This page relates to the healing properties of stones in the second half of the S section of the alphabet.
There are so many stones beginning with S, that it was necessary to divide off the stones from Sn through to the Su, and that is the theme of this page.
There are some common as well many uncommon stones covered here, and each crystal has an explanation covering the metaphysical properties of stones like them.
Some of these stones may have their own in-depth page written about them. Check under the picture of the stone, and if the name is highlighted with a link, you can follow that link to the page about the stone.
You may also see links in the text regarding various other attributes, and these links will take you to pages on that subject, such as developing psychic gifts, or stimulating your creativity.
You may also see links in the text regarding various other attributes, and these links will take you to pages on that subject, such as developing psychic gifts, or stimulating your creativity.
There are also pages for other parts of the alphabet, and if you need to find something quickly there is also a Google search box at the bottom of the page. Enjoy browsing and hopefully find some stones you didn't know about.
In order that you can easily work out whether the stone you are looking for is on this page, I have assembled a list of them in the table below.
All of the stones in the table have short explanations of their attributes covered on this page. Each crystal has a more information below, detailing the healing properties of stones of that type.
If you wish to discover which of the chakras that an individual crystal or stone will help, see the following chart listing the chakra stones from Sn to Su. This chart will help you to understand which chakras are impacted by individual stones.
There are some crystals that may to assist a number of chakras, as the healing properties of stones like these specific ones have a stronger resonance.
Quite a few crystals have a vibration that may particularly stimulate more than one area of the body. For these chakra stones, they will appear in more than one chakra category within this table.
Take the time to visit my article that relates to the meanings of the individual chakras, to read a detailed overview about what chakras are.
Snakeskin Agate has a lovely vibration that stimulates feelings of inner harmony, and helps you to recognize that life is worth living.
It stimulates feelings of happiness and assist you to let go of any depression and stress you may find is dogging your customary existence.
It is one of the stones used to stimulate kundalini activation, so if this is why you wish to use it, place it at the base chakra.
Use it to help you to find lost objects as well as to assist others to lose interest in you when you would find this to be beneficial.
Snow Quartz is also known as Quartzite or White Quartz. White quartz has a feminine vibration and has a calming and soothing vibration, that helps to support you while you are learning life lessons.
The healing properties of stones that are made of quartz is similar in that it may be programmed.
It may be used in meditation, as like most white stones it resonates at the higher chakras. It is said to bring good fortune into your life, and may help the immune system.
Snowflake Obsidian has a strong spiritual grounding vibration, and allows you to be more aware of coincidence and synchronicity as it occurs.
This is an excellent stone that you may place on the third eye chakra during meditation.
It is both soothing and calming. The healing properties of stones of the Obsidian group will all help you with spiritual grounding, and will take excess energy down through the base chakra to the earth chakra for grounding.
It helps you to make a stronger connection with your loved ones on the other side. It aids you to release old patterns of behaviors that are no longer of value to you.
Sodalite is a lovely stone found in shades of blue or purple-blue. It can assist you with seeing the patterns and deeper meaning of the tarot and astrology.
The healing properties of stones that are blue often relates to the throat chakra, but this lovely stone also resonates within the third eye chakra.
Its action at the third eye will open your intuitive abilities, then link them with information it brings through from the higher self. Its also aids the development of psychic visions or clairvoyance.
It is stone of idealism and truth and may stimulate you to live up to your own ideals and ideas about the nature of truth.
Sonara Sunrise is a mix of Cuprite and Chrysocolla, and is a trade name used to describe an uncommon stone from one place in Mexico.
It is said to be a stone of empowerment and freedom, and is a mixture of red Cuprite and blue-green Chrysocolla, which are both copper based stones.
The healing properties of stones like these are quite interesting in that red Cuprite is a strong stone at the base chakra for spiritual grounding.
It will boost your energy and may help you to embrace your feminine or receptive side.
The healing properties of stones like the lovely Chrysocolla, that embodies goddess energy, will encourage change in your life. It is well known for its action to empower and energize the words you speak, and has been known as a teaching stone to aid you to impart wisdom to others.
The combination of these two different energies within Sonara Sunrise creates a crystal that will work within many chakras, and is powerful to aid empowered and loving communication.
Spessartine Garnet is a powerful stone for abundance and prosperity and for working with the 7 laws of attraction.
It may bring all sorts of things into your life, depending on what you visualize and therefore attract.
The healing properties of stones like these are powerful to help you and will enhance your sexuality as they work strongly within the lower chakras.
All garnets will bring through manifestation, and different varieties specific things. It will work on the level of manifesting creativity, including procreation.
Sphalerite is a zinc based stone which is also known as Blende or Zinc Blende. It is an excellent stone to enhance your creativity.
