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Best soothing crystals for anxiety and depression

CRYSTALS FOR ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION - JEWELS AND GEMS

In the times we are currently living in, anxiety and stress are at their peak for a lot of us, as we feel stuck and depressed with the global news and events but also as we have to be confined, which seems un-natural for so many people. This feeling of anxiety can strike at any time, and sometimes it can even progress into a more debilitating emotional state – a panic attack.

Introducing to your life crystals and stones that are said to soothe and calm anxiety can be a wonderful way to help overcome this unwanted negative energy. At Jewels & Gems, we always disclaim that crystals are NOT the solution to a physical ailment or illness, yet, we love to use crystals every day as a powerful and mindful tool reminding us of the energy we want to attract in our life. Because it's by working on attracting what you want, that you will get rid of what is not serving you. We have a blog post about our must-have crystals for beginners, you can check it here.

A wonderful example of this is how a daily practice such as yoga and/or meditation can bring so much to everyone. We have a blog post about our favorite crystals for meditation, you can find it here.

If you are looking to instill some healing energy around your home, here is a blog post about the best crystals to have around your home, for balance and harmony.


Here is our selection of the best soothing crystals for anxiety:

AMETHYST

Amethyst stands for "peace and harmony" and is a must in any crystal collection! Amethyst is a powerful soothing and healing stone that is known for purifying the mind and clearing it from negative thoughts, this includes stress and anxiety, giving a sense of calmness and peace. This gemstone also is said to bring emotional healing, while strengthening its owner's intuition. It strengthens the imagination putting thoughts into action. Amethyst is the perfect crystal for improving meditation, headaches and sleep.  

BLUE LACE AGATE

Blue Lace Agate is a stone of communication, helping those who have difficulty being heard by others, or who need confidence and articulation to share their truths with conviction. It provides clarity of thought and unwavering intent in regards to what matters most. Blue Lace Agate is a gentle crystal that will boost your ability to communicate, especially the thoughts and feelings that you receive from your higher self. This soothing and nurturing stone will bring you calmness and peace of mind, and is an excellent emotional healing stone, with strong metaphysical properties that are said to work very well against anxiety. It brings a feeling of tranquility to alleviate tension, stress and anger.

PEACH MOONSTONE

Peach Moonstone is a stone of sensitivity, femininity and sensuality. It brings soothing relief to emotional issues, such as depression or anger. Peach Moonstone supports the heart as it stimulates the mind, soothing worry or anxiety, and bringing out the best in people. Its loving energy promotes the Divine in all situations, and is an emotional support for intuitive or sensitive people. It increases self-development, creativity and self-expression while balancing the emotions. Peach Moonstone is a stone of sudden inspiration and intuitive knowing. It has a warm feminine energy which can help us to sort through our emotions and understand them better. It teaches emotional intelligence, and helps us to navigate uncomfortable emotional terrain with ease. It strengthens feminine intuition, especially as it pertains to relationships.

CHALCEDONY

Chalcedony is known as the Speaker's Stone, the stone of one who must measure his words. It encourages reflection and meditation while stimulating growth and learning. Its gentle radiance prepares us for action but helps to hold back words we might regret. It promotes good will, opening the mind to new ideas, instilling feelings of benevolence and generosity. A stone of peace and peace-making, it brings joy, love and kindness to its wearer, calming one to reduce fear, anger and self-doubt.

ROSE QUARTZ

Though Rose Quartz is thought to be the stone of love, it is not just romantic love that this crystal embodies. This quartz facilitates loving energies entering your life. It helps you to forgive, understand and see situations from a different perspective. Rose Quartz also provides greater support for the psyche, and allows to let go of lost love and protects from fear of renewed disappointments. A powerful stone of unconditional love, self-esteem, infinite peace, compassion and joy, Rose Quartz gently removes negative energy and replaces it with loving vibrations. It teaches you to love yourself and encourages self-forgiveness and acceptance.

BLACK ONYX

Black Onyx, also called the Stone of strength, is said to promote stamina and strength during times of stress, confusion or grief. It is a soothing stone, and is good for wearing, especially during times of emotional turmoil. It is known to help release negativity, a protective stone that guards the wearer from the 'evil eye'. It has a grounding effect that anchors the physical body to the earth and it brings harmony to the mind and the body.

LEPIDOLITE

Lepidolite has a soft nurturing energy that helps us love ourselves. it is said to detoxify the emotions, bringing calm and reducing dependency on others for emotional well-being. Associated with the Heart and Crown chakras, Lepidolite is said to heal pain from relationships. A stone of transformation, it assists in making positive life changes. Boosts trust, confidence, while eliminating stress and anxiety. Connect with Lepidolite to center you in times of chaos, it reduces stress associated with change or transition. It is said to reduce insomnia and other sleep disorders, as well as balance emotions and promote inner peace.

AMBER

Amber is a stone of protection, good luck and warmth. It is said to help its wearer attract everlasting love and romance. It increases calmness and peace. Wear Amber to lighten your mood, and help you move forward from any negative energy (anxiety, depression...). A great crystal for the Solar Plexus chakra, associated with confidence, creativity, self expression and mental clarity. A resin made of fossilized tree sap, Amber is one of the world’s oldest and most coveted treasures, over millions of years old. 

MALACHITE

Malachite is a Heart chakra stone that is said to help battle against depression or anxiety by encouraging to uncover the reasons for your distress and then helping you to break negative patterns or behavior. Speak your fears and sorrow daily aloud as you hold the crystal and then leave your Malachite in a sheltered place outdoors overnight to carry away the fears on the winds. Malachite personifies the deep healing green of nature and represents the innate beauty of flowers, trees, roots and plants. It is a Stone of Transformation, assisting one in changing situations and providing for spiritual growth. It encourages risk taking and change.

