Learn More About Gemstones and Their Meanings




Please note that all metaphysical and/or healing properties listed on this website are collected from various sources. This information is offered as a courtesy only and does not guarantee any medical or mental health benefit whatsoever. 


  1. Cunningham, Scott. "Encyclopedia of Crystal, Gem and Metal Magic". Llewellyn Publications, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 1995. 
  2. Melody. "Love is in the Earth: A Kaleidoscope of Crystals". Earth Love Publishing House, Wheat Ridge, Colorado, 1995. 
  3. Sullivan, Kevin. "The Crystal Handbook". Penguin Books, New York, 1987.
  4. Hall, Judy. "The Crystal Bible". Godsfield Press Ltd., Hampshire, UK, 2003.

AGATE <> Strength, courage, longevity, gardening, love, healing, protection. Agate can be used to stimulate analytic balance, capability, and precision. All agates strengthen the effect of other stones. Agates are grounding stones that help you obtain a better physical and emotional balance. [ Astrological Sign of Gemini ]

AMETHYST <> Dreams, healing, psychism, courage, balance, happiness, intellectual energy, love, transdimensional connector between planes of existence, protection against evil. Amethyst also bestows stability, strength, invigoration, and peace; the peace being the perfect peace which was present prior to birth. [ Astrological Signs of Pisces, Virgo, Aquarius, & Capricorn ]

ARAGONITE <> Oneself, stress, anger, meditation, insight into problems, discipline, enhances, and reliability. It enhances one's patience and helps one to maintain comfortably during conditions requiring the acceptance of an abundance of responsibilities. [ Astrological Sign of Capricorn ]

AVENTURINE <> Mental powers, eyesight, gambling, money, peace, luck, healing, treatment for disorders of the body. It also reinforces one's decisiveness, amplifies one's leadership qualities, and is a willing participant in instinctive action. [ Astrological Sign of Aries ]

BLACKSTONE <> Spiritual Value; has powers associated with its blackness that intensifies the spiritual values of the surrounding gemstones. [ Astrological Sign of Leo ]

CARNELIAN <> Sexual energy, protection, peace, healing, courage, strengthens the voice, provides self-confidence, and confers eloquence on the speaker. The energy of carnelian is favorable with respect to cleansing negativity from other stones. It protects against envy, fear, and rage, and helps to banish sorrow from the emotional structure.

[ Astrological Signs of Taurus, Cancer, & Leo ]

CHINESE WRITING STONE <> Clarity in translation with respect to the writing and furthering of the interpretation of that which is written. Dreams, helps with plans and strategies and personal freedom. [ Astrological Sign of Pisces ]

DUMORTIERITE <> Reduces excitability, eliminate stubbornness, provides self-confidence, appeals to women and men equally, this is a NO-NONSENSE stone. It is an excellent stone for patience, allowing for the recognition of the potential of any or all with whom one is involved. [ Astrological Sign of Leo ]

FELDSPAR <> Assists one in detaching from the old, encouraging unconventional and exciting methods to attain one's goals. Generates self-awareness and self-love. It assists one in locating that which has been misplaced and in discovering and understanding previously unidentified messages from both within and without the self. [ Astrological Sign of Aquarius ]

FLUORITE <> Rekindles sexual mental powers, diminishes stress, spiritual awakening, anchor to reality. It increases the ability to concentrate, balancing the positive and negative relationships of the mind. It helps one to see both reality and truth behind illusion. [Astrological Signs of Pisces & Capricorn ]

GARNET <> Healing, protection, strength, during the Middle Ages it was thought to drive off demons and night phantoms. Garnet enhances one's internal fire, bringing the creative powers to the stage of implementation. [ Astrological Signs of Leo, Virgo, Capricorn, & Aquarius ]    

HEMATITE <> Improves self-esteem and healing, grounding and divination, gazing at the reflection and visualization of a question, the answer will be provided to you. It helps one to realize that the only limitations that exist are those self-limiting concepts within the mind. Hematite helps one to attain a soft meditative state, providing for smooth grounding and bringing tranquility and emotion clarity. [ Astrological Signs of Aries & Aquarius ]

