Gemstone Meanings

All meanings, healing claims and medical information are reputed and should not be used in replacement for medical diagnosis

 

Birthstones

January ~ Garnet

February ~ Amethyst

March ~ Aquamarine

April ~ Rock Crystal Quartz (alternative to Diamond)

May ~ Chrysoprase & Emerald

June ~ Moonstone & Pearl

July ~ Carnelian & Ruby

August ~ Peridot

September ~ Lapis Lazuli & Sapphire

October ~ Opal & Tourmaline

November ~ Citrine or Topaz

December ~ Turquoise & Tanzanite

 

Agate

Colours

Muted tones to colourful, commonly dyed to enhance brighter colours

Meanings

Agate is a stone for protection, strength and courage and said to stabilize, balance, compose

Healing

Reputed to help with digestive system

 

Amazonite

Colours

Milky and pale aqua sometimes with dark marks or lighter flecks

Meanings

Amazonite is a stone for hope, communication and truth which helps build self esteem

Healing

Reputed to reduce stress and good for general body health

 

Amethyst

Colours

A calming stone

Meanings

A calming stone, said to enhance intuition and physic awareness, protective, energizing, peaceful

Healing

A good all rounder for health issues, Great for reducing anxiety, helping with grief, insomnia, headaches, fatigue, healthy pregnancy, and loads more

 

Ametrine

Colours

Pale and clear lilac of amethyst with yellow orange flecks from the clear citrine

Meanings

Reduces negative energies

Healing

Has both healing properties of Amethyst & Citrine

 

Aquamarine

Colours

Pale aqua

Meanings

A stone of peace and courage

Healing

Good for intestinal problems, eyes, headaches and fatigue

 

Aventurine

Colours

Greens, pale reds and blue

Meanings

A stone of prosperity, luck, creativity, friendship and happiness

Healing

Helps with blood issues, headaches, nausea and insomnia

 

Bronzite

Colours

Brown with bronze flecks

Meanings

A stone of certainty, confidence, decision making

Healing

Helps with muscular tensions and restlessness

 

Carnelian

Colours

Shades of orange

Meanings

A stone for creativity, luck, courage, and good for confidence

Healing

Helps with kidney related issues, skin and flesh, colds and flu, increasing fertility and an energy booster

 

Chrysocolla

Colours

Vivid dark teal green blue

Meanings

A calming stone, reputed to help with tension, worries and clarity of thought

Healing

Said to be good for throat infections, PMT, stress, cramps, blood and liver

 

Chrysoprase

Colours

Beautiful shades of pea green

Meanings

Great spring lifting stone, relieves tensions, anxiety, relaxes and encourages happiness

Healing

Reputed to help with fertility issues, stress, anxiety, depression and insomnia

 

Citrine

Colours

Clear pale orange and yellows

Meanings

A stone for wealth and success, happiness and confidence

Healing

Good all round healer, great for overcoming trauma, griefs, sleep and heart issues, digestive system and a good negative energy clearer

 

Fluorite

Colours

Pale Lilac, purples, yellows and greens

Meanings

For decision making and concentration; said to give mental clarity, helps with anxiety and stress and clears the air of negative energies

Healing

Said to relieve enhance mental functions, relieve pain and good all round stone for the body; bones and muscles

 

Garnet

Colours

Deep red brown, burgundy

Meanings

Great gemstone for business problems, depression and lack of self esteem

Healing

Said to enhance sexuality, purify blood and reduce toxins in the body

 

Goldstone

Colours

Dark sparkling blue, Dark sparkling green & copper

Meanings

A man made stone, means learning, wisdom and a stone of ambition

Healing

Said to be good for positive energies and helping one acheive their goals

 

Hematite

Colours

Dark shiny grey

Meanings

Grounding and balancing stone, stimulates thoughts

Healing

Said to be good for self esteem and confidence

 

Jade

Colours

Genuine jades are in dark green, black, peaches and oranges

Meanings

A balancing stone, a stone for love, luck, prosperity

Healing

Said to be good for enhancing dreams, energy recharger and emotional healing

 

Jasper

Colours

Very varied colours, some dyed, others natural

Meanings

A nurturing stone, calming and relaxing

Healing

Reputed to help de-stress, boost energy & soothes digestive system

 

Kyanite

Colours

Aqua, blues, greens, teals

Meanings

A stone for meditation, tranquility and calm

Healing

Reputed to help with infections and blood presure

 

Labradorite

Colours

Grey with blue green shimmer on some stones

Meanings

The magicians stone, said to enhance magical abilities. For stability, wisdom & patience

