& their properties
Tiger's eye is a stone of good luck, wealth and courage. It is said to bless the wearer/carrier with personal empowerment, a joyful outlook and sunny disposition, whilst maintaining mental clarity and foresight. It is said to bring passion and physical strength to the carrier. Tigers Eye, for aeons has been worn and carried as a talisman for protection. It is especially helpful against dark magic. A good luck stone, it can also be used for uncovering the truth, helping one remain grounded.
Sunstone is stone of many positive attributes, bringing abundance and good luck wherever it treads! Sunstone is thought to be a stone of personal power, expanded consciousness and leadership. It reflects the qualities of light beautifully bringing openness, warmth, strength and clarity of thought and mind. It is said to give respite from fearfulness and stressful emotions in the mind and energy fields. It is also said to provide a source of strength if you are dependent on others emotionally. It can lift depressive moods and is said to be beneficial for S.A.D. suffers. It is seen as a stone that encourages optimism and enthusiasm, generally lightening up ones thoughts and life! It is also said to be helpful for people who are dieting as it’s said to suppress the apatite and speed metabolism. Sunstone can be used to unblock the solar plexus chakra and assist in matters of confidence and self respect.
Rose Quartz is a stone of warmth, gentleness, acceptance and love. It encourages self acceptance, self love, confidence and personal worth. Rose Quartz is said to open the heart to the beauty within and all around us, and will begin its healing by helping forgiveness, and releasing old issues. It encourages kindness on all levels. It teaches forgiveness and tolerance bringing kindness and love into the heart for yourself and others. It is said to emanate unconditional love and nurturing and helps us attract positive, gentle, non-judgemental love into our lives.
Rose Quartz is also said to smooth-out wrinkles by stroking it over your lines and keeping a piece under your pillow!! What more could you possibly ask for in a crystal. Keep a piece next to your bed to encourage romantic love into your life, or just to warm up old love that might need a boost.
Clear Quartz is the most popular and versatile healing stone of all the crystals. It is the most powerful healing stone thought to be able to work on any condition. It is known as the stone of power and amplifies any energy or intention. It is said to protects against negativity, connecting you to your higher self. It also is said to relieve pain if placed on the area of discomfort (make sure you are using a clean piece or leave it in salt water for a few hours before rinsing and using it ). It has been seen, and felt, to strengthen the auric field, good to use if you spending time in negative environments as it holds your energy in, and others energy out. Clear Quartz holds information, and is very effective to use when it has been programmed for a specific purpose. It’s often used to activate, clear and align all of the chakras. It is said to be a good Crystal for Fibromyalgia as it heals with the pain and soothes nerves.
Amethyst is a powerful protection stone creating a bubble around the carrier, warding off psychic attacks and negative energy. Physically, Amethyst boosts production of hormones and tunes the endocrine system and metabolism. It strengthens the cleansing and eliminating organs as well as the immune system, and is an excellent blood cleanser. Amethyst relieves physical, emotional and psychological pain or stress. It is also seen as the sobering stone, very good for any and all forms of addiction, from alcoholism to anorexia, if you suffer with either of these, or love someone who does, a good sized piece of Amethyst under their bed, at the head end will work while they sleep (though it does also have a sobering effect on the libido too so bear that in mind! :)). It is the perfect stone for meditation. It is also the perfect calming antidote for rage and anger Amethyst assists in encouraging our growth towards our higher potential and spiritual expansion. It also brings peace, insight and calmness, and helps insomnia sufferers sleep more easily.
Green Aventurine is a stone of Good Luck and love. It comforts, harmonises, protects the heart and can help attract love.
It is said to have a positive effect on the thoughts, strengthening ones sense of self, it’s the perfect stone for those who are looking for a positive new view on their life.
The Green variety of this stone is told to relieve anxiety and calm one’s emotions. It is said to have the ability to enhance the cheerfulness and sense of humour of the person carrying it.
Attracts Luck , abundance, and success and is recommended for working through unresolved emotional issues .
Turquoise is said to be symbol of friendship, stimulates romantic love and has long been worn as a protective talisman by kings and laymen alike. Turquoise promotes self-realisation and assists creative problem solving.
It is also said to help to Dispel negative energy, to balance and align the chakras and help to stabilise mood swings encouraging calm emotional states. It is excellent for depression and exhaustion, and it also has the power to help prevent panic attacks. Turquoise is said to help the body to absorb nutrients, calm cramps and neutralise stomach acid. It purifies lungs, soothes and clears sore throats, and helps to heal any ailment of the eyes.
Smokey Quartz is said to emit a strongly protective energy. It helps ground the user and is effective when used for working with the lower Chakras. Smoky Quartz is one of the best crystals for absorbing and transmuting negative energies. It is also very good for pain relief. Whilst this stone has a slow and solid energy, it is still very powerful in it’s action. Smoky Quartz can facilitate meditation, helping to heighten awareness and deepen the mental state, while simultaneously pulling away negative energies from the aura and keeping you centred. It is also said that Smoky Quartz can help integrate spiritual energy and messages from other dimensions integrating them into the physical form. For people living with cancer this lovely stone is a wonderful addition for helping in the treatment of radiation related illnesses that arise due to chemotherapy.
It has a great reputation also for general detoxification.