Gemstones ~ Agate to Apache Tear

These pages include brief descriptions of the many gemstones that can be found at Willow Den with photos included for easy identification. Please use the links below to help find the stone information you are looking for.

AGATE (BLACK) ~  protects against negative energies. It attracts good fortune, promotes goodwill and helps to overcome fears. Use this stone for protection, success and courage.  AGATE (BLUE LACE) ~ is a gentle, calming stone that engenders tranquility. Blue lace agate is considered a stone of communication. It can enhance public speaking and smooth discussions.
AGATE (BOTSWANA) ~ can help those with repressed emotional issues that need to be addressed so that they can let go (release) and heal. Botswana Agate is a reminder that we are love and compassion in action. AGATE (CRAZY LACE) ~ known as the Laughter Stone, it promotes mental agility, liveliness and variety, and encourages flexibility in thinking and action.
AGATE (DENDRITIC) ~  known as the Stone of Plenitude, brings abundance & fullness to all areas of life, from business to agricultural endeavors. Ideal for examination of self, and the self-imposed limitations. AGATE (FIRE) ~ helps manifest Divine guidance through action, and assists one in taking decisive action. It increases passion, emotions & reconnection to one's deepest desires, and provides the courage to take risk.
AGATE (MOSS) ~ helps balance emotional energy. It helps the user to let go of anger and bitterness, so the emotions are balanced; Enhances concentration, persistence, endurance and success in one's endeavors. AGATE (SNAKESKIN) ~ raises our Self-Esteem brings peace of mind, self-awareness and also provides us with a love of life and a love of self. Helps raise the kundalini energy.
AMBER ~ Sacred stone of many aboriginal cultures. It has a strong connection with the earth. Powerful healer and cleanser that draws dis-ease from the body. Good purifying stone. Symbol of renewal. AMAZONITE ~ Has a powerful filtering action; absorbs microwaves and cell phone emanations and protects against electromagnetic pollution. Calming and soothing for brain and nervous system.
AMETHYST ~ Stone of spirituality. Good for memory and meditation. An extremely powerful and protective stone with a high spiritual vibration. A natural tranquilizer that enhances spiritual awareness. AMETRINE ~ A powerful combination of amethyst and citrine; clears stress and tension from the head calming the mind for meditation. Unites masculine and feminine energies
ANGELITE ~ One of the "stones of awareness" for the New Age. Believed to assist one’s connection with the angelic realms; raises consciousness and awareness of spiritual realms; helps to speak the truth. APACHE TEAR ~ A form of Obsidian; promotes forgiveness; excellent for absorbing negative energy and protecting the aura. They will gently help one to accept and then release their grief.