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Merlinite

Merlinite specimen
Merlinite specimen

Merlinite is a  fusion of white Quartz and black Manganese oxide(Romanechite or Psilomelane) or Black Dendritic. It is usually black and white, but also deep grey and bluish black colours.

Named after the wizard Merlin because of the stone’s ability to attract mystical and magical experiences and can attract good luck and powerful magic into your life.

Merlinite will balance the yin-yang of your feminine and masculine energies to help you become more open and approachable and accept things in life that are out of the ordinary or different from your normal ways. This stone will make you realise that there truly are no mistakes in life. Everything happens for a reason, no matter how insignificant you think it is. It is also an excellent stone to have with you when you’re entering a new relationship, putting up a new business, or joining a new organisation. The stone contains powers that will attract a great deal of luck and fortune into your life.

Merlinite is believed to bring relief to common headaches. It is also known to stabilise the nervous system. It is particularly helpful with the heart ,circulatory and respiratory systems, as well. These energies ensure that you stay in touch with your spirituality and pay attention to the spiritual signs that come your way from the divine realm

Below is a selection of our Merlinite specimens

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Red Jasper

red jasper specimen

Red Jasper has been treasured for thousands of years due to its deep red colour and smooth texture. In ancient Egypt, it was associated with the goddess Isis and believed to bring strength and protection. It had healing properties in ancient Greece and Rome, particularly for liver and stomach ailments.

During the Middle Ages, red jasper was valued for its decorative and spiritual purposes. It was used in religious artifacts, protecting against evil spirits and boosting courage. Medieval alchemists considered it transformative and linked it to fire.

Red Jasper stimulates and aligns with the root chakra where it enables  endurance, nurturing, and passion. Because Red Jasper works with the root and sacral chakra enabling you to focus on your dreams and goals by reducing distractions. Mars (the plant and God) is associated with the colour red. Working with Red Jasper can activate and balance the energy of Mars, which can promote feelings of confidence, motivation, and personal power.

To add extra protection and keeping our spirit well with Red Jasper pair it with several black stones Black Kyanite, Black Moonstone, Jet and Shungite.

Red Jasper is especially beneficial for Aries, Leos, Virgos, and Scorpios, enhancing sexual activity and spiritual connections.

See our Red Jasper products below

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Rhodonite

Rhodonite specimen
Rhodonite specimen

Rhodonite is named from the Greek word meaning “a rose”, due to it’s pink to rose red colour. Rhodonite can also be found in brownish-red and black varieties with pink inclusions.

Rhodonite is a crystal filled with love and balance. It has been called the “Stone of Love” due to its ability to fully clear, stimulate, and reactivate your heart. Rhodonite’s energies vibrate outwards and assists in self love and value. This crystal pushes you to really love yourself so that you may offer love to someone else. Rhodonite produces generosity, joy, and happiness to anyone who constantly works with or carries a piece.

Rhodonite is a very strong stone that helps reduce and suppress anxiety. It is a comforting stone that will embrace you in times of need and can be caressed in times of distress. It can strengthen your heart and indicate how strong you can be even in what you may think is your weakest time.

Rhodonite centres on your heart and root chakras but also works on your psychic abilities during deep meditation and dreaming. It helps translate the imagery of these dreams so they can be understood or achieved especially if you put this stone in your pillowcase!

Rhodonite goes well with any heart stone but the most powerful pairing is with Rose Quartz and Emerald. Both stones are strong healers of the heart and physical body. Garnet and Rhodonite helps achieve your dreams by re-lighting that “fire” inside you, while the Rhodonite will assist in making the dream come true.

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Rhyolite

Rhyolite specimen
Rhyolite specimen

Rhyolite from the Greek word rhýax (“a stream of lava”) and the rock name suffix “-lite

Rhyolite has a similar composition and appearance to granite. However, rhyolite forms as a result of a violent volcanic eruption, while granite forms when magma solidifies beneath the Earth’s surface.

Rhyolite helps a person understand themselves and absorb strength, endurance, drive, and transformation. It can help realign your chakra column.

Rhyolite helps as a daily reminder to create and pursue goals and bring out your inner strength, joy and happiness.  

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Ruby in Kyanite

ruby in kyanite specimen
ruby in kyanite specimen

Kyanite’s  from an Ancient Greek word meaning “blue”, (or the blue colour “Cyan”) hence “Kyanite” is sometimes spelled as “Cyanite”.  Its blue colour like the ocean, is believed to calm those close to it.

Ruby in Kyanite is believed to emit relaxing energy and stimulate passion and drive. It also believed you can develop the motivation and courage to take risks whilst remaining safe, calm and level-headed.