LABRADORITE

Labradorite is the stone of good luck, courage, and dispels bad energy. It rises consciousness and it is the stone of protection and new beginnings. Labradorite protects one against negative energies. It allows effective communication, and dispel depression and anxiety strengthening our own positive energy. Labradorite encourages one to embrace new ideas and opportunities. A stone of transformation, Labradorite is a useful companion through change, imparting strength and perseverance. It balances and protects the aura, raises consciousness and grounds spiritual energies. Excellent for strengthening intuition - promoting psychic abilities.

AMETRINE

Ametrine combines the power of the Sun with the gentleness of the Moon to maintain enthusiasm and impetus without becoming stressed; it is very healing since Amethyst removes pain or tension while Citrine brings energy and sense of well-being to mind and body. Ametrine calms the mind by clearing stress and tension from the head. Balances and soothes emotions and relieves depression. This crystal overcomes prejudice by enhancing compatibility and acceptance of others. It stimulates creativity and supports taking control of one's own life.

CHRYSOPRASE

Chrysoprase is a beautiful bright green crystal associated with problem-solving and finding new opportunities and angles. It is a stone of hope, creativity, acceptance and forgiveness. Chrysoprase is said to help balance hormones. It has metaphysical properties for healing as well as being a stone to attract new love, good luck, abundance and prosperity. It promotes joy and happiness and brings through the vibration of Divine Truth, while helping to heal the heart of the energy of depression and anxiety. Chrysoprase is said to heal a broken heart, it increases compassion and helps overcome jealousy.

EPIDOTE

Epidote is a dark green mineral that is said to increase perception and interaction with spiritual beings, and brings spiritual growth. It is a great stone for releasing negativity, raising one's vibrational energy and provides deep emotional healing. Associated with the Heart chakra, it is a helpful crystal for those stuck in modes of depression, hopelessness, or other negative thinking pattern. Epidote can inject a sense of hopeful optimism into one's emotional body, helping to bring the mind into a higher vibration. A great crystal for manifestation that can help one to practice raising their vibration and make the changes in their life that they are seeking.

RHODONITE

Rhodonite is a stone of compassion and brotherhood, an emotional balancer that clears away emotional wounds and scars from the past, and that nurtures pure love. It stimulates, clears and activates the heart, it promotes forgiveness. It is an ideal stone for processing and dispelling emotional pain. Rhodonite grounds energy, balances yin-yang, and aids in achieving one's highest potential. A powerful healing stone for relationships, it encourages clear communication. Rhodonite is an emotional healer and promotes the energy of love. In this case, the love is more outer-directed. This stone is one of altruism and generosity.

AGATE

Agate is also called the Stone of hope and possibility. It is comforting and protective stone, beneficial in overcoming depression, and strengthening during a grieving process. It helps alleviate obsessive thoughts and destructive mental patterns, and assists in overcoming fears, such as agoraphobia and panic attacks in crowded places. This stone supports decision seeking and resilience, while increasing strength.

RHODOCHROSITE

A stone that integrates physical and spiritual energies, stimulating love and passion while energizing the soul. Rhodochrosite opens the heart, lifting depression and encouraging a positive and cheerful outlook. It improves self worth and soothes emotional stress. A calling-back crystal, whether a lost lover, a friend, or a family member who has broken off all contact or a missing pet. Very good for new or first-time mothers to learn trust their maternal instincts. 

OPAL

Opal encourages you to express your true self. You will feel confident and comfortable in your own skin, and this will radiate in your words, thoughts, and actions. Opals enhance beauty and inner radiance, and should be worn if you have lost confidence in yourself. It assists post-natal depression. Opal is a symbol of lasting love on a deep level. It is the stone of all who write, dance, play music or sing, or who teach or organize creative and performing arts / art therapies. Wear Opal if you one day hope to turn professional / full-time in these fields. 

MANGANO PINK CALCITE

Mangano Calcite is the gentlest of the Calcites, it is all about heart awareness and connections. It is a female-friendly stone, but can be used equally by men who are feeling vulnerable and lost and who need to cherish themselves. Associated with the Heart Chakra, it is a nurturing stone that aids with emotional healing, grief, post natal depression, loneliness, anxiety. It fills the heart with self-love, and encourages love for all others.

TURQUOISE

Turquoise has the quality to enhance communication, instills serenity, creativity, empathy, and positive thinking. It is also a protective and purifying stone, known to bring strength. Turquoise is a stone associated with the Throat Chakra which makes is a good ally for anyone who has a fear of public speaking. It is believed that Turquoise has the ability to make a speaker more eloquent, creative and honest. Turquoise is also a calming stone that can induce internal serenity and lift depleted spirits, as it is said to aid tranquility, Turquoise is a great stone to accompany meditation.

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Best crystals for the home

CRYSTALS FOR HOME - JEWELS AND GEMS

Crystals are a wonderful tool that can be not only worn and embodied as a gentle yet powerful reminder of your goals and intentions, but they can also be a lovely way to instill various energies and vibrations around you and make your home your sacred space. 

Depending on whether you are looking to protect the energy of your home, bring in some calming and soothing energy in your living space, or boost yourself and your working space with creative and manifesting vibrations, the options are limitless. There's many crystals to choose from, so don't be afraid to make a mistake or pick the wrong one, trust yourself and your intuition, follow your gut and we are absolutely sure that you will get it right! As regards to where you should put your crystal, it really depends on you and the energy you are looking to bring to a particular space. Just follow what feels right to you at that present moment, and don't be afraid to change the position or place of your crystals if it doesn't feel right anymore, it just means that its energy is now more needed somewhere else: there is no wrong choice or decision here :) 

As we get asked all the time about the best crystals for new homes, we will be sharing with you here our most recommended options for you to choose from.

