Below you will find some brief meanings for most of the crystals on our site. We hope you find this helpful. These are general meanings, with our own interpretations added, as we work with the different stones and crystals over time.
This is a stone that you will be attracted to if Truth is important to you. It has wonderful cleansing and purification properties both physically and energetically. Shungite tends to dispel our self-harming or self-defeating patterns. Shungite offers us an aura of psychic protection because of its energetic alignment.
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 longevity. Agate is a very protective stone.
When you work with Amethyst the strongest properties that you will feel are protection and purification. You may also feel like you are in a ” Spiritual bubble of protection”. This beautiful stone is calming and soothing, helping us to feel more centred and relaxed. Amethyst is used as beneficial when dealing with legal problems and money issues, which can lead to prosperity and abundance, though it is not the best-known prosperity stone.
Vera Cruz Amethyst is the crystal of spirituality and contentment, assisting one to connect with a pure peace which is humanities natural state of existence.Vera Cruz Amethyst opens intuition and spiritual wisdom.
Aragonite increases energy, in particular, it increases the energy of our prayers. Metaphysically is it said to boost self-confidence and feelings of self-worth. Diminishing anger and relieving stress are other metaphysical properties of this crystal.
Aquamarine is known as a stone of courage that can bring great power. It brings inner peace, hope and self-love and is said to bring angels for their guidance and protection. As such, it is an unique crystal for meditation. Aquamarine is used metaphysically to dispel anger and fear. It is also said to be a wonderful good luck stone. Aquamarine is reputed to assist with calming communication issues. It is said to be attuned to the sea and protect travellers on water and sailors.
Though not created through a natural process, the synergy of the quartz and gold combine to bring about a new crystal of intense energy and power. Aqua Aura is called both a success stone and an abundance stone. It is said to attract success to all who use or carry it. Aqua Aura can bring prosperity, even possibly wealth. Aqua Aura can enhance communications of all kinds. It can help one both speak and see the truth.
Bismuth said to relieve emotional and spiritual isolation, facilitating a state of oneness, connectedness and serenity. Useful when experiencing change, providing for calmness, vitality and orderliness. Bismuth facilitates the enjoyment of travel and stimulates group and relationship cohesiveness.
Bloodstone is excellent for centring and grounding. It is said to help with calming, particularly in survival situations. It brings mystical energies of increasing adaptability and organisation and lessening confusion, stress, and anxiety. It is said to be a 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. It also enhances the intellect. Bloodstone is mystically used to bring energy to one in many ways, including bringing abundance, success and prosperity, as well as smoothing the way with legal issues.
Blue Lace Agate:
Blue lace agate is a gentle, calming stone that engenders tranquillity and grace. Blue lace agate brings with this calm and tranquillity a lessening of anger, even deep anger issues, and a calming of nervousness. It is even considered a happiness stone from these harmonious energies it carries, as well as one of hope. It can help bring stronger intuition and inner knowing through this contact with higher Spiritual planes and angels. Inspiration is another hallmark of blue lace agate and that can assist in inner attunement. As a throat chakra stone with a gentle blue colouring and energy, blue lace agate is considered a stone of communication. It can ease the harsh edge off communication in difficult times, enhance public speaking, and smooth discussions. It also brings tactfulness to speech and written communications.
Botswana agate is sometimes called the “change stone” because of its mystical property of helping one handle change in a positive way. It is said to gently help 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 piece of Botswana agate in your pocket is said to help one cope easily with the minor changes that life throws at us daily. It is said to help us focus on solutions instead of problems, and thereby increases creativity, as well as increasing the power of one’s intuition.
Calcite is a protecting, grounding and centring stone which can help to bring inner peace. Since calcite also promotes creativity and imagination, the inner peace it brings can be a vibrant one. Calcite has been said to increase prosperity. One of the energies it amplifies is learning abilities, and thus is a great stone for students.
Carnelian is a stone of action, that will give you the courage and confidence to move forward on a new path in life. Carnelian is also a stone of protection in general and from anger, jealousy and fear. It can help with manifestation of one’s desires and brings good luck. Carnelian can help ease or remove sorrows. It also helps balance energies in the home. It is sometimes called the “actor’s stone”.