Ruby because of  its deep red colour is symbolic of blood and life force. Bringing energy, strength, power and vitality to its user. Harness the intense power of fire energy, rubies are recommended for those who need an energy boost or are currently lacking passion and drive. Also, a symbol of romantic love and romance.  

Kyanite is renowned for its calming, cleansing energy, much like the sea it resembles in colour.

When  Ruby in Kyanite contains Green Fuchsite inclusions, its warm, loving, compassionate energy is magnified.

Associated with the Throat Chakra and Heart Chakra, Ruby in Kyanite stones can help people resolve arguments by to speaking the truth straight from their hearts.

As it contains Ruby it can be paired with other red or orange crystals; Garnet, Carnelian or red Jasper specimens maximise the connection to Fire and Earth Energies and to the Heart Chakra.

All blue stones resonate with the Throat Chakra, promoting communication and are said to be very helpful in enhancing listening and speaking skills, enabling people to express themselves with clarity and confidence.

Green Fuchsite has a strong connection to the Heart Chakra. When a Ruby in Kyanite stone contains Green Fuchsite, its link to the Heart Chakra is strengthened enhancing the thought making process.

Ruby in Kyanite is a mainly blue due to the Kyanite and can be paired with other blue stones to intensify one’s connection to the Throat Chakra e.g. Amazonite, Blue Apatite, Blue Calcite, Chrysocolla, Lapis Lazuli and Sodalite.

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Tangerine aura quartz

tangerine aura specimen
tangerine aura specimen

Tangerine Aura Quartz is Clear Quartz fused with Gold and Iron Oxide. Clear Quartz is known as the “master healer” and will amplify energy and thought, as well as the effect of other crystals.  

Gold has long been associated with a divine sphere, both in pre-Christian and in Christian religion. The shine of gold, its indestructible nature, its malleability and its relative scarcity made it an ideal material to embody divine qualities.

Iron, classically known as the Metal of Mars, has been universally perceived as the symbol of human strength, obstinacy, fortitude, honour, courage, sharpness (of body and mind), tenacity, and confidence in power.

Tangerine aura combines the power of gold and iron and magnified by the quartz. It has a dynamic energy that connects you to higher forces. Tangerine Aura Quartz connects you to your spirituality and increases your power of insight. It can help to strengthen your power of intuition.

Tangerine Aura Quartz aligns your clarity and perspective.

Tangerine Aura Quartz activates your Sacral and Solar Plexus Chakras. It helps to invigorate your creativity and productivity. It can create a sense of higher self-worth and vitalize you in times of struggle. Tangerine Aura Quartz facilitates the flow of positive energy throughout your body and mind.

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Tourmaline in Quartz

Tourmaline and Quartz specimen
Tourmaline in Quartz specimen
Tourmaline in Quartz specimen

Tourmaline in Quartz (AKA Tourmalined Quartz)  is a unique mineral containing Black Tourmaline (sometimes referred to as Schorl) included within a Quartz structure.

Specimens came from Brazil in the mid to late 1900’s from the celebrated Tourmaline King Mine and Blue Lady Mine in San Diego have extracted some exceptional examples.

Being a combination of two powerful stones;  the Tourmaline helps activate and open your root chakra, enabling the body and mind to connect to Mother Earth and the Quartz enhances this effect and can instantly elevate one’s consciousness and mental understanding of the world.

This unique combination makes Tourmaline in Quartz a very versatile protective stone that, depending on the purpose of the wearer, can either amplify and return negative energy (like a mirror), or reverse negative energy into positive energy for the wearer.

Tourmaline in Quartz strengthens the body’s energy and is a symbol of unity and is an effective problem solver.  It has a liberating power against negative energy which can be used against hostile relationships and situations. 

Tourmaline in Quartz balances yin / yang energies levelling opposite elements and polarities, and turns negative thoughts and energies into positive ones. 

Tourmaline in Quartz may help to detoxify the entire body and is believed to be able to treat disorders of the digestive tract.

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Unicorn Stone

Unicorn stone
Unicorn specimen
Unicorn specimen

Recently discovered in Madagascar, Unicorn stone is a mix of lepidolites, pink tourmalines, smoky and clear quartz and natural lithium elements.

Lepidolite helps to balance and harmonize the mind, body, and spirit while enhancing communication skills and emotional intelligence.

Pink tourmaline has a soothing effect on the emotional body, calming negative emotions such as anger and resentment. It can also help to relieve stress-related conditions such as anxiety and depression.

