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CRYSTALS & GEMSTONES: QUICK REFERENCE
compiled by Chris Watkins
© 2004 Psychic Eye Book Shops, Inc.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Click here for a list of modern & traditional birthstones sorted by month.

Click here for a list of birthstones sorted by zodiac sign.


A

  • Agate -- Available in tumbled stones. Is emotionally calming and grounding. Warms and stabilizes. Color: Reds and Browns.

  • Amazonite -- Available in tumbled stones. Aids in concentration and creativity. Color: Aqua/White.

  • Amber -- Available in raw an polished stone as well as pendants. Promotes mental and emotional strength. Very calming. Use for protection in psychic attack. Color: Golden Brown.

  • Amethyst -- Available in tumbled stones, clusters, and pendants. Associated with crown Chakra. Promotes spiritual awareness & awakening. Aids meditation, self awareness, and peacefulness. Color: Purple.

  • Ametrine -- Available in tumbled stones. Balanced spirituality and daily life. Helps with astral projection, meditation and work with spirit guides. Color: Purple and Gold.

  • Apatite -- Available in tumbled stones. Releases grief, promotes peace and joy. Color: Deep Aqua.

  • Aqua Arua -- Available in pendant points. Associated with the throat Chakra. Aids telepathy and empathy. Opens the ability to speak, express emotions. Color: Iridescent Blue.

  • Aventurine -- Available in tumbled stones and pendent points. Increases trust in life. Brings adventures in love and travel. Known as the "Gamblers' Stone." Use with rose quartz to attract love. Associated with the Heart Chakra. Color: Green.

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B

  • Bloodstone -- Available in tumbled stone and pendant points. Cleanses the blood, enhances courage and stability. Color: Green with Red.

  • Blue Lace Agate -- Available in tumbled stones. Aids in self expression, courage. Associated with the Throat Chakra. Color: Light Blue.

  • Boji Stone -- Available in tumbled stones. Stabilizes aura, heals negativity, balances and grounds energy. Color: Metallic Brown.

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C

  • Calcite -- Available in tumbled stones. Promotes peace, the ability to speakone's needs. Contributes to spiritual growth. Color: Light Blue.

  • Carnelian -- Available in tumbled stones and pendant points. Aids creativity. Promotes passion, warmth, & "The Fire Within." Stimulates a woman's reproductive system. Color: Orange.

  • Chrysocolla -- Available in tumbled stones. Aids emotional healing and grief. Promotes self-awareness. Color: Aqua.

  • Chrysoprase -- Available in tumbled stones. Brings inner peace and strength. Soothes loneliness. Color: Green.

  • Citrine -- Available in tumbled stones, clusters, & pendant points. Magnifies psychic energy. Controls astral projection. Promotes self-awareness and alertness. Associated with the Solar Plexus Chakra. Color: Yellow.

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F

  • Fluorite -- Available in tumbled stones and octahedron. Aids visualization, ability to "see the truth." Promotes emotional healing. Color: Clear/Green/Pink/Purple.

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G

  • Garnet -- Available in tumbled stones. Use for grounding, to stimulate life-force. Carry in pocket to draw a compatible mate to you. Associated with the Root Chakra. Color: Red.

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H

  • Hematite -- Available in tumbled stones, finger rings, & pendant points. Heals anger & rage. Provides courage. Often used by warriors in ancient times. Grounding and stabilizing. Color: Metallic Gray.

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J

  • Jade -- Available in tumbled stones. Promotes mercy and compassion for others. Said to be unlucky, unless given as a gift. Color: Green.

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L

  • Labradorite -- Available in tumbled stones and pendants. Promotes courage, clarity,and freedom from manipulation. Heals co-dependency. Fosters consciousness of life's purpose. Color: Silver/Gold/Gray/Blue.

  • Lapis -- Available in tumbled stones and pendant points. Promotes deep healing. Prevents negative thoughts from becoming karmic patterns. Use with Amethyst or Rose Quartz to mellow effects. Color: Blue.

  • Leopard Skin Jasper -- Available in tumbled stones and pendant points. Protective and grounding. Aids concentration. Color: Brown/Tan/Orange.

  • Lepidolite -- Available in tumbled stones. Associated with crown Chakra. Opens and releases pain. Heals fear. Color: Lavender.

  • Lodestone -- Available in raw stone and concentrated/polished stones. Protects aura from negativity and psychic energy. Should be used in pairs. Helpful in attracting money. Color: Metallic Brown.

