Smithsonite: is a stone of charm, kindness and positive happenings. Smithsonite assists in creating favorable outcomes for new beginnings. It also helps attract new friends, brings joy in new beginnings and assists in attaining your hearts desire. Smithsonite can soothe the emotions and help to nurture the child within. It is said to be useful for relieving stress and instilling a sense of self worth. It can help one to accept love, to give love and to love oneself. This stone is suggested for security, a balanced life, eases fear of commitment and relationships and also helps you deal with difficult relationships. It can help to achieve a sense of comfort and joy. Smithsonite crystal strengthens psychic abilities. You can use Smithsonite as a replacement stone in layouts if you are missing a stone. This stone merges astral and emotional bodies, and balances perspective. Blue or Green Smithsonite heals emotional and other wounds by bringing in universal love, gently releasing fear, anger and pain. This crystal is good for leadership, perceptiveness, depth in relationships, and expansion into new areas. Use smithsonite for meditation clarity, receptiveness, insight via dreams and dream recall. Smithsonite reputedly helps with immune system problems, alcoholism, sinus disorders, digestive ailments, osteoporosis, skin eruptions, lymph, tissue elasticity and eases panic attacks. As a chakra stone smithsonite harmonizes and aligns Heart, Throat, and Brow Chakra for smoother communications. It can activate each chakra - energy center, of the body. Use this stone to balance and align the other chakras. Smithsonite harmonizes well with lepidolite, aquamarine, kunzite, chrysoprase and iolite. Smithsonite is associated with all chakras. The astrological signs are Virgo and Pisces.
Sodalite: eliminates fear and guilt better than any other stone. It also clears up mental confusion and re-establishes inner peace. Sodalite is also good for intuition, cleansing, healing, courage, endurance and meditation. It is a stone that is good for healing breaches in communication. It is a stone of truth, and brings this to all communications. It can help end arguments or other disagreements and is good for healing rifts in partnerships and relationships. It is particularly useful for honesty of emotions. Sodalite is a stone of logic, rationality, and efficiency. It is helpful for work in groups and stimulates thought. It increases intelligence, knowledge and learning, and can unite the logical with the spiritual. Sodalite strengthens the power of mind over body and bridges the gap between your thoughts and your feelings and enhances intuition. Sodalite fosters knowledge, learning proficiency, consciousness, communication and wisdom. It also helps free us from old behavior patterns that no longer serve us. Sodalite provides insight into the self and is used in meditation. Sodalite can aid astrologers, tarot readers and intuitive readers in assessing personalities and energy patterns of the person they are reading. Metaphysical healing lore says Sodalite can be used to help regulation of blood pressure, ease water retention, be beneficial for the glands, digestive system, relieving insomnia, and decreasing calcium deficiency. It can also be useful for quicker healing of head colds. Sodalite harmonizes with iolite, lapis lazuli, blue quartz, blue sapphire, moldavite, scolecite and danburite. Sodalite is associated with the throat and 3rd eye chakras.
Spectrolite Labradorite: is a rare form of Labradorite. Spectrolite brings forth each persons strengths, originality, aids sleep, relate to others. Spectrolite is thought to bring good luck. Spectrolite is said to represent the Temple of the Stars. It brings the light of the other planetary beings to the soul of the user. It is said to provide quick relief from anxiety, hopelessness and depression, replacing them with enthusiasm, self-confidence and inspiration. Some people call it The Good Luck Stone. Known as a Shaman stone it is a very useful stone if you are seeking spirit helpers. Spectrolite encourages self reliance, independence and magical revelations. Spectrolite, the most valuable and rare form of labradorite, is a beautiful semi-precious gemstone with an iridescent play of color. Spectrolite is a member of the labradorite stone family, but it has many differences that set it apart from the more common labradorite. Spectrolite was entitled a gem name of its own because of the rainbow rich variety and depth of colors. The base color of Spectrolite ranges from medium gray to a dark gray-black. As you move the stone in and out of light at different angles you will see the brilliant and unexpected flash of color, an effect known as Labradorescence. The appearance and disappearance of color-play is its most striking feature in this gemstone. Spectrolite is associated with the base chakra.
Sphaerocobaltite: also called Cobaltoan Calcite. This pink crystal is known for one of the most loving minerals. A gift of Sphaerocobaltite is a gift of love. It helps with the formation of friendships, activates and stimulates and clears the heart chakra and enhances love. It also encourages positivity, dispels negativity, charges the auric bodies and facilitates a deep and stable connection with the spirit world. Use Sphaerocobaltite as a guide to past lives. It enhances all psychic abilities and produces experiences which include contact with those of the spirit world, visions, healings and unusual manifestations. Sphaerocobaltite can be used to induce deep relaxation and to generate ideas and solutions. It is an excellent stone for meditation. It has been used to balance the yin yang energies. Sphaerocobaltite healing crystal can be used in the treatment of those conditions which are considered age related disorders. It can be used to inhibit the degeneration of cellular structures. Associated with the heart chakra.
