Gemstones Reference

Gemstones healing properties, and their meanings


Protection, and Healing gemstone it comes in a wide variety of colors.  Agates attract strength.  It also protects from stress and energy drains.  The agate can't change emotions, but helps to change our level of acceptance of the emotion.    


Luck, and Healing gemstone known to calm the soul, personal growth. Amazonite balances feminine and masculine energy.  Also known as hope stone. 


Power, Protection, Healing gemstone is one of the most spiritual stones it enhances intuition, and meditation.  Amethyst have a soothing, relaxing effect and promote healthy sleep.  Amethyst improves concentration - brings clarity.


Luck, Prosperity, Healing gemstone encourages personal growth.  Aventurine promotes relaxation, strengthens an individual sense of self and recuperation.  

Black Onyx

Protection, and Healing gemstone known as the stone of strength.  Onyx also works on the psyche, deflecting negative energy, increasing the wearer's stamina, and giving oneself inner harmony. Increases determination.  


Power, and Healing gemstone stimulated motivation, calms temper.  Attracts prosperity, joy and good luck.  It helps the insecure person to find strength within oneself.   



Power, Healing, Love gemstone. Absorbs negative energy and dissipates it.  Known to harmonize mind, body, and spirit.  Brings joy, love and balance emotions.  


Healing, Power, Love gemstone of peace, and wisdom.  It lowers stress and tension while reducing anger and hatred.  It can be used to decrease nervousness and irritability.  Enable the truth be heard and expressed along with encouraging clarity. 


Protection, Healing gemstone it strengthens the workings of insight and higher consciousness. Encourages hope and joy, clarify problems. Chrysoprase has a calming, relaxing effect. 


Prosperity, Luck, Protection, Healing gemstone attracts abundance, and success.  Open the mind to new thoughts, and promotes clarity towards confidence.  Citrine is an excellent stone to calm, and soothe.  


Power gemstone calms the nerves and alleviates stress-induced pain such as tension and headaches. Dumortierite also promotes mental discipline especially in regard of learning new things. 


Power, Healing gemstone increases concentration, helps decision-making.  Often used for meditation stone of help. 



Luck, Prosperity, Love, Healing gemstone of purity and truth as well as a symbol of love and compassion.  Balances emotions and protects against stress. 


Love, Protection, Healing gemstone releases negative energy and at the same time becomes recharged with positive energy.  


Love, Power, Healing gemstone reduces anxiety and depression.  Iolite supports the healing of the eyes, stimulates memory and helps with sleep imbalances. 


Love, Healing, Prosperity, Protection gemstone psychologically, it calms, counteracts prejudices, and gives its possessor a sense of justice.  In Chinese tradition jade symbolizes the five virtues humanity wisdom, justice, compassion, modesty and courage. 


Love, Power, Good Luck, Healing gemstone promotes tolerance towards others.  Kunzite is calming, relaxation stone - releases tension, calms nerves while opening a silent joy. 


Energy gemstone stimulates intuition and spirituality.  Alleviates stress, anger, and promotes restful sleep.  Reduces confusion & stimulates the higher mind. 


Lava Rock

Energy & Security a stone of strength and courage. Enhances Creativity, grounding stone wonderful for calming the emotions, but intense energy.  


Power gemstone strengthens the aura.  Stimulates the imagination and improves the memory. Labradorite improves intuition and clarifies the possessor's own views and objectives.  Increases determination, motivation and attention. 

Lapis Lazuli

Love, Protection, Power, Healing gemstone promotes clear understanding and intuition. Teaches compassion and spiritual love. 


Love, Personal power, Healing gemstone is a good stone for self-development.  Larimar cools the hot tempers and guides excessive passion into peace.  It protects against negative energy breaks old thought patterns.  


Love, Money & Protection gemstone strongly striped dark green stone promotes harmonious relationships.  Absorbs all negative energies in the aura and the environment, Balances emotions and assists in time of change. Promotes positive action. 


Luck, Power, Healing, Love gemstone of inner growth and strength.  Promotes a natural, strong hormonal balance in women.  Promotes inspiration, Moonstone is an excellent stone to use in meditation to understand oneself. 



Power, Healing, Protection gemstone believed to remove negativity.  Excellent manifestation stone. Known to sharpen and focuses internal and external vision.  Blocks negativity of any kind. Symbolizes self-control and resilience. 


Pearl has always been the symbol of woman's purity, innocence, and beauty.  Stimulates spiritual transformation, promotes prosperity and success. Helps balance. 


Power, protection gemstone removes mental blocks and reduces anxiety.  Inspires confidence and persistence.  Supports one with a spirit of boldness and assertive action.  


Love, Power, Healing gemstone symbolizes openness.  Compassion and comfort awakens all embracing.  Soothes the heart, promotes intuition.  


Love, Healing, Power gemstone raises self worth and helps ward off negativity.  Loving, healing and calming.  Heals the heart and relationships. Balances the soul. 


Rock Crystal

Healing & Spirituality gemstone is the ideal stone for meditation.  Energy amplifier, connection to the universe beyond self.  Its positive energy removes mental blocks and promotes a sense of justice.  

Rose Quartz

Love gemstone.  Self-Esteem teaches us to love ourselves.  Strengthens friendships, and opens the mind to love.  Lowers stress and soothes. 

Rutilated Quartz

Power, Healing, Love gemstone illuminates the soul, cleanses and energizes, filters negative energy.  It stimulates the wearer's self healing and removes mental blocks. 


Protection, Healing gemstone helps to find inner peace.  Balances mood swings, encourages ability to solve conflicts peaceful.  Attracts love and abundance. 

Smokey Quartz

Power, Prosperity, Healing gemstone personal pride, Brings inner calm to its possessor.  Help give renewed strength to overcome grief.  Grounding and centering. 


Power, Healing, Luck gemstone promotes spiritual harmony and is a source of artistic inspiration. Symbolizes self-confidence and loyalty.  Brings inner peace and aids in endurance and will power. 


Tiger's Eye

Luck, Protection, Healing gemstone often used to focus the mind.  Tiger's eye is effective in lifting depression.  Helps one to see clearly, Brings good luck and prosperity. 

Tourmaline Quartz

Luck, Healing, Protection gemstone assist of clear thinking.  It is a harmonizing stone that promotes tranquility and relaxation while reducing aggression.   

Tourmaline Watermelon

Love, Healing, Power gemstone attract love.  The watermelon calms and centers the state of mind. Balances male and female energy, Brings peace to relationships. 


Luck, Love, Protection, Healing gemstone strength, protection from harm, connection to spirit world. Turquoise is symbol of friendship.  It also brings peace to the home.  Assists in communicating the truth, and it wards off depression. 

Research content by: Healing Crystals and Gemstones - Dr. Flora Peschek-Bohmer, Gisela Schreiber

Disclaimer: The information from Bonita Bead Boutique, is informational only, and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent illness.  Please always seek advice from your health care provider.