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Processing of Gemstones-

Gemstones are first extracted traditionally from seashores and recovered which needs an expert in land treasures. The stones are then sorted by type, size, and possibly future use of discernible purpose. There are gems that are processed for their particular hardship that reason a priori to precision-tools. 

The gem cutter will then decide whether and how the expensive raw material is processed to produce as no waste. The quality of the raw material is crucial for further processing. Previously, there were several small craft that were equipped with machines and tools for grinding and polishing.

The number of craft has been reduced greatly, because the processing of gemstones is done in large modern farms, although this still gets done by some experts to fine-tuning by hand. After sorting the gems are divided depending on size, then engraved, drilled and sanded at the end. Depending on your needs and the subsequent application area of the stone is then cut.

Today's modern machines combine some operations and thus save much manpower and time. Gemstones that are used for medicinal purposes shall be maintained in its original form, they get only a cut to remove offensive edges and corners.

River Bed Pebbles –

Pebbles are rounded or partially rounded rock or mineral fragments between 2 and 75 mm in diameter. These are generally found along the bed of river. These are therefore called river bed pebbles. These pebbles are found running through sand deposits.

The river bed pebbles are available in an array of decorative aggregates of different colors, shapes and textures that will augment any garden or driveway. The ideal shapes of these pebbles are round, elliptical and flat. They are found in colors of off-white, gray, pink, brown, green and potato skin. They are durable, functional and require low maintenance.

Types of Stones Available as Pebbles

  • Marble Pebbles: The common shades are pink, white, black, yellow and brown.
  • Limestone Pebbles: The common shades are grey, black, white and buff.
  • Granite Pebbles: The common shades are pink and red.

Uses of River Bed Pebbles

  • They work well in a variety of landscaping projects
  • Decorative borders
  • Used as decoration in aquarium and water features.
  • Decorative ground cover
  • Pathway material surrounding stepping stones or pavers
  • Decorative soil covering
  • Surfacing material for cement based pavers
  • Dry garden beds
  • Building veneer
  • Swimming pool decks
  • Patios

Various Stones Meanings-

1. Agates - Agates are grounding stones, bringing about an emotional, physical and intellectual balance. They aid in centering and stabilising physical energy and strengthen mind and body. Agate has the power to harmonise yin and yang, the positive and negative forces that hold the universe in place. Agate works slowly but brings great strength. Various types of agates includes blue lace, Botswana, crazy lace, flame, Mexican, moss, picture, pink agate, etc.

Agate healing gemstones come in wide range of colors and designs and from most every country in the world. They are one of the least expensive healing gemstones because they are one of the most common types of crystals on earth. While all agates have basic meanings in common, most types of agate also have powers and healing properties that are unique to the individual agate stone type.

Colour                                                  - Green, red, orange, yellow, browns, Clear Quartz

 

Main Chakra                                      - Heart

Vibrates                                               - 1

Astrological Sign                              - Virgo

Birthstone                                          - June

Chemical Composition                  - SiO2 Silicon Dioxide

Hardness                                             - 7

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.65 – 2.66

2. Amazonite - Amazonite creates a feeling of power. It inspires truth, sincerity, honour, self love, communication, eloquence, integrity, trust, clairvoyance, clarity, prophecy and openness. Held to the third eye (middle of forehead), Amazonite unlocks psychic vision.

Amazonite gemstone helps one to analyze and sort out information and combine this process with intuitive wisdom. It helps you to manifest and retain the pure energy of Universal Love. Amazonite is a Spiritual Gem stone of Faith and Self discovery.

Colour                                                  - Green, bluish green

Main Chakra                                      - Throat

Vibrates                                               - 5

Astrological Sign                              - Virgo & Aquarius

Birthstone                                          - December

Chemical Composition                  - KAlSi3O8

Hardness                                             - 6 – 6.5

Specific Gravity                                   - 2.56 – 2.57

3. Amber - Many people think Amber stones are actually stones (minerals). In reality however they are fossils. Amber is an ancient manifestation tool that can help you attain your goals with focused intention.  

Amber stone feels almost warm to the touch. Minerals feel cool to the touch but amber does not conduct heat the way mineral stones do. If it gets hot enough, amber will actually burn. Amber can be made to attract electro static electricity. Simply rub it with a soft cloth and it will attract small pieces of paper placed near it.

Colour                                                  - Yellow, brown

Main Chakra                                      - Solar Plexus

Vibrates                                               - 3

Astrological Sign                              - Leo & Sagittarius

4. Amethyst - Amethyst is an extremely powerful and protective stone with a high spiritual vibration. Amethyst has strong healing and cleansing powers, and enhances spiritual awareness. Traditionally it was worn to prevent drunkenness and has a sobering effect on overindulgence and physical passions, supporting sobriety. Amethyst overcomes addictions and blockages of all kinds. It is also esteemed as a stone of friendship.

