Crystal and Stones
Learn About Your Crystals
It’s a blue Anhydrite. Angelite is a soft anhydrous calcium sulfate mineral that turns into Gypsum if soaked in water.
Where it’s found: Peru
Chakras: Crown, Third Eye, Throat
Colors: Light Blue
Angelite helps bring inner peace, serenity and calms down feelings of stress with its soothing energy. It’s excellent for enhancing your creativity. Angelite can help raise spiritual awareness and supports communication and expression by aligning the crown, third eye, and throat chakra. It can also help you connect to higher realms, especially during dreams. If you want to recall your dreams, sleep with Angelite next to your pillow.
How to cleanse: Cleanse Angelite with sage or place it in a selenite bowl to clear the energies it absorbs. Never soak it in water.
Auralite is primarily composed of Amethyst with other minerals. It was given the name Auralite 23 because analysis show there are at least 23 different minerals in each of these crystals. That makes it unique from Amethyst alone.
Where it’s found: Canada
Zodiac: All Zodiac Signs
Chakras: Crown, Third Eye, Heart
Colors: Purple, grey, clear, red
Auralite 23 helps develop intuition and increase inspiration. This stone increases spiritual healing, helps bring spiritual awareness and lucid dreams. It’s a powerful stone for spiritual transformation as it helps release unhealthy emotional patterns and habits. Emotionally, it also helps to calm angry emotions and open the mind to think clearly during stressful situations.
How to cleanse: Use sage to cleanse the energy that the crystal absorbed. Signing bowls are also great to use, since their sound create vibrations that clear the energy.
Celestite is a common strontium sulfate mineral which forms tabular and prismatic crystals.
Where it’s found: Brazil, Chin, Madagascar, Ohio USA
Zodiac: Gemini, Libra
Chakras: Crown, Third Eye, Throat
Color: Blue, Colorless, Gray
Celestite brings harmony and inner peace. It helps you feel safe as it helps you overcome fear or paranoia. Useful in Reiki practice and meditation, Celestite increases intuition and helps give you a more positive perspective in life. It enhances your intuition and helps you recall your dreams when doing dream work.
How to cleanse: Soak it in water with salt for several hours, or the time you feel it should be soaked. Smudging is another great way of cleansing Celestite.
Blue Lace Agate
Blue Lace Agate is a Microcrystalline Quartz that is a part of Chalcedony group.
Where it’s found: Kenya, Namibia, Romania
Blue Lace Agate is a cool and calming stone. It helps heal the throat and supports verbal expression of your thoughts and feelings. Like other Agate, Blue Lace Agate works in a slow, subtle way. It’s a great stone for relieving stress and calming the nerves of an overactive mind.
How to cleanse: This stone can be soaked in salt-water. It can also be cleansed by smudging with sage for a couple of seconds.
Lava Volcanic Stone
The stone is formed from volcanic lava that solidifies into a stone.
Where it’s found: All around the world
Element: Fire, Earth
Zodiac: Taurus, Scorpio
Color: Black, grey
Lava Stone is a grounding stone that helps connect you to the Earth and gives you the strength to go through your life challenges as it cleanses negative emotions. It helps give you the inner strength and wisdom to overcome life challenges. This protective stone also helps you feel safe as it soothes anxiety and fears.
Many people like to infuse lava rock with essential oils to boost mood and for fragrance. Because this stone is porous, it absorbs oils and holds the fragrances longer than regular perfume.
How to cleanse: Leave it on Selenite for as long as you feel necessary or pass sage under the rock.
Ametrine is a quartz combination of Amethyst and Citrine. It has a hardness of 7.
Where it’s found: Brazil, Uruguay, Bolivia
Element: Air, Fire
Chakra: Crown, Solar Plexus
Color: Purple and yellow
Ametrine stimulates creativity, helps in taking control of one’s life by bringing clarity and peace, and relieves depression. It stimulates the crown chakra and helps in letting go of bad habits and addictions. This stone combines the properties of Amethyst and Citrine to harmonize and grow spiritually. Ametrine also helps you stay focused and alert on tasks. It also helps with memory retention.
