Powerstones

Powerstone

The Japanese name for stones that are meant to hold ‘power’ or represent specific emotions, circumstances, physical or emotional aid or support. Following are the stones (generally) available from Off on a Whim, and a short list of what they are meant to symbolize.

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Agates

General: One of the oldest stones in recorded history

  • attracts strength
  • protection
  • protects from bad dreams, stress, energy drains
  • good for stomach upsets
  • helps with emotions
  • useful for making important decisions
  • calming and soothing
  • especially good for protecting children
  • gives courage, energy, strength and dispels fears
  • stone of harmony
  • stimulates the intellect
  • enhances healing

Black Tibetian Agate

  • protection
  • courage
  • calms tempers

Botswana Agate or Evil Eye agate

  • ward off the evil eye
  • good for people who are sensitive, lonely or easily hurt
  • increases self-satisfaction
  • protects from hurt

Moss Agate

  • agate of warriors
  • balances emotions
  • bringer of health, friends and riches
  • enhance concentration and endurance
  • successful birthing
  • associated with the heart chakra
  • represents friendship
  • connects wearer to nature
  • improves self-esteem and ego

fire agate

  • deep calming energy that brings security and safety
  • protection stone with strong grounding power
  • represents absolute perfection
  • instills spiritual fortitude

Turitella fossil agate

  • a deeply spiritual stone connected to earth and home
  • stone of survival
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Amazonite

  • soothes the nervous system
  • good when suffering emotional disturbance
  • improves thinking ability
  • assists self expression
  • balance female and male energy
  • promotes kindness


Ametrine

  • anti-depression which lends to inner peace and tranquility
    changes negative emotions into positive deeds

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Amethyst

  • calms and gives inner peace
  • anti-insomnia
  • protects against rage, anger, fear, pain and homesickness
  • good for decreasing sorrow
  • sobriety
  • anti-guilt and fear
  • meditation stone
  • symbol of piety, humility, sincerity, spiritual wisdom
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Angelite

  • peace and brotherhood
  • promotes compassion
  • alleviates psychological pain
  • good for weight control

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Apatite

  • inspirational stone
  • aids communication and self-expression
  • stimulates creativity and intellect
  • clears confusion

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Aquamarine

  • quickens intellect and increases self-knowledge
  • promotes clear and logical thinking
  • brings inspiration and new ideas
  • meditation stone
  • peace and serenity
  • calms the nerves
  • reduces stress and tension in relationships
  • signifies courage and determination
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Aragonite

  • promotes a joy of living
  • helps to diminish nightmares
  • increases energy
  • boosts self-confidence and self-worth
  • reduces anger
  • stress relief
  • grounding
  • meditation stone
  • calms inner restlessness and nerves

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 Aventurine

green aventurine

  • luck in love and games
  • encourages independence and originality
  • brings out the best and beauty in people
  • calming to restless children
  • emotional stabilizer
  • associated with the heart chakra
  • perception and creative insight
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Bloodstone

  • amulet against the evil eye
  • symbol of justice
  • promotes general well-being
  • financial fortune
  • daring, courage and mental sharpness
  • general good health

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available in: 4mm and 6mm

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Bronzite

  • stimulates love and action
  • anti-depression and anguish
  • general protection grounding
  • restores harmony and self-confidence in situations where one feels powerless

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available in: 4mm and 6mm

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C

Calcite

General

  • gentle
  • cleansing
  • revitalizing
  • amplifier stone

honey (yellow) calcite

  • persistance
  • intellect
  • healing
  • calming
  • decision making

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available in: 4mm

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Carnelian

  • energy booster
  • protect from bad vibrations
  • guard against poverty
  • increases a sense of humor
  • calms tempers
  • helps insecure people find inner strength

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available in: 4mm

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Chalcedony

  • absorbs negative energy
  • harmonizes mind, body and spirit
  • instills generosity

Pink Chalcedony

  • gentle nurturing energy
  • inner peace
  • promotes reassurance and trust
  • good for first time mothers to aid breastfeeding and relieve shock or trauma
  • traditionally worn by mothers to protect new babies from harm

 

Charoite

  • overcome fear, obsessions and compulsions
  • stimulates inner vision
  • grounding

Chrysoprase

  • problem clarifier
  • acceptance of one’s self
  • encourages forgiveness and compassion
  • stimulate creativity
  • reduce nightmares
  • encourages hope and joy
  • shield from negative energy
  • enhance fertility
  • linked to heart chakraChrysoprase02
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Citrine

  • hope
  • strength
  • support during life changes

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available in: 4mm and 6mm

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Crystal

  • stone of the mind
  • focus
  • concentration
  • mental ability
  • purifies the mental, spiritual and physical
  • harmonizes
  • balances
  • heals wounds of an abusive childhood
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D

Dumortierite

  • accomplishment
  • positiveness
  • courage, trust, harmony
  • cope with panic and fear
  • enhances organization abilities
  • courage to assert one’s self
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Eagle Eye

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available in: 4mm and 6mm

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Emerald

  • heals mental and spiritual wounds
  • clarifies the spiritual journey
  • positive energy for daily tasks
  • attracts abundance and wealth
  • promotes loyalty to your partner
  • strengthens the mind against epilepsy, bad dreams, insomnia
  • inner peace to diminish fear, dejection, sensitivity, irritability
  • brings wisdom tranquility for a troubled mind
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F

Fluorite

  • increases concentration
  • aids in decision making
  • amplifies other stones
  • meditation stone

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Garnet

  • business success
  • anti-depression and self esteem
  • protect from impure thoughts, stone of purity
  • stone of devotion
  • symbol of love and compassion
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Hematite

  • grounding
  • protection
  • strength
  • concentration

Hematite

available in: 4mm round and faceted, 6mm, 10mm

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Howlite

  • calming
  • anti-stress
  • anti-insomnia

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available in: 4mm round and faceted, 6mm round

