MALA STONE REFERENCE
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Agate comes in a variety of colours. It is said to enhance one’s perceptiveness and to stimulate analytical capacity. It also provides balance between one’s physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual states. It is believed to help discern truth, accept circumstances and encourage honesty. It is also a powerful emotional healer and is said to alleviate hostilities and promote goodwill.
Use it to improve memory and concentration, enhance personal courage and increase stamina.
Amazonite has healing powers to help with physical ailments, emotional issues, and in Energy Healing and chakra balancing. Amazonite crystal therapies are primarily associated with filtering out stresses, healing traumas, and soothing energies in the home and workplace.
Amethyst has been a symbol of peace, purity and unification and can aid in bringing serenity and calmness. It is deemed “nature’s tranquilizer” by many healers. Use amethyst to treat insomnia and promote peaceful and healing sleep. It is also commonly used to relieve headaches, nightmares, sugar imbalances and general edginess. This gemstone is one of the most popular metaphysical healing stones and is also often used to overcome fears and addictions.
Aventurine (Green) is a gentle stone energetically that gives a sense of calm and balance and enhances happiness. It is also said to bring prosperity and career success. Use it to see alternatives and potentials in all situations, giving you a positive outlook, courage and inner strength.
Aventurine (Blue) resonates with the upper chakras, from the mind to the heart, and is especially stimulating to the Third Eye and Throat Chakras. It encourages open and honest communication and speaking one’s mind and heart. This crystal not only embodies strength, but honours peace and caring for others.
Carnelian provides the wearer with confidence, initiative, and assertiveness. It can help in focusing and in realizing goals. Use it to reduce feelings of inadequacy, aid in decision making and to increase physical energy.
Citrine promotes success, prosperity, and abundance. It is known as the “merchant’s stone” because it particularly promotes success in business when put in the cashbox of a shop or carried in your pocket. It also assists in unwinding tension and increasing flexibility in the body. It is thought to have a positive influence that can relieve backache and help depression.
It is a stone of manifestation. Use it to manifest abundance, prosperity, and good fortune. It is a stone that brings happiness and optimism to one who carries or wears it.
Garnet is a stone of romantic love and passion. It is thought to attract love and soul mates and to enhance positive thoughts and self-esteem. It is also known as a stone that can assist with success in one’s career or business. Use it to build self-confidence and to boost energy and creativity.
Hematite is known as a “stone for the mind”. It brings mental organization and is very grounding and calming. It decreases negativity and can help balance the body/mind/spirit. Use it to reduce stress and anxiety and to promote awareness of personal issues and patterns.
Howlite is a calming and comforting stone. It can help you to reduce anger and stress and to overcome critical or selfish behavior. Use it to increase patience and reasoning and also to help with sleep problems.
Howlite, also heightens creativity and stimulates the imagination. It is great stone to have when trying to achieve artistic goals or when working on an artistic project.
Jade is considered to be a gemstone of good fortune. It is an ancient stone used to draw love, protection, prosperity and healing. It increases relaxation and reduces tension and can also be used to relieve grief and improve sleep. It is known to have calming effects when held. Use it to promote wisdom, clarity, balance, and serenity.
Jasper is a stone of gentleness and relaxation. It is an emotionally calming gemstone. It brings tranquility, comforting, wholeness, and healing. It is sometimes called the nurturing stone. Use it to relieve stress.
Jasper comes in many different and beautiful varieties. Pic in link shows Zebra Jasper.
Labradorite brings patience and clarity of thought. It helps with concentration and focus. It reduces stress and anxiety and helps us regain our energy. This gemstone can also be used to help detoxify the body and produce more restful sleep. Use it to help physically motivate yourself and to attract success.
Lapis Lazuli brings truthfulness, openness, inner power, intuition, and creativity. It can help organize daily life as well as organizing and quieting a busy or restless mind. Lapis is also said to help one overcome shyness. It can help one say just the right thing, as if by magic. This gemstone assists in harmonizing your heart and your mind. It helps you to live your dreams and increases your adventurous spirit. Use it to build self-confidence and boost creativity.
Obsidian - Black is a powerful cleanser of psychic smog created within your aura, and is a strong psychic protection stone. This stone has powerful metaphysical properties that will help to shield you against negativity. The energy of these stones may stimulate the gift of prophesy.
Obsidian – Snowflake is a stone of serenity and purity. It helps to transform negativity and grief into a positive and brings peace and balance to the mind and body during times of change. This stone helps with the inner reflection needed to bring real change in difficult areas of our lives. It aids in seeing patterns in life and recreating them in a more beneficial way. It heightens courage and promotes enjoyment of life. Use it to draw hidden imbalances to the surface and release them.
Onyx – Black helps control stress and eliminates negative thinking. It assists with challenges in life, especially those caused by a drain of energy. It increases stamina and self-control while it eliminates excess or unwanted energies. Use it to create emotional stability.
Pyrite is a stone of intellect and protection. It enhances intelligence, mental stability, logic, analysis, creativity, and memory. It is also a powerful protection stone that can be used to block negativity. Use it to help you tap your own latent mental talents and abilities.
Quartz – Crystal is known to be one of the most powerful of all healing gemstones. It amplifies and focuses energy and thoughts. It also harmonizes and balances. It can alleviate anger and help with emotional healing and should be used by anyone in need of more patience or perseverance. Crystal quartz balances thinking in both halves of the brain. Use it to gain clarity of thought and to enhance problem solving abilities.
Quartz – Rose is associated with love and beauty and is thought to make one open the heart to all forms of love and compassion: self-love, family love, platonic love, and romantic love. It also brings gentleness, forgiveness, and tolerance. Use it to experience it’s calming effects and to help develop strong friendships.
Quartz – Smoky is a grounding and stabilizing stone. It relieves stress, fear, jealousy, anger, and other negative emotions by transforming them into positive energies. This smoky colored stone is very comforting and calming, and can be considered a stone of serenity. It can be very helpful in relieving grief and lifting depression. Smoky quartz is good for balancing and improving one’s general health. Use it to help elevate mood and to overcome negative emotions.
Red Sea Bamboo (Dyed) helps you to trust your Intuition. It brings inner peace, quiets the emotions, creativity & optimism, strength & understanding of purpose.
Rhodonite is a stone that decreases anxiety while increasing attention to detail. It opens one to unconditional love and increased service to mankind. It is also a calming stone. Just holding a rhodonite gemstone helps relaxation and brings a sense of well-being. Use it to stabilize the emotions and sort out any feelings that are scattered, imbalanced, or ungrounded. It will allow one to broaden their perspective and help them become more balanced and mature.
Sodalite absorbs and neutralizes the negative thoughts and emotions that make you feel burdened. It brings inner peace. Sodalite is a stone of logic, rationality, and truth. It brings this to all communications and is good for healing breaches in communication. Use it to help end arguments or other disagreements.
Tigers Eye – Gold increases confidence and clear thinking. It helps us see ourselves and the world around us more perceptively. Tiger Eye is also known as a stone that enhances good luck, and brings prosperity, often in the form of money. Use it to convert anxiety, fear and obsessive behavior into practicality and logic.
Tigers Eye – Red aids in enhancing physical vitality. This stone can help create healthy patterns in exercise and eating habits. It helps the wearer feel energetic, vibrantly healthy and passionate. Use it to increase your willpower to take care of yourself fully.
Tigers Eye - Blue helps enhance health & wellbeing. It is a very soothing stone as it aids in reducing stress, increasing calm and easing anxiety.
Turquoise is known as a master healer stone. It is considered a good general healer for all illnesses and can help speed the healing process.
Turquoise is also a symbol of friendship. If given a turquoise by a loving friend, this stone protects the wearer from negative energy and brings good fortune.
Unakite will lift your spirits when you are feeling down. This is the stone to help you to see the beauty in life. It brings unconditional love of humanity, connection and reunion. Use unakite to help release conditions which have been inhibiting personal growth. It can particularly help with the healing of abandonment and separation issues.