Gemstone Magick

Gemstones and metals have long been associated with magick. The correspondence table below lists some of the magickal properties of many common gemstones and metals.
As with colors, there are many ways to use gemstones and metals in your magickal workings. Place a piece of gemstone having a property related to your working on your altar or in your ritual space. Include gemstone or metal pieces in amulets or carry a piece to help improve your life in an area associated with the item. Find magickal tools crafted from a gem or metal that has properties you wish to tap into in your rituals.

Agate - Happiness, intelligence, fertility, health, protection of children, strength, physical energy, courage, overcoming envy, gardening, well-being

Amazonite - Calm, peace, joy, attracting success, gambling luck, overcoming grief, concentration, creativity

Amber - Cleansing, positive energy, wisdom, happiness, luck, strength, healing, patience, beauty, love, pleasure, protection from negativity, physical strength, self-confidence, will power

Amethyst - Transmuting negative to positive, increasing spiritual awareness, calming, soothing, repelling negative vibrations, overcoming addiction, peace, love, happiness, protection, good judgment, dreams, new beginnings, stability, fertility, eloquence, common sense, compassion

Ametrine - Astral travel, magickal power, meditation, removing negativity

Apache Tears - Stress relief, healing emotional wounds, acceptance of and relief from grief, positive transformation, protection from negative energies and psychic attacks, grounding, cleansing, releasing energy blockages, logical thinking, spontaneity, uncovering truths

Aragonite - Meditation, balance, centering, healing, will power, patience, self-assurance

Aventurine - Creativity, motivation, inner peace, business success, intellect, perception, soothing emotions/heartache, clarity, imagination, independence, joy, sexuality, vitality, wealth, romance

Bloodstone - Healing, wealth, courage, physical strength, stress relief, help in business/legal matters, revitalization, prosperity, guidance, abundance, rain, organization

Blue Lace Agate - Peace, calm, patience, happiness, warmth, gentleness, domestic harmony, tenderness

Botswana Agate - Eases stress and pain of a loss, reduces anxiety, boosts mood

Calcite - Luck, money, problem resolution, gambling, healing, creativity, business success, attracting love

Carnelian - Joy, protection, energy, easing depression, promoting self-confidence, peace, concentration, focus, action, sexuality, lust, healing, courage

Chrysocolla - Clarity, peace, patience, love, wisdom, dreams, balance, prosperity, growth, hope, intimacy, intuition, tolerance, patience, sleep, creativity, self-awareness

Citrine - Sleep, luck, creativity, protection, self-esteem, magickal power, optimism, abundance, acquisition and maintenance of wealth, mental focus, endurance, clarity of thought, open mindedness, successful outcomes, career success, courage, smoothing family problems, dissipating negative energy

Copper - Releasing, healing, protection, self-esteem, luck, attracting love & money

Diamond - Generosity, trust, faithfulness, prosperity, love, peace, success, physical strength, will power, confidence, joy, luck

Emerald - Psychic awareness, meditation, insight, tranquility, peace, sleep, healing, divination, love, friendship, protection from evil, business success, memory, recognition, faith, fertility, serenity, romance, understanding, balance

Flourite - Good luck, concentration, keenness of mind, perspective, reducing emotional involvement, increasing mental power, logic, managing anger, analytical skill, intellect, truth

Fuchsite - Healing, wisdom, intellect, productivity, independence, problem solving, balance in the family, equilibrium in relationships, reducing mood swings, connecting with fairies and your own inner child

Gaia Stone - Prosperity, emotional healing, Goddess connection

Garnet - Health, cheery disposition, self-esteem, love, business success, past life regression, consistency of love & friendship, travel protection, happiness, peace, balance, patience, inspiration, persistence, wisdom, fertility

Gold - Abundance, energy, purification, love, warmth, prosperity

Goldstone - Hope, protection

Hematite - Concentration, memory, banishing negativity, clarity, courage, stress relief, energy, healing, divination, grounding, centering, healing, scrying, reliability, self-confidence, legal matters

Herkimer Quartz - Stress relief, meditation, visualization, balancing, calming

Howlite - Stress relief, anxiety, calming, tension, artistic expression, creativity, eliminating selfishness, purity, spirituality

Iolite - Truth, calming, peace, psychic ability, curiosity, spiritual growth, leadership

Jade - Concentration, unconditional love, concentration, fidelity, harmony, health, justice, protection, luck, beauty, energy, stress relief, perspective, wisdom, growth

Jasper - Stability, healing, balancing emotions & stress

Jet - Purification, psychic protection, virility, control, luck, health, divination, protection from illness & violence, guarding against nightmares

Kyanite - Creativity, commitment, loyalty, meditation, communication, cleansing, loyalty, dreams, honesty

Labradorite - Earth magick, faith, patience, imagination, introspection, strength, sleep, protection, stress relief, calming, divination, strengthening convictions, courage, facilitating transformation

Lapis Lazuli - Courage, healing emotional wounds, compassion, courage, wisdom, strength, clarity, wisdom, fidelity, spiritual love, past life recall, divination (especially scrying, Tarot and runes), tranquility, eloquence, expressiveness, self-confidence, creativity

Lepidolite - Serenity, peace, tranquility, stress relief, unity of the mind and heart, transitions, new beginnings, overcoming dependencies and addictions, objectivity, clear communication, acceptance of life's inevitable changes

Lodestone - Focus, sleep, grounding; Lodestones are used to charge spell items and attract positive forces to the one using them. As natural magnets, they are often used in pairs, with one used to repel bad luck while the other is used to attract good luck. Place them upon your altar or in a gris gris or mojo bag and feed daily with lodestone food to help empower your spells and magic.

