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                Magickal properties of gemstones
                Since ancient times most cultures on Earth have valued Gemstones for their beauty, for their magical & healing properties. Their therapeutic use is not a new or alternative healing method.  The art of healing with gemstones is thousands of years old with the earliest reports dating as far back as the fourth millennium before Christ. Magickal properties of the healing gemstones will reveal itself to you when you use them. Your intuition  is a guide to select from the different energies within the different gemstones  and the correct stone will present itself to you at the correct moment.

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                Magickal properties of gemstones

                Magickal properties of gemstones

                Gemstones are created by Mother Earth and accumulated their energy and magical beauty over the millions of years. They can be used in the variety of magic. Pick the gemstones you feel most comfortable with. You don't need to be rich and to buy emeralds, rubies or sapphires. To appreciate beauty or magic don't need to have the most expensive or largest gemstones. And finally, true magic can be seen in the eyes of every women holding the beautiful gemstone.

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                Abalone

                ABALONE - is associated with healing, serenity, calmness, nobility, and honesty.

                The Eye of Buddha -  the big beads or round pendants hand carved from now extinct Giant Sea Snail, found in the depths of the Pacific Ocean. The Giant Sea Snail was sacred to Buddha. When the shells were carved a certain way, they revealed a gray / green spot, surrounded by the Mother of Pearl. This gave each bead the appearance of a gentle, protective eye, The Eye of Buddha.

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                Actinolite

                ACTINOLITE - associated with creative expression, appreciation of beauty and spontaneity. This is also an excellent stone for improving visualizations and mental imagery.

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                Agate

                AGATE -  foster love, abundance, wealth, good luck, longevity, acceptance, courage, protection, balance, harmony, generosity, strength, security and appreciation of nature. Agates are considered very powerful stones. They are also very calming and soothing to the emotions.
                ARIZONA AGATE - Is linked with sensuality, pleasure, emotional warmth, earthiness, happiness, cheerfulness and prosperity.
                FERN AGATE - Helps us communicate with plants. Attunes us the world of Devas and Nature Spirits.
                FIRE AGATE - to help those who are overly timid become more assertive and self expressive.
                IRIS AGATE - Fosters truth, honor, joy, physical well being, popularity and long life.
                BLUE LACE AGATE - associated with hope, unity, cleansing, harmony, protection, optimism, positive thinking, appreciation for nature, smooth energy flow, joy, truth, purification and promptness. Makes us more easygoing.
                MEXICAN LACE AGATE - to lift depression.
                PINK LACE AGATE - increases friendliness and happiness.
                WHITE LACE AGATE - attunes us to our highest mind and to the Creator.
                MOSS AGATE - associated with prosperity, success, abundance, congeniality, compatibility, healing, rain, restoration, fertility of plants, protection of the earth, creativity, confidence and strength. This stone is helpful when starting new friendships or when seeking a compatible lover. Moss agate also helps us communicate directly with animals, plants and all of nature.
                PLUME AGATE - to improve imagination, visualization and the ability to manifest positive thought forms.

                Zodiac gemstone for Gemini: agate

                Guardian angel Bariel talisman stone: agate 

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                Alexandrite

                ALEXANDRITE - encourages regeneration, renewal, protection, joy, emotional maturity, purity, grace and elegance.

                Modern June birthstone: moonstone or alexandrite

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                Amazonite


                AMAZONITE - inspires truth, sincerity, honor, self-love, communication, eloquence, integrity, trust, clairvoyance, clarity, prophecy and openness. Held to the third eye Amazonite unlocks psychic vision.

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                Amber

                AMBER - brings romantic love, purification, wisdom, energy and balance. It enhances patience, altruism, strength, calmness, healing, remembrance of past lives and ancient knowledge. This gentle stone draws out negative energy from the body and purifies the spirit and heart as well. Amber also helps us discover ancient wisdom and knowledge. Calming stone, stress reliever. Mental clarity, mood balancer, joy, humor, confidence. Detoxification and protection from radiation.

                Amber - Metaphysical / Healing Properties of amber are associated with the solar plexus or yellow chakra. Amber has long been believed to be a stone of healing, used to alleviate problems of the stomach and liver. It has been used as a talisman for courage and self confidence. Amber is great at lifting the heaviness of burdens - allowing happiness to come through.

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                Amblygonite

                AMBLYGONITE - to increase a feeling of one's own worth. It helps us develop empathy, self-confidence and thoughtfulness towards others.

