Metaphysical Properties of This Product
Shungite: Shungite is comprised almost entirely of carbon and is estimated to be 2 billion years old. This stone is currently found only in Russia.
Generally, Shungite is known for three main functions. First, it is a stone for detoxifying and purifying (the physical body, the emotions, the energetic body, and one’s environment). Shungite is also commonly used to cleanse drinking water and then infuse it with the stone’s beneficial properties.
Second, Shungite provides protection from harmful frequencies (especially electromagnetic frequencies [EMF], WiFi, cell phones, electrical towers, geoengineering frequencies, and geomagnetic pollution). It is therefore excellent for empaths, sensitive children, animals, energy healers, lightworkers, and anyone living or working in an urban center.
And third, Shungite is called “the miracle stone” as it seems to cure and heal many ailments. Possibly one explanation is that this stone clears “the body of dysfunctional patterns [that manifest] as disease, emotional difficulties or various types of negativity.”*
Importantly, according to Robert Simmons, Shungite affects the body on its molecular level. Specifically, this stone “works to cleanse and align the particles of the body so that they are open to rapid conjoining with the Light” and the Light Body.* As he explains, when properly aligned, the molecules of the physical body form the skeleton “around which the Light Body can coalesce.”* Yet any “contradictions, diseases and disharmonies within us” create a disharmonious skeleton that blocks the Light Body from forming.* “The highest purpose of Shungite is to facilitate this process.”*
The cellular alignment facilitated by Shungite further gives one an energy field that helps to protect them from negativity.*
Mohs hardness: 3.5-4.
Group: Amorphous graphite (carbon), crystalline silicate, other.
Agate: Agates are known for their slow vibration, which offers users a slow, steady, gentle, and continuous stream of benefits. In particular, Agate is good for stabilizing and strengthening the body and energy field.
Mohs hardness: 6.5-7.
Group: Quartz / Chalcedony.
Obsidian: Obsidian is silica-rich volcanic glass. Structurally, it is “molten lava that cooled so quickly it had no time to crystallize”*; and precisely because it had no time to crystallize, “its structure contains no regular geometric pattern.”* Therefore, Obsidian is “a stone without boundaries or limitations” and it “works extremely fast and with great power.”*
Furthermore, according to Judy Hall, Obsidian is “merciless in exposing flaws, weaknesses, and blockages.” This stone has a “propensity for exploding the truth into the open.”* “[N]othing can be hidden from Obsidian.”*
Obsidian thus needs to be handled carefully, as its powers can be overwhelming.*
As well, this stone has the ability to “bring negative emotions and unpleasant truths rushing to the surface.”* This tendency offers cathartic, deep soul healing, including for past lives and past traumas.*
Obsidian is also well known for being strongly protective: It forms a shield against negativity; absorbs negative energies; blocks geopathic stress; blocks psychic attack; and removes negative spiritual influences.* Users of Obsidian will need to clean this stone regularly, since it absorbs so much energy.
This stone is excellent when used to bring about true and meaningful healing, rather than temporary relief: It provides insight into the root cause of a disease or issue.*
Physically and energetically, Obsidian dissolves energy blockages, relieves tension, reduces pain, and—mainly through the aforementioned release of blockages—helps to detoxify the body.*
Spiritually, Obsidian “urges exploration into the unknown,” opens new horizons, clears deep spiritual blockages, and therefore “stimulates growth on all levels and expands consciousness.”* It is also known to help people to face and integrate their shadow selves.*
Obsidian, Black: Black Obsidian has all of the qualities associated with Obsidian, and is especially know for protection and purification.
According to Robert Simmons, Black Obsidian “powerfully eliminates negative energies in oneself and one’s environment. It is like a ‘psychic vacuum cleaner,’ cleansing the auric field of disharmony, negative attachments, astral plane ‘junk,’ and one’s own emanations of anger, greed, fear, resentment, etc.”* As well, its frequency “removes energetic attachments, hooks, and cords,” and seals the aura.*
Black Obsidian therefore creates “a protective shield.”* This is especially useful for empaths and people who are sensitive to energy.
