Affection, Amplification, Purity
Characteristics: The Diamond is made of carbon and is the hardest natural mineral. It is a stone that grows in the mantle of the Earth and is pushed up rapidly toward the surface. If it is not pushed up rapidly enough, the carbon dissipates.
Energy: The Diamond, in its rarity and beauty, is a symbol of purity and innocence, of love and fidelity, and embraces strength of character, ethics, and faithfulness to oneself and others. It is indicative of the loving and open nature with which one came into the physical realm and encourages the aspect of truth and trust. It is a love-bearing crystal, regarded in antiquity as dependable in its virtues only when received as a gift. Today the engagement ring, wedding ring, and other articles of jewelry symbolize the gift of persons in love.
Spiritual, Energy, Purity
Characteristics: Only found in Herkimer, New York, these gorgeous high vibrational Lil beauties are named after their place of origin. Herkimer Diamond’s not to be confused with clear quartz, are generally clear but can also have black anthraxolite inclusions or water inclusions within them. Unlike diamonds that are cut into shape, the Herkimer Diamond is found as is, gorgeous and double terminated, embodying pure solid white divine light, and are the highest of vibrational crystals, perfect for increasing telepathic abilities and channeling.
Energy: Herkimer Diamond not only broadcasts its own energy like a beacon, but it can also pick up and magnify the frequencies of other stones, which is helpful when paired with small or soft-energied crystals. It is a perfect crystal for clearing and activating our energetic fields. It harmonizes your brain and aura, and brings a deep understanding of life and all that is. It helps to release fears, anger, and resentment so that you can access and expand your source consciousness. It will teach a person to let go of lack, want, need, and desire. We already have and are all that we need. It is a great crystal for anyone on a spiritual journey, starting over in life, or spiritual teachers and guides.
Strength, Protection, Intuition
Characteristics: Labradorite is an extraordinary stone that shimmers in a mystical light that separates the waking world from unseen realms. It is usually gray-green, dark gray, black or grayish-white, and is composed in aggregate layers that refract light as iridescent flashes of peacock blue, gold, pale green, or coppery red. In every sense it is known as the Stone of Magic, a crystal of shamans, diviners, healers, and all who travel and embrace the universe seeking knowledge and guidance. For self-discovery, it is excellent for awakening one's own awareness of inner spirit and intuition.
Energy: Labradorite is the most powerful protector of the mineral kingdom, creating a shielding force strengthening natural energies from within. It protects against the negativity and misfortunes of this world, and provides safe exploration into alternate levels of consciousness and visionary experiences from the past or the future.
Self Expression, Wisdom, Intuition
Characteristic: Lapis Lazuli comes under the category of Metamorphic Rock. Its composition is mainly lazurite with calcite, sodalite, and pyrite. Lapis Lazuli is often found in shades of deep blue or purple which also contribute to the meaning behind its name. It was popular with artists who ground it down for its pigment. It is known for bringing wisdom and self-expression.
Energy: Because of its connection to heaven energies, and used by the ancient royal families way back, some of the lapis lazuli healing properties are believed to produce vibrations activating the mind, and influence life of more intelligence, success, and stillness of inner senses. It helps the person to be more aware, and can easily express his or her truth. It is also called The Wisdom Keeper as it synchronizes the mind, body, and spirit. Its power can unveil your inner wisdom and enhance the connection with your inner strength.
Protection, Health, Courage
Characteristic: Malachite is a green copper carbonate mineral. It is part of the monolithic crystal system and has a silky luster. Malachite is often used as an ore of copper. It has an opaque transparency and sometimes has a patterned surface. Malachite is a rich shade of green and its meaning is transformation and positive change.
Energy: A guardian of the heart, a healer of broken bones and blood pressure, and a protector from the toxic flow of negative energy – Malachite is a busy stone. Green color gemstones always seem to have super-strength powers and love connecting to the heart chakra. Malachite is no exception, and with its energetic properties, it does an amazing job of encouraging you to let go of old traumas and patterns and to step outside your comfort zone.
MOTHER OF PEARL
Protection, Harmonious, Imagination
Characteristic: Mother of Pearl, which is also known as nacre, is an iridescent layer of material that makes up the lining of many mollusks. The most common source of this material is abalone and pearl oysters. A common use is as an inlay in many musical instruments, furniture, and jewelry pieces. There’s usually an organic and mineral substance that creates the Mother of Pearl. Tiny Aragonite hexagonal plates combine with Conchiolin in arranged and alternating layers. Layers are added over time, and many layers build up that make them tough and resilient. It often comes in white, off-white, and pale pink tones.
