I have used many
sources to obtain stone property info and also rely on my own experiences.
On occasion I have found
the same info from more than one source.
Here is a list of books I
Crystal, Gem &
by Scott Cunningham
The Crystal Bible
by Judy Hall
The Crystal Bible 2
by Judy Hall
Body Mind Spirit
Rock of the Month
The Essential Guide to
by Simon & Sue Lilly
Properties of Stones and Crystals
Black & White Banded Agate
Brings protection, strength, and courage to the holder.
Builds self confidence and acceptance of ones self. A stone of
truth, it encourages speaking ones own truth. Enhances creativity.
Can be used to help find solutions to problems. Good for the nervous
system. Grounding stone, bringing emotional, physical, and intellectual
balance. Harmonizes yin and yang. Aids in centering and stabilizing
physical energy. Stabilizes the aura, eliminating and transforming negative
energies. Its multiple layers can bring hidden information to light,
great for meditation and Shamanic journeys. Aids self analysis and perception
of hidden circumstances, bringing to your attention any disease. Enhance
mental function by improving concentration, perception, and analytical
abilities, leading to practical solutions.
The above is true for agates in general. Some particular
types of agates have their own properties, as described below.
Agate, Blue Lace
A gentle, calming stone that engenders tranquility. Associated
with the element of Air, it assists in flight, grace, reaching higher
spiritual planes, communicating with angels, and activates the throat
chakra. Can ease the harsh edge of communication in difficult times,
enhance public speaking, and smooth discussions. An inspiring stone
that can assist in inner attunement, and has been used to perform miracles.
As with all agates, it is a protective stone. Physically it has been
used to aid with arthritis, headaches, digestive issues, growth, and
bones. Counteracts the repression and suppression of feeling that stem
from fear of being judged and rejected. Gently dissolves the old pattern
of repression and encourages a new mode of expression. Helps men to
release and accept their sensitivity and feeling natures. The peaceful
energies exuded from this stone neutralize feelings of anger.
Sometimes called the "change stone" because
of its property of helping one handle change in a positive way. It gently
helps one make transitions of any kind in a way that change is not as
difficult or painful as could be without it; it is a comforting stone.
Carrying a bit of Botswana agate in your pocket can help one cope easily
with the minor changes that life throws at us daily. Relief from depression
and/or grief is another property of Botswana agate. It helps focus on
solutions instead of problems, and thereby increases creativity. It
increases the power of one's intuition. Botswana agate is helpful in
overcoming addictions and other self-destructive compulsive behavior
patterns, as well as dealing with repressed emotional issues. As a success
stone, it helps one achieve and cope with success. It is also a stone
of sensuality. Connected to fire and smoke. Looks to solutions instead
of dwelling on problems, helps to explore unknown territory and your
Agate, Crazy Lace
Balancing and protecting stone, particularly emotionally
protective, said to ward off the "evil eye". It brings laughter
and absorbs emotional pain. Crazy lace agate is used to help with decision
making by balancing the physical, emotional, and mental so that it is
easy to make decisions. It also helps one stay focused. Physically,
crazy lace agate is excellent for increasing stamina and energy, and
is good for skin disorders such as acne, excema, etc., is beneficial
for the endocrine system and the heart.
Agate, dyed blue
This stone has been dyed to create the blue color. It
has all the properties of Agate (above) along with the associations
of the color blue. Blue stones are cooling and calming. Good for communication,
have one on you if you need to give a speech. Blue is also associated
with knowledge, truth, openness, and honesty.
Agate, Golden Lace
I did not know what this stone was when I got it.
I saw it pictured in a Fire Mountain catalog and so I used their name
See it online here.
I have since found out it is Coquina Jasper,
which makes more sense as most agates will have areas where light passes
through while jaspers do not.
Facilitate flow of energy, clears the mind, good for
meditation, useful when dealing with past events helping us to release
conditions that inhibit growth, helps with job hunting.
I do not know the source of these plume agates but
I'm pretty sure they are not the grave yard ones.
Enhances health of plants, creates a peaceful environment,
and can strengthen your connection to the earth. It has been used to
bring abundance. Healers use tree agate to align and correct anything
with branches (such as blood vessels, nerves, skeletal disorders). Fourth
Often confused with Moss Agate. Tree agate is white
and green. Moss agate is translucent with green moss-like inclusions.