Colour                                                  - Purple, violet / lavender

Main Chakra                                      - Crown

Vibrates                                               - 3

Astrological Sign                              - Pisces, Aquarius, Sagittarius

Birthstone                                          - February, June

Chemical Composition                  - SiO2

Hardness                                             - 7

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.65

5. Apatite - The perfect gemstone for use on any of the chakras since it can both stimulate under activity and calm over activity and clear congestions in any of the chakras. Apatite gemstone crystal helps in the development of psychic abilities and helps you attune your mind, body and soul to the spiritual forces that run throughout the universe.

Apatite gemstone helps bones to heal faster and stronger. It helps your body absorb calcium from the foods you eat, which helps to keep bones and teeth strong. To help ease the pain of arthritis, wrap the affected joint in an elastic bandage allowing it to hold one of more stones against the affected joint. The apatite gemstone can help heal the pain and heal the joint faster. To help lower high blood pressure, wear an apatite gemstone so it hangs near the heart. Wearing one on a chain is fine or if all else fails, pin a stone to the inside of your shirt.

Colour                                                  - Blue, green, yellow, pink, violet

Vibrates                                               - 9

Astrological Sign                              - Gemini

Chemical Composition                  - Calcium Phosphate

Hardness                                             - 5

Specific Gravity                                  - 3.17 – 3.23

6. Aquamarine - Aquamarine stone cleanses and aligns the chakras and the etheric and mental bodies. It helps you to reduce fear and communicate with those around you in a loving and compassionate way, all the while it is flushing out your lymph system.

Aquamarine stone attracts friends and friendly people to you. It is often used to calm disrupted situations with its ability to bring harmony. Aquamarine crystal helps facilitate communication and is especially good to help couples work out their problems in a friendly and peaceful manner.

Colour                                                  - Green, blue

Main Chakra                                      - Throat

Vibrates                                               - 1

Astrological Sign                              - Gemini, Scorpio

Birthstone                                          - March

Chemical Composition                  - Al2Be3Si6O18, Aluminum Beryllium Silicate

Hardness                                             - 7.5 - 8

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.68 – 2.74

7. Aventurine - Metaphysical healers used Aventurine not just for the emotional and mental healing Aventurine is known for but also for its ability to bring down a fever, relieve stress from all over the nervous system, heal migraines, aid in healing eye ailments, normalize high blood pressure and soothe and heal Urinary tract disorders.

As a POWER STONE Aventurine is excellent for attracting abundance & wealth.  This is the stone of opportunity. Aventurine is known as the stone of chance or luck.

Colour                                                  - Green, peach, blue

Main Chakra                                      - Heart

Vibrates                                               - 1, 4

Astrological Sign                              - Aries

Chemical Composition                  - SiO2

8. Azurite - Azurite is a gemstone of "Letting Go". In meditation it helps us let go of the thoughts that tend to flitter through our minds and helps us move into deeper levels of consciousness. It allows us to let go of old patterns, thoughts, behaviors and attitudes so we can see with clarity and wisdom what lies before us. It allows us to let go of our conscious minds, allowing us better communication with the Spirit world, and helps us integrate the Universal knowledge into our everyday lives.

Colour                                                  - Blue, green

Main Chakra                                      - Heart

Vibrates                                               - 7, 9

Astrological Sign                              - Sagittarius

Hardness                                             - 3.5 - 4

9. Bloodstone - A hero's gemstone, often seen in armour breast plates and on swords for its ability to arouse courage in the most dangerous situations. Also considered to be a very strong healing gemstone allowing the wearer to remain strong in battle long after those around you have fallen.

Bloodstone helps one see the benefit and patterns of change, and to recognize the benefit of "turmoil prior to perfection".  One must sometimes break down a pattern of old behaviour before it can be rebuilt in a healthier way.

Colour                                                  - Green jasper

Main Chakra                                      - Heart

Vibrates                                               - 4, 6

Astrological Sign                              - Aries, Pisces, Libra

Chemical Composition                  - SiO2

Hardness                                             - 7

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.65 – 2.66

10. Blue Chalcedony - Blue Chalcedony gemstone, has all of the properties of clear quartz crystals and is especially good at opening you up to spiritual enlightenment in an exceptionally peaceful way. The natural energy coming from Blue Chalcedony has been described as being almost dream like, gentle, smooth as silk and flowing like a breeze upon the skin.

Blue Chalcedony gemstone is the perfect stone to keep in an office where tensions might tend to run a little hot during certain times (like deadlines). It not only helps communications to flow smoothly but also helps keep emotions under control and promotes honesty, especially with the spoken word and brotherhood.

