Semi-Precious Stone Meanings

All stone meanings are subjective - The Northern Bead Company encourages everyone to consult with a medical professional if you experiencing mental or physical issues.

Calmness | Communication | Self Love
Amazonite can help you write speeches, possibly writing a book or poetry. This stone enhances communication concerning love, strengthens truth. It can align your speech and can also help you pick the right words and clearly outline your way of thinking because it is an extremely soothing and calming stone. It can also help and increase your self-worth, everyone is worthy in this universe including you. This crystal Amazonite cans sooth all charkas especially heart and throat and balance your energy if you are feeling a bit low. Amazonite crystal gives you stamina to help with more energy. Amazonite can help with compassion if there is a situation with a friend that is having a hard time in their life or not coping with a certain problem, maybe a gift of Amazonite will help them. Keep this stones on your body if you have been feeling fearful after confrontations

Addiction | Insomniac
Amethyst purple crystal can assist with sleeping disorders; leave this crystal under your pillow for a restful night’s sleep and to reduce anger and impatience. One important crystal meaning for Amethyst is to assist and increase meditation and psychic awareness. Amethyst is a great calming gemstone and can also be helpful with addictions and withdrawal. It is also a great stone to have near when dealing with legal issues.

Stressed | Confused
Aquamarine is a tranquilizing and uplifting stone which sharpens one’s mind, calms emotions and improves visual sight. Excellent for meditation, the gem promotes personal growth, quiets the mind, reduces stress & cleanses the physical body by strengthening the organs. It develops one’s tolerance and connection with nature.

Ambition | Accident Prone | Fitness | Singers
The ultimate fitness stone and for balancing body energy levels.  Used as a professional support crystal, Carnelian aids architects, builders and construction workers in their creation of master buildings, stimulates power and stamina in athletes and military personnel, establishes form and organization in journalists, and stimulates motivation in salespersons. Carnelian is said to attract prosperity, new resources and good luck. It is a talisman for success in any money-making venture. In the workplace, it is a crystal of ambition, drive and determination, and wards off undue pressures of co-workers or impersonal corporations with unrealistic expectations. Carnelian clarifies the voice. It is the Singer’s Stone. It also promotes confidence for performances on stage or in live media. Carnelian is traditionally known to guard against falling masonry and accidents with tools. Today it guards the home from theft, fire, storm or accident. Orange crystals, in particular, are fertility and potency symbols and are linked with conceiving a child. Carnelian of either color may help in rekindling passions that might have faded in an otherwise loving relationship.

Cherry Quartz
Emotional | Anger Management | Brain Power
Cherry Quartz crystal is a healer for emotional wounds and can help with anger and tension. Cherry Quartz is great for concentration so is an excellent choice for anyone studying for exams.

Nature Lover | Passion | Creativity
Coral is of organic origin. Coral can be used to reconnect with nature and its variety of wonders. Coral also attracts love and prosperity, particularly red coral, which is a stone of passion. Creativity and optimism are also qualities that coral brings out. Emotionally, coral brings inner peace, strength, and understanding of purpose.

Anxiety | Stress |Peace
Fluorite brings peace. Fluorite is a great stone to calm and relieve anxiety and stress. It can help get rid of mental blocks and similar mental issues. Physically it is used in crystal healing for pain, general health throughout the body’s main skeletal and muscular systems. It also promotes self-love. Fluorite crystal is a highly protective stone and is wonderful to use for mental clarity. It increases your ability to concentrate, balancing the positive and negative relationships of your mind. Fluorite helps you to see both reality and the truth behind illusion.

Gold Stone
Entertainer | Wishing | Interviews
The sparkles of Goldstone are reminiscent of stars in the night sky. Perfect for making a wish. Wear for job interviews or at work to increase job opportunities This stone is a favorite among actors, performers & media types to gain that "big break” to fame. It is also a helpful aide for children who are afraid of the dark.

Grounding | Knowledge
For protection and grounding. Enhances memory, original thinking, mathematics and technical knowledge. Support for hopes, dreams, wishes and desires. Emotionally, hematite decreases negativity. This lowering of negativity can benefit by helping balance the body/mind/spirit connection.  It also is said to balance the meridians, boost self-esteem and self-confidence.

Self Awareness | Emotional Healing
Spiritually, howlite is a stone of awareness. It can prepare the user or wearer to receive wisdom and attunement from the Higher Self and the Divine. It is also used for dimensional travel and healthy meditation. Howlite can also be used to release attachments, or cords, linking old emotional pain, from past to the present. Once these attachments are severed, it allows for processing those emotions and bringing peace in those areas. It is a wonder stone for calming upset states of mind and emotion. The wake of such calming can help one be truly comfortable as oneself without the need to pretend to be anything but what you are.

