from the aura.  Specularite is a variety of Hamatite with a shimmering, silvery surface and a black undertone that sometimes comes across as grey or navy blue. This stone includes traces of mica and or quartz within its makeup and usually has a very distinct metallic lustre. Specular Hematite carries the same general properties as Hematite but takes it further into the realm of spirit, it's vibrational level tends to be higher than that of other forms of Hematite. This stone stimulates the root and crown, forming a strong link between them to raise the lower, grounded frequencies and to ground the higher, spiritual frequencies. Specular Hematite awakens one to their true spirit while here on Earth, encouraging those who work with it to be their true selves without fear of judgement. The vibrations of this stone take one beyond any norms or assumptions of what a true spiritual path is, allowing one to freely form their own path through unique self expression of spirit. This stone reminds us that we have all come into this life with our own gifts and talents, and encourages us to express them freely.  

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Tiger eye

Tiger’s Eye crystal stone, which is known for stoking the fires of passion deep within the loins.
 If you're feeling creatively stuck or spiritually adrift, Tiger’s Eye serves as your spiritual compass
 that guides you towards the light, helping you harness the powers of the universe in whatever
 you set out to do, whether it's matters of the heart or the boldest career ambitions. 

Channel the powerful energy of Tiger’s Eye by gazing at its shimmery luster that resembles a
cat's-eye when turned in the light. Also called ‘chatoyancy,’ the French word for 'cat,' Tiger’s Eye
crystal properties help fuel the fire of your passions when you quietly meditate with the stone on
a daily basis. An excellent healing grid for dreamers, the combination of Tiger’s Eye and Citrine is 
the ultimate power cocktail in crystal healing. 
If your head is stuck in the clouds, combine the
Tiger’s Eye crystal with Citrine for a healing 
crystal tonic that works to boost your motivation.
Bring abundance and good luck with a Tiger’s 
Eye point, which should be placed on your nightstand.
 Place four Citrine stones in a healing 
layout, creating a union of energies enhanced by sacred geometry. 

  • Tourmaline

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  • Black (Schori): Black tourmaline—which can, in reality, range from dark blue to dark brown
    to true black—is thought to be a grounding stone that provides a connection between the
    Earth and the human spirit. It is supposed to help people find a sense of self-confidence,
    see the world more clearly, and feel empowered during difficult circumstances. 
    Ancient magicians reportedly used the stone to protect themselves from "Earth demons," 
    and it's still thought to have protective properties.

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  • Pink (Rubellite): Pink tourmaline can vary from pale pink to deep red, but all ranges of the
    hue are meant to relate to matters of the heart. The pink stone is supposed to encourage 
    compassion and gentleness, as well as link love and spirituality. 
    One variation of pink tourmaline is referred to as watermelon tourmaline because it has a pink
    center surrounded by an outer green "rind." This variation is said to link the emotions of the pink 
    center to the physical being of the outer green rock, bringing joy to a person's life and relationships.

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  • Purple (Siberite): Purple tourmaline is all about serene energy. The stone is reported to ground
    and protect you, as well as help you deeply relax. With that, siberite helps release emotional
    attachments, so you can look at the world with a nonjudgmental view. Additionally, some 
    use purple tourmaline's physical properties to reduce headaches and migraines.

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    Light blue/blue-green (Indicolite): Indicolite stems from the word "indigo," and the blue or
    aqua-green color of this tourmaline represents the tranquility of water. Blue Tourmaline
     is meant to represent clear, honest communication and the ability to speak from the heart.
    It also is supposed to encourage an open mind and embrace of truth and ethics.

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  • Green (Verdilite): Green tourmaline is supposedly the most healing of all the crystals of
    the physical heart. It's the masculine counterpart to feminine pink tourmaline, and it's meant 
    to boost courage, strength, stamina, and vitality. The color can range from pale green to shades of olive.
    It ia a wonderful prosperity stone, that gently aligns our vibration to that of growth and abundnce. 
     It also helps to disove poverty alignments and contracts carried over from previous lifetimes.

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    Brown (Dravite): Ranging from dark yellow to dark brown, dravite is supposed to be a grounding
     influence because of its natural, earthy hue. The stone restores emotional balance and promotes 
    understanding while relieving worrying and creating a feeling of calm. In general, dravite is 
    supposed to transform negative energy into positive.

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    Multicolored (Liddicoatite): A rare version of tourmaline, liddicoatite has triangular
    of color. It can be pink, red, green brown or blue, or a combination of all.
    It's believed to align
    mental processes, encourage self-confidence, promote understanding and
     provide insight into conflicts. Sort of like a therapist... if you know the root of an issue it can be overcomed.

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Watermelon Tourmaline:  Watermelon Tourmaline would vitalize the energy around your heart, 
which is the place where your soul is. The soul is a symbol of balance since it is in the center of the 
human body. You will be able to have feminine energy and mannish energy equally.
Tourmaline has a good balance of yin-yang.

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When you meditate with the Unakite crystal, it infuses your energy field with powerful but gentle vibes that help
 you let go of the past so you can move forward with epic force instead of getting lost on a forgotten highway
 of old memories. When painful memories 
put rain clouds in your emotional forecast,
call on the Unakite healing properties to keep sunny days and clear nights on the horizon. 


