BeyondWeird Home
Index  Previous  Next 


                                         CRYSTALS & STONES

                        Gemstoneshave beenusedforcenturiesas meditationalaidsand
          magical magical foci.   Each  individual type of  stone has  different
          properties.  Here  are some  healing and spiritual  properties from  a
          list I have.  These descriptions are based on ancient legend and lore:

               AGATE: Moss Agates considered to be most powerful.  Aid in
          restoration of energy, used  in healing, and believed to  bring wearer
          happiness, wealth, health, and long life.  Increases
          ability  to   ward  off  self-induced  anger   and  inner  bitterness.
          Carnelian-gives protection and energy.   Moss green-balances emotional
          energy.     Moss  red-balances  physical  energy.     Blue  lace-gives

               Amber:  Powerful  healing  stone  with large  amount  of  organic
          energy.  In ancient times, ground to  a powder and mixed with honey or
          oil  of  roses  for various  physical  problems.    Filters germs  and
          infections and  has the power to  disinfect.  Worn around  the neck to
          help fight infection and respiratory diseases.  Lifts the spirits.

               Apatite: Promotes communication and mental clarity.

               Amethyst:  Increases  spiritual  awareness,  has  a  calming  and
          soothing influence, has the ability to transmute negative into
          positive, and is very effective as a healing stone.  Warmed and placed
          on  the  forehead and  temples, it  is good  for  headaches.   Has the
          ability to draw through it forces directed towards the body and repels
          vibrations which the body doesn't need, thus releasing only the energy
          patterns beneficial  to the body.  Best worn in healing near the heart
          center.    Opens  up  spiritual  and psychic  centers.  Helps  prevent

               Aquamarine:  Calms nervous tension.   Calming effects of the sea.
          Used to help banish fears and phobias.  Means seawater.
          Soothing and cleansing.

               Adventurine:   Increases   perception   and   creative   insight.
          Stimulates opportunity and motivation.

               Azurite:  Powerful  healing  stone, invokes  spiritual  guidance,
          opens psychic eye.  Good for dreams and improving psychic ability.

               Bloodstone:  Stimulates   flow  of  energy   for  healing   blood
          circulation, stops hemorrhaging.  Removes emotional blockages.

               Citrine: Stimulates openness and accelerates the awakening of the
          mind.  An aid to the digestive system.  Helps eliminate
          toxins.   Encourages tremendous healing  on the  emotional and  mental
          levels,  helps unblock  subconscious fears,  and  serves as  a natural

               Coral: Balances  physical energy  and relaxes tensions.   Carries
          the creative vibrations of the sea.


               Emerald: Promotes creativity, stimulates perception  and insight,
          and strengthen memory.  Beneficial effect on the eyes.

                    Garnet:Balances hormones, goodfor mentaldepression, enhances
          self-esteem,  alleviates   bad  dreams,  and  encourages   success  in
          business.  Thought to assist in seeing into past incarnations.

                    Hematite: Calmingto the emotions. Worn as an amuletto confer
          strength and procur  favorable legal  judgements.  In  Egypt, used  to
          reduce  inflammation and treat hysteria.  Considered to be a grounding
          stone.  Helps maintain balance between body, mind, and spirit.

              Ivory: Spiritual protection.

                    Jade:Stimulates practicality,wisdom,and universalattunement.
          Thought to provide a link between the spiritual and the mundane.  Most
          revered by the Chinese.

               Jasper: For energy balancing of emotions and stress.

                    Flourite: Opens andsoftens the wayfor the useof otherstones.
          Excellent used in aquariums-provides needed minerals.

                    Lapis  Lazuli: Stimulates  wisdom,  truthfulness, &  psychic
          experiences, healing  and strengthening  when worn  next to  the skin.
          Strengthens mind and body to spiritual awareness.

                    Malachite: often used asa child's talisman to sleepsoundly &
          protect  from  bad dreams.    Stimulates  clear  vision  and  insight,
          represents  hope and  inner peace,  believed to  protect from  danger.
          Increases abundance in all areas of life.

                    Moonstone: Bringsgood fortune. Reflects the wearersbeing and
          feelings.   Promotes unselfishness.   Opens the heart  to humanitarian
          love and hope.  Good for protection while travelling on  water.  Gives
          clarity to  spiritual understanding.  Good  for pre-menstrual symptoms
          and balancing to the reproductive system.  Used to ease childbirth.

                    Pearl:Stimulates feminine qualities,used to focus attention,
          helps  pull  together  mental  and spiritual  forces,  peace  of mind.
          Represents purity, modesty, & gentleness.