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                Amethyst

                AMETHYST - associated with increased nobility, spiritual awareness, meditation, balance, psychic abilities, inner peace, healing and positive transformation. This stone brings an understanding of death and rebirth and relieves stress. Amethyst is a teacher of all things spiritual, mystic and psychic. This stone is very healing of body, mind and soul. Amethyst - one of the most popular metaphysical stones. Leonardo Da Vinci wrote that amethyst has the power to dissipate evil thoughts and quicken the intelligence. Amethyst is a great stone to use if you are trying to increase your psychic abilities and enhance your intuition. Amethyst has been a symbol of peace, purity and unification and can aid in bringing serenity and calmness. Use amethyst to treat insomnia and promote peaceful and healing sleep. It is also commonly used to relieve headaches, sugar imbalances and general edginess, bringing an overall sense of spiritual balance.

                February modern birthstone: amethyst

                February ancient traditional birthstones for Hebrew: amethyst, Roman: amethyst, Arabic: amethyst, Polish: amethyst
                Zodiac gemstone for Pisces: amethyst
                Guardian Angel: Adnachiel and his talisman stone: amethyst

                Amethyst - the stone for Episcopal rings for bishops and archbishops worn by bishops of the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran and other denominations.

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                Aquamarine

                AQUAMARINE - associated with cleansing, meditation, serenity, peace, prophecy, inspiration, tranquillity, strength and the wise use of inner power. This stone is attuned to the ocean and helps us to get in touch with the nature spirits of the sea. It is traditionally used to soothe, calm and alleviate fears and phobias. Promotes safe travel on water. Aquamarine - “Stone of Courage”, Intellectual acuteness, banishes fears, calms nerves, imparts strength and control.

                The following story associated with Aquamarine, which comes from the Victorian era: An English prince suffers from a terrible stomachache. His servant holds an aquamarine over him and chants, hoping the gem will heal the prince.
                 
                March modern birthstone: aquamarine
                October ancient traditional birthstones: Hebrew - aquamarine, Roman - aquamarine Arabic - aquamarine, Polish - aquamarine.

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                Bloodstone

                BLOODSTONE - brings rain, abundance, alignment, organization, smooth energy flow, generosity, idealism, good fortune and purification. It is good to keep a bloodstone in any place that needs its energy cleansed.

                April Zodiac gemstone for Aries: bloodstone
                March Ancient traditional birthstones: Hebrew - bloodstone, Roman - bloodstone, Arabic - bloodstone, Polish - bloodstone.

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                Chrysocolla

                CHRYSOCOLLA - associated with tranquillity, serenity, peace, subconscious wisdom, intuition, patience, nurturance, acceptance, tolerance, unconditional love, calmness, meditation, honesty, hope, intimacy, gentleness and sensitivity.

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                Citrine

                CITRINE - augments happiness, prosperity, generosity, creativity, pleasure, protection, strength, alignment, confidence, stability, moderation, energy, comfort, career success, truth, goodness, warmth, digestion, assimilation, enjoyment of life and spiritual growth. This is a stone of success in all walks of life. Citrine - Self-esteem, joy, clear thinking, activates solar plexus, “merchant’s stone”, brings more cash to cash drawer. Citrine - carries the healing properties of the sun. It expands the auric field, filling it with light and clearing away any lingering etheric toxins. Citrine is also a wonderful manifestation crystal by motivating you into taking action. It brings optimism and cheerfulness. Citrine is a good stone for aligning all the chakras. It focuses on balancing the solar plexus chakra, which in turn integrates the lower and higher chakras.

                The Twelve Tribes of Israel In Exodus 28:17-21, specific gemstones were associated with the twelve tribes of Israel. People of Jewish heritage may wish to select their birthstones based on tribal names. Historians have complied several lists of which stone goes with each name. Citrine is associated with the tribe of  Gad.

                November modern birthstone: topaz or citrine.

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                Emerald

                EMERALD - to promote love, romance, joy, cleansing, clairvoyance, clear vision, memory, faith, intuition, serenity, intelligence and communication. This is a truth-promoting stone, inspiring deep knowing from within. Emerald - “Stone of Successful Love” domestic bliss, stimulates heart charka, harmony, fidelity, joy, all healing.

                The Breastplate of Aaron: a ceremonial religious garment set with twelve gemstones that represented the twelve tribes of Israel. It was square -- a span [22 centimeters] long and a span wide -- and folded double. Then they mounted four rows of precious stones on it. In the first row there was a ruby, a topaz and a beryl; in the second row a turquoise, a sapphire and an emerald.

                The Twelve Tribes of Israel In Exodus 28:17-21, specific gemstones were associated with the twelve tribes of Israel. People of Jewish heritage may wish to select their birthstones based on tribal names. Historians have complied several lists of which stone goes with each name. Emerald is associated with the tribe of  Levi.

                Christianity influenced the symbolism of gemstones. Specific gemstones were also associated with the twelve apostles. Emerald associated with apostle James/John.