Sphalerite: is very rare to find in a tumbled polished crystal. Sphalerite increases courage, strength and zest for life. It promotes success in manifestation, clearer thinking and will power. Sphalerite provides protection from negativity and enhances perceptions to determine the truth about a problem, insights and the right direction to success. It enhances sexual energy and creative inspiration. Sphalerite helps one draw energy and vitality up from the earth and release excessive energy down into the earth. It is a useful stone for balancing and grounding energy. Sphalerite is a Yin Yang stone that balances the male and female aspects of the personality. Holding Sphalerite at the beginning of meditation enhances visual stimulation and clarity. It increases creative powers, awakens intuition and provides growth of psychic abilities. It can aid those who consult oracles in making correct interpretations. Metaphysical healing lore says Sphalerite is used by healers to benefit athletes with physical energy, recover from exercise, assist the immune system, assists with infection, healing of eyes, nervous system, blood flow and intake of nutrients. Sphalerite harmonizes well with black tourmaline, smoky quartz, blue sapphire and carnelian. Sphalerite is associated with the root, sacral and solar plexus chakras. The astrological sign for Sphalerite is Gemini.
Spirit Quartz: increases both physical and intellectual fertility. Placed within the heart of your home, on your desk at work, or overseeing an event it enhances harmony and peace. This crystal is a wonderful companion when one is experiencing the loss of a loved one, bringing understanding of the process and assists in transition for both. Use to stimulate the manifestation of abundance in ones life. Spirit Quartz stone can activate and cleanse other minerals, enhance and increase the energy of other minerals. It has also been used to elevate ones sense of self-worth, and to relieve one of difficult memories from the past. Spirit quartz brings qualities of energy, peace, and positive energy to all realms. It is said to transform negative energy into positive energy, thereby being a very protective stone, and excellent for auric shielding as well as mental and physical types of protection. Spirit quartz is also excellent and often used for astral projection, dreamwork, shamanic journeying, and rebirthing. Emotionally it is said to remove fear, bringing emotional peace and happiness. Spirit quartz is used for skin disorders, allergic reactions, colon disorders, detoxification, and obsessive disorders, familial abuse related stress disorders. Spirit quartz will work to align and balance all chakras together. Lucid dreaming and astral traveling are both intensified when Spirit Quartz is placed under the pillow or on the bedside table during your sleep hours. To improve dream recall, or for inter-stellar travel, try combining with Herkimer Diamonds or Celestite. If you feel drawn to moving deeper within yourself, releasing the bonds that are holding you back, and living a more authentic life, then Spirit Quartz may assist this process. Use the crystal in meditation to identify the obstacles and gain a sound understanding of why you have created them and what you are to learn from them. Spirit Quartz has the ability to both draw in and transmit energy from its numerous points, making the crystal both an effective healing tool for direct hands on healing and magnifying the effect of other crystals and minerals in its presence. Children love the splendor of Spirit Quartz as it has a natural attraction to the fairy realm, and in particular Archangel Ariel. This crystal is like a childs best friend, as children delight in the joy, frivolity and cheekiness of all the fourth dimensional energys at play. Adults too can tune into Spirit Quartz vibration to lighten up on their journey of awakening and ascension and remember that their journey can be fun. Overall, Spirit Quartz is just one of those crystals to have, hold and love in your life, a treasure to be enjoyed. These gifts from Mother Earth hold the consciousness of divine Love, Peace and Unity and when we choose to align our heart and soul with their vibrations, we are paving the way for all of humanity to make the shift into a higher state of consciousness, a consciousness of love. Spirit Quartz harmonizes well with moldavite, all quartz and all beryl. Spirit Quartz is associated with All Chakras.
Staurolite Fairy Cross: is from Russia. Staurolite is known as the Fairy Cross Stone. Staurolite was believed to be formed from tears the fairies shed when they heard the news of Christs death. It is traditionally known as a protective stone and a talisman for good luck. Staurolite enhances and strengthens rituals and is said to be used in white magic ceremonies. It is said to access the ancient wisdom of the Middle East. The Fairy Cross connects the physical, etheric and spiritual planes, promoting communication between them. Staurolite also can be used to assist in the relief of depression, addictions and stress. An excellent stone for those wishing to stop smoking and healing the effects. Staurolite is helpful for those seeking to give up self destructive habits, pick up healthy habits and reduce resistance to positive changes. It assists in the understanding of the hidden behind such addictions and provides grounding energy to those who have used nicotine to anchor them to the earth. It can instigate purging of negative energies. It can help to stay centered and grounded. Metaphysical healing lore says Staurolite assists in muscle and blood formation, maintaining general health. It is a stone to use in countering the effects of aging. Staurolite harmonizes well with ruby, blue kyanite, green kyanite, green apophyllite and garnet. Staurolite is associated with the root, heart and third eye chakras.