How to cleanse: Soak in saltwater for a few hours or smudge with sage. It can also be buried under the earth to cleanse and recharge its energy. Then use running water to clean off the dirt.
This stone is a potassium lithium aluminum silicate. A mineral of the Mica group, Lepidolite has a hardness of 2.5 to 3.
Where it’s found: Africa, Brazil, Greenland, USA
Chakra: Crown, Third Eye, Heart
Color: Pink, purple, gray
Lepidolite helps with transitions by assisting in releasing old behavioral patterns and bringing emotional healing. It also helps in becoming aware of past trauma and healing from it. Lepidolite is a great stone in reducing stress and depression by dissipating negativity and promoting positive emotions.
How to cleanse:
Cleanse the stone’s energy with sage or place it on a selenite bowl. Never clean with water because water will break down the stone due to its fragility.
Also known as Elbaite, Pink Tourmaline is a variety of Tourmaline associated with Quartz. Pink Tourmaline has a hardness of 7 to 7.5.
Where it’s found: California, Brazil, Africa, Afghanistan, Madagascar
Pink Tourmaline soothes the heart. It helps the heart physically heal and spiritually evolve while encouraging compassion and kindness. Pink Tourmaline also helps heal from tragedy, heartbreak, depression, and other heavy emotional pains, especially if it’s formed with quartz.
How to cleanse: Lay it on half an inch of salt overnight or for an hour. Rinse it with water a few times per week. You can also smudge with sage.
Tiger Eye is a silicon dioxide mineral that is part of the quartz family. It has a hardness of 7.
Where it’s found: South Africa, India, Burma, Australia, USA
Element: Fire, Earth
Chakra: Solar Plexus, Root
Color: Yellow-brown, golden color
Tigers Eye provides protection against negative emotions. It also promotes prosperity, clarity, and reduces fear and anxiety. Tiger’s Eye can help you stay strong and centered even during stressful situations. Physically, Tiger’s Eye fortifies the blood and balances the endocrine system. It can help increase your energy and lower depression.
How to cleanse: Regularly cleanse this stone by letting it sit in water, since this stone absorbs a lot of negative energy. Burry it in the Earth for a more intense cleanse.
Tiger Iron contains a mixture of Tiger’s Eye, Jasper, and Hematite. It’s also a member of the Quartz family and has a hardness of 7.
Where it’s found: Australia, Brazil, Mexico, USA
Element: Fire, Earth
Zodiac: Aries, Taurus, Scorpio
Chakra: Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus
Color: Black, gray, red, brown, yellow
Tiger Iron encourages inner strength, stamina, self-healing, and grounding. This stone contains a mixture of Tiger Eye, Hematite, and Red Jasper, bringing extra healing properties. The combination of minerals is great for helping you take effective actions while remaining calm, centered, and grounded, no matter the situation. Physically, Tiger Iron helps strengthen the blood, thanks to the iron content of the stone. It’s a great stone for those recovering from anemia.
How to cleanse: Burry the stones in the Earth for a deep cleanse or let it sit in water for a few hours. Sage also helps cleanse the energy that Tiger Iron absorbs.
Charoite belongs to the Silicate class of minerals and contains potassium, sodium, calcium, barium, strontium, oxygen, silicon, and hydrogen. It has a hardness of 6.
Where it’s found: Siberia
Zodiac: Sagittarius, Scorpio
Chakras: Crown, Third Eye, Solar Plexus, Root
Color: Pale violet, purple
Charoite is a transformative stone that cleanses the aura and chakras by converting the negative energies into healing energies. This stone promotes unconditional love and reduces worry. Charoite cleanses and purifies the etheric body, helping us connect with higher consciousness. Physically, it can help detoxify the liver due to alcohol related symptoms, as well as overcoming insomnia.
How to cleanse: Charoite can be cleansed with water, sage, or other preferred methods.
Petrified Wood is known as fossilized wood or agatized wood. This is a member of the quartz family with a hardness of 6.5 to 7.
Where it’s found: Egypt, Brazil, Argentina, Arizona USA
Chakra: Third Eye, Root
Petrified Wood calms our fears and helps us feel safe because it grounds you. It’s great for teaching patience when dealing with slow spiritual transformations and reminds you to trust the process. Petrified Wood can also help transform weaknesses into strengths.