Amazonite is a mint green to aqua green stone of truth,
honor, communication, integrity, and trust. Enhances intuition, psychic
powers, creativity, intellect, and psychic ability. Amazonite is often
associated with the throat chakra, and as such, can be beneficial to
communication. Sometimes associated with the heart chakra for loving
communication. Opens the third eye. Aligns the physical and astral bodies.
It can lessen stress and self-defeating behaviors by calming and building
self-esteem. Amazonite can assist with peacefully making the transition
out of this life. Heals emotional disturbances and the after effects
of emotional trauma. It is reputed to have healing powers of preventive
energy that's good for one's health in general, decreasing heart problems,
benefiting the muscles, helping the nervous system, lessening tooth
decay and osteoporosis. Powerful filtering action, blocks geopathic
stress, absorbs microwaves and cell phone emanations, protects against
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Amethyst, Chevron Go
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Aventurine, Green also
on the Quartz page
Is actuallyl a form a quartz.
Bloodstone AKA Heliotrope
Bloodstone is excellent for centering and grounding.
Helps with calming, particularly in survival situation as it teaches
how to avoid dangerous situations by strategic withdrawal and flexibility.
It brings mystical energies of increasing adaptability and organization,
and it lessens confusion and anxiety. Stone of courage, bringing mental,
physical and emotional renewal by releasing blockages. It is said to
be particularly good for helping emotional traumas and grief. Enhances
the intellect. Bloodstone is mystically used to bring energy to one
in many ways, including bringing abundance and prosperity, as well as
smoothing the way with legal issues. Believed to give the ability to
control the weather and to banish evil and negativity, also to direct
spiritual energies. In ancient times believed to have been an audible
oracle, giving off sounds as a means of guidance. It is associated with
the base, sacral, solar plexus and heart chakras. Bloodstone is said
by intuitive sources to be helpful in treating anemia and other diseases
of the blood, blood pressure, cardiovascular system, endocrine system,
kidney, bladder, physical strength issues, physical traumas, and post-surgical
Bloodstone is part of the Jasper family.
Called both a "Stone of Focused Action" and
a "Stone of Courtesy". It is said to bring certainty and to
help with taking control of our actions. It can also help one to think
ahead about things, enhancing the ability to take control of our own
lives. In this, because bronzite helps dispel uncertainty, it can help
us also take necessary actions for our own benefit, while still being
loving and polite and principled in our behavior. Bronzite is a good
grounding stone also. It is excellent for these same reasons to promote
change in a harmonious way. Physically, Bronzite is used in crystal
healing for ailments related to the solar plexus chakra, assimilation
of iron, lessening muscular tension, dispelling restlessness caused
by emotional and psycho-physical ailments.
Installs a feeling of well being and inflowing power. Stabilizing stone
with high energy. Helps regulate circulation Carnelian is an agate class
of chalcedony that is a stone of creativity, individuality and courage.
Like all agates, it has protection energies and can aid memory, including
recall of past lives. It can assist one in finding the right mate. Banishes
emotional negativity, replacing it with a love of life. In addition
it can help with manifestation of one's desires, and brings good luck.
Placed near a front door invokes protection and invites abundance into
the home. Improves analytic abilities and clarifies perception, removes
extraneous thoughts in mediation and tunes daydreamers into everyday
reality, sharpens concentration and dispels mental lethargy. Carnelian
can help ease or remove sorrows. It also helps stabilize energies in
the home. Sometimes called the "actor's stone", useful for
dramatic pursuits. Carnelian is associated with the root and sacral
chakras. Overcomes frigidity and impotence, heals lower back problems.
Physically, carnelian has been used to heal open sores, rejuvenate tissues
and cells, rheumatism, kidney stones and other kidney problems, gall
stones, colds, pollen allergies, and neuralgia.
Associated with serenity, intuition, tranquility, peace,
patience, subconscious wisdom, nurture, tolerance, acceptance, unconditional
love, meditation, calmness, hope gentleness and sensitivity. It is excellent
for the heart chakra. It flushes and heals heart blocks such as guilt,
loss, hurt or fear. Allows flexibility, self forgiveness, peace of heart
and patience. It keeps one in love, light and healing on a daily basis.
It is helpful with the heart, blood sugar, and emotional balance. It
draws out pain, heat (fevers, arthritis, inflammation, etc.), and is
an excellent therapeutic aid for healing loss, incest, and other traumas.
