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Citrine

Even from just its orange colour we can conclude that this crystal has a great energising effect. It radiates happiness, joy, increases optimism and attracts wealth and abundance on all levels. This crystal is a powerful tool in healing, especially if problems with the solar plexus chakra, heart chakra or the crown chakra need to be remedied. But it heals the stomach, gall bladder and liver and also relieves indigestion. Since this crystal gives energy it is also an excellent remedy for fatigue. It improves moods, boosts self-esteem and reduces anxiety and fear, therefore it is highly recommended for shy and helpless people.

Lapis lazuli
This beautiful blue stone will increase your spiritual abilities and protect the spiritual level of consciousness from attacks. It is no coincidence that the Egyptian Pharaohs also used it for magical purposes. It is associated with the throat chakra and it will spur on communication. This crystal improves general vitality and has immune system boosting effects. It may be used in case of headaches and with high blood pressure treatments.

Amethyst

The amethyst is mainly connected with the crown-chakra. This crystal is excellent for headaches or depression but since ancient times is also good in the treatment of alcoholism. It helps obtain restful sleep and protects from troubled dreams. It contributes to overall energy balancing and therefore strengthens the immune system, increases vitality and the aura. Amethyst is an excellent tool to control blood pressure problems and with soothing and improving the condition of blood vessels.

Rock crystal
This crystal leads energy very well, therefore it is an ideal remedy for a variety of diseases. The full range of colours can be found in it so all the chakras can be treated with this. The crystal clear rock crystal can, with one tip, most effectively bring out any stagnant energy from our aura.

Topaz

Topaz is available in many colours such as yellow, brown, blue and green. It is used to treat digestive disorders. It cures the sex chakra so it is beneficial for menstrual cramps and it can even be an effective treatment for infertility caused by the psyche. Topaz supports selfrealization at a spiritual level and in addition it is able to enhance wisdom and the intuition abilities of the owner.

Malachite is a carbonate mineral normally known as copper carbonate. Uses: pancreas, spleen, heart, circulation, pineal and pituitary glands, balance, harmony, mental illness, detoxifying, tissue regeneration, self expression, vision, reduce stress, get rid of nightmares. Solar Plexus and Heart Chakra. Malachite is believed to be a strong protector of children. It is said to protect the wearer from accidents and protects travelers. Malachite has been used to aid success in business and protect against undesirable business associations. It is a stone of balance in relationships. Malachite is always green, usually in banded tones varying from very dark green to a mellow green. Most malachite comes from Zaire, Chile and Australia. Ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans used malachite for jewelry and ground it to use as eye shadow. It is used in amulets to protect against the evil eye. In the Middle Ages it was used to protect children from witches and other dangers.

Malachite has been called the Mirror of the Soul. It reaches the inner feelings of the person and reflects what is there, negative or positive. Malachite will always reflect how you feel, if you feel negative don't normally wear it. It reminds us that we have a dual nature and it is up to each person to know and rule his own person. Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz. Uses: Strengthens endocrine and immune systems, arthritis, blood cleanser and energizer, hearing and bones, mental disorders inspiration and intuition, spiritual/psychic awakening, creativity, courage, transmutes one's lower nature into the more highly refined aspects of their high potentials purification and regeneration on all levels of consciousness, enhances right brain activity and pineal and pituitary glands, 6th Chakra Crown, Third Eye

Chrysocolla is of secondary origin and forms in the oxidation zones of copper ore bodies. Associated minerals are quartz, limonite, azurite, malachite, cuprite, and other secondary copper minerals.

Uses: preventing ulcers, digestive problems, arthritic conditions, strengthens lungs and thyroid, enhances metabolism, female disorders, alleviates fears, guilt, tension, mental clarity in psychic work. Heart and Throat Chakras.