Stibnite: is a prosperity stone that can assist in attracting new opportunities for growth and wealth. Use it with sodalite to ensure your intuition is healthy when exploring new investments or chances for personal gain. This crystal emanates energies of rebirth, transformation, new opportunity, great wealth and power. Stibnite allows spiritual opening while keeping the mind present and aware. Stibnite can help to adjust to changes in the self such as career, spiritual and personal. This crystal energizes your dreams for big changes in career, self-image, personal power and spiritual life. Stibnites energies are subtle and calm. Stibnite is a great stone for Totem Wheels since it is connected to the wolf totem and can be used for protection, drawing from wolf energy. Stibnite connects with the Navel Chakra to promote stillness and a centered feeling. It has an effect on the Solar Plexus and Throat Chakras, as well as gently touching the Heart and Third Eye. Stibnite is associated with all chakras. The zodiac signs for Stibnite are Scorpio and Capricorn. Stibnite is toxic - use with care and DO NOT use in gem elixirs.
Stichtite: stimulates feelings of love, forgiveness and healing of emotional distress and is helpful to heal old unresolved issues. It is a calm and tranquil stone that brings peace. Stichtite is a protection stone and shields from negativity. Stichtite will aid you to forgive others, heal unresolved issues, easily forgive others, let go of old issues and heal emotional problems caused by relationship issues and emotional distress. It assists with shyness and helps if one has difficulty making friends. Stichtite stimulates the kundalini energies, moving dormant energies from the base chakra up through the chakras to the crown. It provides psychic protection and is used in crystal meditation. Stichtite helps you to become conscious of the presence of spiritual guides, angels and other spiritual beings in the higher realms. Metaphysical healing lore says Stichtite calms the nervous system, allergies, helps support healthy blood pressure, headaches from stress, digestion, helps heal teeth and gums, skin regeneration and mucous membrane problems and aid children with ADHD. Stichtite harmonizes well with moldavite, amethyst, sugilite, serpentine, scolecite, morganite, and seraphinite. Stichtite is associated with the heart, crown and root chakras.
Stilbite: is a powerful mineral. Stilbite is a stone of love and joy. It helps with emotional openness, even in the most difficult situations. Stilbite assists clearing debris from the aura and clears the mind of clutter. Stilbite provides calm during meditation, calms so one can drift into sleep and quiets the mind. It brings inner peace, especially for those healing from loss and grief. Keeping Stilbite near at bed time can help with dreams and increase vivid dreams. It helps with psychic knowing and intuition. It is also used for psychic direction and guidance from guides, guardian angels, and totem animals. Stilbite is also a powerful stone of creativity that enhances creative energy. Stilbite can also help with acceptance and letting go. It is also used for manifestation. Metaphysical healing lore says Stilbite is used to remove toxins, help calm ADD and ADHD and also help maintain mental balance. Stilbite harmonizes well scolecite, apophyllite, heulandite, morganite, celestite and other heart stones. Stilbite is associated with the heart, third eye and crown chakras.
Stromatolite: are not only a healing tool for past life regression, but also make cool specimens for a fossil collection. Each stone has perfect structure and color. Stromatolite assists with past-life meditation, relieving physical and emotional stress and healing at an emotional level. Stromatolite teaches the purpose of life on earth and our part in it. Stromatolites are a fossil that show our deep time on earth, the emergence of life, and the eventual evolving of the beautiful life forms. They have the very patient, steady energy of jasper as well, bringing temperance and steadfastness to any process or person. In metaphysical healing lore Stromatolite re-establishes the flow of body fluids that have become heavy or blocked. It can be used to help the treatment of degenerative bone disease, improve vision, clear the throat, physical well being and strengthens teeth. It is said that Stromatolite massages the chakras.
Sugilite: is known as the healers stone because of its ability to enhance healing, lessens effects of shock and disappointment and also well known for enhancing crystal healing ability. Sugilite strengthens spirituality, psychic ability and channeling. Sugilite is a stone that helps spiritual love and open the heart chakra to unconditional love. It can help manifest ones natural gifts and protect against harsh realities. It lowers anger, hostility, jealousy, prejudice and gives a sense of freedom. Psychically, it is excellent for all kinds of psychic and spiritual protection. It has exceptional protective aspects from negative influences in ones environment and others. It is a powerful stone spirituality and benefits those on a spiritual path because of its purification energies. Sugilite can increase your imagery experience with meditation and dreams. Metaphysical healing lore says Sugilite is useful for countering nightmares and insomnia. Sugilite has a strong influence for healing. It brings peace of mind and can assist in calming the nerves and releasing worries. It has been used for headaches and to decrease all types of discomfort. Sugilite harmonizes well with moldavite, scolecite, hematite and amethyst. Sugilite is associated with the third eye and crown chakras.
