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About The Stones

About the Stones

Stones and crystals come in more varieties than you can imagine. They were created as the earth formed and have continued to evolve along with the rest of the natural world. They have been present for millennia and serve as witnesses to all that came before us. They have developed deep underground, in the oceans, or under enormous pressure. These intense conditions have given them all their unique characteristics. The structure of these stones and crystals can absorb and emit energy. Crystals have been used for thousands of years as emotional and spiritual soothing tools. What follows is a series of descriptions of the properties which each of the crystals featured on our website hold.

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Blue Lace Agate

Zodiac Signs: Pisces
Chakras: Throat

Blue Lace Agate is a naturally occurring soft blue agate, laced with bands or swirls of brighter blue, periwinkle, white, and occasionally gray or brown. It is one of the most rare and sought after forms of Agate. Blue Lace Agate has been discovered with artifacts from cultures of the Neolithic Period, also known as the Stone Age, occurring 10,000 years ago. Blue Lace Agate works to increase confidence, decrease stress, and foster a sense of freedom. This stone can help you find peace and serenity in moments of insecurity.

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Botswana Agate

Zodiac Signs: Gemini
Chakras: Root

Botswana Agate is a comfort stone. It encourages one to view the bigger picture in life, and look toward practical solutions rather than dwelling or assigning blame. A crystal of possibility and hope, Botswana Agate encourages artistic expression and exploration of the unknown, while still maintaining logic and attention to detail that brings projects and ventures into reality.

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Cherry Blossom Agate

Zodiac Signs: Aquarius, Taurus & Gemini
Chakras: Heart & Root

Cherry Blossom Agate is warming, calming, and nurturing stone. It is extremely soothing especially after recent trauma or stress. Cherry Blossom Agate has the Heart-focus of pink chalcedony, but its energy is sharper. It aids in clearing discomfort and blockages.

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Crazy Lace Agate

Zodiac Signs: Gemini & Virgo
Chakras: Third Eye, Root, Crown & Heart

Agate is used as a positive influence, giving you confidence, physical strength, and emotional security. It is a very good protection stone and meditation tool. The rich earthy colors are gorgeous to gaze into. A stone of strength, agate balances the yin and yang, the feminine and masculine energies within all of us.

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Moss Agate

Zodiac Signs: Virgo
Chakras: Heart

Moss Agate is strongly connected with nature. It refreshes your soul and enables you to see the beauty around you. It is a stone of wealth and attracts abundance, promotes self-expression and communication. It has been used my midwives to lessen labor pain and ease delivery.

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Parral Dendritic Agate

Zodiac Signs: Gemini
Chakras: Root, Heart & Crown

Parral Dendritic Agate is a creamy white quartz permeated by black tendrils of manganese branching through the stone. The "Parral" in Parral Dendritic Agate refers to the city in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico, the site of a significant mining district. This stone provides a calming, stable strength to the wearer and is also seen as a stone of abundance.

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Red Agate

Zodiac Signs: Scorpio & Aries
Chakras: Root

Red Agate is said to promote inner stability, composure, and maturity. Its warm, protective properties encourage security and confidence in oneself. Red Agate also inspires positive energy while protecting against negative energy. This stone brings inspiration and fire to those who wear or carry it.

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Amazonite

Zodiac Signs: Virgo
Chakras: Heart & Throat

Amazonite is a stone of expression and inspiration. Amazonite is used to help soothe the spirit and calm the soul. It tempers aggression and calms the irrational. It provides harmony and balance. It is rejuvenating and enhances loving communication.

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Amethyst

Zodiac Signs: Aquarius
Chakras: Third Eye & Crown

Amethyst is a stone of serenity. This stone helps to calm the mind and ease anxiety. It was once known as a “Gem of Fire” by ancient cultures. It has been greatly sought after throughout history and was at times valued as highly as Diamond. Today, this semi-precious variety of quartz is found in many locations around the world. The name derives from the Greek word for “not drunken” and was once believed to prevent drunkenness and overindulgence.

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Apatite

Zodiac Signs: Gemini & Libra
Chakras: Third Eye & Throat

Apatite clears away confusion and negativity and stimulates your intellect to expand your knowledge and sense of truth. It is a stone of manifestation and can be used for personal growth. Apatite improves concentration and memory skills.

