The stone properties and gemstone meanings in this article are a brief outline of the meaning of particular crystals from J to L in the alphabet.
In addition, the properties and meanings of some of the individual healing crystals for you to read about may already be provided on their own specific in-depth page in another part of this site.
This is the the J to K section of the alphabetical list of crystals. To see which stones this page covers, look at the photos of stones in the grid below.
To see if the meanings of any crystal is already provided on an in-depth page in another part of this site, simply check to see if there is a link under a picture that takes you to its individual page.
For those stones that have had their own page written, clicking on a link will take you to another page about that specific crystal. There you will find more detailed information, about the individual stone properties of that crystal.
Stones that have not yet had a specific page written will have a short paragraph below listing its most well known metaphysical attributes. Once its own page is written you can read all about it on its page.
There is a list further down the page, which outlines the chakra stones. This information allows you to work out if the stone you wish to use will benefit the chakra you need help with.
If you are not sure what the energy of individual chakras relates to, there are links within that list, allowing you to move to the specific chakra page and learn more.
Read more about the Japan Law Twin Quartz Configuration on a dedicated page about the metaphysical attributes of various quartz formations.
Jet Stone resonates within the base chakra and is very grounding. For anyone working with magic or the elemental forces it is absolutely a required stone as it is very protective.
It resonates within the earth chakra and helps you to draw upon the earth energies and channel this where you desire.
It has been in use since ancient times, and myth says that if you find any old jet jewelry take great care, as the ancient stone properties relate to legends that say that it is able to retain the energy and is difficult to remove.
This ability to hold ancient memories is what gives it the ability to assist those who wish to use this aspect of its energy.
Jet is a stone of sympathy and its calming energy provides support and helps alleviate pain. It is excellent for healing grief, and was traditionally used in mourning jewelry.
Judys Jasper is named for Judy Hall, who has done a lot of work with this stone. I was fascinated when I read what she wrote about it.
It has stone properties that help you to feel a sense of deep calm and relaxation, and it is powerful to bring relief from stress.
I bought quite a few of these stones, and from the beginning I noticed that each stone was unique, yet they easily make a good connection with you. It is also known as Eye of the Storm, and I can understand why.
After using it every day for a week, when meditating with it I observed how it took me to see a vortex of energy but you didn't get sucked into it.
I felt it was more that it was saying, its all going to be okay, look at the bigger picture. It helps you to see solutions to problems, and to look at life from a different perspective.
When you finish using it, you feel totally grounded with a deep calm and a sense that everything is totally okay. I look forward to working further with it, and seeing what else it has to offer.
Kakortokite is also known as Lopar's Blood, and is a mix of Dark Pink Eudialyte and Black Arfvedsonite in white Syenite.
Use Kakortokite in meditation, to help you to make a good earth energy connection, as well as taking you up to connect with the spiritual realms.
It connects the lower earth chakra and base chakras through the energy of the heart chakra up to the crown chakra and soul star chakra.
It is said to activate a cosmic anchor, bringing light down to the earth chakra and grounding it into your physicality.
It aids you to create a strong connection to the galactic center. It has a number of powerful healing attributes and helps seasonal affective disorder and winter depression.
If you'd like to discover more about Eudialyte check out more about this stone here.
Kalahari Picture Stone may be highly beneficial to use in meditation, as the pictures within the stone may evoke emotions that lead you more deeply into discovering past life situations.
Their stone properties relate to their action to assist you to see visions of situations that occurred in the distant past and in locations that my be far away from where you are currently located.
Use these stones in a meditative
state, by staring at the picture in the stone. This may help you to
unearth old memories from past lives or deeply buried memories from this
It is possible that the memories that are unearthed my be stressful and even difficult to handle, but once dealt with you may be able to release these memories forever.
Its energy is also known to aid you to manage any stress, grief or fear that might surface at the time.
They are beneficial healing stones that may help the immune system and the healing of allergies, hay fever and problems related to digestion.
