Below are some brief descriptions of different rocks & crystals that we have or have had in the shop. Many many more varieties are at the Mystery Gallery!
ABALONE SHELL - May make you feel love, beauty, gentleness, caring, comfort, peacefulness, delight and solace. Abalone Shell has the colors of the ocean in it, blues, greens, purples and yellow, it is soft to the touch from repeated tumbles in the sand and water.
AGATE -Fosters love, abundance, wealth, good luck, longevity, acceptance, courage, protection, balance, harmony, generosity, strength, and security.
ALEXANDRITE - is said to help balance one's emotional state, to provide confidence, to increase self-esteem and to help bring about positive change. It is said to bring happiness and success, and to intensify feelings of love.
AMAZONITE - associated with money, luck and overall success. It's known as the "gambler's stone," encouraging good luck and fortune. It also has a soothing effect on the nervous system, said to soothe tense and aggravated situations and to enhance love.
AMETHYST - This type of quartz is usually purple or violet. It is said to help with control of unwanted compulsive behavior and is believed to help improve stability, peace, calm, balance, courage, and inner strength. It has been used to help ease grief, and promote happiness.
AMMONITE - is a rare, gem-quality, iridescent material. They are excellent index fossils and it is often possible to link the rock layer in which they are found to specific geopolitical time periods.
ANCIENT BLUE SLAG - enhances Communication and the blue color resonates joy, peace and tranquility and this stone helps in restoring joy, peace and tranquility in life. also helps in enhancing the intuitive abilities and sparks the inspiration within the person who carries it.
ANGLE AURA QUARTZ - possesses a sweet and loving energy that will effectively stimulate and elevate your mood. It is said that angel aura quartz is a bridge to channeling higher knowledge, remembering past lives and gaining insight into one’s spiritual mission in this lifetime.
APOPHYLLITE - is used by healers to energize and increase circulation in physically injured areas with high frequency energy. Many people have experienced relief from stress, tension and anxiety when using this crystal.
AQUA AURA QUARTZ - sometimes called Angel Aura Quartz, is a stone of calmness, allowing us to connect with the higher realms. It is a powerful stress reliever. It is also a strong energy for reducing or eliminating anger. It is said to help process emotional disturbances, grief, and traumas to a point where they are no longer stressful.
AQUAMARINE - a stone of courage, enlightenment, spiritual awareness, and the ability to become attuned to your own emotions.
Its calming energies reduce stress and quiet the mind. The soothing, go with the flow frequencies of Aquamarine make it an excellent tool in crystal healing.
ARAGONITE - increases energy, especially the energy of prayers and magic charms. It is said to boost self-confidence, diminish anger and relieve stress.
ARKANSAS QUARTZ - is sought after because it is said to aid in amplification, transformation, focusing and transferring energy.
AURALITE-23 - a crystal gemstone that is the most powerful crystal on the planet. Holding the energies of 23 different earth elements and minerals all in one, making vibrations so high, that almost anyone that holds it can feel it's warmth emanating through their body.
AVENTURINE - said to be one of the luckiest stones in the world of crystal healing, which makes it a must-have for inviting good luck and prosperity into your life. Green Adventurine is a comforter and heart healer, used to clear and activate the Heart Chakra for general well-being and emotional calm.
BABA QUARTZ - this stone of bliss has been used to help keep relationships full of joy and happiness.
BUMBLE BEE JASPER - the stone of happiness. Its bright and cheery colors uplift you instantly. It helps you find joy and goodness in what surrounds you. It helps alleviate depression. It brings joy and abundance.
BLACK OBSIDIAN - sometimes known as the “wizard stone”, because it has been used in magical practices since ancient times.
Black Obsidian Stone is a very powerful and creative stone, increasing self-control. It also eases tension, especially in the home and can protect against electromagnetic fields.
BLACK ONYX - a powerful protection stone, will bring you restful and pure energies, soothing your worries and easing your tensions. Black Onyx promotes psychic contact through seances and medium-ship, aids past life and between life regression work.
BLACK OPAL - is said to be one of the strongest good luck stones. It is told to transform the fears that hold us back from action into optimism and an eagerness to get on with our lives.
BLACK SPINEL - a protective stone that repels negativity and grounds the user while evoking inspiration and empowerment, without overwhelming others. It is also thought to help one find calmness and let go of resentments to re-establish relationships and dispel sadness.
BLACK TOURMALINE - a stone of the perfected heart, one that is strong, vital, and full of passion for love and life. Also, Black Tourmaline is said to be a radiation blocker and shield against toxins, electromagnetic smog, and radiation related to mobile phones, PCs, and other electronic hardware.