AMETHYST

Amethyst stands for "peace and harmony" and is a must in any home crystal collection. A stone of stability and calmness, it is known to have strong cleansing and healing powers and helps us with sleep and winding down. Amethyst has positive energy and helps to cultivate tranquility. Amethyst reminds us that it's important to slow down and take deep breaths, that our home is our sanctuary that's all about chilling out and taking it easy.

BLACK TOURMALINE

Black Tourmaline is the ultimate shield against negative energy. It deflects, dispels and shields from psychic attacks and internal conflicts. We love black Tourmaline as it is a great grounding stone that also aids in the removal of negative energies within a person or a space. Black Tourmaline will cleanse, purify, and transform dense energy into a lighter vibration. 

CLEAR QUARTZ

Clear Quartz is definitely a must-have in any home, as its healing properties can benefit any room or space. This great crystal is excellent for amplifying the energies of other crystals. It heals negative energy while amplifying positive vibrations in its environment, protecting the aura. Clear Quartz is also a master healer crystal increases awareness and clarity in thinking, and provides enhanced energy, perseverance and patience.

SHUNGITE

Shungite is a powerful protective and healing stone to shield you from the electromagnetic radiation given off by electrical equipment, including computers, mobile phones, microwaves and televisions: electronic pollution. Estimated to be 2 billion years old, it is known to be one of the strongest mineral healers. Smooth Shungite is great for placing on mantelpieces, for display or anywhere you feel you need EMF protection. 

DALMATIAN JASPER

Dalmatian Jasper is a protective and healing stone on many levels.  If you have lost all sense of joy, Dalmatian Jasper reawakens a sense of fun from within. Dalmatian Jasper strengthens family bonds and long-term relationships. A great crystal to help with calming, training and healing pets. For some Feng Shui, place some Dalmatian Jasper as you can find in your home where you relax to encourage loyalty among family members and happiness in your sanctuary if you live alone.

SPIRIT QUARTZ

Spirit Quartz or also called Cactus Quartz, promotes any collective activity. It relieves acute loneliness or a sense of being different from other members of the family. It is said to assist to find common ground with others in your life. Excellent home crystal if there are fierce sibling rivalries or jealousy, it's a great crystal for bonding between family members. Spirit Quartz encourages team building and cooperation, both as a form of protection and to generate collective energies. It is said to be a powerful fertility charm too.

ARAGONITE

Aragonite provides emotional healing and balance to the energetic field. It provides strength and support, helping to combat anger, emotional fatigue and stress. Aragonite boosts self-confidence and feelings of self-worth as you learn to place trust in yourself. A wonderful stone for parents and people in tense relationships that test the nerves, Aragonite brings patience when it is needed most. It is said to stimulate feelings of vitality.

SELENITE

Selenite is a calming stone that instills deep peace and is excellent for meditation. This beautiful white crystal can also be used to purify the energy of your other stones. If you feel that the energy of a certain stone or a space is dull or less vibrant than it used to be, clear it using Selenite's Light energy. If you have a large Selenite stick, a ruler or a bowl, you can lay your other stones or jewelry over it overnight to purify them from any unwanted accumulated energy. If you have a Selenite tower, you can keep it in a room or a space until the energy has been rejuvenated. 

ROSE QUARTZ

Though Rose Quartz is thought to be the stone of love, it is not just romantic love that this crystal embodies. This quartz facilitate love entering your life and your environment and this means self-love too. Rose Quartz' healing properties will imbue you with the wisdom to deepen your connection with your partner. It opens the heart to all types of love while helping to rise your self-esteem, restore confidence and balance emotions. It is also one of the best crystals to use for positive self-affirmation and meditation to remind you that you matter and that you are enough.

PYRITE

Pyrite is a crystal of positive energy, It relieves anxiety and frustration, and as a mirror to the self, reveals the causes behind these emotions and promotes a search for solutions. Pyrite is a unique protector creating a defensive shield against negative energies as well as environmental pollutants. This crystal enhances strength of mind and willpower and is also considered to be lucky, attracting wealth and abundance.

AZURITE

Azurite cleanses and strengthens the emotional body, releasing stress and worry. This Throat chakra crystal calms those who talk too much out of nervousness, and encourages those who hold back from self-expression to verbalize their thoughts and feelings. At home, Azurite lessens tensions between different generations.

MOOKAITE 

A very protective and grounding stone, whilst at the same time providing a motivational energy boost. For those who feel a bit stuck in either their personal life or at work, this gem can bring the courage to seek adventure. Use Mookaite when you need to make a decision and there are conflicting factors to consider. Makes it easier to accept change and to allow ourselves to take a chance now and then, without worrying about the future.

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Best crystals for meditation

BEST CRYSTALS FOR MEDITATION - JEWELS AND GEMS

Healing crystals can be a wonderful tool for meditation, as we can use them to amplify the power and meaning of your intentions and mantras. Of course, each crystal has its own energy and healing properties that can help us bring in the good vibes we all need in your life. Some stones can also help us to connect with our Crown chakra and reach higher levels of consciousness, connect deeper with spirituality, but also they can allow us to heal from unwanted negative energy. 

As always, we cannot but recommend using your intuition to pick the crystal that is right for you, as it will be you and only you that will connect with the crystal during meditation, after all, your intuition knows exactly what is it that you need. It's very easy, just go with the flow, look at the different colors, shapes and patterns and see what you are being drawn to. 

Here are some of our favorite crystals for mediation:

AMETHYST

Amethyst is definitely a great crystal to meditate with, a powerful healing stone that is known for purifying the mind and clearing it from negative thoughts, this includes stress and anxiety, giving a sense of calmness and peace. This gemstone also is said to bring emotional healing, while strengthening its owner's intuition. It strengthens the imagination putting thoughts into action. Amethyst is the perfect crystal for improving meditation, headaches and sleep.  

