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Metaphysical Information on Gemstones

All of the gemstones listed here are ones I use in my work. And all of this information gathered here is collected for you!
I wish for you to be empowered and informed when making decisions with what you carry with you.
This information is wonderful for exploring the properties present in the jewelry I create. 
Note that there are so many more gemstones out there to empower your journey. If you would like to know more about gemstones and these specific properties, you can check out the book I used at the resource for this information: "Love is in the Earth"  by Melody.

Amethyst

A variety of quartz, amethyst is a "stone of spirituality and contentment". It facilitates transmutation of lower energies into the higher frequencies of both the spiritual and ethereal levels. 

It balances the energy of the intellectual, emotional, and physical bodies, enhancing cooperation and co-efficiency between these three bodies and between the physical and spiritual worlds. It clears the aura and bestows stability, strength, invigoration, and peace.
The "stone of meditation", it conducts the energy of calm/peace to help enter and maintain meditative state.
Amethyst opens and activates the crown chakra.

Directing love to the structure of amethyst increases the loving energy by orders of magnitude and returned to the region in which the amethyst is located. Consciously holding amethyst allows one to activate the energy to produce re-alignment of the energy bodies. Wearing, carrying, or using amethyst, one can remember and apply the myriad of ways which one can overcome any stationary areas within ones physical form, intellectual activities, emotional attitudes, and state of consciousness.

Astrological Signs of Pisces, Virgo, Aquarius, Capricorn

Vibrates to number 3

Bloodstone

Bloodstone is an intense healing stone and a "stone of courage". It can be used to awaken and to introduce uniformity within the vibrations of energy in the base, navel, sacral, and heart chakras. It helps one to accept the changes in energy fields.
Provides one with the centering and grounding energy of the heart, and is conducive to balancing the total body in order to help one to overcome any distress and anxiety which is associated with the re-alignment of the energies.

The message of Bloodstone is to "Be Here Now". It grant one the mastery of renewal - for renewal of the physical, mental, and emotional. It provides for the revitalization of love, relationships, and friendships.
It also helps one toward the direct union with the Divine through contemplation, meditation, and love

It helps one to demonstrate unselfishness and idealism, to improve ones talents and abilities, to enhance creative efforts, and to support the decision-making processes. It has been used in accessing the principles of mysticism, providing for insight into the immediate spiritual intuition of truths which transcend ordinary understanding.

Astrological Sign of Aries, Pisces, Libra

Vibrates to number 4 & 6

carnelian

Stimulates analytical capabilities and precision. Provides for perceptiveness to situations and awakens ones inherent talents and adroitness. Used to produce inspiration from, and connected-ness with, the spiritual worlds
Protects against ency, fear, and rage, and helps to banish sorrow from the emotional structure. 

Assists in providing for awareness of the association between the emotional state and the inner condition of the self. 
The message of Carnelian is that since one IS love, there is nothing to do but to offer the lovw - each offering of love bringing an exponential increase in the quanity of love returned. 

Stimulates inquisitiveness and subsequent initiative. Can be used to dispel apathy, indolence, and passivity. 
The energy of Carnelian is favorable with respect to cleansing negativity from other stones. When directed, it provides for a clearing action while directing any negative energy, which is within the area, toward the light of transmutation.
 
Useful in work on the first, second, third and fourth chakras, and can help to increase physical energy, personal power, creativity, and compassion. 

Astrological Sign of Taurus, Cancer, Leo

Vibrates to number 5 & 6

Garnet

Garnet is a "stone of health", extracting negative energy from the chakras, and transmuting the energy to the beneficial state.

It enhances ones internal fire, bringing the creative powers to the stage of implementation. It allows one to recognize inherent responsibility with respect to personal freedom and patience, inciting personal magnetism and cooperation in instances of change.

The garnet balances and stimulates the development and movement of the Kundalini. It stimulates from both the base and crown chakras to provide for free flow of movement, via the spinal column and the inner pathway of light, helping to distribute the appropriate amount of energy to each portion of the body. It provides for a stable connection between the physical and ethereal nervous systems, energizing the total system to vitality. It etherically controls and dispenses the amount of energy that is best for the system. It also allows one to flow with the energies available.

It both monitors and adjusts the flow of energy, providing for a balanced energy field around the physical body and aligning the emotional and intellectual bodies with the perfection of "All That Is".
The energies of the garnet help to amplify the functions of emotional and intellectual regeneration and the processes therein; in order to achieve the integration of experiences and the acceptance of emotions, with subsequent renewal of the aspects of self-discovery, one must re-affirm the direction of inherent thoughts and feelings.