How to cleanse: Clean with warm water.
Septarian is composed of Aragonite, Calcite, and Limestone. This stone is also known as Dragon Stone and has a hardness of 3-4.
Where it’s found: Madagascar, Utah USA
Color: Yellow, Grey, Brown
Septarian nurtures, grounds, and brings protective energies. It helps promote feelings of understanding and improves communication. Some experience an inner awakening when meditating with this stone. When paired with Quartz, the energy gets magnified and stronger. Septarian is a great stone that can help relieve pain and boost your immune system. Because of the Calcite element, this stone is effective in calcium absorption in the body. Emotionally, it can help you feel stronger and more confident to deal with life challenges.
How to cleanse: A good way to cleanse Septarian is holding it under running water for a few minutes. Another great method is burying it underground. Being in contact with the Earth is excellent for cleansing the energy and recharging the stone.
Carnelian is a mineral in the Quartz family and a variety of Chaledony. It has a harness of 7.
Where it’s found: India, Brazil, Uruguay
Zodiac: Taurus, Cancer, Leo, Virgo
Chakra: Solar Plexus, Sacral, Root
Color: Orange, reddish
Carnelian helps give you courage, creativity, motivation, and helps you take fearless actions. It’s a fiery stone that helps you feel energetic and alive. Besides creative energy, Carnelian brings sexual energy, confidence, and motivation. Physically, Carnelian helps with lower back problems, arthritis, depression, and cramps during menstrual cycle. This stone helps the body absorb vitamins and minerals and helps keep the blood healthy and flowing.
How to cleanse: Holding it under running water is a good way of cleansing Carnelian. You can also keep it in a bowl of saltwater for a few hours to cleanse the energy. Burring it under the Earth will cleanse and recharge the crystal. You can also use sage to clear away any energy it previously absorbed.
Jasper is family of Quartz with a hardness of 6.5 to 7. Due to other materials in the stones, Jasper can be found with different colors.
Where it’s found: All over the world
Zodiac: Leo, Virgo, Scorpio
Chakra: Sacral, Root
Red Jasper is a protective stone that can neutralize radiation and other forms of environmental and electromagnetic pollution. It brings problems to light and provides insight into difficult situations to be resolved. Red Jasper can also help with endurance and stamina in your energetic field. It strengthens the root chakra as it connects you with the Earth. This strength stabilizes your energy and grounds you. Physically, Red Jasper can help support the circulatory and respiratory system, which is great when exercising.
How to cleanse: Smudging clears away any energies the Jasper absorbed when letting the smoke bathe the stone for a few seconds. Using sound is another great way to clear the energy of the stone. Singing bowls and bells create a vibration that bathes the stone and clears away old energies attached to the stone.
Cherry Quartz is man-made by reconstructing quartz and cinnabar. It’s a synthetic stone that is dyed pink.
Zodiac: Taurus, Libra
Cherry Quartz helps heal emotional wounds of the heart and brings feelings of love and peace. Because it’s actually a Quartz, it can be used along with other crystals to enhance their properties. That being said, Cherry Quartz is a support stone for other crystals. You can use it to enhance your communication abilities and support your intentions.
How to Cleanse: Rose Quartz can be smudged with sage to clean its energies. It can also be placed in a bowl of water with sea salt for a couple of hours.
Rhodonite is a red triclinic crystal. It’s a manganese metasilicate mineral with a hardness of 5.5 to 6.5.
Where it’s found: Russia, Sweden, Australia, India, Madagascar, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil, Canada, and USA
Element: Fire, Earth
Chakra: Heart, Root
Color: light red, pink, scarlet
Rhodonite helps bring feelings of compassion. It balances and clears away emotional wounds overtime and brings nurturing energies to ground and heal traumas of the past. Rhodonite brings love as it heals from those past traumas. Those that have suffered through abuse and other emotional traumas will benefit from meditating or carrying around a Rhodonite crystal. With it, they will realize their true self-worth. Rhodonite helps you realize and be confident in your purpose. It can help clear your mind so that you’ll be able to see what you want to be in your life and what choices you want to make in your relationships and career. Physically, Rhodonite is a stone that can be used as support if you’re trying to lose weight. It also strengthens the organs, which allows the body to purify itself more effectively.
