Crystal Meaning: Our Fave 40 Stones
Updated: Aug 8, 2022
Every crystal has its own distinct meaning and energetic property. If you feel like your energy is unbalanced, you’re going through difficulties either spiritual or physical, or you want to add in a high-vibe tool to your life, you may benefit from the power of crystal/gemstone energy.
Here is a list of crystals - our 40 favourite stones - complete with their meanings. These are our go-to stones to wear, use in crystal grids (like our free printables found here), and keep in our home.
Agate is known as a harmonizing stone by stabilizing yin & yang energies. It is said to promote feelings of calm with great strength.
Amazonite is known as a stone of courage and promotes positive action. It is said to help with emotional support specifically balancing high emotions to encourage self-determination.
Amethyst is known for its ability to purify and cleanse the energy in a space. It is said to promote feelings to relieve stress and encourage happiness and joy.
Apatite is known as a stone of manifestation. It is best used when meditating as it assists in clearing frustration and supports high and low emotions.
Aquamarine is known for its ability to calm feelings of overwhelm. It is said to assist in finding the root of a problem, within, to clarify perception.
Aragonite is known for being an excellent grounding stone. It is said to stabilize emotions for people who push themselves too hard and encourages delegating.
Aura Quartz is a process that bonds metals and minerals to quartz. It is said to still possess an intense energy of calmness assisting with relieving negativity and stress promoting joy and optimism.
Black Tourmaline is known for its powerful protective energy. It is said to repel and protect from negativity.
Blue Lace Agate is known as a stone to assist with “starting over”. It is said to possess a gentle energy that instills peace of mind.
Calcite is known for its assistance in boosting joy and happiness. It is also said to promote feelings of clarity and guidance when making difficult decisions.
Carnelian is known for its assistance in boosting creativity, stamina and motivation. It is said to be an energizing and uplifting crystal.
Celestite has a gentle, calming energy that assists in shifting perspectives allowing for a graceful solution. It is said to give a sense of soothing, uplifting feeling that you are being watched over by a loving caretaker.
Chrysocolla is known to aid in heartache by drawing out negative emotions. It is said to promote healing from within and assist in overcoming past anguish.
Citrine is known as a prosperity stone attracting good luck, fortune, and success. It is said to transform negative energy into a positive form of energy.
Clear Quartz is k
nown as a cleansing and amplifying crystal. It is said to absorb, regulate and release negative energy.
Fluorite is known to draw off negative energies and promotes mental clarity by blocking unwanted mental influences. It is said to stabilize and balance the mind.
Garnet is known as a powerful energizing stone of protection. It is said to inspire love and devotion by opening the heart and boosting self-confidence.
Green Aventurine is known as a stone of renewing one’s optimism promoting confidence and happiness. It is also said to be a stone of opportunity and good fortune.
Hematite is a magnetic stone that is known for its grounding and protective energies. It is said to absorb then transform negative energy into positive.
Jade is known as a stone that brings protection and good luck. It is said to harness a gentle energy that harmonizes negative thoughts and promotes positive feelings that attract authentic friendships.
Jasper is known as the “Supreme Nurturer” supporting in all aspects during times of stress. It is said to provide protection by absorbing negative energies and balancing emotions.
Labradorite is known as a stone of transformation and courage. It is said to help banish fears and insecurities during times of change.
Lapis Lazuli is known for possessing enormous serenity and protective energies. It is said to harmonize emotions and stimulate the brain for encouraging creative thoughts.
Lava is solidified volcanic material. Being that lava comes from the centre of the earth, it is very grounding and protective. It is said to aid in inducing feelings of calm and stability.
Lepidolite is known to dissipate negativity and induce feelings of calm. It is said to have soft, nurturing energies that allow us to connect to our inner being and help love ourselves.
Moonstone is known for its ability to enhance intuition and calm anxiousness. It is said to assist in balancing emotions to help with clear decision making.
Moss Agate is known as a stone of new beginnings by releasing mental and emotional blockages. It is said to aid with intuition and protect vulnerability.
Obsidian is known for its strong protective energy and grounding abilities. It is said to form a protective shield in a negative environment.
Onyx is known for its powerful protective energies. It is said to help banish old/bad habits and is used to build confidence and strength.
Opalite is a man-made stone of opalescent glass. It is said to assist with increasing self-esteem and self worth.
Petrified Wood is known for its high grounding vibrations to help with strong feelings of worry. It is said to assist in accepting things t
hat are not able to be controlled and supporting change to things that are able to be controlled.
Pyrite is known as “fool’s gold” as it was commonly mistaken for gold. It is an excellent energy shield blocking out negativity. It is said to be a “good luck” stone attracting wealth and abundance.
Rose Quartz is known as a stone that represents universal love. It is said to attract feelings of appreciation with new relationships, deepen existing partnerships and encourages self love.
Selenite is known for its cleansing and charging abilities. It can cleanse the energy of other stones while also charging them at the same time. It is said that selenite is a stabilizer of emotions and induces clarity of the mind.
Shungite is known for its profound protective and purifying properties. It is said to protect against radiation, electromagnetic and geopathic emissions.
Smoky Quartz is known as an efficient grounding and cleansing stone. It is said to assist with calming anxiety and emotions in times of stress.
Sodalite is known for its ability to bring calmness and clarity to the mind. It is said to encourage rational thought which then brings emotional balance to calm anxiousness.
Tiger’s Eye is known as a protective stone against negativity and negative self talk. It is said to promote feelings of emotional stability and strength.
Tourmaline is known as a protective stone to purify and transform negative energy into a lighter vibration. It is said to help understand one’s self promoting self-confidence and diminishing fear.
White Howlite is known for its ability to promote feelings of calm. It is said to assist in dissolving stress and soothe feelings of irritability.
Interested in buying crystals and gemstones? You will love our Gemstone Pocket Pouches - each one is curated to help you manifest all you want in life.
Visit our store in Southcentre Mall (Calgary, Alberta) - we have a wide variety of crystals in stock. We are located on the lower level, next to the "Call it Spring" shoe store.