Gemstone Meanings

"In a crystal, we have clear evidence of the existence of a formative life principle, and though we cannot understand the life of a crystal, it is nonetheless a living being." - Nikola Tesla


This is an alphabetized list of the metaphysical meanings of some of the rocks & crystals we carry. 


Thought to be the luckiest of all crystals, especially in manifesting prosperity and wealth. It promotes compassion and empathy, stabilizes the state of mind, stimulates perception, enhances creativity, calms anger and irritation and promotes feelings of well being. 


African Opal gems are known for calming and soothing – they promote inspiration and creativity, and help you recognize the possibilities and see the big picture.


Despite its name, African turquoise is not true turquoise, but is a type of Jasper gemstone. Considered a stone of awakening, it encourages you to find your true purpose, seek wisdom, and open your mind to new ideas and opportunities.


A variety of Chalcedony, Agate is known as a very protective stone. Known for providing protection, strength, it helps to balance your mind, body, and spirit and gives you courage and inner strength to be yourself. Enhancing mental function, creativity, concentration, perception and analytical abilities, Agate is a soothing, calming stone. Also known is a good luck stone. Said to be a useful protection amulet when traveling.


Amazonite gems are wonderful balancing stones – they promote kindness and confidence and soothe your worries and fears. Soothes anxiety and brings clarity to the wearer.


Amber belongs to a small class of organic gems, neither a crystal nor a mineral, but a biological product of nature, a protective resin that oozed from living trees in dense, prehistoric forests and fossilized over millions of years. It is highly prized in the metaphysical world for its energetic and healing properties, and for the marvelous Life Force it carries. Amber holds a strong connection to the sun and earth, as well as the once living insects, organisms and plant matter that are forever suspended within its golden structure. It is useful for clearing family patterns, and initiating one’s prerogative of choice. 


**Sincerity**  Amethyst is the stone of happiness; it promotes sincerity and patience, heals negativity, and encourages contentment. Known as the Sobriety Stone and the Master Healing Crystal, it relieves stress, soothes irritability, balancing mood, dispelling anger, fear, sadness and anxiety.


Apatite is a stone of inspiration; it promotes creativity and clarity and helps dissipate negativity. Apatite increases motivation.  It draws off negativity about oneself and others.  It is helpful for hyperactivity and autism in children.  Apatite enhances creativity and the intellect.  It clears confusion and frustration, reducing irritability and awakening the inner self.  Apatite expands knowledge and truth and eases sorrow, apathy, and anger.


Aquamarine is known as the stone of courage. It helps reduce stress and calm the mind, while promoting focus, clarity, and creativity. Aquamarine is also associated with tranquility, serenity, clarity, and harmony. It represents transformation and rebirth. It embodies youthful vitality, purity, loyalty, hope, and truth


Black Onyx stones are associated with energy and are said to offer protection to your personal energy, as well as absorbing the negative energy around you. They may also promote wise decision-making and ease mental stress.


**Strengthening**  Bloodstone is often used to increase courage, motivation, and creative energy. It’s also beneficial for endurance and physical strength. In addition, bloodstone can remove blocks that are keeping us stuck, which can help to revitalize our energy and create a clear path forward. 


Blue Aventurine aids and supports inner growth and spiritual development - it is said to help you maintain inner peace, despite the chaos and encourages you to speak out when necessary.


The serenity stone. Navy Blue Goldstone is forged using Quartz Sand & Copper, causing a sparkle similar to that of the night sky. A stone to help give stability and perspective to situations. Helps to amplify one strengths and to let go of old habits.


Known as the stone of clarity. The Blue Topaz allows the wearer to channel  inner wisdom and find the perfect pathways to successful opportunities. Anyone who wears this gemstone should embrace their authentic self, trust their power, and revel in good fortune. 


Brazil Petrified Wood Agate is a grounding stone that is said to connect you to the earth’s energy. It promotes wisdom, helps with accepting past lessons, and encourages spiritual growth.


Bronzite is one of the most powerful stones for alleviating feelings of self-doubt. Bronzite has an energy that helps to promote peace and harmony. It will assist the growth of feelings of compassion and forgiveness.  It will even instill a polite nature in those around you.  Bronzite promotes a loving and unprejudiced discernment within us.  It instills the courage to follow through with life path decisions.


