Every gemstone / crystal has its own healing properties as well as characteristics. Here is a compilation of properties of the gemstones we offer. Most information are found off the internet, as well as Judy Hall's Crystal Bible Volume 1.
Agate - Various Colours
Agate is a stone of strength and good luck which enhances creativity and strengthens the intellect. It also has harmonizing qualities that allows the release of resentments and bitterness, improving relationships. Emotionally, agate gives courage, emotional strength, self-confidence, and dispels fears and stress. It can also be very beneficial for self-examination as well as examination of the circumstances one finds oneself in.
Amethyst - Purple
Amethyst is a protective stone which blocks negative energies. It has strong healing powers and balances one’s emotions by dispelling anger, rage, fear, anxiety and grief, bringing one calmness and clarity.
Amethyst helps with meditation and focus, and is extremely beneficial to the mind, calming or stimulating as appropriate. Amethyst facilitates the decision making process, and is helpful where insomnia is caused by an overactive mind.
It also enhances the memory and improves motivation, making one set realistic goals. It also has a sobering effect on overindulgence and physical passions, making it useful in combating various addictions.
Aquamarine - Light Blue
Aquamarine is a stone of courage. Its calming energies reduce stress and quiet the mind by filtering thoughts and clarifying perception. It has the power to invoke tolerance of others, and overcomes judgementalism.
Aqaumarine creates a personality that is upright, persistent and dynamic. It also useful for closure on all levels.
Black / Green Onyx
Onyx repels and deflects negativity, and is a strength giving stone that provides support in face of stress or difficult situations. It enhances determination and perseverance, facilitates learning, improves self-confidence and promotes vigor, steadfastness and stamina.
Oynx is said to be helpful in healing old injuries, grief and traumas. It further alleviates overwhelming fears and worries, helping with wise decision making and self-control.
Chrome diopside -Green, Yellow and Brown
Chrome diopside has long been used to boost creative vision and awareness. This green gemstone is also thought to be able to improve intellect and encourages the desire of one to learn.
Citrine–Yellow to yellowish-brown, Smokey grey-brown
Citrine absorbs and dispels negative energy. This is a stone of abundance, raising self-esteem and self-confidence at the same time. It also enhances individuality improves motivation and creativity. Encouraging concentration and joy in life.
Crystal Quartz - Clear with Natural Rainbows
Crystal Quartz is the most powerful healing and energy amplifier, and can empower one by balancing energy. It absorbs, stores, releases, regulates energy and is excellent in unblocking it. It also acts as a deep soul cleanser, connecting the physical dimension with the mind.
Crystal Quartz facilitates growth and awareness, opening the spirit for meditation and spiritual development. When used in meditation, Quartz filters out distractions. Natural rainbows found in crystals stimulates an awareness of universal love, draws off negativity and disperses healing energy to the body and environment.
Emerald is a stone of inspiration and infinite patience. It enhances unity, unconditional love, and partnership and promotes friendship. Encourages physical, emotional and mental equilibrium as it serves to eliminates negativity and brings in positive actions, imparting mental clarity.
Garnet - Deep Red
Garnet is a powerful energizing and regenerating stone that helps with the balance of energies, such as controlling anger (particularly towards oneself). It helps to increase self confidence and is also a stone of commitment that inspires love and devotion. In times of crisis, Garnet brings about courage and hope. Psychologically, Garnet sharpens one's perception of self and others. It opens up the mind by dissolving ingrained behavioural patterns, traditions and mindsets that are no longer relevant to one.
Iolite –Grey, Violet, Blue, Yellow
Iolite is a vision stone, helps to boost creativity, and accessing toughts and ideas beyong the ordinary. Additionally, it helps in recovering balance, and is recommended for those suffering from disorientation, lack of motivation, chronic disorganization, and distraction.
It strengthens the resolve to take on responsibility and carry through, and provides self-assurance and endurance in adverse situations.
Kyanite is the ideal stone for attunement and meditation. It has a calming effect on the whole being, bringing tranquillity. It drives away anger, frustration, confusion and stress and aids to provide a capacity for linear and logical thought. It also encourages self-expression and communication, at the same time bringing about compassion.
Labradorite - Blue/ Green Shine
Labradorite is a powerful spiritual stone that deflects unwanted energies from the aura and prevents energy leakage. Psychologically, it banishes fears and insecurities as well as psychic debris from previous disappointments. It further strengthens faith in self and trust in the universe.
