Healing Properties of the Stones & Shells


Noted to be a good protective stone, agate is believed to be calming and soothing. It is also reported to provide courage and dispel fears, stimulate intellect and creativity, encourage harmony and heal resentments. Agate is considered a stone of good fortune and health and is said to aid issues of the teeth and gums, bruises and sprains.

abalone, paua beige, black lip and brown lip shells

Abalone, of which paua beige is a type, is noted to aid emotional situations and promote cooperation. It is also believed to stimulate intuition and the imagination. The shell has been used to assist with treating joint disorders, muscle problems, the heart and digestion. It is believed that black lip and brown lip shells may possess the same healing properties as abalone.


The detoxifying or anti-intoxication stone brings in love and peace to help heal and fight stress. It aids with visualization and breaking addiction by giving you strength.


Stone of self discovery and faith. It promotes truth, courage, and communication. It allows you to sort out information and analyze situations while protecting you from negative energy.


A type of agate, carnelian is said to possess the same healing powers as all agates, including the promotion of courage, creativity, harmony and good fortune. Some call it the “actor’s stone”. Carnelian is also believed to aid memory, provide balance and ease sorrows. Physically, carnelian has been used to help heal open sores, rheumatism, kidney and liver problems, colds and pollen allergies.


Known to some as the “prosperity stone” as it is believed to promote success and abundance, citrine is also said to enhance mental clarity, self-esteem and happiness. Citrine is believed to aid digestion and encourage peaceful sleep.


Jade is known as the stone of the heart and is said to have a positive effect on all heart related issues. These include love, fidelity and emotional balance, as well as the physical heart. In Chinese tradition, jade symbolises the five virtues of humanity: wisdom, compassion, justice, modesty and courage. Jade is also said to heal problems of the lungs, kidneys and immune system.


Labradorite is believed by mystics to be a stone of transformation and magic. It is said to provide clarity into one’s destiny and mental illumination as well as to reduce stress. It is also believed to aid the eyes, brain and digestion, and promote an efficient metabolism.


Absorbing energy from the cosmos before landing on earth, its known to help channel your mental energy and to listen to your intuition. Additionally, good for fighting bad habits and calming yourself.


Aiding in heightening your intuition while bringing your heart and mind into an emotional balance. It allows for emotional understanding of others without becoming involved with others' issues.


Onyx is said to assist with overcoming challenges and preventing a drain of personal energy. It is also believed to help with grounding and self-control. The stone has been used by some for wound healing and childbirth.

pearls and mother of pearl

Pearls and mother of pearl are believed to provide a calming and centring effect. They are also said to promote faith, truth, loyalty and integrity. Pearls and mother of pearl have been used to treat digestive and muscular disorders and to aid fertility and childbirth.

quartz/rock crystal

Is known for its enhancing of energy and thoughts while bringing harmony and balance to them. Used in treatment of fatigue, bone injuries and intestinal problems.

rose quartz

It is known as the love stone. Bringing peaceful energy and calmness through patience and understanding. It removes negativity and helps increase self-worth.


Turquoise is known as a master healer stone for its believed power to speed the healing process. It is also said to promote love and connectedness with family and others, as well as to protect against pollution. Physically, turquoise is believed to aid the throat, lungs and the brain.


Creates a sense of groundedness and added security. Giving you strength by accessing your practical self for approaching problems and handling stressful moments.