                    Peridot:  Dispels fears,  guilt,  and depression.   Used  to
          counteract negative emotions and  healing of the spirit.   Affects top
          three chakras.   Once worn as a means of  gaining foresight and divine

                    QUARTZ: Amplifiesthe healing energyof the one usingit.  Used
          to help draw out pain.  Able to tap into the energies of the
          universe.   A good stone for meditating  on.  Works primarily with the
          Third Eye center, also relates well with the heart center.  To be able
          to  tune into the quartz  promotes clarity while  concentrating on it.
          Also affects the crown chakra.  Very potent and often  worn to protect
          from  negative  vibrations.    Cleanse  regularly.    Rudilated-rutile
          needles  help  focus attention.    Smoky-good  for  calming the  mind.
          Rose-vibrations of universal love & inner serenity.

               Ruby: Increases  vigor, renews  vitality and cleanses  the blood.
          The stone of courage.


               Topaz: Calms  emotions, protects  against external stresors.   To
          restore physical energy & quiet emotional nature.

               Tiger Eye: Very powerful protection, clarity of thought.

                    Tourmaline:  Causes the  wearer  to be  more flexible,  more
          understanding  and more  objective in  purpose and  reason.   Calming.
          Each person has a different response to this stone.  Causes a
          reaction  in   the  intestinal  tract.     Black  and  Crystal-removes
          negativity and cleanses.  Some  say it should not be worn  as jewelry.
          Electric and magnetic properties.

                    Turquoise: Vibratescalmingradiations, protective,andrestores
          healthy  mental  attitude.    Stone  of  friendsship.    Balancing and
          healing.   Great strength and  vitality.  Takes  on characteristics of
          the wearer.



                                     CRYSTALS & STONES

                   NAME         COLOR      CHAKRA       USES

                      AMETHYST      Violet    Crown      Calming,grounding, a   
                                                  cleanser and spiritual 
          stimulator, yin/yang 
          balance, strengthens 
          heart, cleanses liver of 
          toxins, excellent for                                            lung

                      ADVENTURINE   Green     Heart      Soothes emotions,      
                                                       used  for  the heart  and
          heartache, for acceptance                                        o   f
          self and others, for                                             inner

                      AGATE         Varied     Solar-     Compelstruth, promotes
          Plexus,   good manners, happiness,                                    
                   intelligence, prosperity.
                                                       longevity, fertility,
                                                  affects stomach,
                                                       throat, heart.

                      AZURITE-     Blue-green Heart,     Allpurpose healing     
                                                  stone, affects
                      MALACHITE               Crown      ethericbody,parathyroid
                                                       glands,   nerve,  spleen,
          pancreas, used to release 
          repressed emotions and                                           f o r
          physical detoxing.
                BLOODSTONE     Green-red   Root        Offers courage, 
          endurance, harmony, used                                         t   o
          stop bleeding, helps                                             i   n
          making decisions, used                                           f o r
          iron deficiency, in                                              t h e
          blood, for moving                                           kundalini
          energy, and to                                              invoke
          peace in all who                                            are  drawn
          to it.

                CITRINE        Golden      Solar-      Generates radiant, happy
                                           Plexus      vibrations, helps 
          thoughts to be clear and 
          emotions controlled,                                                  
          raises thinking to 
          intuitive levels, on a 
          physical level it can be                                         used
          to help eliminate 
          toxins from the colon,                                           gall
          bladder and kidneys                                              a n d
          entire eliminative 


                CHRYSOPRASE    Green       Solar-      Has a quality of 
          compassion and a 
                                                       attunement works
          heart areas to sooth 
          emotions, will help 
          tranquilize many forms of                                        a n d
          neurosis, also used                                              t   o
          absorb or deflect                                           unwanted

                      FLOURITE       Clear,    Crown,    Multi-dimensional      
                                                      stone, balances
                                                       (human) self
                                                    Purple withhigher(spiritual)
          self, good for meditation                                        over
          3rd eye chakra,                                             works well
          with virulent                                          diseases.

                      GARNET        Red        Root        Stimulates happiness,
          peace, balance, patience, 
          inspiration, persistence,                                        good
          for rebirthing, 
          menstruation and life 
          passages, disorders, 
          fertility, eases                                            arthritis

                      HEMATITE      Grey-black Root       A verygrounding stone,
          very cooling to the 
          physical body, use for 
          fevers, alleviates worry                                         a n d
          anxiety as it allows                                             f o r
          mental clarity, often                                            known
          as the "worry                                          stone".

