Crystals Meaning

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Agate 

Keywords: Protection , Strength, Harmony

There are many, many different types of agates  in many different color combinations, and they are found all over   the world.  Different types are known for  different  appearances and/or properties.  They are part of the Chalcedony family.

To name a few: Botswana Agate, Fire Agate, Moss Agate, Blue Lace Agate etc

This gemstone is specifically generated in eruptive rocks or in primeval lava zones and are often found in the form of rounded nodules or geodes. When split or sliced, these show their banding to good, sometimes startling effect. In some geodes there is a central cavity, in other the center is hollow. The Native Americans of the western American states referred to these Agate nodules as “thunder eggs”.

Historically it was placed in water for cooking or drinking to dispel sickness.

Metaphysical Properties of Agate

  • Stone of strength and courage! It is considered to give strength in both physically and emotionally.
  • Enhances creativity and strengthens the intellectual. Excellent stone for those studying or in creative line.
  • Balance yin/yang – harmony
  • Helps one to ground
  • Protects children and especially useful for protecting children from falling
  • Stone of reflection & acceptance – Assists in reflecting and accepting of all things, situation, emotions etc
  • Easing anxiety and stress
  • Removes and release resentments and bitterness – helps to heal and improve relationship
  • Cleanse and stablise aura by removing and/or transforming negative energy
  • Stone of marital and romantic fidelity
  • Helpful with tooth and gum issues, stomach problems, physical endurance, insomnia

Common Location: United States, South Africa, China

 

Ajoite

The meaning of the name of this stone comes from Ajo, Arizona USA where it was first discovered.

It is now becoming hard to find, even rare, to get this stone on its own, on a stone matrix… but it is more readily available as a turquoise blue, or blue-green inclusion in quartz.

When seen in quartz, the inclusion may translucent, as phantoms or patches in the stone

Keywods: Peace, harmony

Alternate Names & Name Spellings: Ajo Quartz (inclusion in quartz)

Metaphysical Properties of Ajoite

  • Stone of peace and harmony
  • release and overcome sorrow, anger, fear, and heal old emotional wounds
  •  connect to the Higher Self and God/Universe/Goddess/All That Is
  •  excellent for meditation.
  • remove and release negative energies from the physical, emotional, and etheric bodies
  • stone of transformation, bringing change and growth
  • Powerful healing booster
  • Associated with throat and heart chakra
  • great stone for spiritual healers and spiritual seekers

Stone Location: USA (Arizona), South Africa (Zimbabwe)

 

Amazonite

Keywords: Thruth, Honor, Communication, Integrity, Hope, Trust

Amazonite is a mint green to aqua green stone.

Alternate Names & Spellings of Amazonite: “Stone of Hope”

Metaphysical Properties of Amazonite

  • enhance intuition, psychic powers, creativity, intellect, and psychic ability
  • Beneficial to communication
  • align the physical and astral bodies.
  •  lessen stress and self-defeating behaviors by calming and building self-esteem.
  • assist with peacefully making the transition out of this life
  • assist in healing emotional disturbances and the after effects of emotional trauma
  •  associated with spiritual energy healing powers of preventive energy that’s good for one’s health
  • Associated with throat Chakra & Third Eye Chakra

Amethyst

Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone.  It guards against psychic attack, transmuting the energy into love and protecting the wearer from all types of harm, including geopathic or electromagnetic stress and ill wishes from others.  Amethyst is a natural tranquiliser, it relieves stress and strain, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety.  Alleviates sadness and grief, and dissolves negativity.  Amethyst activates spiritual awareness, opens intuition and enhances psychic abilities.  It has strong healing and cleansing powers.  Amethyst encourages sobriety, having a sobering effect on overindulgence of alcohol, drugs or other addictions.  It calms and stimulates the mind, helping you become more focused, enhancing memory and improving motivation.  Amethyst assists in remembering and understanding dreams.  It relieves insomnia.  Encourages selflessness and spiritual wisdom.

Amethyst boosts hormone production, tunes the endocrine system and metabolism.  It strengthens the immune system.  Cleanses the blood.  Relieves physical, emotional and psychological pain or stress.  Amethyst eases headaches and releases tension.  It reduces bruising, swellings, injuries, and treats hearing disorders.  Amethyst heals diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract, skin conditions, cellular disorders and diseases of the digestive tract.

Summary – Relieves stress, relieves insomnia, overcome addiction and blockage of all kind, ease headaches, enhance memory,

 

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Bloodstone

Keywords: Healing, Power, Protection

Bloodstone is a deep green stone with small red specks. The small red specks are where the stone gets its name. They make the deep green stone appear to be spotted with blood.

Alternate Names & Name Spellings: Heliotrope

Metaphysical Properties of Bloodstone

  • Excellent for centering and grounding
  • Increases adaptability and organisation
  • Lessening confusion, stress and anxiety
  • Release blockages mental, physical and emotional
  • Helping emotional traumas and grief
  • Enhances the intellect
  • Stone of Justice – help to smooth the way with legal issues
  • Aids with blood circulation, blood pressure, cramps, flu
  • Associated with Root Chakra

Stone Location: India, Brazil, China, Australia, and the United States.

Blue Lace Agate

Keywords: Inspiration, Miracles, Communication

Alternate Names and Name Spellings: “Gem of Ecology”, Blue Chalcedony Lace, Blue Lace

They are part of the Agate family. Generally, they are blue in colour with white lace in between.

