gemstone Overview

All information below is sourced from The Crystal Bible by Judy Hall

 
 
 

carnelian

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ATTRIBUTES Carnelian grounds and anchors you in the present reality. A stabilizing stone with high energy, it is excellent for restoring vitality and motivation, and for stimulating creativity. It is useful for dramatic pursuits. Carnelian has the ability to cleanse other stones. Psychologically, Carnelian imparts an acceptance of the cycle of life and removes fear of death. In ancient times it was used to protect the dead on their journey to the afterlife. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy, and motivates for success in business and other matters. Carnelian is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind. This stone helps you to trust yourself and your perceptions. It gets to the bottom of what makes you tick, overcomes negative conditioning, and encourages steadfastness. Mentally, Carnelian improves analytic abilities and clarifies perception. It removes extraneous thoughts in meditation and tunes daydreamers into everyday reality. It sharpens concentration and dispels mental lethargy. Emotionally, this stone is a powerful protector against envy, rage, and resentment, yours or other people’s. It calms anger and banishes emotional negativity, replacing it with a love of life.

HEALING Carnelian is full of the life force and vitality. It stimulates the metabolism. Carnelian activates the base chakra*, influences the female reproductive organs, and increases fertility. This stone overcomes frigidity and impotence, heals lower back problems, rheumatism, arthritis, neuralgia, and depression, especially in those of advanced years. It regulates bodily fluids and the kidneys, accelerates healing in bones and ligaments, and stanches blood. Carnelian improves the absorption of vitamins and minerals and ensures a good supply of blood to organs and tissues.

 

Chalcedony

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ATTRIBUTES Chalcedony is a nurturing stone that promotes brotherhood and good will and enhances group stability. It can be used to assist thought transmission and telepathy. This stone absorbs negative energy and then dissipates it to prevent onward transmission. In ancient times, chalices would be formed out of Chalcedony and lined with silver. They were said to prevent poisoning. Chalcedony brings the mind, body, emotions, and spirit into harmony. Instilling feelings of benevolence and generosity, Chalcedony removes hostility and transforms melancholy into joy. Psychologically, Chalcedony eases self-doubt and facilitates constructive inward reflection. It creates an open and enthusiastic persona. It absorbs and dissipates negative thoughts, emotions, and bad dreams.

HEALING Chalcedony is a powerful cleanser, including open sores. It fosters the maternal instinct and increases lactation, improves mineral assimilation, and combats mineral buildup in veins. Chalcedony lessens the effects of dementia and senility. This stone increases physical energy. It balances body, emotions, mind, and spirit and heals the eyes, gallbladder, bones, spleen, blood, and circulatory system.

SPECIFIC COLORS In addition to the generic attributes, the following colors and forms have additional properties:

Blue Chalcedony is a creative stone. It opens the mind to assimilate new ideas and helps acceptance of new situations. Blue Chalcedony imparts mental flexibility and verbal dexterity, enhancing listening skills and communication. It stimulates the ability to learn new languages and improves memory. Blue Chalcedony gives a feeling of light heartedness and the ability to look forward optimistically. It improves self-perception. This stone was traditionally used in weather magic and for clearing illnesses associated with changes in the weather. Physically, Blue Chalcedony aids regeneration of mucus membranes and ameliorates dis-ease* caused by weather sensitivity or pressure, such as glaucoma. Blue Chalcedony enhances the immune system. It stimulates the flow of lymph and banishes edema, has an anti-inflammatory effect, and lowers temperature and blood pressure. It heals the lungs and clears the respiratory system of the effects of smoking.

Pink Chalcedony encourages kindness and all good qualities. It brings out a sense of childlike wonder and willingness to learn new things. It encourages storytelling as a form of creativity. This is a spiritual stone that encourages empathy and inner peace. It creates a deep sense of trust. This stone is particularly useful for treating psychosomatic dis-eases*. Pink Chalcedony fortifies the heart and supports the immune system. It eases breastfeeding problems and the flow of lymphatic fluids.

