DES MOINES NEW AGE SHOP CRYSTAL & GEMSTONE GUIDE:
This is a quick guide to the different crystals that we carry in the shop. Eventually, each gemstone will have an article linked to it for further research and information. Work in progress.
*Quick note: This list is set up by Chakra color, Crown (Start,top) to Root(End,bottom). Chakras & colors are as follows: Crown(white, Purple), Third eye(dark blue, indigo), Throat(Light blue, Turqouise), Heart(Pink, Green), Solar Plexus(Yellows, Golds), Sacral(Oranges, Browns), Root(Reds, Blacks, Dark browns, gunmetal greys). With the Clear quartz before the chakras(there are ALOT of varieties of CQ) & the Multi color gems at the end.
Crystal List(still updating lols)
CLEAR QUARTZ SECTION:
Clear quartz- Healing crystal, Amplifies all stones around it, perfect for “Programming” laying intention over.
Cloud Quartz- Grounding & supportive of the Root Chakra. Centers your energy while removing distractions & negativity so that you can focus and relate to your physical world.
Phantom Quartz- Good for recalling past life lessons and transition, it can relieve some of the stress, anxiety, fear, regrets that come with major life path shifts. ***Phantom-Crystal is a kind of quartz that has formed in earlier existing crystals over the course of time. It’s a crystal or a mineral deposit within a crystal. … Phantoms are created when a crystal growth is interrupted and then begins to form again.***
Lodolite ( Inclusion Quartz, Lodalite, Scenic Quartz, Landscape Quartz, Garden Quartz, Shaman Quartz)- Increases personal spiritual energy, Meditation, Manifestation, helps with communication to/from higher realms/beings, heightens ESP, helps with past life recall,a gentle strengthening & healing stone. *Note: Shamans often use this to induce visionary experiences and healing.
Girasol Quartz(Moon Quartz)–
Tourmalinated Quartz-This is an Awesome mash up!!!! CQ amplifies Energy vibration & intentions. BlackTourmaline cleanses & grounds, which keeps CQclear of any energetic nastiness, in short….AWESOMENESS!!! Also, it releases negative energy patterns/behaviors & gets the energetic flow and emotional clarity moving again.
Angel Hair Rutilated Quartz-
Apophyllite-It will keep a strong connection between your physical self and your spiritual self. It has a very high water content, which makes it a great conductor of energies and vibrations. It can transfer vibrations and correct imbalances within energies. It can also enhance your psychic vision and clairvoyance.
Druzy Quartz(Dream Quartz)-
CROWN CHAKRA SECTION:
Amethyst- Dream recall, Intuition boost, Antidepressant, great for breaking addictions.
White Selenite- Ultimate energy flush. Cleanses unwanted negative, foreign energy from other crystals- Jewelry-Home-Yourself. Never needs cleansed or charged.*Note: do not get this stone wet as it will dissolve(like a Kyanite).
Scolecite- Great for aligning crown & third eye chakras. Leads to a deeper meditative state leads to deeper sleep & lucid dreams (prevention for nightmares caused by mental anxiety), helps to elevate your consciousness to a higher vibration. It also acts as a shield for the mind from negative entities, influences and thought patterns. It calms conflicts, making sure both parties approach the situation from a peaceful, positive perspective.
Grape agate- is made up of botrioidal Chalcedony, promotes inner stability, composure, & maturity. Its warm, protective properties help to encourage security and self-confidence.
THIRD EYE CHAKRA SECTION:
Hawks eye(Blue tigers eye)- Focus, clarity, Long vision, long-range planning, slows metabolism
Iolite (water sapphire)- good pathfinder stone.
Blue Goldstone(Manmade)- Communication, Astral work, energy boost
Cavansite-is a gem of revelation, breakthrough, understanding, prophecy & spiritual enlightenment. It specializes in clear communication and can assist in connecting us to guides & teachers when we are ready to move to the next level.
THROAT CHAKRA SECTION:
Blue Calcite- Absolutely Fabulous Throat chakra stone!!!! This stone is also wonderful for students, as it allows you to speak and get your point across but also to listen and understand the other person.
Lemurian blue onyx-
Blue Lace Agate-
HEART CHAKRA SECTION:
Rose quartz- Helps focus on self-care & self-love, heart healer, balances heart chakra, helps jettison emotional baggage.
Aventurine- The best Abundance stone.
Deep Pink Calcite-
Andean Pink Opal-
Green Tourmaline(Verdelite)-is ideal keeping life ,projects & Ventures on track. A wonderdul Healer gem, it can when focused clear the aura & remove blockages. It promotes compassion & a deep connection to Gaia. This gem is a great one for opening & activating the Heart chakra. It also lays down a sense of peace & calm over the heart/nervous system.
Bloodstone- First class healing gem that is frequently used to purify & detoxify the body. Helps ground negative energy & cleanse the body, this stone also brings love into any situation- helping ground the negative energies surrounding the situation.
Moss Agate- Wealth gem, attracts abundance in every form. Helps draw new business and gradual expansion, increasing prosperity OVER TIME(so patience is neccessary on this one). Wonderful for small businesses & self-employed peeps, very good strengthening crystal for institutions dealing in financial matters. It also helps with fertility,connects you to the earths energy and helps your overall energy flow(good energy balancer) ….annnnnd returns excessive energy or negative energy to the nature.
