Crystal Properties P - T

Peridot:  is a powerful cleansing stone. Its clear, fresh energy rejuvenates the whole body and gives the encouragement of renewal and a fresh start. It is said to help release burdens, guilt and obsessions and it is thought to enhance confidence and assertiveness. In ancient times Peridot was believed to keep away evil spirits and today it is used as a protective stone for the aura. Peridot can be placed on the Heart Chakra to cleanse and heal it. Peridot is the birthstone for August and for Libra. Chakra: Heart

Prehnite unlocks the unconcious mind, and melts boundaries of time and space, making it easier to access psychic skills such as clairvoyance, remote viewing and channelling. Prehnite crystal eases nervous indigestion, soothes and calms the mind and emotions, and helps to diffuse acute worry. Astroloical Sign: Libra Vibrates to No. 5

Quartz Clear: Quartz is known as the Master Healing Crystal because it contains the full spectrum of light and as such will work on every level to bring the body into balance. It strengthens and stabilizes the body's energy fields and promotes harmony. Quartz can amplify both positive thoughts and energy and can stimulate positive action when it is needed. It can be held or worn to promote clarity of thought and to help you to see your way more clearly. Place Quartz near your computer monitor to help dispel static electricity and to combat radiation. Quartz is said to help you release any negative energy you may have absorbed from other people and to help you to fight feelings of inadequacy. Quartz can be used to harmonise all the Chakras as it contains all the colours in the light spectrum. Quartz is the birthstone for April. Astrological Sign: Leo & Aries. Chakra: Crown

Quartz Smokey: Smoky Quartz is an extremely protective stone. It protects against negative energies by gently dissolving any negative emotions it comes into contact with. For this reason it is a usefully stone to have around when you are dealing with difficult situations or people, such as in the workplace. Smoky Quartz is also believed to protect against pollution, radiation and electromagnetic smog. Smoky Quartz is believed to help lift depression, reduce fear and to help relieve stress. A good technique to use when you are feeling stressed is to hold a Smoky Quartz in each hand and to sit quietly for a few moments. Smoky Quartz is said to be a good pain reliever and placing it on a painful point is said to help dissolve pain. In addition it is believed to help cramps and to help ease lower back pain and headaches. Smoky Quartz can be created artificially by treating Quartz with radiation; this usually results in very dark, opaque crystals. We take care to choose only transparent Smoky Quartz crystals.

Quartz Rose: Rose Quartz is a translucent or transparent pink crystal. It is known as the 'Love Stone' and is said to be the stone of unconditional love. This crystal opens the Heart Chakra and is believed to encourage forgiveness and to help you to let go of anger, resentment and jealousy. Rose Quartz can also support you in learning how to love yourself and how to receive love from someone else. In healing Rose Quartz is said to smooth the complexion, sooth burns and blistering, strengthen the physical heart, alleviate vertigo and heal chest, lung, kidney and adrenal problems. Rose Quartz is believed to enhance fertitlity. Wear Rose Quartz over the heart, or keep close to you in your pocket or purse. It can also be placed in the relationship corner of your home to attract love. This is the farthest right hand corner as you walk in the front door. Placing Rose Quartz by your bed or under you pillow can aid sleep.

Rhodonite is the complementary stone to Rhodochrosite but deals on a much more cerebral level by improving memory, calming the mind and easing stress by improving self confidence, like its sister it helps you understand and deal with the pressures of modern living. Rhodonite Physical Properties Rhodonite has a distinctive pink colour but it may also occur as a brownish-red, more desirable than just the uniform pink colour is the samples that contain black veins (of manganese rich alteration products) and its streak is white. Rhondonite occurs in massive, compact and granular habits but also as tabular crystals.

