For thousands of years crystals have been used for healing, protection, and adornment. To ancient people crystals were sacred gifts from mother earth. Wearing a necklace or bracelet of stones increases their energies because you are binding yourself with their powers. Crystals impact the electromagnetic energy that surround the physical body as well as the body’s energy centers the chakras, to facilitate working in harmony with natural forces for an optimal state of being.
Agate is a grounding stone that improves perception and analytical qualities, raising consciousness and self-confidence, bringing physical and emotional balance. Its soothing and calming energy eliminates negativity, strengthens the aura, and aids overcoming bitterness of the heart in order to positive relationships and love.
Abalone shell is used for calming emotional storms. It is reported to stimulate psychic development and intuition, and promotes imagination in a healthy way.
Amber- This stone is an excellent energy cleanser, easing stress and drawing negative energy from the body and immediate environment. Amber uplifts the mind, body, and spirit, healing the nervous system, alleviating depression and drawing disease from the body. Amber resonates with the solar plexus, and can serve as a protective shield from unwanted energetic intrusions from others.
Amethyst- A stone of intuition, dreams, and peace, Amethyst strengthens psychic abilities by calming and centering the mind. This stone encourages peaceful sleep, wards off nightmares and facilitates positive dream recall. Amethyst soothes emotional overreaction and ameliorates anger especially toward ones self. This stones peaceful vibration lifts spirits, warding off guilt and anxiety. It also combats self-deception, helps to curb overindulgence, and ward off poor judgment. Amethyst gently cleanses the aura, protects it, and draws in divine energy. Amethysts effects are enhanced by Rose Quartz.
Aventurine brings prosperity, stimulates creativity, increases perception, and expands awareness of life’s many possibilities. This deep green stone has a strong affinity to Venus, and activates, cleanses, and protects the heart chakra. It is a wonderful stone for fostering mature love.
Carnelian grounds the spirit in the present moment, facilitating direction, motivation, a sense of control in life and acceptance of life cycles. This vibrant orange stone uplifts the spirit, protecting against rage and resentment, and helps dispel depression. Carnelian motivates success in business, aids positive life choices, draws on experience to strengthen creativity, and encourages curiosity and enthusiasm.
Chrysocholla aids relaxation, meditation, and communication. This stone encourages speaking one’s truth, giving personal confidence combined with sensitivity to others. Its calming influence helps soothes the emotions, heal heartache and increases capacity to love. Chrysocholla fosters peace, wisdom, truth and love.
Citrine- A stone of prosperity, Citrine is believed to attract wealth, success, happiness, and generosity. Citrine increases motivation, physical energy and creativity, and also promotes inner calm. It is used to stabilize love of one’s self by honoring personal choices for growth and spirituality. Citrine dispels negative feelings and aids in accepting constructive criticism.
Coral- Sacred in Pacific islands and Mediterranean, coral was worn as a protective amulet to guard against the evil eye, accidents, violence, and theft. Coral is also worn to effect inner changes and heal the spirit, dispelling fear and depression while encouraging courage, and wisdom.