Story of the Stones
TIGER'S EYE STONE
This stone got its name from its close resemblance to the eye of a tiger (or otherwise known as cat's eye).
Usually found in metamorphic rocks, the stones can range from red to dark yellow in their natural state.
The Tiger's Eye has been used as a protective stone against the evil eye and curses for many centuries. It is also well known for uniting one’s will and desires, enhancing integrity and willpower, attracting wealth, money and luck.
BLACK ONYX STONE
Black onyx is a semi-precious gemstone often used by jewellers because of its rich silky color.
The stone is formed in the gas cavities of lava and is a type of agate made up of silicon and oxygen.
The Black Onyx is a stone known to repel negative energies. It can absorb emotional intensity and enhances self-control. The stone is also known to aid in stress control and increase in stamina.
In the Roman History, the Black Onyx is associated with courage and often worn by the Roman Soldiers.
BLACK LAVA STONE
Lava Stone is possibly one of the oldest stones in the world. It comes from the core of the earth’s fiery brimstone and bubbles to the surface to cool. It then becomes porous and black.
It is said that Lava Stone has grounding properties able to calm one’s emotion and connects the body with nature. As it comes from raw energy, it is considered a stone of rebirth which helps shed un-needed layers of emotional attachment.
In folk remedies, the Lava Stone is given to soldiers to help them remain calm during battle.
BLUE SODALITE STONE
Blue Sodalite is a scarce mineral that can be rock forming. Sodalite is named in reference to its sodium content. It is used for carvings and some jewelry pieces. Its light to dark pure blue color is well known in the semi-precious stone trade.
The healing properties of this stone is that it brings inner peace. Keep Sodalite in your pockets and in every room of your house, so its peaceful properties will flow all around you. It is also known as the stone of athletics as it stimulates endurance and harmonizes the conscious and the subconscious mind.
The Howlite stones was discovered in 1868 by a Canadian chemist, Henry How. He was told by gypsum quarry miners that an unknown mineral was hampering their mining because it is harder than gypsum. Howlite is a borate mineral that forms as irregular nodules which can appear in the shape of a cauliflower. Its appearance of white marble or porcelain with a sub-vitreous lustre. Due to its porous nature, Howlite stone easily absorbs dye and is often sold as turquoise, red coral, etc..
Howlite is a stone of awareness. It can prepare the user or wearer to receive wisdom and attunement from the Higher Self and the Divine. Howlite also decreases an overly critical state of mind, stress, anxiety, selfishness and brings about calmness and relaxation. It is also believed that by carrying this stone around, it heightens creativity and expands self-expression.
Jasper is an opaque rock of virtually any color stemming from the mineral content of the original sediments or ash. The patterns arise during the consolidation process forming flow and deposition patterns in the original silica rich sediments or volcanic ash. This stone is also known as the Sea Sediment Stone.
Nicknamed the "nuturing stone" because of its protective energies, the Jasper Stone is a stone of gentleness, comfort and relaxation. It is also a powerful protection stone in general and can be used in protection magic, in talismans and other places you want a strong but gentle protection.
In some cultures, particularly Native American, the Jasper Stone is traditionally used for rain making.