Labradorite calms an overactive mind and energizes imagination, bringing up new ideas. It is also a stone that synthesizes intellectual thought with intuitive wisdom, dispelling illusions and showing the real intention behind thoughts and actions. Imparting strength and perseverance, Labradorite is a useful companion through change.
Morganite– Pink, Peach
Morganite encourages patience and reverence for life and all living things. This crystal also attracts the abundance of love into one’s life and assists in maintaining that love as it continues to grow. It encourages loving thoughts and actions, consideration and responsibility, and being receptive to love from others. Cleanses the emotional body of stress and anxiety.
Peridot - Green, Yellow
A stone for new beginnings, peridot has many properties that have to do with letting go of old patterns or behaviors that no longer serve you. It teaches you to distance yourself from negative people and outside forces and instead turn to your Higher Self for guidance. It aids in self-forgiveness and demonstrates how to extract the value and lessons from our past experiences with compassion and understanding.
Rainbow Moonstone - Clear/ White with a blue shine
Moonstone’s strongest property is calming one’s emotions, preventing overreactions to situations and emotional triggers. It further helps with emotional balancing and healing. It also promotes intuition and empathy, and can reduce aggression in one. Moonstone encourages communication and promotes clear thinking, inspiration and receptivity, assisting in wish fulfillment and ultimately, destiny.
For females, the moonstone is effective in affecting the female reproductive system, alleviating menstrual related disease and tension. It is excellent for PMS, conception, pregnancy and childbirth.
Rose Quartz - Light Pink
Rose Quartz is the stone of unconditional love and infinite peace. It purifies and opens the heart at all levels, and brings deep inner healing and self love. It is calming, reassuring and is excellent for use in trauma or crisis. Rose quartz draws love when placed by the bed, and in existing relationships, restores trust, harmony and encourages unconditional love.
Rose quartz is an excellent stone for mid-life crisis, and is the finest healer of emotios when it comes to relationships. It encourages self-forgiveness and acceptance, and invokes self-trust and self-worth.
Sapphire–Blue, yellow, green, black purple
Sapphire is known as a wisdom stone as it brings about peace in mind and serenity. Sapphire dispels frustration and facilitates self-expression.
Tanzanite– Lilac-blue, Sapphire Blue, Deep violet
Tanzanite is calming and soothing stone. That benefits empathetic individuals who form interpretations of emotional information they receive intuitively.
Topaz promotes truth and forgiveness, as it cuts through doubt and uncertainty. Topaz brings joy, generosity, abundance and good health. This stone of love and good fortune, promotes openness and honesty, self-realisation and self-control. It aids problem-solving and assists in expressing ideas. Stabilises the emotions, making you receptive to love from all sources.
Turquoise is an effective healer for the spirit and body and is traditionally used as amulets. It enhances intuition and meditation, and can release old vows and personal inhibitions. It is a purification stone that dispels negative energy and clears the electromagnetic smog, providing protection against pollutants in the environment.
Turquoise is also a promoter of self-realisation and can assist in creative problem solving and public speaking. It also stabilises emotions and brings inner calm. Physically, it is an excellent stone for exhaustion and depression.
Tourmalinated Quartz - Clear with Thick black lines
Tourmalinated Quartz brings together the properties of quartz and tourmaline. An effective grounding stone, it strengthens the body’s energy field against external invasion and deflects environmental influences.
It dissolves crystalized patterns and releases tensions at any level. The stone harmonies opposite elements, and turns negative thoughts and energies into positive ones.
Golden Rutilated Quartz aka Angel Hair - Clear with Gold lines
Rutilated Quartz is an effective integrator of energy at any level. It is said to be an illuminator for the soul, promoting spiritual growth. Psychologically, it reaches the roots of the problems and facilitates transitions and a change of direction.
Emotionally, it soothes dark moods and acts as an anti-depressant. It relieves fears, phobias, and anxiety, releasing constrictions and countering self-hatred. It is also a stone of forgiveness at all levels.
Smokey Quartz - Clear with brownish/ blackish colour
Smoky Quartz is one of the most efficient grounding and anchoring stones, and is a superb antidote to stress. It relieves fear, lifts depression and brings emotional calmness. The stone also alleviates nightmares and manifests one’s dreams.
Mentally, it promotes positive, pragmatic thought and gives clear insight to neutralise fear of failure. It also promotes concentration and alleviates communication difficulties.