                May modern birthstone- emerald, ancient traditional birthstones: Arabic - emerald, Hindu - emerald, Polish - emerald.
                June ancient traditional birthstones: Hebrew - emerald, Roman - emerald.
                Zodiac gemstone for Cancer - emerald
                Guardian angel Muriel and his talisman stone - emerald.

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                Garnet
                Mohs hardness 7.0-7.5, Specific gravity 3.61-4.05, Refractive index 1.710–1.820. A Silicate mineral. A variety of colors, the most popular being red or green. The garnet group includes a group of minerals that have been used since the Bronze Age as gemstones. The name "garnet" come from either the Middle English word gernet meaning 'dark red', or the Latin granatus ("grain"), possibly a reference to the Pomegranate, a plant with red seeds similar in shape, size, and color to some garnet crystals. Six common species of garnet are recognized by their chemical composition. They are pyrope, almandine, spessartine, grossular (varieties of which are hessonite or cinnamon-stone and tsavorite), uvarovite and andradite. The garnets make up two solid solution series: 1. pyrope-almandine-spessarite and 2. uvarovite-grossular-andradite. Garnets species are found in many colors including red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, brown, black, pink and colorless. The rarest of these is the blue garnet, discovered in the late 1990s in Bekily, Madagascar. It is also found in parts of the United States, Russia and Turkey. It changes color from blue-green in the daylight to purple in incandescent light, as a result of the relatively high amounts of vanadium. Other varieties of color-changing garnets exist. In daylight, their color ranges from shades of green, beige, brown, gray, and blue, but in incandescent light, they appear a reddish or purplish/pink color. Because of their color changing quality, this kind of garnet is often mistaken for Alexandrite.
                Almandine - a red garnet with a violet tint. Almandine, sometimes incorrectly called almandite, is the modern gem known as carbuncle . The term "carbuncle" is derived from the Latin meaning "live coal" or burning charcoal. The name Almandine is a corruption of Alabanda, a region in Asia Minor where these stones were cut in ancient times. Chemically, almandine is an iron-aluminium garnet the deep red transparent stones are often called precious garnet and are used as gemstones.Almandine has nicknames of Oriental garnet, almandine ruby, and carbuncle.
                Pyrope - a red garnet with a brown tint. Pyrope from the Greek pyropós meaning "fire-eyed" is red in color and chemically a magnesium aluminium silicate, the magnesium can be replaced in part by calcium and ferrous iron. The color of pyrope varies from deep red to almost black. Transparent pyropes are used as gemstones. A variety of pyrope from Macon County, North Carolina is a violet-red shade and has been called rhodolite, from the Greek meaning "a rose." In chemical composition it may be considered as essentially an isomorphous mixture of pyrope and almandine, in the proportion of two parts pyrope to one part almandine. Pyrope has tradenames some of which are misnomers; Cape ruby, Arizona ruby, California ruby, Rocky Mountain ruby, and Bohemian Another intriguing find is the blue color-changing garnets from Madagascar, a pyrope spessartine mix. The color of these blue garnets is not like sapphire blue in subdued daylight but more reminiscent of the grayish blues and greenish blues sometimes seen in spinel. However, in white LED light the color is equal to the best of blue sapphire, or tanzanite.
                Spessartine - an orange or red-brown Garnet. Spessartine or spessartite is manganese aluminium garnet. Its name is derived from Spessart in Bavaria. Spessartine of an orange-yellow is found in Madagascar. Violet-red spessartines are found in rhyolites in Colorado and Maine.
                Andradite - is a calcium-iron garnet, and may be red, yellow, brown, green or black. The recognized varieties are topazolite (yellow or green), demantoid (green) and melanite (black). Demantoid has been called the "emerald of the Urals" from its occurrence there, and is one of the most prized of garnet varieties. Topazolite is a golden yellow variety and melanite is a black variety.
                Grossularite  - clear, brownish, yellow or green. Grossular is a calcium-aluminium garnet. The name grossular is derived from the botanical name for the gooseberry, grossularia, in reference to the green garnet of this composition that is found in Siberia. Other shades include cinnamon brown (cinnamon stone variety), red, and yellow. Because of its inferior hardness to zircon, which the yellow crystals resemble, they have also been called hessonite from the Greek meaning inferior. One of the most sought after varieties of gem garnet is the fine green grossular garnet from Kenya and Tanzania called tsavorite. This garnet was discovered in the 1960s in the Tsavo area of Kenya, from which the gem takes its name.
                Uvarovite - is a calcium chromium garnet . This is a rather rare garnet, bright green in color, usually found as small crystals. It is found in crystalline marbles and schists in the Ural mountains of Russia and Outokumpu, Finland. Uvarovite crystals are generally too small to facet and are left attached to a matrix and incorporated into.