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Aquamarine

Zodiac Signs: Aries & Pisces
Chakras: Throat
March Birthstone

Aquamarine is a calming, cleansing, and soothing stone which inspires truth and trust. It was was believed to be a treasure of mermaids and used by sailors as a talisman of protection and good luck. Aquamarine embodies all things associated with the sea. It is also connected to the Divine Feminine.

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Green Aventurine

Zodiac Signs: Virgo & Taurus
Chakras: Heart

Green Aventurine is a comforter for the heart. It is used to clear and activate the Heart Chakra for general well-being and emotional calm. It is also a powerful protector, providing a shield to block entry from those who may use the energy of another.

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Blue Aventurine

Zodiac Signs: Virgo, Libra & Taurus
Chakras: Throat & Third Eye

Blue Aventurine clears old, stagnant energies, helping you to open up to inner growth and spiritual work. It strengthens communication abilities, helping you to speak out while staying true to yourself.

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Bloodstone

Zodiac Signs: Aries, Libra & Pisces
Chakras: Root, Sacral & Heart

Bloodstone is a powerful healing stone used for thousands of years for its healing properties. It is often used to purify and detoxify the body. Great at grounding negative energy and cleansing the body. B loodstone brings love into any situation and helps ground the negative energies surrounding that issue.

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Carnelian

Zodiac Signs: Cancer & Leo
Chakras: Sacral

Carnelian is a stone which restores vitality and motivation and stimulates creativity. It provides courage and motivation to achieve your goals. Connected to the lower chakras, Citrine inspires stability, grounding, and confidence.

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Citrine

Zodiac Signs: Aries, Cancer, Leo, Scorpio
Chakras: Sacral & Solar Plexus

Often referred to as the "success stone," Citrine is said to attract abundance and wealth to those who wear or carry it. Citrine is also said to bring joy and brightness to one's life. This stone brings positivity, optimism, and activates the solar plexus chakra to cultivate confidence and personal power.

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Fluorite

Zodiac Signs: Capricorn
Chakras: Heart & Throat

Fluorite is a highly protective and stabilizing stone which is perfect for grounding and harmonizing spiritual energy. It can aid in increasing one's intuitive abilities and developing a connection to one's spirit. Fluorite is also said to transform negative energy into positive energy while providing mental clarity and peace of mind.

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Garnet

Zodiac Signs: Aquarius, Aries, Sagittarius, Leo & Capricorn
Chakras: Root & Sacral

Garnet brings joy and hope to its user as well as helps lessen anger, especially toward oneself. Garnet’s fire stimulates the survival instinct, bringing willpower and courage to a situation. Garnet will quickly “light a fire” under you, bringing those internalized ideas and feelings you have to the surface to be acted upon and carried out. It is a stone of passion and love.

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Blue Goldstone

Zodiac Signs: Sagittarius
Chakras: Throat & Crown

Blue Goldstone is a man-made glass infused with copper particles to give it the appearance of a sky of stars. The glass is made of quartz sand, and therefore this stone carries the same energy as quartz stones. It is a good deflector of negative energy and can help those searching for job opportunities. This stone can help with self-acceptance, aid in learning, and soothe hypersensitivity. Blue goldstone is thought to be the ideal stone for empaths.

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Golden Blood Quartz

Zodiac Signs: All
Chakras: Crown & Solar Plexus

Golden Blood Quartz is a clear to milky to white silicon dioxide mineral. Its inclusions of golden tones from yellow to red are due to traces of hematite embedded in the stone. Quartz has been highly valued by virtually every civilization throughout history. It opens up your energy fields, enhances inner harmony, and can bring peace to the wearer.

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Hematite

Zodiac Signs: Aquarius, Aries & Taurus
Chakras: Root

Hematite is one of the most powerful grounding stones. It is intended to root your body and mind back to Earth. This stone helps refocus your thoughts and actions into those that matter most to you while guiding you on the right path. It's a stone of attraction, much like that of a magnet. Hematite releases us from our old habits to allow growth towards higher values.

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Howlite

Zodiac Signs: Gemini & Virgo
Chakras: All

Howlite is a calming stone. It can help calm an overactive mind while also strengthening memory and stimulating the desire for knowledge. It teaches patience and helps to eliminate stress and anger. Howlite can aid in communication, emotional and personal expression, and awareness of oneself as well as the world around them.

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Jade

Zodiac Signs: Capricorn, Gemini, Libra, Taurus & Virgo
Chakras: Heart

Jade is the most revered stone in China and revered for centuries throughout the world for its beauty. Jade is the stone of calm, balancing your nerves and soothing your heartbeat. It has been called the "dream stone" because it can bring forth insightful dreams while also releasing negative thoughts, reducing irritability, and soothing the mind.

