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                                          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.

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