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M

  • Malachite -- Available in tumbled stones and pendant points. Releases negative and painful emotions. Protective. Use in small doses. Color: Green with Black.

  • Moldavite -- Available in raw stones. Acts as psychic opener. Protects during astral travel. Color: Dark Green.

  • Moonstone -- Available in tumbled stones and pendant points. Enhances female energy. Increases Intuition. Aids spiritual growth and development. Heals the astral body. Color: White/Peach/Gray.

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O

  • Obsidian -- Available in tumbled stones and pendant points. Also available as snowflake obsidian and mahogany obsidian. Excellent for grounding. Opens awareness to past lives. Useful for scrying and past life regression. Color: Black.

  • Onyx -- Available in tumbled stones and pendant points. Aids in bringing messages from the dead. Aids in past life work. Color: Black.

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P

  • Peacock Ore -- Available in raw stones. Opens the third eye. Increases self-confidence. Useful in distance healing. Color: Metallic Silver with Rainbow Colors.

  • Peridot -- Available in tumbled stones. Promotes emotional release and healing. Balances energy and inner peace.

  • Pyrite -- Available in rough stones. Manifest higher-level energy. Calms psychic energy. Aids prosperity and abundance. Associated with the Solar Plexus Chakra. Color: Metallic Gold.

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Q

  • Quartz -- Available in tumbled stones, rough points and clusters, as well as pendant points. Amplifies the power of other stones, herbs, and magickal potions. Cleanses aura, promotes spiritual expansion and awareness. Speeds healing. Color: Clear.

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R

  • Rhodonite -- Available in tumbled stones. Grounds emotions. Promotes maturity in love. Color: Pink/Black.

  • Rhodochrosite -- Available in tumbled stones. Cleanses the heart Chakra. Releases karmic guilt. Enables the emotional body to receive joy. Color: Pink.

  • Rose Quartz -- Available in tumbled stones and pendant points. Promotes love forself and others. Heals heartache and loneliness, brings forgiveness and peace. Associated with the Heart Chakra. Color: Pink

  • Ruby -- Available in rough stones. Intensifies life force. Activates Kundalini. Associated with the Root Chakra. Color: Red.

  • Rutilated Quartz -- Available in tumbled stones and pendant points. Speeds and intensifies positive energy. Cleanses the aura. Color: Clear with Gold or Black Inclusions.

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S

  • Smoky Quartz -- Available in tumbled stones and pendant points. Grounding, and enhances feeling of safety and security. Heals fear and depression. Color: Translucent Brown.

  • Sodalite -- Available in tumbled stones and pendant points. Encourages psychic visions. Aids in healing trust. Give to someone to promote peace and healing between you. Associated with the Third Eye Chakra. Color: Blue.

  • Sugilite -- Available in tumbled stones. Releases despair, hostility, discouragement. Balances right and left sides of the brain. Associated with the Crown Chakra. Color: Purple/Black.

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T

  • Tiger Eye -- Available in tumbled stones and pendant points. Protects against psychic attacks. Returns negative energy to its' sender. Associated with the Solar Plexus Chakra. Color: Gold/Brown.

  • Tourmaline -- Available in rough stone and rough pendant points. Protects the aura, transmutes negative energy. Heals fear and panic. Associated with the Root Chakra. Color: Black.

  • Turquoise -- Available in tumbled stones. Heals emotions, especially sadness and guilt. Enhances communication and creativity. Develops inner strength and calmness. Color: Aqua.

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U

  • Unakite -- Available in tumbled stones. Releases anger and resentment by forcing awareness. Color: Pink/Green.

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BIRTHSTONES BY MONTH

MONTH
MODERN
TRADITIONAL
January
Garnet
Garnet
February
Amethyst
Amethyst
March
Aquamarine
Bloodstone/Aquamarine
April
Diamond
Diamond
May
Emerald
Emerald
June
Alexandrite
Pearl/Moonstone
July
Ruby
Ruby
August
Peridot
Sardonyx/Peridot
September
Sapphire
Sapphire
October
Rose
Opal/Tourmaline
November
Topaz
Topaz/Smoky Quartz
December
Blue Zircon
Turquoise/Lapis

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BIRTHSTONES BY ZODIAC

ZODIAC SIGNS
GEMSTONES
Aries
Bloodstone
Taurus
Sapphire
Gemini
Agate
Cancer
Emerald
Leo
Onyx
Virgo
Carnelian
Libra
Peridot
Scorpio
Beryl
Sagittarius
Topaz
Capricorn
Ruby
Aquarius
Garnet
Pisces
Amethyst

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