SARDONYX (aka BANDED AGATE?): The Warrior’s Stone · Protection · Endurance · Confidence · Great for: boosting strength, courage, inspiration and willpower, fostering morality and ethics, development of one’s character, for overcoming feelings of helplessness and powerlessness, taking empowered action with material results, for stability, manifesting and achieving goals, attracting new friendships, harmony in romantic relationships, embodying happiness and confidence, for grounding into Mother Earth, into the body and into the self, for good fortune in ethical legal and business matters, for builders and construction, excellent for athletes, warriors and those who are physically active. Purported Physical Healing & Mental Health Benefits: may aid metabolism, respiratory health, assimilation of nutrients and fluids, detoxification and elimination and associated organs (intestines, kidneys, bladder, bowels), removing parasites,, strengthening of immune system and related disorders – particularly HIV & AIDS, heighten physical senses and support associated organs, male sexual virility and healing impotence.
SCOLECITE: Stone of Inner Peace. Spiritual Connection · Gentleness · Serenity · Great for: Awakening the heart, appreciating the universe’s gifts, connecting with others, improving relationships, stilling the mind, manifestation, teamwork.
SELENITE: Stone of Peace. Clearing · Grounding · Calming · Selenite is named for Selene, the Greek Lunar Goddess. Selenite never needs cleansing but does benefit from charging in the moonlight. *Never put Selenite in water, it will break down. Great for: all lunar and divine feminine workings, meditation and energy healing work, for gently and powerfully clearing the aura, spaces and objects and cleansing and charging other stones; gracefully grounding and calming one’s energy, for forgiveness, for aiding sleep, increasing intuition, clarity, judgment, insight and honesty, anchoring the light body, connecting with angels, spirit guides and higher realms. Selenite is a highly protective stone and a go-to for protective gridding of spaces. Purported Physical Healing & Mental Health Properties: May aid sleep, anxiety and panic attacks, cleansing the mind of worry and negative thoughts. May support skeletal and especially spinal health, detoxing from heavy metal poisoning, skin health and youthfulness, healing from light sensitivity, epilepsy and seizure disorders, and cancer.
SELENITE, DESERT ROSE (aka GYPSUM ROSE, SAND ROSE, ROSE ROCK, GYPSUM ROSETTE): Keeper Of The Earth · Protection · Perseverance · Serenity · Formed naturally from water, wind and sand. Native American legend has it that desert rose was carved by warriors returning from the spirit world and placed throughout their homelands for protection, with each rose having its own special spirit guardian. Great for: graceful grounding and strength, cleansing negative programming and energy from the body and aura as well as spaces, enhancing intuition, living with honesty, navigating hardship, for perseverance, focus and commitment to one’s truth, dreams and tasks, for standing one’s ground, inner calm and mental clarity, for embracing and expressing your unique beauty and talents, for overcoming timidity and anxiety, moving through grief and betrayal to empowerment, relaxing, linking the spiritual and physical worlds, making decisions, for motivation and manifestation, aiding homesickness and relocation, adjusting to change, for connecting with guardian spirits and for use as a protective talisman. Purported Physical Healing & Mental Health Properties: may help in overcoming anxiety, phobias, claustrophobia. May support immune system, healing of skin ailments, inflammation, prostate and testicular health.
SEPTARIAN (aka SEPTARIAN NODULE, DRAGON STONE): Stone of Mother Earth. Nurturing · Grounding · Health · Great for: communication, grace, worthiness, direction and tenacity; cultivating connection to and gratitude for the abundance of Mother Earth; enhancing group work, calming and balancing anger and irritation.
SERAPHINITE (aka SERAFINA, GREEN CHLORITE): Stone of the Seraraphim · Light · Divine Order · Purity · Seraphim are angelic beings of the highest celestial hierarchy. This stone is named for their wings, as its iridescent markings recall angel wings in flight. Great for: kundalini awakening, healing and aligning the chakras, clearing energetic blockages from the body, releasing patterns that no longer serve you, finding your soul’s purpose, overcoming helplessness, helping course correction and realignment of life direction, growth, integrating the physical world with the spiritual realms, attunement to the angelic realm and communication with angelic beings, elementals and nature spirits, astral travel, environmental and earth-healing missions, opening the front and back heart chakras, unconditional love, nurturing and care, supporting social skills and relationships of all kinds, for conflict resolution and reconciliation, for connecting with the Divine Feminine. Purported Physical Healing & Mental Health Properties: may support heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, spinal health, detoxification, cellular regeneration and respiration, assimilation of nutrients, stimulation of metabolism, healthy weight loss, healing of cancer and systemic illness in general, strengthening of blood.
SERPENTINE: Stone of Awakening. Kundalini · Sexuality · Evolution · Great for: awakening kundalini energy for one’s personal evolution, activating sexual and creative energy, connecting with others, aligning with the highest divine order of nature, releasing fear of change, claiming inner power and embracing transformation.
SHARK TEETH: Fossil Of Protection. Confidence · Momentum · Trust · Great for: masculine energy, enhancing primal instincts, shifts beliefs
focusing energy on personal & environmental healing.
SHIVA LINGHAM: Stone of Power. Fertility · Sexuality · Creativity · Great for: harmonizes inner masculine and feminine energies and activates non-binary power, energetically stimulates fertility and sexual potency, relief from past and outgrown psychological patterns, overcoming memories of abuse and underlying psychosomatic causes of inorgasmia.
SHUNGITE: Stone of Detoxification. Purification · Shielding · Activation · Great for: clearing and neutralizing electromagnetic pollution and smog, freeing the body of negative patterns and energies on a molecular level, opening to spiritual light, clearing self-sabotaging habitual patterns, grounding those who need deeper connection with the earth.
