Crystals and their properties
Pranachic Malas, bracelets and adornments are made with semi-precious crystals and gemstones whose energies will support you in working with your intentions. When you purchase your piece – you will get a full description of the specific stones used and the energies they carry.
For your reference, here are some of the stones most commonly used and their general descriptions and energetic properties:
Agate–is a stone of Strength, in all its forms. Agates are very protective stones, bringing courage, emotional strength and self-confidence. Agates relate to mental energy and can help in healing bad memories, and overcoming feelings of sadness and loneliness
Black Agate gives courage, emotional strength, self-confidence, and dispels fears. It is a protective stone that can ground emotions. It assists with acceptance of all things – and it has a calming effect during times of stress.
Blue Lace Agate is a great stone for activating and healing the Throat Chakra. It enhances verbal communication and expression, while promoting the acceptance of your emotions. It is a very supportive stone that calms your nerves, bringing a sense of peacefulness. Blue Lace Agate is an especially helpful stone for those who may be feeling depressed or worried. It can also be used to relieve insomnia and ease tension headaches.
Botswana Agate is the “Stone of Change”, and used as a protection against evil things, the reduction of anxiety and depression – and the ability to handle change in a positive way. It is said to gently help one make transitions of any kind in a way that the change is not as difficult or painful as could be without it.
Banded Agate is often called the earth rainbow, it is a healing stone for body, mind and spirit. Emotionally, it gives courage, emotional strength, self-confidence, and dispels fears. It assists with acceptance of all things. It can be very beneficial for self-examination as well as examination of the circumstances one finds oneself in, easing anxiety and stress.
Moss agate is sometimes called the ‘Gardener’s Stone.” It’s said to lead one towards agreeability and bring about abundance, success, and prosperity. It is used to improve self-esteem and strengthen positive personality traits and decrease stress levels – allowing for positive changes and abundance to unfold. Moss Agate, like all agates, is also a protective stone.
Red Agate gives courage, emotional strength, self-confidence, and dispels fears. It assists with acceptance of all and encourages a sense of reality and pragmatic thinking.
Amazonite is a strong stone for communication, and is particularly helpful at times when it is difficult to speak the truth. It can assist in lessening stress and self-defeating behaviours by calming and building self-esteem.
Amethyst is a healing stone, known to relax and protect the mind and the nervous system. It is a great stone to assist in increasing psychic abilities and enhancing intuition. Amethyst is also excellent for aiding meditation and for opening the third eye and the channels to your higher self – assisting in spiritual growth.
Aventurine Green Aventurine is considered to be especially healing for the mind and body. It is excellent for activating growth and renewal, and especially useful for clearing the heart chakra. It enhances creativity, success, independence and prosperity. It also enhances mental clarity, imparting a sense of calm and balance.
Bloodstone is a powerful healing stone. Grounding and protecting, Bloodstone draws off negative environmental energy, stimulates dreaming and is a powerful revitaliser. It calms and revitalises the mind, dispels confusion and enhances decision-making.
Carnelian : is a power stone that aids in manifesting what you require to move onto your desired path forward in life. It gives courage enhances vitality and will, and provides the higher energy facing the future. It is a powerful Sacral Chakra Stone bringing courage, compassion and the confidence needed to approach new projects and dreams. It encourages action and its warmth brings joy, laughter and an open heart.
Blue Chalcedony is a creative stone, that imparts mental flexibility and verbal dexterity. It stimulates the ability to learn new languages and improves memory. It gives feelings of light-heartedness and optimism and improves self-perception. It is a stone of communication, and is also a gentle stone – a stone of peace and peace-making.
Chiastolite is a protection stone, promoting balance and harmony and shielding from negative emotions and influences. With its natural ‘cross’, Chiastolite is considered sacred and to have a multiplying effect on the energy of the crystals around it.
Chrysocolla discharges negative energies, calms, and allows truth and inner wisdom to surface and be heard. It emphasizes the power that words and actions have on those around us, and encourages compassion and strengthening of character. Chrysocolla is powerful for opening and stimulating the Throat Chakra, teaching us the value of both expression and the virtue of keeping silent.
Citrine is a happy stone with light, bright energy of good fortune and good luck It is also called the "Success Stone." As it is said to promote and manifest success and abundance in all areas, and in many ways. As a solar plexus chakra stone – it can dispel negative energy and magnify personal power
Clear Quartz has been called the "Universal Crystal" because of its many uses. It enhances energy by absorbing, storing, amplifying, balancing, focusing and transmitting. It channels universal energy and clears away negative energy. Clear Quartz also amplifies whatever energy or intent is programmed into it, and continues to broadcast that energy throughout the world and into the etheric realms.
