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Abalone: Used to help build and protect muscle tissue, benefits the heart and helps in digestion. Nicknamed the sea ears, the Abalones flattened, oval shape with iridescent interior was used as a natural container (cup) for cleansing, offerings and prayers.

Adamite: Typically green due to trace amounts copper and or uranium, yellow, rarely white and occasionally purple to trace amount of cobalt. Yellow green to violet. Yellow adamitecrystals in limonite gossan matrixOval Facet Lemon Yellow Adamite, Sri Lanka

Aegerine: Black to greenish black. Excellent stone for energy generation. It concentrates positive energy for dispersi, stimulate growth and revitalize the mind. Delineates emotional trouble spots. Guards against negative energy & psychic attack. It increases the energy of other stones in any healing situation. It augments the immune system.

Agardite-CeAgate: Used for fainting, liver ailments, bleeding and strengthens the heart. . Promotes grace, good health, happiness, intelligence, and longevity. They are protection stones, give strength, victory and attunement with the earth, sharpen sight, illuminate minds and assist in discovery. They protect children from falling. An Agate held in the mouth relieves thirst. It was once used to reduce fevers by applying it to the forehead.

Composed of microscopic crystals of Quartz laid down in colorful bands or ribbons. Almost always translucent. Agates are grounding stones. They help obtain a better physical/emotional balance. They work to raise consciousness, and builds self-confidence. The workhorse of the stone world; slow forming, steady and reliable. Promote grace, good health, happiness, intelligence, longevity. One who looks upon an agate tells the truth and is aided in remembering. Agates are grounding and gentle. They are protection stones, stones for inheritances. They give strength, victory and attunement with the earth. They sharpen sight, illuminate minds and assist in discovery. They protect children from falling and from bites. Blue Lace: The energy of this mineral is most useful at the throat, the heart, the third eye, and mind. Activating these chakras, it helps one to enter in to high frequency states of awareness. It can be used in the treatment of arthritic conditions and in cases of "hereditary bone deformity: it can also be used to strengthen the skeletal structure." It is useful to enhance the mending of breaks and fractures. It can help to remove blockages from the nervous system and from the capillaries of the body. Wear or carry for peace and happiness. Calms the emotions and mind. Washes away mental clutter. Works on the thyroid. Brings total attunement to the senses. Aids attitudes, eases depression and despair. Their energy is circular and flowing. Lace agates do not protect, they encourage and support. Red, orange, yellow, browns: Solid, Grounding. For stomach, colon, liver, spleen, kidneys. Used for centering, bloodsugar, anorexia/food issues, lymphnodes, balances emotions, gives insight, restores nerve feeling and healing after injury/burns, brain balance, pineal, pituitary, coordination, gives patience, and peace. Moss: Translucent, transparent agate containing inclusions of minerals that look like moss or foliage. Improves ego and self-esteem, emotional balance, strengthens positive personality traits, and helps connections to nature. Aura protector that neutralizes fears and opens the mind and Being to new ideas. For meditation the clouds lead the mind into astral realms and expand consciousness. Eases emotional pain, aids creative visualization, increases trust and strength for earthly survival. Stimulates universal love. Connector to spirit guides, helps open communications with unseen entities. Helps you connect with nature spirits and the land. Gardener's talisman, increases your plants' fertility and ensures a bountiful crop or healthy flowers. Botswana: Gray and waxy in appearance. Strongly recommended for anyone who comes in regular contact with excessive amounts of heat or smoke. Helpful for anyone who wants to quit smoking, beneficial to the circulatory system, the skin, and the brain, and soothes depression. Protection for the super-sensitive,especially in crowds. Strengthens sexual energy. Eases the pain of loneliness. Helps with emotional understanding. Liberates mental feelings. Strengthens the immune system. Fire: Comes in shades of orange, brown, blue, or green. Strong connection to the energies of the earth. Use for meditating, relaxation. Helps to alleviate problems relating to the stomach and endocrine system, to examine and deal with problems in a calm and safe manner, and take the edge off difficult experiences. Recommended for dentists, optometrists, and those in the healing profession. Agate Banded: Strong protector, reinforces strength and provides protection if you are very sensitive. Helps one who needs extra courage or energy to face stress. Agate Black: Protective stone, wear for courage and successful competitions. Agate Black & White: Guards against physical dangers. Agate Dendritic: One or the most powerful protective stones for travel, for it can prevent you from getting fatigued or having an accident when traveling down the highway. Agate Brown or Tawny: Once worn by warriors for victory in battle. It was prized in Italy and Persia as a guard against the evil eye. It's also a wealth talisman. For stomach, colon, liver, spleen, kidneys. Used for centering, bloodsugar, anorexia/food issues, lymphnodes, balances emotions, gives insight, restores nerve feeling and healing after injury and burns, brain balance, pineal, pituitary, coordination, gives patience, and peace. Agate Green: Worn to improve the heath of the eyes. In the past, a woman who drank the water a green agate ring was washed in was magically guared against sterility. Agate Plume: Encourages creative visualization, that is, to create an image of what you want and then achieve your goal. Aids you to keep focused. Agate Red or Blood: This stone was worn in ancient Rome to guard against insect bites, to heal the blood, and to promote calm and peace. For stomach, colon, liver, spleen, kidneys. Used for centering, bloodsugar, anorexia/food issues, lymphnodes, balances emotions, gives insight, restores nerve feeling and healing after injury/burns, brain balance, pineal, pituitary, coordination, gives patience, and peace. Agate Mexican Lace: Bolsters and strengthens your attitude. Agate White Lace: Called "Happy Lace." It can support optimism and elevate your thoughts. Agate Pink Lace: Adds to your happiness by helping you to rescue your attitude.

Ajoite: Color (Blue green to light green) The stone was first discovered in Ajo in Arizona and was named after this locality. It is associated with plancheite and papagoite. It often forms small tufts with the amazing ajoite color.

Albite:White or translucent stone with a bluish tinge. Found in North America, England, France, Japan, and Kenya. Moonstones are a cut and polished form of Albite. Helps relieve depression and can be used as a booster for the immune and respiratory systems. Soothing for mental stress. Strengthens the spleen and thymus.

Alexandrite: (A chrysoberyl.) Clear violet-green, lt. blue or orange-yellow iridescence. Extremely rare. Alexandrite changes color with source of light. That is incandescent light vs sunlight vs flourescent light. For healing, centering, self-esteem. Opens to higher self, disattachment, psychicness, spiritual love, joy, and luck. Excellent tissue regeneration; especially Central Nervous System. Helps to align mental and emotional body. Spiritual tranformation and regeneration. Reflects highest potentials of unfoldment. Joy, oneness with life. Oval Facet Green to Purple Alexandrite, Africa Emerald Green to Purple Alexandrite Cats Eye, Africa Green to Purple Star Alexandrite, Africa Green to Purple Alexandrite Crystal

Almandine:Typically red but often brown

Alum: Alum has been worn in Egypt as a protective amulet against evil. On the north coast of Africa, alum is also used for this purpose. A piece of alum is placed in the home to guard it, and small amounts of this mineral are sewn into or placed in children's hats to protect them as well.