Citrine is a variety of quartz ranging in color from a pale yellow to brown. Uses: Digestion, kidneys, colon, liver, gallbladder, digestive organs, heart, asthma,

blood pressure, vision, balance creativity, self-esteem, clarity of thought, mental processes, self-confidence, helps in letting go of addictions, psychic connection to higher self. Solar Plexus and Crown Chakras. Coral is a red or pink gem made from the skeleton of a coral species Uses: Emotional balance, higher knowledge and wisdom. Solar Plexus

Dolomite (also dolostone) is a sedimentary carbonate rock and a mineral, composed of calcium magnesium carbonate. Limestone that is partially replaced by dolomite is referred to as dolomitic limestone, or in old U.S. geologic literature as magnesian limestone. Dolomite was first described in 1791 as the rock by the French naturalist and geologist, DŽodat Gratet de Dolomieu (1750-1801) for exposures in the Dolomite Alps of northern Italy.

Uses: stimulates the metabolism of calcium and magnesium and keeps a balance between the two, used by healers to stabilize health - blood, the heart, and circulation, dissolves cramps, encourages self-realization, fortifies a sense of tradition and helps acclimate to new communities. Fluorite, also called fluorspar, is a mineral composed of calcium fluoride.

Uses: teeth, bones, arthritis, absorption of vital nutrients, blood vessels, spleen, strengthens abilities to perceive higher levels of reality, absorbs and clears air of psychic clutter, concentration, meditation, higher consciousness.

Garnet includes a group of minerals that have been used since the Bronze Age as gemstones and abrasives.

Uses: strengthens purifies vitalizes, regenerates bodily systems, especially the blood stream, circulation, lungs, skin, thyroid, spleen, intestines, energy, vitality, strengthens imagination, self-esteem, will power, imagination, love, compassion, aligning subtle bodies, help with depression, good for meditation, business success. Root and Heart Chakras.

Gold is a type of glass made with copper or copper salts in the presence of a reducing flame. It is a highly sought-after precious metal, having been used as money, as a store of value, in jewelry, in sculpture, and for ornamentation since the beginning of recorded history. Uses: Vitality, abundance, alchemy

Goldstone is a type of glass made with copper or copper salts in the presence of a reducing flame. Uses: Vitality, energy. Goldstone has been used since the European Rennaissance.

Early monks working at a glass factory near Venice, Italy were practicing alchemy when molten copper accidentally tipped into a molten glass container. This crystallized into thousands of tiny crystals and formed a melt with golden light sparkles. This is how the first goldstone came about. Though it is not technically a gemstone, it is often referred to as one.

Hematite is the mineral form of Iron oxide. Polished Uses: anemia, blood disorder, tumors, spleen, resistance to stress, circulation, energy, vitality, self-esteem, aids astral protection. Crown Chakra. Herkimer Diamond is a misleading name for double-terminated quartz crystals first discovered in exposed outcrops of dolostone at Little Falls in Herkimer County, New York and the Mohawk River Valley. Uses: releases physical stress, tension, aligns subtle bodies, discharges toxicity from system, aids in past life memories, stimulates clairvoyance and dream work, stores information. Crown Chakra.

Howlite is a silicate found in evaporite deposits and comes in green, white and blue. Uses: calcium, teeth, bones, calming, relieve stress, insomnia, journey work, past lives, patience Jade is applied to two different metamorphic rocks that are made up of different

silicate minerals.

Uses: Blood cleanser, heart strengthener, vision, stomach, strengthens immune system, blood, kidneys, fertility and gynecological problems, longevity, dealing with emotions, clarity, mental faculties, strengthens earth connections, protects from injury and accidents, protection, money and business, Love. Heart Chakra.

Jasper is a semi-precious stone prized since antiquity. Jasper is one of the oldest known gemstones, mentioned in the Bible several times. There is also Rainbow Jasper (protection), Leopard Skin Jasper (self-healing), Red Jasper (lucky for actors), Ocean Jasper (Orbicular Jasper), and Yellow Jasper (release toxins, stomach).