                RED GARNET - inspires romantic love, passion, sensuality, sexuality, intimacy, positive thoughts, inspiration, energy, past life recall, career success, social popularity and self confidence. Helps us become more productive and achievement-oriented. Garnet - Focusing and centering, assists in balance while working on computers, “genius stone”, ability to concentrate, bones. Garnet - has always been considered insurance for travelers against misfortune. Likewise, some believe that it is useful in warding off bad dreams and as protection from theft. The stone is thought to attract love and soul mates and to enhance creativity. Garnet has been associated with the root, or red chakra; imbalances of which are said to be responsible for anxiety, irritable bowel and lack of energy.
                GREEN GARNET - augments peace, serenity, meditation, creativity, healing, purification, patience and clarity of thought.
                ALMANDINE GARNET - brings spirituality to relationships. Helps in the transition from romance to a spiritual commitment in love.
                PYROPE GARNET - Brings stability in relationships. Helps in the transition from romance to firm commitment in love.
                SPESSARTITE GARNET - Helps us attract land or a home. Helps us then be content with our home and put down roots. Also associated with self-love.
                GROSSULARITE GARNET - This stone enhances energy, prosperity and career success.
                BROWN GROSSULARITE - encourages balance and serenity. It also helps us acquire land or property.
                CLEAR GROSSULARITE - is associated with spiritual attainment.
                GREEN GROSSULARITE - promotes healing.
                YELLOW GROSSULARITE - enhances calmness, meditation and relaxation.


                January modern birthstone - garnet
                January ancient traditional birthstones: Hebrew - garnet, Roman - garnet, Arabic - garnet, Polish - garnet.

                Guardian angel Amriel and his talisman stone - carbuncle (garnet)

                There is also a saying that tells you what stones to wear on certain days for good luck:
                Garnets or red stones on Thursday.

                The Twelve Tribes of Israel In Exodus 28:17-21, specific gemstones were associated with the twelve tribes of Israel. People of Jewish heritage may wish to select their birthstones based on tribal names. Historians have complied several lists of which stone goes with each name. Garnet is associated with the tribe of  Judah.

                Many modern English translations of the Bible, including the King James Version mention Garnet in Exodus 28:17 in reference to a stone in the Hoshen: "And thou shalt set in it settings of stones, even four rows of stones: the first row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle (Garnet): this shall be the first row."

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                Gold

                GOLD - metal is associated with virtue, moral excellence, nobility of mind, purification, happiness, honor, wealth, strength of will, generosity, positive thoughts, energy, good humor, courage, stability, luck and opportunity. This metal stimulates action and ennobles the character.

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                Hiddenite

                (see Spodumene)

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                Jade

                JADE - the ancient Chinese culture has revered Jade for centuries. Jade is considered the health, wealth and longevity stone. used also for courage, wisdom, justice, mercy, emotional balance, stamina, love, fidelity, humility, generosity, peace, harmony. Jade is known as androgynous, therefore it is considered having a gentle, steady pulse of healing energy. Jade is found in different colors and can be used on the appropriate Chakra based on its color. Properties common to all colors of Jade include its ability to mellow one's existence. Helps one rid themselves of negative thoughts and energy. Very beneficial to the heart in both physical and spiritual senses. It is a very protective stone and will keep its wearer out of harm's way. Jade bounds us to our earth energies and physical instincts. Jade is a humbling stone.
                Jade Remedies - Jade works with the lungs, heart, thymus, immune, kidney and blood detoxification, nervous system. While all Jade has some healing influence, each color relates more specifically to certain ailments or organs. Strengthens the body's filtration and cleansing systems and assists in the removal of toxins.
                Feng Shui - Jade is used in positive directions for longevity and a good life. Used in the Center area for harmony and balance, in the Northeast area for wisdom and in the Southwest area for love and partnership. (Be sure to use two stones together in this area, never one or three).
                Nephrite Jade:  Green: Health, wealth, longevity stone. Ancient Chinese used also for courage, wisdom, justice, mercy, emotional balance, stamina, love, fidelity, humility, generosity, peace, harmony. Lungs, heart, thymus, immune, kidney and blood detoxification, nervous system. Androgynous. A gentle, steady energy. Properties include its ability to mellow one's existence. Helps one rid themselves of negative thoughts and energy. Strengthens the body's filtration and cleansing systems and assists in the removal of toxins. Very beneficial to the heart in both physical and spiritual senses. It is a very protective stone and will keep its wearer out of harm's way.
                Blue Jade -  peaceful and passive energy source. Helps people who meditate to relax and gain an inner serenity. A quiet teacher of patience and slow, steady progress. It is a wonderful stone to give to people who feel restricted or overcome by situations beyond their control.
                Brown Jade - connects us tot he earth. A good stone to use to help settle matters of the home or to adjust to a new environment.
                Green Jade - calming to the nervous system. The color green is representative of life or growth. Helps one channel passions in a constructive way, making expressions of love easier.
                Lavender Jade - in touch with the emotions. Beneficial to people who have been hurt by love or need to discover the gentleness within themselves. Can help one learn restraint and subtlety in matters of emotional importance.
                Red Jade - passionate and active stone. Caution is advised here: it can have such a stimulating influence that the wearer becomes agitated and feels the need to express anger. It can help you extract those feelings and come to terms with them. Use Red Jade to blow off steam, to release tension.
                White Jade - helps one direct their energy to its most advantageous outlet. Helps filter out distraction and allows you to envision the best result of a given situation. Also suggested for the eyes.
                Yellow and Orange Jade - impart the gift of joy and happiness. They teach the interconnectedness of all beings. Help organs that process food and waste in our bodies.
                Black Jade - enhances expressiveness, intelligence and perception. Thought to be a magic stone by the Mayan and Aztec cultures. Used in the treatment of disorders of the reproductive organs.

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                Jasper

                JASPER - associated with relaxation, contentment, compassion, nurturing, consolation, tranquillity, completion, wholeness, healing and gentle endings. This stone is good for those who need more organizational abilities.

                The Twelve Tribes of Israel In Exodus 28:17-21, specific gemstones were associated with the twelve tribes of Israel. People of Jewish heritage may wish to select their birthstones based on tribal names. Historians have complied several lists of which stone goes with each name. Jasper is associated with the tribe of Assher.

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                Kunzite

                (see Spodumene)

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                Lapis lazuli

                LAPIS LAZULI - associated with truthfulness, openness, inner power, love, purification, intuition, a sense of wonder and mystery, positive magic, self-confidence, virility, manifestation, an appreciation of mystery, psychic ability and tranquillity. This stone is also considered strengthening to mind and body. Lapis lazuli allows us to tap our own inner power while purifying the soul and the thoughts. Helps us contact
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                Lapis Lazuli Stone of total awareness, activates throat, third eye and crown chakras, emotional balancing, PMS, protection, insomnia, dreaming, women’s healing, depression, infections.

                The Twelve Tribes of Israel In Exodus 28:17-21, specific gemstones were associated with the twelve tribes of Israel. People of Jewish heritage may wish to select their birthstones based on tribal names. Historians have complied several lists of which stone goes with each name. Lapis Lazuli is associated with the tribe of  Issachar.

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                Moonstone

                MOONSTONE - foster happiness, good fortune, nurturing, mothering, unselfishness, humanitarian love, hope, spiritual insight, easy childbirth, safe travel on water, new beginnings, abundance and ancient wisdom. This stone gets us in touch with our feelings and is linked with the moon. It is best to attune its energies to the moon's phases. Moonstone is protective of women and nature, and is a sacred stone of the moon goddess.

                Modern June birthstone: moonstone or alexandrite

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                Opal

                OPAL - foster love, passion, loyalty, faithfulness, emotional expressiveness, warmth, spontaneity and dramatic ability. Also associated with peace, and consciousness. A very emotionally responsive stone. BLACK OPAL - promotes cosmic awareness and oceanic consciousness. BOULDER OPAL foster creativity and originality. FIRE OPAL - inspires dynamic energy and intensity. SONOMA OPAL - induces emotional stability. WHITE OPAL - enhances competency and efficiency.

                October modern birthstone: opal or tourmaline

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                Petrified wood

                PETRIFIED WOOD - associated with stability, security, strength, longevity, grounding, calmness and wisdom. Helps us communicate with trees. Teaches us to respect old people and ancient knowledge.