HOWLITE <> Communication, facilitates awareness, encourages emotional expression, patience, memory, desire for knowledge, and ambition to reach one's goals. It stimulates acceptance of wisdom over intellect and helps to banish confusion. It furthers humanitarian and independent pursuits. [ Astrological Sign of Gemini ]

JADE <>  Love, healing, longevity, wisdom, protection gardening, prosperity, and money. It is said to have brought the user a long and fruitful life, with a gentle transition from this body to the spiritual world. It releases one's limitations such that permission is granted which allows one to actualize aspirations and to attain limitless achievements. [ Astrological Signs of Aries, Gemini, Taurus, & Libra ] 

JASPER <> Beauty, healing, health, and protection. It is worn or carried to promote mental processes and to restrain dangerous desires or whims which could lead to hazardous situations. It balances the yin-yang energy and balances the physical, emotional, and intellectual bodies. [ Astrological Sign of Leo ] 

LABRADORITE <>  Gem healers claim it elevates the wearer's consciousness and connection with the energies of the universe. It enhances patience and an inner knowing of the right time. Labradorite brings the commencement of recognition of one's inherent analytical and rational abilities. It further promotes the synthesis of intellectual thought with the intuitive, mystical, and psychic wisdom. [ Astrological Signs of Sagittarius, Scorpio, & Leo ]

LAPIS LAZULI <> Joy, love, fidelity, psychism, protection, and courage. It can assist in the organization of one's life and in the routine day-to-day activities in which one is involved. Lapis Lazuli, a rather expensive stone, is healing and soothing. Simply touching the body with this stone improves your mental, physical, spiritual, psychic, and emotional condition. [ Astrological Sign of Sagittarius ]

LILAC STONE <> Love, heart and beauty, friendships, calming, comfort, and increases confidence. [ Astrological Sign of All ]

MAGNESITE <> Enhances desires, grounding, balance, protection, stability. It enables one to project one's mind and to view things from a distance, encouraging trust in one's own intuition. It can assist in visualization and imagery and in promoting dynamic, revolutionary ideas. [ Astrological Sign of Aries ]

MARBLE <> It is a protective and cleansing stone that is beneficial for the blood, skin, and cleansing systems of one's body. It further provides guidance in the purification and control of thoughts, assisting one in the actualization of that which is desired. [ Astrological Sign of Cancer]

MOTHER OF PEARL <> Tremendous spiritual value for those whose high goals and attitudes keep them feeling stressed. Gives the person in the mirror a break. [Astrological Signs of Cancer, Libra, & Scorpio ]

OBSIDIAN <> Divination, peace, protection, and grounding. Obsidian is lava that cooled fast and quite useful in healing. Provides both the healer and the subject with clarity with respect to both the cause and the amelioration of the disease. [ Astrological Sign of Sagittarius ]

ONYX <> Defensive magic, reducing sexual desires, protection. A good stone for athletes or people under extreme mental and emotional stress. It can be used to banish grief, to enhance self-control, to stimulate the power of wise decision-making, and to encourage happiness and good fortune. [ Astrological Sign of Leo ]

PERIDOT <> Sleep, health, protection, and wealth. Can be used to cleanse and stimulate the heart and solar plexus chakras. Helps to regulate physical, mental, emotional, intellectual and life cycles, and enhances Enlightenment. [ Astrological Signs of Virgo, Leo, Scorpio, & Sagittarius]

PREHNITE <> Can be used to multiply energy and to enhance one's protective fields. It is a stone for dreaming and remembering. It enhances one's ability for prophesy, bringing in the aid of Divine inspiration. [ Astrological Sign of Libra ]