Aluminum: Mental Abilities, travel, image magic.Small pieces of aluminum can be carried to stimulate mental abilites. Due to its modern associations with travel, aluminum is also utilized in spells involving trips to distant lands.

Alumany evil amulet or natural

Amazonite: Solid Lt. Blue/turquoise. Prosperity. Gentle Friendly, calming, soothing for throat, thyroid, nerve and Brain paths. Reduces self-damaging behavior, increases straight posture of self-respect, confidence, grace, self-assuredness with communication. It is a pale green form of Microcline, a potash feldspar, and is found in Brazil, U.S.S.R., and U.S. The best crystals are found near Pike's Peak. Soothes the brain and nervous system. Helps filter information and combines it with natural intuition. Enhances masculine qualities. Good for anyone involved in the arts. It inspires faith and hope. Balances the emotions. Helps perfect personal expression and verbalizing. Green Amazonite Blue Green Amazonite Brazil Green Amazonite Brazil Oval Green Amazonite Brazil Amazonite Pentangle Amblygonite Octagon Colorless, Amblygonite Brazil Antique Cushion Fact Yellow Amblygonite Burma Lemon Yellow Amblygonite Burma Light Lemon Amblygonite Burma Pear Shape Facet Vibrant Light Lemon Amblygonite Burma. Known as the "writers stone "because over the years it has worked well with the many writers and speakers. It enhances communications concerning love. It can be used in the treatment in disorders of the nervous system and to dissipate energy blockages which could propagate the improper flow of neural impulses. Also known as the "Hope Stone." It inspires faith and hope. Balances the emotions. Helps perfect personal expression and verbalizing. Helps gut feelings and the mind work together.

Amber: Clear yellow or orange ancient petrified resin (possibly pine tree). Electromagnetic. Past Life Work, Weight Gain. Opens solar plexus chakra for mental clarity, moods balance, confidence. Stomach anxiety, spine, Central Nervous System, brain, memory loss, cell regeneration. Aligns mental and emotional bodies via orange and yellow. Excellent detoxification and protection from radiation, especially x-rays, sun, computers, airport, planes and others' energies. Useful on the brain, lungs, thyroid, spleen, endocrine system, inner ear, and neurological tissue. Draws disease out of afflicted areas and neutralizes negative energy. It is a grounding healer. Can add stability to your life. Helpful in clearing up depression and bringing about a positive mental state. Also useful as a memory aid. Amber should be cleansed after being used for healing to dispense the negative energy it has absorbed. In ancient times, amber was burned to cleanse the air, especially during childbirth. It was also thought to improve eyesight by gazing into it. Allows the body to heal itself by absorbing and transmuting negative energy into positive energy. It stimulates the intellect and transmutes the energy of physical vitality toward the activation of unconditional love. It aligns the ethereal energies to the physical, mental, and emotional bodies, providing for an even flow of perfect order to the requirements of the Earth plane while balancing the electro-magnetics of the physical body. The ancient Greeks were the first to record information about amber's "electrical" properties. If it is rubbed with a piece of silk, it will attract dust and ashes. Because of the inclusions of insects and small animals, it was often thought to contain the essence of life. Amber has always been associated with magic. It is a favorite protective and enhancing stone of Pagans. It is a sensual, (amber is warm to the touch,) magnetic stone that attracts love. It was also thought to improve eyesight by gazing into it.

Ametrine Faced Gems Purple & GoldenViberent Purple & Yellow Fine Purple & Yellow Amertrine Crystal Fine Purple & Yellow Amertrine Crystal Purple & Yello

Amethyst: Translucent, purple/lavendar Qtz. Quartz family found in Brazil, Canada, Sri Lanka, and parts of East Africa. Color varies from a deep violet to a pale lavender, almost to the point of being clear. This is a stone that should not be used by those with vivid imaginations or have strong links with the otherworlds unless they are well advanced and grounded. Amethyst has a direct link to the mind. It bolsters the production of the hormones, and strengthens the cleansing organs, the circulatory system and blood, the immune system, and body metabolism. It soothes the nervous system and assists in the transmission of neural signals. Memory skills and motivation improve. Goals are clearer, more realistic, and easier to achieve. However, you must use this stone cautiously with subjects who have paranoid or schizoid tendencies. Can benefit people with insomnia or troubled sleep. Ideal for those who meditate. Promotes selflessness. Amethyst as a healing stone contains sobering and calming qualities and is known to calm and protect the mind. It soothes those who have engaged in constant rigorous mental activity. It has been deemed "nature's tranquilizer" by many healers because of it's effectiveness in relaxing not only the mind but also the nervous system. It also is protective in averting the mind from psychic attacks and transforming negative energy in to that of positive and tranquil tenacity. It is also used to bring understanding of all that is transitional, especially death and rebirth. It can provide security and peace of mind (along with understanding) when a loved one is lost or reborn. It is said to also have a relieving effect on stress, grief, depression, emotional despair and ineffective communication. Along with the many mental benefits of amethyst healing, there are also many physical afflictions for which the healing powers of amethyst are a remedy. As an elixir (solution as a medicinal substance) amethyst can be used to treat toothaches, skeletal discomforts, posture and other bone and joint-related sicknesses (like arthritis). In elixir form amethyst also cures problems within the stomach and digestive tract, the heart and hearing disorders. It has been known to treat various types of blood disease and balancing blood sugar. Amethyst as a healing stone or crystal is used to treat and heal problems involving the central nervous system. Amethyst is a treatment for both convulsions and neuralgia. Amethyst and magic have been connected for at least 2,000 years. The Greeks believed it to be an amulet against inebriation. It is one of the few stones specifically recommended for men to use for attracting women. Stone of spirituality and contentment. Amethyst bestows stability, strength, invigoration, and peace, the peace being the perfect peace which was present prior to birth. It is "warm and cuddly" as well as regal and ruling. It has been used to encourage and support sobriety. It is an excellent stone for one who is attempting to find freedom from addictive personalities (oneself or another). Calming, strong, protective qualities, healing, divine love and inspiration. Enhances one's psychic and creative abilities. The Amethyst (sometimes known as "Rose d'France" or the "Stone of the Seventh Ray"), a transparent stone and the most valuable (and probably best known) of the Quartz family. Its color varies from pale lilac to a deep rich purple. Amethyst is found in many countries and has been used in China for over 8,000 years. Thought to increase spirituality, it was a symbol of sincerity, security and peace of mind. Accoridng to ancient belief, wearing Amethyst or drinking from an Amethyst chalice would prevent intoxication. Its name is derived from the Greek Amethustos, which means "not drunken." According to Roman myth, Bacchus, God of Wine, created this gem. In order to avenge an insult he suffered at the hands of a mortal, he had vowed to have a Tiger devour the next mortal to cross his path, which happened to be a beautiful young maiden named Amethyst. The maiden cried out to the Goddess Diana to save her and was transformed into brilliant white crystal. When Bacchus saw what he had done, he was filled with remorse. Pouring wine over the stone maiden, he turned the color to a lovely violet. However, he left the feet and legs of the maiden colorless...which is said to be the reason why Amethyst crystals are usually uneven in color and have a colorless base at the bottom. In its deep purple variety, the Amethyst is symbolic of royalty and is featured in the British Crown Jewels as well as being a favored gem of Catherine the Great. In Judeo-Christian tradition, it was one of the stones in the breastplate of the High Priest and has long been considered the stone of Bishops, since a ring with an Amethyst setting is worn by all Bishops of the Catholic Church to symbolize their moral victory over all worldly indulgences. It is sacred to Buddha and prayer beads are ofted fashioned from the stone. When heated to 550-560 C, the color of the Amethyst changes to a dark yellow or reddish-brown. It is then known as a Citrine. If exposed to strong sunlight for any great length of time, an Amethyst will lighten in color. The Amethyst is said to promote pleasant dreams, improve memory and provide immunity to poison (when placed under the pillow). The wearers of an Amethyst are said to become gentle and amiable people and it remains one of the world's most popular gems. Tradition dictates that it should be set in gold or silver for the strongest effect.