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                Quartz

                BLUE QUARTZ - Also called siderite. Inspires spiritual development, meditation psychic abilities and serenity. Blue quartz crystals grant spiritual insight and enlightenment, peace and serenity. They also encourage emotional clarity and purity.
                CRYSTAL (CLEAR QUARTZ) - also known as rock crystal or quartz crystal. Clear quartz crystals facilitate wisdom, clarity of thought, general healing, memory, meditation, communication, transformation, awakening, cleansing, pureness of heart, intention, higher consciousness, positive thoughts, harmony and love. This stone amplifies prayers, wishes and positive visualizations.
                CRYSTAL BALLS - Help us see the past and the future. Transport us to a place that is "between the worlds," a gate to other times, other realities. Promote divination, fortune telling, clairvoyance, spirit vision quests and the enhancement of psychic powers.
                CRYSTAL CLUSTERS (CLEAR QUARTZ) - Foster protection, cooperation, purification, participation, harmony, union, friendship and intimacy. They break up negative energy in the environment.
                DENDRITIC Quartz - is used as a Personal Talisman, in Meditation, and Goddess Worship. It is primarily used as a talisman for amplifying the Universal Life Force to enable us to have total focus on seeking a specific improvement in the basic nature of our lives. It is used to focus on one's place in the natural universe. It is an extremely powerful conduit of the Life Force that can enable a person to understand their role in the natural universe. Use dendritic quartz in meditation to get back to your natural self and escape from the artificial elements of today's civilization.
                DOLPHIN CRYSTAL - Near the base of a larger clear quartz crystal there may be a smaller crystal seeming to ride along with it. This is a Dolphin Crystal. It facilitates communication with dolphins and promotes unconditional love, wisdom, gentleness, playfulness, laughter and loyalty. Teaches us to protect and nurture all living things.
                DOUBLE TERMINATED CLEAR QUARTZ CRYSTALS - Crystals that are naturally faceted at both ends. Promote psychic ability, dream recall and are balancing to body, mind and spirit. They allow easier access to the meditative states, the spirit world and to our own inner feelings and creativity.
                EIGHT-FACETED CRYSTAL - A clear quartz crystal with eight facets enhances energy, success, prosperity, accomplishment, power and the wise use of that power.
                EMPATHIC CRYSTALS - Clear quartz crystals that have been chipped and damaged. Promote understanding, compassion, kindness, and empathy. They open the hearts of those who have closed them, while also protecting the openhearted from too much pain.
                EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL CRYSTAL - A clear quartz crystal with a single termination at one end and multiple termination at the other end. Facilitates communication with the positive beings of the celestial planes - - including gods, goddesses, angels and space travelers.
                (ARTIFICIALLY) FACETED CRYSTALS - Clear quartz crystals that have been cut into rings, crystal balls, and pendants have the same attributes and energies as naturally terminated crystals, with one exception. Without a natural termination, they do not focus and direct energy as well. They emanate a more diffuse energy.
                HAWK'S EYE - Quartz. Bluish green to bluish gray. Hawk's Eye fosters serenity, peace, perspective, discernment, abundance, prosperity, healing, riches and a love of nature. This stone teaches us to come to terms with the imperfections of the earth plane.
                HERA CRYSTALS - Also known as self-healed crystals. Clear quartz crystals that have been broken off at one end and grew one or more terminations over the broken area. They promote renewal, birth, rebirth, immortality and self healing powers.
                HERKIMER DIAMONDS - Quartz crystals that are found only in Herkimer County, New York. They are usually double terminated and sometimes have three or more terminations. They promote creativity, smooth energy flow, uniqueness, dream recall, originality, imagination and psychic abilities. They are considered energizing and enlivening.
                INNER CHILD CRYSTAL - A clear quartz crystal which has another, smaller crystal partially embedded in it. Helps us go back to our childhood and heal the child within. Excellent companion during psychological therapy or counseling. Helps us treat the child within with love and sensitivity.
                LEFT-HANDED CRYSTAL - A clear quartz crystal with an extra facet on the left side of the largest facet of the crystal is a left-handed crystal. These crystals promote creativity, psychic ability, meditation, intuition, emotional clarity, spiritual insight, patience, tranquility and tolerance.
                METEOR CRYSTALS - A clear quartz crystal with a number of tiny craters indented on one side of the crystal, with a tail trailing from them. These shooting stars often fall in the same direction on any one side of the crystal. This crystal fosters transcendence, cosmic consciousness, mystical vision, universal love and a sense of the vastness of the universe and of the soul. They teach us that we are all star-born.
                MILKY QUARTZ - Whitish and opaque, especially compared with clear quartz. They get us in touch with the hidden, invisible, elusive within us and without. They help us tap deep wisdom and mysteries that have been denied and buried in both our culture and in our individual selves.
                MUSE CRYSTALS - Clusters of nine similarly-sized clear quartz crystals. They promote appreciation for beauty, grace and harmony in music, poetry and the arts. They also facilitate creative expression, inspiration and help us recognize inner beauty and truth.
                MYTHIC CRYSTALS - Double-terminated Milky Quartz. Permit us to move back and forth in history to unravel the mystery challenge of the great myths. The myths are a culture's dream -- the collective, subconscious prophecy of an entire people. Interpreting their meaning is as important as understanding our own dreams.
                PARITY CRYSTALS - A cluster of identically-sized clear quartz crystals. Encourages us to look within for our spiritual answers rather than relying on outer authority. Teaches us to wean ourselves from authority figures of all kinds.
                PHANTOM CRYSTALS - Clear quartz crystals that have the dim outline of another crystal within them. They help us remember our past lives. They promote inner growth and transcendence. They remind us of the reality of life after death.
                PIXILATED CRYSTALS - Also called Enchanted Crystals, Double Terminated clear quartz crystals with a rainbow inside, as well as a lot of fairy frost within them. These crystals open our eyes to all the numinous beings who share the earth plane with us -- the so called mythical beings who live concurrently with humans but are invisible to most people. These include unicorns, dragons, naiads, plant and animal devas, elemental spirits and so forth.
                PRASIOLITE - A green member of the Quartz clan. Inspires self-reliance and originality. Gives us the courage to dare new things.
                QUANTUM CRYSTALS - Three or more Double-Terminated clear quartz crystals that are joined together. These crystals alter the statistical probabilities of your wishes, prayers and visualizations coming true. They also allow us easy access to alternate realities.
                RAINBOW CRYSTALS - As you turn a clear quartz crystal around in bright light, you may see a rainbow inside. These crystals promote hope, happiness and optimism while awakening us to the beauty of nature. They encourage earth stewardship and respect for nature.
                RECEIVING CRYSTALS - Clear quartz crystals with one broad flat face. These crystals help us become more receptive and non-judgmental. They also draw or receive energy. Many healers put the flat facet against a body part that is ailing to draw out the negative energy.
                RIGHT-HANDED CRYSTAL - A clear quartz crystal with an extra facet on the right side of the largest facet of the crystal. This crystal promotes rationality, reasonableness, analytical ability, intellectual acuity and learning. These crystals are dynamic, projective and energizing when held in the right hand.
                ROSE QUARTZ - Pink. Enhances all forms of love: self-love, mother love, caring, kindness, platonic and romantic love. Opens our hearts and encourages us to be tender, peaceful and gentle. Emanates unconditional love and nurturance and helps us attract positive, gentle love into our lives. Teaches forgiveness and tolerance.
                RUTILATED QUARTZ - Promotes determination, self-control, strength of will, resolve, self-reliance, volition, steadfastness and firmness. Good for people who have trouble making decisions. Also associated with happiness, communication with spirit guardians and general healing.
                SMOKY QUARTZ - Brown, black or smoky gra
                y. Collects scattered energies, dissolves negative energies, emotional blockages, protection, “stone of cooperation”. Fosters serenity, calmness, positive thoughts; calms fears; lifts depression. Also associated with stability, practicality, intuition, pride, joy and a realistic, grounded spirituality. Helps us turn our wishes, dreams and desires into reality. Helps us tap subconscious wisdom. Teaches us to simplify our lives and always to live in a sacred manner.
                TOURMALINATED QUARTZ - Black Tourmaline crystals inside of clear crystals. Balances and unites conscious with subconscious, male with female, spirit with matter, heaven with earth. Brings harmony to any polarity and brings moderation and unity to all situations.

