Gemstones ~ Lodestone to Opal

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.

GEMSTONE LIST: Agate - Apache Tear ...... Aquamarine - Cat's Eye ...... Celestite - Epidote ...... Fluorite - Jasper ...... Jasper - Lepidolite
Lodestone - Opal ...... Peridot - Quartz ...... Rhodochrosite - Tiger's Eye ...... Tiger's Eye - Zoisite

LODESTONE ~ Strongly magnetic plus additional properties of polarity. For motivation and confidence Assists in relieving burdens. MAGNESITE ~ brings a deep peace to meditation and relaxation. It opens the heart chakra and stimulates heartfelt love, including love of self. Magnesite brings to the surface all forms of self-deceit.
MAGNETITE ~ Also known as Lodestone, it is a potent stone for manifestation... helping you to attract what you most desire. Its magnetic properties makes it a highly effective spiritual grounding stone. MALACHITE ~ Stone of transformation; balancing and equalizing. Stimulates instinctive and intuitive reasoning. Fidelity, friendship, loyalty.
MOLDAVITE ~ a stone of personal transformation and spiritual evolution; initiates massive shifts in consciousness, purging attitudes and beliefs which no longer serve. MOONSTONE (NATURAL) ~ Stone for hoping and wishing. Alleviates emotional tension; talisman of good fortune.
MOONSTONE (RAINBOW) ~ Can help increase one’s intuition and enhance one’s creativity, compassion, endurance & inner confidence. MORGANITE ~ promotes abundance of the heart & prosperity of love. It assists in connecting with Divine Love. Helps to release unhealthy emotional patterns, aids in developing trust & brings a sense of joy.
NEBULA STONE ~ Stone of non-duality and oneness; assists in remembering small kindnesses during times of tragedy. OBSIDIAN (BLACK) ~ a strongly protective stone; stimulates growth on all levels, urging exploration of the unknown and opening new horizons. Dissolves emotional blockages and ancient traumas.
OBSIDIAN (MAHOGANY) ~ has a gentle energy that will ground and protect its owner. Use it for strength in times of need, to remove energy blocks, and give new life to your purposes and goals. OBSIDIAN (RAINBOW) ~ brings light and love into your life; helps you to recognise your spiritual nature. This stone disperses unloving thoughts that arise from your own self talk or that are directed towards yourself.
OBSIDIAN (SNOWFLAKE) ~ A stone of purity, that provides balance for body, mind and spirit.  Snowflake Obsidian empowers isolation and loneliness, aiding surrender in meditation. OPAL (PINK) ~ is a stone of peace and tranquility for the aura. It is noted for its energies in healing emotions. Said to be the most powerful of healing stones, the stone of hope, the stone of great achievement and even the "stone of the Gods".