Ammolite Canada

Anapaite: Fancy Facet Green Yellow Crimea from Russia

Anatase: Baguette Facet Cognac Anatase, Brasil Triangle Facet Blue and Yellow Anatase, Brasil Fancy Facet Conac with Rainbow Flashes Anatase, Brasil Pear Shape Facet Blue and Yellow Anatase, Brasil Fancey Facet Green Anatase, Brasil

Andalusite: Oval Facet Olive Green with Red Andalusite, Brazil Pear Facet Olive Green with Red Andalusite, Brazil Marquise Facet Green with Red Andalusite, Brazil Octagon Facet Olive Green with Red Andalusite, Brazil Long Oval Facet Olive Green with Red Andalusite, Brazil

Angelite: Medium blue to white crystals. Fairly new discovery in Peru during the Harmonic Conversion. Excellent balancer, polarizing and aligning the physical body with the ethereal network. Psychic connection to oneness with universe, spiritual guidance. Astral travel, heightened sensory awareness. Seeing paths to surmount challenges. Aligns physical and etheric fields for healing self & others. Regenerates and rejuvenates ill or depleted areas. Provides a protective energy field around the area where it is placed. This blue stone has soothing effects and works beautifully in calming and soothing anxiety or overactive children. Angelite is a wonderful stone to promote a sense of calm, serenity and inner peace. Hold a Angelite stone when feeling stressed and overwhelmed, the soft vibration will allow you to immediately calm down. Stabilizes the emotional body, allows one to speak out with authority in group settings. Dispels fears, anger, and allows one to forgive. Antique Facet Rare YellowOctagon Princess Cut Vibrant Light YellowPear Shape Facet Fine Yellow

Anhydrite: Anhydrite is to assist in breaking down old habit patterns by bringing secrets buried deep within the soul to light. This stone will also open the heart center by arousing sympathy for the human condition.

Ant Hill Crystals: Ant hill crystals expand and awaken the mind and soul through memory. These stones may be found at any ant hill; the bigger the ants the larger the crystals. North and South American shamans use ant hill crystals in their medicine bags and rattles in order to remain in contact with the spirits.

Antimony: Protection. Wear a small piece of antimony to guard against negative vibrations. This white metal can also be worn or carried for protection. This metallic mineral may be worn against the skin for vitality and improved circulation.

Apache Tears:
Small, dark, smoky-translucent Obsidian pebbles. Eases and releases pain, loss, sadness, anger, to help heal and go on with life. For looking within, protection, vision quest. Gently grounds and unblocks. Helps healing. Represents tears of grief shed by Native American women after their loved ones' deaths. Apache Tear provides psychic protection and grounding, carried as a good-luck charm.

Apatite: Transparent dk. blue, yellow, clear. Helps to deepen meditation. Blue and purple are used especially to heal and stimulate communications for self-expression, teaching, healing mouth, throat, thyroid, high blood pressure, stuttering. High Calcium content strengthens bones, muscles, mineral assimilation. Crystal form is hexagonal and glassy in appearance. Found all over North America as well as in Mexico, Norway, USSR and Sri Lanka. Most commonly confused with Fluorite and Aquamarine. Benefits muscle tissue and general motor skills. Promotes calcium absorption. Eases hypertension and restores clear thought. Apatite is a "mind over matter" stone. It helps to quiet emotional upset, especially during the more difficult phases of transformative deepening, such as divorce and death. Enchanting Fancy Facet Green ApatiteOval Facet Blue ApatiteApatite on Feldspar PakistanApatite TanzanianOval Facet Canary Yellow Apatite, Africa. It can help to integrate , coordinate , and balance the emotional intellectual , physical , and etheric bodies. It can further the connection with UFOs and can provide access to past life insight and telepathy. Apatite enhances creativity. Wearing or carrying apatite has successfully produced hunger suppression: an elixir made of the material has also produced the same results.

Aphtitalite: Aphtitalite could be used to promote unity and harmony in the body, mind and soul, as this stone balances the flow of cosmic energy throughout the body-earth. Use aphtitalite when you are feeling down, to encourage felings of contentment and self-assurance.

Apophyllite: Clear, white, light green striated crystals. Helps one connect to spirits and act in truth. Very powerful for deep, peaceful stillness,meditation, and dream recall. Clairvoyance, out of body travel. Green is most powerful: Heals and brings joyous openness to the heart. Clears mental fuzziness and channels for with higher-self. Helps see truth for growth. Mirror Apophylite has the additional reflective qualities of being able to recieve back what intentions are sent into the "mirror' of this stone. It has been used for centuries in India in the "art of gazing". One Mirror Apophylite is usually passed down from generation to generation. It is often called upon to reflect doings from the past to its user, in order to see both the good and the bad aspects of a families' past. Allowing the gazer to be aware of and work on improving the defieciencies from within. It provides a clear and absolute connection between the physical bodies and the astral bodies of its user. Regulates and strengthens the heartbeat. Provides stamina and strengthening the muscular structure.

