The Metaphysical Properties of Gemstones starting with T


One raw uncut brightly blue Tanzanite crystal

Tanzanite is sometimes called the “workaholic’s stone”. This is because it helps you slow down and take it easy.

This in turn, brings success in more areas of life.

It relieves stress and enhances composure, poise, and harmony.

Physically it is beneficial for stress related illnesses and high blood pressure in particular.

Tanzanite has its own intense violet/blue colour, but can also be found in paler colours or bright Sapphire blue.  Read the Metaphysical Properties of the colour of your particular stone.

Tiger's Eye

Tigers eye

Tiger’s Eye (Tiger Eye) is a stone of protection that is also very grounding.

It enhances integrity, willpower, practicality and correct use of power.

It is a stone that enhances good luck, and brings prosperity, often in the form of money.

Tiger’s eye is also a very protective stone which is especially protective during travel. It can also help one see clearly without illusion.

Tiger’s eye brings a special boost to the solar plexus chakra and to one’s personal power.

You may find some of the Metaphysical Properties of the Colour Yellow fits along with this stone.

Tiger's Eye

Blue (Hawk's Eye)

macro shooting of natural mineral stone - polished hawk eye gemstone isolated on white background

Blue Tigers Eye, which is also known as Hawks Eye, enhances integrity of communication and practical communication.

It can help find courage to recognise thoughts and ideas, and the willpower to carry them into the physical realm.

Blue Tiger’s Eye can be used for protection, especially of the upper chakras. It is also said to bring good luck to one who wears or carries it.

Blue Tiger’s Eye is associated primarily with the throat chakra.  Other information on the Metaphysical Properties of Blue may work in hand with this stone.

Tigers Eye

Red (Bull's Eye)

macro shooting of natural mineral stone - polished pebble of red bulls-eye gemstone isolated on white background

Red Tigers Eye enhances integrity of self and can be very grounding.

It can help one have the practicality and willpower to take care of oneself fully.

It is a survival stone and helps with the correct use of power for survival in difficult times.  Red also relates to survival and the base chakra and information from the Metaphysical Properties of this colour might be interesting.

Tiger Iron

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Tiger Iron helps with creative endeavours and all types of artistic abilities.

It is a stone of balance and particularly helps maintain the balance of white and red blood cells.

It can increase the production of natural steroids in the body and is beneficial for the muscular structure.



Topaz is a powerful stone in the way that quartz is. It is a balancing and calming stone that balances emotions, releases tension, balances emotions, and can bring joy.

Topaz is also believed to bring success and good fortune, and synchronicity. It is also used for protection, particularly protection from the evil eye and greed. It also is said to bring creativity, individuality, true love, and hope.

Spiritually it brings in spiritual love and peace.

Physically, topaz aids with gout, blood disorders, haemorrhages, poor appetite, tissue regeneration, tuberculosis, ageing (reverses), and endocrine system.

Topaz can be found in shades of red, yellow, pale grey, orange, blue, clear, white, green, gold and rarely in pink. If reading the above information in conjunction with the Metaphysical Properties of Colour, choose the colour of your particular stone.



Blue Topaz brings leadership ability to anyone who wears or carries it. It also enhances and improves psychic knowledge, spiritual growth, and psychic insight.

It also lends and air of tranquillity in those endeavours.


For the Metaphysical Properties of Tourmaline see

Tourmaline increases flexibility, happiness, objectivity, compassion and serenity.

It also enhances tolerance and understanding.

It is a stone that is very helpful for channelling. Tourmaline is also a very protecting stone.

Tourmaline is often associated with the heart chakra, particularly watermelon tourmaline, where it opens one to accept love.

This stone comes in almost any colour including black, brown, blue, green, red, yellow, pink.  Colourless is rare.  These other colours of Tourmaline are associated with the chakra of the same colour.


Black (Schorl)

Black Tourmaline, also known as Schorl, is associated with the root or base chakra, and is excellent for grounding excess energy.

It is a well known as a purifying stone that deflects and transforms negative energy, and thus is very protective. It can transform and remove negativity from an individual or an environment. It is often used as an aura cleanser, and can help one attain higher levels of awareness.

Black Tourmaline is also used for repelling and protecting one from black magic, and is often said to return the negative spell to the sender. Black Tourmaline has also been used to deflect radiation energy from TV’s and computer monitors.

Emotionally, Black Tourmaline is excellent for dispelling fears, obsessions, and neuroses, bringing emotional stability.

Physically, Black Tourmaline can strengthen the immune system; help with heart disease, arthritis and gout.


Blue (Indicolite)

Indicolite is Blue Tourmaline, which is probably the rarest form of Tourmaline.

Indicolite corresponds to all chakras in terms of clearing, but particularly to the throat and third eye chakras. It is said to aid in the quest for spiritual growth. It increases psychic awareness, and increases healing powers.

Indicolite can also bring happiness and laughter to your life. It also promotes inspiration of all kinds, and lessens fear. Indicolite is a protective stone that can dispel curses and protect from all dangers.

In the physical realm, Indicolite is said to benefit the lungs, larynx, thyroid, heart, internal organs, and parasympathetic nerves.


Red (Rubellite)

Rubellite is pink to red tourmaline. It is a stone of balance and calm. Emotionally, Rubellite helps bring emotional balance and helps open up, relax, and detach from personal pain. It can be used with lepidolite as a super-powerful energy for calming people in distress.

As prosperity is a natural effect of a life in balance, Rubellite also brings abundance. Rubellite is also a stone of passion, bringing passionate energy and love.

Physically, Rubellite balances the body’s electro-chemical system, strengthens immune system, heals backaches and reproductive system disorders, detoxifies the blood, assists with recovery, and eases the effects of radiation poisoning.

Rubellite is associated with the sacral and root chakras, as well as the heart chakra.



Turquoise is sacred to both Native American and oriental traditions.

It is associated with the sky, and bringing sky energy to earth.

It can help promote honest and clear communication from the heart. It is also said to protect against pollution in the environment, and to bring abundance.

Turquoise can also help speed the healing process, and is known as a master healer stone. It is very powerful for grounding and protection also.

The Metaphysical Properties of the Colour Turquoise may also have some useful information.

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.