What are some popular metaphysical properties of stones?

  1. Love & Attraction: Find your soulmate, deepen existing relationships, open your heart to self-love and acceptance. Crystals like Rose Quartz, Moonstone, Amethyst, and Garnet ignite the flames of love and bring joy to your world.
  2. Abundance & Prosperity: Manifest prosperity, attract wealth and opportunity, achieve financial security. Citrine, Green Aventurine, Pyrite, and Malachite are your lucky charms, unlocking abundance and paving the way for success.
  3. Peace & Harmony: Cultivate inner peace, ease anxiety and stress, foster serenity in your home and relationships. Amethyst, Aquamarine, Labradorite, and Clear Quartz radiate calming energies, bringing tranquility and balance to your life.
  4. Healing & Wellbeing: Support physical and emotional healing, recover from illness, find emotional strength. Hematite, Carnelian, Black Obsidian, and Citrine offer powerful healing vibrations, cleansing negativity and restoring your body and spirit.
  5. Protection & Grounding: Shield yourself from negative energies, strengthen your aura, stay grounded in the present moment. Black Tourmaline, Smoky Quartz, Hematite, and Tiger's Eye create a protective shield, deflecting negativity and anchoring you to the earth.
  6. Creativity & Inspiration: Spark your creative fire, overcome writer's block, embrace artistic expression. Citrine, Carnelian, Amethyst, and Labradorite ignite your inner muse, unlocking creativity and guiding your artistic journey.
  7. Career & Success: Achieve your career goals, enhance focus and motivation, attract recognition and advancement. Citrine, Carnelian, Pyrite, and Tiger's Eye empower your professional journey, attracting luck and propelling you towards success.
  8. Communication & Clarity: Enhance communication skills, express yourself with confidence, dispel confusion and find clarity. Sodalite, Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise, and Clear Quartz strengthen your voice, promote clear thinking, and facilitate meaningful connections.
  9. Intuition & Wisdom: Develop your intuition, tap into your inner wisdom, make informed decisions. Amethyst, Labradorite, Moonstone, and Clear Quartz connect you to your higher self, enhancing your intuition and guiding you towards wise choices.
  10. Grief & Transformation: Navigate the process of grief, find comfort and healing, emerge stronger after loss. Rose Quartz, Amethyst, Malachite, and Black Obsidian offer gentle support, allowing you to honor your grief and emerge transformed.

What are chakras?

  1. Root Chakra: Located at the base of the spine, the Root Chakra governs our basic needs, grounding, and sense of security. Use Red Jasper, Hematite, Black Tourmaline, or Garnet to stimulate this chakra, fostering stability, vitality, and physical well-being.
  2. Sacral Chakra: Situated below the navel, the Sacral Chakra fuels our creativity, sensuality, and emotional health. Orange Calcite, Carnelian, Moonstone, or Amber resonate with this chakra, igniting passions, unleashing creative energy, and enhancing emotional balance.
  3. Solar Plexus Chakra: Found in the stomach area, the Solar Plexus Chakra governs our confidence, willpower, and personal power. Citrine, Tiger's Eye, Pyrite, or Malachite activate this chakra, boosting self-esteem, fostering courage, and igniting the fire of ambition.
  4. Heart Chakra: Located in the center of the chest, the Heart Chakra governs love, compassion, and emotional well-being. Rose Quartz, Green Aventurine, Emerald, or Malachite open this chakra, promoting love, self-compassion, and open-heartedness.
  5. Throat Chakra: Situated in the throat, the Throat Chakra governs communication, self-expression, and truth. Blue Lace Agate, Turquoise, Aquamarine, or Sodalite activate this chakra, enhancing communication skills, promoting honesty, and amplifying self-expression.
  6. Third Eye Chakra: Located between the eyebrows, the Third Eye Chakra governs intuition, insight, and spiritual connection. Amethyst, Lapis Lazuli, Labradorite, or Clear Quartz awaken this chakra, enhancing intuition, fostering wisdom, and opening the pathway to spiritual experience.
  7. Crown Chakra: Found at the top of the head, the Crown Chakra governs our connection to the Divine, higher consciousness, and spiritual enlightenment. Amethyst, Clear Quartz, Selenite, or Diamond activate this chakra, promoting spiritual growth, expanding awareness, and connecting us to the universal energy.
  8. Additional Chakra: Some energy healing systems recognize an additional chakra, such as the Soul Star Chakra, located above the crown chakra, or the Earth Star Chakra, located below the root chakra. Explore these additional dimensions of your energy field to deepen your spiritual journey.

How are the stones sourced?

At Sapphire & Sage, we take the ethical sourcing of our crystals and stones very seriously. We understand the importance of supporting fair labor practices and environmental responsibility within the gemstone industry. When selecting crystals from suppliers at mineral and gem shows, we always inquire about their sourcing practices. We strive to build relationships with suppliers who share our values and commitment to ethical choices. Our goal is to be fully transparent with our customers by sharing all the information we have about the origins of our stones.

While the complex nature of gemstone supply chains can make it challenging to trace every step of a crystal's journey, we are dedicated to doing our best. We are actively seeking out suppliers who prioritize ethical and sustainable practices. We believe this journey towards greater transparency and responsible sourcing is essential. If you have questions about the sourcing of a specific crystal, please don't hesitate to ask. We'll gladly provide you with all the information we have available.