The metaphysical properties of the stones are mostly based on the type of formations and the shape of the crystals. There are many viewpoints in the world about this topic, so you must keep an open mind to sift through them to find your truth or what works best for you. Sometimes what is right for one person may not necessarily coincide with what is best for another. People are different, their energy patterns differ, and this relates to the way in which the stones and quartz crystals work with them.

Crystal formations are also alive within the mineral kingdom, which evolves at its own pace. This means that as changes occur in the mineral structures, there are variations in their energy patterns, so people continue to discover new energies and uses for their crystals and stones. This is particularly true with most crystal healers and magical practitioners who are sensitive to these energies and they know when to use one stone or another.


Is a rare type of quartz, composed of a “host” 
or “mother”     crystal point with at least nine other smaller
(single or double-terminated) situated vertically around the base.

 Abundance Quartz is used to assist our efforts to securing one's future.  Abundance crystal is a source of regeneration and growth, with abundant universal life force that causes like to attract like. They    can also be used as a talisman to  foster fertility in homes where children are desired, or in gardens to grow flowers or bring crops.




Activation Crystals are recognised by an inclined window, which    is similar to, but less symmetrical than, the window formation. It is located on either side of the central (main) face. When to the left it is said to increase left brain function, and when to the right, right brain function. When referred to as time-line quartz, its properties are considered in terms of past and future. Left is said to give access to impressions from the past, right the future.

The properties of this activation crystals are closely linked to the window crystal, the only difference being the slight angle of the window. A parallelogram as opposed to the rhombus window crystals. As such its properties are not limited solely to the criteria already mentioned and share many of the properties of window crystals.


Barnacle crystals are recognized as crystals partially covered by many smaller, tiny crystals. They are essentially a type of mini-cluster and share the properties of clusters, one of the very best all-round healing crystals, especially good for chakra healing as the combined energy of the individual points combine to produce an energy greater than the sum of its parts.

These common but effective healing stones have properties related to issues of trust and dependence, especially in relation to the principle of family. Improves physical and intellectual fertility. In terms of chakra healing for physical fertility use on the sacral (2nd) chakra, for intellectual fertility use on the crown (7th) or heart (4th) chakra.


Bridge crystals are recognized as a smaller crystal which is part in, and part out of a larger quartz crystal. When the smaller crystals are relatively deep they are often referred to as "penetration bridge" crystals.

"Bridge crystals facilitate bridging between the inner and outer worlds, between the self and others residing on this planet, and between the self and other worlds... and are quite beneficial when one is working with the aspects of spirituality and with the advanced metaphysical areas, and attempting to share this knowledge with others.”

The properties of this very useful healing stone facilitate passing over or entering what was previously impassable or un-enterable. The essential geometry of the crystal is penetrated, providing access to inner worlds and issues previously inaccessible. Appreciated by shamans and those interested in "journeying" and useful for meditation.

Bridge crystals are useful for improving teaching skills, communication and group cohesion. In chakra healing they are useful in helping to remove blockages.


Candle, cactus, spirit and pineapple quartz are essentially the same formation though the latter tend to be stouter crystals. The small terminations covering the sides of the main, central crystal have the look of a candle covered in wax drips or the textured skin of the pineapple. Spirit quartz was originally named by African miners, its gorgeous amethyst shades reminded them of methylated spirits. For chakra healing this colour specifically resonates with the crown chakra (7th), the delicate pink shades are more in tune with the heart chakra (4th) and the earthier brown and grey tones are useful grounding and base chakra (1st) healing stones. This resonance indicates that the properties healing crystals are dependent not just on type but colour.

These crystals combine some of the properties of the multi-dimensional elestial and abundance of the barnacle formations. Excellent crystals for information retrieval and meditation and its form, the spiky "shell" also indicates it’s protective properties and usefulness as a shielding stone. 

Spirit Quartz (above)  Celestial Quartz (below)


Cathedral crystals are recognised by their "architectural” form, which bears a resemblance to multiple towers, like those of a castle or gothic cathedral.

Their unique metaphysical properties are said to give access to the Akashic records and past lives. For chakra healing they can be used on any or all of the chakras, but have a specific resonance with the heart chakra, which being central to the seven chakras, encourages balance. This useful healing stone shares multi-terminations with elestials, which they also share some properties with; these are summarised in the following quote.

"The Elestial quartz crystal is recognized by natural multi-terminations over the body or face of an etched and/or layered crystal. The Elestial contains the absolute and ultimate essential wisdom and can provide for transfer of this insight to the physical intellect via the higher-self.”


The main, front face is large and seven sided. Its opposite, rear face is a smaller triangle. Channelling crystals are an excellent example of how the properties of numbers relate to the metaphysical properties of crystals. Seven indicates wisdom and mysticism. Three indicates understanding what previously appeared irreconcilable, by the introduction of another factor/deeper vision. This vision "surfaces" as the triangle is the manifestation of a surface from a line in geometric progression. The combination of the numbers 7 and 3 always indicates a movement (3) of wisdom (7).

"The channelling crystal provides for a means of channeling and expressing truth and wisdom from both the inner realms of perfection and other worlds. It is symbolic of the student, the professor, the mystic and the seeker of wisdom.The channelling crystals can be used to access the wisdom from "within and without". They can be used to bring forth light and love from the most truthful and knowledgeable portions of the self. Sometimes there can be an encounter with other entities from whom one can learn; always check the information, given by the entity, with the personal inner knowing."

