Metaphysical Meanings of Crystals

Metaphysical Meanings of Crystals

Coming from Mother Earth, each crystal has a beautiful healing energy expressed as a vibration.   These vibrations match up to many things ranging from plants to various intentions.    Below is a list of many crystals and their vibrational properties as well as a list by intention and how to cleanse negative energy.

Crystal Intention:

Love:  Rose Quartz, Rhodochrosite, Garnet, Emerald, Jade

Protection:  Tourmaline, Jet, Obsidian, Onyx, Tiger's Eye, Smoky Quartz, Fire Agate

Psychic Protection:  Tourmaline, Tourmilinated Quartz, Black Moonstone, Clear Quartz, Labradorite

Psychic Development:  Moonstone, Amethyst, Lapis Lazuli, Shungite

Fertility:  Unakite, Carnelian, Citrine, Moonstone

Healing:  Turquoise, Golden Healer Quartz, Peridot,  Bloodstone

Prosperity, Success, Good Luck:  Jade, Aventurine, Citrine, Tiger Eye, Emerald, Malachite

Meditation, Calming, and Anxiety:   Sodalite, Blue Lace Agate, Amethyst, Angelite, Rose Quartz, Aquamarine, Larimar

Psychic Development:  Zoisite Ruby, Labradorite, Amethyst, Moonstone, Herkimer Diamond, Quartz Crystal, Lapis Lazuli


  • Amber is thought to be a natural pain reliever and calming stone and to help foster patience.   It has been used in Europe for many years as teething necklaces for infants.   Our teething necklaces are certified Baltic Amber.  (Click here for our amber teething necklaces.)   Amber is also worn to help with fibromyalgia, arthritis and other issues.

  • Amethyst a remarkable stone of spirituality and contentment, known for its metaphysical abilities to still the mind and inspire an enhanced meditative state. Its inherent high frequency purifies the aura of any negative energy or attachments, and creates a protective shield of Light around the body, allowing one to remain clear and centered while opening to spiritual direction. Amethyst stimulates the Third Eye, Crown and Etheric Chakras enhancing cognitive perception as well as accelerating the development of intuitive and psychic ability. It initiates wisdom and greater understanding, and is a stone of comfort for those grieving the loss of a loved one.  The name Amethyst derives from the Greek word ametusthos, meaning “not intoxicated,” and can be used to assist in mastering any kind of addiction or obsessive behavior.  

  • Aquamarine aids in clear, heartfelt communication, and helps you to release emotions and old attachments that no longer serve your highest and best.   Aquamarine is a stone of the Divine Feminine. It teaches a form of power that is yielding and yet resilient. 

  • Aventurine stones are used for inviting wealth, good luck, and abundance into your life.  Aventurine is often used as a talisman by gamblers.

  • Bloodstone relieves stress and assists with emotional trauma.   It is thought to be helpful for blood disorders, kidney issues and infertility.

  • Blue Lace Agate is a stone for the throat chakra.  It is an excellent stone for calming and stress relief.  It diffuses anger, nervous energy and assists in verbal communication.  

  • Blue Topaz assists in protecting hearts that are too open as well as opening hearts that are closed.   It symbolizes honesty, emotional clarity and deep emotional attachment.  It is a stone of enduring friendship.

  • Carnelian assists with self-confidence, creativity, happiness and dispels jealousy.   It is often used to assist fertility, good health (particularly the stomach and intestines) and vitality.   Sacral chakra stone.

  • Chrysocolla connects with both the heart and throat chakra allowing you to speak your truth that comes ultimately from your heart.   It assists you with emotional balance, feelings of guilt, fear, stress and lack of patience.

  • Citrine is often called the stone of wealth.  It also assists with metabolism and weight, phobias, self-esteem and shyness.

  • Clear Quartz Crystal is a master healing crystal.   It can be used for any intention and  is used in batteries for a reason.  It  amplifies whatever energy or intent is programmed into it, and continues to broadcast that energy.   It is healing, protective and clears energetic blockages.

  • Fluorite helps you to cut ties with the past.   It stimulates clarity, focus and positive communication.   It is a highly protective and stabilizing stone, useful for grounding and harmonizing spiritual energy.  When working with the upper Chakras, Fluorite increases intuitive abilities, links the human mind to universal consciousness, and develops connection to spirit.

  • Garnet is called the "warrior stone."  It assists with courage, determiniation and is considered physically protective.   In ancient times, warriors wore garnet into battle as protection from injury.   Root chakra stone

  • Kyanite will align the chakras & amplify high frequency energy.  Great for meditation as it calms you & helps you to go deeper.  Kyanite is one of the few stones that never retains negative energy and therefore does not need to be cleansed.   

  • Labradorite is a gorgeous iridescent stone that flashes peacock blue, gold, pale green, and copper hues.  Use this stone when you feel drained to restore and revitalize your energy.  For self-discovery, it is excellent for awakening one's own awareness of inner spirit, intuition and psychic abilities. Labradorite is also a powerful protector that creates a shielding force throughout the aura and strengthening natural energies from within.

  • Lapis Lazuli is one of the most sought after stones in use since man's history began. Its deep, celestial blue remains the symbol of royalty and honor, gods and power, spirit and vision. It is a universal symbol of wisdom and truth.  Corresponds to the third eye and throat chakras.