Brown Snowflake Obsidian is often referred to as Coffee or Chocolate Snowflake Obsidian, or Brown Snowflake Jasper. Snowflake Obsidian is believed by some to balance the mind and body, with properties that protect against chaotic or unstable situations. Others think it is a cornerstone to contemplation, and brings self-evaluation and revelation.


An ancient amulet of luck, this stone is a variety of Agate Chalcedony, a mineral of the Quartz family. It is a stabilizing stone that restores vitality and motivation and stimulates creativity and initiative. Believed to help the timid to become eloquent and bold. Also worn to enhance passion, love and desire.


Chalcedony is a nurturing stone that promotes brotherhood and good will.  It absorbs negative energy.  It brings the mind, body, emotions and spirit into harmony.  Chalcedony instills feelings of benevolence and generosity.  It alleviates hostility and transforms melancholy into joy.  Eases self-doubt.  Creates openness and enthusiasm.  Absorbs and dissipates negative thoughts, emotions and bad dreams.


Charoite is a stone of inner knowledge, harnessing energies and purifying the etheric body. Popular among healers and psychics, Charoite is thought to help one tolerate high-frequency vibrations and prevent psychic fatigue. Charoite draws on higher frequencies of the Earth's energies, allowing it to be channeled into this realm through the beholder. In general, it assists the flow of energy through the body, removing blockages and preventing overstimulation. Charoite is a rare mineral, found only in one place in the world in the Sakha Republic area of Siberia, Russia. 


Chrysocolla is a tranquil stone that is said to draw off negative energies of all kinds. Psychologically said to encourage self-awareness and inner balance. Great for meditation.


Chrysoprase is said to promote hope, joy, and compassion; it encourages personal growth, non-judgment, and the acceptance of oneself and others.


**Optimism**  Citrine is a stone of energy, helping to stimulate creativity, self-confidence, and motivation. It’s known to help clear out negative energy and promote joy and positivity in your life. Called the Success Stone, it is said to attract prosperity and promote motivation, creativity, enhancing concentration. Overall emotionally balancing.


Crazy Lace Agate is known as the happiness stone - it is said to boost self-confidence and inspires you to stay present and be grateful for every moment.


Dalmatian Jasper is a grounding stone that helps you to see your strengths and weaknesses; it inspires loyalty in relationships and encourages a sense of fun in your life. Dalmation Jasper helps balance Yin-Yang energies, increase positivity and playfulness and promotes general happiness. Also great for working with and connecting with animals.


Dumortierite helps with organization and focus; it brings a sense of order and clarity, releases fear, and boosts courage and creativity.


Emerald is a stone of love and romance, harmony, serenity, unity and friendship. Focuses attention, raises consciousness, eliminates negativity, strengthens memory, brings patience, soothes guilt and enhances psychic abilities. It is said to be helpful for healing trauma, abuse issues and broken hearts. 


Fire Agate is a stone of inspiration, courage, and strength - it has a fiery energy that inspires and is said to give you the courage to follow your dreams and remain on your spiritual path, despite the obstacles.



Fluorite is a stone known for clarity and mental enhancement. Its ability to assist the clearing of negative energy and aiding in decision-making has made this a favorable stone to work with. This powerful crystal is known as an absorber of negative energy, specifically within one's aura and mind. Fluorite will allow the mind to flow freely to balance thoughts and ideas. It is highly recommended for people who have trouble navigating life by assisting in helping you make the decisions you truly want. 


Garnet is the stone of commitment and represents love. It inspires and revitalizes feelings of love and enhances sexuality, bringing warmth, devotion, understanding and honesty to a relationship. It is a good stone for depression, bringing joy and hope to its user. It helps lessen anger, especially toward oneself.


Hematite grounds and protects us.  It strengthens our connection with the earth, making us feel safe and secure.  It endows us with courage, strength, endurance and vitality.  A "stone for the mind", Hematite stimulates concentration and focus, enhancing memory and original thought. Hematite utilizes the magnetic qualities of our yin-yang energies to balance the meridians within the body and to provide a stable equilibrium between the ethereal nervous system and the physical nervous system.  It focuses energy and emotions for balance between the body, mind and spirit.