BLUE TOURMALINE - a powerful third eye chakra crystal, as well a potent throat chakra stone, that aids improved communication abilities. Increasing the ability for clear and honest communication, and lends the courage to speak from the heart. It is also highly in demand as it has the ability to accelerate the development of psychic mediumship and channeling.
BLUE TOPAZ - is a stone of peacefulness, calming to the emotions, and ideal for meditation and connecting with spiritual beings.Also aids in spiritual communication, help writers block, inspire creativity & enhance public speaking.
CALCITE - connects the emotions with the intellect. Calcite calms the mind and teaches you how to analyse a situation and it stimulates your ability to have insight into a situation, it also boosts your memory. It helps you to know instinctively which information is important to you at that moment.
CARNELIAN - A stabilising stone, Carnelian restores vitality and motivation, and stimulates creativity. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success.
CELESTITE - is calming and uplifting and brings harmony and balance, assisting the holder in finding and maintaining inner peace.. It has strong metaphysical properties that can help you to develop the gift of prophecy, and other psychic abilities.
CHALCOPYRITE - also called Peacock Ore is an uplifting stone, it grounds nervous energy which allows the body and mind to let go of stress and become calm. It can be used to enhance our perception and to awaken inner sight. It is an excellent aid to increase self esteem, banish fears and doubts and soothe the emotions.
CHAROITE - is a stone of transformation. It cleanses the aura and chakras by transmuting negative energy into healing. It is a stone of acceptance and insight and provides healing on all levels- physical, emotional and spiritual.
CHRYSOCOLLA - is the gentlest of stones. Its turquoise-blue color discharges negative energies, calms, and allows truth and inner wisdom to surface and be heard. A peaceful stone, it emphasizes the power our words and actions have on those
CHRYSOPRASE - is a strong detoxifying stone. It eliminates waste from the body, as well as the mind, by stimulating the liver and encouraging the body to rid itself of poisons. It is excellent for relaxation and promoting a peaceful night's sleep, reducing claustrophobia and preventing nightmares.
CITRINE - Known as the success stone because it is said in folklore to promote success and abundance, especially in business and commerce. Enhances concentration and revitalizes the mind. Also excellent for supporting the manifestation process, promotes motivation, activates creativity and encourages self-expression.
CORAL - a symbol of modesty, wisdom, happiness and immortality. It is known as the stone of peace and transformation. Coral helps you release unhealthy thoughts and emotions, also said to relieve nervousness, fear, depression, panic and nightmares.
CRACKLE QUARTZ / FIRE & ICE - this clear quartz has been exposed to extreme heat and cold that have created internal fissures. This quartz is known for it's colorful rainbows. It's multicolor frequencies are said to enhance the bearer's vibrational energy and has been used to help with the formation of a more positive mental outlook.
DENDRITIC AGATE (stone of plenitude) - is associated with abundance, prosperity and growth - not just monetary, but in every aspect of one's life. It is said to be a helpful talisman for anyone involved in therapy, meditation, rebirthing, a twelve-step program, or any path of serious work that requires a day-to-day behavioral change necessary to achieve desired results.
DIOPSIDE - believed to be a creative stone, increasing creative visualization and helping to manifest desired goals. It has also been said that it can improve the wearer's intellect, particularly with regards to mathematical and analytical abilities.
DRAVITE (Brown or Champagne Tourmaline) - has a calming, soothing effect on the energetic systems and the body. Its energy helps one relax, release, and become centered within oneself.
DROGY SHANKHA - a conch shell of ritual and religious importance in Hinduism and Buddhism. These petrified shells have transformed into a variety of minerals. Many have turned to agate while retaining their original shape.
DRUZY CRYSTAL - is a formation of tiny sparkling crystals on the surface of a larger crystal body. It acts as a mirror of the soul, helping to release lingering negative emotions, experiences or trauma stuck within your heart space. It is known as the stone of fairy or stardust.
EPIDOTE - used to promote optimism and to protect one from negativity. It is also used to increase the power of attraction and manifestation.
FLUORITE - Fluorite’s energy is said to be grounding and focusing. It has been used to help with learning and memory retention. Fluorite is said to create calmness where there was once chaos. Used to create serenity.
GARNET - a sensual stone of strong, intense feelings, it inspires love and devotion. It represents primordial fire, the creation of the world out of chaos, purification and love.
GREEN CALCITE - brings a renewed sense of purpose and vitality and a desire to make positive change in ones life. It helps dissolve old energy patterns and beliefs that may be holding you back.
