Written By Liz Oakes
Blue crystals are among the most popular colored stones and they commonly attract the attention of most crystal lovers.
Some of the sixty-nine blue minerals and rocks are well known and are extremely popular but others are less common.
Those of you who are very interested in crystals probably will know many of them and you may already have read in-depth pages about individual blue stones.
The metaphysical and healing properties of this color group are similar and most stimulate the throat chakra and many also resonate within the third eye.
Some of these stones also stimulate the higher chakras and a number of them are very high vibration crystals that have powerful properties to aid Spirituality.
Many of the favorite blue stones of many people have a potent action to aid public speaking and some have a strong protective energy.
They may are powerful crystals to aid communication, and this is not just verbal communication but also includes psychic communication.
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The color blue comes in many shades ranging from a very pale blue to a quite deep blue, as well as the color aqua.
Aqua stones are a blue shade that may contain iron and other minerals to create the aqua color which is a greenish shade of blue.
The bright blue stone Lapis Lazuli is so well known that they now use the name Lapis Blue as a color in paint shops when referring to a bright clear blue.
Many of the paler blue stones have minerals that relate to the color white and when white is added to the shades of blue can create the light blue color.
The various tones of blue and their individual intensity are related to the amount of specific minerals that the various types can contain.
The names of the blue stones are also used to describe colors of blue. These colors include the color turquoise, royal blue and midnight blue as well as aqua, cyan, sky blue and aquamarine.
Some stones in the category come in more than one blue shade, depending on the particular minerals it embodies.
Blue is the color connected to the energy of the throat chakra, and the blue crystals are well known for their excellent action to assist communication.
Many blue stones also resonate within the chakras above the throat and may be third eye chakra crystals with a good action to activate psychic powers.
The energies of some of the blue colored stones may also have a strong spiritual potential.
Their vibration may be advantageous to spark action in the higher etheric chakras as well as within the soul star and crown chakra.
The energy of the blue stones can benefit you in quite a few ways which you can read about in the following sections:
Note: many stones will be found in more than one category, but their picture will probably only be found in one section.
FAQ - Frequently asked questions about Blue Crystals and Stones.
Why would you choose to use this color of crystals?
If you want to improve your life, how will they help you and how do you work out the benefits?
Each of the sections below have information about specific ways these crystals may help you.
Top Ways To Use Your Blue Crystals
While many of you may already know the best ways to use your crystals, here are some reminders about the top ways to utilize the stone you choose.
Each chakra has a major color that is associated with it, because the minerals that create individual colors have a vibration that stimulates specific chakras.
The color of the throat chakra is blue, so most blue crystals and stones resonate most powerfully within the area that this chakra regulates.
If you would like to learn more about this chakra, and discover which individual areas of the body it governs check out the article about the throat chakra.
But be aware that when you read more about the individual stones that are blue, you will discover that they commonly have some different properties.
This is due to the fact that each stone contains minerals that makes it vary from others.
Many blue stones resonate within a number of other chakras and this does depend on the exact blue shade caused by the specific make-up of each one.
Blue stones fall into a number of categories but almost all of them will have a strong throat chakra resonance and many are also potent stones to stimulate the third eye.
As most blue crystals are also throat chakra stones, I won't list all of the stones for this chakra here, as most will be found in other categories below.
Note: a number of the aqua stones (a type of blue) come in a range of shades. Some may have an almost green look to them including Turquoise, Amazonite, Ajoite, Aquamarine, Trolleite and Peruvian Blue Opal.
One of the more powerful ways that blue crystals will benefit you is to assist you to communicate better.
While there are crystals for communication that are other colors, you may discover that many of the blue crystals are beneficial to improve your communication ability.
There are a large number of well known blue crystals that are highly beneficial to aid social contact and conversation and may also help you to better impart information to others.
This section about stones for communication includes some quite popular stones that will also help you in other powerful ways.
They are excellent to aid speaking and writing which are of course a large part of communicating. They may also aid you to express yourself publicly, so many are helpful to enhance public speaking ability.
Many of the blue crystals and stones primarily aid interaction between people due to their effect within the throat and the ears and many are strong aids to stimulate your hearing.
Some of the more well known crystals for communication includes Blue Kyanite, Blue Tourmaline, Blue Lace Agate, Blue Topaz, Lapis Lazuli, Blue Calcite, Aquamarine, Blue Hemimorphite, Blue Aragonite, Blue Gibbsite, Rosasite and Blue Apatite, see image above.
Other stones in this section for aiding communication are Holley Blue Agate, Owyhee Blue Opal, Blue Sapphire, Blue Tiger's Eye, Blue Aventurine, Angelite, Turquoise, Papagoite and Blue Euclase, as well as quite few that are also in other sections.
