this semi-opaque blue-green variety of feldspar is named after the amazon river.
alunite aka angel wing (photo taken by manfred mader) is a balancing stone and teaches you to be patient.
alexandrite (photographed by david weinberg for alexandrite.net) is named for the former czar of russia, alexander ii, and was first discovered in the ural mountains of russia, supposedly on the day of his birth. colour/appearance: purplish-red or raspberry red, in incandescent light alexandrite turns a soft shade of redgreen or bluish-green in daylight sources: cleansing: planet(s): zodiac: element(s): chakra(s): best combined with: feng shui use: physical: emotional: spiritual: locations and rituals:
albite will stimulate clarity, confidence and resolution while providing insight to certainty of purpose.the name is derived from the latin word albus, which means white and describes the color of the stone. sources: namibia, sri lanka, brazil, former sowiet states cleansing: energize on a crystal quartz cluster or in sunlight physical: testicles protein assimilation neck tension nervous system spiritual: balances, enhances self esteem stone of good fortune, good for achieving success
agatized fossil coral is known to bring good luck and was used by sailors as a talisman against bad weather. it has been used to help ward off the “evil eye”. coral also attracts love and prosperity, particularly red coral, which is a stone of passion. creativity and optimism are also qualities that coral brings out. emotionally, coral enhances inner peace, strength, and understanding of purpose. agatized coral occurs when silica in the ocean water […]
agates are varieties of banded chalcedony, which belong to the quartz group. agate is a balance stone to use in most rituals, it will focus your concentration during a ritual. since there are so many variations of agate they are desribed separately. see also chalcedony properties. colour/appearance: occurs in many different colours – brown, beige, tan, pink, gray, blue, red, crazy-lace, blue-lace,white, tree, moss, black-banded, multicoloured… sources: czech republic, morroco, india,m africa cleansing: see also […]
aegirine/acmite (photo by piotr menducki) empowers our quest of self. it facilitates our truth in important ways. aegirine enables one to do what is in the heart, and the required steps, to be who we are. black aegirine brings clearer understanding to outward endeavors and soul maturation. colour/appearance: brownish black, greenish black sources: malawi cleansing: energize on an amethyst cluster or in moonlight during full moon cleanse with a soft cloth after every use planet(s): […]
adamite (photo by rob lavinsky) stimulates the conduct of business dealings, especially with the material issues of it. colour/appearance: black, colourless yellowish green crystals usually on other minerals sources: greece, mexico element(s): wind, fire chakra(s): hearth physical: cronic fatigue, pms, lungs, hearth emotional: strengthens personal integrity promotes breaking of conformity enhances self-acceptance helps us with our “new” ideas and how to implement them helps us gain the stability of our emotions, loving and caring of […]
quartz with actinolite has all the general qualities of quartz and actinolite. see also: actinolite sources: austria cleansing: cleanse with running water method energize on a crystal quartz cluster or in moonligt during full moon physical: metabolism detoxifying spiritual: supports when looking for a new direction
actinolite (photo by manfred mader) shields and expands our energies. this expansion helps us find a connection to “all that is” and share in the brotherhood of all. colour/appearance: quarz with green needles of actinolite, yellowish green and black. white or grey when in asbestos form, pale to dark green sources: taiwan, china, new zealand, russia, brazil, canada, usa zodiac: scorpio physical: liver and kidneyshelps recover from trauma emotional: helps us pursue personal aims appropriately enhances […]