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Flower Jade

Zodiac Signs: Aries, Taurus, Gemini & Libra
Chakras: Heart & Solar Plexus

Flower Jade is a form of Jadeite, a sodium aluminum silicate and one of the two minerals that are commonly known as “Jade.” It may be red, orange, yellow, green, blue, lilac, pink, black, white or brown. It provides balance and peace to the wearer along with purity and a sense of serenity.

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Yellow Jade

Zodiac Signs: Aries & Pisces
Chakras: Sacral & Solar Plexus

Yellow Jade is a very powerful and creative stone. It should be used with care because it forces you to take a look at your true self, bringing imbalances to the surface for release. It is highly protective and supporting as you face change. Jade is a stone of harmony, bringing cohesiveness to group settings, whether family or business colleagues. It strengthens relationships and helps those recover after loss or separation.

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Fancy Jasper

Zodiac Signs: Aries & Scorpio
Chakras: Root & Solar Plexus

Jasper is known as the “supreme nurturer.” It sustains and supports during times of stress, bringing a sense of tranquility and wholeness. This stone unifies all aspects of your life. Jasper helps to calm the mind and ease anxiety, and works in the emotional, spiritual, and physical plane to provide balance, patience, and peace. Known also as the "Stone of Tranquility", Fancy Jasper can help those who have trouble focusing and/or concentrating, and can bring calm to overactive emotions.

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Green Line Jasper

Zodiac Signs: Taurus
Chakras: Root & Heart

Green Line Jasper is exceptional at calming the emotional system. It can help bring to light thought patterns that are unhelpful and having the courage to move through them. Green Line Jasper is also said to help restore harmony and balance in the wearer.

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Mookaite Jasper

Zodiac Signs: Virgo & Scorpio
Chakras: Root, Sacral & Solar Plexus

Mookaite (also called Australian Jasper) is a powerful stone that helps provide stability to one's perspective of life, helping make the right decisions based on objective knowledge. Mookaite is also said to be a nurturing stone which can provide support during times of stress.

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Picasso Jasper

Zodiac Signs: Scorpio, Aries & Virgo
Chakras: Heart

Picasso Jasper assists in the transformation of relationships. It attracts like-minded people who become loyal and trusted friends, as well as helping to renew old friendships that had been lost. It has strong grounding and calming qualities and helps to engender strength and self.

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Picture Jasper

Zodiac Signs: Leo & Capricorn
Chakras: Root & Third Eye

Picture Jasper gives us the chance to see the bigger picture and move forward with courage and confidence, such as to begin a new business venture without the fear of failure. A stone of creative visualization, Picture Jasper can be an aide in bringing your goals and dreams into reality.

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Porcelain Jasper

Zodiac Signs: Virgo
Chakras: Root & Heart

Porcelain Jasper is also known as Sci-Fi Jasper and Exotica Jasper. It is found near Sonora, Sierra Madre, Mexico. The stone has a cream or white background with gray, mauve, maroon, and plum colors mixed in to create truly beautiful patterns. The stone was formed when volcanic magma moved down the Sierra Madres and picked up fragments of clay and marl, fusing it all together in the extremely hot temperatures.
The energy associated with this stone is one of peacefulness. The stone is used as a powerful tool to calm and soothe the person holding it. It is also said to enhance creativity, confidence, and self-esteem. And it also helps a person to receive love and feel secure.

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Red Creek Jasper

Zodiac Signs: Aries & Scorpio
Chakras: Root & Sacral

Red Creek Jasper is full of grounding Earth energy. It can connect one deeply to the vibrations of the Earth, helping you to feel rooted and balanced physically and emotionally, finding harmony of the mind and spirit. This stone mimics the colors of golden sunshine, poppy fields, rainforests, the undulating ocean, the red rocks of the Grand Canyon, to sweeping mountains, and night skies.

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Labradorite

Zodiac Signs: Scorpio & Leo
Chakras: Third Eye & Crown

Labradorite is a stone of transformation and change. It enhances strength of will and feelings of inner worth. It helps with facing and navigating all types of changes and challenges, attracting strength and perseverance. Labradorite is also known as one of the most powerful protection stones.