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A major electric conductor, making it a great tool for
those involved in energy based healing. Combats lethargy, passivity,
restlessness, excitability and non acceptance of ones self. Also brings
luck in recovering lost property.
Ok, not a stone but I did sell it : )
Sacred since time began. Powerful stabilizer and cleanser.
Draws the help of the gods to an enterprise. Originally black, it weathers
to different colors. Used for eons to accompany the dead to the next
world. Calls guides and power allies. Protective, it burns back curses
and ill wishing and is said to prevent nightmares. Hones the spirit
and cuts away all that is outworn and outgrown, slicing through psychological
blockages and problems and ties etherically linking people. Shards perform
etheric surgery and cauterize past life wounds, clearing the etheric
blueprint, physical or etheric bodies. Stabilizing action, brings structural
integrity to mental and physical bodies. Creates a shamanic anchor for
journeys to remember your soul. Creates the inner core solidity to ride
out earth changes. Effective conductor for electromagnetic energy, enhances
energy flow and is powerful earth healer. Symbolizing deep masculine
and green man mysteries, also provides a strong link to the Earth Mother,
taking you into her womb to reconnect to wise femininity and priestess
power. Perfect for rites of passage that mark the transitions of womanhood.
Assists men in connecting to their feminine qualities.
Black or brown assists in understanding
the deeper causes of depression and accepting the shadow side of your
nature, finding the gift within,
Orange gives inner strength during difficult times, lifting
Blue lifts you above the mundane into higher spiritual
understanding of disease, mentally supportive when you are struggling
with causes of problems and blockages, it clears these, facilitating
concentrated focused thought.
Helps bring order to chaos. Best crystal to overcome
any form of disorganization. Highly protective, especially on a psychic
level, helps to discern when outside influences are at work within yourself
and shuts off psychic manipulation and undue mental influence. A powerful
healing stone it also helps calm the over excitable. Strengthens the
bones and teeth. Cleanses and stabilizes the aura. Extremely effective
against computer and electromagnetic stress. Fluorite is said to produce
an energy which leads to organized growth, it is sometimes known as
the genius stone. Excellent learning aid, organizes and processes information,
linking what is already known with what is being learned. Fluorite stabilizes
physical, mental, and emotional and spiritual systems which is why we
often use it as a capstone for the wands. Links mind and emotions. Dissolves
illusions and reveals truth. Needs cleansing after use.
Clear - Stimulates the crown chakra to
clear and energize the auric field. It is used to align the chakras
to open pathways between universal energy and the physical, and to facilitate
energy transfer from other minerals in the healing state.
Blue - produces a calm energy which promotes communication,
enhances creativity, calms or revitalizes as needed, amplifies healing
potential by tightly focusing brain activity.
Green - grounds excess energy,
dissipates emotional trauma, clears infections, effective at absorbing
negative energy, brings information up from the subconscious mind and
accesses intuition, it is an effective auric, chakra, and mental cleanser
dissipating obsolete conditioning. Place in plant pot to keep plants
Yellow - is used to enhance
creativity and promote love between all things. Stabilizes group energy,
helpful for cooperative endeavors and intellectual activities.
Purple - stimulates the third eye
and imparts common sense to psychic communication. An excellent mediation
Connects to the past and ancient knowledge, great for
accessing past lives. Quiets the emotions, assists in telepathic communication..
Resolution in conflict, increase imagination.
Garnet is the stone of devotion; to others, to yourself
and to your aim. It awakens creativity and helps us to become more productive
and achievement oriented. It also attracts good luck. Red garnet inspires
romantic love, passion, sexuality, intimacy, sensuality, positive thoughts,
energy, inspiration, success within a career, popularity and self confidence.
Garnets warm and energize us emotionally and physically. Yang (avoid
if excess anger, impatience, high blood pressure, heat, inflammation,
etc.) Provides regeneration and balance. Draws negativity away from
the chakras. Inspires love and passion. Said to warn of approaching
danger and was long ago carried as a protective talisman. Fortifies,
activates, and strengthens the survival instinct, bringing courage and
hope into seemingly hopeless situations. Amplifies other crystals. If
you are going on a trip and want to bring take out a sparkling sort
of insurance policy, you should arm yourself with a garnet bracelet
in order to come full circle, unhurt and unscathed.Garnet is known as
the stone for a successful business. If your business is not as good
as it should be, just put 3 or more garnets on your desk. Put under
a pillow it will cure depression. Garnets can be used to make a person
popular and have self-esteem when worn as jewelry.