It has been known as the "stone of commitment" - to purpose, to others, and to oneself. The loving powers of garnet tend to reflect the attributes of devotion, bringing the love of others to expressions of warmth and understanding. It is quite helpful in moods of abandonment, allowing one to realize that surrender to discontinuity brings freshness to ones life.

Astrological Sign of Leo, Virgo, Capricorn, Aquarius

Vibrates to number 2

Jade

Jade is know as a “dream stone”, bringing realization to ones potential and devotion to ones purpose. Improves remembering dreams and assists in “dream solving”.

Brings accord to the environment, transmutes negativity, and instills resourcefulness. It releases ones limitations such that permission is granted which allows one to actualize aspirations and to attain limitless achievements.
It provides confidence, assisting one in the attainment of self-assuredness, self-reliance, and self-sufficiency.

Astrological Signs of Aries, Gemini, Taurus, Libra

Vibrates to master number 11

Kyanite

This mineral never needs cleaning or clearing. It will not accumulate or retain negative energy or vibrations. Kyanite's energy is unlimited in application, making it one of the very best attunement stones.

Kyanite aligns all chakras automatically and immediately, with no conscious direction. If directed with consciousness, it can also open the chakras. Conscious direction can also align the emotional, intellectual, physical, spiritual, ethereal, and astral bodies. It stimulates the communication and psychic awareness on all levels. It advances the consious connection between the higher levels of intuition and heart-felt love, producing compassion in both communication and decision-making.

Brings tranquility and a calming effect to the whole being. It dispels anger and frustration and helps to facilitate clarity with respect to mental awareness and linear reasoning. It also assists in dispelling confusion arising from emotional, spiritual, and intellectual issues.

Kyanite Facilitates Meditation. The calming, clearing effect of Kyanite can be useful because the energy is accessible, gentle, and balanced. Also useful for accessing the astral plane and when connecting with ones guides.

Balances the yin-yang energies and brings and orderly growth to the intellect, emotion, and physical body. Dispels energy blockages, moving energy from the ethereal plane, in a gentle, yet, forceful way through the physical body.

**Black Kyanite also provides for grounding during the alignment of the chakras. When blue Kyanite is used in conjunction with the black, the alignment and grounding are both spontaneous and self-operating.

Astrological Signs of Taurus, Libra, Aries

Vibrates to number 4

Labradorite

Labradorite is said to represent the "temple of the stars", assisting one in sustaining and maintaining, while providing for the understanding of the destiny one has chosen. It brings the light of the other planetary beings to the soul of the user. The labradorescence is a luminescence, derived from extra-terrestrial origin, which is enclosed in the mineral to bring the galactic evolved energies from other worlds to the Earth plane.

The energy of labradorite facilitates the transformation of intuition into intellectual thought. Assists one to traverse changes, attracting strength and perseverance. Unites the personal self with the understanding required to both realize and achieve the destiny of this life. Helps reflect and facilitate transformations. Enhances patience and inner knowing of "the right time". Helps one to both "be" and to proceed with the assurance that the light is always there, surrounding and pure.

Astrological Signs of Sagittarius, Scorpio, Leo

Vibrates to numbers 6 & 7

Lapis Lazuli

A stone that is said to have existed since before "time was born". It allows one to gain access to, and to explore, the esoteric planetary knowledge. Activates and energizes the throat and brow chakras. "Stone of total awareness", expands awareness and intellectual capacity. Allows for conscious attunement to the intuitive and psychic aspects of ones nature.

Helps one to remain objective about the subjective. Assists in the attunement to the creative source, stimulating expansion and the realization of consciousness toward the awakening of the perfection of the self.

Assists in the organization of ones life and in the routine day-to-day activities in which one is involved. Helps overcome depression and enhances the states of serenity and self-acceptance. Assists in balancing the yin-yang energies.

Protective stone from physical danger and psychic attacks.

Astrological Sign of Sagittarius

Vibrates to number 3

Nephrite

Nephrite is a form of jade which is comprised of jade and actinolite.

Nephrite enables one to balance the male and female energies and to exchange the energies to further provide for balancing between the self and a partner. It provides for integrating the subtle energies of the universe into the body, facilitating the dynamic balancing of opposing energies in both the internal and the external worlds of ones reality. 

Has been used as a talisman of protection, by tribal groups in New Zealand, to provide an invisible barrier against attack and illness. Was considered to be a sacred mineral during the historical days of China, being used as the material for fashioning sacred implements and articles. Said to bless that which it touches.

