Crystal system: None. Cell salt: Calcium phosphate with silica and other minerals which comprise the homes and skeletons of sea creatures. Colour: Grey to white with opalescent pink, orange, yellow, white, blue and green (Abalone); red, pink, white, grey or black (Coral); white to yellow (Cowrie); opalescent white, cream, blue, grey to black (Pearl); red to orange with whitish pink (Spiny Oyster); brown to black, brownish green and brownish yellow (Tortoise). Energy: Magnetic. Element: Water. Planet/sign: Moon; Cancer/Scorpio/Pisces. Uses: Sea Shells symbolize boundless growth, emotions, hearing and the ear canals. … Continue reading
Crystal system: Hexagonal. Cell salt: Complex silicate of boron and aluminium; varied composition of inherent substances. Colour: Pink and green (Elbaite and Watermelon Tourmaline); blue (Indicolite); red to purple-red (Rubellite); dark orange-brown (Dravite); black; clear; Cat’s Eye with inclusions. Energy: Electromagnetic. Element: Air, earth and fire. Planet/sign: Mercury/Virgo; Jupiter/Sagittarius. Uses: Tourmaline works to purify the entire body, including the auric field. It is a wonderful stress reducer, perhaps due to the sheer beauty of the stone. Worn on the person at heart level, Tourmaline conveys peace and tranquillity and helps … Continue reading
Crystal system: Orthorhombic. Cell salt: Aluminium fluorsilicate. Colour: Colourless, pale, yellow-green, yellow to orange yellow, dark orange to red-orange; blue. Energy: Electric. Element: Air and fire. Planet/Sign: Venus/Taurus; Mercury/Gemini; J upiter/Sagittarius. Uses: Topaz has long been considered as a Sun stone and may be used to increase vitality, strengthen the immune system and generally bring about good health. Set in gold, Topaz will protect the wearer from harm. If you happen to channel spirit entities, Yellow Topaz is the stone for you. Clear Blue Topaz crystal enhances introspection. The colourless … Continue reading
Crystal system: Isometric. Cell salt: Potassium chloride. Colour: Yellow, blue or red. Energy: Electric. Element: Air. Planet/sign: Gemini (exact cell salt equivalent); Jupiter/Cancer; Saturn- Uranus/Aquarius. Uses: The cubic shapes formed by Sylvine represent stability, establishment, balance and permanence. This stone may be used when you are feeling nervous, upset or insecure.
Crystal system: Monoclinic. Cell salt: Telluride of gold and silver; metallic. Colour: Silver-white to steel grey. Energy: Magnetic. Element: Water. Planet/Sign: Venus-Neptune/Pisces. Uses: Sylvanite has tremendous conductive and transmissive capabilities because it contains both gold and silver. It engenders feelings of social conscience as well as heartfelt love and affection for humankind. Hold Sylvanite in your receptive hand. Imagine that you are a tree. Your head is the top, your heart is the trunk and your feet are the roots, rooted in Mother Earth. Feel love well up in your … Continue reading
Crystal system: Hexagonal. Cell salt: Potassium sodium ferric lithium silicate. Colour: Pale lavender to deep magenta or purplish black; sometimes streaked with green or white. Energy: Magnetic. Element: Water and earth. Planet/sign: Mercury/Virgo; Jupiter/Sagittarius. Uses: Sugilite is a powerful healing stone. The deep magenta stones may be used to heal painful emotions arising from repressed moodiness, hurt, resentment and anger. Streaked with green, Sugilite further soothes the untamed aspects of the instinctual nature, engendering forgiveness and protection. There are some indications that Sugilite can help ease the discomfort of migraine … Continue reading
Crystal system: Triclinic. Cell salt: Sodium phosphate. Colour: White, colourless, yellow and brown masses or nodules. Energy: Electric. Element: Air. Planet/sign: Venus-Neptune/Libra (exact cell salt equivalent) . Uses: Stercorite increases knowledge and understanding through logic and reason. Use it when you need to make an important, impartial decision, as Stercorite allows for practical, objective, rational thinking, uncoloured by primal fear or emotions.
KUNZITE has the interesting ability to absorb sunlight or artificial light and then give it off in the dark. Use it to relieve stress as well as to elicit feelings of love, compassion and good-will towards others. Due to its high lithium content, Kunzite crystal may also be used to balance certain biochemical disorders, such as schizophrenia and manic depression.
HIDDENITE represents harmony through struggle and conflict. It has a definite affinity for Nature and the plant world. This stone teaches us to revere all our relations and to recognize our place in the scheme of all created things.
Crystal system: Monoclinic. Cell salt: Lithium aluminium silicate. Colour: White, grey, yellowish, emerald green (Hiddenite); pink to purple (Kunzite). Energy: Magnetic. Element: Water. Planet/sign: Venus-Neptune/Pisces. Uses: This stone suggests ideas associated with fertility, beauty, growth, depth and love.