Colour                                                  - Blue

Main Chakra                                      - Root & Sacral

Astrological Sign                              - Cancer

Chemical Composition                  - SiO2

Hardness                                             - 6.5 - 7

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.58 – 2.64

11. Calcite - Calcite comes in many colors and each color has some of its own attributes, however, overall calcite is known as an energy amplifier. It clears and activates all the chakras and helps you remember information you learned during Out of Body experiences and during Astral Travel.

Colour                                                  - Blue, clear, green, orange, pink, red, yellow

Main Chakra                                      - Crown

Chemical Composition                  - CaCO3

Hardness                                             - 3

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.71

12. Carnelian - The Carnelian gemstone is known as the self-esteem gemstone because it is such a powerful motivator. It helps you to overcome the various parts of your personality that may be holding you back allowing you to step out into the world and claim your destiny.

Considered to be a Master Communicator, the carnelian gemstone works to bring all aspects of yourself into alignment, giving you the courage to take charge of your life or stand up in front of the crowd to give the company report.

Colour                                                  - Orange, brownish & reddish orange

Main Chakra                                      - Sacral

Vibrates                                               - 5, 6

Astrological Sign                              - Aries, Taurus, Cancer & Leo

Birthstone                                          - April

Chemical Composition                  - SiO2

Hardness                                             - 6.5 - 7

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.65

13. Celestite - The name Celestite comes from the word Celestial referring to the stars and the other heavenly bodies in the Universe. This is actually a perfect name for it because the stone helps you to connect to the celestial energies. It helps us to adjust our personal mental energies to the energies of the Universe. To integrate those energies inside ourselves so that we can better understand the oneness of everything that is and ever was.

Colour                                                  - Mostly blue, yellow, red

Main Chakra                                      - Crown

Vibrates                                               - 2, 8

Chemical Composition                  - Ss SO4

Hardness                                             - 3 – 3.5

Specific Gravity                                  - 3.9

14. Russian Charoite - Russian Charoite is found in only one place in the entire world, along the Chary River in the Sakha Republic, Siberia, Russia. Russian Charoite negates things like anger, rage, impatience, fear and confusion all the while boosting your own powers and ability to increase psychic and spiritual awareness and bring peace, calmness and balance into your life.

Colour                                                  - Purple, violet

15. Chrysocolla - When arguments, fights or break ups leave your living space a jumbled mess of negative energies making it almost impossible to heal, a Chrysocolla gem can purifies your environment by removing negative energies and emotions from within people and their surroundings. It also promotes harmony by stabilizing the energies in the home (or building) and helps to rebuild the relationships of those within its sphere of influence. This property also makes it a good choice for keeping in a office environment so everyone can work together as a group without negative energies causing tensions to run high.

Colour                                                  - Bluish green

Main Chakra                                      - Throat

Vibrates                                               - 4, 7

Astrological Sign                              - Gemini, Taurus

16. Citrine - Citrine brings happiness, joy and optimism into your life. One of only two minerals on the planet which do not hold or accumulate negative energy, but dispels and transforms it.  You don't ever have to cleanse Citrine, because it doesn't hold any negativity!  Citrine energizes, and invigorates, promotes warmth, comfort, and energy.   Aids in matters of daily living. It is said citrine will open the mind to new thoughts. Often used by healers to increase self esteem.

Colour                                                  - Yellow

Main Chakra                                      - Naval

Vibrates                                               - 6

Astrological Sign                              - Gemini, Aries, Libra, and Leo

Birthstone                                          - November and June

17. Copper - There have been reports of improved results in telepathy between 2 specific individuals when a pair of copper pendants or rods is used. Each individual should have their own specific piece of copper that is used as an antenna or focusing wand when attempting telepathy. This charges the copper with the individual’s personal energy. After a period of a month or so, the two testers will swap copper pieces. The connection established through the copper pieces is said to be much stronger than prior communication had been.

Colour                                                  - Mint, rose

Main Chakra                                      - Sacral

Vibrates                                               - 1

Astrological Sign                              - Taurus, Sagittarius

Chemical Composition                  - Cu

Hardness                                             - 8.2

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.5 - 3

18. Dolomite - From a metaphysical standpoint, dolomite is used to help persons become more charitable in their demeanour and actions. This makes it a great stone for someone that is having problems getting past their own problems so they can be a help to others. This often happens after the loss of a loved one or a major upheaval in one’s life.

Colour                                                  - Grey, red, green, pink, brown

Chemical Composition                  - CaMg(CO3)2

Hardness                                             - 3 - 4

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.85

19. Dumorterite - Dumortierite helps the lower and upper chakras communicate better by bringing the lower physical energy and the higher spiritual energy into balance and harmony. This can be brought about by simply wearing or carrying one or more dumortierites on a regular basis, or if you want faster results, have a friend or loved one "combing" your aura clean with a stone. A good combing should last around 20 to 30 minutes and when it is finished you should feel much lighter both physically and spiritually.