Asbestos: Surprisinly, asbestos is nothing more than a mass of flexible, perfect prismatic crystals, usually a variety of serpentine or grocidolite. The use of asbestos in manufacturing and housing has caused countless illnesses today. In the past asbestos was worn for protection against negative magic and the evil eye.

Aqua Aura: Clear quartz with metallic light blue tint from electrical infusion of gold (amplifies quartz conductivity). Increases ability to send energy & alter consciousness for meditation, telepathy, healing. Aqua Aura is quartz crystal that has been treated with pure gold in solution and when electrical current is applied in a special machine, fuses the gold molecules to the surface of the quartz. Metaphysically it has the qualities of both quartz and gold. Quartz has a harmonizing effect, while Gold imparts a more assertive energy to the wearer and the blue color helps stimulate communications.
A beryl. Clear light blue, blue-green. Tranquilizing, uplifting, openess, innocence, lightheartedness, creativity, communication, self-awareness, confidence, purpose. Throat (& spleen) Chakra, Heart, immune system, thymus, lymphnodes, Especially for mouth, ears. Affects etheric and mental levels. Releases anxiety, fear, restlessness, peaceful stillness. Breathing allergies, water travel, journeys, seeing through people, protection.
Found in the US, Mexico, USSR, Brazil, and India. Has a soothing influence. The stone also occurs in a golden yellow color. Helps stabilize and harmonize unsettled surroundings. Filters out unnecessary information to the brain. Calms the nerves. Clarifies perception and strengthens the body's cleansing organs such as the liver, spleen, thyroid, and kidneys. Helps the eyes, jaw, neck, stomach, teeth, and throat. Was given to sailors as protection against drowning and for courage in battle. Helps reduce fears. Has an affinity with sensitive and mystical people. Increases creativity and sharpens intuition. Excellent stone for meditation. Helps one attune to nature. Quiets the mind and reduces stress. Helps bring about a tolerance toward others. Recommended as a purifier of the throat and helps sore throats. Oval Facet Santa Maria Blue AquamarineOctagon Cut Santa Maria Blue AquamarineOval Facet Bright Blue Silky Aquamarine, AficaGem Oval Cabochon Rich Blue Grey Cats Eye Aquamarine, RussaBlue Aquamarine Crystal, Russa. This stone is associated with Sea Goddesses. It is recommended for increasing psychic abilities.

Autunite:Autunite crystal is to stimulate creative imagination as well as to bring the mind under conscious control and direction.

: Translucent purple-pink-brown hexagonal, or white needle crystals. Deep, peaceful meditation; uplifts emotions. Centering, overview, patience under stress, helps us navigate business/managerial/personal challenges with a clear head and steady hand. Giving and receiving easily. Eyes, brain, Central Nervous System, heart. Aragonite Crystal Marquise Facet Yellow, Aragonite, Czech Republic Octagon Princess Cut Light Yellow Aragonite, Czech RepublicAntique Facet Fine White, Thedford Mines, CanadaAragonite Crystal

Avalonite: Avalonite aids in healing this fear so you can discover your true path.. It allows you to trust your intuition through letting go of fear; fear of all love related issues, fear of being wrong, and/or fear of failure. Avalonite brings love and wisdom to help you discover your true self AND then you may start living your truth. Wisdom and clarity; being clear about who you are. Helps you to become conscious; or aware of areas in your life that need healing. Aids feelings of loneliness by making you realize that you are apart of the Universe, you are never alone. Aids in decision making. Wisdom, Joy and happiness. Love integrating to wisdom or emotional to mental.

Aventurine: Translucent dark/lt. green and blue quartz. Aventurine is a green chalcedony that contains small inclusions of one of several shiny minerals which give the stone a glistening effect. The glistening effect of Aventurine is known as aventurescence. The color of the aventurescence depends on the mineral included in the stone. Mica inclusions give the give the stone a yellowish or silverish glitter or sheen. Goethite and Hematite inclusions give the stone a reddish or grayish glitter or sheen. Fuschite inclusions give the stone a greenish sheen. Aventurine may be green, orange, brown, yellow, or gray. Works with lungs, heart, adrenal glands, calming troubled emotions, and sexual organs. Joy, balance, clarity. Aventurine is the all-purpose healer. This means not only that it is considered by many to be good for physical disorders, but that it is healing on all levels. Green is the color of healing, and aventurine, as a member of the quartz family, has a concentrated ability to dissolve blockages. It has powerful mental healing characteristic to ground an individual emotionally, thus allowing for thought that is free of fear, troubled emotions, indecisiveness, and anxiety. Its primary physical healing function is to heal afflictions of the heart and lungs and adrenal system, helpful in the treatment of fevers, inflammation, nervous system stress and migraines, eye ailments, blood pressure abnormalities, hypertension and urogenital disorders. Aventurine was revered by the ancient Tibetans. They used it to represent the "eyes" in sacred statues, thus symbolizing increased divinatory powers. This stone is considered to be a gambler's talisman. It is said that it will attract money. It is considered a "lucky" stone. This stone is associated with the Thymus Gland. It has been traditionally used for improving eyesight and healing diseases of the eyes. The yellow/brown form of Aventurine is from Russia. It is almost impossible to find anymore.

Aventurine (Quartz)This stone is associated with the Thymus Gland. Improving eyesight, and healing diseases of the eyes.

Aventurine Green: It reinforces ones decisiveness, amplifies ones leadership qualities, and is a willing participant in instinctive action. Emotional tranquility, positive attitudes towards life, brings one into alignment with their center. Independence, health and well being , heals the heart. Called the "Stone of Heaven." It soothes, heals, and balances. Enhances intelligence. Increases opportunities and motivation. Brings luck and adventures in love and games.

Aventurine Blue:opens and dissolves blocks. Increases visionary powers and perceptions. Stimulates creativity and expression. Increases visionary powers and perceptions. Stimulates creativity and expression.

Aventurine Blue-Green: It soothes, heals, and balances. Helps one communicate in a more loving manner.

Aventurine Orange:This material provides reflective qualities so that one can recognize the flaws of humanity and can remain in the heart space to continue to love this same humanity. It can help one look at a situation incomplete detail, magnifying those aspects of importance. It provides for self reflection, and allows one to recognize that "In each person you see but the reflection of that which you choose to have that person be." It can be used when fasting, to reduce hunger.