Citrine is a joyful stone with bright energy which lights up many aspects of the lives of those who work with it. It has energies of good fortune and good luck, though these may appear in unexpected ways. Citrine is well known in crystal work as a success and prosperity stone to the point that it is called the “Success Stone.” It is said to promote and manifest success and abundance in all areas, and in many ways. It is particularly used to promote success in business if used in the cash box of a shop, carried or worn, earning it another nickname, “Merchant’s Stone.” In addition to manifesting abundance, citrine also brings energies of generosity so that the prosperity and success can be shared.
Quartz is the most recognised type of crystal. In fact, many people envision quartz crystals when they think of crystals, even though there are many different types of crystals. Quartz can be icy clear or have inclusions, veils, bubbles, and various colours. Visual clarity normally isn’t important to a quartz’s energetic quality and ability to amplify subtle energies. Quartz is a power stone. It has been called the “Universal Crystal” because of its many uses. It enhances energy by absorbing, storing, amplifying, balancing, focusing and transmitting. It channels universal energy. Quartz also enhances thoughts, as they are a form of energy. Because it directs and amplifies energy, it is extremely beneficial for manifesting, meditation, protection, and channelling. It is also beneficial for storing and retrieving information of all types, as information is a form of energy pattern also. This makes them particularly good for programming to use for a particular purpose. Due to its ability to balance, quartz is excellent in harmonising and balancing one’s environment. Quartz is also good for energising other crystals.
Copper is considered a mineral of energy and mental agility. In legend, copper is said to be the metal of the God Hermes, who facilitates that mental agility, and quick wit. Copper is an excellent conductor of energy, from electricity to the mystical subtle energies emanating from higher planes, etc. Thus, copper is said to enhance and transmit thoughts, even over long distances.
Danburite is a wonderful aid to the upliftment to one’s awareness of the Angelic Realms. It will open and release energy blockages on all levels, helping us to release stress and worry. Danburite is also helpful in strengthening clarity and perceptiveness.Holding Danburite in each hand can be very beneficial, especially in meditation. It is also very soothing to sleep with, helping us to bring peace into our Dreamtime. Danburite is an exquisite crystal with a very sweet and pure vibration, with an energy that is extremely uplifting to the spirit.
Epidote is a stone that is known to affect different people in different ways. How you are affected by its energy, may to some degree depend on your predominant way of thinking, as its vibration is known to bring you more of the same. This aspect is said to benefit you, as the influx of traits brings them clearly to your awareness. It is also known as Pistacite, and is said to be very helpful to aid prosperity because as long as you are generous you will manifest more generosity and more prosperity. This may aid you to experience a variety of good things in your life, in a diversity of different ways, including improved relationships. Epidote has within it an energy that aids you to have the courage to let go of the things that are holding you back from living the life of your dreams. As you begin to embrace the boldness of spirit that Epidote brings to you, this will help you to have a greater knowledge of who you really are and your spiritual purpose. This stone is a catalyst for change, and once you have clarified your ideals, it will aid you to manifest your dreams into reality. This stone helps you to learn that if you raise your vibration, you can be enabled to completely change your reality via the action of your thoughts and actions.
Fluorite is brilliant to help us to become clearer in our thinking and choices. One of its amazing characteristics is that it acts like a ” physic vacuum cleaner ”, helping to alleviate negativity in our energy. This is the stone to use if you are studying and need help to focus.A fluorite crystal has the ability to absorb and neutralize any harmful or negative energy within a space. When placed in a room, its energy brings balance and restores order to the energies, people and crystals around it. It restores order to energetic chaos and disorganization, filling your space with harmony and peace. It is one of the most underrated, yet powerful, crystals for energy clearing. Fluorite promotes a steady flow of positive energy, turning any room into your ideal oasis. The different colours of Fluorite have different meanings. A green fluorite crystal is very healing on all levels, but it is especially connected to the heart chakra. It helps with emotional trauma and increases your ability to solve any heart-based issues. It is very calming, but at the same time, gives you the needed courage to expand your heart and embrace universal love. A green fluorite crystal is wonderful for personal growth. A blue fluorite crystal aids in communication and enhances creativity. It calms and revitalizes your energy field while simultaneously promoting peace and serenity. It carries very strong spiritual energies. Purple fluorite crystals connect you with the spiritual realm and your angels. It is ideal to meditate with as it encourages spiritual peace and wholeness by opening your third eye chakra. It vibrates with the energy of the Violet Flame to help expand your horizons on a spiritual level.
