The Metaphysical Properties of Gemstones starting with C


a piece of calcite mineral

This crystal is very beneficial for cleansing organs, bones, joints and for aiding mental clarity and memory.

Calcite is said to have a calming effect and to aid one through the decisions arising around change in your life. Frustrations due to limitations within your life may be soothed by this stone.

Calcite can be found in white / colourless, grey, red, green, blue, yellow, brown, orange and sometimes banded.  If reading alongside the Metaphysical Properties of Colour, choose the colour of your particular mineral


For the Metaphysical Properties of Carnelian see

Carnelian is an agate class of chalcedony that is a stone of creativity, individuality and courage. Like all agates, it has protection energies.

It can aid memory, including recall of past lives. It can assist one in finding the right mate. It is also a stone of protection in general and from anger, jealousy and fear.

In addition it can help with manifestation of one’s desires, and brings good luck. Carnelian can help ease or remove sorrows. It also helps stabilize energies in the home. It is sometimes called the “actor’s stone”.

Carnelian is associated with the root and sacral chakras.

Physically, carnelian has been used to heal open sores, rejuvenate tissues and cells, rheumatism, kidney stones and other kidney problems, gall stones, colds, pollen allergies, and neuralgia.

Carnelian is generally found in Orange or Red colours and information from the Metaphysical Properties of these colours may work in conjunction with this stone.




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Blue Chalcedony is a stone with a gentle energy that feels kind of dreamy. It fosters balance between mind, body and spirit. It is a stone of calm and peace that reduces or negates hostility, anger, and irritation.

Blue Chalcedony soothes and fosters mental and emotional stability and can engender emotional honesty. It also encourages and eases communication, particularly what would otherwise be emotionally charged communication.

Blue Chalcedony is excellent for the psychic work and skills of clairvoyance, intuition, and energy healing. It also helps reduce or eliminate bad dreams by getting rid of the influences that cause them. Blue chalcedony has a very protective property, which is evidenced in both the physical and emotional realms, and it is used often for protection from the evil eye and protection from evil, particularly evil magic.

Physically, Blue Chalcedony has been used for the eyes, open sores rapid healing, Alzheimer’s, lactation, blood, circulation, bones, spleen, and gall bladder.

Information from the Metaphysical Properties of the Colour Blue may be helpful when using this stone.


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Chrysocolla resembles Turquoise in look and many of its properties are similar.

This stone may help you feel more comfortable speaking your truth and aid in personal confidence.

It has a reputation for offering healing of the throat and lungs. Bone diseases and arthritis are often treated with the use of this stone. It is said to relieve hypertension and stress due to guilt or fear.

You may find information from the Metaphysical Properties of the Colour Turquoise will add depth to the use of this stone.


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Chrysoprase is powerful stone. It brings good fortune and prosperity, as well as business success. It facilitates self-expression and courage and the ability to use them wisely.

It can bring happiness, which is partly because it helps its wearer get rid of negative thoughts and irritability. It also enhances and strengthens friendships.

Chrysoprase is a stone of balance that equalises yin/yang energies and allows deep meditation. It can mend broken hearts and remove inferiority or superiority complexes.

It is a powerful healing stone that aids failing eyesight or other eye problems, immune system response, fertility issues, gout, mental illness, relieves fevers and excess body heat, and can help guard against sexually transmitted diseases.

Chrysoprase is related primarily to the heart chakra, which it activates, opens and energises. It also aligns all the chakras.

You may find information on the colour Green useful when working with this stone.


Several crystals of citrine gemstone on white background

Citrine is known as a “success” stone because it is said in folklore to promote success and abundance, especially in business and commerce.

Its lore also says that it enhances mental clarity, confidence, happiness and will power. Citrine is purported to bring good fortune, sometimes in much unexpected ways.

Citrine is also a good general protection stone according to crystal healing lore. It is said to alleviate depression and self-doubt, and diminish irrational mood swings due to the effect of mental clarity it has.

In traditional folklore and crystal healing lore it is said to aid the digestion and eliminate nightmares that disturb one’s sleep.

It is associated with the solar plexus chakra.

Citrine is generally a Yellow colour, but my be found darker towards Orange.  If reading the Metaphysical Properties of Colour along with the above information , choose the colour of your particular stone.



Copper is considered a mineral of energy and mental agility. In legend, Copper is said to be the metal of the God Hermes, who facilitates that mental agility, and quick wit.

Copper is an excellent conductor of energy, from electricity to the mystical subtle energies emanating from higher planes, etc. Thus, Copper is said to enhance and transmit thoughts, even over long distances.

Physically, Copper is used in traditional folk remedy and crystal healing lore to bring in additional energies for all types of healing, treatment of arthritis, relieving pain of broken bones, sexual instability, and low energy.


A piece of branch coral. Other properties of coral colour

Coral is a stone of organic origin. Coral can be used to reconnect with nature and its variety of wonders.

Coral also attracts love and prosperity, particularly Red Coral, which is a stone of passion.

Creativity and optimism are also qualities that coral brings out. Emotionally, Coral brings inner peace, strength, and understanding of purpose.

Physically, Coral is used for general healing, blood and circulatory system issues, kidney, bladder, epilepsy, bone and bone marrow, eye problems, and the respiratory system.

I hope you found this page helpful.

Please do not use this information to self diagnose or treat others with serious conditions.

If you would like to explore the Metaphysical benefits of Gemstones, Minerals, Crystals and Colour, please contact your local Colour or Gemstone Therapist.

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