Axinite: Axinite is a rare and unusual crystal that is a deep brownish red color. It is a tabular crystal, very wedge-like in form. Helps with change and transformation. It allows you to gracefully make the change required for personal growth. Aids in friendships, bringing two people closer together. Axinite treats disorders of the adrenal glands. Fancy Facet Rich Amber Axinite, Sri LankaOctagon Cut Champagne with Orange Axinite, MexicoOvel Facet Rich Orange Axinite, MexicoAxinite RussiaAxinite & Datolite Russia

Solid deep blue, blue-purple. A blue copper-based stone found in association with Malachite, which is its cousin. Less common than Malachite but found in abundance in Arizona. Activates more assertive communication and alert, quite, deep access to subconscious and other times/places/lives. Psychicness, creativity, decisiveness, deeper insight, seeing truth, reduces depression, anger, abnormal cell growth. High copper content stimulates thyroid, sinus, skin cleansing, spleen, nervous system, mental and etheric bodies. Referred to as the jewel of wisdom. It is said to increase psychic abilities. Esoteric gem literature states that Azurite can restructure molecules, revitalize the brain, rebuild gray matter, and aid in developing embryonic babies in the womb. The deep blue stone helps you release the past and gracefully anticipate and accept the future simultaneously. Cultivates the ability to reach into the subconscious and examines states of mind. This cleanses the mind and makes one more capable of insight and pure thought. Helps one recognize the resources within themselves. Benefits the spleen, thyroid, bones, and skin. An integral part of many crystal and gemstone-healing layouts. Helps one to connect with the spirit guides, aids healers, meditators, and psychics. Increases psychic ability. Dissolves energy blocks and negativity. Allow Azurite to give voice to your thoughts and feelings, it will allow you the ability to speak of your most deeply felt emotions. When place on your third eye, Azurite will help you to reach great depths of spirituality. Azurite is a very important stone for connecting with your higher self. Use this stone to aid psychic travel and journeying. Azurite has been used for disorders of the spine, rib cage, and small bones. There has been some use for circulatory diseases as well. Being Azurite is a very absorbing stone, it can also be used to clear toxins from the body. This can be environmental toxins as well as toxins from prescription medications. After using Azurite in a healing session, it is best to thoroughly cleanse the stone with sage or sweet grass smoke. DO NOT use water, Azurite is very sensitive and has a tendency to crumble in liquids. It is said that the priests and priestesses of ancient Egypt used this stone to enhance their spiritual consciousness.

BahianiteTrilliant Facet Chocolate Bahianite, BrazilPear Shape Facet Chocolate Bahianite, Brazil

Barite Golden: Barite is thought to have been extensively used by the Native Americans in their religious practices. Apparently, the Natives used it to shape shift as well as to go from the physical world to the spiritual. Some say that the Golden Barite is used to promote and stimulate the dream state, allowing one to remember their dreams. Barite is used to cleanse the system of toxins, to soothe a nervous stomach and to assist in the healing of addictions. Barite Light Blue: Is used to stimulate conversation as well as to give the courage needed to speak in front of large crowds.

BastnaesiteRound Diamond Cut Orange Bastnaesite, AfghanistanTrilliant Facet Orange Bastnaesite, AfghanistanOval Facet Orange Bastnaesite, Afghanistan

Beryl: Strong, hard. (Some look "Greasy"). Stimulates the mind, nervous system, spine, bones, 3rd eye, mental clarity, confidence, will power, visualizing, protection. Helps stomach, intestines, works with mental body for exhaustion, depression, ulcers, nausea, eating disorders. Cleans emotional and physical toxins from liver, skin, including fear and resentment. Helps teach one to cease doing the unnecessary. Assists its possessor in learning how to filter out distractions and unnecessary stimulation. Good for relieving stress, calming the mind. Beneficial for elimination organs such as the kidneys, liver, and intestines. Helps strengthen the circulatory and pulmonary systems, making them more resistant to toxins and pollutants. Helpful to the eyes, throat and easing a stressed mental state. Uses as a sedative. This stone is related to the sea, beryl is worn while on the water for protection against storms. this stone guards its wearer against drowning and also seasickness. It has also been used for relvieving liver ailments, swollen glands and diseases of the eyes. Aquamarine (green-blue): The deep oceanic shades of beryl aquamarine are best for transmutative purposes, and may ease us through the processes of death. This stone offers protection and courage. Pale blue or blue-green stones afford the wearer soothing calm.Emerald (brilliant green): Creative imagination, prosperity, protection, love and fertility are increased by beryl emerald. Golden (bright yellow): Stimulates the heart, clears the mind, and promotes genuine feelings of love and affection when worn in a ring on the third finger of the Sun or the fourth finger of Mercury on the receptive hand. Goshenite (white and colorless): Is a memory stone. White goshenite may be used to clear long-held emotional patterns lingering in the psyche; colorless goshenite assists in bringing the spirit of the cosmos to earth-plane consciousness. Heliodor (yellow-brown): Heliodor beryl may be used as an aid to concentration when working to manifest a specific goal. Morganite (red-pink): Morganite beryl may help to resolve painful sexual issues regarding abuse and gender orientation.

Beryl (purple-red): These stones accelerate self-forgiveness and self-love

Bloodstone: ("Heliotrope") Solid dark green, red flecks. Electromagnetic (high iron). Ancient Egypt, Atlantis used to calm, ground, revitalize. Found in the USSR and India. A deep green with flecks of red, often resembling drops of blood. Strengthens and oxygenates blood stream. Enhances physical/mental vitality. Strengthens heart, spleen, bone marrow. Aids in balancing vitamin deficiencies. Reduces emotional and mental stress. "The Stone of Courage" - also for renewal of the physical mental and emotional bodies. Another powerful healer. It helps one toward the direct union with the divine through contemplation, prayer or mediation and love. It has been used to stabilize, as necessary, the flow of blood. Also a very good gem for those in business - self employed. Ancient warriors often carried an amulet of bloodstone which was intended to stop bleeding when applied to a wound. Because it is green, it can be used for "money spells". It is also considered a "lucky" stone for athletes because it imparts courage and stamina. Heliotrope is used today in conjunction with anything having to do with blood. Chrysoprase, carnelian, jasper and agate are all forms of Chalcedony.

Boji Stones:
Iron-magnetite concretion. Solid round, grey-brown discs with high iron. Grounding, electromagnetic. Balances body's energy field. Many have found they reduce pain by holding 1 in each hand. General healing and balancing. A happy stone, a mood elevator. Attunes us to nature. Srengthening, heals holes in aura. Increases physical energy as it brings in more Life Force.

Boltwoodite:Color, Bright yellow. Yellow to pale yellowish, crystals transparent to translucent

Boracite: Fancy Facet White, Germany

Bornite: Color, Brown to black with a typical purplish-bluish tarnish, a reddish bronze color on freshly broken surfaces.