How to cleanse: Because Rhodonite absorbs a lot of energy, especially if used often, it’s best to regularly cleanse this crystal. Smudging is a great way to clear the energies that were absorbed in Rhodonite. Sage and Palo Santo are great tools for smudging. You can also gently wash them with fresh water.
Rhodochrosite is a manganese carbonate that’s part of the hexagonal crystal system. It has a hardness of 3.5-4.
Where it’s found: Argentina, USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Germany, Spain, France, Romania
Element: Fire, Water
Chakra: Solar Plexus, Heart
Color: rose-red, pink
When dealing with past traumas and emotional wounds, Rhodochrosite will give you strength and help you pick up the pieces. It inspires positive attitude and hope. Rhodochrosite helps integrate physical and spiritual energies that stimulate love and passion. This stone opens the heart, lifts depression, and encourages a positive perspective in life while improving self-worth.
Physically, Rhodochrosite can help repair tissue and aid the body in absorbing vitamins and minerals. If you have breathing problems like asthma, the energy of this stone can help relieve the symptoms.
How to cleanse: Because this is a soft crystal, Rhodochrosite should not be submerged in water. Instead, lay the stone on Selenite overnight or for a few hours. You can also smudge with Sage and Palo Santo.
Pink Opal is a Common Opal composed of hydrated silica material. It has a hardness of 5.5 to 6.5.
Where it’s found: Peru, Australia
Element: Earth, Water
Zodiac: Gemini, Aquarius
Chakra: Crown, Heart
Color: White with Pink
Pink Opal encourages the release of fear, anxiety, and worry as it heals the heart. It’s a good stone to center yourself and discharge past trauma and stress. Because of its calming energy, Pink Opal helps you relax and fall asleep at night. It helps you heal not only emotionally, but physically as well.
How to cleanse: Hot or cold water can crack your opal, so instead use warm water. They can be immersed in warm water for a short time for cleansing and recharging the crystal. If you don’t want to use water, you can always use Sage or Palo Santo to cleanse and recharge the crystal. Placing it over a Selenite bowl or plate is also very effective.
Rose Quartz is a silicon dioxide crystal and a member of the Quartz family. It has a hardness of 7. Rose Quartz tends to occur in large forms or in small clusters.
Where it’s found: Brazil, Madagascar, South Dakota USA
Zodiac Taurus, Libra
Rose Quarts brings universal and unconditional love. It helps improve relationships by bringing harmony and restoring trust. Rose Quartz also promotes self-love as it purifies and opens the heart. Because of its gentle energies, Rose Quartz is a great gift for anyone, even strangers. It helps spread compassion in the world.
Physically, Rose Quartz uses its gentle energy to stabilize the heart from emotional trauma and stress. Rose Quartz can also help with increasing fertility.
How to cleanse:
Let it sit in a bowl of water and salt for a few hours to cleanse the energies it absorbed. You can also place it on Selenite or use sage or Palo Santo for smudging.
As a member of the Zeolite family, Scolecite is a hydrous calcium aluminum silicate. It tends to form in cavities of basalt, granite, and syenites. Scolecite has a hardness 5 to 5.5.
Where it’s found: Iceland, India, USA, Europe, Africa
Chakra: Crown, Third Eye
Color: Colorless, white, yellow
Scolecite assists in communication, physically and spiritually. This stone is high vibrational and helps awaken the heart by bringing inner peace and spiritual transformation. It’s a great stone to use during meditation to activate the upper chakras. It can also help activate lucid dreaming and improve your sleep. The most important property of this crystal is that it works on a gentle level and helps you feel at peace.
How to cleanse:
Due to the nature of this stone, it’s not good to keep it in water for long periods of time, as it can be damaged. You can smudge the crystal with Sage, letting the smoke bathe the stone and cleanse its energy. You can also place it on Selenite to cleanse and charge it.