METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES
CRYSTALS & STONES
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Agate (All types)
Agate was highly valued as a talisman or amulet in ancient times. It was said to quench thirst and protect from fevers. Persian magicians used agate to divert
storms.  Agate is good protective energy stone, especially for children, and is very calming and soothing. It also can help strengthen the body's connection to the
earth. It can give courage, energy, strength, and dispels fears, all of which increase self-confidence.

Agate, Blue Lace
Blue Lace Agate: Blue lace agate is a cryptocrystalline quartz stone. Agate is a banded chalcedony, the bands having been formed by rhythmic crystallization.  This
stone comes from southwest Africa.  Agate strengthens the power of the Sun in your astrological sign when you wear it. It helps you stay well-balanced. It sharpens
the sight, illuminates the mind and helps you speak.  Blue lace agate helps you develop and realize your inner peace. These stones affect the physical body, first at
the densest levels, and then at the levels of some of the higher bodies as well.

Agate, Botswana
Botswana Agate is considered favorable to those who work with plants, trees and around water as it is thought to draw positive energies from them.  Considered an
excellent feminine power stone. Thought to help bring focus on solutions and work through emotional suppressions while enhancing creativity.  Thought to
counteract all manner of poisons, including emotional and spiritual.

Agate, Moss
Despite its name, moss agate does not contain organic matter and is usually formed from weathered volcanic rocks.
Moss agate is sometimes called the "gardener's stone" due to its properties of helping ensure a full crop. In addition to a full crop, moss agate brings general
abundance, success, and prosperity. It can also help one gain peace with extreme or excessive duties in life and brings self-confidence and higher self-esteem.
Moss agate is also a protective stone, as are all agates.

Amazonite
Amazonite is a mineral of limited occurrence in Chehabinsk, Russia and in Madagascar.  It is said to enhance intuition, psychic powers, creativity, intellect, and
psychic ability. Amazonite is often associated with the throat chakra, and as such, can be beneficial to communication.

Amber
Most of the world's amber is in the range of 30–90 million years old.  Amber gives a soothing, light energy that is both calming and energizing at the same time.
Mystical lore says that amber is beneficial for purifying the body, bone problems, heart problems, circulation, ears, hearing problems, endocrine system, general
healing purposes.

Amethyst
Amethyst is a violet or purple variety of quartz and has long been called the "sobriety stone." In ancient Rome, crushed amethyst was added to wine cups to prevent
drunkenness. It is said to assist with healing alcoholism, compulsive behaviors, and addictions of all kinds. Amethyst brings energies of stability, peace, calm,
balance, courage and inner strength. It has been used to protect against psychic attacks. On the spiritual level, amethyst can help open to communication with
angels, telepathy and other psychic abilities. It is an excellent stone for meditation or dream work, past life work, and can help you see your path. It has also been
used to help ease the pain of grief, and promote happiness.

Amethyst, Chevron (also known as Banded Amethyst)
Chevron amethyst combines the strengthening and enhancing qualities of quartz with the stress relieving qualities of amethyst.

Ametrine
Also known as Trystine, is a naturally occurring variety of  quartz. It is a mixture of Amethyst and Citrine with zones of purple and yellow or orange. It is mined in
Bolivia, although there are deposits being exploited in Brazil and India.  Ametrine energies are said to stimulate the intellect and rid the aura of negative energy.  It
also has the basic properties of both the amethyst and the citrine that comprise it.

Andalusite
Andalusite is a common metamorphic mineral which forms under high pressure and/or temperature. Andalusite is sometimes called "The Seeing Stone" because it is
used in metaphysical works to calmly see the various parts of one's character without bias.

Angel Aura Quartz (aka Opal Aura, Rainbow Aura, Pearl Aura)
Angel Aura Quartz is quartz that is permanently treated by fusing platinum and/or silver crystals with heat and vacuum to give it its gorgeous angelic coloring.
Mystical lore counts It a stone of high spiritual energy. It is said that it is very helpful to the aura which it can protect, balance, and bring energetic health.

Angelite (Blue Anhydrite)
The color of light-blue angelite relates it to the fifth (throat) chakra, which governs communication.  Turquoise colored Angelite helps in team building and group
cohesiveness for the achievement of goals and dreams. Aquamarine color helps us to express our deepest spiritual truths.  Helpful in telepathic communication.  As
its name suggests, it helps in communication with angels. You can also use it to connect with your animal spirit guides.  Assists in healing anger.

Angel Wing (Alunite)
A stone that can help balance yin/yang, physical and emotional energies as well as environmental energies, bringing unbalanced or dysfunctional energies into
harmony. Because of this, angel wing has a stabilizing and grounding effect.

Apache Tear
A type of nodular obsidian (volcanic black glass). When polished, it is opaque to nearly translucent. The color ranges from brown to black.  Apache Tears are said to
relieve grief and sadness as well as assisting in giving and accepting forgiveness.  

Apatite
A stone that mystically can stimulate the thoughts and ideas. It is said to increase intellect, imagination, and intuitive awareness. As a meditation or awareness tool It
is said to help you maintain focus, learn, concentrate effectively, think clearly, and communicate better. Apatite can be used to enhance the energies of other
crystals and stones.  The different colors respond to the chakras, blue to the throat, green to the heart, golden to the solar plexas/crown, and yellow to the also to
the solar plexas.

