L U N A G E M S T O N E S
Agate - Strength & Harmony
Agate is a stone of strength. It was used by the Ancients on the breastplates of armor to give warriors strength and make them victorious in battle. It is considered to give strength both energetically and physically in battles.
Agate enhances creativity and strengthens the intellect, making it a beneficial stone for both students and artists. It is also known as a good luck stone. As a stone of harmony, one of the things agate does is balance yin/yang energy.
Agate increases energy. However, because it is a grounding stone, it does not increase energy at all times, but rather enables bursts of energy as needed. In this way, agate is a conservation stone, and enhances life longevity.
Alabaster - Balance
Alabaster used magically to symbolize purity, the whiter the stone the better. Encourages feelings of peace and calmness and can be used to combat stress and heal arguments.
This stone can help its owner to be more forgiving. It enhances maturity and composure during stress, especially for those in the “service” industries. Tension from seeking information can be alleviated using this stone.
Amazonite - Communication
The meaning of the name of this stone relates to the Amazon River, as it is a location where there are considerable deposits of the stone first found thousands of years ago. It is also found in Madagascar, Russia, Canada, Namibia, Mozambique, Peru, India, Brazil and the USA, and in many other locations.
Amazonite is said to be the stone of truth, honor, integrity, hope, and trust. It is said to enhance intuition, psychic powers, creativity, intellect, and psychical ability. It is also a strong stone for communicating, and is particularly helpful if you sometimes find it difficult to tell the truth.
Amethyst - Inner peace
Amethyst has been thought to have many attributes throughout history. The stone was thought to control evil thoughts and quicken intelligence. Amethyst was known as a gem that would bring forth to the highest, purest aspirations of human kind.
Chastity, sobriety, and control over one’s thoughts were all attributes heightened by wearing the stone. The stone encouraged calm, bravery, and contemplation. It is also used to eliminate impatience.
Amethyst is not only a psychic protection stone, but is also used to protect one from thieves, and to protect travelers.
Aquamarine - Courage & Protection
The name Aquamarine comes from the Latin aqua marinus,meaning "water of the sea," and refers to its sparkling ocean-like color. Aquamarine is metaphysically known as a stone of courage and fortitude that can bring great power. It is said to assist with quick intellectual response. It brings inner peace, hope and self-love, gives shielding for the aura.
Aquamarine helps overcome the fear of speaking, and is an excellent stone for teachers and presenters of all types. It relaxes speakers to a stage of consciousness in which they are fully aware of their own truths, wisdom and feelings, and able to articulate them with clarity and conviction.
It is also said to be a wonderful good luck stone.
Brazilian Black Stone - Confidence
Brazilian Black Stone is a powerful grounding stone, electrical in nature, providing a connection between Earth and the human spirit. It promotes a sense of power and self-confidence, allowing for a clearer, more objective view of the world. It is empowering to those who must live or work in challenging environments.
Brazilian Black Stone is also a highly protective stone that can repel all types of negativity and electromagnetic pollution. It cleanses and balances the aura and you can also use it to promote a positive outlook, despite the circumstances.
Coral - Protection
There have been many beliefs throughout history at to the positive attributes of coral. It has always been thought to have the power to protect the wearer against evil and enchantments.
Coral can be also used to reconnect with nature and its variety of wonders. It attracts love and prosperity, particularly red coral, which is a stone of passion. Creativity and optimism are also qualities that coral brings out. Emotionally, coral brings inner peace, strength, and understanding of purpose.
Gold Stone - Aspiration & Ambition
Goldstone is a man made gemstone that has been around since the European Rennaissance. According to folklores, an alchemist during his experiments, or a monk while producing a secret recipe mistakenly poured copper shavings into molten glass, which produced an element which was hard and glossy in nature and characteristics.
Goldstone is thought to be the stone of aspiration and ambition. It instils liveliness, energy, audacity and an optimistic attitude. It increases the urge to achieve something, and confidence to accomplish any task. A soothingly healing stone, Goldstone is believed to promote vivacity and vitality.
Grass Flower Jasper - Control over thoughts
Jasper is known as the "supreme nurturer". It sustains and supports you during times of stress and brings tranquillity and a feeling of wholeness. Used in healing, it unifies all aspects of your life.
Jasper imparts determination to all tasks. It brings you courage to get to grips with problems and encourages you to be honest with yourself. Jasper is a supportive stone during conflict. It helps with quick thinking and promotes organisational skills. It also helps you see things through to the end, stimulates the imagination and transforms ideas into action.
Hematite - Courage
Hematite has an excellent grounding and balancing energy, as well as being a powerful aid to stimulate the mind.
It enhances memory and evokes deep thought. It has a highly protective energy and is excellent in helping women who lack courage.
Emotionally, hematite decreases negativity. This lowering of negativity can benifit by helping balance the body/mind/spirit connection. It also is said to balance the meridiians, boost self-esteem, and self-confidence.
Howlite - Inner peace
Howlite was named after Henry How, a Canadian chemist, geologist, and mineralogist who identified it in 1868 in Nova Scotia where it was first found by gypsum miners.