Rhodolite is a variety of garnet. The colour ranges from pale rose, red and purple. Rhodolite helps to provide for excellent protection of the base chakra, and assists in maintaining the rhythms of the subtle bodies in synchronicity with the other aspects of consciousness. It is an excellent stabilizer, stimulating calm asssurance throughout the physical, mental and emotional bodies. Rhodolite helps to guide one during times of contemplation, balancing peace and solitude with harmony and activity. It can be used in the treatment of the heart and lungs. Astrological Sign: Leo Vibrates to No. 7

Rhodochrosite: colour range from pale pink to deep red, yellow, tan, orange and brown. Those crystals in the rose colour range are highly collectable. This stone has been called a "stone of love and balance", providing balancing and love on all levels for all bodies. It contains a pulsating electrical energy which emits the strongest power in the universe, the power of love. The energy of rhodochrosite is encompassed by the presence of heavenly energies filled with the golden sphere of light. Rhodochrosite is also an Earth stone for healing of the Earth and for showing love to the Mother of us all. It helps one to serve the planet in her time of need, allowing for one to recognize that the responsibility is actually a joy. It can be used in the treatment of various kinds of elimination problems, to strengthen the walls of the intestines, and to help digestion. It has been used to balance the energies of the heart and to stabilize the heart and pulse rate. It can be useful during the "laying on of stones" for those born under the signs of Virgo, Capricorn and Taurus. Astrological Sign: Scorpio & Leo : Vibrates to No. 4


Sapphire: The sapphire has, for centuries, been seen as a symbol of the heavens, a guardian of innocence, a bestower of truth, a promoter of good health, and a preserver of chastity. It is believed to brings gifts of fulfillment, joy, prosperity, inner peace and beauty. Some wore it to ward off illness or as protection while traveling. In the middle ages, people believed wearing a sapphire suppressed negative thoughts. It also has been long believed to have a curing power for natural ailments. In ancient Persia, If ground up, it was used as an all purpose medicine. Ivan the Terrible of Russia stated that the sapphire strengthened the heart and muscles and endowed a person with courage. Others said it was an anecdote for poison- it killed snakes on site and if engraved with the figure of a man or a ram, would cure all illness and elevate the owner to a high position.

Shell Fossils: have absorbed millions of years of history and invoke wisdomand a feeling of being connected to the earths past. They are said to keep us calm during times when hard decisions are required. Fossils are formed when dead plants or animals become covered by layers of sediment, almost always in water. Many fossils with striking patterns and shapes have been regarded as protective and powerful talismans for thousands of years. All fossils, regardless of their appearance, can be used in healing to stabilize, ground and steady the life force. Access distant memory and travel through time and space

Sodalite
is said to be an excellent stone for bringing mental clarity and encouraging rational thought. It is also said to calm the mind allowing new information to be processed and taken in. Sodalite is said to bring joy to a heavy heart and to encourage self-esteem, self-trust and self-acceptance. It is a useful crystal to have around during a team exercise as it is said to promote harmony, trust and solidarity of purpose between group members. Placed in a room Sodalite is believed to help clear electromagnetic pollution, helping those who are susceptible to ‘sick building syndrome’. In healing Sodalite is believed to balance the emotions and calm panic attacks. It is also said to balance the metabolism, boost the immune system and help to relieve insomnia. In addition, Sodalite is thought to lower blood pressure, reduce fevers, soothe sore throats, and treat the vocal cords, larynx and digestive disorders.


Selenite is a calming crystal that instils peace and is an excellent stone for meditation. Holding a piece of Selenite in the hand is said to help drain any negative energy from the body while a large piece of Selenite placed in the house is said to ensure a peaceful atmosphere. Selenite can be brittle and may dissolve when wet. It is therefore advisable to use a method that does not involve water


Sardonyx: Sardonyx is a stone of protection and strength. It promotes virtuous conduct and integrity. Sardonyx attracts friends and good fortune. It brings lasting happiness and stability to partnerships. Supplements willpower and strengthens character. Sardonyx increases stamina, vigor and self-control. It alleviates depression and overcomes hesitancy. Improves perception. Sardonyx heals lungs and bones. It regulates fluids and cell metabolism, strengthens the immune system. In addition to the generic healing properties of Sardonyx, specific colours have additional attributes: Black Sardonyx absorbs negativity. Brown Sardonyx grounds energy. Clear Sardonyx purifies. Red Sardonyx stimulates.