Colour                                                  - Blue, violet, pink, brown

Main Chakra                                      - Throat

Vibrates                                               - 4

Astrological Sign                              - Leo

Chemical Composition                  - Al7(O3(BO3)(SiO4)3)

Hardness                                             - 7 – 8.5

Specific Gravity                                  - 3.26 – 3.45

20. Emeralds - If you find your work life or your home life filled with negative energies causing too much tension and arguments, especially if this is preventing life/work from being taken care of, try placing an emerald into the environment. It brings harmony to those within its sphere of action and can improve all aspects of the environment.

Colour                                                  - Red, golden

Main Chakra                                      - Heart

Astrological Sign                              - Cancer

Birthstone                                          - May

Chemical Composition                  - Be3Al2(SiO3)6

Hardness                                             - 7.5 - 8

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.67 – 2.78

21. Flourite - Fluorite cleanses and stabilises the aura.  It absorbs and neutralises negative energy and stress.  An excellent learning aid, Fluorite increases our powers of concentration, self-confidence and helps us in decision-making.  It encourages positivity, balances the energies, and improves balance and coordination, both physically and mentally.

Fluorite boosts the immune system and stimulates the regeneration and restructuring of cells and DNA, particularly in the skin and respiratory tract, and heals ulcers and wounds.  Fluorite strengthens bone tissue, and alleviates rheumatism, arthritis and spinal injuries.  It improves the discomfort of shingles and other nerve-related pain.

In addition to the generic healing properties of Fluorite, specific colours have additional attributes:

Blue Fluorite

Chakra - throat

Blue Fluorite calms the emotions and stimulates clear communication.

Green Fluorite

Chakra - heart

Green Fluorite brings hormones into balance.  It harmonises and recharges all chakras.

Purple Fluorite

Chakra - third eye

Purple Fluorite increases mystic visions and aids spiritual balance.  It helps the intuition to connect to the rational mind.

22. Garnets - A garnet gemstone worn as jewellery or simply held in your hand (or pocket) helps to expand your awareness of the world around you and all the spiritual energies contained therein. They are the perfect stones to aid in helping you to manifest your desires and needs into reality. If you are working "the Secret (Law of Attraction)", keep a garnet with you any time you are attuning your mind to the things you are manifesting. It not only helps you keep your mind on your goal but also helps to speed the process.

Colour                                                  - Red, green

Main Chakra                                      - Base

Vibrates                                               - 2

Astrological Sign                              - Capricorn

Chemical Composition                  - Silicates (Nesosilicates)

Hardness                                             - 6.5 – 7.5

Specific Gravity                                   - 3.5 – 4.3

23. Golden Quartz –

    * Golden Quartz is a stone of success
    * Find generosity, confidence and stability
    * Use it to increase creativity and bring success in business and ventures
    * Releases anxiety and panic
    * Strengthens memory and increases concentration
    * Energizes and relieves from laziness and depression

24. Goldstone - Goldstone is said to be the stone of ambition.  It builds energy, courage and a positive attitude.  Increases drive and confidence.  A gently uplifting stone, Goldstone promotes vitality.

Goldstone helps to reduce stomach tension and benefits arthritic conditions.  It is helpful to bones, painful joints and circulation.

25. Hematite - The hematite gemstone can help you maximize those few moments you may find to let go of the stress. It leaves you in a calm state but at the same time, it leaves you in tuned to the universal energies, allowing you psychic abilities to increase. Hematite is a balancing healing stone that bring all sides of the subject into balance. Self-control and a go getter attitude can live side by side. Body, mind and Spirit can all work in harmony.

Colour                                                  - Grey, black

Vibrates                                               - 9

Astrological Sign                              - Aquarius, Aries

Chemical Composition                  - Fe2O3 (Iron and Oxygen)

Hardness                                             - 5 - 6

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.87 – 3.15

26. Jade - This gem stone is the ultimate symbol of calm and serenity. It helps bring serenity to the mind by releasing negative thoughts. A stone of balance and healing, it alleviates anxiety and fear based emotions. 

Colour                                                  - Green

Vibrates                                               - 11

Astrological Sign                              - Libra, Aries, Gemini, Taurus

27. Jasper - Jasper is considered a Power Stone and a stone that accepts intense responsibility as a Protection Stone. Jasper gives one the courage to speak out and have personal independence. It’s a stone of the earth, and therefore a very "grounding" stone.  All Jaspers have excellent protective energies. 

Colour                                                  - Red, yellow, orange

28. Kunzite - For inner love, gentleness, and self-discipline, habit breaking assistance. Shows strength in sensitivity. Promotes feelings of peace and inner strength. Promotes self-love and self-worth. Aid one to relax. Removes obstacles from one's life. Dissolves negativity. Protects aura and shields against unwanted energies.

