AMBER -(yellow, orange, brown) Helps clear the mind, gives mental clarity, inner peace. AVENTURINE -(green) Draws money and prosperity.
BLOODSTONE -(green with red flecks) Promotes creativity, self-expression, and artistry. Also aids healing, especially from surgeries or blood related diseases.
BLUE LACE AGATE -(light blue) Healing. Overcoming obstacles. Can be used as a "wish stone."
BLUE STALACTITE -(blue) Personal power and direction. Helps with finding and staying on the right personal path. Promotes self-knowledge, centering, connecting to the HIGHER SELF.
CARNELIAN -(orange-red) Promotes personal power, strengthened magic, increased fertility or creativity, happy home. Also helps combat the jealousy of others.
CHRYSACOLLA -(blue, green) Promotes balance and inner peace.
CHRYSOPHRASE -(green) Clears blockages in communication, promotes eloquence and persuasiveness.
CITRINE -(golden brown) Strengthens self-esteem, promotes balance and good cheer.
CRAZY LACE AGATE -(brown stripes) Awakens hidden talents and abilities, promotes success in career situations.
CRYSTAL (CLEAR QUARTZ) -(clear) Amplifies and directs energy. Builds energy pathways. Strengthens the energies of anything its put with.
DIAMOND -(clear) Earth's hardest stone -promotes personal growth, spiritual lessons, perfecting of self. Also resilience, perseverance, permanence.
EMERALD -(light to dark green) Protection, success, prosperity. Also promotes memory, learning.
FLOURITE -(comes in many colors) Promotes healing. The focus of the healing may be emotional, physical, spiritual, etc., depending upon the color of the flourite.
GARNET -(dark red, wine) Personal power, focus, protection. Also aids in healing, especially with blood related diseases.
GOLDSTONE -(brown with gold flecks) Used to draw money, especially through commerce or the collection of monies owed. Goldstone is a synthetic stone, but made with real gold.
HAEMATITE -(silvery black) Gives protection, absorbs negativity, helps relieve grief or pain.
JADE -(comes in many colors, but most commonly green) Serenity, inner peace and balance, good fortune. Promotes the perfection of self, and connection to Spirit.
JASPER -(red, brown) Helps promote openness to new ideas and influences, flexibility.
JET -(black) Sacred to Hekate. Jet gives protection, promotes mental and emotional clarity, deflects negativity, and helps to overcome sorrow or sadness. Traditional stone of mourning, now grown rare.
LAPIS LAZULI -(dark blue) Promotes psychic opening, clairvoyance. Now grown rare.
MALACHITE -(green and black) Malachite promotes success -whether in business or love. Prosperity, creativity, fertility.
MARLENITE -(red, red and yellow) Also called "Philosopher's Stone." A very strong money stone, this synthetic stone is named for Marlena Berndt, famous metaphysical historian of gems and stones.
MOONSTONE -(milky white) Protection, absorbs negativity, promotes confidence, psychic opening.
MOTHER-OF-PEARL -(iridescent white) Deepens emotional commitment, draws marriage, long-term love.
OPAL -(iridescent greenish white with orange, red) Promotes psychic opening and development, sensitivity to spirits. Once considered unlucky by those who feared psychic phenomena.
PEARL -(white) Peace, compassion, love. Pearls are said to retain positive emotions incomparably well.
RHODOCHROSITE -(pink and gray) Promotes sexual adventure, fertility, pregnancy.
RHODONITE -(pink and black) Helps healing of emotional pain, especially from loss of love or loss of a loved one. Helps requite grief, draw new love. Promotes reconciliations of parted lovers or friends.
ROSE QUARTZ -(pink) Love, happiness, self esteem.
SODALITE -Sodalite is very similar to Lapis Lazuli and is often used in place of it. Promotes psychic development, clairvoyance.
TIGER'S EYE -(gold and brown stripes) Promotes popularity, eloquence, persuasiveness. Helps improve communications. Also used for protection in traveling, and for protecting mechanical vehicles.
TURQUOISE -(blue) Protection, good fortune, psychic opening. Considered very sacred.
There are many ways to use stones. They can be carried in a pocket, or worn as jewelry, to keep their influence around a person. They can be placed upon an altar, or just kept in a room, to impart their characteristics to that location. They can be used in magical tools to impart their qualities to the energy being focused, or they can be used as magical tools themselves. Among the most common ways to use stones are in the forms of AMULETS or TALISMANS. You will learn more about about Amulets and Talismans in the Spell of the Month section of this lesson.
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