Kambaba Stone is also known as Kambaba Jasper, Crocodile Jasper or Green Stromatolite. This stone may calm your nerves and aid anxiety and stress. It has an unusual swirling pattern on the stones that are like eyes.
It will help you to look deeply into what you give your attention to, and it will help you to handle any emotions that are generated by what you are looking at.
The stone properties tell us that it will help you to be more patient, and it may assist you to make contact with those who are in spirit.
It is said to help with plant growth and it is known as a magical and mystical stone that may aid spells to work better.
Kauri Gum has stone properties that are known for their action to assist you to develop the gift of prophecy. They may help you to better interpret thoughts and experiences of a prophetic nature.
This stone is the fossilized resin from Kauri trees, and is found in New Zealand's north island where the trees grow.
This stones energy helps you to stay connected to your normal self, even when the prophetic visions take you to places that stimulate amazing insights. It also helps you to take in and apprehend the important parts of what you hear.
Kauri Gum also helps those who are impatient about what you expect to happen in the future, and to wait in a relaxed and harmonious way for it to unfold.
It has a good action to create a connection between the solar plexus and the crown chakra, helping your spiritual pursuits to be brought into your day to day life.
Kernite is also known as Rasorite, and can be clear, with a coating of Tincalconite, or it may also have dark inclusions within it.
It is an excellent stone to use in meditation. Use the crystal at the crown chakra, to direct your request to the master you wish to ask for help from.
You may find that you get answers to questions fairly easily when you use it at the crown chakra, and it has a fairly unique characteristic to aid contact with the energy of ascended Masters.
It has a strong action at the higher chakras and its action to heighten clairaudience also known as psychic hearing, as well as clairsentience, and this is one of its useful stone properties.
Kernite has a quite stimulating action at the crown chakra, and helps to cleanse the entire auric field and all of the chakras.
This is one of the stones that aids detoxification of the body, so take it slowly to avoid overloading the liver and kidneys.
The dark stones may have slightly different attributes and stone properties, and are said to be strong stones to aid the removal of cancer cells from the body.
It can be used at the crown chakra to aid you to discover information about past lives. It also helps you to access possibilities for future lives or your future within this life.
Realize that your actions can change what happens, and that the information received is based on a future related to current life conditions, if not changed.
It also has an unusual action to stimulate the kundalini, but from the crown chakra down. Once started, this creates a circular movement of energy up and down the pathway to keep it open and clear.
Khutnohorite has a strong vibration, yet its energy is quite sweet, very heart based. While this stone sounds like it has a gentle energy, it has a strength to it and is quite masculine in nature.
Its energy vibrates within the throat chakra to aid communication, helping you to say what you mean with directness and precision.
It has stone properties that are known to unite your masculine and feminine sides to create a unified and balanced energy.
This lovely pink stone is a quite potent aid to bring healing at the soul level, and its action to unite the higher heart and soul star is powerful to infuse you with an influx of Divine love, very beautiful energy.
Kimberlite crystals are known to stimulate the solar plexus, throat and crown
chakras. Used at the heart chakra, they may assist you to understand life
This is a quite unique and very unusual igneous rock, that is a mixture of a number of different minerals.
The stone properties are unusual in that they are powerful to boost the development of psychic abilities and also work as a psychic shield.
Their energy is beneficial to utilize in meditation to aid with decision making, and may help you to learn what your true desires are.
It is good to grid your home, as it provides psychic protection and also brings light hearted, happy and exhilarating feelings.
Kornerupine helps you to see that life is precious, and to recognize the sacredness of it. But to be aware that death is inevitable and may be approached with gladness.
This stone occurs in a range of colors, with the green stone having a loving heart based energy.
If you are going through a time of severe illness, and you fear the transition to the spirit world, this crystal has stone properties that may aid you.
It aids emotional and physical healing, as well as helping you to look at the circumstances of your current life differently.