Burbankite: Pear Facet Orange Yellow, St. Hilaire, Canada

Bustamite: Eliminate energy blocks throughout the system. However, it is also used in ceremonies and initiations. Bustamite allows us to feel safe and secure in our environment, take to your place of work when you feel a need to get along with others. Some like to use this stone to aid meditation, it allows the security needed to venture further into the self. Bustamite helps to explore relationships and issues of the heart.

Brass: Flattens and grounds energy. (poor conductor); not generally used for healing. can dull/block energy. May be used as shield, reducing sensitivity and awareness. A common alloy made by combing Copper and Zinc. Recommended by healers as helpful to people who have unusually high levels of metal in their bloodstream, since it is a blood cleanser and detoxifier. Also used for hair loss. Healing, money, protection. Brass has long been used as a magical substitute for gold. While it doesn't possess all of gold's attributes, brass is used in money-attracting rituals.

Braunite:Color, Black

Brazilianite: Some say that this crystal works with the third eye and heart centers. It allows us to bring love and understanding of love/relationships to the next level. Understanding the wants and needs of each other in all relationships, understand why relationships need to grow and what we can do as individuals to improve them. This stone can be useful in understanding children, it gives the parents an idea of how and why the child needs nurturing, then gives us the momentum to do what is necessary to raise healthy children.

Brochantite: Color, Emerald green, black-green.

Brucite: Fancy Facet Emerald Green, RussiaBuddstone

Bultfonteinite: Color, Commonly pink but also brown and white.

Bytownite: Color, Bright Golden Yellow

Calcite: Abundant crystal that comes in shades of white, gray, black, green, yellow, blue, brown, or red. Beneficial for the cleansing organs, bones, joints, and for sharpening mental clarity. Helps boost memory. Helps one draw more insight from books or personal experience by making important information easier to remember. Very beneficial for the cleansing organs, bones, joints, and for sharpening mental clarity. Helps boost the memory. Softens the rigid boundaries of the intellectual mind so that true inner knowing can be attained. Green: Recommend it for healing those deepest issues of the heart such as love of self and others. Cleansing of old stagnant and blocked energy. Breaking old relationship habits and patterns. Use the Emerald Calcite to help you project an image of love and self-respect for yourself. Emerald Calcite will show your heart the way, the way to a happy and healthy relationship. Pink: Calms, centers, and grounds. Brings love. Orange: Protective. Lends energy to the body. Brings joy. Golden Chevron: Associated with self-esteem and worth. Golden Chevron Calcite crystals bring out creativity, stimulates wisdom and aids manifesting. Connects the lower with the higher mental bodies. Protects and strengthens the aura. Stellar Ice: Stellar Ice is a very special form of Calcite which fluoresces in UV light and can be seen in two differing colors; magenta and pink. Magenta symbolizes the divine love that we feel in every part of our being. Pink symbolizes unconditional love or love without attachment. Stellar Ice will allow you the capacity to change and be changed through the art of being. When we can simply 'be' we gain a sense of true knowing. The knowing of who we truly are, the knowing of our purpose and the knowing that we are loved. The Stellar Ice Calcite has a formation of 5 triangular faces which bring with it all of the aspects of the trinity, represaenting conscious, subconscious and super conscious; as well as the body, heart and mind.

Carrolite: Color, Metalic silver

Carnelian: a translucent form of Chalcedony Quartz with a uniform red, reddish-orange to reddish-brown color. Its hue comes from iron impurities in the quartz structure. To change the color of a Carnelian from brownish to red, the stone may be left in sunlight. The name of the gem is derived from the Latin word cornum which means "berry" or "cherry." In ancient times, this stone was sometimes referred to as "Sardius" and in the Bible, it was the first stone designated for the Breastplate of the High Priest. The most perfect forms of this gem are said to come from India, but it can be found worldwide. The Carnelian has a long history of being a stone which offers protection from negative emotions (such as anger, jealousy, envy and rage) to the wearer, as well as helping to remove sorrow. It was worn by Mohammed, Napoleon I and Napolean III for this very reason. Traditionally carved into insignias, the gem was once said to bring good fortune, protection and comfort. It is still worn in the Near East today for luck. Medicinally, the Carnelian is believed to aid those suffering from asthma, to lower blood pressure, ease menstrual cramps and arthritish. It is also thought to aid ailments of the kidneys, gall bladder and pancreas while lowering fevers and stimulating the appetite. The Carnelian is believed to bring an awareness that love is all one can offer and that offering love will bring many benefits in return. It is also thought to stimulate analytical abilities and attention to detail, as well as awakening inherent talents. Said to help in the flow of creative energies, the Carnelian is considered helpful to those in the arts and entertainment industry. The Carnelian is also believed to help calm the fear of death, granting serenity and acceptance of the Great Circle of Life. Some of the oldest examples of human jewelry contained Carnelian. The greatest myths associated with the Carnelian originate from Egyptian culture, where its power was so revered that it was one of three (the other two being the Turquoise and the Lapis Lazuli) used most often in Egyptian jewelry. The Goddess Isis is said to protect the dead with a Carnelian Amulet named "Thet." After being soaked in Aknhami flower water on a Sycamore plinth and placed on the body of the deceased, Isis would grant the person protection from harm while moving through the AfterLife. The gem also appears in Hebrew mythology...Aaron's breastplate included a Carnelian stone. Buddhists in both China and India created amulets inlaid with Carnelian and other semi-precious stones, ascribing to them powers of protection and employing them in many rituals. In some parts of the Middle Eat, Carnelian is said to represent the Hebrew Tribe of Reuben and Phillip the Apostle. To some Muslims, it is known as "The Mecca Stone," belief being that Allah would grant all the desires of the wearers of the stone. One famous historical Carnelian was the octagonal-shaped seal worn by Napoleon I, Napoleon III and the Prince Imperial. When the Prince was killed in South Africa by the Zulus, the seal was taken from his body and has never been recovered. Used to "see into the past". The "Crystal Oracle" says that Carnelian refers to the Self, and Current Conditions. It is a grounding stone, and associated with the Earth. As such, it is considered practical, sensible and balanced. It is recommended for infertility or impotency. In addition it is used for purification of the blood. It has also been suggested that this stone will stop nose bleeding.

Cassiterite: This is a metallic gray to black mineral/crystal. Cassiterite is a stone for personal protection. Shields and protects from negative energy. It basically reflects back negativity to the sender. It is used as a grounding stone when one feels flighty or out of sink with the energy of the Earth. Use this stone to get your energy back into balance. Cassiterite is also used to dispel energy relating to disapproval, it encourages optimism. Useful in fields relating to mathematics and astrology.

