Galena provides grounding and centring of energies, it is a stone of harmony bringing balance and harmony on all levels (physical, etheric and spiritual planes). It is beneficial for people studying medicine and promotes holistic, homeopathic and herbal medicine studies.

It is said to open the mind and dissolves self-limiting assumptions of the past.

Note if making an elixir – do not take it internally.

Chakra: Earth, Root

Folk Remedies:

It is believed to help heal skin eruptions on the body, beneficial to blood and olfactory system, benefits veins and assists assimilation of selenium and zinc, and id beneficial to hair.


Chemical Composition: PbS

Other Useful Information:

Toxic, contains Lead do not place in water and also do not cleanse in water.


This is a stone of health where is extracts negative energy from the chakras and transmutes it to a positive state.

It has been used as a sacred stone for centuries and by many native traditions including; Native American Indians, South American Indians, Aztecs, Mayans and African tribal elders.

It brings creativity and expansive awareness and manifestation. It inspires love and devotion and balances sex drive and alleviates emotional disharmony. It helps balance emotional states, balancing out anger and can help provide past life information.

It has also been used for protection during travel and encourages strength, personal power and increases success.

Chakra: Heart (cleanses and reenergises all the chakras) and sacral.

Folk Remedies:

It is believed to be of benefit for treating disorders of the spine and spinal fluid, bones, cellular structures, heart, lungs, and blood.

Almandine Garnet

It is regenerative imbuing strength and stamina supportive in taking time for yourself and bringing deep love. Opens the higher mind and accesses and integrates truth. It is thought to be of benefit in the treatment of heart disorders and to treat the liver and pancreas.


Stabilizes and enhances male qualities and provides strength, stamina and courage. It dissolves feelings of isolation or alienation, cleanses and expands the aura, and opens psychic vision.

It is believed to facilitate, calcium, magnesium, and iron assimilation in the body.


This is a very rare form of Garnet from Greenland.

It is a high energy stone and one of the oldest forms of Garnet on this planet. Assists in communication with spirit, shields against psychic attack and vampirism of heart energy and is a protector of family and possessions. Beneficial in soul healing and encourages you to follow your soul path. A stone of abundance it assists in retaining wealth and passion. This form helps in teaching independence, centring and happiness and helps overcome lethargy and exhaustion.

It is thought to be of benefit to physical vitality, blood, lymph, fertility, circulation system, detoxification, fevers, and infectious diseases.


Ideal if you are going through challenges or lawsuits, it brings relaxation and teaches us to go with the flow. Enhances fertility and aids in assimilation of vitamin A. It is also thought to be of benefit in arthritis and rheumatism.


Brings self-respect and diminishes feelings of guilt and inferiority and encourages service. It opens intuition and psychic abilities and can be used for out of body journeys. It is thought to reduce infertility and impotence, heals olfactory system, and draws off negative influences.


This form promotes resistance and honesty and aids in releasing blockages especially of the heart and throat chakras. Assists in overcoming lack of love in any situation and is thought to strengthen bones and helps the body adjust to medication.


Brings vitality and charisma and promotes quality of life with it. Pyrope is creative and protective especially for the base and crown chakras aligning them with subtle bodies. It is believed to neutralise heart burn, sooth sore throats and treats the digestive tract.


This is a warm, trusting and sincere form of Garnet and it helps enhance intuition, contemplation and brings inspiration. It is believed to enhance healthy sexuality and overcomes frigidity and also of benefit for heart, lungs and hips.


It imparts willingness to help others and enhances the analytical process. It is believed to support the heart, treats lactose intolerance and calcium imbalances.


It helps one to stand in their own individuality without being in the ego. It stimulates the heart chakra and is thought to be a detoxifier, can reduce inflammation and lowers fever.

Feng Shui:

Place in the northwest corner for travel or in the centre for grounding, balance, good health, victory and success. Place two stones in the southwest for partnership.


Chemical Composition:A2B2(SiO4)3


Girasol / Gyrosol

See Quartz

Glass - Natural

The name for naturally occurring glass is Lechatelierite which is actually fused quartz. Examples are Libyan dessert glass and Darwin glass.

It is said to assist in fulfilling duties and completion of tasks. It aligns energy centres of the physical body and balances the nervous system of the physical and ethereal bodies.

Folk Remedies

It is said to be of benefit in the treatment of tumours and other growths. Thought to enhance the absorption of nutrients and strengthens the muscles and tissues of the body as well as activation of the thymus and improvement of the immune system.

Hardness: 5 – 6

Chemical Composition:  Various combinations including SiO2


A high level gem amplifier and electrical conductor especially for the solar plexus and heart chakra. It symbolises purity and all that is and helps improve one’s character by learning. It attracts prosperity, stores and amplifies thoughts, emotions and energy. It can help in the elimination of ego conflicts.

Folk Remedies:

It has been called the master healer and is said to be an excellent purification mineral of the physical body. It is believed to be beneficial in rejuvenation of the endocrine systems, absorption of vitamins and minerals and balancing left and right brain.

Chakra: Solar plexus

Hardness: 2.5 – 3

Chemical Composition: Au


Manmade – a type of glass with copper particles making the glitter appearance.

It has many properties if Natural glasses such as Obsidian some of which have manmade enhancements. It was originally created when alchemists were working towards creating gold. It is gently uplifting and helpful to the solar plexus to reduce tension and protect the centre of the body.

