Jadeite and Nephrite Jade – in metaphysical terms, both Nephrite and Jadeite refer to Jade. helps to alleviate feelings of guilt, promotes calmness and encourages the repair of relationships as it opens up the heart to feelings of love. Good for aiding groups to work together more cohesively. A gentle healing stone, it is said to bring one fortune and prosperity. Possesses the metaphysical properties of Jade. It can encourage self-esteem and self-love. – lucid dreaming, repels negativity –
Jasper, general – It is considered to be a nurturing stone and is said to align the chakra energies. Called the Supreme Nurturer, this stone is warm, comforting and is known to protect against negativity and gives one a feeling of being grounded. In the ancient world Jasper was revered for its medicinal and spiritual values. It’s name can be found as far back as ancient the Hebrew, Assyrian, Persian, Greek and Latin languages. Like many other crystals it also has been used for centuries by civilizations and cultures around the world for its unique properties. It was called ”the great rain bringer” in the fourth century, and legend has it that jasper would protect against snake and spider bites, and that it had the ability to drive away evil spirits.
Jasper is a good stone to use in a medicine pouch or grid when one is working on healing, as it is a sustaining stone. It is also credited with helping one to maintain a positive attitude.
Jasper, Brecciated – Brecciated Jasper is commonly believed to be a calming stone. Its nurturing energy is said to bring happiness and repel negative feelings. It is an inspiring stone for those looking for balance in their lives. This beautiful jasper is thought to help its wearer find a positive outlook in life and achieve a sense of tranquility. It is used by many to increase creative energy and to channel that energy into positive action. This is a great stone to provide inspiration and motivation. Brecciated jasper is believed to help to ease stress and increase focus on goals at work, or to stimulate artistic inspiration.
Brecciated jasper is also thought to provide mental clarity and focus to its wearer. The uplifting stone may help to increase organization and decrease stress. It is a wonderful stone for those looking for balance and clarity in their lives.
Jasper, Bumblebee – A lively, joyous stone that lifts spirits, inspires creative inspiration & to boost confidence. Helps one to accept change and to find new opportunities.
Jasper, Dalmatian (Dalmatian Stone) – This stone is said to encourage strong family bonds and to strengthen long term friendships, while encouraging emotional harmony and fidelity. It helps to create an atmosphere of cooperation and team work in the workplace. Many times it is used as an excellent tool against smoking by bolstering the resolve to quit and it is know to provide the determination to succeed. It is also used to guard against nightmares and fears associated with sleeping.
Known as a stone with an affinity towards pets, especially dogs, it helps one to overcome irrational fears of dogs and to help one develop a level of communication with your pet.
Jasper, Leopardskin – is a wonderful crystal for those who work children or animals. It supports the process of emotional healing, and is used for channeling totem animals. It is used in healing grids and helps to foster strength, vitality and helps one to self-heal.
Jasper, Ocean – Ocean Jasper comes only from Madagascar and is a relatively new stone, re-discovered in 1999. It is a stone of attunement which makes it great for crystal grids as it helps the other crystals in the grid combine their mixed energies. It also is a good stone to use when experiencing a major life change such as moving, or a new job, as it helps one to acclimate to new places, people and situations, inner and external. This lovely crystal stimulates the solar plexus, heart and throat chakras. It is frequently described by crystal workers as cleansing, soothing and supportive of well-being. It is positively associated with feelings of joy, happiness, and contentment.
Ocean Jasper possesses all the qualities of Jasper. This powerful crystal is credited with lifting negativity enabling you to fully appreciate life’s blessings. It also increases ones expression of love by both words and actions. It is wonderful for creating an atmosphere of cooperation and relaxation in the home or at work. It can also help with bringing the positive aspects of one’s life into focus.
Ocean Jasper Slab
Jasper, Picture – this jasper is credited with opening ones mind in the areas of meditation, visions, ideas and travel. It can expand the mind to ideas of invention and expand creativity. In addition this jasper is also linked to the ancient realm of the ascended masters, so sharing knowledge with the user is also part of this stone’s gift. A great stone for grounding and soaking up negativity Jaspers are also believed to increase fertility and to encourage healthy pregnancies. Picture Jasper encourages confidence and to take initiative making it a wonderful stone for business pursuits. This stone is good for use in an amulet pouch or crystal medicine bag.
Jasper, Polychrome – is a fairly new find (sometime around mid 2000’s) (also goes by Desert Jasper) It is a wonderful grounding stone which is also good for stability and when you feel you need some balance in your life. Use this stone when you feel things are reeling a bit and you need to get your feet back on the ground and need focus to get things done. It is a very nurturing stone that can bring you some tranquility. It also is good to use when you need some support during stressful times.