QUARTZ: CRYSTAL <> Protection, healing, psychism power, lactation, and improves creativity. Quartz is said to bring the energy of the stars into the soul. The quartz crystal can create altered states of consciousness and can serve as a vehicle for both reaching and utilizing the talents and abilities of the mind. The quartz crystal provides for purification of the physical, mental, and spiritual bodies. [ Astrological Sign of All ]

QUARTZITE <>  Exhibits most of the same properties of quartz; the energy is, however, not directed quite as efficiently. It is an excellent stone for supporting one during the stages of lesson learning, providing insight to the diminishment of limitations and to those responsibilities which are not necessary. [ Astrological Sign of Capricorn ]

RHODONITE <> Wear this stone to be calm and peaceful, to cast off confusion, doubt, and incoherent tendencies. This stone can create a clear path to balance the yin-yang energy, synthesizing the qualities of the spirituality of the universe, and balancing the energies of the Earth plane. Rhodonite has been called a "stone of love" and helps one to achieve his/her greatest potential. [ Astrological Sign of Taurus ]

SERPENTINE <>  An excellent stone for enhancing the meditative state. Serpentine can render assistance to disorders in all areas of the body, the emotional karma, and the overall mental structure. Conscious direction of energies toward a problem. Serpentine can help you feel more in control of life. [ Astrological Sign of Gemini ]

SILVER <> Invocation, love, psychism, dreams, peace, protection, travel, and money. Mental activity is clarified, and you may notice an increase in your ability to approach intellectual problems. Many psychics constantly wear silver in order to more easily tap into the subconscious. 


If you are angry or nervous, wear some silver. Silver is used extensively with gemstones because the metal is able to both attract and retain, unto itself, those qualities which are emitted by the stone. [ Astrological Signs of Cancer & Aquarius ]

SODALITE <> Healing, peace, meditation, and wisdom. It is a healing stone, especially for emotionally related diseases or those caused by stress, nervousness, anger, or fear. It is an excellent stone for use in groups; it provides for fellowship, solidarity, and a commonality of goal and purpose, within the group. [ Astrological Sign of Sagittarius ]

TIGERS EYE <> Divination, money, luck, protection, courage, and energy. Tiger eye can help one to become practical and of discrete mind, as well as more grounded. It can eliminate the "blues" and can bring brightness and optimism to the user.


It also assists in providing insight to those issues which induce internal mental battles, delivering one from the "horns of dilemma" and the conflicts associated with willful pride. It provides for balancing of the yin-yang energy.


It further assists in the integration and balancing of both hemispheres of the brain, bringing awareness to perception. It has been used to stimulate wealth and to enhance the stability required to maintain wealth. [ Astrological Sign of Capricorn ]

TIGER IRON <> It can be utilized in creative endeavors, prompting the artistic abilities toward wondrous beauty and works, revealing the ultimate in balance and mathematical exactitude. It helps one to find havens of refuge when danger is perceived. It helps one to find havens of refuge when danger is perceived. In addition, is stimulated the physical vitality to "put a tiger in your tank". [ Astrological Sign of Leo ]

TOURMALINE <> Love, friendship, money, business, health, peace, wealth, energy, courage, and astral projection. It can be used to attract inspiration, to diminish fear by promoting understanding, and to encourage self-confidence. Tourmaline has been used to stimulate balance between the left and right sides of the brain and to enhance cooperative efforts in the areas of creativity and healing. [ Astrological Sign of Libra ]

TURQUOISE <> Protection, courage, money, love, friendship, healing, and luck. It can bring any and all energies to a higher level. It is valuable for grounding and can help to prevent one from losing touch with the conscious mind during deep meditations.


Turquoise is a healer of the spirit, providing for a soothing energy and peace of mind. It has also been known to guide one through the unknown, protecting while promoting one's independence in action. It was used in ancient times to insure property and to protect against accidents. It acts to induce wisdom and understanding and to enhance trust, kindness, and recognition. [ Astrological Signs of Sagittarius, Pisces, & Scorpio ]


 Not intended for children under the age of 8.  Babies, toddlers and young children can choke on small pieces and should not be given jewelry to wear or play with.