Colour                                                  - Yellow, grey, pink

Main Chakra                                      - Throat

Vibrates                                               - 4, 7

Hardness                                             - 6 - 7

29. Kyanite - One of only two stones which never needs cleansing or clearing. Citrine is the other. A bridge between mind and matter, Kyanite is a powerful stone of manifestation toward reaching your hopes, dreams and desires. Kyanite is a calming stone.  It helps to quiet the mind, dissolving emotional, mental, or spiritual confusion, and letting go of anxiety. 

Kyanite is an excellent stone for meditation and attunement.  It will not retain negative vibrations or energy, therefore never requiring clearing.  Kyanite aligns all chakras and subtle bodies instantly.  It provides balance of yin-yang energy and dispels blockages, moving energy gently through the physical body.

Kyanite has a calming effect on the whole being, bringing tranquility.  It encourages psychic abilities and communication on all levels.  It drives away anger, frustration, confusion and stress and helps to provide a capacity for linear and logical thought.  Kyanite provides a stimulating energy, encouraging perserverance in and support of activities and situations which would normally reduce one’s strength.  It can help when connecting to your spirit guides.  Kyanite induces dream recall and can promote healing dreams.

Kyanite treats the urogenital system, adrenal glands and parathyroid glands.  It aids in disorders of the throat, brain and muscular system.  It helps to heal infections and lower blood pressure.  Kyanite is a natural pain reliever.

Colour                                                 - Blue, green

Main Chakra                                      - Sacral

Vibrates                                               - 5, 8, 9

Astrological Sign                              - Taurus, Libra, Aries

Hardness                                             - 6 - 7

30. Labradorite - Labradorite is known as the gemstone of destiny because it opens up your psychic abilities by connecting you to the Universal flow of energies that permeates our world and universe. Allow it and a labradorite gemstone will teach you how valuable you are as a spiritual being. It will release your insecurities about yourself, your powers and your abilities and give you a sense of inner worth and strength of will.

Colour                                                  - Blue, green, yellow, pink

Main Chakra                                      - Agna / Third Eye 

Vibrates                                               - 6, 7

Astrological Sign                              - Sagittarius, Scorpio and Leo

Birthstone                                          - February, June

Chemical Composition                  - (Ca,Na)(Si,Al)4O8

  Calcium Sodium Aluminum Silicate

Hardness                                             - 6 – 6.5

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.5 – 2.9

31. Lapis-Lazuli - Lapis Lazuli encourages taking charge of life. It reveals inner truth, encourages self-awareness, and allows self-expression without holding back or compromising. If repressed anger is causing difficulties in the throat or in communication, Lapis Lazuli releases these. This stone brings the endearing qualities of honesty, compassion and uprightness to the personality. Lapis Lazuli bonds relationships in love and friendship and aids expressing feelings and emotions.

Colour                                                  - Dark blue

Main Chakra                                      - Throat and Brow

Vibrates                                               - 3

Astrological Sign                              - Sagittarius

Chemical Composition                  -Lazurite:(Na,CA)8(AlSiO4)6(SO4,S,Cl)2
  Hauynite:(Na,CA)4-8(AlSiO4)6(SO4)1-2
  Sodalite:Na8(AlSiO4)6Cl2
  Noselite:Na8(AlSiO4)6SO4
  Calcite:CaCO3
  Pyrite: FeS2

Hardness                                             - 5 – 5.5

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.7 – 2.9

32. Iolite - One of its primary functions is to stimulate us as spiritual beings, guiding us to a higher awareness, and awakening us to the inner knowledge that so patiently waits within each of us.  Within you already lies the knowledge of the Universe.  Iolite will help you open that door. Iolite helps one to stay in the moment and bring harmony to the self within, which is really helpful in not getting distracted when you are trying to meditate.

Colour                                                  - Blue, violet

Main Chakra                                      - Crown

33. Magnetite - Among the many metaphysical properties of magnetite, it is perhaps best known as a stone of manifestation. Its magnetite properties attract and capture things, much as if you had tossed out a net and captured the things you wanted or needed in your life. If you are lacking anything in your life, whether it is a material item or an emotional need that has not been filled or is lacking in your life.

Colour                                                  - Black, brown, gray

Vibrates                                               - 4

Astrological Sign                              - Aries, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Virgo.

Chemical Composition                  - Fe2O3

Hardness                                             - 5.5 – 6

34. Malachite - The Malachite gemstone is a Protector of Children and they make an excellent stone for putting in jewellery designed specifically for children. Hang a malachite gemstone in the window of the Childs room to absorb any negative energy that might come through. Place one in your child pocket as a lucky stone to protect them from others that may wish to harm them.

