About the Stones

  • Amazonite

    Called the Stone of Courage and the Stone of Truth, Amazonite empowers one to search within and discover your own truth and integrity, and to move beyond fear of judgment or confrontation with others to live in alignment with those beliefs and values. It provides the freedom to express one’s thoughts and feelings, and to set strong and clear boundaries, both internally as self-discipline, and externally on what one is willing to experience or in defining personal space.


  • Amethyst

    Amethyst, which is often associated with qualities of peace, courage and stability, is considered the most powerful and protective stone. It has been sought after throughout the ages for its stunning colors and ability to stimulate the mind and emotions, to enhance spiritual awareness, as a powerful tool to clear negative energy and drive away the hazards of everyday life. Amethyst is thought to enhance intuition, calm the mind and spirit, and protect from nightmares and insomnia.


  • Apatite

    Apatite is named after ‘apate’, the Greek word for deceit, since it can often be similar in appearance to many other precious minerals such as Paraiba tourmalines.  Thought to be an inspiration stone that contributes to learning, apatite can keep you motivated, inspired and ambitious.

    FUN FACT: Moon rocks brought back by Apollo astronauts in the 1960s contained traces of apatite.


  • Aquamarine

    Aquamarine, a splendid blue gemstone whose name originates from the Italian word for seawater, embodies the splendor of the sea. A member of the beryl family, aquamarine is a sister to the rich green emerald. It can be found in a range of pale blue and aqua-green hues. Legends refer to aquamarine as the treasure of Atlantis.


  • Black Agate

    Black agate’s deep black color and connection to the Earth element, known for its grounding, stabilizing, and protective properties, fosters a strong connection with the physical world and enhances feelings of security and stability.


  • Black Spinel

    Black spinel is one of the rarest minerals from the spinel family and is a true gemstone often confused with black tourmaline and black diamonds. It’s said that the name ‘Spinel’ comes from the Latin, ‘spina’ meaning thorn – this refers to the sharp crystal formations it’s made up of.

    Black Spinel is a protective stone that repels negativity and grounds the user while evoking inspiration and empowerment, without overwhelming others. It is also thought to help one find calmness and let go of resentments to re-establish relationships and dispel sadness.


  • Blue Lace Agate

    With its soft blue color, it's no surprise blue lace agate is said to be a soothing stone. The circular, graceful banding is stimulating but still exudes a calm energy. Blue lace agate is said to be a stone of communication, making it easier for people to become confident and articulate. For this reason, it's considered a good idea to wear jewelry with blue lace agate or carry a stone in your pocket when required to speak in public. As a bonus, blue lace agate is sometimes referred to as the Stone of the Diplomat, helping ensure your words are not angry and your meaning is clear. Since agate has a slower vibration frequency than most stones it is valued as a stabilizing gemstone.


  • Blue Topaz

    Blue topaz is a mesmerizing gemstone known for its stunning blue hues, making it an ideal color in both summer and winter. Almost as hard as sapphire, blue topaz's durable nature has made it a popular precious gem for commemorating important life occasions.

    Topaz is considered a mellow, empathic stone that soothes, heals, recharges, and re-centers its wearers. Associated with compassion and communication, it's a preferred stone to wear for "building bridges" between people. 


  • Carnelian

    A stabilizing 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.


  • Chrysocolla

    Chrysocolla is a tranquil stone associated with empowerment and teaching, often referred to as the “wise stone” or the “teaching stone”.

    The soft feminine energy of Chrysocolla stirs your curiosity and invites you out to seek higher knowledge. Despite its long illustrious history with emperors and kings, it is believed to be the stone of wise women around the world. It invites women to channel that energy into expression and creativity, to share their knowledge and their truth with the world, and to sit in the serenity of themselves. 


  • Citrine

    November’s birthstone, Citrine is a premier stone of manifestation, imagination, and personal will. Carrying the power of the sun, it is warm and comforting, energizing and life-giving.  Citrine is thought of as a joyous stone with sunshiny energy to brighten up the lives of those who work with it and wear it.


  • Diamond

    Throughout history, the diamond has been seen as a love-bearing crystal and a symbol of faithfulness, purity, and innocence. Composed of pure carbon - the foundation of all life in the world around us - diamonds have been used to help open the mind to the new and possible. They are believed to inspire creativity, imagination and ingenuity, and to bring about strength, fortitude, and courage through the diamond’s hardness and ‘invincibility’. They are particularly beneficial set in gold and worn on the left arm.

    “The rainbow is confined in a diamond forever.”

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  • Emerald

    Legend has it that wearing emeralds can give you the ability to foresee the future and see the truth, inspiring a continuous search for meaning, peace, and compassion. The stone of hope, renewal, and growth, the emerald is a potent aid in nurturing both personal relationships and business ventures. Known as the “Stone of Successful Love”, it heals the heart and opens the Heart Chakra, providing overall healing so you can learn to love yourself, the people around you and see things in a positive light.


