These are the natural stones I used in the makin gof my chakra bracelets.
Clear Quartz or Crystal Quartz (Rock Crystal) Associations:
Chakras - Crown Chakra
Zodiac - All birthsigns
Planet – Sun
Element – Fire
Typical colours - Pure Quartz is colourless or white
Quartz is a 10th Anniversary gemstone.
Quartz is a natural form of silicon dioxide.
Clear Quartz (also known as Crystal Quartz or Rock Crystal) is known as the “master healer” and will amplify energy and thought, as well as the effect of other crystals. It absorbs, stores, releases and regulates energy. Clear Quartz draws off negative energy of all kinds, neutralising background radiation, including electromagnetic smog or petrochemical emanations. It balances and revitalises the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual planes. Cleanses and enhances the organs and subtle bodies and acts as a deep soul cleanser, connecting the physical dimension with the mind. Clear Quartz enhances psychic abilities. It aids concentration and unlocks memory. Stimulates the immune system and brings the body into balance. Clear Quartz (Crystal Quartz, Rock Crystal) harmonises all the chakras and aligns the subtle bodies.
Quartz is found in a huge range of varieties and colours, of which there are many different names which include:
- Cat’s Eye
- Green Quartz / Prasiolite
- Rose Quartz
- Rutilated Quartz
- Smokey Quartz
- Tourmaline Quartz
Chakras - Third Eye Chakra, Crown Chakra
Birthstone - February
Zodiac - Virgo, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces
Planet – Jupiter
Element – Air
Typical colours – light slightly-pinkish violet to a deep grape purple
See Amethyst Jewellery.
Amethyst is a 6th Anniversary gemstone.
Amethyst is a variety of Quartz.
Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone. It guards against psychic attack, transmuting the energy into love and protecting the wearer from all types of harm, including geopathic or electromagnetic stress and ill wishes from others. Amethyst is a natural tranquiliser, it relieves stress and strain, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety. Alleviates sadness and grief, and dissolves negativity. Amethyst activates spiritual awareness, opens intuition and enhances psychic abilities. It has strong healing and cleansing powers. Amethyst encourages sobriety, having a sobering effect on overindulgence of alcohol, drugs or other addictions. It calms and stimulates the mind, helping you become more focused, enhancing memory and improving motivation. Amethyst assists in remembering and understanding dreams. It relieves insomnia. Encourages selflessness and spiritual wisdom.
Amethyst boosts hormone production, tunes the endocrine system and metabolism. It strengthens the immune system. Cleanses the blood. Relieves physical, emotional and psychological pain or stress. Amethyst eases headaches and releases tension. It reduces bruising, swellings, injuries, and treats hearing disorders. Amethyst heals diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract, skin conditions, cellular disorders and diseases of the digestive tract.
See Sodalite Jewellery.
Sodalite brings order and calmness to the mind. It encourages rational thought, objectivity, truth and intuition, along with verbalisation of feelings. Sodalite brings emotional balance and calms panic attacks. It enhances self-esteem, self-acceptance and self-trust.
Sodalite balances the metabolism, boosts the immune system and overcomes calcium deficiencies. It combats radiation damage by soaking up electromagnetic smog. Sodalite treats the throat, vocal cords, larynx and helps with hoarseness and digestive disorders. It cools fevers, lowers blood pressure and stimulates the absorption of body fluids. Sodalite can also help to prevent insomnia.
See Aventurine Jewellery.
Aventurine is a form of Quartz.
Aventurine is a stone of prosperity. It reinforces leadership qualities and decisiveness. Promotes compassion and empathy. Encourages perseverance. Aventurine relieves stammers and severe neuroses. It stabilises one’s state of mind, stimulates perception and enhances creativity. Aids in seeing alternatives and possibilities. Calms anger and irritation. Promotes feelings of well-being. Aventurine balances male-female energy. It encourages regeneration of the heart. Protects against environmental pollution.
Aventurine benefits the thymus gland and nervous system. It balances blood pressure and stimulates the metabolism, lowering cholesterol. Aventurine has an anti-inflammatory effect and eases skin eruptions, allergies, migraines, and soothes the eyes. It heals lungs, sinuses, heart, muscular and urogenital systems.