Red Chalcedony bestows strength and persistence in reaching goals. It advises when to fight and when to give in gracefully. A confident stone, it helps to manifest dreams, devising strategies to bring these into being in the most positive way. As a healing stone, Red Chalcedony stimulates the circulation without raising blood pressure and encourages clotting of the blood. It reduces hunger pangs but should not be used for long periods, as it inhibits the absorption of nutrients and may cause temporary nausea.

 

Amethyst

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ATTRIBUTES Amethyst is an extremely powerful and protective stone with a high spiritual vibration. It guards against psychic attack*, transmuting the energy into love. A natural tranquilizer, Amethyst blocks geopathic stress* and negative environment energies. Its serenity enhances higher states of consciousness and meditation. Amethyst has strong healing and cleansing powers, and enhances spiritual awareness. Traditionally, it was worn to prevent drunkenness and has a sobering effect on overindulgence and physical passions, supporting sobriety. It overcomes addictions and blockages of all kinds. Used at a higher level, Amethyst opens to another reality. Amethyst is extremely beneficial to the mind, calming or stimulating as appropriate. When you meditate, it turns thoughts away from the mundane into tranquility and deeper understanding. Mentally, it helps you feel less scattered, more focused and in control of your faculties. It enhances the assimilation of new ideas and connects cause with effect. This stone facilitates the decision-making process, bringing in common sense and spiritual insights, and putting decisions and insights into practice. Mentally, it calms and synthesizes, and aids the transmission of neural signals through the brain. It is helpful where insomnia is caused by an overactive mind and protects against recurrent nightmares. Amethyst enhances memory and improves motivation, making you more able to set realistic goals. It can help you to remember and understand dreams and facilitates the visualization process. Amethyst balances out highs and lows, promoting emotional centering. It dispels anger, rage, fear, and anxiety. Alleviating sadness and grief, it supports coming to terms with loss. Amethyst is one of the most spiritual stones, promoting love of the divine, giving insights into its true nature, and encouraging selflessness and spiritual wisdom. It opens intuition and enhances psychic gifts. This is an excellent stone for meditation and scrying* and can be placed on the third eye to stimulate it. Sleeping with Amethyst facilitates out-of body experiences* and brings intuitive dreams. It transmutes “lower” energies to the higher frequencies of the spiritual and etheric* realms.

HEALING Amethyst boosts production of hormones, and tunes the endocrine system and metabolism. It strengthens the cleansing and eliminating organs and the immune system. An excellent cleanser for the blood, Amethyst relieves physical, emotional, and psychological pain or stress, and blocks geopathic stress. It eases headaches and releases tension. This stone reduces bruising, injuries, and swellings, and treats hearing disorders. It heals dis-eases of the lungs and respiratory tract, skin conditions, cellular disorders, and dis-eases of the digestive tract. It is beneficial for the intestines, regulating flora, removing parasites, and encouraging reabsorption of water. Amethyst treats insomnia and brings restful sleep. At a subtle level, Amethyst balances and connects the physical, mental, and emotional bodies*, linking them to the spiritual. It cleanses the aura* and transmutes negative energy, and stimulates the throat and crown chakras*. It is helpful for people about to make the transition through death. Amethyst can stabilize psychiatric conditions but should not be used in cases of paranoia or schizophrenia.