  • Larimar is the embodiment of the tranquil Sea and Sky energies. Its soft, soothing blues and calming turquoise is streaked with white patterns that resemble sunlight dancing beneath Caribbean waters. It brings the ancient wisdom of Atlantis and the healing power of dolphins to harmonize the body and soul.

  • Moldavite is a high vibration crystal that is very beneficial to aid you to more easily receive messages from the higher realms. Moldavite crystals have a powerful crystal energy, that is known for its action to stimulate highly beneficial occurrences of coincidence and synchronicity in your life.  This unusual green crystal is certainly the stone to choose if you are on the spiritual path and you are looking for a high crystal energy stone to assist you.

    All of our genuine pieces of this crystal come from only one area of the world in the Czech Republic. The meaning of the name Moldavite  relates to the Moldau River in Czechoslovakia. A meteorite of enormous size is known to have crashed in the Czechoslovakian mountain region about 15 million years ago. Its impact is said to have had more power than an atomic explosion. This amazing stone was created by the heat of an incredible impact that had extraordinary force. Its aero-dynamic shape suggests that in all likelihood this attractive green stone fell from the heavens. 

  • Moonstone is a nourishing, sensual, deeply feminine energy that knows how to heal and bring you back to wholeness. It is the stone of the mother moon, deep healing waters, and sacred feminine energies.   Moonstone helps with the need to control, assists in calming and is protective during travel.

  • Obsidian cleanses the aura and helps clear out psychic energies that may have attached to you.   Shields against negativity and helps calm feelings of unworthiness, fear or lonliness.

  • Onyx prevents the drain of your personal energy.   Helps the development of emotional and phsyical strength and stamina.   Supportive during times of grief.   

  • Opal has always been associated with love and passion, as well as desire and eroticism. It is a seductive stone that intensifies emotional states and releases inhibitions. It can also act as an emotional stabilizer. Wearing an opal is said to bring about loyalty and faithfulness.

  • Peridot is a stone of the heart chakra.  Assists with opening your heart to love and the source of all abundance.   Peridot gemstones can help you harness the power of the Sun towards joy, optimism, strength, and an overall better quality of life.You will notice that you have more energy, because you’re always thinking about positive outcomes and that makes you want to pursue them.  Peridot is said to protect against anxiety, nightmares, and worst-case scenarios – both real and imagined!

  • Pyrite is also known as "Fool's Gold."   Because it was so often mistaken for gold by prospectors, it is thought to enhance your drive for wealth.  Pyrite assists with happiness, self-confidence and willpower.  

  • Rhodochrosite is a wonderful stone to help you learn to love yourself unconditionally and to have compassion for yourself and others.   Rhodochrosite helps with depression, emotional pain and anxiety.   Many who suffer from PTSD carry rhodochrosite to help them cope.

  • Rose Quartz has a gentle energy that draws love, increases  self-esteem and assists to ease rage, depression, guilt, or anxiety.  It encourages self-care, forgiveness and happiness.

  • Ruby is a personal power stone.  It boosts your energy levels and promotes high self-esteem, intuition, and spiritual wisdom.  Ruby is a symbol of good fortune, pure love, and loyalty.

  • Selenite is one of the few stones that never needs to be energetically cleaned and has the power to cleanse other crystals.  Selenite emits powerful positive energy.  The powerful vibration of Selenite can clear, open, and activate the Crown and Higher Chakras and is excellent for all types of spiritual work.

  • Shungite is best known for its powerful protection from harmful EMF (Electro Magnetic Frequency) that is emitted through cell phones, computers, radio towers and more.  Shungite is thought to be more than two million years old.   It is found primarily in one area of Russia.    Shungite is a powerful protector from negative energies, including psychic attack.   It provides healing on all levels including mental, physical, emotional and spiritual.

  • Sodalite slows an overactive mind and helps with emotional and spiritual balance.   This throat chakra stone improves communication.  Sodalite has a calming effect that makes it easier to attain inner peace and facilitates logical thinking.

  • Tiger Eye is a stone of wealth, protection and vitality.  Tiger Eye helps you to release fear and anxiety and aids harmony and balance. It stimulates taking action, and helps you to make decisions with discernment and understanding, and unclouded by your emotions.

  • Tourmaline (Black)  Black tourmaline  is a powerful stone for protection against negative energy of all kinds including psychic protection and EMF protection. It is also a strong spiritual grounding stone, and is one of the most popular crystals to be used for metaphysical purposes.

  • Tourmaline (Green)  Green tourmaline is a heart chakra stone that has powerful healing energies for the heart both physically and emotionally.  Green tourmaline has properties of happiness . It will give you pleasure and a sense of happiness.

  • Tourmaline (Pink)  Pink tourmaline heals broken hearts.  Pink Tourmaline assists with the release of emotional pain and old destructive feelings, supporting the healing of the heart and generating feelings of confidence and trust.

  • Unakite is a heart chakra stone that eases the soul.   It also assists with infertility and internal organs.


*Please note that crystals are not intended to replace medical care.   Please use crystals in addition to care from your healthcare provider.

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