Carnelian, the red or orange variety of agate, contains various iron compounds. It is a powerful motivation stone and has been called the “self-esteem stone”. It assists in focusing on the present, stimulates appetite, physical energy, emotions, passion and concentration.
Citrine in nature is relatively rare. It shows a range of translucent colors from sunny yellow to brown. Citrine is considered the “merchant stone” due to its ability to promote abundance, creativity and power. It also stimulates the crown chakra and is therefore helpful in stimulating the mind. It also helps align the chakras and balances energy.
Green quartz contains chromium and / or chlorite. Quartz is a chemical compound consisting of one part silicon and two parts oxygen. It is the most abundant mineral found on the surface of the Earth. Although quartz is most commonly clear or white, it can be found in array of other naturally occurring colours due to the inclusion of secondary minerals.
Rose quartz is a member of the largest family of stones, the silica group and is composed of silicon dioxide with traces of titanium. As a healing stone, it emits a calming, cooling energy which can work on all of the chakras to gently remove negativity and to reinstate the loving, gentle forces of self-love. The pink colour of rose quartz has been symbolic of love throughout the ages.