At 100 Graces we intentionally choose the crystals that we use to design each of our pieces in order to create an energetic balance and effect. Aside from their beauty, gemstones also contain powerful energetic and healing properties. For thousands of years, ancient cultures have utilized their powers to release mental, physical and spiritual blockages thus facilitating the free flow of energy throughout the body.
Agate : Among the oldest good luck and healing stones, legend says that Agate improves memory and concentration, increases stamina and encourages honesty. A grounding stone, Agate brings in emotional, physical and intellectual balance.
Amber : Soothes the nerves, enhances mental clarity and draws in power and energy to the physical body.
Aquamarine : A stone of courage, serenity and psychic awareness, its calming energies help to reduce stress and clarify perception. Aquamarine is a wonderful stone for meditation, as it invokes high states of consciousness and spiritual awareness.
Aqua Quartz : Calms the mind, aids in spiritual understanding and inspires hope. This quartz is said to open the mind to cosmic consciousness while helping one to speak their truth and facilitates being heard.
Blue Goldstone : A stone of wisdom, learning and communication, goldstone is also said to be a master healer stone due to its ability to stabilize emotions and bring in calm. The sparkles of blue goldstone are symbolic of the light that can always be found in the darkness, and its resemblance to the night sky reminds one to always reach for the stars. A stone of ambition, it helps one build energy, courage and a positive attitude.
Bodhi Seed : Bodhi seeds have a sacred meaning throughout Buddhism, as it was under the Bodhi tree that the Buddha first achieved enlightenment.
Carnelian : Believed to bring fame and self-confidence to the wearer, Carnelian is a stabilizing stone with high energy. It is excellent for restoring vitality, motivation and for stimulating creativity.
Chrysocolla : Known in ancient Egyptian lore as the “stone of conciliation”, Chrysocolla is associated with peace, tranquility, patience and unconditional love. Said to be the stone of great feminine empowerment, it calms emotions, increases intuition, builds inner strength and enhances creativity.
Chrysoprase : Known as the stone of inspiration, Chrysoprase enhances the imagination and brings about optimism, open mindedness and adventure. Considered magical by the ancient Greeks, it is an excellent success stone known to increase adaptability, inner courage and wisdom.
Citrine : Known as the “success” stone , Citrine promotes abundance, optimism and creativity. Its radiating energy also aids in voice projection, thus making it the perfect stone for actors and public speakers. It is one of the only stones that dissipates negative energy and never requires cleansing or clearing.
Clear Quartz : Clear Quartz is one of the most versatile, powerful and all-purpose stones for healing due to its unique crystalline form that allows it to radiate all the color vibrations within the spectrum of light. As a powerful amplifier, it is known to enhance energy and thoughts while purifying the spiritual, mental and physical. Overall, crystal quartz is a power stone that harmonizes and balances, thus making it highly useful in healing, meditation, and spiritual enlightenment.
Coral : Associated with Venus, coral is said to bring joy and vitality to its wearer. In the Ancient Greece, Corals were used for manufacturing amulets, as they symbolized happiness and immortality, and were believed to be capable of driving away misfortune and illness.
Druzy Quartz : The crystals help draw in positive energy while dissipating negative thoughts and emotions by radiating them away through many tiny points. Druzy quartz crystals are excellent for use in spiritual healing when self-doubt, worry, or other negative feelings are affecting the ability to feel the joy of life.
Emerald : Associated with the heart chakra and Venus, Emerald is a stone of love, harmony and romance. It also brings joy, intuition, faith and hope.
Fire Agate : A stone of courage, protection and strength. Containing the healing energies of fire, it relieves fears while promoting and enhancing one’s energy.
Flower Agate : A good luck stone, flower agate is said to increase energy, enhance creativity and strengthen the intellect. Agates in general are among the oldest healing stones believed to improve memory, concentration and stamina.
Garnet : Known as the stone of love and commitment, Garnet is said to inspire romantic love, passion and devotion. It also stimulates creativity and bestows self-confidence by removing the inhibitions that block one from realizing his or her full potential.
Green Goldstone : Said to be the stone of ambition, goldstone builds energy, courage and a positive attitude. A gently uplifting stone, it promotes vitality and increases drive and confidence.
Hematite : Known as a “stone for the mind”, Hematite brings incredible grounding and calm while helping one to focus and organize the mind. Hematite facilitates the balancing of yin/yang energies, utilizing its magnetic qualities to balance the meridians as well as providing a stable equilibrium for the nervous system.
Jasper : A protective stone that balances the body, aids in quick thinking and transforms ideas into action. Jasper is said to encourage honesty with one’s self while providing the courage one needs to achieve their goals and assertively tackle obstacles.