Non-copper goldstones

Goldstone also exists in other colour variations based on other elements that have been added. For example Cobalt or manganese which are substituted instead of the copper in brown goldstone.  The result is stones that have a silvery appearance and are suspended in a strongly coloured matrix creating blue or purple goldstone respectively. Green goldstone is chrome or aventurine with the reflective particles coming from chromium oxides rather than an elemental metal that has been added.



It links to prosperity and abundance, ambition, goals, and strength.  It brings joy and creativity whilst balancing emotionally.   It can be used as an energy generator and can deflect unwanted energy shielding and protecting.  It is also said to be a good reiki stone as it increases flow of energy to channel though the sender.


Chakra: Root and solar plexus


Blue Goldstone

It is said to be a good for scrying and deepening meditation as the sparkles look like the nights sky filled with twinkling stars.  It heightens intuition and facilitates higher connections.  Aids in communication; channelling and higher communications with angelic realms and ascended masters.

Chakra: throat and third eye


Green Goldstone

Brings luck, heightens ambition and assists in goal setting and achieving those goals.  It is also said to balance and sooths emotions.

Chakra: heart

Feng Shui:

Goldstone (brown) placed in the Centre area of your home or work environment as it will help calm over excitability and promote a sense of well being also place in success/ finance area of house or business to attract wealth and prosperity and new business. Also use (blue) goldstone in the North/Career area or (green or purple) goldstone in the Wealth/Prosperity area.

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; mainly links to metaphysical properties although said to benefit the stomach.

Hardness: 5.5

Chemical Composition: SiO2 with the addition of other elements Cu, Mn, Co.

Other Useful Information:

Goldstone was originally created by French monks, and in time the secret was lost. Another story had goldstone being (re)discovered or recreated in the 17th century when Venetian glass maker Vincenzo Miotti was credited with the invention of goldstone. The island of Murano, part of Venice, has been a centre of glass making in Italy for centuries. As a major trade good, glass artists were discouraged from leaving and their techniques were safely guarded. Goldstone was especially prized by the Chinese, who called it jinxing boli, gold star glass.  It remained a trade secret until the process was disclosed during the early 19th century. Goldstone is a popular material because of its beauty as well as its metaphysical properties lore.


Granite has a high proportion of Quartz and Feldspar it connects strongly to elements of water and earth which gives it a strong combination of emotions and practicality.  It stabilises emotionally grounding especially in the case of unstable or unsure emotions. It is protective and allows diplomacy, discretion, co-operativness and a good relationship balancer. 

Chakra: Earth, sacral and root.

Folk Remedies:

It is believed to be of benefit for; eyes, rickets, rheumatism, infertility strengthening the hair and ailments associated with the face and head.

Aswan Pink Granite

It connects to ancient knowledge, links strongly to ancient Egypt.  It is said to harness the power of the sun god Ra to fertilise the earth.  It can be used in shamanic journeying, gives strength and durability.

Chakra: said to be transformative to the aura and etheric field.

Folk Remedies:

Said to be of benefit for the eyes.

Swedish Pink Granite

Soothes and calms emotionally, uplifting with its supportive and nurturing energy. Whilst also imbued with strength and courage.

Chakra: Heart

Texan Pink Granite

Slightly softer energetically than Aswan Granite.

Indian Granite

Powerful transformative stone with a stabilising effect on the energy field and is supportive during traumatic situations and energetic changes.

Chakra: Balancing all.

Ruby and Garnet in Granite (Cherry cake Granite)

Filled with life force energy that is magnified and amplified by the granite.  It is said to be a strong heart healer on the emotional level as well as the physical level.

Chakra: Heart. Transport of Qi/ki energy around the body.

Feng Shui:

In the Northeast for self cultivation or placed in the Southwest for partners and relationships. If placed in the centre it brings grounding, good health and disperses negative energy in that room.


Chemical Composition: SiO2Al2O3

Graphic Feldspar

Also see Feldspar and Smokey quartz, it is also sometimes also known as Zebra stone but is not to be confused with the zebra agate which is black and white or black and green.

It is an efficient grounding stone especially during spiritual work, shakes out apathy and disinterest, giving the zest for life and motivation assisting in reaching and attaining goals.

Chakra: Solar plexus, sacral and root

Folk Remedy:

Said to be of benefit for; depression, anxiety, blood, bones and lymphatic flow.

Hardness: 5.5 -6

Chemical composition: no specific details found combination of feldspar and Smokey quartz


Rare – from Greenland

It is said to be a higher resonance of Aventurine.

It is an old formation and is a great teacher of living in harmony with the earth and nature. It protects against energy vampirism especially with regards to heart energy, it also helps diffuse negative energy and turns it around.

It is believed to increase decisiveness, compassion, empathy, and is said to aid in taking you back to see the cause of dis-ease. It calms the mind and emotions whilst also enhancing creativity. It helps linking in to universal wisdom , balances yin and yang energy, protects against Geopathic stress and assists in earth healing.

Chakra: Heart

Folk Remedy:

It is said to be of benefit to eyes, thymus gland, nervous system, lungs, sinuses, and heart. It is thought to ease headaches especially migraines, sooths eyes, and as an elixir can be of benefit to skin conditions.



Chemical Composition: (K(Al,Cr)2AlSi3)10(OH,F)2)


See Garnet