Malachite - Power, success, inspiration, releasing pain/anger, concentration, travel protection, healing, sleep, inspiration, psychic visions, overcoming negativity & depression, business success, money, protection from physical danger, emotional maturity, fertility, wisdom

Moldavite - Meditation, inner guidance, sympathy, compassion, clairvoyance, protection during astral travel, self-healing, channeling, communication with higher self, widening perspective

Moonstone - Travel protection (especially water travel), stress relief, past life regression, luck, clarity, spiritual understanding, calming emotions, hope, opening heart to love, joy, good fortune, new beginnings, beauty, childbirth, dieting, divination, humanitarian matters

Moss Agate - Friendship, gardening, healing, money, happiness, longevity, finding treasures

Obsidian - Grounding, centering, divination, increasing spirituality, healing, cleansing, clarity, luck, manifestation, transformation, inner growth

Onyx - Balancing, protection, faith, grounding spiritual energy to the physical plane, stability, scrying, relaxation

Opal - Positive emotions, joy, aura cleansing, inner beauty, loyalty, spontaneity, clarity, healing, passion, eloquence, faithfulness, self-confidence, wisdom, spontaneity, beauty

Pearl - Divination, balancing, protection, intuition, chastity, wisdom, youth, purity, serenity, truth, innocence, money, prosperity, friendship, emotional clarity, concentration

Peridot - Prosperity, growth, purification, balance, intuition, compassion, cleansing, protection against nightmares, anger management, overcoming nervousness, fertility, friendship, healing, repairing relationships, reducing stress, focus

Petrified Wood - Protection, longevity, past-life recall

Pyrite (Fool's Gold) - Logic, clarity, memory, prosperity, will power, grounding, harmony, vitality

Quartz - Healing, drawing out pain, protection from negative vibrations, meditation, psychic powers, balance, magickal strength

Red Jasper - Beauty, grace, increasing mental processes, luck, easing pain of childbirth, forming barrier against dangerous whims & desires

Rhodocrosite - Balancing, healing, beauty, intelligence, divine love, energy, peace, loneliness, comfort, meeting potential, self-confidence, tact, compassion, friendship

Rhodonite - Assurance, understanding of cosmic purpose, understanding of new concepts & teachings, self-worth, self-esteem, self-confidence, peace, happiness, laughter, joy, strength against vulnerability, harmony in relationships, enabling change

Rose Quartz - Self-esteem, peace, fertility, creativity, love, compassion, beauty, fidelity, happiness

Ruby - Wealth, passion, restful sleep, protection from storms & negativity, power, joy, courage, sexual energy, enthusiasm, generosity, will power, contentment

Ruby in Zoisite - Protection, guarding against psychic attack, wealth, passion, restful sleep, protection from storms, warding off negativity, courage, will power, joy

Rutilated Quartz - Energy, inspiration, removing negativity, clearing the chakras

Sapphire - Balance, overcoming depression, self-discipline, love, meditation, peace, healing, friendship, fertility

Selenite - Clearing negative energies, contacting spirit guides & angels, intuition, meditation, increased psychic abilities

Seraphinite - Purification, centering, compassion, healing

Serpentine - Cleansing, visualization, meditation, attracting love, drawing money/wealth, abundance, psychic power, matters involving the elderly, longevity

Shiva Lingam - Made of Crypto Crystalline Quartz, said to emanate the strongest vibration of any stone on earth; represents both the male energy of knowledge & the female energy of wisdom

Silver - Soothing, cleansing, psychic ability, balance, clarity, stress relief

Smokey Quartz - Eases depression, calms the mind, reduces fear & panic, elevates mood, overcomes negative emotions & unhappiness, grounding, centering

Snowflake Obsidian - Grounds spiritual energy to the physical plane, absorbs negativity, enhances serenity

Sodalite - Alleviates fears, clears the mind, calms inner conflict, truth, stress relief, peace, harmony, wisdom, relaxation, communication, dispels guilt, merges logic and spirituality, creates emotional balance, learning, perception, creativity, insight, eliminates confusion

Staurolite - Compassion, understanding, spirituality, prosperity

Sugilite - Stress relief, protection, purification, healing, protection, spirituality, balancing, spiritual love, forgiveness, compassion, eloquence, fertility, friendship, growth, spirituality, awareness

Sunstone - Personal power, healing, overcoming depression, health, physical energy, protection, sexual arousal, sexual energy, increasing the energy of healing herbs, success, vitality, courage, independence

Tanzanite - Meditation, clairvoyance, spirituality, protection, wisdom, communication with spirit & animal guides

Tiger Eye - Protects against external stresses, restores physical energy, truth, understanding, emotional balance, luck, good fortune, travel protection, communication, recognition of own faults, overcoming stubbornness, self-confidence, connection with the Earth

Topaz - Emotional balance, abundance, clarity, confidence, overcoming depression, energy, focus, power, tranquility

Tourmaline - Weight loss, creativity, success, prosperity, attracting love, meditation, grounding, understanding root of problems

Turquoise - Friendship, meditation, emotional balance, loyalty, divination, healing, soothing, wisdom, psychic development, beauty, protection, joy, wealth, romantic love, courage, trust, victory

Unakite - Protection, power, balance, healing, friendship, gardening, attracting animal guides, peace, quiet

Yellow Aventurine - Creativity, manifesting money, abundance, prosperity, leadership, decisiveness, and increasing personal power

Zoisite - Health, strength, enthusiasm, poise, composure