Cat's Eye: See Chrysoberyl... piles, some eye problems and cough, as well as depression

Celestite: White, clear, or cool lt. blue cluster crystals. Gentle. Soothes nerves, stress. Quiets mind. Serenity, harmony, easiness, stillness for receiving, connection to spirit, overview, creativity. Helps Throat Chakra. Honesty, openness, stress, worry, hearing, thyroid, potassium/manganese deficiency, Central Nervous System, tiredness, fades in sunlight. Celestite advances channeling; brings about information/light, core soul healing, spiritual and karmic growth. Celestite allows us to acknowledge this and to be the conscious individual that we truly are. Celestite will aid your communication skills. Celestite stone, evokes peace and the ability to flow with life. Helps one adjust to higher, more rarefied states of awareness.

Cerussite: Generally colorless or with light shades of yellow or gray. Helps us be centered, confident, capable and versatile amidst life's challenges. Grounding to here/now and higher self. Graciousness, good listening/communication skills. Translate higher concepts to everyday language. Psychicness, clarity. Shows what we can or can't change. Helps with Insomnia, Central Nervous System, coordination, general healing.

Chaiastolite: is also called the cross stone for it displays and interesting cross when the crystal is cut in cross sections. It is actually a variety of Andulsite which is usually seen as small gem crystals. Chaiastolite is thought to be a stone of protection and it is very helpful in times of transition.

Chalcedony: A type of Quartz that heads a family which includes Agate, Carnelian, Jasper, Tiger's Eye, and Onyx. Found in the US, Sri Lanka, USSR, Mexico and Brazil. Gray is most common color but stone are found in shades of white, black, blue, and brown. Helps ease self-doubts, makes one more reflective. Eases bad dreams and problems related to the eye, gall bladder, bones, spleen, blood, and circulatory organs. Cleansing in nature and will promote healing of open sores. It needn't be cleaned afterward since it has such strong cleansing qualities of its own. Fosters the maternal instinct and is said to aid lactation. Helps in nightmares, hysteria, and depression. Blue: from South Africa. This stone is very calming and ads the element of peace and goodwill to everyone, as it helps one to speak truthfully. Pink: Works to heal all issues of the heart; emotional healing. Allows one to be open to the loving energies of the Universe and others. Heals the inner child, it allows one the security needed to explore feelings on a deeper level; let go of past hurt and turmoil. Strengthen the arms and legs and to promote flexibility throughout the system. Red mind readers, lightning, enchantment

Chalcopyrite: Color, Brass yellow (often with a green tint), honey yellow (often tarnished)

Charlesite:Color, Bright yellow, also colorless and white.

Charoite: Purple, solid. Lifts one out of emotions of fear. Seeing old patterns with new possibilities. Opens heart, inspiration, service, seeing clearly, faster healing. Some find useful also for entity release work and alcohol/liver detoxification.

Chrysoberyl: Translucent Gold or Green Cat's Eye, often confused with qtz. Tiger's Eye, but rarer. Usually clear, green or green/brown, nongreasy. For acquiring more prosperity. Confidence, self-pride, healing. Amplifies other gems Some are irradiated to turn green- trust your feeling with each stone.Yellow, orange-yellow, yellow-green, green, bluish green and brown. The variety alexanderite becomes reddish in artificial light.

Chiastolite: The "Cross Stone". This crystal is a variety of Andalusite. It exhibits the axis and angle in a different color from the rest of the crystal forming a natural cross. It is used as a sign of devotion towards awareness and dispels negativity. It signifies both death and re-birth and helps one to understand the realization of immortality. It is used as a bridge for "crossing over". It helps one to assimilate during times of change. It provides insight to answers when problem solving. This powerful crystal balances one's perspective in both creativity and practicality. During illness, it helps to maintain spirituality, lessens fever, balances blood flow, increases secretion of milk in nursing mothers and repairs chromosome damage.

Chrysocolla/Gem Silica: Solid Lt. blue/blue-green. A stone found in shades of blue or green. Mined in Mexico, Zaire, Chile, USSR and US. Resembles Turquoise and its properties are similar to it. Benefits arthritis and other bone diseases as well as the organs of the digestive tract, and ulcers become less problematic. Relieves hypertension and stressful conditions due to fear or gilt. Helps one feel more comfortable speaking the truth. Help develop personal confidence. Historically used by musicians, perhaps because of its reputation for having healing properties for throat and lungs. It is thought to heal issues of the emotional body. It is very feminine in nature, meaning it allows us to explore our feminine side and to rejoice in who we are as women. When men are drawn to Chrysocolla it means they are either ready to learn to appreciate this feminine energy or they are ready to make a connection with the Earth. You will see Chrysocolla in Native American Jewelry for the Natives use this stone in their sacred earth-based religion. Aids in preventing ulcers, digestive problems, arthritic conditions. Strengthens lungs and thyroid gland. Enhances metabolism. Excellent for female disorders. Alleviates fears, guilt, tension. Helps clear subconscious imbalances. Activates feminine qualities.

Chrysoprase: Bright translucent green chalcedony. A quartz stone found in the USSR, Brazil, Australia, and US. Helps one achieve greater personal insight, feel more clam, become less egotistical, and more open to new surroundings and situations. Stimulates creativity and draws out unknown talents. Enhances fertility for both sexes. Helps guard against sexually transmitted diseases. Also helps gout, mental illness, and eye problems. Draws out unknown talents. Works with emotional, personal insight. Enhances fertility for both sexes and can help guard against sexually transmitted diseases. Lifts the emotions. Banishes greed, envy, selfishness, tension, and stress. Worn for eloquence, success in new undertakings, and to attract friends. Works with emotional, personal insight.

Citrine: Clear yellow qtz. (Yellow from Iron.) For Solar Plexus Chakra. Mental and emotional clarity. Problem-solving, memory, will power, optimism, confidence, self-discipline, digestion. Reduces anxiety, fear, depression, stomach tension, food disorders, allergies. Detoxification: Spleen, kidneys, liver, urinary system, intestines. Electromagnetic. Citrine is one of two crystals which never have to be cleansed of negative energy. An energizing and highly beneficial crystal. Its color is usually a pale golden yellow, but can be found in darker shades as well, although some literature considers the darkest crystals to be Smoky Quartz. The Celtic people of Scotland call the dark Citrine crystals Morion and Cairngorm. They are invigorating and positive. Can surround and fill anyone with its brilliant color, energizing every aspect of life. Increases motivation and promotes physical activity, which in turn improves digestion and helps the cleansing organs. May also work as a detoxifier for the blood. Citrine is a self-esteem stone with powers to heal the minds feelings of inadequacy and deem it essential for handling negative criticism. It is also good as an energizing stone against power issues of willpower, optimism, confidence and self-discipline. It is one of the few minerals on the planet which does not hold and accumulate negative energy, but dissipates and transmutes it, working out problems on both physical and subtle levels. Citrine is one of the stones to be called "merchants stone" - placing citrine in ones cash box has produced more income for the merchant. Diminishes self destructive tendencies. Raises self esteem lightheartedness cheerfulness hope. Opens conscious mind to intuition. For psychic and physical digestion and assimilation. Helps one adjust and adapt to process changes. Good for kidneys, colon, liver, gallbladder, digestive organs, heart. Tissue regeneration. Detoxifies physical/emotional/mental bodies. Enhances body's healing energy. Powerful alignment with Higher Self. Lightheartedness, cheerfulness, hope.