CLEAR QUARTZ

Clear Quartz is excellent for amplifying the energies of other stones or to enhance groups of stones, and is ideal for crystal grids. Also called the Master Healer, it amplifies positive energy in the environment, while eliminating negative energy. Clear Quartz brings strength and clarity to the intellect, aiding concentration and memory retention, and filtering out distractions, which makes it a wonderful crystal for meditation.

LODOLITE (GARDEN QUARTZ)

Garden Quartz is a powerful grounding stone used extensively in healing and meditation work. It's one of the main grounding crystals known for its ability to establish a clear path to removing negativity by passing it back into the Earth where it can dissipate naturally. This form of Quartz is said to amplify the properties of other types of Quartz with inclusions. It is believed to help us connect with past lives, heal past life traumas, and enhance psychic abilities. It increases gentle strength and self-development. A great crystal to carry when it comes to breaking new grounds and outgrowing yourself.

SELENITE

Through radiating light energy, White Selenite promotes purity and honesty. It forces the person holding it to be honest with themselves. This lovely crystal has many wonderful qualities, and it is a positive stone for opening up of gifts that you had not been aware of. Selenite is a calming stone that instills deep peace and is excellent for meditation or spiritual work. It assists judgement and insight. It clears confusion and aids in seeing the deeper picture.

SMOKY QUARTZ

Smoky Quartz protects and grounds one physically and spiritually to this world, it absorbs and transmutes negative energy and releases it into the Earth to be neutralized naturally. It provides a vital shield against psychic attack, emotional and environmental stress, and is used extensively in healing and meditation. Smoky Quartz helps to eliminate worry and doubt when faced with chaos or confusion. Rather than merely surfacing negative energies and emotional blockages, this crystal gently dissolves these energies as it encounters them, allowing positive frequencies to take their place.

PHOSPHOSIDERITE

Phosphosiderite is a rare pink gemstone that has a lovely calming, soothing vibration that aids stress, tension and anxiety, but that is not all there is to it, as it is a healing stone that will resonate within all of the chakras. This crystal is powerful to assist us to feel calm and at peace, and acts strongly on the Heart chakra and higher heart energy as well as the Third Eye chakra. It is an excellent stone for connecting with our spirit guides / angels, as it opens up a stronger spiritual connection and is a wonderful crystal to use in meditation.

VARISCITE

This green gemstone is said to help one let go of criticisms and judgement of others, allowing understanding and acceptance to fill the void. Variscite helps to release negative thinking and bad habits, bringing clarity to one’s thinking and tranquility to one’s feelings to enable simple solutions to long standing problems to be found. Variscite is a powerful heart activation stone, helping to release judgement and allowing disparate people and views to be united. It calms and soothes the mind, therefore being a good stone for meditation. It helps you to think clearly, it increases perception and relieves fear and worry.

VANADINITE

Vanadinite is a supportive orange/red mineral providing levels of increased endurance, persistence, and will power to see the completion of big projects. It is a crystal of focus and action to pursuing and attaining ones goals, it stimulates creativity and gives a boost of energy. It clears the mind of distraction, allowing clear thinking and springs one into action. Vanadinite is a wonderful grounding crystal for use in meditation, psychic vision, and shamanic journeying. 

TURQUOISE

Turquoise has the quality to enhance communication, instills serenity, creativity, empathy, and positive thinking. It is also a protective and purifying stone, known to bring strength. Turquoise is also a calming stone that can induce internal serenity and lift depleted spirits, as it is said to aid tranquility, Turquoise is a great stone to accompany meditation.

TANZANITE

Tanzanite stimulates the Throat, Third Eye and Crown Chakras, uniting the higher mind with intuition and communication. It is said to help reduce obsessive tendencies and instill a healthy emotional balance and a feeling of being centered. It helps one to slow down by releasing stress and keep calm and overactive mind, it is a great crystal for those that work or practice meditation. Tanzanite is also believed to give one a profound understanding of Divine Love and inspires one to pass that Divine love to others.

BLACK AND BLUE KYANITE

Kyanite is one of the most powerful grounding crystals, which both opens and aligns all the chakras. Also called the Revival stone, it is said to balance yin / yang energies. It stimulates psychic development on all levels, and is useful for beginners, as it also creates a protective shield. This crystal will aid meditation and communication with guides. Full of healing energy, Kyanite is a favorite among energy healers, and is especially helpful in body layouts, its fan shape can help to sweep away any unwanted energies. It is also said to be a great crystal for dream work.

BLUE TOPAZ

Traditionally, the icy blue shades of Topaz are associated with learning, understanding, creative inspiration and peaceful communication.
Blue Topaz is a stone of peacefulness, calming to the emotions, and ideal for meditation and connecting with spiritual beings.

PINK ARAGONITE

Pink Aragonite holds power over the heart, and is useful in matters of love. It is associated with patience, stability, problem-solving, and peace into your love life, so that you may experience deeper, healthier, and more fulfilling relationships. Use it in meditation with your partner, to build a wonderful bridge of trust, understanding, and compassion between the two of you. Pink Aragonite teaches acceptance, discipline and practice. It generates flexibility and tolerance, and emotionally combats anger and emotional stress.

RED TIGER'S EYE

Red Tiger’s Eye or also called Ox Eye is a grounding and protective stone, that increases courage, self-discipline and personal power. It brings good luck, prosperity and fills the wearer with enthusiasm and optimism while calming anger and irritability. This crystal is also said to help release creative blocks and aids in meditation. This stone is believed to help with assertiveness in those who feel downtrodden or unrecognized in a certain environment. 