Channelling crystals are one of the most accessible healing stones, are extremely easy to work with and relatively common. Their properties facilitate a connection between our conscious mind and innate wisdom, as well as other planes of existence. The benefits of such an opportunity would be hard to exaggerate. Extremely useful for those who have a desire to develop their psychic abilities. For healers they effortlessly boost to intuitive insights into what is required, both for themselves and clients.


Clusters are crystals grouped on a common matrix. Where there is no matrix the crystals bridge together. These wonderfully healing crystals encourage a sense of community, creating harmony and removing negativity from its environment, whether that is on a body or in a room. One of the easiest crystals to use for chakra healing. The intrinsic group energy of clusters easily removes blockages and strengthens the all the chakras. The same properties make them the first choice for cleansing and activating other healing stones. Clusters sometimes contain many metaphysical formations, their properties all working together harmoniously.

"Quartz clusters serve to bring the "group” energy of the associated crystal to the surrounding environment, enhancing harmony and peace in groups, in the family, and in other social and/or business environments.”

"The quartz crystal is the connection between the physical dimension and the dimensions of the mind. It can be used to communicate with minerals, plants, animals, and intelligent forces outside the physical dimension. In early times, when all things were thought to be parts of a greater living consciousness, the quartz crystal was believed to synchronize the individual and total consciousness with that of the heavens and advanced life-forms."


This curved quartz formation is recognised as curvature of the whole crystal, causing it to bend slightly, or more commonly, curvature of individual sides in an otherwise straight crystal as in the picture. The curvature is caused by excessive amounts of energy being channelled by these crystals during their growth. The earths crust is 12% quartz (by volume) for a reason, the energetic properties of these wonderful crystals are working long before we find them.

"In the Curved Quartz Crystal curvature is produced during the developmental stages of growth and is a rather rare occurrence. The structure of the curved crystal provides for a continuous (when in ones energy field) alignment of the physical meridians and the nervous system, and the alignment of the physical, emotional, mental, etheric, astral, etc., bodies, singularly and with one another.”

"The Curved Quartz Crystal emanates a gentle, but powerful energy, and can be used to cleanse the aura, promote flexibility in ones attitudes, and to provide strength to ones decisions. It allows one to see the inner workings of any situation. It has been used in the treatment of spinal dis-alignment.” 

The properties of this exceptional healing stone allows it to smooth out imbalances in the energy flow of the meridians and subtle bodies, enabling the body to re-establish a healthier, more balanced equilibrium. Its gentle but powerful energy brings balance to all subtle bodies, singularly and with one another, making it a good choice in chakra healing. This benefit extends to the nervous system and is therefore useful in easing tension.

Curved quartz crystals help us see beyond convention and break it appropriately. An uncommon and powerful healing stone with unique properties.


Instead of growing from a matrix, double terminated crystals (floaters) grow from a central "seed", in the same way quartz is produced for the electronics industry. This produces two points in opposite directions. Remarkable on its own, but these crystals are not only capable of structuring, storing, transmitting and amplifying diverse energies, the properties of quartz in general, but being an independent whole, posses extra properties. It is these properties of energy creation and amplification that make them so prized as healing crystals. 

These relatively common crystals have an overwhelmingly positive effect on health. Simply carry, put under your pillow at night, or place in drinking water to produce a simple but effective gem elixir. DT's are one of the best stones for chakra healing as they can be used on any chakra or touching the coloured healing stones to amplify their effect.

"Double terminated crystals can assist in providing one protection from mental and physical harm. Carrying a double terminated crystal can enable one to maintain ones energy shield. Excellent for astral projection and dreaming - place them under you pillow at night and they can increase and intensify the dream state. They are also excellent for use in meditation.” 

Worn or carried, their properties act without conscious direction, intensifying the aura, providing subtle and physical protection. Ayurveda, the extremely sophisticated medical knowledge of ancient India, understands the aura to be the first wave of the immune system. The benefits of strengthening the aura are more tangible than most would imagine, giving a feeling of having more energy and shielding from unwanted frequencies, sometimes called etheric pollution.


Dow crystals are recognized as having 6 faces (as always), with 7-3-7-3-7-3 face sides. A remarkable and rare healing stone, the properties of which efficiently combine the archetypes of 3 and 7 perfectly and harmoniously.

Those interested in numerology or sacred geometry will immediately recognize such a structure as significant. The most symmetrical and balanced of all the crystals, combining the properties of both channelling and transmitter crystals, as well as exhibiting their own unique properties. Dows are the ultimate crystal for balancing energies and are therefore healing to the physical, mental and emotional bodies. In chakra healing they provide a tuning fork that resonates with each chakra to "remind" it of it's innate harmonious, balanced frequency. 

In looking at the qualities of these numbers we can receive much insight into understanding the potency of the geometry of crystals. In music, 7 notes span 3 octaves, there are 7 chakras and white light is divisible into 7 main colours. There are many trinities. 3 primary colours, 3 gunas (modes of consciousness in Vedic philosophy), the "action, reaction and resultant" of the physicist, the past, present and future of time and in Arthurian legend, only 3 knights found the Grail. The easiest way to understand this archetype of 3 in Dow crystals is 1, 2, through. What comes through is the wisdom of 7.