Colour                                                  - Green

Main Chakra                                      - Crown

Vibrates                                               - 9

Astrological Sign                              - Capricorn and Scorpio

Chemical Composition                  - Cu2CO3(OH)2

Hardness                                             - 3 – 4   

35. Mariam –

  • Counterbalance to busy modern world by bringing back pleasure in nature.
  • Amulet for driving long distances, prosperity on business trips and overseas deals.
  • Use for long term business decision making and forward planning.
  • Counters instant gratification that can destabilise a happy relationship.
  • Aids the gentle release of karma or trauma from the past, helping you to move forward into the future.
  • Said to ease skin complaints, scar tissue, mobility, scalp disorders.

36. Moonstone - Moonstones helps to heighten your intuition and increase your ability to perceive the minute energy fluxes that happen around us on a constant basis and is perfect for anyone that uses any form of divining tool like Tarot Cards, Scying Mirror, Crystal Ball or Rune Stones. Moonstones help in wish fulfillment, but tend to work better on things that are needed versus things that are just wanted. Too often we want things that really are not good for us and moonstone helps us understand why we should not have what we want.

Colour                                                  - Milky, yellow, pink

Main Chakra                                      - Sacral & Third Eye

Vibrates                                               - 4

Astrological Sign                              - Cancer  

Chemical Composition                  - A Silicate (Tectosilicates)

Hardness                                             - 6

37. Obsidian - If you find yourself with thoughts that are running wild or you are having a hard time concentrating on any single subject, try meditating while holding on or more obsidian rocks. Its grounding properties can send all those excess energies into the earth where they can be transmuted into more positive energies. As a healing stone, obsidian can help relieve pain. If no one is around to perform a healing ritual on you, try wrapping the affected area with an ace bandage and placing a rock under the bandage so it is touching the skin.

Colour                                                  - Black

Main Chakra                                      - Root

Astrological Sign                              - Scorpio

Chemical Composition                  - SiO2 plus MgO, Fe3O4

Hardness                                             - 5 – 5.5

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.6

38. Opal - If you want to increase the power of your magical working, adding an opal gemstone to the work can do just that because it is a natural amplifier. In magical workings you can also charge any opal gemstone for any type of work making it a great stone to keep around in case you happen to not have a specific stone that you need.

Colour                                                  - Black, grey

Main Chakra                                      - Crown

Chemical Composition                  - SiO2

Hardness                                             - 5.5 – 6

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.15

39. Onyx - Onyx gives strength.  It promotes vigor, steadfastness and stamina.  Imparts self-confidence, helping you to be at ease in your surroundings.  Onyx banishes grief, enhances self-control and stimulates the power of wise decision-making.  It encourages happiness and good fortune.

Onyx treats disorders of the bones, bone marrow and blood.  It is beneficial for teeth and the feet.

In addition to the generic healing properties of Onyx, specific colours and types have additional attributes as well.

40. Pearls - Pearls symbolize Purity, Spiritual Transformation, Charity, Honesty, Wisdom and Integrity, all the best within us. Pearls provide a clear vehicle for the advancing states of wisdom, as well as a clean channel for receipt of spiritual guidance. Pearls can stimulate your femininity and help with self acceptance. They lift your spirits and make you feel calm and beautiful.   They remind us to walk with Dignity. 

Colour                                                  - Wide ranges

Main Chakra                                      - Heart

Vibrates                                               - 7

Astrological Sign                              - Cancer, Gemini  

41. Peridot – It has been used as a power stone since centuries. Peridot helps us move past the hurt and emotional balance and understanding our relationships. It is a money stone and attracts opportunity towards you. It adds intelligence to your romantic situations.

Colour                                                  - Green, pink

Main Chakra                                      - Heart

Vibrates                                               - 5, 6, 7

Astrological Sign                              - Leo, Virgo, Scorpio, Sagittarius

Birthstone                                          - August

42. Quartz Crystal - This stone amplifies prayers, wishes and positive visualizations.   Keeps you in touch with your spiritual side, and reminds you that you are a spiritual being, having a human experience.   All spiritual pursuits can be stimulated and amplified using this stone's energy. It helps you to be receptive to higher guidance. Amplifies, focuses, stores, transforms, energizes. Perfect for focusing affirmations and prayers. Stimulates psychic perception.

43. Rhodonite - If you find you intuition seems to be blocked or letting you down when you need it the most, use a rhodonite gemstone to clear your psychic centres. This can be done by simply wearing one of more gemstones, carrying them in your pocket, or the fastest method is through intention by meditating while having a rhodonite gemstone placed at the 4 top most chakras and allowing the energies to cleanse and activate them.