Uses: liver, gallbladder, bladder, tissue regeneration, sense of smell, healing crystal ease stress, balance energies, emotions, fears, become independent, protection, stability. Root Chakra. Kunzite is a pink to lilac colored gemstone, a variety of spodumene with the color coming from minor to trace amounts of manganese. It was discovered at the Pala Chief Mine near San Diego, California and named after gemologist GF Kunz, who first described it after the turn of the twentieth century.

Uses: emotional healing, calming effect, tension, peacefulness, heart blockage on all levels, balancing subtle bodies, clear addictive patterns, self-esteem, good luck and fortune, new life or pregnancy, Love. Heart Chakra.

Kyanite is a typically blue silicate mineral, commonly found in aluminium-rich metamorphic pegmatites and/or sedimentary rock. The most highly prized kyanite is

the vibrant blue or blue-green hue. It is also found in shades of gray, yellow, white and a colorless variety that is considered quite rare. It was discovered during the nineteenth century.

Uses: throat, creative expression, communication, truth, loyalty, reliability, serenity, effective energy conduit that can balance most systems of the body, astral projection. Throat and Third Eye Chakras. It was once believed that a piece kyanite suspended from a human hair could follow the earth's magnetic force. Early travellers sometimes used it as a compass when exploring unknown territories. It can quickly create stillness and tranquility, making it an excellent stone for meditation.

Lapis Lazuli is a semi-precious stone prized since antiquity for its intense blue color. Uses: strengthens immune system, skeletal system, thyroid, increases psychic abilities, expressiveness, cleansing, releases tension and anxiety, creates balance, aligns subtle bodies, clarity, chakras. Third Eye Chakra. Lapis lazuli is an ancient gem used for different purposes by shaman and healers ... It has something to do with the frequency of the color blue. Ancient Egyptians made buried a lapis lazuli scarab with their dead and believed it offered protection in the afterlife. The very earliest civilizations valued lapis lazuli more than gold. Greeks spoke of an ancient sapphire which was included with gold, and this was unmistakenly lapis. Some believed that dreaming of lapis would foretell love that would be forever faithful.

Larimar, also called "Stefilia's Stone", is a rare blue variety of pectolite found only in the Dominican Republic, in the Caribbean. Uses: healing, 5th chakra, throat, communication, dissolves blockages Lodestone or loadstone refers to naturally occurring pieces of intensely magnetic Magnetite that were used for magnetizing compasses.

Uses: realign energy flows in the body, balances the intellect with inner emotions to bring about stability, balancing polarities such as male-female, physical-spiritual, left brain-right brain, aligns the chakras and connects the base and earth chakras to the nurturing energies of the earth, aids telepathy, meditation, visualization, strengthens trust in your own intuitions, magnetic qualities attracts love, commitment and loyalty, relief from negative emotions. Iron, steel and ordinary magnetite are attracted to a magnetic field, including the Earth's magnetic field. Only magnetite with a particular crystalline structure, lodestone, has the coercivity to act as a permanent magnet and attract and magnetize iron. The naturally occurring specimens are magnetized by the strong fields surrounding lightning bolts. The name "magnet" comes from lodestones found in Magnesia, a portion of ancient Thessaly, Greece. In China, the earliest literary reference to magnetism lies in a 4th century BCE book called Book of the Devil Valley Master: "The lodestone makes iron come or it attracts it."[2] The earliest mention of the attraction of a needle appears in a work composed between 20 and 100 CE (Louen-heng): "A lodestone attracts a needle." By the 12th century the Chinese were known to use the lodestone compass for navigation. Vikings also used lodestone for navigation.