Smoky quartz amplifies your ability to make good decisions within yourself or others. It brings clarity to your thinking process so you can make decisions confidently.

Clear quartz is one of nature’s most powerful healing stones. It protects against negative energy and promotes healing on all levels of being.

Overall, It is said to bring peace, stillness, empathy, positivity, and safety. and joy to those whom use it.

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Yooperlite

yooperlite specimen
yooperlite specimen

Erik Rintamaki was selling pebbles and cobbles of fluorescent syenite that he had collected along the Lake Superior shore in Luce and Chippewa counties of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, marketing them under the name “yooperlites” where local residents are known as “Yoopers” from “U.P.” for Upper Peninsula. Yooperlite is a trading name and therefore can only refer to Syenite Sodalite crystals found in the area. The stones discovered in China are referred to as Fire Stones.

The stone is governed by the element of Fire bringing the energy of truth, clarity, and understanding.

Yooperlite varieties

Black: is one of the most common varieties appearing all black under normal light, with flecks of oranges and yellows appearing under UV light. Perfect for protection and works to dispel negative emotions.

Gray: Are light and darker greys a stone for clarity and understanding.

Blue: Appears blue to the naked eye it enhances and opens the Throat Chakra, allowing honesty and openness.

White: A rare variety. Its energy is calming and peaceful when you are practicing meditation and mindfulness.

Blue and Orange: The blue is visible to the naked eye and distinct orange glows under UV light. This variety brings courage, conviction and confidence.

Purple and Orange: Appears purple to the naked eye and has beautiful orange specs when UV light is shone on it. Helps connect with your spirituality.

Galaxy Pattern: Has specks of Sodalite eithers as clusters or small dots. This variety allows you to connect with higher realms.

Dalmatian:  Have solid dots across the stone. They appear fairly even, unlike the Galaxy Pattern. Dalmatian Yooperlite stones are great for grounding and protection.

Banded: Have large lines and curves of Sodalite work with when wishing to bring forth clarity and understanding.

Snowflake: is common and has small clusters of Sodalite which look like snowflakes under UV light and can bring balance into your life.

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Mahogany Obsidian

Mahogany obsidian specimen
Mahogany obsidian specimen

Mahogany Obsidian is a type of volcanic glass formed from molten lava. Mahogany Obsidian has inclusions of hematite or magnetite, giving it a deep mahogany colour. First discovered in the late 1800s it has become increasingly popular among collectors due to its unique appearance and rare composition. The most common colours associated with Mahogany Obsidian are brown to dark brown, although shades of red and even green can be found within some specimens. The coloration comes from trace amounts of iron oxide that have been trapped within the lava during formation. This makes each piece different from any other, creating an individualized look that appeals to many people.

Mahogany Obsidian is a powerful healing crystal that helps to bring emotional balance and spiritual growth. Its dark colour symbolises the protective nature of this stone.  It can be used for protection against negative energy and energy blocks. This stone also has strong grounding properties that are beneficial in times of stress or confusion. It works with all seven of the body’s main energy centres to help promote physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

Mahogany obsidian is believed to be a healing stone that helps strengthen the energy centres in our body. It is thought to contain protective energies which can ward off negative vibes and emotional blockages. As it works with natural healing energies, mahogany obsidian has been used for centuries as an aid for physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual issues.

Mahogany Obsidian is the zodiac birthstone of Scorpio. It has a deep, dark colour and strong energies that can help people with their physical health and emotional well-being.

The metaphysical properties of this dark gemstone are said to help clear away any body issues or disorders such as joint pain or tension headaches. Plus, the naturally occurring energies from mahogany obsidian is also believed to provide strength and support during tough times of life. It can be especially beneficial when one needs protection against fear-based emotions like anger, aggression, resentment, or jealousy.

Protection: Mahogany obsidian is a powerful protective stone. It is said to protect against psychic attacks, negative energy, and harmful influences.

Grounding: Mahogany obsidian is a grounding stone that helps to connect you to your root chakra and to the Earth. This can help to promote feelings of stability, security, and balance.

Creativity: Mahogany obsidian is said to boost creativity and passion. It can help you to tap into your inner resources and to express yourself creatively.

Sexuality: Mahogany obsidian is said to boost sexuality and sensuality. It can help you to connect with your body and to embrace your sensuality.

Transformation: Mahogany obsidian is a stone of transformation. It can help you to release negative patterns and beliefs, and to embrace new possibilities.

Mahogany obsidian can be used in a variety of ways. You can hold it in your hand, meditate with it, or place it on your body. You can also use mahogany obsidian in crystal grids or to create a sacred space.