Chemical Composition                  - CaMn4(SiO3)5

Hardness                                             - 5.5 – 6.5  

Specific Gravity                                  - 3.4 – 3.7

44. Rose Quartz - This is a stone of gentle warmth and love, as it heals emotional wounds and pain with its gentle calming salve. Opens the heart to the beauty within and all around us, and will begin its healing by reducing resentments. Aids healing of depression, blood circulation, heart fortification, sexual problems and encourages fertility. Believed to prevent wrinkles and encourage a beautiful complexion.

Colour                                                  - Pink

Main Chakra                                      - Heart to Crown

Astrological Sign                              - Libra, Taurus  

Birthstone                                          - February, June

Chemical Composition                  - SiO2

Hardness                                             - 7

Specific Gravity                                  - 2.65

45. Ruby - Ruby gemstone healing properties stimulates the heart chakras in a way like no other gemstone. It helps you to set your basic value system and decide what is acceptable in your world and what it not. This is the pure value system that is unadulterated by the heart aches and chest pains the world dishes out at times. It is believed by some cultures that if you own a ruby gemstone, you will never lose your wealth and is often used in work to ensure the stability of your income.

Colour                                                  - Pink

Main Chakra                                      - Heart

Vibrates                                               - 3

Astrological Sign                              - Leo, Scorpio, Cancer, & Sagittarius

Birthstone                                          - July

Chemical Composition                  - Al2O3

Hardness                                             - 9

Specific Gravity                                  - 3.97 - 4.05

46.   Rainbow Moonstone –

    * Rainbow moonstone has a gentle, calming energy
    * Strengthen intuition and psychic perception
    * Enhance creativity and compassion and enliven inner confidence
    * Bring balance and harmony into your life
    * The rainbow effect draws in a spectrum of light, and can help with bringing in uplifting energies
    * It is said to enhance feminine energies
    * Rainbow moonstone has been said to have the power to grant wishes

47. Sapphire - Sapphire can focus healing, loving energy on anyone needing it, without the user's participation, in this way it seems to possess an innate higher intelligence of its own. Sapphires bring Light, Joy and Peace to the user/wearer.  They open the mind to beauty and intuition, and bring with it the hope of fulfilling your dreams and desires of the heart.

Prince Charles chose a sapphire engagement ring for Princess Diana.

Colour                                                  - Blue

Main Chakra                                      - Solar

Astrological Sign                              - Aquarius, Virgo, Libra and Capricorn

48. Smoky Quartz - This is a great healing crystal to share between people in a personal relationship or any relationship that is working toward a common goal. It is a good stone to have in an office where team work is important. A large cluster sitting in the middle of the conference table can help everyone get along and work better together.

If you are prone to spending too much on all the wrong things and tend to run out of money before you run out of bills, try keeping a few smoky quartz crystals around the desk where you pay your bills to ensure everything gets paid and you don't overspend.

Colour                                                  - Black, brown, grey

Vibrates                                               - 2, 8

Astrological Sign                              - Capricorn & Sagittarius

Birthstone                                          - February, June

Chemical Composition                  - SiO2

Hardness                                             - 7

49. Sugilite - When working with the Chakras, Sugilite helps to balance all the chakras and attune them to both giving and accepting love. It is also useful for all matters dealing with the heart, the connection of the heart to the spiritual love of all that is, patching up problems between two people where love should always rule, such as between a husband and wife, or between other relatives.

50. Sodalite - Sodalite brings inner peace. Keep sodalite in your pockets and in every room of your house, so its peaceful properties will flow all around you. Sodalite is a dark blue stone with white calcite interspersed. It is sometimes confused with lapis lazuli as it also has small specks of pyrite in it. The largest deposit of sodalite is in Brazil. Sodalite is the stone of athletics, as it stimulates endurance. It is said sodalite will harmonize the inner being or the conscious and subconscious mind. Sodalite promotes peace and harmony. Sodalite is extra lucky for writers.

51. Snowflake Obsidian - Snowflake Obsidian is calming and soothing.  It teaches you to value mistakes as well as successes.  A stone of purity, Snowflake Obsidian provides balance for body, mind and spirit.  It helps you recognise and release “wrong thinking” and stressful mental patterns.  Promotes dispassion and inner centring.  Snowflake Obsidian empowers isolation and loneliness, aiding surrender in meditation.

Snowflake Obsidian aids in disorders of the veins and the skeletal structure.  It improves circulation and alleviates muscular aches and spasms.  Treats joint pain (arthritis) and hardening of the arteries.

52. Sunstone - Sunstone is linked to luck and good fortune.  It clears and energises all the chakras.  Sunstone instills good nature, heightens intuition and allows the real self to shine through happily.  It dissipates fearfulness, alleviates stress and increases vitality.  Encourages independence and originality.  Especially helpful to those who have difficulty saying “No” to others.  Sunstone facilitates self-empowerment and independence.  It acts as an antidepressant.  Increases self-worth and confidence.  Encourages optimism and enthusiasm.  Stimulates self-healing powers.

