Obsidian (Base Chakra) is truth-enhancing. A strongly protective stone, it forms a shield against negativity. It blocks psychic attack and absorbs negative energies from the environment. Obsidian draws out mental stress and tension. It stimulates growth on all levels, urging exploration of the unknown and opening new horizons. Brings clarity to the mind and clears confusion. Helps you to know who you truly are. Obsidian dissolves emotional blockages and ancient traumas. Promotes qualities of compassion and strength. Clear Quartz(Crown Chakra) is known as the “master healer” and will amplify energy and thought, as well as the effect of other crystals. It absorbs, stores, releases and regulates energy. Clear Quartz draws off negative energy of all kinds, neutralising background radiation, including electromagnetic smog or petrochemical emanations. It balances and revitalises the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual planes. Cleanses and enhances the organs and subtle bodies and acts as a deep soul cleanser, connecting the physical dimension with the mind. Clear Quartz enhances psychic abilities. It aids concentration and unlocks memory. Stimulates the immune system and brings the body into balance. Rose Quartz(heart chakra) is the stone of universal love. It restores trust and harmony in relationships, encouraging unconditional love. Rose Quartz purifies and opens the heart at all levels to promote love, self-love, friendship, deep inner healing and feelings of peace. Calming and reassuring, it helps to comfort in times of grief. Rose Quartz dispels negativity and protects against environmental pollution, replacing it with loving vibes. It encourages self-forgiveness and acceptance invoking self-trust and self-worth.I am in the process of getting other crystals and gemstones. Citrine (solar plexus chakra) is a joyful stone with bright energy which lights up many aspects of lives of those who work with it. It has energies of good fortune and good luck, though these may appear in unexpected ways. When used metaphysically to increase, magnify and clarify personal power and energy. This increased personal power can be used for the focused intent of the individual, as it brings will power as well. Amethyst (third eye chakra) is a powerful and protective stone. It guards against psychic attack, transmuting the energy into love and protecting the wearer from all types of harm, including geopathic or electromagnetic stress and ill wishes from others. Amethyst is a natural tranquiliser, it relieves stress and strain, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety. Alleviates sadness and grief, and dissolves negativity. Amethyst activates spiritual awareness, opens intuition and enhances psychic abilities. It has strong healing and cleansing powers. Amethyst encourages sobriety, having a sobering effect on overindulgence of alcohol, drugs or other addictions. It calms and stimulates the mind, helping you become more focused, enhancing memory and improving motivation. Amethyst assists in remembering and understanding dreams. It relieves insomnia. Encourages selflessness and spiritual wisdom. Carnelian (sacral chakra) It provides release from unwanted patterns to do with emotions, sexuality and creativity. An unbalanced Sacral chakra can cause either an over/under-active sex drive, and similarly an over/under – active creative side. This is because the chakra is either too open or closed. A balanced Sacral Chakra allows a good amount of orange energy to flow between the base chakra below, and Solar Plexus chakra above. Sodalite (throat chakra) This stone helps you to think rationally and intuitively and to verbally communicate your thoughts both truthfully and in a calm and relaxed manner. Sodalite stone has an excellent energy that will bring calmness to your emotions, and strong clarity to your thoughts. This stone helps to build your self esteem, and it calms any panic you may be feeling about talking in front of a group of any size. If you are a public speaker, and are prone to feel dismay or fear about speaking in front of crowds… as many people do… this stone’s vibration may aid you to contribute in a more balanced way.