                      HERKIMER      Clear      Crown      Very balancing special
          variety of quartz crystal
                "DIAMOND"                              works with yin/yang
                                                       the "Dream Crystal", aids
                                                       in bringing teachings  of
                                                       the   dream  state   into
          conscious awareness, very 
          highly attuned 

                      KYANITE       Blue,     Crown,     Aligns all chakras,    
                                                  if so directed
                                                       centers  in  the   body),
          dispells frustration and 
          anger, excellent                                            attunement
          stone, good                                            for meditating,
          aids in                                           p a s t      l i f e

                      LAPIS        Blue       Throat,    Used over 3rdeye       


                                                  (brow) chakra,
                      LAZULI                 3rd Eye    assists in opening      
                                                  and clarifying
          strength, vitality and 
          self-assurance, used for 
          disorders of the throat, 
          heart,spleen, blood, skin                                        a n d
          to counter effects of 
          stroke and epilepsy, also                                        good
          for dream work.

                      LITHIUM       Lavender   Crown,     Helps to reduce stress
          and ease depression,
                               with Pink   Solar-      relates to cycles of
                                                       transition, good 
          preparatory stone inner 
          spiritual work, on                                          physical
          helps with                                             digestion.

                      MOONSTONE    White      Crown     Has avery calming effect
                                                       on the emotions,
                                                    Pastel  stimulatesthe pineal
          gland, assists in 
          stimulating the feeling 
          (intuitive) nature, eases  
          menstrual pain,                                             alleviates
          many                                              degenerative
          conditions                                             in   the  skin,
          hair, eyes,                                            and body fluids
          (tears,                                           digestive juices).

                      OBSIDIAN      Black-               Used tosharpen both the
                                                       internal and external
                                                       important  "teachers"  of
          the New Age stones, 
          teaches one the truth of 
          oneself in relation to                                           ones
          ego, depicts the                                            contrasts
          of life-day and                                             night,
          darkness and                                           light,    truth
          and error.

                      PERIDOT       Green     Heart,     Promotes digestion,    
                                                      eases ailments 
                                                    Yellow/ Brow inthedigestive 
                                                  system, used for
                                                    Green      forprotection,   
                                                  prosperity, emotional         
                                             calming, purifies,                 

                      PHANTOM      Clear      All       Very powerful tool      
                                                  for the New Age,
                                                    Redor     used togroundand  
                                                  center while


                               Yellow                  attuning to higher 
          spiritual energies, in 
          healing work used to 
          disperse congested                                          energies.

                      PYRITE        Gold       Solar-      Hasa very protecting,
          shielding aspect which
          mental, emotional levels.  
          Shields from many forms                                          o   f
          negative energy,                                            strengths
          circulatory                                            system,  clears
          oxygen in                                              the blood.

                      QUARTZ        Clear     Trans-     All-purpose, all       
                                                  healing, amplifies
                                                  transmutes energy
          shield around auric 
          field, excellent for 
          meditation stone, color                                          work,
          aura work, very 

                      IRRADIATED    Very                Absorbs all formsof     
                      QUARTZ        Black                energy,placed on or    
                                                       (T.V., microwave, 
          computer) to absorb 
          harmful energies.

                      ROSE QUARTZ   Pink       Heart      Comfortsheart from all
          wounds, helps heal                                          emotional
          pain, enhances                                              l o v e ,
          self-love, positive  
          outlook, joy and oneness, 
          helpful for heart,                                          throat,
          ears, nose,                                            hypertension.


                SMOKEY         Black       Root,       Eases depression,        
                                                  fear and panic,
                QUARTZ         Grey        Solar-      clears aura, very        
                                           Plexus      enhances positive 
          attitudes, tranquilizes,                                         works
          well with root                                              chakra  to
          release                                           negative      blocks
          emotional                                              and   physical,
          used for                                          menstrual 
          cramps,intestines,                                          stomach
          and digestion.

                      TOPAZ        Yellow     Solar-    Draws negativity from   
                                                       and    depression,   mood
          elevator, revitalizes,                                           very
          stimulating to the   
          creative thinking                                           processes,
          eases death.

                      TOURMALINE     Varied     Root,      Works as a protective
          shield, consumes negative 
          energy without releasing                                         i   t
          into the atmosphere,                                             h a s
          to do with visions                                          a   n   d
          "seeing" with                                          compassion,
          good  for the                                          eyes,   teaches
          to expand                                              l i m i t e d
          concepts of
                                                       thinking,    relates   to
          aspirations for higher                                           love,
          very complete                                          stone.

                      TURQUOISE    Aqua       Heart,     Known as"The Sky       
                                                       Stone", is
                                           Throat      excellent for both 
          Spiritual attunement and 
          healing of the energy 
          centers and the physical                                         body,
          valuable for                                           grounding    as
          well as for                                            vision   quests
          and astral                                             t r a v e l ,
          purifies all                                           levels       of
          being and is                                           capable      of
          handling                                          strong   negativity,
          also                                              used for  wounds and
          for                                          damage to bones.


Next: Modern Pagaism, Q&A