Hold and amplify energy within themselves. Can place
another stone/crystal within a geode and the geode will amplify the
energy of that stone/crystal, then the energy is slowly released into
the room. Used for protection and spiritual growth. Assist in breaking
addictions and are beneficial for an addictive or overindulgent personality.
Helps to see the whole picture before decision making. Helps to shape
ones own future. Improves communication skills.
Encourages optimism and so is great for stress and depression.
Dissolves negativity and prevents negative energy from entering the
aura. A grounding stone. Good for the blood. Protection. Harmonizes
mind, body and spirit, used during out of body journeying it protects
the soul and grounds it back into the body. Strong yang element and
balances the meridians, redressing yin imbalances. Beneficial for legal
situations. Supports timid women, boosts self esteem and survivability,
enhances willpower and reliability, confidence. Treats overeating, smoking
and any form of overindulgence. Helps to come to terms with mistakes
and to accept them as learning experiences rather than disasters. Stimulates
concentration and focus, enhances memory and original thought. Useful
for studying mathematics and technical skills. Can be used to balance
the auric field and align the chakras. Pulls stray energies down through
the meridian system and the root chakra. Carrying or wearing can assist
one in bringing ones dreams and aspirations into reality and learning
difference between true vision and fantasy. Manifestation. Teaches resolution
of polarity, balancing of opposites, and manifestation of light. Strongly
grounding stone, assisting one in carrying very high frequency energies
while still remaining connected to the earth and ones body. Fights
the effects of electromagnetic energy from computers and such.
More Hematite info in my September
2010 Newsletter, including info about magnetic "hematite"
Check out the Iron Stones:
Hematite & Magnetite page for more info
Hematite in tabular crystals with distinct metallic luster.
Best specimens from Michigan. Brings grounding and high energy at the
same time. Allows one to see the operation of the Divine in the events
of everyday life and aids in attaining the ability to comprehend multiple
levels of reality simultaneously. Assists light workers in understanding
how to bring their high aspirations into unity with physical life. Harmonizes
with moldavite, azeztulite, dandurite, prophecy stone, and other high
frequency stones, helping to ground their energies. Specular Hematite
is about transcending the mundane vision of what is spiritual
and allows yourself to create your own unique expression of spirit here
on Earth, using your personal gifts and dreams. Gives the ability to
transcend what is currently acceptable as a spiritual expression
and manifest what truly brings you joy. Allows to reach for the stars
and pursue your own visions, without being limited by what you think
is possible or allowed.
extremely calming stone. Links to the spiritual dimensions, opening
attunement and preparing the mind to receive wisdom and insights. It
assists journeys out of the body and accessing past lives. Foucusing
your sight into a piece of howlite can transport you to another time
or dimension. Placed on the third eye, it opens memories of other lives,
including those in the between life state and the spiritual dimensions.
Formulates ambitions, both spiritual and material and aids in achieving
them. Teaches patience and helps to eliminate rage and uncontrolled
anger. A piece in the pocket absorbs your own anger and any that is
directed toward you. Helps to overcome a tendency to criticalness and
shelfishness, stengthening positive character traits. Stills the mind
and is excellent for sleep (placed under pillow) or meditation, it allows
for calm and reasoned communication to take place. Strengthens memory
and stimulates a desire for knowledge. Calms urbulent emotions, especially
those that have past life causes. It releases the strings that tie old
emotions to present life triggers.
Facilitates peace and harmony between the mental, physical,
spiritual, and emotional aspects of your life. It is considered to be
a lucky stone. When the mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional aspects
operate in harmony and balance, goals become easier to reach. A stone
that takes a long time to make itself known but raises consciousness
and helps balance and heal the entire being. In China traditionally
a stone of protection, inner strength and good luck. Signifies wisdom
gathered in tranquility. Heart chakra, increases love and nurturing.
Stabilizes the personality and integrates the mind with the body, promotes
self sufficiency. Encourages you to become who you really are, awakens
hidden knowledge. Green: most common, calms nervous
system, channels passion in constructive ways, harmonize dysfunctional
Powerful healer, supreme nurturer. Sustains and supports
during stress, brings tranquility and wholeness, unifies all aspects
of your life. Reminds people to help each other, aligns chakras. Facilitates
Shamanic journeys and dream recall. Protection, grounds energies, absorbs
negative energy. Balances yin and yang, aligns physical, emotional,
and mental bodies with etheric realms. Clears electromagnetic and environmental
pollution. Determination, courage, honesty, quick thinking, organization,
imagination, prolongs sexual pleasure, supports during prolonged illness
or hospitalization, reenergiezes the body. Jasper works slowly so use
for long period of time.
