Thoughts About Stones

Stone Properties

  • Agate: An earthy grounding stone that balances the mind, spirit and body. Aids in concentration and imagination.
  • Amazonite:  Increases expression of your own view, setting of clear boundaries,   soothes trauma.
  • Amethyst:   All healer, meditation stone, finding focus, fighting bad habits
  • Aquamarine: good for courage, calming of the mind, healing of mind & body. 
  • Black Jasper:  Filter out danger and harmful energies, increase productivity by grounding and focusing your efforts.
  • Black Network Stone: Inner stability, harmonizes positive and negative energies.
  • Black Quartz: Protection, healing and cleansing
  • Blue Aventurine: Balancing and healing emotions. A calming stone. Increases communication and creativity
  • Chrysocolla:  Renew relationships by healing hearts, increasing harmony and communication.
  • Citrine: Intuition, manifests abundance, balances energy and lifts mood, happiness and self-esteem.
  • Garnet: Powerful energizer and regenerator. Cleanses and balances energy. Increases love and passion.
  • Green Aventurine: Strength, confidence, courage, and happiness. This stone is also considered lucky
  • Hematite: Grounding stone, pulls energy to you, filters negative energy and reminds you that anything is achievable .
  • Impression Jasper:  Peace, bonding, encouragement and provides support for emotional and physical healing.
  • Jasper:  Grounding meditation, organization, help in difficult times, protection.
  • Lapis Lazuli:  Promotes wisdoms, harmony & creative expression
  • Labradorite:  a strong stone of protection against negativity and helps with creative and verbal expression.
  • Leopard Skin Jasper: Strengthen the mind, body and spirit to attain goal and withstand stress
  • Mookaite: Promotes strength, vitality, courage and healing.
  • Moonstone: New beginnings, inner growth, stabilizes emotions and promotes calm
  • Morganite: The heart healer, associated with love and compassion
  • Orange Quartzite: Endure difficult tasks, reach goals and focus manifestation.
  • Pearl: Increases personal integrity and helps with focus. “The stone of sincerity” 
  • Pink Zebra Jasper: promotes contentment, joy and relaxation. Protection
  • Red Dyed Coral:  Calms panic, anxiety, nightmares and increases imagination
  • Rhodonite: Compassion and unconditional love, balance and healing of old emotional wounds
  • Rutilated Quartz: Amplifier of thoughts, inspiration and healing
  • Rose Quartz:  The love stone encourages self healing/love/trust/and worth
  • Sodalite: Calmness to the mind, rational thought, objectivity, truth and intuition.
  • Strawberry Quartz: Associated with a universal self love that will allow others to see your talents, a focus that will allow you to follow your path.
  • Sunstone:  Associated with energy, light, joy and strength
  • Tiger’s Eye:  Protection, grounding, intuition and common sense
  • White Howlite: Calms the mind and aids in relaxation and sleep

Info about properties of stones is collected from several sources. This is provided as additional information and is not medical advice or intended to be a diagnosis or substitute for medical care.

Silver: (Sterling silver is sold as "sterling silver" and usually stamped .925)

Sterling Silver will oxidize over time. (Hair products, perfume, skin oils etc… can cause oxidation as well.) It can be cleaned and repolished with a soft cloth. Do not use jewelry cleaners as they will damage the stones. Pieces can be sealed as long as you avoid the stones. I recommend Renaissance Paste.

Copper

Copper jewelry has been sealed, but will still oxidize. Hairspray, perfume, etc.  can accelerate oxidation. The sealant will wear naturally as the oxidation continues. Cleaning can be done with a soft cloth. Cleaners on copper can remove all of the flame coloration. If you wish to reseal your jewelry I recommend Renaissance Paste

Brass

Brass jewelry has been sealed, but will still oxidize. Hairspray, perfume, etc. can accelerate oxidation. As the sealant wears away naturally, the oxidation will occur. Brass actually patinas in a beautiful way. Once the polish has worn away it will turn darker and age naturally. If you prefer it to be shiny, I would polish it with a soft cloth and reseal. I recommend Renaissance Paste.

Gold/Silver Colored Wire

Brass jewelry has been sealed, but will still oxidize. Hairspray, perfume, etc. can accelerate oxidation. As the sealant wears away naturally, the oxidation will occur. Brass actually patinas in a beautiful way. Once the polish has worn away it will turn darker and age naturally. If you prefer it to be shi