Garnet is a root chakra stone and excellent for manifestation. It is used to ground one's dreams in reality, bringing abundance, prosperity, and realization of those dreams. Almandine Garnet unites the energy of scarlet and red with the more muted, earthy overtones of brown. It is intimately tied to the Earth, and is a talisman of protection and unyielding strength, increasing willpower and resistance to all things negative.
Hematite is a strong stone, strengthening our connection with the earth, making us feel safe and secure. It is very protective stone and helps us to stay grounded in any situation. It absorbs negative energy and calms you in times of stress or worry. It helps you feel balanced, calm and centered.
Howlite is a stone of awareness. It can prepare the wearer to receive wisdom and attunement from the Higher Self and the Divine. It can also be used to release attachments, to allow for processing past hurts and emotions to bring peace.
Green Jade is the ultimate "Dream Stone," revered in ancient cultures for its ability to encourage access to the spiritual world, encourage creativity, and to dream-solve. It is also considered a powerful lucky charm. It is a stone that can help you attain your goals and dreams, allowing you to see past self-imposed limitations and manifest your dreams into the physical world.
White Jade will help you with dream work and prophetic dreams; raising your consciousness gently and safely. It filters distractions and directs energy in the most constructive way, allowing one to ascertain what the highest outcome for a given situation will be.
Jasper is called the ‘Nurturing Stone’ - a stone of gentleness, comfort, and relaxation. It brings grounding and stability, providing comfort and security, strength and healing.
Dalmatian Jasper removes disillusionment, helping you to see your strengths and weaknesses more clearly and encouraging self-discovery. Its energy encourages one to be honest with oneself - allowing one to move forward in life and discover one’s true purpose.
Mookaite Jasper is a nurturing stone that supports and sustains during times of stress. It assists in emotional growth and provides a protective shield against negative or dangerous situations, eliminating and blocking unwanted outside influences and distractions, and revealing what is concealed.
Ocean Jasper is a very protective stone, and the orbs or "eyes" found in the stone are considered to enhance this protective quality, especially in regard to what is called the ‘evil eye’ – making it one of the most protective stones.
Picture Jasper is a stone of harmony that brings stability and balance. It helps to bring hidden thoughts and feelings to the surface to be released – replacing them with comfort and calm.
Labradorite is a stone of transformation, it assists in fostering change; imparting strength and perseverance. It balances and protects your aura, raises consciousness and grounds spiritual energies. It is excellent at strengthening intuition and promoting psychic abilities. Labradorite can reveal the truth behind illusions and strengthen your faith in yourself and your trust in the Universe.
Lapis Lazuli is a stone of manifestation. Lapis is an excellent meditation stone, assisting you to meditate on a goal or quality you wish to manifest to bring this strong manifestation energy into being. Lapis Lazuli enhances intuitive and psychic energies and brings truthfulness, openness, and mental clarity.
Lepidolite: is a master healer, known as the stone of transition or the Peace Maker. It brings deep emotional healing and soothing - reducing stress and depression and bringing gentleness and balanced energy to all emotional issues. Lepidolite dissipates negativity andhelps to shift and restructure old energy patterns, bringing light and hope to a situation. It encourages independence, self-love and trust.
Malachite is a stone of transformation. It assists in clearing and cleansing all the chakras. It is an overall healing stone that especially stimulates and balances the heart and throat chakras. Malachite facilitates the release of negative experiences so once can heal and regain hope.
Moonstone is a stone of destiny. It is strongly connected to the moon and the divine feminine, making it a wonderfully helpful stone for women. With the energy of the new moon it stimulates psychic perception, vision and dream work. It allows deep-rooted feelings to energize and come to the forefront.
Peach Moonstone supports the heart as it stimulates the mind, soothing worry or anxiety, and bringing out the best in people. Its loving energy promotes the Divine in all situations.
Obsidian is a grounding stone that enables a deep and instant connection from the Root Chakra deep into the core of the Earth. It helps to clean and remove negative energies and assists in releasing negative Obsidian is also a very protective stone, especially good for protecting against psychic attacks.
Snowflake Obsidian brings about a balance to body, mind and spirit. It teaches you to value mistakes as well as successes. It helps you recognise and release “wrong thinking” and stressful mental patterns. It promotes dispassion and inner centring. It empowers isolation and loneliness - aiding surrender in meditation. It helps to keep centred and focused when any type of chaotic situation presents itself.