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                Ruby

                RUBY - fosters integrity, devotion, happiness, healing, courage, passion, romance, enthusiasm and generosity. Also evokes warmth, generosity, inspiration, prosperity, high energy, power and leadership ability.

                Zodiac gemstone for Capricorn: ruby
                Guardian angel Malchediel his talisman stone ruby
                July modern birthstone - ruby, ancient traditional birthstones: Polish - ruby and Russian -  ruby
                August ancient traditional birthstone  Hindu - ruby
                December ancient traditional birthstones: Hebrew - ruby, Roman - ruby, Arabic - ruby

                The Twelve Apostles  Christianity influenced the symbolism of gemstones. Specific gemstones were also associated with the twelve apostles. Apostle Andrew associated with the Ruby.

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                Sapphire

                DARK BLUE SAPPHIRE - inspires creative expression, intuition and meditation. GREEN SAPPHIRE - brings luck.
                ORANGE SAPPHIRE - also known as Padparadschah, augments wisdom, optimism and friendliness.
                PINK SAPPHIRE - encourages generosity, love and loyalty.
                STAR SAPPHIRE - develops independence, centering, balance and psychic.
                WHITE SAPPHIRE - associated with self-appreciation and spiritual development.
                YELLOW SAPPHIRE - enhances intellect, study, knowledge and memory.


                April Ancient traditional birthstones: Hebrew - sapphire, Roman - sapphire, Arabic- sapphire
                July Ancient traditional birthstones: Hindu - sapphire
                September Modern birthstone: sapphire
                Zodiac gemstone for Taurus: sapphire
                Guardian angel Verchiel his talisman stone - sapphire

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                Silver

                SILVER - metal fosters hope, meditation, unconditional love, mothering, nurturance, grounding, appreciation of women and nature, mystic visions, spiritual and romantic love, tenderness, kindness, sensitivity and psychic abilities. This metal is sacred to the Moon Goddess.