Occasionally, the triangles of Dows are so tiny that they appear not to be there. However, as quartz must have 6 faces and 2 of the 3 seven sided faces meet where only 5 faces can be counted, it is a mathematical impossibility for the triangle not to be there. Crystal geometries and their resultant properties are never fickle. They are quite literally "set in stone".

"Dows combine the qualities of the transmitter and channelling crystal. It also provides for a continuous connective force between the holder of the crystal and "All That Is". It is the crystal for creativity and service to humanity through spiritual and mystical pursuits. It allows access to the records relating to each question or thought and, even without focusing, provides intuitive awareness in all situations".


Elestial crystals are recognized by multi-terminations on the body and/or faces of a layered and/or etched crystal.

An elestial is far more complex, energetically, geometrically and in terms of properties, than a single crystal or cluster. In the analogy of a single crystal being pocket calculator, an elestial is a computer. In their natural environment, they act to direct, focus and integrate the "ordinary" crystals in the work they naturally do in the earth. In their interaction with humans, they appear to be able to integrate disparate perceptions, allowing for a more mature understanding of the area being contemplated. Elestials work to bring that which is needed within the grasp of the conscious mind. They can help us remember our immortality, bringing heart and intellect together to recognize an all encompassing, intrinsic spiritual unity. The keyword to help understand the properties of these fascinating and mysterious crystals is integration. 

"The elestial can be used to stabilize brain wave frequencies and to ameliorate erratic and/or confused thoughts; it can further assist in producing an expanded state of awareness and an encouraging energy to speed one toward the light. It assists one in summoning vitality in order to produce advancement towards the eternal brilliance of the spiritual self."

"The Elestial is the "enchanted crystal”, bringing with it the concepts of Siva and the understanding that after transition from one phase of life, or from the physical body, newness will be re-instilled. It provides the user with "a hug from the wind in the willow”, allowing for flow in change and actualization.” 

"The elestial quartz crystal is recognized by natural multi-terminations over the body or face of an etched and/or layered crystal. The Elestial contains the absolute and ultimate essential wisdom and can provide for transfer of this insight to the physical intellect via the higher-self. The elestial can assist in activating and furthering the activities of the third-eye and can stimulate an in crease in abilities associated with clairvoyance, clairaudience, and clairsentience.”


Enhydro is Greek for "water within". These crystals contain pockets of pure water, mysteriously trapped for hundreds of thousands of years, before pollution and contaminated water tables were even heard of.

Water has been found in chalcedony, agate and quartz and is usually perceived by the presence of moving gas bubbles. Very occasionally, there are pockets of water with no bubble but a tiny floating inclusion. It is also possible to have water pockets with neither bubbles or inclusions. These can be very difficult to identify as such

In terms of the 4 elements water has traditionally indicated the emotions; earth-body, water-emotions, air-mind, fire-spirit. These exceptionally healing crystals can have a profound effect on our emotional life. Water that cannot move becomes stagnated - as emotions that cannot be expressed stagnate. Enhydros contain water trapped for that may have been trapped for hundreds of thousands of years, but the water has remained clean and pure. This is the primary indicator of the properties of these crystals; protection and purification of the emotional body. In chakra healing they can be used and any chakra, but have a special resonance with the solar plexus emotional centre. 


Etched crystals are recognised by abrasions and/or intricate indentations, often forming patterns or textures. The properties of etched quartz means they are often used in meditation. Crystals with more complex patterning can be used for scrying. 

"This etched formation has been used to facilitate contact and the transfer of information from the ancient Egyptian civilizations and from Lemuria and Atlantis …the markings contain information of experiences in which they have participated. They also contain information with respect to the healing methodology which has been proved successful over eons of time and throughout the universe. The etched quartz crystal is usually a personal meditation crystal …will be beneficial to ones personal development and/or will provide information which will assist one in helping another. The Etched quartz is usually a personal meditation crystal.”


Faden crystals have one or more milky, "feathery" thread lines, usually running edge to edge through the crystal. This is usually perpendicular to the crystals growth and is unique to Fadens. They are prized as the ultimate "connection" crystal, either with other people, entities, ideas or other dimensions.

Faden lines manifest primarily in tabular shaped crystals. The properties of "tabbies" make them one of the best crystals for psychic development, communication and information retrieval of all types. The combination of the properties of Faden and tabby crystals makes them extremely useful for those with a desire to increase their realms of perception and intuition. The properties of the Faden thread help us establish the connection which is amplified by the tabby.

"The Faden is a stone that facilitates "mending" on all levels. A crystal of connection, stimulating and furthering connective forces between the self and that which is chosen as the recipient. A stone for finding ones complement on the physical plane, serving as a magnetic field to attract ones counterpart and to facilitate an unfathomable energy transfer between oneself and the other."

"Fadens provide for a continuous [when in ones energy field] alignment of the physical meridians and the nervous system, and for the alignment of the physical, emotional, mental, etheric, astral, etc., bodies, singularly and with one another.


Fairy crystals are clusters of extremely fine, delicate, bright crystals. There is no possibility of getting these beautiful healing stones any other way than by very careful hand mining. 