Garnet can boost the energy of an entire system and revitalise it. It is said to be stabilising in that it can bring order to chaos whether internal or external.Garnet is said to be excellent for manifestation. It is used to ground one’s dreams, in reality, bringing abundance, prosperity, and realisation of those dreams. Garnet is a powerful energising and regenerating stone. It cleans and energises all the chakras. It revitalises, purifies and balances energy, bringing the serenity of passion as is appropriate at the time. Garnet inspires love and devotion. It balances the sex drive and lessens emotional disharmony. This is a stone of commitment to a person or idea. Garnet is a useful crystal to have in a crisis. It is particularly helpful in situations where there seems to be no way out or where life has fragmented or is traumatic. This stone fortifies, activates and strengthens the survival instinct. Which then gives you courage and hope in what appears to be a hopeless situation. Garnet has a connection with the pituitary gland and can stimulate awareness. Garnet activates other healing crystals and amplifies their effect. It clears negative chakra energy. It sharpens your perception of yourself and other people. It dissolves ingrained behaviour patterns that are no longer serving your needs. Garnet will remove inhibitions and taboos that have been laid down by others rather than yourself. It opens the heart and bestows self-confidence.
Kunzite is said to help one to understand and interact better with others, to help heal “broken hearts”, to relieve stress and anger. One of its strongest qualities is to bring love, peace and harmony. It is also a stone that is used in metaphysics to removes obstacles.
Kyanite brings loyalty, honesty and tranquillity, and diminishes anger and confusion. Kyanite does not retain negative energy and never needs energetic cleansing. It does align and bringing balance to all chakras, often very suddenly. Kyanite can remove energy blockages. Blue Kyanite is associated with the throat chakra and is a boost to meditation. It is sometimes called Sappore, Blue Talc. Black kyanite is also a boost to meditation and is associated with the root chakra. Black kyanite is also very protective and deflects negativity. Green Kyanite is particularly good for balancing the heart chakra and maintaining heart balance. It is also used to reduce anger with love.
Labradorite is a known to be a stone of transformation and magic. It is said to clear, balance and align us, as well as being an excellent stone for general protection. It is said to help provide clarity and insight into our destiny, as well as attract success in our endeavours. It has within it a deeply felt resonance that is very powerful, and it can be used to bring amazing changes to your life. Its vibration also holds a broad level of protection from negativity, so it cannot be used for ill will. This is a stone whose energy is quite visible to the user, as it just seems to work so quickly.
Intuitive and psychic awareness are energies Lapis Lazuli enhances and brings to the fore. As it is also a stone that helps with writing, it can also be used for automatic writing.Lapis Lazuli is a manifestation stone. It is also an excellent meditation stone. Meditating on a goal or quality you wish to manifest can bring this strong manifestation energy in. Lapis Lazuli is a stone of communication that can bring truthfulness, openness, and mental clarity. It is used to help you say just the right thing, as if by magic. Mentally, Lapis Lazuli has helpful energy. It can bring mental and emotional virility and strengthen the mind. It also is said to enhance creativity. Its energy can help organise daily life as well as organising and quieting a busy or restless mind, lessening confusion, and increasing concentration.
Lepidolite is a soothing calming stone that will help you if you are feeling anxious, stressed or depressed. This is an excellent stress relief stone, as it contains lithium. The vibration of this stone works within all chakras, but it highly effective within the highest chakras, and it has a positive vibration that stimulates positive coincidence or synchronicity. It brings emotional healing and helps you get deeper into meditation. This stone has a quite unusual vibration that helps to activate your connection with your higher self, and aids you to recognize the Divinity within your own self.centres a highly spiritual energy, that aids you to feel a spiritual sense of love, for yourself and for others. Lilac Lepidolite helps you to make the connection with the innermost centre of yourself, known as the Divine Presence. It is known to stimulate your intellectual and analytical abilities, and to recognize the patterns that come from your personal way of thinking.It stimulates a stronger ability for you to be in harmony with Spirit, and it aids you to feel more settled and serene about life.By this encouragement for you to be more in the flow of life, this beautiful lilac stone creates an increased number of powerful coincidences and or synchronicities.