GREEN TOURMALINE - has a vibration that stimulates happiness and joy for life! Its metaphysical properties strongly promote compassion, particularly towards yourself. Also often used to attract money and success by encouraging one to release inhibitions and reach for their true desires.
HEMATIOD QUARTZ - a powerful grounding crystal, drawing "chaotic" and stray energies down into the root chakra and can assist in balancing polarized opposites of emotion and thought.
HEMATITE - Known as the ‘stone for the mind’. It has been used to help with mental organization, calming, protection and grounding. It is said to aid in original thinking, logical thinking and mathematics. Said to decrease negative thinking. Hematite is the stone most often used for grounding and defusing excess energy.
HERKIMER "DIAMOND" QUARTZ - called the stone of attunement. It assists with balance on the mental, emotional and physical levels. It can also clear and open chakras, promoting peace of mind.. Herkimer Diamond Quartz Crystals radiate bright white light, the luster and clarity is stunning resembling a diamond.
HOLLY BLUE AGATE - a mentally calming stone. This is a good stone for the crown chakra, stimulating and connecting it with the heart and third eye chakras. This increases intuition and spiritual insight.
Holly Blue Agate comes from Oregon in the United States.
JADE - known as the "Crystal of Tranquility". It soothes the emotions and helps keep the peace. Jade provides a sense of self-worth, self- sufficiency and capability in dealing with most situations.
JASPER - Jasper is a fine-grained microcrystalline quartz. It is known as a stone of gentleness, comfort and relaxation. When jasper’s protective energies are also considered, it is no wonder jasper is sometimes called the ‘nurturing stone’.
K2 STONE - are only mined from the snowy peaks of Pakistan's K2, the second highest mountain in the world. This combination stone contains Blue Azurite spots in a mottled granite matrix. It is said to help crate a higher awareness and has been used to raise levels of consciousness while staying patient and grounded.
KYANITE - aligns all chakras and subtle bodies instantly. Kyanite is said to have a calming effect on the whole being, bringing tranquility. It encourages psychic abilities and communication on all levels.
LABRADORITE - the best stone for fighting off an existential crisis, a stone of magic, awakening within you mystical and magical abilities and psychic powers.
LAPIS LAZULI - brings truthfulness, openness, inner power and manifestation. The deep blue color is associated with self-expression and awareness, giving the crystal its powers to boost enlightenment and spiritual transformation.
LARIMAR - said to enlighten and heal in a physical, emotional, mental and spiritual way. It stimulates the heart, throat, third eye and crown chakras facilitating inner wisdom and outer manifestation. It represents peace and clarity, radiating healing and love energy.
LEMURIAN QUARTZ CRYSTAL - sometimes known as Lemurian Seed Crystals, is the name given to a form of Quartz point from Diamantina, Brazil. Lemurian Quartz resemble Laser Quartz in appearance, with larger faces at the termination, and grooves running across the points surface. The positive vibrations that the lemurian quartz emits may form a metamorphic cocoon of comfort and love all over you, surrounding you with the love and giving solace each time you are feeling low, emanating a gentle, loving energy.
MAGNESITE - instills deep peace during meditation. Placed on the third eye, this stone enhances visualisation and imagery, and can promote dynamic and revolutionary ideas. It assists in producing an opening of the crown chakra. Magnesite brings a calming effect to the emotions, promoting tolerance for emotional stress. It supports people who are nervous and fearful and helps them to overcome irritability and intolerance.
MALACHITE - It is said to neutralize destructive vibrational forces and electromagnetic radiation. Some Healers use malachite by placing it on the solar plexus area to pull out negative energies, harmful emotions, blockages and unwanted psychic barriers.
MOLDAVITE - As one of the oldest minerals on earth, the Moldavite stone is believed to originate from outer space. The moldavite was formed by a meteorite impact located in the southern region of Germany about fifteen million years ago.
Also said to possess rejuvenating properties, Moldavite slows down aging by preventing mental degeneration, helps memory retention, maintain balance, and much more....
MOOKAITE - an Australian Jasper, an Aboriginal Mother Earth stone, it is known for its healing capacity, and for empowering one to feel and connect with the electromagnetic energy currents of the Earth. Also is said to boost the immune system and help counter the effects of aging.
MOONSTONE - associated with the heart chakra and love. It is said to help calm responses and avoid overreaction, enhance feminine energies, sensitivity, intuition and psychic abilities. Moonstone has been used for protection during childbirth or travel. It is said to fend off psychic attacks.