Their unique properties are derived from their often miniature, architectural refinement. Their frequency lifts the consciousness exactly the right amount to help those sensitive enough to perceive our very close neighbours. They appear to emit "fairy" energy because their structural refinement resonates with that plane. Their slender crystals are usually lasers, so they also share the properties of that formation. In chakra healing they cleanse and dissipate unwanted energies and have a special resonance with the crown chakra.


Golden healers are recognised by a complete or partial golden yellow to orange-brown transparent coating, an iron hydrate. Occasionally this golden mineral permeates the entire crystal. They are energetic, an excellent general tonic crystal and are often extremely beautiful. 

The highest ratio of golden healers mined from any location, is to be found in the Celtic quartz mined in Wales by Kacha Stones.

"The golden healer has been used to incite healing on all levels. It is an excellent stone to use in all healing situations and promotes the recognition of methods and techniques which will further recoveries from all disorders."


Grounding crystals are recognized as having a main face with eight sides. These crystals help maintain a pragmatic approach to life, especially relevant for those trying to develop "higher" energies. Their grounding effect enables those with their "head in the clouds" to still possible to act effectively on this plane and not be too "spaced out". Useful for healers and practitioners of all energy treatments.

In Sanskrit the number 8 is o-cata-srah "twice four", which became okta in Greek and octo in Latin. So understanding this more complex and refined "4", is they key to understanding the number 8 and the grounding crystal. Four is the number of the "Mother substance", matter, which sacred geometers know becomes manifest "at 4", the number of stability and gross manifestation. 

"Now this, monks, is the noble truth of the way that leads to the cessation of sorrow: this is the noble Eightfold way; namely, right views, right intention, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, right concentration." Buddha.


An extremely beautiful formation, frequently and most exotically found in the Brandberg quartz of Namibia as pictured. Lepidocrocite and hematite inclusions form amazing interiors. Occasionally they form in recognisable patterns indicating the internal energetic structures of their host crystal. They combine the properties of quartz with these two minerals, which being red, stimulates physical energy and circulation. They are said to intensify devotional practices.

"Harlequin Quartz quartz containing red dots or strings of lepidocrocite. It provides a beautiful "dancing" energy, which when activated, stimulates the energy flow on all levels. It can be used to stimulate the base chakra and to provide for a direct pathway between the base chakra, and the heart chakra; it can hence be used to direct and to intensify natural proclivities. It activates all of the qualities of the base chakra, the heart chakra, and the crown chakra, and provides physical energy and vitality to the physical body. It further stimulates the healing qualities of the heart and the associated attributes of loving consciousness. It can also be used to balance the polarity of ones body with the higher bodies and to open and balance the meridians of the physical body, stimulating alignment of the physical and ethereal nervous systems.”


Characterised as stout, extremely bright (hence "diamond”) DT’s, named after their location in Herkimer County, USA. However, it has become usual to refer to any exceptionally bright stout DT as a Herkimer, despite its original location. The Himalayan Herkimer is an example of this. An exception to this general rule is the Arkimer, similarly formed and bright quartz mined in Arkansas.

"It is quite important to use a Herkimer diamond prior to "laying-on-of-stones”, or in other healing situations. The alleviation of tension and the calming of the outer bodies and the physical body help to align the energy structure of the user. Herkimer diamonds assist one in clearing the body-mind system of unconscious fears and repressions, allowing for total relaxation and expansion of the life energy.

The Herkimer diamond is known as an "attunement stone”. It can be used to attune oneself with another person, environment or activity. In addition, the Herkimer diamond stimulates clairvoyant and clairaudient abilities and can assist one in prescience and telepathic communication.”


Fairly symmetrical, 5 sided Isis faces are not that common. They have special significance in relation to crystals working with people, indicated by the "human" number 5 and are often used as "teacher" crystals. The number 5 also indicates the feminine principle and regeneration in terms of both its mathematical and geometric properties. These crystals enhance the feminine principle, helping restore the balance lost through a misuse of masculine energy, assertion, ego and power.

Phi, the Divine ratio, is the ratio of the segments in a 5-pointed star (pentagram) and was considered sacred to Plato and Pythagoras mystery schools. Each larger (or smaller) section is related by the phi ratio. This is an indication of the regeneration association. So the number 5 is also closely related to the golden proportion, as are all quartz crystals, their points angled the same as the perfectly proportioned Great Pyramids, which also conform to phi.


Key crystals are recognized by an indentation on the side or face of a crystal, usually six sided as it's a specific type of growth interference caused by another quartz crystal. They are used to gain access to information from which you are normally excluded. Healing concepts and illusive aspects of ourselves can be unlocked. Useful for healers and intuitive diagnostics.

"Used to unlock the "doors" to healing concepts and those aspects of the self which tend to be illusive. It also assists one in accessing that which is hidden in any situation".


Recognised as a relatively long and slender crystal. They are an excellent crystal for developing focus, especially in terms of meditation and intuition. Unsurprisingly, they make excellent wands and being quartz naturally resonate with the intention of the user.

"The use of laser wands during meditation facilitates the establishment of a finer communication with other worlds, the crystalline world, and the inner world of the self.

Laser wands often have unique etching and or/markings upon them. They were once used in the healing temples of Lemuria, the markings indicating the records of experiences "they have seen”. It can be used to clear an area of negativity, to create protective barriers and to beam healing energy to oneself or another.”

