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Gem Stones and their Meanings

Gemstone / Crystal Meaning
Aventurine (Aventurine) 

A good luck stone, especially in financial matters. Stimulates creativity, intelligence and perception. A great healing stone, it gives a sense of mental and emotional well-being.
Agate


general protection and healing, increases courage, self-confidence, and energy and promotes longevity. Also good for gardening.
Alexandrite renewal and regeneration, openness to higher self. Brings love, joy, and luck. 
Amazonite helps clarify and improve thinking. 

Origin: Amazon Hardness: 6 - 6.5 Specific Gravity: 2.5 Refractive Index: N/A 
Chemical Composition: KAlSi3 O8 , Potassium Aluminum Silicate Crystal Structure: Triclinic

Amber
healing, protection from negativity, attractiveness and energy.
Amethyst 
increases vivid dreams, relieves depression, promotes calm, serenity, and spirituality. Helps with addiction and stress. 
Apatite
helps stuttering and hypertension. Rids one of guilt and grief. 

Origin: Africa Hardness: 5 Specific Gravity: 3.1 - 3.2 Refractive Index: 1.63 - 1.64 Chemical Composition: Ca5(PO4)3(OH,F,Cl), Calcium (Fluoro, Chloro, Hydroxyl) Phosphate 
Crystal Structure: Hexagonal

Aquamarine
improves sight, sharpens the mind, calms and clarifies emotions.
Aragonite
grounding and centering, facing truth and reality.
Azurite
increases psychic ability and aids in meditation. Relieves arthritis and joint pain.
Bloodstone  healing, especially related to the blood. Increases courage and charitably.
Carnelian
combats fear of public speaking and impotence. General healing stone.
Chrysocolla
soothes nervous tension.
Chrysoprase
soothes heartache and helps depression, promotes emotional balance, wisdom, and peace. 
Citrine
helps digestion and aids in mental and intellectual functions. Increases self-esteem.
Coral 
helps in childbirth and adoption. Wards off bad thoughts from others and promotes general well-being.
Fluorite (multicolor)  enhances spiritual energy work, focuses the will and balances the psyche. 
Garnet
balances your natural energy. A highly protective stone.
Goldstone
uplifting, reduces tension and stomach problems.
Hematite great stone for grounding. Calms and soothes, reducing stress and blood pressure.
Howlite
reduces stress and anxiety. Quietly soothes and calms to bring gentleness and patience. 
Jade 
wisdom, mercy, humility, generosity, peace, and harmony. Protective and lucky when worn as jewelry.
Jasper
calms a troubled mind. Helps with digestive problems and other ills.
Red Jasper
helps with conflict and aggression. Promotes grace and perseverance.
Leopard Skin Jasper
aids in finding and achieving life's goals.
Picture Jasper
stabilizing, balancing stone. Aids in visualization and meditation.
Labradorite
strengthens the will and inner strength and convictions. Aids in combating addictions.
Lapis Lazuli 
emotional healing and stability. High intensity stone which cleanses the spirit to bring out inner truth and peace. 
Malachite
strong stone which helps release negative emotions and protect from psychic attack. 
Moonstone

helpful in psychic work. Opens the spirit to the feminine aspect. Draws love and helps in interpersonal relationships.
Morganite
love, empathy, patience and compassion. Heals the emotional self.
Onyx
good protective stone. Also releases old relationships and keeps away general negativity.
Peridot 
alleviates anger, fear, and anxiety. Aids digestion and insomnia and increases psychic powers.
Quartz
the greatest of all healing stones. Acts as an amplifier for psychic energy and aids meditation and visualization.
Rose Quartz
great for attracting love. Promotes self-loving and heals emotional wounds as well as promoting peace, forgiveness, and nurturing.
Smoky Quartz a grounding stone which helps reduce depression and negative emotions. 
Rhodochrosite love drawing stone. Helps release past psychological issues. Helps eyesight.
Rhodonite self-affirmation and self-love. Fosters ability to remain calm in arguments and resolve disagreements in a loving way.
Sardonyx encourages self-control and courage in public speaking. Relieves anxiety and grief. Protection, luck, and peace.
Snowflake Obsidian
protects against nightmares and emotional draining.
Sodalite
dispels guilt and fear and draws wisdom. 
Tanzanite increases psychic abilities and enhances spiritual connectedness.
Tiger's Eye
clear thinking, helps in manifesting will, courage, and confidence.
Topaz
soothes physical pain, promotes peace and calms emotions, as well as promoting forgiveness. 
Tourmaline (multicolor)  calm, protection, focus, and balance. Promotes self-assurance and goodwill.
Black Tourmaline strong protection from negative energies. Reduces fears, obsessions, neurosis, and panic with a calm grounding energy.
Pink Tourmaline
promotes compassion, love and healing of emotional pain.
Green Tourmaline cleanses and detoxifies the spirit, brings prosperity.
Blue Tourmaline helpful with verbal, speech, and throat problems. Mental peace and patience.
Watermelon Tourmaline heals old emotional pains and brings emotional understanding.
Turquoise
healing stone. Attracts friendships, luck, and happiness. Releases shame and guilt.
Unakite
promotes balance and emotional stability. Transforms negative emotions into positive ones. A grounding stone.