  • Garnet

    Garnet's virtues have been long believed to include passion, true friendship, fidelity, success, self-esteem, loyalty, devotion, energy, faith, consistency, and truth. 

    Garnet is said to inspire contemplation and truthfulness. It is also an ancient symbol of friendship. In the past, garnets have been exchanged between parting friends to symbolize their affection and to ensure that they meet again.


  • Green Diopside

    The term diopside comes from the Greek words "di" and "opsis," which mean "two" and "vision." It's no surprise then that this stone was viewed as one of visualization and was sometimes placed on the forehead to help encourage good dreams by ancient peoples. Other cultures believed green diopside had come from the Tree of Life, symbolizing the interconnectedness of the physical world and other realms, representing rebirth, renewal, and growth.  


  • Iolite

    More commonly known as the “water sapphire”, the blue-violet hues of this gemstone have long been associated with exploration, adventure and seafaring navigators. Iolite gets its name from the Greek word “ios”, meaning “violet”.  The stone showcases a unique property known as pleochroism - when you turn the stone, you’ll see three distinct colors in three crystal directions.

    Iolite was called the ‘Viking’s Compass’ because they allegedly used thin slices of the stone as a light polarizer on overcast days. The stone canceled out mist, clouds, and haze to make everything look clearer.


  • Labradorite

    A stone of transformation, Labradorite is a useful companion through change, imparting strength and perseverance. It balances and protects the aura, raises consciousness and grounds spiritual energies. Excellent for strengthening intuition, it reveals the truth behind illusions, banishes fears and insecurities, and strengthens faith in the self and trust in the universe. It stimulates the imagination and calms an overactive mind, developing enthusiasm and new ideas.

    Native Inuit tribes of North America believe the first Labradorite fell from the Aurora Borealis from the fire of their ancestors. The stone is considered to be a talismanic gem of winter, a powerful protector against the negativity of this world.


  • Lapis

    Lapis Lazuli’s deep, celestial blue remains the symbol of royalty and honor, gods and power, spirit and vision. It is a universal symbol of wisdom and truth - associated with the third eye chakra, the energy center that processes knowledge, intuition, and wisdom. When this chakra is cleansed and activated, your energy body will benefit from clear thinking and better decision-making in your everyday life.


  • Moonstone

    With a silvery light that seems to come from within, moonstone has many associations with its namesake. This beautiful gem has a long history of use as a talisman for fertility, love, protection, and sleep.  

    In Eastern cultures, “lighted” gems, such as moonstone, indicated good luck. The ever-changing, white reflections on its surface, which gemologists call adularescence, seemed to suggest a powerful, good spirit dwelled within.


  • Mother of Pearl

    A protection stone, Mother of Pearl brings the gentle healing power of the sea. It is a stress relieving stone; relaxing, soothing and calming to the emotions. Mother of Pearl stimulates our intuition, imagination, sensitivity and adaptability, helping one’s emotions to become more harmonious and balanced. Mother of Pearl helps with clarity in decision making and effective expression, activating your solar plexus and throat chakras.


  • Onyx

    Onyx is a variety of quartz called chalcedony. Onyx can naturally be white, red, brown, and banded or striped but black onyx is the most widely known and popular. Onyx is a great stone for carving and has been used throughout history as a material to carve cameos and intaglios with extraordinary depth and contrast. Down for the energy of strong support, stamina, and determination, onyx is also believed to absorb negative energy.


  • Opal

    Shimmering with healing properties, Opal is full of high vibrational energy, amplification powers, and a perfect sense of balance. It is said that with its display of fire, opal can spark creativity, and that the “dance” of its fire can help people better enjoy their lives. Opal brings renewed hope, good karma, bright balance, and regulation.

    In Greek mythology, opals were considered the stone form of the tears that Zeus wept after the defeat of the titans. Indian lore considers it part of the Goddess of Rainbows after she turned to stone to avoid the romantic advances of other gods. It was considered by all in the ancient world to be the most bewitching and mysterious of gems.


  • Pearl

    With their water and lunar energy, Pearls bring centering and calming reflection, as well as attune you to the ebb and flow of life. Symbolizing wisdom acquired through experience, they will help you learn lessons in everyday life, and in the search for higher wisdom and truth. Pearls are believed to attract wealth and luck, as well as offer protection, including from negative inner struggle, or negative karmic patterns. They enhance feelings of good will and bring positive, uplifting feelings - calming and soothing the emotions.

    “Pearls lie not on the seashore. If you desire one you must dive for it.”
    —Chinese Proverb


  • Peridot

    Peridot is the rare gem-quality variety of the common mineral olivine, which forms deep inside the Earth’s mantle and is brought to the surface by volcanoes. In Hawaii, Peridot once symbolized the tears of Pele, the volcano goddess of fire who controls the flow of lava. Though it is known as “the Evening Emerald” because of its sparkling green hue, Peridot looks great any time of day. Peridot is, according to lore, associated with prosperity and good fortune.