ABUNDANCE QUARTZ is a rare type of quartz, composed of a “host” or “mother” crystal point with at least nine other smaller points (single or double-terminated) situated vertically around the base. Abundance Quartz is used to assist our efforts to securing one's future.  Abundance crystal is a source of regeneration and growth, with abundant universal life force that causes like to attract like. They can also be used as a talisman to foster fertility in homes where children are desired, or in gardens to grow flowers or bring crops.

AMETHYST is a beautiful violet variety of quartz crystals that ranges from a bright to dark or dull purple color. Sometimes amethyst and citrine are found growing in the same crystal and is called ametrine. Amethyst is considered a healing stone for spirituality and protection that connects to the Divine and brings clarity of the mind. Purple amethyst has represented power through the ages. Carved, polished amethyst stones and gems were used by the Egyptians all the way back to 4000 BC, and in ancient times there was a believe among the Greeks that this stone would protect its owner from intoxication or drunkenness. Amethyst crystals stimulate the crown chakra. It is widely used as an aid in meditation, helping you to relax and calm your thoughts to elevate your vibration.

CITRINE is a variety of quartz whose color ranges from a pale yellow to brown due. Sometimes citrine and amethyst can be found together in the same crystal, which is then referred to as ametrine. Citrine has been referred to as the "merchant's stone" or "money stone" because it is said that it brings prosperity, happiness, success, good fortune, mental clarity, emotional balance, communication, and healing to its owner. Citrines carry a very positive vibration, in tune with the Om sound, and hardly ever needs cleansing.

ACTIVATION QUARTZ (Time-line crystals) are recognized by an inclined window, which is similar, but less symmetrical than the main window formation. It can be located on either side of the center face. When located to the left side, it is said that it increases the left brain function, and when to the right, the right brain function. When referred to as “time-line” quartz, this means that its properties are considered in terms of past and future. Left is said to give access to impressions from the past, and right the future.

ANGEL AURA QUARTZ is a clear quartz crystal bonded with platinum and silver, sometimes even gold, or with traces of other metals that impart them a particular color. This stone exhibits a white and light blue rainbow colors with a silvery iridescence that reminds us of the gossamer wings of angels. It carries a very loving and sweet energy, stimulating the spirit and elevating one’s mood. Meditating with this crystal allows one to enter a state of serenity and peace, purification and rest. Angel quartz is an excellent crystal to channel communication with your angels and guides. It is an extremely rare stone and a real treasure if you find it, but beware of the faked Angel Aura stones which are man-enhanced. 

There are many different types of Aura Quartz crystals and each of them has its own vibration and uses. As previously mentioned, Aura Quartz is clear quartz that has been bonded with precious metals, usually gold or silver, or other metals, using an industrial process. The bonding process is permanent and cannot be removed, nor does it peel off. Each type of metal produces a different color when bonded. Although this crystal is man-enhanced, Aura Quartzes are very special because they bring together the vibration of quartz and metal, creating a vibration frequency that is not found in nature. The result is beautiful and the stones have a high vibration frequency if quality metals were used in the bonding. Quartz amplifies and expands the energy, while metals tend to banish or clear any negative energies, which makes an awesome combination for metaphysical uses. Follow your intuition to work with Aura Quartz, and always remember that crystals choose you, not the other way around! Below is a selection of other varieties of Aura Quartz Crystals. (Hover over each one to read their names.) 

ANGEL PHANTOM QUARTZ, also called Amphibole quartz, is a milky-white quartz that contains reddish or yellowish incursions of hematite or other minerals. Angel Phantom Quartz crystals have inclusions that resemble angel wings, hence its name. Metaphysically, it is believed to shield someone from the abrasiveness of others and is especially helpful to those who have been emotionally or verbally abused. 

BARNACLE QUARTZ, also called Fairy Dust Quartz, is a type of crystal that has several smaller host crystals attached, covering some parts of the main one. Barnacle Quartz is mostly used for meditation, or as an aid in relationships when you are trying to refocus on yourself and your own life. It reminds the user to keep perspective on the self without getting too confused with whatever is happening around. Use this crystal in your meditation if you feel disoriented or lost, or are having doubts about your future direction or pursuits.

BLACK TOURMALINE QUARTZ, as its name indicates, it's a quartz crystal with inclusions of black tourmaline needles. This crystal relieves fears and gives a sense of power and protection that makes you feel more secure. Black tourmaline quartz crystals are mostly used as personal talismans to carry in your pocket or to make into a necklace. They are also considered to be powerful healers against negative energies, and can actually turn back an evil spell cast upon you.

BLUE TOURMALINE QUARTZ, as its name indicates, it's a quartz crystal with inclusions of blue tourmaline needles. This type of quartz crystals fosters feelings of respect, compassion and discretion. They teach us grace, sensitivity to the needs of others, and tenderness in our charitable dealings. Blue Tourmaline quartz crystals are rare and they are mostly used as personal talismans or as a pendant. 

BRIDGE QUARTZ refers to a smaller crystal growing out of another one in a right angle (as shown on the left picture), with the base of the smaller crystal inside the larger, but most of the smaller outside the larger one. Bridge Quartz is mostly used to meditate and for spiritual healing. Healers sometimes combine this crystal with other specific stones to use them as facilitators and conduits. 