Malachite is a stone of transformation. Whether the transformation is demonstrated on this plane as balancing pure love and one’s well-being, protection, or spiritual evolution, it brings positive transformation again and again. Malachite also assists in making these transformational changes with a gentleness of the heart, easing the transition from one state to the other. Malachite is a stone of good fortune and prosperity/abundance, too. This is a facet of transforming a physical or mental state of lack into abundance. It can also assist this by bringing productive and lucrative work or career into play. This can bring great self-confidence and success. These vibrations release and diffuse those of victimisation by demonstrating the power of oneself. Malachite is also a very protective stone, being especially helpful for general protection and protection for children. It is also an excellent protection stone during flying and other travel.
Moldavite is a tektite and is the only “extraterrestrial” gemstone, which is found only in the Moldau Valley in Czechoslovakia. It is a powerful stone, and its energies can at first be intimidating for those that are not aware of its energy and tends to bring issues to the surface to be transformed. Because of this ability, it sometimes called a “stone of transformation.” Moldavite diminishes contracting or withdrawing energies. Moldavite in any form increases the depth and clarity of inner journeys.
These lovely crystals are strong stones of the feminine principle and may teach you many lessons about how you may choose to live your life. Rainbow Moonstone emanate a strong vitality, life force and exuberant joy! They also offer the gifts of inner peace and harmony, emotional balance and strength while helping to transform negativity also. They embody the energy of the Divine Feminine and have a highly spiritual nature which may be a beneficial vibration to have in your life. This is a wonderful crystal with a vibration that will assist women to recognise and embrace their innate personal power. These beautiful crystals reflect within them the magical healing qualities of the vibrations of the moon. Within men, its energy may influence your brain, and aid you to become more emotionally balanced, as the right side of your brain is stimulated to become more creative.
Morganite is known both as an angel stone and a heart stone. It can bring love to one’s life or rekindle the old love. As an angel stone, it is known to help with communicating with angels. Morganite also brings compassion, empathy, self-control, and patience. It can also balance emotions and ease the pain of separation. It has been said to be one of the highest frequency stones available.
Moss agate is sometimes called the “gardener’s stone” due to its mystical properties of helping ensure a full crop. In addition to a full crop, moss agate is said to bring general abundance, success, and prosperity. It is also said to help one gain peace with extreme or excessive duties in life and brings self-confidence and higher self-esteem. Moss agate is also said to be a metaphysically protective stone, as are all agates. It is said to reduce the difficulties associated with overcoming addictive behaviours. Moss agate is associated with the heart chakra, which indicates a stone of compatibility and friendship.
It is said by some early cultures that the pearl was born when a single drop of rain fell from the heavens and became the heart of the oyster. Pearls have also been called ” teardrops of the moon ” Some folklores believe that pearls are formed by the passage of angels through the heavens. Pearls are calming, centring, nurturing your faith, loyalty and purity.
A Phantom is a crystal or mineral deposit within a crystal. While the colour of Phantoms will vary from crystal to crystal, depending upon the type of mineral of which they are made, Phantoms look like the “ghost” of a crystal within another crystal. Phantoms are formed when the growth of a crystal has been interrupted and then begins to grow again. Often, the original mineral gets washed away, leaving only the Quartz to grow afterwards. Phantom Hematite, or even Clay. On occasion heat can play a part, causing a phantom to be visible through a different colour shade. Most often either Smoky or Amethyst can display these heat-induced types of Phantom.The most powerful phantom configurations are termed as being 3D. This is where the substance has totally covered the entire termination, leaving a three-dimensional image of itself.Phantom crystals are very good for helping us move past blockages, where we may have become “stuck.” The type of inclusion that makes up the phantom also plays a part in the gifts that these special crystals have to offer us. They can also be used to project growth and plan milestones.crystals are all about growth and moving on, moving past blockages.On a physical level, these crystals are created when another substance other than washes over the crystal, leaving a layer on the termination during the crystal’s natural growth cycle. The crystal continues to grow, leaving an image of itself where it was at the time the substance washed over it. Phantoms can be made up of such minerals as Chlorite,
Pyrite imparts positive energy to your business, so it is a wonderful stone to place on the desk where you are working. It has the added advantage that it also boosts your energy levels. This is a stone that will encourage us to overcome our feelings of inadequacy and live our life to its full potential. It will boost the self-worth of the individual and allow you to have the energy to take action, where needed.