Onyx is a powerful protective stone that absorbs and transforms negative energy, especially electromagnetic energy - helping to prevent that drain of personal energy. It assists with melancholy allowing for the release of negativity and depression. It can help to calm your fears, leaving one feeling stable and secure.
Pyrite is a powerful protection stone and is a grounding stone. It protects and shields the physical, emotional and subtle energies against all forms of negative vibrations working on the physical, etheric, and emotional levels. It is also a stone of the intellect, enhancing mental clarity and logic, as well as psychic abilities.
Rainbow Fluorite a stone of mental order and clarity, used to enhance mental clarity and reduce instability and disorder. This brings a wiser, more balanced view of life and improves decision making. Fluorite promotes spiritual and psychic wholeness and development, protection, and brings peace.
Rhodonite brings emotional healing and releases blocked energy from within the heart chakra. It has a strong heart based energy, that has a useful healing vibration to help with relationship problems. It stimulates acceptance, forgiveness and unconditional love towards others.
Rhodochrosite increases feelings of self-love. A powerful Heart Chakra stone, it is wonderful for emotional healing and encourages feelings of self-worth and self-esteem. It gives the courage to look at things that may have been too much to face to face before, allowing one to reach a state of joy and happiness.
Rose Quartz is the stone of unconditional love. It is one of the most important stones for Heart Chakra work, as it opens the heart to all types of love—love of the self, love of family, love of friends and romantic love. It brings healing and clarity to the heart and allows the wearer to learn to trust again. Rose Quartz fosters empathy, reconciliation and forgiveness of others, lowering stress and tension of the heart.
Rutilated quartz—Pulls apart complex emotional issues and unblocks chakras to allow negative energies to dissolve.
Serpentine (New Jade) helps to clear out and release the dense areas of the chakras so that healing can occur. It helps you to take responsibility for your life and know your life is what you create it to be. Serpentine serves as a gentle reminder that you can always reach for the stars and obtain your goals. It can also be used to attract and manifest anything you want in life—abundance on all levels, prosperity, love, healing…
Smoky Quartz helps us to ground and connect to the Earth, allowing us to remain balanced. It assists in removing mental and emotional blockages, stimulates pride, self-respect and self-esteem. Smoky Quartz is especially useful for grounding and draining away negative energy. It can give emotional support and help to dissolve anger and resentment.
Sodalite is called the ‘Poet’s Stone’ as it has strong metaphysical properties that stimulate latent creative abilities. It encourages you to live up to your own ideals and ideas and is particularly helpful to aid the development of psychic abilities and intuition. It has a strong vibration that draws one to the qualities of idealism and truth.
Tiger’s Eye: has the power to focus the mind, promoting mental clarity, assisting to resolve problems objectively and unclouded by emotions. Balancing yin-yang and energising the emotional body, Tiger Eye stabilises mood swings, imbues us with willpower, purpose, courage and self-confidence, and releases tension. It provides balance, clarity and strength in times of doubt during critical phases of life.
Blue Tigers Eye is also known as Hawk's (or Falcon’s) Eye, and can help you find courage to recognize your thoughts and ideas, and the willpower to carry them into the physical realm. It is also a stone of intuition and insight. It enhances integrity of communication and practical communication. Blue Tigers eye can be used for protection, of the upper chakras, especially the Third Eye
Red Tigers Eye helps to rebalance the body on all levels, encouraging optimism and trust in the future. It brings brightness and light into all situations and shines insight onto all problems. It also brings good luck, abundance and prosperity to its wearer.
Tourmalated Quartz provides the healing properties of both Clear Quartz and Black Tourmaline: It has the grounding and deflection of negative energy found in Tourmaline, as well as the energy amplification and consciousness raising ability of Clear Quartz. This combination makes Tourmaline Quartz a powerful shield-stone that can amplify and return negative energy. Tourmaline Quartz also balances yin / yang energies and turns negative thoughts and energies into positive ones.
Turquoise is known as the “Master Healer,” and is said to be the bridge between Heaven, Sky and the Earth. Many Native American cultures believe that Turquoise helps to connect the human mind to the infinite possibilities of the Universe. It is also a Throat Chakra stone, as it also helps to foster honest and open communication from the heart.
Unakite is a stone of vision. It balances emotions with spirituality. Unakite provides grounding when needed. It facilitates gently releasing conditions that inhibit spiritual and psychological growth.