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Lapis Lazuli

Zodiac Signs: Sagittarius & Libra
Chakras: Throat, Crown & Third Eye

Lapis stimulates wisdom and good judgement, increasing one's desire for knowledge, truth, and understanding. It can aid in the process of learning and enhance memory. Lapis encourages honesty of the spirit through all forms of communication. It is a stone of friendship and harmony.

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Larvikite

Zodiac Signs: Aquarius
Chakras: Root & Third Eye

Larvikite is a protective and grounding stone. It is cleansing and facilitates a strong connection with the energies of Earth, helping to connect with the spirits of Nature. It repels negative energy. Larvikite increases our security in the strength of our own intellect, stimulates creativity and the exchange of wisdom. Larvikite helps us to see ourselves through the eyes of our higher self.

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Lepidolite

Zodiac Signs: Libra & Capricorn
Chakras: Heart, Throat, Crown & Third Eye

Often referred to as the "peace stone," Lepidolite is a soothing, calming stone that will help you if you are feeling anxious, stressed or depressed. It also brings nurturing and comforting energy to the wearer. It aligns with your higher chakras to calm the mind and open your intuition.

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Moonstone

Zodiac Signs: Cancer
Chakras: Sacral, Third Eye & Crown

A stone of "new beginnings", inner growth and strength. It soothes emotional instability and stress, and stabilizes emotions, providing calmness. Moonstone enhances intuition, promotes inspiration, success and good fortune in love and business matters

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Peach Moonstone

Zodiac Signs: Scorpio, Libra & Pisces
Chakras: Crown, Heart, Sacral & Solar Plexus

A stone of clarity, Peach Moonstone gives insight into dreams and visions. This stone creates a stronger understanding of one’s emotions and what they mean. Peach Moonstone gives a greater willingness to be vulnerable, creating opportunities for greater connection and strengthening one’s relationships.

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Obsidian

Zodiac Signs: Sagittarius, Scorpio & Leo
Chakras: Root

Black Obsidian is a very powerful and creative stone. It should be used with care because it forces you to take a look at your true self, bringing imbalances to the surface for release. It is highly protective and supporting as you face change. Obsidian has been associated with mystery and has a powerful ability to absorb energies.

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Snowflake Obsidian

Zodiac Signs: Virgo & Capricorn
Chakras: Root & Third Eye

Snowflake Obsidian brings balance to the body, mind, and spirit and helps you to stay centered and focused - especially in chaotic situations. This stone should be used with care, as it brings to the surface that which has been repressed.

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Pyrite

Zodiac Signs: Leo
Chakras: All

Often called "Fool's Gold", Pyrite is a stone of hidden fire. It has a masculine energy that is protective and is a stone of action, vitality, and will. It simulates the flow of ideas and gives you the confidence to carry things through to completion.

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Clear Quartz

Zodiac Signs: All
Chakras: All

Clear Quartz is a stone that amplifies energy by absorbing, storing, releasing, and regulating it. It works at a vibrational level and can be attuned to the specific energy requirements of the person using it. It cleanses the body and the soul and raises your energy.

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Cloudy Quartz

Zodiac Signs: All
Chakras: Root

Cloudy Quartz is very grounding and supportive of the Root Chakra. It centers your energy and removes distractions and negativity so that you can focus and relate to your physical world. Cloudy Quartz is also known to inspire optimism and a sense of openness while still keeping the wearer grounded and protected from negativity.

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Rose Quartz

Zodiac Signs: Taurus
Chakras: Heart

Rose Quartz is a stone of unconditional love and peace. It is the most important crystal for the heart chakra, purifying and opening the heart at all levels to allow for deep self-love. Rose Quartz is also said to inspire compassion and love for others. By instilling a stronger sense of love and kindness for oneself, the same love and kindness is given to those around you.
*Rose Quartz naturally varies from very pale pink to a brighter, more vibrant pink. JNJ chooses undyed stones whenever possible which means that some of our Rose Quartz may not be as pink as you expect. Rose Quartz is also known to fade if exposed to the sun too much. Occasionally, the pink color can be restored by placing a Rose Quartz piece in water. With that said, JNJ does not encourage folks to put their jewelry in water because it can degrade the stringing material. Please keep this in mind when purchasing real, untreated, undyed Rose Quartz.

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Smoky Quartz

Zodiac Signs: Scorpio, Sagittarius & Capricorn
Chakras: Root & Solar Plexus

Smoky Quartz is a transparent stone that draws light into shades of black and brown. With crystals as pale and surreal as a wisp of smoke, as dark and clear as midnight waters, or as warm and rich as a cognac by the fire, this mineral honors its connection with Mother Earth. Wearing smoky quartz can help relieve tension and stress or anxiety. It can also ward off negative thinking and eliminate worry and doubt when faced with chaos or confusion.