  • Pink Opal

    As an opal gemstone, pink opal inherently symbolizes protection. Along with other pink gemstones, pink opal represents love, gentleness, and healing.

    One nickname for pink opal, “The Stone of Spiritual Awakening,” is rooted in its purported connection to the divine. According to Greek mythology, opals formed from the joyful tears Zeus wept after defeating the Titans, and other cultures saw opals as blessings dropped from heaven.

    Similarly, some Egyptian beliefs surrounding pink opal metaphysical properties remain today, as pink opal is still a “Hope Stone” to many modern energy healers.


  • Prehnite

    Prehnite is considered a “stone of dreaming”; it is believed to increase the power of the dream state, strengthen lucid dreaming, and promote communication with other planes of existence. It is also considered a “stone of prophecy”, with long use by indigenous peoples of South Africa.

    Although not a birthstone, prehnite is affiliated with the zodiac sign Libra. It is often associated with the third eye chakra.


  • Pyrite

    Due to its metallic luster and golden hue, giving it a superficial resemblance to gold, pyrite received its nickname “fool’s gold”. The name pyrite comes from the Greek word "pyr" which means "fire" because pyrite emits sparks when struck by metal.

    Pyrite is a strong stone to promote positive thinking, manifestation and prosperity, and so a good stone to place on your desk where you are working.


  • Ruby

    Ruby has always been a talisman of passion, protection and prosperity. This exquisite stone emanates the pure Red ray with a vibrancy unsurpassed in the mineral kingdom. It actively stimulates the Base Chakra, increasing vitality and chi, the life-force energy, throughout the physical body and into the spirit. It promotes a clear mind, increased concentration and motivation, and brings a sense of power to the wearer, a self-confidence and determination that overcomes timidity and propels one toward prosperity and achievement.


  • Rutilated Quartz

    Rutilated quartz is an included quartz mineral whose colorful inclusions shoot through its transparent interior. Each rutilated quartz stone is unique because the inclusions can differ in color, shape, and size.

    Many people call rutilated quartz “The Illuminator” for its connection to self-awareness and spiritual development. With clear quartz acting as a “Master Healer”, and rutile acting as an amplifier, rutilated quartz will function for maximum healing - illuminating where you’re going wrong and highlighting a better path. The stone is known as an energizing source of strength and perseverance.


  • Sapphire

    Known as a stone of wisdom and royalty, Sapphire promotes the ability to make wise and good decisions and is associated with sacred things. Its blue color heals the mind, brings order, lends strength and focus, and reveals underlying truths. This stone tends to stimulate the Throat and Third Eye Chakras, giving a deeper understanding of one’s self. Sapphire is also believed to attract good luck and prosperity, and also has a long history as being an expression of love and devotion.


  • Smoky Quartz

    Smoky quartz, named for its smoky color, is formed when rock crystal is naturally irradiated by surrounding rock, activating color centers around aluminum impurities within the crystalline quartz. 

    Sunglasses, in the form of flat panes of smoky quartz, were used in China in the 12th century. 

    The stone is prized for its perceived ability to ward off stress while promoting tolerance and resolve in difficult situations. It is thought to be a protective stone and is also believed to counter fear, overcome depression, and bring about emotional stability while facilitating positive, practical thinking with clear insights.


  • Tourmaline

    Available in a rainbow of colors, tourmaline displays a greater range of colors than almost any other known gemstone.  The stone is believed to inspire creativity and was used extensively as a talisman by artists and writers from the Renaissance through the Victorian Age, including Shakespeare, who had a small collection of tourmaline jewelry to help him overcome writer’s block. The rarest member of the tourmaline family is the pink tourmaline - it is even rarer than a ruby!

    Tourmaline is thought to be for people with a broken heart, as it encourages love, gently disperses emotional pain, and dissolves disruptive feelings. 


  • Turquoise

    Admired since ancient times and known for its distinct color, turquoise represents wisdom, tranquility, protection, good fortune, and hope. Ancient peoples believed in its profound power to protect, as well as its peaceful energy and its association with enduring love.


  • White Agate

    White agate’s color energy represents purity, clarity, and concentration. The stone is thought to give stability while grounding you in any problematic situation, ensuring emotional balance and inner strength during difficult times. 


  • Yellow Topaz

    Topaz is believed to lend strength to those in need and is admired for resembling the sun’s glow.  The gemstone was thought to bring wisdom, longevity, and courage to those who wore it. In medieval times, Yellow Topaz was believed to break spells and quell anger. Its vibrant color made it a favorite among royalty and clergy, often symbolizing wealth and influence.