Serpentine is often called New Jade. It is said to help correct emotional imbalance and to enable you to feel more in control of your life. Serpentine is a good stone for crystal meditation and is said to be valuable in opening psychic abilities. In healing Serpentine is believed to have cleansing and detoxifying properties. It is a useful stone for crystal healers as it is said to help in the conscious direction of healing energy to where it is needed.

Sunstone can be used to both clear and energize the chakras. It can also provide for a brightening of the chakras, allowing one to exhibit a floral freshness and a feeling of being "squeaky" clean. It assists in gently removing the "hook-ups" which have infiltrated the energy centres, returning them to the source after surrounding them with both love and positive energy. Sunstone has been used by the Canadian Indians in rituals of the medicine wheel, to show to the spirit guides the connection with the golden white healing light of the sun. Astrological Sign: Libra & Leo : Vibrates to no. 1

Tiger's Eye:is a stone of protection and was traditionally carried as a talisman against ill wishes and curses. It is both a grounding and uplifting crystal and can encourage feelings of self-worth and confidence in our own abilities. It can promote a positive attitude, assist us in accomplishing our goals and help us to recognise our own talents and abilities. Tiger's Eye is said to enhance our own personal power, release blocked creativity, and to bring good luck, prosperity, wealth and success. Tiger's Eye can be used to help balance the Solar Plexus Chakra. Tiger's Eye produces soothing vibrations, generating a calmness to unsettled turmoil, and allowing one to enjoy the actions of being unfenced and uninhibited. It has been used in the treatment of disorders of the eye, the throat, the reproductive system, and aid night vision. Tiger's Eye can be used to strengthen the alignment of the spinal column and to facilitate the mending of broken bones. Astrological Sign: Capricorn :Vibrates to No: 4 Chakra: Solar Plexus

Tigers Eye Blue: is a very calming crystal, it is said to release stress, to soothe anxiety and to help cool a quick temper. All Tigers Eye crystals are stones of protection and were traditionally carried to protect against curses and ill wishes. Tigers Eye is said to promote a positive attitude and to increase feelings of self worth. It is believed to help you to discover, and have confidence in, your own abilities helping to enhance your personal power and self confidence. Tigers Eye is also said to bring good luck and prosperity. Chakra: Throat

Tigers Eye Red: Red Tiger's Eye is a stimulating stone that is said to increase motivation and to help overcome lethargy . All Tiger’s Eye crystals are stones of protection and were traditionally carried to protect against curses and ill wishes. Tiger’s Eye is said to promote a positive attitude and to increase feelings of self worth. It is believed to help you to discover, and have confidence in, your own abilities helping to enhance your personal power and self confidence. Tiger’s Eye is also said to bring good luck and prosperity.

Tiger's Iron is comprised of golden tiger eye, red jasper and black hematite. It combines the qualities of these three minerals. Tiger's Iron is said to be beneficial for those who are deeply exhausted and drained by taking on other people’s feelings and emotions. It is also valuable for those suffering from emotional or mental burnout or family stress. Tiger's Iron encourages and supports change, giving you the energy to take the necessary action. It is also a creative and artistic stone believed to bring out hidden talents and to help with creative endeavours. In healing Tiger's Iron is thought to be beneficial for the blood and for balancing the red white cell count. It is also believed to increase natural steroids and muscle strength and to aid iron and vitamin B absorption Tiger Iron can also be used to assist in creative endeavors, prompting the artistic abilities toward wondrous beauty and works. Tiger's Iron helps to find havens of refuge when danger is perceived. In addition, Tiger's Iron stimulates physical vitality, and can be used to strengthen the muscular structure. Astrological Sign: Leo :Vibrations to No: 7