Green AventurineGreen Aventurine: Considered to be the "Stone of Opportunity," and is thought to be the luckiest crystal. It helps to encourage confidence and growth. It is a great stone for leaders, enhancing creativity and motivation.
African Turquoise: Actually a type of jasper, The ‘Stone of Evolution’, brings encouragement for growth, development and positive change within life itself.
African turquoise opens the mind to new ideas, new possibilities and new existence.
Black OnyxBlack Onyx is grounding and protective. It can help people release negative energy or sadness. It is also a great stone for self-control, decision making, courage and prevents the draining of personal energy.
From Judy Hall’s Encyclopedia of Crystals: Carnelian is beneficial for Courage, metabolism,, blood disorders, and blood purification, concentration, headaches. Egyptians believed that carnelian helped assist the soul on its journey. It can help cleanse other stones, and is also considered a stone of abundance.
From Judy Halls Encyclopedia of Crystals (p.47): Garnet Purifies and cleanses all Chakras. Energizing stone that is said to protect you from danger. It is heart opening and bestows self-confidence. It helps bring courage and hope to the person carrying it. Garnet also helps to activate other crystals, and can be worn during rituals to enhance intuition.
Crystals and Gems:
This page will give a breif overview of each stone, and its metaphysical properties. I hope this will help those of you who are having a hard time choosing. The information listed is a combination of research, and years of study for personal use. I have listed a few helpful websites and books below if you want to dig a little deeper. I will try to keep it updated with beads that are in stock and available, but no one is perfect :) There are thousands of options, so my collection will constantly change. If you have questions, please feel free to email me at
1)101 Power Crystals by Judy Hall
2). Crystal Basics by Judy Hall
3.) Crystal Prescriptions 1-4 by Judy Hall
4.) Crystal Bible 1-3 by Judy Hall