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                YELLOW SPODUMENE - promotes spirituality and connects us with our higher self.
                KUNZITE - is associated with gentleness, friendliness, self-discipline, emotional balance, inner love, maturity, security, calmness, openness and moderation. This stone helps us to attract gentle friends and teaches us to combine compassionate self-love with discipline. Kunzite - to help one to understand and interact better with others, to help heal "broken hearts", to relieve stress and anger, and to bring love, peace and harmony. It is also a stone that removes obstacles. Kunzite is said to help strengthen the circulatory system, and to be helpfull in the treatment of lung disorders. Kunzite is associated with the heart chakra.
                HIDDENITE - enhances the ability of healers. Grants spiritual attainment, enlightenment, universal compassion, transcendence, and peace.

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                BLUE TOPAZ - inspires leadership ability, psychic knowing, spiritual growth, tranquillity and psychic insight. Topaz - is highly energizing and warming. It is used to stimulate the intellect; it aids abstract thinking and creativity from the mental level to concrete physical form. It is a stone of trust and protection; it draws out negativity, exhaustion, and tension. Place a Imperial Topaz in your home to protect against break-ins and fire. Physically, Imperial Topaz is said to increase blood circulation, aids liver and kidney diseases, and is for sexual dysfunction. It is also said to relieve the pain associated with arthritis and rheumatism.
                CLEAR TOPAZ - helps us communicate with Devas (Nature Spirits) and with all the animals and plants of the earth.
                GOLDEN TOPAZ - builds generosity, happiness, humor, optimism, creativity, wisdom, inspiration, abundance and love. It also attracts love to us and teaches us about spiritual love. Golden Topaz - is highly energizing and warming. It is used to stimulate the intellect; it aids abstract thinking and creativity from the mental level to concrete physical form. It is a stone of trust and protection; it draws out negativity, exhaustion, and tension. Place a Golden Topaz in your home to protect against break-ins and fire. Physically, Golden Topaz is said to increase blood circulation, aids liver and kidney diseases, and is for sexual dysfunction. It is also said to relieve the pain associated with disorders of the liver, gall bladder and endocrine glands.
                GREEN TOPAZ - guides us towards forgiveness and understanding.
                PINK TOPAZ - promotes honor and truth.

                Guardian angel Ashmodei and his talisman stone topaz
                November Ancient traditional birthstones: Hebrew - topaz, Roman - topaz, Arabic - topaz, Polish - topaz
                December Modern birthstone: turquoise, blue topaz, or tanzanite. Ancient traditional birthstone for Hindu - topaz.
                Zodiac gemstone for Sagittarius - topaz

                Many modern English translations of the Bible, including the King James Version mention Topaz in Exodus 28:17 in reference to a stone in the Hoshen: "And thou shalt set in it settings of stones, even four rows of stones: the first row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle (Garnet): this shall be the first row."

                The Twelve Apostles. Christianity influenced the symbolism of gemstones. The gemstones were also associated with the twelve apostles. Matthew associated with  Topaz.

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                TOURMALINE - increases flexibility, happiness, objectivity, compassion and serenity. It also enhances tolerance and understanding. It is a stone that is very helpful for channeling. Tourmaline is also a very protecting stone. Tourmaline is often associated with the heart chakra, particularly watermelon tourmaline, where it opens one to accept love. Other colors of tourmaline are associated with the chakra of the same color. BLUE TOURMALINE - is linked with peace, balance, eloquence and emotional purification.COLORLESS TOURMALINE - brings contact with angelic realm. BLACK TOURMALINE - protects us from negative energy. BROWN TOURMALINE - encourages stability and practicality. GREEN TOURMALINE - to foster prosperity, success, general healing, strength, purification and communication. YELLOW TOURMALINE - brings heightened intelligence and spiritual awareness. VIOLET TOURMALINE - inspires meditation. PINK TOURMALINE - attunes us to love and opens the heart. MULTI-COLORED TOURMALINE - teach us to live harmoniously with the whole range of humanity.

                Tourmaline care: Wash with warm soapy water, Avoid harsh detergents, Never clean ultrasonically, Never steam clean.

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                TURQUOISE - increases serenity, protection, meditation energy, wisdom, balance, honest communication, strength, friendship and love. Considered to be generally healing and fostering of empathy, positive thinking and sensitivity. Connects us with all life.
                Turquoise - to attract prosperity and success, to have the power to influence creative powers, and to enhance the ability to communicate. The stone has long been prized as a powerful talisman with healing properties. It is said that turquoise can help balance the throat chakra, increasing resistance to viruses and helping to relieve sore throats, lung infections and the affects of allergies. Turquoise tones, strengthens entire body , aids tissue regeneration, circulation, and the respiratory system. It aids with creative expression, peace of mind, emotional balance, communication, friendship, and loyalty.


                December modern birthstone: turquoise, blue topaz, or tanzanite

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