Healing

Reputed to help with brain functions, good for balancing hormones and relieving stress and pain

 

Lapis Lazuli

Colours

Royal Blue sometimes with gold flecked areas

Meanings

A stone of Gods, royalty and power, said to dispell anger and negativity

Healing

Reputed to help with eyes, throat, communication and creativity

 

Larvikite (aka Black Labradorite)

Colours

Grey, platinum, with shimmering flecks and black flecks

Meanings

A stone for intellect and grounding; good for connection with earth and nature

Healing

Said to calm the nerves, help with learning disabilities, skin disorders, strokes and brain function

 

Lava

Colours

Usually black

Meanings

Said to promote stability with change in life, a grounding stone

Healing

Reputed to cleanse negativity, helps with communication and creativity

 

Lepidolite

Colours

Purple or pink

Meanings

A stone of peace. Soothes and calms

Healing

Reputed to relieve stress, depression, anxiety and promote sleep, helps with loss and grief

 

Malachite

Colours

Deep green with bands and swirls

Meanings

Protective stone, strong negtivity and emotional cleansing stone, wear malachite when you feel positive

Healing

Malachite should not be used for healing too much as it reflects how you feel, however you can keep a piece in your room at night to ward off nightmares, it can also help in childbirth and with cramps

 

Moonstone

Colours

Milky white stone possibly with blue hues and shimmer, can also be grey and blush/peach coloured

Meanings

The feminine stone, at one with the moon, protective at night, the passion stone... wear during love making

Healing

Perfect for pregnancy, fertility, well woman, reputed to help regulate your cycle and used for insomnia

 

Obsidian

Colours

Black, browns, golden, rainbow

Meanings

A stone for sensitive and gentle persona

Healing

Reputed to protect against depression and blocking negativity, should be used with caution as it is a strong stone, can also be used for cramps, aiding digestion and joint problems

 

Onyx

Colours

Black, sometimes green

Meanings

A stone of protection and inner strength

Healing

Reputed to help with grief, loss, negativity, relationship endings, stressful times

 

Opal

Colours

Milky white usually

Meanings

Water stone, opal is a stone for happiness, faithfulness, confidence and hope

Healing

Reputed to enhance memory and help with the eyes

 

Peridot

Colours

Green

Meanings

A stone of lightness, beauty, springtime, morality, purity, rebirth, renewal, protective 

Healing

Reputed to help with digestive problems, relatonship stress, and contractions in childbirth

 

Prehnite

Colours

Light green with black shards

Meanings

The stone of the heart, serene energy, calming

Healing

Reputed to help intuition, physic powers, contacting those in spirit

 

Pyrite (Fools Gold)

Colours

Light Gold

Meanings

Good luck stone, energising, protective, good stone to have on the work desk

Healing

Helps with confidence, in the workplace, lung issues, blood issues and male fertility

 

Quartz Rose

Colours

Pale pink

Meanings

The stone of love, enhancing love, self love, family love, romantic love

Healing

Reputed to help relieve stress, help anxiety, help self esteem, pregnancy and childbirth, heart issues, headaches

 

Quartz / Crystal (Clear & Various)

Colours

Various

Meanings

The most common 'crystal' stone on the planet, but powerful, amplifies energy and used as a healing stone

Healing

Use quartz to overcome fatigue, energise, and use with other stones to help heal 

 

Rhodonite

Colours

Dusky pink with natural colourings

Meanings

A love stone, calming, inner growth and emotional balance

Healing

Use for relaxation, well being, nervous system, self worth, anxiety, broken heart, immune system

 

Ruby in Zoisite

Colours

Deep green with black and ruby red

Meanings

Said to increase vigour, turn negative to positive, stablilizing

Healing

Reputed to help with fertility and reproductive system, energising, grief and loss, immune system, racing hearts and infections 

 

 Sunstone

Colours

Light to dark peach 

Meanings

Stone of joy, lifts the mood, optimistic,independence and confidence; like the sun 

Healing

Said to help with SAD, weight loss and digestive issue

 

Tourmaline

Colours

Multi colours, usually dusky pinks, watermelon greens, dark amber brown 

Meanings

Overall a Protecting stone, watermelon tourmaline is good for emotions and compassion, brown tourmaline encourages stability

Healing

Said to be great for detoxification, pink tourmaline for the spine, watermelon tourmaline for the immune system and metabolism

 

Turquoise

Colours

Turquoise

Meanings

A stone of friendship, for protection and stength. Reputed to bring good fortune, takes on the characteristics of the owner. 

Healing

Said to be good for stomach problems and acid,viral infections, alleviates pain and cramps

 

 

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