Energy: A protection stone, Mother of Pearl brings the gentle healing power of the sea. It is a stress-relieving stone; relaxing, soothing, and calming to the emotions. Mother of Pearl stimulates our intuition, imagination, sensitivity, and adaptability. It helps our emotions become more harmonious and balanced. Calming and soothing to temper or feelings of fear. It enables you to more easily express feelings of love. Mother of Pearl helps with clarity in decision making and is helpful for endurance and organization.
Protection, Fortune, Vitality
Characteristic: Onyx is a variety of chalcedony. It is a parallel banded silicate mineral and tends to be black with white banding in its most common form. However, varieties of Onyx can also be green, pink, brown, red, and green and even clear with white banding. It is mostly made of calcite and has a waxy luster.
Energy: This stone is renowned for being one of the most powerful mediums with which to channel energy, which has made it an excellent choice for healers to use when it comes to emotional, mental, and physical healing. The gem cuts through any foggy feelings and brings a sense of mental clarity so that you can make wise decisions, stand clear in your authenticity, and get that balance of being task orientated all while making plenty of space for creative thinking too. It can be particularly useful for those moving through the patterns of grief as it assists in helping you mourn, grieve, accept, and release without losing yourself in the process.
Amplification, Hope, Purity
Characteristic: Opal is a gem formed from silica-rich waters. It takes its name from the Sanskrit word Upala which means precious stone. Later, it would be called Opallios during Roman times. The Common Opal is characterized by its translucence and its palette of colors that include red, green, blue, and orange. It is also known for its dendritic inclusions. The Precious Opal displays different flashing colors called opalescence against white, dark brown, or black backgrounds. The opalescence appears as vivid colors that seem to float on the background, and it often has a blue or purple overall tone.
Energy: Gleaming with healing properties, the Opal stone is full of high vibrational energy, amplification powers, and a perfect sense of balance. It not only kickstarts your creative heart but can also bring renewed hope, good karma, bright balance, and regulation. Opal can also be a good luck charm, helping the wearer to attract amazing things into their aura. It intensifies emotions and releases inhibitions. Encourages both freedom and independence. Helps to release anger and claim self-worth, aiding in accessing and expressing one’s true self.
Calming, Charity, Purity
Characteristics: Pearl, identified as June's birthstone, is a hard, and lustrous gem typically white or bluish-gray, formed within the shell of a pearl oyster or other bivalve mollusk and highly prized as a gem. Perhaps the best-loved gems of all time, pearls—both natural and modern cultured pearls—occur in a wide variety of colors. The most familiar colors are white and cream (a light yellowish brown). Pearls are unique as they are the only gems from living sea creatures and require no faceting or polishing to reveal their natural beauty. Natural pearls form in the bodies, or mantle tissue, of certain mollusks, usually around a microscopic irritant, and always without human help of any kind.
Energy: Pearl signifies charity and innocence. It enhances personal integrity and helps to provide a focus to ones attention. Pearl symbolizes purity and is known as a “stone of sincerity." It brings truth to situations and loyalty to a “cause."
Healing, Calmness, Energy
Characteristics: Quartz is the most recognized 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 colors. Visual clarity normally isn't important to a quartz's energetic quality and ability to amplify subtle energies.
Energy: Quartz enhances energy by absorbing, storing, amplifying, balancing, focusing, and transmitting. It channels universal energy. Crystal Quartz also enhances thoughts, as they are a form of energy. Because it directs and amplifies energy, it is extremely beneficial for manifesting, healing, meditation, protection, and channeling. It is also beneficial for storing and retrieving information of all types, as information is a form of energy pattern also.
Rejuvenation, Happiness, Determination
Characteristic: Spinel is a rare aluminum magnesium oxide mineral that crystallizes in the form of octahedral crystals, dodecahedral, cubic, and massive formations with varying other impurities that affect the color. The presence of chromium results in red, pink, and orange spinel. Spinel gemstones have isometric crystal systems. This gem is famous for spinel twinning, where two octahedral crystals twin together at the base. Spinel gemstones range in opacity from transparent to opaque and the luster can be vitreous, submetallic, or dull.
Energy: Spinel is considered a savior from stress, mental tension, and depression. It helps to invigorate and rejuvenate the body time and again due to which the wearer feels fresh and active. It induces will, hope, and purpose and encourages the wearer to overcome all the obstacles. Spinel is also associated with the root Chakra, making it effective in increasing physical energy and stamina. It seems spinel also has an effect on mental stamina as it is said to reduce forgetfulness and boost intellectual power.
Communication, Good Fortune, Attraction