MORGANITE - a powerful, high vibrational, universal stone of unconditional love. The pink color of Morganite stone will bring light to your life, positive energy and help you commit and care for other people. The soothing energy of this gentle color will help you calm your anger, resentment or any other negative feelings and help you bring new love and romance into your life.
MANGO CALCITE - softens the hardest and most protective hearts. It is a stone of forgiveness that releases fear and grief to bring in unconditional love. Use this stone to treat anxiety and other nervous disorders, as well as overcome trauma.
MYSTIC QUARTZ - is a natural white quartz that has been coated giving it a beautiful rainbow color effect. This uplifting crystal reduces and rids you of negativity to fill the space and mind with positivity.
NEPHRITE-JADE - is a protective stone that will transmute these negative energies in your life into positive and uplifting ones. Also known as the dream stone, and assists in dream recall, analysis and dream connection to ancient wisdom. Nephrite Jade carved as deities signify protection and good fortune.
NUNDERITE - a mixture of Andalusite and Epidote. It is excellent to use for emotional cleansing as it rids the body of all negative attachments. It is calming and grounding during times of change.
OPALITE (synthetic opal glass)- for all-round healing. Opalite is believed to alleviate depression, soothe frayed nerves and help us to step away from anxiety. It is said to bring inner peace and a sense of calm in any situation, stabilizes mood swings and helps in overcoming fatigue.
PERIDOT- associated with the sun, Peridot has been prized since the earliest civilizations for its protective powers to drive away the forces of darkness. It is a stone of lightness that counters the effects of negative emotions.
PETRIFIED WOOD - helps with mental longevity. It has the ability to soothe emotions, generate calm, and dispel stress. It was once an ancient, living, breathing tree that has fossilized over thousands of years. If you live in the city, keep Petrified Wood nearby to have the vibration of nature close by.
PHENACITE - is known as a powerful, intense, and high vibration stone. Said to stimulate and activate your inner vision, as well as the crown chakra, third eye chakra and pineal gland, and may boost your intuition and enhance your telepathic ability.
PICTURE JASPER - provides us with a strong connection to Mother Earth and Earth Goddess energies. This stone is thought to aid inner silence and strengthen the recall of early memories, so they can be understood and processed.
PINK AMETHYST - a crystal for radiating divine love. It connects the heart, third eye and crown chakras.
PINK CALCITE – has gentle, loving energies. known as the Stone of Compassion, for others and for yourself, it helps you overcome self-criticism and self-blame.
PINK OPAL - the healing properties have a gentle frequency that help to calm and soothe your emotional body, clearing and calming the heart to bring a sense of love, peace and hope. It also helps to dissipate stress, allowing you to be more centered and calm.
PINK TOURMALINE - This stone has the potential to heal emotional wounds and brings feelings of comfort and safety.
PYRITE - is a protective, shielding stone and is excellent to wear or carry as an amulet to deflect harm and danger. Pyrite, also known as "fool's Gold" is one of the best feng shui stones for attracting the energy of wealth and abundance.
QUARTZ - Clear (Sometimes called rock crystal) - is said to amplify energy and thought, as well as the effect of other crystals. It absorbs, stores, releases and regulates energy. It has been used to draw off negative energy of all kinds, neutralizing background radiation, electromagnetic smog and petrochemical emanations. Clear Quartz is the most popular and versatile healing stone of all the crystals. It is the most powerful healing stone thought to be able to work on any condition.
RED CALCITE - is said to be energizing and detoxifying. It has been used to attract love. Red Calcite has been used to help calm adrenaline rushes caused by fear.
RHODOCHROSITE - opens the heart, lifting depression and encouraging a positive and cheerful outlook. It improves self worth and soothes emotional stress.
RHODONITE - This is a stone of grace that promotes relaxation and brings a sense of well being, confidence and self love. Opens one up to unconditional love.
ROSE QUARTZ - The stone of universal love. This stone has been used to heal heartbreak, banish nightmares and achieve goals. It carries a soft feminine energy of compassion and peace, tenderness and healing, nourishment and comfort.
RUBELLITE TOURMALINE - a stone of the perfected heart, one that is strong, vital, and full of passion for love and life. This Tourmaline’s combination of vibrant pink and ruby red color energy creates a vibrational pattern that resonates deeper with the Heart Chakra than other heart-stones.
RUBY - is said to bring fire into one’s life, offering encouragement to follow one’s bliss, offering you the energy required to live life to its fullest.
RUTILATED QUARTZ - is a variety of Quartz which contains naturally occurring strands of Rutile. A stone graced by the golden locks of angels, Rutilated Quartz is an effective antidepressant because it heals emotional wounds, clearing the way to a spiritual awakening. It is said to draw off negative energy and disease, letting go of the past and gives protection against the ill thoughts of others.
