Lore of the Gem Stones

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Kyanite is a deep blue stone that is said to have the ability to enhance communication and clear thinking by discouraging  unwanted thoughts.  Kyanite is also said to help you recognize new opportunities by encouraging action.  There are those who say it will also provide alleviation of stress, anger and anxiety.


Labradorite is believed to be a stone of transformation giving you a sense of purposefulness.  Thus it helps to increase your determination and motivation.  It is said to assist you in recalling the importance of details.  Labradorite may also help you in developing new ideas as you experience a new enthusiasm for what you are doing.

Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli is said to have the ability to bring clarity, objectivity and compassion to the wearer.  it has the ability to bond friendships with love.  It is also a stone bringing serenity and peace by calming tempers and releasing stress, bringing your mind and body together in harmony.


Larimar is a stone that is said to bring serenity, thus allowing you to find relaxation and calm.  Combining the energies of sky and water Larimar can help bring your temper under control while leading you to heal yourself and reduce your stress levels. Larimar is also a stone of great wisdom, exploration providing greater understanding of the universe.


Magnesite is a stone that has a loving and soothing energy.  Because of this Magnesite may help you find a greater level of optimism in your actions and decisions, while encouraging you to set your ego to one side.  Thus the stone will have a positive influence providing you a sense of peace, love, self-purification and an improved positive outlook on life.


Malachite is a transformative stone that may assist you in handling times of change.  Malachite is known as the mirror of the soul thus it may bring healing into your life wherever it is needed.  Malachite is also said to assist you in keeping your senses and intuition sharp, thus opening your eyes to the real beauty of the world around you.


Mookaite is a stone with a bold and earthy beauty that often is the first thing noticed about it.  Although the stone never loses this attraction it is the other properties it is said to have that prove an even greater attraction.   Mookaite will support you during difficult times while bringing you a sense of peace and comfort.   The stone can encourage your versatility by enhancing your creativity.


Moonstone is understood to be a  stone of hope and self-knowledge and tranquility.  It may help you develop feelings of  compassion and empathy not just towards others but yourself as well.  It can help balance and cool your emotions and tensions.  The energy from moonstone assists you to tap your intuition helping you to see situations with great clarity inviting creativity, personal restoration and encouraging motherly protection.

Obsidian, Black

Black Obsidian is said to be able to remove stress and tension from your body, replacing it with a calm relaxation.  It is a stone of strength and self-assurance giving you access to your inner strength.  Obsidian is also known as a highly protective stone.  It may help you maintain your balance and harmony bringing clarity, protection and compassion.

Obsidian, Snowflake - Natural
Obsidian, Snowflake - Polished

Snowflake Obsidian is said to be a stone offering purity and bringing balance to body, mind, and spirit.  Snowflake Obsidian is also said to be able to assist you to bring your emotions to the surface.  Thus it may aid you in purifying and releasing negative emotions such as resentment, fear, and anger.  The healing properties of this stone may aid you by offering protection, a sense of grounding and wisdom, leading to a a renewed sense of persistence during difficult times.


Onyx is a stone believed to offer protection and strength to its wearer.  It is also said to offer not only strength but increased determination and concentration as well.  It is said the wearer will find these properties while staying well grounded and focused.  Onyx may be a stone to have during times of difficulty.


Opal, in any one of the many color varieties it may be found in, when polished is amongst the most beautiful and striking stones.  The stone is said to be able to encourage self expression and inspiration.  This property may lead to a sense of happiness while enhancing your personal creativity and imagination.

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