 

Garnet

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ATTRIBUTES Garnet is a powerfully energizing and regenerating stone. It cleanses and reenergizes the chakras*. It revitalizes, purifies, and balances energy, bringing serenity or passion as appropriate. It is said to be able to warn of approaching danger and was long ago carried as a protective talisman. Garnet is one of the most plentiful stones. It has several forms according to its mineral base, each of which have different properties in addition to the generic attributes. Garnet inspires love and devotion. It balances the sex drive and alleviates emotional disharmony. Red Garnet in particular stimulates the controlled rise of kundalini* energy and aids sexual potency. This is a stone of commitment. 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. It fortifies, activates, and strengthens the survival instinct, bringing courage and hope into seemingly hopeless situations. Crisis is turned into challenge under Garnet’s influence. It also promotes mutual assistance in times of trouble. Garnet has a strong link with the pituitary gland and can stimulate expanded awareness and past-life recall. Garnet activates other crystals, amplifying their effect. It clears negative chakra energy. Square-cut garnets are said to bring success in business matters. Psychologically, Garnets sharpen your perceptions of yourself and other people. It dissolves ingrained behavior patterns that are no longer serving you and by- passes resistance or self-induced unconscious sabotage. Mentally, Garnet helps you to let go of useless or old or obsolete ideas. Emotionally, Garnet removes inhibitions and taboos. It opens up the heart and bestows self-confidence.

HEALING Garnet regenerates the body. It stimulates the metabolism. Garnet treats spinal and cellular disorders, purifies and reenergizes the blood, heart, and lungs, and regenerates DNA. It assists assimilation of minerals and vitamins.

POSITION Earlobes, finger, or over heart. Wear in contact with the skin. Place on the skin as appropriate in healing. Past-life recall: place on the third eye*.

 

Topaz

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ATTRIBUTES Topaz is a mellow, empathetic stone that directs energy to where it is needed most. It soothes, heals, stimulates, recharges, remotivates, and aligns the meridians of the body. Topaz promotes truth and forgiveness. It helps shed light on the path, highlights goals, and taps into inner resources. This crystal brings about a trust in the universe that enables you to “be” rather than to “do.” It cuts through doubt and uncertainty. Topaz’s vibrant energy brings joy, generosity, abundance, and good health. It has traditionally been known as a stone of love and good fortune, bringing successful attainment of goals. It is extremely supportive for affirmations and manifestation, and for visualization. It is said that the facets and ends of a Topaz crystal have both positive and negative energies through which a request to the universe can be focused and then manifested on the earth plane. Excellent for cleaning the aura* and for inducing relaxation, Topaz releases tension at any level and can speed up spiritual development where it has been laborious. Psychologically, Topaz helps you to discover your own inner riches. It makes you feel confident and philanthropic, wanting to share your good fortune and spread sunshine all around. Negativity does not survive around joyful Topaz. This stone promotes openness and honesty, self-realization, self-control, and the urge to develop inner wisdom. Mentally, Topaz aids problem-solving and is particularly useful for those engaged in the arts. It helps you to become aware of the influence you have and of the knowledge you have gained through hard work and life experiences. This stone has the capacity to see both the bigger picture and the minute detail, recognizing how they interrelate. Topaz assists in expressing ideas and confers astuteness. Topaz is an excellent emotional support—it stabilizes the emotions and makes you receptive to love from every source.

HEALING Topaz can be used to manifest health. It aids digestion and combats anorexia, restores the sense of taste, fortifies the nerves, and stimulates the metabolism. Saint Hildegard of Bingen recommended an elixir of Topaz to correct dimness of vision.

SPECIFIC COLORS In addition to the generic properties, certain colors have additional attributes:

Blue Topaz, placed on the throat chakra or third eye*, aids those chakras and verbalization. It is an excellent color for meditation and attuning to the higher self, assisting in living according your own aspirations and views. This color attunes to the angels of truth and wisdom. It assists in seeing the scripts you have been living by and to recognize where you have strayed from your own truth.

Clear Topaz aids in becoming aware of thoughts and deeds, and the karmic* effect that these have. It assists in purifying emotions and actions, activating cosmic awareness. In healing, Clear Topaz removes stagnant or stuck energy.