Moonstone is typically potassium aluminium silicate. Uses: stomach, spleen, pancreas, pineal gland, hormonal cycle, pituitary, lymphatic system, anxiety, stress, birthing process, sensitivity, inner growth and strength, intuition, clairvoyance, balance, absorbs pain and illness, regenerates tissues and organs, reproductive system, brings good fortune especially in business, offers protection on land and at sea, brings lover back to each other, intuition, promotes inspiration. meditation. Heart Chakra. The moonstone is associated with the Moon Goddess Diana. The most powerful time to use the moonstone is in a full moon. Moonstone is a very personal stone. It is a reflection of the person who owns it. It does not add or detract, only shows how it is. Placing it in the moonlight of a moon reaching its fullness, not a full or waning moon, can revitalize it. Obsidian is a naturally occurring glass formed as an extrusive igneous rock. With its glassy luster, obsidian is a distinctive stone. Obsidian is formed as lava from volcanic eruptions cools within the earth. The speed at which it cools prevents crystallization and the rock forms as solid volcanic glass. Rough Apache Tear

Although its most common color is black, obsidian can also be found in light brown, brown mottled with black, and black with a beautiful golden or silvery sheen. Snowflake obsidian is dotted with white patches where parts of the rock have begun to crystallize. The most prized obsidian by gemologists is the rainbow obsidian variety with purple, green and gold bands of sheen. Obsidian was revered by ancient cultures. It was one of the major barter materials, and prized for its ability to be worked to razor-sharp edges for arrows and spears. It has been used since prehistoric times for making tools, masks, weapons, mirrors and jewelry. Uses: stomach, intestines, depression, reduces tensions, releasing emotions, good for grounding spiritual energy into physical plane, clear unconscious blocks, detachment with wisdom and love. Root Chakra.

Onyx is a cryptocrystalline form of quartz. Uses: bone marrow, glaucoma, epilepsy, cell damage, stress, balanced detachment, self confidence, responsibility, sharpens senses. Root Chakras. Onyx jewelry is worn to defend against negativity that is directed at you. Black stones have protective energies in the sense that black is the absence of light, and therefore, can be used to create invisibility. Pyrite is a mineral whose metallic luster and pale-to-normal, brass-yellow hue have earned it the nickname fool's gold due to its resemblance to gold. The name comes from the Greek word meaning "a stone which strikes fire". The resemblance of pyrite to gold has made it a traditional symbol for money and good luck. It's sunny golden color associates it with the sun, and with fortification and strengthening of the mind.

Uses: digestion, good for red corpuscles, circulation, eases anxiety, frustration depression, overcomes inertia and feelings of inadequacy, energizes the area where placed, helps one see behind a facade, good energy shield, blocking out negativity from various sources. Root, Solar Plexus and Heart Chakras Quartz is the most abundant mineral in the Earth's continental crust Uses: enhances the crystalline properties of blood, body and mind, powerful transmitter, amplifies/directs thought forms, healing and energy balancer, promote clarity, attunes one to higher self, removes negative energy, amplifies thought forms, focuses, stores, transforms, energies, great for meditation, record keeper. All Chakras. Ruby is a pink to blood-red gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide). Uses: blood impurities, circulation, heart, spiritual balance, confidence, courage, flexibility, energy, vitality, devotion, leadership. Heart Chakra. The ruby is considered to be the most powerful gem in the universe, and is associated with many astral signs. To own a ruby is said to have contentment and peace. Placed

under a pillow the ruby may ward off bad dreams. Ruby rings should be worn on the left hand so as to receive the life force and have protection. Given as a gift, the ruby is a symbol of friendship and love. The ruby is also the symbol of vitality and royalty. Selenite, satin spar, desert rose, and gypsum flower are four varieties of gypsum. Uses: strengthens bones and teeth, soothes nerves., has positive effect on brain, aiding powers of concentration and clarity, enhances willpower, psychic development. Crown Chakra. Sodalite is a rich royal blue mineral widely enjoyed as an ornamental stone. Uses: pancreas, strengthens lymphatic and endocrine systems, harmony, communication, balance protection from external negative energy, alleviates subconscious fear and guilt, clarity. Third Eye. Tiger's Eye is a chatoyant gemstone that is usually a metamorphic rock that is yellowto red-brown, with a silky luster. Uses: spleen, pancreas, digestive organs and colon, wounds, bruises, detoxification, eyes and throat, balances emotions, grounding, centering, strengthens willpower insight. Solar Plexus.

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