Within its user, Black Obsidian will magnify all negative energies, such as negative thoughts, mental habits, and unconscious patterns, including addiction and abusive behavior. When these are acknowledged and faced, they can be dealt with at their root cause and then released, thus enabling true healing and spiritual growth.*
Black Obsidian is also useful for scrying and communicating with the spirit world.*
Obsidian, Black-Brown: Black-Brown Obsidian (also called Mahogany Obsidian) carries all of the qualities of pure Black Obsidian, but the brown inclusion makes the stone gentler.
Black-Brown Obsidian is especially useful for clearing old abuse, shame, and humiliation from the second chakra, and for dispelling feelings of being unworthy.*
Physically, this stone enhances the “body’s ability to discharge poisons.”* It helps clear birth trauma.* And it helps “dissolve ancestral patterns of abuse, negativity, hatred or fear,” including from the DNA.*
Mohs hardness: 5 to 5.5
Group: Volcanic Glass
Quartz, Smoky: Smoky Quartz is beloved for its ability to both ground a person’s energy as well as to protect their energy against negative influences or negative emotions. Anyone seeking to anchor into their physical body more of the higher frequencies would do well with this stone. Notably, Smoky Quartz is associated with the base of the body: hips; legs; and feet.
It also helps with fear, depression, and letting go of what no longer serves. It may clear the mind and alleviate stress.
Mohs hardness: 7.
Labradorite: Labradorite is a shamanic stone that helps one to access other realms, realities, and lives (including past, parallel, and future). It enables one to move between these realities, and to penetrate “the veils of the Void, where all knowledge and possibility are held.”*
Labradorite is also known as a stone of magic, awakening one’s innate magical and psychic abilities. These include “clairvoyance, telepathy, astral travel, prophecy, psychic reading, access to Akashic records, past-life recall, [and] communication with higher guides and spirits.”*
Additionally, Labradorite offers protection for the physical body, especially while the user is doing shamanic work or traveling to interdimensionally.
Labradorite also helps to identify the root of a problem or illness; the stone has the ability to bring unconscious information to the surface of one’s awareness. This characteristic further enables one to align more clearly with their spiritual purpose, and then to experience the flow of synchronicities that comes with the connection to that purpose. This eventually raises one’s consciousness and life.
Physically, Labradorite “treats disorders of the eyes and brain, relieves stress,” balances the hormones, lowers blood pressure, regulates metabolism, “calms an overactive mind,” and can reveal the true cause of an illness.*
Mohs hardness: 6-6.5.
Group: Plagioclase Feldspar (sodium calcium aluminum silicate).
Amethyst: Amethyst is well known for being able to afford energetic protection, particularly when our defenses are weakened (such as by alcohol or drugs), and particularly against entities or other forms of attachments. The energy of this purple stone is used to fill one’s aura, thereby creating a bubble of protection. This energy also cleanses the body and energy field.
Amethyst is also known for its ability to stimulate and open our intuition and psychic skills. It promotes spirituality, higher states of consciousness, and connection with the divine. It has calming properties, which help to ease stress, focus the mind, and enhance meditation.
Physically, Amethyst is said to help the immune system, the digestive system, the endocrine system, the respiratory system, the blood, and pain.* It is particularly useful for issues of the head (e.g., headaches, clear thinking, memory, neural connections). Amethyst is also used to release addictions. empath protection
Mohs hardness: 7.
Hematite: Hematite is well known for two characteristics: its ability to ground and its ability to protect.
The grounding energies of this stone make it an excellent choice for the perpetually un-grounded or scattered person, for anyone who is moving or traveling, and during meditation. These energies can also help to calm agitation and anxiety.
Coupled with this, Hematite offers protection from negative energies, including electromagnetic frequencies. It is therefore useful to have throughout the home, office, or car.
Metaphysically, Hematite helps you to stop repeating mistakes, learn from them, and be stronger for it. Indeed, strength—particularly the masculine form of that energy—is one energy that it offers. According to Judy Hall, Hematite also “brings the mind’s attention to basic survival needs.” Hall explains that it also facilitates better concentration, focus, original thinking, and the ability to solve problems.
Mohs hardness: 5.5-6.5.
Group: Iron oxide.
Moldavite: Moldavite has extraterrestrial origins: It was formed by a meteorite that crashed into Earth almost 15 million years ago. This particular crash is noteworthy because of its “tremendous power. The force of the impact explosion has been estimated at six trillion megatons…. The [temperature]…was high enough to vaporize rock, and the main body of the meteorite is believed to have passed completely through the Earth’s crust.”* Back on the surface, a green, glass-like stone was formed, and we call this Moldavite.
Moldavite is revered partly because of its extraterrestrial origin; ancient cultures described it as having fallen from the sky, and the stone features in legends related to the Holy Grail.*
As well, Moldavite is revered for its powerfully high vibration and for the unique, off-planet energies that it carries. Many people believe that Moldavite is here on Earth to help our planet ascend to a higher level of existence. It is therefore considered to be a stone for the New Age. empath protection
Energetically, Moldavite is an activator: It activates one’s latent spiritual energies and one’s higher path. As explained by Naisha Ahsian: “Moldavite is a cardinal Storm element stone. Storm represents massive transformation, cleansing and change on all levels…. [Moldavite] carries an intense frequency that deeply activates the entire chakra system, stimulates the kundalini, cracks open one’s psychic channels and propels one into one’s future with the force of a hurricane…. Once you have invoked this ally’s power, it is best to be truly willing to face and release whatever has held you back so far.”
When used in meditation, Moldavite offers energetic activations, including by “energizing the interconnections between all aspects of one’s etheric, astral, causal and physical bodies”;* expanded awareness “that would put any hallucinogen to shame”;* “amazing cosmic journeys”;* communication with beings in other dimensions, on other planets, and across the cosmos; interdimensional travel; and a feeling of connection to, and oneness with, all of Creation.
The very high vibration of Moldavite also offers energetic and psychic protection for its users; it helps one to vibrate so high that lower energies, entities, and attachments are released and then repelled. Moldavite is one of the most important stones for protection, and indeed this is one key reason why many energy workers use it.
Moldavite’s ability to activate and enhance energies also applies to other stones: It can amplify the properties of stones with which it is paired.
Anyone who is new to Moldavite is encouraged to work with this stone gradually. Several days or even weeks may be needed to acclimate to Moldavite’s energy. Indeed, people “who hold Moldavite for the first time most often experience its energy as warmth or heat, [and this] has happened often enough to have been given a name—the ‘Moldavite flush.’”*
Please note: Moldavite may chip easily.
Mohs hardness: 5.5-7.
Quartz (Clear): Clear Quartz is best known for two characteristics: it is an amplifier; and it can be programmed. The former means that this stone will amplify the energies and characteristics of whatever is near it–be it another stone or a feeling. This characteristic is often used by healers to magnify the energies that they channel into a patient.
The latter means that intentions and energies can be set into the stone, and it will hold these programs very well. (Because Clear Quartz is programmed so easily, when you obtain one of these stones, it is important to clear all prior programming that may be in it–either accidentally or deliberately–unless you are aware of the programming and give permission for it. Put The Light Here clears all of our stones prior to using them in our products.) Of all stones, Clear Quartz is essentially the pure and empty vessel, the blank slate, awaiting instructions.
Additionally, this stone can clear blocks in the body, intensify psychic and spiritual experiences, and unlock memories. empath protection
Mohs hardness: 7.
Group: Quartz (silicon dioxide).
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