Golden Topaz (Imperial Topaz) acts like a battery and recharges spiritually and physically, strengthening faith and optimism. It is an excellent stone for conscious attunement to the highest forces in the universe and can be used to store information received in this way. It reminds you of your divine origins. Imperial Topaz assists in recognizing your own abilities, instills a drive toward recognition, and attracts helpful people. This stone is beneficial for those seeking fame as it bestows charisma and confidence with pride in your abilities while remaining generous and open-hearted. It assists in overcoming limitations and in setting great plans afoot. In healing, it regenerates cellular structures and strengthens the solar plexus, and is beneficial for nervous exhaustion and insufficient combustion of nutrients. It treats the liver, the gallbladder, and the endocrine glands.

 

Kyanite

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ATTRIBUTES
Kyanite is excellent for attunement and meditation. It is tranquilizing and a powerful transmitter and amplifier of high frequency energies, stimulating psychic abilities and the intuition. With its ability to tune into the causal level, this stone can help spiritual energy to manifest in thought. This crystal connects to spirit guides* and instills compassion. Grounding spiritual vibrations, it brings spiritual integrity and maturation. It facilitates dream recall and promotes healing dreams. Kyanite is helpful for those making the transition through death. Kyanite instantly aligns the chakras* and subtle bodies*, clearing the pathways and meridians. It restores Qi* to the physical body and its organs. In healing, it stabilizes the biomagnetic field* after clearing and transformation. As Kyanite does not hold negativity, it never requires cleaning. Psychologically, Kyanite encourages speaking one’s truth, cutting through fears and blockages. Opening the throat chakra, this stone encourages self-expression and communication. It cuts through ignorance and opens to spiritual and psychological truth. Kyanite slices through confusion and dispels blockages, illusion, anger, frustration, and stress. It increases the capacity for logical and linear thought, stimulates the higher mind, and links into the causal level. Spiritually, Kyanite assists in detaching from the idea of blind fate or implacable karma*. It shows the part played by the self in creating causes and the measures required to balance the past. Kyanite facilitates the ascension process by drawing the light body* down into the physical realm and connecting the higher mind to the highest frequencies.

HEALING Kyanite treats muscular disorders, fevers, the urogenital system, thyroid and parathyroid, adrenal glands, throat, and brain. A natural pain reliever, it lowers blood pressure and heals infections. It releases excess weight, supports the cerebellum and the motor responses of the body. Kyanite helps to balance yin–yang energy.

SPECIFIC COLORS In addition to the generic attributes, the following colors have additional properties: Blue Kyanite strengthens the voice and heals the throat and the larynx. Useful for performers and public speakers. Black Kyanite grounds the body when aligning the chakras* and during or after meditation.

 

Ruby

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ATTRIBUTES Ruby is an excellent stone for energy. Imparting vigor to life, it energizes and balances but may sometimes overstimulate in delicate or irritable people. Ruby encourages passion for life but never in a self-destructive way. It improves motivation and setting of realistic goals. Ruby stimulates the heart chakra* and balances the heart. It encourages “following your bliss.” This stone is a powerful shield against psychic attack* and vampirism of heart energy. It promotes positive dreams and clear visualization, and stimulates the pineal gland. Ruby is one of the stones of abundance and aids retaining wealth and passion. Psychologically, Ruby brings up anger or negative energy for transmutation and encourages removal of anything negative from your path. It promotes dynamic leadership. Mentally, Ruby brings about a positive and courageous state of mind. Under the influence of Ruby, the mind is sharp with heightened awareness and excellent concentration. Given this stone’s protective effect, it makes you stronger during disputes or controversy. Emotionally, Ruby is dynamic. It charges up passion and fires the enthusiasm. Ruby is a sociable stone that attracts sexual activity. Physically, Ruby overcomes exhaustion and lethargy and imparts potency and vigor. Conversely, it calms hyperactivity.

HEALING Ruby detoxifies the body, blood, and lymph, and treats fevers, infectious disease, and restricted blood flow. It is extremely beneficial for the heart and circulatory system. It stimulates the adrenals, kidneys, reproductive organs, and spleen.