It will ground you and energize you, and is a particularly good stone to ground you after meditation with high vibration stones. If you have used crystals that have made you spacey, it helps to ground your nervous system.
The healing properties of stones like these are known to aid you if you use them after the meditation with crystals that are very stimulating.
It will prevent nervous exhaustion or fatigue which can be the result of excessive contact with high frequency vibrations.
It will help to bring you back to reality, and to help you to gauge whether what you feel is real or more like a dream caused by the high experienced by your journeys in the higher realms.
Sphene is also known as Titanite, and is very helpful stone to aid students.
It has a strong action at the third eye chakra, that will boost mental activity, and help you to absorb new information.
It will also assist with developing intuition and psychic visions or clairvoyance.
The energy of Sphene will stimulate you mentally and help your creativity and is very helpful to aid you to be more organized.
The healing properties of stones that are yellow or yellow-green stimulate the solar plexus chakra, help the health of that area of the body. They also aid manifestation, as they stimulate the solar plexus chakra.
This energy also aids your willpower. Within the crown chakra, it resonates with the mystical golden ray of Christ consciousness, so use it in meditation for this use.
Spinel comes in a variety of colors including the more common Red Spinel, Black Spinel and some less common colors as well.
The healing properties of stones of different colors may vary, and they may have different applications depending on the color.
All Spinel will aid in lessening fatigue and replenishing energy levels. It assists one in creative thinking, and helps you to build a new self image.
As it does this it will stimulate your capacity to embrace new talents and abilities that you may previously have been unable to use due to lack of faith in your own true worth.
Spirit Quartz is a variety of quartz which may resemble Amethyst, Clear quartz, Citrine of even Smokey quartz. The unusual thing about the spirit quartz is the way it has many, many tiny crystals growing on a central stone.
These quartz crystals will align the lower self with the higher spiritual self and manifest into your life those spiritual attributes.
The attributes vary according to the variety of quartz it resembles. Stones that have the color and look of the Amethyst Crystals may bring through similar attributes etc. and the healing properties of stones like this applies to all colors of the stone.
The stimulate the solar plexus chakra that are similar in color to your spirit quartz specimen, may have attributes that you may find within your stone.
Spurrite is also known as Strombolite when it is the purple colored stone. This is a good stone to create feelings of optimism and good humor.
It creates a connection between the heart chakra and the throat chakra, and helps you to relax and lighten up, so you may create more friendly and loving communication with others.
It helps you to know that "this too shall pass", and that your life is in Divine order. It is a good stone to help you if you feel shy in social situations.
The metaphysical and healing properties of stones like this mean that they are excellent to use for meditation.
They create a connection between the crown chakra and the base chakra that is a strong vibration to aid centering and grounding.
It will help you to communicate with beings in the mystical and angelic realms, when you may receive important information to aid your life. These stones assist you to feel good humor, and help you to deal with emotions of grief.
Star Agate is one of the names given to Mt Hay Thundereggs, and they are also known as Amulet Stone.
These thundereggs commonly have shimmering veins in the center, and many have a lovely star shaped window, which is why they are known as Star Agate.
These stones are often quite lovely as the window glows quite brightly when held up to the light.
These stones come from Mt Hay in Qld Australia, and were formed by volcanic action, and this created stones with a strong healing, grounding and protective energy embodied within them.
The healing properties of stones like these are quite useful as their embodied energy can lift you when you are needing rejuvenation. Additionally they may assist the healing of a number of health issues, including helping stress and emotionally related problems.
Star Hollandite Quartz is also known as star quartz, and is named for the tiny black spider like inclusions in the crystal.
As quartz has an amplifying vibration, even tiny inclusions like these have a stronger effect, caused by the quartz magnifying the energy.
The healing properties of stones like these relate to all chakras, including the soul star chakra, and they are excellent crystals to stimulate your visionary abilities.
They are not a crystal that has an immediate result, so it is beneficial to keep one on your body.
They aid coincidence or synchronicity to occur, and you may see visions (foresight) that seem very real, and that will help you to move your life in a new direction, as you follow the destiny you have discovered.
Starbrary Quartz See below. The healing properties of stones like these are are very similar to Starseed Quartz, a variety of Lemurian seed crystals.
Starseed Quartz are also called Starbrary Quartz. They are in the family of Lemurian Quartz Crystals that may have a combination of both ladder like striations on them or unusual hieroglyphs on them, featured in the photo below.
Within these unusual stones is embodied both the loving energy of the Lemurian civilization from which they originate, and a different vibration that may link you to beings in other star systems.
The healing properties of stones such as these is very similar, and by using either of these quite unique varieties of quartz crystals you may move your growth forward quite substantially.
