About Gemstones used in Mala Prayer Beads

Gemstones used in Mala Prayer Beads

healing stones from the earth

Our earth is filled with so many sacred colorful gemstone riches, and it is believed that natural gemstones hold some elemental healing powers.



Healing Gemstone Mala Beads​


We’ve all had our hearts broken. In the midst of anguish or loss or disappointment it feels as though it will never heal and when we look back at the things that felt most difficult we see that they completely passed. In Tibetan dharma wisdom, a great master once said our thoughts and emotions “disappear […]

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Chakras, in eastern spiritual traditions, are centers of life force, chi or vital energy.

Chakras correspond to energy centers in the physical body. The name derives from the Sanskrit word for “wheel” or turning of a wheel.

The energy, when open, is said to spiral. Gemstones are said to help to energize & strengthen blocked centers. Gemstone mala beads are a great way to include these energies.

Root/Base Chakra RED (fearless, survival): Red Coral

Navel Chakra ORANGE (warmth, desire, sex): Carnelian

Stomach/Solar Plexus Chakra YELLOW(confidence): Amber

Heart Chakra (compassion) GREEN: Jade/ Serpentine

Throat Chakra (feelings, speech) LIGHT BLUE: Sodalite/ Fluorite

Brow/Third Eye Chakra (intuition, clear seeing) DARK BLUE: / Lapis Lazuli

Crown Chakra (spiritual insight, wisdom) PURPLE: Amethyst/ Rose Quartz/ Rhodonite


Agate: (Bostwana) Grounding Stone, dark, cool and earthy.

Amazonite: Improves self worth. One may find that one may have more confidence when one wears this stone.

Amber: Lift heaviness. Amber is great at lifting the heaviness of burdens — allowing happiness to come through, also absorbs impurities.

Amethyst: Spiritual Upliftment, and increasing richness. One may use Amethyst when one may need to communicate effectively. Associated with the stomach/liver. Inner alignment. This seems to balance the inner bodies (emotional, spiritual, etc.) as well as provide more energy. Clear energy blockages. Good for arthritis.

Aquamarine: Reminds one of the ocean of love and mercy. It can help one understand difficult situations from a love-filled viewpoint. Aquamarine or rose quartz provide comfort for those who are experiencing a lot of grief.

Aventurine: Circulation, blood disorders, thyroid. One may get very happy when one wears this stone. One may also use this to help clear congestion/allergies.

Black Obsidian: Grounding stone. One may gaze into it for a very short time (1-5 minutes) each day for 3 days when one may need insight into a problem. This is used black obsidian when one may have been unable to understand something. This is a very strong, powerful stone.

Black Onyx: Helps one to change bad habits. One may have found it helps people notice their chakras when placed on each chakra. (This can be done one chakra at a time.) one It is a great grounding stone. Grounding stone. Really puts one in their body. This is extremely strong
Carnelian: Balance creativity and mental processes, increase passion and compassion. Carnelian is the carrier of the orange ray.

Chrysocholla: Spiritual protection. This stone allows one to work through issues without outside influences. Great when starting in management or working with large groups of people.

Citrine: Upliftment. One may wear this to help align the spine. Citrine encourages the yellow ray to support the body. This stone also helps one process energy work.

Coral: Emotional Foundation. Coral protects and strengthens one’s emotional foundation.Opening of Heart, self acceptance.

Diamond, Faceted Quartz, Swarovski Crystal : One may increase personal clarity. One may find this aligns one with the higher purpose as well as offers many healing properties. One may have had profound results with diamond therapy.

Emerald/Nephrite Jade: Physical and emotional healing. This is the strongest physical healing gemstone that one may know.

Fluorite: Hormone Balance. This stone has been helpful with hormonal changes such as PMS and menopause.

Fresh Water Pearl: Enable one to accept love. See the good parts of oneself so you can love yourself and others more. Protection; Know mother’s love. This stone is a great protective stone.

Green Aventurine Jade: Physical healing. This is the stone one would choose for overall healing support. For major illnesses.

Jade: Relaxation and prosperity. Used to reduce tension in the life. One may find that one is am calmer when one wears jade. Traditional for good luck.

Lapis: Understand the mind. Expanding your viewpoint. It is good for connecting the heart and the mind when worn over the heart. Medicine Buddha.

Mother of Pearl: Helps one accept others by cleansing blocks, cleansing and purifying.

Poppy Jasper (Bloodstone): Gain a positive outlook. one may find that one is very happy when one may wear this stone.

Riverstone: When worn by itself is balances yin/yang.

Rhodochrosite: Change. Gives one confidence while making desired changes. Very supportive. One can make large changes very quickly with this stone.

Rhodonite: Emotional support. Helps one take the next step emotionally.
River Stone Fossil: Emotional Support, grounding. This is used this stone to help the mind and the emotions be in sync.

Rose Quartz: Balance. One may find is wonderfully soothing. Emotional balance. Very good for expressing and soothing emotions.

Sodalite/ Denim Lapis: Protects from external negative energy. This is used it by computers to help reduce the damage from EMF.

Tree/ Green Agate: Introspection. Helps one view themselves with more clarity and see the world through a broader viewpoint.

Turquoise: Turquoise is known as a master healer stone, with the ability to repair physical injury, mental strife and even past life trauma. Turquoise healing properties promote communication and will help solve petty arguments and resolve hostilities. It can also help people who wear it to gain wisdom. Turquoise healing properties can even protect the wearer from harm by absorbing negative influences.

Unakite: Balances physical/emotions.

*These are traditional metaphysical folklore, not intended as medical advice or to treat illness.


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