In addition to the generic healing properties of Aventurine, specific colours have additional attributes:
Chakras – Heart Chakra
Typical colours – Green
Green Aventurine is a comforter and heart healer. It neutralises all sources of electromagnetic pollution, blocking out emanations from computers, television and other electronic equipment. Green Aventurine settles nausea and dissolves negative emotions and thoughts. It brings well-being and emotional calm. A good all-round healer.
Chakras – Sacral Chakra
Typical colours – Orange
Tiger Eye Associations:
See Tiger Eye Jewellery.
Tiger Eye is an 18th Anniversary gemstone.
Tiger Eye, also known as Tigers Eye, is a variety of Chalcedony.
A stone of protection, Tiger Eye may also bring good luck to the wearer. It has the power to focus the mind, promoting mental clarity, assisting us to resolve problems objectively and unclouded by emotions. Particularly useful for healing psychosomatic illnesses, dispelling fear and anxiety. Useful for recognising one’s own needs in relation to the needs of others. Balancing yin-yang and energising the emotional body, Tiger Eye stabilises mood swings, imbues us with willpower, purpose, courage and self-confidence, and releases tension.
Tiger Eye treats eyes, throat and reproductive organs, releases toxins, alleviates pain and is helpful in repairing broken bones and strengthening the alignment of the spinal column.
In addition to the generic healing properties of Tiger Eye, specific colours have additional attributes:
Blue Tiger Eye
Chakras - Throat Chakra
Blue Tiger Eye is calming and releases stress. It aids the quick-tempered, overanxious and phobic. Slows the metabolism, cools an overactive sex drive and dissolves sexual frustrations.
Red Tiger Eye
Chakras - Base Chakra
A stimulating stone, Red Tiger Eye overcomes lethargy and provides motivation. It speeds up a slow metabolism. Red Tiger Eye increases a low sex drive.
Chakras – Base Chakra, Sacral Chakra
Zodiac – Taurus, Cancer, Leo, Virgo
Planet – Mars
Typical colours – Clear-to-translucent reddish-brown which may vary from a pale orange, to an intense almost-black.
See Carnelian Jewellery.
Carnelian is a 17th Anniversary gemstone.
Carnelian is a variety of Chalcedony.
A stabilising stone, Carnelian restores vitality and motivation, and stimulates creativity. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success. Carnelian is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind. It helps in trusting yourself and your perceptions. It overcomes negative conditioning and encourages steadfastness. Carnelian improves analytic abilities and clarifies perception. It sharpens concentration and dispels mental lethargy. Protects against envy, rage and resentment. Calms anger, banishes emotional negativity and replaces it with a love of life. Carnelian boosts fertility and stimulates sexuality.
Carnelian treats lower back problems, rheumatism, arthritis, neuralgia and depression. It regulates the kidneys, and accelerates healing in bones and ligaments. Improves vitamin and mineral absorption and ensures good blood supply to organs and tissues.
See Hematite Jewellery.
Hematite, also spelled Haematite, is the mineral form of Iron Oxide.
Hematite grounds and protects us. It strengthens our connection with the earth, making us feel safe and secure. It endows us with courage, strength, endurance and vitality. A “stone for the mind”, Hematite stimulates concentration and focus, enhancing memory and original thought.
Hematite utilises the magnetic qualities of our yin-yang energies to balance the meridians within the body and to provide a stable equilibrium between the ethereal nervous system and the physical nervous system. It focuses energy and emotions for balance between the body, mind and spirit.
Dissolves negativity and prevents you from absorbing the negativity of others. Haematite is strong, supporting timidity, boosting self-esteem and survivability, enhancing willpower and reliability, and imparting confidence. It helps to overcome compulsions and addictions, treating overeating, smoking and other forms of overindulgence.
Haematite restores, strengthens and regulates the blood supply, aiding blood conditions such as anaemia. It supports the kidneys and regenerates tissue. Stimulates the absorption of iron and formation of red blood cells. Treats leg cramps, anxiety and insomnia. Hematite aids spinal alignment and fractures.
Descriptions of the healing properties of gemstones are from the following sources:
- “Love Is In The Earth – A Kaleidoscope Of Crystals” by Melody
- “The Crystal Bible” by Judy Hall
- My own observations of gemstones
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