The above is true for jasper in general. Some particular
types of jasper have their own properties, as described below.
Black Jasper (AKA Blackstone, Basanite)
Highly protective energy. It also has very healing
energy. Brings good luck to the bearer in a fight, whether it be a mental,
political, legal, or other type of fight. It is also used for protection
against lightning. Said to have energies of determining value; It was
used as a touchstone for determining gold content in allows for thousands
of years. Physically, black jasper is said to be helpful for relieving
pain, stomach ailments, foot problems, and hip dysplagia. Black jasper
is related to the root chakra. Used for scrying, takes you deep into
an altered state of consciousness.
AKA Script Stone, Elephant Jasper
Fossilized shellfish in mudstone from India. Reduces toxins, anxiety,
stress. Increases lifespan. Balances the emotions, makes one more confident.
This gemstone is an opaque creamy beige or gray stone
with lavender, green, pink, orange or red swirls and specks. It is said
to facilitate tranquility and help eliminate worry and depression. It
also might bring mental clarity. Fancy Jasper varies in color from forest
green to burgundy and gold. It is useful for general healing.
AKA India agate
Leopard Skin Jasper (AKA Leopard Stone)
A stone of shamanic journeying. It also aids
in service to others. Helps discover and connect with one's animal totems
or "power" animals. It makes it easier for one to take responsibility
properly. Helps with creative visualization. As with all jaspers, this
is a protective stone, and it is particularly protective during shamanic
journeying. Physically it helps eliminate toxins and decrease body odor,
and is very helpful in self-healing. It has properties of protecting
the third chakra, but is associated mainly with the root chakra.
Ocean (Orbicular) Jasper
V ery soothing and helps to love one's self as well as
others. It is very healing of the emotions and brings peace of mind.
It helps with acceptance of responsibility and increases patience. The
circular patterns on ocean jasper symbolize and help us realize that
we are all interconnected and nature is a cyclical pattern. It can also
help with circular breathing for healing or meditation. Being a type
of jasper, ocean jasper is a very protective stone, and any orbs ("eyes")
enhance this in regard to protection from the "evil eye."
Physically, ocean jasper is beneficial to the digestion, digestive organs,
removing toxins, lessen body odor. Ocean Jasper is related to the heart
Picasso Jasper (aka Picasso Marble)
Has strong metaphysical qualities of grounding and calming.
It also promotes weight loss and assists in the development of creativity,
as well as engendering strength and self-discipline.
Picture jasper helps create harmony, proportion, creative
visualization, positive things in business pursuits. It brings and shows
hidden messages from the past as well as hidden thoughts, fears, and
hopes. These qualities make it useful as an emotional/psychological
healing stone. Said to be the Earth Mother speaking to her children.
Called a stone of fairness and justice because mystical
lore claims that it "decreases unjustness and helps in unfair situations".
It is also said to enhance responsibility, choice, and compassion. Used
in mystical dreamwork, it can enhance dream recall. Associated with
the first and second chakras. Metaphysically, it is purported to have
a stabilizing effect, and help one take all one's energy and use it
in a balanced manner. Helps in all areas of survival, and is a very
protective stone. A stone of controlled passion and used to help control
one's own passions. Crystal healing lore says that physically it assists
in healing by maintaining positive movement with all types of disorders
Zebra Stone (Jasper):
Zebra Stone Jasper is a rather light weight, dark gray,
black and white or pink form of metamorphic schist with a layered, shimmery
look, Mined in Australia. Zebra Stone gets its name from the zebra-like
patterns. Considered a grounding stone, especially in touch with Aboriginal
energies. Wearing Zebra Stone Jewelry is thought to keep one centered
with the earth during higher spiritual works. It is said to be important
to the 1st and 4th Chakras. Thought to help with depression and anxiety.
Zebra Stone serves to stimulate one's physical energy. It is wonderful
to provide stamina and endurance. It further teaches that it is not
possible to give away all of one's energy or love, and it brings compassion
and understanding for others.
