Gemstones ~ Peridot to Quartz

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

PERIDOT ~ a powerful cleanser. It releases and neutralises toxins on all levels. Alleviates jealousy, resentment, hatred and greed.  Reduces stress, anger and guilt.  Peridot opens our hearts to joy and new relationships. PETALITE ~often called Angel stone due to its ability to strengthen one's angelic connections.Petalite helps to dispell stress, depression, anxiety and hysteria. Carrying Petalite will keep you calm and centered under any circumstances.
PETRIFIED WOOD ~ teaches patience and understanding how  life evolves in perfection.  Its grounding energies can encourage one to live life as a spiritual being within this physical realm. Helps to connect with the energies of the Earth. PICASSO STONE ~ is said to help to remind us to celebrate life. Promotes creativity and brings strengths and self-discipline. It is thought to bring calm to difficult situations and to encourage us to relax and enjoy life.
PRASIOLITE ~a stone of tranformative energies.  It transmutes negative energy to positive without releasing it to the atmosphere. Prasiolite inspires creativity, attracting success, prosperity and abundance. PREHNITE ~ a stone of prophesy believed to enhance visualisation and inner knowledge. Prehnite is said to calm the environment and to bring peace and protection. It can also help to bring you into harmony with nature.
PYRITE ~ "a stone which strikes fire". Iron Pyrite makes a wonderful energy shield, blocking out negativity from various sources. Overcomes inertia & feelings of inadequacy. Energizes the area where you place it (such as on a desk where you work). QUARTZ (BLUE) ~ is a soothing, stress-relief stone. It assists in the ability to reach out to others. Assuages fear, calms the mind, inspires hope and promotes understanding your spiritual nature.
QUARTZ (CLEAR) ~ known as the "master healer" and will amplify energy and thought, as well as the effect of other crystals.  It absorbs, stores, releases and regulates energy.  Draws off negative energy of all kinds. QUARTZ (ROSE) ~ known as the stone of "unconditional love, it helps the user feel a strong sense of self-worth. Rose quartz is the stone of universal love. It gives inner peace and opens the heart to love. It also helps as a rejuvenator to the skin.
QUARTZ (RUTILATED) ~is an energizing stone and can be used to assist with mental focus. It is believed that the rutile helps ignite deep feelings of love in relationships. It is also said that it can re-energize slowed chakras to return to normal balance. QUARTZ (SNOW) ~ helps us to focus on purity in ourselves. It is a gentle calming stone said to enhance meditation by allowing one to link to deep inner wisdom. Helps to connect with the Infinite, the oneness with God. It represents peace and wisdom.
QUARTZ (TANGERINE) ~ a wonderful healing stone after trauma or shock. It is also used in past life healing and is beneficial in situations where one feels a need to make up for past damages done. It activates and balances the sacral chakra. QUARTZ (TOURMALINATED) ~ shares the properties of its components – the grounding and deflection of negative energy found in Tourmaline, as well as the energy amplification and consciousness raising ability of Quartz.