ASTROPHYLITE

Astrophyllite is a very calming and soothing rare mineral, acting as a meditation tool and relaxant. It is said to help release us from the feeling of needing to make others happy to follow our own path and desires. It has become associated with astrology, divination and star wisdom. It eases the transition from one life stage to another. Meditating with this stone is said to reveal the destiny, coincidentally meet the right people and chances later on to lead us on the unfolding path to realizing dreams. Excellent for anyone involved in holistic therapies / treatments (massage, Reiki, acupuncture, shiatsu, etc) to help tune in with the energies and needs of the clients. 

GREEN ARAGONITE

Green Aragonite brings a calming energy to your mind, spirit and body, helping you tap into the organic energy within your core. A lovely stone with positive vibes that will help you see the beauty in your life and work with the blessings you have been given. It is a stabilizing stone that centers and grounds physical energies. It helps you prepare for meditation and steadies spiritual development. Deeply connected with the earth, this gem is a powerful healer that will aid you in clearing any energetic blockages keeping you from your Highest Good. 

SNOWFLAKE OBSIDIAN

Snowflake Obsidian is a stone of purity, it provides balance for body, mind and spirit. It helps you recognize and release “wrong thinking” and stressful mental patterns. It works perfectly with the Root chakra, a highly protective and grounding stone that works great in removing negative energies in your environment. Snowflake Obsidian brings hope in the darkness, it helps with persistence through difficult times. It is also said to empower isolation and loneliness, aiding surrender in meditation.

MAGNESITE 

Magnesite is a very calming crystal that promotes tolerance for emotional stress, helping to improve creative visualization and imagination. Since it works with the Third Eye and Crown chakras, it is said to help perceive higher realms through meditation and promotes silent relaxation into a meditative state. 

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What are the Best Crystals for Beginners

CRYSTALS FOR BEGINNERS - JEWELS AND GEMS

The crystal healing world can seem overwhelming at first, as there are so many different varieties of crystals and minerals out there, this can make it more difficult to identify the crystals that suits us or that we are after. Since the start of Jewels & Gems, we get asked all the time what are the best crystals for beginners in crystal healing. For this reason, we have decided to create the perfect kit for anyone that's just started in this journey. You will find here our most recommended crystals for beginners, all in our Must Have kit. This kit was the first one we came up with, it gathers the crystals that should be part of everyone's crystal collection! You can find our other crystal healing kits here. An if you're more into jewelry we also have a range of healing bracelets here as well as sterling silver jewelry here.

Our magical Must Have Kit contains some of our absolute favorite crystals that we think everyone should have in their crystal collection. Whether you are completely new to crystals or if you already have lots of crystals at home, this kit is guaranteed to brighten up your crystal collection, it's simply a must have!

If you're wondering, the Must-Have kit contains a linen pouch, a description card and the following crystals that we always recommend for beginners:

ROSE QUARTZ

Though Rose Quartz is thought to be the stone of love, it is not just romantic love that this crystal embodies. This quartz facilitates love entering your life. It helps you to forgive, understand and see situations from a different perspective. Rose Quartz healing properties will imbue you with the wisdom to deepen your connection with your partner. Rose Quartz also provides greater support for the psyche, and allows to let go of lost love and protects from fear of renewed disappointments. A powerful stone of unconditional love, infinite peace, compassion and joy, It teaches you to love yourself and encourages self-forgiveness and acceptance.

AMETHYST

Amethyst is a powerful healing stone that is known for purifying the mind and clearing it from negative thoughts, this includes stress and anxiety, giving a sense of calmness and peace. This gemstone also is said to bring emotional healing, while strengthening its owner's intuition. It strengthens the imagination putting thoughts into action. Amethyst is the perfect crystal for improving meditation, headaches and sleep. It is a stone known to have strong cleansing and healing powers. Amethyst has positive energy and helps to cultivate tranquillity.

CLEAR QUARTZ

Clear Quartz is known as the Master Healer, excellent for amplifying the energies of other stones or to enhance groups of stones, and is ideal for crystal grids. Clear Quartz produces a force field of healing negative ions while clearing the surroundings of positive ions, protecting the aura. Clear Quartz brings strength and clarity to the intellect, aiding concentration and memory retention, and filtering out distractions. Clear Quartz is also a master healer crystal increases awareness and clarity in thinking, and provides enhanced energy, perseverance and patience.

CITRINE

Citrine is a magnet for manifestation, creativity, imagination, and personal will. Carrying the power of the Sun, it is warm and comforting, energizing and life giving. It is a stone of life and happiness, attracting wealth and prosperity, success and all things good. Citrine also encourages generosity and sharing good fortune. A good luck charm for finding your power, while using your abilities to unlock your soul potential.

You're new to crystals and wonder how to use crystals in your daily life? Good news! This kit is designed to suit everyone, regardless of what stage you are in your crystal healing journey.

Whether you just want crystals in your home as part of your decor, for some Feng Shui healing or if you are into crystal healing just like us and want to manifest your dreams and carry your crystals with you everywhere, this kit will suit you! You can keep your crystals in the pouch and keep them in your bag to instill their energy everywhere you go. You can keep your lovely Rose Quartz in your bathroom for some extra self-love energy. Amethyst works great in the bedroom to help with sleep and relaxation. Clear Quartz can be kept in your living space to cleanse the room's energy and Citrine is perfect on any office or work desk to help you release your creativity and give you the power to succeed in your career! We also have a post that's all about the best crystals for your home, you can find it here.

You can purchase our best-selling Must-Have kit here. 

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What are the Best Crystals for Protection

WHAT ARE THE BEST CRYSTALS FOR PROTECTION

CRYSTALS FOR PROTECTION - JEWELS AND GEMS

We have been asked very often since the beginning of Jewels and Gems, what are the best crystals for protection for empaths, in other terms, what are the crystals that can prevent us from being negatively affected by internal or external unwanted energy. This could be for example your own stress and doubts, other peoples’ overwhelming emotional energy, or the negative energy you may feel coming from a physical space.

