The Crystal Dictionary

Crystal in a hand | Photo by Dani Costelo on Unsplash


Grounding. Powerful healer and cleanser for chakras, prosperity and wisdom. Counteracts depression and alleviates stress. Read more

Amethyst – Stone of Spirituality and Sobriety

Protection. High spiritual vibration. Blocks negative energy. Healing and cleansing powers. Enhances spiritual awareness and overcomes addictions. Read more


Healing. Blood and energy cleanser. Immune stimulator. Dispels confusion, calms the mind, grounds the heart energy and brings spirituality into everyday life. Promotes love and understanding between friends creating solid friendships.


Clear vision and communication, wellness and cleansing of all chakras. Energy amplifier, helps with the study of arts and sciences, good for decalcification of bone growths.


Stimulates the metabolism. Activates the base chakra. Influences female reproductive organs and increases fertility. Useful for overcoming abuse and as a protector against envy, rage and resentment.


Power cleanser and regenerator, aura protector. Prosperity and abundance. Activates crown chakra and opens intuition, raises self-esteem and joy.

Clear Quartz – Master Healing Crystal

Contains the full spectrum of light, works on energy field at every level to bring the body and chakras into balance. Promotes harmony. Amplifies  positive thoughts and energy and can stimulate positive action. It can be held or worn to promote clarity of thought and to see more clearly. Releases negative energy absorbed from other people and fights feelings of inadequacy. Place Quartz near your computer monitor to help dispel static electricity.


Highly protective, cleanses and stabilizes the aura. Draws off negative energies and stress, overcomes disorganization. Provides grounding and balance in relationships.


Inspires love and devotion, balances the sex drive, alleviates emotional disharmony and stimulates the metabolism. Promotes self-confidence, courage and hope in crisis situations.


Grounding and protection. Dissolves negativity, restores peace and harmony to the mind, body and spirit.


Highly mystical and protective. Raises consciousness, deflects unwanted energies from the aura, stimulates intuition and psychic gifts and assists with eye and brain disorders.


Opens the third eye, balances the throat chakra, stimulates enlightenment, enhances dream work and psychic abilities, alleviates pain, overcomes depression and benegits the  thymus gland and immune system.


Amplifies both positive and negative energies, protection, clears and activates the chakras, healing, enhances immune system and releases old traumas.


New beginnings, enhances intuition and psychic abilities, feminine energy, soothes emotional instability and stress, and stabilizes emotions.

Pink Moss Agate

Stabilizing stone. Refreshes the soul. Birthing crystal. Abundance and self-esteem. Releases fear and stress, balances emotions and speeds up recovery.


Selfless love and compassion, expands consciousness, positive attitude, attracts a soulmate and clears the solar plexus and base chakras.

Rose Quartz – Stone of Unconditional Love

Symbol of love and beauty. Calming, soothing and nurturing especially in crisis situations. Brings peace and harmony. Aids in weight loss, clears complexion and prevents wrinkles. Promotes compassion and forgiveness.

Shiva Lingum

One of the most sacred icons of ancient and modern times, Shiva Lingam stones are found only in the Narmada River in the Mandhata Mountains of India.  The Lingam shape represents the power of Shiva, Lord of Creation, with the markings symbolic of the marks on Lord Shiva’s forehead.  Tradition holds that a Shiva Lingam stone contains a microscopic version of the universe, where the form represents the male energy of knowledge and the markings represent the female energy of wisdom.

Possessing one of these stones is said to bring balance and harmony because of the mixture of male and female energies.  This sacred stone relates to the heart chakra and to the presence of love that resides in all of us.  The stones are crypto-crystalline quartz, said to exhibit the loftiest vibrations of all stones on Earth. Excellent stones for meditation.

Moviegoers may recall Indy’s quest to recover the sacred Shiva Lingam stones in the film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.