Gemstone Information

Shimmerlings is not only hoping to open our visitors to remarkable jewelry and gifts, but also to bring comprehensive information about gemstones as well. On this page you will find icons of each of the stones and minerals that we carry information on. Simply click on an image to be taken directly to the page dedicated to that stone with very detailed information.  Our pages and information are certainly not ‘cookie cutter’ versions of what are considered Properties and Associations for the gemstones, as well it is not meant to be absolute. At the foot of each page is a list of references that will allow further exploration if that is desired.

In the further pursuit of gemstone knowledge and information, we have created other very helpful sections of our site; at the bottom of this page is a list of the energy types and elements that stones carry in general; we have a section on Healing Gemstones, Gemstones By Color, Gemstones and the Chakras, Kundalini Gemstones and much much more…please feel free to peruse.

Alphabetical Gemstones

Abalone

Abalone

Aegirine

Aegirine


Agate

Agate

Ajoite

Ajoite

Albite

Albite

Alexandrite

Alexandrite

Amazonite

Amazonite

Amber

Amber


Amethyst

Amethyst

Ametrine

Ametrine

Ammolite

Ammolite

Ammonite

Andalusite

Andalusiste

Angelite

Angelite

Apache Tear

Apache Tear (in progress)

Apatite

Apatite

Aqua Aura

Aqua Aura

Aquamarine

Aquamarine

Aragonite

Aragonite

Aventurine

Aventurine

Azurite

Azurite

Barite

Barite (in progress)

Beryl

Beryl (General)

Bixbite

Bixbite

Bloodstone

Bloodstone

Bronzite

Bronzite

Calcite

Calcite

Carnelian

Carnelian

Celestite

Celestite

Chalcedony

Chalcedony

Charoite

Charoite

Chrome Diopside

Chrome Diopside (in progress)

Chrysanthemum Stone

Chrysanthemum Stone (in progress)

Chrysoberyl

Chrysoberyl (in progress)

Chrysocolla

Chrysocolla

Chrysoprase

Chrysoprase

Citrine

Citrine

Copper

Copper

Coral

Coral

Cuprite

Cuprite (in progress)

Cubic Zirconia

Cubic Zirconia (in progress)

Danburite

Danburite (in progress)

Diamond

Diamond

Dinosaur Bone

Dinosaur Bone (in progress)

dumortierite

Dumortierite

Emerald

Emerald

Epodite

Epidote (in progress)

Fluorite

Fluorite

Garnet

Garnet

Gaspeite

Gaspeite (in progress)

Gold

Gold

Goldstone

Goldstone (in progress)

Goshenite

Goshenite

Gypsum

Gypsum (in progress)

Hawk's Eye

Hawk's Eye

Heliodor

Heliodor

Hematite

Hematite

Herkimer Diamond

Herkimer Diamond

Howlite

Howlite

Iolite

Iolite

Jade

Jade

Jadeite

Jadeite

Nephrite

Nephrite

Jasper

Jasper

Jet

Jet

Kunzite

Kunzite

Kyanite

Kyanite

Labradorite

Labradorite

Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli

Larimar

Larimar

Lazulite

Lazulite (in progress)

Lepidolite

Lepidolite

Malachite

Malachite

Maw Sit Sit

Maw Sit Sit (in progress)

Melanite

Melanite (in progress)

Moldavite

Moldavite

Moonstone

Moonstone

Morganite

Morganite

Mother Of Pearl

Mother Of Pearl

Muscovite

Muscovite (in progress)

Obsidian

Obsidian

Onyx

Onyx

Opal

Opal

Peridot

Peridot

Pearl

Pearl

Petoskey Stone

Petoskey Stone

Petrified Wood

Petrified Wood

Pietersite

Pietersite

Platinum

Platinum (in progress)

Prehinite

Prehnite

Pyrite

Pyrite


Quantum Quattro

Quantum Quattro (in progress)

Quartz

Quartz (General)