This is an absolutely gorgeous stone, one of our favourites! It has a soft, gentle and compassionate energy which helps us to forgive ourselves and others. One of the other things it wonderful for is an aid in our meditation. Rhodochrosite balances and enhances love on all levels. It allows fuller love to enter one’s life, in part by calming excessive passions. It balances the mental and emotional processes. It is also said to be a stone of freedom because of this helping to balance inner conflicts. This can bring a deep sense of happiness and relief from ongoing stress.
Rose Quartz is most notably associated with Love. It helps us to love ourselves so that we can love others more fully. It wraps us in a gentle and calming energy so we feel more centred. This is the stone of romance and is often gifted by friends and lovers to others to show their feelings. Rose quartz is used to raise self-esteem and a strong sense of self-worth. It’s loving energies teach us to apply this love to ourselves and thereby find ourselves more worthy.
Sacred Rudraksha beads, meaning ‘eye of Shiva’ or ‘tears of Shiva’ in Sanskrit, have been worn by Sages and Yogis since Vedic times for their profound spiritual significance and powerful healing properties. According to ancient Vedic texts, these beads are endowed with cosmic powers to elevate the soul and assist on the path of ascension. It is believed that the Rudraksha contains the secrets of the entire evolution of the cosmos within it. They are known to increase clarity and general awareness, calm the central nervous system, help quiet the mind, free negative thought, increase immunity, energy and stamina while providing rejuvenating qualities.
Rutilated quartz, is a type of quartz with needlelike rutile embedded in it. The rutile needles can be reddish, which is what rutile means in Latin, or they may be golden, silvery, or on very rare occasions, greenish. Rutilated quartz is reputed to be an energising stone that helps get energy moving on all levels. Intuitive sources say that it assists with mental focus. It is also said to attract love and stabilise relationships. Rutilated quartz said to be particularly effective for getting things moving energetically.
Scolecite is a stone of connections, patterns, and peace. It has an energy for helping to see patterns of information, make connections, network, and collect patterns together. With this gentle but powerful energy, these things are brought to bear: growing and improving relationships; understanding, stabilising and improving organisations and groups; networking with people. Scolecite can also assist with understanding the root of a problem or issue or challenge so that it can be worked with and overcome successfully. This energy can help take control of life so that what you want can be manifested. The peace energies of scolecite are far-reaching and can help one learn gentleness, inner peace, living from the heart with peace and lack of fear.
Selenite is a stone of mental clarity. This clarity enhances mental flexibility and enables strong decision-making abilities. It can affect everyday life as full mental clarity into play to lessen confusion and mental disorientation.Selenite is also a stone of truth and honesty. This promotes good business practices as well as honesty in other types of relationships. Selenite is associated with moon energies and therefore is wonderful in creative endeavours or when working to create.
Smoky quartz is a very protective and grounding stone. It brings physical and psychic protection. It is also an excellent stone for protection from negative energy, as It removes negativity and negative energy of any kind and transforms them into positive energy. Smoky quartz enhances survival instincts and can help one reach personal and business goals. It is also used in assisting in making wishes come true by grounding their essence in reality. Thus, it is a stone that brings abundance, prosperity, and good luck. Smoky quartz is beneficial mentally in several ways. It fosters cooperation in groups and supports their efforts energetically. It engenders creativity by bringing the same energies of grounding the creative process, in reality, to bring imaginative efforts to fulfilment. Smoky quartz also works energetically to assist in prioritising needs and wants and brings wisdom to everyday life.
Tiger’s Eye is a stone of protection that is also very stabilising and grounding. It enhances integrity, willpower, self-confidence, practicality and correct use of power. It is a stone that enhances good luck, and brings prosperity, often in the form of money. Tiger’s eye is also a very protective stone which is especially protective during travel. It can also help one see clearly without illusion.
Tourmalined Quartz, also known as tourmaline in quartz, is an excellent protective stone and brings balance and inner strength. It deflects and grounds negativity, and reduces anxiety, stress, and depression. If you have ever wished for a physic vacuum cleaner to return your energy field to its unpolluted state then look no further than Tourmalined Quartz. This crystal also helps to promote clear thinking and can envelop you in a “bubble of light”, helping to screen out negativity.
African Turquoise is a stone that brings encouragement for growth and helps open our mind to new possibilities.It is a stone that brings structure, balance and prosperity where it is due. African Turquoise is a stone that hands over a key to new life with its offerings. This is a stone that awakens the soul to its intended purpose, encouraging the being to make a positive impression while gaining and giving positive wisdom.