If the smaller crystal extends from the larger one in both directions, and part of it is completely enclosed within the larger, it is not a Bridge Quartz but a Penetrator Quartz (See top, right). 
If no section of the smaller one is completely contained within the larger and both ends protrude, then it is a Cross Crystal Quartz(See bottom, right.) 

BUDDHA QUARTZ is a crystal quartz with a phantom inside that looks like a sitting Buddha viewed through the main facet. It is considered to be a stone of peace and enlightenment and therefore good to use in meditation and spiritual practices to seek illumination. 

BURR QUARTZ is an awesome three-dimensional crystal cluster. They are powerful energizers and multi-directional amplifiers of the life force. The best specimens would have no center matrix and points radiating from the center only. A Burr has no base, no limits, and no restrictions, so this crystal represents freedom, joy, learning, expansion, and growth in all directions. Burr quartzes are used in Feng Shui to place in difficult corners of the home or office, with restrictions that may be affecting the healthy flow of energy to redirect the Ch'i and amplify it.

CATHEDRAL QUARTZ is a rare type of quartz, which consists of one prominent point with parallel points stepping up around all sides. It is usually an opaque crystal formation with a main central point, surrounded by parallel ones in different widths and lengths but shorter than the main crystal, and all of them growing on a common base. It is said that Cathedral Quartzes connect with the Akashic records. They are rare to find but very valuable because they are believed to contain universal knowledge. If you seek wisdom and enlightenment, or if you are a dedicated seeker of universal truths, this is an excellent crystal to use in meditation.

CHANNELING QUARTZ CRYSTALS, also called Channeler Crystals, help you access higher wisdom, either in the form of your Higher Self, your Spirit Guides, or of Angels. They have a seven-sided facet flanked with two smaller three sided ones, opposite a three sided one. These are powerful crystals with a strong energy, and they assist you to use your inner wisdom to connect to the spirit world. There are 434 different types of channeling crystals and each one of them will connect you to a the corresponding devas or angelic builders within the Spirit world.

CHISEL QUARTZ are relatively flat, but have a wide beveled face or faces that look like a chisel. They help focus and amplify the personal power to keep separated from bad environments, people, and influences you wish to remove from your life. These are specialized formations frequently used by spiritual healers to perform “energy surgeries,” which consist in separating from the vital body or light body harmful energies which are destructive to balance and wellness. When ordinary healing efforts are ineffective, the use of chisel quartz by specialized healers can often bring the needed relief. Some people like to use them as personal talismans in an effort to correct bad habits, but these are powerful crystals not to be used indiscriminately.

CHLORITE QUARTZ is a type of quartz that contains green chlorite inclusions, which refers to a group of minerals, not a single mineral. Chlorite Quartz creates an internal structure in the crystal that gives the crystal powerful guardian powers, as well as physical strength and growth to the crystal. Use Chlorite Quartz as a healing crystal to promote vigorous growth after an injury that causes a period of inactivity and strength needs to be regained.

CHOCOLATE QUARTZ is a type of quartz that has some edges darkened by hematite, and there are specimens much darker than the one here shown. It is used as a meditation crystal for increasing optimism and overall contentment with one’s lot. When we see the world with a dark future, this quartz formation teaches us to look beyond the darkness to see the light of truth and keep our balance and hopes.

CUBIC QUARTZ are rare and distorted crystals that seem to grow in bouts with a cubic appearance and are mostly found in alpine clefts. This same cubic shape is found sometimes in other types of stones such as fluorite, hematite, amethyst, citrine and some salts. The metaphysical powers of these cubic quartzes are not yet clear, but they tend to be considered as a sign of balance or stability. They are mostly used according to the type of mineral, not for its shape. 

CURVED QUARTZ usually shows lines of internal fractures and self-healing which has led to the creation of a curved pattern, as opposed to those crystals which are clearly bent from complete fracture and regrowth. Use curved quartz in meditation as a healing crystal to build resilience and inner fortitude. Since this crystal has the ability to amplify your personal power to resist pressure, adapt, and bend without breaking, it can be used as a talisman to seek the strength you need to adapt and bend under pressure, but not to break in difficult situations. It can help you to go through difficult problems that seem unsolvable, allowing you to see with more clarity to evaluate all circumstances and find creative ways to overcome any difficulty.

DENDRITIC QUARTZ is a variety of quartz that contains natural inclusions of manganese oxide that look like internal leaves or ferns. It is mostly used as a personal talisman, carried or worn when you seek to change your life and bring it more in tune with the natural rhythms of life and nature.

DEVIC TEMPLE QUARTZ is an Earth Spirit Stone. These are very rare crystals which show internal fractured planes that appear to be ledges when observed horizontally and shelves when the quartz crystal is held vertically. These crystals should be used in peaceful outdoor meditations to get closer to the planet and seek the wisdom of the Earth. They may have beautiful rainbow inclusions of trapped air, water and gas that give them their veils, foils and frosts. They are considered to be master crystals that provide a gateway through which higher beings can communicate with us. Their harmonizing vibration can expand consciousness and enhance our extrasensory powers. These crystals do not like to be placed indoors, to be forgotten or abandoned, or to be placed in busy or noisy environments. Under these circumstances, they will become inert or inactive and will “sleep” until better conditions allow them to manifest their power.