The answer is, there is not just one crystal for protection, indeed the key is to pick the right crystal for you, one that matches the energy that will shield you from the kind of vibration or harm you're trying to protect yourself from. From our list, you will notice that there is some great crystals for deflecting energy, while other stones would be more for shielding / blocking. 

Based on our usual recommendations to customers, here are our favorite crystals for protection:

BLACK TOURMALINE

Black Tourmaline is definitely on our list, this is the ultimate shield against bad vibes. It deflects, dispels and shields the wearer or carrier from external negative energies, psychic attacks and internal conflicts. It will stop you feeling spooked in dark places or those where atmosphere in frightening; it returns bad wishes to the sender. Black Tourmaline is a grounding stone that also aids in the removal of negative energies within a person or a space. This stone will cleanse, purify, and transform dense energy into a lighter vibration.

LABRADORITE

Labradorite is the perfect crystal for protection for empaths. It is known as the stone of courage, intuition, change, and dispels bad energy. It is the stone of protection, new beginnings and is said to help the owner purify his/her energy, strengthening the aura. It clears and opens all the chakras. Labradorite is all about self-confidence while providing clarity and is believed to bring determination and motivation, as well as success.

SHUNGITE

Shungite is a powerful protective and healing stone found in Russia, said to shield you from the electromagnetic radiation given off by electrical equipment, including computers, mobile phones, microwaves and televisions (electronic pollution). Estimated to be 2 billion years old, it is known to be one of the strongest mineral healers, and associated with the root chakra, giving us a stronger connection to the earth, with makes us feel grounded. Shungite is also known to help vanquish negative energies and thoughts, promote mental clarity, increase personal power, and alleviate spiritual imbalances.

BLACK OBSIDIAN

Black Obsidian is a powerful cleanser of psychic smog created within your aura, and is a strong psychic protection stone. This stone has powerful metaphysical properties that will help to shield you against negativity. It forces facing up to one's true self and releases imbalances and negative energies. Black Obsidian is a deeply grounding and protecting stone, defending the carrier. Obsidian carries a dominant black color energy and deepens our connection to the physical, natural world. It brings power and strength.

TIGER'S EYE

A stone of protection, Tiger Eye may also bring good luck to the wearer. It has the power to focus the mind, promoting mental clarity, assisting us to resolve problems objectively and unclouded by emotions, while dispelling fear and anxiety. The use of Tiger's Eye at the Sacral Chakra will facilitate the manifestation of one's deepest desires. It will also bolster one's creative energy. It has powerful and dynamic energy with a watchful quality to it. Its distinctive colors, from golden yellow to deep red, express strengthening and grounding energies.

PYRITE

Pyrite attracts abundance and contains hidden fire and the ability to generate wealth by ones own efforts. Pyrite is a very protective stone against ongoing control, criticism and manipulation by a partner, parent or employer, giving the power to resist without becoming angry or upset and to change the balance of power. This stone inspire leadership qualities and should be kept near you in your work environment. It contains hidden fire and the ability to generate wealth by one's own efforts. Carry or wear Pyrite as a protective amulet when you are away form home.

ONYX

Black Onyx, also called the Stone of strength, is said to promote stamina and strength during times of stress, confusion or grief. It is a soothing stone, and is good for wearing, especially during times of emotional turmoil. It is known to help release negativity, a protective stone that guards the wearer from the 'evil eye'. It has a grounding effect that anchors the physical body to the earth and it brings harmony to the mind and the body.

AMETHYST

Amethyst is a powerful healing stone that is known for purifying the mind and clearing it from negative thoughts, this includes stress and anxiety, giving a sense of calmness and peace. This gemstone also is said to bring emotional healing, while strengthening its owner's intuition. It strengthens the imagination putting thoughts into action. Amethyst is the perfect crystal for improving meditation, headaches and sleep.  

TURQUOISE

Turquoise has the quality to enhance communication, instills serenity, creativity, empathy, and positive thinking. It is also a protective and purifying stone, known to bring strength. Turquoise is a stone associated with the Throat Chakra, and has the ability to make a speaker more eloquent, creative and honest. Turquoise is also a calming stone that can induce internal serenity and lift depleted spirits, as it is said to aid tranquility, Turquoise is a great stone to accompany meditation.

SUNSTONE

Sunstone attracts unexpected prosperity by uncovering your talents. It also protects you from those who drain your energies and finances and makes you tougher if people try to exploit you. An excellent crystal if you tend to be dependent on others emotionally. Sunstone is linked to luck and good fortune. It instills good nature, heightens intuition and allows the real self to shine through happily. It dissipates fearfulness, alleviates stress and increases vitality.

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Best Crystals for Courage and Strength

BEST CRYSTALS FOR COURAGE AND STRENGTH

CRYSTALS FOR COURAGE AND STRENGTH - JEWELS AND GEMS

With the current global climate and situation now more than ever, we need to step into our inner strength and power. We are experiencing a lot of things being taken away from us lately, which doesn't help. Thankfully, by supporting ourselves with what we need, we can rediscover our strength even in the midst of all the challenges and difficulties we are currently going through.

In these difficult times, when we need all the courage and strength to pull us through, crystals can definitely be a wonderful tool to help us achieve this. When we are seeking more courage and strength, we can use the energy of crystals, as a tool to get us to where we want to be. 

There are many different crystals that can help us achieve this, and we have selected the following crystals that cover various aspects of what courage and strength may mean to you, as there are many crystals that can help us develop strength in different ways. You can find our other crystal healing kits here. An if you're more into jewelry we also have a range of healing bracelets here as well as sterling silver jewelry here.