Jasper, Poppy – is a type of brecciated jasper and like Dalmatian Jasper is a wonderful stone to use to help connect with and attune to animals. It helps to improve ones general outlook and to ease stress. It can have an uplifting effect on you and help you to be motivated in areas where you may be lacking enthusiasm.
Jasper, Yellow – encourages positive energy and is a calming stone, especially with regard to calming nerves and emotional upset. Also possesses the metaphysical properties of Jasper, general – protection, visualization, inspiration
Jet – a form of fossilized wood, has since the Stone Age been used as a talisman. It is considered to be a good stone with regard to finances and protecting businesses, and even for protection during spiritual journeying. A good stone to alleviate fear, balance mood swings and depression, and to guard against nightmares. –sympathy, psychic awareness, insomnia –
Kunzite – This stone emanates powerful peaceful feeling. It resonates with a powerful energy of love while it helps you to heal emotional wounds, increases self-esteem, releases negative feelings, and releases panic and fear.
Kunzite assists in developing intuition and aids with obtaining a deeper state of meditation. It is said to be good for ridding one of compulsive behaviors and removing obstacles from ones path. It is also excellent for panic attacks and reducing anxiety and stress. It can help one be more expressive when dealing with matters of the heart. – balance, love, luck, power, joy, depression, mood swings, relaxation –
Kyanite, Black – This form of kyanite is both grounding and has an energizing quality to it. It is calming and helps one to prepare for a wonderful state of mind for meditation. A wonderful healing crystal it is used to help repair both the aura and all the chakras. It is a powerful transmitter and amplifier of high-frequency energy. It is also a good crystal to have with you in situations where there may be potential disagreements or conflict to help with communication and lessen the intensity of the atmosphere.
Kyanite (Blue) – Kyanite is a favorite of mine! I have two nice Kyanite blades wrapped with copper wire on my copper cleansing / charging pyramid. It will immediately align all of the Chakras automatically with no conscious direction. It is considered to be a great facilitator of meditation and will aid you if you are having difficulty settling the mind when meditation or relaxation is desired. It can open the Third Eye Chakra where it enhances foresight, meditation, psychic awareness and communication are stimulated on all levels. Encourages your ability to manifest. It aids with making decisions and encourages compassion. –calming, tranquility –
Labradorite – known to be an aura protector and can repair damage to ones aura. It is known as a “Stone of Magic” used by shamans, healers and diviners alike. When used for self-discovery, it is quite excellent for awakening one’s own awareness of their inner spirit, intuition and psychic abilities. Sleeping with a labradorite stone will allow one to receive prophetic dreams and guidance on your life path from ascended beings. They will advise you of all you need to know to live a positive life, if you carefully listen to the meanings they have to give you.
Larvikite (aka Blue Pearl Moonstone / Norwegian Moonstone) – Larvikite is sometimes used at the Root Chakra as it is a grounding stone and helps to increase our feelings of security. It is also a good protection stone and is useful for helping us to develop and exercise patience. It is also believed to help encourage and stimulate stronger inner and psychic visions. It can be very helpful when trying to understand the true meanings of others and to be able to read between the lines and discern actual intent even when someone is being vague.
Lemurian Seed Crystals – Lemurian Crystals (also known as Lemurian Seed Crystals, and sometimes Lemurian Star Crystals) are named, according to metaphysical legend, after and advanced ancient civilization called Lemuria. The folklore is reminiscent of Atlantis but the Lemurians were considered to be a more peaceful civilization and developed a more spiritual way of life. The lore tells us that as the time of Lemuria was coming to an end, special “seed” crystals were strategically placed where they expected crystalline growth to continue on Earth. It was believed that these crystals would transmit their own frequencies to other crystals even after their civilization was gone.
These crystals are said to have been encoded with their ancient wisdom and knowlege, and then programmed by the Lemurians to transmit a message of healing and oneness. Lemurian Crystals have distinct horizontal striations or grooves on one or more sides. Many times, the sides of a the faces alternate between being striated and smooth. Usually found in the shape of a Laser wand, the faces at the tip of a Lemurian Crystal are small and gently taper in size.
Lemurian Seed Crystals are considered to be master crystals within the crystal kingdom and resonate with energies of love, unity and equality. Each crystal is gifted with the ability to connect vibrationally with any and all other Lemurian Seed Crystals. These crystals are programmed with the Lemurian consciousness vibration. When you connect with Lemurian Seed Crystals they can open up the heart, allow deep emotional healing and aid you in connecting more to your true self. The vibrations of the ancient Lemurians feelings and spiritual awareness is present when you connect with these crystals.
Lodestone – is called a Stone of Manifestation as it is known for having an energy that attracts what you focus your intentions on or what you are working towards manifesting in your life.It is said to help you to visualize your intentions and thereby increasing the likelihood of a positive or desired outcome when working with this stone. It is also credited with helping to dispel anger and it is considered to be an energetic and grounding crystal that also helps with focus and encourages clear thinking.