 

Tourmaline

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ATTRIBUTES Tourmaline cleanses, purifies, and transforms dense energy into a lighter vibration. It grounds spiritual energy, clears and balances all the chakras*, and forms a protective shield around the body. Tourmaline is a shamanic stone that brings protection during rituals. It can be used for scrying* and was traditionally used to point to the culprit or cause in times of trouble, and indicate a “good” direction in which to move. Natural Tourmaline wands are useful healing tools. They clear the aura, remove blockages, disperse negative energy, and point to solutions for specific problems. They are excellent for balancing and connecting the chakras. At a physical level, they rebalance the meridians*. Tourmaline has a strong affinity with the devic* energies and is extremely beneficial for the garden and plants. It can act as a natural insecticide, keeping pests at bay, and, buried in the soil, encourages the growth and health of all crops. Psychologically, Tourmaline aids in understanding oneself and others, taking you deep into yourself, promoting self-confidence and diminishing fear. It banishes any feeling of being a victim and attracts inspiration, compassion, tolerance, and prosperity. Tourmaline is a powerful mental healer, balancing the right–left hemispheres of the brain and transmuting negative thought patterns into positive ones. This stone brings the mental processes, the chakras, and the biomagnetic sheath* into alignment. It is helpful in treating paranoia, and for overcoming dyslexia, as it improves hand-to-eye coordination and the assimilation and translation of coded information. Emotionally, Red, Yellow, and Brown Tourmalines are beneficial for sexuality and the emotional dysfunction that can lie behind loss of libido. Physically, Tourmaline releases tension, which makes it helpful in spinal adjustments. It balances male–female energy within the body.

HEALING The striations along the side of Tourmaline enhance energy flow, making it an excellent stone for healing, energy enhancement, and removal of blockages. Each of the different colors of Tourmaline has its own specific healing ability.

 

Labradorite

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ATTRIBUTES Iridescent Labradorite is a highly mystical and protective stone, a bringer of light. It raises consciousness and connects with universal energies. Labradorite deflects unwanted energies from the aura and prevents energy leakage. It forms a barrier to negative energies shed during therapy. It can take you into another world or into other lives. A stone of esoteric knowledge, it facilitates initiation into the mysteries. Labradorite aligns the physical and etheric bodies and accesses spiritual purpose. It raises consciousness and grounds spiritual energies into the physical body. This stone stimulates intuition and psychic gifts, including the art of “right timing,” bringing messages from the unconscious mind to the surface and facilitating their understanding. Psychologically, Labradorite banishes fears and insecurities and the psychic debris from previous disappointments, including those experienced in past lives. It strengthens faith in the self and trust in the universe. It removes other people’s projections, including thought forms that have hooked into the aura*. Labradorite calms an overactive mind and energizes the imagination, bringing up new ideas. Analysis and rationality are balanced with the inner sight. Labradorite brings contemplation and introspection. Synthesizing intellectual thought with intuitive wisdom, it is an excellent dispeller of illusions, going to the root of a matter and showing the real intention behind thoughts and actions. This stone brings up suppressed memories from the past. Labradorite is a useful companion through change, imparting strength and perseverance. A stone of transformation, it prepares body and soul for the ascension process.

HEALING Labradorite treats disorders of the eyes and brain, relieves stress, and regulates metabolism. It treats colds, gout, and rheumatism, balances hormones and relieves menstrual tension, and lowers blood pressure. Labradorite can be used as a witness during radionic treatment, pinpointing the cause of the disease.

POSITION Wear over the higher heart chakra, hold or place as appropriate.

SPECIFIC COLOR In addition to the generic attributes, the following color has additional properties: Yellow Labradorite accesses the highest levels of consciousness, enhances visualization, trance, clairvoyance, and channeling. It is beneficial for the solar plexus chakra and expands the mental body, bringing in higher wisdom. It heals the stomach, spleen, liver, gallbladder, and adrenal glands.