Kyanite: An excellent stone for attunement and meditation, Kyanite is known to induce tranquility and calm, as well as enhancing communication and psychic awareness. It promotes the ability to speak and express oneself more clearly, and it is even said to assist in learning new languages. Kyanite is used as a tool for relaxation, meditation, enhancing creativity and broadening one’s perspective.
Labradorite: The stone of inner knowing, Labradorite dispels negativity by enhancing clarity of thought and understanding. It is said to bring good luck, harmony and enhanced intuition.
Lapis Lazuli: Assists in awakening the 3rd Eye, tapping into the intuition and strengthening psychic abilities. Lapis Lazuli is said to impart ancient knowledge and wisdom as it enhances one’s awareness, insight and intellect. In ancient Sumer, it was believed that the stone contained the force behind all divinity, and therefore those who possessed it bore the potent magical power of a deity.
Malachite: A stone of transformation and adventure, Malachite is a powerful protection stone that clears and activates the chakras and attunes to spiritual guidance. It can assist in receiving insights from the subconscious or messages from the future.
Moldavite: Known as the “Star-Born Stone of Transformation” Moldavite is among the most powerful gemstones for spiritual development and expanding one’s consciousness. It is known for its ability to assist one in making significant life changes and is said to accelerate one’s inner growth and evolution towards spiritual truth. This mysterious green talisman is indeed “star-born”, as it if formed from nature’s violent meteoric impact with Earth. Therefore Moldavite carries an intense frequency as it is a fusion of earthly and extraterrestrial energies, and its vibrations are often quickly and dramatically felt. Moldavite is good for counteracting cynicism and connects even the most world-weary adult with the wonders of the universe. It eases away doubts, even when the cause is unknown, and calms worries about money by providing solutions not previously considered.
Moonstone: Long considered to have inherent connections to the moon, this stone helps one connect to the Divine Feminine energy. Receptive and love drawing, moonstone also strengthens intuition and brings balance and harmony. It has been said to grant wishes.
Morganite: Known as the “Heart Stone”, Morganite helps to activate, open, balance and heal the heart chakra. It brings love to one’s life and is said to be one of the highest frequency stones available.
Pearl: Said to enhance sincerity, truth and loyalty, these water-based gems bring a centering and calming reflection that attunes its wearer to the ebb and flow of life. Pearls have also been said to help draw love and prosperity into one’s life.
Poppy Jasper: Inspires a positive, joyful attitude and gives the motivation and energy to take creative action. It encourages a deep connection with life and of the earth while waking up and energizing the body.
Purple Jasper: A stone that reminds us to celebrate and enjoy life, purple jasper is also said to assist in transforming relationships. It has strong grounding and calming qualities that help to engender strength and self-discipline. Like all jaspers, purple jasper is both a protective and nurturing stone that helps us connect to the earth while bringing in stability and balance.
Pyrite: Said to be an excellent stone for attracting wealth and manifesting needed energies, Pyrite helps one communicate with more confidence while increasing physical stamina. It is also a protection stone, as it removes negativity and aids in transforming thought into intelligent action.
Rose Quartz: Opens the heart, encourages self-love, soothes and comforts, brings inner peace and harmony.
Ruby: A wonderful gemstone for bringing fire, passion and motivation into your life. It strengthens courage, personal power, joy and leadership qualities.
Sunstone: A joyful, light-inspiring stone that instills joie de vivre, good nature and heightens intuition. It is an alchemical stone that brings about a profound connection to light and the regenerative power of the sun. It is said to facilitate self- empowerment, independence and vitality while encouraging optimism and enthusiasm. By clearing all the chakras and bringing in light and energy, Sunstone allows the real self to shine through happily.
Tiger Eye: A stone of courage, protection and good luck, Tiger Eye brings physical strength and mental clarity. It helps to ground and centers one’s energies, thus strengthening the connection with will and personal power.
Quartz, Rutilated: A powerful stone for protection and grounding, it not only guards against radiation and environmental pollutants, it also helps purify one’s own negative thoughts and turns them into positive energy. Known as the stone of eliminating destructive patterns, it harmonizes inner conflict and polarities by helping to integrate and heal shadow energies, alleviating self-sabotage.
Turquoise: A valued “power stone” used in amulets since time immemorial, Turquoise is said to provide solace for the spirit and vitality for the body. The stone is known to instill inner calm, aid creative expression and stimulate romantic love. Native Americans called it the “sky stone” or “stone of heaven” as it was believed that the stone’s high vibrations can build a spiritual bridge between worlds and give strong psychic powers to its bearer.