Crystal Quartz

Crystal Quartz

Rose Quartz

Rose Quartz

Smoky Quartz

Smoky Quartz


Rhodonite

Rhodonite

Rhodocrosite

Rhodocrosite

Rhyolite

Rhyolite (in progress)

Ruby

Ruby

Ruby Zosite

Ruby Zosite

Rutile

Rutile (in progress)


Sapphire

Sapphire

Sardonyx

Sardonyx (in progress)

Selenite

Selennite

Seraphinite

Seraphinite (in progress)

Serpentine

Serpentine

Silver

Silver

Sodalite

Sodalite

Spinel

Spinel

Sugilite

Sugilite

Sunstone

Sunstone

Swarovski Crystal Properties

Swarovski Crystal


Tanzanite

Tanzanite

Tiger Iron

Tiger Iron

Tiger's Eye

Tiger's Eye

Topaz

Topaz

Tourmanline

Tourmaline

Turquoise

Turquoise


Unakite

Unakite


Variscite

Variscite

Wulfenite

Wulfenite (in progress)

Zircon

Zircon

Zoisite

Zoisite (in progress)


 

With Gemstones the power and energy comes from many associations, type of power and the elements are two of the key components; these are associations listed on each of our gemstone pages as well as others.

Gemstone Powers & Elements

There are two basic energies Projective or Receptive that stones possess:

  • Projective Stones tend to be strong, forceful and outgoing.  They are often used in the healing of others, for protection, intellectual powers, courage, will power and self-confidence.  Projective Stones are also used to draw luck & success in all endeavors.
  • Receptive Stones tend to be calm, peaceful and intimate. They are often used to drawn energies towards themselves to aid in healing oneself, offering love, soothing, compassion, eloquence and friendship. Receptive stones bring wisdom, dreams, spirituality, psychism and mysticism.  They are also associated with prosperity, fertility and growth.

ELEMENT:  Air (Wind)

  • Air Season Spring
  • Symbols Wand
  • Direction East
  • Colors Light Blue, Yellow, White
  • Related Thought, Wisdom, Psychic Awarness, Knowledge, Freedom, Memory
  • Chakras 5th, Throat Chakra and 6th,Third Eye Chakra
  • Magical Uses Past Life Recall, Memory Spells, Scrying
  • Stones Citrine, Diamond, Agate, Tiger Eye, Topaz, Turquoise, White/Clear Fluorite, Zircon

ELEMENT: Earth

ELEMENT: Fire

  • Season Summer
  • Symbols Candle or Sword
  • Direction South
  • Colors  Red, Orange, Yellow-Orange
  • Related  Passion, Courage, Lust, Creativity, Fertility, Virility, Force, Enthusiasm
  • Chakra 1st, Root/Base Chakra and 2nd, Sacral Chakra
  • Magical Uses  Banishing, New Beginnings, Obtain Desires, Rebirth
  • Stones  Amber, Carnelian, Citrine, Fire Agate, Fire Agate, Garnet, Red Jasper, Red Tourmaline, Ruby, Sard, Sardonyx, Sunstone

ELEMENT: Water

ELEMENT: Spirit/Akasha

  • Seasons All
  • Symbols Circle or Infinity
  • Direction Center
  • Colors White, Clear, Gold, Silver
  • Related Transcendence, Transformation, Unification, Power, Time
  • Chakras The Void and 7th, Crown Chakra
  • Magical Uses Transformation, Power, Connection to All
  • Stones Danburite, Diamond, Quartz

STORM ELEMENT

Storm is composed of the energy created by the other four elements when they combine in a balanced fashion. The elements are the forces of nature that express the energies existing on Earth. These are Earth, Fire, Air (Wind), Water and Storm.  Storm energy activates any chakra and cleanses and balances the mind, body and spirit as a whole. It is associated with spiritual transformation and vision. Earth’s energy is released through it’s minerals and stones. Gemstones vibrate to a wide range of energies existing in the elemental forces of nature.  Use of storm stones are to bring about radical change, and to experience a deep spiritual cleansing and rebirth.

Note: Not all recognize Storm as an Element, and some link Storm with Spirit/Akasha