Astrological Signs of Libra

Vibrates to number 5

Onyx

Excellent stone for initiating the modes of centering and alignment of the total person with the higher powers. 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. It helps one to absorb, from the universe, those energies which are needed.

Can help one to see the duality of ones nature and to synthesize the yin and yang into the whole. It can be used to provide glimpses of that which lies "beyond", while providing for activation of the memory with respect to ones "roots" and reality. It further helps one to follow the path alone, promoting the recognition of personal strength and assisting one in the understanding of the reality of the moment. It helps one to become the master of ones own future.

Astrological Sign of Leo

Vibrates to number 6

Jasper

Jasper holds an aspect of solar energy and a connection to the solar plexus chakra.

Jasper is a stone which accepts intense responsibility in the realm of protection. It protects against negativity and helps one to be grounded to the stabilizing energies of the Earth.

Jasper can be used to align the energy of the chakras and to integrate the attributes of the chakras.  It balances the yin-yang energy and balances the physical, emotional, and intellectual bodies with the Etheric energies. Jasper stabilizes the aura.

Jasper was revered by the ancients as sacred, protective, and as a facilitator of safe astral travel – Jasper was placed over the heart and naval chakras prior to astral travel.

Astrological Sign of Leo

Jasper vibrates to number 6

Picture Jasper

The structure of Picture Jasper exhibits a hidden message and/or "picture" from the past.  Picture Jasper is a stone of proportion and harmony. Stimulates creative visualization and enables one to understand the basic functioning of the "unknown" advanced civilizations.

Helps to bring hidden thoughts, griefs, fears, and hopes to the surface so that one may face the cause of dis-orders.

It can be used to further both the development and continuance of business pursuits and to provide for coordination of activities leading to increase.

Astrological Sign of Leo

Picture Jasper vibrates to number 8

PiNK OPAL

A "stone for renewal", renewing the sacred relationship between the self and "All That Is". It helps to guide one in the journey of life, promoting permanence in the connection between the conscious self and the inner "knowing". Teaches love and non-violence, providing for nourishment in all aspects of development.

"Stone of spiritual awakening", bringing the creative aspects of the universe to the actualization of the holder. It is an excellent stoneforactivating the mechanisms of inner healing on the emotional, spiritual, intellectual, and physical levels.

Assists in releasing old "patterns", to deepen insights into psychological issues, and to cleanse and to purify the mind and the heart-space. Assists in the entry to and maintenance of the meditative state.

Astrological Sign of Virgo, Libra, Sagittarius

Vibrates to number 6

SHell

Shell, the homes of the small creatures of the sea, appears in many forms and contains the energies of the god of the sea. These vacated homes have been used to provide boundless growth in all areas of endeavor. They can be used to stimulate intuition, sensitivity, imagination, and adaptability. The structure of the shell can help to enhance clarity in the mental processes and to provide, during periods of decision-making, insight into which option to choose.
It further promotes cooperation between the self and others and within the self. It is an excellent source of cohesive energy for groups.

Abalone Shell

Can be used to enhance smudging activities, bringing the energy of continuity to the environment and instilling a stable atmosphere. It has been revered by the ancient tribes throughout the world as a magical gift from the sea - one which can stimulate fertility of both the mind and body and can protect uncooperative attitudes and actions.

Astrological Sign of Pisces

Vibrates to number 2

sMoKey quartz

This mineral is especially applicable to the solar plexus and the chakras located at the hands and feet. The energy can penetrate and can subsequently transform negative emotions and negative energy patterns; it tends to penetrate and to dissolve energy fields which have been generated from negative thought forms, anger and resentment.  Smokey Quartz can be used to gently dissolve negative energies and emotional blockages. It softens negative energy and allows the positive frequencies to enter the realm of affectation. 
Refines the vibratory energies when one is in the state of meditation, allowing for both clarity of thought and the elimination of impeding willful-ness. Can be used to initiate a powerful force field which will absorb many forms of negativity, both from within oneself and from outer sources. 

Balances yin-yang energy and can be used to facilitate the alignment of the meridians of the physical body with those of the ethereal body. It can also help with mind balance, energy balance, and balancing and attuning the energies required for spiritual development.
Excellent grounding stone, enhancing attentiveness to the moment and producing the grounding aspects necessary during the meditative state in order to stimulate higher awareness. A protective stone, providing for an encompassing barrier of energy around the user. 