It may help hoarders to clear clutter, as it helps you to live in the now and to let go of stuff you have been holding onto that you no longer require.
Kurnakovite is helpful to use if you have trouble making up your mind because of lack of confidence in yourself and your decisions.
It has good stone properties to aid you to manage your money, and to discover newer and better ways to do this.
It helps you to make a connection between the solar plexus chakra and crown chakra, and also creates a good connection with the earth chakra.
It has a lovely energy, and using it is one of the processes to relieve stress, as it helps you to release anxiety and stress.
This is a fairly rare but very helpful stone to use to aid you to discover things you may have hidden from yourself.
In some cases this can relate to past life issues that you have brought forward into this life. It will help you to face the truth, even when it may be uncomfortable, so that you can let go of them and move on.
This crystal is an excellent cleanser, and this is on many levels. Once you are aware of hidden truths in your life you can let them go, and create cleansing on both an emotional and spiritual level.
This crystal also has a role to aid cleansing of toxins from the physical body as well. Use it sparingly to do this as it is quite strong and may cause stress on the liver and kidneys.
Lamprophyllite has a good grounding action, and it helps to keep you connection to the energy of the earth while doing work in the higher realms.
The stone properties help to stimulate useful ideas that are very clear, and easy to interpret in the flow of your life and your purpose.
It has a good action to inspire your thinking, prompting an ability to develop and to better understand thoughts and experiences of a prophetic nature.
It is said to have a good healing action for issues in the stomach and may assist the remedy of burns of the skin.
Lapis Lace Onyx is the trade name given to a stone that was discovered fairly recently in Turkey. The name is completely wrong as it does not contain either Lapis or Onyx! Weird hey? So what is it?
It is also called Blue Scheelite which is also not correct as the blue color in the stones comes from Blue Dolomite combined with Scheelite.
The blue Dolomite occurs in stripes along with yellow, white or golden yellow Scheelite stripes in a base of calcite. Lapis Lace Onyx does have a lovely lacey appearance, hence the name.
The stone was given that unusual (made up) name as it isn't just Scheelite, nor is it just Dolomite, but a unique blend of three minerals, all of which have powerful stone properties in their own right.
These attractive crystals have a strong resonance within the throat chakra, to aid communication and in particular to assist truthful speech. They also assist other chakras to more easily come into alignment and are known to clear energetic blocks.
They have a soothing and calming energy that assists stress and tension. Their vibration is supportive in a number of other ways, including to help your spiritual growth.
They are also thought to aid creativity and are known to help you to be more organized, which we can all use, and they help to bring all members of a group together to aid you to work in a unified manner.
Larvikite is a lovely dark colored Moonstone from Larvik in Norway. Like many dark stones this crystal has a good spiritual grounding energy, and will help you to make a better connection with the natural world.
The stone properties of this crystal also relate to the higher chakras, and its action to make a connection at the throat chakra, third eye and crown chakra.
It may be helpful to use for spirit journeys to make contact with ancestor spirits, and may aid you to make a connection with your spirit guide.
It is known to help you to make sense of dreams which have deep spiritual meanings, and may assist you to learn new ideas, so may be beneficial to utilize if you are studying.
Lava Stone is also
known as Basalt, and is the result of an eruption of a volcano at some
time in the past, which created lava which over time cooled then
solidified into these rocks.
Their stone properties relate to the way they embody the vibration of all of the four elements within them, as they were part of the process that created them.
As these stones also contain the powerful energy of the volcano that created them, this means that they are excellent to aid healing, especially when you are feeling depressed or lacking energy and vitality.
Rounded shaped stones have an association with feminine energy, and long pointed stones embody male energy. A combination of both stones were used in the past in fertility rituals to aid conception of a child.
Lavender Quartz is a variety of Rose Quartz that contains extra lithium which makes them a lovely lilac or lavender pink color.
This makes it look more like Amethyst but has enough pink in it for you to recognize that it is a type of Rose Quartz, and they make gorgeous gemstone jewelry too.
