Color: blue, green, or red
Chakra(s): third eye (blue); root, navel, and solar plexus (red); heart (green)
About the stone: Goldstone is a manmade glass containing crystallized copper.
Astrological sign(s): Taurus, Libra
Mohs scale: 5–6
Spiritual uses: Focus your attention on the sparkles within red goldstone to activate your imagination. Visualize the gold flecks within your own aura.
Mental uses: Red Goldstone helps you stay focused on happy thoughts. It is a “feel-good” stone that carries the good vibrations of well-being and joy.
Emotional uses: The brilliant sparkles within the stone help remind you of your magnificence and encourage you to shine your light brightly with confidence.
Physical uses: Goldstone is useful for giving you the physical energy you require to maintain your personal ambition and drive.
Divine guidance: Do you need some motivation? How is your self-confidence? It’s time to remember all your good qualities and use them for the entire world to see. This is a time of good fortune. You are available to receive blessings and prosperity in your life. You just need to be aware that you deserve this good fortune!
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo