Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.5 cm
These beautiful Merkabas come in a range of crystals. The Merakaba translates literally to light, spirit, body and is a form of Sacred Geometry used greatly in meditation.
JASPER PROPERTIES: Nurturing, supporting, problem solving, shamanic journeying, protecting, grounding, balancing yin and yang
Jasper has many varieties. Providing protection and grounding energies, it absorbs ne gative energy and cleanses and aligns the chakras and the aura. Each colour is appropriate to a specific chakra. Jasper balances yin and yang and aligns the physical, emotional and men tal bodies with the etheric realm. It clears electromagnetic and environmental pollution including rad iation, and aids dowsing. This stone supports during times of str ess, bringing tranquillity. Combining organisational abilities with imagination, it brings hidden problems to light helping to find new coping strategies and assist in seeing projects through. It facilitates shamanic journeys and dream recall, during which its grounding qualities are helpful.
Jasper unifies all aspects of your life. It supports during necessary conflict and reminds humanity to aid each other. Jasper imparts determination to all pursuits and encourages honesty with oneself. Physically, Jasper prolongs se xual plea sure. It supports during prolonged illness or hospitalisation and reenergizes the body. Jasper kni ves instantly cut through and remove ties. Dissolving old patterns, they help the etheric blueprint reconstruct to a more appropriate configuration.
ROSE QUARTZ PROPERTIES: Attracting love, opening and healing the heart, forgiveness, supporting mid-life crisis
Rose Quartz is one of the best known and easily recognisable forms of quartz, with its pale pink colour representing unconditional love, heart energy and healing and forgiveness. It teaches you how to love and value yourself and how to open to, and receive love. It heals emotional traumas, de-stresses, soothes and harmonises and brings forgiveness. This stone can be used to attract and maintain love than and can restore trust and harmony in existing relationships. It strengthens empathy and sensitivity and aids the acceptance of necessary change, making it an excellent stone for mid-life crisis. Holding Rose Quartz aids positive affirmations, promotes receptivity to beauty of all kinds and is a stone of infinite compassion and deep peace.
AVENTURINE PROPERTIES: Comforting, harmonizing, bringing luck and abundance, gratitude, protecting against EMFs
Aventurine has been used as a gamblers lucky talisman for centuries. Blue and Green Aventurine are often sold as ‘the abundance stone’ and are associated with prosperity. It is a very positive stone, makes an excellent gratitude stone, helping you to value what you already have and helps bring success in creative endeavours. A comforter, heart he aler, and general harmoniser, Aventurine gently dissolves distressing feelings and thoughts and diffuses negative situations, turning them around. It promotes compassion and empathy, encourages trying again and strengthens mature love. Excellent for transmuting negative earth energies it has a strong connection to the devic kingdom and is used to grid gardens or houses against geopathic str ess. Wearing Aventurine absorbs electromagnetic smog and protects against environmental pollution. Aventurine assists you to get to grips with technology, enhancing your skills.
Aventurine reinforces leadership qualities and decisiveness, helping to see alternatives and possibilities, especially those presented by other people. It brings together the intellectual and emotional bodies, calms an ger and irritation and aids emotional recovery, enabling living within one’s own heart and guards against psychic vampirism of heart energy.
MOSS AGATE PROPERTIES: Abundance, stabilizing, connecting to nature, desensitising (to weather and pollutants), birthing
Moss Agate is a stabilizing stone strongly connected with nature and all that grows. As a birthing crystal, it is extremely useful whenever you are starting a new venture or making a new beginning in your life. A powerful abundance stone that protects what you have as well as drawing inner and outer riches to you, Moss Agate strengthens your self-esteem. It is the perfect stone if you have lost hope as it promotes trying one more time and gives you insight into why you have not yet succeeded, so that you can amend your plans and achieve success. Moss Agate is said to refresh the soul and enable you to see the beauty in all you behold. It is helpful in reducing sensitivity to weather and to environmental pollutants and is extremely beneficial for anyone employed in agriculture or associated with botany. Moss Agate can act with a dual purpose, helping intellectual people access their intuitive feelings and, conversely, aiding intuitive people to channel their energy practically. It releases fear and str ess and aids self-expression and communication.
CLEAR QUARTZ PROPERTIES: Hea ling, amplifying, unblocking, focusing
Quartz is the most abundant and powerful healing crystal on the planet. It is a master he aler that amplifies, absorbs, stores, unblocks and regulates energy and is excellent for programming. Quartz adjusts its vibrations according to the needs of the user and takes the energy back to its most perfect state. It focuses concentration, unlocks memory and removes negative conditioning or to xic thought patterns. As it contains every colour possible, Clear Quartz works on all levels of being and uplifts energy to the highest possible level. Quartz has the ability to dissolve karmic seeds, enhances psychic abilities and attunes you to your spiritual purpose. Used in meditation, Quartz filters out distractions.
Quartz acts as a deep soul cleanser, connecting the physical dimension with the mind. It generates electromagnetism, protects against radiation, dispels static electricity and doubles your biomagnetic field when held in your hand. There are many varieties of Quartz. The major prosperity stone Citrine is a form of Quartz as is the love attractor Rose Quartz and the Smoky Quartz that assists in manifesting your dreams.
GOLDSTONE PROPERTIES: Transmuting, finding self-confidence, instilling courage, instilling positivity, feeling fully alive
Goldstone is a shiny manmade glass created by adding copper or other salts to molten glass and is often sold as ‘the money stone’. It is valued for both its sparkling appearance and its transmutative qualities, it instils in the wearer a positive attitude and unshakeable self-confidence, supporting courage to try something new and enhancing energy levels. With the assistance of this sparkling stone, you experience the plea sure of being fully alive and inwardly wealthy.
UNAKITE PROPERTIES: Opening Third Eye, rebirthing, scrying, calming, negating EMFs, past life hea ling.
Unakite is a stone of vision, balancing emotions with spirituality. It brings a calm gentle energy and can negate the effects of electromagnetic pollution from television sets and other EMF sources. It opens and promotes visualisation and psychic vision and enables past life hea ling, going back to the source of a problem and reframing it. This stone provides grounding when it is needed and can be useful after meditation or psychic work.
Unakite facilitates rebirthing, revealing and integrating insights on past blockages and gently releasing conditions that inhibit spiritual and psychological growth It can be used as a casting crystal for scrying, showing where compromise and integration are needed.
Hematite is particularly effective at grounding and protecting and protects the soul and grounds it back into the body during out of body journeying. It dissolves ne gativity and prevents ne gative energies from entering the aura, restoring peace and harmony to the body. This stone is strongly yang and balances the meridians, redressing yin imbalances and harmonizes mind, body and spirit. Hematite aids concentration and focus, enhancing memory and original thought. It brings the mind’s attention to basic survival needs and helps to sort out problems of all kinds. This is a useful stone for the study of mathematics and technical subjects and is said to be beneficial for le gal situations.
Hematite is a useful stone for overcoming compulsions and add ictions and brings attention to the unfulfilled desires that are driving life. It may help overcome over-eating, smo king and any form of over-indulgence. Hematite helps to come to terms with mistakes and to accept them as learning experiences rather than disasters. Having a powerful connection with blood, it restores, strengthens and regulates the blood supply and can draw heat from the body. Hematite supports timid women, boosts self-esteem and survival ability, enhances will-power and reliability, and imparts confidence. This stone removes self-limitations and aids expansion.
Hematite should not be used where inflammation is present or for long periods of time.
Onyx is a secretive stone that helps you keep your own counsel and holds the memories of things that have happened to the wearer, making it useful for psychometry, past life work and healing old grief, sorrows and injuries. It is a men tal tonic that alleviates overwhelming fe ars and worries and recognises and integrates dualities within oneself
Onyx provides support in difficult times, centering your energy and helping wise decision making through higher guidance, absorbing universal energies required for healing or other purposes. It can take you forward to view the future and facilitates taking control of one’s destiny. This stone promotes vigour, steadfastness and stamina, aids learning lessons, imparting self-confidence, helps you to be at ease in your surroundings and balances the yin and yang within the body..
It imparts self-control and anchors flighty people into a more stable way of life.
Rhodonite is a pass ionate and balancing stone resonating with the heart, bringing hea ling and balance to deep emotions, including shock, panic, ab use, resentment and feelings of betrayal, bringing forgiveness firing up your energy and stimulating passion. It can be used in past life hea ling, helps in taking back what we have projected onto others and can show both sides of an issue. Nurturing love, Rhodonite encourages the brotherhood of humanity. It aids remaining calm in dangerous or upsetting situations and recognises that revenge is self-destructive. It grounds energy, balances yin-yang, and aids in achieving one’s highest potential. Rhodonite balances and integrates physical and mental energies. It builds up confidence and alleviates confusion.
Lapis Lazuli is an ancient and highly prized stone whose golden flecks made it a prosperity stone. Dedicated to Venus, it assists in taking charge of life and bonds love and friendship. Lapis Lazuli opens the third eye, stimulates enlightenment, dream work, psychic abilities and spiritual journeying. This stone of serenity quickly releases stress, clears martyrdom, repressed an ger, cruelty and suffering, bringing deep peace. It heightens your creativity, reveals inner truth, helping you confront it and accept its teachings. Encouraging free self-expression without compromising it brings honesty, compassion and uprightness to a relationship. Lapis Lazuli harmonises conflict and teaches you the power of the spoken word and the value of active listening. It is a protective stone that repels psychic attack. Lapis Lazuli quickly helps a migraine, especially from psychic causes and balances the throat chakra. This stone harmonizes the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels, bringing deep inner self- knowledge.
Tiger’s Eye is a protective stone that combines grounded, earth energy with the high vibrational energies of the sun, drawing spiritual energies to earth. This aids commitment, accomplishment of goals and brings clarity of intention and integrity. It was traditionally carried as a talisman against the evil eye and shows the correct and wise use of power. A stone of good fortune, Tiger’s Eye enhances your ability to make money and draw on inner resources, recognising skills and talents. This stone facilitates change, creates opportunities and brings out your assertion skills. Tigers Eye integrates the brain hemispheres, healing mental dis-ease and personality disorders, collates scattered information and helps to resolve dilemmas and internal conflicts. It releases blocked creativity, boosting abilities and regaining the joy of creation. This stone facilitates recognising your own needs and those of others and reveals what you really need, rather than wishful thinking. Tigers Eye heals issues of self-worth and self-criticism, assists recognising faults that need overcoming and supports an add ictive personality to making changes. It alleviates de pression, lifts moods, enhances psychic abilities in earthy people and balances the lower chakras, stimulating the rise of the kundalini energy.
All our crystal meanings have been taken from Judy Hall who kindly granted Elements of Avebury permission to use them. For further information Judy Hall has released several books including The Crystal Bible series.
Please note crystals and their meanings are not a substitute for the advice of a professional. If you have symptoms that you are concerned about, please seek professional advice.