SELENITE - can clear, open, and activate the Crown and Higher Chakras and is excellent for all types of spiritual work. Selenite can also be used to strengthen the memory. One of the few purification crystals that can also amplify the power of other crystals.
SERAPHINITE - ANGEL WING - The beauty and energy of Seraphinite rises through the body's chakras like the six-winged spirits of Light it is named for - the Seraphim, the highest order of angels. It is said to infuse one with vibrations of wholeness and well-being, nurturing and love.
SHUNGITE - known for its incredible healing and protection properties, including: boosting energy and immune system, balancing mind and emotions, protecting from harmful EMFs, detoxification and purification of the body.
SMOKEY QUARTZ - is said to help remove negative energy. The crystal has been used to assist in tapping subconscious wisdom. Smokey quartz is also know as one of the good luck stones.
SNAKESKIN AGATE- the energies will promote strength during times when you’re too busy or involved in a lot of activity.
It will encourage you to show the more pleasant side of your personality, and it will inspire a more peaceful and harmonious approach to life.
SPIRIT QUARTZ (Cactus Quartz) - an unusual quartz that has many very small crystals growing on a central stone. This makes a single piece a quite powerful stone. Each tiny crystal radiates energy, with all of these little crystals working in harmony to radiate a very strong vibration. Symbolizing balance and harmony that is achieved through spiritual evolution and growth.
STAR SAPPHIRE - helps bring clarity and understanding to the intentions of others. It can also bring happiness to any mood or situation. This gemstone brings peace, tranquillity and spiritual healing whilst sustaining the life force and attracting joy and peace.
STRAWBERRY CALCITE - said to radiate positive energy and is used to increase happiness and a sense of humor.
TANZANITE - has powerful spiritual energies that can establish a connection between your mind and the higher realms. Tanzanite is a stone of transformation that can help dissolve old patterns of disease and karma. It enables us to move forward with optimism and inspiration, giving us a sense of direction and allowing us to manifest our powers for the highest good.
TIBETAN QUARTZ - famous for its powers of protection and purification. Excellent for healing work and meditation.
TIFFANY STONE - said to aid healing and help one connect to higher spiritual realms. Some claim that keeping this stone in the bed room improves their love life...
TIGER’S EYE - Known as a grounding stone. It is said to enhance integrity, courage, willpower, good luck and prosperity. It has been used for protection during traveling. It is also said to boost personal power.
TITANIUM AURA QUARTZ - a kind of quartz that’s combined with titanium. It is said to fill your life with meaningful positive energies and works to stimulate energy flow. To help ground, balance, and center you. It will give insight, energy, excitement, compassion, and joy.
TUGTUPITE - This rare pink crystal is said to hold the vibration of intense deep love within it. (UV responsive)
TURQUOISE - is supposed to be a stone of communication, great for people who have a fear of public speaking. It is said that the healing powers of Turquoise have the ability to make a speaker more eloquent, loving, creative and honest.
It also opens up the connections between friends and allowing love to flow in those communications, which strengthens the friendship bond.
VOGEL CRYSTALS - precision-cut Clear Quartz used for optimal healing, wellness, intention work and transformation. These crystals are carefully cut in conformance to the findings and teachings of Marcel Vogel (1917-1991). Marcel Vogel was a research scientist with IBM for many years and holds a number of patents in the field of luminescence. He spent the later years of his life exploring the powers of quartz crystals among other interests.
WATERMELON TOURMALINE - sometimes referred to as “the gateway to inner self” or the “master heart crystal”. Encouraging compassion for others and for yourself while enhancing innate healing abilities.
ZINCITE - not precisely a natural mineral because it came from the Tarnowskie Góry smelter in Upper Silesia, Poland. The metaphysical properties are often more powerful than the true natural crystals because they are so concentrated. This stone’s energies will help in manifestation, but they must be used in small doses because they are quite powerful.It’s also a stone that’s known to stimulate and enhance your creativity. (UV responsive)
MYSTERY GALLERY would like to point out that when we talk about, discuss online and in person or hand out literature relating to the healing properties of crystals and stones, we are communicating to you our own personal beliefs and experiences and the results of our own extensive research.
All crystal healing uses, magical uses and metaphysical definitions are provided as a means of education, and do not imply a guarantee of effect.
Those suffering from an illness, injury or any serious health issues should immediately consult with their doctor and/or medical practitioner. Crystal healing is a holistic complementary healthcare practice and should be carried out by a suitably qualified crystal healing practitioner.