 

Aquamarine

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ATTRIBUTES
Aquamarine is a stone of courage. Its calming energies reduce stress and quiet the mind. It harmonizes its surroundings and protects against pollutants. In ancient times it was believed to counteract the forces of darkness and procure favor from the spirits of light. It was carried by sailors as a talisman against drowning. Psychologically, Aquamarine has an affinity with sensitive people. It has the power to invoke tolerance of others. It overcomes judgmentalism, gives support to anyone who is overwhelmed by responsibility, and encourages taking responsibility for oneself. It creates a personality that is upright, persistent, and dynamic. It can break old, self-defeating programs. Aquamarine calms the mind, removing extraneous thought. It filters information reaching the brain and clarifies perception, sharpens the intellect, and clears up confusion. With its ability to bring unfinished business to a conclusion, Aquamarine is useful for closure on all levels. It clears blocked communication and promotes self-expression. This stone is helpful in understanding underlying emotional states and interpreting how you feel. It soothes fears and increases sensitivity. Spiritually, Aquamarine sharpens intuition and opens clairvoyance. A wonderful stone for meditation, it invokes high states of consciousness and spiritual awareness and encourages service to humanity. Aquamarine shields the aura* and aligns the chakras*, clearing the throat chakra and bringing communication from a higher plane. It also aligns the physical and spiritual bodies.

HEALING Aquamarine is useful for sore throats, swollen glands, and thyroid problems. It harmonizes the pituitary and the thyroid, regulating hormones and growth. This stone has a general tonic effect. It strengthens the body’s cleansing organs and aids the eyes, jaw and teeth, and stomach. It is useful for counteracting short or longsightedness and calms overreactions of the immune system and autoimmune diseases such as hay fever.

 

Sapphire

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ATTRIBUTES Sapphire is known as the wisdom stone, each color having its own particular wisdom. It focuses and calms the mind and releases unwanted thoughts and mental tension. Bringing in peace of mind and serenity, Sapphire aligns the physical, mental, and spiritual planes and restores balance within the body. This stone releases depression and spiritual confusion and stimulates concentration. It brings prosperity and attracts gifts of all kinds. Placed on the throat, Sapphire releases frustration and facilitates self-expression.

SPECIFIC COLORS Each color of Sapphire has its own unique attributes in addition to the generic qualities:

Blue Sapphire is a seeker after spiritual truth, traditionally associated with love and purity. It is extremely effective for earth and chakra* healing. This tranquil stone helps you to stay on the spiritual path and is used in shamanic ceremonies to transmute negative energies. It opens and heals the throat chakra and the thyroid, and facilitates self-expression and speaking your truth.

Green Sapphire improves vision, both inner and outer, and improves dream recall. It stimulates the heart chakra, bringing loyalty, fidelity, and integrity. This stone enhances compassion and an understanding of the frailties and unique qualities of others. It honors trust and respect for other people’s belief systems.

Pink Sapphire acts as a magnet to draw into your life all that you need in order to evolve. It is a fast-acting stone that teaches you how to master emotions, clearing emotional blockages and integrating the transmuted energies.

Purple Sapphire awakens. It is helpful for meditation, stimulating the kundalini* rise and the crown chakra and opening spirituality. This stone activates the pineal gland with its link to psychic abilities, and stimulates visionary qualities. It is extremely calming for the emotionally unstable.

Black Sapphire is protective and centering. It imparts confidence in one’s own intuition. This stone heightens employment prospects and helps in retaining a job.

Royal Sapphire eliminates negative energies from chakras, and stimulates the third eye* to access information for growth. This stone teaches responsibility for your own thoughts and feelings. It treats brain disorders, including dyslexia.

Star Sapphire has a five-pointed star-shaped formation in its depths. This rare stone draws you into its depths and opens intuition. It brings about centering of your thoughts and aids in anticipating the intentions of other people. It is said to contact extraterrestrial beings.