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SMOKY AMETHYST: Stone of Embodiment · Clearing · Protection · Peace · Great for: learning to be present and at home in your body, grounding and neutralizing negative energy, entities and electromagnetic smog, dispelling nightmares, psychic and energetic protection, overcoming addictions and bad habits, discernment, self-control, physical and emotional purification, promoting uplifting thoughts and actions, grounding and supporting physicality and life in the physical world, survival instincts and skills, grounding, clearing and calming the mind. Purported Physical Healing & Mental Health Properties: Combines the healing properties of both Smoky Quartz and Amethyst. May stimulate and support the immune system, help with digestion and assimilation of minerals and nutrients, balance metabolism and elimination, balance hormones, reset and restore the neuroendocrine system, aid with detoxification and clearing parasites from the body, support the reproductive organs and systems in the body, support healthy cellular processes and regeneration, support nerve cells, clear and healthy skin, may support the regulation of the nervous system and the healing of trauma, ptsd, depression, anxiety, phobias, insomnia, and sleep disorders. Chakras: Root / Base (1st), Third Eye (6th), Crown (7th).
SMOKY QUARTZ: Stone of Stability. Neutralizing · Power · Grounding · Great for: grounding and steadying into the body and mother earth, neutralizing and gently dissolving negative energy, electromagnetic smog and radiation, for dispelling nightmares, relief from sorrow, depression, exhaustion and despair, for releasing anger, resentment and the old story, for mental balance and acceptance of life’s ups and downs, for energetic protection, promoting uplifting thoughts and practical action, empowerment, grounding and supporting physicality and life in the physical world, survival instincts and skills. Purported Physical Healing & Mental Health Properties: may aid in healing anxiety, depression, headaches, muscle tension, easing chronic physical pain, maid aid detoxification and elimination as well as fluid absorption and assimilation of nutrients and minerals, may aid lungs, kidneys, intestines, adrenals, pancreas, reproductive and nervous systems, abdominal and hip health.
SNAKESKIN AGATE: Stone of Shapeshifting. Inner Peace · Self Love · Simplicity · Great for: physical strength, stamina and perseverance, for emotional stability and protection, inner peace and maturity, invisibility, blending in, privacy, detective and research work, joy, happiness, present moment and big-picture views, awakening kundalini energy, ascension. Purported Physical Healing & Mental Health Properties: may aid ears and hearing, stomach and digestion, skin health and graceful aging. Chakras: 1st (Root/Base), 2nd (Sacral) & 7th (Crown).
SNOWFLAKE OBSIDIAN: Stone of Inner Cleansing. Protection · Clearing · Compassion · Great for: shadow work, emotional purging, detaching from negative thoughts, storylines, projections and patterns; activating inner strength, aiding the process of surrender and self-acceptance, understanding the gift in experiences, inner centering, auric shielding and protection, embracing your unique individuality.
SODALITE: The Writer’s Stone. Creativity · Communication · Truth · Great for: electromagnetic stress, self-esteem, insight and generating ideas, connecting the higher mind with the physical, honoring and expressing your own truth, clearing mental confusion, releasing inadequacy, imposter syndrome and core fears, inner peace, endurance, all works of writing, speaking, listening and communication.
SPIRIT QUARTZ (AMETHYST SPIRIT QUARTZ): Stone Of The Spirit Realm · Self-Forgiveness · Peace · Ascension · Great for: accessing higher realms of consciousness and connecting with angelic beings, spirit guides, ascended masters and the divine, merging with the higher self, arts and creative undertakings, imagination, logic, balance and clarity, balancing crown chakra (spiritual connection), purification, releasing fear, teamwork and harmony with others, balancing and transmuting karma, journeying through terminal illness and gracefully facing death, transformation and rebirth. NOTE: Most of what is known as Spirit Quartz is specifically Amethyst Spirit Quartz. There are other kinds of Spirit Quartz, including Citrine Spirit Quartz and Smoky Spirit Quartz.
STILBITE: Stone Of Loving Kindness · Nurturing · Wombspace · Dreams · Great for: emotional support, self-care, relaxation, calming, gentleness, compassion, healing of the heart through softening, presence and expansion; sensuality, mothering, self-mothering and re-parenting, supporting the womb and womb healing, heightening intuition, increasing vividness and profundity of dreams and aids sleep; interdimensional access when combined with Apophyllite.
STROMATOLITE: Stone Of Mother Earth. Grounding · Self Improvement · Ancestral Power · Stromatolite are fossils of an extinct group of marine invertebrate animal fossils where the organic matter has been replaced by quartz in a process that takes a hundred years or more. Great for: connecting to the Earth Star chakra (the heart of Mother Earth), connecting your base and heart chakras (aligning worldly life with the heart’s wisdom), accessing and conducting earth power to transform yourself into something stronger and into a more desirable state, connecting with ancestors and ancestral wisdom, entering the zero-point field for an energetic reset.
SUNSTONE: Fossil Of Self-Empowerment. Confidence · Vitality · Self-Worth · Great for: igniting inner strength and sense of self, cord cutting and bringing power back into your body, connecting with regenerative solar energy, fulfilling or renegotiating karmic contracts, self-nurturing, shining!
SUPER 7 (aka MELODY STONE and SACRED STONE): Stone of Emotional Detox. Healing · Empowerment · Release · Super 7 is a combination matrix of amethyst, smoky quartz, quartz, rutile, goethite, lepidochrosite and cacoxenite. Contains the vibrational properties of each of it’s components and is an extremely high-vibrational stone. Great for: removing blocks that keep you from living your life purpose.