The stone properties of this lavender colored stone is similar to Rose Quartz in some respects, in that they create a strong heart chakra connection.
As well they also make a good connection with the third eye chakra. This energy means that they will help you with developing psychic gifts, such as clairsentience, clairaudience and psychic visions.
This is a lovely stone that brings peace and serenity, relief from depression, anxiety and tension. The high level of lithium is very helpful to relieve stress.
Lazulite is a lovely blue crystal that helps to create a calming and soothing atmosphere in the area where it is located, and it has a good healing action that assists bones to repair more quickly.
It helps to stimulate the birth of a range of psychic abilities, including clairaudience, clairsentience, clairvoyance, channeling and telepathic gifts.
It aids you to study for long periods without feeling severe fatigue, and its stone properties also relate to its action to help students to concentrate.
When you are studying it may help your memory, especially if you need to remember lists of facts relating to a specific subject.
Lazulite is a wonderful stone to encourage lucid dreaming, and it is known to help you to remember your dreams.
This energy can help you to be inspired or influenced regarding the action you may take in your life, bringing increased creativity and intuitive guidance.
Lazulite with Kyanite and Pyrite is unique in that it brings together three highly beneficial minerals that are all powerful used in meditation.
The lovely silvery Pyrite inclusion is powerful to aid you ground back to earth after meditation so is a quite advantageous inclusion.
The stone properties of both Kyanite and Lazulite help to encourage the birth of a range of psychic abilities, and have powerful metaphysical properties that make them beneficial to use in meditation.
helps to bring all of the chakras into alignment and Lazulite has a
calming and soothing vibration that may also boost your memory.
A powerful stone for meditation as the combination of the blended energies of these minerals is said to create an amazing formation within the etheric.
This energy is known aid you to cross over between worlds and experience the various etheric layers or worlds located there.
Lemon Quartz can be a naturally occurring variety of Citrine, that is a lighter and brighter yellow color. But much of it is created from Amethyst by heating, along with the addition of iron to accentuate its brilliant color.
Many of these stones are quite beautiful, with excellent clarity. Like all varieties of quartz, it has a good action to amplify the vibration of other stones.
The stone properties of Lemon Quartz makes this an excellent stone to use for meditation. It is known to enhance your creativity, and to promote clarity of thought, via its action within the higher chakras.
Its energy is quite stimulating and yet at the same time it is quite gentle in its action to aid you to manifest those things you desire via its action at the solar plexus chakra.
Lemurian Jade comes in two types light and dark. The darker stones are commonly called Midnight Lemurian Jade and the slightly lighter grayish green stone is known as Shadow Lemurian Jade.
Some of the stone properties of both of the colors are the same, as both are strong psychic protection stones.
Both aid you to have a greater understanding of your connection with the earth and to make a connection with the Divine Feminine.
They will help you to manifest money and bring the energy of gratitude into your life, encouraging you to be grateful for all you have, and all you are on all levels.
Both the light and dark varieties are good healing stones, as they are supportive of healing the body in a number of ways. This includes aiding the heart, the immune system and assisting recovery from illness.
Leopardskin Jasper is a shamanic stone that was commonly used in the past to make contact with the spirits of animals and of animal guides.
It may be used for inner journeying, as its stone properties relate to its energy to bring you a greater understanding of the concepts of light and dark in a spiritual sense.
It may assist you to listen to your inner voice, and to see and understand your personal circumstance more clearly, and this may help you to be guided to find new beneficial situations in your life.
For healing, use jewelry such as beads that sit against the skin as its energy for healing is specifically helpful if work against the skin.
Lepidolite Quartz is a quite beautiful combination of two crystals that powerfully complement each other. What you have here is Lavender Lepidolite growing both within the quartz, and on its outside, really lovely.
The stone properties of the combination of Lepidolite with quartz relates to the way that the quartz helps the energy of this purple crystal, to resonate out into its surroundings, as quartz has strong amplification properties.