White Sapphire has an extremely pure energy. Opening the crown chakra, it takes spiritual awareness to a very high space, opening cosmic consciousness*. This is an extremely protective stone that removes obstacles to the spiritual path. It is helpful in accessing your potential and life purpose.

Yellow Sapphire attracts wealth to the home and can be placed in cash boxes to increase prosperity and earnings. If worn, it should touch the body. Yellow Sapphire stimulates the intellect and improves overall focus so that the bigger picture is seen. As an elixir, it removes toxins from the body.

 

Emerald

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ATTRIBUTES
Emerald is a stone of inspiration and infinite patience. It is a life-affirming stone with great integrity. Known as the “stone of successful love,” it brings domestic bliss and loyalty. It enhances unity, unconditional love, and partnership and promotes friendship. Emerald keeps a partnership in balance. If it changes color, it is said to signal unfaithfulness. Emerald opens the heart chakra* and has a calming effect on the emotions. This stone ensures physical, emotional, and mental equilibrium. It eliminates negativity and brings in positive actions. Focusing intention and raising consciousness, it brings about positive action. It enhances psychic abilities, opens clairvoyance*, and stimulates gathering wisdom from the mental planes. Traditionally, emerald was said to protect from enchantment and the ploys of magicians, and to foretell the future. Psychologically, Emerald gives the strength of character to overcome the misfortunes of life. It is a stone of regeneration and recovery and can heal negative emotions. It enhances the ability to enjoy life to the fullest. It is helpful in cases of claustrophobia. Emerald imparts mental clarity, strengthens memory, inspires a deep inner knowing, and broadens vision. It is a wisdom stone, promoting discernment and truth, and aiding eloquent expression. It helps bring to the surface what is unconsciously known. Emerald is extremely beneficial to mutual understanding within a group of people, stimulating cooperation.

HEALING Emerald aids recovery after infectious illness. It treats sinuses, lungs, heart, spine, and muscles, and soothes the eyes. It improves vision and has a detoxifying effect on the liver. Emerald alleviates rheumatism and diabetes. It has been used as an antidote to poisons. Worn around the neck, Emerald was believed to ward off epilepsy. Its green ray can assist healing of malignant conditions.

NOTE Do not wear constantly as it can trigger negative emotions. Opaque Emeralds are not suitable for mental attunement.

 

Diamond

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ATTRIBUTES The Diamond is a symbol of purity. Its pure white light can help you to bring your life into a cohesive whole. It bonds relationships, bringing love and clarity into a partnership. Said to enhance the love of a husband for his wife, it is seen as a sign of commitment and fidelity. Diamond has been a symbol of wealth for thousands of years and is one of the stones of manifestation, attracting abundance. The larger the Diamond, the more abundance there is. A large Diamond is also excellent for blocking geopathic* or electromagnetic stress* and for protection against cell phones. Diamond is an amplifier of energy. It is one of the few stones that never needs recharging. It increases the energy of whatever it comes into contact with and is very effective when used with other crystals for healing as it enhances their power. However, it can increase negative energy as well as positive. On a subtle level, it fills “holes” in the aura*, reenergizing it. Psychologically, the qualities that Diamond imparts include fearlessness, invincibility, and fortitude. However, the merciless light of Diamond will pinpoint anything that is negative and requires transformation. Diamond clears emotional and mental pain, reduces fear, and brings about new beginnings. It is a highly creative stone, stimulating imagination and inventiveness. Mentally, Diamond provides a link between the intellect and the higher mind. It brings clarity of mind and aids enlightenment. At a spiritual level, Diamond cleanses the aura of anything shrouding a person’s inner light, allowing the soul light to shine out. It reminds you of your soul’s aspirations and aids spiritual evolution. It activates the crown chakra*, linking it to divine light.

HEALING Diamond treats glaucoma, clears sight, and benefits the brain. It treats allergies and chronic conditions and rebalances the metabolism. Traditionally, it was used to counteract poisons.