Coal: The common substance used to heat millions of homes, is considered by many to be an excellent mony-attractant and hence is carried in the pocket and placed with money.

Cobalt-Calcite: (Calcite, pink from Cobalt) Brings love, patience, gentleness, compassion. Soothes intensity of feelings. Mental and emotional balance.

Iron black to brownish black, reddish brown in thin splinters.

Copper: energy conductor. Sends and amplifies thoughts, healing, and electrical energy into wearer's energy field. Detoxes and soothes arthritis, rheumatism, other inflammation problems. Helps the stomach, intestines. Warms, releases resentment, anger. Exhaustion recovery, circulation, balances warm sun energy and cool lunar energy. A plentiful metal ore that ranges in color from a soft red-brown to a deep brick red. Helps stabilize the metabolism and heightens the immune system. Beneficial for the lungs, improving the exchange of oxygen and filtering out pollutants. Soft tissue and mucous membranes retain more moisture and become less susceptible to irritation. An excellent aid for increasing your ability to express and accept true feelings. Balance personal reserve and confidence. Copper can stimulate the flow of energy and hence move Psychic or Mental energies thereby helping the wearer overcome lethargic tendencies, resulting in a more vitalized person with amplified thoughts. They also attribute powers of communication, channeling, cleansing, purification, increasing self-esteem and freeing the wearer of mental burdens.

Coral: Calcium and calcite. . Different colors of Coral can be used alone, in combination, or all together. Sympathetic to both the skeletal structure and the circulatory system. Good stone for ailments of the bones and blood such as arthritis and anemia. Also benefits the cleansing organs and thymus. Helps battle mental illnesses. Has a true link with the past and can pass knowledge along. Coral brings diplomacy and concurrence, quiets emotions, brings peace to innerself. Facilitates intuition, imagination, visualization, expedite, accelerate the transfer of knowledge. Strengthens both circulatory and bone structure in the body. Stimulates tissue regeneration and nourish blood cells. Helps with disorders of the spinal, alimentary canals, nervous system and thalamus. The healing properties are mostly associated with Women, young children and the elderly. For women it is said to increase fertility and regulate menstruation. For young children, it is recommended to ease teething and to prevent epilepsy. For the elderly, it is used as a cure for arthritis. Protects from evil eye, demons, furies, succubi, incubi, phantasma, accidents, fear,plainly visible violence, poison, theft, possession amulet foolishness, depression, nightmares murderous thoughts, panic.Also known as the "Forest of the Sea." It is formed from an animal skeleton and thus, is not a true gemstone, but an ocean jewel. One of the most ancient of gem materials, Coral has been used for adornment since prehistoric times. Coral inlays and ornaments have been found in Celtic tombs from the Iron Age. Coral has a history of religious significance, being one of the seven treasures in Buddhist scriptures while in China, it was said that the Altar of the Sun was fashioned from Red Coral. It is said to possess the mystical property which builds an emotional foundation and was often used as a powerful talisman to stop the flow of bleeding, afford protection from evil spirits and ward off hurricanes. In Greek Mythology, when Perseus set the head of Medea on branches near the seashore, the blood which dripped was gathered by the Sea Nymphs and planted in the Sea to grow into Coral. This stone is also believed to protect children, cure madness and bestow wisdom upon those who wear it. Legend states that an amulet of Coral will turn chalky-white when encountering sickness. Once holding a special value for sailors and travelers, it was thought to possess the power of allowing the safe crossing of rivers and seas. Through the ages, Coral has been used extensively as a cure for almost every ailment, from staunching bleeding wounds to curing insanity. The oldest known findings of red coral date from the Mesopotamian civilization, i.e. from about 3000 BC. For centuries, this was the coral par excellence, and at the time of Pliny the Elder it was apparently much appreciated in India, even more than in Europe. Red coral has traditionally been used as a protection from the "evil eye" and as a cure for sterility. Coral is associated with Venus, Isis and Water. Sailors use it as a protection from bad weather while at sea. Red-orange coral is one of the four element gemstones of the Pueblo Indians.
Red and orange: stimulates energy and warmth, fertility. Energizes emotions. Muscles, blood, heart, reproductive system; thyroid, metabolism; meridians; spine, bone and tissue regeneration. (Avoid if high blood pressure, fever, anxious.)
Pink: Heart, increases sensitivity, caring, compassion.
White: Soothes; heals meridians, stress, smell ability, nerves.
Black: Creativity, repels lower energies.
Blue: activates and energizes communications. Used to illuminate the Third Eye Chakra, enhancing psychic awareness and capabilities of the user. Facilitates the improvement/permanence in pursuit of commerce, improves communication abilities, treatment of throat ailments and cleansing of mucoid system.

Corundum: Second hardest mineral. Insight to the unknown. Intuitive awareness, stimulates ambition, confidence. Subdues and calms emotions, harsh and irritable attitudes, releases anger. Soothes and smooths the skin, eye disorders, brings peace to the body. Blue-Saphire, Red-Ruby

Creedite: A white stone found in the US and Mexico. Beneficial to the body's cleansing system. Useful for blood detoxification. Helps one discover how best to express themselves and intuitively understand other people. Will also benefit the nervous system by aiding in the transmission of nerve impulses.

Cuprite: Deep wine red. Strengthens thymus, heart, blood, and oxygen, metabolism, stamina and healing. Historically also heals relationship with father, the yang side of us, masculinity (for men) and confidence/security issues. Access past life. A red to brown mineral found in the US, Australia, Mexico, and USSR. Beneficial for metabolical imbalances. Helps the heart and blood, muscle tissue, and skeletal system. Helpful for people having difficulty dealing with father or authority figures. Considered helpful in investigating past-life experiences. Being this crystal is metallic, it can be used to reflect our deepest thoughts out into the world. It allows us to see the true beauty that is hidden inside each of us. Cuprite is used to discourage worry, especially those worries which we have little or no control over. It allows one to understand that worry is essentially a waste of energy. It allows us to understand our deep connection with the Earth and what it means to be mortal. Aids bladder and kidney disorders, helpful in the treatment of vertigo and is used to eliminate altitude sickness. Use it to stimulate and balance the menses.

Cuprosklodowskite: Color, Green, a dark to lime green