Sulfur: is a stone that should be handled with care, please wash your hands after handling it. Sulfur is said to be a stone of energy and vitality which can help remove negative thoughts, energy, emotions and feelings. It is used in metaphysics to purify and detoxify environments, thoughts, and even the energy fields of people. It can bring an abundance of energy, flashes of inspiration and can help melt away barriers that are blocking our progress. It has been used by South American and Mexican Indians in their healing ceremonies. They believe it brings together the four directions, Mother Earth and Father Sky. North American Indians also use it in ceremonies, as an offering to the four cardinal directions, to help eliminate darkness and corruption and to help cleanse the Earth. Sulfur is also used for protection, Willpower and healing energy. Sulfur can be used for rejuvenation, especially if one does a great deal of mental thinking work and little physical exercise, thus bringing mental clarity, focus, analysis, understanding, willpower, discipline and confidence. Metaphysical healing lore Sulfur is very healing for wounds, cleansing and healing skin, sinus, pancreas, liver, syphilis, appendix, indigestion, insomnia, depression and strengthens endocrine glands. Used in Egypt and modern hot springs and baths for arthritis, pain, rheumatism, swelling, lymph, cysts and hemorrhoids. Sulfur is considered to be related primarily to the solar plexus chakra. Having Sulfur close to Silver, for example, in the same room, will discolor the silver. Be very careful with Sulfur, it is toxic, handle very carefully. Do not make conventional gem elixirs, gem waters or oils with sulfur.
Sunstone: is a stone of personal power. Sunstone dispels fears and phobias of all kinds. It is also a leadership stone, and brings leadership qualities to its wearer. In addition to dispelling fears and phobias, sunstone also decreases stress and lifts depression. Sunstone ad turns negative energies and psychic attacks into positive energies. Sunstone can assist with manifestation of prosperity as well as wisdom. Meditating with Sunstone will help one see ones highest path of action in any situation. It is an energizing stone and will stimulate creativity and sexuality. It can bring adventurousness, fun and romance into ones life. Sunstone is also said to be helpful in contacting animal or spirit guides. Metaphysical healing lore says Sunstone is beneficial for general health, physical energy, sexual dysfunction, increasing sexual energy. Sunstone harmonizes well with moonstone, labradorite, moldavite, amber, selenite, golden labradorite, prasiolite, jet, danburite, larimar and quartz. Sunstone is associated with the sacral and solar plexus chakras.
Super Seven: also called Melodys Stone or Sacred 7 is a very spiritual stone from Brazil. Super Seven Crystal represents the universal brotherhood of humanity! Although not always visible, a piece of Super Seven retains all the properties of Amethyst, Clear Quartz. Smoky Quartz, Cacoxenite, Rutile, Geothite and Lepidocrocite combined. This is part of what makes this stone so desirable. It is one of the few stones that retains all the energy and clarity of each mineral and it never needs cleansing or energizing! Because the Super Seven opens up all the senses and helps one to see auras it is considered and important stone for stimulating and developing all types of psychic abilities, including telepathy, clairvoyance, clairaudience, channeling, telekinesis and others. It is a powerful stone for healing the earth, mind, body and spirit. The very nature of the stone means that it is not associated with any one chakra; instead it is fantastic at healing, balancing and energizing all seven chakras, hence the name Super Seven.
Here are a few of the properties of the seven minerals present in Super Seven:
AMETHYST is a variant of quartz. An important companion stone for those seeking spiritual enlightenment. Amethyst bestows strength, stability, patience and calm in stressful situations, and a strong stone for changing negative energy to positive energy.
CLEAR QUARTZ CRYSTAL, also known as Rock Crystal, known for enhancing energy and communication and listening skills. Clear Quartz Crystal increases energy flow and harmony.
SMOKEY QUARTZ exhibits a light to dark smoky grey to black color. Enhances focus, attentiveness, creativity, good business acumen and for those under stress it is an excellent grounding and centering crystal.
CACOXENITE can help to bring spiritual awakening, promote new ideas and understanding, and seeing the positive, benevolent side of life.
GOETHITE can facilitate communication, as well as stimulate and amplify clairaudient abilities. Goethite is wonderful for those wishing to lessen the burden of distraction, and enhance their ability to concentrate and focus.
LEPIDOCROSITE while acting as a stimulus to intellectual pursuits, lepidocrocite can help to promote grounding, centering, clear thoughts, expanding and retaining knowledge.
RUTILE QUARTZ can bring strength, love, ease in making transitions, and accelerate growth in all levels of body, mind and spiritual development. An excellent choice for promoting and building stability within relationships, as well as emotional and mental imbalances. It is an incredible tool for dispelling unwanted energy and can aid astral travel.
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