Apophyllite
A class of minerals that also includes the micas. Apophyllite is an aid to meditation and helps make a conscious connection with the spiritual world.

Aqua Aura (Aqua Aura Quartz)
Are natural quartz crystal formations that are infused with pure Gold creating an immensely powerful protection combination which fuses the White, Blue and Gold
Rays into an iridescent display of Light. Aqua aura is quartz that is gold infused by taking 12 hours to heat the quartz to 1600F while setting a vacuum equal to 2
earth atmospheres, then letting chemically purified gold vapors into the chamber when the temperature and vacuum are correct. This bonds the gold to the lattice of
the crystal, forming a permanent bond to the surface of the quartz and giving it an electric blue color.  Increases psychic skills and awareness. Aqua Aura assists
with meditation, telepathy, and psychic healing by bringing more intense energy to the effort.

Aquamarine
A gemstone -quality transparent variety of beryl, having a delicate blue or bluish-green colour, suggestive of the tint of sea-water. It's closely related to emerald.
Some of the finest coming from Russia and Sri Lanka. Clear yellow beryl, such as occurs in Brazil, is sometimes called aquamarine chrysolite.  Aquamarine is
metaphysically known as a stone of courage and fortitude. It is said to assist with quick intellectual response.

Aragonite
Increases energy, in particular it increases the energy of prayers and magic charms.  It said to boost self-confidence and feelings of self-worth and diminishes anger
and relieves stress.   Aragonite is professed by mystical lore to be beneficial for chronic fatigue, hair loss.

Aventurine (Green)
A form of quartz, green, but it may also be orange, brown, yellow, blue or gray.  Said to benefit one in all areas of creativity, and imagination, as well as intellect and
mental clarity.  Enhances prosperity and brings career success. It is a gentle stone energetically that gives a sense of calm and balance and enhances happiness. It
also helps one to see alternatives and potentials in all situations, giving a positive outlook, courage and inner strength. It is also said to bring luck, especially in
games of chance. Green aventurine is also a mystical stone of prosperity. Aventurine bring friendship to one's life. It is also a stone of protection energies.  It is said
to be beneficial for blood, circulatory system, headaches, general health, and sleep disorders. Associated with the heart chakra.

Aventurine, Peach
Gently increases the energy of the sacral chakra. It helps with decision making and can boost creativity. Physically it is beneficial for the lungs, heart, and adrenal
glands.

Azurite
The name azurite comes from the Arabic word for blue. Azurite is used in jewelry and also collected as a beautiful mineral specimen.  Azurite is called the "stone of
heaven."  It aids in developing psychic awareness, psychic skills and abilities, enhances intuition, and is said to guide you to be accurate in depicting psychic
experiences. It is also an excellent stone for meditation, allowing you to enter a meditative state easily. It can enhance prophesy and divination. Helps you control
energy flow and bring just the right amount of energy to any situation.  Helpful for healing in general, arthritis, joint problems, depression, sinuses, skin problems.

Bixbite (Red Beryl)
Bixbite (also known as red beryl, red emerald, or scarlet emerald) is very rare, only known to occur in a few locations in the western United States and one in Mexico.  
Bixbite, is used by intuitives and mystics to bring harmony to relationships and enhance compatibility. It is also used to strengthen creativity energy.  

Bloodstone
Bloodstone, green jasper dotted with bright red spots of iron oxide, was treasured in ancient times and long served as the birthstone for March. This attractive
chalcedony quartz is also known as Heliotrope because in ancient times polished stones were described as reflecting the sun: perhaps the appearance of the gem
reminded the ancients of the red setting sun reflected in the ocean.  It is said to help with calming, particularly in survival situations. It brings mystical energies of
increasing adaptability and organization, and lessening confusion and anxiety.

Blue Calcite
It is a calming and soothing stone. It amplifies energies, particularly in the areas of communications and thought.

Blue Chalcedony
A stone with a gentle energy that feels kind of dreamy.  Metaphysically, blue chalcedony has been used for the eyes, open sores rapid healing, blood, circulation,
bones.

Blue Lace Agate
Agate strengthens the power of the Sun in your astrological sign when you wear it. It helps you stay well-balanced. It sharpens the sight, illuminates the mind and
helps you speak.  Blue lace agate helps you develop and realize your inner peace. These stones affect the physical body, first at the densest levels, and then at the
levels of some of the higher bodies as well.   As with all agates, it is a protective stone. Physically it has been used to aid with arthritis, headaches, digestive issues,
growth, and bones.

Blue Peruvian Opal (Blue Andean Opal)
This relatively rare stone comes from the Andes Mountains in Peru.  It is said to improve self-esteem and self-love. It is also said to be an aid to creativity and
communication of all types.

Blue Quartz (aka Dumortierite Quartz)
Blue quartz, sometimes called dumortierite or dumortierite quartz, enhances organizational abilities, self-discipline and orderliness.

Blue Tigers Eye (aka Hawk's Eye)
Blue Tigers Eye, which is also known as Hawks Eye, enhances integrity of communication and practical communication.

Brecciated Jasper
Has the qualities of enhancing organizational abilities, relaxation, and a sense of wholeness. It is occasionally used to assist when dowsing. It aligns the chakras and
balances the yin-yang, physical, and emotional. It is a stone of protection, and is used in particular for protection during astral travel.

Bronzite
Bronzite is called both a "Stone of Focused Action" and a "Stone of Courtesy". It is helpful for helping with certainty and with taking control of our actions.
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