Howlite helps to soothe and calm the mind; it encourages the development of intuition and inspires your ambitious nature. White Howlite is a stone of infinite patience. It can help bring new ideas into focus and aids in achieving ambitions and dreams. Promotes feelings of calm, peace, deep reflection, and tranquility.


A symbol of serenity and purity, Jade is said to bless whatever it touches. Signifying wisdom, protection and balance, Jade keeps the wearer from harm, attracts good luck, friendship, good health, wealth and love. It stabilizes the personality, decreases irritability, releases negative thoughts, promotes self sufficiency, helping individuals to realize their full potential.


**Empowering**   Known as the "supreme nurturer", Jasper is a stone of grounding, stability, and centering. It helps with conflict resolution, encourages perseverance after setbacks, promotes joy for life, and encourages compassion for others. It is said to protect you from negative vibes while promoting courage, quick thinking and confidence. 


The high vibration and rapid transfers of energy from Kyanite create pathways where none existed before. Like a universal bridge, it is an extraordinary crystal of connection, opening the mind centers, enhancing telepathic and psychic abilities, bridging gaps in all communication efforts, and providing a link for transmitting or receiving healing energy. It immediately aligns the chakras and subtle bodies, bringing tranquility and a calming effect to the whole being.


Labradorite is a stone of transformation; it strengthens intuition, encourages self-reliance and faith. A stone of transformation, Labradorite is a useful companion through change, imparting strength and perseverance.


Lapis Lazuli is a symbol of wisdom and truth – it’s known for promoting your desire for truth and understanding. Encourages self awareness and self acceptance helping to balance inner energies and to find personal harmony from within.


Larimar is known as an enlightening stone, helping to relieve stress and provide peace and clarity to release what no longer serves you. It promotes a more joyful state, encourages you to speak from the heart, and allows you to see situations from a new perspective. Larimar is a rare blue variety of the silicate mineral pectolite found only in the Dominican Republic, in the Caribbean.


Larvikite is known for its protective qualities and helping us connect with Earth’s energies. It is wonderful for repelling negative energy, promoting our understanding of complicated issues, and aiding in rational decision making.


Lava rocks are stones of grounding and protection. They help in finding your focus, bringing balance to your life, and grounding scattered energy.


Lepidolite has softening energies that can affect your emotional body and keep your mental state operating in a calm manner. Our entire chakra column becomes activated and aligned when holding or connecting with this stone. Lepidolite personifies the idea of self growth so you can open up to the world around you.


Not surprisingly, Leopard skin Jasper's spiritual values serve as a reminder of the oneness we have with the natural world around us and is a shamanistic stone.The alternate name of Leopard skin jasper is Jaguar Jasper, as it represents the appearance similar to the animal family. Jaguar Jasper is known as a protective stone against wild animals and creatures. On the other hand, it is said that a harmonized connection can be established between a man and the animal world with this amazing stone.

Leopard skin jasper has the ability to provide a person major aspects for physical healing.


Magnesite is a centering stone; it stimulates creativity, passion, and brings a sense of peace during meditation. It opens your heart to feelings of unconditional love for yourself and others.


Malachite is the essence of joy and is known as the "stone of transformation" because it helps reveal and heal emotional pain by absorbing the pain into itself. Malachite is an important protection stone. It absorbs negative energies and pollutants, picking them up from the atmosphere and from the body.


 According to many beliefs, marcasite is a talisman associated with wisdom, courage and expression. Metaphysical properties of marcasite also suggest it is a stone that inspires creativity when it comes to the arts and architecture. The stone helps fight intellectual fatigue, making it a favorite for students who are studying for big tests.



Moissanite is know to bring luck into people's lives, awaken hidden potential, and push people to finish their goals. Perhaps the brilliant stone (which sparkles more than natural diamonds) gives people confidence to do all of the above.


Mookaite is an excellent grounding stone as it connects to the Earth’s energies. This stone works well for those who tend to worry a lot, overthink, or have anxiety. It dispels fear with it’s grounding energy bringing you emotional balance and stability. It’s known to boost your self-esteemMookaite helps your creative energies flow and stimulates new ideas. It’s a Jasper which is known to be a very nurturing stone. It will bring you sense of peace and calm.


**Inner Growth**   Moonstone is known for its energy, helping to balance emotions and enhance intuition and inspiration. It is said to be a stone of new beginnings and assists with personal growth and inner strength.