Jaspelite (Jaspilite, Jaspalite)
Combines the properties of red jasper and hematite.Very
grounding, relates to base chakra. Strong protection stone. Brings balance
to your life. Helps to manifest aspirations by keeping you focused and
separating dreams from reality.
If tiger eye is present, then it is tiger iron.
The raw pieces I sell are from the U.P.
Read more about it on my Iron
Excellent for meditation. It is
tranquilizing and stimulates psychic abilities and intuition, powerful
transmitter and amplifier of high frequency energies. Helps spiritual
energy to manifest in thought. It does not hold negativity and never
requires cleaning. Encourages speaking one's truth, and cuts through
fears and blockages. It encourages communication and self expression.
Kyanite treats muscular disorders, fevers, thyroid, adrenal glands,
throat and brain. It is a natural pain reliever, lowers blood pressure
and heals infections. Another bit of kyanite info is that is aligns
the chakras immediately, as soon as you put it on. Kyanite is an interesting
gem that was discovered during the nineteenth century. The most highly
prized kyanite is the vibrant blue or blue-green hue. It is also found
in shades of gray, yellow, white and a colorless variety that is considered
quite rare. It was once believed that a kyanite suspended from a human
hair could follow the earth's magnetic force. Early travelers sometimes
used it as a compass when exploring unknown territories. The fan like
clusters or blades that are formed by kyanite make it an ideal stone
for restoring energy balance. It is a very effective energy conduit
that can balance most systems of the body. It can quickly create stillness
and tranquility, making it an excellent stone for meditation. It carries
a very "light" energy that attracts light beings (angels,
spirit guides, extraterrestrial). Wonderful manifesting stone. Blue:
strengthens the voice and heals the throat, useful for performers
and public speakers Black: grounds the body when aligning
the chakras and during meditation.
Labradorites often display beautiful optical effects
as light interacts with the plate like structure of this mineral. This
results in golds, blues, and coppery reds as the stone is turned in
light. Helps one work around changing situations. Relieves insecurity,
apprehension and reduces stress. Brings patience to the holder. Promotes
psychic abilities, strength of will, and feelings of worth. Strengthens
and protects ones aura. Aids in communicating with our highest self
and our creator. Said to be helpful in the treatment of disorders of
the brain, to stimulate mental acuity and reduce anxiety and stress.
Helps us to understand intuitive thought from the subconscious mind.
It symbolizes the moon, and helps us to move through the required changes
in preparation for ascension. Labradorite (also called Spectrolite sometimes)
is considered by mystics to be a stone of transformation. It is said
to clear, balance and protect the aura. It is purported to help provide
clarity and insight into your destiny, as well as attract success. It
is used in metaphysics for dream recall, and finding ways to use dreams
in daily life. Labradorite is said to increase intuition, psychic development,
esoteric wisdom, help with subconscious issues, and provide mental illumination.
Labradorite is associated with the solar plexus and brow chakras. a
stone of esoteric knowledge, it facilitates initiation into the mysteries.
A sister to moonstone, labradorite links to the "darker" Crone
aspects of the Goddess, and grants inner knowing of Mystery. It enhances
intuition and psychic perception; just like the cord-cutting Crone,
it helps the bearer to release judgment, and understand their destiny.
Use it to bring Light to the shadowed realms of the self and to connect
with the power of the waning Moon. When intended for healing purposes,
labradorite should be carried as a touchstone tumbled or in jewelry,
and then cleansed under running water. If it's surface becomes cloudy,
it should be put in mineral water in placed in the sun for a few days
to regenerate and refresh.
Brings peace and general relaxation to the body and mind.
It is said to bring success to relationships. Many believe it protects
the holder against physical danger, said to recognize psychic attack,
block it, and return the energy to is source. It is known as the stone
of truth and integrity. It enhances wisdom and mental clarity, dream
works and psychic abilities, stimulating personal and spiritual power.
It can help to overcome depression, enhancing feelings of peace and
serenity and self acceptance. It is said to bring success in relationships
and also brings cheer to the user. It is used in the treatment of disorders
of the throat, bone marrow, thymus and immune system and is said to
help relieve insomnia and dizziness. Harmonizes emotional, mental, and
spiritual levels. Encourages taking charge of life, reveals inner truth.
Low-grade lapis lazuli, usually with very little or no pyrite and more
white than blue color. The properties are the same. Often sold as sodalite.