Metaphysical Properties of Blue Lace Agate:

  • gentle, calming stone that engenders tranquility and grace
  • considered a Happy Stone – lesser anger
  • assists in reaching higher spiritual planes, communicating with angels
  • enhance stronger intuition an inner knowledge
  • stone of communication – excellent for those that need to do public speaking, sales talk etc
  • stone of protection – gentle and subtle, but every Effective.
  • Protector for children
  • Is used as an aid with arthritis, joints, bones, headaches, colic, digestive issues, appropriate growth, immune system issues, throat, skin issues eg. Eczema
  • Activates the throat chakra
  • Zodiac sign – Pisces

Common location: South Africa

All types of  agate have some metaphysical properties in common. See the Agate  for information on these properties.

Personal observation:

Whenever am down with a sore throat, I will place one onto my throat chakra and wear it to sleep.  Hmm, you will have this cold, running river  water feeling which feels soothing. The very next morning, I will feel much much better.

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Botswana Agate

Keywords: Transformation, Comforting, Success

Alternate Names & Name Spellings: NIL

Botswana Agate is a variety of banded Chalcedony, a mineral of the Quartz family. It is predominantly banded in shades of pink and gray, though some layers may contain brown or apricot.

Metaphysical Properties of Botswana Agate

  • Stone of “Change” – helps one handle change in a positive way. Be it small or big.
  • Relief from depression/grief
  • Focus on solutions instead of problems
  • Enhance creativity, as well as, increase the power of one’s intuition
  • Helpful in overcoming addictions and other self-destructive compulsive behaviour patterns
  • Stone of “Success” – achieve and cope
  • Is used in aid with getting rid of body toxins, healing of broken bones, sprains etc

Common location: South Africa

Personal thoughts:

Couple months back, when I had a very bad knee sprain, I placed one of my biggest Botswana Agate onto my injured knee.  I felt a very sharp laser pain that was shot from stone to a particular spot on the injured knee.  I placed it there for 15mins or till the stone turn to body temperature then return it back to the fridge.  This went on for about an hour or so. Surprisingly my injured knee felt better and lighter. A good stone to have especially for people like me who constantly has body aches.

See Agate for properties common to all types of agates.

Bronzite

Keywords: Courtesy, Protection

Bronzite is a variety of Enstatite.  It is known to be a common part of meteorites.

Alternate Names or Spellings: Stone of Focused Action, Stone of Courtesy

Metaphysical Properties of Bronzite

  • Used for Protection, not only repels but also sends back the negative energies to the sender – good for any kind of “Politics” (Office, Family etc)
  • Assisting with dispel uncertainity – easily adapt
  • Taking control of our own actions/lives
  • Stone of Courtesy – especially beneficial to people in customer service line.  Instill a polite nature
  • Promotes loving and unprejudiced discernment within us
  • Ability to resolve unsettled emotions in our life
  • Provides us with the courage to act on our thoughts and feelings
  • Instills us the courage to follow through life path decisions
  • Grounding stone
  • Promote change in a harmonious way
  • Works well with Black Tourmaline

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Dendritic Agate

A variety of Chalcedony that contains Dendritic inclusions

Keywords: Plentiful Crops, Prosperity and Abundance of Love

Alternate Names & Name Spellings: Nil

Metaphysical Properties of Dendritic Agate

  • Assist with introspection and self-discovery
  • Used in aid of relieving tension, fever and skin eruption
  • Attracts prosperity
  • Abundance of Love
  • Brings good fortune
  • Associated with Heart Chakra

Common Location: Canada, USA, Kazakhstan

See Agate for properties common to all types of agates.

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Fire Agate

Keyword: Courage, Protection, Strength

Alternate Names & Name Spellings: nil

Fire Agate, a variety of chalcedony, is a semi-precious natural.  Fire agates have beautiful iridescent rainbow colors, similar to opal which was created by the Schiller effect as found in mother-of-pearl, caused by the alternating silica and iron oxide layers which diffract and allow light to pass and form interference of colors known as fire. There is no actual object inside the stone, this special effect arises from light interference within the microstructure layering of the gem.

Metaphysical Properties of Fire Agate

  • Stone of courage, protection, and strength.
  • Assist with spiritual advancement and
  • Balance Yin/Yang
  • Enhance skills in communication – writing and speaking
  • Heighten creative visualisation
  • Assists with healing of the circulatory system, lymph system, intestines
  • Fire agate is associated primarily with the sacral and root chakras.

Common Location: Northern Mexico, Southwestern US

See Agate for properties common to all types of agates.

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Moss Agate

Keywords: General Abundance, Success and Prosperity

Alternate Names & Name Spellings: NIL

Metaphysical Properties of Moss Agate

  • Stone of Prosperity – Attract abundance, success and prosperity
  • Gain peace with extreme or excessive responsibilities in life
  • Brings self-confidence and higher self-esteem
  • Like all Agate, this is a metaphysically protective stone
  • Assist in finding treasure
  • Stone of compatibility and friendship – helps one to open up
  • Assists in improving blood circulation, overcoming digestive or intestinal disorders, easing childbirth (known as “Birthing Stone”
  • Associated with Heart Chakra

Common Location: USA, Germany, UK

See Agate for properties common to all types of agates.

 

Sugilite

Sugilite is considered one of the most important love stones. It represents spiritual love and wisdom – opening and aligning all the chakras to love with its beautiful purple rays.

This loving stone teaches and protects in matters of spiritual quests, love, and forgiveness.

  • Protects the soul from shocks and trauma
  • Clears disappointments and relieves spiritual tension
  • Brings light and love to the darkest situations
  • Aids forgiveness by eliminating hostility
  • Hold to the forehead for headaches.

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