By meditating with them, this may allow you to make contact with beings from other dimensions. This contact has the potential to aid you on your path towards ascension. The healing that you need may also be aided by the use of these unusual crystals.
These beings are making contact now, so they may aid you as the planet moves closer to the point where you may be finding that earth changes affect you quite dramatically.
Star Rubies are a variety of Ruby stone which have either titanium or hematite inclusions just under the surface of the stone.
These are fine needles of these minerals, that form a pattern or array on the surface of the crystals. These patterns are quite reflective, and can form what looks like stars in the stone.
Alternatively, and this does depend on the way the mineral have formed in the stone, you will see the light reflected in a way that mineralogists call silk.
The healing properties of stones like these is quite similar to other types of Ruby crystals. If you would like to know more about this aspect please read the in-depth article about Rubies.
Star Rubies are reputed to have a magical energy as well due to their reflective properties. Stones that are shaped like the one in the image, are known as Star Ruby Wands, and can be used in healing and/or in magical practices.
Depending on the exact make-up of these inclusions, and the way they are arranged on the stone, this shiny reflective area will be a different color to the base stone, and may be pinkish-red, purplish-red or even a darker maroon red-brown color.
Staurolite stones are also known as Fairy stones, and they have been used since ancient times for healing and to aid you to make contact with the fairy kingdom.
The metaphysical properties of stones that contain a cross within them, has historically made them be regarded as sacred stones. They were said to have been used to heal Richard the Lionheart during the crusades.
They are useful to assist you to make a connection to the other planes of existence.
The healing properties of stones like these are powerful as they have a protective energy and are helpful to aid stress and depression. They can also help you to relieve addictions, in particular smoking.
Stellar Beam Calcite is an extraordinary crystal, that has a strong action in all chakras in the body, and in the higher transpersonal chakras in the etheric body.
The healing properties of stones like these relates to the are of the solar plexus, and its vibration is easy to feel there.
When used at the solar plexus chakra, it makes a fast connection to the higher chakras.
Meditation with this crystal is quite beautiful, as it brings through the golden light, and makes a strong spiritual connection that is quite euphoric!
You can feel its action in the brain, similar to high crystal energy stones like Herderite and Tremolite, and it feels like it could be working on opening up new areas in the brain.
Their action to aid spiritual growth is profound, but be aware that because it is very high vibration, it can make you quite spacey, so ensure you do spiritual grounding after using it.
Stellerite crystals look similar to Stilbite as they are both types of Zeolite, and the healing properties of stones in the same family are often similar.
This crystal has a strong energy within the higher chakras, and may stimulate the mind, which may help you if you are studying, particularly mathematics.
It acts at the base chakra and the crown chakra to align the chakras and to center you. This crystal is a good stone to aid change and helps with enhancing creativity via the thought processes being stimulated.
Used in meditation it may aid with connecting with angels, above all the Archangels and others from the highest realms. It has a lovely energy at the thymus and heart chakra to assist with emotional healing.
The healing properties of stones like these are especially helpful if you are feeling angry or bitter, or feel self condemnation for your past actions. It helps you to let go of these negative emotions to allow peace and harmony to come through.
Stibnite is a manifestation stone that works on all chakras. It requires you to focus your intention to enable it to bring you the things you desire.
It may aid you to manifest what you desire into your life, but it does require strong focus and total honesty. Anything but that may bring undesirable results instead.
The healing properties of stones like these relates to their strong action for physical grounding. So it is useful for making spiritual journeys, as it keeps you grounded to the earth plane.
Stichtite will stimulate kundalini awakening, when it takes the kundalini energies at the base of the spine and moves them up the body to the crown chakra.
It is both a heart chakra and higher heart chakra stone, and will stimulate heart based feelings, especially compassion and love. It is a protective stone that combines well with the high crystal energy stones.
The healing properties of stones that are intergrown, commonly have very similar properties, and Stichtite is often found in combination with Serpentine.
The mixed stone of Stichtite in Serpentine is also called Atlantasite. Read the meanings and the qualities of Serpentine and Stichtite in Serpentine, to add greater depth to your knowledge about this stone.
Stichtite in Serpentine is also known as Atlantasite. This stone is a naturally occurring combination of pinkish purple Stichtite and green Serpentine, which are both strong healing stones and both can be used to awaken the kundalini.
It is known to help you to connect to Ancient Atlantis and to bring through healing energies from these times to help you today.
The healing properties of stones that are a combination like this is, will embody the attributes and healing energy of both Stichtite and Serpentine.
Stilbite is found in combination with many high crystal energy stones, and is itself a highly creative stone. It carries a loving and supportive vibration and will assist in all varieties of spiritual exploration.