Sunstone treats chronic sore throats, reduces stomach tension and relieves ulcers.  It treats cartilage and spinal problems.

53. Tanzanite - Tanzanite is a good stone to use in meditations. For this purpose, many prefer the stones that are basically colorless or clear. The stone helps you to slow down and let go of stress and tensions, allowing you to become most composed, able to maintain your poise and work in harmony with the universe even when everyone around you is jumpy and tense. Tanzanite helps to clear and balance the throat chakra which opens up and increase your communication ability.

Colour                                                  - Purple, blue, brown

Main Chakra                                      - Throat

Chemical Composition                  -Calcium Aluminum SilicateCa2Al3

Hardness                                             - 6.5 - 7

Specific Gravity                                   - 3.2 – 3.4

54. Tigers Eye - One Tiger Eye meaning assures the correct use of power, courage, grace and the ability to see clearly and without illusion. All of which clears the way before you to allow your success to enter your life. Stimulates wealth by attracting money into the life of the wearer but at the same time, it helps you keep the wealth you have and it prevents you from becoming abusive with your money or greedy.

Promotes balance and strength to get through difficult phases of life; relieves doubt and bestows decision making with vision and clarity.

Colour                                                  - Brown

Main Chakra                                      - Solar Plexus

Vibrates                                               - 4

Astrological Sign                              - Capricorn  

Chemical Composition                  - Silicate. (Tectosilicates)

Hardness                                             - 7

55. Topaz - Topaz is known as the gemstone of success in all endeavours. This is due to its ability to work as a gemstone of manifestation via the law of attraction which when activated results in success in everything you seek to accomplish. This is brought about because unlike quartz crystal points which permits energy to flow in the direction of the point, the points of Topaz and the facets of a faceted stone, allow alternating currents to flow through the stone. This permits the stone to relay your needs into the universal flow of energy we all draw from and attract it back into your auric field to be manifested in your life.

Colour                                                  - Blue, brown, green, gold, pink, red, yellow

Main Chakra                                      - Throat

Vibrates                                               - 6

Astrological Sign                              - Sagittarius

Chemical Composition                  - Al2SiO4(F,OH)2

Hardness                                             - 8

Specific Gravity                                  - 3.49 – 3.57

56. Turquoise - Turquoise is the healing stone that attunes our physical selves to the highest realms. It helps us to better understand ourselves and to bring our ideas and emotions under control so we can see them become fruitful in our reality. You have but to stop and listen, be still and be ready to hear the truth about whom and what you are. Only then will you obtain your full power.

Colour                                                  - Green, blue

Main Chakra                                      - Throat

Vibrates                                               - 4, 6, 7

Astrological Sign                              - Sagittarius

Chemical Composition                  - Phosphate

Hardness                                             - 5 – 6  

57. Tourmaline - Tourmaline is a wonderful stone, with a colour for each of the main Chakras. Excellent channelling stone for communication with higher forces. Tourmaline helps to break up energy blockages, which we mentally experience as anxiety, stress or confusion.

Tourmaline helps you to move beyond limited thinking, to an expanded sense of reality, and see past experiences in new ways. It teaches us that we are light beings in physical form, and helps us to experience the physical and spiritual worlds as one.

Colour                                                  - Blue, green, pink, red, yellow, brown

58. Unakite - It is a balancing stone helping to balance all aspects of the self; emotional, spiritual and mental, and allowing you to feel more centred. Unakite is also believed to help release energy blockages, that may be inhibiting your growth, and to encourage you to live in the present rather than in the past.

The Pink Fieldspar in Unakite encourages you to love yourself for who you are, which in turn allows you to attract and keep the love of others.

Unakite is said to be of benefit to the female reproductive system and during pregnancy. It is also said to provide support to those recovering from a major illness or convalescing . Placing Unakite in a room, either as a large piece or as several small tumble stones in a bowl, is said to bring in a gentle calming energy. Unakite is believed to be helpful in reducing the effects of electromagnetic smog. For this reason it can be beneficial to place a piece on top of, or near, the television set.

59. White Quartz - White quartz is often used in metaphysical and spiritual applications. Clearer stones of white quartz have a more masculine and projective energy, while the more opaque stones have a more feminine, receptive energy. The most opaque white quartz stones are sometimes referred to as "snow quartz." Practitioners of crystal healing say white quartz has the ability to receive, store, and transmit many types of spiritual energy, and it is often used as a meditation aid for this reason. It has a reputaiton for the ability to activate the Crown Chakra, promoting concentration, clarity of mind and focus. White quartz may also help stimulate the healthy function of the pineal and pituitary glands.