**Protective**  A volcanic glass, obsidian is a very protective stone that forms a shield against negativity, brings clarity to the mind and clears confusion, is truth enhancing and promotes qualities of compassion and strength. It dissolves emotional blockages, draws out mental stress and tension, stimulating growth on all levels.


Ocean Jasper is a stone of peace, spirituality, and strength - it is said to encourage positivity and patience, helps you adapt to change, and reminds you to let go of whatever burdens you.


Opal enhances self worth, confidence and self-esteem, and helps you to understand your full potential. It also brings lightness and spontaneity. The stone is said to help stimulate originality and dynamic creativity, encourages an interest in the arts, and aids in accessing one’s true self.  The opal is also a representative of justice and harmony, and is a protective stone in dangerous places.


Opalite is man-made from dolomite and metal. But despite its synthetic origin, Opalite has powerful healing properties that are comparable to those of a natural crystal. Opalite is an all-round healing stone. It enhances sexual experience and encourages sexual prowess. Opalite is said to stabilize mood swings and helps to overcome tiredness. 


The peridot birthstone is known for being formed under extreme conditions, as it can be found in the hardened lava that carried it from deep within Earth's mantle as well as in meteorites that traveled from outer space. Also called Chrysotile and Olivine, Peridot is a stone of compassion, helping inspire you to follow your dreams and focus on the positive thoughts that lead to action. It encourages you to let go of what keeps you stuck in the past, embrace growth and change, and stay accountable for taking action on what moves you closer to your dreams. It is a powerful cleanser that releases and neutralizes toxins on all levels.


 Blue Peruvian Opal is believed to eliminate stress and trauma. The national stone of Peru, Blue Peruvian Opal is believed to eliminate stress and trauma, allowing those who carry it to relax.



Pink Aventurine is a calming stone that promotes a sense of well-being, inspires creativity, and encourages clarity when making life decisions.This stone has the capacity to enrich life with wealth, success, and wealth. This is the reason why it's known as the gold dust quartz.


Prehnite is the stone of unconditional love – it helps with personal growth and strengthens intuition.  


 Traditionally, Pyrite is known as a stone of luck, helping to attract abundance, wealth and prosperity to the user, via its creative energies of manifestation, and its encouragement of following one's dreams. Pyrite also promotes good physical health and emotional well-being. 


**Balance**  Also known as Clear Quartz or Rock Crystal, Quartz Crystal is known as the "master healer" and will amplify energy, clarity, and balance. It aids concentration and unlocks memory.



Rhodolite is a stone of inspiration, love, and emotional healing. It will encourage kindness and compassion, and it will promote self-worth and your own spiritual growth. It's an especially beneficial stone in your recovery from emotional trauma. ... It will also bring in a new love, a new romance, or a new relationship.


Rhodonite is known as the rescue stone. With it’s powerful heart healing energy it will assist you in healing emotional wounds and encourage forgiveness. It will open your heart to unconditional love and strengthen bonds encouraging loving relationships. Rhodonite will help you in building self-esteem and confidence, as well as minimize anxieties and fears.• Boosts creative pursuits
• Aids with attention to detail and memory


**Love**  Also known as Pink Quartz and Bohemian Ruby, Rose Quartz is known as the stone of love - it promotes compassion and forgiveness, removes negativity, encourages peace, heals emotional wounds, and opens your heart to love. Helps to comfort and calm during times of grief. Encourages love, respect. trust and worth within one's self.


**Vitality**  Ruby is believed to promote loving, nurturing, health, knowledge and wealth. It has been associated with improved energy and concentration, creativity, loyalty, honor and compassion. Ruby is thought to be protective of home, possessions and family. Ruby is said to stimulate heart chakra and bring spiritual wisdom while shielding against psychic attacks.


Ruby Quartz is said to bring passion and energy to the wearer and offers protection during times of instability and uncertainty. It is also a highly spiritual crystal and helps with transformation, healing, and growth.


Although not a gemstone crystal, the benefits of Sandalwood have earned it a place in this list. Sandalwood stimulates the base Chakra - believed to enhance trust and self-identity. In the Ayurvedic healing tradition, it promotes energy and enthusiasm; increasing a person's self-esteem and zest for life. Grown in Asia and East India, Sandalwood was originally used at funeral ceremonies; burnt so the scent could carry the soul into the next life. The aroma — which retains its fragrance for decades — comes from the wood itself rather than the leaves or flowers. The warm soothing scent of sandalwood helps the mind to unwind and helps open the heart to love.