Activates survival instincts and acts to improve ones intuition in matters of responsibilities and in those activities which would be considered to be "challenging". Promotes personal pride and joy in living. 
Has been used to regulate creativity in business and to encourage astute-ness in purchasing. It is a "stone of cooperation", stimulating the unification of energies directed toward the same goal. It works to diffuse communication deficiencies and to dissolve mental and emotional blockages which limit perception and learning. 

Astrological Sign of Sagittarius, Capricorn

Vibrates to number 2, 8

sodalite

Provides for the ability to arrive at logical conclusions via rational mental processes. It helps to eliminate confusion and to both equalize and stimulate ones intellect to be compatible with each situation. 
It furthers the aspects and outcomes of unemotional efficiency, providing for direction of purpose with lightness of heart. 

Excellent stone for use in groups; it provides for fellowship, solidarity, and a commonality of goal and purpose, within the group. 
It also facilitates the manifestation of the qualities of companionship and mutual dependence, encouraging self-esteem, self-trust and trust in others. Can be used to enhance truthfulness in emotions, allowing one to both recognize and verbalize the true feelings.

Can provide one with access to the sacred laws of the universe; calmly presenting the ideas, stimulating thought, and allowing the subtle feelings to permeate the center of ones being. The "knowing" comes with the "work" - how wonderful!

Astrological Sign of Sagittarius

Vibrates to number 4

TIger Eye

This mineral brings together the vibrations of sand and sunlight, synthesizing the energies of the Sun and the Earth. Resonates to the frequencies of the Earth, encouraging stability with dynamic beauty. The vibration is conducive to peacefulness and stimulates the actions required to advance the encounters with others during the meditative state.

Helpful in seeking clarity, can be use to enhance psychic abilities, and can assist in the gentle attunement of third-eye activity - this stone is best adapted to "earthy" people. At the base chakra, it can help to discipline sexual and emotional life, bringing "light" to instances where one must be practical.

Contains solar energy which helps with those psychic processes which involve the solar plexus chakra - promoting intuitive impressions. Can help one to become more grounded.

Provides for balancing of the yin-yang energy.

Astrological Sign of Capricorn

Vibrates to number 4

Tourmaline

Tourmaline energy relates to each of the chakras. It acts to clear, to maintain, and to stimulate each of the energy center of the body.

It can be used to attract inspiration, to diminish fear by promoting understanding, and to encourage self-confidence. It provides for balancing of the male/female energies within the body; it further provides for balancing of the mind, of the energy centers, and of the auric body, inducing the alignment of the mental processes and the chakras with the ethereal structure.

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. It further helps one to look within the depths of ones being with as much belief in the reality of the inner world as one maintains for the outer world. It helps one to release the concept of being the victim and to maintain fortitude and laughter while retaining consciousness.

It has been used by shamen among the African, Native American, and Aboriginal tribes, thought to bring healing powers to the user and to provide protection from all dangers occuring on the physical plane.

Astrological Sign of Libra

Vibrates to number 2

Black Tourmaline

Black Tourmaline can be used to both repel and protect against negativity. It has also been used as an energy deflector, being an excellent stone for those with potential for exposure to excessive amounts of radiation.
It provides for an increase in ones physical vitality, emotional stability, and intellectual acuity, and can maintain ones "spirits" even in conditions which appear to emit the messages of "gloom and doom".

It is also used to activate grounding between the first chakra and the center of the Earth, providing for further enhancement of ones well-being on the physical plane, and protecting against those in the spirit world and/or those on the physical plane who are not in the "light" and do not understand the love of the universe.

Astrological Sign of Capricorn

Vibrates to number 3 & 4

Turquoise

Turquoise strengthens and aligns all chakras, meridians, and subtle bodies. It elevates all chakras and can facilitate attunement between the physical level and the higher planes of existence. It primarily stimulates the throat, heart, and navel chakras. It brings communication skills to emotional issues, creativity, and to intuition while allowing for the application of love in all issues.

Excellent for spiritual attunement, for healing and cleansing of the energy centers & physical body, and for providing protection. Valuable for grounding. A stone of earth-grounding, turquoise allows one to remain grounded during spiritual work. It acts to improve meditation and to further peace of mind. Guides one through the unknown, protecting while promoting ones independence in action.

Can be used to balance the male/female aspects of ones character. Acts to induce wisdom and understanding, to enhance trust, kindness, ad the recognition of beauty.

Astrological Sign of Sagittarius, Pisces, Scorpio

Vibrates to number 1

 

Information on gemstones is taken from the book "Love is in the Earth" by Melody.