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and stones should be cleansed, consecrated and empowered. You can let
them soak in a glass of spring water, or hold them in a stream or under
a running faucet. Moonlight and sunlight are also excellent cleansers.
and stones as close to the body as possible. Place in a pocket, purse,
or wallet. Pouches can be fashioned from leather or silk. They can be
sewn in the hems of skirts or pants. Garters of gems can be created,
as well as belts and headbands.
tape to secure them under desks and chairs in a workplace, office, home
or dashboard and seat of a vehicle. You can place them behind pictures,
doors, under the carpet or in the corner of a room - just about anywhere
you feel you need to use the energy of the stone.
remember that the size of the stone is not important. You don't need
a fifty pound piece of rose quartz to bring a maximum amount of loving
feelings into your life. A small piece, no bigger than the end of your
little finger, will do the trick nicely.
be placed on magickal tools as well, with glue or wire. Some beautiful
pieces can be made, such as goblets, Tarot boxes, wands, baskets, and
The best way to begin using stones and gems is to sit in a quiet place
and hold them one at a time in your left hand. Let the energy of the
stone move in your palm. Imagine that it is a delicate being you don't
want to squash.
of what you are feeling. If nothing seems to be coming through, don't
get frustrated. Instead, open your third eye chakra center and look
at the stone from that angle. Continue to experiment with your right
hand. Write your sensations in your workbook. Switch to your left hand.
Are the sensations different, and if so, how? When you have finished
with each stone, re-read the interpretation of that stone.
Following is a list of gems and stones, although it is by no means complete.
None of the stones should be ingested; they should be carried or worn
when personal contact is required. I have also included a few metals
in this list.
Abalone - impacts all chakras because it is multi-hued. Good for the
Aventurine - the healing power of the green earth, releases emotional
stress. Enhances energy flow (chi/qi).
Agate (blue lace) - used on third eye (between eyebrows) aids with tension
headaches. Is a sedating stone.
Agate (dendritic) - assists in past life regressions.
Agate (moss) - associated with farmers, tillers of the earth. Improves
blood and lymph system.
Alabaster - promotes peace and peaceful feelings.
Alexandrite - systemic healing. Specific to nervous system.
Amber - purification of etheric body, balancing of electrical energies,
strengthening of central nervous system.
Amethyst - used in meditation, under pillow for dream recollection,
Apache Tear (transparent obsidian) - psychic protection. Grounding.
Aquamarine - reduces fluid retention, calms coughs. Used in work with
development of inner self. Protects liver. Used to prevent baldness.
Beryl (common) cleanses females, strengthens males, stimulates root
chakra. Used for digestive disorders.
Bloodstone - grounds and cleanses physical body, use to help clot blood,
aids with blood disorders. Mental balance.
Boji Stone (pop rock) a bridge between animal and mineral kingdom these
creatures can die if not adequately cared for - enhances telepathic
communication between the kingdoms of animate and inanimate objects.
Brass - assists hair growth and skin.
Bronze - assists in inner healings.
Carnelian - helps actualize personal power. Improves sense of touch,
sensitivity. Provides protection for the wearer.
Coal - used to treat petroleum toxicity.
Copper - balances astral body with physical, helps arthritic afflictions.
Coral - helps with fever, colds, asthma, digestive problems. Red is
more effective for men.
Diamond - clears crown chakra. Protects from poisons.
Emerald - improves heart functions, including love and kindness.
Flint - helps prevent nightmares.
Garnet (red) - stimulates love, feelings of emotion. Stirs blood, assists
in overcoming anemia.
Garnet (yellow) - stimulates digestive tract.
Galena - provides strength and balance
Gold - provides stability, balancing. Good for healing heart ailments.
Jade - good for dreamwork. Used for past life regressions.
Jet - protects against illness and personal attack. Used by the Greeks
to cure toothaches.
Lapis-Lazuli - mental calming, strength of will, increases psychic ability.
Lodestone (magnetite) - strengthens the aura, rids the body of toxins.
Stabilizes the body energies (yin/yang).
Meteorite - past life regression.
Moonstone - expands higher consciousness.
Obsidian - protective stone for psychic individuals, ground higher energies.
Olivine - purifier, especially when used with bloodstone, citrine, or
Onyx - can enhance visions - assists in mediation and dream work. Use
with Apache Tear unless adept in vision work.
Opal - enhances harmony - emphasizes tendencies of an individual whether
positive or negative.
Oyster shell (mother of Pearl) - enhances creativity and intuition.
Peacock Ore - stamina, energy. Stimulates nervous system, muscles, heart
and lungs. Good to wear when hiking.
Pearl - aids with digestion. Reduces irritability.
Peridot - strengthens the body and assists with organ regeneration.
Pyrite, Iron - stimulates cardiovascular system. Natural connection
with the sun.
Quartz (blue) - provides digestive tract assistance.
Quartz (clear) - stabilizer, medium for meditation, used to hold energy.
Quartz (geode) - symbolizes the hidden inner beauty.
Quartz (rose) - love, emotions, friendship, good for children and those
deprived of love as children. Eases lonliness. Helps heart.
Quartz (rutilated) - energetic, adds to life force, resists aging.
Quartz (smokey) - clearing on physical and emotional level, grounding
energy, stimulates the adrenal glands.
Ruby - strengthens the emotions, increase courage. Provides emotional
and physical stability.
Sapphire - amplifies intuition, aids in meditation. Calming.
Sardonyx - alleviates depression, aids with confidence.
Silver - disinfectant, cleanser, emotion and mental stress reducer.
Soapstone - grounding, balancing, good for the home in terms of creating
a calm atmosphere.
Sulphur - enhances physical vitality, draws impurities from body, relieves
colds, sinus problems. Good for immune system.
Tiger's eye (cherry) - good stone for public speaker, aids confidence.
Tiger's eye (yellow) helps focus mind's eye, provides insight.
Tin - heals lungs and cleanses inflammations.
Zircon - spiritual stimulant, emotional protection.
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