Green Kyanite- Condensed love energy stone. Fills your heart with absolute love, giving you self confidence, courage, emotional strength. Brings a tranquil energy that clears out the “noise” prior to meditation, also makes receiving intuitive and psychic thoughts, as well as dream recall easier.
Green Goldstone(Manmade)- Growth, Financial abundance, energy boost
SOLAR PLEXUS CHAKRA SECTION:
Citrine- Shuts up an overactive critic, boosts self-esteem, keeps you positive & perky, deflects others negative energy, good wealth & abundance stone.
Nebula Quartz(Lab Created)-
SACRAL CHAKRA SECTION:
Tiger eye- Clarity, focus, Protection
Sunstone- Abundance, Prosperity, vitality, positivity, helps with Leadership
Goldstone(Manmade)- Good for a boost of energy
Peach Selenite-Softer energy flush. Cleanses unwanted negative, foreign energy from other crystals- Jewelry-Home-Yourself. Never needs to be cleansed or charged.
*Note: do not get this stone wet as it will dissolve(like a Kyanite).
Mexican Fire Opal-
ROOT CHAKRA SECTION:
Dragon Quartz(Lab Created)-
Black Star Diopside(Black Star of India)- Wonderful for protection from Negative energies & entities, a very important stone for working with Ley lines.
Hematite- One of the best basic Grounders and Stress Relievers.
Black Onyx-A powerful protection stone, it absorbs & transforms negative energy, and helps to prevent the drain of personal energy. It aids the development of emotional & physical strength and stamina, especially when support is needed during times of stress, confusion or grief.
Specular Hematite- Grounding, Stress relieving, also turns negative energy into positive energy-An alchemical energetic switch if you will.
Black Tourmaline- Awesome Empathic blocker, and protects from EMF(Electromagnetic frequencies)- so set it by your computer-cellphone-laptop-tablet etc for a nice EMF shield. * Note: Needs cleansed very often, get a piece of white selenite to pair with it.
Black Obsidian- Great for protection from negative energies & entities. Reflects back to the sender.
Midnight lace obsidian-
Aegirine-This is a powerful gem for protection & purification, helps with release of negative attachments & creating an auric shield. Offers protection from electromagnetic fields, helps break negative addictive patterns of behavior by helping to have an Epiphany.
Black moonstone- Protects from Psychic attack, helpful for Changes, Transformation, and aligns with New Moon Energy
Ruby- wealth stone. Used for the retention of wealth. Stone of Divine Creativity. Ruby is a stone of Divine creativity. It boosts your energy levels and promotes high self-esteem, intuition, and spiritual wisdom. Ruby is also a symbol of pure love, and loyalty, it brings vigor into your life
Smokey Quartz-great grounding stone, it will tend to make a person almost invisible to negative energies & is therefore very protective, tunes you into the cosmic harmony of life. It gently heals emotional conditions & trauma, overcomes lack of trust, and supports a person in coping with stress and strain.
Falcon eye (Red tigers eye)- Speeds up metabolism,
Garnet- Strength, courage, grounding. When things are rough, wear garnet to get through it.
Black Kyanite- Chakra Aligner, Auric Field hole filler. When paired with White Selenite, it will get rid of even the most STUCK ON unwanted energy.
MULTI-COLORED GEM SECTION:
Larvakite- Protective & grounding gem, it helps stimulate psychic visions and enhances psychic abilities. This gem helps us to feel secure & confident in the strength of our intellect, it stimulates creativity and the exchange of wisdom & higher thought.
Dragonsblood Jasper- Folklore once held that this was actually the fossilized remains of Dragons(it has zero to do with the properties of the gem, but it was too cool to omit). This stone is wonderful for immune boosting. Spiritually, it encourages spiritual growth & supports Spiritual healing and is a stone of personal power. It provides strength, courage, & purpose to help face difficulties and to heal repressed emotional issues.
Atlantisite- Perfect gem for making sure that Empaths, Counselors, Healers put up strong and healthy boundaries with their charges.
Rhodonite- Known as the “Rescue” stone, it acts as a guide to heal your relationships. Ideal stone for processing and releasing emotional pain. Helps to cleanse away wounds and scars from your past, releasing abusive and/or self-destructive behavior patterns. It clears away feelings of hatred, anger or resentment, and allows a clear view of both sides of the issue.
Shiva Lingham- Fertility, Abundance, vitality.
Carborundum- Known as a Master healer stone, it helps the universe shine light into all areas of your life, aligns your chakras and purifies the mind, energy & spirit. Also helps to unblock self-expression.
Chalcopyrite( Peacock Ore)-Aligns all chakras.
Iolite & Sunstone-
Opalite(Manmade)- Intuition boost, Meditation aid
Rainbow Fluorite- Mental acuity, amplifies any crystals around it, draws Air element energy to you
Rainbow sheen obsidian-
Earthy Selenite-Subtle energy flush. Cleanses unwanted negative, foreign energy from other crystals- Jewelry-Home-Yourself. Never needs cleansed or charged.
*Note: do not get this stone wet as it will dissolve(like a Kyanite).
STAR GEM SECTION:
Amber- Joy of living stone. Helps you remember why life is a Joy to live.
GEMS OF THE SEA SECTION:
Mother of Pearl-
Copper- Is a wonderful conductor for the energy of whichever gem is set within it.