Lilac Lepidolite on its own is a wonderful stone to help you if you are stressed, anxious or depressed, as it contains lithium.
This combination is an excellent healing stone, that resonates strongly within all of the chakras. It is a gorgeous stone to have in the bedroom to help you sleep, especially if you are feeling unhappy or depressed.
The vibration of this crystal is beneficial to keep in your vicinity, and it is helpful to have close to you when you are in need of soothing.
In addition, Lepidolite stones encourage positive coincidence or synchronicity, and when combined with the amplification properties of the quartz, this is helpful to stimulate a growth in serendipitous events in your life.
What a wonderful combination from Mother Gaia.
An interesting side note is that the quartz configuration of the crystal pictured here is also in the formation of a Cathedral Quartz, so this is a stunning and unusual piece.
Limb Cast is a stone that originated as a limb of a tree. The wood in the tree was over time replaced by either agate or opal, to become the stone known as Limb Cast.
The stone properties of limb cast relate to its action to encourage you to have greater adaptability in relation to the way you organize your thoughts.
This stone helps you to get out and take action in regard to a specific situation in your life, and to know, while you are taking action, whether what you are doing is in alignment with your greatest good.
It is a lovely stone to use in meditation. It is helpful to allow you to make move your thinking into the state needed to create a life filled with purpose and to allow your creativity to blossom in a way that is right for your specific being.
Limestone Garnet is a type of stone with pieces of brownish orange-red garnet contained within white, or grayish-white limestone.
Garnets generally have an energy that stimulates manifestation. The stone properties of these unusual crystals relate to the way they resonate within the lower three chakras of the body.
These garnets work to help you help to manifest those things you desire to come into your life, and they resonate particularly well at the sacral chakra, which relates to enhanced creativity and the possibility of invigorated sexuality.
Limonite is an excellent grounding stone, that strongly resonates within the sacral, base and earth star chakras. The stone properties relate to the action of these crystals to impart physical strength to you.
They are strong stones to provide protection against psychic attack, and will help to boost telepathic abilities.
They have a good action to inspire you to reach for those things that you aspire to be or achieve, and may stimulates your mind.
This helps you to create those things you have been desiring to achieve, and helps you to rise above present conditions.
They may help you to remove yourself from circumstances that are not in your interest, even if you are not totally aware of the reason for taking action to walk away from a situation.
Linarite is a deep blue crystal, that resonates strongly within the throat chakra. It is highly stimulating within the third eye chakra, and if you use it in meditation it is known to assist you if you wish to astral travel.
One of the stone properties of this crystal relates to its action to assist the development of mental telepathy, as it aids communication mind to mind.
It vibrates within the heart and thymus chakras, and this vibration helps to ensure that your communication comes from the heart.
During times of conflict, or situations where you may feel angry with another, the vibration of Linarite helps to ensure that you hesitate prior to speaking.
This may aid you to speak from the heart, rather than from the mind, and it may aid decision making.
Lodalite Quartz aka Lodolite is also known as Lodelite. It
may be found in a number of different colors, and with a variety of
inclusions, mostly within clear quartz.
It is also known as inclusion quartz or garden quartz, as it commonly occurs with what looks like lovely garden scenes in the stone.
This stone is known for its action to aid you to perform psychic surgery. This type of psychic surgery relates to its action to help you to let go of outmoded emotions and outlook on life.
It has a strong shamanic vibration, and it has a strong healing action to aid the body to let go of congestion and blockages.
Luxurianite is a type of pinkish-orange Granite with inclusions of Black Tourmaline. It was named after the place in Cornwall England that it comes from, so it may also be called Luxulyanite.
It has a number of stone properties, including excellent healing qualities, including to aid stress. It's energy is known to boost self confidence and brings a more positive attitude to life.
This stone resonates at the base and earth chakras, and also within the heart chakra. The Black Tourmaline included within it means that it is a strong grounding and protection stone.
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