Communication works two ways, as it is a sharing of ideas heard, and words spoken in response.
This exchange of information between people can be both verbal and non-verbal as there are excellent ways of communicating using facial expressions as most of you know.
Truthful speech is of course also related to your ability to communicate with honesty and genuineness, and there are a number of blue stones that assist you to tell the truth.
If you wish to speak authentically and tell the truth when possible, there are a number of stones in this color group that will help you with this.
While truth may be related to speaking the truth it can also pertain to the way you think as well and having alignment between your speech, thoughts and actions.
Some blue stones also help you to have an awareness of when others are telling the truth or not telling the truth.
This can be helpful when you are in a relationship of any sort, including working with other people and family situations.
Specific blue crystals for truth includes many of the throat chakra stones, and there are quite a few stones for truth in this color group.
There are a large number of stones that assist honesty and authenticity including the ones with the most potent action to boost truth.
Some of the most powerful includes Lapis Lazuli, Blue Sapphire, Azurite, Sodalite, Blue Lace Agate, Blue Apatite, Cavansite, Amazonite, Shattuckite, Blue Pietersite, Aqua Aura Quartz, Lapis Lace Onyx also called Blue Scheelite and Blue Obsidian.
Blue crystals are known to elevate your ability to speak truthfully, and have a strong action to aid you to be trustworthy, honest, genuine, candid and accurate with the words you speak.
Psychic communication relates to the ability to communication with spiritual beings including contacting spirit guides and the angels.
This type of communication is known to be helpful for psychic readers or tarot readers, who need to be able to relate the information received when doing readings, back to the client.
Many of the blue crystals that are third eye chakra stones boost the growth of psychic gifts including clairaudience and clairvoyance.
Clairaudience is also called psychic hearing and it relates to both the throat and the third eye, as the ears are located in the general area of both chakras.
The blue stones that work to aid any type of psychic powers are generally strong psychic communication stones.
There are quite few blue psychic communication stones and their vibration can vary quite a lot from each other and some quite unique properties.
So where a stone has a link under the image, you can click through to its in-depth page, as you may benefit from reading how its energy works.
Many of these stones have quite a few different metaphysical properties in addition to being excellent for communicating psychically and some of these are also advantageous stones to boost psychic visions or clairvoyance.
There are quite a few blue stones that aid psychic communication, including Angelite, Blue Muscovite, Jeremejevite, Blue Apatite, Dumortierite, Celestite, Blue Chalcedony, Blue Lace Agate, Blue Tourmaline and Labradorite, which comes in various colors other than blue.
Some blue stones have a strong third eye energy and this is primarily because they contain other minerals that cause them to have varied metaphysical properties.
The blue third eye chakra stones have a good action to stimulates the pineal gland located behind the third eye in the forehead.
The third eye has a strong action that helps to boost a number of psychic gifts, and many of you may have already used some of them for this purpose.
While the color blue is not the specific color related to this chakra, many stones in this color group resonate strongly to boost psychic powers.
This includes gifts such as clairvoyance or psychic visions, psychic knowing, clairaudience or psychic hearing and intuitive ability.
There are some powerful blue third eye stones including Blue Kyanite, Vivianite, Sodalite, Azurite, Lapis Lazuli, Jeremejevite, Shattuckite and Papagoite.
In addition Iolite, Blue Aventurine, Trolleite, Blue Sapphire, Blue Topaz, Linarite, Jeremejevite, Blue Barite, Pentagonite, Blue Chalcedony, Plancheite and Dumortierite also stimulate this chakra.
There are quite a few high crystal energy stones that are blue and many of these resonate within the higher chakras.
Potent crystals that aid you to receive spiritual insight resonate at the crown chakra, named because it is at the top of the head at the crown.
Above it is the soul star chakra which is located above the head and is the first of the etheric chakras.
The spiritual meaning of these two chakras relate to their action to aid you to receive spiritual guidance and they are excellent stones to use in meditation.
Blue crystals that resonate within this area includes Azurite, Azurite Malachite, Holley Blue Agate, Blue Euclase, Cavansite, Papagoite, Blue Brucite and Blue Labradorite (which comes in various colors).
There are not as many blue crystals for these two chakras compared to the third eye and throat chakras, but there are a few.
When meditating be aware of the need for psychic protection. Keeping a protective stone close by is an effective way to prevent psychic attack by beings that are not of the light.
Although there are not a lot of blue crystals to use for protection there are a few, including Lapis Lazuli, Owyhee Blue Opal, Blue Shattuckite, Blue Kyanite, Azurite Malachite and Labradorite.
There are quite a few of high vibration crystals that are blue, and these stones commonly have a good effect within the throat chakra as well as within the third eye, crown and soul star chakra.
