Source: United States, India, Morocco, Czech Republic, Africa, Brazil, Australia
Colour: Clear or milky white, grey, blue, green, pink, brown, black, yellow; often artificially coloured.
In addition: Agates are grounding stones, bringing about an emotional, physical and intellectual balance. Agate works slowly but brings great strength, by centring and stabilizing physical energy. Agate is known as a healer of inner anger, fostering love and the courage to start again. Agate creates a sense of safety and security by dissolving internal tension.
Yellow Agate is known to increase your willpower, concentration, memory and logic; it helps you gain your self-confidence as well as the ability to learn from your past mistakes.
Peacock Rock also known as Bornite
Bornite is an excellent healing stone. This mineral can bring freshness and newness to one’s life. It stimulates the inner spirit to seek further heights and substantiates one’s ability to enjoy happiness at the moment. Bornite is an excellent stone for use by helping one to integrate and to unite the existing separation of emotions with the intellect. It helps one to release that which is no longer useful. It also promotes insight into the aspects of grief and relief – allowing one to both recognize and accept the differences. It is a „stone of happiness“, providing a message that life is truly joyful to experience.
Source: Britain, Italy, Brazil, Sweden, Canada, Switzerland.
Colour: Silver, red or grey when unpolished; shiny when polished.
Hematite is particularly effective at grounding and protecting. It harmonizes mind, body and spirit. Used during out-of-body journeying, it protects the soul and grounds it back into the body. This stone has a strong yang element and balances the meridians, redressing yin imbalance. It dissolves negativity and prevents negative energies from entering the aura, restoring peace and harmony to the body. Hematite helps you to come to terms with mistakes and to accept them as learning experiences rather than disasters.
Source: United States, Brazil, Austria, Russia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Iceland, Britain, Mexico, New Zealand, Morocco, Turkey.
Colour: White, pink, blue, red, greyish, lemon.
Chalcedony is a nurturing stone that promotes brotherhood and goodwill and enhances group stability. It brings the mind, body, emotions, and spirit into harmony. Chalcedony also removes hostility and transforms melancholy into joy. It eases self-doubt and facilitates constructive inward reflection. It creates an open and enthusiastic persona. It absorbs and dissipates negative thoughts, emotions, and bad dreams.