Self-discovery | Awareness | Intuition
For self-discovery, it is excellent for awakening one's own awareness of inner spirit, intuition and psychic abilities. Labradorite is also the most powerful protector of the mineral kingdom, creating a shielding force throughout the aura and strengthening natural energies from within. It can strengthen your willpower and spiritual focus. Its energies can give you a sense of purposefulness, and it will help you develop new ideas or find joy and enthusiasm in what you are doing.
Labradorite is also a stone of magic that can awaken your magical, mystical, or psychic abilities. It will clear your aura and seal it to prevent the good energy from leaking. The labradorite stone’s vibrations can also give you protection against negativity.

Lava Stone
Strength | Fertility |Protection
A volcanic rock that enhances protection, strength and fertility. It provides stability in times of change. It often helps to dissipate anger and provide guidance and understanding. A very grounding stone, black Lava strengths our connection to Mother Earth.

Success | Sexuality
Opal is a subtle yet highly energetic stone and is the ideal stone for meditation. It can also improve communication on all levels. Opal stimulates persistence and gives us strength in verbalizing our hidden feelings and also helps us to be successful in business. This crystal is an all-round healing stone. Opalite crystal healing properties include as follows can aid to become a sexual prowess, enhancing sexual experiences. The opal can stabilize mood swings and helps in overcoming fatigue.

Happiness | Purity
With a little time, patience and a help from mother nature, a pearl grows into an object of beauty and simplicity, pearls represent the best in us. Something beautiful that comes from within. Over time, the pearl has become the symbol of purity and innocence and it is often sewn into bridal gowns, or worn as jewelry by the bride.

Wealth| Strength | Good Luck
All that glitters isn't gold! The pyrite crystal is a must-have piece for your office or workspace because it's the ultimate symbol of wealth and good luck. It's also known as "Fool’ s gold” because of its shimmery golden hue. If you're lacking motivation or physical strength, use this stone to give yourself an energy boost or to achieve your dreams and aspirations. It also holds protective vibes, boosts your self-confidence and encourages an attitude of gratitude. Like a protective father figure, Pyrite shields, protects, and even helps you make thoughtful business decisions.
I like to call this the "law of attraction" stone. In order to bring prosperity into your life, you must really want it. Send this message to your stones and the universe by visualizing a clear image of what you want to manifest in your life.

Dreamer | Home Maker | Body
It has been called the "Universal Crystal” because of its many uses. It enhances energy by absorbing, storing, amplifying, balancing, focusing and transmitting. Quartz also enhances thoughts. Because it directs and amplifies energy, it is extremely beneficial for manifesting, healing, meditation, protection, and channeling. Due to its ability to balance, quartz is excellent for harmonizing and balancing one’s environment, everyone should have one in their home. Quartz is a Master Healer stone. It is an excellent all-purpose crystal healer stone. Quartz is used in crystal healing to strengthen all body systems.

Rose Quartz
Romance | Love | Happiness
Rose quartz is often called the "Love Stone”. It restores trust and harmony in relationships, encouraging unconditional love. Rose Quartz purifies and opens the heart at all levels to promote love, self-love, friendship, deep inner healing and feelings of peace. Calming and reassuring, Rose Quartz helps to comfort in times of grief. Rose Quartz crystal dispels negativity and protects against environmental pollution, replacing it with loving vibes. It crystal encourages self-forgiveness and acceptance invoking self-trust and self-worth and strengthens and balances the physical heart.

Snowflake Obsidian
Change | Protection
Snowflake obsidian has the property of bringing things to the surface. The things brought to the surface could be positive or negative, love, anger, secrets; but with snowflake obsidian, these things are brought to the surface more gently that they might be otherwise. Snowflake obsidian can provide balance during times of change. It aids in seeing patterns in life and recreating them in a more beneficial way. It is a stone of serenity and purity, and can shield against negativity.   Snowflake obsidian is used for protection from physical and emotional harm.

Tigers Eye
Travel | Luck | Discipline
Tiger’s Eye is a stone of protection that is also very stabilizing and grounding. It enhances integrity, willpower, self-confidence, practicality and correct use of power. It is a stone that enhances good luck, and brings prosperity, often in the form of money. Tiger’s eye is also a very protective stone which is especially protective during travel. It can also help one see clearly without illusion.

Friendship | Communication
 If given a turquoise by a loving friend, that stone would protect the wearer from negative energy and bring good fortune. The turquoise is the symbol of friendship. It also brings peace to the home. This stone is a very personal and meaningful stone to one who wears it. Turquoise takes on the characteristics of the owner. Turquoise carries great wisdom of basic truth within it. It is one of the oldest stones known.

Zircon stones have an intense energy that is highly spiritual. They will help you to love yourself and others, and to recognize the spiritual aspects of yourself. If you have problems that are causing you serious issues, and you need to take yourself out of the situation, meaning to distance your opinions and take guidance, it will help you. It helps you to be more organized and to act more effectively to do what you need to do to achieve your goals.