DOGTOOTH QUARTZ has a diamond-shaped with an elongated body and two opposing faces and sides fine to barely there. A dogtooth is a short, stocky crystal that has a double termination that resembles a dog’s tooth, hence the name. It is said to be a very efficient energy transmitter, used for re-balancing and centering. It can also be used as a personal talisman in negotiations when compromise and agreement are desired or required, so you can be ready to negotiate successfully.

DOLPHIN QUARTZ is a host quartz crystal with a smaller aligned one, which looks like a baby dolphin riding on its mother along one of its sides, and one or both may be double-terminated. Dolphin Quartz crystals are used for sharing, enlightenment, nurturing, watchfulness, playfulness, and teaching responsibility. Thia type of quartz  are used in meditation when one seeks to find ways to pass on knowledge to others, or to learn things that can help you guide your family or your community. As a personal talisman, they make an excellent aid to inspire us to educate and guide our children.

DOUBLE-DIAMOND QUARTZ is a rare type of quartz which has 2 diamond windows, one above the other. These quartz crystals are magical portals to your inner self and also enhancers of your psychic vision. Generally the lower window is the portal to your current self, while the upper window is the portal to your future self.  Use these crystals to realize if your current practices and lifestyle is helping you to improve your spirituality, humanity, and kindness, which will open your doors for all future success.

DOUBLE TERMINATED QUARTZ are both receivers and transmitters of higher vibrations, and hence used in meditation, to connect with angels and spirit guides, for divination purposes, and as personal talismans. They facilitate communication between individuals teaching us to listen as well as talk, respond as well as react, and accept as well as question. 

ELESTIAL QUARTZ has an extremely high vibration. These are powerful crystals that can aid in your spiritual growth. They work with the crown chakra, allowing energy from the higher planes and angelic realm to come to you. These are excellent crystals to keep nearby as they continuously receive spiritual vibrations and attune you to work with them. It is said that elestial quartz crystals comes to your life when you are really ready to handle its powerful energy. Elestials are also excellent healing tools for any skeletal issues. They are mostly found in nature in clear quartz and smoky quartz formations. This type of quartz has many natural terminations and folds over a multi-layered crystal, appearing to be and to feel wrinkled. It is a young quartz in growing process and have a very strong feminine energy.

ENHYDRO QUARTZ is a crystal that contains drops of water or other fluids suspended in enclosed small bubbles, and if the bubble moves inside it is then called an Enhydro Runner. Enhydro are stones of acceptance and unquestioned love. They relieve doubt, restore faith, provide self-confidence and bring peace and loving acceptance to relationships plagued by doubt, distrust, and worry. But do not pierce them! This stone should be used with caution because its structure reminds us that sometimes there is a knowledge that cannot be acquired with a certain loss. If you pierce an Enhydro quartz to get the liquid, you will destroy the crystal's uniqueness and power mixing its content with the mundane. This serves as a reminder that sometimes when you dig into the secrets of others, you risk damaging yourself with your sudden discoveries and the consequences may be irreparable, like piercing the Enhydro. It will never be the same.

ETCHED QUARTZ: These type of quartz stones have external markings that appear to be alien hieroglyphics inscribed on its sides and or faces, but we can't read them because no one wrote them.  Etched quartz crystals are used as personal talismans to increase our self-imposed boundaries by showing us how to make small changes in our lives that, when added up altogether, they can amount to major improvements in our life or in our relationships. 

GENERATOR QUARTZ are rare to find in nature. They are also called “Center Point” because it has a point in the center and six triangular-shaped faces around. It consists of symmetrical crystals that can be used as a power source to charge with universal life force other crystals placed around it, hence the name of “generator.” Generator quartz needs to be regularly exposed to sunlight and moonlight to recharge.

HERKIMER DIAMONDS are not actually diamonds, but small, double-terminated quartz crystals, with a clear and brilliant sparkle that manifests pure Light. They are powerful amplifiers of spiritual energy and perfect conduits of the universal Life Force. They are exceptionally good healing crystals, and can be used in meditation, grid work, dream and vision work, and other metaphysical uses. Being doubly terminated, they have the ability to transmit their energies, receive spiritual energy, and amplify the focus and intensity. Herkimer Diamonds are harder than other quartz crystals so they inspire resilience and strength to handle difficult challenges. What they lack in physical size, they make up abundantly in spiritual energy.

PHANTOM QUARTZ is a variety of quartz or "rock crystal" that forms over pre-existing crystals. They have smaller images of themselves within the body of the main crystal. Phantom Quartz gets its powerful healing vibration from rare and unique formations created from interruptions in their growth. The blockages help create concentrated mineral deposits, which form in distinctive ghost-like shapes within the crystal. These dreamy phantoms all have their own story, bringing messages of wisdom and truth. They can be used as healing crystals and in meditation to get in touch with your inner self or to achieve self-knowledge. 

RAINBOW QUARTZ contains inclusions or internal cracks that show a rainbow when viewed from a certain angle. They are seen as crystals of happiness, inner joy, optimism, and understanding, which help us see beauty in our everyday life. They are frequently used as talismans, and are also excellent as meditation crystals to combat loneliness and deal with heartbreaking situations and disappointments. They can also be used for spiritual healing, and are particularly good when facing grief or sorrow to realign with the universal life force.