Howlite is a wonder stone for calming upset states of mind and emotion. Howlite decreases an overly critical state of mind, selfishness, stress, and anxiety, bringing calm and relaxation. Howlite also can decrease anger originating from within or externally. The wake of such calming can help one be truly comfortable as oneself without the need to pretend to be anything but what you are.
Howlite is also used to heighten creativity and expand self-expression.
Lapis Lazuli - Harmony in relationships
Lapis Lazuli is one of the most sought after stones in use since man's history began. Its deep, celestial blue remains the symbol of royalty and honor, gods and power, spirit and vision. It is a universal symbol of wisdom and truth. It's name comes from the Latin lapis, "stone," and the Persian lazhuward, "blue."
It is a stone of friendship and brings harmony in relationships. Lapis Lazuli is also a stone of communication that can bring truthfulness, openness, and mental clarity.
Lapis Lazuli can bring mental and emotional virility and strengthen the mind. It is also said to enhance creativity.
Labradorite - Transformation
According to legend, the Northern Lights were trapped inside the rocks along the coast of Labrador. One day they were found by an Inuit warrior who freed them with his spear. Sadly, the warrior couldn’t release of all the lights and so some remained imprisoned in the rocks.
Labradorite has been valued for its power as well as its beauty for centuries. It can be used to bring amazing changes to your life. Labradorite is considered by mystics to be a stone of transformation and magic. It is said to clear, balance and protect the aura, as well as being an excellent stone for general protection. It is purported to help provide clarity and insight into your destiny, as well as attract success.
Labradorite is said to increase intuition, psychic development, esoteric wisdom, help with subconscious issues, and provide mental illumination.
Moukaite Jasper - Positive energy
Moukaite Jasper is an Australian Jasper and an Aboriginal Mother Earth stone. It carries an invigorating frequency of strength and vitality. Moukaite promotes an ageless spirit willing to accept change and seek new experiences, and awakens one’s natural instincts in knowing the right direction to take.
Moukaite promotes positive energy and new ideas, helping us gain enthusiasm and bringing the excellence of ourselves. It also helps one to be more social, encouraging new perception and communication skills. Is extremely good to use in negative situations, as it provides a shield over the user whilst working to neutralise the environment.
Obsidian - Revoves negative energy
Black Obsidian Stone is a powerful cleanser of psychic smog created within your aura and a strongly protective stone, forming a shield against negativity. Obsidian helps you to understand who you truly are and not who you think you are, it will help to integrate these two perceptions into a whole.
Obsidian is a stone without boundaries or limitations. It works extremely fast and with great power. It is truth enhancing, reflective qualities are merciless in exposing flaws, weaknesses and blockages. Nothing can be hidden from obsidian. It points out how to relieve all destructive conditions.
Pearl - Truth & Loyalty
These Moon and Water ruled "gems" enhance sincerely, truth and loyalty. They bring centring and a calming reflection, as well as attune the wearer to the ebb and flow of life. They promote faith, honesty, purity, wisdom, charity and personal integrity.
Pearls help to balance the human body’s natural rhythms and hormone levels with lunar cycles. This stone will bring you inner wisdom and help to strengthen and nurture the growth of pure love. It will teach you to open up and find the meaning and the purpose of your “true self.” They enlighten the mind and inspire the mood, while helping you to learn to love yourself more and, in turn, love others more, as well. Pearl enhances feelings of good will and positive, uplifting feelings.
Moonstone - Love & Protection
Since earliest times, Moonstone has been a tangible connection to the magic of the moon - an amulet of protection for travelers, a gift of lovers for passion, a channel for prophecy, and a path to wisdom. Moonstone has been used in Roman jewelry for nearly two thousand years, even longer in the Orient. It has always been a sacred stone in India with a special significance for lovers, and is a traditional wedding gift there.
Moonstone brings hope, enhances feminine energies, sensitivity and intuition. Moonstone is also a stone of protection and a stone of calm and relief from emotional stress. It is associated with love of all kinds.
Rose Quartz - Innocence & Love
Rose Quartz has been used as a love token since 600 B.C and still an important symbol and talisman of love and relationship. It helps attract new love, romance, intimacy and develop a closer bond with family and friends.
Rose Quartz is thought to be the symbol of unconditional love and brings soft feminine energy to wearer's behaviour.
It dissolves fears, wounds, and resentment as well as circulates loving energy throughout one's aura.
It provides a deep sense of self-fulfillment and self-contentment.
Sodalite - Intuition
Sodalite promotes intuition and trust in your own judgment. Sodalite encourages being true to self and standing up for your beliefs. A stone of self-expression and confidence, Sodalite can aid in issues of self-worth, self-acceptance, and self-esteem.
It is said that the longest journey you can ever take is the one that leads from your head to your heart. The unique gift of Sodalite is to help you achieve just that. This stone clears mental confusion and brings inner peace. Sodalite is a bridge between the worlds of thoughts and feelings.