As they have a high vibration their energy has a powerful effect to aid your Spiritual growth.
They commonly embody a potent crystal energy that makes them advantageous stones to use in meditation and many have excellent healing properties.
Blue Kyanite, Celestite, Benitoite, Owyhee Blue Opal, Afghanite, Blue Herderite, Pentagonite and Trolleite are all high vibration crystals that are blue.
Many of the blue stones have a dedicated page where you can learn about how they will help you.
If the name of the stone under the image is highlighted with a link, simply click on it to go to the page and learn more.
How do high vibration crystals benefit you? All of these blue stones are excellent to use for meditation.
Most of the high vibration crystals resonate within the higher chakras and have a very strong action to boost Spiritual growth and healing.
Blue crystals and stones resonate within the area of the throat and they are generally effective to benefit the organs in this area.
The healing properties of most of these colored crystals and stones have a specific action to assist the area of the physical body located above and below the throat.
Specific blue stones such as Blue Apatite, Blue Iolite and Larimar are excellent crystals to aid weight loss.
There are some blue crystals that are helpful crystals for pain relief, including Blue Brucite, Blue Calcite, Blue Euclase, Azurite, Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli and Blue Howlite.
The energy flow of blue stones aids your physical health with specific health benefits to help issues in the ears and the eyes.
They are strong healing crystals that are specifically known to be helpful for sore throats and may aid the immune system.
They are excellent stones to use for crystal healing, and they have an action to release negative energy and replace it with positive energy.
Other blue stones are helpful crystals for stress that have been known to assist stress, tension, panic attacks and depression.
Stones in this color group that can assist you during stressful situations includes Aquamarine, Amazonite, Blue Chalcedony, Blue Jade, Plancheite, Blue Howlite, Kinoite, Linarite and Owyhee Blue Opal.
Using a blue soothing stone as mentioned, may help to enhance inner peace and may have a strong calming and settling effect on the emotional body.
They are purported to aid both the cardiovascular and nervous systems, and are known to help high blood pressure and soothe negative emotions which can be helpful.
Many of you will enjoy wearing crystal jewelry in everyday life. It is easy to obtain gorgeous blue crystals set in sterling silver, and their appearance can be quite stunning.
While most of us feel that it is lovely to wear them for their beauty, the many different properties of individual stones means that they are a helpful tool for healing too.
Blue crystal earrings and crystal pendants are generally worn within or close to the throat, and it may be more advantageous to wear your blue stone jewelry in this area.
Some of my favorite blue stones that I have worn consistently are pendants, and this is an effective way to keep their energy within your auric field.
Beautiful blue crystals made into pendants are potent healing crystals, and are beneficial as you can wear them close to the throat and the heart chakras.
Some of the more greenish blue or light blue stones such as Amazonite, Turquoise, Larimar and Aquamarine crystal may be a soothing stone to wear during the day to enhance inner peace.
It is also easy to buy beautiful crystal bracelets made from blue beads, that are quite inexpensive and can be found in a range of stones.
Some of the beads that I have bought includes Angelite, Blue Lace Agate and Wind Fossil Agate, but there are a lot more blue beads that can be easily obtained.
There are an enormous number of blue crystals and many of these are gorgeous gemstones as well and are often found made into stunning jewelry.
There are not a lot of blue quartz crystals, and the few that there are, are basically clear quartz with an inclusion of other blue minerals.
This includes Blue Tourmaline in Quartz or Indicolite in Quartz, Paraiba Quartz, Papagoite in Quartz, Ajoite in quartz, inclusions of Dumortierite In Quartz and blue stones simply called Blue Quartz.
There is a manmade blue quartz called Siberian Blue Quartz which has a high vibration and is powerful for meditation.
Quartz crystals have an advantage in that they can be programmed with affirmations quite easily, and it is also easy to deprogram quartz.
Instructions for programming your crystals can be found here. While this article is about blue crystals, it is easy to learn how to program any color or type of quartz.
Programming crystals can be an easy way to elevate the embodied attributes and metaphysical properties of any crystal you own, so give it a go.
But there are various shades of blue. Many of the most popular stones are the deep blue ones, but I really love many of the lighter blue colored stones as well.
There are a a number of aqua stones, a mix of blue and green and the rest fall into the group in the middle, comprising the medium blue stones.
Check the pictures below of blue crystals that do not have their pictures shown above, but may still be mentioned above in other sections.
This includes Blue Smithsonite, Lazulite, Quantum Quattro, Blue Scapolite, Blue Halite, Blue Peacock Ore and Wind Fossil Agate
If a stone mentioned above has not got a link, you may find information about it on the page related to the alphabetic section for its name.
Use the A to Z of Crystals Minerals and Stones link further down the page to find it fast. Enjoy your search!