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Snow Quartz

Zodiac Signs: Capricorn
Chakras: Crown

Snow Quartz brings good fortune and is a calming and soothing stone. It is helpful for meditation and introspection. Snow Quartz is also said to help the wearer connect to their inner child and see things with curiosity and without judgement.

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Strawberry Quartz

Zodiac Signs: Libra, Scorpio & Leo
Chakras: Heart

Strawberry Quartz is often mistaken for Rose Quartz. However, Strawberry Quartz has a darker pigment than Rose Quartz because of the iron within the stone. Much like Rose Quartz, it is a stone of love, especially self-love. It is a stone of self-compassion and for recognizing the abundance of love that surrounds you. It is also said to carry a strong vibration of positive energy and can amplify the vibration of other stones near it.

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Tourmaline Quartz

Zodiac Signs: Libra & Scorpio
Chakras: Root

Tourmaline Quartz carries the properties of Clear Quartz and Black Tourmaline - the grounding and deflection of negative energy found in Tourmaline, as well as the energy amplification and consciousness raising ability of Quartz. Tourmaline Quartz can help bring balance to the Yin and Yang energies, and is often used as a good luck charm.

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Ruby

July Birthstone
Chakras: Root

Ruby has long been considered one of the most beautiful and valuable gemstones on the planet. It is also one of the hardest, second only to Diamond. At times in ancient history, Ruby was valued more highly than any other gem, including Diamond. It is believed that Kublai Khan once offered an entire city in trade for a sizable Ruby. Rubies are said to provide protection, clarity, empowerment, and confidence.

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Sapphire

Zodiac Signs: Virgo
Chakras: Throat & Third Eye
September Birthstone

Sapphire is a stone which has been associated with royalty all throughout history. It is said to bring blessings, gifts, and overall abundance to those who wear it. Sapphire also attracts protection from negative energies, strong intuition, as well as clarity and intuition.

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Sardonyx

Zodiac Signs: Aries & Leo
Chakras: Root

Sardonyx is a stone of strength and protection. It is said to attract friends and good fortune, improves perception and helps in processing of information. It supports the Root Chakra - helping you to feel grounded and centered. Sardonyx is associated with happiness, clarity in communication, and bravery.

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Sodalite

Zodiac Signs: Virgo & Sagittarius
Chakras: Throat & Third Eye

Sodalite is a stone of logic. It unites the logical with the spiritual. Sodalite helps a person to stay true to themselves and stand up for their beliefs. It promotes intuition and trust in one's own judgement. It helps create discipline and carrying it with you may help you find efficient ways to handle your daily tasks and problems.

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Sunstone

Zodiac Signs: Libra
Chakras: Root & Sacral

Sunstone cultivates a sense of assuredness in oneself. It is a stone of intuition and gives way for one’s truest self to be realized. Relieving stress and fearfulness, Sunstone invokes independence, originality, and vitality.

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Tiger Eye

Zodiac Sign: Leo & Capricorn
Chakras: Sacral, Solar Plexus & Third Eye

Tiger Eye has a strong connection to the Earth. It is a stone of protection, organization, strength, and self-reliance. Tiger Eye combines the energy of the Earth with the Sun that creates a high vibration yet is very grounding. It is a highly protective stone and helps a person to make decisions and think clearly.

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Red Tiger Eye

Zodiac Signs: Leo, Aries, Taurus & Capricorn
Chakras: Root

Red Tiger Eye aids in enhancing confidence and self-esteem. It provides motivation to the non motivated and energizes those who are feeling lethargic. Carry Red Tiger Eye in your pocket when you want to add vitality and passion to any project you’re working on.

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Turquoise

Zodiac Signs: Sagittarius
Chakras: Heart & Throat

Turquoise is a balancing stone. It works to connect you to your inner peace and realign yourself. It is protective against negative energy and helps to revitalize the user after exhaustion. Turquoise can also aid those who suffer from depression or panic attacks

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Wood Opalite

Zodiac Signs: Leo & Virgo
Chakras: Root & Sacral

Wood Opal is a form of petrified wood. Helps to make you feel safe and secure, calming down survival-based fears. It is useful for bringing patience to those in a process of slow inner transformation. It also strengthens your self-will.