- Around 3 billion years old
- Opens, activates and integrates the chakras
- Assists in seeing beyond facades
- Assists in moving through changes
- Promotes perseverance
- Assists Intuition and insight
- Stimulates power of the intellect
Affirmation: I feel safe and protected. I am grounded and focused. I enjoy a balanced approach to life. I am healthy.
Astrological sign(s): Scorpio, Capricorn, Cancer
Mohs scale: 4
Spiritual uses: helps you feel connected to all life. It helps you connect to your place in the universe and your life’s purpose. This stone solidifies your root chakra encouraging a strong base. This helps you work through the higher Chakras.
Mental uses: This stone encourages you to find practical solutions in going after your goals and desires. It allows you to be straightforward without being confrontational. It helps you release worries in all areas of your life.
Emotional uses: encourages harmony in your life without sacrificing your own happiness or desires. This stone inspires true and fair compromise. It can protect you from negativity whether from outside or inside sources.
Physical uses: This stone encourages balance between the two sides of your body and the two aspects of your nature.
Read more about crystals and gemstones in The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo
Photos are representational – stones vary in size. Stone is chosen intuitively for you.