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Hypersthene

  • self-esteem
  • social ease
  • alleviates shyness

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available in: 4mm

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Inca Rose/Rhodocrosite

  • soothes the heart
  • emotions of warmth and love
  • creativity and promotes intuition

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available in: 4mm (limited)

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Iolite

  • combat addiction
  • encourages one to take responsibility for themselves
  • stimulate intuition

J

Jade [genuine]

  • serenity
  • wisdom
  • peace
  • calming
  • healing
  • balance
  • anti-anxiety



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Jasper

general

  • grounding
  • loyalty
  • supports change
  • general health

 

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Jet [carbonated wood]

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K

Kyanite

  • tranquility
  • relaxation
  • creativity
  • brain support (illness)

available in 4mm and 6mm

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L

Labradorite

  • intuition
  • imagination
  • meditation
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Lapis Lazuli

  • protection
  • anti-depression
  • prosperity and happiness
  • stone of friendship
  • communication
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Larimar

  • balances water and fire energy
  • assists emotional expression
  • teaches respect, love, nurturing
  • helps new mothers relieve depression and stress.
  • Larimar was discovered in 1916 on the island of Hispaniola, in the Caribbean Sea. It’s a rare form of pectolite and takes its name from the discoverer’s daughter and the word Mar for sea. Also known as the dolphin stone.

Larvikite

  • anti-negativity
  • self confidence
  • grounding
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Lepidolite

  • the Peace Stone
  • protection from influences
  • stress relief
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Lava from Mt. Fuji

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Lava stones for diffuser bracelets and pendants

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M

Malachite

  • protection for children
  • business success
  • balance in relationships
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Munionalusta Meteorite from Sweden

  • 6mm stones only
  • discovered in Sweden in 1906. Probably the oldest meteorite known to man and marks the first occurrence of stishovite in an iron meteorite

  • rhodium plated
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Moonstone

  • good fortune
  • inspiration and intuition
  • love and business success
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Mooakite

  • strength and decision making
  • healing stone
  • connect to loved ones

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Muscovite

  • anti-stress
  • optimism
  • self-confidence
  • awareness of higher self
  • unconditional love
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Obsidian

  • anti-depression and negativity: said to absorb negative energy and shield against negativity
  • self-control
  • resilience

Snowflake Obsidian

  • restful and serene energy
  • helps bring peace and balance to mind and body

 

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Onyx

  • anti-negativity
  • self-confidence
  • alleviate fear and worry
  • promotes stamina and vigor
  • good for times of stress or bereavement





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Opal

  • anti-depression
  • love
  • inspiration and creativity
  • happy dreams

 

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Freshwater Pearl

  • prosperity and success
  • imparts calm and beauty
  • focus
  • wisdom
  • promotes tenderness

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Peridot

  • healing
  • strength and vitality
  • calms the temper
  • helps release burdens and guilt
  • enhances confidence
  • worn in ancient times to ward off evil
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Piemontite

  • leadership
  • energy and liveliness
  • direction vivacity
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Pietersite

  • willpower
  • inner guidance
  • recognize truth
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Prehnite

  • aids in sexual problems, esp. potency
  • anti depression
  • energizing
  • meditation
  • stimulates spiritual growthPrehniteSingle
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    Pyrite

    • increase energy
    • grounding
    • happiness
    • positive influence on thinking

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    Quartz

    general

    • clarity
    • balanced
    • energy
    • perseverance

    black tourmalated quartz

    • good luck
    • clear thinking
    • protect from bad energy

    gold rutile quartz

    • anti-depression
    • anti-negativity
    • spiritual growthrose quartz
      • love in all forms
      • inner peace
      • enhances fertility
      • encourages forgiveness, release of anger, resentment and jealousy

lemon quartz

  • creativity
  • organization
  • optimism
  • well-being

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ruby

  • symbol of friendship and love
  • gives courage to reach your potential
  • dispel melancholy
  • promotes will power
  • gives strength and courage
  • strengthens creativity
  • attracts power, joy, protection, wealth

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  • helps maintain individuality
  • aids with mood swings
  • transforms negative energy into positive
  • enhances compassion and empathy

rhodonite

Mined in Sweden and some varieties found in New Jersey.

  • promotes relaxation
  • soothes the nervous system
  • raises self worth
  • wards off negativity
  • a stone of balance
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    S

    Sandstone or Blue Goldstone

    • learning and communication

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    Sapphire

    • anti-depression
    • concentration
    • joy and peace of mind

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    Seraphinite

    • Greater awareness of the Divine Feminine
    • Restores health and balance
    • Encourages living from the heart
    • Helps to find your higher purpose
    • Seraphinite is found only in the Lake Baikal region of Siberia.
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    Serpentine

    • inner-peace
    • mood swings
    • solving conflict

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    Soapstone

  • assists in getting used to new situations
  • good when embarking on new adventures and challenges
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    Sodalite

    • peaceful home communication
    • endurance

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    Sunstone

    • protection
    • energy for illness or stress
    • power of attraction
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    4 and 6mm

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    T

    Tiger Eye

    • luck
    • insight
    • clarity and focus
    • protects the wearer from the evil eye
    • raises awareness of needs of self and others


    Tourmaline

    • luck
    • happiness
    • protection
    • anti-negativity

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    pink tourmaline

    • relaxing
    • nurturing
    • heart chakra

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    Turquoise

    • protects from evil, accidental death and violence
    • symbolizes courage and love
    • a symbol of youth, vitality and innocent love
    • brings a sense of general well-being
    • bestows generosity, magnanimity, honesty
    • associated with joy, happiness and prosperity
    • recommended for those seeking spiritual enlightenment

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