It comes in a range of colors, thru from the almost White Stilbite crystals to pink and apricot stones. The lovely pinkish shaded stones are healing to the heart chakra, as they carry the vibration of love.
In meditation they allow one to gently expand ones awareness and make contact with the Divine mind. I have Stilbite in combination with Herderite, Apophyllite and Cavansite, and the healing properties of stones in the zeolite family are all quite powerful.
Although the meaning of crystals will give you information on each stone individually, in combination you may find that together they create new outcomes.
Meditating with any of these stones is made softer and less forceful by the presence of the Stilbite. A cluster of Stilbite on its own provides wonderful delightful energy to permeate the room in which it is located.
Strawberry Rose Quartz has a similar vibration to lighter Rose Quartz Crystal.
The major difference is that the healing properties of stones like these deep pink strawberry colored stones help you to love yourself, as these deep pink crystals embody an even stronger depth of love energy.
This crystal is a strong aid to boost your self esteem, and bring harmony and a lessening of stress and anxiety.
Their energy will encourage you to embrace the positive aspects of your life, and to allow joy and happiness to flow through you, and may help to put romance into ailing relationships. Use these stones in meditation to discover more about past lives in ancient Lemuria and Atlantis.
Strawberry Quartz is a variety of quartz with mineral inclusions that make it appear pink, and some pieces may be slightly translucent.
It usually ranges from light to mid pink, and it often has white, darker pink, reddish brown or black markings in the stone.
The healing properties of stones like these relate to their action to bring love, happiness and joy into your life. These lovely crystals resonate within the heart chakra, and it is helpful to keep one of them on your body, to bring love and happiness into your everyday life.
This stone used to be uncommon, but is now more readily available. Combine it with other strong heart based stones to grid rooms where you feel a need to boost the loving vibrations.
Stromatolite is also known as Algae Iron or Fossil Algae. This stone promotes balance, strength and determination and can invite giant energy into situations.
The healing properties of stones like these are powerful, as they work on the mind to help you to release fear that may be holding you back.
This is a good stone to have in the environment as it helps to purify and cleanse the area where it is located.
It helps you to release energy around issues from the past where you may be condemning yourself for what you didn't do, rather than looking at what you did do.
Sugilite is very useful when you begin any psychic work, as it is a soul star chakra, crown chakra and third eye chakra stone.
Although some jewelry stores have labeled it "the premier love stone", it offers much more.
This stone will provide protection from any entities that might be attracted to your 'light', and it is a wonderful stone for shielding you from negative energy.
The healing properties of stones like this that embody the violet flame energy are powerful to aid you.
The combination of Sugilite with Amethyst Crystals, which is another powerful 7th chakra stone will elevate the level of protection. This combination is also very effective for overcoming addictions.
Suleiman is a type of agate that is often confused with Zebra Stone as it closely resembles it. This stone may have black, white and reddish brown coloration.
It is a stone of magic that will create a connection with the higher realms, and aid channeling, as well as taking you down and strongly grounding you.
The healing properties of stones like these are interesting, as individual crystals may take a while to connect with you. You need the stone to trust you and then it may decide to work with you, when you can learn many secrets from it.
It helps you to work with past life issues that are causing issues in your current life, and will help you to purge negativity, by absorbing your negativity into itself. So it is important to make sure you regularly cleanse it when working with it.
Sulphur has a number of healing actions, but should never be handled but just kept nearby. In the past it was known as brimstone, and it is not a stone that you should touch as it is poisonous.
The metaphysical properties of stones like these have been known about historically as it was used as an insecticide and fumigant.
Having it as an inclusion on another crystal, like the one you can see on White Celestite, pictured in the in-depth Celestite page, is a safer way to handle it, but it still needs to be treated with total care and caution.
It is an excellent stone to have in the room, as it may absorb negative energy, and it may also help any dormant psychic abilities to emerge.
It is a helpful stone to have in your environment to aid emotional healing. If you or someone near you suffers from negative traits or emotions such as easily getting angry, and being generally intractable, the healing properties of stones like these may be beneficial to have in the room to banish the negative energy.
Sunstones are powerful stones for conveying joy and other good feelings into your life. They will re-energize your body and will bring through powerful abilities to support and assist the development of the Merkabah within the Lightbody.
Through this you may awaken your cosmic consciousness.
Use the healing properties of stones like these to help you if you are anxious, as they are powerful anti-depressants and they are effective for the SAD disorder.
Sunstones may also aid you in business, to help you to be able to ascertain when those you are with are speaking the truth.
It is a manifestation stone and will bring you what you most desire, in the best way for your spiritual growth. It may manifest money if that is what your highest and best needs are at this time.
As mentioned at the top of the page, if you wish to learn more about the healing properties of stones in this category, you can click on the links under pictures or use the Google search box below to help you find out more...