Here is our most recommended crystals for courage and strength:

TIGER'S EYE

A stone of protection, Tiger Eye may also bring good luck, inner strength and courage to the wearer. It has the power to focus the mind, promoting mental clarity, assisting us to resolve problems objectively and unclouded by emotions, while dispelling fear and anxiety. The use of Tiger's Eye at the Sacral Chakra will facilitate the manifestation of one's deepest desires. It will also bolster one's creative energy.  Its distinctive colors express strengthening and grounding energies. Tiger’s Eye is ideal for those who are spaced out and uncommitted to find purpose; for those who find it difficult to remain optimistic, it stimulates hope and confidence for the future. It is excellent for healing issues of self-criticism and worth, and unblocks creativity so one may recognize one’s talents and abilities.

PYRITE 

Pyrite is a crystal of positive energy, and is extremely helpful for melancholy and thoughts fixed on misfortune and despair. It relieves anxiety and frustration, and as a mirror to the self, reveals the causes behind these emotions and promotes a search for solutions. This stone helps promote physical well-being as well. Pyrite enhances strength of mind and willpower. It is also sometimes considered to be lucky, attracting wealth and abundance. Pyrite is a symbol of abundance and prosperity, it increases focus or simply gives you a an energetic boost, also the courage, strength, willpower and determination you need to take on challenging tasks.

ONYX

Black Onyx, also called the Stone of strength, is said to promote stamina and strength during times of stress, confusion or grief. It is a soothing stone, and is good for wearing, especially during times of emotional turmoil. It is known to help release negativity, a protective stone that guards the wearer from the 'evil eye'. It has a grounding effect that anchors the physical body to the earth and it brings harmony to the mind and the body.

CARNELIAN

Carnelian is associated with the Sacral and Solar Plexus chakras, it is said to alleviate jealousy and possessiveness in relationships. Carnelian is a crystal of confidence, empowerment and passion. A stabilizing stone that restores vitality and motivation, and stimulates creativity. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success. Known as a stone of endurance, leadership and courage, Carnelian has protected and inspired throughout history. This crystal is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind. It helps in trusting yourself and your perceptions.

LABRADORITE

Labradorite is the stone of good luck, courage, and dispels bad energy. It rises consciousness and it is the stone of protection and new beginnings. Labradorite protects one against negative energies. It allows effective communication, and dispel depression and anxiety strengthening our own positive energy. Labradorite encourages one to embrace new ideas and opportunities. A stone of transformation, Labradorite is a useful companion through change, imparting strength and perseverance. It balances and protects the aura, raises consciousness and grounds spiritual energies. Excellent for strengthening intuition - promoting psychic abilities.

RED TIGER'S EYE (OR BULL'S EYE)

Red Tiger’s Eye is a grounding and protective stone, that increases self-discipline and personal power. It brings good luck, prosperity and fills the wearer with enthusiasm and optimism while calming anger and irritability. This crystal is also said to help release creative blocks and aids in meditation. This stone is believed to help with assertiveness in those who feel downtrodden or unrecognized in a certain environment. Psychologically, Red Tiger’s Eye is used to develop inner courage and strength. It develops our survival instinct and offers courage in this regard. 

GREEN AMETHYST

Green Amethyst (also called Prasiolite) is the stone of spiritual and personal growth. Associated with the Heart chakra, it fosters love, self-acceptance and compassion, while getting rid of negative energy. It is also a stone associated with grounding and inspiring originality, courage and self-reliance. Prasiolite is a very spiritual crystal that helps with heart awakening and integrating spiritual insights. It is said to clear negativity while attracting prosperity.

DENDRITIC AGATE

Dendritic Agate is known as the Stone of Plenitude. It brings prosperity, growth, abundance and fullness to all areas of life. Agate promotes inner stability, composure, and maturity. Its warm, protective properties encourage security, confidence and self-acceptance. Dendritic Agate is an emotional stabilizer, encouraging its wearer to remain centered during times of confusion or when dealing with perceived obstacles. This stone is believed to support perseverance and the ability to experience difficulties as an opportunity for change. Agate overcomes negativity and bitterness of the heart, by healing anger, fostering love, and lending the courage to start over.

AMAZONITE

Amazonite is also referred to as a Stone of Truth and Courage. Named after the Amazon women warriors, because it was said to adorn their shields. A lucky charm said to help you be at the right place at the right time. This crystal is empowering, facilitating self-respect, self-care, self-discovery, self-awareness and the ability to embrace one's own integrity and truths. This soothing stone calms the brain and nervous system and aids in directing free floating anger and irritability into positive action against unfair treatment or injustice. Balances the masculine and feminine energies. 

GARNET

Garnet is a gemstone of vitality, health and energy, bringing serenity or passion as appropriate, it can inspire love. Garnet is considered a lucky stone, for courage, creativity, success, and for business relationships. This stone of manifestation helps you let go of old behavior patterns and boosts self-confidence. Garnet can be used to practice Kundalini activation. 

HEMATITE

Hematite is a stone of transformation that helps to absorb negative energy and calms in times of stress or worry. It is a very protective and balancing stone and is great to carry to help you stay grounded in many situations. Hematite is also good for working with the Root Chakra, helping to transform negative energies into a more positive vibration. Hematite is a powerful aid to improve self confidence, willpower and self esteem. It is also known for its action to provide pain relief and healing.

 CHEVRON AMETHYST

Chevron Amethyst combines the strengthening and enhancing qualities of Quartz with the stress relieving and intuitive qualities of Amethyst. This crystal is said to enhance peace of mind, relaxation and self-discovery. Chevron Amethyst is said to bring courage and inner strength. It helps to remove resistance to change, it dissipates and repels negative energies of all kind.

PINK BOTSWANA AGATE

Also called the Stone of hope and possibility. It is comforting and protective stone, beneficial in overcoming depression, and strengthening during a grieving process. It helps alleviate obsessive thoughts and destructive mental patterns, and assists in overcoming fears, such as agoraphobia and panic attacks in crowded places. This stone supports decision seeking and resilience, while increasing strength.