A cheerful stone of creativity, Sandstone is said to help build and strengthen relationships, encourages truth and promotes clarity. It also dispels abrasiveness, discourages bad tempers and promotes loving acceptance.


**Prosperity**  Sapphire is a gemstone associated with royalty. It is believed to attract abundance, blessings, and gifts. It has been used to protect against negative energies, as well as calm the mind, strengthen intuition, and invite spiritual clarity. Sapphire restores balance within the body, aligning the physical, mental and spiritual planes, bringing serenity and peace of mind. It stimulates concentration, brings lightness, and joy. Sapphire is also known as a "stone of prosperity", attracting gifts of all kinds and fulfilling dreams and desires.


Silver Quartz is part of the clear Quartz family – it is used to promote learning, understand one’s limitations, and encourage diplomacy.


Smokey Quartz is a powerful healing gemstone. It brings balance & stability grounding one’s energy to Mother Earth. It’s an excellent meditation crystal as it raises one’s vibration assisting in connecting to the higher realms. It eliminates negative energy & electromagnetic fog in one’s aura. It’s said to uplift one’s mood and promote optimism. Smoky Quartz resonates with the Root Chakra.


A patterned stone, it is thought to help wearers see patterns in their own thoughts and behaviors. It's also believed that this material dissolves shocks, fears and traumas, dissolving both physical and emotional pains.


Sodalite is known to bring order and calmness to the mind. It encourages rational thought, objectivity, truth and intuition, along with verbalization of feelings. Sodalite brings emotional balance and calms panic attacks. It enhances self-esteem, self-acceptance and self-trust. It’s definitely a great stone to have if you’re seeking inspiration or motivation!


Strawberry Quartz is known to be a stone that hosts gentle and calm energy. It is known to aide in new love, romance and relationships. Strawberry Quartz Represents Love and Gentleness.


Sunstone is an energizing gem; it promotes self-esteem, eases fears, and empowers you to embrace yourself just as you are. It is said to be a stone of leadership, encouraging the wearer to be open, benevolent and willing to bestow blessings upon others.


Tanzanite is commonly believed to facilitate a higher consciousness and stimulate intuition and perception. Some believe that it aids in detoxifying the body and improving vitality. It is said to be a good stone to wear or have near in situations where you need a calming and soothing presence.



**Harmonizing**  Enables the wearer to channel greater creativity and positivity. Capable of harmonizing the energy centers in the body, it allows one to reach a new balance with more ease and protection. 


Tourmaline is thought to be for people who bear a broken heart, as it encourages love, gently disperses emotional pain and dissolves disruptive feelings. Pink tourmaline is also of great value to people that have difficulty dealing with fear, who have panic attacks or who are in need of something to help them heal their inner chaos and dread. It’s a heart protector as well as an aphrodisiac. It teaches that it is safe to love and therefore instills confidence.  


Tree Agate is a stone of inner peace; it aids in physical, emotional, and spiritual strength and helps calm the mind, body, and spirit.


**Grounding**  A purification and strengthening stone, Turquoise is the symbol of friendship; it brings a sense of peace and conveys wisdom and truth. Excellent for depression, it promotes self-realization, assists in problem solving and even stimulates romantic love. Said to carry great wisdom with it, Turquoise is one of the oldest protection amulets. 


Unakite provides a slow, steady source of energy for healing and renewal. It not only supports the physical structure of the heart, but gently gets to the root cause of disease or health issues caused by the emotional heart, particularly deep-seated feelings that have been repressed, such as anger and resentment. 


Variscite is an exceptional heart stone that helps one connect with their inner being. This mineral heavily promotes inner peace and clarity of the mind, while helping one slowly establish control over their emotional body.


Known as the stone of awareness. White Topaz empowers you to support clear thoughts, aid in orderly approaches, and bring out your individuality. Additionally, this stone’s magnification energy results in it being known as the stone of manifestation.


"Everything is energy and that's all there is to it. This is not philosophy. This is Physics." - Albert Einstein