HONEY CALCITE

Honey Calcite teaches us about the right use of power and encourages responsibility in leadership. Honey Calcite increases feelings of confidence and courage and assists in overcoming obstacles. This type of Calcite helps one to find their personal power, while bringing a sense of self-worth and help recovering those that have experienced abuse. This crystal is connected to the Solar Plexus and Sacral chakras, and oozes accomplishment. It brings focused energy, inspiration, clarity and grounding. 

AQUAMARINE

Aquamarine is a calming, soothing, and cleansing stone. It has the property to inspire the truth, trust, and letting go. It is perfect when it comes to sooth unpleasant emotions such as grief or loneliness. Aquamarine is also known to enhance feelings of peacefulness by encouraging inner strength and bravery, whatever the situation is. This gemstone is believed to help its owner to speak their feelings and thoughts clearly, without hesitation, anger or judgement. Like water, emotions flow and negativity will float away.

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5 healing crystals for positivity ✨🌈

 

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The Jewels & Gems Podcast - The Crystal Healing Q&A Session - Episode 2

In this episode of the Jewels & Gems Podcast, Sylvana the Founder answers some very frequently asked questions from customers or followers on the social media accounts, from crystal healing meanings and properties, to explaining the meaning behind zodiac stones, she also talks about the correlation between crystal colors and the chakras, and so much more!

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What are the Best Crystals for Motivation and Willpower

CRYSTALS FOR MOTIVATION AND WILLPOWER

CRYSTALS FOR MOTIVATION AND WILLPOWER

Usually, yellow, gold, orange and red crystals are usually associated with motivation, willpower, personal power and courage. These crystals are also said to help bring focused concentration and clear your mind. They are believed to bring relief from nervousness, panic and becoming “burnt out.” You can find our other crystal healing kits here. An if you're more into jewelry we also have a range of healing bracelets here as well as sterling silver jewelry here.

Here is our selection of healing gemstones and crystals for motivation and willpower:

RUBY

Ruby is the first gemstone that comes to our mind where we think about crystals for motivation and willpower, as it is said to bring fire into one´s life, lighting up their darkness. It is able to create strong sense of power within oneself, giving you the strength to take risks and try new things. Ruby is said to help the sharing of loving energy, despite past hurt. Most commonly associated with love, especially faithful passionate commitment, and helps older women to value their beauty and life experience. This gemstone is also believed to protect the wearer from negative entities that leach positive energy, promoting spiritual vitality and wellness overall.

BUMBLEBEE JASPER

Bumblebee Jasper is a strong earth energy stone, that embodies within it the strong energy of the volcano from which it was birthed. It is said to remove any blocked energy to bring forth your creative talents and increase your motivation and willpower. It helps you to manifest your highest good. Bumblebee Jasper is a stone of inspiration and positivity that promotes the ability to embrace change. 

Bumblebee Jasper activates the Sacral and Solar Plexus chakras, enabling you to accept change, find new opportunities, increase your self-esteem and make decisions without relying on emotions.

CARNELIAN

Carnelian is a crystal of confidence, empowerment and passion. A stabilizing stone that restores vitality and motivation, and stimulates creativity. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success. Known as a stone of endurance, leadership and courage, Carnelian has protected and inspired throughout history. Carnelian is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind. It helps in trusting yourself and your perceptions. A lucky crystal to bring on interviews.

PYRITE

Another great stone to add to your collection, and definitely one of our favorite crystals for motivation and willpower. As a talisman, Pyrite is a unique protector creating a defensive shield against negative energies as well as environmental pollutants. This stone helps promote physical well-being as well. Pyrite enhances strength of mind and willpower. It is also sometimes considered to be lucky, attracting wealth and abundance.

CITRINE

Citrine is a magnet for manifestation, creativity, imagination, and personal will. Carrying the power of the Sun, it is warm and comforting, energizing and life giving. It is a stone of life and happiness, attracting wealth and prosperity, success and all things good. Citrine also encourages generosity and sharing good fortune. A good luck charm for finding your power, while using your abilities to unlock your soul potential. This is definitely one of our favorite crystal for motivation and willpower!

TIGER'S EYE

A stone of protection, Tiger Eye may also bring good luck to the wearer. It has the power to focus the mind, promoting mental clarity, assisting us to resolve problems objectively and unclouded by emotions, while dispelling fear and anxiety. The use of Tiger's Eye at the Sacral Chakra will facilitate the manifestation of one's deepest desires. It will also bolster one's creative energy. It has powerful and dynamic energy with a watchful quality to it. Its distinctive colors, from golden yellow to deep red, express strengthening and grounding energies.

RED CALCITE

Red Calcite is an uplifting stone that increases energy and willingness to live life. It is grounding and protective, it will remove stagnant energy. Red Calcite will help open and activate your base chakra, which will bring vitality and promote increased energy. Red Calcite will cleanse and amplify the energies in your environment. It will restore your motivation and accelerate your progress and development. Red Calcite reduces fears and anxieties and boosts willpower.

SARDONYX

Sardonyx is a stone of protection and strength used since ancient times. It promotes virtuous conduct and integrity, while attracting friends and good fortune. This protective stone is said to bring lasting happiness and stability to partnerships. It increases stamina, vigor and self-control. As Sardonyx stimulates the Root and Sacral chakras, it promotes motivation, willpower, discipline and strength of character. It is associated with courage, happiness and clear communication, while believed to bring lasting happiness and stability to all forms of partnerships. If you have a tendency to be pulled in many different directions, this stone is a perfect tool to stay on one road at a time. It helps with mental focus and strong concentration. 

BEST HEALING CRYSTALS FOR MOTIVATION AND WILLPOWER

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